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CNN Poll: Debate Watchers Give Ryan Slight Edge in VP Debate

CNN reported that a CNN/ORC International nationwide poll found 48% of voters who watched the vice presidential debate Thursday thought Congressman Paul Ryan won,...

Remains of Druze-Israeli Soldier Missing for Seven Years Identified

The Israel Defense Forces said in a statement that the remains of Pvt. Majdi Halabi, a Druze soldier who disappeared in May 2005 on...

Southern Israel: Living on Rockets, Miracles, and the Iron Dome

Days and nights in southern Israel have been punctuated by a growing number of sirens and rocket explosions, with over 60 rockets striking Israeli cities and communities this past week. On Monday morning alone, 55 Qassam and mortar shells were fired from the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip on the Jewish holiday of Simchat Torah. The rocket strikes damaged buildings, properties and a kibbutz petting zoo that is usually filled with children, but was empty because of the early morning hour.

Emory University Apologizes for 2 Decades of Anti-Semitism at Dental School

Emory University issued a formal apology to Jewish dental students who attended the school between 1948 and 1961 and faced anti-Semitism. University President James Wagner...

Biden, Ryan Spar on Iran

Vice President Joe Biden and Republican vice presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan clashed over Iran’s nuclear program during their televised debate. Ryan assailed President Obama’s...

VP Debate a Draw, Ryan Does Better than Most VP Challengers, Biden Rights the...

The most effective punches by Republican VP challenger, Congressman Paul Ryan, came in the first few minutes of Thursday night's debate, over the murder of U.S. Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens. He was correct on the facts – the Administration was concealing the truth about the attack on our Benghazi consulate. Biden was thrown off by Ryan's aggressive opener, and mumbled something about the White House following whatever information Intelligence was passing over. But, alas, Ryan was unable to hone his quick advantage into a devastating punch that could, possibly, leave his opponent staggering for the remaining 80 minutes or so.

Our Ambassador Died, This Administration Lied (Video)

There was no demonstration outside the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya on 9/11/12. There was no demonstration against the film that insulted Mohammad, or any other kind of demonstration. There was an assault on our country. And our government officials knew that, yet repeatedly attempted to spin it away from that conclusion.

Israeli Elections Set for January 22nd

After consulting with the various party leaders, the Prime Minister has set January 22nd as the date for elections, Yediot Aharonot and the Jerusalem...

Iran Surrogates Test Israel’s Military Resolve

JERUSALEM – As high-ranking American military commanders arrived in Israel this week in advance of the forthcoming Austere Challenge 12 drill with IDF units, Israel’s military resolve was tested by Iranian proxy militias in Gaza and Lebanon during the recent Sukkot and Simchat Torah holidays.

Likud Lawmaker Aims to Block Rumored Comeback by Olmert

Likud Party lawmaker Tzipi Hotovely reportedly petitioned Israel's Central Elections Committee to prevent former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert from running for office.

Huge Upsurge in Anti-Semitic Attacks in France This Year

Several attacks on Jews over the Sukkot holiday across France have exemplified a whopping 45 percent reported increase in anti-Semitic attacks in the country in the first eight months of 2012.

Google Cultural Institute Presents Jewish Content in 1st Exhibits

Google introduced a new online historical collection of digitized material, highlighting several Jewish themes, events and institutional partners in its first wave of exhibits.

In Latest Poll Runners-Up Pose Little Threat to Netanyahu

The poll predicted that in its present condition, with Shaul Mofaz at the helm, the Kadima party would net only a measly 3 Knesset seats.

Polls Indicate Netanyahu Will Score in New Elections

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s call to disband the government and call for new elections may serve him well, if two public opinion polls published Thursday pan out.

Russia, Syria Blast Turkey for Forcing Plane Landing to Search for Arms

Relations between Russia and Turkey have been strained by the forced landing of a Syrian passenger plane which Turkey said it need to inspect for smuggled military equipment.

Another Holocaust Claims Conference Schemer Convicted

Another participant in the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany scandal has admitted her role in that $57 million scheme to approve nearly 5,000 fraudulent applications, resulting in pay-outs to applicants who did not qualify for the programs.

Nasrallah to Discuss Drone Over Israel on TV on Thursday

Hizbullah Chief Hassan Nasrallah will discuss rumors of a Lebanese drone over Israel in a televised appearance on Thursday, according to Lebanese daily Naharnet.

Special Baby Born in Ramat Gan

Mazel Tov is in order for a special new mother in Ramat Gan.

Insiders: Rumors of Deri’s Return to Shas Premature

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Tuesday's announcement of early elections has given new life, among other things, to speculations about former Shas leader Aryeh Deri's return to the top. But Deri associates on Wednesday denied the rumors.

French Police Find Jihadist Bomb Lab Used in Kosher Store Attack

French police found an explosives lab that they say was used by a "jihadist cell" in the bombing of a kosher store near Paris. Francois...

Bias Charge: Obama Is Friends with VP Debate Moderator Martha Raddatz

President Barack Obama attended the wedding of the correspondent who will be the moderator for the VP debate.

Aryeh Deri is Back… in Shas

Kikar Shabbat is reporting that Aryeh Deri, the former head of the Shas party will be returning to Shas. A contract is being drawn up...

Terror Attack in Beitar

A 17 year old Arab attacked and stabbed a 30 year old Jewish bus driver at the entrance to the town of Beitar Illit....

Israeli Rabbi Suspected of Stealing Torah Scrolls

Police in Israel have reportedly arrested a rabbi suspected of stealing seven Torah scrolls from the synagogue of Moshav Brosh near Be’er Sheva.

New York Jewish Doctor Co-Recipient of Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Robert J. Lefkowitz, a Jewish physician and path-breaking biochemist from New York, has won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

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