News Briefs

Tammuz 26, 5774 / Thursday, July 24, 2014

Watch: Funeral of American who Joined the IDF

30,000 people attended the funeral of lone soldier Sergeant Max Steinberg in Jerusalem.
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Defense/Security, 2:14 AM

Lapid: Retaking Gaza is on the Table

"We decided when to start the operation and we will also decide how to move forward," says Finance Minister.
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Inside Israel, 1:13 AM

Liberman: UNHRC is the Council for Terrorist Rights

Foreign Minister slams United Nations Human Rights Council over its intention to investigate the IDF's operations in Gaza.
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Defense/Security, 10:02 PM

Hamas Refuses International Cease-Fire Efforts - Again

Hamas refuses to initiate any cease-fire until Israel fully capitulates to its demands, Khaled Meshaal states in public speech.
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Global Agenda, 10:58 PM

British MP Apologizes for Tweet Supporting Hamas Rocket Attacks

David Ward issues statement condemning Hamas after facing backlash for tweet supporting rocket fire on Israel.
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News from America

Opinion: Finally Obama Leads from the Front: The Hamas-FAA Move

The message is prejudicial and the timing is suspicious, with John Kerry in the Middle East to try to broker a ceasefire.
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Neil Young Cancels Israel Concert for Security ReasonsNeil Young and Crazy Horse cancel upcoming concert in Tel Aviv due to the security situation in Israel.

In Other News...

Cult Flies Jewish Star, Swastika Over Major CitiesRaelians, who preach that Nazi symbol promotes 'peace,' at center of controversy over unusual banner.


Oven-Baked Sweet and Sour Chicken WingsFor Israeli mothers: To help keep the children happy despite the tension, try something healthy that will make them ask for more.

History in Pictures

The Balfour Declaration: the Legal Right to a Jewish StateThe Jews have biblical rights, historical rights and legal rights to the land of Israel.