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Samaritan High Priest Dies (87)

9 Iyyar 5773 – April 19, 2013
Samaritan High Priest Aharon Ben Av-Hisda died in his home in Mount Grizim on Friday.

Boston Marathon Suspect Killed

Second suspect sought after Watertown explosions, gunfire.

New Chief Rabbi Appointment Pitting Bennett Against Lapid

Yesh Atid opposes both the Jewish Home candidate and the tricky legislation his appointment would require.

UN Rebukes Assad, Rebels, Equally for Millions Suffering in Syria

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One Boston Marathon Suspects Killed, Another Apprehended

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FBI Releases Pictures of Two Marathon Bomb Suspects

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IDF’s Arizona Girl Receives ‘President’s Excellence Award’

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Gaza Terrorists Resume Aerial War on Israel

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CUNY Claim of No Constitutional Violations at BC BDS Event Flawed

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‘Righteous Muslim’ Exhibition Planned for those Who Saved Jews

9 Iyyar 5773 – April 18, 2013
The London Board of Deputies of British Jews is launching a new Righteous Muslim Exhibition with 70 photographs and stories of Muslims who sheltered...

Brooklyn Woman Admits Stealing $1 Million from Jewish Cemetery

A Brooklyn woman pleaded guilty to charges that she stole $1 million from a Jewish cemetery on Staten Island. Ilana Friedman, 51, admitted to grand...

Bill Clinton Tried to Block Israel’s Taxing Newly-Found Gas

Bill Clinton’s wealth is more than $55 million. He gets a double dividend as a paid energy lobbyist and being a “friend” of Israel by lobbying against the government’s taxing newly-found gas.

Yale Elects First-Ever Israeli Student Union President

Yale University students have Jerusalem-born native Daniel Avraham as the first Israeli president of the Student Union. Avraham, a 24-year-old sophomore, learned at the Gymnasia...

Britain’s Rabbi Sacks Says Thatcher as More like Moses than Aaron

British Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks paid tribute to Margaret Thatcher on the day of her funeral, saying that “in public, her leadership style...

Unions Threaten To Ground El Al Flights Sunday

Unions at El Al, Arkia and Israir Airlines announced Thursday they will ground all planes beginning Sunday if the government carries outs plan to...

TIME Lists Yair Lapid as One of Top 100 Influential Leaders

Yair Lapid is handsome, charismatic and ego-centric, all that takes to become a political leader and for TIME Magazine to rate him as one of the world’s top 100 influential people in the world.

Winnipeg Rabbis Split on Bill Favoring Gay-Straight Clubs

Two leading Orthodox rabbis in Winnipeg are split over part of a bill, proposed last December, which would require any school that receives provincial...

5 Arabs Indicted for Temple Mount Shooting Plot

The gang was supported by the Hamas military wing, the Izz a-Din al-Qassam Brigade, and Fatah's military arm, The Al-Aqsa martyrs Brigade.

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Authorities in the United Arab Emirates have arrested suspected members of an al-Qaida-linked terrorist cell that was plotting to carry out operations in the...

IDF Soldiers Clean Up Desecrated Hebron Monument

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