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Israel Listed as Second Most Educated in the World

24/7 Wall Street listed Israel as the second most educated country in the world, following Canada. The list is as follows: Canada Israel Japan United States New Zealand South Korea United Kingdom Finland Australia Ireland Read more: http://247wallst.com/2012/09/21/the-most-educated-countries-in-the-world/

Ahmadinejad Meets With Fringe Neturei Karta (Video)

Members of Neturei Karta, a radical, fringe sect of Jews met with Ahmadinejad in New York to express their common hatred for Jews.

Palestinians Protest Spanish Soccer Team Honoring Former Hostage Shalit

Palestinian groups are calling on Arab sports and soccer unions to protest a Spanish soccer club’s invitation to former Israeli captive Gilad Shalit. The Catalan...

Bomb Hits Swedish Jewish Community

Yet another explosion rocks Malmo Sweden, this one targeting the Jewish Community directly.

Barring a Miracle, No Need to Change the White House Curtains

Every educated American has had to explain to a foreigner, at one point or another, our election system, or, more specifically, the Electoral College.

Egyptian Reporter Defaces Subway ‘Anti-Savage’ Ad, Sprays an Opponent, Gets Arrested (Video)

Eltahawy was arrested Wednesday evening, September 26, in a New York City subway station because she insisted free speech included her right to deface an ad espousing a message with which she disagreed -- Pamela Geller's anti-Jihad ad. She also insisted her free speech right extended to spraying toxic paint on a woman, Pamela Hall, who tried to interfere with Eltahawy's efforts to deface Geller's ad. And then Eltahawy blamed Hall for interfering with her free speech rights and accused the arresting police officers of interfering with her "non-violent" protest, thereby engaging in anti-democratic activity.

Transcript: PM Netanyahu’s Speech to the United Nations General Assembly in New York

Transcript of Prime Minister Netanyahu's speech in the UN on Thursday, September 27, 2012.

Netanyahu Warns the World: A Nuclear Iran Is like a Nuclear Al Qaeda

"I ask, given this record of Iranian aggression without nuclear weapons, just imagine Iranian aggression with nuclear weapons," Netanyahu said to the assembly.

Abbas Blasts Israel as ‘Racist’ at UN Speech, Downplays Statehood Bid

Describing what he said were "racist" attacks by settlers on Palestinians in collusion with the Israeli government, Abbas told the General Assembly on Thursday that he has reached the conclusion "that the Israeli government rejects the two-state solution." He said, however, that Palestinians remain ready to negotiate a two-state solution. "We do not seek to delegitimize an existing state, that is, Israel," Abbas said.

Arab Temple Mount Keepers Accuse Israel of Plot to Replace Mosques with… Ladies Synagogue

The aim of the Israelis, according to this group, is to transform these areas into segregated prayer enclosures and synagogues for Jewish women.

Alabama Man Indicted For Threatening to Kill Obama

A Birmingham, Alabama man was indicted Wednesday for posting threats to the life of President Barack Obama on Twitter.

Germany Initiating Pro-Circumcision Legislation

A spokesman for German Justice Minister Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger said his office is working on an outline for new legislation that will permit circumcision of minor males after a controversial court decision in the summer that criminalized the rite.

Jewish House Dems Support Obama’s Refusal to Meet Netanyahu, Warn Bibi to Cool It

California representative Henry Waxman blamed PM Netanyahu for negative press Obama sustained as a result of his refusal to rearrange his schedule to meet with the Israeli leader during the recent UN General Assembly convention in New York. Massachusetts representative Barney Frank said the fallout over the meeting indicates that “Maybe Netanyahu’s for Romney. And he’s making a mistake if he is.”

Statement from PM Netanyahu on the Eve of his UN Speech

"Citizens of Israel, Tonight, I am leaving for New York to represent the State of Israel at the United Nations. On the issue of Iran, we...

Baltimore Sun Features Sports Fans’ High Holidays Dilemma

An article in the Baltimore Sun featured the conflict fans of the Baltimore Orioles have with the yearly Yom Kippur observance, showcasing how lovers of baseball keep their finger on the pulse of sports as the Day of Atonement takes place.

Jewish Cemetery South of Prague Vandalized

The Jewish cemetery south of Prague has been vandalized, with over 26 tombstones being knocked over, according to Czech police.

Clinton Asking Egypt’s Morsi to Improve Ties with Israel

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton asked Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi to improve ties with Israel. Clinton made the request during a meeting Monday with...

Obama tells UN a Nuclear Iran Threatens Israel’s Existence

President Obama told the United Nations that "containment" of a nuclear Iran is not an option and it would pose an existential threat to...

Abbas Endorses Dershowitz’s Settlement Freeze Offer – Someone Should Tell the Settlers

Abbas and his senior negotiator, Saeb Erekat, reacted with keen interest to a proposal that Dershowitz first made in January.

Syrian Rocket Hits Israel on Yom Kippur

A Syrian rocket, launched between the Syrian army and the Syrian rebels ended up hitting the Israeli side of the Golan Heights on Wednesday...

From Quaker High School to the IDF: Profile of a Lone Soldier

Goldstein was raised in a Jewish-conservative household in Philadelphia, attending the Jewish elementary school of Solomon Schechter and Camp Rama in the summers. He chose to go to the Quaker Friends’ Central High School in part because of the school’s focus on athletics, but also in order to broaden his horizons.

Campus Activists Give Ahmadinejad an #UNwelcome Reception

Israel advocates have made it clear that Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s visit to the United Nations will not go unnoticed. In response to Ahmadinejad’s presence at this week’s General Assembly meeting in New York, more than 15 campuses across the country have joined an awareness campaign sponsored by Hasbara Fellowships.

Despite Egyptian Military Buildup, Israel Will Adhere To Accords

Despite the deteriorating security situation along the Egyptian-Israeli border, Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman has rejected Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi’s request to reconsider the terms of the 1979 Camp David Accords. Morsi wants a substantial increase in the number of Egyptian tanks and armored divisions to patrol what has seemingly become the lawless Sinai Peninsula.

Romney’s Remarks On Peace Prospects Draw Muted Response From Jewish Groups

WASHINGTON – Mitt Romney’s less than optimistic take on Israeli-Palestinian peace prospects drew some media attention but not much noise from centrist Jewish groups.

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