News Briefs

Tevet 7, 5775 / Monday, December 29, 2014

Yishai's Rabbi Denies Connection to Rabbi Yosef Recordings

Rabbi Mazuz, guide to Yishai's new party, says it was not Yishai who released tape showing Shas spiritual head slamming 'evil' Deri.
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Inside Israel, 7:34 AM

Police Conduct Final Evacuation of Tel Aviv Suburb

Police forces arrive in Givat Amal to evict last eight families, as activists and Meretz MK protest to stop it.
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Middle East, 6:45 AM

Turkish PM: Israel 'Reducing the Islamic Character' of Jerusalem

Ahmet Davutoglu says he backs Palestinian Arabs in their efforts to oppose Israeli attempts to "reduce the Islamic character" of Jerusalem.
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Global Agenda, 6:14 AM

Indonesia Says Missing Plane Likely at Bottom of the Sea

Indonesian authorities believe missing AirAsia jet is likely at the bottom of the sea, based on radar data from its last contact.
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Middle East, 5:46 AM

Egypt: Exodus Film Presents a 'Racist' Image of Jews

Egypt’s Culture Ministry says ban of biblical epic is due, among others, to the fact the movie presents a "racist" image of Jews.
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Middle East

Hamas Denies Qatar Cut its Funding Over Egypt

Hamas denies newspaper report that Qatar has informed Hamas that it would be temporarily halting its financial support.
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Music

In Time for Hanukkah: 'A New Light' New single by Mati Shriki pays a fitting tribute to the festival of light.

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Argentina's Pres. Adopts Jew to Prevent Him Becoming a WerewolfArgentina's President Christina Fernandez adopts a Jewish child - to prevent him from growing fangs and claws.

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Recipes

Gluten Free LatkesFor those who cannot digest gluten or wish a tasty, different latke.

History in Pictures

The American Colony Founds a Photography Dep'tThe American Colony founders were not missionaries, but wished to live a simple life and help others.