News Briefs

Kislev 29, 5775 / Sunday, December 21, 2014

Tekuma Decides: No Split from Jewish Home

Members of the Tekuma Central Committee vote to run together with the Jewish Home and accept Naftali Bennett's proposal for a joint list.
CurrenciesShabbat Times
Inside Israel, 3:55 AM

Otzma Yehudit to Choose Leader This Week

Otzma Yehudit will hold its first election rally on Wednesday and elect its leader. Former MK Ben-Ari a leading candidate for the job.
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Middle East, 2:03 AM

Hamas: We're Committed to the Truce, Israel Violated It

Senior Hamas leader Mousa Abu Marzouk says the group is committed to the ceasefire, claims Israel "has repeatedly violated the agreement".
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Inside Israel, 10:26 PM

Livni: Netanyahu Should Thank Me for Turning to Kerry

Livni insists she was working in Israel's 'best interests' by turning to Kerry over PA UN bid, says she was doing PM's job for him.
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News from America, 1:10 AM

Two NYPD Officers Shot Dead in Brooklyn

Two uniformed NYPD officers shot dead while sitting in their police car in Bedford-Stuyvesant.
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Inside Israel

Deri Launches Verbal Tirade Against Eli Yishai, 'Settlers'

Shas Chairman accuses Eli Yishai of 'going against Maran,' says that money for 'settlers' against R' Ovadiah's wishes.
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Zion's Corner Blogs

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

In Other News...

Four Year-Old Buys Nazi Ring in Vending MachineRing with the Nazi party symbol infuriates mother in Tulsa; vending company known to be 'problematic.'


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.