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Reports: Yeshiva Student Draft Dodgers to Face Criminal Charges

Haredi Orthodox yeshiva students will face criminal charges for dodging the draft under a proposed law, after the intervention of the prime minister, Israeli...

Government Says Aliyah Stats from US Better than Previously Stated

Official statistics on aliyah to Israel from the United States have been corrected to show that there was only a tiny change for the...

Knesset Eases Limits on Visitors’ Foreign Driving Licenses

Visitors to Israel will be able to use their foreign driving licenses for one year from their last time of entry if they have...

Rabbis Remain Silent as ‘Price Tag’ Vandalism Worsens

Rabbis and the Yesha Council are blowing a chance to prove that they are true nationalists and not country bumpkins.

US Jewish Groups Work to Sign People Up for Health Care

American Jewish organizations are going to bat for ObamaCare and are using social media to reach as many people as possible in an effort...

Peres Says He is Stepping Down in July – No Matter What

President Shimon Peres categorically rejected on Wednesday any suggestion, as reported here,  that he would agree to extend his five-year term of office if...

Israeli Cardiac GPS App Offered Free in February

Cathmaps+ emailed us this announcement via their PR firm: Following the release we sent to you last week about Cathmaps+, the Israeli company that created...

White House Picks Israel Foe for National Security Council

The White House is hiring Robert Malley, whose past writings on the Middle East have stirred controversy, as a senior member of the National...

Bibi Wants President Shimon to Squeeze One More Year

Two indefatigable climbers supporting one another in ways the rest of us easily fatigued mortals will never understand.

SFSU Student Continued Posting Violent Threats Against IDF, Jews

Knife-wielding and loving former SFSU student still wants to kill Jews, and is presumably still in Bay area

Avigdor Lieberman Warns US Jews ‘You Are Facing a Catastrophe’

It is not an easy fact to swallow, but the real demographic problem for Jews is in the Diaspora and not in Israel.

Ukraine Police Storm Protest Camp after 19 Killed in Clashes (Video)

The United States and United Nations once again have showed their weakness and have failed to prevent violence in Ukraine.

Rabbi Meir Schuster, the ‘Man of the Wall,’ Dies at Age 71

One is remembered for his mitzvahs and good deeds, and Rabbi “Heritage House’ Schuster will be remembered forever.

Rabbi Finds 103 Torah Scrolls Stolen from Jews in Hungary

A senior Hungarian rabbi said Tuesday he has found 103 Torah scrolls that were stolen from Hungarian Jews in World War II and hidden...

Uproar over Jewish Candidate’s Refusal to Shake Hands with Women

When a Muslim won’t look at a woman, it is called respect. When a Jew won’t shake her hand, it is called sexism.

Two Mortar Shells Explode in Golan Heights after Netanyahu’s Visit

Two mortar shells exploded in open areas in the central Golan Heights Tuesday afternoon, shortly after Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and his entourage left...

PA Pays Terrorists on Time but in Debt to Gas Stations

Arab gas stations in Judea and Samaria have refused to fill tanks of Palestinian Authority security vehicles because of six months of unpaid bills,...

Netanyahu Visits Golan Heights and Says It ‘Divides Good from Bad’

The Golan Heights “divides the good from the bad,” meaning Iran, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday during a visit to the region...

Jewish Fashion Magazine Targets Orthodox Women

It could be Vogue or Elle. But it’s Hadar Magazine. In English, “hadar” means “glorious.”

Beit Shemesh Agency Tackles Sexual Abuse One Case at a Time

"In many cases, perpetrators are ‘shipped’ to different communities instead of being dealt with.”

2,300-Year-Old Village Discovered Outside Jerusalem

The site reached the peak of its development in the Hellenistic period (3rd century BCE).

Antisemitic Graffiti Painted on Toulouse Buildings

Swastikas and other hate graffiti were painted on buildings throughout the French city of Toulouse. Sunday night’s vandalism, which also included far-right symbols, struck an...

Work with Kerry, Tim Kaine Tells Netanyahu

The chairman of the U.S. Senate subcommittee on the Middle East urged Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to cooperate with John Kerry in advancing...

Facebook’s Sandberg Recalls BBYO Experience

Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook, described how the Jewish youth movement BBYO helped to shape her. Sandberg, also the author of the best-seller...

Argentine Jewish Delegation to Follow Pope’s to Middle East

Jewish religious leaders are part of an Argentine delegation following the path that Pope Francis will take on his scheduled May visit to the...

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