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Syrian Violence Spills Over to – Australia

4 Heshvan 5774 – October 7, 2013
Violence in the Syrian Civil War knows no borders and has spillover as far as away as Australia, where shooting and arson attacks have...
Rav Ovadia Yosef speaking out against Jewish Home.

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, One of Today’s Giant Torah Sages, Dies at 93

World Jewry lost one its greatest Torah sages and political leaders Tuesday. Rabi Ovadia Yosef, known affectionately as Rav Ovadia, has passed away at the age of 93, but his memory will be a blessed memory for millions.

Israel Seeks UN Security Council Seat; Will Power Proffer Power?

Israel is seeking a seat on the UN Security Council, something it has long been denied. Will Samantha Power prove true to her word and do all she can to help Israel attain this goal?

Will Israeli Embassies in Europe Expand Services to Include Brit Mila and Shechitah?

1 Heshvan 5774 – October 4, 2013
The proposal will allow European Jews to use the extraterritorial status of the Israeli embassy to legally perform Brit Mila.

Who Stays on the Bus? The ‘Good Bye, Jon Stewart’ Debate

Do you know how many thumbs down Ezra the Scribe received when he announced, back in the 500s BCE?

Dutch PM – Unlike Germany, the Netherlands Will Not Separate Products from the Jewish...

During a press conference with President Shimon Peres on Thursday, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte unequivocally stated that products made over the 1967 Green...

Sefer Torah Represents a First for Canadian City

The Torah they got “is a piece of art. It is one of the most beautiful Torahs anyone's ever seen…”

Polish Jewry Museum Over-Budget, Delays Opening

The Museum of the History of Polish Jews has gone over budget and the official opening of its permanent core exhibition has been pushed...

Golden Dawn Leader Jailed Ahead of Trial in Greece

30 Tishri 5774 – October 3, 2013
A Greek court has ordered the head of the ultranationalist Golden Dawn party held in jail until his trial following six hours of testimony...

European Anti-Circumcision Resolution: Brit Same as Female Mutilation

Practices covered by the resolution include female genital mutilation and the circumcision of young boys for religious reasons.
President elect Hasan Rohani (center) under the watchful eyes of the late Ayatollah Khomeini.

Rouhani: I Turned Down Five Requests from Obama for Meeting

29 Tishri 5774 – October 2, 2013
Rohani claims that he rejected five White House requests to meet with Obama which is just as well. Don’t U.S. sanctions include not picking up the tab for dinner? Or maybe Rouhani demanded that Bibi pay.

European Council Passes Anti-Ritual Circumcision Resolution

A resolution that calls male ritual circumcision a “violation of the physical integrity of children” was passed overwhelmingly by the Parliamentary Assembly of the...
Iran was selected to a leadership role in the U.N. Disarmament and International Security Committee

Iran – Yes, That Iran – Picked as a Leader of UN Disarmament Committee

On the heels of Israel's warning to the world of the existential dangers posed by the Islamic Republic of Iran, that country was chosen for a leadership position on the U.N. Disarmament and International Security Committee.

Hungary Vows to ‘Crack Down’ on Antisemitism

Hungarian Deputy Prime Minister Tibor Navracsics vowed to "crack down" on antisemitism in his country through legal and political means during a conference on Jewish...

Israel Asking UN Recognition of Yom Kippur – Is Tisha B’Av Next?

JTA is reporting that Israel has asked the United Nations to recognize Yom Kippur as an official UN holiday. Deputy Foreign Minister Ze’ev Elkin and...

Transcript of PM Netanyahu’s Speech at UN General Assembly (+Video)

28 Tishri 5774 – October 1, 2013
PM Netanyahu said Israel will not allow Iran to have nuclear weapons, even if it must stand alone to do so.

Obama Press Conference Conflicts with Netanyahu UN Speech

President Obama is set to give a press conference at this afternoon about the U.S. government shut down. Obama's speech, which is expected to be...

Council of Europe Votes on Circumcision as Human Rights Violation

Banning Jewish circumcisions used to be anti-Semitic. Today it is called a “violation of human rights.” Why aren’t there protests for children’s rights to watch porno and get sick on junk food?

Argentina Tells Obama to Include AMIA Bombing in Iran Talks

Argentinian President Cristina Fernandez sent out a blitz of 31 tweets to urge President Barack Obama to include the issue of the Buenos Aires...

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