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Court: Non-Jew May Sue for Anti-Semitic Slurs

A New Jersey appeals court has ruled that a man can sue for enduring anti-Semitic slurs from former employers despite not being Jewish. Myron Cowher,...

Turkey Blocking Israel’s Participation in NATO Chicago Summit

Turkey blocked the participation of Israel in next month's NATO Summit in Chicago, a Turkish newspaper reported. Turkey's Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu vetoed Israel's participation...

Report: House Armed Services Committee Proposes Additional $680 Million for Iron Dome

The Washington Post quoted a Republican congressional aide as saying that the House Armed Services Committee will propose the increase when it convenes next week to formulate the 2013 fiscal year's defense budget. There are currently four operational and actively deployed Iron Dome batteries in Israel, but "at least ten" are needed to defend the whole country.

Likud MKs, Central Committee, Ulpana Hill Residents, in Pushback Against Court, AG, Barak

Israel's Supreme Court and the Attorney General are showing a kind of zeal one normally attributes to religious fanatics. Rather than pursuing a pragmatic, financial compensation to the claimant, as is normal in similar civil cases, both the high court and the AG appear hell bent on getting Justice. The Likud rank and file are preparing to do war with these two enemies of Israel's democracy.

Egypt Halts Gas Supply to Israel, Concerns Over Future of Treaty Arise

Despite major concerns being raised about the future of peace between Egypt and Israel in the wake of Egypt’s decision to terminate the a contract to provide natural gas to the Jewish State, Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said Monday that he hopes the dispute will be solved in a business environment, and that relations between the two countries will return to normal.

Vandals Attack Historic Ammunition Hill

Jerusalem’s Ammunition Hill museum and memorial were vandalized Sunday night with anti-Zionist slogans, two days before Israel’s Memorial Day.

Google Street View Available in Israel

Google Street View has officially launched in Israel, providing images of religious sites and city streets in major Israeli cities Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, and Haifa.

400 Floridians Flock to Israel on Journey to Jerusalem

Four hundred South Floridians have joined together on a “Mega Mission” to Israel, organized by the Miami Jewish Federation.

We’re All Feiglinists, Especially Feiglin

On Saturday, Defense Minister Ehud Barak mocked two Likud ministers who criticized his plan to demolish Ulpana Hill, saying they caught "a severe case of ‘Feiglinism.’” Then, one after another, Likud MKs paid homage to the new term and congratulated Moshe Feiglin on his tenacity in upholding the principles of Feiglinism.

Lithuania Passes $50 Million Holocaust Compensation Package

This April, 70 years since the Nazi invasion on Lithuania destroyed the 800-year connection of the country with the Jewish people, a $50 million package was passed to compensate Jewish families whose property was stolen during the Holocaust, according to a report by JTA.

IDF Chief of Staff: Covert Ops, War Readiness Up

Israeli Chief of Staff Major General Benny Gantz has ordered Israel Defense Force soldiers to ramp up their covert operations in enemy countries, according to an interview published in Israel’s Yediot Ahronot newspaper.

Thousands of Israeli Students Mark Memorial Day at Yad Vashem

Thousands of high school students from across Israel participated in a national walk on Sunday, April 22, from Yad Vashem on the “Connecting Path” to Mount Herzl, Israel’s national cemetery. Organized by Israel’s Ministry of Education, the walk took the students to different stations commemorating Israel's Holocaust day and its connection to its Memorial Day for Fallen Soldiers and Victims of Terror, which falls on Wednesday.

Israel’s Cabinet Smashes Mega-Corporations

Israel's cabinet on Sunday approved a plan to force some of Israel’s largest conglomerates to break up, in an attempt to drive competition and...

Baltimore Brothers Face 13 Years for Assaulting Black Teen

Brothers Eliyahu and Avi Werdeseheim are being charged with second-degree assault, false imprisonment and carrying a deadly weapon in the beating of a black...

Egyptian Cancellation of Gas Supply Threatens Treaty with Israel

Egypt’s sudden cancellation of its natural gas treaty with Israel is a flagrant violation of the Israeli-Egyptian peace treaty, according to Israeli officials. Egypt claims...

Cartoon Rehab: Oh, Go Ahead, Surrender, You Know You Want To…

Welcome to the Jewish Press Online Cartoon Rehabilitation Project (JPOCRP), or, in short (suggested by our colleague Rafi Harkham) Cartoon Rehab. We found this cartoon on the ADL website. They say it was originally published in Oman, April 12, 2012, and the original text, written in blood, says: "We Will Never Surrender."

Deputy Speaker Danon: We’ll Stop Barak’s Creeping Erosion of Judea and Samaria

Knesset Deputy Speaker Danny Danon says if Defense Minister Ehud Barak is not stopped now, there are nine thousand housing units in Judea and Samaria which are being challenged like Ulpana Hill and the Jewish purchased residences in Hebron. "We must stop this erosion and say, enough, we won't let Barak carry out a creeping erosion of the settlements of Judea and Samaria," Danon told JewishPress.com Sunday night.

Report: Marwan Barghouti’s Interrogation Transcripts Reveal His, Arafat’s Role in Second Intifada

First obtained and published by Haaretz, the transcripts reveal his motivations for facilitating terrorist attacks against Israeli targets, his fears of losing the Palestinian street, and the extent of Arafat's autonomy.

Israeli Startup Wins NYC Big Apps 3.0 Award

YooGuide, an Israeli startup, has won “The Investors Choice Application” award at the NYC Big Apps 3.0 competition for its app, The Funday Genie.

Iran Reverse Engineering Captured US Drone

Iran has started manufacturing models of its captured US spy plane, the commander of the Aerospace Force of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps announced on Saturday, Meher reported.

Colorado Synagogue Vandalized on Hitler’s Birthday

A Colorado Springs synagogue was vandalized with swastikas on the walls, signs, and door on Friday, on the birthday of Adolf Hitler.

Five Palestinian Injured, Crashed into IDF Jeep

The Ma'an news agency reports that five Palestinians were injured Sunday morning after their van collided with an Israeli military jeep near Hebron, according...

Hamas Leader: No Peace With Israel

Hamas number two Moussa Abu Marzouk said Thursday that if Hamas comes to power in a future Palestinian state, it will not uphold any peace agreements with Israel.

Olympic Committee Refuses to Commemorate Israeli Munich Massacre Victims

A campaign by the widows of two Israeli victims of the 1972 Munich Olympics massacre have had their petition for a memorial at the 2012 Olympic games rejected by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

Finance Minister: Evacuating Beit El Is Morally Reprehensible

Israel's Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz Sunday morning objected during the weekly cabinet meeting to the court-ordained plan to evacuate and demolish the Ulpana Hill neighborhood in Beit El.

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