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Bank Governor: Israel’s Biggest Problem – Too Many Haredim

4 Tammuz 5773 – June 12, 2013
It was difficult to tell whether Fischer considers Haredi poverty the central problem, or just Haredi majority.

Germany Expecting Billions in Flood Damage

On Tuesday, flood waters continued gushing north along the Elbe Rive.

Teva Stops Distributing Drugs from Suspect Factory in France

Several people died or have been hospitalized in serious condition after taking a drug that was released inadvertently in the packing of medicine treating pulmonary edema.

Imam: Pope Must Say ‘Islam is Peaceful’ to Renew Ties With Islam

The Muslim leader of al-Azhar offered to renew ties with the Vatican, but strongly suggested Pope Francis start off by proclaiming that Islam is a peaceful religion. A Coptic organization has suggested that Muslim leaders are the only ones who can make Islam a peaceful religion, and encouraged the Imam to take on that task.

Ambassador Howard Gutman at Center of Prostitution Scandal

4 Tammuz 5773 – June 11, 2013
The U.S. ambassador alleged in State Department memos to have solicited prostitutes, including minors, was embroiled two years ago in a controversy over Israel. A...

JESNA to Shut its Doors

The Jewish Education Service of North America will end its operations in July after 31 years. Established in 1982, JESNA has been downsizing for the...

Gulf Arab States Impose Sanctions on Hezbollah over Syria

Gulf Arab states on Monday threatened sanctions against the Lebanese Shi'ite terrorist group Hezbollah in retaliation for its intervention in support of Syrian President...

Hispanic TV Personalities Taste Israel

“It reaffirmed for me how important it is to have dinner with your family at home."

Reform Movement New Meddling in Israeli Policy: the Bedouin

“Any plan to resettle members of the Bedouin community must be developed with leaders of that community rather than be forced upon them.”

Rare Discovery of Mikveh in New England Rewrites US Jewish History

The mikveh barely existed in 19th century American, where Jewish immigrants turned against religion. But one has been found in Connecticut, and it is more similar those in Israel than in the US.

Yahrzheit for Lubavitcher Rebbe Expected to Draw 50,000 Visitors

Tens of thousands of Jews are expected to visit the gravesite of the Lubavitcher Rebbe Tuesday, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson (z"l), who passed away...

PA Strikes Out again; Boulder Nixes Making Nablus ‘Sister City’

The Boulder City Council Monday night decided to leave the “peace process” for those with less common sense and overwhelmingly nixed a controversial proposal...

Savvy Israelis Ahead of US in Smartphone Internet Use

Israel often can be seen with two cell phones, one in each ear. Smartphones have been around in Israel only since 2009 but already are in most Israeli’s hands. No wonder Waze was made in Israel

Double Suicide Bombings in Center of Damascus Kill 2

A double suicide bombing in the center of Damascus morning killed at least two people and injured two dozen others, according to a regime-operated...

Rabbi Who Compiled Laws of the Sabbath Dies at 85

Rabbi Yehoshua Neuwirth, who compiled the widely used “Shmirat Shabbat K’Hilkhatah," died Monday night in Jerusalem  at the age of 85. Tens of thousands of...

Haredim Lose Out to Women’s Place on Panel that Elects Rabbis

The Knesset passed into law on Tuesday a requirement that at least four women be included on the committee that elects rabbinical court rabbis....

Riot Police Storm Istanbul’s Taksim Square

Turkish riot police stormed Taksim Square early Tuesday morning and clashed with protesters, one day before protests leaders were to meet with Turkish Prime...

IRS and Mas Hachnasa to Increase Cooperation

According to the Mas Hachnasa (Israel Tax Authority) website, senior members of the IRS, met yesterday in Jerusalem with the Tax Authority director, Moshe...

Pot Quinn Accusing Kettles of Pandering to Jews

Quinn actually said: “You know what else is wrong? … Going into communities and pandering and telling them what they want to hear just so you can get their vote."

Liberman: Israel Must Stop Listening to Hypocritical EU

r Liberman said that unless the EU places Hezbollah on its terrorist organization list, Israel should stop allowing the EU to meddle in Israel's diplomacy

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