News Briefs

Tevet 4, 5775 / Friday, December 26, 2014

Two Officers Stabbed in Jerusalem's Old City

Two police officers stabbed and lightly wounded near the Lion's Gate. The stabber fled the scene.
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Inside Israel, 8:32 AM

Netanyahu Calls to Support Critically Wounded 11 Year Old

Netanyahu speaks to Samaria leader after girl seriously wounded in firebomb attack, is told 'unfreeze building to support residents.'
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Defense/Security, 7:48 AM

IDF Deploys Iron Dome in Prep for Possible Gaza War

After sniper fire critically wounds soldier and Hamas terrorist leader killed, IDF taking steps indicating escalation may be on the way.
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Middle East, 6:15 AM

Russia Expresses Support for PA's UN Resolution

Russia says it intends to support the draft resolution which would set a deadline for Israel to withdraw from Judea and Samaria.
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Defense/Security, 8:22 AM

IDF: Gaza Skirmish Erupted After Soldier Removed Coat

Gaza exchange of fire the result of a terrorist taking advantage of a soldier removing his protective gear - because he was hot.
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Inside Israel

Zoabi: Danon's Campaign Video 'Filled with Violence'

As she promised to do, MK Hanin Zoabi complains to police against MK Danon's animated campaign video, says it incites to violence.
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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.

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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.