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Israel Rocks Shushan Purim in Jerusalem and Walled Cities!

During the day expect to see LOTS of costumes and happy faces in Jerusalem, especially around Safra Square, the biggest Purim street fair in the country.

PM Netanyahu Seeks Delay From High Court on Amona Expulsion

After an ultimatum by Jewish Home party head Naftali Bennett, PM Netanyahu agreed to ask the High Court for a 6-month delay on the demolition of Amona.

Israeli Ministers Advocate for Better Incorporation of Zionism in School Curriculum

Israel's prime minister and education minister agree on the need to instill comprehensive Zionist values in the nation's school curriculum.

Storms Send Israeli Mimouna Celebrants Indoors

Stormy weather sent celebrants indoors but did not dampen their joy in celebrating Mimouna after Passover in Israel.

Florida Ike Comes to his Senses, Won’t Cash his Israel Bonds, All Is Forgiven

Also, as we have mentioned, taking his money out of his ten-day Israel Bond would have cost him plenty. Ike may be angry but he's not a fool.

Thousands Blocking Entrance to Capital Protesting Shabak Torture of Jewish Youths

Police arrested six demonstrators and attacked Makor Rishon reporter Miri Tzahi. She was taken to hospital with a bloody face.
The water tower in the demolished village of Homesh, in Samaria, where Rabbi Vodka and others were staying two years ago despite an eviction of the residents in 2005.

Report: Netanyahu Vetoed Habayit Hayehudi Bill to Reverse Disengagement from Northern Samaria

The Prime Minister's decision will effectively prevent the possibility of Israelis visiting Area C's northern Samaria, and certainly quash any notion of resettling Homesh.

Zionist Union Collaborates with Joint Arab List in ‘Children Under Occupation’ Knesset Conference

Needless to say, Yair Lapid, who is the founder and chairman for life of Yesh Atid, stands to gain significantly from pushing his enemy on the center-left all the way to the left in the public's mind.

Thousands Flood Jerusalem With Joy for Annual Jerusalem Flag Dance

Together, the people of the nation of Israel marched with the blue-and-white Flag of Israel down the main streets of Jerusalem down to the Old City.

Special Event to Mark Hamas Kidnap-Murder of 3 Israeli Teens on June 3

A special event in Jerusalem on June 3 will mark the first-year anniversary of the Hamas kidnap and murder of 3 Israeli teens.

Torah Scroll Torched in Jerusalem’s Har Nof Neighborhood

Firefighters called overnight to a mostly hareidi-religious neighborhood in Jerusalem found a burnt Torah scroll.

Reform and Conservative Jews Upset over Plans for Robinson’s Arch

The Women of the Wall still have an uphill fight ahead of themselves.

Haaretz Uses Pittsburgh Tragedy to Stick a Knife in Chief Rabbi’s Back

Like any journalist, I enjoy a good gotcha (although I work hard not to do it myself), but this gotcha, Judy Maltz, is dripping the blood of murder victims.

Religious Mailmen Complain They Have to Deliver Missionary Propaganda

Postal officials refuse mailmen's request to be relieved of the job to deliver Baptist cult material that may be illegal.

EL Al May Be Violating US Law, NY Lawyer Says

A simple solution for Haredi demands would be separate planes.

After an Apology, Bennett to Meet Bibi in Tel Aviv

"Sara Netanyahu is a good woman. I'm sorry about the joke regarding the terrorism course we supposedly took course together."

Likud Members Also Want Naftali Bennett In Their Party

Education Minister Naftali Bennett turns out to be a man much in demand: party members in both the Likud and in his own party enjoy his presence.

Court Ruling against Business on Shabbat Arouses More Complaints

Small shop owners in cities outside of Tel Aviv may follow the example of Tel Aviv and campaign for their cities to uphold any...

Lapid Threat: On Haredi Draft It’s ‘Equal Burden’ or New Elections

Lapid’s sounds like Bibi on the “peace process.” He has no trouble raising a regressive tax that hurts the middle class. But give the Haredim a break from the draft? Not in this government. We’ll see.

Agunot Activist Woman Appointed to Panel for Jewish Judges

Justice Minister Tzipi Livni has appointed the first woman as one of the members of the State Committee for the Appointment of Rabbinical Court...

Haredi Passengers: El Al Lost Our Shtreimlach

Once again, El Al's Haredi passengers are furious at Israel's national carrier, this time also about ruining their Shabbat, but in a new way: According...

Shas to Sue Gov’t because Haredi City not a National Priority

The Shas Haredi party can’t see past its black hat. Most of 91 Yesha towns now on the national priority list are near dangerous borders. Beitar Illit is not. Obviously, that’s discrimination, says Shas.

Arab Stoning Attack Smashes Bus Windshield, Terrifies Children at Maale Zeitim

Arab terrorists hurled rocks at Egged bus 83, smashing its windshield, in Ma'ale Zeitim across from the Mount of Olives cemetery.

Brave New Nation: 30 New Rabbinical Courts to Process Conversions

Stern's pending bill already appears to enjoy the initial, albeit tacit, support of Naftali Bennett's Jewish Home.

Guilty: Rabbi Motti Elon Convicted of Sexual Assault

"Any attempt to argue as if I ever admitted such an act is a despicable lie," was Rabbi Elon's initial response to the allegations.

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