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Peres Tells Jewish leaders ‘Lack of Dignity’ Is Mideast Problem

"The real problems in the Middle East are starvation, unemployment and lack of dignity,” President Shimon Peres told the Conference of Presidents of Major...

Co-Founder of IDF Women’s Corps Dies at Age 94

Sarah Braverman, who was thought to be the last surviving parachutist from pre-State Israel who fought with the partisans in Europe during the Second...

Rabbinical Assembly Unhappy about WOW Arrests

Two Conservative rabbis were among the women arrested.

Jewish Nominee for Treasury May Hit Wall of GOP and Far Left

And guess who had close to $100,000 in assets socked away right there in the Cayman Islands? Jack Lew.

Netanyahu Tells US Jewish Leaders Iran Nears ‘Crossing the Line’

Iran has not yet crossed the line Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu drew last September in the United Nations, but “they’re shortening that time is...

US Ambassador Shapiro Plays it Safe, ‘No Comment’ on Pollard

U.S. Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro told American Jewish leaders in Jerusalem Monday he is not going to make any comments on the life...

Sharansky on Women of the Wall: Jews Chose a ‘Not Easy’ Religion

Former Soviet dissident and Israeli Cabinet minister Natan Sharansky, now chairman of the Jewish Agency, invoked the old “it is not easy to be...

Sarah Silverman’s Reform Rabbi Sister, Niece, Detained at the Kotel

One of the paratroopers in attendance announced that, after they had liberated the Kotel, everyone was welcome to pray there.

Haredi MK ‘Threatens’ Drafting Haredim Will Make IDF Orthodox

Haredi Knesset Member Menachem Eliezer came up with an interesting twist on the military draft issue Monday, warning MKs in favor of conscripting Haredim...

IDF Saves Life of PA Accident Victim

Israeli soldiers and rescue teams routinely treat Palestinian Authority accident victims.

Jewish Canadian Singer Wins Grammy for Rap Album of the Year

The Jewish Canadian singer Drake won a Grammy Award, his first, for Rap Album of the Year at the 55th annual Grammy Awards on...

Rabbis and Jewish Leaders Praise Pope Benedict

Israel’s and Britain’s chief rabbis as well as the World Jewish Congress praised Pope Benedict XVI Monday following his surprise announcement that he is...

Kuwait ‘Proud’ of Athlete Who Refused to Play against Israeli

Kuwait expressed “pride” over its star Taekwondo athlete who lost the chance for an international championship because he refused to play against an Israeli...

Americans Want to Hear Obama Talk Middle Class, not Middle East

A grand total of 5 percent of respondents want to hear President Barack Obama talk about foreign policy, compared with 55 percent who want...

Muslims Host First Ever Hebrew Conference Held in South Asia

The first-ever Hebrew language and culture conference in South Asia was hosted at the Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi and organized by none...

Uprooting that which Was Planted

The fear of a Palestinian takeover of state lands in the center of Gush Etzion led Women in Green to plant trees, but the Civil Administration has issued an eviction order. The case will be heard in March.

Neo-Nazi Activist Who Threatened Jews to Stand Trial in Siberia

Prosecutors in Siberia reportedly have indicted a Russian citizen of inciting to violence against Jews and quoting texts by Adolf Hitler. The Russian news agency...

Bibi and Bennett Meet

Following a 5 year estrangement, Jewish Home leader Naftali Bennett and Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu finally met in Tel Aviv. The meeting, held in the...

90 New Homes for Beit El

Construction of ninety new apartments in Beit El has been given approval by the Ministry of Defense. The construction is part of the 300 apartment...

Police Arrest 10 Women of the Wall as Liberating Paratroopers Watch

WOW spokesperson said police behavior was "sneaky," or at least confusing, seeing as they arrested the women after they had already cleared the area.

The Pope to Quit Feb. 28

The vast majority of popes serve until they die, and they stick it out despite their ill health.

After an Apology, Bennett to Meet Bibi in Tel Aviv

"Sara Netanyahu is a good woman. I'm sorry about the joke regarding the terrorism course we supposedly took course together."

Suha: I Tried to Leave Yasser Hundreds of Times

Her mother was against the marriage, Suha said.

Jewish Rapper Kosha Dillz: from Super Bowl to Super Star

he's been a Jewish criminal drug addict, and now he's becoming a star in the Black music world of rap and hip-hop who is an observant, proud Jew

A Big Apple Takes a Bite in Israel

Apple has opened its third development center in Israel. After having established centers in Haifa and Herzliya, adjacent to Tel Aviv, Apple placed its...

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