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‘Reassessment’ of the US-Israel Relationship; and Rocker David Draiman Takes on Comedian Trevor
 
Breaking News: Arab Terrorist Stabs Soldier at Security Fence

April 2, 2015 - 12:29 PM
 
‘David’s Sling’ Anti-Missile System Hits Target in Fourth Test [video]

April 2, 2015 - 11:33 AM
 
ISIS Likely behind Deaths of 7 Egyptian Soldiers in Sinai Attack

April 2, 2015 - 10:48 AM
 
ISIS Raids Palestinian Camp and Begins to Fulfill Netanyahu’s Prophecy

April 2, 2015 - 10:16 AM
 
Biggest Democratic Foe of Obama on Iran Indicted

April 2, 2015 - 6:11 AM
 
Israeli Scientists Start to Bring Star Trek Tricorder to Life

April 2, 2015 - 3:47 AM
 
Egyptian Culture Rife in Israel ‘For Years’ After Exodus

April 2, 2015 - 12:29 AM
 
2 Cops Hurt, 1 Female Attacker Killed Outside Istanbul Police HQ

April 1, 2015 - 11:36 PM
 
Palestinian Unknowingly Sells Banksy Mural to Gaza Artist for $175

April 1, 2015 - 11:07 PM
 
Netanyahu and Boehner Meet for Lunch

April 1, 2015 - 3:30 PM
 
Netanyahu Attacks the Iran Nuclear Deal as “Unconscionable” [video]

April 1, 2015 - 3:21 PM
 
No Insurance Available for Jewish Kindergartens in Belgium!

April 1, 2015 - 12:45 PM
 
France Leaves Iran Nuclear Talks, Will Return When ‘Useful’

April 1, 2015 - 11:53 AM
 
Car with 5 Pipe Bombs Stopped at Gush Etzion Tunnel Roads

April 1, 2015 - 9:31 AM
 
Obama Stops Punishing Egypt for Dumping Muslim Brotherhood Prez

April 1, 2015 - 1:43 AM
 
IDF Expects 1200 Daily Hezbollah Rockets in Next War

April 1, 2015 - 1:39 AM
 
Tevye the Milkman Wins Israel Prize

April 1, 2015 - 1:04 AM
 
New and Old Faces in Israel’s 20th Knesset Are Officially Sworn In [Video]

March 31, 2015 - 10:20 PM
 
113 Orphaned Bar Mitzva Boys Participate in Group Celebration in Jerusalem

March 31, 2015 - 7:39 PM
 
Live Webinar with Rabbi Ben Tzion Shafier of the Shmuz Tonight: Reacting to the Tragedy in Brooklyn

March 31, 2015 - 7:33 PM
 
Attack on Yemeni Refugees Makes Israel Look Like the Girl Scouts

March 31, 2015 - 6:30 PM
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Posted on: July 10th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishHolocaust

Jewish Agency Chairman Natan Sharansky and World Jewish Congress President Ronald Lauder called on the Claims Conference to be reviewed by outside agencies in an investigation following the disclosure of a $57 million fraud scheme. Sharansky and Lauder released a joint statement on the first day of the Claims Conference board meeting on Tuesday, criticizing […]

Hebrew University of Jerusalem archaeologist Dr. Eilat Mazar displays a jar fragment unearthed near the Temple Mount, bearing an inscription in the Canaanite language. Dated to the tenth century BCE.
 

Posted on: July 10th, 2013

News & ViewsArchaeology

The oldest known Hebrew writing from ancient Jerusalem dates back to the 8th century. Archaeologists now have found an older alphabetical text, not in Hebrew, from the time of Kings David or Solomon

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Everybody gets a Hitler's moustache: Turkish demonstrators gave an equal Hitler treatment to Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan (L), U.S. President Barack Obama (C) and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
 

Posted on: July 10th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

AJC called on state authorities to investigate the anti-Israel rhetoric at the pro-Erdogan rally.

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Hillel will be replacing its CEO this summer. Will the big tent philosophy stretch so far its Jewish and pro-Israel values become meaningless?
 

Posted on: July 10th, 2013

News & ViewsJewish

Over the decades, Hillel has moved from being "the synagogue on campus" to encouraging Jewish students to experience and define Jewish" in their own way. Is Hillel now also telling students "pro-Israel" means whatever they want it to mean?

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Riot police patrol Mea Shearim Tuesday after a mob of radical Haredim attacked a Haredi soldier
 

Posted on: July 10th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishHaredim

There are Haredim and there are Haredim. Some fight for IDF. Others fight against the state and, as on Tuesday, attack Haredi soldiers. Police rescued him and patrolled the streets of Mea Shearim.

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Jews arrested for violating the rule against prayer on Temple Mount
 

Posted on: July 9th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

PA newspapers and website routinely tell its readers how “fanatical” Jews and police “storm” the Temple Mount with the explicit aim of taking it over. Even if Arabs want peace, their leaders won’t let them believe it is possible.

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Yeshiva University High School
 

Posted on: July 9th, 2013

News & ViewsJewish

Yeshiva University has paid dearly with a tarnished image as a result of sexual abuse at the venerable institution. Former students now want it to pay very dearly – to the tune of $380 – for damages.

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Archeological excavations at Tel Hazor, in northern Israel, have just unearthed a Sphinx belonging to one of the ancient pyramid builders.
 

Posted on: July 9th, 2013

News & ViewsArchaeology

Discovery of historic proportions: Excavations at Tel Hazor reveal one-of-a-kind Sphinx fragment of one of the builders of the pyramids.

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Temple Mount Institute video scene of children taking adults out of synagogue on Tisha B'Av to start rebuilding the Holy Temple
 

Posted on: July 9th, 2013

News & ViewsIsrael

They march into the synagogue on Tisha B’Av and convince the adults to leave behind their prayer books and come with them.

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Time goes on, and Israelis this year will celebrate and fast on Yom Kippur during Daylight Savings Time
 

Posted on: July 8th, 2013

News & ViewsIsrael

The Knesset has driven the last nail in the once holy coffin of changing the clocks twice a year according to the timing of Passover and Yom Kippur. Daylight Time will remain until the end of October.

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Posted on: July 8th, 2013

News & ViewsJewish

Jordan has transferred to an orthodox Jewish tourist to Eilat after he collapsed at the tomb of Aharon in Petra and was driven in an ambulance towards Eilat, when he suffered another attack. The ambulance turned around and rushed to a hospital near Petra. He was reported to be in a coma. The chairman of […]

 

Posted on: July 8th, 2013

News & ViewsJewish

Alvin Schiff, a pioneer in Jewish education and a prolific author, died of unknown causes, Yeshiva University announced Monday. He was in his mid-80s. He established and directed the Graduate School of Jewish Education at YU in 1959, before it was later renamed the Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration. Schiff authored more […]

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Claims Conference board chairman Julius Berman
 

Posted on: July 8th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishHolocaust

There’s no peace for the Claims Conference. It is not enough it was caught with defrauding Holocaust funds of $57 million. Two members of the panel that investigated the Conference quit over its report.

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Posted on: July 8th, 2013

News & ViewsBusiness and Economy

Governor Jack Markell, the only sitting Jewish Governor in the United States, and a delegation of Delaware entrepreneurs and business leaders are visiting Israel on a week-long economic development mission. The trip highlights Delaware’s strong economic ties to Israel and aims to further raise Israeli business interest in the State. The delegation will be meeting […]

 

Posted on: July 8th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishHolocaust

Lois Gunden, an American Mennonite who helped save Jewish children in France during the Holocaust, was recognized by Yad Vashem Monday as the fourth American to be named a Righteous Among the Nations. Gunden will be honored posthumously at a ceremony to take place in the United States, where her niece Mary Jean Gunden will […]

 

Posted on: July 8th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

Outgoing Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said during a farewell ceremony that publicizing his Holocaust denial was a major achievement of his presidency. “That was a taboo topic that no one in the West allowed to be heard,” Ahmadinejad said in a speech Sunday, according to the Iranian Fars News Agency.  “We put it forward at […]

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Posted on: July 8th, 2013

News & ViewsIsrael

The Ma’arat HaMachpela (Tomb of the Patriarchs) in Hebron will be closed to Jews over the next 4 Fridays, due to the Muslim celebration of Ramadan that began today. Jewish prayers on Friday and on Friday night will instead be held on the seventh step. Before Israel retook control of the Tomb, the Muslims forbade […]

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5,000 women arrived at the Kotel before the WOW and packed the women's section.
 

Posted on: July 8th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishHaredim

The Women of the Seminar teach the Women of the Wall a lesson in group action.

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Israel Air Force pilot - security procedures prohibit a personal photo of 'Lt. B.' of New Jersey
 

Posted on: July 8th, 2013

News & ViewsIsraelAliyah

‘Lt. B.’ came to Israel to learn Torah for a year and go back to NJ for university. He thought about the army and the Air Force grabbed him, fulfilling his childhood wish to be a pilot. Read and be proud.

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Posted on: July 7th, 2013

News & ViewsIsrael

Omri Casspi, the first Israeli-born player to join the NBA, has agreed to a two-year, $2 million contract with the Houston Rockets. Casspi, 25, who played the last two seasons with the Cleveland Cavaliers, told the Cleveland Jewish News that he hopes to sign the contract on Wednesday or Thursday. The 6-9 forward became an […]

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