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Montreal’s First Jewish Mayor Arrested in Corruption Crackdown

Montreal’s first Jewish mayor and a Jewish former alderman were arrested as part of a crackdown on corruption. Michael Applebaum, who was appointed mayor last...

Arming Rebels May Give Al Qaeda Missiles that Can Down Israeli Plane

Obama wants to arm Syrian rebels. Saudi Arabia is giving them anti-aircraft missiles. And Al Qaeda has a how-to manual use them. Then it can do what Israel feared Assad would do – down an Israeli plane.

SodaStream Israel and KitchenAid Join Forces for New Machine

SodaStream, the Israel-based company that makes machines to convert tap water into fizz, has signed a deal with KitchenAid to join forces for a...

Cancer-Stricken Girl Sings to Barbra Streisand

Forget Streisand's concerts and performance for Peres. What may be the most emotional moment of her current visit to Israel was her listening to a cancer-stricken girl sing her own song, “People.”

Pope Francis Blesses Peres on Eve of His 90th Birthday

Pope Francis sent President Shimon Peres a letter with blessings for his 90th birthday, which is to be marked on August 2. Celebrations towards...

‘Price Tag’ Attackers an ‘Illegal Group’ but not Terrorists

“Price Tag” vandals who damage and burn Arab property and spray graffiti on mosques and churches are now official an illegal organization in Israel,...

NY Daily News: Brava to Alicia Keys’ Refusal to Bow to BDS

"Keys would have none of it from a person who is one step above a lunatic shouting anti-Semitic canards on the street."

Hundreds Detained in Istanbul Clashes

On Sunday, Turkish police detained 441 people following clashes in Istanbul between police and anti-government protesters, an official at the city's bar association told...

Catsimatidis Quietly Breaks Record with 50 Friendraiser Events

“The events outside Manhattan are drawing large crowds and attracting GOP Primary voters, building the enthusiasm we need to win.”

Bennett: ‘The Idea of Establishing a Palestinian State Reached a Dead End’

The only real solution is "to build, to build, to build" in Judea and Samaria.

Syrian TV: IAF Bombed Syrian Airport

The IDF is refusing to comment on a report on a Syrian television channel associated with the rebels, according to which Israel attacked the...

Rabbi Stav Attacked by Haredi Youths at a Wedding

A few boys began to push him, trying to make him trip and fall while he was dancing.

Suspect Apprehended in Bat Yam Synagogue Vandalism

A 48-year-old man was arrested Sunday on suspicion of defacing several synagogues in the Bat Yam area, south of Tel Aviv. The police said...

Rabbi David Stav: I’m Torn Up by the Divisive Atmosphere

"I was thinking of the path of the Torah and the mission of returning to the Chief Rabbinate the path of Rav Abraham Isaac Kook zt'l."

White House Chief Says Rohani Election ‘Potentially Hopeful’ (Video)

“If he (Rohani) is interested in, as he has said in his campaign, mending Iran’s relations with the rest of the world, there is an opportunity to do that.”

Canadian Jewish News to Keep Printing, Board Says

The Canadian Jewish News will keep publishing in print, the paper’s board announced. The paper’s president, Donald Carr, announced Friday that the board of directors...

Rav Ovadia Calls Tzohar Rav Stav ‘Evil’; Tzohar Replies: Repent

The campaign for Chief Rabbi has sunk to the depths even politicians have not reached. Rav Ovadia calls Rav Stav of Tzohar “evil” and Tzohar calls on the Torah sage to “repent.” Next up: Tisha B’Av.

Netanyahu on Iran’s New President: ‘We Wont Kid Ourselves’

“We won’t kid ourselves. The international community shouldn’t be tempted into wishful thinking,”  Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Sunday after the victory of relatively...

Fischer ‘Cagey’ on Succeeding Bernanke as Head of Fed

Outgoing Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer dodged questions from the Financial Times on whether he wants to succeed Ben Bernanke as director of...

Morsi to Cut Off Relations with Syria

Egyptian’s Muslim Brotherhood President Mohammed Morsi announced Saturday he will cut diplomatic ties with the regime of  Bashar Assad and close Cairo’s embassy in...

Rav Ovadia Attacks Tzohar Rabbi David Stav

The campaign for Chief Rabbi in Israel got uglier Saturday night with Shas party’s spiritual leader Rabbi Ovadia Yosef saying in his weekly address...

Iran and US in Proxy War in Syria

Iran and the US don’t have to go to war. They already are there. Obama arms Sunni rebels. Iran sends Hezbollah Shi’ites to help Assad. And Israel prays it won’t get the dirty end of the stick.

Erdogan Goes to War; Police Wound Hundreds, Attack Drivers

Erdogan goes berserk. One hour after delivering an ultimatum to protesters to leave Taksim Square, police attacked them with rubber bullets and tear gas, injuring drivers as well.

John Kerry on the Iranian Presidential Election

A Press Statement from Secretary of State John Kerry: We have seen the announcement by Iran’s Interior Ministry that Hassan Rouhani has been declared...

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