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Cabinet Secretary, Dignitaries Attempt to Strengthen Migron Residents

Cabinet Secretary Zvi Hauser arrived in the last hour to visit the new neighborhood established to accommodate the residents of Migron who are slated to be evicted from their homes today following a Supreme Court hearing.

16th Century Ladino Women’s Siddur Reissued in Hebrew

A 500-year-old Sephardi women’s prayer book is being reissued in Hebrew.

Hadassah Foundation Awards 13 Bat Mitzvah-Year Mini-Grants

The Hadassah Foundation announced 13 mini-grants for organizations serving Jewish young people in 11 states.

Estonian gas company apologizes for using Auschwitz in ad

An Estonian gas company apologized for using a photo of Auschwitz in its advertising.

Three Detained 12-13 Year-Olds Deny Firebombing Arab Taxi

Three young residents of the Gush Etzion community of Bat Ayin, aged 12-13, were on Sunday on suspicion of involvement with the Molotov cocktail incident that took place a week and a half ago. Jewish residents of the Gush Etzion region noted that rocks and firebombs are frequently thrown at Jewish cars in the area in which the firebomb was thrown. “The determination that Jews threw the firebomb is hasty and most irresponsible,” say residents of the area.

Migron Settlers’ Last Stand at High Court on Tuesday

On Tuesday morning, the Israeli Supreme Court headed by Justice Asher Grunis is expected to examine the claims of the Migron residents. Over the past few months, several residents purchased plots of land in the surrounding area; if the purchase claims of these residents are found to be in proper order, 17 out of the 50 families will be permitted to remain in the area. The evacuation of the other families is expected to take place immediately after the Supreme Court hearing.

Jury Said Hotel Owner Is Anti-Semitic, But She Insists: ‘Some of My Best Friends...

The Santa Monica hotel owner claims she never did or said the things the jury determined she did.

Rav Ovadia Yosef: We Must Pray for the Destruction of Iran

Rav Ovadia Yosef said on Saturday night that we should focus specifically on Iran, and say, "May the good Lord obliterate them, destroy them…"

Sheikh Boycotts Interfaith Conference Because of Jews

Al-Qaradawi said he opposes any discourse with Jews in principle.

New Report: Environment in Judea and Samaria in Danger

Despite the significant conclusion that damage is being caused to both the Jewish and Arab populations residing in these areas, and despite the importance of protecting the environment, many environmental organizations chose not to attend the conference and even banned it because the conference was held in Ariel.

Rockets Hits Sderot Industrial Zone

At 9:05 AM, a barrage of 2 rockets hit Sderot, and hit two factory grounds in the industrial park. One of the rockets, hit a...

Tzohar Launches Campaign to Improve Israeli Rabbinate, Rabbinic Services

Among the items that Tzohar is calling for will be to elect new rabbinical court judges who would be more open to the needs of the general public, not just the religiously observant sectors; and new guidelines for managing the marriage, divorce and conversion processes in Israel – three areas that have been particularly alienating to secular Israelis.

Obama Campaign Enlisting Support from Radical, Anti-Israel Rabbis

The Obama campaign seems to have no clue as to which rabbis would enhance the president's clout among Jewish voters, and which are political hemlock.

Several Thousands Protested in Egypt

On Friday, several thousand Egyptians protested against the Muslim Brotherhood and their new Egyptian president Morsi. Protesters marched in Cairo and Alexandria. The Muslim Brotherhood...

Neil Armstrong (82)

Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon on July 20, 1969, died at age 82 on Saturday, July 25, 2012. “That’s one...

Latest Flytilla Lands

The latest Flytilla attempt landed in Jordan on Saturday. The anti-Israel activists plan to attempt to cross over into Israel via the Allenby Bridge...

Samsung to Pay Apple More Than $1 Billion Dollars

A US Jury found Samsung guilty of patent infringment of key features of Apple's iPhone and iPad. The jury awarded Apple over $1 Billion dollars for damages ($1,049,393,540 to be exact). While in the issue of Samsung's claims against Apple, Samsung was awarded nothing.

Jewish Democrats Slam GOP for Ron Paul Tribute, Jewish Republicans Slam Dems for Carter...

"Paying tribute to this man who disparaged the U.S.-Israel relationship on Iranian television and empathized with Iran's nuclear weapons program – on top of the history of his hate-filled newsletters – is a national disgrace," the National Jewish Democratic Council said in a statement. Matt Brooks, the director of the Republican Jewish Coalition, said the video tribute was a "small price to pay" for denying Ron Paul a convention speech, and his delegates the opportunity to vote for him – agreements that the Romney campaign apparently extracted in exchange for the tribute.

Several Shot at Empire State Building

As many as five people were shot Friday in front of the Empire State Building in New York, a spokesman for the New York Fire Department said.

200 Protest in Cairo

It is still early in the day, but according to Arab news outlets,  200 people in Cairo have begun protesting against Egyptian President Morsi...

Knesset Speaker Rivlin: Must Attack Iran, Can’t Keep Bluffing

Rivlin said, “If we don’t attack [Iran], we will lose our deterrence with our enemies. If Israel keeps threatening and threatening, but in the end doesn’t act, it will place us in a bad strategic position. Israel’s deterrence capabilities are a strategic asset that has no equivalent.” Rivlin then went on to attack specific individuals, such as Kadima head Shaul Mofaz, and the various former intelligence chiefs, condemnibg what he believes is their need to comment in real-time on the Iran situation, because otherwise they won’t be considered “in.”

A Hose By Any Other Name

Residents of Du-Pia Street in Rehovot, Israel, recently petitioned City Hall to change the name of their street, which they believe is not respectable.

Rabbi Lior: No Need to Worry about Iran Threat

The Iran threat does not scare Rabbi Dov Lior. The rabbi of Kiryat Arba/Hebron believes that it is forbidden, and there is actually no...

Facebook Pictures Provide New ‘Ammunition’ for the Committee to Preserve Purity

Here’s the new method for combating modesty problems: on posters that were displayed publicly on Wednesday in Beitar Illit, Israel, signed by the Committee for the Purity of our Camp, a woman’s picture appeared including her full name and the ‘fact’ that she had gotten married not in accordance with halacha (Jewish law).

Gazan Captured After Crossing Into Israel

A Gazan Arab was captured Thursday evening after he crossed the North Gaza security fence near the Zikim army base. The man was unarmed,...

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