News Briefs

Tevet 3, 5775 / Thursday, December 25, 2014

This Election, Will Right-Wingers 'Come Home' from the Likud?

Why Dani Dayan's candidacy for the Jewish Home could mark a turning point in the party's quest to lead the nationalist camp.
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Defense/Security, 11:36 AM

Almagor Demands Ban On Burying Terrorists

Terror victims' association slams government for 'focusing more on viral videos' than terror.
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Defense/Security, 11:23 AM

Israel to Halt Majority of Gas Mask Production

Gas mask production for civilians and IDF soldiers will cease due to reduced chemical weapons threat from Syria.
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Inside Israel, 11:47 AM

Hundreds Attend Halakhic Conference in Jerusalem

Chief Rabbis speak out against corruption during Halakha conference: 'Jewish law requires special conduct in all aspects of public life.'
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Inside Israel, 10:21 AM

Report: Meir Sheetrit Expected to Resign from Hatnua

Sheetrit widely anticipated to announce resignation Thursday, leaving just Amir Peretz and Tzipi Livni in the nearly-defunct party.
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Condition of IDF Soldier Wounded by Gaza Sniper Improves

Condition upgraded to 'stable' one day after shootout, Soroka Medical Center says.
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Daily Israel Report


Daily Israel Report


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

In Other News...

Watch: BBC Reporter Too High on Heroin to Continue Reporting BBC's Middle East correspondent finds out why it's never a good idea to report from in front of a burning pile of drugs.


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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.