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Israeli Windsurfer Shahar Zubari Takes Gold at World Cup

Israeli windsurfer Shahar Zubari won a gold medal at the Sailing World Cup in China, finishing first in in the men’s RS:X on Saturday...

Nearly One-Third of Syria’s Christians Have Fled Their Homes

Nearly one-third of Syria’s native Christians have fled their homes during the Syrian civil war, according to Syrian Christian leader Melkite Greek Catholic Patriarch...

Bills to ‘Balance the Power’ of the Court Doomed – for Now

The US enjoys a “check and balances” system of legislative, judicial and executive powers. In Israel, the leftwing keeps an imbalance. The rightwing is too immature to succeed to pass a bill to change it.

Karnit Flug Named as Governor of Bank of Israel

PM Netanyahu and Finance Minister Lapid announced that acting Bank of Israel Governor Karnit Flug will be appointed as the next governor. Flug will be...

Al Qaeda Truck Bomb Kills another 30 people in Syria

A truck bomb that was aimed at Syrian soldiers killed at least 30 people, most of them civilians, in Syria on Sunday, according to...

Israel Quivers from Third Mild Earthquake in a Week

The third mild earthquake in a week struck Israel around noon Sunday in the area of Tiberias and the Sea of Galilee and measuring...

Relatives of Egyptian Righteous Gentile Refusing Yad Vashem Award

Muhammad Helmy, an Egyptian doctor who lived in Berlin during the war rescued a Jewish family, but his own family ignores his Yad Vashem praise.

My Sincere Apologies to the Turkish Nation, Can You Ever Forgive Me?

You may not know it, but my name is mud in Turkey, and it's all because I insist on writing my opinion. It's a curse.

Feiglin Injured in Bicycle Accident

MK Moshe Feiglin sustained injures in a bicycle accident Sunday morning. Feiglin was out on his bike, riding on the Samaria lanes when he fell...

Palestinian Authority Man Shot in Latest Infiltration Attempt

IDF troops shot the infiltrator as he attempted to breach the town's fence.

20% of Hamas Budget for Terror Tunnels

This massive amount of money is not going towards schools, medical centers, or social programs - just terrorism.

US Ambassador ‘Shocked’ after Touring Gaza Terror Tunnel

Shapiro tweeted: “US condemns terrorist tunnels, supports Israel’s right and ability to self-defense, and is focused on advancing negotiations for peace.”

Dutch Jewish Hospital is Holland’s First Green Health Facility

A Jewish hospital near Amsterdam became the first healthcare facility in the Netherlands to receive official recognition for its environmentally friendly practices. Jacques Moors, the...

Muslim Group Appoints Jew as Philadelphia Director

The Council on American-Islamic Relations hired a Jewish filmmaker and interfaith activist as executive director of the group’s Philadelphia office. Jacob Bender is the highest...

French Lawyer Disbarred for Motion to Replace Jewish Judge

A lawyer from Lyon in eastern France has been disbarred for filing a motion to disqualify a Jewish judge because of his origins. The French...

Polish Jews Say Mosque Torching Reminiscent of Kristallnacht

Representatives of the Jewish community of Gdansk, Poland, said the torching of a mosque had “frightening connotations” of the Nazi-inspired Kristallnacht pogroms against Jews. The...

Kerry, Netanyahu to Meet in Rome

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will meet in Rome with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to discuss talks with the Palestinians and Iran. Kerry...

Saudi Arabia Says No to UN Security Council Seat

Saudi Arabia rejected assuming the seat it just won on the UN Security Council.

Ha’aretz Survey Shows Lapid Crashing, Jewish Home, Meretz, Soaring

Jewish Home probably siphoned off 2 seats from Lapid and 1 from Shas, to grow to 15 seats in this survey.

Glatt Kosher Company Donates $10,000 in Hotdogs to Soup Kitchen

Glatt kosher hotdog manufacturer Abeles & Heymann is donating $10,000 in hotdogs to the Masbia soup kitchen.

Putin to Visit Cairo, After US Abandons Ally Further

Russia is filling in the vacuum in Egpyt that the U.S. is leaving behind.

Kolko Gets 13 Years for Sex Abuse after Judge Refuses to Scrap Plea

Yosef Kolko, 39, was sentenced late Thursday in Toms River, N.J. to close to 13 years, after the judge refused to let him take...

When Holy Man Says to Dig, Indian Archeologists Obey

In Israel there may be lots of strife between men of the cloth and the men and women of the pickax and the shovel—usually...

Rising Antisemitism Causing European Jews to Hide Faith

A new survey shows that many European Jews hide their faith due to fear of antisemitism. The online poll by the European Union Agency for...

New JCC Set to Open in Warsaw

In a sign of the growing revival of Polish Jewish life, a new Jewish Community Center is set to open in Warsaw on Oct....

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