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Western Wall is Just Fine, Test of its Stability Shows

The Western Wall checked out fine in a test of its stability by engineers.

Israel’s Ambassador: DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz Lied

Back in August, Hadassah Magazine interviewed Debbie Wasserman Schultz, and one of their question was: "Why did you call on both parties to refrain from challenging each other over support for Israel?" The DNC chair answered: "What the Republicans are doing is dangerous ... Israel’s ambassador Michael Oren, has said this." Then she repeated the allegation at a DNC convention forum. So the ambassador sent out an email.

US annd Egpytian Air Forces to Practice Together

In the upcoming days, the US and the Egyptian Air Forces will run a joint 10-day training exercise. The goal of the exercise is...

70% of Obama’s Twitter Followers are Fake or Inactive

Analysts found that among the 19 million followers that President Obama has on Twitter, 30% are fake accounts, and another 40% are inactive accounts. Mitt...

Egypt to Replace Tanks with APCs

Reuters reports that Egypt plans to replace the tanks it embedded into the Sinai with armored personnel carriers.

Video: Syrian Rebels Take Down Syrian Mig (Warning: Graphic)

Video: Syrian Martyr Brigade rebels show off the crashed remains of a Syrian Mig and its pilot, after claiming to have shot it down.

High Court Hears Petition against Mikvah for Married Women Only

Israel's Supreme Court on Monday ordered the Minister of Religious Affairs Yaakov Margi and the Chief Rabbinate Council to explain why they not allow single women to immerse in state-run mikvahs.

NY Haredi Rabbis Protest Upcoming Vote on Consent Waivers for Metzitzah B’Peh

Haredi rabbis in New York are accusing the city's Department of Health of "spreading lies" in order to pass a law mandating that parents...

Yom Kippur Rentals Could Cost Tel Aviv’s Bike Program Funding

Israel's transportation minister has threatened to withdraw funding for a Tel Aviv bicycle rental project if it allows the bicycles to be used on...

Right Furious over Barak’s Decision Not to Decide on Ariel University

Last night, Defense Minsiter Ehud Barak decided that Nitzan Allon, head of the IDF Central Command, will not sign his approval for Ariel University to be recognized as a fully accredited university. This decision brought about a very angry reaction from right wing government factions.

Gush Katif Refugees to Netanyahu: At Least Don’t Destroy the Migron Synagogue

A committee of expelled Gush Katif residents approached Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday requesting that he prevent the destruction of the synagogue and mikvah of the Migron settlement, which was evacuated.

Yigal Amir’s Brother: Rabin’s Family’s Crocodile Tears Don’t Move Me, They Profited Quite Nicely...

"The blood of the Oslo murdered is a thousand times more dear to me than the tears dropped for the one who killed them, with help from the Arabs."

Egyptian Army Claiming Success in the Sinai, But Most Terrorists Are Still Roaming Free

The Egyptian army has slowed down its all-out attack on terrorist enclaves in the Sinai, several weeks after its initial, aggressive spurt on August 5. The terrorist culprits who murdered 15 Egyptian Border Guards remain at large, and the lack of progress appears rooted in political uncertainty back in Cairo. Here's one unexpected aspect of what was touted as a jihad against the murderers: the Egyptian government is going through unofficial channels, employing negotiators to talk to the Sinai terrorists. This has enraged the secular law and order types at home.

Ma’ariv Switches to Internet-Only on Weekdays

The Israeli daily Ma'ariv, which has been in existence since 1948, will cease its daily print edition, and will instead provide only internet news...

Conservative Rabbi Wolpe to Deliver Invocation to Democrats

Rabbi David Wolpe of Sinai Temple in Los Angeles confirmed that he will deliver the invocation at the Wednesday evening session of the Democratic...

Forced Evacuation of Migron Completed

Following the High Court of Justice's ruling from last week, the residents of the community of Migron, in the Benyamin region, were forcibly removed from their homes this morning. Large police forces arrived at the community early this morning, knocking on doors and serving the residents a court order to evacuate their homes. A few families offered passive resistance, but most of the fifty families left on their own accord.

Arabs Poison Jewish Family in “Nationalist” Attack

Police uncovered attempt to poison and kill a Jewish family in Raanana in what they are calling a criminal/nationalist attack.

Migron Eviction Notices Distributed

Israel Army Radio reports that the army has completed distributing eviction notices to the residents of Migron. One resident announced that he will not...

Some Residents Have Barricaded Themselves, But Migron Evacuation Is Proceeding as Planned

After the Supreme Court finally ordered to evacuate the residents of the Judea and Samaria village of Migron from their homes by September 4, some families have begun on Saturday night to leave their homes voluntarily. For the first time since the court's decision, dozens of police officers and IDF soldiers have moved into the community. The soldiers arrived before dawn and blocked the village entrance. Some residents have barricaded themselves in their homes and refuse to leave.

Aryeh Eldad: Migron Expulsion On Sunday Morning

Aryeh Eldad wrote on his Facebook page that from what he knows, the settlement of Migron will be forcibly evacuated by security forces on Sunday morning....

Egypt Shuts Down Last Jewish Synagogue

For the first time in 2,000 years, there will be no Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur services at the Eliyahu Hanavi Synagogue in Alexandria...

Egypt and China Signing Deals and Building Ties

In the wake of Egyptian President Morsi's recent visit to China, Morsi returns to Egypt with 8 partnership deals and a 71 million dollars...

Tunisian Spring Is Turning Into a Jewish Winter

With the new legislation being proposed in the Islamist Ennahda led government, Tunisian Jews may need to rethink their loyalty to a country that clearly no longer wants them. The Tunisian Parliament is working to pass a law that will prohibit the import of religious books, kosher food, and even visitors from Israel.

Remaining Bat Ayin Boys Released

The remaining two Bat Ayin children, ages 12 and 13, accused of firebombing an Arab taxi were released from police custody on Friday morning...

Israeli Paralympian Swimmer Wins Bronze Medal

Israeli Paralympic swimmer Inbal Pezaro finally brought Israel its first medal in London. Pezaro, 25, took a bronze in the 50-meter freestyle final in the...

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