News Briefs

Tevet 3, 5775 / Thursday, December 25, 2014

This Election, Will Right-Wingers 'Come Home' from the Likud?

Why Dani Dayan's candidacy for the Jewish Home could mark a turning point in the party's quest to lead the nationalist camp.
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Inside Israel, 10:05 AM

Lapid: Yesh Atid is Running Alone for 20th Knesset

Lapid discusses upcoming elections, Yesh Atid's accomplishments, and responds to personal criticism from Netanyahu in Ch. 2 interview.
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Defense/Security, 9:18 AM

Condition of IDF Soldier Wounded by Gaza Sniper Improves

Condition upgraded to 'stable' one day after shootout, Soroka Medical Center says.
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Inside Israel, 10:21 AM

Report: Meir Sheetrit Expected to Resign from Hatnua

Sheetrit widely anticipated to announce resignation Thursday, leaving just Amir Peretz and Tzipi Livni in the nearly-defunct party.
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Inside Israel, 9:13 AM

MK Mizrahi: Corruption Arrests Not Connected to Elections

'Police would not arrest people if there was no solid evidence,' former head of Investigative Branch says of corruption scandal.
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Defense/Security

Israel Returns Bodies of Har Nof Massacrers

Ghassan and Uday Abu al Jamal silently buried overnight in Jerusalem, reversing precedent-setting deterrent.
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Music

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

In Other News...

Watch: BBC Reporter Too High on Heroin to Continue Reporting BBC's Middle East correspondent finds out why it's never a good idea to report from in front of a burning pile of drugs.

Poll

PollWho is a greater threat to Israel?

Recipes

Gluten Free LatkesFor those who cannot digest gluten or wish a tasty, different latke.

History in Pictures

The American Colony Founds a Photography Dep'tThe American Colony founders were not missionaries, but wished to live a simple life and help others.