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Video: Al Qaeda’s Underwear Bomb Maker A Top Concern

Ibrahim Hassan Tali al-Asiri is a 28 year old Saudi citizen now living in Yemen who is expert at creating bombs that can elude...

Polanski to Shoot the Dreyfus Affair

Polish director Roman Polanski’s next film will be a political thriller based on the Dreyfus Affair. The acclaimed director announced Wednesday that the new film, titled "D," will reunite the team that produced his award-winning film "Ghost Writer."

US Pressure on Building Freeze, PA State After Knesset Remix

Early this week, the Obama administration was ready to give up on its "haggling" with Netanyahu's government, abandoning its effort to renew the freezing of Jewish settlement construction. Then came the Netanyahu-Mofaz deal, guaranteeing the PM the support of 94 MKs. Hours later, a call came from Secretary of State Clinton, urging Netanyahu to use his new clout to advance the two-state solution.

Chabad Emissary Held at Ben-Gurion; Police Crack Down on ‘Right Wing Publication’

Chabad emissary Rabbi Hanan Herbst returned with his wife and children Thursday morning from half a year of outreach work in India and was arrested at Ben-Gurion airport in Lod. Herbst learned that the investigation concerned the publication of articles supposedly calling for violence, in “HaKol HaYehudi” ("The Jewish Voice") more than a year ago.

Romney Courting Evangelicals at Falwell’s Liberty University

The Daily Caller reports that Governor Mitt Romney is quickly consolidating the Republican base to support him in November. His speech this weekend at...

Netanyahu’s Cabinet to Legalize Ulpana Hill Neighborhood

Israel's Cabinet will meet in a special session to discuss legalizing the Ulpana Hill Neighborhood in Judea and Samaria, in response to a Supreme...

Shaare Zedek Celebrates 200th PGD-IVF Birth

"Be fruitful and multiply" (Genesis 1:28) says God in his first command to humanity. Thanks to the vision and donations of Rabbi David and Anita Fuld, Shaarei Tzedek is the world leader in helping families who would otherwise never even dream of having healthy children.

Local Officers Take Initiative to Save lives on the Road

To properly combat thThe phenomenon of tired drivers on Lag Ba'Omer, police officers from the Jordan Valley region, in conjunction with volunteers and the local municipality, have initiated a stop-over refreshment station on one of the main routes from Meron.

Muslim Brotherhood: ‘The Capital of the United States of the Arabs Will be Jerusalem’

Cleric Safwat Higazi: "Our capital shall not be Cairo, Mecca, or Medina. It shall be Jerusalem, Allah willing. Our cry shall be: 'Millions of martyrs march toward Jerusalem! Millions of martyrs march toward Jerusalem!"

IDF Intelligence Chief: Instability Changes Our Military Options

The regional instability has changed Israel's security outlook in a number of ways, said Chief Intelligence Officer Brigadier General Ariel Karo, most notably in recent months in the Sinai Peninsula. Moreover, he said, the nature of the IDF's enemies is not always entirely clear, with the lines between military and terrorist groups blurred.

A First Since Hamas Rule: Gaza Has A Waitress

Hamas's Islamic Endowment Ministry has been known to deploy a special committee known as the Propagation of Virtue and Prevention of Vice to enforce Muslim codes of behavior. Members preach at public places to warn of the dangers of immodest dress, card playing and dating.

Video: Five to Eight UFOs in Israel’s Sky Wednesday Night

Moti Gaber, a resident of Kfar Yonah, a suburb of Netanya, Israel, was coming home with his son Wednesday night around 8:00 from the Lag Ba'Omer festivities, when he saw something quite literally out of this world.

Celebrity hairstylist Vidal Sassoon, 84

Celebrity hairstylist Vidal Sassoon, who was committed to fighting anti-Semitism and fought in Israel's War of Independence, has died. Sassoon died Wednesday in his Los...

House Overwhelmingly Passes Enhanced Israel Cooperation Bill, Ron Paul Votes Against

The United States-Israel Enhanced Security Cooperation Act of 2012 passed by a vote of 411-2. In addition to expanding military cooperation between the two countries, the legislation states that it will be U.S. policy to provide Israel with essential military capabilities to preserve its qualitative military edge in the region.

Israel Marks Record 345,000 Visitors in April

Some 354,000 visitors arrived in Israel in April 2012, 19% more than in April 2011 and 12% more than in April 2010, Israel’s record...

Obama Endorses Same-Sex Marriage; Rabbis Debate Homosexuality

President Obama on Wednesday went on the record with a statement that he now supports same-sex marriage, a reversal of his longstanding opposition. While US public opinion on this issue has seemingly reached a point of no return, the debate within Orthodox Judaism has centered on accepting gays rather than legitimizing the gay agenda. But a few cracks have appeared even in that wall.

EU’s Ashton Briefs Netanyahu on Iran Talks, PM: ‘Iran Playing for Time’

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton that Iran must agree to halt all uranium enrichment in upcoming talks. Ashton...

Bomb Plotter Was U.S. Informer, Al Qaeda Renewing Efforts against US

The WSJ today reported that the bomber whose plot to blow up a jetliner was foiled was a double agent, providing "vital information" to...

Russia Indemnfies Iran After Reneging on Deal for S-300 Air-Defense Systems

According to the contract signed in 2007, Russia committed to supplying Iran with at least five S-300 air-defense systems. But Russian President Dmitry Medvedev declared in September 2010 that selling the missile systems to Iran would contravene UN Security Council Resolution 1929.

Mixed Jewish Reaction To French Vote; Trepidation Over Greek Election Results

Jewish reaction was mixed to the election of the Socialist Party’s Francois Hollande as the president of France while Jewish leaders in Greece expressed concern and disappointment after the fascist Golden Dawn party was poised to enter the Greek parliament for the first time.

Bibi’s Bombshell Proves He’s ‘Israel’s Number One Politician’

JERUSALEM – Prime Minister Netanyahu’s bombshell announcement of a unity government agreement with new Kadima Party head Shaul Mofaz gives the Israeli leader an unshakeable government coalition for at least another year.

Netanyahu Stuns Israel With Historic Coalition Government

JERUSALEM – Israelis went to sleep Monday night expecting early elections in September for the 19th Knesset. They woke up to the news that elections would take place as planned in October 2013.

Egyptian Justice Ministry suggests minimum 10 year sentence for intentionally misquoting Koran

Parliamentary committee approves tougher punishment for 'distorting' Quran.

Avigdor Liberman: Ulpana and Tal Law Replacement ‘Two Major Tests’ for New Coalition

Israel Beytenu Chairman: "The residents who have lived in Givat Ulpana for years are law-abiding citizens. This is not an illegal outpost. It is the state's mistake, and it must take responsibility. There are ways to regulate the matter with legislation."

Peres to Canada’s Harper: You are “Extraordinary Friend” of Israel

Israeli President Shimon Peres praised Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper for his support of Israel during his 5-day state visit beginning on Monday. “I sense...

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