News Briefs

Tammuz 25, 5774 / Wednesday, July 23, 2014

IDF Returns Fire After Terrorists Attack From Gaza Hospital

Army says IDF troops coming under fire 'for days' from Hamas and Islamic Jihad gunmen operating from Al Wafa hospital.
CurrenciesShabbat Times
Inside Israel, 2:02 PM

30,000 Attend Funeral of American Lone Soldier

About 30,000 people attended funeral of Sergeant Max Steinberg hy”d, who was killed in Gaza. He only recently made aliyah from LA.
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Defense/Security, 1:19 PM

Foreign Worker Killed in Mortar Attack

Foreign worker becomes third civilian killed by Gaza terrorists.
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Inside Israel, 12:34 PM

Transport Minister: Foreign Airlines 'Surrendering to Terrorism'

Yisrael Katz vows no Israelis will remain stranded abroad, says cancelled flights won't stop IDF from carrying out its mission.
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News from America, 11:56 AM

Kerry Lands in Israel on Gaza Truce Mission

Top US diplomat to meet UN's Ban Ki-moon, Mahmoud Abbas, Binyamin Netanyahu, calls to cease fire first, then bargain over details.
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Global Agenda

UN 'Human Rights' Chief Accuses Israel of 'War Crimes'

Commissioner Navi Pillay opened an emergency UN debate on Gaza, said there is a 'strong possibility' Israel is violating law.
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Music

Neil Young Cancels Israel Concert for Security ReasonsNeil Young and Crazy Horse cancel upcoming concert in Tel Aviv due to the security situation in Israel.

In Other News...

Cult Flies Jewish Star, Swastika Over Major CitiesRaelians, who preach that Nazi symbol promotes 'peace,' at center of controversy over unusual banner.

Recipes

Oven-Baked Sweet and Sour Chicken WingsFor Israeli mothers: To help keep the children happy despite the tension, try something healthy that will make them ask for more.

History in Pictures

The Balfour Declaration: the Legal Right to a Jewish StateThe Jews have biblical rights, historical rights and legal rights to the land of Israel.