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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.

Hungarian Police Investigating Desecration of Holocaust Monument

A Holocaust memorial monument in the southwest of Hungary was desecrated. The perpetrators broke off several parts of the bronze monument, which stands 3 1/2...

US: Russia Shipping Attack Choppers to Syria

"We have confronted the Russians about stopping their continued arms shipments to Syria," Clinton said Tuesday. "We are concerned about the latest information we have that there are attack helicopters on the way from Russia to Syria."

IDF Warns of Syria’s Chemical Weapons Falling in Wrong Hands

IDF Deputy Chief of Staff Maj. Gen. Yair Naveh said Monday night that “Syria has the world’s largest arsenal of chemical weapons, along with rockets and missiles that can reach all of Israel." But Palestinian officials criticized the amplified Israeli criticism on Sunday as a tactic to deflect attention from Israel's treatment of the Palestinians and the "moribund peace process."

Rift Emerging Between N.Y. Jewish, Black Democrats over Anti-Semitic Candidate

Several current and former New York Jewish elected officials gathered on Monday to denounce the congressional candidacy of Charles Barron for his anti-Israel views. Last week, Barron won the crucial endorsement of his district's retiring Congressman, Edolphus Towns. And this week, Barron was endorsed by the Amsterdam News.

Toulouse Killer’s Father Suing Police

The father of Toulouse killer Mohammed Merah reportedly is suing police for allegedly murdering his son. Mohamed Benalel Merah filed a lawsuit against the RAID...

Bad Blood between Washington and Jerusalem Weighing on Pollard’s Chances

As President Peres is preparing to appeal to President Obama to grant clemency to convicted Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard, a former Israeli ambassador to the U.S. is saying Pollard is the means by which official Washington is punishing Israel for past and present sins.

Hate Graffiti Accusing Zionism of Causing the Holocaust Discovered on Yad Vashem Walls

Early Monday morning, ten pieces of hate graffiti in Hebrew were discovered in the open campus of Yad Vashem, Jerusalem, a prominent segment of it scrawled across the walls of the Warsaw Ghetto Square monument.

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