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Rabbinic Rebellion: NRP Rabbis Back Pick Nixed by AG

11 Av 5773 – July 18, 2013
When interviewed this week, it turned out that Rabbi Eliyahu's opinion has either been modified following the attacks on him, or has always remained grounded in normative halacha.

Muslim Brothers after Ashton Meeting: She Offered Nothing

They told her they rejected as "illegitimate" the military's plan to restore democracy.

EU to Shun ‘Bad Hezbollah,’ Deal Only with ‘Good Hezbollah’

From an EU point of view—at least as expressed by some members—you cut your ties with Hezbollah—you might as well cut off all of Lebanon.

Hitting Back: Israel Threatens EU Prestige and Success with Pullout

When announcing their anti-Israeli directive, the EU thought they had Israel over the barrel, but Israel clearly has plenty of powerful ammunition it can fire back in return.

Ombudsman Bares the Facts in ‘Wild West Bank’

11 Av 5773 – July 17, 2013
Jews in Judea and Samaria know it is lawless on the roads. Arabs drive with unlicensed cars. They steal water and do not pay taxes. A new Ombudsman’s report bares some of the facts – but not all.

Weiner’s ‘Nazi Card’ Might Cost Him the Game

Anthony Weiner has surprise everyone except himself by soaring to the lead in the Democratic primaries, but his use of the “Nazi card” to run down the “stop and frisk” policy may cost him points.

A dozen Jewish drivers woke up Wednesday morning to find that their tires had been slashed by Arabs in the Jewish-Arab neighborhood of Abu...

Outgoing Israeli Ambassador Synthesized Training As Historian, Role As Diplomat

WASHINGTON – Michael Oren was deep inside the State Department, relaxed and taking on all comers: He had the facts on his side. It was 2004 and the department was reviewing newly declassified National Security Agency evidence reinforcing Israel’s longstanding claim that its 1967 air attack on the USS Liberty spy ship was a mistake. The attack killed 34 American personnel.

Hillel’s New CEO Discusses Group’s Campus Mission

During the discussions that led to the hiring of former Ohio congressman Eric Fingerhut as the next president and CEO of Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life, an item Fingerhut says was non-negotiable for both parties was Hillel’s usage of its staff, resources, and reach to fulfill its stated commitment to the support of Israel.

Tisha B’Av 5773: Hateful Rhetoric, Violent Encounters Roil Israel’s Religious Communities

JERUSALEM – As tens of thousands of Jews jammed Jerusalem’s Western Wall Plaza on Tisha B’Av to mourn the destruction of the First and Second Temples, leading rabbinical and political figures from Israel’s national religious and haredi streams found themselves embroiled in a war of words over a number of issues that in some instances spurred violent street clashes.

US Drone Kills Al Qaeda No. 2 ,Who Was Freed from Guantanamo

An American drone strike in Yemen has killed Al Qaeda’s number two terrorist, Said al Shehri, who was freed from Guantanamo Bay in 2007...

Prosor Urges UN to Condemn Syrian Fire on Golan on Tisha B’Av

Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations Ron Prosor told the U.N. Security Council, “ I urge you to condemn the incident and the Syrian...

Saudi Arabia Airline’s ‘No Israelis Allowed’ Policy Violates Law

Saudi Arabia Airline refuses to issue tickets in New York for Israelis, even if they are only stopping off in Saudi Arabia for a...

Dr. Mehmet oz and Rabbi Shmuley Coming to Israel

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach and This World: The Jewish Values Network is hosting Dr. Mehmet Oz and his family on their first visit to Israel...

Deep in Syrian Quagmire, Rohani Brings Back Zionist Bashing

Rohani said the reason Israel is not bombing Iran is not because it doesn't want to, but because it fears Tehran's retaliation.

Thai University Apologizes for Hitler Mural

Chulalongkorn University, a prestigious institution in Thailand, issued an apology Monday for a mural of Adolf Hitler painted outside one of its buildings. The university...

IKEA May Open Branch in Palestinian Authority’s Ramallah

IKEA is considering extending its operations in Israel and opening up a branch in Ramallah, in the Palestinian Authority, and in Be’er Sheva and...

Swiss Banks’ Holocaust Fund Has Paid Out $1.24 Billion

Holocaust survivors and victims’ heirs have received $1.24 billion from a Swiss fund set up in 1998 following a scandal over dormant accounts of...

Pennsylvania Jihadist Gets 102 Months

In the summer of 2010, Begolly urged jihadists on the AMEF to “write their legacy in blood.”

Turkish Teen Killed by Gunfire from Syria

A 17-year-old Turk died of his injuries in the small Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar on Wednesday, after being hit by stray gunfire from...

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