News Briefs

Kislev 5, 5775 / Thursday, November 27, 2014

IDF Engineering Chief: No Hezbollah Tunnels Under Lebanon Border

Lt. Oshri Lugasy, top member of IDF Engineering Corps., says it's 'unlikely' Hezbollah has dug tunnels into Israel.
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Defense/Security, 9:36 AM

IDF Appoints First Female Navy Captain

Captain Or Cohen will be transferred to a warship as a deputy commander, and later Cohen will be given her own ship.
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Inside Israel, 9:53 AM

Shock Over Award to Leftist Who Penned Blood Libel Poem

Former chairman of the Hebrew Writers Association criticizes decision to award Landau prize to radical leftist poet Yitzhak Laor.
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Inside Israel, 8:49 AM

'Storm Chaser' Hikers Rescued by IDF Helicopter

It took IDF soldiers in a helicopter to rescue two youths who got stuck in a flash flood near the Dead Sea.
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Global Agenda, 8:43 AM

Israel and Allies Try Prevent Fourth Geneva Convention Summit

Israel, US try to dissuade Fourth Geneva Convention from holding special summit. Both will boycott if held.
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Middle East

US Slams Syrian Bombardment of Raqqa Civilians

The United States expressed its “horror” at the bombardment of the city of Raqqa in Syria by forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad.
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Daily Israel Report


Daily Israel Report


Nationalist Ex-MK's Nephew Astounds with Debut Single Hanan Ben-Ari is not just the relative of a famous nationalist leader - new single from his debut album shows he's on his way to greatness.

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Saudi Arabia Restaurants Ban Single WomenSeveral restaurants in Saudi Arabia display signs that say "women are not allowed", sparking outrage from human rights groups.


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Oatmeal LatkesA healthier substitute for the potato variety, as Hanukah approaches.

History in Pictures

Centenary of WWI: Armies that Fought in the Holy LandJews in Palestine starved in WWI, but the Jewish soldiers from overseas rejoiced to see them.