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Julie Menin Announces Campaign for Manhattan Borough President

More than 200 Grassroots Community Leaders Endorse Former Community Board 1 Chair and Downtown Leader.

Civil Administration Planning Council Approves E1

On Wednesday, the Civil Administration Planning Council rushed through approval on the plan to build 3000 apartments in E1, between Jerusalem and Ma'aleh Adumim.

Romney’s Frum Adviser Sums Up Campaign

Had Mitt Romney won the presidential election, Tevi Troy would be director of domestic policy on his transition team.

Israel’s Political Map As Confusing As Ever

JERUSALEM – While it is almost certain that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will form the next Israeli coalition government, the country’s confusing electoral system has created another medley of instant political parties headed by a variety of media celebrities and scorned politicians.

Nita Lowey Gets Appropriations Top Dem Spot

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives elevated Rep. Nita Lowey of New York's 18th congressional district (Westchester and Rockland counties), to their ranking...

Rice’s Work At UN Wins Plaudits From Jewish Communal Leaders

WASHINGTON – Susan Rice, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations who is widely seen as a leading candidate to replace Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, has garnered plaudits from Jewish communal leaders for her work at the world body.

Terror Suspect Pleads Guilty to Attempted Attack on NYC Synagogues

Ahmed Ferhani, one of two men arrested in an undercover sting in May 2011 and charged with attempting to blow up synagogues in New York City, has pled guilty, and now faces a sentence of 10 years in prison.

US Senate Approves Massive Defense Budget

The US Senate approved a massive $631 billion defense bill authorizing new funds for weapons, air and sea craft, and pay raises for military officials.

Former Foreign Office Director Says Likud Demanded Ayalon’s Ouster, Liberman Denies

"When Danny Ayalon was ambassador in Washington, he had a bad falling out with his boss then, Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom."

In Time For Winter, Israeli National Archives Release PM Golda Meir’s Recipe for Chicken...

Israel's National Archives has released a photograph of Golda Meir's chicken soup recipe.

Morsi Back After Massive Protests Threaten Palace

After a night of protests threatening the presidential palace, Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has returned home, despite national outrage over his attempts at constitutional reform.

B’nai Jeshurun Synagogue Leaders Congratulate Palestine on UN Vote

"The vote at the UN yesterday is a great moment for us as citizens of the world," said the email.

Soldier Missing

IDF soldier Liraz Benvenisti, 20, on Tuesday evening left the base where he is serving, near the town of Gedera, and then disappeared. It...

New ‘Judea and Samaria’ Passport Stamp Drives Arabs and the AP Nuts

Incredibly, the AP badgered the U.S. State Department spokesperson about the passport stamp change.

Last Orthodox Shul in Fall River, Massachusetts Becomes Church

Congregation Adas Israel, the last of several orthodox synagogues that once served the Jews of Fall River, Massachusetts – will be handing the keys over to a new group of worshippers – congregants of The Word of Life Community Church.

Menorah Lighting To Take Place Around the World

Celebrations of the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah, commemorated through the lighting of the traditional Hanukkah menorah, will be taking place across the world, according to an article by the Washington Post.

U.S. Senators Urge Morsi to Halt Gaza Arms Smuggling

A bipartisan slate of U.S. senators urged Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi to crack down on arms smuggling into the Gaza Strip.

Couple Suspected of Aiding Toulouse Killer Merah Taken Into Custody

A man and a woman in the Toulouse area were arrested on suspicion that they helped Mohammed Merah "commit crimes" that may have included the murder of four Jews.

Woodmere Shul Gets Post-Sandy Torah Gift from Kansas City

A Woodmere synagogue which lost four Torah scrolls in the chaos of Hurricane Sandy received a gift given in the spirit of Jewish brotherhood and Torah values from their kinsmen in Kansas City.

Ex-Principal of Brooklyn Jewish School Convicted on Sex Abuse

The former principal of a Jewish high school in Brooklyn was convicted on 75 counts of sexual abuse against three boys.

Liberman Dumps Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon from Knesset List

Avigdor Liberman's campaign to unload the "stars" of his party, Israel Beiteinu, continues full blast into Tuesday, the day of submitting all the lists...

Anti-Jewish, Anti-Christian Amanpour to Host Prime Time Bible Special

Amanpour's history gives little comfort to those who fear it will be wildly dismissive of Jewish and Christian claims, and naively accepting of Muslim claims.

Civil Administration Demolishes Illegal Mosque

The mosque demolition followed a Regavim movement's appeal to the Supreme Court.

Large Swastikas Spray-Painted on Kosher Pizzeria in Paris

The Jewish owner of the B’Paradise pizzeria in Sarcelles discovered the swastikas on his establishment's walls on Monday, according to the French daily Metro....

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