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Shevat 5, 5775 / Sunday, January 25, 2015

Hotovely: I Am in the #20 Spot

Tzipi Hotovely criticizes the decision to recount the votes in the Likud primaries, says it will unnecessarily hurt the party.
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Middle East, 5:20 AM

Abbas: ICC Membership will be Fully Active by April

PA Chairman says “Israeli settlements and assaults” must be brought before the International Criminal Court.
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Inside Israel, 4:37 AM

Israeli Book Chain Drops Plan for Charlie Hebdo Promotion

Steimatzky drops plans for an in-store promotion for the latest edition of Charlie Hebdo, but says it is not due to threats.
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Global Agenda, 3:20 AM

Japan: Video Showing ISIS Execution 'Highly Credible'

Japan's PM says the credibility of a video announcing the execution of a Japanese hostage by ISIS is "high".
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Jewish World, 2:30 AM

New York Jews in Shock Over Death of 'Facebook Rabbi'

The “Facebuker Rebbe”, Rabbi Dovid Winiarz, killed in a car accident. "He dedicated his life to outreach," says his friends.
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Inside Israel

Rivlin Leaves for New York, Will Address UN on Holocaust Day

Israel is not compensation for the Holocaust, but the Holocaust proved why there was a need for the State of Israel, says President Rivlin.
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