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Arab Terror Attack and Jewish Protest on the Mount of Olives

In response to the stabbing of a Jewish man on Friday night, scores of Jewish residents of the historic Mount of Olives in Jerusalem took to the street in protest, demanding to be afforded the peace and security found in other parts of Israel’s capital city.

Nor’easter Headed for the East Coast?

According to Fox News, the bad weather may not be over, as the computer that correctly predicted Superstorm Sandy is saying that there's a...

Russian Satellite Helps Iran Bypass Sanctions

After the Europeans pulled the plug on Iranian satellite transmissions because of the sanctions against Iran, Iranian stations are back on the air. The Iranians...

Arabs Stab Jewish Prayer Goer on Friday Night

HaKol Hayehudi reports that on Friday evening, two Jewish men were walking to the Ma'aleh Hazeitim neighborhood after praying at the Kotel when they...

3 Syrian Tanks Cross Into Golan DMZ – 2 Tanks Destroyed

Three Syrian tanks drove into the DMZ between Israel and Syria. Two were destroyed.

In New Jersey 9th Race, Boteach Is Best Bet

It isn't just that Boteach is a rabbi, steeped in Jewish law and lore and is strongly pro-marriage, pro-America and pro-democracy, and it certainly isn't that he is a world-famous author and larger-than-life personality, although he is all of that. It's simply that despite there being a low bar set for congressmen to apply to their lapels the hecsher of "pro-Israel," not all of them really deserve it, and Boteach's opponent falls firmly into that category.

After Sandy, Volunteers Crisscross Manhattan to Help

In a nearly dark corner of lower Manhattan, in an area otherwise known as Tribeca, Rabbi Zalman Paris stands tall, cellular phone in hand,...

Romney Sweeps Ex-Pat Vote in Israel, ‘I Vote Israel’ Delivers 20-25% of All Overseas...

In the last week of October, I Vote Israel has sent some 80 thousand ballots, weighing 500 lbs., to the U.S. embassy in Tel-Aviv.

Debt Ridden NY Times Squeezing Writers, Golden Parachuting CEOs

Remember how the New York Times lionized the anti-capitalist Occupy Wall Street vigilantes?

Iranian Money Laundering Network Running through Vienna

Stop the Bomb, a European coalition which works towards the enactment of economic and political sanctions against the Iranian Islamist regime, has criticized the lack of action by the Austrian authorities.

Islamist Held for Offering to ‘Guard’ Norwegian Jews With AK-47

Norwegian police have increased security around Oslo’s main synagogue after an Islamist extremist threatened to “protect” the Jewish community with an “AK-47 assault rifle and a hunting permit.”

Kidnapping Plot Against Tunisian Jewish Community Reportedly Foiled

A network plotting to kidnap and ransom members of a southern Tunisia town's Jewish community was broken up by the country's national guard, a Tunisian newspaper reported.

Fuel Tanker Explodes in Saudi Arabian Capital, Killing 10

A fuel tanker which slammed into a bridge at a busy intersection in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, killed 10 people and injured at least 50 on Wednesday.

Library of Congress Celebrates 100 Years of Hebraica

A new exhibit at the Library of Congress is celebrating 100 years of Hebraica with its new exhibit, “Words Like Sapphires”.

Moshe Kahlon Stirring Up the Next Earthquake in Israel’s Elections

This morning, it appears that Bibi's worst nightmare is about to be realized, and this one could be a sea-change that would make the Likud Beitenu move seem like a parlor trick. According to Makor Rishon, retiring minister Moshe Kahlon has made a decision to return to political life after a two-week exile, and that he is about to announce very soon, maybe even today, Thursday, the creation of a new party.

Flood of Chabad Outreach After Sandy

Despite damage and loss of power, Chabad rabbis in areas devastated by Hurricane Sandy are redoubling their efforts to reach out in their communities and provide a helping hand to Jews in need.

Cairo Court Dismisses Case To Annul Camp David

The Cairo Administrative Court on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit filed against Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, calling for the annulment of the 1978 Camp David peace accords between Egypt and Israel.

PA Summons Palestinian Columnist for Interrogation

Columnist Jihad Harb was summoned on Wednesday for interrogation by the Head of Public Prosecutions, on a complaint filed against him by the Chief...

PLO Sources: Fayyad Not Resigning, Proposing New Government

Prime Minister Salam Fayyad has not offered his resignation, but has presented instead a plan to the PLO leadership to form a more inclusive...

Rabbi Arrested on Suspicion of Hiring Gangster to Kidnap, Blackmail, Yeshiva Student

Police suspect a Jerusalem rabbi of hiring Abutbul’s services to blackmail a Haredi man from Jerusalem whom the rabbi accused of stealing money from his home.

Glatt Mart to Save Your Frozen Food

Important Message from Glatt Mart on Avenue M in Brooklyn. We're opening up our freezers to help our neighbors that lost power. Bring your food in sealed...

22 European NGOs Seeking Ban on Trade with Israeli Settlers

Der Spiegel reported that Israel’s government records an estimated €230 million ($298 million) in produce, toys, textiles and cosmetics exported to the EU yearly from Judea and Samaria – approximately 2% of all its exports to Europe, despite a European Court of Justice ruling in 2010 excluding Jewish products from Judea and Samaria from the EU’s international customs cooperation agreements.

Flood Photos Submissions

Do you have a photo from the storm and flood? Send them in to to the Jewish Press, and we'll publish the best ones.   Fill out...

GOP Claiming a Rout in Pennsylvania Based on Absentee Ballot Returns

The website GOP.com on Monday suggested that President Obama’s campaign is trying to protect Pennsylvania, sending big gun Joe Biden to a state that...

Israeli Team Discovers Stem Cell “Bodyguards”

A research team headed by Professor Tsvee Lapidot of Israel’s Weizmann Institute’s immunology Department has discovered that the body’s precious stem cells – special bodies which can morph into many different types in order to provide vital services to the body in cases of need – have a little help in the immune system.

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