News Briefs

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, 4:42 AM

Hamas Denies Qatar Cut its Funding Over Egypt

Hamas denies newspaper report that Qatar has informed Hamas that it would be temporarily halting its financial support.
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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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Middle East, 2:14 AM

Jordan Asks Turkey for Help in Locating Captured Pilot

Jordan has reportedly asked Turkey for help in rescuing a Jordanian pilot captured last week by ISIS.
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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


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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