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Rare Neolithic Well Discovered in Jezreel Valley

The Israel Antiquities Authority has announced the discovery of a rare well dating back to the Stone Age, used by the first firmers of the Jezreel Valley.

Maker of Anti-Muslim Film Gets a Year in Prison

Of course, everybody also knew that, had Youssef not produced that idiotic film, he would have been allowed to go on with his grifter's life.

Pres. Hollande: Netanyahu Came to Toulouse to Campaign for Re-election

"We know, Netanyahu came to France as part of his elections campaign," French President François Hollande has quipped last week, according to a report...

Jer. Post’s Hoffman Tells Jewish Students Israelis’ View of Obama Vacillating

The Jerusalem Post's Gil Hoffman told this college audience that Iran is the issue Israelis care most about. He also told them that war is the last approach Israel wants to take.

Chief Rabbi: Stop Ingesting Pesticides to Avoid Bugs

Some of the supervised, ‘bug-free,’ leafy vegetable growers are using higher levels of pesticides than allowed by Health Ministry standards.

Rep. West (R.) Demanding Hand Recount in Florida 18th

According to the West campaign, after the St. Lucie County Supervisor of Elections "recounted" thousands of early ballots, Congressman West was suddenly trailing by 2,400 votes.

Jewish Support for Obama Dropped, Just Not Far Enough

According to the RJC, there was an increase by nearly 50% of the number of Jews choosing the Republican candidate to run this country.

Sarah Silverman Eyes Israeli Elections

With U.S. politics over for now, Silverman turns her attention to Israeli politics.

Sandy’s Wrath Spurs Comprehensive Jewish Community Response

NEW YORK—Hurricane Sandy stormed into New York and New Jersey with unmitigated force, carrying death and destruction, disrupting lives, and devastating neighborhoods in America’s most densely populated regions – which happen to be home to some of the country’s largest Jewish populations.

American Voters In Israel Make Their Mark On Two Electoral Fronts

JERUSALEM – More than 100,000 American voters in Israel cast their ballots for a presidential candidate, with nearly 80,000 of them having submitted a ballot provided by iVoteIsrael, a local non-profit organization that spent the past few months aggressively encouraging American expatriates living in Israel to register and vote. The remaining registered voters cast their ballots via the absentee route.

After Obama’s Victory, Jews Focus On U.S.-Israel Relations

Capping a race that on a national level was largely defined by the economy but in the Jewish community turned into an extended debate over which candidate would steer the best course for U.S.-Israel relations, President Barack Obama defeated Republican challenger Mitt Romney on Tuesday to earn a second term.

National Union: Obama Vote Boosting Israeli Left

The National Union (HaIchud HaLeumi) released the following short statement following President Barack Obama's reelection: "Obama's re-election gives a tailwind boost to the Israeli...

Simcha Felder Wins State Senate Seat

Former Councilman Simcha Felder is the new State Senator for the newly cobbled “super Jewish district,” having won 65 percent of the vote against...

Obama Wins Close National Vote, Mandate Denied, US Future Dim

The Democrats have retained control over the Senate, with 51 seats plus two independents. Not the kind of numbers that can break a filibuster. The Republicans will keep the House, with a net loss in the single digits. This means Obama had no coat tails whatsoever in this election. He barely got over the hedge himself. He has won better than 300 delegates to the Electoral College, but that does not mean that he received a mandate from the people. He won by a squeak.

Obama Garners 69 Percent of Jewish Vote in CNN Exit Poll

President Obama won 69 percent of the Jewish vote according to an exit poll.

PM Netanyahu Congratulates US President-Elect Obama

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu congratulated re-elected President Barack Obama.

Ryan Still Has a Job

While he lost out on becoming the Vice President, Paul Ryan did manage to win in Wisconsin and keep his congressional seat. Ryan was competing...

Text of Romney Concession Speech

Thanks to a report in The Washington Post, a transcription of the concession speech of US Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney

Gaza Police Recapture Terrorizing Crocodile

Police in Gaza have finally captured a five-foot-nine crocodile which escaped two years ago from a zoo in the Gaza city of Umm al-Naser.

Prime Suspect in Etan Patz Case To Be Released Today

Jose Ramos, imprisoned for 20 years for molesting children and the prime suspect in the case of six year old Etan Patz, a Jewish boy from Manhattan who disappeared on his way to school on May 25, 1979, is set to be released on Wednesday.

Barack Obama Pic Flies Across Social Media

President Barack Obama, who has won a second term as President of the United States, tweeted a victory photo which has garnered over 440,000 retweets across Twitter and over 1.6 million Likes on Facebook

Separating Religion and Politics – Rabbi Shmuley Loses

In a race we closely watched, Rabbi Shmuley Boteach lost the NJ 9th District race to his opponent Bill Pascrell 76.1% (97,646) to 22.8%...

Naftali Bennett Wins Bayit Yehudi Vote, Orlev Quits Politics

Businessman and former Sayeret Matkal (Special Forces) officer Naftali Bennett parachuted his way into the top position of the Bayit Yehudi ("Jewish Home") party on Tuesday, at the first of two Primary votes in the party.

Jewish Press Election Night Live Chat

Come to the Jewish Press Election Chat online.

Yisrael Beiteinu Launches New Video Campaign

Avigdor Liberman's new and very creative YouTube video highlighting his party's achievements over the past 4 years.

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