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Large Majority of Israelis Support More Benefits to New Immigrants

A large majority of Israelis are willing to support an increase in benefits to help new immigrants succeed.

Israeli American Head Coach David Blatt Fired by NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers

Israeli American Jewish NBA coach David Blatt was fired by the Cleveland Cavaliers late Friday -- but not for his record.

On Eve of Tu B’shvat Rabbi Lior Classifies Chocolate as Fruit

Remember when President Reagan received much scorn for suggesting school lunch ketchup qualifies as a vegetable?

Jews Walk to Synagogue in NYC’s 2nd Biggest Blizzard in History

The second biggest blizzard in the history of New York City has paralyzed most of the Eastern Seaboard.

Compromise on Hebron Buildings Expected Amid Coalition Brawl

If populated by Jews, the two buildings would constitute an expansion of the Jewish part of Hebron by a few square yards, which would surely cause global condemnation.

Morocco Muslim Summit to Debate Protecting Non-Muslims

More than 300 religious and political leaders from Muslim-majority nations, including Egypt, Turkey, Iraq, Pakistan and Iran, are expected to attend the forum.

At ‘Liberal’ Oberlin No Speech Rights for Non-Haters of Israel

If you say anything about Israel that isn't unequivocally hateful at Oberlin, you are branded as a supporter of state-sponsored terrorism.

Torah Vodaas Dean in Serious Condition

Groups of yeshiva students as well as many other local Jewish residents have been gathering in groups to recite the Psalms together, and to beseech God to heal him.

UPDATE: Police Evicting Jews from 2 Hebron Buildings [video]

The future of these families is in the hands of the sole governor of the Jewish parts of Judea and Samaria, Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon.

Get to Grips with Fruit Flavors in Wine on Tu B’Shvat

Fruit flavors as described in wine actually only refer to the scents that are identified as we smell the wine...

Now That’s Survival: Holocaust Survivor Oldest Man at 112

"After the Holocaust he weighed 73 pounds," his daughter said.

Early Birds: Knesset Celebrates 15th of Shvat on 10th

The Knesset was founded on Tu Bishvat, 5709, February 14, 1949.

European Jewish Congress President Tells Putin Jewish Exodus from Europe Is Coming

"Statistically, the position of Jews in Europe is the worst since the end of WWII," Kantor said.

Violent Mob of 20 Crash Former Shabak Head London Talk [video]

Baroness Williams tweeted: “Appalled to hear reports of violent protests at Kings College Israel Society meeting yesterday. Totally unacceptable.”

The Year in US On-Campus Anti-Semitism: 302 Acts at 109 Schools in 28 States

In addition, AMCHA announced a dynamic, 2016 incident tracker that will be updated in real time.

71 British Doctors Demand Banning Israel’s Medical Association

MK Anat Berko suggested establishing a "special forces" unit to act to solve this issue around the world.

Lord George Weidenfeld, 96, Passes Away

Lord Weidenfeld was known as a major philanthropist in the Jewish world, but also among Christians.

Jewish Teen Arrested for Church Vandalism

A Jewish teen was arrested for two incidents of vandalism at a Christian church in Jerusalem.

Istanbul Synagogue Sprayed With Anti-Israel Grafitti

Of the nine synagogues in Istanbul's Balat section, only two remain in active use.

Fourth Shoe Dropping: State Dept. Supports Settlement Products Labeling

Some of us felt like the guy getting mugged on the street and the mugger is insisting he's just borrowing some cash. And the watch, please.

Israeli Health Ministry: Abortion Rate Down

Half the pregnancy terminations in 2014 were in cases in which the conception was done under criminal circumstances.

NGO Monitor Hopes for Transparency with Database on Foreign Support to Israeli NGOs

Twenty of the 27 NGOs that were examined in NGO Monitor’s report, receive more than half of their donations from foreign governments.

Gay Avek — National LGBTQ Task Force Cancels Reception of Israeli Homosexuals

"As LGBTQ people, we are all too familiar with being oppressed through shaming, the closet, and imposed silence."

Hungarians Denounce Oscar-Nominated ‘Son of Saul’ as ‘Jewish Propaganda’

Some Hungarians are calling it "Holokamu" (Holocaust con or hoax).

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