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Thousands to Celebrate Shabbat Chayei Sarah in Hebron

Tomorrow, together with literally tens of thousands here in Hebron and Kiryat Arba, we will read in the Torah how Abraham, almost 4,000 years ago, purchased the Caves of Machpela for us, his children.

Vacation Space Available in Kineret Hotels

In wake of the series of small earthquakes that recently hit Tiberias, Kineret Hotels managers are reporting that many dozens of Tel Aviv residents...

Israel and Nigeria Ink New Aviation Deal

Israel and Nigeria inked a new bilateral aviation deal that will provide for direct flights between the two countries. The Bilateral Air Service Agreement enables...

Jewish Federations Chiefs Call for Free Jewish Preschool

The leaders of the Jewish Federations of North America are calling for free Jewish preschool for every Jewish family in America. Jewish Federations CEO Jerry...

Haredi and Zionist Beit Shemesh Residents Demanding a Split

Following accusations of election fraud in the city just outside Jerusalem, both sides agree they'd be much better off without one another.

Lhota: De Blasio Is Dinkins 2.0

“Did you miss me?” Lhota responded with a devilish smirk when asked by a Capital New York reporter about his new aggressive style.

New Crusader Kings II ‘Sons of Abraham’ Lets Jews Rebuild Temple

Convert others to Judaism, bring back the Priesthood, build the Holy Temple, re-create the Kingdom of Israel and hit up the pope for money at the same time. Yep, Crusader Kings II has gone Jewish.

2 Shot near US Navy Base in Tennessee

A member of the US National Guard shot two other guardsmen near a naval base in Tennessee. The shooter is in custody.

L.A. Gala Brings In $20 Million for Friends of IDF

Simon Cowell, celebrity judge of the “X Factor” and formerly “American Idol,” and Grammy Award-winning musician Lionel Richie were among those who attended The...

White House Presses Congress Not To Intensify Sanctions

The National Security Council has asked Congressmen at a White House briefing to delay passing new Iran sanctions, according to BuzzFeed. The meeting with top...

Arab Rock-Throwers Injure Woman in Samaria

Palestinian Authority Arab rock-throwers attacked passing motorists in at least three locations Thursday, wounding two people lightly and causing damage to cars. A woman was...

Adelson: Nuke Iran to Get It to Talk Business (Video)

Adelson criticized the Obama administration’s readiness to negotiate with Iran’s leaders.

French Politicians, Clergymen Back Petition Defending Circumcision

More than 5,500 people, including prominent French politicians, scholars and clergymen, have signed a petition against attempts to ban the ritual circumcision of boys...

Peres Hoping for a Possible ‘Iranian Spring’ Rebellion

Shimon Peres is wonderful man. The older he gets, the more he is optimistic – and the more he is detached from reality. He foresees an “Iranian Spring.” Doesn’t he know what happened in Libya and Egypt?

Wild Bushfires Drive Some Australian Jews from Their Homes

Yom Kippur prayers may be on the minds of Jews in Australia, ravaged by roaring fires. “Who will perish by water and who by fire,” says the prayer. One Jew lost his home – but saved a mezuzah.

Israeli Clock Change to Cut Time Difference with US – for One Week

Israel goes back to Standard time, known as “winter” time, at 2 a.m. Sunday morning, leaving only a six-hour and nine-hour difference from the...

Jews in Shanghai Exhibition in Chicago

An exhibition on the life of European Jewish refugees in Shanghai during World War II opened in Chicago on Monday, Xinhua reported. The exhibition, running from...

German ‘Bling Bishop’ Suspended by Vatican

The Vatican suspended indefinitely Germany's "bling bishop" on Wednesday, for his luxury lifestyle, following calls in Germany for his dismissal. "The Holy See deems it appropriate...

5,200 to Attend Annual Chabad Gathering in New York

Originally published at Chabad.org. Chabad Lubavitch emissaries will begin arriving in New York next week from all parts of the world for the Kinus Hashluchim—the...

Yaalon Rejects Iran Nuclear Program ‘Charm Offensive’

Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon, in a briefing to the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee on Wednesday, warned against falling for the recent...

Pentagon Official: U.S. Still Considering Drone Sale to Turkey

U.S. sales of drones to Turkey are still under consideration. “The United States continues to work through our approach to exporting unmanned systems to our...

After Mayoral Loss, the Buzzards Are Flying over Lieberman’s Head

Failure is an orphan in the Shas-Lieberman campaign aftermath – and winners in Israel don't get the "gracious" thing.

‘They’re Reform, Nebech’

As an individual, I would never dream of expressing this kind of judgment about the religious choices of a fellow human being, much less a Jewish person.

Boston Bomber Implicated in 9/11/11 Triple Murder, including 2 Jews

The slain former friend of Tamerlan Tsarnaev, deceased suspect in the Boston Marathon Bombings, apparently told authorities Tamerlan had participated in the triple murders in Waltham, MA on Sept. 11, 2011, court documents revealed

Turkish Jews Fleeing

Turkey, long a vacation destination for Israelis, is slowly being emptied of its Turkish Jews.

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