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French Swimmer Says Hebrew Tattoo Is a Tribute to Auschwitz Survivor

15 Av 5772 – August 3, 2012
French Olympic swimmer Fabien Gilot said the Hebrew tattoo on his left arm is a tribute to his late grandmother’s husband, a Jewish survivor...

90,000-plus Crowd in NJ Cheers Siyum HaShas

Some 90,000 people packed MetLife Stadium to celebrate the completion of the page-a-day Talmud cycle in the largest-ever Siyum HaShas. The gathering Wednesday evening, which...

Former Mossad Chief: ‘If I Were an Iranian, I Would Be Very Fearful of...

15 Av 5772 – August 2, 2012
Efraim Halevy, former head of the Mossad, made the statement to the New York Times on Thursday. Later in the day, he told Israel Army Radio that Iran's "math is off if they think they have open-ended immunity."

Jewish ‘Valentine’s Day’ Finds Ancient Roots in Biblical Shiloh

Over 3,000 years ago, an ancient Jewish holiday was celebrated by the maidens of Israel. Dressed in white, soon-to-be brides would dance in the community of Shiloh in Samaria, the temporary capital of Israel before the first Temple was built in Jerusalem.
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) obviously has a better relationship with Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney. Now the campaign is upping the ante on pursuing the Jewish vote.

President Romney’s First Trip Will Be to Jerusalem, Says Campaign’s New Official Jewish Department

Joining Romney in the announcement of this new coalition were House Majority leader Eric Cantor and former US Senator Norm Coleman from Minnesota, two out of a short list of Honorary Chairmen. In the announcement itself there was one concrete pledge made. Coleman said that, if elected, Mitt Romney pledged he would make his first foreign trip as president to Jerusalem.
Secretary Panetta (L) and Minister Barak in front of an Iron Dome rocket defense shield battery outside Ashkelon in southern Israel last Wednesday.

Source: Behind Closed Doors Panetta Called Israel Ungrateful, ‘Chazerai’

In private conversations Panetta expressed frustration at the lack of confidence expressed by Netanyahu and Barak.

US Queen of Kosher: “I’m a Jewish Person and it’s the Jewish Homeland, and...

With great emotion and to the joy of Jewish foodies throughout the world, the Queen of Kosher cooking is coming home to rule the roast/roost.

Members of Congress File Brief Supporting 9-Year-Old Boy’s Jerusalem Passport Case

A bipartisan slate of 58 members of Congress signed a friend of the court brief in a case involving a 9-year-old boy who was...

Hearing on Motion to Dismiss Set in Hebrew National Class-Action Suit

A hearing on a motion to dismiss a consumer fraud case against the company that produces Hebrew National products has been scheduled for Nov....

NJ Gov. Christie Signs Law Imposing Sanctions on Iran

(New Jersey Jewish News) – New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie signed into law new sanctions against Iran that prohibit public contracts with any company...

Conference Urges Israeli Sovereignty Over Judea And Samaria

14 Av 5772 – August 1, 2012
JERUSALEM – "It is not just Israel's right to apply sovereignty to Judea and Samaria," said Eran Bar-Tal, economics reporter for Makor Rishon, "but its obligation."

YouTube Removes Hundreds of Videos in Response to New Report on Online Anti-Semitism

The Online Hate Prevention Institute on Wednesday released a report documenting extensive anti-Semitism and racial hatred on YouTube, prompting the popular video-sharing website to close the account of the most egregious culprit.

As Taxes Rise, Bibi’s Popularity Begins To Nosedive

JERUSALEM – Despite public displays of support for Israel and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu from presumed Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, who recently visited Israel, several local polls show that the Israeli leader is rapidly losing support among his own Likud Party voters. Many of those surveyed believe that his meandering political adventures, as well as his fiscal and social measures, are unfairly burdening the middle class.

Palestinians Way Under The Radar During Romney’s Israel Visit

JERUSALEM – Mitt Romney’s policy speech in Israel covered plenty of bases: The presumptive Republican presidential candidate spoke about the status of Jerusalem, the threat of a nuclear Iran, the “tumult” of the Arab Spring and the “enduring shared values” that bedrock the U.S.-Israel relationship.

90,000 to Gather in N.J. Metlife Stadium for the Completion of the Talmud

Ninety-thousand Jews will gather in Metlife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., to celebrate Siyum HaShas, the completion of a Talmud study program that occurs...

Barak Orders Haredi Conscription

Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak ordered the Israeli Defense Forces to draft Haredi men as it does other Jewish Israelis. The order came as the...
Israel's Defense Minister Ehud Barak (L) met U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta in Tel Aviv on Tuesday.

Panetta: US Will Consider Using Force Against Iran Nukes

Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta said on Wednesday that if Iran does not negotiate acceptable limits on its nuclear program, it could face U.S. military action in tended to stop it from developing a nuclear bomb.

Gov Cuomo Vetoes Orthodox-Endorsed Religious Special-Ed Bill

Governor Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday vetoed a bill that would have made it possible for many special-education students to be placed in private schools...
Akiva Goldstein of Lower Merion, PA (Center). Goldstein began his stint with the IDF Paratroopers Brigade last Thursday.

US Jewish Youths Choosing Elite IDF Units over Elite Colleges

More Jewish parents no longer ask their children only to which Ivy League schools will they apply, but in which elite IDF units they want to serve.

Aly Raisman Leads US to Gymnastics Team Gold

Aly Raisman, a Jewish American, won the floor exercise in helping the U.S. women's team to the gold medal in the gymnastics competition in London.

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