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Remembering Babylon: New Exhibit Explores Roots of Jewish Life in Iraq

23 Shevat 5775 – February 12, 2015
Until now we had been unable to tell the complete story of the Babylon Exile and to understand what actually happened to all the Jewish refugees once they were forced out of Judah.

Obama Asks Congress to Declare War on Islamic State

23 Shevat 5775 – February 11, 2015
Obama took care to note that ISIS "has committed despicable acts of violence and mass executions against Muslims."

Effort To Declassify Key Material On Saudis And 9/11 Edges Ahead

Asked whether release of the redacted material would “change relationships between America and Saudi Arabia,” Jones did not answer directly.

Hezbollah Planned to Assassinate Prime Minister Olmert

A possible double agent working for Israel may have scotched the assassination attempt.

Surprise! White House Reveals Kayla Mueller Was NOT ‘Last American Hostage’

A new day, a new surprise: the White House reveals there is at least one more American being held hostage in Syria. No further details were released.

US Shutters Yemen Embassy as Shiite Rebels Take Over Country

US Embassy in Yemen becomes the third in an Arab country to close since the Arab Spring began.

Bibi Says: ‘I am Going to Speak to Congress About the Bad Offer Made...

22 Shevat 5775 – February 10, 2015
Bibi says US and partners already made very bad offer to Iran; he is going to DC to speak against it

Kerry Says ISIS ‘Insults the Religion They Falsely Represent’

The self-appointed Secretary of Religion has ex-communicated Muslim terrorists from Islam.

White House Confirms US Hostage Kayla Mueller Dead

Kayla Mueller: "I love cultures and language and learning about people's cultures."

Egypt Security Forces Kill 2 Smugglers at Israel’s Southern Border

Egyptian security personnel shot and killed two smugglers across the border on Tuesday while trying to bring "illegal goods" from Egypt into Israel.

Sisi: ‘Muslim Brotherhood is the Origin of all Islamic Extremism’

21 Shevat 5775 – February 9, 2015
Egypt's Sisi calls the Muslim Brotherhood the progenitor of modern Islamic extremism.

US Begins to Use ‘Daesh’ for ISIL, ‘Islamic State’

The US joins the rest of the world in referring to ISIS as 'Daesh' at Munich Security Conference.

Turkish Foreign Minister Targets Jews, Warns of ‘Treason’

Red flags are waving for Turkey's Jewish community again. For the second time in a week, a high-ranking official targeted Jews in a speech.

At Least 22 Egyptian Soccer Fans Killed By Police

Apparently, some fans were killed in the stampede that resulted from police teargas.

Netanyahu Warns US, World Powers Israel Will Block Iran Nuclear Threat

20 Shevat 5775 – February 8, 2015
PM Netanyahu issued a blunt warning to the US and world leaders that Israel will stop Tehran from achieving an atomic weapon - regardless of deals signed.

ADL Joins Anti-Netanyahu Team, Says Cancel Speech to Congress

The Anti-Defamation League has also now been pulled on to the Netanyahu Congressional Speech Drama.

Turkey’s President Erdogan Takes a Shot at Jewish Blessings

Turkey's President Erdogan has found another opportunity to take a swing at the Jews, this time at the Jewish faith and its blessings.

New Objective from Obama: ‘Defeat’ ISIS, Not ‘Destroy’

US President Barack Obama is backpedaling on his objectives to "destroy" ISIS -- now he'll settle for "defeat" of the terror group.

Islamic State’s Claims Jordan Killed US Hostage in Attack – Probably Not True

Islamic State is reportedly planning to expand their hostage-taking activities to Americans in nearby countries.

ISIS Claims US Female Hostage Killed in Jordanian Air Strike – But Shows No...

19 Shevat 5775 – February 7, 2015
ISIS claims an American female hostage being held by the group is dead after a Jordanian air strike - but the group shows no proof.

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