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Knesset Christian Allies and the Sinai Option
 
Circumcision – Are Muslims Doing It Wrong?

October 22, 2014 - 11:45 AM
 
IDF Confirms Hamas Mega-Attack Plan

October 22, 2014 - 10:39 AM
 
2 New Chief Rabbis Elected for Jerusalem After 10-Yr Hiatus

October 22, 2014 - 10:09 AM
 
US Restricts Air Travel from Africa to Contain Ebola

October 22, 2014 - 2:46 AM
 
Israel Attempts to Insert Reason into UN Debate About Middle East

October 22, 2014 - 2:12 AM
 
Syrian Mortar hits Israeli Golan Tuesday Morning

October 21, 2014 - 11:05 PM
 
Head of Iran’s Top Clerical Body Dies

October 21, 2014 - 5:48 PM
 
‘Radicalized’ Convert to Islam Attempted to Murder Canadian Soldiers [video]

October 21, 2014 - 5:45 PM
 
Abbas Wreaks Vengeance on Arabs Selling Land to Jews

October 21, 2014 - 5:17 PM
 
Israel’s Government Recruits Citizens to ‘Fight Ebola’

October 21, 2014 - 4:58 PM
 
Beach Boys Cancel Israel Performance

October 21, 2014 - 3:58 PM
 
Jerusalem Light Rail’s New ‘Zero Tolerance’ for Arab Violence

October 21, 2014 - 2:42 PM
 
Rare 2,000 Yr Old Monument to Emperor Hadrian Found in Jerusalem

October 21, 2014 - 1:52 PM
 
Syrian Death Toll for Saturday and Sunday Breaks 300

October 21, 2014 - 12:01 PM
 
Father and ISIS Stone Woman to Death in Syria [video]

October 21, 2014 - 11:43 AM
 
Proposed Conversion Bill, Change in Local Rabbinate Power Nixed by Netanyahu

October 21, 2014 - 9:35 AM
 
Haaretz Smears American Terrorism Expert with Political Hit Job

October 21, 2014 - 2:53 AM
 
Kosher Butcher in Germany Admits Selling Non-Kosher Meat for Years

October 21, 2014 - 12:12 AM
 
RCA Issues Statement Regarding Freundel Matter

October 20, 2014 - 11:05 PM
 
Israeli Sherpa ‘Pony Express’ Saved Hundreds in Nepal Blizzard

October 20, 2014 - 10:43 PM
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Russia
 

Posted on: January 13th, 2014

News & ViewsGlobalEurope

The Limmud FSU (Former Soviet Union) announced Monday that the upcoming Limmud FSU conference in Belarus this summer will feature a special event in memory of former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, whose parents were born in Belarus. The event will take place in Sharon’s father’s hometown city of Brest, and Sharon’s sons Omri and Gilad, […]

 

Posted on: January 11th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

Prison authorities in Russia released a Jewish schoolteacher whose controversial bribery conviction triggered protests by leading politicians. The teacher, Ilya Farber, was released Friday from the Tver correctional prison after serving three years of a 7-year sentence for accepting $13,000 in bribes. “The campaign to resolve the issue of [political] prisoners just got another devoted […]

 

Posted on: December 30th, 2013

News & ViewsNews Briefs

See also: Female Suicide Bomber Kills 18 in Area of 2014 Russian Winter Olympics. At least 15 people were killed and 23 wounded in an explosion on a crowded trolley bus in Volgograd, southern Russia, according to the Interfax news agency. Volgograd is on high alert today, Monday, after a female suicide bomber attacked a train […]

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An image of the train station blast in southern Russia, shown by RT Television.
 

Posted on: December 29th, 2013

News & ViewsNews Briefs

P eople around the station thought a plane had crashed

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Posted on: December 25th, 2013

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Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov believes Western politicians have started to realize that overthrowing Assad’s government might lead to a worsening of the Syrian crisis, the official Russain News agency RT reports. “The attitudes are changing in Western countries, they are becoming more realistic in their approach towards settling the Syrian crisis,” said Lavrov. “The […]

 

Posted on: December 23rd, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

Unidentified Russian vandals  used a pig’s head to desecrate a synagogue in the southern Russian city of Krasnodar, according to representatives of the Jewish community of the city, located 600 miles west of Baku, Azerbaijan. They found the pig’s head at the entrance to their synagogue  and  believe the perpetrators are also responsible for English-language […]

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Posted on: December 22nd, 2013

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A Russian court ordered the early release of a Jewish teacher whose bribery trial was marred by anti-Semitic statements and whose lengthy prison sentence was criticized by Russian President Vladimir Putin. The Tver Regional Court last week reduced Ilya Farber’s sentence from seven years to three for accepting bribes and abusing his position while working […]

 

Posted on: December 19th, 2013

News & ViewsGlobalEurope

Russian president Vladimir Putin said Thursday he will sign pardon for jailed tycoon and Kremlin critic Mikhail Khodorkovsky “in the nearest future,” RIA Novosti reported. Khodorkovsky’s father was Jewish and his mother was Christian. He was Russia’s richest man before his arrested in 2003 and was slated to be freed next August. “He has spent over […]

 

Posted on: December 18th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishHolocaust

The Russian city of Rostov-on-Don has agreed to acknowledge the Jewish identity of Holocaust victims killed there by the Nazis. The municipality’s Memorial Council last week announced its decision to revise a memorial plaque at the Zmievskaya Balka mass grave to mention the Jewish identity of the majority of the approximately 27,000 bodies buried there […]

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Bushehr reactor
 

Posted on: December 12th, 2013

News & ViewsMiddle EastIran

It is the first civilian nuclear power plant built in the Middle East.

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U.S. Marines attached to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit boarding a landing craft in the Persian Gulf.
 

Posted on: December 8th, 2013

News & ViewsMiddle EastGulf States

The Pentagon is fielding more than 35,000 troops in the Persian Gulf as a “bulwark against aggression.”

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Posted on: December 5th, 2013

News & ViewsIsraelAliyah

The Interior Ministry will grant Evgeny Kissin, one of the world’s leading classical pianists and an enthusiastic Jewish supporter of Israel, Israeli citizenship event though he does not live in the country, the Jewish Agency said Thursday Kissin, 42, told Jewish Agency Chairman Sharansky a year ago that he was interested in acquiring Israeli citizenship […]

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Yasser Arafat, the arch-terrorist who won the Nobel Peace Prize, was not poisoned,to death, according to French experts.
 

Posted on: December 3rd, 2013

News & ViewsGlobalEurope

The Palestinian Authority was born out of a lie and will die out of the truth, ever so slowly.

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Posted on: December 2nd, 2013

News & ViewsIsraelAliyah

Immigrants to Israel from seven countries will light Hanukkah candles Tuesday night simultaneously with Jews in seven other countries in a ceremony organized by the Ministry of Immigration and Absorption and The Jewish Agency for Israel. The candle lighting in Israel will take place at the Menachem Begin Heritage Center in Jerusalem, where 300 young […]

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Netanyahu speaking to Jewish community leaders in Moscow.
 

Posted on: November 22nd, 2013

News & ViewsMiddle EastIran

Israel has been has been threatening, almost explicitly, that any agreement signed with Iran will not restrict Israel from acting militarily to prevent Iran from achieving nuclear breakout.

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Posted on: November 21st, 2013

News & ViewsGlobalEurope

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu told Jewish community leaders in Moscow during his trip to Russia, “The Iranians deny our past and repeat their commitment to wipe the State of Israel off the map. This reminds us of the dark regimes of the past that plotted against us first and then against all of humanity.” The […]

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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.
 

Posted on: November 15th, 2013

News & ViewsMiddle EastEgypt

Russia and Egypt are set to sign a major arms deal that is of similar value to the amount of aid the US had been sending to Egypt.

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Posted on: October 27th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

Russian church officials suspended a priest for using an anti-Semitic pejorative while baptizing a girl. The two-month ban on Andrey Evstigneeva was announced earlier this month on the website of the Diocese of Saratov, a city 450 miles southeast of Moscow. It followed complaints by the family and the Russian Jewish Congress, the Interfax news […]

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Ukrainian-Dolls-with-Jewish-theme
 

Posted on: October 22nd, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

The hook that finally got me to Ukraine was a conference about antisemitism. Yes, it is ironic, and maybe bold: a conference about antisemitism in Ukraine.

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PM Benjamin Netanyahu with Russian President Vladimir Putin at Netanyahu's residence in Jerusalem on June 25, 2012.
 

Posted on: October 18th, 2013

News & ViewsMiddle EastEgypt

Russia is filling in the vacuum in Egpyt that the U.S. is leaving behind.

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