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Loving Israel as a Christian, The Blessings and Curses (Guest Tommy Waller)
 
Updates from Kuneitra, Syria [video]

August 29, 2014 - 4:14 PM
 
Joan Rivers in Critical Condition

August 29, 2014 - 1:08 PM
 
Soldier Dies from Wounds in Rocket Attack

August 29, 2014 - 12:33 PM
 
A Grand Total of 50 Muslims in Michigan Condemn ISIS

August 29, 2014 - 12:23 PM
 
Funeral Begins from Lakewood Yeshiva Student Aaron Sofer

August 29, 2014 - 11:48 AM
 
Dutch Pension Fund Rejects BDS

August 29, 2014 - 10:37 AM
 
Al Qaeda and ISIS are Israel’s New Northern Neighbors

August 29, 2014 - 9:38 AM
 
Netanyahu Meets with House Armed Services Members

August 28, 2014 - 11:49 PM
 
Mashaal Vows Cease-Fire a Step to New ‘Resistance’ War against Israel

August 28, 2014 - 11:00 PM
 
ISIS Slaughters 450 Captured Syrian Soldiers Since Wednesday

August 28, 2014 - 8:37 PM
 
Update: Lakewood Confirms Sofer’s Body Was Found in Jerusalem Hills

August 28, 2014 - 8:31 PM
 
Comedian Joan Rivers in Critical Condition

August 28, 2014 - 8:09 PM
 
Run Away… Run Away… [photos]

August 28, 2014 - 7:28 PM
 
Echoing Cease-fire, Britain’s Jews and Muslims Call for Peace

August 28, 2014 - 6:56 PM
 
27 Israelis Arrested for Drug & Weapons Trafficking, Helping Hezbollah

August 28, 2014 - 6:38 PM
 
Israeli Arabs Arrested for Lebanon Ties

August 28, 2014 - 3:39 PM
 
Erdoğan Sworn in as Turkish President

August 28, 2014 - 3:26 PM
 
IDF Fires Warning Shots Near Gaza Fence

August 28, 2014 - 2:51 PM
 
Shaath: US Pressured Israel to Drop Demilitarization Demand

August 28, 2014 - 2:49 PM
 
PLO Calls for War Crimes Investigations

August 28, 2014 - 2:39 PM
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News Briefs
Israeli soldiers boarding a helicopter during the Second Lebanon War. August 12, 2006.
 

Posted on: April 8th, 2013

News & ViewsIsraelIDF

Middle East power vacuums are fuel for war. A withdrawal of Assad’s army from across the Golan Heights, and fierce clashes between Hizbullah and Syrian rebels, threaten Israel on both northern fronts.

 

Posted on: April 8th, 2013

News & ViewsNews Briefs

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has died following a stroke at the age of 87. She was a strong supporter of Jewish causes but often clashed with Israel, especially during the term of Prime Minister Menachem Begin. She called the policy of encouraging Jewish to live in Judea and Samaria “absurd.” Nicknamed the “Iron […]

 

Posted on: April 8th, 2013

News & ViewsGlobalEurope

A New York Daily News headline writer needs a quick course in kosher dietary laws after an overly cute headline tried to get across the message that moose lasagna is not kosher if pork is used. As most Jews and many non-Jews know, Jewish law forbids eating milk products and meat products together. Even if […]

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Posted on: April 8th, 2013

News & ViewsGlobalEurope

Poland’s Jewish community has about a one month supply of kosher meat left, following a ban on ritual slaughter that went into effect at the beginning of the year, Piotr Kadlcik, president of the Union of Jewish Religious Communities in Poland, told the JTA on Monday from Warsaw. The status of ritual slaughter in Poland […]

 

Posted on: April 8th, 2013

News & ViewsIsrael

Fierce clashes have broken out between Hizbullah’s terrorist army and Syrian rebels, increasing the threat that the civil war will spread as far south as Israel’s border with Lebanon, where the fragile government fell last week. Syrian opposition sources told the London-based Arabic language Al Asharq Awsat that Hizbullah suffered heavy casualties and that dozens […]

 

Posted on: April 8th, 2013

News & ViewsBusiness and Economy

Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer launched a new war on the falling shekel-dollar rate Monday and ordered the purchase of $100 million of greenbacks, soon after the rate dropped close to 3.59 shekels to the dollar for the first time in nearly two years. The massive purchase catapulted the rate from the 18-month low […]

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Posted on: April 8th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishHolocaust

A typical evening consists of a conversation with a holocaust survivor, an artistic interlude, and group discussion.

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Posted on: April 8th, 2013

News & ViewsNews Briefs

A Nazi-crimes agency in Germany will launch an investigation of 50 alleged former Auschwitz guards living in the country. Following a precedent set by the successful case in 2011 against John Demjanjuk, the Central Office for Clarification of Nazi Crimes will begin reviewing cases in the coming weeks, according to reports from the German WAZ […]

 

Posted on: April 8th, 2013

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The hatred of Jews is still strong, more than 70 years after the Holocaust began, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Shimon Peres said at the national Yom Hashoah ceremony at Yad Vashem. “The map of Europe still contains local stains of anti-Semitism,” Peres said at Sunday night’s ceremony in Jerusalem, his voice breaking […]

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Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter (R) about to embrace Hamas chief Ismail Haniyeh (L), in Gaza City, as the two discussed ending the international boycott of the Islamic, anti Israeli and anti American terrorist organization.
 

Posted on: April 8th, 2013

News & ViewsIsrael

The Coalition of Concerned Cardozo Alumni, however, looked at Carter's "lifetime of work" and rather than see something worthy of an award, they saw a record of slandering Israel.

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hair Israeli kibbutz members watching  the soccer game in the World Cup at Kibbutz Bror Chail. 2010 World Cup. Photo by Tsafrir AbayovFlash90  Maariv & Agencies OUT
 

Posted on: April 8th, 2013

News & ViewsEye on PalestineHamas

Hamas gets more like Iran every day but at least offers something free to Arabs. Long-haired youth are arrested and beaten before getting a crew cut.

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Israeli women take cover as a siren sounds warning about incoming rocket fired from Gaza.  (archive)
 

Posted on: April 7th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

An early warning siren wailed in the Sderot area Sunday night, hours before a nationwide siren reminds the country of the Holocaust. “The journey for justice and freedom is not yet over,” said Peres.

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Posted on: April 7th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

The Holocaust “cries from the prayer shawls the hair, the shoes that we see with our own eyes, resonates as we step on the stones of the ghettos, [and] it floats like a ghost in the barracks of the camp, President Shimon Peres said at the beginning of Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day Sunday night. […]

Chief of Staff Gantz at Auschwitz.
 

Posted on: April 7th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

A woman who survived the Holocaust had no idea at the time that her son would command Israel’s army. On Monday, Benny Gantz will become the first IDF Chief of Staff to lead the March of the Living.

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Posted on: April 7th, 2013

News & ViewsEye on PalestineHamas

The Israel Security Agency (Shin Bet) revealed Sunday that it arrested a five-member Hamas terrorist cell in Jerusalem for firebomb attacks on security officers at the Temple Mount last month. Nine policemen suffered injuries. The arrests were kept under wraps until Sunday, when security officials announced that indictments were filed against the cell a week […]

 

Posted on: April 7th, 2013

News & ViewsIsrael

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) has chosen Prof. Alexander Levitzki of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem as the winner of its 2013 Award for Outstanding Achievement in Chemistry in Cancer Research. The AACR is currently holding its annual meeting through Wednesday in Washington, D.C. Levitzki, professor of biological chemistry at the Alexander Silberman […]

 

Posted on: April 7th, 2013

News & ViewsIsrael

Israel motorists Sunday evening are paying another “painful concession” for the 22-year-old and will be kept off one of the nation’s busiest arteries – Highway 1 connecting Tel Aviv with Jerusalem – so U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry can travel without having to taste the local culture, such as heavy traffic. After having being […]

 

Posted on: April 7th, 2013

News & ViewsEye on PalestineHamas

Hamas blasted UNRWA, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency, as being “unjust” for stopping food distribution after rioters stormed UNRWA offices in Gaza in what Hamas said was a “peaceful demonstration.” “They were screaming, shouting and threatening employees,” said Adnan Abu Hasna, media adviser for UNRWA in Gaza. “It was a really serious danger […]

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (2nd R) met with Turkey’s Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu (L) in Istanbul April 7, 2013.
 

Posted on: April 7th, 2013

News & ViewsEye on PalestineHamas

Sec. of Foggy Bottom Kerry is chock full of ideas, such as selling pro-Hamas Turkey as a quick fix for the beloved peace process. Two Problems: Israel and the Palestinian Authority don’t buy it.

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Posted on: April 7th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

Facebook has removed a page featuring anti-Jewish content, including a photo of murdered Jews in a mass grave at Bergen-Belsen with the headline “Lazy Jews.” In response to a formal complaint by the Executive Council of Australian Jewry, Mia Garlicky, Face book’s Sydney-based manager of communications and policy, confirmed Saturday that the hate page was […]

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