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Ryan Meets Adelson, Discusses a Certain Mid-Eastern Country

Just four days after being tapped by presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney as his running mate, Paul Ryan met with Sheldon Adelson, a major...

‘Purple Poll’ Showing Romney Leading Obama, Ryan Improving Ticket

So, did the Ryan appointment give Mitt Romeny the predicted 3+ points edge? You bet your hanging chad it did (as of August 15).

Two Grad Missiles Hit Eilat

Two missiles hit Eilat Wednesday evening in an open area near a residential neighborhood. More details to follow.

‘Muslim Brothers’ Invading Park Avenue

After quitting his Queens House seat disgraced by "texting," former Congressman Anthony Weiner and his wife Huma Abedin, a top aide to Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton (whom Michelle Bachman accused of being part of a Muslim Brothers conspiracy, seeing as her brother is a Muslim Brother—like her father and her mother, who are also Brothers—this is so Abbot and Costello) have acquired what the NY Post describes as a $3.3M "sprawling, 12th-floor Park Avenue trophy residence" which is owned by Rosen Partners LLC, which the Post says is headed by a close Clinton friend, Jack Rosen.

Welcome Back Kotter’s Horshack, 63

Actor Ron Palillo, who played the obviously Jewish character Arnold Horshack in the 1970s sitcom “Welcome Back Kotter,” died on Tuesday in Florida. He...

Adviser to Egyptian President: Morsi Mulling Possibility of Amending Camp David Accords

Mohamed Gadallah, legal adviser to President Mohamed Morsi, told Egyptian daily Al-Masri Al-Youm that the amendment being considered would seek to reintroduce full Egyptian sovereignty and control over the Sinai peninsula.

Choice Of Carter As Convention Speaker Decried

Former president Jimmy Carter, who has garnered much criticism in recent years for his harsh words about Israel, will address the Democratic National Convention in prime time.

Hizbullah Recruits Israeli-Arab Terror Cells

JERUSALEM – A new phase in the covert war between Israel and Iran’s proxy Hizbullah militia is taking place within the borders of the Jewish state, as Hizbullah has recruited scores of Palestinians and Israeli Arabs for missions ranging from arson to suicide bombings.

Jewish Reaction To Romney VP Pick Divides Along Ideological Lines

WASHINGTON – Anointing Paul Ryan as his running mate, Mitt Romney attached a name and face to his fiscal policy.

Arab–Israeli Scam Exposed in Court

Attempt to extort employers, former residents of Gush Katif, foiled.

Shipping Firms Accused of Helping Iran

Three U.S. lawmakers urged the Obama administration to take action against two ship registry companies that they claim have violated Iran sanctions. Sens. Mark Kirk...

Rabbis Protest Mobile App of the ‘Protocols’

A European rabbinical group is protesting a mobile app of the notorious anti-Semitic text "The Protocols of the Elders of Zion." Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt, president...

Panetta: Iran Diplomacy Window Still Open, Israel Won’t Strike

U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said at the Pentagon news conference on Tuesday that he doesn't believe that Israel has made a decision to attack Iran's nuclear sites, adding that international sanctions are increasing pressure on Iran to make concessions, the Pentagon has announced. Negotiations with Iran have stalled, with the latter still refusing to give the global powers access to all its nuclear facilities.

3 Fast Fact about Ryan’s Plans for Medicare

Andrew Biggs highlights some basic facts about VP candidate Paul Ryan's plans for Medicare: 1. No one over the age of 55 would be affected...

Sacramento-Ashekelon: Sister Cities

To a packed Council Chamber, the Sacramento City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday night to name Ashkelon as a sister city.

The Tide Is Turning: New Settlement Authorized in Samaria

The community, home to over 100 families and located approximately 18 miles from Tel Aviv, was founded in 1998 on state land. It was identified as an illegal outpost in Israel's Sasson Report published in 2005, but the Netanyahu government decided in April to retroactively legalize its status.

EU Now Includes City in Pre-1967 Israeli Territory in ‘Forbidden Zone’

An EU directive will impose customs duty on products made in the cities of Modiin and Maccabim-Reut, built on what was no-man's land between 1949 and 1967.

‘Jewish Home’ Chairman: Bennet Is an Opportunist, His Plans Are Empty Spin

"The zigzaggy conduct of Naftali Bennet is classic opportunism, and the public will judge him for it, his plan is nothing but empty spin,” said on Monday Minister Daniel Hershkowitz, head of the "Jewish Home" Knesset faction. Hershkowitz was referring to the candidacy of MKs Zevulun Arlov and Naftali Bennet, and quoted an opinion piece published last weekend by Mekor Rishon's pundit Sofia Ron-Moria, where she quipped that she "won’t buy a used car from Bennet or Orlov."

Former GSS Chief Dichter to Lead Home Front Office

After feverish searches by the prime minister's office for some former senior IDF official to be appointed as Minister for the Defense of the Home Front, late Monday on night, following all-night meetings with the prime minister and the minister of defense, the appointment of MK Avi Dichter was finalized.

Haredi Rabbis Decided: Yeshiva Students May Go to Recruitment Centers, But ‘Must Not Sign...

Against the background of the expiration on August 1 of the Tal Law, which attempted to manage Haredi recruitment, the Moetzes Gdolei HaTorah (Assembly of Torah Sages), the supreme rabbinical policy-making council of several Haredi organizations in Israel convened Monday night in Bnei Brak at the home of leader of the Lithuanian sector, Rav Steinman, to solidify the policy of military conscription.

Philanthropist Zev Wolfson, Supporter of Torah Institutions, Dies at 84

A world renowned philanthropist, Wolfson helped spread Torah through kollel and outreach programs with many catering specifically to secular Jews in an effort to bring them closer to traditional Judaism.

Two Israelis Charged with Blackmailing a New York Rabbi

The Tel Aviv District Attorney's offices today submitted to the magistrate court an indictment and an arrest order against Shay Cohen and Simon Soriano,...

New Yorker Cartoonist, Liza Donnelly Brings Cartoon World to Israel

Donnelly: “It was actually an Israeli cartoonist, Nurit Karlin, who made me think that I could draw for The New Yorker. I saw her work published in the magazine in the early 1970s—she was the only woman working as a cartoonist at The New Yorker at the time.”

Is Sheldon Adelson Destroying Israel’s Newspapers?

Sheldon Adelson is shopping for a new printing house for his paper, while other Israel newspapers are laying off dozens in the wake of Yisrael Hayom's market takeover.

Toronto Government Approves Rally to Eliminate Israel Inspired by Ayatollah Khomeini

An Islamic group's request to mark International Al-Quds Day on Aug. 18 has been approved by the Ontario Legislature.

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