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Israel Sending Team of 5 to Sochi Olympics

28 Shevat 5774 – January 29, 2014
Israel will be sending five athletes to the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, starting next month. Evgeni Krasnopolski, 25, a Ukraine native who grew up...

Nazi-Looted Paintings Going on Auction Block

Nazi-looted paintings recovered by the Allies platoon known as the Monuments Men will be sold at auction in New York. The four lots will go...

Guardian Poll: Should Oxfam Sever Ties with Scarlett Johansson?

If you care to, there are 6 days left before they close the poll, so go vote and send the link to all your loved ones.

Israeli Archbishop of Haifa Resigns over Sex Scandal

Turns out the holy man of God could be doing all kinds of touching.

Netanyahu Says Deal with Iran Left It 6 Weeks Away from the Bomb

28 Shevat 5774 – January 28, 2014
The interim deal between the major world powers and Iran left the Islamic Republic “six weeks from a nuclear weapon,” Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu...

SodaStream Wins Lawsuit against French Boycott Israel Group

SodaStream is believed to be the first Israeli firm to introduce a court case against the Palestinian lobby.

Baby Born to Thai Surrogate Mother Gets Israeli Passport

Israel issued a passport for a baby born in Thailand to a same-sex couple using a surrogate mother. Twelve other babies born in Thailand will...

WOW and Splinter Group O-WOW Fighting over Kotel Deal

Remember Life of Brian, where the Judean splinter groups run into each other and start a brawl? You're in for a treat.

Be’er Sheva Prepares to Be the New Israeli Silicon Valley

27 Shevat 5774 – January 27, 2014
The launching of the CyberSpark national cyber complex in Be’er Sheva this week prepares the way for what the “capital of the Negev” hopes...

Prophecy? Crow and Seagull Attack Pope’s Doves of Peace (Video)

Maybe the crow and the seagull know something that most of us know but the pope won’t believe.

Paris Anti-Hollande March Turns into Day of Hatred of Jews

A march through Paris against French President Francois Hollande ended with anti-Semitic chants and cries of support for an anti-Semitic comedian. At least 150 protesters...

Letter Offered Hitler Money to Let Jews Move to Gush Etzion

A recently-discovered letter sent to Hitler in 1939 offered him 100,000 Palestine lira in exchange for allowing Jews to buy land in Gush Etzion...

US: Canceling Olympics an Option Due to Terrorism Threats

The U.S. says canceling the Olympics an option; Canada warns athletes about the risks.

Swedes and Danes Want to Permit Circumcision – for Bar Mitzvah

26 Shevat 5774 – January 26, 2014
“If we prohibit it [circumcision], we must also address the issue of the Christian ritual of baptism.”

Holocaust Historian Returns Honor from Hungary over ‘Whitewash’

Holocaust historian Randoph Braham is returning a high honor from the Hungarian state as a protest against attempts to whitewash Hungary’s role in the...

Israel Grants Asylum to Two African Infiltrators

The Interior Ministry said Sunday it has granted asylum status to two illegal infiltrators from Eritrea, but thousands of others still are demanding the...

Anti-Semitism Spurs More European Jews to Flee

Nearly one-third of European Jews are considering emigrating because of rising anti-Semitism, and 25 percent of Jews in Europe are afraid to appear in...

Netanyahu’s Son Dating Norwegian Gentile

Yair and Leikanger met at the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya.

French Billboard Firm Scales Back JDate Campaign Citing Vandalism

25 Shevat 5774 – January 25, 2014
A French advertiser scaled back a campaign for the dating site JDate after its billboards were vandalized. Thierry Courrault, a regional director for the JC...

Johansson: SodaStream Gives Equal Pay, Benefits and Rights (Video)

"I remain a supporter of economic cooperation and social interaction between a democratic Israel and Palestine."

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