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Haredi Inmate Harassed Former President in Prison

Ami Popper, a Haredi prisoner in jail for committing acts of terrorism against Arabs, was transferred from the religious-Jewish section in Maasiyahu prison for harassing prisoner Moshe Katzav, former president of Israel.

Lawyers Deny Rumor that Controversial Pathologist Yehuda Hiss Was Fired

Attorneys for Pathologist Yehuda Hiss, considered the man who knows "where all the bodies are buried" (including the questionable circumstances of the assassination of a prime minister some seventeen years ago) are saying the rumors about his being fired by Deputy Health Minister Yakov Litzman s on Monday are premature.

Aryeh Deri to Head Shas

Reports are indicating that Aryeh Deri will return as the head of the Shas party, while Eli Yishai will receive the senior government position,...

Efrat Residents Block Bethlehem Access Road

Residents of Efrat blocked a main access road from Bethlehem on Monday night. The spontaneous protest came in response to an attack on an Efrat...

Israel Shocked by French Consul General Denial of Jewish Connection to the Holy Land

Desagneaux spoke of “the important archaeological projects that French archaeologists had helped to uncover in Palestine,” including the Qumran Caves.

Two American Economists, One Jewish, Win Nobel Prize

Alvin Roth and Lloyd Shapley, American economists with ties to Israeli universities, won the Nobel Prize for Economics. The professors won the prize, called the...

‘Caught’ Using an iPhone, Rabbi Amnon Yitzchak Scorns his Detractors, While Urging Visitors to...

While senior Haredi rabbis are intensifying their battle against smartphones, and have begun as of late to levy personal sanctions against people using these devices, ostensibly to isolate them so they cannot inflict their cultural/spiritual damage on society – one notable and extremely influential Haredi star, Rabbi Amnon Yitzchak, continues to use this dangerous device unheeded.

Hamas Helped Israel Assassinate Salafi Jihadist Leaders in Gaza

Hamas, the terrorist organization that controls the Gaza Strip, passed information to Israel which led to the extermination of the senior Salafi Jihadist official in the Gaza Strip Hisham Sa'idani, and another senior official, Ashraf Sabah. The two members of the Salafi Jihadist organization based in the Gaza Strip and the Sinai, the "Mujahideen Shura Council near Jerusalem," were killed on Saturday after an IAF aircraft fired a missile at a motorcycle they were riding in the Jabaliya refugee camp in northern Gaza.

Back to Normal For Near-Gaza Towns

IDF has canceled the high state of alert for towns located near Gaza. Residents do not need to stay within near their bomb shelters anymore.

Zionist U.S. College Students Are Favoring Romney

For Zionist students, foreign policy, and particularly the candidates’ positions on Israel and the Middle East, play a pivotal role when choosing their candidate. For many of these students, Israel is ultimately the deciding factor in determining for which candidate they will cast their vote.

Israeli Teen’s Organs Save the Lives of Six People

Nine organs donated by the family of a 16 year old Israeli athlete have saved the lives of 6 people, providing some comfort to a family heartbroken by the loss of their son.

Report: Iran Planning Massive Oil Spill in Strait of Hormuz

Iran may purposefully contaminate the waters of the Strait of Hormuz by performing an oil spill, according to a report in the German weekly Der Spiegel on Sunday.

Jewish Man Knocked Unconscious in Paris Metro

A Jewish man was attacked and rendered unconscious in a Paris metro, a local watchdog reported.

Teva Opens Massive Plant in Hungary

Teva Pharmaceuticals has opened a new $110 million plant in Hungary, set to be one of the largest sterile medicines plants in the world.

EU Sanctions Against Iran Up for Increase, Sweden Objects

Because of concern for scuttling a major telecommunications deal with Iran, Sweden will oppose any additional sanctions by the European Union against the country, according to a report in Haaretz.

Man Who Found Majdi Halbi Wants His Reward

Ibrahim Kozli, the man that found the body of missing Druze soldier Majdi Halbi is demanding the NIS 10 million reward that the organization...

NIS 1 Billion in Mortgages Granted in First Half of October.

In the first half of October, NIS 1 billion have been granted in new mortgages. Considering that seven days were taken up by Jewish holidays, this is a robust number, according to a report by Israel’s Globes business magazine online.

22,470 Yordim Return to Israel

Galei Tzahal reports that 22,470 Yordim (Israeli emigrants) returned to Israel in the past two and a half years because of of new initiatives...

Police Beat Up Unarmed Israeli in Brooklyn Jewish Center (Video)

The officers decided to arrest Halevi, who refused to be handcuffed and pushed the two cops off. In an instant, the male officer flew into a rage.

IDF on High Alert Along Egyptian Border

IDF on high alert along Egyptian border as reports of a new attack on the Egyptian military surface.

Wife of ‘Businessmen’s Rabbi’ Attempted Suicide following Bribery Charges

Deborah Pinto, wife of Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto, who is suspected, along with her husband, of trying to bribe a senior police officer, attempted suicide on Sunday by taking pills. Mrs. Pinto, who was picked up for questioning last Thursday, together with her husband, and was released with him under restrictive conditions, is in satisfactory condition at the Sheba Medical Center in Tel Hashomer.

Arlen Specter, Jewish Former U.S. Senator From PA, Dies At 82

Arlen Specter, U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania 1961 - 2011, has died. Specter was 82 years old. Specter is survived by his wife, Joan, his son Stephen, his son Shanin, daughter-in-law Tracey, and 5 granddaughters. Specter was Jewish and over his lifetime belonged to several different synagogues. His granddaughters all attended a Conservative Jewish day school in the Philadelphia suburbs.

Report: Drone Transmitted Photos of Israeli Weapons Sites, Preparations

The drone was launched from Lebanon, in a cooperation between the Iranian Revolutionary Guard and the Lebanon-based terrorist group Hezbollah, the Sunday Times of London reported, citing unnamed sources. Hassan Nasrallah in a televised speech Oct. 11 admitted to sending the drone which was followed, then intercepted and shot down in an unpopulated area.

IDF Prepares to Absorb Syrian Refugees

IBA News reports that the IDF, in coordination with the UN, has prepared territories on the Golan along the Syrian border to absorb potential...

Rabbi Efrati: Dead Druze Soldier, Halachically, Not our ‘Brother’

In a Halachic Q&A, Rabbi Efrati of Efrat determined that the designation of "brother" to a goy is incorrect.

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