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Rapper Apologizes for Appearing to Mock Jews

U.S. rapper Macklemore apologized after a firestorm over appearing in costume as what looked like an eastern European Jew.

Labor MK Accused of Leaking Classified Info

A Labor party lawmaker has been suspended from membership in subcommittees of the Knesset's Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee for leaking classified information.

UCLA SJP ‘Violated Principles of Civility, Respect and Inclusion’

Just because speech is constitutionally protected doesn’t mean that it is wise, fair or productive.

Elie Wiesel’s Childhood Romanian Home is Now New Holocaust Center

The Holocaust Cellar will serve as a learning center dedicated to the 13,000 local Jewish Holocaust victims.

Survey: 74% of French Jews Mulling Emigration

95.2% of all respondents to the online survey said they viewed anti-Semitism as “very worrisome” or “worrisome.”

US Soldier Killed in Jordan

US Army Specialist Adrian M. Perkins, 19, of Pine Valley, California, was shot and killed on Saturday. He died in an Amman, Jordan hospital from...

UN to Tackle UNRWA Charter

Palestinians are the only refugee group in the world with a relief organization dedicated to their issue. Other refugee populations have been resettled; why are Palestinians different?

That Extra Bit of Comfort to Birthing in Jerusalem

Having a baby is hard work. But Israel really makes it worth all the effort – starting with one particular hospital in Jerusalem.

Court to Hear Appeal in Activist Death

The International Solidarity Movement claims to be a non-violent protest movement, but why do it's members consistently support violence?

IDF General Staff Visits Kotel

Senior IDF officers visited the Western Wall today to prepare for next week’s Jerusalem Day celebrations in the capital. Members of the IDF Joint Chiefs...

Yad Vashem Preparing for Papal Visit

Yad Vashem, Israel's Holocaust memorial and museum, will present a replica of a Holocaust-era drawing to Pope Francis when he visits the site next Monday. Like Popes Benedict...

El-Sisi Heading to Presidential Victory in Egypt

Egypt's Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has already picked up 85% of the ex-pat vote for president.

Danino: No Tolerance For Price Taggers During Papal Visit

Israel, Jordan and the Palestinian Authority are putting the final touches on preparations for Pope Francis' arrival next weekend. But police spokesmen are frustrated they haven't been able to crack the 'price tag' nut

Kharkov Moving Towards Secession?

The Kharkov region is set to hold a referendum on independence within a week.

Knesset to Choose Next President June 10

Knesset members will choose Israel's next president on June 10. Candidates include former MKs, Supreme Court justice, Nobel laureate

Likud, Labor MK s Unite to Submit Temple Mount Prayer Bill

Israeli MKs from Likud and Labor plan to submit a bill allowing Jews to pray on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem's Old City.

More Members of Congress Visiting Judea and Samaria

“We met with Israeli residents who just want to live their lives, to coexist with their neighbors. They want to leave politics out of it. It was impressive to see how these communities actually function and how well they get along with their surroundings.”

Moving Target

The video shows a passenger train traveling between Ashkelon and Sderot being filmed from within Gaza - how long until a missile targets it instead.

Colombian Convert’s Journey to Israel and the IDF

Corporal Diego Tapia, 28, is not your typical IDF soldier. Born a Catholic, in Bogota, Colombia, Diego discovered Judaism during his research in university, converted and immigrated to Israel. After completing three years of study in Yeshiva in Jerusalem he enlisted in the IDF.

Quarter Million Egyptian Expats Vote

More than 265,000 Egyptian expats voted in the Egyptian presidential elections.

Tens of Thousands Visit Meron

Police report that tens of thousands of people visited the grave of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai in Meron this year. It's become a popular tradition...

Maccabi Electra Becomes Europe’s New Basketball Champions

For 10,000 Israeli fans that filled the Mediolanum Forum Arena in Milan, Italy, Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv’s win against Spain’s Real Madrid was a sweet victory.

Israel Tourism Ministry Prepares to Welcome Pope Francis

The Israel Ministry of Tourism is investing approximately NIS 10 million ($2.9 million) in marketing initiatives and infrastructure projects before, during and after the visit of Pope Francis to Israel, on May 25-26 May.

Libyan Parliament Attacked in Islamist Purge Attempt

Severe birth pains have accompanied Libya's lurch towards democracy.

Is Australia’s Labour Party Slipping off the Left Flank?

Australia has always had a vocal far-left constituency, but they are a minority that have had little voice in mainstream politics. Is that changing?

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