News Briefs

Tevet 6, 5775 / Sunday, December 28, 2014

Shas Embarrassed After Spiritual Leader Insults Yishai

Officials in Shas distance themselves from comments made by Rabbi Shalom Cohen against Eli Yishai and his rabbinic counsel.
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Inside Israel, 3:10 AM

Former Peace Now Activist to Run with Jewish Home

Dr. Anat Roth, formerly an activist with Peace Now and an advisor to Barak and Mitzna, will run with Jewish Home, says "reality has set in".
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Inside Israel, 9:39 PM

'If UN Recognizes Palestine, Israel Must Annex in Judea-Samaria'

Danon, challenging Netanyahu for Likud leadership, says if UN passes PA resolution this week, sovereignty must be Israel's answer.
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Middle East, 1:31 AM

Iran Outraged After PA Soccer Team Cancels Friendly Match

Palestinian soccer team cancels a match with Iran, causing rumors that the cancellation was instigated by Gulf countries.
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Middle East, 10:28 PM

Watch: Hamas Shows Off Army 'Ready to Conquer Jerusalem'

In propaganda film, Hamas portrays itself as a modern Islamic army, with advanced weapons for abductions, tunnel and attacks, naval raids.
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Defense/Security

Watch: IDF Special Ops Nab Firebomb Terrorists

Shin Bet lifts gag order revealing details of how two terrorists - one a minor - lobbed firebomb at Israeli car, critically wounding girl.
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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.

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Russian University Launches DNA 'Noah's Ark'Moscow university gets $20 million grant to cryogenically freeze cells of 'every creature that has ever lived.'

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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.