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Tishrei 7, 5775 / Wednesday, October 01, 2014

Police Commissioner Vows Crackdown on Scandal in the Force

Danino thunders threats of accountability at rogue officers, as measures to control flood of rumors regarding dismissals continue.
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Inside Israel, 3:53 PM

Politics or Security? Anger over Cancelled Trip to Joseph's Tomb

Ministry of Education retracts permission for school trip to Joseph's Tomb at the eleventh hour - leaving parents and leaders livid.
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Inside Israel, 2:59 PM

Despite War, 'Resilient' Israeli Economy Maintains A1 Rating

Moody's International credit rating agency echoes similarly positive report by S&P, shows economy unshaken by Gaza conflict.
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Inside Israel, 3:15 PM

Housing Crisis Deepens as Building Remains Frozen

Apartment prices jump 4.4% in second quarter of 2014 - price of new apartments up 13% - as Netanyahu's construction freeze continues.
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Kashrut Sees A Resurgence Among Milennial Jews

American Millennials are keeping Kosher at twice the rate of their parents.
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Jewish World

'Rebbe Nachman' Tales to Hit the Big Screen

Novelist's journey back to his Jewish heritage inspires movie based on hassidic legend's teachings, featuring Israeli star Yehuda Barkan.
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Kashrut Sees A Resurgence Among Milennial JewsAmerican Millennials are keeping Kosher at twice the rate of their parents.

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Healthy Honey Cake from IsraelIt's good, it's easy and it's fairly healthful. Enjoy and have a sweet and healthy year!

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Blowing the Shofar ca.1935Jews around the world will blow 100 shofar blasts on Thursday and Friday, Rosh Hashana 5765 (2014).