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Is the US Meddling in Israeli Elections?
 
V15 US Political Operative Marinated in Hate-Israel Activism

January 30, 2015 - 3:56 PM
 
Hamas ‘War Crimes Camp’ Graduates Trains 17,000 Teens for Terror

January 30, 2015 - 12:05 PM
 
Obama Wins War on Terror By Saying It Doesn’t Exist [video]

January 30, 2015 - 11:22 AM
 
State Dept. Says Taxpayers’ Money not Used in V-15 Campaign

January 30, 2015 - 10:02 AM
 
Israel’s Wix Web Platform Company Unveils Super Bowl Ad [video]

January 30, 2015 - 9:25 AM
 
Sen. Cruz Asks if Obama Behind V-15 ‘Political Campaign against Netanyahu’

January 30, 2015 - 8:14 AM
 
Shin Bet Sting Nabs Israeli Arabs Joining Al Qaeda, ISIS

January 30, 2015 - 5:05 AM
 
Election Registration is Over

January 30, 2015 - 12:55 AM
 
ISIS Attacks Egypt, 27 Dead, Dozens Wounded

January 29, 2015 - 11:17 PM
 
New Poll Shows All Parties Going Full Blast in Neutral

January 29, 2015 - 10:31 PM
 
ISIS: We Will Behead Obama, Make US Part of the Caliphate [video]

January 29, 2015 - 9:16 PM
 
Italian Jewish Leader Arrested For Trying To Escape From Auschwitz

January 29, 2015 - 8:25 PM
 
Hezbollah Army Video Shows Off US Army Equipment [video]

January 29, 2015 - 7:10 PM
 
Lieberman so Frantic for Votes He Calls for ‘Disproportionate Response’

January 29, 2015 - 6:26 PM
 
US Treasury Secy Jack Lew Says French Jews Don’t Want to Leave

January 29, 2015 - 5:31 PM
 
Osem Sues Heinz for Allegedly Selling Watered-Down Ketchup

January 29, 2015 - 4:47 PM
 
Maker of ‘White House Drone’ Adds Upgrade to Protect White House [video]

January 29, 2015 - 3:43 PM
 
Netanyahu: ‘Arik Sharon Knew The Real Threat is Iran’

January 29, 2015 - 3:43 PM
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Obituaries
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Posted on: April 11th, 2014

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Jacob Birnbaum mobilized students to call on the Kremlin to stop the oppression of Soviet Jews.

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Women of the Wall, co-founded by Rivka Haut, a champion for agunot  who died this week at the age of 71.
 

Posted on: April 3rd, 2014

News & ViewsIsrael

Rivka Haut, a foremost advocate for agunot, Orthodox women who have been refused a religious divorce and also a founder of the Women of the Wall founder was buried this week after she succumbed to pancreatic cancer at the age of 71. At the Women of the Wall prayer service on Tuesday, the worshipers recited […]

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Posted on: March 30th, 2014

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Iran's Chief Rabbi, Chacham Rabbi Yosef Hamadani Cohen died over Shabbat.

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Peretz Sontag of New York has been found dead and will be buried in Israel.
 

Posted on: March 24th, 2014

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Peretz Sontag, a widely respected Orthodox Jew from Monsey who has been missing for 10 days, was found dead in his car that crashed over a ravine. Police are not treating the death as a suicide. After he was reported missing, police said that Sontag had been depressed and indicated he might harm himself. His […]

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Posted on: March 12th, 2014

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Retired Supreme Court Edmund Levy, who headed a three-man committee that debunked allegations that Israel is an “occupier,” died Tuesday night at the age of 72. He served on the Supreme Court from 2000 to 2011, capping a legal career that began with studies at Tel Aviv University several years after his family immigrated to […]

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Rabbi Daniel Moscowitz
 

Posted on: March 5th, 2014

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Moscowitz died after not waking up during a routine surgical procedure on Tuesday.

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Posted on: February 24th, 2014

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A New Jersey rabbinical student on his way to morning prayers was struck by a garbage truck and killed in Brooklyn. Gedalia Gruntzweig, 25, a student at Tiferes Bachurim, a Chabad-Lubavitch yeshiva in Morristown, was visiting friends in Crown Heights on Sunday for a pre-wedding party. Gruntzweig, a Ukraine native, was pronounced dead at the […]

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Posted on: February 24th, 2014

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Alice Herz-Sommer, the 110-year-old Holocaust survivor and concert pianist whose life was the subject of an Oscar-nominated documentary, has died. Herz-Sommer, who was believed to be the oldest Holocaust survivor and was still playing the piano, died Sunday morning in London. “The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life,” the 38-minute film about her […]

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Rabbi Meir Schuster, z"l' dies Monday at the age of 71.
 

Posted on: February 18th, 2014

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One is remembered for his mitzvahs and good deeds, and Rabbi “Heritage House’ Schuster will be remembered forever.

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Jewish comedian and pioneer of television comedy died on Wednesday at the age of 91.
 

Posted on: February 13th, 2014

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Sid Caeser, one of the Jewish pioneers of comedy on television, is literally irreplaceable.

 

Posted on: February 3rd, 2014

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Gordon Zacks, a founder of the Republican Jewish Coalition and an unofficial adviser to George H.W. Bush, has died. Zacks, a businessman who also was chairman of the Florence Melton Adult Mini-School named for his mother, died Saturday at home in the Columbus, Ohio, area following a brief illness. He was 80. He was among […]

Barry Rubin, 1950-2014
 

Posted on: February 3rd, 2014

News & ViewsIsrael

Barry Rubin's was a rare voices of clarity in the Israeli academia and in Jewish media. He was one of the good guys.

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Pete Seeger, who died on Monday, supported BDS more than Israel.
 

Posted on: January 29th, 2014

News & ViewsMediaArts and Entertainment

Legendary folk singer and political activist Pete Seeger, who died on Monday in New York City at the age of 94, left behind a complicated if not questionable legacy when it came to Israel. Famous for 1960s hits like “If I Had a Hammer,” “Turn, Turn, Turn,” and “Where Have All the Flowers Gone,” Seeger […]

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Posted on: January 24th, 2014

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The wife of Knesset speaker Yuli Edelstein, Tatiana (Tania) Edelstein passed away on Thursday night at age 63. The Edelsteins became religious while still living in the USSR, where Tatiana was a Hebrew teacher and promoted Aliyah until they were allowed to leave to Israel. While still in the USSR, Yuli was arrested, as Jewish […]

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Shulamit Aloni, 1928-2014
 

Posted on: January 24th, 2014

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Her name was synonymous with leftist animosity towards Jewish tradition in Israel.

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The late Arik Sharon as I would like to remember him, leading the brigade that crossed over to the Egyptian side of the Suez Canal during the 1973 Yom Kippur War (here with  Defense Minister Dayan).
 

Posted on: January 11th, 2014

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Ariel Sharon, aka Arik, was Israel's 11th Prime Minister and perhaps its most heroic and controversial leader.

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Edgar Bronfman Sr.
 

Posted on: December 22nd, 2013

News & ViewsNews Briefs

He died peacefully in his home in New York, surrounded by family.

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Superman Sam and his mother
 

Posted on: December 17th, 2013

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"Over his entire brief but meaningful life, Sammy has taught all of us about courage, struggle, strength, and wisdom."

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Posted on: December 6th, 2013

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Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela passed away Thursday night in his Johannesburg home, at the age of 95. Mandela spent 27 years in a South African jail, until he was freed in 1990. He served as president of the African National Congress (ANC) from 1991 to 1997. In 1994, Mandela became the first black president of South […]

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PM Netanyahu and President Peres.
 

Posted on: November 27th, 2013

News & ViewsMediaArts 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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