Wednesday October 22, 2014
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Hell-bent on a bad deal
The American president only recently admitted that his intelligence services incorrectly assessed the threat posed by the Islamic State group. Is anyone willing to take the chance of another wrong assessment as it pertains to the Iranian nuclear program?
Daniel Siryoti | The silent Arab majority
Israeli Arabs feel their MKs do too much for the Palestinians and too little for them.
Dov Kalmanovitz | The third intifada is upon us
Our leaders have an obligation to protect us.
Ruthie Blum | Israel needs its head examined
Israel's practice of providing medical services for Hamas is utterly incomprehensible.
Dr. Aviad Hacohen | Restore the rabbinate's honor
Sadly, the focus of chief rabbi elections does not always have to do with merit.
'Israel won't allow Gaza reconstruction if tunnels rebuilt'
Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon tells U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon in NYC that Israel wants Gaza to "improve their economic situation" but not at the cost of allowing Hamas to rearm Hamas has said it intends to build tunnels rather than homes, Ya'alon warns.
Report: Obama seeks to bypass Congress, suspend Iran sanctions
New York Times: U.S. President Barack Obama "will do everything in his power" to prevent Congress from voting on a comprehensive nuclear agreement with Iran, if one is reached Many Congress members view Obama's plan as attempt "to freeze them out."
Demonstrators decry 'anti-Semitic' opera that 'glorifies terrorism'
New York City's Metropolitan Opera refuses to yield to pressure to cancel performance of "Death of Klinghoffer" -- an opera based on the heinous 1985 murder of Leon Klinghoffer by Palestinian terrorists aboard the Achille Lauro cruise ship.
Soldier's father outraged that Israel treated Haniyeh's daughter
Ofer Mendelowitz, whose son Oz died fighting in Gaza, tells Sourasky Medical Center Director Prof. Gabriel Barbash, "I want to see Haniyeh stand up and thank the doctors for saving his daughter's life" About 60-70 Gazans treated in Israel each day.
Kahlon: My party will combat the rising cost of living in Israel
"The cost of living is not a foregone fate or a decree from the heavens," says former Likud minister Moshe Kahlon, who lists three main areas of focus: opening the food market to competition, reducing interest rates and cultivating small businesses.
Boy from Galilee issued first Aramean birth certificate in Israel
Yaakov Halul had no ID because his parents refused to have him listed as Arab Yaakov's father, Shadi, one of the leaders of the campaign to recognize the Arameans as a separate ethnicity, is jubilant, says "We knew the Jewish people would understand."
IDF discontinues protection of some Gaza-vicinity communities
Angry residents say army is making decisions based on budgetary considerations IDF to maintain presence in communities located up to 300 meters from the fence IDF: Forces in the area provide a wide umbrella of security through overt and covert means.
Nepal survivor: We had to leave Tamar to save ourselves
Eitan Idan, hospitalized with frostbite, says Tamar Ariel expended all her energy helping others When he realized he himself was too weak to go on, he told friends to save themselves He survived the night to learn Nadav Shoham had died.
After tempestuous campaign, Jerusalem to name 2 chief rabbis
After 11-year vacancy, the race to fill the posts of Sephardi and Ashkenazi chief rabbis of Jerusalem has boiled down to four top candidates 48 electors to vote Question whether Jerusalem actually needs 2 chief rabbis brushed aside.
Study: Haifa has highest incidence of cancer; Jerusalem has lowest
Cancer rates in Haifa found to be 15 percent higher than national average Non-Hodgkin lymphoma in Haifa found in men at a rate 19 percent higher than average Cancer mortality rates in Jerusalem found to be about 5 percent lower than national average.
IAEA chief 'cannot guarantee Iran nuclear program is peaceful'
IAEA chief Yukiya Amano: We cannot conclude that all nuclear material in Iran is in peaceful activities In talks with world powers ahead of Nov. 24 deadline, Iran puts forth new proposal, but Western negotiators say it offers no viable concessions.
Report: Islamic State oil output was $2M a day before airstrikes
Research firm IHS reveals that Islamic State group was producing double what was cited in testimony to U.S. Congress in September Airstrikes target refineries in Syria Experts: Unclear if group is currently producing enough oil to meet its needs.