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Haredi IDF Battalion Marks 33% Increase in Recruits

Last Thursday the recruitment began at the "Netzach Yehuda" Haredi battalion of the Kfir Brigade, as more than 200 anxious ultra-Orthodox recruits arrived at the processing center. Last year, some 380 soldiers joined the regiment, and according to official data from the Department of Manpower, the current cycle will see an increase of 33% in the number of recruits.

The Advent of Hitler in India

Hitler’s Mein Kampf is available in almost all Indian languages, but the only book on the Holocaust in India’s national language, Hindi, is an FAQ about the Holocaust published by Yad Vashem. Dr. Navras Jaat Aafreedi has worked and continues to work in spreading accurate information about Judaism and the Holocaust in India.

Michigan Inmate Sues for Kosher Meals

A Michigan prison inmate has filed a federal lawsuit over the prison's lack of kosher meals. Bradley Sleighter, 54, has been an inmate in the...

Pelosi: Republicans Exploiting Jewish Voters

Pelosi (D-Calif.) said that many Republicans "are using Israel as an excuse, what they really want are tax cuts for the wealthy."

San Diego Jewish Teen Wins Google Science Prize

An eighth-grader from the San Diego Jewish Academy won a science prize at the second annual Google Science Fair competition. Jonah Kohn, 14, won a...

Updated: Cop Shot near Ma’aleh Adumim. One Reported Dead.

7:06 AM: The Arab who was killed trying to break through the checkpoint has been identified as Badar Achram, and is alleged to be a...

9th of Av Message of Peace and Messianic Yearning from Turkish Muslim Leader

We long for the days that we will see the reestablishment of Solomon's Temple and hopefully we will pray there together in the near future. This will definitely happen as the days of Messiah—Yamot HaMashiach—are imminent.

Aide: Romney Would ‘Respect’ Israeli Decision to Take Military Action Against Iran

Dan Senor, Mitt Romney's national security aide, spoke to reporters shortly before the Presidential hopeful was scheduled to meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Senor was quoted as saying: "If Israel has to take action on its own, in order to stop Iran from developing that capability, the governor would respect that decision."

Israel Land Fund Chief: The Battle for Jerusalem Is Fierce and Desperate

As Jews around the world conduct the rituals of mourning in remembrance of the destruction of two Holy Temples in Jerusalem and the suffering of exile from the center of Jewish life, an ambitious plan and timeframe are afoot to rebuild Jerusalem and turn it once again into the pulsating heart of the Jewish world.

Photo-Essay: Mr. Romney Goes to Jerusalem

Mitt Romney visited Israel, and on Sunday met with Israeli leaders. Here are the photos.

Police Bar Jewish Visitors at Temple Mount on the 9th of Av

Despite several Israel Police announcements last week that the Temple Mount would be open to Jewish visitors on Tisha B'Av, hundreds of Jews were deeply disappointed this morning to discover that the police have reneged on their promise.

Mahmoud Abbas’ Adviser Visits Auschwitz

An adviser to Palestinian Authority president Mahmoud Abbas visited Auschwitz on Friday. Ziad al-Bandak, a Christian who advises Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Christian affairs,...

Jewish Groups Say Michele Bachmann Endangers Religious Freedom

Jewish groups were among the 42 religious and secular organizations that told five members of Congress that their recent allegations of Muslim Brotherhood infiltration...

Yad Yair Refugees Recite Lamentations at the Ruins of their Homes

On Saturday night, Tisha B'Av 5772, some 50 men, women and children, members of the settlement nucleus of Yad Yair, together with the Benjamin Settlers Committee and residents of Gush Talmonim, mourned the destruction of Jerusalem, and shared their private grief over the destruction of their settlement more than three years ago by the Civil Administration of Judea and Samaria.

Arab Israeli MK Zoabi Blames Israeli Policy for Terror Attack in Bulgaria

An Israeli Arab Knesset member said that Israeli policy led to the deadly recent terrorist attack against Israeli tourists in Bulgaria. "Israel is not a...

More than 20,000 Londoners Hold Munich Moment of Silence

More than 20,000 people in various venues in London attended the British Zionist Federation’s “Minute for Munich” program that was promoted via social media. A...

Magen David Adom Races To Bulgaria

“Wherever there are Israelis in trouble…we are there to help them,” said Yoni Yagodovsky, a spokesman for Israel’s Magen David Adom (MDA), told The Jewish Press.

Fun Video: White House Press Secretary Carney Unable to Utter the Name ‘Jerusalem’

WH Press Secretary James Carney was asked by a reporter which city is recognized by the U.S. as the official capital of Israel.

Poll: Majority of Israelis Want Prayers on the Temple Mount, But No Temple

According to a poll commissioned by Makor Rishon, the majority of Israelis want Jews to be permitted to pray on the Temple Mount. Of the...

US Jewish Federations to Drop ‘Zionism’ from their Global Plans

The Jewish Federations of North America last week rejected the inclusion of the term "Zionism" in a major system-wide planning document.

Nadler Renews Call for IOC to Observe Moment of Silence

On Thursday, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) joined Members of Congress in observing a moment of silence for the 11 Israeli Olympians and coaches murdered...

Terrorist Chief of Palestinian Olympic Committee Calls Minute of Silence Requests ‘Racism’

Jibril Rajoub, head of the Palestinian Olympic Committee, called the campaign to hold a minute of silence for the 11 Israelis murdered at the 1972 Munich Olympics “racism,” according to the Times of Israel. What the Times of Israel omitted is the fact that Rajoub has been one of the most dangerous and violent PLO terrorists, known for acts of murder and torture against Jews and Arabs alike.

Judea and Samaria Jewish Population Rises 4.5 Percent to 350,000

Israel's Interior Ministry reported that 350,150 Israelis live in Judea and Samaria settlements, an increase of 15,580 from last year. Including eastern Jerusalem and...

Israel to Generate 70% of Electricity from Gas by 2016, but Policymakers Lag Behind

Recent news of a massive natural gas well have turned eyes on Israel’s struggle to adopt an energy policy in the wake of its first-time gas wealth. Trying to measure the value of energy independence against short-term profits, Israel has shown that its unexpected blessing comes with a price.

“We’re Not in Lodz Ghetto Anymore” – Temple Mount Activists Fight for Jewish Rights...

A renewed outcry for “Temple consciousness” has arisen with a flurry of political, religious, and social activity.

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