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The Primordial Light of Hanukkah Banishes Today’s Darkness
 
Prosecutor in Ferguson Case: ‘Witnesses Lied Under Oath’

December 19, 2014 - 11:30 PM
 
PA Arabs Clash with IDF Soldiers in Jerusalem, Judea, Samaria

December 19, 2014 - 7:49 PM
 
Rocket Fire Returns to Southern Israel – Again!

December 19, 2014 - 7:10 PM
 
Hamas on the Temple Mount

December 19, 2014 - 2:37 PM
 
Hezbollah Tries ‘Mossad Spy’ in Top Ranks

December 19, 2014 - 12:53 PM
 
Latest Election Poll

December 19, 2014 - 12:52 PM
 
‘Powerful Coalition’ of ISIS, Al-Qaeda is Narrowly Averted

December 19, 2014 - 12:16 PM
 
Gluten-Free Army Rations for Combat Soldiers with Celiac Disease

December 19, 2014 - 12:00 PM
 
Teen Terrorist in Court for Wounding Baby

December 19, 2014 - 11:05 AM
 
Ashdod Mystery: Four Found Unconscious

December 19, 2014 - 11:03 AM
 
Liberman’s Secret Plan to be Crowned Prime Minister

December 19, 2014 - 11:01 AM
 
Hanukkah Miracle Brings ’770′ Stabbing Victim Home

December 19, 2014 - 6:07 AM
 
Road Terror Attack on Southern Israeli Bus

December 19, 2014 - 5:37 AM
 
UN General Assembly Votes to Refer N. Korea to ICC

December 19, 2014 - 4:40 AM
 
US Dept of Defense Trains Teachers in 3-D Printing

December 19, 2014 - 3:48 AM
 
US Govt IDs North Korea in Sony Cyber Terror Attack

December 19, 2014 - 2:35 AM
 
Obama Negotiated with Cuba ‘Behind Everyone’s Back,’ Lawmakers Charge

December 18, 2014 - 11:15 PM
 
Harvard Will Investigate, But Will it Reverse SodaStream Boycott?

December 18, 2014 - 10:48 PM
 
Netanyahu ‘Will Not Allow’ PA’s UN Resolution to Endanger Israelis

December 18, 2014 - 7:33 PM
 
Unique 65-Foot Long Entrance Discovered at Herodian Hilltop Palace

December 18, 2014 - 3:32 PM
 
Sydney Chabad Hanukkah Menorah Lighting Canceled ‘Out of Respect’

December 18, 2014 - 2:31 PM
 
Israeli-Americans Stranded in Bus Strike

December 18, 2014 - 1:47 PM
 
Youth Arrested for Threatening Eli Yishai

December 18, 2014 - 1:35 PM
 
Putin Blames ‘Outside Factors’ for Falling Ruble

December 18, 2014 - 1:26 PM
 
Hamas Holds Live-Fire Training Hours after EU Takes It off Terror List

December 18, 2014 - 1:12 PM
 
Alan Gross Credits Jewish Efforts for His Release From Cuba [video]

December 18, 2014 - 12:23 PM
 
Moshe Feiglin Drops Out of Likud PM Race

December 18, 2014 - 11:06 AM
 
The Jewish Hipster Party

December 18, 2014 - 10:14 AM
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News Briefs
 

Posted on: March 19th, 2012

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France 24 news service reports that the city of Toulouse is on “lockdown” as a group of 50-60 police officers hunt down a suspected drive-by motorcyclist who gunned down at least 4 people outside the Otzar HaTorah Jewish school.    Several people – including young children – are fighting for their lives.  The daughter of […]

 

Posted on: March 19th, 2012

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The daughter of the principal of the Otzar HaTorah Jewish school has died as a result of wounds sustained in the shooting attack in Toulouse, France.  Official reports currently number the dead at 4.

Rescue teams watching the ruins following a car blast in Aleppo.
 

Posted on: March 19th, 2012

News & ViewsMiddle East

A heavy firefight has broken out in a main district of the Syrian capital Damascus, between Free Syrian Army rebels and forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad. On Monday the sound of heavy machine guns and rocket-propelled grenades echoed throughout the night from the most heavily guarded neighborhood of the capital, which is home to a number of security facilities.

 

Posted on: March 19th, 2012

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AFP has reported that a shooting attack occurred Monday outside Ozar HaTorah Jewish school in Toulouse in the southwest France. Eyewitnesses said three people have been killed. French media reported that a man riding on a black scooter opened fire on the school, killing at least two children and one adult, and wounding several others.

Last May, Israeli forces pushed back Palestinian protesters outside the settlement of Hlamish in the Benjamin region.
 

Posted on: March 19th, 2012

News & ViewsEye on "Palestine"

Jewish residents of the Benjamin region fear the new connection of the road leading to their home with a road connecting the Arab city of Ramallah and the Rawabi luxury real estate project, burgeoning to the south of their settlements. "We know the wild manner of driving of many of the Palestinians," one settler said. "Put them here on the road, and they'll turn it into a major traffic artery, with us as moving targets."

 

Posted on: March 18th, 2012

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The Palestinian news agency Ma’an reported today that senior Hamas official Ismail al-Ashqar is set to speak before the United Nations Human Rights Council on Monday. Al-Ashqar arrived in Switzerland on Sunday, ahead of a talk which will address the issue of Hamas members being held in Israeli jails.

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Mohammad Shafia, his wife and his son were convicted of 4 honor killings in Kingston, Ont., last year.
 

Posted on: March 18th, 2012

News & ViewsGlobal

the Canadian Supreme Court has accepted the appeal of Iman Musa and Majida Mugrabi, an Israeli Muslim lesbian couple who sought refugee status in Canada. The judge ordered further hearings on the request due to the possibility that they would be honor-murdered if deported to Israel

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IDF Chief Lt. Gen. Gantz (red beret) and Canadian counterpart Gen. Natynczyk.
 

Posted on: March 18th, 2012

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The IDF Chief of General Staff, Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz concluded his official visit to Canada on Friday. Gantz was greeted by his Canadian counterpart, General Walt Natynczyk, who emphasized the importance he sees in strengthening security cooperation between the two countries. Since 2008 there has been an accelerated rapprochement between the Canadian and Israeli security establishments.

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Posted on: March 18th, 2012

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The Hartford Courant reports that Chabad Lubavitch of Litchfield County has filed notice in federal court appealing a federal judge’s dismissal in February of its lawsuit. Chabad claimed it was the victim of religious discrimination when the Borough of Litchfield, the Borough’s Historic District Commission and others denied the application to build a synagogue and […]

 

Posted on: March 17th, 2012

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John Demjanjuk, the retired US autoworker who was convicted of being a guard at the Nazis’ Sobibor death camp died Saturday at 91, his son told The AP. After close to 30 years of claiming his was a case of mistaken identity, Demjanjuk was convicted last May of 28,060 counts of being an accessory to […]

Compilation of Rocket Attack Filmed by Civilians
 

Posted on: March 16th, 2012

News & ViewsEye on "Palestine"

Watch compilation of rocket attack filmed by civilians. The cease fire which was supposedly declared last Tuesday morning remains more wishful thinking than an actual cessation of violence. Or perhaps, as some experts have said, this is the Islamic Jihad's new style of hurting Israel, delivering the cuts of a thousand knives in groups of only three a day, to make any serious IDF reaction appear "disproportionate."

 

Posted on: March 15th, 2012

News & ViewsJewish

A Miami plastic surgeon decided on an innovative way to reach the market of nose job enthusiasts – young Jews ages 15-30 – and have fun doing it. He hired the Groggers, an up and coming Orthodox rock band, and traded a nose job for their hilarious Jewish video entermercial "Jewcan Sam." Now the American Society of Plastic Surgeons wants to lower the boom on the guy.

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Posted on: March 15th, 2012

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The IDF Spokesperson’s Office reports that IDF soldiers patrolling along the Israel-Egypt border Thursday night identified a group of suspects who had infiltrated into Israel. The soldiers called on the suspects to stop, and when they failed to comply, the soldiers acted in accordance with the Army’s rules of engagement. Simultaneously, shots were fired from […]

Ashdod Deputy Mayor Boris Giterman shakes hands with ZAKA volunteer Yossi Landau in front of the shattered glass doors of a local store.
 

Posted on: March 15th, 2012

News & ViewsEye on "Palestine"

It has been unclear whether we're having a lull in the war or an interrupted peace, as Netivot, Beer Sheva and other population centers are hit every few hours. Standing in front of shattered glass storefronts, Ashdod Deputy Mayor Boris Giterman said southern mayors are asking Netanyahu "to put and end to this story."

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Posted on: March 15th, 2012

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A new Israeli invention is taking recycling to the extreme, turning bits found in sewage water into paper. In a report by Ynet News, Dr. Refael Aharon of Applied CleanTech explained that 10% of drainage coming out of homes through pipes is comprised of “solid substances” such as food leftovers, toilet paper, and fiber from […]

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Posted on: March 15th, 2012

News & ViewsNews Briefs

Cisco Systems, Inc. an American multinational corporation headquartered in San Jose, California, specializing in design, manufacturing, and sales of networking equipment, is purchasing NDS, developer of software solutions for multi-channel television providers which is jointly owned by European private equity firm Permira, and Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp., for $ 5 billion. NDS was founded in […]

The New Hampshire House of Representatives voted to force vendors to cater to gay weddings.
 

Posted on: March 15th, 2012

News & ViewsJewish

The New Hampshire House of Representative Wednesday defeated by a 246-85 vote a bill that would have allowed photographers, caterers and others to turn away wedding gigs if they had a religious objection to the marriage. "As New Hampshire goes, so goes the nation," and political trends have a way of trickling down to the more populated states.

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Posted on: March 15th, 2012

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Israel Air Force crafts attacked Thursday morning a rocket launching site in northern Gaza, and an offensive tunnel in the southern part of the strip. The IDF Spokesman’s office stated: “The IDF is set up and ready to defend the citizens of Israel and respond with strength and determination against any terrorist attempt.” The spokesman […]

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ZAKA ambulance takes bride to wedding hall near Kiryat Vishnitz.
 

Posted on: March 15th, 2012

News & ViewsNews Briefs

A young woman in Bnei Brak, Israel, had a problem Wednesday: she was about to get married, but the streets outside the wedding hall, situated next to Kiryat Vishnitz, also in Bnei Brak, were packed with thousands of Vishnitz Hasidim who came to pay their last respects to the Vishnitzer Rebbe. She called the ZAKA (a humanitarian volunteer organization) hotline.

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Posted on: March 14th, 2012

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Israel’s Army Radio cited a report in the Turkish daily newspaper Zaman as saying that Turkey has warned Iran against perpetrating acts of terrorism against Israelis or Jewish targets in Turkey. The report comes after Israel’s counter-terrorism bureau on Tuesday issued a travel advisory to citizens against traveling to Turkey, due to an unspecified plan by “terror […]

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