News Briefs

Tevet 6, 5775 / Sunday, December 28, 2014
Fighting fire with fire

'If UN Recognizes Palestine, Israel Must Annex in Judea-Samaria'

Danon, challenging Netanyahu for Likud leadership, says if UN passes PA resolution this week, sovereignty must be Israel's answer.
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Middle East, 1:31 AM

Iran Outraged After PA Soccer Team Cancels Friendly Match

Palestinian soccer team cancels a match with Iran, causing rumors that the cancellation was instigated by Gulf countries.
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Inside Israel, 11:00 PM

Poll: Yisrael Beytenu Corruption Woes, 17% Undecided

New poll shows Liberman's party harmed by corruption scandal, ongoing Yishai-Shas struggle, large ambivalence in public over vying parties.
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Middle East, 10:28 PM

Watch: Hamas Shows Off Army 'Ready to Conquer Jerusalem'

In propaganda film, Hamas portrays itself as a modern Islamic army, with advanced weapons for abductions, tunnel and attacks, naval raids.
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Inside Israel, 8:03 PM

Knesset Speaker Tells Rabbis 'Empty Peace Talks Dangerous'

Edelstein responds favorably to Rabbinical Congress for Peace, which demands govt. disavow land withdrawals as danger to Jews.
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Defense/Security

Watch: IDF Special Ops Nab Firebomb Terrorists

Shin Bet lifts gag order revealing details of how two terrorists - one a minor - lobbed firebomb at Israeli car, critically wounding girl.
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Music

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

In Other News...

Russian University Launches DNA 'Noah's Ark'Moscow university gets $20 million grant to cryogenically freeze cells of 'every creature that has ever lived.'

Poll

PollWho is a greater threat to Israel?

Recipes

Gluten Free LatkesFor those who cannot digest gluten or wish a tasty, different latke.

History in Pictures

The American Colony Founds a Photography Dep'tThe American Colony founders were not missionaries, but wished to live a simple life and help others.