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Dizzy Dollar Dumps the Shekel

The shekel-dollar rate has soared 4 percent in the past two weeks, with the latest jump today (Wednesday) prompted by expectations that the Bank...

National Emergency Drill Prepares for the Worst

The annual Home Front Drill is quite routine. This year there are more reasons for Israelis to take it more seriously, such as Assad, Hezbollah and chemical weapons, for starters. Hope for the best.

Israeli 1,700-year-old Mosaic on Display at Louvre Museum

Israelis are familiar with archaeological finds dating back centuries and sometimes thousands of years. Now the world’s most popular museum, the Louvre, exhibits a 1,700-year-old mosaic found in Lod.

LA Elects First Jewish Mayor (Over Pol Married to a Jew)

The LA mayoral race was between a man with a Jewish mother and a woman married to a Jew.

Shmuley Boteach to Host Jewish Values Gala for Rambam Medical Center

At the inaugural Values Network Gala on June 4, Rabbi Shmuley Boteach will be honoring Holocaust survivor Professor Elie Wiesel, renowned philanthropists Dr. Miriam...

Ahmadinejad Irate at Disqualification of his Candidate

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad rejected a decision by election overseers to disqualify his own top aide, Esfandiar Rahim Mashaei, from the June 14 presidential...

Israeli Soldier Killed in Golan Minefield Explosion

An Israeli soldier was killed in a mine explosion in the southern Golan Heights. The soldier was taking part Tuesday in a minefield-clearing operation, according...

Top Claims Conference Officials Botched Probe of 2001 Fraud

“A majority of the claims made by the person who wrote the anonymous letter were refuted by Mr. Domnitser,” the report said.

In 140-Second Video, Anthony Weiner Jumps into Mayoral Race

An April 19, 2013 Quinnipiac University survey gives Weiner 15 percent of Democratic primary voters.

IDF Soldier Killed in Training Accident

An IDF soldier was killed Tuesday afternoon in a training accident on the Golan Heights. The soldier, in the Combat Engineering Corps, was clearing anti-tank...

Chabad to the Rescue for Oklahoma Residents

There are only about 5000 Jews in the Greater Oklahoma City area, but the Chabad of Oklahoma City is working around the clock to provide assistance tp anyone in need.

Waze Defeats Google

Israel’s Waze user-run navigation service easily beat out Google’s app Tuesday night when the Israel Electric Corp. closed down the high-speed Ayalon Highway that...

Shin Bet Foils Hamas Plot to Kill Israeli, Hold Body for Barter

Israel is uncovering terror cells in Judea and Samaria at an alarming rate. This time, a Hamas cell was nabbed before it could murder an Israeli. The Palestinian Authority’s silence speaks loudly.

Man Behind Palestinian Flag at Paterson, NJ City Hall a Convicted Felon

The man who solicited government proclamations for naming May 19 "Palestinian American Day" had publicly expressed outrage over the NYPD surveillance of Muslims. No one even noticed he was a convicted felon.

Kerry Headed for PA-Israel Crisis that He Created

Kerry has done a lot in three months. He has won the distrust of Abbas. He has personally upbraided Israeli Ambassador Oren. Why is he coming to town this week? Maybe he booked the wrong plane.

Nefesh B’Nefesh Co-Founder to Receive YU Honorary Doctorate

Co-Founder and the Executive Director of Nefesh B’Nefesh Rabbi Joshua Fass, a Yeshiva University alumnus, will deliver the keynote address and receive an honorary...

Report: Discrimination against Jews and Muslims Rising Everywhere

Discrimination against Jews and Muslims is on the rise around the world, according to the annual U.S. State Dept. report for 2012. The report points...

Clintons Staying Out of the Mayoral Race

They're avoiding the appearance of taking sides.

Israel Comes to its Senses, Cancels UNESCO Mission

The mission was originally supposed to arrive in Jerusalem on Monday.

Nadler Demands Justice for Jacob Ostreicher

On Monday, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice, participated in a Congressional hearing...

Third Time this Week: Syrians Fire at IDF Golan Heights Patrol

The patrol shot back and hit the source of the fire.

IDF Does the Work for PA and Uncovers Huge Weapons Hoard

The Palestinian Authority is supposedly on top of terror. So why did the IDF have to raid a wanted terrorist’s home in Samaria and confiscate hundreds of bullets, guns, knives and IDF uniforms?

IDF Returns Fire after Gunfire from Syria on Golan Heights

Israeli soldiers returned fire on Syrian territory after another incident of gunfire on a military area in the Golan Heights Monday night. No one...

Barbra Streisand to Receive Honorary Doctorate from Hebrew U

Barbra Streisand is a great singer. She also played the part of a young woman disguised as a male yeshiva student in ‘Yentl.” Soon, Hebrew U. will grant her an honorary degree in philosophy.

Kerry Names Ira Forman to Combat Anti-Semitism

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has named Ira Forman, who led President Obama’s reelection campaign in the Jewish community, as his envoy to...

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