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Why I Love Working at the Jewish Press (I)

I plan to make this a series of articles, pointing out how the Jewish Press effectively removes the poison from the fangs of the Jewish media stories, putting things in context and perspective and providing a Truth that represents both reality, and by definition, our Torah values.

Israeli and Pakistani News Agencies Collaborate in Media Venture

Director of Tazpit News Agency, Amotz Eyal, stated that the collaboration between Tazpit News Agency and the Weekly Press Pakistan has, for the first time, exposed millions to news and balanced information coming from Israel.

Bulgaria and Israel to Strengthen Strategic Cooperation on Tourism and Security

Israeli Minister of Tourism Stas Misezhnikov, together with Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev, at a joint press conference held on Monday in Sofia, Bulgaria, announced that Bulgaria and Israel will strengthen strategic cooperation in the areas of tourism and security.

Rock Beats Muezzin: Offensive Mosque Speakers Removed after Threat of Reprisal

That's all it took – a simple message to the Muezzin and the local leaders in the village of Al Issawiya, near the French Hill neighborhood of Jerusalem.

UCLA Officially Protects Promotion of Anti-Israel Boycott

David Delgado Shorter, a professor at the University of California at Los Angeles, has been given the official green light to continue using university resources to promote the boycott of Israel. Shorter prominently features links to the U.S. Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel on his official class website. The founders of the U.S. Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel have openly stated that their ultimate goal is the dismantling of the Jewish State.

IOC Adds Insult to Injury: Widows ‘Get’ their Minute of Silence 4 Days Too...

I suggest Monday, July 23, 2012, will go down in the annals of Olympic history as Throw the Widow a Bone Day.

International Olympic Committee to BBC: Fix Jerusalem

The International Olympic Committee has contacted the management of the BBC on Monday, and requested that they correct their listing of Jerusalem to say,...

Mir Rosh Yeshiva Recovery Just the Beginning of Israel’s Stem Cell Miracles

A generation of students at the Mir Yeshiva give thanks for the miraculous recovery of their Rosh Yeshiva from ALS, courtesy Israeli technology.

Europe’s Financial Crisis Weighs on Israel’s Economic Outlook

Israel is watching the continuing debt European debt crisis warily, as the European Union is Israel's top trading partner. But despite Europe's economic woes and trepidation in Israel, the EU is set to intensify relations with Israel by approving up to 60 new cooperative initiatives, according to AFP.

Dramatic Drop in Infiltrators

The Ministry of the Interior reports a dramatic drop in the number of illegal infiltrators crossing into Israel from the Sinai.

The ‘Fleas’ Are Hopping off Kadima’s Carcass in Search of Better Fur

In quick succession, Sharon's first replacement, Ehud Olmert, got into criminal trouble and resigned in disgrace; his second replacement, Tzipi Livni, managed to yank defeat from the jaws of victory after her party became the first in Israel's history to win the largest number of seats in the Knesset and end up in the opposition; and, finally, the third Kadima leader Shaul Mofaz maneuvered his party into a 70-day session in Netanyahu's government, where the latter taught him how winning is done: up close and brutally.

Report: Germany was Warned a Month Before ‘72 Olympics Attack

Germany was warned about a possible terror attack against Israeli athletes one month before the Munich Olympics in 1972, Der Spiegel reported. The weekly magazine...

NY Court: MTA Violated Pro-Israel Group’s 1st Amendment Rights in Rejecting Ad Campaign

The ad states: “In any war between the civilized man and the savage, support the civilized man. Support Israel. Defeat Jihad.” The MTA refused to run it.

“Baffled” Bob Costas To Call Own Minute of Silence During Olympic Broadcast

Bob Costas may soon make history by defying the International Olympic Committee and conducting an on-air memorial of his own.

Hit & Run Attempt at IDF Checkpoint

A Palestinian tried to run over a female soldier at a Kalkilya checkpoint on Sunday morning. In response, the soldiers fired into the air, and...

Shootout and Chase in Eilat

During an armed robbery overnight at the La Casa restaurant in Eilat, two policemen who arrived at the scene had their guns taken away...

BBC Olympics Site Revokes Jerusalem’s Status as Israel’s Capital

Jerusalem originally showed up on the official website as the capital of a country, but it was East Jerusalem, and the capital was “Palestine,” not Israel. Following complaints filed last week by a spokesperson for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the Olympics site was changed. Now Jerusalem does not appear as the actual capital of any country at all.

Mitt Coming to Israel, Banking on Obama’s Cool Ties with Netanyahu

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will leave on Wednesday for a week-long trip to the Olympics in London, Poland, and Israel.

Updated: Heavy Fighting in Syria. Hundred Reported Dead.

12:30 AM (Sunday) Syrian tanks shelling the town of Juvta Al-Chashav, 2 kilometers from the Israeli border. 11:50 PM Rebels looted and then burned 30...

Social Protesters Blocking Main Tel Aviv Highway

Social Protesters are currently blocking the Ayalon Highway in both directions. They are blocking the highway near the Shalom Junction. Firemen are stationed at...

Palestinian Tries to Steal Soldier’s Gun

Near Shavei Shomron a Palestinian tried to steal a soldier's gun. A reserve soldier was driving in his car when a Palestinian, mistaking him for...

Yachad Takes Quadriplegic Youth on a Trip of a Lifetime

When no one would take Zack Pollak on a trip to Israel, Yachad was there. He, along with 75 other Yachad members and high school students, left last Sunday afternoon for five weeks in Israel on the Yachad summer program Yad B’Yad (YBY – "Hand in hand").

Iraq-Turkey Pipeline Explodes

An oil pipeline that ran between Kirkuk, Iraq and Turkey exploded on Saturday evening. The pipeline has been shut down.

Colorado Shooter Was Camp Counselor for Jewish Big Brothers and Sisters

He worked as a camp counselor in Los Angeles County in 2008 that was run by Jewish Big Brothers and Sisters.

New Israeli Haredi Consumer Is Savvy, Wielding Purchasing Power of $2.6 Billion

Haredi consumers are not, by and large, part of Israel's social protest movement, but their shopping savvy, it turns out, is evolving constantly.

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