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R. Lau to Submit Conversion Rulings to Haredi Review in Backroom Deal

29 Av 5773 – August 5, 2013
Rabbi David Lau committed to consulting with "giur breaker" Rabbi Sherman before any consultation on conversions.

Stoudemire Seeking Israeli Citizenship

This is just what Israel does not need – another non-Jew claiming he is a Jew. NY Knicks star Stoudemire wants to be an Israeli but as for Torah, he likes to pick and choose his commandments,

Sanctions Are Crushing Iranian Economy

Iran’s lack of hard currency because of economic sanctions may force food and medicine shortages as the local Rial currency continues to tumble and...

Russia Finally Admits Terrorists Probably Shot Rabbi

The shooting of a Chabad rabbi in the Russian republic of Dagestan was likely a terrorist attack by Muslim extremists, investigators said more than...

Erdogan Has His Ticket to Gaza Pulled by Egypt

Due to the very close relationship between Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan and ousted Egyptian President and Muslim Brotherhood member Mohamad Morsi, the Egyptian authorities have...

Egypt Decides Erdogan Cannot Visit Gaza

Egypt has ditched Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s latest attempt to show his love for Hamas by visiting Gaza, the Egyptian Youm7 website...

Erekat: First 26 Arab Terrorist Prisoners to be Released Aug. 13

26 of the 104 Arab Palestinian prisoners will be released on Aug. 13, according to Arab negotiator Saeb Erekat

Alabama Prof. Uncovers 2,000-Year-Old Village in Northern Israel

29 Av 5773 – August 4, 2013
”Shikhin,” in northern Israel, is mentioned many times in the Talmud. Its location had not been known until a US-led team of archaeologists found it, along with an ancient synagogue.

Hoyer Again to Lead House Democrats to Israel

Rep. Steny Hoyer, the second-ranked Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives, again will lead fellow Democrats on a tour of Israel funded by...

Two of Four Killed in Bus-Truck Crash Were Soldiers

At least two of four people killed in a bus-truck crash on Israel’s high-speed Highway 6 (Kvish 6) Sunday have been identified as soldier...

Dempsey, US Chiefs of Staff Chairman, to Visit Israel and Jordan

A Pentagon spokesman has denied an Israel report that Gen. Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff is in Israel...

Anti-Americanism/Obama Ridicule on the Rise in Egypt (VIDEO)

Egyptian belly dancer Sama Al Masry's YouTube hit skewers President Obama, US Ambassador to Egypt Anne Patterson, the Muslim Brotherhood and former Egyptian President Morsi

El-Sisi Slams US for Abandoning the Egyptian People

When he was pressed on his presidential ambitions, he responded that he is not the type who "aspire for authority."

Global Security Alert after Al-Qaeda Prison Escapes

The international police organization Interpol has issued a global security alert, urging increased vigilance for terrorist activity, following a suspected al-Qaeda connection to prison...

Jewish Money Changer Robbed in Uman

28 Av 5773 – August 3, 2013
On Friday, local Ukrainians robbed a Jewish money changer in his apartment in Uman, Ukraine, not for from the gravesite of Rabbi Nachman of...

Netanyahu’s Attack on Rohani Was Based on Bad Translation

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office blamed an erroneous translation for his earlier call on westerners who believe Iranian President-elect Hassan Rohani is a...

Knicks Star Seeking Israeli Citizenship

Amar’e Stoudemire, the New York Knicks star who claims Hebrew roots and is currently touring Israel, is seeking Israeli citizenship. Stoudemire’s agent, Happy Walters, told...

Egypt Killed 30 Palestinian Authority Arabs Last Month

In the past month, Egypt has arrested 90 people in the Sinai, 7 of them Palestinian Authority Arabs. Egypt has also killed 60 armed...

al Qaeda Terrorism Threat Spurs US WorldWide Travel Alert

27 Av 5773 – August 2, 2013
The US State Department issued a Worldwide Travel Alert warning that al Qaeda terrorists may be planning an imminent attack on US citizens abroad throughout the month of August

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