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Chief Rabbi Asks Families to Host Stranded Drivers on Shabbat

10 Tevet 5774 – December 13, 2013
Chief Rabbi David Lau said has urged Jerusalem families to open their doors and host drivers and passengers stranded in the mammoth snowstorm that...

AP: Missing Former Jewish FBI Agent Spied on Iran for CIA

Robert Levinson, a former Jewish FBI agent, was working directly for the CIA on a mission in Iran when he was last seen in...

Israel Promises to Keep Consulate in Philadelphia

The Foreign Ministry has notified Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter that its consulate offices in Philadelphia will remain open following reports that they were to...

Reform Sell Half of Its HQ to Raise Cash for Youth Programs

The Union for Reform Judaism has sold off half of its headquarters in New York and is investing $1 million from the proceeds to...

Where Are the Pictures?

When Haredim engage in violence, it's always, without exception, unequivocally, for a reason.

No Eiruv in Jerusalem this Shabbat

The Jerusalem Rabbinic Eiruv Committee has announced that this coming Shabbat, parshat Va'yechi, the Eiruv in the city is not reliable, due to the...

Russian Minister Threatens to Nuke US

The arms race is back on and out in the open, with Russia flexing its rhetorical strength and stretching its protective reach towards Iran.

Suit against Synagogue Dropped, Peace Returns to Lower East Side

10 Tevet 5774 – December 12, 2013
The Jewish Press has acquired a copy of a notice of discontinuance that was filed with the Supreme Court of NY County.

IDF Officer Who Hit Anarchist to Keep His Job for Now

Lt. Colonel Eisner was trying to stop anarchists from blocking Highway 90, when he hit at least one of the anarchists.

Israel Will be First Non-Euro Member of Nuclear Research Group

The European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), has voted to welcome Israel as its 21st member state. CERN's main area of research is particle physics,...

Jack Lew Tells Joint ‘US Will Move Against Iran Sanctions Busters’

The United States is prepared to move against violators of its sanctions against Iran, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew told the American Jewish Joint...

Arabs Attack Jewish Drivers with Rocks Packed in Snowballs

The snow in Jerusalem Thursday no only did not stop Arabs from attacking Jewish motorists with rocks but also helped them to do sin...

Shots Fired at Israeli Patrol on Lebanese Border

An Israeli army patrol working on the border with Lebanon came under fire Thursday and returned fire. No on was injured in the exchange. The...

Israel’s Frutarom buys US Flavors Company Hagelin for $52 Million

Israel’s Frutarom flavor technology company’s appetite continues to grow with the announcement Thursday of the purchase of the American flavor company Hagelin and its...

Bavaria Will not Reprint Hitler’s’ Mein Kampf’ In 2014

Bavaria has decided to scrap its plans to reprint Adolf Hitler's "Mein Kampf" with critical commentary when a legal ban by Germany on republishing...

Iran Begins Fueling of Bushehr Nuclear Plant

It is the first civilian nuclear power plant built in the Middle East.

Abbas Honors Al-Quds U ‘Hero’ Responsible for Most Dead Jews

l-Quds University, like Mahmoud Abbas, glorifies the mass murderer known as Abu Jihad, as well as other terrorists. But in a report, Brandeis faculty tell their administration not to pay any attention to that terrorism behind the curtain.

Conditions of Syrian Refugees During Winter ‘Disastrous’

Lebanese Social Affairs Minister Wael Abou Faour expressed fear on Wednesday over the “disastrous” conditions of the Syrian refugees in Lebanon amid the winter...

Blogger Wins Libel Suit Brought by Montreal Hasidim

A Montreal blogger was cleared in a libel claim brought by leaders of the city’s Hasidic community. In clearing Pierre Lacerte, a Quebec Superior Court...

Israeli Army Calls Seton Hall Basketball Player’s Number

An Israeli playing basketball at Seton Hall University was ordered to return home to serve in the army. The Israel Defense Forces told Tom Maayan,...

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