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Jerusalem Highway and Gush Etzion Shut Down Again

Highway 1 to Jerusalem was shut down on Saturday evening a mere hour after it was reopened to buses and taxis. The Ministry of Transportation...

Storm of the Century in Israel Claims 4 Lives

The "storm of the century" that spread as far south as the Sinai peninsula and Egypt.

School Closings Update

As of now, on Sunday there will be no school in the following locations: Jerusalem Ariel Kiryat Arba Golan Parts of the Galil Gush Etzion Ramallah Beit El

IDF Helicopter Transports Woman in Labor to Hospital

Over Shabbat, a woman from Yitzhar began having contractions. Unable to get to the hospital because of the snow on the road, an IDF helicopter...

Weekend Snow Update: Jerusalem Lock-down, Blackouts, and Lots of Snow (+ Photos)

The massive snow storm knocked out electricity, and shut down the main highways to Jerusalem.

French Town Honors Killer of US, Israeli Diplomats

A suburb of Paris honored a man imprisoned for helping to murder diplomats from Israel and the United States. A majority of aldermen in the...

Spanish Hotel Built on 15th Century Synagogue Opens New Shul

A Spanish hotel built on the remains of a 15th century synagogue opened a new synagogue on its seventh floor. The opening last week at...

Al Qaeda Group Behind Foiled Suicide Bombing at Kansas Airport

The Kansan was charged with attempting to use weapons of mass destruction and providing material support to a foreign terrorist organization.

PA Businessman Rejects Bloomberg’s Million Dollar Offer

Palestinian Authority influential businessman Sam Bahour wrote New York City’s outgoing Mayor Michael Bloomberg, “Thank you, but no thank you” after Hizzoner said he...

Haredi Voters in Beit Shemesh Admit They Gave ID Cards to Others

Several Haredi residents in Beit Shemesh have confessed to police investigators that they gave the identification cards to others to vote in their place,...

Kerry Meeting with Netanyahu to End Two-Day Visit

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has been meeting with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu Friday morning  and into the afternoon following his talks with...

EU Wants to Pay Israel and the Palestinian Authority to Sign Deal

A European Union official said that its Political and Security Committee has approved a policy to offer Israel and the Palestinian Authority an aid...

Chief Rabbi Asks Families to Host Stranded Drivers on Shabbat

Chief Rabbi David Lau said has urged Jerusalem families to open their doors and host drivers and passengers stranded in the mammoth snowstorm that...

AP: Missing Former Jewish FBI Agent Spied on Iran for CIA

Robert Levinson, a former Jewish FBI agent, was working directly for the CIA on a mission in Iran when he was last seen in...

Israel Promises to Keep Consulate in Philadelphia

The Foreign Ministry has notified Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter that its consulate offices in Philadelphia will remain open following reports that they were to...

Reform Sell Half of Its HQ to Raise Cash for Youth Programs

The Union for Reform Judaism has sold off half of its headquarters in New York and is investing $1 million from the proceeds to...

Where Are the Pictures?

When Haredim engage in violence, it's always, without exception, unequivocally, for a reason.

No Eiruv in Jerusalem this Shabbat

The Jerusalem Rabbinic Eiruv Committee has announced that this coming Shabbat, parshat Va'yechi, the Eiruv in the city is not reliable, due to the...

Russian Minister Threatens to Nuke US

The arms race is back on and out in the open, with Russia flexing its rhetorical strength and stretching its protective reach towards Iran.

Suit against Synagogue Dropped, Peace Returns to Lower East Side

The Jewish Press has acquired a copy of a notice of discontinuance that was filed with the Supreme Court of NY County.

IDF Officer Who Hit Anarchist to Keep His Job for Now

Lt. Colonel Eisner was trying to stop anarchists from blocking Highway 90, when he hit at least one of the anarchists.

Israel Will be First Non-Euro Member of Nuclear Research Group

The European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), has voted to welcome Israel as its 21st member state. CERN's main area of research is particle physics,...

Jack Lew Tells Joint ‘US Will Move Against Iran Sanctions Busters’

The United States is prepared to move against violators of its sanctions against Iran, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew told the American Jewish Joint...

Arabs Attack Jewish Drivers with Rocks Packed in Snowballs

The snow in Jerusalem Thursday no only did not stop Arabs from attacking Jewish motorists with rocks but also helped them to do sin...

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