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FULL TEXT: US President Barack Obama’s Eulogy for Israel’s 9th President, Shimon Peres, z’l...

29 Elul 5776 – October 1, 2016
"Shimon's story is ... the story of a people who, over so many centuries in the wilderness, never gave up on that basic human longing to return home."

President Reuven Rivlin’s eulogy at the funeral of Israel’s Ninth President Shimon Peres

27 Elul 5776 – September 30, 2016
Your eyes saw far ahead, while your feet covered great distances on the landscape of Jewish and Zionist history.

Rightwing Paper Crowns Shooting Medic Azaria ‘Man of the Year’

"The court will rule on the severity of his action," says the subheadline on the cover, "but there's no doubt that the single bullet he shot at the terrorist ignited the stormiest debate in Israel's society this year."

AG Schneiderman Deepens Trump Charity Probe

Schneiderman, who is Jewish, a Democrat, and a Clinton supporter, says he was targeted by “gruesome” anti-Semitic tweets from Trump supporters.

Newcomer Rabbinic Organization Launches Lower East Side Eruv Against Establishment View

The new group encourages its constituencies "to pursue guidance from its own rabbinic authorities and to continue the spirit of mutual respect and dignity that Jewish practice demands and engenders."

Peres Funeral Closed to Public, Security Tightened, Streets Closed in Central Jerusalem

27 Elul 5776 – September 29, 2016
The Peres funeral is closed to the public due to the attendance of PA leader Mahmoud Abbas.

‘Anti-Semitism in Europe As Important As Climate Change’

European lawmakers gathered to discuss anti-Semitism and the future of Jews in Europe.

Temple Mount Closed to Jews On the Eve of Rosh Hashana, Due to Minor...

The Israel Police won't allow Jews to enter the Temple Mount on the eve of Rosh Hashana due to a conflict with a minor Islamic holiday.

Angry Arab Reaction to Bahrain Foreign Minister’s Condolence Tweet for Peres

A spokesman for the Islamic Jihad in Gaza said the attempts to paint Peres as a man of peace will not wash his hands of his war crimes against the Arab nations

Australian Cartoonist Crucified by Jews, Leftists, over Comparing Gay Militants to Nazis

The cartoon was published amid news that the Australian LGBTIQ community shut down a meeting of traditional marriage groups planned for the Mecure Sydney Airport Hotel.

Lying in State [photos]

Shimon Peres was brought to Jerusalem ahead of his funeral.

Three Republicans Introduce Bill to Cut Funds to PA over Pay to Terrorist Murderers

Senator Graham asked, “Why is the Palestinian Authority paying young Palestinians to commit acts of terror against innocent Americans like Taylor Force or Israelis?"

AIPAC Mourns Shimon Peres, Indefatigable Advocate for Justice [video]

AIPAC mourns former Israeli president Shimon Peres, 'indefatigable advocate for justice and human progress.'

Yad Vashem Mourns Passing of Israel’s 9th President, Shimon Peres

26 Elul 5776 – September 28, 2016
Yad Vashem closes in deference to arrangements at Mount Herzl for the funeral of former President Shimon Peres.

Popular Albany Kosher Restaurant Gives Up Supervision

The Terra move represents a loss of 25% of the kosher restaurants available around Albany and Saratoga Springs, NY.

EU Urges Israel: ‘Advance Peres’ Vision for 2-State Solution’

The European Union is using the death of former President Shimon Peres to pressure Israel to accept preconditions for PA Arab talks.

ADL Condemns Pepe the Frog as Hate Symbol

The use of racist and bigoted versions of Pepe memes seems to be increasing, not decreasing.

Large First Temple Period Gate-Shrine Excavated in Central Israel

Minister Miri Regev said “the uncovering of these finds joins a long list of discoveries that enlighten us about our historic past, a past that is manifested in our country’s soil and in the writings of the Book of Books.”

Facing Lawmakers in Ukraine: Rivlin Warns ‘We Must Recognize Anti-Semitism’

Pres. Reuven Rivlin told Ukraine lawmakers that no interest will ever supersede the importance of recognizing anti-Semitism for what it is.

Rivlin Tells Ukraine Parliament ‘My Thoughts Are With My Friend, Shimon Peres’

25 Elul 5776 – September 27, 2016
Israeli President Rivlin told Ukraine's lawmakers in a special session that his thoughts are "with my friend, Shimon Peres."

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