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Rabbis Bless Yanks’ Rivera as Man of the Year; Free trip to Israel

27 Shevat 5773 – February 7, 2013
The New York Board of Rabbis will name Yankees pitcher Mariano Rivera “Man of the Year” and will award him a free trip to...
Yesh Atid Chairman Yair Lapid with MK Rabbi Shai Peron, one of the party's two Orthodox leaders.

Lapid to Haredim: I Will Not Hurt the Torah World, It’s Nonsense

"The study of Torah cannot become an excuse not to study math and English, not to serve the homeland, and not to work for a living."
Modi'in Culture Hall Director Dina Peled.

Director: Some Modi’in Parents Let Kids Use Culture Hall as Bathroom

"We were shocked by the incident, but apparently it was just the beginning."

Reporter Sorry for Hinting Israel Bribed Bulgaria to Frame Hezbollah

A correspondent for the Financial Times apologized for suggesting that Israel may have bribed Bulgaria to frame Hezbollah. “Sincere apologies and regret for ill-conceived tweet...

100 Year Old Man Leaves $28 million to Family Matters

Richard Herman, who died last November at the age of 100, left $28 million to the Greater Washington social service agency Family Matters. Tonya Smallwood,...
Israeli's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shaking hands with Labor party leader Shelly Yachimovich, who is flanked by Naftali Bennett to her right and Yair Lapid to her left.

Jewish Home: Netanyahu Wants Us Out of Government

The Likud is only using Bennett's party to bring down Yair Lapid's price.
Chuck Hagel, nominee to become U.S. Secretary of Defense

Hagel Vote Postponed, Senators Say Financial Info Withheld

"Until the committee receives full and complete answers, it cannot in good faith determine whether you should be confirmed as secretary of defense."

IDF Soldier Beat Cancer, Became a Pilot

27 Shevat 5773 – February 6, 2013
An IDF officer training to be a pilot discovered he had cancer, but he conquered the disease and now has graduated from  Israel Air...

British Reporter Apologizes for Hinting Israel Framed Hizbullah

A correspondent for the Financial Times apologized for suggesting that Israel may have bribed Bulgaria to framed Hizbullah. “Sincere apologies and regret for ill-conceived tweet...

Abbas Cuddles Up to Ahmadinejad and Mohammed Hosni – uh – Morsi

Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas has found a true partner in Cairo, where he thanked Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Wednesday for his support...
NY State Assemblyman Steve McLaughlin (R,C-Melrose)

McLaughlin Sorry for Cuomo-Hitler Analogy (Video)

GOP Assemblyman Steve McLaughlin previously has likened Gov. Andrew Cuomo to Julius Caesar. Today he compared him with Hitler and quickly apologized – after the damage, mostly to himself, was done.

Lapid Seeks Broad Influence In Coalition Talks

JERUSALEM – According to Israel’s Channel 2 News, Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid told some of his close political confidants this week that if Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu does not accede to nearly all of Yesh Atid’s demands, the party will refuse to join the new government coalition and will actively seek new elections within eighteen months with the goal of replacing Netanyahu.

PA Prepares Arabs for ‘Peace’ by Honoring Murderers of Jews

Palestinian Authority TV, is ramping up incitement to kill Jews by re-broadcasting a year-old music video praising terrorists for murdering more than 100 Israeli...

OU Consensus Candidate Emerges, Averting Election Showdown

The Orthodox Union board reportedly has opted for a consensus candidate, Martin Nachimson, to avert a showdown over its presidency. Nachimson, a senior vice president...

Preparing for the Worst, IDF Bans Civilian Aircraft from Haifa

The increasingly tense northern border with Lebanon has prompted the IDF to order civilian aircraft to avoid using the Haifa air strip. "Security needs relating...

Thousands Pay Final Tribute To Ed Koch, Colorful Mayor And Champion Of Israel

Koch had recently left City Hall after 12 years as mayor of New York City and was touring Jerusalem when a Palestinian threw a rock at his group, striking Koch in the head. The ex-mayor was bleeding a bit but wasn’t really hurt, and he mopped up the wound with his handkerchief. The incident would become one of Koch’s favorite stories, the moment, he would say, when “I shed a little blood for the people of Israel.”

Ex-Justice Menachem Elon, Father of Rabbi Elon, Dies at 89

Israel is mourning the passing of former Justice and Israeli Prize laureate Menachem Elon, who died early Wednesday at the age of 89 and...

No More Mail on Shabbos

The frustration of having to think about the mail that is delivered on the Sabbath, but which cannot be opened by Jews because of...

‘Kill the Jews’ Returns to France

Two separate groups of French thugs mugged a young Jewish man wearing a Star of David, and a knife-wielding Muslim woman was arrested at...

Expert Panel: Make IDF Officers Take the Heat for Illegal Orders

A government-appointed commission investigating the 2010 Mavi Mamara flotilla clash suggested on Wednesday that “the buck stops here” law should apply to IDF officers...

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