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Elul 22, 5774 / Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Scottish Jews Nervous on Eve of Independence Vote

Jews in Scotland fear a 'Yes' vote for independence on Thursday could mean a more hostile atmosphere for Israel - and for them.
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News from America, 7:55 PM

Second US Citizen Charged for Attempting to Aid ISIS

Yemenite native allegedly helped 'wannabe jihadists' travel to Syria to join group, threatened terror attacks against US veterans.
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Inside Israel, 6:50 PM

Ben Gurion Airport to Strike for Three Hours Thursday

Move in solidarity with postal workers' strike could damage the Israeli economy, leave travelers stranded.
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Inside Israel, 7:22 PM

Foul Play Suspected as Builder Plunges 11 Floors to His Death

Speculation over mysterious death of construction worker Netaniel Arami, 27, continues. Was it a murder?
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Jewish World, 5:49 PM

Watch: Mother of Murdered Teen's Message to the Jewish People

Rachael Frenkel, mother of Naftali hy"d, urges viewers to take national tragedy and turn it into a source of good.
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Middle East

European Court: Mandatory Islam Classes 'Coercive'

Ruling says Turkey's Sunni Islam classes 'violate educational freedoms'; PM counters program fights radicalization.
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Music

Hassidic Superstar Fried in Beit El: Shehechayanu! 2,500 people went to Beit El in Samaria to see and hear hassidic song great Avraham Fried perform.

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Carer Steals 250,000 Shekels From Elderly Man50-year-old woman in Golan Heights suspected of manipulating her position to pocket vast sums over the course of nine years.

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PollShould the West intervene militarily to stop ISIS?

Recipes

Middle East Seasoned Stuffed PotatoesA nice dish for lunch on Shabbat.

History in Pictures

Teddy Roosevelt and Palestine - "Bully for You!"He said: "There can be no peace worth having" until Armenians and Arabs are granted independence "and the Jews given control of Palestine."