News Briefs

Shevat 7, 5775 / Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Tensions in the north

Rockets Strike Golan Heights, IDF Returns Fire

Alarms sounded as tensions soar along northern borders; two rockets may have hit Israeli soil.
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Global Agenda, 12:55 PM

Is ISIS Deliberately Torpedoing US's International Relations?

Analysts say ISIS's demands for a prisoner swap with Japan, Jordan is a deliberate nose-thumbing at the international coalition.
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Inside Israel, 12:43 PM

Feiglin: I May Vote for Jewish Home

Former Likud MK makes surprising show of support for Bennett's party Tuesday - for sociological reasons.
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Global Agenda, 2:17 PM

Turkish Capital Hosts Holocaust Ceremony for First Time

Official ceremony designed to express solidarity with the Jewish community - but is it too little, too late?
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Inside Israel, 12:31 PM

Hebrew University Lecturer Throws Fit over Charlie Hebdo Handout

Im Tirtzu activists say Dr. Ofer Kassif shouted at them: 'What are these [expletive] doing here? Filthy scum!'
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Inside Israel

Bennett Confirms Anat Roth Slated for MK Seat

Dr. Roth, a former leftist, will be moved from current 22nd spot to the realistic 14 spot.
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Daily Israel Report



Is Netanyahu right to agree to address Congress?
Daily Israel Report

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