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State Department Calls Israeli Residential Building “Provocative”

6 Tevet 5773 – December 19, 2012
The State Department on Tuesday spoke with disdain about Israel’s “pattern of provocative action” – the building of homes for Jewish citizens in Jerusalem, Judea, and Samaria.

Liberman Steps Down as FM But Indictment Postponed

Yisrael Beytenu leader – and just-stepped-down Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman – is in legal limbo, with his anticipated indictment delayed at the last minute.

US: Jewish Homes Endangering World Peace, East Jerusalem Must Go to the Arabs

Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad told Reuters on Monday that "Settlement activity is unilateral" – you heard that?

Human Rights Watch Expels Antisemitic Official Richard Falk

After UN Watch protest, HRW removes Falk & deletes his name from website

UN Adopts 9 Resolutions on Israel, 0 on Syria

One resolution condemned Israel for holding on to the Golan Heights, demanding Israel hand the land and its people to Syria.

More Firebombs on Migdal Oz

6 Tevet 5773 – December 18, 2012
For the third time in a week, Arabs threw firebombs at the southern entrance of Kibbutz Migdal Oz in Gush Etzion, and fled into...

NBC’s Jewish Reporter Kidnapped in Syria, Freed in Gunfight (2 Videos)

A shootout ensued, and the journalists escaped through the back of the van.

Speaker Rivlin: East Jerusalem Construction Is Not Subject to Negotiations

"In any conceivable political arrangement, Israel will not cede control of E-1."

Foreign Minister Liberman’s Resignation Took Effect Tuesday

48 hours after announcing his resignation, following the indictment filed against him in the case of the nomination of Israel's Ambassador to Belarus, the...

‘Israel’s best friend in the Senate’ Dies at 88

"Senator Inouye deeply understood the importance of the U.S.-Israel relationship."

Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis the Next Chief Rabbi of the UK

Since 1996 Rabbi Mirvis has become synonymous with the ever-growing Finchley Synagogue, one of the biggest congregations in London.

Netanyahu Expelling Hebron Jews from their Homes

For election purposes, the expulsion was scheduled for next April, because the PM fears losing even more votes to the right.

DOS on Airstrike Killing Palestinian Refugees in Yarmouk, Syria

5 Tevet 5773 – December 17, 2012
The United States is deeply concerned by reports that dozens of civilians, including women and children, were killed or wounded in Yarmouk, an...

Palestinians Infiltrate from Gaza

The Gaza security fence seems to be as porous as Swiss cheese.

DOS Designates Michel Samaha a Global Terrorist

The Department of State designated Michel Samaha as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist under section 1(b) of Executive Order 13224. Samaha, a former...

National Religious Rabbis Support Outsider for Chief Rabbi

The election of the next chief rabbis will take place after the 19th Knesset is convened.

Palestinian Terrorist Shot During IDF Operation

(This article has been republished after the IDF censor removed the restriction) At 4:00 AM on Monday morning, during IDF operations in the village of...

Hungarian Lawmaker Burns Israeli Flag, Others Call for Jew Screening

Balazs, 37, left his extremist, right-wing party, disgusted with the decline of its radical standards.

Israel Museum Raises Funds With Famous Israelis

In a departure from the conventional annual fundraising dinners held by philanthropic organizations, Jerusalem’s Israel Museum conducted tours of its exhibits on Saturday evening and drew not just donations to maintain its premises, but also the attention of some high profile Israelis.

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