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Knesset Christian Allies and the Sinai Option
 
2 New Chief Rabbis Elected for Jerusalem After 10-Yr Hiatus

October 22, 2014 - 10:09 AM
 
US Restricts Air Travel from Africa to Contain Ebola

October 22, 2014 - 2:46 AM
 
Israel Attempts to Insert Reason into UN Debate About Middle East

October 22, 2014 - 2:12 AM
 
Syrian Mortar hits Israeli Golan Tuesday Morning

October 21, 2014 - 11:05 PM
 
Head of Iran’s Top Clerical Body Dies

October 21, 2014 - 5:48 PM
 
‘Radicalized’ Convert to Islam Attempted to Murder Canadian Soldiers [video]

October 21, 2014 - 5:45 PM
 
Abbas Wreaks Vengeance on Arabs Selling Land to Jews

October 21, 2014 - 5:17 PM
 
Israel’s Government Recruits Citizens to ‘Fight Ebola’

October 21, 2014 - 4:58 PM
 
Beach Boys Cancel Israel Performance

October 21, 2014 - 3:58 PM
 
Jerusalem Light Rail’s New ‘Zero Tolerance’ for Arab Violence

October 21, 2014 - 2:42 PM
 
Rare 2,000 Yr Old Monument to Emperor Hadrian Found in Jerusalem

October 21, 2014 - 1:52 PM
 
Syrian Death Toll for Saturday and Sunday Breaks 300

October 21, 2014 - 12:01 PM
 
Father and ISIS Stone Woman to Death in Syria [video]

October 21, 2014 - 11:43 AM
 
Proposed Conversion Bill, Change in Local Rabbinate Power Nixed by Netanyahu

October 21, 2014 - 9:35 AM
 
Haaretz Smears American Terrorism Expert with Political Hit Job

October 21, 2014 - 2:53 AM
 
Kosher Butcher in Germany Admits Selling Non-Kosher Meat for Years

October 21, 2014 - 12:12 AM
 
RCA Issues Statement Regarding Freundel Matter

October 20, 2014 - 11:05 PM
 
Israeli Sherpa ‘Pony Express’ Saved Hundreds in Nepal Blizzard

October 20, 2014 - 10:43 PM
 
ISIS Wants You – Dead [video]

October 20, 2014 - 8:36 PM
 
PA Children’s TV Shows Why Peace Process Means Wiping Israel off the Map [video]

October 20, 2014 - 7:13 PM
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News Briefs
 

Posted on: September 6th, 2012

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Police prevented an Israeli man and a Palestinian man from setting themselves on fire.

 

Posted on: September 6th, 2012

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At President Obama's behest, and to boos from some delegates, Democrats on Wednesday night inserted a few lines into their party platform affirming Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

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Posted on: September 6th, 2012

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About 50 high-ranking federal and state law enforcement officials met with an equal number of leading American Jewish officials for their first “table top” threat exercise.

 

Posted on: September 6th, 2012

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The European Union launched an online survey into how Jews experience anti-Semitism in nine member states. Results will be published in an EU report next year, Henry Nickels of the European Union Fundamental Rights Agency said Tuesday at a European Jewish Parliament conference in Brussels. Nickels’ Vienna-based intergovernmental body and the Institute for Jewish Policy […]

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Posted on: September 6th, 2012

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Despite obviously losing the voice vote, the DNC leadership decided to pretend it won the vote, and restored God and Jerusalem to their platform.

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Posted on: September 6th, 2012

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Berlin declares circumcision legal only if performed by a doctor. Brit Mila by a Mohel is still illegal.

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Israeli PM Benyamin Netanyahu with Italian Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi, Sep. 5, 2012.
 

Posted on: September 5th, 2012

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with Italian Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi this afternoon, reiterating his call on the international community to “set a clear redline for Iran” as well as for economic sanctions “to be intensified.”

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Posted on: September 5th, 2012

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3.5% of the young people interviewed attempted suicide.

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President Jimmy Carter (seen here with wife Rosalynn), one of America's most outspoken critics of Israel, spoke at the DNC convention Tuesday night. Featuring Carter as a major speaker signaled a shift in the Party's view of Israel, which can bee seen in changes in its platform.
 

Posted on: September 5th, 2012

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Also missing is what had been a solid commitment to isolate Hamas. Instead, the only pre-conditions imposed are the same for all Arabs in the area - "we will insist that any Palestinian partner must recognize Israel's right to exist [not to exist as a Jewish State, just to exist], reject violence, and adhere to existing agreements." That's it. There have also been changes regarding Israel between the 2008 Republican Party Platform and the one just passed in Tampa at last week's Republican Party Convention - and those appear to be more favorable to Israel.

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Posted on: September 5th, 2012

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Sen. George McGovern, the Democratic Presidential candidate, greeted American Jews today on the occasion of the High Holy Days. "Mrs. McGovern joins me in wishing our Jewish friends and Jews around the world a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year," the South Dakotan said.

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Posted on: September 5th, 2012

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SEPTEMBER 5, 1934 - Mrs. Stephen S. Wise, president of the Women's Association of the American Jewish Congress, who has just returned from a visit to the German refugee centers in Europe, will be hostess this afternoon to 500 Brooklyn women who have pledged to support the establishment of a center in New York City for refugees from Nazi Germany.

 

Posted on: September 5th, 2012

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Guma Aguiar, a Florida businessman and philanthropist who went missing in June, left his tefillin on his abandoned boat.

 

Posted on: September 5th, 2012

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John Burton, the chairman of the Democratic Party in California, apologized to those who took offense at his remarks comparing Republican statements to Nazi propaganda.

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Posted on: September 5th, 2012

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The Weekly Standard is already advancing the speculation that Debbie Wasserman Schultz be let go from her post as DNC chair following her blatant lie regarding Republicans, Israel, and Israel’s ambassador Michael Oren. In a TV appearance Tuesday night, Debbie Wasserman Schultz was asked about the Michael Oren email. But instead of acknowledging her misstatement, […]

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Monticello Attack Suspects
 

Posted on: September 5th, 2012

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Customers at a Hasidic bakery were accosted by two men who yelled ethnic slurs at the them and attempted to run them over with their car.

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Posted on: September 5th, 2012

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A group of some 20 African migrants is trapped between Israel's border fence with Egypt and Israeli soldiers who have been ordered not to let them in.

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Posted on: September 5th, 2012

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The 2012 Democratic Party platform omits language recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital and suggests that military force is "on the table" as an option for addressing the Iranian nuclear issue.

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Posted on: September 5th, 2012

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The Western Wall checked out fine in a test of its stability by engineers.

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DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz on the convention floor with ABC News.
 

Posted on: September 5th, 2012

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Back in August, Hadassah Magazine interviewed Debbie Wasserman Schultz, and one of their question was: "Why did you call on both parties to refrain from challenging each other over support for Israel?" The DNC chair answered: "What the Republicans are doing is dangerous ... Israel’s ambassador Michael Oren, has said this." Then she repeated the allegation at a DNC convention forum. So the ambassador sent out an email.

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Posted on: September 5th, 2012

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In the upcoming days, the US and the Egyptian Air Forces will run a joint 10-day training exercise. The goal of the exercise is to share knowledge and expertise on joint offensive actions. There is no word on who the joint imaginary enemy will be. The US team arrived yesterday at the Egyptian army base […]

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