News Briefs

Kislev 5, 5775 / Thursday, November 27, 2014

Report: Israel and PA Held Secret Back Channel Negotiations

Report reveals that Israel and PA held secret peace talks from 2010; collapsed when it was realized negotiator didn't have Abbas' backing.
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Defense/Security, 9:57 AM

IDF Engineering Chief: No Hezbollah Tunnels Under Lebanon Border

Lt. Oshri Lugasy, top member of IDF Engineering Corps., says it's 'unlikely' Hezbollah has dug tunnels into Israel.
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Inside Israel, 9:53 AM

Shock Over Award to Leftist Who Penned Blood Libel Poem

Former chairman of the Hebrew Writers Association criticizes decision to award Landau prize to radical leftist poet Yitzhak Laor.
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Defense/Security, 9:36 AM

IDF Appoints First Female Navy Captain

Captain Or Cohen will be transferred to a warship as a deputy commander, and later Cohen will be given her own ship.
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Inside Israel, 8:49 AM

'Storm Chaser' Hikers Rescued by IDF Helicopter

It took IDF soldiers in a helicopter to rescue two youths who got stuck in a flash flood near the Dead Sea.
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Australian Cricket Player Dies After Being Hit by Ball

Phillip Hughes dies just days before his 26th birthday after being struck in the neck in a freak accident.
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Music

Nationalist Ex-MK's Nephew Astounds with Debut Single Hanan Ben-Ari is not just the relative of a famous nationalist leader - new single from his debut album shows he's on his way to greatness.

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Australian Cricket Player Dies After Being Hit by BallPhillip Hughes dies just days before his 26th birthday after being struck in the neck in a freak accident.

Poll

PollWho is a greater threat to Israel?

Recipes

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.