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Court to Hear Police Request to Bar 6 Youths from Jerusalem

August 30, 2016 - 11:08 AM
 
IDF Demolishes Home of Rabbi Mickey Mark’s Murderer

August 30, 2016 - 10:45 AM
 
Hillary’s Muslim Adviser Huma Abedin Leaving Anthony Weiner

August 30, 2016 - 10:19 AM
 
Gene Wilder, Iconic Jewish Comedian and Actor, Dead at 83

August 30, 2016 - 12:57 AM
 
75th Anniversary of Massacre of Jews in Moletai, Lithuania

August 29, 2016 - 11:58 PM
 
Israel to Compete at World Baseball Qualifier in Brooklyn, NY

August 29, 2016 - 10:51 PM
 
BOI Keeps Interest Rate Unchanged for September

August 29, 2016 - 10:37 PM
 
Hundreds of New Hotel Rooms Slated for Jerusalem as Tourist Demand Skyrockets

August 29, 2016 - 10:27 PM
 
Liberman: No Negotiations With Hamas Over IDF Soldiers’ Bodies

August 29, 2016 - 10:01 PM
 
Iran ‘Not Worried’ About Falling Oil Prices

August 29, 2016 - 9:40 PM
 
Busy Traffic at Gaza-Israel Border Crossings

August 29, 2016 - 8:07 PM
 
New Management: Liberman Says Soldiers Shouldn’t Have to Consult a Lawyer on the Battlefield

August 29, 2016 - 6:35 PM
 
Reports: Police Using Systematic Harassment of Jews Outside Temple Mount

August 29, 2016 - 2:16 PM
 
Catholic Bishop Calls Destruction of 17 Belfast Jewish Graves ‘Shameful’

August 29, 2016 - 1:28 PM
 
Soldier Who Shot Dead PA Arab on Friday Suspected of Negligent Homicide

August 29, 2016 - 12:30 PM
 
Iran Deploys S-300 Long Range Missiles at Fordow Nuclear Site

August 29, 2016 - 10:55 AM
 
Police Seize 30,000 Eggs Unfit for Human Consumption in Arab City

August 29, 2016 - 9:50 AM
 
Report: Putin to Host Netanyahu Abbas Summit in Moscow

August 29, 2016 - 9:05 AM
 
Bomb Blast Outside Brussels Police Building

August 29, 2016 - 8:21 AM
 
300 Orthodox Rabbis Unite To Combat Child Sexual Abuse Epidemic

August 29, 2016 - 12:22 AM
 
Israel’s Wix Teams Up with New York Yankees in Sponsorship Deal

August 29, 2016 - 12:12 AM
 
Islam Karimov, Long-time Ruler of Uzbekistan, Hospitalized

August 29, 2016 - 12:02 AM
 
Swedish Zionist Federation Assembles Pro-Israel Rally

August 28, 2016 - 10:53 PM
 
Israeli Bus Attacked by Arab Terrorists in Central Region

August 28, 2016 - 10:36 PM
 
Palestinian Authority (Again) Rejects New Attempt at Final Status Talks

August 28, 2016 - 10:19 PM
 
New Smuggler Tunnel Detected, Under US-Mexican Border!!

August 28, 2016 - 9:16 PM
 
‘Tent-In’ Protest Planned in Galilee Over Development Cutbacks

August 28, 2016 - 7:38 PM
 
Former Israeli Defense Minister Binyamin Fuad Ben-Eliezer Dies at Age 80

August 28, 2016 - 7:22 PM
 
Tehran Arrests Local IranDeal Negotiator as Spy

August 28, 2016 - 5:48 PM
 
Agriculture Minister: Israeli Farmers Will Export Cannabis in Two Years

August 28, 2016 - 5:15 PM
 
Border Guard Arrest Suspect Armed with Knife at Shuafat Check Post

August 28, 2016 - 4:33 PM
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Rabbi Abraham Cooper
 

Posted on: October 19th, 2012

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Sometimes, only a period of separation will save a troubled marriage. That is why the Simon Wiesenthal Center and other Jewish groups are pulling out of the Christian-Jewish Roundtable. Fifteen liberal Protestant leaders, including those of the Presbyterian, Lutheran and Methodist denominations, chose the Jewish High Holiday season to urge Congress to curtail U.S. aid to Israel.

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Israel's Defense Minister Ehud Barak (R) and leader of the Opposition Shaul Mofaz both intend to stop Netanyahu from legalizing outposts.
 

Posted on: October 18th, 2012

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Last Sunday, Netanyahu told Likud ministers he plans on adopting part of the report without relating to broad legal interpretations, to avoid international criticism. Still, the proposal will add legal flexibility and remove bureaucratic obstacles, making Jewish construction in Judea and Samaria considerably easier.

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Posted on: October 18th, 2012

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As college students prepare to hit the polls on November 6 - many for the first time - they will be considering a broad array of policy issues and party platforms. What drives young people to vote? How do they consider various issues? Does Israel play a role in the choices they make on election day? Israel Campus Beat interviewed pro-Israel students on campuses across the country to gauge the impact their support for Israel has on how they are preparing for Election Day.

Aryeh Deri (R.) co-chair with Interior Minister Eli Yishai (L) of Shas is going to bring his list 3 seats from Likud, according to a new poll published Thursday.
 

Posted on: October 18th, 2012

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The poll also shows that the Likud-Liberman-Haredi bloc would maintain its majority in any possible scenario, no matter what combinations of left and center parties it faces.

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Posted on: October 18th, 2012

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Israel’s Finance Ministry has authorized the sale of water purification tablets to Syria by Israel Chemicals.

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Posted on: October 18th, 2012

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Former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and former Kadima chairwoman Tzipi Livni may be throwing their hats into the political arena once more, teaming up to attempt to defeat the nationalist camp headed by Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.

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Posted on: October 18th, 2012

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In a rare instance of breaking step with the Arab world, Russia’s envoy to the United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) caused the organization to defer condemning Israel in a series of votes on Wednesday.

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Posted on: October 18th, 2012

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Former Mossad chief Meir Dagan’s condition is improving after contracting an infection following a liver transplant in Belarus.

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Posted on: October 18th, 2012

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European Jewish Congress President Moshe Kantor unveiled a model bill designed to set “strict legal terms” on religious freedoms for the continent.

Ethan Felson, vice president and general counsel of the Jewish Council for Public Affairs says the two-state solution will take care of the problem.
 

Posted on: October 18th, 2012

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The old adage about going to bed with dogs and waking up with fleas appears to have been proven true yet again, as Jewish groups have pulled out of an upcoming meeting with Protestant colleagues over a letter from Christian leaders to congressmen calling for a possible suspension of U.S. aid to Israel.

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Posted on: October 18th, 2012

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The United States and Israel will conduct their largest-ever joint missile defense exercise this month, making a display of solidarity as the international rift over how to deal with Iran’s nuclear program grows.

Fall Is in the Air Somewhat
 

Posted on: October 18th, 2012

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Believe it or not, this picture of a woman rowing her boat in the river against the background of yellow and red tree foliage was taken in Israel. The river is the Yarkon, which years ago used to be the dumping ground for industrial waste and now it’s relatively clean and doesn’t smell at all. […]

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Posted on: October 18th, 2012

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Yet another senior Israeli police officer is under suspicion for sexual harassment. Officer Ilan Mor, who oversaw the massive police violence at Amona, is under suspicion of also sexually harassing female police officers.   Related Story: Yesh Din v’Yesh Dayan Jewish Press News Briefs

Candy-Crowley
 

Posted on: October 17th, 2012

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Candy Crowley, the moderator of the presidential debate at Hofstra University on October 16, interfered in this U.S. presidential race in a way no one ever has before and - let's hope - no one ever will again. Crowley loudly supported President Barack Obama's version of reality, and contradicted Governor Mitt Romney's recollection of the actual reality of what the president said in the Rose Garden regarding the events in Benghazi, Libya, on September 11, 2011.

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Arlen Specter
 

Posted on: October 17th, 2012

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WASHINGTON – During his 30 years in the clubby confines of the U.S. Senate, Arlen Specter never lost his acerbic prosecutorial zeal, friends and associates say.

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Posted on: October 17th, 2012

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JERUSALEM – With the 18th Israeli Knesset dispersed and new national elections set for January 22, 2013, Israel’s various political factions began preparing for what is expected to be a brutal campaign to elect a new 120-seat parliament. Following the elections President Shimon Peres will ask a newly elected MK, presumably from the largest faction, to form the next government.

Video surveillance showing Officer Luis Vega about to punch Ehud HaLevy in the face.
 

Posted on: October 17th, 2012

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The NYPD and Brooklyn district attorney’s office have both opened investigations into the October 8th beating of 21-year-old Ehud HaLevy by two Brooklyn police officers.

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Posted on: October 17th, 2012

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She caught him "red-handed," and immediately filed a divorce case with the chief rabbinate, except he is refusing to divorce her.

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Posted on: October 17th, 2012

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WASHINGTON – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made headlines last month with this question: What are the U.S. red lines when it comes to Iran’s suspected nuclear weapons program?

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Posted on: October 17th, 2012

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On his official Facebook page last Saturday, Palestinian President Abu Mazen (Mahmoud Abbas) negated the concept of 2 states divided on the basis of the Green Line, and said that the Palestinians also have claims to the “lands the Israelis occupied before 1967”. In his post Abbas says that he doesn’t just claim the West […]

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