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Israel Shows Off $2 Billion in Precious Gems at Exhibition

23 Elul 5773 – August 29, 2013
The Israel Diamond Exchange hosted a four-day event this week, exhibiting $2 billion worth of diamonds and executing sales in the hundreds of millions...

Ethiopia-Born Model Wins Israel’s ‘Big Brother’

An Ethiopia-born model won the fifth season of Israel’s “Big Brother” reality show. Tahunia Rubel, 25, won the 1 million shekel prize, worth about $274,000,...

NY Times: No Smoking Gun in Syria Chemical Massacre

What happened to the intelligence intercepts implicating the Syrian government in the chemical attack?

IDF Closes Civilian Air Space in North

The IDF was scheduled to shut down civilian air space in the north as the United States prepares to attack Syria. Defense Minister Moshe...

Australian BDS Academics to Foot Legal Costs

Shurat HaDin argues that the support of Australian scholars of the BDS movement violates the Australian Racial Discrimination Act.

Fort Hood Killer Gets Death Penalty

A U.S. military jury on Wednesday sentenced Army psychiatrist handing Major Nidal Hasan to death for intentionally killing 13 soldiers and wounding more than...

Australian Ambassador Visits Syrian Casualties in Israel

J-Wire reported that Australian Ambassador to Israel Dave Sharma and his wife Rachel made an official visit to the Ziv Medical Center in Tsfat,...

Syrian Christians Caught between Rock and Hard Place

Caught between the larger Sunni-Shi’a battles for supremacy in Syria, Christians are forced to contemplate an uncertain future as Western powers debate action against...

Court Dismisses Antisemitism Complaints against UC Berkley

Federal complaints accusing the University of California campuses in Berkeley and Santa Cruz of failing to curb hostile environments for Jewish students were dismissed. A...

Hamptons Eruv Group Suing Township in Federal Court

A group trying to have an eruv built in Long Island’s Hamptons filed a federal lawsuit after having its bid quashed by a zoning...

Vancouver Jewish Losing Fight to Stop Anti-Israel Bus Ads

The head of the Jewish federation in Vancouver and the Canadian city’s transit agency are at odds over the legality of an anti-Israel ad...

Concern: Some Iranian Jews Improperly Circumcised (Video)

It turns out that there exists a less invasive method of circumcision, which does not fully remove the foreskin.

Jewish Press Sponsors Republican Mayoral Forum (Video)

The candidates answered questions on bris milah, the cost of yeshiva education, plans for the city’s economy, and Stop and frisk.

Crisis: Egypt May Stop Warships Headed for Syria at Suez Canal

23 Elul 5773 – August 28, 2013
The current Egyptian leadership may close the Suez Canal to warships in an effort to block a western attack on Assad's Syria

IDF Chief: We Are Ready to Defend our Citizens against Every Threat

At an annual ceremony honoring fallen soldiers, Minister of Defense Moshe Ya’alon and Chief of the General Staff Lieutenant General Benny Gantz discussed the...

Stop Opening Up Your Gas Masks, People!

The Home Front Command has asked that the kits only be opened up upon receiving specific instructions from the IDF to do so.

Bus Crash near Hebron

A bus crashed near Kiryat Arba, injuring around 20 people

Brooklyn DA Contender Thompson: I’ll Be Champion of the Orthodox

"The accusation that I said I’m going to target the Jewish community is an outright lie."

450 Ethiopians Left Gondar for Final Aliyah Flights

The new immigrants’ relatives were on hand in Israel to greet them.

Human Rights Lawyer: Syrian Atrocities Due to Coddling

The atrocities are the direct byproduct of the ongoing impunity enjoyed by the Syrian Arab republic while conducting terrorist activities stretching back decades.

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