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New Finance Minister Lapid: Economy in Monstrous Straits

13 Nisan 5773 – March 24, 2013
Undoubtedly, it would have been easier for the flashy television journalist to strut his right stuff as foreign minister.

200 Haredim Drafted on Thursday

This latest draft represents a 30% increase in the number of Haredim drafted into the battalion.

Swiss who Stabbed a Jew Deemed Unfit for Trial

13 Nisan 5773 – March 23, 2013
A man who stabbed an Orthodox Jew in Geneva was found unfit to stand trial in Switzerland because of his clinical paranoia and “irrational...

Bibi Kissed the Ring, Erdoğan: Apology ‘Exactly the Way We Wanted’

Erdoğan pleased with Netanyahu's apology, diplomatic relations have returned to normal, also, Erdoğan will visit Gaza next month.

Local Imam, Interfaithers: ‘Block Pamela Geller’s L.I. Shul Talk’

Geller says her speaking is nothing like yelling "fire" in a crowded theater. However, trying to convince people that there is no threat from jihadists and Islamic supremacists, is like telling people in a burning theater that there is no fire, and they should stay in their seats and watch the show.

No Kosher for Passover Coca-Cola in California

11 Nisan 5773 – March 22, 2013
Coca-Cola may be missing from Passover feasts for the second year in a row in California, the News Tribune reported. The Coca-Cola Co. says it...

Bennett on Obama’s speech: No Nation Is Occupier of its Homeland

"It's time for new, creative concepts to resolve the conflict in the Middle East."

Rabbi to Work with Descendants of Forced Converts in Italy

Rabbi Pinchas Punturello will begin work in southern Italy and Sicily to reach out to the Bnei Anousim, the descendants of Jews forced to...

Cypriot Court Convicts Hezbollah Operative

We received this press release from State Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland: The United States applauds the government of Cyprus for its professional investigation and successful conviction in...

Rumor: Ex-President Katzav Committed Suicide

The prisoner and former president of Israel Moshe Katzav is alive and well in his cell in Maasiahu prison, where he is serving a...

Rabbi Herschel Schacter, former Chair of Presidents Conference , Dies at 95

Rabbi Herschel Schacter, a former chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, has died. Schacter, the first U.S. Army chaplain to...

Obama Lectured Israelis, Promised and Applauded Arab Palestinians

So the west will continue pretending that: the PA is a non-terrorist political group deserving of continuing U.S. aid, the Israeli government is intransigent and unwilling to make concessions, and it is Israel which bears all responsibility for ensuring that a Palestinian state - created in its own image - comes into existence as soon as possible.

Israelis Warned ‘Don’t Go Back to Egypt for Passover’

11 Nisan 5773 – March 21, 2013
Every year, a few thousand Israelis think there is nothing better to do on Passover but to celebrate the Exodus from Egypt by going back there, apparently thinking that terror is better then slavery.

French Jews Sue Twitter for $50 Million over Anti-Semitic Tweets

Twitter is being sued for about $50 million in France for failing to honor a court ruling which ordered it to identify users who...

The Trick Up Obama’s Sleeve Is an ‘Unannounced’ Freeze

Skeptics who did not believe that Obama would not come with a game plan to force Israel back into talks on PA terms may be right. The NY Times reports that Abbas will accept an “unannounced” settlement freeze.

Jewish TV Host Apologizes for Anti-Roma Rant

A controversy-courting Canadian Jewish television host apologized for a rant against the Roma people. Ezra Levant of the Sun TV network sparked widespread outrage in...

Spider-Man Makes Exodus from Williamsburg for Passover

Williamsburg, New York Haredim have finally convinced Columbia Pictures to halt filming of "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" in order not to cause parking problems...

Abbas’ Gift to US: A ‘Childish” Portrait of Obama and Lincoln

Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas gave visiting President Barack Obama a portrait of his guest with Abraham Lincoln, the quality of which was panned...

Top German Jewish leader blasts Gov’t’s Weak Stand on Neo-Nazis

Germany's top Jewish leader has slammed the government's decision not to join efforts to ban the country's most powerful neo-Nazi party. "The decision of the...

Abbas Reportedly Will Accept ‘Unannounced’ Settlement Freeze

Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas supposedly is willing to accept an unannounced freeze on building by Jews in Judea and Samaria in order to...

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