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US State Dept. Rejects Recent Israeli Announcements on Settlements

Mark C. Toner, DOS Deputy Spokesperson, on Monday night released this statement: The United States opposes all unilateral actions, including West Bank settlement activity and housing...

US State Dep’t: Alan Gross Begins Fourth Year of Unjust Imprisonment

The Cuban government should release Alan Gross and return him to his family, where he belongs.

Israeli Court Allows Country’s Most Celebrated Gay Couple to Divorce

One of the two was the first openly gay man elected to the Knesset.

Cost of Commute from NYC to NJ Going Up Sunday

For the first time since September 2011, tolls for travelers going in and out of Manhattan are going up.

Brand New Jerusalem Neighborhood to Be Approved – E-1 #2?

The first totally new Israeli-built neighborhood in eastern Jerusalem since Har Homa will soon be approved, introducing 2,610 Israeli homes to an area called Givat HaMatos.

Hungarian Jews to Russia: Give Us Back Our Looted Torahs

Hungarian Jewry is asking the government of Russia to release between 300 and 400 Torah scrolls, covers, crowns, pointers, and other objects seized by the Nazis during World War II and then appropriated by the Red Army.

Australian Gas Giant Buys 30% of Israel’s Leviathan

The operator of Australia’s Pluto liquefied natural gas project, Woodside Petroleum, will buy a 30 percent share in Israel’s Leviathan natural gas field for $2.5 billion, becoming a strategic partner in the drilling.

Lauder Agrees to Bail Out Israeli TV Station

American billionaire Ronald Lauder agreed to bail out the financially troubled Israeli television station Channel 10.

No IDF Soldier Involved in Killing of Ax Wielding Arab

IDF Spokesperson Lt. Ella Barzilai released the following statement: "In the past couple of hours there have been several claims that IDF soldiers caused the...

Harvard Students Receive Anti-Semitic Invitations for Social Clubs

Invitations to a fictitious club saying "Jews need not apply" were slipped under the doors of students living in the Harvard University dormitories.

UK May Withdraw Ambassador to Israel, France Seeks ‘Other ways’ to Protest E1 Plans

Sources have described "an appetite for action" within the Foreign Office.

UPDATED: Terrorist Killed Near Shavei Shomron

During a GSS (General Security Service) operation in Deir Sharaf, between Shavei Shomron and Einav, a Palestinian vehicle deliberately crashed into the side of...

Vizhnitzers Shocked as Sudanese Workers ‘Violated’ Rebbes’ Chambers

No one seemed to be in charge of the movements of the Sudanese workers.

Israel’s Response to UN Recognition of Palestine: Increased Settlements Everywhere

"The response to the attack on Zionism and the State of Israel must reinforce and underscore the implementation of the settlement plan."

House Foreign Affairs Comm Chair: ‘No Money, No Political Support for PA’

The Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), firmly denounced  the decision made the United Nations General Assembly to elevate...

The Rabbinical Council of America and the Orthodox Union “Disappointed” by UN Vote

On Friday, Nov 30, the RCA and the OU issued the following statement, criticizing the statement made by Palestinian Authority head Mahmoud Abbas at...

Netanyahu on Pollard and a Palestinian State

PM Netanyahu said today at a cabinet meeting that, "a Palestinian state will not be established until they recognize Israel as the state of...

American-Israeli Startup Creates First Smartphone Breathalzyer Test

A joint American-Israeli startup has developed the world’s first breathalyzer attachment for smartphones, in order to prevent drunk driving.

Iranian Jewish Woman Stabbed To Death in Isfahan

A Jewish woman was stabbed to death in Isfahan, Iran, as part of an ongoing religious fight between the woman and her Muslim neighbors.

Tel Aviv Parents Decry Use of Preschool for Temporary Synagogue

Parents of students from the Raqia preschool in the Nofei Yam neighborhood in north Tel Aviv have expressed outrage that their children’s school will also serve as a synagogue on Shabbat and holidays.

Jewish Boy Does Good: Producer Jeffrey Katzenberg Honored For Philanthropy

Jewish Hollywood producer Jeffrey Katzenberg was honored for his philanthropic work on Saturday, receiving the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Israel to Sign Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty with India

India will likely be signing a Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty (MLAT) with Israel in order to create smoother and easier cooperation between the countries in the investigation of crimes.

Suicide Attack Outside US Base in Afghanistan (Updated)

Bodies in Afghan police and military uniforms littered the entrance of an airfield outside a major US base in Afghanistan Sunday, killed in an apparent suicide attack by the Taliban.

French Jewish Leader: Banning Circumcision Will end Jewish Life in Europe

The conference, titled "Freedom of Religion and/or Mutual Respect in Europe," was jointly organized by the European Parliament and the European Jewish Association.

Senate Passes Enhanced Iran Sanctions Over White House Objections

The Obama administration made a last-minute effort to kill the amendment.

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