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Tishrei 28, 5775 / Wednesday, October 22, 2014

UN Chief to Investigate Attacks on UN Facilities in Gaza

Ban Ki-moon announces investigation into attacks on UN's Gaza facilities and the use of UN sites to store weapons.
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News from America, 4:16 AM

White House Intruder to Undergo Mental Health Evaluation

Judge orders a mental health evaluation for the man accused of scaling the White House fence and running into the building with a knife.
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Defense/Security, 12:13 AM

Jerusalem Rock Attacks Continue as Police Announce Task Force

Arabs throw rocks in three different locations in Jerusalem, as "silent intifada" continues.
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Middle East, 2:12 AM

Pentagon: Airstrikes Have Helped Keep ISIS Away from Kobane

Pentagon spokesman warns that the town of Kobane could still fall into the hands of ISIS and that the situation is "tenuous".
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Inside Israel, 1:15 AM

Bennett: Something New Has Begun in Jerusalem

Members of the Jewish Home party welcome the results of the election of Jerusalem's new Chief Rabbis.
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Defense/Security

IDF Finally Admits: Hamas Planned Terror-Tunnel Massacre

Attack, potentially timed for Rosh Hashana, would have involved 200 heavily-armed terrorists and been on an unprecedented scale.
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Lentil and Yam SoupIt's starting to get chilly at night in Israel, so this hits the spot.

History in Pictures

The Hardships of Aliya in the 30'sIn the '30s it wasn't only living in Israel that was hard; just getting to the Holy Land was fraught with danger.