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Peres Consoles Obama over ‘Heinous’ Terrorist Attack

“I was shocked to receive the news of the heinous terror attack near the finish line of the Boston marathon in which innocent civilians...

MK to Visit Temple Mount to Find Out Why Jews Barred from Praying

Likud Knesset Member Miri Regev announced Wednesday she will visit the Temple Mount to try to understand the problem with Jews praying at the...

Peter Vallone, Jr. Visits The Jewish Press

Peter Vallone Jr., the frontrunner in the Queens Borough President’s race this fall, met last week with the editorial board of The Jewish Press at the newspaper’s Boro Park office. Vallone, a city councilman representing Astoria, Queens, touted his strong backgrounds in both public safety and running a small business, as well as his being a longtime supporter of Israel and of more funding and benefits for private schools.

UPDATE: Authorities Identify Suspect in Boston Marathon Bombings

Suspect identified through surveillance cameras in Boston Marathon Bombings. Arrest Imminent.

Israeli College Launches Daniel Pearl School of Journalism

The Interdisciplinary Center at Herzliya launched the Daniel Pearl International Journalism Institute on Wednesday, named for The Wall Street Journal reporter who was kidnapped...

On First Day of Trading, Fairway Shares Up 33%

I think this means they're doing fabulously well.

Peres: Torah Does Not Ban Women Wearing Tallis at Western Wall

President Peres showed off his lack of knowledge of Jewish law and told the NY UJA, “The Torah does not ban women from wearing a tallis.”

Australian Jewish Group Urges Boycott of Israeli Goods

Shurat Hadin reports: The Australian Jewish Democratic Society (AJDS) recently launched a campaign calling on the boycott of goods produced in territories liberated after the...

Ohio Greens Urging Divestment of Israel

Shurat Hadin reports: The Green Party of Ohio recently voted to endorse divestment of the Jewish state. The move came after last month Ohio's state...

Native American Scholars Oppose Navajo Friendship with Israel

Shurat Hadin reports: A group of Native American scholars recently sent a letter to Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly, urging him to shun the Israeli...

Irish Teachers Approve Academic Boycott of Israel

Shurat Hadin reports: The Teachers Union of Ireland recently voted to end all academic links to the Jewish democracy, including joint research and exchange programs....

Rabbi Broyde Admits To Using Fake Internet Persona, Takes Leave From RCA

Rabbi Michael Broyde, a leading Modern Orthodox rabbi and dayan, admitted to using a fake persona to join a rival rabbinic organization and herald his own work in scholarly journals.

Israelis Live Longer than Most OECD Countries

The average life expectancy in Israel is 81.7 years, fifth highest among OECD countries, according to the Central Bureau of Statistics. The annual report on...

Israel Celebrates Yom Ha’Atzmaut As Challenges Mount

JERUSALEM – Even as millions of Israelis celebrated the country’s 65th birthday with prayers, lavish barbecues and star-studded entertainment in city squares, many citizens expressed worry about troubling domestic and foreign developments.

Shock, Sympathy And Caution In Wake Of Marathon Bombing

Israeli Independence Day celebrations in Boston were muted and security was increased in the wake of the bombing attack that left three dead and dozens injured at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday.

Anthony Weiner Scores Number Two Position in Mayoralty Poll

Anthony Weiner, New York City, new york city politics, Mayor, elections, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, polls,

European Report Says Greece Can Ban Neo-Nazi Golden Dawn Party

A report released by the Council of Europe says that Greece could legally ban the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn Party, but Greece has rejected the...

New Jersey Bible Quiz Co-Champion

Fifteen-year-old Yishai Eisenberg of Passaic, N.J., and a Beit Shemesh high school student were the first-ever co-champions in the International Bible Quiz held in...

Survey: 44 Percent of Warsaw Teens Wouldn’t Want Jewish Neighbors

More than 44 percent of participants in a survey on Warsaw teenagers' attitudes to Jews said they would rather not have Jewish neighbors. The findings...

Israeli Independence Day Celebrations Muted Down in Boston

Israeli Independence Day celebrations in Boston were muted and security was increased in the wake of bombings that left three dead and dozens injured...

Hacked: Anonymous Falsely Outed Thousands of Arabs as ‘Collaborators’

"Unfortunately, after we published this news, we recently received numerous complaints from our brothers…"

UPDATED: Two Rockets Hit Eilat, and Two land in Jordan

Rockets slam Eilat and Aqaba. Children are in bomb shelters.

New Head of Egypt’s Jews Rejects Israel’s Synagogue Renovation Help

"A mother of two university graduate daughters, Magda Haroun is fluent in Arabic, French, English and moderate Italian."

Gaza Arabs Celebrate Boston Marathon Attack with Dance, Candies

"Boston explosions: 'Please don't be Arabs or Muslims.'"

Roger Waters: ‘I Am Considering my Position’ on Anti-Israel Boycott

That's a lot of thinking for a rock musician, you must give him that.

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