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Coalition Finally in Place after Bennett’s Mediation

3 Nisan 5773 – March 13, 2013
After a month of poker, chess and blind man’s bluff, a coalition is in place. Netanyahu played miserably, Lapid refused to move, and Bennett was the kingmaker, proving that politics is compromise.

Report: Bennett Mediates Compromise for Coalition

Jewish Home chairman Naftali Bennett has mediated a compromise between Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid and Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu that will enable a...

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The Russian Jewish Congress has partnered with one of the country’s leading Internet companies to deliver free matzah to Muscovite Jews. The only cost...

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President Barack Obama may have to cut short his trip to Israel next week if it coincides with the installation of a new pope,...

Detectives Arrest Man Who Stole 300-Year-Old Torah Parchment

Israel’s Antiquities Authority detectives have their hands full trying looking for thieves who rob the country of one of its greatest treasure – history. A thief was caught with a 300-year-old parchment of the Torah.

Bibi On Brink Of Forming Coalition But Issues, Acrimony Linger

JERUSALEM – Less than a week before President Obama’s arrival in Israel for a much-anticipated visit, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was working round the clock to present a new coalition government to President Shimon Peres and the Knesset.

Obama to Dine with Miss Israel

Life often changes fast. Miss Israel was orphaned in Ethiopia and was brought to Israel. She worked in a dress shop until she was crowned. Next week, she will dine with Obama at Peres’ official home.

Former ZOA President Jacques Torczyner Dies at the Age of 98

Jacques Torczyner, a former president of the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) and a leader in the Zionist movement in the United States and...

Assad’s Rockets Kill EU Diplomat on Humanitarian Mission

A European Union policy officer whose group was giving humanitarian aid to victims of Syrian President Bashar Assad’s suppression of rebels was killed by...

Israeli Arabs Launch ‘Israeli Apartheid Week’

Event organizers are young Arab activists who are members of the local branch of the BDS movement.

Gilad Shalit Signs Pollard Petition

Freed Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit joined the call on President Obama to release spy-for-Israel Jonathan Pollard. On Monday, Shalit signed an online petition asking...

Obama Boycotting the Knesset and Ariel University

This is what presidential contempt feels like. Let's all get used to it.

Israeli Father Beats an African Rapist Unconscious

The neighborhoods of south Tel Aviv have been infested with illegal migrants from East Africa.

US Arabs: Obama Blames Israel, Congress for Slacking Peace Progress

Arab Americans who met with Obama said he blamed the Israeli government for refusing to make concessions, blamed the U.S. congress for providing cover to the Israeli government, and he planned to bring an additional $500 million in aid for the PA.

Lapid Holds Up Coalition, But Rumors Fly that an Alternative Coalition Might Be Forming

With just days left until the coalition deadline, any of these rumors and leaks could be true.

Rare Discovery of 3,500-Year-Old Donkey in Israel

2 Nisan 5773 – March 12, 2013
At about the same time the Jewish people were slaves in Egypt, a young donkey was sacrificed in what is now Israel and was placed under a house. In a rare discovery, Archaeologists found the skeleton.

Koch Leaves Most of His Estate to His Nephews

Approximately $3 million of the estimated $11 million estate of former New York City Mayor Ed Koch was signed over to his three nephews,...

The Jewish World Series: Home Run for Unison

The need for such a Shabbat-considerate tournament came up last winter, when the basketball team of Houston’s Beren Academy had reached the semifinals, only to become the center of a national controversy.

Peres Tells EU Parliament, ‘Europe Has Divorced Its Past’

President Shimon Peres told the European Union Parliament Tuesday, “In the past thousand years, more Jews lived in Europe than in any other continent....

IDF Releases Names of Helicopter Crash Victims

The two reservist pilots who died in the crash of their Cobra helicopter overnight are Maj. Erez Flexer, 31 of Haifa and  Lt. Col....

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