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Women of Wall Rabbi Calls Knesset ‘Achasverosh’

15 Adar 5773 – February 25, 2013
Purim is an upside-down holiday, but Women of the Wall Rabbi Silverman takes the cake. She calls the Knesset Achasverous, a wicked goy, and suffers “tragedy” for her regarding them as enemies.

Rabbi Lau to Obama: God Sent You to White House; Send Pollard Home

15 Adar 5773 – February 24, 2013
Former Israeli Chief Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau wrote President Barack Obama  that God, via the American people, “appointed you…President of the United States,”  and...

House Subcommittee to Meet on ‘Worsening Anti-Semitism’

The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee on human rights will convene a hearing on anti-Semitism Wednesday, saying it is worsening, especially...

Paris Jewish School Rabbi Indicted for not Reporting Sex Abuse

The principal of a Jewish school in Paris was indicted for failing to report the sexual abuse of minors. The television network RILL reported that...

Autopsy: No Abuse of Dead PA Prisoner; Lawyer: He Was Tortured

An autopsy, where a Palestinian Authority doctor and legal team were present, determined Sunday night that there were no signs of abuse or violence...

Kerry Sets Out to Fix the World

John Kerry is off and flying to beat Hillary Clinton’s “Around the World 90 Times” gig with a nine-country tip in 11 days as he tries to fix the world. Israel is not on the list.

Huckabee Compares Abortion with Holocaust

Evangelist and former presidential candidate Mike Huckabee, speaking at a “Celebrate Life” forum at a Iowa church Saturday, described abortion in the United States...

Smartphone app Has Text of Megillah and Drowns Out Haman’s Name

What would Purim be without the following apps? One Smartphone app provides a noisemaker, and another lets you choose which noise to make – such as a machine gun or air horn.

Germany Drops Charges against Mohel

A German prosecutor has dropped all charges against Rabbi David Goldberg , who faced a criminal trial last year after a Cologne court ruled...

Samsung Israel Treats Facebook Friends with Purim

Samsung, which operates R & D operations in Israel, is sending 10,000 baskets of Purim Mishloach Manot goodies to anyone whose relative or friends...

Fatah, Hamas, Fail to Excite Masses over Jail Death

According to official Israeli sources, Arafat Jadarat, 30, died in Israeli custody on Saturday, from a cardiac arrest.

Egypt Seizes 5,000 Gallons of Fuel Sent to Gaza

Egyptian forces in Rafah seized 5,000 gallons of fuel ready to be smuggled into Gaza on Sunday, security officials told Ma'an. Egyptian border guards discovered...

Mofaz Wanted Defense

Mofaz asked for the Defense Ministry during coalition talks.

Yisrael Beiteinu Splits From Likud

With coalition building going nowhere, Yair Shamir took the reins, and the top job.

Israel Adopts Sundays-Off

14 Adar 5773 – February 23, 2013
Israel adopting Sundays-Off seemed like a great idea, until it was put into practice.

Modern Orthodox Students Meet to ‘Slam’ in Poetry Combat

13 Adar 5773 – February 22, 2013
The students could have come from anywhere, but the content of many of the poems dealt with various aspects of their relationship to God and to Judaism.

Police Stormed Temple Mount, Violence in Judea & Samaria

There have been ongoing disturbances in several areas of Judea and Samaria on Friday.

President Obama’s Three-Day Visit to Israel

The White House has requested that at least 1,000 Israelis be in attendance for Obama’s public address.

Settlement Mayor Boycotting IDF Ceremony over Treatment of Women

Ravivi was enraged: "It's unacceptable that we're the leaders in all the most important statistics, yet, in the end, we find ourselves in the 60th percentile."

British MP Storming Out: ‘I Don’t Debate with Israelis’ (Video)

The Israeli-British student said Galloway should be barred from the House of Commons. "He clearly had a problem not because I am Israeli - I'm sure he would have talked to an Israeli Arab, he didn't want to talk to me because I am an Israeli Jew," Aslan-Levy said.

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