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Elul 27, 5774 / Monday, September 22, 2014

High Court Undoes Infiltrator Law

Court annuls key sections in the law. 2,000 African infiltrators currently being held in detention center must be freed in 3 months' time.
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Inside Israel, 7:14 PM

Ahead of New Year, Aliyah Hits 5-Year High

24,800 new immigrants arrived in Israel in the Jewish year 5774 – more of them from France than any other country.
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News from America, 8:47 PM

NY Congresswoman Maloney Backs Out of Klinghoffer Protest

Republican nominee for Congress Di iorio slams Democratic rival who opted out of speaking at protest against Met's anti-Semitic opera.
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Middle East, 8:02 PM

Australia Joins US Airstrike Campaign on ISIS in Iraq

Hours after IS threatens Australian civilians with death, Canberra says it will physically join the fight against Islamist extremists.
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Inside Israel, 7:57 PM

Lapid Looking into Possibility of Joining Opposition

Yesh Atid chairman asks Meretz, Arab MKs if they would support him as Opposition Head, in a bid to frighten Netanyahu.
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Inside Israel

New Jerusalem Project to Provide 50,000 Jobs

Jerusalem's “front gate” is set to get a major upgrade in the coming years, with a one billion dollar investment.
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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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Watch: Toddler Breaks Military Protocol, Jumps into Mum's Arms Happy to see you! This 3-year-old boy just couldn't wait for the end of his mum's dismissal ceremony after 9 months in Afghanistan.


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Healthy Honey Cake from IsraelIt's good, it's easy and it's fairly healthful. Enjoy and have a sweet and healthy year!

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