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Tishrei 28, 5775 / Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Erekat: If Our UN Bid Fails, We'll Join Int'l Organizations

PA chief negotiator threatens to apply for membership to 522 international organizations and statutes.
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Middle East, 3:14 AM

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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Music, 5:44 AM

Beach Boys Cancel Israel Concert

The Beach Boys call off a concert that was scheduled for November 29 in Tel Aviv.
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Inside Israel, 5:13 AM

Netanyahu to Tell Party Heads: Compromise or Else...

PM Netanyahu to warn the heads of the parties in his coalition that unless they find ways to compromise, new elections will be held.
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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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Inside Israel

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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Music

Beach Boys Cancel Israel ConcertThe Beach Boys call off a concert that was scheduled for November 29 in Tel Aviv.

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Jerusalem Mayor Kisses Gerrer Hassid by Mistake Nir Barkat was not aware that the Gerrer (Gur) hassidic sect forbids men from kissing each other. He asked: 'What are they, Muslims?'

Poll

PollShould the West intervene militarily to stop ISIS?

Recipes

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.