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Marine Le Pen Says Sarkozy Forces Halal Meat on Parisians

The Guardian reports that French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen switched her campaign back to immigration on Sunday, by claiming all meat in Paris...

ADL, Wiesenthal, Condemn Venezuelan Anti-Semitic State Media Article

CNN reports that two Jewish organizations are calling on Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez to stop what they say are anti-Semitic attacks by his government's...

Yakima Congregation Reveres Ancient Torah Saved from the Holocaust

Jewish scribe Rabbi Moshe Druin discovers a Torah that was rescued from Prague, after being stashed "for safety" by the Nazis.

Rebels kill Attorney General and Judge in Hama

The official Syrian news agency SANA reports that an armed "terrorist group" on Sunday assassinated General Attorney in Idleb Nidal Ghazal, Judge Mohammed Ziyadeh...

Iran Promises Power to Syria, Lebanon, Iraq

Iran’s official news agency IRNA reports that Iran will supply Lebanon, Syria and Iraq with electricity after an economic memorandum of understanding was initialed...

Shas Leader: Lapid will Do T’shuvah and Join the Haredim

Speaking to a conference of Israeli mayors in Jerusalem, Interior Minister Eli Yishai referred to attacks on Haredim by newcomer to national politics, TV...

Santorum: Obama Wants a Nuclear Iran

Anyone seeking to find daylight between the Republican and Democrat positions on Israel will get plenty of it now, with the Conservative challenger to the mainstream Republican presidential candidate. Has Israel (and the Jewish voter) found a potential, unexpected ally in the White House?

Canada’s FM Tossed Pro-Palestinian UN Speech in Favor of Unabashed Support for Israel

It was touch and go for a while at the Canadian mission to the UN, as Foreign Office Mideast hands managed to sneak pro-Palestinian statehood paragraphs into the FM's speech against his expressed wishes – and views. In the end, Baird proved he was able to speak softly and carry a big pair of scissors.

Muslim Brotherhood to Pick Presidential Candidate in 48 Hours, Continued Peace Doubtful

The Muslim Brotherhood is feeling ripe for a planned takeover of Egypt, following which everything we've known about Israel-Egyptian relations may have to be scrapped.

Netanyahu Aide to Resign in Sexual Harassment Case

Natan Eshel, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's chief of staff, will resign in exchange for the dropping of an investigation into allegations he sexually...

Weekend Roundup: Showdown Iran

Iran announces halt in oil shipments to Britain and France....Iran is set to start operation at Fordo underground enrichment facility....US and British officials caution against Israeli strike....IDF will deploy Iron Dome battery in Tel Aviv area.

Rabbi Elazar Abuhatzeira Murderer Fit to Stand Trial

The Beersheba District Court ruled on Sunday that the man who was charged with murdering Rabbi Elazar Abuhatzeira last July is fit to stand trial, in light of a psychiatric opinion.

Award Winning Documentary Exposes Anti-Israel Incitement Heading for US Campuses

Professor Alan Dershowitz: “Films like Crossing the Line play a critical role in the information process by spotlighting basic truths about the Arab-Israeli conflict that are often ignored. When students hear false allegations of apartheid or human rights disasters that don’t exist, they will now have the resources to respond in an informed and effective manner.”

English National Opera in Hot Water over “Death of Klinghoffer”

The work that's been accused of romanticizing terrorism and touting the ideology of murderers is being launched again, by England's esteemed National Opera, with predictable reactions from offended Jews.

Tourists Stoned on Temple Mount, 3 Palestinians Arrested

AFP reports that Israeli police said they arrested three Palestinians on Sunday on the grounds of the historic Temple Mount, current site of the...

Acre’s Arab Council Members Vote to Cut Soldiers’ Free Train Rides

A proposal to make traveling back to their base free for Acre residents on active military duty reveals a new rift in Jewish-Arab relations in this mixed city.

Heavy Weekend Rains Raise Kinneret Water Level by Half a Foot

The stormy winter Israel is experiencing this year harbors very good news for the country's loveliest tourist attraction, which is also a major source of its drinking water.

U.S. Citizen Charged in 2008 Mumbai Attacks

According to the NY Times, an Indian court on Saturday approved a request by prosecutors to charge an American citizen, David Coleman Headley, in...

National Religious Factions Split over Primaries

In response to National Religious Party Chairman MK Zevulun Orlev's call for consolidated primaries of the two current factions of what used to be...

Extensive Action in Gaza “Imminent”

Israel Defense Sunday Morning quoted sources in defense circles saying a new ground attack in the Gaza strip is "only a matter of time." Overnight...

Elie Wiesel Wants Romney to Denounce Mormon Posthumous Baptisms

The Boston Globe wrote Saturday that Holocaust survivor and Nobel Prize laureate Elie Wiesel wants Mitt Romney to speak out against the Mormon practice...

Presbyterian Church to Call for Disinvestment in Israel-Related Firms

The Presbyterian News Service reports that a panel within the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) passed a resolution on Friday calling for voting on disinvestment in...

Ancient Biblical Gardens “Bloom” Again

According to livescience.com, a newly discovered 7th century B.C. palace garden near Jerusalem could reveal details about how royals liked to let loose in...

NH Town to Vote on Changing Name of Jew Pond

The Watertown Daily Times of New Hampshire reported Saturday that voters in the small town of Mont Vernon, NH, will have the final say...

China, Russia, Hizbullah, Amal, Back Assad’s “Reform and Consolidation” of Syria

While the world is shocked and enraged by the brutality of Syria's military assault on its own civilians, President Bashar al-Assad is not without friends, both faraway and next-door.

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