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PM, Mayor in Session Honoring Jerusalem Day 2013

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held the weekly government meeting at Mount Herzl on Sunday, in honor of the upcoming Jerusalem Day, 28 Iyar (Tuesday...

Four Years Late, Thompson Hires Sheinkopf as ‘Senior’ Strategist

"There was a time when he certainly was not happy with me."

Canadian Parliament to Discuss Jewish Refugees from Arab Countries

So far, Canadian government policy has focused only on Arab refugees.

Biden Wants Rabbis, Pastors and Nuns to Back ‘Moral’ Gun Control

Vice President Joe Biden met with Jewish, Muslim Christians, Sikh and other religious leaders Monday to encourage them to back gun control as matter...

Report: Kerry Won Five-Week Unofficial Building Freeze from Bibi

Netanyahu again plays chess, or poker, with the United States. Kerry wants a building freeze to satisfy Abbas’ conditions for resuming talks. Netanyahu reportedly agreed – but for only five weeks.

Samsung S4 Smartphone Makes ‘Aliyah’ and Costs $1,100

Samsung's Galaxy S4 flagship Smartphone arrived in Israel this week with an official price tag of approximately $1,100 (3,600-3,700 shekels). Prices may drop a bit...

Israel Hotels Attracting Tourists with OU Kosher Certification

Israeli restaurants and hotels are more interested n seeking kosher certification from the American-based Orthodox Union (OU) in order to attract foreign tourists, according...

Israel Moves Closer to Eliminating Small Parties

A bill to increase the minimum number for a political party to be represented in the Knesset has passed a ministerial committee and will...

Giffords accepts JFK award in Boston

Former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords was awarded the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award in Boston on Sunday for pushing for policy changes...

Chinese Media Ho-Hum on Netanyahu’s Visit

Chinese media have reported Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s current visit as secondary news, reflecting China’s distance from the Israeli-Palestinian Authority issue. PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas...

Bahrain to US: Stop Interference, Don’t Meet with Opposition

The Arab Spring uprisings continue to threaten the Bahraini kingdom. Human rights violations directed at dissidents continue apace, and the U.S. has just been invited to mind its own business, although Bahrain receives military equipment and aid from the U.S.

New $10.4 million Security Pavilion at Moynihan Federal Courthouse

On Monday, Congressmen José E. Serrano, Jerrold Nadler and Peter King joined Chief Judge Loretta A. Preska to announce that the Daniel Patrick Moynihan...

Canada Forces Chabad to Ban Radical-Islam Critic Pamela Geller

Pamela Geller warns of ‘Islamization’ of North America. Leftists pressured a Great Neck synagogue to ban her. Now Canadian police force Chabad to silence her because her ideas counter “engagement.”

Israel Calms War Fever, Re-Opens Northern Air Space

Syria aims missiles at Israel. Lebanon on alert. Israel moves Iron Domes to the north. War? If war were likely, Bibi would not be in China. The IDF already has re-opened air space in the north.

Israeli Injured by Arab Terrorists Wakes From Coma

Aharon Zlotkin, the 53 year old man hit in the head by Arab terrorists two days ago at the Doar Junction, has come out...

Settlers Cancel Event with IDF Commander to Protest Pro-Arab Stance

Maj. Gen. Alon's ties with Israel's extreme left are considered among the strongest in the IDF top echelon.

IDF Wants to Equalize Term of Service for Men and Women

The Israel Armed Forces is proposing that women and men both serve in  the army for the same amount of time for equal positions....

Court Convicts Two Former Aides to NY Mayoral Candidate Liu

Two former associates of New York Democratic mayoral candidate John Liu were convicted in an illegal campaign fundraising scheme uncovered in an FBI investigation,...

Haredi Paper Equates Lapid and Hitler Speeches

Hitler wanted to exterminate Jews. Lapid only wants to exterminate the Haredi habit of not to work or serve in the IDF. That is enough for a Haredi columnist to compare Lapid’s and Hitler’s speeches.

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