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Kislev 27, 5775 / Friday, December 19, 2014
Responding to rocket-fire

Danon: The EU Got it's Proof That Hamas is a Terror Group

Rocket attack Friday proves mistake of EU removal of Hamas from terror list Wednesday says Danon, calls for strong response.
CurrenciesShabbat Times
Middle East, 1:12 PM

Posters of Abbas Hanging at Gaza Rally for his Rival

Thousands take to the streets against 'traitor' Abbas, after crackdown on supporters of his rival Mohammed Dahlan and trial in absentia.
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News from America, 12:18 PM

NY Contest Features Pork Latkes on Hanukkah

Irony is lost as holiday celebrating revolt against outlawing of Judaism and force-feeding of pork is marked with ham pancakes.
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Middle East, 1:44 PM

WHO: One Million People Wounded in Syrian War

Lack of medical care is causing infectious disease crisis as Syria continues on road to ruin, WHO representative reveals.
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Inside Israel, 12:27 PM

Expert: Nothing New Under the Sun in 2015 Elections

Political expert explains that coalition changes are less revolutionary than ever - as Israelis' voting tendencies are as they always were.
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Gaza Rocket Lands Outside of Eshkol Town

In breach of truce, rocket hits outside town a day after Hamas holds its largest military exercise since operation protective edge.
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Zion's Corner Blogs

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Daily Israel Report


In Time for Hanukkah: 'A New Light' New single by Mati Shriki pays a fitting tribute to the festival of light.

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PollWho is a greater threat to Israel?


Oatmeal LatkesA healthier substitute for the potato variety, as Hanukah approaches.

History in Pictures

Centenary of WWI: Armies that Fought in the Holy LandJews in Palestine starved in WWI, but the Jewish soldiers from overseas rejoiced to see them.