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PM Netanyahu Mourns ‘Savage’ Jewish School Shooting Attack As UN Human Rights Council Hosts...

PM Netanyahu: "Israel will do everything to help" find the killer, who had "strong murderous anti-Semitic motive"; UN Human Rights Council "should be ashamed" to host a Hamas official on the day of a terrorist attack.

Democratic Rep. Gary Ackerman Announces He Will Not Run For Reelection

Ackerman was most recently involved in the successful efforts to free Israeli-American citizen Ilan Grapel from prison in Egypt on spy charges. Grapel is a constituent of Ackerman's.

Gunman in French Jewish School Shooting Entered School Grounds, Used Multiple Firearms

A local prosecutor told AFP that the gunman shot a man outside the school, initially using a 9-mm weapon. After it jammed, he switched to a .45-caliber weapon and entered the school grounds, where "he shot at everything he could see, children and adults, and some children were chased into the school."

Kadima Calls Faction Meeting Amid Rumors of a Split in the Party

Dalia Itzik, Kadima's Knesset Faction Chairwoman and the last faction member yet to announce who she will support in the upcoming primary between Livni and Shaul Mofaz, has been linked to discussions with Mofaz's campaign over the weekend.

Names of the Victims of Jewish School Attack in Toulouse

The victims of the shooting attack on the Ozar HaTorah Jewish school in Toulouse, France have been identified and include 3 children, one rabbi.

Video from Inside Ozar HaTorah

A video was posted to Youtube documenting life at the school which was attacked Monday morning. Entitled, Ozar HaTorah: A Passion for Learning, the 15...

France Chief Rabbi “Horrified”

The Chief Rabbi of France Gilles Bernheim said he was "horrified" and "upset" by the shooting Monday morning outside a Jewish school in Toulouse,...

MK Tibi Rebuked by Knesset for Praising Terrorism

Following The Legal Forum for the Land of Israel's complaint, the Knesset's Ethics Committee rebuked MK Ahmed Tibi for praising "Shahidim" (martyrs) in one of his addresses.

City of Toulouse on “Lockdown” as Police Search for Gunmen

France 24 news service reports that the city of Toulouse is on "lockdown" as a group of 50-60 police officers hunt down a suspected...

Update: Daughter of Principal of Toulouse School Dead in Shooting

The daughter of the principal of the Otzar HaTorah Jewish school has died as a result of wounds sustained in the shooting attack in...

Heavy Fighting in Damascus May Mark Beginning of the End for Assad

A heavy firefight has broken out in a main district of the Syrian capital Damascus, between Free Syrian Army rebels and forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad. On Monday the sound of heavy machine guns and rocket-propelled grenades echoed throughout the night from the most heavily guarded neighborhood of the capital, which is home to a number of security facilities.

Victims of Shooting at Jewish School in Toulouse, France Identified, Several Still Fighting for...

At least 4 are dead and others critically wounded after an unidentified attacker mowed down Jewish schoolchildren and teachers - at close range - outside the Otzar HaTorah school in Toulouse, France. Included in the dead: a teacher and his two children. Principal's daughter succumbs to her wounds.

Drive-By Shooting Attack on Jewish School in France Kills Three; Two of the Victims...

AFP has reported that a shooting attack occurred Monday outside Ozar HaTorah Jewish school in Toulouse in the southwest France. Eyewitnesses said three people...

‘Nose Job’ El-Balkimy, Egyptian MP, Loses Parliamentary Immunity

What do you have to do as an Egyptian Member of Parliament to earn the nickname Nose Job? Anwar El-Balkimy, of the Salafist Nour Party (that means he's sooo religious, he has one regular prayer rug and a special one for yomim tovim), told everybody he had been beaten and robbed of LE100,000 by thugs on 29 February. But according to Al Ahram, it was later discovered that his facial injuries were caused by cosmetic surgery on his nose.

Too Much Symbolism? South Bronx Kids Visit Anne Frank Center Betwixt Freedom Tower and...

Is there such a thing as too many metaphors for the triumph of the human spirit packed into one sidewalk, especially such a crowded sidewalk near Wall Street (add that, too, to the mix, wrap in an American flag and call it a day?). But I'm probably being too cynical. It's actually a heart warming story.

Settlers: On Road to New Palestinian City We’ll Be Moving Targets

Jewish residents of the Benjamin region fear the new connection of the road leading to their home with a road connecting the Arab city of Ramallah and the Rawabi luxury real estate project, burgeoning to the south of their settlements. "We know the wild manner of driving of many of the Palestinians," one settler said. "Put them here on the road, and they'll turn it into a major traffic artery, with us as moving targets."

Author A.B. Yehoshua: American Jews are ‘Partial Jews’

Noted Israeli author and Israel Prize Laureate A.B. Yehoshua said that living outside Israel "is a very deep failure of the Jewish people," and lamented that immigration numbers from the United States are "minimal" and "embarrassing." He was equally acerbic regarding the large Israeli ex-patriot community.

Poll: 78% of Republicans Support Israel versus 53% of Democrats

The Republican Jewish Coalition: "Over the last dozen years of Gallup polling on this question, there has been a clear trend: Republican support for Israel has risen steadily, moving from 60% to a high of 85%, while Democrat support has been relatively flat, at around 50%."

Hamas Official to Speak at Human Rights Council

The Palestinian news agency Ma'an reported today that senior Hamas official Ismail al-Ashqar is set to speak before the United Nations Human Rights Council...

Citing Honor Killings, Israeli-Arab Lesbian Couple Reprieved from Deportation

the Canadian Supreme Court has accepted the appeal of Iman Musa and Majida Mugrabi, an Israeli Muslim lesbian couple who sought refugee status in Canada. The judge ordered further hearings on the request due to the possibility that they would be honor-murdered if deported to Israel

IDF Chief of Staff Visits Canadian Counterpart, Relations ‘Growing’

The IDF Chief of General Staff, Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz concluded his official visit to Canada on Friday. Gantz was greeted by his Canadian counterpart, General Walt Natynczyk, who emphasized the importance he sees in strengthening security cooperation between the two countries. Since 2008 there has been an accelerated rapprochement between the Canadian and Israeli security establishments.

The Groggers: It Ain’t Your Uncle Moishy’s Rock N’ Roll

It's not easy being a modern, Jewish singer/songwriter and refuse to utter a preachy note about anything, refuse to be a nice Jewish boy, and refuse to include a clarinet in your music. That's why The Groggers stand out – because they manage to do great punk rock that's totally and irrefutably Jewish without ever sounding like they need to get approval from some mashgiach.

Lubavitch Going to Federal Court on Connecticut Synagogue Application Denial

The Hartford Courant reports that Chabad Lubavitch of Litchfield County has filed notice in federal court appealing a federal judge's dismissal in February of...

Jewish Black Youth Wins Third Irish Dance Competition

What's a good Jewish Press Story for the Irish national day of beer and more beer? We've got one for you! It's about Drew Lovejoy, 17, from Greenville, Ohio, who is the son of a black Baptist from Georgia and a white Jewish mother from Iowa. But his fame is international, after winning the all-Ireland dancing championship in Dublin for a third straight year.

Convicted Nazi Death Camp Guard Demjanjuk Dies

John Demjanjuk, the retired US autoworker who was convicted of being a guard at the Nazis' Sobibor death camp died Saturday at 91, his...

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