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JESNA to Shut its Doors

The Jewish Education Service of North America will end its operations in July after 31 years. Established in 1982, JESNA has been downsizing for the...

Gulf Arab States Impose Sanctions on Hezbollah over Syria

Gulf Arab states on Monday threatened sanctions against the Lebanese Shi'ite terrorist group Hezbollah in retaliation for its intervention in support of Syrian President...

Hispanic TV Personalities Taste Israel

“It reaffirmed for me how important it is to have dinner with your family at home."

Reform Movement New Meddling in Israeli Policy: the Bedouin

“Any plan to resettle members of the Bedouin community must be developed with leaders of that community rather than be forced upon them.”

Rare Discovery of Mikveh in New England Rewrites US Jewish History

The mikveh barely existed in 19th century American, where Jewish immigrants turned against religion. But one has been found in Connecticut, and it is more similar those in Israel than in the US.

Yahrzheit for Lubavitcher Rebbe Expected to Draw 50,000 Visitors

Tens of thousands of Jews are expected to visit the gravesite of the Lubavitcher Rebbe Tuesday, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson (z"l), who passed away...

PA Strikes Out again; Boulder Nixes Making Nablus ‘Sister City’

The Boulder City Council Monday night decided to leave the “peace process” for those with less common sense and overwhelmingly nixed a controversial proposal...

Savvy Israelis Ahead of US in Smartphone Internet Use

Israel often can be seen with two cell phones, one in each ear. Smartphones have been around in Israel only since 2009 but already are in most Israeli’s hands. No wonder Waze was made in Israel

Double Suicide Bombings in Center of Damascus Kill 2

A double suicide bombing in the center of Damascus morning killed at least two people and injured two dozen others, according to a regime-operated...

Rabbi Who Compiled Laws of the Sabbath Dies at 85

Rabbi Yehoshua Neuwirth, who compiled the widely used “Shmirat Shabbat K’Hilkhatah," died Monday night in Jerusalem  at the age of 85. Tens of thousands of...

Haredim Lose Out to Women’s Place on Panel that Elects Rabbis

The Knesset passed into law on Tuesday a requirement that at least four women be included on the committee that elects rabbinical court rabbis....

Riot Police Storm Istanbul’s Taksim Square

Turkish riot police stormed Taksim Square early Tuesday morning and clashed with protesters, one day before protests leaders were to meet with Turkish Prime...

IRS and Mas Hachnasa to Increase Cooperation

According to the Mas Hachnasa (Israel Tax Authority) website, senior members of the IRS, met yesterday in Jerusalem with the Tax Authority director, Moshe...

Pot Quinn Accusing Kettles of Pandering to Jews

Quinn actually said: “You know what else is wrong? … Going into communities and pandering and telling them what they want to hear just so you can get their vote."

Liberman: Israel Must Stop Listening to Hypocritical EU

r Liberman said that unless the EU places Hezbollah on its terrorist organization list, Israel should stop allowing the EU to meddle in Israel's diplomacy

Erdogan’s Party Finds Terror Weapon Deadlier than Car Bombs:Twitter

Erdogan’s ruling party uncovers terror “deadlier than a car bomb.” It’s called Twitter ,and Turkey will carry out counterterrorist measures to ban Twitter “slander.” Now the world can sleep better.

‘Quarter of New York City Underwater in 40 Years’

“Move over Sandy, the Worst is Yet to Come” might be the headlines in New York City in 2050 if scientists’ projections are correct. Studies...

Muslim Brotherhood Digging Roots in Boston

Good American Muslim citizens in Boston have been shocked to find material in local mosques backed by the Muslim Brotherhood movement and calling for...

Firebombs Thrown onto Gush Etzion Tunnel Road

On Monday night, two firebombs were thrown at the entrance to the southern tunnel leading into Gush Etzion (on the bridge side), according to...

Knesset Bill to Cut MKs Salaries Passes First Reading

The Knesset Monday approved on the first reading a bill that would cut salaries of Knesset Members and the President of Israel by 10...

Ambassador Oren: Samantha Really, Really Cares about Israel

Michael Oren knows his job. Never agitate the US. Don’t say Israel’s right when the US “knows” it’s wrong. It’s no wonder he praises Samantha Power, but must he say she “really cares” about Israel?

Open Skies Ahead for Israel

Minister of Transportation Yisrael Katz signed an Open Skies agreement with the EU on Monday in Luxembourg. The agreement which is to be gradually...

Joe Lieberman Returns to Law Practice, Seeks Israeli Clients

Former Senator Joseph Lieberman has returned to law, acting as senior counsel at the New York office of Kasowitz Benson Torres & Friedman LLP. He...

Pillar of Melbourne Jewish Community Dies

A Vilna Ghetto survivor and partisan fighter whose restaurant in Melbourne became a meeting place for the postwar survivor community died on Saturday at...

Polls Show Gains on Left and Right and a Dent in the Middle

Yair Lapid’s star is beginning to dim, with his Yesh Atid party losing two seats in the Knesset in a Knesset Channel poll released...

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