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Tishrei 28, 5775 / Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Two Soldiers Wounded in Terror Attack Along Egyptian Border

Soldiers wounded after terrorists reportedly fire anti-tank missiles on their vehicle near Nitzana, bordering Sinai Peninsula.
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Inside Israel, 2:54 PM

Is This How Canaanite Worship Looked During Joshua's Conquest?

Ariel University archaeologists find 3,300-year-old building used for pagan rituals in a city to the west of Hevron.
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Inside Israel, 1:08 PM

Who are the Jews of Silwan, and Why are They There?

Facing daily violence and harassment, and the target of international criticism, why are Jews moving to Silwan?
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Mystery of Lapid's Beard Dispelled

Secularist Finance Minister Yair Lapid created a stir when he grew a beard. His bureau says he's not becoming religious, however.
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Inside Israel, 1:22 PM

'Netanyahu Must Choose – Us or Livni'

MK Rabbi Ben Dahan says if Hatnua brings Conversion Bill to a vote, Jewish Home will have to leave coalition.
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Middle East

Syria Bombs Islamic State 'Air Force'

Syrian minister of information confirms ISIS training on captured jets, but claims Assad's forces have downed most of them.
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Beach Boys Cancel Israel ConcertThe Beach Boys call off a concert that was scheduled for November 29 in Tel Aviv.

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Mystery of Lapid's Beard DispelledSecularist Finance Minister Yair Lapid created a stir when he grew a beard. His bureau says he's not becoming religious, however.

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Recipes

Lentil and Yam SoupIt's starting to get chilly at night in Israel, so this hits the spot.

History in Pictures

The Hardships of Aliya in the 30'sIn the '30s it wasn't only living in Israel that was hard; just getting to the Holy Land was fraught with danger.