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Religious Passengers Stranded at Ben-Gurion Over Shabbat

Chadarei Chaderim reports: US Airways flight number 796 from Philadelphia, landed at 4:00 on Friday afternoon, instead of the expected 2:15 PM. The doors to...

Israel Listed as Second Most Educated in the World

24/7 Wall Street listed Israel as the second most educated country in the world, following Canada. The list is as follows: Canada Israel Japan United States New Zealand South Korea United Kingdom Finland Australia Ireland Read more: http://247wallst.com/2012/09/21/the-most-educated-countries-in-the-world/

Palestinians Protest Spanish Soccer Team Honoring Former Hostage Shalit

Palestinian groups are calling on Arab sports and soccer unions to protest a Spanish soccer club’s invitation to former Israeli captive Gilad Shalit. The Catalan...

Egyptian Reporter Defaces Subway ‘Anti-Savage’ Ad, Sprays an Opponent, Gets Arrested (Video)

Eltahawy was arrested Wednesday evening, September 26, in a New York City subway station because she insisted free speech included her right to deface an ad espousing a message with which she disagreed -- Pamela Geller's anti-Jihad ad. She also insisted her free speech right extended to spraying toxic paint on a woman, Pamela Hall, who tried to interfere with Eltahawy's efforts to deface Geller's ad. And then Eltahawy blamed Hall for interfering with her free speech rights and accused the arresting police officers of interfering with her "non-violent" protest, thereby engaging in anti-democratic activity.

Netanyahu Warns the World: A Nuclear Iran Is like a Nuclear Al Qaeda

"I ask, given this record of Iranian aggression without nuclear weapons, just imagine Iranian aggression with nuclear weapons," Netanyahu said to the assembly.

Abbas Blasts Israel as ‘Racist’ at UN Speech, Downplays Statehood Bid

Describing what he said were "racist" attacks by settlers on Palestinians in collusion with the Israeli government, Abbas told the General Assembly on Thursday that he has reached the conclusion "that the Israeli government rejects the two-state solution." He said, however, that Palestinians remain ready to negotiate a two-state solution. "We do not seek to delegitimize an existing state, that is, Israel," Abbas said.

Arab Temple Mount Keepers Accuse Israel of Plot to Replace Mosques with… Ladies Synagogue

The aim of the Israelis, according to this group, is to transform these areas into segregated prayer enclosures and synagogues for Jewish women.

Alabama Man Indicted For Threatening to Kill Obama

A Birmingham, Alabama man was indicted Wednesday for posting threats to the life of President Barack Obama on Twitter.

Germany Initiating Pro-Circumcision Legislation

A spokesman for German Justice Minister Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger said his office is working on an outline for new legislation that will permit circumcision of minor males after a controversial court decision in the summer that criminalized the rite.

Jewish House Dems Support Obama’s Refusal to Meet Netanyahu, Warn Bibi to Cool It

California representative Henry Waxman blamed PM Netanyahu for negative press Obama sustained as a result of his refusal to rearrange his schedule to meet with the Israeli leader during the recent UN General Assembly convention in New York. Massachusetts representative Barney Frank said the fallout over the meeting indicates that “Maybe Netanyahu’s for Romney. And he’s making a mistake if he is.”

Statement from PM Netanyahu on the Eve of his UN Speech

"Citizens of Israel, Tonight, I am leaving for New York to represent the State of Israel at the United Nations. On the issue of Iran, we...

Baltimore Sun Features Sports Fans’ High Holidays Dilemma

An article in the Baltimore Sun featured the conflict fans of the Baltimore Orioles have with the yearly Yom Kippur observance, showcasing how lovers of baseball keep their finger on the pulse of sports as the Day of Atonement takes place.

Jewish Cemetery South of Prague Vandalized

The Jewish cemetery south of Prague has been vandalized, with over 26 tombstones being knocked over, according to Czech police.

Clinton Asking Egypt’s Morsi to Improve Ties with Israel

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton asked Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi to improve ties with Israel. Clinton made the request during a meeting Monday with...

Obama tells UN a Nuclear Iran Threatens Israel’s Existence

President Obama told the United Nations that "containment" of a nuclear Iran is not an option and it would pose an existential threat to...

Abbas Endorses Dershowitz’s Settlement Freeze Offer – Someone Should Tell the Settlers

Abbas and his senior negotiator, Saeb Erekat, reacted with keen interest to a proposal that Dershowitz first made in January.

Syrian Rocket Hits Israel on Yom Kippur

A Syrian rocket, launched between the Syrian army and the Syrian rebels ended up hitting the Israeli side of the Golan Heights on Wednesday...

Five Pairs of Brothers and Sisters Make Aliyah and Enlist in the Army...

Every year, young soldiers from overseas are enlisted into the Israeli Defense Forces through the Garin Tzabar program. The distance from their families and friends combined with the acclimation to their new country makes their service especially challenging. This year, however, at least for five pairs of brothers from the United States and Australia, the experience should be somewhat less difficult.

Many Gazans Less Than Peachy About Fruit Import Ban

With the exception of bananas and apples, fruit will no longer be brought from Israel to Gaza is, according to the Agriculture Ministry on Monday.

Olmert “Standing Tall” After Receiving Commuted Sentence

Former prime minister Ehud Olmert told a press conference Monday that he leaves court “standing tall” after being handed a one year suspended sentence and a fine of NIS 75,300 for breaching the public trust in what has been called the “Investment Center Affair”.

Icelanders Ready for Yom Kippur

Chabad-Lubavitch rabbinical students are on the ground in Iceland finishing up preparations for one of the northernmost celebrations of Yom Kippur in the world....

Israel’s UN Envoy Leaves Session in Protest When A-Jad Takes Podium

Israel's UN envoy Ron Prosor left a UN session on Monday in protest when Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad took the podium. Ahmadinejad was present to speak about the rule of law in a session on the subject.

Zuckerman, US Jews, Cancel Scheduled Meeting with Abbas

A private meeting was scheduled in New York on Monday between Abu Mazen, who had come to attend United Nations deliberations, and several influential members of the American Jewish community. The meeting had been arranged by Jewish media tycoon Mort Zuckerman, who is considered close to Prime Minister Netanyahu.

Tens of Thousands Gather for Massive “Selichot” Prayer at the Western Wall

An estimated 85,000 people are expected to arrive at the Kotel plaza on Monday night for the final recitation of the Selichot prayers prior to Yom Kippur, the holiday of atonement.

Savaged for Daring to Name Savagery: Pamela Geller Attacked by Critics of Free Speech

The ads are already running on the sides of San Francisco buses, they began running today, September 24th, in New York City, and they were scheduled to begin appearing in the Washington, D.C. metro system. However, the DC system balked, citing the violent rioting by Muslims allegedly inflamed by a YouTube video which represents, so Geller initiated an emergency court action at the end of last week to enforce her First Amendment rights.

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