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Frank Lautenberg, Senate’s Oldest Member, Dies at Age 89

26 Sivan 5773 – June 3, 2013
Sen. Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey died Monday at the age 89. His life was a classic Jewish rag-to-riches story of a young man who worked his way to business and political success.
Palestinians in Ramallah last week celebrated not only the UN General Assembly's upgrading of their status, but their next victory, too.

Arabs Stage Mass Protests Same Day Kerry’s Deadline for Talks

Leave it to John Kerry and his Foggy Bottom aides to come up with the idea, intentional or not, to make the anniversary of the Six-Day War as the deadline for talks. Instead, Arabs plan mass protest.

Greenpeace Infiltration May Have Prevented Terrorist Attack

Thank God it was Greenpeace and not Hezbollah. If terrorists, instead of activists, had entered Israel’s natural gas terminal and roamed freely for 90 minutes, it would have been a mass catastrophe.
The banners and flags that stood out throughout the violent protests belonged to the minority TKP/ML (Communist Party of Turkey/Marxist–Leninist).

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Just as the majority cannot oppress the minority, the minority cannot oppress the majority either.
Mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner (D, with flag) with potential mayoral candidate, Commissioner Ray Kelly (R).

Mayoral Candidates Salute Israel and NY Jews

Mr. Weiner, who is the only Jewish candidate running in the Democratic primary, was cheered by many marchers and onlookers, but many also booed.

Yiddish Institute: Winning Bee Word Misspelled

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Protesters in Turkey Set Fire to AK Party Offices

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Webinar Offers Parents Insights on Teenage Boys

Kesher,  a Yeshiva in Jerusalem with offices in the U.S. and Canada, has announced that Rabbi Doctor Abraham Twerski, Dr. David Pelcovitz and Rabbi...
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Germany in Lockstep with EU on Labeling ‘Settlement’ Imports

Goods produced in Judea and Samaria are not eligible for the same preferential tariffs enjoyed by Israeli exports to the EU.

Updated: Bomb Scare Evacuates Ginot Shomron School

10:37 AM: A suspicious bag was found inside a classroom in the Rimon elementary school in Ginot Shomron. The entire school was evacuated. Hundreds of...

Terror on the Roads: Overnight Update

Here is a small sampling from the list of overnight terror attacks. A number of Israelis were lightly injured overnight, and their cars damaged, due...

Syria Issues Travel Advisory Against Travel to Turkey

Syria returns the favor, in light of the escalating violence in Turkey.

Galilee Arab Indicted for Aiding Hezbollah

Another Arab with Israeli citizenship has been exposed as a traitor. Zahar Ben Omar Yusfin, of the Arab city Shfaram, located immediately east of...

Abbas Replaces American-Backed Fayyad with Fatah Ally

25 Sivan 5773 – June 2, 2013
Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas finished off his latest swipe at the United States Sunday by appointing a professor, who is a member of...

Iran Claims It Busted Mossad Spy Ring of Arabs

The Iranian Intelligence Ministry alleged on Sunday it has uncovered a Mossad-trained network of terrorists with links to the spy agency of an Arab...
Spiritual leader of the Shas party, Rabbi Ovadia Yosef during evening prayer in his synagogue in Yefe Noff, Jerusalem.

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Hospitalized after Collapsing at Home

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Can Google Glasses Help Your Rabbi Decide if the Etrog is Kosher?

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Hamas Surprised: Iran Supports a ‘Dictator Like Assad’ ?

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