web analytics

Vienna Court Opera, 1902

Mercer: For a Good Life, Try Vienna, Avoid Baghdad

20 Kislev 5773 – December 4, 2012
Here's another common denominator to all the cities above: these are all cities I won't be caught dead living in.

Yechimovitch: I’ll Raise Taxes

20 Kislev 5773 – December 3, 2012
According to a report on Israel Channel 10, Shelly Yechimovitch, the head of the Labor party, said that if she is appointed Minister of...

Bob Costas Facing Wrath of Gun Owners After Gun-Control Comments

Following his comments on Sunday night football advocating for greater gun control, NBC sports announcer Bob Costas is facing growing anger by gun owning...

US State Dept. Rejects Recent Israeli Announcements on Settlements

Mark C. Toner, DOS Deputy Spokesperson, on Monday night released this statement: The United States opposes all unilateral actions, including West Bank settlement activity and housing...
Alan Phillip Gross

US State Dep’t: Alan Gross Begins Fourth Year of Unjust Imprisonment

The Cuban government should release Alan Gross and return him to his family, where he belongs.
Prof. Uzi Even (R), Dr. Amit Kama (L) and Yossi.

Israeli Court Allows Country’s Most Celebrated Gay Couple to Divorce

One of the two was the first openly gay man elected to the Knesset.

Cost of Commute from NYC to NJ Going Up Sunday

For the first time since September 2011, tolls for travelers going in and out of Manhattan are going up.

Brand New Jerusalem Neighborhood to Be Approved – E-1 #2?

The first totally new Israeli-built neighborhood in eastern Jerusalem since Har Homa will soon be approved, introducing 2,610 Israeli homes to an area called Givat HaMatos.

Hungarian Jews to Russia: Give Us Back Our Looted Torahs

Hungarian Jewry is asking the government of Russia to release between 300 and 400 Torah scrolls, covers, crowns, pointers, and other objects seized by the Nazis during World War II and then appropriated by the Red Army.

Australian Gas Giant Buys 30% of Israel’s Leviathan

The operator of Australia’s Pluto liquefied natural gas project, Woodside Petroleum, will buy a 30 percent share in Israel’s Leviathan natural gas field for $2.5 billion, becoming a strategic partner in the drilling.

Lauder Agrees to Bail Out Israeli TV Station

American billionaire Ronald Lauder agreed to bail out the financially troubled Israeli television station Channel 10.

No IDF Soldier Involved in Killing of Ax Wielding Arab

IDF Spokesperson Lt. Ella Barzilai released the following statement: "In the past couple of hours there have been several claims that IDF soldiers caused the...

Harvard Students Receive Anti-Semitic Invitations for Social Clubs

Invitations to a fictitious club saying "Jews need not apply" were slipped under the doors of students living in the Harvard University dormitories.
Matthew Gould, Britain's first Jewish ambassador to Israel.

UK May Withdraw Ambassador to Israel, France Seeks ‘Other ways’ to Protest E1 Plans

Sources have described "an appetite for action" within the Foreign Office.

UPDATED: Terrorist Killed Near Shavei Shomron

During a GSS (General Security Service) operation in Deir Sharaf, between Shavei Shomron and Einav, a Palestinian vehicle deliberately crashed into the side of...

Vizhnitzers Shocked as Sudanese Workers ‘Violated’ Rebbes’ Chambers

No one seemed to be in charge of the movements of the Sudanese workers.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu leads the weekly cabinet meeting at the PM's office in Jerusalem. December 02, 2012.

Israel’s Response to UN Recognition of Palestine: Increased Settlements Everywhere

19 Kislev 5773 – December 2, 2012
"The response to the attack on Zionism and the State of Israel must reinforce and underscore the implementation of the settlement plan."
Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL)

House Foreign Affairs Comm Chair: ‘No Money, No Political Support for PA’

The Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), firmly denounced  the decision made the United Nations General Assembly to elevate...
Rabbi Shmuel Goldin

The Rabbinical Council of America and the Orthodox Union “Disappointed” by UN Vote

On Friday, Nov 30, the RCA and the OU issued the following statement, criticizing the statement made by Palestinian Authority head Mahmoud Abbas at...

Netanyahu on Pollard and a Palestinian State

PM Netanyahu said today at a cabinet meeting that, "a Palestinian state will not be established until they recognize Israel as the state of...

Latest News Stories


Sponsored Post

Kosher Food is Going Global!

Recommended Today


Something Random from the Week

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/mercer-for-a-good-life-try-vienna-avoid-baghdad/2012/12/04/

Scan this QR code to visit this page online: