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Podhoretz Storms Off 92nd Street Y Stage in Spat with J Street

See Shushed and Booed, Podhoretz Walks Out on 92 St. Y Panel for a better informed version of this story. Commentary editor John Podhoretz stormed off...

Israel Loses Case to Gag Witness in Bank of China Terror Trial

An American family, whose son was killed in a suicide attack in Israel, has won its argument in a U.S. court against the Netanyahu...

Police Put an End to Protest by Illegal African Infiltrators

Immigration police, backed up by Border Police, broke up an unauthorized protest by illegal African infiltrators in front of the office of Prime Minister...

Off-Shore Oil Field May Contain 3 Billion Barrels of Oil

Noble told analysts that drilling will not begin before the end of next year.

Damaged Torahs Found in Iraq Buried in New York

Damaged Torah scrolls found by U.S. troops in Iraq’s intelligence headquarters were buried in a cemetery in New York on Sunday, according to Jewish...

‘Most People Don’t Lie, and Liars Confess,’ Says Ben Gurion Study

A recent survey conducted by researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and the University of Amsterdam found that most people tend to avoid...

Air Force Airlifts Generators for Blacked-out Towns in Samaria

The Israeli Air Force has airlifted generators to end an electricity blackout in the Jewish communities of Itamar and Shiloh in Samaria (Shomron.) The two...

Court Approves Haredi-Led Consortium to Take Over IDB Conglomerate

A Tel Aviv court Tuesday has rejected arguments from embattled billionaire Nochi Dankner and has given its stamp of approval to allow a consortium,...

8-Year-Old ‘Superman Sam’ Sommer Died of Leukemia

"Over his entire brief but meaningful life, Sammy has taught all of us about courage, struggle, strength, and wisdom."

Government Issues Annual Misleading Report on Poverty

The National Insurance Institute (NII) (Bituach Leumi) has released its annual report on poverty that once is based on a statistical method that guarantees...

Report: Hamas Prepared to Join Fatah to Hold Elections

The Hamas terrorist organization has told Palestinian Authority chairman Mahmoud Abbas it is ready to agree to national unity government in preparation for local...

Jerusalem Light Rail System Back in Operation but Woes Pile Up

Jerusalem’s light rail system is back in operation for the first time since the “snowstorm of the century” shut it down and crippled the...

Should Israel Help Save America’s Jewish Community?

Israel has invested more than $125 million trying to bring young Jews to visit, with meager results.

Haredi Sect Blames Zionists, Persecution, for Seized Children

The Canadian Lev Tahor cult of about 200 is headed by convicted felon Shlomo Helbrans, an Israeli returnee who left Israel with his followers in 1990.

Ostreicher Released from Bolivian Prison

Jacob Ostreicher, a New York businessman held in Bolivia since 2011, is back in the United States. Two Jewish news websites, JP Updates and Algemeiner,...

UN Security Council Condemns Lebanese Sniper Attack on Israeli

UN Security Council labels Lebanese soldier's shooting death of Israeli soldier "deplorable."

Another Israeli First: ‘Vegan’ Pizza without Products from Animals

Domino’s Pizza in Israel has come up with the world’s first Vegan pizza that does not have cheese or any other products derived from...

50 Richest Arabs’ Combined Wealth Is $266 Billion

The 50 richest Arabs in the world have a combined wealth of slightly more than $266 billion, and 23 of them are from Saudi...

UPDATED Harvard Exams Interrupted by Bomb Threat

SEE UPDATE AT END OF ARTICLE At 9:02 Monday morning, Dec. 16, Harvard University students were gearing up for exams when students received a university...

Alan Dershowitz Retiring from Harvard Law School

Alan Dershowitz, one of the country’s most prominent lawyers and a passionate advocate for Israel, is retiring from Harvard Law School at the age...

Iran Says Its Foreign Minister Scolded Kerry

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, in separate phone calls, allegedly scolded U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry for what he said was an...

More Kosher Snack Foods Coming Up for Passover

Snack food manufacturers are increasingly turning to the Orthodox Union for kosher certification to expand their markets during the Passover holiday. Classic Foods announced last...

Coup Attempt in South Sudan Imperils Israeli Aid Group

Intense fighting amid a coup attempt in Juba, the capital of South Sudan, has forced the Israeli aid group IsraAid to suspend its operations...

Illegal African Infiltrators March for Refugee Status

Hundreds of illegal infiltrators from Africa fled from their detention facility in metropolitan Tel Aviv Sunday night and marched on a highway in southern...

American Studies Association Votes to Boycott Israeli Universities

A one-third turnout of American Studies Association (ASA) members have voted to endorse its national council’s call for a boycott of Israeli universities, the...

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