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Settlement Deal Reached with Family of “Prisoner X”

In a settlement deal between the state and the family of Ben Zygier (aka Prisoner X), the State of Israel has agreed to pay...

Will Israeli Companies be Israeli in the Future?

Israel’s national snack food is Bamba, made by Osem, in which Nestle has a major stake. Strauss Foods is partly owned by Pepsi. Now China wants to buy Israel Tnuva. Will McDonald’s buy out falafel stands?

Kerry Links Attack on Syria with Deterring Iran

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry warned House Armed Services Committee Tuesday that failure to grant President Obama the freedom to attack the Assad...

Agunot Activist Woman Appointed to Panel for Jewish Judges

Justice Minister Tzipi Livni has appointed the first woman as one of the members of the State Committee for the Appointment of Rabbinical Court...

Free Wi-Fi in Tel Aviv

Free Wifi will be available in 80 different locations in Tel Aviv, and will serve residents and visitors to the city.

Holocaust Video Game Designer Seeking Public Funding

But the game he appears to be pushing is not so much about the Holocaust as about a kind of post-Disney pastoral animation.

Firebomb Near Efrat, Carjacking Near Dolev

Firebombs, carjackings, and stonings seem to be the rule this evening.

MK Feiglin to Address Visitors to Temple Mount from which He is Barred

In the Jewish State, religious Jews are kept by secular politicians on the command of Arab executives from setting foot on the holiest place on Earth.

German Firm Apologizes for Contraceptive with Anti-Foreigner Message

This may have been the first time the birth process was termed "immigration."

Obama Welcomes Russia’s Proposal on Syria

In multiple interviews with TV networks, President Barack Obama said he would prefer to have a diplomatic solution to the crisis rather than insist...

Haifa to Coordinate Yom Kippur and Feast of the Cross

Authorities in the northern Israeli city of Haifa are preparing for possible conflicts resulting from the fact that Yom Kippur, which begins at sundown...

AIJAC Congratulates New Australian PM, Known Israel Supporter

Mark Leibler and Dr Colin Rubenstein of The Australia/Israel and Jewish Affairs Council have sent congratulations to Australia’s new Government, J-Wire reported. Newly elected PM Tony...

Ron Paul Condemned over Speaking to Antisemitic Catholics

Ron Paul, a former Texas congressman and Republican presidential candidate, has been condemned for plans to speak at a conference hosted by the Fatima...

Haredi MK to US Envoy: Rabbis Will Declare Religious War

It would probably be easier for the U.S. to make peace between the warring factions in Syria than between MK Porush and Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid.

Why is AIPAC Suddenly Part of the Syria Strike Push?

Team Obama came down hard on AIPAC to use its political muscle to convince members of congress to vote in favor of the U.S. strike on Syria.

Polio Virus Found in Jerusalem Sewage System

Traces of the wild polio virus have been found in Jerusalem sewage system.

Obama Begins Attack Blitz, Says 24 Nations Back ‘Strong Response’

The White House announced Monday that more than dozen more countries have formally backed a “strong international response" to the use of chemical weapons...

Violent Guards and Violent Haredi Extremists Duel in Beit Shemesh

Extremist Haredim were at again in Beit Shemesh, breaking into a construction site that they say contains old Jewish graves. The Haredim found the Arab guards even more violent.

Election Eve Poll Gives De Blasio Possible First-Round Victory

Bill de Blasio has turned around the election polls one day before the real vote and has a chance to win Tuesday’s election without...

Navalny Misses Runoff in Moscow Mayoral Race, Seeking Recount

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny called for a recount in Moscow’s mayoral election after missing the runoff vote cutoff by one percentage point. He...

Hikind, D’Amato Rally Jewish Voters for Bill Thompson

Thompson brushed off suggestions that having D’Amato stumping for him tarnished his liberal credentials.

Russia Suggests UN Guard Assad’s Chemical Weapons

Russia suggests Assad turn over chemical weapons to the UN. Then Obama can call off an attack and Assad can claim he captured poison gas from rebels. But what about the nerve gas the Assad keeps hidden?

IDF Tests Soldiers with Surprise Drill near Syrian Border

The IDF staged a surprise drill Saturday night on Mount Hermon, and Nahal Brigade soldiers used live fire and took over a mock outpost...

Assad Warns US and Israel to Expect Chemical Attack (Video)

The US, Israel and others might be hit with chemical weapons if they attack, says Assad. But would he use them? Of course not. Not him. But there always is Hezbollah. Or rebels. But not Assad. Never.

Another Israeli Start-Up to Raise Money on Wall Street

Israeli start-up Outbrain, which provides a digital content management and storage solution,  sis going to Wall Street to raise $100-200 million in a public...

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