News Briefs

Kislev 26, 5775 / Thursday, December 18, 2014

Updated PA Resolution Demands Israeli Withdrawal by 2017

Updated PA resolution to the Security Council sets 12-month deadline for talks, calls for Israeli withdrawal from Judea and Samaria by 2017.
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Global Agenda, 6:44 AM

Canada Urges EU to Place Hamas Back on Terror Blacklist

Canada's Foreign Minister calls on the EU to "take the steps necessary to keep Hamas listed as a terrorist entity."
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Middle East, 7:40 AM

ISIS Establishing Itself as Political Entity in Every Way

By taking municipal and governmental services under its control, Islamic State is able to effectively provide the public with all its needs.
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Inside Israel, 5:45 AM

Stern Slams Bennett: You Have Plenty to Apologize For

MK Elazar Stern attacks Bennett over his election campaign, claims he has to apologize for his "extremist" views on religion.
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Global Agenda, 5:13 AM

Hackers Force Sony to Cancel Film on North Korean Leader

Threats of terror attacks force Sony to cancel a comedy in which journalists are recruited to assassinate North Korea's leader.
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News from America

Gross: This is the Best Hanukkah in a Long Time

Alan Gross, who was released after five years in a Cuban jail, says "it's good to be home" upon arriving in Washington.
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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...

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

Poll

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.