News Briefs

Shevat 5, 5775 / Sunday, January 25, 2015

Liberman Orders Party Activists to Distribute Charlie Hebdo

Yisrael Beytenu head responds to reports of threat against bookstore, calls on party activists to buy, and distribute, Charlie Hebdo.
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Inside Israel, 12:21 PM

Lapid: 'Haredim Would Join Haman's Govt. If Necessary'

Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid said that he was convinced hareidi politicians would not hesitate to join a government he was in.
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Inside Israel, 10:17 AM

Two Killed in Plane Crash Near Rishon Lezion

Two people were killed after their plane crashed and caught on fire near the Superland amusement park in Rishon Lezion.
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Inside Israel, 9:20 AM

Arab MK Warns Israeli Book Stores: Don't Stock Charlie Hebdo

MK Ibrahim Sarsur says insulting Mohammed is a 'red line', after major book chain reportedly drops plan for magazine promotion.
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Inside Israel, 9:49 AM

Egged to Strike Monday

Commuters who travel by bus in much of Israel will have to find another way to get around Monday, as Egged goes on strike for a day.
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Global Agenda

Obama Expresses Solidarity with Japan

During official visit to India, US President Obama phones Japanese PM to offer condolences and convey solidarity with the Asian nation.
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Daily Israel Report



How should French Jews react to deadly Paris attacks?
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