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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.

Colorado Gunman Indentified

Colorado gunman - now identified as James Holmes, 24 - killed at least 12 people and injured 50 in a shooting spree in a...

Heavy Fighting in Halab, Syria and Rumors of a Massacre

Heavy fighting is being reported in Halab, Syria. Meanwhile, there are unconfirmed rumors of a massacre in Hama, Syria. The death count for the past day...

Moshe Silman Dies

Moshe Silman, the man who set himself on fire last week during the Social Protest died of his injuries on Friday. Silman suffered burns...

Rocket Hits Eshkol Region

A rocket from Gaza hit the Eshkol region in an open area at 2:49PM on Friday. No injuries or damage was reported. Perhaps they thought...

Happy Ramadan

Ramadan began on Friday as 100,000 Muslims pray on the Temple Mount.

Weekend Furloughs Canceled

Many IDF soldiers up in the Golan found their weekend furloughs canceled in light of the unrest in Syria and potential problems along the...

Is Weiner Running for Mayor? Show Me the Money…

"I'm very happy in my present life," Weiner, 47, told People Magazine. But the WSJ is asking: if he's so stay-at-homish, what will he do with his election bucks?

German Lawmakers Pass Pro-Circumcision Non-Binding Resolution

Germany's parliament called on the government to step in to protect the right to religious circumcision of boys, as long as it is done...

Michelle Bachmann Doubles Down on Muslim Brotherhood Infesting US Government Charge

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) is making fresh allegations of ties between an Islamist movement and vast parts of the U.S. government.

NYPD Increasing Protection of Jewish Sites After Bulgarian Bombing

The New York City Police Department is stepping up its presence at synagogues and in Jewish neighborhoods the wake of yesterday's deadly bus bombing...

Defense Minister Barak: IDF Ready to Repel Syrian Refugees

Israeli defense minister Ehud Barak on Thursday toured the Northern Command and the Golan Heights along with commanders stationed in the region and addressed recent occurrences in Syria. He said that the targeting of top security officials of Bashar al-Assad's regime by oppositions forces in Damascus "will greatly expedite the fall of the Assad family." Barak told reporters that the IDF is preparing for the possibility that waves of refugees will escape from Syria to the Golan Heights. "If required to stop waves of refugees, we will do so," he stated.

UPDATED: Bulgarians: Bomber Was a Jihadist Who Spent Time in Guantanamo

UPDATE: 7/19/12 10:46PM Sources are indicating that the Swedish national that was held in Guantanamo is not the Burgas bomber. As soon as we...

Peres Says ‘Israel Will Act against Terror’ as Dead, Wounded Return Home

President Shimon Peres said in response to the deadly attack in Bulgaria that Israel will "locate and act against terror all over the world,"...

Bulgaria Terror Victims Evacuated to Israel, World Leaders Condemn Attack, Israeli Leaders Warn Iran

Israeli rescue teams have gathered the 33 Israelis wounded in Wednesday’s terror attack on a tour bus in Bulgaria, and evacuated them home to Israel for treatment. The death toll in the bombing of the bus of Israeli tourists is listed at 8, with one injured person succumbing to wounds in hospital. A ZAKA rescue service spokesperson told Israel’s Army Radio that the remains were difficult to identify. Five Israeli victims will be flown home for burial Thursday evening after completion of the formal identification process. World leaders condemned the attack. Israeli leaders vowed to respond to Iran.

ADL Criticizes Anti-Abortion Center’s Western Wall Motif

The wall will be fronted with 60 white cross "that symbolize the 60 million little baby boys and girls have been murdered since 1973 in America alone."

Evolution Vs. Revolution in Struggle over Haredi Draft

A spokesperson for Yisrael Beytenu said, “We’ve had 64 years to evolve,” he said. “Demographically, it will be impossible to pass this bill 20 years from now.”

NJ Derails Opening of Jewish Charter School

A Hebrew charter school in Bergen County, N.J., will not open as expected because the state said it failed to provide some needed documents. Shalom...

Netanyahu on Bulgaria Bombing: ‘All Signs Point to Iran’

The attack, which Israel’s government is blaming on Iran, comes on the 18th anniversary of the terrorist attack on the AMIA Jewish center in...

UN Watch: Secretary Ban Ki-Moon’s Reaction to Terror Attack on Israelis ‘Weak’

After a bus carrying Israeli tourists at Bulgaria's Burgas airport exploded on Wednesday, killing seven and wounding at least 30 more, a U.N. spokesperson said that Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon condemned the attack "in the strongest possible terms." But in reality, the U.N. chief was a lot more restrained than when, for instance, churches were bombed in Kenya two weeks ago. Words matter in diplomacy, and Ban Ki-Moon appeared to reserve his stronger words to violations of the human rights of non-Israelis.

Similar Terror Attempt in January?

Was there a similar terror attack attempt against Israeli tourists in Bulgaria, back in January?

White House Statement on Bulgarian Terror Attack

Statement by President Obama on the Terrorist Attack in Bulgaria: I strongly condemn today’s barbaric terrorist attack on Israelis in Bulgaria. My thoughts and prayers...

First MADA Plane Lands in Burgas

The first plane carry MADA (Magen David Adom) medical personnel just landed in Burgas, Bulgaria. A second plane is expected to land within a...

300,000 Attend Funeral

Police estimate that 300,000 people attended the funeral of  Rabbi Yosef Shalom Elyashiv  (102) on Wednesday.

Despite Declarations for Equality – Knesset Shoots Down Universal Service Bill

Despite demands for fairness and equality, the Knesset overwhelmingly voted down Yisrael Beytenu's bill for Universal Service.

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