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ADL: Russian Gays Treatment like Soviet Jews Treatment

12 Elul 5773 – August 17, 2013
The Anti-Defamation League called for a new version of the Jackson-Vanik amendment to pressure Russia to improve its treatment of gays. Jackson-Vanik was a provision...

What’s With NY Jewish Institutions? JCC Film Fest Dir. Pro-BDS!

Why does it seem like so many New York Jewish institutions are staffed with people who want to harm Israel?

Israeli Police Caught Violently Attacking Settler in Graphic Video

11 Elul 5773 – August 16, 2013
Despite being completely passive and not resisting arrest, as well as begging them to stop, police tased Boaz Albert multiple times with a taser gun in front of his children.

Hebrew Union Pres. Pulls Fast One in Non-Jewish Rabbi Debate

The President of HUC-JIR, sent The Jewish Press an angry letter suggesting there are Orthodox sources supporting patrilineal descent.

‘Schindler’s List’ Documents Sold at New Hampshire Auction

Documents belonging to Oskar Schindler, the German industrialist who saved more than 1,000 Jewish workers from being sent to concentration camps during the Holocaust,...

Jewish Agency Developing Major Israel-Diaspora Ties Initiative

The Jewish Agency for Israel is working on a major initiative in concert with the Israeli government and the philanthropic world to build Israel’s...

Palestinian Soccer Chief Demands Israel’s Expulsion from FIFA

Jibril Rajub, known for torturing and murdering scores of his enemies as Arafat's top security adviser, is irate because Israeli refused a few Arab players and managers entry into the PA on security grounds.

Add Brussels to the List of Where Jews Need to Hide. ...

The last remaining Jewish school in central Brussels has instructed its students to remove their kippot in the school's neighborhood and wait until they are inside the building to put it back on.

Tale of 2 Debts: Moody’s OKs Israel’s A1 Rating; US Sinks in Red

10 Elul 5773 – August 15, 2013
Hang on to your shekels. The Israeli economy is stable and Moody's okays its A1 debt rating. But in US, one economist says America’s debt is understated by 75 percent and is $70 trillion.

Egypt Closes Border with Gaza as Clashes Continue

Egypt closed the border between Sinai and Gaza Thursday as clashes between its government security forces and protesters backing deposed President Mohamed Morsi continued...

Update: 22 Killed, 150 Wounded in Bomb Blast at Hezbollah Complex

A powerful car bomb explosion rocked a Hezbollah complex in Beirut early Thursday evening, killing at least 22 people and wounding 150 others, Red...

Obama Scolds Egypt by Cancelling Joint Military Exercise

President Barack Obama announced Thursday that the Egyptian security forces’ brutal campaign against Muslim Brotherhood opponents has convinced him to cancel a major joint...

Swedes Fume at Comparison of Palestinian Prisoners to Murderer Breivik

Relatives of victims of the Utøya massacre are seething with anger at the Israeli ambassador's insolent comparison of Jewish and Scandinavian blood.

Cantor: Peace Progress Requires Palestinian ‘Cultural Mind-Shift’

U.S. Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA), the House Majority Leader, said while leading a trip of 28 congressmen to Israel that he doesn’t envision progress...

IBM to Pay $1 Billion for Israeli Data Security Firm

IBM has agreed to acquire the Israeli data security firm Trusteer for an undisclosed sum that is believed to be up to $1 billion. Trusteer,...

LA Producer of Anti-Muslim Film Released from Prison

The producer of the anti-Islam film “Innocence of Muslims,” which sparked violence in the Middle East and elsewhere, was released from a Los Angeles...

Jewish Home Knesset Chair to Kerry: You Are a Hypocrite

"By your own hand you have raised expectations to a dangerous level - one that might cause the whole region to spin out of control."

Assyrian Period Fortifications Unearthed in Ashdod

18 ft. high fortifications dating back to the 8th century BCE were discovered in the harbor of the ancient Philistine city.

Kerry, in Memory Lapse, Backs New Egyptian Elections

First, the US backed ousting Mubarak because of his violence. Then it urged elections, Morsi won, and the US backed his ouster. Then the army killed a few hundred, but Kerry has a solution: Elections.

Two Chassidic Yeshivas Capitulate, Will Teach Core Curriculum

Cuts in funding, together with severe cuts in child support, will likely force the majority of Haredi yeshivas to buckle under.

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