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Manchester Muslim Couple Accused of Targeting Jews

A Muslim couple in Manchester, England, allegedly purchased items for homemade bombs to be used against Jewish targets, a court in that city was...

Too Little, Too Late: Parliament Grills BBC Chief on Belittling Fogel Murders

The British Broadcasting Corporation “got it wrong” in its reporting of the massacre of the Fogel family by Palestinians in the West Bank village...

French Chief Rabbi Gets Death Threats on Facebook

French police said they were investigating death threats made against the country’s chief rabbi. Polices said over the weekend that they are looking for people...

Israeli Vows to ‘Bike for the Fight’ Against Cancer

A new initiative – Bike for the Fight – will raise money for the Israel Cancer Research Fund (ICRF), a North American organization funding grants to top Israeli cancer researchers and scientific institutions, by biking for three months across the United States.

Yoram Ettinger: Cisco and Facebook Expand Israel Operations

Cisco and Facebook demonstrate confidence in the long-term viability of Israel’s economy.

Residents of South Back to Life Following Weekend Rockets, Ceasefire

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu assured Israelis on Sunday that Israel’s armed forces would protect residents of the south, as a tentative quiet followed a weekend of rockets lobbed on the region from Gaza. Despite fear, residents move on with life on Sunday.

Outposts Committee Report: Judea and Samaria Are Not Occupied Territories

Judea and Samaria are not under occupation rule. This is the central finding of the "Outposts Committee" which was appointed to examine the legal status of Israel in Judea and Samaria.

IDF Hitting Hamas, while Islamic Jihad Stays on Sidelines

On Saturday, rocket fire from the Gaza Strip continued with some 20 hits identified in towns and villages near the Gaza border. Israel's Air Force hit terrorists who were launching missiles at Israel. But the Islamic Jihad held its fire this week, "to see how others would face the Israeli aggression." (Watch video)

Assad’s Inner Circle Ready to Flee

U.S. officials are saying Bashar al-Assad’s closest supporters are secretly making plans to defect to the other side in case the Syrian dictator succumbs to attacks by the rebellion. And a Syrian activist group reported Friday that four senior officers announced they are defecting and joining the ranks of the opposition.

Rockets and Miracles Rain Down on Southern Israelis

In the worst of the rocket escalations, a home in the Sdot Negev Regional Council was directly hit by a rocket on Wednesday, with the mother and her child home at the time. Miraculously, they were able to make it to the bomb shelter seconds before the rocket struck their home and were not injured.

Polish AG Looking into Ritual Slaughter’s Constitutionality

Poland's attorney general has asked the country's Constitutional Court to investigate the constitutionality of ritual slaughter. Andrzej Seremet said that he believes the minister of...

Hungarian Jews Feeling ‘Increasing Danger,’ Jewish Leader Reports

Hungarian Jews "feel increasing danger" in a country with a government that condones anti-Semitism, the president of Hungary's Jewish community said. Peter Feldmajer, president of...

Latvian Minister Resigns in Protest of Holocaust Restitution to Jews

Latvian Justice Minister Gaidis Berzins has resigned in protest of plans to offer restitution for Jewish property seized after the Holocaust. Berzins, chair of the...

Murdered Yemenite Jewish Leader Buried in Israel

The body of a Yemenite Jewish leader who was stabbed to death in an anti-Semitic attack was brought to Israel for burial. Aaron Joseph Zindani,...

Mofaz Reveals to Obama Reason for Wide Coalition: Revive 2-State Solution

Mofaz, the Kadima leader who is in Washington this week for his first round of meetings since joining his party to the government, had a surprise meeting Thursday with the U.S. president when Obama interrupted a scheduled meeting with Tom Donilon, the national security adviser.

GOP Chasidic PR Man Quits over Views on Israel, Reporting Abuse

During a lengthy and heated interview with the Jewish Channel, Yossi Gestetner was quizzed about some of his past work for a tiny anti-Zionistic organization in Brooklyn. He also defended New Square arsonist Shaul Spitzer and was a spokesperson for a rally to benefit Nechemya Weberman, who is currently on trial for molestation.

Peter Beinart, ADL Chief, Spar over ‘Crisis’ in Zionism at President’s Conference

Abe Foxman, Director of the Anti-Defamation League: "My love and support for Israel is unconditional, it does not depend on the Israeli acceptance of my ideas. My Zionism is not in crisis because my Zionism is not conditioned on an idealized view of what I'd like Israel to be."

Ivory Coast Head Wants Illegals Back, But Challenges the Numbers

Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara said he intends to bring home Ivorian citizens who are living illegally in Israel. But following talks with Rivlin, Ouattara was unsure about Israel's estimate of the number of his brethren (2,000) living illegally within its borders.

Female Rabbis Make Less than Male Counterparts, But Some Fare Better

Female Reform rabbis are paid less than their male counterparts, but it's a far cry from the normal disparities between U.S. male and female employees.

Philanthropist Guma Aguiar Missing at Sea

Guma Aguiar, a Florida businessman and philanthropist who has given millions to Jewish nonprofit organizations, is missing. Aguiar, the CEO of Leor Energy who lives...

Citing ‘Love your Neighbor,’ JFNA Attacks Chief Rabbi

The Jewish Federations of North America slammed Israeli Chief Rabbi Shlomo Amar's criticism of the Israeli government's decision to pay the salaries of some...

Vladimir Putin Coming to Netanya Monday

President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, Israeli President Shimon Peres and Jewish leaders from around the world will unveil the brand-new ‘Victory Monument’ in Netanya, Israel this Monday, June 25.

Tension Along The Sinai Border

JERUSALEM – After terror groups operating from Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula launched Grad missiles into the Southern Negev’s Mitzpeh Ramon and Uvda regions last weekend and murdered an Israeli Arab construction worker from Haifa on Monday, Israel’s Defense Minister Ehud Barak took the unusual step of ordering IDF tank units to deploy along portions of Israel’s southern border with Egypt.

Lt. Gen. Gantz: ‘IDF Prepared to Respond to Any Threat, Any Time’

IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz said that "over the past few days we have witnessed, and continue to witness, a series...

Former Mossad Chief: Arab Spring ‘Incredible Opportunity

Dagan and Ashkenazi made their comments on a panel at the 2012 Presidential Conference that included former Presidential adviser Dennis Ross. Dagan said in Egypt it matters not who votes but who counts the vote.

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