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Israel and Palestinian Authority Resume Secret Talks

Israeli and Palestinian Authority negotiators met for a second round of hush-hush peace talks on Tuesday, reportedly in Jericho. The first round of talks was...

If I Forget Thee, Jerusalem, I Must Be in Brussels

It is not enough that the US does not allow “Jerusalem, Israel” as a birthplace on passports. Now Brussels does not allow “Jerusalem” as a baby’s name, although Bethlehem is totally kosher.

Polish Photographer Uses Jewish Cemetery for Naked Photo Shoot

Polish photographer Lukasz Szczygielski has apologized for conducting a photo shoot with a half-naked model at the Jewish cemetery in the southern Polish town...

Livni Using ‘Peace Talks’ to Get Rid of Bennett

Tzipi Livni, Israel's senior negotiator in talks with the Palestinian Authority and head of her own tiny six-Knesset Member “Tnuah” party, is sniping at...

Saudi King Says Muslims Ready to Fund Egypt if US Cuts Aid

Saudi Arabia said Monday that it and other Muslim countries are ready to bankroll Egypt to make up for any financial aid that the...

Jewish School in Gondar, Ethiopia Closes as Aliyah Ends

Jewish Agency Chairman Natan Sharansky on Monday turned over the keys to the Jewish school of Gondar, Ethiopia, to the town’s mayor as the...

Sen. Leahy: Obama Secretly Suspended Egypt Military Aid

"Approximately $585 million remains unobligated."

Fire Destroys Bunkhouse at NY Camp for Kids with Cancer

A fire at Camp Simcha, a camp  for children with cancer, destroyed one bunkhouse and damaged a newly built one. The fire was discovered when...

Rich Get Richer: Germany Saves $55 Billion on Crisis

The rule of when it rains it pours seems to be working in Germany's favor.

Agudath Israel slams NJ Gay Therapy Law

Agudath Israel of America condemned a New Jersey law prohibiting gay reparative therapy for minors as an infringement on religious freedom. The statement from Agudah...

Palestinian Hacker Posts on Marc Zuckerberg’s Facebook Wall

A Palestinian hacker posted a message on Facebook founder Marc Zuckerberg’s wall to show there is a bug in the social network’s security settings. Khalil...

Israelis Should Avoid Visiting Turkey, Govt. Says

The Israeli government issued an unequivocal travel advisory on Monday warning Israelis to avoid visiting Turkey, a popular vacation destination for Israelis over the...

Latin American Trading Moving Up on Israeli Agenda

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is working to improve economic ties with politically friendly Latin American countries in order to compensate for the...

Egypt Coptic Christian Leadership Condemns Western Media Coverage

In the face of an unprecedented wave of violence directed against Coptic Christians amid the turmoil in Egypt that has left hundred’s dead, the...

Roger Waters Open Letter Calls on Musicians to Boycott Israel

British rocker Roger Waters published an open letter calling on fellow musicians to join a boycott of Israel. “I write to you now, my brothers...

Israeli Economy Second-Quarter Growth Exceeds Expectations

Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) announced that the Israeli economy grew at an annual rate of 5.1 percent in the second fiscal quarter...

Lapid Tells Haredim ‘Go Work’ as Child Subsidy Cuts Go into Effect

Israel's social security administration objected to these cuts, arguing that they expect them to send some 35 thousand new children below the poverty line.

Egypt Closes Gaza Border Crossing – No Flotillas on the Horizon

Egypt closes Rafah border crossing, but no outrage from the defenders of Gaza. On the other hand, Hamas and Fatah are busy insulting each other.

NY Paper Lists Eliot Spitzer’s Sins on Front Page

Eliot Spitzer is receiving not just hate mail, but newspaper front page hate mail. All 3 major NYC newspapers endorsed his opponent, but Spitzer is nonetheless nearly 20 points ahead in the polls.

Islamists Parade Nuns as POWs, Replace Cross with Al Qaeda Banner

Egyptian Islamists paraded nuns in Cairo as prisoners of war, looted churches and replaced a cross with a banner that represented the Al Qaeda...

Palestinian Authority Hacker Posts on Zuckerberg’s Facebook Wall

A Palestinian Authority hacker from Hevron posted a message on Facebook founder Marc Zuckerberg’s wall to show there is a bug in the social...

Yahrzheit Today for Dr. Applebaum and Daughter Nava

A Palestinian Authority suicide bomber ten years ago Monday night, on the Hebrew calendar, exploded his charge and killed seven people, including American Israelis...

Met Council Taps NY Finance Chief Frankel to Replace Rapfogel

The Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty is bringing in New York City’s finance chief, David Frankel, to succeed the fired William Rapfogel as executive...

The Ultimate Revenge for Holocaust Survivor: New Torah Scroll

Holocaust survivors have at least two ways to take revenge against the Nazis. One is to overcome the past and bring a new family into the world. The other is to donate a Torah. Marge Fettmen did both.

’Yoseph Robinson Ave.’ Honors Orthodox Jewish Jamaican (Video)

New York City has renamed an intersection “Yoseph Robinson Ave.,” in memory of a Jamaican convert who was gunned down while trying to protect...

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