The Celebrate Israel Festival on May 31 at Pier 94, slated to be the largest gathering to date of Israeli-Americans in New York.
Posted on: December 23rd, 2013News & Views → Media → Arts and Entertainment
NBC reportedly has bowed to Palestinian Authority pressure and has cancelled plans to short part of its new “DIG” television series near the Old City in areas of Jerusalem claimed by the PA. “There was no plan made to film the series in the City of David National Park or in the village of Silwan, furthermore, […]
Posted on: December 18th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Maybe the moderator should have "reined in" the emotions when the audience was booing and "enraged" - her words - by Podhoretz's defense of Israel from J Street's blaming Israel for the academic boycott.
Posted on: December 17th, 2013News & Views → Media → Arts and Entertainment
The Haredi Gat Brothers, Aryeh and Gil, have become the first act named to the semi-finals of the popular new Israeli talent show “Rising Star.” The show, which allows Israeli viewers to vote in real time for their favorite performers using an app on their mobile phones, is designed to uncover the next hot Israeli […]
Posted on: December 17th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Aliyah
Israel has invested more than $125 million trying to bring young Jews to visit, with meager results.
Posted on: December 15th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Jerusalem
In case you're wondering, temps in Jerusalem right now are 7 Celsius, or a comfortable 44 Fahrenheit.
Posted on: December 15th, 2013News & Views → Israel → IDF
Much of the disaster could have been avoided with better individual preparedness.
Posted on: December 11th, 2013News & Views → Global
Maybe Bibi was right to stay home and avoid the ceremony – who knows what this guy would have said he said…
Posted on: December 11th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
A news report on court proceedings in Beit Shemesh vote fraud, and a show on the Haredi housing crisis exposes deep resentments by seculars of Haredim.
Posted on: December 10th, 2013News & Views → Israel
A J Street U student was rude and disruptive during a campus event at Brandeis, wrote about the event omitting relevant details, then asked an editor to remove someone else's blog post describing his behavior because it might affect his "future employment."
Posted on: December 9th, 2013News & Views → Global
Stories of Russian repression of its citizenry and crackdown on its nascent press freedoms signals yet another pivot away from Western values.
Posted on: December 6th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Assimilation
Rabbi Lopatin said, “May Hashem give you all strength to continue this age old, noble struggle which God promises us will end in victory.”
Posted on: December 5th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
Rabbi Auerbach and his merry band of Lituanian Haredim needed a pawn to serve their political aims, and Moshe A. volunteered.
Posted on: December 5th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
The future New York City Councilwoman blamed the violence of "young people of color" in her community on "governmental neglect, outside uncontrolled influences and failed leadership."
Posted on: December 4th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
A best-selling German satirical novel about the return of Adolf Hitler to modern-day Germany is being adapted into a film. “Er Ist Wieder Da,” German for “He’s Back,” sold 1.3 million copies in Germany after its 2012 release. In the book, Hitler awakens in modern-day Berlin and garners enough attention to become host of his […]
Posted on: December 3rd, 2013News & Views → Israel
Live at Midnight in Israel, 5 PM in New York
Posted on: December 3rd, 2013News & Views → Media → Arts and Entertainment
Mrs. Zimmerman's boy has some bad blood going with the Croatians.
Posted on: December 2nd, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
The Iranians are spilling so many beans, somebody is bound to trip and break something…
Posted on: December 2nd, 2013News & Views → Israel → IDF
Despite Nusseibeh's claim and a Ma'an report, 40 Arab Palestinians were not shot by Israelis, there were no tear gas canisters thrown nor were any sound bombs used.
Posted on: November 27th, 2013News & Views → Media → Arts and Entertainment
If you really love Israel, get out your Kleenex to wipe the tears as Peres and Netanyahu sing together the epic “You and I, We'll Change to World” by the late Arik Einstein. Lyrics are below so you can sing along and cry.
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