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Super Bowl Jews to Eat Kosher

For the first time, this winter’s Super Bowl in New Orlean’s Superdome will feature kosher food for sale, according to a report in Kosher Today last week.

At Least 2 Jews Killed by Hurricane Sandy

The New York Observer reported Tuesday that two Brooklyn Jews are among the at least 40 victims of megastorm Hurricane Sandy.

European Jewish Association Calls for Protection of Ukrainian Jews

The head of the European Jewish Association has called on the Ukrainian government to ensure the safety of the country's Jews in the wake...

Conference Sessions Suggest New Fundraising Model, Praise Israel-Diaspora Cooperation

Delegates to the Jewish People Policy Institute conference proposed a new model for Jewish communal fundraising and stressed the importance of cooperation between Israel...

Netanyahu Goes to Paris, Will Meet with President Hollande, Visit Toulouse

Netanyahu will meet with Hollande at 7 AM, NY time, and will focus mainly on the Iranian nuclear program, two weeks after the European Union imposed additional sanctions against Iran. Netanyahu will most likely find in Hollande a sympathetic ally, as France is one of the leading countries in demanding imposing further sanctions against Iran.

Jewish Community Bears Impact of Hurricane Sandy

According to figures released by The Long Island Power Authority on Tuesday, more than 930,000 families -- 90 percent of all island residents -- are without power after Hurricane Sandy wrought havoc Monday night across the northeastern United States. Among those 930,000 are an estimated 139,000 Jewish households.

Rep. Maloney Presses Feds for Generators to Help Pump Out East River Subway Tunnels

Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-Manhattan/Queens), spoke with U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Ray LaHood today seeking urgent Federal disaster aid for the efforts of...

Haredim Reject Government ‘Saturated’ Burials

The conventional burial sites permit the burial of some 70 persons per acre, as opposed to as many as 600 in the new system.

Nadler: Major Disaster Declaration for NY Will Aid in Rapid Recovery

On Tuesday, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) welcomed President Obama’s declaration of major disaster for New York in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. The designation...

Diversity Festival Asked Danish Jews not to Display Israeli Flag

The request came during preparations for the city-sponsored Mangfoldigheds festival held early last month, according to the Copenhagen-born Jonas Herzberg Karpantschof, former chairman of the European Union of Jewish Students.

Hurricane Sandy takes out Major NYC Internet Provider

Hurricane-downgraded-to-Post-tropical storm Sandy has taken out Internap, which operates a global content delivery network and data centers. Internap has emailed its customers the following warning: Please...

New York Under Water

As of early Tuesday morning, there are numerous reports of residents trapped in their homes facing the high waters that submerged many parts of Manhattan, Brooklyn, Staten Island, and the Rockaways. The Fire Department is forced to reach those trapped by boat.

Bank of Israel Restricts Mortgages Severely, Looking to Avert Future Real Estate Crises

The new directive stops banks from giving mortgages with an LTV of more than 70%, with an exception for first-time buyers, who are allowed mortgages of up to 75% of the value of the apartment. Mortgage customers who buy an apartment for investment will be limited to 50% LTV.

Operation Dove’s Wings Begins as Ethiopian Aliyah Comes to a Close

The flight was organized by the Jewish Agency for Israel, pursuant to the July government decision to increase the rate of Ethiopian Aliyah.

Sandy Strikes

Fox News reports that at least 10 people are dead from the storm which first reached the New Jersey shore at around 6 PM. The...

Likud Approves ‘Biberman’ Deal, Polls Show Zero Gain

Netanyahu said that the decision to run together won't change the Likud, but it would allow the Likud to change the State of Israel. But the new joint list will receive only 42 seats in the next Knesset elections next January, a Channel 2 News poll found on Sunday. It means that the parties will retain their current power.

Stone Throwers Injure Karnei Shomron Resident

A resident of Karnei Shomron was lightly injured Monday evening by rock throwers. The rocks were thrown as he was driving his car on...

Jewish Gold Dealer Escapes Robbers En Route From Holland To Belgium

Driving from Holland toward Antwerp, the dealer noticed that a car was following him, but didn't give it much thought.

IAF Successfully Drops Flyers on Gaza

The IAF dropped warning brochures onto Gaza, because apparently the locals didn't know there were terrorists acting among them.

El Al Cancels 3 Flights to NY

Due to Hurricane Sandy, El Al has canceled 3 flights to New York. Flights 001, 027, and 007 (Tuesday) have been canceled, as well as...

Sheldon Adelson’s Casino Reaching Deal with Feds on Money-Laundering

Federal prosecutors and pro-Israel Republican stalwart Sheldon Adelson’s casino company Las Vegas Sands Corp. may have come to an understanding on issues pertaining to money-laundering laws allegedly violated in the cases of two criminal high-rollers, the Wall Street Journal reports.

Mass Aliyah is Beginning of End of Ethiopia Project

It’s the beginning of the end of Ethiopian aliyah, as 240 Ethiopians alight a plane to Israel Monday afternoon, the first of a series of flights dubbed Operation Dove's Wings which will take place until the last one in March 2014, marking the end of the state of Israel’s rescue of the Falash Mura - Ethiopians with Jewish ancestry.

Golani, Givati Most Popular For Upcoming November IDF Draft

The Golani infantry brigade is the number one choice of new recruits to the IDF, according to figures released by the army on Sunday.

Update on Sunday Night Rockets

At least twenty Kassam rockets were fired at Israeli civilians in southern Israel late Sunday night, after Israeli Air Force jets struck terror cells in Gaza.

Iran Claims Its Drone Transmitted Pictures of Restricted IDF Sites

Iranian Defense Minister Ahmad Vahidi said on Sunday that Iran has in its possession UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) which are far more advanced than the one which the Hezbollah recently sent into Israel.

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