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Destroying the Chametz Within and Truly Preparing for Pesach
 
Funeral of Baruch Mizrachi (Photo Essay)

April 16, 2014 - 11:39 PM
 
Tunisian Jew Stabbed in Djerba

April 16, 2014 - 8:50 PM
 
Israeli Hi-Tech Opens Branch in Nanjing

April 16, 2014 - 1:45 PM
 
Preparations Completed for Priestly Blessing from Jerusalem

April 16, 2014 - 12:48 PM
 
Kansas Shooting Suspect a White Supremacist, Indicted for Murder

April 16, 2014 - 12:03 PM
 
Hundreds at Bangkok Chabad Passover Seder

April 16, 2014 - 8:45 AM
 
President Obama’s Passover Statement

April 16, 2014 - 7:07 AM
 
Netanyahu: PA Incitement Caused Pre-Passover Terror Attack

April 16, 2014 - 1:05 AM
 
Passover Eve Terror Attack Draws Strong Responses

April 15, 2014 - 10:39 PM
 
4 Border Police Injured When PA Truck Hits Them

April 15, 2014 - 10:23 PM
 
Terrorists Kill Father on Way to Passover Seder

April 15, 2014 - 9:03 PM
 
Chag Kasher v’Sameach from JewishPress.com

April 14, 2014 - 3:50 PM
 
Biur Chametz

April 14, 2014 - 3:39 PM
 
2 Arrested with Paschal Lamb

April 14, 2014 - 3:13 PM
 
A Third Intifada to Begin at the Temple Mount?

April 14, 2014 - 1:07 PM
 
Israel, PLO ‘Talk’ Over Sanctions, Not Status

April 14, 2014 - 8:58 AM
 
Three Dead in Multiple Kansas Jewish Center Shootings

April 13, 2014 - 11:33 PM
 
London Teacher Threatens to Send Jewish Student to ‘Your Gas Chambers’

April 13, 2014 - 9:35 PM
 
Messianic ‘Blood Moon’ Rising on Passover Seder Night

April 13, 2014 - 9:30 PM
 
New Study: Nearly Every Israeli will Eat Matza and Keep Kosher on Pesach Eve

April 13, 2014 - 9:07 PM
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Middle East
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Danny Ayalon.
 

Deputy Minister Ayalon: Israel to Treat Refugee Problem as Two-Way Street

Posted on: April 4th, 2012

News & ViewsEye on Palestine

At a press conference Tuesday, Israel's Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon announced a new state policy regarding dispossessed Jews who were forced to flee from their homes in Arab countries. A 2008 study indicates that Arabs lost 450 million dollars in property and assets ($3.9 billion in today's numbers). Their Jewish counterparts lost 700 million dollars ($6 billion in today's numbers).

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Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohammed Badie (L) with senior Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh. The nightmare of an Egypt dominated by the Brotherhood may become a come the May 23 Presidential elections.
 

A Year Later, ‘Arab Spring’ Ushering In an Islamist Egypt

Posted on: April 2nd, 2012

News & ViewsMiddle East

It's not as if no one in the West has been warning about it; and it's not as if Egyptians, exposing themselves to violence while demonstrating gallantly in a relentless effort to topple a corrupt, repressive regime, weren't aware of the possibility of it; nevertheless, the prospect of an imminent takeover—albeit using democratic means—by the radical Muslims is terrifying.

Women's rights advocate Gloria Steinem.
 

Gloria Steinem, Women Under Siege, Documenting Sex Crimes in Syria in Real Time

Posted on: March 29th, 2012

News & ViewsGlobal

Turning to Internet users for help in reporting rape and sexual assault in Syria, to inform the international community and to provide the base for potential prosecutions, a new Women's Media Center initiative, spearheaded by Gloria Steinem, declares: "Our goal is to make these atrocities visible, and to gather evidence so that one day justice may be served."

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Arab demonstrators held Palestinian flags as they approached the village of Majdal Shams in the Golan Heights in 2011.
 

‘Global March on Jerusalem’ to Reach Destinations on Friday, Marchers’ Website Hacked

Posted on: March 29th, 2012

News & ViewsEye on Palestine

One day before the commencement of 'Land Day,' organizers of the "Global March to Jerusalem" are deployment their troops. Defense Minister Ehud Barak instructed security system chiefs "to be prepared for any scenario." Access to the MOJ official website, gm2j.com, has been blocked on Wednesday night, and organizers blamed Israeli hackers for taking down the site.

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Global March Could Bring Thousands Of Arabs To Israel’s borders

Posted on: March 28th, 2012

News & ViewsGlobal

JERUSALEM – If pro-Palestinian calls for a so-called Global March to Jerusalem are heeded, thousands of Arabs from the West Bank, Gaza, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan and Syria could converge on Israel’s borders.

(L-R) Presidents Hamid Karzai, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, and Asif Ali Zardari met in Dushanbe Sunday.
 

Ahmadinejad, Tajiki, Afghan, Pakistani, Presidents, Meet, Pledge Cooperation – Next ‘Quartet’ Summit in Kabul

Posted on: March 26th, 2012

News & ViewsMiddle East

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Afghan President Hamid Karzai, Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari, and Tajiki President Emomali Rahmon "called for more cooperation" during their summit in the Tajiki capital of Dushanbe on Sunday. The meeting happened against the background of the increasing economic sanctions against Iran.

Global March to Jerusalem, scheduled for March 30th, 2012
 

Global March to Jerusalem Organizer Can’t Answer Radio Host Aaron Klein’s $50,000 Question

Posted on: March 21st, 2012

News & ViewsGlobal

Klein was discussing the upcoming Global March to Jerusalem, which seeks to breach Israel's borders while "confirming that the policies and practices of the racist Zionist state of Israel against Jerusalem and its people are a crime not only against Palestinians but against all humanity.”

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Aaron Klein Offers $50,000 Challenge To Pro-Palestinian Activist

Posted on: March 21st, 2012

News & ViewsIsrael

On his WABC Radio show, Aaron Klein offered $50,000 to an organizer of the upcoming Global March to Jerusalem if the activist could name one city in the Middle East outside of Israel that has more freedom than Jerusalem.

Mourners at Ozar Hatorah school in Toulouse, France, bid farewell to coffins bearing victims of Monday's massacre at funeral ceremony on Tuesday.
 

Toulouse Slayings Leave French Jews Shaken

Posted on: March 21st, 2012

News & ViewsGlobal

PARIS – When Arie Bensemhoun, a Jewish community leader in Toulouse, woke up Tuesday morning, he thought for a moment the horrific shooting of three children and a rabbi at a local Jewish school might have been a bad dream.

Rescue teams watching the ruins following a car blast in Aleppo.
 

Heavy Fighting in Damascus May Mark Beginning of the End for Assad

Posted on: March 19th, 2012

News & ViewsMiddle East

A heavy firefight has broken out in a main district of the Syrian capital Damascus, between Free Syrian Army rebels and forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad. On Monday the sound of heavy machine guns and rocket-propelled grenades echoed throughout the night from the most heavily guarded neighborhood of the capital, which is home to a number of security facilities.

Mohammad Shafia, his wife and his son were convicted of 4 honor killings in Kingston, Ont., last year.
 

Citing Honor Killings, Israeli-Arab Lesbian Couple Reprieved from Deportation

Posted on: March 18th, 2012

News & ViewsGlobal

the Canadian Supreme Court has accepted the appeal of Iman Musa and Majida Mugrabi, an Israeli Muslim lesbian couple who sought refugee status in Canada. The judge ordered further hearings on the request due to the possibility that they would be honor-murdered if deported to Israel

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Israeli children take taking cover inside a shelter while a rocket alarm sounds outside, in kibbutz Nir Oz, near the Gaza border. March 12, 2012.
 

Life In Southern Israel Returning To Normal – For Now

Posted on: March 14th, 2012

News & ViewsIsrael

JERUSALEM – Life in south-central Israel began returning to normal as the fragile cease-fire, brokered by the Egyptian military junta, appeared to take hold.

Aftermath of Grad rocket attack on center of southern Israeli city of Ashkelon.
 

After Rocket Attacks And Counterstrikes, A Cease-Fire Apparently Takes Hold

Posted on: March 13th, 2012

News & ViewsIsrael

JERUSALEM – Egypt announced that a cease-fire it brokered between terrorist groups in Egypt and Israel went into effect at 1 a.m. Tuesday, but several rockets and mortar shells fired from Gaza exploded in Israel after the announcement.

Free Syria Army fighters in Baba Amr
 

Report: US Talking Military Intervention in Syria

Posted on: March 11th, 2012

News & ViewsGlobal

The Obama administration has begun "serious discussions" about directly arming the opposition, deploying troops to secure a humanitarian corridor, or establishing a no-fly zone in Syria.

Ex Mossad chief Meir Dagan will appear on 60 Minutes Sunday
 

Media Distorts Former Mossad Head’s 60 Minutes Interview on Iran

Posted on: March 9th, 2012

News & ViewsIsrael

Ex Mossad chief Meir Dagan often adds flare to his public statements. But don't let that fool you, he is a cool and reliable thinker, who undoubtedly was behind the sabotage efforts which caused Iran's nuclear program numerous mishaps and delays. But his flare and colorful speech are fodder for eager editors who misrepresent what the retired spy is actually saying. In fact, they often not only twist his words, they go as far as to invent new words for him, born by nothing more than wishful thinking and an agenda.

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UFO in Rishon Letzion's sky – maybe.
 

Video: UFO in Rishon Lezion, Israel, Sky?

Posted on: March 8th, 2012

News & ViewsIsrael

A resident of Israel's central region driving last night on the Ayalon Highway spotted two unidentified objects glowing in the sky, and decided to pull over and capture the strange phenomenon. "It was unusual, I was shocked and could not stop myself," he told News 2. "I never believed it but now I think again." Watch the documentation: an illusion or a discovery?

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President Obama and PM Binyamin Netanyahu talk
 

Report: President Obama Offers Israel Weapons in Exchange for Inaction

Posted on: March 8th, 2012

News & ViewsGlobal

Anonymous diplomatic and intelligence sources tell Israeli paper that the Obama administration would supply Israel with weapons that would extend its time-line for military action – like advanced GBU-28 bunker-busting bombs and long-range refueling aircraft, so that Israel could wait till after the 2012 presidential election to launch a strike.

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The Iranian Parliament (Majlis) held an open session on Monday morning.
 

Iranian Parliament Acting to Curb Ahmadinejad’s Power

Posted on: March 7th, 2012

News & ViewsMiddle East

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad may no longer be as popular with Iran's powers that be as he used to be. The Majlis, Iran's parliament, has approved a proposal calling for the removal of the President from the general assembly of representatives of shareholders of major companies affiliated with the Oil Ministry, including the National Iranian Oil Company. Meanwhile, the President will appear before the parliament to answer questions on March 14 about irregularities in his administration.

MK Zeev Bielski
 

Is Israeli Home Front Ready For War With Iran?

Posted on: March 7th, 2012

News & ViewsGlobal

MK Zeev Bielski, chairman of the Knesset subcommittee on Israel’s home defense: “The home front is not ready. We have made improvements over the situation since the Second Lebanon War in 2006, when the home front was completely unprepared, but the situation is not good.”

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Iran Threat Hits Home

Posted on: March 7th, 2012

News & ViewsMiddle East

After the recent attacks on Israeli embassies in India and Georgia, Jewish institutions in the U.S. are asking a question that is much closer to home: Does Iran pose a local terror threat?

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