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Tevet 7, 5775 / Monday, December 29, 2014

Search Resumes for Missing AirAsia Plane as Australia Helps

Indonesia resumes the search for an AirAsia plane that went missing in the Java Sea, with Australia joining in the efforts.
CurrenciesShabbat Times
Middle East, 5:46 AM

Egypt: Exodus Film Presents a 'Racist' Image of Jews

Egypt’s Culture Ministry says ban of biblical epic is due, among others, to the fact the movie presents a "racist" image of Jews.
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Middle East, 5:13 AM

ISIS Executes Nearly 2,000 in Syria in Six Months

Syrian monitoring organization says ISIS has killed 1,878 people in Syria over the past six months.
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Inside Israel, 3:15 AM

Kahlon Warns Against 'Social Disengagement'

Kulanu party chairman says he believes in "a free market economy - but with social sensitivity".
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Inside Israel, 1:15 AM

Liberman Associate Moshe Lion Questioned in Corruption Scandal

Jerusalem councilman Moshe Lion questioned in connection with the corruption scandal involving members of the Yisrael Beytenu party.
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Inside Israel

In Danger of Closing, Channel 10 Goes Dark Overnight

Channel 10 employees cease broadcasts for the night, point finger at Prime Minister Netanyahu for channel's financial problems.
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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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Argentina's Pres. Adopts Jew to Prevent Him Becoming a WerewolfArgentina's President Christina Fernandez adopts a Jewish child - to prevent him from growing fangs and claws.


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