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Barak: Israel Still Ready to Attack Iran

Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak said on Tuesday that Israel never told the US it would suspend its plans to attack Iran while talks...

On the Eve of Yom HaShoah, Israel’s Government Increases Holocaust Survivors’ Benefits

On the eve of Yom HaShoah, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's cabinet on Tuesday adopted the recommendation of the Prime Minister, Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz,...

Border Policeman Tortured Hebron Child, Community Blames Policy of Brutality and Neglect

Last Saturday at 7 a.m., Israeli Border Police detained and beat up a nine-year-old Jewish child in Hebron, after he entered a closed military zone near Machpelah House. The Hebron community's spokesman told the Jewish Press: "The border police acted like animals, attacking a child. They only care about attacking Jews."

Outpouring Support for Officer who Hit Danish Provocateur, Even as Damning Report Is Anticipated

Eighty-three reserves officers and soldiers yesterday sent the Defense Minister and the IDF Chief of Staff a letter supporting the Eisner, who had been suspended from his post. Additional support came from Hagit Rein, mother of Major B'naya Rein who was killed in the Second Lebanon War and whose body Eisner retrieved.

Fatah to Infuse Young Blood into its Gaza Operations

The Palestinian news agency Ma'an quotes senior party official Nabil Shaath, who said on Monday that Fatah has decided revitalize its committee in Gaza...

Lord Nazir Ahmed Suspended from Labor Party for Offering £10m Bounty on Obama, Bush

Back in 1998, Lord Nazir Ahmed, 53, became the first Muslim life peer. Now he is reported to have said: "'If the US can announce a reward of $10 million for the (capture) of Hafiz Saeed, I can announce a bounty of £10 million (for the capture of) President Obama and his predecessor, George Bush."

Dozens Injured in R.I. Jewish Community Bus Accident

At least 32 people were injured, one seriously, in an accident along Route 4 in East Greenwich, R.I., that involved a bus bring Jewish...

Gallup: Romney, Obama in Tight Race

Mitt Romney is supported by 47% of national registered voters and Barack Obama by 45% in the inaugural Gallup Daily tracking results from April...

Record High for Incoming Tourism in First Quarter of 2012

Based on data released today by the Central Bureau of Statistics, the first quarter of 2012 registered an all-time record high for incoming tourism...

NY High Court: Ramaz Nurse Can Sue Under Whistleblower Law

A former school nurse at the Ramaz School in New York who says she was fired for reporting a possible case of child abuse...

Hebron Jews Appeal on Behalf of Arab Seller of Machpela House, Sentenced to Death...

Jewish leaders in Hebron have called for international intervention to help the Palestinian man sentenced to death for selling a home near the Cave...

Pollard Leaves Hospital Back to Prison

Jonathan Pollard was transferred from a federal hospital to his prison cell. Pollard, who reportedly was rushed to a hospital outside of the prison on...

Fatah-Affiliated Terrorists Claim They Launched a Rocket into Israel

The Palestinian News agency Ma'an reported that the Ayman Judah Brigades, a division of Fatah's military wing, said they fired a rocket into Israel...

Both Religious Zionist Knesset Factions Celebrate the Mimouna; Ketzele: We Run Together or I...

Hundreds of activists who had arrived to celebrate the Mimouna applauded the MKs announcements that there was no other option for their two factions but to run a united list in the next Knesset elections. MK Yaakov Katz (Ketzele) repeated his earlier announcement that if the two factions do not run as one, he would remove himself from the campaign.

Pro-Palestinian ‘Flytila’ Busted; 43 Refused Entry, 12 Returned, 31 Detained, 9 Israelis Detained

The latest Israeli Police figures: 43 activists altogether have been detained at Ben Gurion airport. Out of this number, 31 were transported to the Givon detention facility for processing and 12 were put on returning flights. Nine Israeli activists waving pro-Palestinian banners were detained for questioning.

All Three Major Contenders Disqualified in Egyptian Presidential Race

Al Ahram reports that the Supreme Presidential Electoral Commission (SPEC) on Saturday disqualified 10 contenders from Egypt’s anticipated presidential elections, including Salafist Hazem Salah...

Skverer Rebbe’s Butler Facing 5-10 Years for Arson Attack

Shaul Spitzer, 18, who used to be the Skverer Rebbe's Butler, is facing 5-10 years for first-degree assault in his attack on Aron Rottenberg in May, 2011, in New Square, NY. Rottenberg was attacked because he chose not to pray at New Square's main synagogue, under the leadership of the Skverer Rebbe.

NY Post Spreading Misinformation, Jew Baiting Humor

An April 13 short item on the number of inmates in the NYC jail system who receive kosher meals was headlined: "20 inmates fat on glatt." Now, is this a suggestion that City jail kosher meals be made more healthful, perhaps with larger salad portions and less fatty, albeit kosher, meat – or was this a callused NY Post insult to Jewish criminals who are so insolent, they won't even eat pig like a decent Christian convict?

‘Good Vibes’ in Istanbul Meeting over Iranian Nukes, But No Bilateral Iran-US Talks

Tehran and the group of 6 (US, Britain, France, Russia, China, and Germany) met in Istanbul on Saturday, ending a 15-month hiatus in talks. "There is a positive atmosphere… contrasting with the last time," EU spokesman Michael Mann stated. An afternoon session on Saturday involved a number of bilateral meetings, but the Iranian delegation rejected the US representatives’ request for a bilateral meeting.

Canada Shuts Down Organization Supporting B’Tzelem

The website Shalom Toronto reports that Canada's foreign office will close down the International Centre for Human Rights and Democratic development, which two years...

Low-Cost British Airline Voids Tickets of British ‘Flytilla’

The Guardian reported that Israel has forced the low-cost airline Jet2.com to revoke the tickets of three women from Manchester who were on their...

Egyptian Team Must Wear ‘Zionist’ Uniform or Play in their Skivvies

This is too funny not to be true. Egypt's national soccer team is "forced" to break the Arab Youth and Sports Ministers’ decision to boycott Adidas, after the sportswear company sponsored the Jerusalem marathon… because the national team do not have an alternative kit to wear. "We have no choice but to wear Adidas in the UAE camp as we don’t have any other outfits," said the team's Executive Director.

Presidents Conference Leaders, URJ Join Pollard Plea

Top U.S. Jewish organizations joined the call on President Obama to release Jonathan Pollard because of his reported illness. "A few months ago we visited...

Congressmen Threaten PA Aid over Helen Thomas Award

In a letter to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, two congressmen said a medal awarded to veteran journalist Helen Thomas could hurt U.S. assistance...

This Just In: Warner’s ‘Maccabees’ Suspended, Mel Gibson Stil Hates Jews

In an explosive letter, Hollywood screenwriter Joe Eszterhas ("Basic Instinct," "Jagged Edge") writes Mel Gibson, Joe is accusing Mel of “hating Jews” and of using him to deflect his anti-Semitic reputation. Eszterhas wrote that Gibson, the director of a sadomasochistic flick about how the Jews killed you-know-who, never actually intended to make the movie about Jewish heroism, titled “The Maccabees.”

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