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Judge Sharon Larry-Bavly

Police Appeal WOW Decision, Calling Women’s Prayer a Disturbance

14 Iyyar 5773 – April 23, 2013
Judge Larry-Bavly's decision was in open defiance of the high court's ruling.
Rabbi Chaim Druckman with Minister of Religious Services Naftali Bennett.

Shas Balking on Support for Bennett’s Candidate for Chief Rabbi

"Rav Ovadia is willing to lose both chief rabbis" and not collaborate with those who "stuck a knife in our back."

Respected Poll: Large Majority Favor Sovereignty in West Bank

The idea of Israeli sovereignty in Judea and Samaria once seemed a pipe dream or nightmare, depending on your view. Now, a respected poll delivers a thunderbolt: 80 percent say it will happen.

Israel Embassy in Nepal Arrests Suspected Iranian Spy

13 Iyyar 5773 – April 22, 2013
Iranian spies were caught in Turkey and India lat year. Now it is Nepal’s turn, and this time the Israeli Embassy caught the spy, who used a fake Israeli passport.

Qualcomm Founder Donates $133 million to Cornell-Technion

Irwin Jacobs, the founding chairman and CEO emeritus of Qualcomm, is making a $133 million gift to Cornell University and the Technion-Israel Institute of...

Robert Sugarman to Chair Conference of Major Jewish Organizations

Robert G. Sugarman, the immediate past chairman of the Anti-Defamation League, has been nominated by a committee of the Conference of Presidents of Major...

Netanyahu Approves Egalitarian Section at Western Wall

The women win a battle, but the question is, “Do they want a war they might lose?” Netanyahu approves Sharansky’s plan for women to pray like men in an “egalitarian” section at the Western Wall.
Former and current Interior ministers, Eli Yishai (L) and Gideon Saar.

With Haredim Out of Govt. Summer Clock Will Be Stretched

Traditionally, a religious Interior minister decided in favor of the religious, but now things have changed.

Subway Chaos over Arrest of Teen Harassing Jewish Rider (Video)

When he received no reply, the young man said "You think you're better than me? We are cousins."
Samsung Korea Vice President Charlie Park.

Samsung Korea VP Visits Yeshiva to Help Koreans Learn Talmud

12 Iyyar 5773 – April 21, 2013
South Koreans love the Talmud, a mandatory school course. A Korean language version is popular, and a Samsung official visited an Israeli yeshiva to grasp “the growing grounds” of the Jewish genius.

IKEA Pulls Ad from Swedish Anti-Semitic blog

IKEA is investigating how its online advertisement banner came to be placed on a Swedish anti-Semitic blog, a spokesperson for the furniture giant said....

Hagel Thumps ‘I Love Israel’ Litany, Visits Yad VaShem

Who cares whether Hagel loves or hates Israel? The US needs the Jews. He brought money and parroted the official line: ‘Israel has the right to defend itself.” Thank you. He even visited Yad VaShem.
Rabbi David Stav

New Chief Rabbi Appointment Pitting Bennett Against Lapid

9 Iyyar 5773 – April 19, 2013
Yesh Atid opposes both the Jewish Home candidate and the tricky legislation his appointment would require.
Brooklyn College BDS forum, Feb. 7, 2013

CUNY Claim of No Constitutional Violations at BC BDS Event Flawed

The standard for judging whether constitutional rights can be abrogated is not, as the Investigators claimed in their Report, based on sincerity, but on whether or not, at the very least, there is a reasonable belief that the Four were about to disrupt the BC BDS event. The Investigators stated clearly that there was no such reasonable belief at the time the Four were ejected from the event. Therefore, based on the evidence provided in the CUNY Report, it would appear that the constitutional rights of the four Jewish pro-Israel students were violated.

‘Righteous Muslim’ Exhibition Planned for those Who Saved Jews

9 Iyyar 5773 – April 18, 2013
The London Board of Deputies of British Jews is launching a new Righteous Muslim Exhibition with 70 photographs and stories of Muslims who sheltered...

Brooklyn Woman Admits Stealing $1 Million from Jewish Cemetery

A Brooklyn woman pleaded guilty to charges that she stole $1 million from a Jewish cemetery on Staten Island. Ilana Friedman, 51, admitted to grand...

Yale Elects First-Ever Israeli Student Union President

Yale University students have Jerusalem-born native Daniel Avraham as the first Israeli president of the Student Union. Avraham, a 24-year-old sophomore, learned at the Gymnasia...

Britain’s Rabbi Sacks Says Thatcher as More like Moses than Aaron

British Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks paid tribute to Margaret Thatcher on the day of her funeral, saying that “in public, her leadership style...

TIME Lists Yair Lapid as One of Top 100 Influential Leaders

Yair Lapid is handsome, charismatic and ego-centric, all that takes to become a political leader and for TIME Magazine to rate him as one of the world’s top 100 influential people in the world.

Winnipeg Rabbis Split on Bill Favoring Gay-Straight Clubs

Two leading Orthodox rabbis in Winnipeg are split over part of a bill, proposed last December, which would require any school that receives provincial...

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