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Jordan to Israeli Tourists: Off with your Yarmulkes

The Jordanian tourism ministry warned Israelis not to wear Jewish symbols when visiting the country. The ministry also suggested that visitors to Jordan not perform...

Republicans Force Rice Out of State Bid

Susan Rice, the front-runner to succeed Hillary Rodham Clinton as U.S. secretary of state, dropped her bid for the post. Rice, the U.S. ambassador to...

YU President Responds to Forward Article: ‘My Deepest, Most Profound Apology’

"Statements attributed by The Forward to Dr. Lamm, are reprehensible."

Lawmakers: Obama Watering Down Iran Sanctions, PA Punishment

There are reports that this U.S. administration insists on weakening the efforts against both rogue entities.

Hero Hebron Soldier Pulled from Active Duty

The Border Policewoman in Hebron who shot and killed the Arab that pulled the (toy) gun on her fellow soldier has been pulled from...

Liberman Debates His Future

With all the major charges against him dropped, FM Liberman debates whether the remaining charge is sufficient reason to step down. He probably won't.

Girl Survives Shooting Attack in Neve Tzuf

Terrorists shoot at the Neve Tzuf settlement, nearly killing a girl.

One Day before Abbas Chided Mashaal, Both Leaders Discussed Reconciliation on the Phone

Abbas talked with Mashaal about his first visit to Gaza, and about Hamas's 25th anniversary celebrations.

Likud’s First Lady: Adopt Levy Report, Expand Construction

Likud MK Tzipi Hotovely celebrated her victory in the Likud primaries.

Gimpel to Head Jewish Home Party’s English-Speakers Campaign

The Jewish Home party announced the launch of its English-speaking campaign.

US Increasing Assistance for Syrian Children

On wednesday, Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns announced the United States is providing nearly $14 million in additional humanitarian aid that will...

Israel, US to Exchange Tax Information, Banking Secrecy Disregarded

The IRS has been known to impose sanctions against a bank which knowingly permitted customers to violate FACTA rules.

Consumer Alert: Hurricane Victims Being Scammed

Individuals in the areas affected by Hurricane Sandy should beware of a solicitation letter sent out by GC Environmental, Inc., a private company with...

State Dept. Denying Hamas Back Channel, Working to Unfreeze US, Israeli Funds for Palestinians

"There have been some bizarre claims out there that Hamas has a back channel to the U.S. Government or that the U.S. Government is dealing with ex-officials to have some kind of a back channel to Hamas."

State: Unilateral Talks between the US and Iran Are on the Table

"I would say that this country doesn't ask permission from any other country to act. Okay?"

Man Arrested in Bleach Attack on Rabbi Rosenberg

Police say the two were involved in an "ongoing dispute."

Hebron Arabs: If Israeli Soldiers Return – We’ll Beat Them Up Again

"The Palestinian policemen proved that our state does have a border, and the Israeli occupiers can't walk in here whenever they want, because if they will – they will be beaten up."

Adult Tanach Quiz Winners Announced

After 32 years, the Adult Tanach Quiz (Chidon HaTanach) returned, and we have winners. The competition began with Prime Minister Netanyahu and Education Minister Gidon...

Is Binghamton U. Jewish Center Tops in Dreidel Spinning?

A Jewish student organization at Binghamton University is claiming to have broken a record for dreidel spinning, but a student newspaper there says the spinners spun out before breaking the mark.

N.J. Shul Claims New Menorah-Lighting Guinness Record

A New Jersey synagogue said that it set a new Guinness World Record by lighting 834 menorahs on 90 tables in an airport hangar.

Post-Sandy Victims Given Extra Time to Apply for Aid

The deadline for Superstorm Sandy victims in New York City, Nassau, Westchester, Orange, Suffolk, Rockland, Putnam, Sullivan and Ulster counties has been extended to January 28, 2013 by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Explosions Rock Damascus

Three explosions rocked Damascus on Wednesday, being detonated outside the Interior Ministry building. Syrian state-run Sana news reported that one person was killed and several others injured in a different car bomb attack near the Justice Ministry.

Germany Finally Approves Brit Mila Bill

AP reports that German lawmakers finally approved a bill that permits Brit Mila. 434 lawmakers voted in favor, 100 against and 46 abstained. The bill needed...

UPDATED: Female Soldier Kills Terrorist in Hebron

A female IDF soldier shot a Palestinian terrorist who pulled a gun and tried to shoot another IDF soldier near Ma'arat HaMachpelah (The Tomb of the Patriarchs) in Hebron.

Chemicals Thrown in Face of Williamsburg Rabbi Who Supports Sex Abuse Victims

The vast majority of the rabbis of the Williamsburg community backed Weberman from the time of his arrest.

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