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Tevet 4, 5775 / Friday, December 26, 2014

Terrorist Behind Near-Deadly Firebomb Attack Apprehended

Terrorist who seriously wounded 11-year-old girl appears to have been caught, Defense Minister tells mother.
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Inside Israel, 2:02 PM

Eli Yishai: If Only Shas, the Public Knew What R' Yosef Said

Yishai says Rabbi Yosef never supported Oslo Accords; says recordings could reveal all and give him ten mandates.
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Defense/Security, 12:57 PM

Watch: Two Officers Stabbed in Jerusalem's Old City

Video shows harrowing moments as knife-wielding Arab terrorist catches officers by surprise, wounds them.
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Middle East, 1:52 PM

Iran Launches Major Naval Drill - Eyeing Yemen?

Iran holds massive military drill including farthest reaching naval exercises, in likely gesture for allied Houthis conquering Yemen.
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Inside Israel, 1:26 PM

Kahlon Says Kulanu Reflects the Values of Menachem Begin

Drawing on previous themes of 'returning to original Likud,' Kahlon places emphasis on middle-class capitalism, social justice.
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Jewish World

Conservative Judaism Youth Group Relaxes Inter-Dating Rules

United Synagogue Youth subtly allows regional leaders to inter-date with non-Jews, with many warning it is a 'license to assimilate.'
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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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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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