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Israeli Media ‘Crucifying’ Windsurfer who Said ‘Shma Israel’ and Lost

She told an Israeli reporter about her plans: "I get on the surfboard, say 'Shma Israel, Hashem Elokeino Hashem Echad' and I go to war."

Egyptian Security Forces Killed 20 Jihadists in Massive Northern Sinai Campaign

Early Wednesday morning, Egyptian security forces launched an attack in the Sinai, killing more than 20 Islamic terrorists. The forces, comprised of army and police units, clashed with masked gunmen in different areas in the peninsula. The attack came in response to three armed gunmen who opened fire at roadblocks earlier in the night.

Aly Raisman Wins Gold and Bronze

The Israeli Olympic team will go home without any medals for the first time since the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, Korea, but Jewish-American...

Composer Marvin Hamlisch, 68

Marvin Hamlisch, the acclaimed composer and arranger of dozens of films and Broadway shows, has died at 68. Hamlisch died Monday in Los Angeles following...

Some See IOC’s Israeli Member Alex Gilady as Villain in Minute of Silence Defeat

Was the only Israeli on the International Olympic Committee instrumental in stopping a tribute to the Munich 11 at the opening ceremony of the...

Romney’s Boston HQ Refuses to Accept JVP Petition

Jewish Voice for Peace members said its members were rebuffed as they attempted to deliver a letter to the Boston headquarters of Mitt Romney. A...

Egyptian PM Vehicle Attacked at Funeral for Sinai Dead, Morsy Is No Show

The website Egypt Independent reported Tuesday that Prime Minister Hesham Qandil's car was vandalized by angry mourners during the funeral of the 16 Egyptian...

Munich Widows Condemn IOC Chief to his Face at London Memorial Service

"Shame on you International Olympic Committee because you have forsaken the 11 members of your Olympic family, you are discriminating against them only because they are Israelis and Jews," Spitzer told International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge, and then promised: "We will be back because until we hear the words you need to say because you owe it to them."

Make-Believe Bris: Norwegian Official Suggests Jews, Muslims Do ‘Symbolic’ Circumcision

Norway’s ombudsman for children's rights has proposed that Jews and Muslim replace male circumcision with a symbolic, non-surgical ritual.

Iranian Suspects Confess to Killing Scientists for Israel

More than a dozen Iranian citizens arrested in connection with the assassination of several Iranian nuclear scientists have confessed, Iranian state television reported. The Iranians...

Give ‘Em Hell, Sheldon: Adelson Presses Romney on Pollard, Jerusalem Embassy

Romney, the presumptive GOP nominee, has said he needs to see the relevant intelligence material accessible to a president before deciding.

Religious Groups Urge Understanding following Wisconsin Shooting

Religious groups are calling for tolerance after six people were killed in a shooting attack at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin. The Anti-Defamation League condemned...

IDF Investigates: How Did Terrorists Manage to Drive 2 Kilometers Into Israel? (Video)

The IDF is currently investigating how the terrorists in Sunday's’ attack managed to drive one of their commandeered armored vehicle 2 kilometers into Israel...

IDF Chief: ‘We Prevented a Large-Scale Disaster’

“Even before investigations of the attack are complete, I estimate we prevented a large-scale disaster, an extremely complex attack by terrorists operating between Sinai and the Gaza Strip," said Lt. Gen. Gantz.

Rabbi Drowns During Ritual Dipping in the Ocean in Wales

Stamford Hill, London-based Orthodox Rabbi Dov Berish Englander, 47, on holiday at the scenic seaside town of Aberystwyth in West Wales, "got into difficulties" while performing a full body ritual immersion.

Watch: Curiosity Land on Mars (8:30 AM Israel Time)

UPDATE: The Curiosity has landed on Mars. Watch NASA TV, as the Curiosity Rover lands on Mars. The landing is expected to happen on Monday at...

Australian Sprinter Steven Solomon Advances to 400-Meter Finals

Australian sprinter Steven Solomon qualified for the Olympic finals in the 400 meters. Solomon, 19, finished third in his heat on Sunday in London, but...

US Jewish Leaders to Netanyahu: Embrace Levy Recommendations, Legalize Outposts

More than sixty-five American Jewish leaders urged Netanyahu to adopt Levy's findings that the “settlements” in Judea and Samaria are legal.

Palestinians Plan to Outmaneuver Israel, the US, in Next Bid for UN Statehood

The Palestinian Authority will likely bid in September to become a UN “non-member observer state.” A document prepared by the PLO’s negotiations support unit, says both Israel and the U.S. have an arsenal of punitive measures at their disposal. It says the U.S. could close the PLO mission in Washington, suspend aid to the Palestinians or withhold contributions to any UN agency the Palestinians try to join. The Arab League last month gave Abbas its backing for a new General Assembly bid, but did not specifically recommend its timing.

Some Wear and Tear Expected as Olympics Committee Chief Steps into a Jewish Lion’s...

president Jacques Rogge will address a planned ceremony by the Olympic Committee of Israel, the Israeli Embassy in London and cross-communal British group the Jewish Committee for the London Games on August 6. Ankie Spitzer, widow of slain Israeli fencing coach Andre Spitzer, is planning to give him a piece of her mind.

Woman Says Tzedaka Dollar Saved her Life in Bus Crash

Eliana Siegal says she believes she survived unharmed a bus crash yesterday, Thursday, on Interstate 55, because her father gave her a dollar to give to charity, a Jewish tradition that she said helped protect her en route. The 64-passenger bus she was sitting in blew a tire and skidded until it smashed into a concrete pillar of an overpass, resulting in many injuries and one death.

French Swimmer Says Hebrew Tattoo Is a Tribute to Auschwitz Survivor

French Olympic swimmer Fabien Gilot said the Hebrew tattoo on his left arm is a tribute to his late grandmother’s husband, a Jewish survivor...

90,000-plus Crowd in NJ Cheers Siyum HaShas

Some 90,000 people packed MetLife Stadium to celebrate the completion of the page-a-day Talmud cycle in the largest-ever Siyum HaShas. The gathering Wednesday evening, which...

Source: Behind Closed Doors Panetta Called Israel Ungrateful, ‘Chazerai’

In private conversations Panetta expressed frustration at the lack of confidence expressed by Netanyahu and Barak.

Members of Congress File Brief Supporting 9-Year-Old Boy’s Jerusalem Passport Case

A bipartisan slate of 58 members of Congress signed a friend of the court brief in a case involving a 9-year-old boy who was...

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