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Pro-Palestinian Jewish Author Facing Indian Deportation for Muslim Extremist Ties

After immigrating to Israel from England in 1999 at age 50, Susan Nathan has become an outspoken pro-Palestinian advocate, appearing in the Swedish Human Rights festival and the Stockholm Olof Palme Centre, as well as forums sponsored by the Arab American Association. She came to India for medical treatment, but her visa expired and the government wants her out on suspicion of contact with extremist Muslim organizations.

From Canada, Netanyahu ‘appreciates’ Obama’s Promises on Iran

Canada.com reports that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that he "appreciated" President Barack Obama's statements on Iran and was looking forward...

Israel, Cyprus, Greece, Sign Underwater Electric Cable Deal

AFP reports that Israel and Cyprus have signed an accord Sunday to lay an underwater electricity cable between the two countries. It's the first...

Since Thursday Kinneret Level Rises 7.9 Inches

Large amounts of water that swept through northern Israel and led to a strong flow of streams have produced exceptionally high figures for the National Lake's level. The Kinneret water is now at about 80 centimeters (31.5 inches) above the "lower red line." While rain may be ceasing soon, the snow thaw is expected to add even more water in the spring.

2nd Arrest in NJ Synagogue Firebombings

The NY Post reports that a second man was charged Friday in a series of attacks on synagogues in northern New Jersey that included...

Foreign Minister Lieberman: Immediate Help to the Syrian People

Israel's Channel 2 News reports that in a meeting held  between Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov and Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman, the latter clarified...

Ahmadinejad’s Sister Lost in Iran Election

CNN reports that Parvin Ahmadinejad, the Iranian President's sister, lost her bid for a seat in the parliamentary elections, which is viewed as a...

Occupy AIPAC Advocates Palestinian State, Against Iran Strike

Occupy AIPAC is a weekend long series of events to coincide with the American Israel Public Affairs Committee's annual Policy Conference, going through March 6. The Occupy AIPAC website says the group is gathering in Washington DC for a policy-style summit on the issues of Iran, the Arab Uprising and Palestine and "the affects of AIPAC in determining US foreign policy around those topics."

Orthodox Bball Team Wins Rescheduled Pre-Shabbat Semifinal Match

The Robert Beren Academy of Houston has advanced to the finals in a victory over both their opponents, Dallas Covenant Academy, and the Texas...

Israeli-Arabs Protesting the Continued Imprisonment of 2 Murderers

500 Israeli-Arabs were protesting on Saturday evening in Arara, and Arab village in the North. It was organized by the Balad party and the...

Disneyland on Lockdown after Bomb Scare

Disneyland has been placed on lockdown early Saturday morning, after a park employee The employees spotted a suspicious object at about 7:00 a.m., before the opening of the park. The object – which has not been described – was spotted in a tree near the park, according to police.

Drowned 7 Year Old Girl from Kiryat Sefer Pronounced Dead in Hospital

A 7-year-old girl who had fallen into a gushing river on Friday was rushed to Tel Hashomer Medical Center where she was pronounced dead. The...

Congrats! Texas Jewish School Gets to Play Ball Friday Afternoon, Observe Shabbat

The Robert M. Beren Academy, an Orthodox Jewish high school, was expecting to have to forfeit their game against the Covenant School of Dallas,...

Rabbi Elyashiv’s Condition Deteriorating – Defined as Very Difficult

The condition of Ultra-Orthodox Lithuanian leader Rabbi Yosef Shalom Elyashiv, 102, who has been hospitalized in recent weeks at Shaare Zedek Hospital in Jerusalem,...

On Charlie Rose, Peres Praises Obama, US Ties

In an hour-long interview with American broadcaster Charlie Rose, conducted before a large audience at New York’s 92nd Street Y, Peres said that he...

Florida School Prayer Bill to Become Law

According to the Orlando Sentinel, the Florida House voted 88-27 Thursday to give final approval to a bill that allows school boards to set...

Tea Party’s Jewish Enfant Terrible’s Death Raises Suspicions

Andrew Breitbart, who enraged the Left and delighted Tea Partisans both with his unabashed opinions and his video shenanigans, collapsed and died outside his Los Angeles home Thursday morning.

German Federation Condemns Fans Who Hitler-Saluted Israeli Player

The German soccer federation condemned an anti-Semitic act involving Kaiserslautern's Israel striker Itay Shechter, 24, and says such abuse has to be "nipped in the bud" and "we must act decisively." Sunday's taunts came the day after his team's 4-0 defeat by Mainz – their fourth straight loss – in which Shechter did not play.

Clinton, Panetta, Push Back Republican Criticism on Israel

Republicans see a political opening in the disagreements between Washington and Jerusalem over two major issues: Jewish settlements and their influence on the peace talks with the Palestinians, and the Obama administration's pressure on Israel to hold off on a military strike against Iran. A House Budget Committee pressed Panetta on reduced budget requests for Israel's missile defense program against ballistic missiles and rockets.

Holy Smokes, Rabbi

According to the State, Rabbi Meshulam Rothschild, 26, was moving about 3,600 cartons a week of illegal cigarettes with no tax stamps out of his warehouse on Spencer Street in Williamsburg. At $50 a carton in taxes, that's a very nice income, although not so steady, it turns out…

Israelis Risk Flying Through Enemy Countries To Save a Buck

In recent years, Israelis have been choosing to fly to the Far East through Arab states which do not recognize the State of Israel, according to Israel Channel 2 News. Israel's Foreign Office says that those enemy countries prohibit the entry of Israelis – but Israeli passengers report no special problem at those stops, and they get to save as much as $500 per ticket.

Blogger Puts Congressional Aide’s Get Refusal In Context

The case is, predictably, another ugly and scary and very personal one, which is why I stayed off it all this time. But as the pressure campaign is increasing and even Fox News is dumping on the husband (a Republican!), I went looking for some context. Now you can, too…

Rabbi Rosen: Ahmadinejad Is Amalek and We Must Destroy Him

Once we recognize that the enemy is not acting against us based on rational reasons, but out of a pathological hatred, it is our duty to act on our conclusion and strike at the enemy, disregarding world opinion.

Illinois Republican Candidate for Congress Says ‘Holocaust Never Happened’

The Oak Lawn Patch reported that Arthur Jones, 64, a Lyons, IL, insurance salesman who organizes family-friendly, neo-Nazi events around Adolf Hitler's birthday, hopes...

3,000 Shells Stolen from IDF Base Under Soldiers’ Noses

Israel TV Channel 2 reports that seven people are being charged with trading in weapons that had been stolen from an IDF munitions base...

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