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Elul 23, 5774 / Thursday, September 18, 2014

Pope Says Christians in Iraq Suffering 'Just Like the Jews'

'You have suffered, now it's our turn', Pope Francis reportedly told World Jewish Congress head; warned ISIS could spark 'World War Three.'
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Jewish World, 4:19 PM

Jewish Watchdog Group Challenges Child Sex Abuse Taboo

JCW event held in memorial of IDF soldier David Gordon stirs up strong emotions, as survivors encourage victims to speak up.
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Defense/Security, 3:52 PM

IDF Officer Investigated for Smuggling Arabs Into Israel

Officer suspected of illegally issuing entry permits to Arabs from Judea and Samaria in stark breach of security.
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Jewish World, 4:28 PM

World's Oldest Jewish Prayerbook on Display in Jerusalem

1,200-year-old siddur revealed to general public for first time ever at Bible Lands Museum on Thursday.
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Inside Israel, 2:25 PM

TV Host Let Off the Hook for Defaming IDF Soldier

TV hostess Ilana Dayan had accused IDF Captain R. of 'verifying a kill' in Gaza; court dismisses appeal for 300,000 NIS damages.
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Inside Israel

Watch: 'Lost Tribe' Visits Israeli Holy Sites for First Time

Dozens of olim from the Bnei Menashe tribe in northern India tour Israel's holy places for the first time in their lives.
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Hassidic Superstar Fried in Beit El: Shehechayanu! 2,500 people went to Beit El in Samaria to see and hear hassidic song great Avraham Fried perform.

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Carer Steals 250,000 Shekels From Elderly Man50-year-old woman in Golan Heights suspected of manipulating her position to pocket vast sums over the course of nine years.


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How Did WWI End in Palestine?Skipping to the end of the Great War that began 100 years ago..