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Netanyahu Aims for 10 Millions Tourists a Year

Israel will host 10 million tourists a year by the end of the decade, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu told the Second Jerusalem Tourism Conference...

Bad Publicity Spurs Internet Sales of Hitler Look-alike Tea Kettle

Bad publicity sometimes is great for business, especially if it involves Hitler. JC Penney hurriedly removed a billboard showing a tea kettle that looked like Hitler. It sold out on the Internet.

Polish History Professor Fired for Blaming Jews for Holocaust

The Polish Academy of Sciences has dismissed historian Prof. Krzysztof Jasiewicz following an interview in which he partly blames Jews for the Holocaust. Jasiewicz, 61,...

Federal Judge Dismisses Alan Gross’ Lawsuit against Government

A federal judge dismissed on Tuesday a lawsuit filed against the U.S. government by Alan Gross, the American-Jewish contractor imprisoned in Cuba since 2009. Judge...

Staunch Israel Supporter Rep. Bachmann Calls It Quits

Michele Bachmann has a lot in common with Sarah Palin – attractive, pro-Israel, a Tea Party darling, candidate for president and a target of media mockery. Soon, like Palin, she will be out of office.

Haredi MKs’ Holy Vision: Draft Law behind Israel’s Woes

Remember Hamas missiles on Israeli cities? Remember last year’s bloated deficit? Haredi MKs don’t. Everything was great, they say, until Lapid’s universal draft, which turned Syria against Israel.

World Oldest Torah Identified in Italy from 11-12th Century

Babylonian script in a Torah scroll provided a key clue to realizing that an Italian Torah previously thought to be three centuries actually is the world oldest Torah, dating back to the 11th or 12 century.

UAV Kills Taliban Terrorists 4 Days After Obama Limits Drones

At lest one Taliban terrorist and three others were killed in a drone strike in Pakistasn Wednesday, four days after President Barack Obama declared...

Synagogue in Central Israel Defaced

Similar attacks have occurred at other synagogues in the vicinity.

Lapid: 70% of Haredim of Age Will Be Enlisted in Three Years

Finance Minister Yair Lapid said that in three years as many as 70% of Haredim will be enlisted in the IDF, which would be...

The Latest Chatter: Can Weiner Win?

Wednesday Night: The Jewish Press Hosts Mayoral Forum For the Jewish Community

Chicago Rabbi Charged in Sexual Assault

Chicago Rabbi Larry Dudovitz, 45, of the 6400 block of North Albany Avenue was arrested on Saturday on suspicion of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old...

Jewish Home Attacking Lapid on Haredi Draft

The decision to play this kind of hardball came from Lapid.

US Treasury Openly Fighting Settlements, Pro-Israel Groups (Video)

You'll get a better treatment if you're associated with Hamas than with right-wing issues in Israel.

92nd St. Y to Embrace Another Israel Hater: Alice Walker

In addition to lots of other anti-Israel activity, Alice Walker was front and center with Roger Waters as the two of them attempted to block Carnegie Hall from hosting the Israeli Philharmonic in October, 2012. Now Alice Walker is scheduled to appear at the 92nd Street Y on Thursday, May 30.

Abbas’ Adviser Calls Israel-PA High-Tech Meeting ‘Unacceptable’

Microsoft and Cisco learn how Abbas defines ”direct talks.” Their officials are to attend an Israel-PA high-tech confab. Abbas’ adviser says it’s “unacceptable.” It gives the world the wrong impression.

Networking, Note-Taking and New Ideas at the Temech Conference

What makes a brand extraordinary is its “why” – the emotional reason that makes a person want to purchase that item. Simple, right? Basic, too. What’s more, it works.

Torah Scroll and New-Born Baby Survived Two-Year Escape to Israel

Zehava was born during her family’s two-year ordeal en route to Israel. She was born on the way. Two of her brothers died. She survived. So did her father’s Torah scroll. Today, she is an IDF officer.

Germany Pledges $800 Million for Holocaust Survivors Home Care

Germany officials recently met in Israel for the first time to negotiate aid for Holocaust survivors, whom they visited in their homes and at soup kitchens. Now it announces $800 million more aid.

Poll: Two-Thirds of Israelis Favor Jailing Haredi Draft Dodgers

A poll commissioned by the Knesset Channel 99 revealed that two-thirds of Israelis favor jailing Haredim who refuse to join the armed forces. Almost the...

‘Massive Missile Attack from North will Defeat Iron Dome’

Israelis cannot count on the Iron Dome anti-missile system to protect them if enemies across the northern border launch a massive missile attack, Home...

Wishy-Washy West Endangers Israel with Russian Missiles for Assad

The West has played one too many games in the Syria disaster. After it lifts the arms embargo to rebels, Russia says it will arm Assad with game-changing missiles. For Israel, it is not a game.

Syrian Rebels Demand Hezbollah’s Expulsion

In an interview on Tuesday, Salim Idris, the head of the Syrian rebel army, called on Lebanon's president Michel Suleiman, the Arab League, and...

Cancer Patients at High Maternity Risk, Says New Israel Research

Cancer sufferers and survivors are at increased risk of major obstetric complications, according to new research by Israeli researchers to be presented next week...

Israel Honors Adelson with Tourism Award

Tourist Minister Uzi Landau and  Taglit-Birthright presented American Jewish billionaire Sheldon Adelson with an honorary award on innovation and excellence in global tourism at...

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