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Sheldon Adelson’s Casino Reaching Deal with Feds on Money-Laundering

Federal prosecutors and pro-Israel Republican stalwart Sheldon Adelson’s casino company Las Vegas Sands Corp. may have come to an understanding on issues pertaining to money-laundering laws allegedly violated in the cases of two criminal high-rollers, the Wall Street Journal reports.

Mass Aliyah is Beginning of End of Ethiopia Project

It’s the beginning of the end of Ethiopian aliyah, as 240 Ethiopians alight a plane to Israel Monday afternoon, the first of a series of flights dubbed Operation Dove's Wings which will take place until the last one in March 2014, marking the end of the state of Israel’s rescue of the Falash Mura - Ethiopians with Jewish ancestry.

Golani, Givati Most Popular For Upcoming November IDF Draft

The Golani infantry brigade is the number one choice of new recruits to the IDF, according to figures released by the army on Sunday.

Update on Sunday Night Rockets

At least twenty Kassam rockets were fired at Israeli civilians in southern Israel late Sunday night, after Israeli Air Force jets struck terror cells in Gaza.

Iran Claims Its Drone Transmitted Pictures of Restricted IDF Sites

Iranian Defense Minister Ahmad Vahidi said on Sunday that Iran has in its possession UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) which are far more advanced than the one which the Hezbollah recently sent into Israel.

Bedouin Gunmen Injure 6 in Children’s Park in the Sinai

Gunmen opened fire in a children's park in south Sinai on Saturday night, wounding six, officials told the Ma'an news agency.

IDF Targets Terror Activity Sites in Gaza Strip

In response to the incessant rocket fire at southern Israel, IAF aircraft targeted a rocket launching site and a terror activity site in the...

Long Island Orthodox Woman a Volunteer Firefighter

Weiner was born and raised in New York, where very few Orthodox Jewish women volunteer as firefighters, she says.

Rockets Hit Israel All Night Long

We lost count as to the number of rockets and mortars that hit Southern Israel overnight (Sunday night-Monday morning). The sirens went off at: 2:06...

Lower East Side in the Eye of the Storm?

This is crazy. For 37 years we lived on the Lower East Side and whenever a hurricane was approaching, it was always somewhere else, hundreds and thousands of miles away. Now it appears that Hurricane Sandy (did they have to pick a Jewish sounding name?) is expected to make landfall smack at the Lower East Side.

Secret Ballot Could Determine Likud-Beiteinu Future

In an unexpected move, 10% of the Likud Central Committee members gathered enough signatures to demand a secret ballot on whether or not to run on a joint list with Yisrael Beiteinu.

NY Times Opinion: The Left Sees Islam as the New Proletariat

Colin Shindler asks why European socialists identify with the cause of militant Islam.

More Rockets from Gaza

At around 4:00 PM on Sunday, rockets from Gaza struck south of Ashkelon in an open area. No injuries or damage were reported. At just...

Chabad Women Rocking in ‘Bulletproof Stockings’ (Video)

Rocking custom sheitels and opaque tights, and walking the sidewalks of Crown Heights, Brooklyn, Dalia Shusterman and Perl Wolfe have the Hasidic world talking – and singing along to the tunes of their Hasidic alternative rock girl band, Bulletproof Stockings.

Islamists Target US Embassy in Indonesia

The U.S. Embassy and other sites connected with the U.S. were allegedly the target of terrorist attacks that were thwarted by the arrest of 11 suspected terrorists in Indonesia over the weekend.

Sderot Mayor Collapses from Hunger Strike

David Buskilla, mayor of the beleaguered town of Sderot collapsed on Sunday. Buskilla has been holding a hunger strike opposite the Prime Minister's office to protest...

Likud-Beiteinu Worrying Left

The merger of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s Likud party and the Yisrael Beiteinu party of Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman on Thursday has left-wing parties scrambling for a solution to the sudden show of solidarity on the part of the pro-nationalist camp.

Two Very Different Jews Memorialized on Saturday

Memorials for two memorable Jews took place this weekend, though they stood, perhaps, on opposite sides of the political spectrum.

Israel Cabinet Passes “Full Protection”

In light of the ongoing attacks on civilian areas near Gaza, and the advancement of aggression by terrorist elements against the 200,000 person-strong ancient biblical city and modern-day metropolis of Be'ersheva, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's cabinet issued the following statement through the Government Press Office:

Italian PM: Israel’s Security is Europe’s Security”

Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti stood behind Europe’s imposition of sanctions against Iran, saying they are “inflicting pain” against the country which has chosen...

In Mixed Reactions, Some Call Likud-Beitenu Move Brilliant, Some Warn of Losses

Over at the Likud, many appear unimpressed by their party leader's bold move, which is expected to be voted on at the Likud conference on Monday. Several Likud ministers are weighing a vote against the union. Minister of Improvement of Government Services Michael Eitan has so far been the most vociferous against the move, saying he fears that Likud would suffer from this rightward turn.

The Ethiopian Aliyah Comes to a Close

A ceremony welcoming the new immigrants will take place at Ben Gurion Airport Terminal 1 on Monday, 29.10.12 at 15:00. In attendance will be...

Maariv: Iran Said ‘No’ to Obama’s Plea for Reconciliation

A few months after he had been elected, President Barack Obama attempted to renew on a gradual basis U.S. diplomatic relations with Iran.

IAF Hits Rocket Squad, But 4 Rockets Fall in Be’er Sheva

Two more rockets were launched at the Be'er Sheva area at 7:40 Sunday morning. The rockets fell in an open area. No injuries or...

Rockets Hit Be’er Sheva, Schools Closed

The city Be'er Sheva announced that schools will be closed today after Gazan launched 2  rockets at the city at 5:28 AM Sunday morning. The...

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