News Briefs

Shevat 5, 5775 / Sunday, January 25, 2015

Watch: Terrorist Told: 'Smile, You %&@#'

Authorities are trying to find out how a citizen managed to approach the Tel Aviv stabber in his hospital bed.
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Inside Israel, 10:04 PM

Yishai – Ben Ari Talks at Impasse

Otzma Yehudit wants 4th and 6th spots reserved for it in joint list and demands Temple Mount issue as a plank in the platform.
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Global Agenda, 8:56 PM

ISIS Confirms it Executed Japanese Hostage

Terror group's representatives state on radio that they executed Haruna Yukawa, after ransom deadline expired.
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Inside Israel, 9:38 PM

Report: R' Haim Amsalem, Eli Yishai Discussing Joint List

Rabbi Haim Amsalem and Eli Yishai, both Shas defectors, reportedly in serious talks over possible joint list ahead of Thursday deadline.
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Jewish World, 8:09 PM

Argentinean Jews Boycott Shoah Ceremony Over Iran

Jewish community still outraged over suspicious death of prosecutor Alberto Nisman, alleged ties with Iran - and are boycotting in protest.
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Global Agenda

Malmö's Muslim Leaders Reach Out to Jewish Community

Sheikh: 'the Jews should not feel that they need to move from the city - they are part of Malmö's history and culture.'
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Daily Israel Report



How should French Jews react to deadly Paris attacks?
Daily Israel Report

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