News Briefs

Kislev 29, 5775 / Sunday, December 21, 2014

Bennett Hails Tekuma-Jewish Home Unity

Jewish Home party leader praises last night's decision by Tekuma party members to remain united, ending rumors of a split.
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Defense/Security, 11:37 AM

Four-Year-Old Injured in Gush Etzion Rock Attack

Child lightly injured after a rock was thrown at the vehicle he was traveling in near the Gush Etzion Junction.
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Inside Israel, 12:19 PM

Netanyahu Orders to Raise Israel's Minimum Wage

PM Netanyahu, acting Finance Minister, stated Sunday that implementation to raise minimum wage to NIS 5,000 will begin in January.
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Inside Israel, 11:27 AM

Yishai May 'Play His Hand' Against Deri Over TV Attack

Sources close to Yishai say Deri breached agreement in 'settlement' tirade, say they aren't concerned over polls or Tekuma decision.
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Middle East, 10:47 AM

Saudis Slash Oil Prices to 'Block' Iranian Nuclear Weapon

Analysts agree radical drop in oil prices due to Saudis flooding market in attempt to crush Iran as US not stopping its nuclear program.
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Inside Israel

Video Shows Extreme Sport Performance on top of Al Aqsa Mosque

Jewish visits to Temple Mount may be deemed a 'provocation' by Muslim authorities, but using the Al Aqsa Mosque for extreme sports is a-OK.
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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.

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

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PollWho is a greater threat to Israel?

Recipes

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.