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Tishrei 29, 5775 / Thursday, October 23, 2014

State Department Condemns Jerusalem Attack, Calls for Calm

State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki urges all sides to "avoid escalating tensions" in the wake of Jerusalem terror attack.
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Inside Israel, 1:14 AM

Video and Photos: Baby Murdered in Jerusalem Laid to Rest

Hundreds attended the funeral of Chaya Zisel Baron, who was murdered by a terrorist in Jerusalem.
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Global Agenda, 5:44 AM

Irish Senate Calls for Recognition of 'Palestine'

Ireland's upper house of parliament passes a motion calling on the government to recognize “the state of Palestine”.
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Middle East, 5:16 AM

Mashaal: Deif is Alive - but We Won't Show You the Proof

Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal claims the group has proof that "military leader" Mohammed Deif is alive.
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Global Agenda, 4:42 AM

Muslim Convert a Suspect in Ottawa Attack

Canadian police investigating a man identified as Michael Zehaf-Bibeau as a possible suspect in Ottawa shootings.
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Another Fence Jumper Caught at the White House

Man who jumped the White House fence attacked by Secret Service dogs before being arrested.
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Music

Shlomo Cohen Releases New Music Clip The great Hassidic singer Shlomo Cohen with Ami Cohen's band presents the exciting video of song "Ana Amtzaha" (I Will Find You)

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Mystery of Lapid's Beard DispelledSecularist Finance Minister Yair Lapid created a stir when he grew a beard. His bureau says he's not becoming religious, however.

Poll

PollShould the West intervene militarily to stop ISIS?

Recipes

Lentil and Yam SoupIt's starting to get chilly at night in Israel, so this hits the spot.

History in Pictures

The Hardships of Aliya in the 30'sIn the '30s it wasn't only living in Israel that was hard; just getting to the Holy Land was fraught with danger.