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Destroying the Chametz Within and Truly Preparing for Pesach
 
U.S., Israel Teaming to Push Israel into Visa Waiver Program

April 18, 2014 - 5:25 PM
 
Report: Lebanese man admits to targeting Israelis in Thailand

April 18, 2014 - 5:22 PM
 
Syrian Jets Strike Targets on Ramat HaGolan

April 18, 2014 - 4:14 PM
 
Chelsea Clinton Pregnant with Non-Jewish Child

April 18, 2014 - 10:58 AM
 
Police Limit Arab Visitors to Temple Mount

April 18, 2014 - 10:18 AM
 
No Gov’t Majority for Pollard-Talks Deal

April 18, 2014 - 10:11 AM
 
Shas Party Appoints New Spiritual Leader

April 18, 2014 - 9:50 AM
 
‘Jews Must Register’ Flyer in Ukraine an Echo of Babi Yar

April 18, 2014 - 2:19 AM
 
Florida Teen Stabbed in High School Gym

April 17, 2014 - 9:31 PM
 
4 Wounded in Gush Etzion Road Terror Attack

April 17, 2014 - 1:01 PM
 
Arab Violence Closes Temple Mount to Visitors Again

April 17, 2014 - 12:26 PM
 
Jews Ordered to ‘Register’ in Donetsk, Ukraine

April 17, 2014 - 11:41 AM
 
Indyk Returns to Raise the Dead (Israel-PA Talks)

April 17, 2014 - 10:14 AM
 
Funeral of Baruch Mizrachi (Photo Essay)

April 16, 2014 - 11:39 PM
 
Tunisian Jew Stabbed in Djerba

April 16, 2014 - 8:50 PM
 
Israeli Hi-Tech Opens Branch in Nanjing

April 16, 2014 - 1:45 PM
 
Preparations Completed for Priestly Blessing from Jerusalem

April 16, 2014 - 12:48 PM
 
Kansas Shooting Suspect a White Supremacist, Indicted for Murder

April 16, 2014 - 12:03 PM
 
Hundreds at Bangkok Chabad Passover Seder

April 16, 2014 - 8:45 AM
 
President Obama’s Passover Statement

April 16, 2014 - 7:07 AM
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A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Palestinian Authority's purchase of Caterpillar equipment from Palestinian Tractor & Equipment Co.
 

BDS Campaign Against Caterpillar Stymied by the Truth and the Palestinian Authority

Posted on: July 10th, 2012

News & ViewsEye on Palestine

Caterpillar issued a stinging rebuke of the accusations, and it was revealed that the Palestinian Authority recently bought Caterpillar equipment.

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Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu receives the report on the legal status of Jewish construction in Judea and Samaria from judge Edmond Levy. July 9 2012.
 

Special Committee: Judea and Samaria Communities Legal, Let Construction Resume

Posted on: July 9th, 2012

News & ViewsIsrael

The “outposts committee” recommended legalizing and expanding the outposts. Leaders in the region are urging immediate implementation.

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The Iran-made howitzer 150mm cannon. The UN has found Iran guilty of illegally transferring guns and bombs to Syria, then elected it to arms treaty post.
 

UN Watch: Iran Elected to UN Arms Trade Treaty Post

Posted on: July 9th, 2012

News & ViewsMiddle East

Iran was elected to a top post on the UN Arms Trade Treaty conference, UN Watch revealed on Sunday. The Geneva-based human rights group is calling on UN chief Ban Ki-moon, who addressed the conference on the same day, to condemn the selection of the Tehran regime.

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UNHRC president, Uruguay Ambassador Laura Dupuy Lasserre.
 

‘Even Handed’ UN Mission to Probe How Jews Affect Palestinians

Posted on: July 8th, 2012

News & ViewsEye on Palestine

UNHRC on Friday named three women to the panel, one accused Israel of "total discrimination," another's sister served on the Goldstone commission.

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Ozar Hatorah students during a trip to Israel a few years ago.
 

French Ozar Hatorah Student Attacked Violently

Posted on: July 5th, 2012

News & ViewsGlobal

A 17 year-old student from the Ozar Hatorah school in Toulouse, where gunman Mohammed Merah murdered three children and an administrator last March, was attacked violently on a train Wednesday night in Lyon, according to the French Interior Ministry. Neither of the perpetrator has been summoned for questioning on Thursday morning, after having been caught by the train’s controller.

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A pre-circumcision family outing, on their way to the to Eyup Mosque in Istanbul.
 

German Muslims Now Call on Parliament to Save Circumcision

Posted on: July 5th, 2012

News & ViewsGlobal

Around 20 organizations representing four million Muslim residents of Germany, announced that the parliament must ensure religious freedom by removing legal doubts about circumcision since the June 26 court ruling. The ruling was also criticized in no uncertain terms by the head of Germany's Central Council of Jews, Dieter Graumann.

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Neo-Nazi Terry Tremaine
 

Judge Dares Canadian Neo-Nazi to ‘Prove It’

Posted on: July 5th, 2012

News & ViewsGlobal

A neo-Nazi leader is planning to defend himself against hate crime charges by proving his bigoted comments on white supremacist websites are factually correct, his defense attorney says.

Coffin of former prime minister Yitzhak Shamir is carried from the Knesset to burial service on Mt. Herzl Monday evening.
 

Former PM Shamir Remembered For Saying Little, Standing Strong

Posted on: July 4th, 2012

News & ViewsGlobal

WASHINGTON – When Yitzhak Shamir was Israel’s prime minister, he liked to point American visitors to a gift he received upon his retirement after many years serving in the Mossad, Israel’s intelligence service.

This "smart supersonic missile" has the capability to hit all targets with high-precision, according to Tehran. Others disagree.
 

Iran’s ‘Great Prophet’ Military Drill: A Display of the Obsolete?

Posted on: July 3rd, 2012

News & ViewsGlobal

Iran's current three-day military drill, understood as a thinly-veiled and defiant response to the newest round of EU sanctions on its petroleum industry, is intended to demonstrate Iran's ability to retaliate to a US or Israeli attack. But the maneuvers may be having the opposite effect, as more experts are coming to the conclusion that Iran's incessant sabre-rattling and bellicosity seek to mask the obsolete and impotent state of its armed forces.

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Brit
 

It’s Official: No Circumcision in Germany – Jewish Hospital Bans the Brit

Posted on: July 3rd, 2012

News & ViewsGlobal

The Jewish Hospital in Berlin has suspended all religious circumcisions of children following a ruling delivered by a German court banning the practice.

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A Report says Dr. Naim Ateek, founder of Sabeel Ecumenical Liberation Theology Center, receives millions in indirect government grants for anti-Israel propaganda and boycotts.
 

Report: Western Governments Fund Anti-Israel Church Activism

Posted on: July 3rd, 2012

News & ViewsGlobal

A report by NGO Monitor reveals that several western governments providing funds for Church-based efforts to delegitimize Israel.

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Mount Carmel
 

Carmel Caves Voted a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Posted on: July 2nd, 2012

News & ViewsGlobal

The announcement comes on the heels of UNESCO's decision last week to name the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem as "Palestine's" first World Heritage Site.

yeshiva-shooting
 

Police: Shooting at Manchester Yeshiva Intentional

Posted on: July 1st, 2012

News & ViewsGlobal

British police reported that the shots fired in front of Manchester’s Yeshivat Shaarei Torah around 2 AM last night were aimed at the yeshiva and did not happen by accident. The yeshiva is located in the mostly Jewish neighborhood of Broughton Park.

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Ayatollah Khamenei, Supreme Leader of Iran
 

New EU Sanctions on Iran Go into Effect; Tehran Remains Defiant

Posted on: July 1st, 2012

News & ViewsGlobal

The most recent round of sanctions is part of the West's determined effort to halt Iran's contentious nuclear program without resorting to force. But Iran struck a belligerent tone, with Iran's central bank governor Mahmoud Bahmani telling the semi-official Mehr News Agency that "we are implementing programs to counter sanctions and we will confront these malicious policies."

Günter Grass visited the Gdansk Jewish community in 2007. First on the left is Michal Samet.
 

Polish Synagogue to Günter Grass: Don’t Come Back

Posted on: June 29th, 2012

News & ViewsGlobal

Nobel Prize winner author Günter Grass was asked not to visit the synagogue in Gdansk, his birthplace.

Mid East Summit
 

Survey: Israelis Split over U.S. Role in Reaching Peace

Posted on: June 28th, 2012

News & ViewsGlobal

The 2012 B'nai B'rith World Center Survey on Contemporary Israeli Attitudes Toward Diaspora Jewry also found that an overwhelming majority of Israeli Jews disagree with calls on American Jewry to "boycott the settlements," while thirteen percent support such a boycott. And 51 percent of respondents said that “encouraging Aliya” is the best government response to anti-Semitism.

Religious Circumcision
 

German Court Criminalizes Religious Circumcision

Posted on: June 26th, 2012

News & ViewsGlobal

A Cologne district court ruled on Tuesday that parents may not have their sons circumcised for religious reasons, essentially criminalizing religious circumcisions.

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From left: Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman, President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, and Israeli President Shimon Peres at monument ceremony.
 

Putin Vows: Holocaust Will Not Be Repeated

Posted on: June 26th, 2012

News & ViewsGlobal

Two years ago, when Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, on a visit to Moscow, proposed the idea of a monument in Israel commemorating the sacrifices of the Red Army on behalf of Jews, President Putin promised to come to Israel for the inauguration ceremony.

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Terrorists in Mumbai, 2008.
 

Police Arrest Leader of Mumbai Terror Attack

Posted on: June 25th, 2012

News & ViewsGlobal

Following more than three years of investigation, Indian security forces have arrested Sayed Zabiuddin Ansari aka Abu Hamza, alleged member of Lashker-e-Taiba (Army of the Righteous) and the Hindi instructor of 10 terrorists who executed the murderous attack in Mumbai in 2008.

Palestinians celebrate Mohammed Morsi's victory in Egypt's first democratic presidential election.
 

New Egyptian President: ‘We Will Revise the Camp David Treaty’

Posted on: June 25th, 2012

News & ViewsGlobal

The statement, made by Mohammed Morsi in an interview with Fars News Agency published Monday, seems to contradict comments he made in his televised victory speech, where he offered a vague assurance that he would "preserve international accords and obligations."

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