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Bibi May Call For Early Elections In February

19 Tishri 5773 – October 4, 2012
JERUSALEM – Faced with the prospect of not having enough votes within his own coalition to ensure passage of the 2013 national budget, as well as a growing political rift with his defense minister, Ehud Barak, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is reportedly considering moving up next year’s parliamentary elections from October to February.

Temple Mount Closed to Jews

Warnings of additional Arab violence convince police to close the Temple Mount to Jewish visitors.

Iran: No Retreat On Nuclear Program

Iran will not back down on its nuclear program despite the problems caused by Western sanctions, including a dramatic slide in the value of its currency, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Tuesday.

In Battleground State Ohio, Jewish Voters Favoring Obama According to AJC Poll

An American Jewish Committee survey of Jewish voters in Ohio, a battleground state, has the community favoring President Obama in similar numbers to polls elsewhere.

‘Feast of Tabernacles’ March Around Jerusalem Begins

Tens of thousands of Christians from 60 countries around the world are participating in Thursday’s “Feast of the Tabernacles” march around Jerusalem.

Mordechai Ben David, Boogie Yaalon, Shlomo Katz, 60,000 More at Hebron on Sukkot

Mordechai Ben David, Chaim Yisrael, Udi Davidi and Shlomo Katz performed to a packed audience on Wednesday in the Jewish biblical city of Hebron, burial ground of the patriarchs Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, matriarchs Sarah, Rebecca, and Leah, and Jewish ancestors and notables Jesse, Ruth, and Avner.

IDF Evacuates Visitors to Upper Hermon Due to Approach of Armed Syrians

A group of visitors to Mount Hermon in Israel’s north were evacuated on Wednesday when a group of armed Syrians approached the border.

Lynch of Jews on Temple Mount Averted

A group of 30 Jews who regularly ascend to the Temple Mount after conducting ritual preparations in order to pray and assert a Jewish presence at Judaism’s holiest site were attacked in the morning on Thursday by a group of Arabs shouting out to “Kill the Jews!”

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Speculations: Israeli Elections Moved Up to February

18 Tishri 5773 – October 3, 2012
The Israeli press has been featuring several leaks from Netanyahu's inner circle on Tuesday and Wednesday regarding the approaching declaration of a February vote, although an official declaration is yet to made. "We will make a decision by the opening of the winter session" of the Knesset, Netanyahu said on Tuesday. The winter session will start in two weeks.

Iran Police Clash with Protesters Outside Tehran’s Central Bank (Video)

Iranian police has used tear gas against demonstrators who burned tires and garbage cans on Wednesday. Many were arrested.

Goebbels Writings Don’t Sell at Auction

Love letters and other writings by Nazi propaganda head Joseph Goebbels did not sell at a much-touted auction. The writings were offered Sept. 27 at...

Le Pen Sr.: B’nai B’rith Brokered ‘Pact’ against Me

French far-right leader Jean-Marie Le Pen said that B’nai B’rith had signed a “pact” with other politicians to keep him out of the government. “The...

Jewish Contractor in Cuban Jail May Have Tumor

Jailed Jewish-American contractor Alan Gross may have a cancerous tumor that needs to be treated, his lawyer said. Gross has an unidentified mass behind his...

Romney Coming Back Slowly on Eve of First Debate

In North Carolina, where President Obama was starting to open a lead over Republican presidential candidate Romney, the two are now tied according to recent polls, with each candidate's lead falling within the margin of error. Until the end of the summer, North Carolina was considered a red or red-leaning state, and the fact that Obama was pulling ahead there marked the lowest point for Romney.

More Jews Arrested for Praying on Temple Mount

Three more Jewish men have been arrested on Temple Mount on Wednesday, in addition to the two—including Manhigut Yehudit leader Moshe Feiglin—arrested on Tuesday,...

Anti-Israel, Pro-Hamas Muslim Leader Is US Delegate to Warsaw Human Rights Conference

He is not a scholar. He has been involved with the Muslim Public Affairs Council since its founding in 1986. He blamed Israel for 9/11.

VIDEO: Pamela Geller Drowned Out at 9/27 MTA Meeting

Pamela Geller's attempt to stop the New York City MTA from changing the rules in order to block her anti-Jihad subway ads.

Hezbollah Task Force Commander in Syria Liquidated

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