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Happy Ramadan

2 Av 5772 – July 20, 2012
Ramadan began on Friday as 100,000 Muslims pray on the Temple Mount.

Weekend Furloughs Canceled

Many IDF soldiers up in the Golan found their weekend furloughs canceled in light of the unrest in Syria and potential problems along the...

German Lawmakers Pass Pro-Circumcision Non-Binding Resolution

Germany's parliament called on the government to step in to protect the right to religious circumcision of boys, as long as it is done...

NYPD Increasing Protection of Jewish Sites After Bulgarian Bombing

1 Av 5772 – July 19, 2012
The New York City Police Department is stepping up its presence at synagogues and in Jewish neighborhoods the wake of yesterday's deadly bus bombing...

Defense Minister Barak: IDF Ready to Repel Syrian Refugees

Israeli defense minister Ehud Barak on Thursday toured the Northern Command and the Golan Heights along with commanders stationed in the region and addressed recent occurrences in Syria. He said that the targeting of top security officials of Bashar al-Assad's regime by oppositions forces in Damascus "will greatly expedite the fall of the Assad family." Barak told reporters that the IDF is preparing for the possibility that waves of refugees will escape from Syria to the Golan Heights. "If required to stop waves of refugees, we will do so," he stated.

UPDATED: Bulgarians: Bomber Was a Jihadist Who Spent Time in Guantanamo

UPDATE: 7/19/12 10:46PM Sources are indicating that the Swedish national that was held in Guantanamo is not the Burgas bomber. As soon as we...

Peres Says ‘Israel Will Act against Terror’ as Dead, Wounded Return Home

President Shimon Peres said in response to the deadly attack in Bulgaria that Israel will "locate and act against terror all over the world,"...

NJ Derails Opening of Jewish Charter School

A Hebrew charter school in Bergen County, N.J., will not open as expected because the state said it failed to provide some needed documents. Shalom...

Netanyahu on Bulgaria Bombing: ‘All Signs Point to Iran’

The attack, which Israel’s government is blaming on Iran, comes on the 18th anniversary of the terrorist attack on the AMIA Jewish center in...

Similar Terror Attempt in January?

Was there a similar terror attack attempt against Israeli tourists in Bulgaria, back in January?

White House Statement on Bulgarian Terror Attack

Statement by President Obama on the Terrorist Attack in Bulgaria: I strongly condemn today’s barbaric terrorist attack on Israelis in Bulgaria. My thoughts and prayers...

First MADA Plane Lands in Burgas

The first plane carry MADA (Magen David Adom) medical personnel just landed in Burgas, Bulgaria. A second plane is expected to land within a...

300,000 Attend Funeral

Police estimate that 300,000 people attended the funeral of  Rabbi Yosef Shalom Elyashiv  (102) on Wednesday.

Arab Attacks 60 Year Old Man at Abraham’s Well in Hebron

29 Tammuz 5772 – July 18, 2012
A video uploaded to YouTube by English Spokesperson for Hebron David Wilder shows a stream of blood on the rocks of the Abraham's Well underground spring, following a near-fatal rock attack by a local Arab on a 60 year old Jewish man who came to immerse in the spring.

UPDATE: Terror Attack Kills 7 Israeli Tourists In Bulgaria

At least seven passengers were killed and 30 injured in an explosion on a tour bus carrying Israeli tourists in Bulgaria in an apparent terror attack.

Nadler Hails 20-Year U.S. Govt. Lease at One World Trade Center

Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) of Lower Manhattan welcomed the announcement that the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has signed a 20-year lease for 277,000 sq. feet of office space at One World Trade Center.

Rabbi Elyashiv, 102, Passed Away

There is great concern in Haredi circles following a severe deterioration in the condittion of Rabbi Yosef Shalom Elyashiv, who has been hospitalized for the past six months in Shaarey Tzedek Hospital in Jerusalem.

1 Day after Kochavi’s Prediction: Suicide Bomb Kills Assad’s #2 Man

Syria's defense minister and several other government officials were killed or hurt by a suicide bomber in Damascus Wednesday, a day after Israel's Director of Military Intelligence Maj.-Gen. Aviv Kochavi had said that President Bashar al-Assad's days were numbered. Also killed in Wednesday's blast was Assad's brother-in-law, who was Syria's deputy defense minister. The bomber, who struck during a meeting of government and security heads, reportedly was a bodyguard.

Debbie Wasserman Schultz Touts Obama’s Creds, Many Remain Unconvinced

Schultz declared: “There is nothing, and I mean nothing, in the Republicans’ right wing social agenda that appeals to the American Jewish community.”

Pollard supporters call Clinton’s remarks a ‘slap in the face’

Supporters of Jonathan Pollard called Hillary Clinton's remarks rejecting his possible clemency "a resounding slap in the face" to Israel's leaders and its people.

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