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Elul 28, 5774 / Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Israeli Arab Convicted on Return from ISIS Training

23-year-old from Umm al-Fahm becomes first Israeli citizen joining ISIS fighting in Syria to return to Israel, threatening security.
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Defense/Security, 4:59 PM

Infiltrator Facilities Closed by High Court Cut Crime by 40%

Police reveal fallacy of High Court ruling on Infiltrators Law, which lowered crime by 40% overall, severe crime by 20%.
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Global Agenda, 5:11 PM

Iranians with Fake Israeli Passports Claim to be Seeking Asylum

Two Iranians arrested in Kenya say they will be killed if sent back to Iran - but why were they flying to Tel Aviv?
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Middle East, 4:26 PM

Abbas Prepares UN Bid to 'Create a New Political Reality'

PA leader's spokesman says upcoming UN bid will be a 'crossroad' as Abbas promotes 'three year plan' for 'Palestinian state'.
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Jewish World, 5:15 PM

Emergency Aid Dispatched to Ukrainian Jewish Refugees

As Rosh Hashana approaches, some 5,000 Jews remain homeless, despite ceasefire between government and pro-Russian forces.
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Inside Israel

What Has Shimon Peres Been Doing Since Stepping Down?

Peres reveals how he has been filling his days since leaving the presidency with a quirky video - but not everyone is enamored.
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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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