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Leading Jewish Demographer Disputes UJA-Federation Study of NY Jews

7 Av 5772 – July 25, 2012
A leading Jewish demographer is disputing the findings of a recent widely cited survey on New York Jewry. Len Saxe, a demographer at Brandeis University,...

Biden Meets with Arab American Leaders

Vice President Joe Biden discussed Middle East developments with a group of Arab American leaders. The White House statement did not identify the "thinkers and...
Eden Memorial Park, Mission Hills, CA

Calif. Court Clears Path for Suit against Texas Corporation for Desecrating Jewish Cemetery

The California State Supreme Court on Monday upheld a lower-court decision that gave class-action status to a lawsuit alleging mass desecration of grave sites at Eden Memorial Park, 11500 Sepulveda Blvd, Mission Hills, CA, a Jewish cemetery which is under the care of the Texas-based Service Corporation International, thus clearing the way for injured families to seek hundreds of millions of dollars in damages.

‘Christians and Jews’ Pays for Jewish Agency, Chabad, Security Upgrade

The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews has given $1 million each to the Jewish Agency and Chabad to help them guard against anti-Semitic...

Liberman to Turkish Journalists: No Apologies for Boat Takeover

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman told Turkish journalists that Israel has "no reason to apologize" for the Mavi Marmara incident. In a meeting on Sunday...

New Worm Takes Down Iranian Nuke Plant, Plays Loud AC/DC

An Iranian nuclear scientist told a colleague in Finland about the newest cyber worm which has paralyzed Iran's nuclear plants.

Honorary Settler Award Given to Head of “Peace Now”

6 Av 5772 – July 24, 2012
Yariv Oppenheimer received honorary citizenship in the Shomron for his actions that resulted in 3 outposts/settlements being allowed to expand.

Palestinians Attack Jewish Youth on Hike

On Tuesday evening, three Palestinians attacked an Israeli youth who was hiking along the Meir Spring near Neve Tzuf. The youth did not require...

Swede Held for Planning Attack on Israelis in Cyprus

A Swedish citizen of Lebanese origin suspected of planning to attack Israeli targets in Cyprus was ordered held over by a court there. The Cypriot...

Education Minister Gideon Saar visits Hebron

Last year Minister Saar initiated a new program whereby Israeli schoolchildren would visit Hebron and Ma'arat HaMachpela, the roots of the Jewish people. Since the inception of this program, hundreds of children have visited Hebron.
Efrayim Goldstein carries Olympic torch through London's streets.

Founder of London Shomrim Carries Olympic Torch

The founder of London's Shomrim patrol carried the Olympic torch in South London. Efrayim Goldstein, 23, was one of 187 people who carried the Olympic torch through the city on Monday. Goldstein wore the official white Olympic uniform and was given a matching yarmulke, according to VIN News. He carried the torch for about a half-mile at 8:30 a.m. After handing off the torch, Goldstein and a group of fellow torchbearers observed a moment of silence in memory of the 11 Israeli athletes and coaches who were killed by terrorists at the Munich Olympics, according to VIN. Goldstein is the founder of the Shomrim Safety Patrol and runs a soup kitchen. According to the nomination for Goldstein, he set up seven charities by the time he became 16.

‘Kids Build Temple’ Clip Viral with 73,000 Views in 5 Days

A new video released on You Tube by the Temple Institute in Jerusalem definitely qualifies as viral, with 73 thousand views only 5 days after its release.

International Olympic Committee to BBC: Fix Jerusalem

5 Av 5772 – July 23, 2012
The International Olympic Committee has contacted the management of the BBC on Monday, and requested that they correct their listing of Jerusalem to say,...

Dramatic Drop in Infiltrators

The Ministry of the Interior reports a dramatic drop in the number of illegal infiltrators crossing into Israel from the Sinai.
Kadima MK Tzahi Hanegbi is looking to come home to the Likud he abandoned a few years ago.

The ‘Fleas’ Are Hopping off Kadima’s Carcass in Search of Better Fur

In quick succession, Sharon's first replacement, Ehud Olmert, got into criminal trouble and resigned in disgrace; his second replacement, Tzipi Livni, managed to yank defeat from the jaws of victory after her party became the first in Israel's history to win the largest number of seats in the Knesset and end up in the opposition; and, finally, the third Kadima leader Shaul Mofaz maneuvered his party into a 70-day session in Netanyahu's government, where the latter taught him how winning is done: up close and brutally.

Report: Germany was Warned a Month Before ‘72 Olympics Attack

Germany was warned about a possible terror attack against Israeli athletes one month before the Munich Olympics in 1972, Der Spiegel reported. The weekly magazine...

Hit & Run Attempt at IDF Checkpoint

3 Av 5772 – July 22, 2012
A Palestinian tried to run over a female soldier at a Kalkilya checkpoint on Sunday morning. In response, the soldiers fired into the air, and...

Shootout and Chase in Eilat

During an armed robbery overnight at the La Casa restaurant in Eilat, two policemen who arrived at the scene had their guns taken away...
Shahar Zubari is part of the Israeli Olympic team in London. But London has been unable to tell the difference between a real country (Israel) and an imagined one (Palestine).

BBC Olympics Site Revokes Jerusalem’s Status as Israel’s Capital

Jerusalem originally showed up on the official website as the capital of a country, but it was East Jerusalem, and the capital was “Palestine,” not Israel. Following complaints filed last week by a spokesperson for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the Olympics site was changed. Now Jerusalem does not appear as the actual capital of any country at all.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney.

Mitt Coming to Israel, Banking on Obama’s Cool Ties with Netanyahu

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will leave on Wednesday for a week-long trip to the Olympics in London, Poland, and Israel.

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