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Kislev 27, 5775 / Friday, December 19, 2014
Landmark terror lawsuit

PA, PLO Attempt to Stall NY Terror Trial Overruled

It's official - $1 billion suit from 2004 to be heard after PA writ thrown out, marking first time PA and PLO tried for terrorist attacks.
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Inside Israel, 11:29 AM

'Radical Left Crackdown': Lehava Head Released to House Arrest

Gopshtain and two other activists finally freed as police fail to present evidence for arresting them; charge 'populist' ideological arrest.
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Inside Israel, 10:39 AM

28 Years Later: 'My Husband Ron Arad is Being Forgotten'

Tami Arad speaks about the hardships since her husband was captured by terrorists in Lebanon, but Ron is the 'only one who paid the price.'
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Inside Israel, 10:53 AM

Most of Tekuma's Rabbis Opposed Jewish Home Split

Three out of four Rabbis against Tekuma splitting from Jewish Home; decision to be made by central committee.
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Inside Israel, 10:19 AM

1,100 French Jewish Teens Celebrate Hannukah in Jerusalem

Large-scale high school trip part of Jewish Agency efforts to increase French Aliyah (immigration).
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Global Agenda

Watch: Eight Children Stabbed to Death in Australia

Tragedy Down Under again - after Sydney cafe hostage crisis, eight children aged 18 months to 15 years stabbed to death, mother wounded.
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Daily Israel Report


Daily Israel Report


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

In Other News...

Four Year-Old Buys Nazi Ring in Vending MachineRing with the Nazi party symbol infuriates mother in Tulsa; vending company known to be 'problematic.'


PollWho is a greater threat to Israel?


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.