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Tennessee Security Guard Pleads Guilty to Defacing Torah Scroll

8 Tevet 5774 – December 10, 2013
A former hotel security guard pleaded guilty to a federal civil rights charge for defacing a Jewish school’s Torah scroll and prayer books. Justin Shawn...

New Hope for ‘Agunot’ Women Trapped by Separated Husbands

A new initiative will use Jewish law to help “Agunot” women, separated from husbands who refuse to grant them a divorce that would let them re-marry.

Hillel Outmaneuvered as Swarthmore Students Reject Its Israel Guidelines

The question is, how will Hillel International prevent more of its healthy cells going cancer.

UK Warns Against Doing Business in ‘West Bank’ Jewish Settlements

The British government is warning the business community to steer clear of Jewish settlements in Judea and Samaria. New recommendations noting there are “clear risks”...

AG: Police Found Well Organized, Criminal Vote Scam in Beit Shemesh

Jerusalem District Court to discuss appeals of election results today.

Editor Deleted Post of J Street U Students’ Misconduct

A J Street U student was rude and disruptive during a campus event at Brandeis, wrote about the event omitting relevant details, then asked an editor to remove someone else's blog post describing his behavior because it might affect his "future employment."

Kerry Rushing Back to Israel This Week

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has pushed off a planned trip to the Far East and will return to Israel and the Palestinian...

Filner Sentenced to Home Confinement in Sexual Harassment Case

Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, who resigned amid sexual harassment accusations, was sentenced on Monday to three months of home confinement and three...

Is Israel Hiding Water for Fat Cats’ Red-Dead Sea Pipeline?

7 Tevet 5774 – December 9, 2013
The Red-Dead Sea Project signed in Washington is a multi-billion dollar excuse for a political project that might not have any necessity if Israel were to start using one of its new resources – water.

Russia ‘Disappears’ One of its Own News Agencies

Stories of Russian repression of its citizenry and crackdown on its nascent press freedoms signals yet another pivot away from Western values.

Jewish Frat House Vandals Identified

Pennsylvania State College police have identified two men who allegedly painted anti-Semitic slogans and swastikas on and around a mostly Jewish fraternity on campus. The...

Wealthy Argentine Chabadnik Set to Take over Israel’s Giant IDB

We don’t pretend to know how and why God works, but it can be speculated that the financial disaster of Israel’s giant IDB was the way for a Chabad Jew to enter Israel’s secular Big Business elite.

Flu Grounds Peres from Attending Funeral for Mandela

President Shimon Peres is under the weather with the flu and will not be able to attend the memorial for Nelson Mandela in South...

Israel Has ‘License’ to Act without US on Iran, Says Mike Huckabee

Now that the U.S. and other P5+1 powers made an interim nuclear deal with Iran without involving Israel, the Jewish state is free to...

Visiting Dutch Dignitaries Squabble over Israel’s Role in Gaza, PA

The Dutch PM and foreign minister have been causing a tumult wherever they go in Israel.

German Court: Nazi War Criminal Unfit for Trial

Accused Nazi war criminal Hans Lipschis was released from custody in Germany after being diagnosed with dementia. The arrest warrant against Lipschis, 94, was canceled...

Days after Reward Offer, New Brooklyn Knockout Attack Reported

A New York City councilman tweeted about a new knockout attack days after a Jewish council offered a reward for information leading to the...

13th Anniversary of Binyamin Ze’ev Kahane’s Murder

Today is the 13th anniversary of the murder of Binyamin Ze'ev Kahane and his wife Talya. Binyamin was the son of Rabbi Meir Kahane. The...

Students Angered by Hillel’s Pro-Israel Standards

Some Hillel students reject Hillel's standards and partners. But they still want Hillel funds for their (anti-Israel) activities.

Israeli Developer of Swallowable Camera Bought for $860 Million

An Irish company will purchase Given Imaging Ltd., an Israeli firm that developed a swallowable camera to diagnose problems in the digestive tract. Covidien Plc...

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