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Responding to Rocket Fire, IAF Targets Gaza Terror Sites

Overnight, IAF aircraft targeted a weapons manufacturing facility in the southern Gaza Strip and a terror activity site in the central Gaza Strip. Direct...

Chabad of North Hollywood Construction Halted by Neighbors

Dozens Sherman Oaks residents are complaining that the new Chabad House on Chandler Boulevard is "just too big for the surrounding blocks of single-family...

Mursi Muslim Brotherhood Campaign Claims Egypt Presidency, Shafiq Denies

Al Ahram has just published these tweets from Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohamed Mursi: 6:28 Ikhwanweb tweets: President-Elect Mohamed #Morsi, heads to #Tahrir - symbol of...

Greek Nazis Increase Power in Sunday’s Vote

Greece's neo-Nazi party Chryssi Avghi (Golden Dawn) won between 6.0 and 7.5% of the vote in Sunday’s elections, according to exit polls, European Jewish...

Suit Charges Hebrew National Products Not Kosher

Class action lawsuit against Hebrew National alleges the company is misrepresenting its own kashrut standards “as defined by the most stringent Jews who follow Orthodox Jewish Law."

IDF Spokesperson: Assad’s End a Certainty

IDF Spokesperson Brig. Gen. Yoav (Poly) Mordechai said that the understanding that the Bashar Assad regime in Syria has “reached its end” is now permeating among Assad’s allies Iran and Hezbollah. Meanwhile, a Russian military source said that Russia may send warships and troops to Syria to protect its logistics base in Tartous, Syria.

Bolivian Cabinet to Deliberate Ostreicher Case

Bolivian Cabinet ministers told the chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives human rights subcommittee that they would look into the case of a...

MoveOn targets Anti-Israeli Candidate Barron

MoveOn.org joined a growing list of groups and individuals to raise concerns about the congressional candidacy of New York City Councilman Charles Barron. The online...

Romney Says Obama Prefers Letting Iran Have Nukes to Letting Israel Attack

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Saturday revved up his attacks on President Obama's Mid East policy, suggesting the president fears that Israel might attack Iran more than he fears that Iran will develop a nuclear weapon. “I think, by and large, you can just look at the things the president has done and do the opposite,” Romney said.

Kosher Delight in Midtown NY Closing

YeahThatsKosher.com reports that Kosher Delight, the 28-year old establishment on Broadway between 36th and 37th street is scheduled to close on Sunday, according to...

Gaza Question in Paris University Medical Exam Stirs Controversy, Investigation

Vincent Berger, president of Diderot University in Paris, is investigating a question “of a polemic nature” which was posed to students of the Bichat...

Extreme-Right Politicians Expelled for Neo-Nazi T-shirts

EJP reports that eight extreme-right politicians on Wednesday were expelled from the Saxony, Germany, state parliament for wearing neo-Nazi T-shirts. The lawmakers, from the controversial...

Few Doubts on Whom Jews Should Pray for to Win Egyptian Runoff Election

The runoff presidential election between former prime minister Ahmed Shafiq and Freedom and Justice Party leader Mohamed Mursi will take place this Saturday and Sunday. As interested parties, we must ask ourselves, which of the two candidates should we say a Mi Sh'Beirach for, or at least endorse in our hearts during prayer this coming Shabbat.

Chabad of Westport Hoping for Town Approval at Long Last

According to the Westport Daily Voice, the structure that used to house the Three Bears Restaurant in Westport, CT, will shortly officially become the...

Israeli Navy Captures Palestinian Smugglers Vessel

The Israeli Navy captured a Palestinian fishing vessel engaged in illegal smuggling travelling towards the Gaza Strip on Wednesday. No weapons were discovered on...

Jewish Residents Apprehensive as Peace Now, Arabs, Count the Days for Migron’s Fall

“I couldn’t imagine raising my kids anywhere else,” says Itay Harel, one of Migron’s founders who established the community 13 years ago. But an unexpected battle began after the Israeli anti-settlement movement Peace Now, which aims to eliminate any Jewish presence in Judea and Samaria, to be replaced by a Palestinian state, claimed that Migron was settled on privately owned Arab land.

US Embassy in Tel Aviv Raffling Off July 4 Party Tickets

The US Embassy in Tel Aviv announced Wednesday that it will be giving away tickets to an annual Independence Day party at the US ambassador’s residence in Herzliya.

Norwegian Anti-Semites Firebrand Jewish Youth’s Neck

The Jewish boy's mother said the attacking students had heated the coin on a BBQ grill and pressed it onto the boy's neck, burning through to the flesh. "They say they are going to kill all the Jews, and use offensive language such as 'Jewish pigs' and 'Jewish Satan,'" she said.

Adelson Gives Romney PAC $10 Million

According to the Wall Street Journal, chairman and chief executive of Las Vegas Sands Corp billionaire Sheldon Adelson, who fueled Newt Gingrich’s presidential bid,...

Eruv Drones

An organization in Israel wants to use unmanned aerial vehicles to check the national eruv in problematic spots. The Shabbat Fund has placed a proposal...

Peres Calls for Renewed Peace Talks in Medal Ceremony

Receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Obama, Israeli President Shimon Peres called for a renewal of peace talks with the Palestinians. "Israel and...

Lakewood Girls School under Attack for Controversial Letter on Modesty

The Lakewood, NJ, Bnos Yaakov elementary school is not happy over the fact that an internal letter to its students has been published online. It contains a story with a disturbing notion of purgatory for girls who don't obey the laws of tzniyut (modesty).

Rabbi Rotter, 59, Owner and Editor of Rotter.net

A scoop by nature is a "preliminary report." On the one hand, it has a huge impact, but on the other hand there's a risk that the report is partially or completely false. Anyone who reads a scoop on the Internet, knows it can be inaccurate or even not correct at all, and yet they all relate to scoop as news until it is refuted.

Knesset Committee Ejects Top Reform Clergyman from Meeting

The head of the Reform movement in Israel was ejected from a discussion on state funding for non-Orthodox rabbis Tuesday. Gilad Kariv, a Reform rabbi...

Richard Belzer Fights PC Hordes over Nazi Salute

"Law and Order SVU" star Richard Belzer is in hot water over what he insists was a comic homage to the late Charlie Chaplin and not, say, an expression of his fealty to the Nazi tradition.

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