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Proposed Conversion Bill, Change in Local Rabbinate Power Nixed by Netanyahu

A bill that would end the control of the Chief Rabbinate over conversions to Judaism in Israel was nixed Monday by PM Netanyahu.

Haaretz Smears American Terrorism Expert with Political Hit Job

Haaretz smears U.S. terrorism expert for being a Republican and friend of Sheldon Adelson.

Kosher Butcher in Germany Admits Selling Non-Kosher Meat for Years

Leslie W., 48, and his partner Akiwa H., 56, are charged with having sold more than 88,000 pounds of non-kosher meat for a marked-up price.

RCA Issues Statement Regarding Freundel Matter

The Rabbinical Council of America said that since the arrest last week of Rabbi Barry Freundel of Washington, DC, it has been working assiduously to address the many challenges that its members and their communities now face.

Israeli Sherpa ‘Pony Express’ Saved Hundreds in Nepal Blizzard

It was an outright miracle: a tiny teahouse in the pass, and the equivalent of a Sherpa Pony Express to deliver a call for help.

ISIS Wants You – Dead [video]

ISIS propaganda video warns “our grandchildren will sell your sons as slaves.”

US-led Air Strikes Kill 8 Civilians in Syria

At least eight civilians were killed in US-led coalition air strikes against ISIS in a Syrian town near Deir el-Zour.

They’re Ba-a-a-a-ck… Hezbollah Guerrillas Redeploy on Israel’s Northern Border

Hezbollah guerrillas are back on Israel's northern border even though they're busy in Syria. The question is what they're planning and when.

Arab MK Zoabi Says IDF ‘Worse than’ ISIS

Let’s raise funds to send her to Syria where she can put some sense in her head, if it stays attached.

A Tale of Two Polls

An Israeli and an Arab poll results after the war.

With Armenian Orphan Rug, Obama Stumbles Again on Genocide

The long ordeal of the Armenian Orphan Rug, held hostage to fears of angering Turkey, has finally ended. Or has it?

U.S. to Honor Israeli Founder of Flash Storage Company

Dr. Eli Harari will receive the U.S. National Medal of Technology and Innovation.

Man Arrested in Assault on Jewish Leader in Brooklyn, Won’t be Charged with Hate...

New York State Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz criticized the decision to not charge the suspect with a hate crime.

Klain Appointed U.S. Ebola Response Coordinator

Former White House official Ron Klain has been tapped to coordinate the government’s response to the Ebola outbreak.

Body of 4th Missing Israeli Hiker Recovered in Nepal

The mountain trek of a lifetime has ended for Israeli hiker Michal Gili Charkesky, whose body was recovered from the Himalayas.

Two Israelis Promoted As Google Vice Presidents

Israel and Israelis play an important role in Google.

First Arameam Gets Registered in Israel

Yaakov Halul is Israel's first official Aramean.

Real False Alarm in Eshkol Region

This time the false alarm was really false.

Jews to Double Presence in Old Yemenite Village of Shiloach, Silwan

Jews once thrived in the Shiloach area of old Jerusalem, known also as Silwan. Arabs and British came and drove them out. Now, they have returned.

Hamas Leader’s Daughter Treated in Israeli Hospital; #BDSFail

#BDSFail as daughter of Hamas leader is treated in Israeli hospital.

Human Rights NGO Denounces Abbas for Incendiary Incitement

Abbas was denounced by the SWC for trying to disassociate Jews from their holy sites and inciting violence against them.

JCPA Poll: Solid Majority of Israeli Jews Oppose Palestinian State

A clear majority of Jewish Israelis oppose a Palestinian state, once they're told the details of what it means.

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