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Kotel Rabbi Gives Up and Tells Haredi Girls: Ignore Women’s Minyan

The Western Wall Rabbi told Haredi girls to – in effect – let the Women of the Wall pray as they wish. An analogy to “let sleeping dogs lie” would be taken the wrong way.

Assad’s Forces Starve Village that Was Gassed

Assad’s army has surrounded a village near Damascus that the regime gassed with chemical weapons last month, and it is not letting basic food...

Peres and Feiglin Join to Eulogize Murdered Minister Ze’evi

President Shimon Peres and Knesset Members Moshe Feiglin and Avigdor Liberman were shared the same podium Thursday on the 12th anniversary of the assassination...

Netanyahu in US: ‘Thanks for Bad Press, Postpone the Eulogies’

Like him or not, Netanyahu is at his best as a speaker. He was stunning as Ambassador to the UN in 1984. He wowed over in Congress two years ago. Now he media blitzed the US. Truth triumphs a bad press.

Syrian Rebel Factions Trying to End Internal War

Six Syrian rebel groups came out with a call to the two major rebel factions – al-Qaida's Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant...

Brain Cancer Therapy Discovered in Israel

A postdoctoral fellow at Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School identified a genetic protein involved in the development of glioblastoma, a common and aggressive brain cancer. Regina...

Israel, US, UK Antitrust Panels to review Google-Waze Merger

Israel’s antitrust regulatory commission is investigating whether the Google-Waze merger constitutes a monopoly. The Israel Antitrust Authority opened its investigation on Wednesday, the Israeli business...

Federal Judge Reprimands Rubashkin Attorney

A federal judge reprimanded an attorney working on behalf of jailed former Agriprocessors executive Sholom Rubashkin. In a meeting Tuesday, U.S. District Chief Judge Linda...

European Anti-Circumcision Resolution: Brit Same as Female Mutilation

Practices covered by the resolution include female genital mutilation and the circumcision of young boys for religious reasons.

Hobby Lobby Slammed for Absent Hanukkah Goods, Slur

The chain Hobby Lobby, following a blog report that it did not stock Hanukkah merchandise, said it was evaluating its inventory, and also looking...

Understanding the Arab Israeli Peace Talks

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An IMAX Film of the Jerusalem You Never Have Seen Before (Video)

Move over Kohn Kerry and let the moviemakers take over. It took five years of negotiations for an IMAX visual tour of Jerusalem, including the three major religions, to come to the screen.

Settlement Rally a Gigantic Success

The gigantic (as it was billed) pro-Settlement rally in Binyanei Ha’uma on Wednesday night, was a gigantic success.

Women of the Wall Blame Gov’t for Their Damaged Torah Scroll

The Women of the Wall are unhappy again. Yes, they can read from the Torah, but now that have no scroll. It was damaged by dampness, and WoW blames the government for lack of proper storage.

Rav Ovadia Conscious but Condition Still Serious

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef regained consciousness at Hadassah Medical Center in Ein Kerem Wednesday but his condition remains very serious, doctors said. He woke up and...

Rouhani: I Turned Down Five Requests from Obama for Meeting

Rohani claims that he rejected five White House requests to meet with Obama which is just as well. Don’t U.S. sanctions include not picking up the tab for dinner? Or maybe Rouhani demanded that Bibi pay.

European Council Passes Anti-Ritual Circumcision Resolution

A resolution that calls male ritual circumcision a “violation of the physical integrity of children” was passed overwhelmingly by the Parliamentary Assembly of the...

Iran – Yes, That Iran – Picked as a Leader of UN Disarmament Committee

On the heels of Israel's warning to the world of the existential dangers posed by the Islamic Republic of Iran, that country was chosen for a leadership position on the U.N. Disarmament and International Security Committee.

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