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Nachal Chareidi Wins Prestigious Award

Nachal Chareidi, the Ultra-Orthodox combat unit, has won the prestigious General Staff Award for their exceptional operational performance.

Lebanon Soldier’s Family: Our Son Deserves Medal

The family of the Lebanon army soldier who shot and killed IDF soldier Shlomi Cohen said that their son deserves a medal for killing...

Members Flee Academic Group Boycotting Israel, May Form New Group

The loss of membership and the launching of a competitor association, along with the legal challenge to the American Studies Association's tax-exempt status, may be the only real legacy of the ASA's boycott of Israel.

Abbas Accuses Israel of Hurting Peace Talks by Killing Terrorists

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas accused Israel on Wednesday of escalating violence and trying to block the “peace process” by killing terrorists. The IDF on...

Israeli-American Nabbed in Taliban weapons Jailed for 15 Years

An Israeli-American man caught in a sting operation trying to sell weapons to Taliban terrorists was sentenced on Wednesday to 25 years in prison. Oded...

Emerson Buys Israel High-Tech Firm, Will Set Up R&D in Israel

The giant Emerson company of the United States has joined the high-tech parade t Israel and has bought the Israeli start-up Israel’s privately-held APM...

Senators Introduce Sanctions Bill to Break Iran Deal

The 26 senators basically made a stand against President Obama.

Brandeis, Penn State Quit ASA after Vote to Boycott Israel

Brandeis University and Penn State Harrisburg on Wednesday announced they have withdrawn from the American Studies Association (ASA) following the ASA membership’s Dec. 15...

Israel Museum Buys 1,500-Year-Old Persian Coin Collection

The Israel Museum has bought more than 1,200 silver coins that were used in Persia in the 4th and 5th centuries and which includes...

Illegal African Infiltrators Violate Detention Conditions Again

Illegal African infiltrators continued to violate the terms of their administration detention Thursday and marched to demonstrate their demand for asylum as refugees, which...

Pope Francis to Visit in Israel in May

Pope Francis will make his first official visit to Israel for only 48 hours in late May, Israel media reported Thursday. The trip is scheduled...

Israeli Researcher: Chewing Gum Cause of Migraines in Teens

"Every doctor knows that overuse of the TMJ will cause headaches."

Swedish County Eyeing Ban on Circumcision

A county in Sweden is moving ahead with plans to ban the non-medical circumcision of boys, its leading elected official said. Per-Ola Mattsson, the commissioner...

IRS Tax Regulations Prompt Olim to Revoke American Citizenship

A get-tough IRS policy on Americans living abroad has encouraged some Americans living abroad, including “olim” in Israel, to revoke their American citizenship, the...

Britain’s Chief Rabbi Calls for Ban on Women Reading from Torah

British Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis has called on Orthodox synagogues to ban “partnership” minyan services, where women can lead prayers and read from the...

German Town Revokes Hitler’s Honorary Citizenship

The testimony of a woman whose family was exterminated by the Nazi helped convinced a Bavarian town council to vote unanimously to revoke the...

Court Suspends Rabbis’ Order to Require Woman to Allow Son’s Brit

Israel’s Supreme Court has suspended a Rabbinical Court (Beit Din) order that a woman in divorce proceedings allow her baby son, now one year...

Lieberman Party to Ditch Likud in Next Elections

Israel Beiteinu Party Secretary MK Faina Kirschenbaum said that this was a done deal.

Arab MK Tibi Makes a Storm Out of Cup of Tea Thrown at Him

A Be’er Sheva area man threw a lukewarm cup of hot tea in the face of MK Ahmed Tibi on Thursday during the legislator’s...

French Jewish Comedian Has Baby with Monaco Royal

Monaco Royal Charlotte Casiraghi and the French Jewish comedian Gad Elmaleh embraced their first son. The baby, Raphael, was born Tuesday at Princess Grace Hospital...

Putin to Pardon Russian Tycoon from Jewish Family

Russian president Vladimir Putin said Thursday he will sign pardon for jailed tycoon and Kremlin critic Mikhail Khodorkovsky "in the nearest future," RIA Novosti...

Happy Birthday, Mr. Wallenberg, and Thank You for All Those Lives

Young Israel celebrates the life of the diplomat turned wartime hero.

Prince Charles ‘Deeply Troubled’ by Mideast Christians’ Plight

The heir to the British throne, Prince Charles, said that he is “deeply troubled” by the plight of Christians in the Middle East. “I have...

Spain Draft Law Grants Sephardic Jews Citizenship

Spain’s ruling Popular Party (PP) has submitted a draft law that could grant citizenship to descendants of Jews expelled from Spain during the Spanish...

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