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IDF Closes Eilat Airport to Arriving Planes

3 Elul 5773 – August 8, 2013
The IDF has ordered the immediate closure of the Eilat Airport to incoming flights but is allowing planes to leave. The military did not explain...

Hamas to Celebrate End of Ramadan with Mass Public Executions

There's no better way to celebrate the end Ramadan than with mass executions, or at least that's what Hamas believes.

Hezbollah Claims It Ambushed Four IDF Soldiers

The IDF reported Wednesday that four soldiers were wounded at the Lebanese border in “operational activity.” No names, No location. No nothing. Now Hezbollah says, “We did it.” IDF replies: Comment.

Cantor to Lead Tour of GOP Lawmakers to Israel

Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Va.), the Republican majority leader in the House of Representatives, will lead 26 GOP lawmakers next week  on a tour of...

Israel Gives up ‘HaTikvah’ Anthem for the Sake of Peres’ Peace

Israel has made another concession, without even being asked. The PA anthem was sung in Bethlehem for the Barcelona soccer team during its Peres-sponsored visit, but HaTikvah was ditched in Tel Aviv.

Would You Eat a Kosher, Lab-Grown Cheeseburger?

It’s not enough that kosher ersatz bacon is on the market. Now it’s kosher cheeseburgers, from “meat” grown in a lab, waiting for the cheese. The lab-grown burger cost only $325,000 to make. Two to go?

‘What’s Bad for Haredim is Bad for Universities’ says Haredi MK

Haredi Knesset Member Moshe Gafni said he doesn’t mind if yeshivas are monitored to make sure those enrolled are learning so long as universities...

Haredi Man asks Woman to Move to Back of Bus, Gets Punched in Face...

On a Jerusalem bus driving in Givat Shaul on Kanfei Nesharim street, a Haredi man asked a secular woman to move to the back...

Obama, Erdogan Agree over the Phone on Syria, Egypt

The President and the Prime Minister discussed the danger of extremists in Syria and the repression of extremists in Egypt.

Vatican: Papal Visit to Show IDF ‘Imprisoning’ Christian Population

Fr. Peter Vasko, President of the Franciscan Foundation for the Holy Land (FFHL), heralded Pope Francis’ announcement that he may visit the Holy Land...

Jewish ‘Leading Mayoral Candidate’ Needs your Help to Get on Ballot

I have had reoccurring severely sprained ankles from a previous injury at work in late 2010, so I cannot get all the required signatures on foot myself.

Analysts: Iran Launched New Site to Test Ballistic Missiles

"What really spooks countries in the region is the ballistic missiles that could act as a delivery system."

Beheaded TA Suitcase Woman Killed by Turkish Lover

The beheaded and dismembered woman, found in a suitcase in Tel Aviv, was identified as Romanian foreign worker, Ilona Denise. She worked as a...

12 Plaintiffs Join $380 Million Sex-Abuse Suit against YU

Twelve former students joined a $380 million lawsuit against Yeshiva University for covering up sexual abuse at its high school. The new plaintiffs’ names came...

Alerts Came after US Intercepted Al Qaeda Conference Call

The crucial intercept that prompted the U.S. government to close embassies in 22 countries was a conference call between al Qaeda’s senior leaders and...

NYT Gets US Position on Israel Wrong, Reveals Additional Animus

Two New York Times journalists get their facts wrong about Israel, and Wall Street Journal reporter prefers inaccuracies to corrections

Rocket from Gaza

A single rocket or mortar launched from Gaza hit an open area in Israel's south around 1 AM Thursday morning. No injuries or damage are...

Govt. to Court: Names of Prisoners Going Free Kept Secret from Bennett

2 Elul 5773 – August 7, 2013
The first group of Palestinian prisoners with Jewish blood on their hands will be released next week.

Madrid Jewish Community Denies Rabbi’s Anti-Gay Statements

The Jewish community of Madrid denied the authenticity of quotes attributed to its chief rabbi in which he reportedly called gays “deviants” who need...

Hong Kong: Frankel Faced Judge over Airport Theft

Jacob Frenkel, who withdrew his candidacy to head the Bank of Israel over accusations that he shoplifted at a duty-free shop in Hong Kong, was arrested...

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