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Elul 26, 5774 / Sunday, September 21, 2014
New generation of warfare

Israel Launches National Cyber-Defense Authority

Historic move to protect civilians - not only the government - from cyber warfare surfaces after major hacking attempt during Gaza war.
CurrenciesShabbat Times
Inside Israel, 1:37 PM

Vote on Keeping Gush Etzion Inside Security Fence Postponed

Decision on controversial barrier pushed to next week; nationalists hope the move will give the government time to reconsider.
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Global Agenda, 1:28 PM

Israel to Send Delegation to Cairo for Ceasefire Talks

Diplomats rush to cement deal before the High Holidays, but Israeli officials say the chances of progress are slim.
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Middle East, 2:15 PM

Kurds Issue Dramatic Call to Arms as Fresh ISIS Massacre Looms

Kurds warn of 'genocide operation', calls youth to defend embattled border town as Islamic State tries to cement control of Turkish border.
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Inside Israel, 12:52 PM

176,000 Israeli Babies Born in the Past Year

Israel's Population and Immigration Authority releases annual figures - including most popular names.
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Jewish World

Photo Essay: Slichot in Jerusalem

Hundreds gather at the Western Wall for penitential prayers days before the High Holidays begin.
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