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High Court Rules Migron Must Be Evacuated in One Week

Israel's Supreme Court ruled that the Judea and Samaria outpost of Migron must be evacuated by Sept. 4.

Israel’s Haredi Soldiers Take Their Spirit Into The Field

TEL AVIV – Like any of the Israeli army's combat battalions, the soldiers of Netzach Yehuda faced a 60-mile hike during basic training meant to simulate battle conditions.

Israeli Military Intel Warns Of Impending Crises

JERUSALEM – According to Maj.-Gen. Aviv Kochavi, Israel’s Military Intelligence head, the Jewish state will face a more unstable and Islamist environment than in previous times. This is being fueled by the unchecked rise of radical Islam, and could force Israel into unwanted conflicts.

Cyber Warfare A Serious New Factor In Israel’s Already Complex Battlefield

As the frequency of suicide bombings increased in the 1990s, Israelis began to realize that their conflicts had shifted from the conventional battlefield to their streets, buses and cafes.

Israel’s Medical Association: ‘Reality Shows Worse than Experiments On Human Beings’

If we would examine several reality shows in the context of human experiments, it’s doubtful if it were permitted under the Helsinki Declaration."

Migron Not Evacuated as Scheduled

The Migron outpost in the West Bank was not evacuated as scheduled.

Australian Woman, 96, Making Aliyah Calls it ‘a Dream Come True’

Lily Hyde will leave the Sir Moses Montefiore Jewish Home in Sydney on Wednesday morning for Tel Aviv, where she will be reunited with her family. She is believed to be the oldest Australian ever to immigrate to Israel.

Michigan St. Jewish Student, Police Differ on Whether Attack Was Hate Crime

A Jewish student at Michigan State University said he was attacked at an off-campus party in what he is calling a hate crime.

Kipah-Wearing Teen Set for ‘America’s Got Talent’ Semis

Edon Pinchot, a kipah-wearing Jewish day school student, will be performing in the semifinals of "America’s Got Talent."

Stolen 3-Foot Menorah is Returned to Rabbi in Borough Park

A silver menorah stolen from a rabbi’s Brooklyn home was returned. The 3-foot menorah belonging to Rabbi Yehezkel Zion was stolen last week from the family’s Borough Park home.

Gilad Shalit Celebrates First Birthday Since Being Freed

Gilad Shalit marked his first birthday since being freed from Hamas captivity.

GOP Senators Plan Resolution Promising Support Should Israel Strike Iran

Republican senators plan to introduce a non-binding resolution pledging military, economic and diplomatic backing for Israel should it strike Iran.

Rav Ovadia Yosef’s Daughter Meets with PA President Abbas

“Rav Ovadia Yosef is not what the newspapers make him out to be. Rav Ovadia uses his influence on the Israeli public and also on the Israeli government,” Rabbi Fruman told the Palestinian officials. Abbas addressed the Iranian threat against Israel, and, surprisingly, expressed his objection to permitting Iran to possess a nuclear bomb, thus dragging the entire region into great danger.

Jon Voight Woos Jews in Otherwise Tame Tampa Convention

Delegates to the Republican Convention have been pouring into Tampa for the last several days. The delegates have been pouring in, but thus far, despite predictions that Hurricane Isaac might bring with it heavy rain and driving winds, there has been 'nary a cloud in the sky. Lynne Kessler Lechter serves on the National Women's Committee of the Republican Jewish Coalition. Lechter told The Jewish Press that on Saturday night she attended a dinner for Republican Jewish Coalition leadership at the home of Ambassador Mel and Betty Semble...

Bar Ilan Breaks Rank, Quitting High Court Petition to Kill Ariel University

Monday night, Bar Ilan University president Professor Moshe Kaveh informed lawyers representing the committee of heads of Israeli universities that he is withdrawing Bar Ilan University from the petition to the Supreme Court to annul Ariel University's accreditation.

16 Retired Couples Make Aliyah on Nefesh B’Nefesh Flight

A group of 16 retiree couples ages 50 to 80 made Aliyah to Israel in mid-August on Nefesh B’Nefesh charter Aliyah flight that left out of JFK airport in New York. The retirees joined their children and grandchildren who had made Aliyah over the last decade.

Elliot Abrams: Americans Support Israeli Strike on Iran; Iranians Don’t Fear Obama

“They do not think it’s possible. They do not think it’s in the cards. I think that is one of the reasons diplomacy has failed – and it has failed,” he said.

German Jews to Israeli Chief Rabbi: Your Circumcision Commotion Did More Harm than Good

“We are concerned that Interior Minister Yishai didn’t think of becoming better informed about the details."

How Much Is Netanyahu Worth?

Following the minor storm that erupted on Monday over Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's request to rearrange his portfolio which is in a blind trust—a request he eventually rescinded—Forbes Israel decided to dig into that portfolio, to find out how rich is Bibi. It turns out he's not crazy rich, and incidentally, close to half of the Netanyahus wealth is invested in their penthouse in the affluent neighborhood of Rechavia in downtown Jerusalem, and a villa in Caesaria.

Stabbing Attack in Binyamin

A Jewish civilian was stabbed by a Palestinian terrorist near Ma'aleh Levonah. A group of residents from the town of Ma'aleh Levonah went down near...

Judge Rules Rachel Corrie’s Death an Accident

Judge Gershon of Haifa District Court ruled today that the death of Rachel Corrie was an accident. In a 62 page court document, the judge stated there was no fault in the military investigation which the Israeli military undertake immediately after Corrie's death. The Israel Defense Force has been cleared of responsibility.

Rabbi Asher Lopatin to Succeed Rabbi Avi Weiss at Yeshivat Chovevei Torah

Rabbi Asher Lopatin of Chicago is set to succeed Rabbi Avi Weiss next year at the helm of Yeshivat Chovevei Torah, the Modern Orthodox...

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik to Offer Opening Invocation at Republican Convention

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik is scheduled to deliver the opening invocation at the Republican National Convention. “It is an extraordinary privilege to deliver an invocation at...

Why US Ambassador Condemned IDF Probe, Boosting ISM’s Rachel Corrie Myth

It turns out, the ambassador's position appears to simply be the opinion of Rachel Corrie's parents, the plaintiffs in the case against the government of Israel.

Israel’s New Reality: 52% of All Preschoolers Are Religious

On Monday morning, approximately two million children started the new school year 5773 in preschools and schools across the country.

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