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Settlers Take Security Into Their Own Hands

10 Adar 5773 – February 20, 2013
Feeling abandoned, some residents of Judea and Samaria are taking security into their own hands.

Report: Likud’s No. Two Considering Resigning Over Sexual Allegations

Gideon Sa'ar, a contender to replace Netanyahu as party chairman, may be taking recent allegations more seriously than initially believed.

Jewish Home: Bringing in Livni Makes it Harder for Us to Join the Gov’t

The criticism focused on the fact that Livni will be given a leading role in negotiations with the Palestinians, by the Likud said the Prime Minister will lead the negotiating team.

Shas and UTJ to Join Coalition by Week’s End

10 Adar 5773 – February 19, 2013
Shas and UTJ claim that they're joining the coalition. The question now is, who will be the last party to join?

Likud-Beteinu Closes First Partner (updated)

It only took a month, but Likud-Beteinu finally managed to close a deal with its first coalition partner, Tzipi Livni's HaTnua party. Livni will reportedly...

Abbas Wants ‘Refugees’ in Israel but not in PA Politics

The Palestinian Authority is resisting demands by Arabs in foreign countries, called “refugees” by the United Nations, to have voting rights for PA elections,...

If Hizbullah is the ‘Party of God,’ Who is Nasrallah Worshipping?

Hassan Nasrallah has led Hizbullah – the “party of God” in Arabic - for 21 years. His army has killed hundreds of Jews, but now his opponents in Lebanon charge he is targeting them instead of Israel.

Report: Israel to Host Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood Delegation

Egyptian representatives of Cairo’s Muslim Brotherhood government will visit Israel for talks on last November’s ceasefire with Hamas, according to UPI and the Bethlehem-based...

Australia’s Jewish Community Breaks Silence over Prisoner X

Australian Jewish leaders have called for official investigations of the suicide death of “Prisoner X“ Ben Zygier, the alleged Mossad spy who hanged himself...

Sen. Leahy Heads Congressional Group to Cuba to Lobby for Gross

Senator Patrick Leahy and six other Congressmen arrived in Cuba this week to lobby for the freedom of Alan Gross, who has been jailed...

Lapid: ‘Who, Me? Topple Netanyahu? Of course Not’

Future (Yesh Atid) party chairman Yair Lapid, who recently said he will be Prime Minister one day, has assured Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu he...

Police Uncover 2,000-year-old Coins Stolen by Galilee Arabs

Police in the northern Galilee city of Galilee raided a home in an Arab village this week and recovered 300 coins and artifacts, some...

Maryland May Allow Online Purchase of Israeli Wines

Maryland state legislators are pushing a bill that would allow online purchases of kosher wines for international retailers as “a reasonable religious accommodation that...

Multi-Million Dollar Diamond Heist from Plane En Route to Israel

Armed men stole millions of dollars worth of diamonds that were being loaded on an airplane in Brussels Monday night  before it was scheduled...

Dress Up as an Umbrella for Purim

Topsy-turvy weather is in store for Israel for the rest of the week, with showers likely on Purim following the first “sharav” heat wave...

US Worried over Cloud of Abbas-Hamas Unity Before Obama’s Visit

The State Dept. has expressed new concerns over Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas’ declaration that reconciliation talks with Hamas are progressing and that he...

NY Jewish Lawyer for ’93 Trade Ctr Bomber Seeks Relief from Restrictions

Kleinman is a pretty typical New York liberal Jew, by his own admission. He didn't choose Yousef as a client, but he will defend him and his rights to the best of his abilities, no matter what he might think about the man, his motivations, or his merit.

Buddha Statues Join Barbie Dolls in Iran’s ‘Cultural Circumcision’

9 Adar 5773 – February 18, 2013
First it was Barbie dolls. Then it was the Simpsons, another Western “evil.” Now, Iran defends itself against the wicked East and bans Buddha statues.

Rice Implores BBYO Teens to Work for Change

U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice charged teens at BBYO’s International Convention to “get impatient with the way things are so you can dream of the...

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