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Yishai Fleisher Show: The Gay MK Against Land Giveaway [audio]
 
JDC and IFCJ Team to Help Elderly Jews in Eastern Europe

September 27, 2016 - 6:15 PM
 
NY Senator Chuck Schumer Slams BDS as ‘Modern Anti-Semitism’

September 27, 2016 - 5:38 PM
 
Wine Industry’s ‘Wine Spectator’ Praises Israel’s Wines

September 27, 2016 - 5:22 PM
 
Israelis Ignore Warnings, Flock to Turkey for High Holiday Vacation

September 27, 2016 - 5:08 PM
 
UPDATE: Serious Deterioration in Peres’ Condition, Brain Damage Irreversible

September 27, 2016 - 4:13 PM
 
Netanyahu to Cabinet: Obama and Have Disagreed, But Our Countries’ Ties Are Strong

September 27, 2016 - 3:11 PM
 
Judea, Samaria, Golan Communities Bypassing BDS, Taking Products Directly to US Consumers

September 27, 2016 - 2:48 PM
 
Former Commander of Gaza Division: Azaria Shot Because He Felt Threatened

September 27, 2016 - 11:57 AM
 
Jerusalem Mayor Awards Pollard Gold Pin in NY Chance Meeting

September 27, 2016 - 11:12 AM
 
Setting the Record Straight: Clinton Bears Partial Responsibility for ISIS

September 27, 2016 - 10:35 AM
 
Update: Lockdown Removed After Suspected Infiltration into Kochav Yaakov/Tel Zion [video]

September 27, 2016 - 12:20 AM
 
Road Terror Heats Up: Double Paint-Bottle Attack on Israeli Bus Near Tekoa

September 26, 2016 - 11:58 PM
 
Arab Firebombing Attack on Israeli Bus Near Kiryat Arba

September 26, 2016 - 11:09 PM
 
Maryland Governor Announces MOU Between University of Maryland, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

September 26, 2016 - 10:31 PM
 
OECD Global Education Industry Summit Kicks Off in Jerusalem

September 26, 2016 - 10:01 PM
 
Bank of Israel: New Year’s Financial Report Card Has Good Grades, No Change in Interest Rate

September 26, 2016 - 9:39 PM
 
Terror Stoning Attack Near Tekoa in Eastern Gush Etzion

September 26, 2016 - 8:37 PM
 
Israel’s Ambassador to UN Campaigns for Kosher Food

September 26, 2016 - 8:25 PM
 
10 Rosh Hashanah Hacks to Keep Your Kids (or Students) Engaged

September 26, 2016 - 7:57 PM
 
Israel’s Leviathan Consortium and Jordan Sign $10b, 15-Year Gas Deal

September 26, 2016 - 7:27 PM
 
Israel Bashes Great Britain 9-1, Heads to World Baseball Classic [video]

September 26, 2016 - 4:41 PM
 
US Jewish Leaders Briefed by Dept. of Homeland Security Ahead of High Holy Days

September 26, 2016 - 3:43 PM
 
16 Senior Yisrael Beiteinu Officials to Be Indicted on Corruption Charges

September 26, 2016 - 3:14 PM
 
Neo-Nazi Leaflets Hit Jews in Florida Neighborhood [video]

September 26, 2016 - 2:01 PM
 
New Israeli Crowdfunding Platform Starts Micro Funds Named After Donors [video]

September 26, 2016 - 1:10 PM
 
‘Jerusalem 1000-1400: Every People Under Heaven’ at the Met [video]

September 26, 2016 - 12:30 PM
 
Bennett: US Elections an Opportunity for Imposing Israeli Sovereignty

September 26, 2016 - 10:57 AM
 
IDF Extensive Overnight Raids Capture Jenin Weapons Workshops

September 26, 2016 - 8:41 AM
 
Lord Parry Mitchell Resigns ‘As A Jew and Zionist’ from Corbyn-led Labour Party

September 26, 2016 - 1:50 AM
 
Shooting attack in Malmo, Sweden

September 26, 2016 - 1:14 AM
 
International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network Urges Labour to Expel the Jews

September 26, 2016 - 12:48 AM
 
Emergency Session on Syria at UN Security Council

September 26, 2016 - 12:23 AM
 
Liberman Allocates NIS 17M for IDF Jewish Identity & Conversion Course

September 25, 2016 - 11:29 PM
 
Europeans Turn to Israel to Spur Lagging Economies

September 25, 2016 - 11:08 PM
 
Jewish Runners Take On Berlin Marathon Proudly Wearing Israeli Flags

September 25, 2016 - 11:02 PM
 
Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport Braces for 30,000 Travelers to Uman

September 25, 2016 - 10:51 PM
 
Prominent Jordanian Christian Writer Shot to Death Outside Courthouse for Sharing ‘Allah’ Cartoon on Facebook

September 25, 2016 - 9:52 PM
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Grave site of terror victim Leon Klinghoffer.
 

Posted on: February 19th, 2012

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The work that's been accused of romanticizing terrorism and touting the ideology of murderers is being launched again, by England's esteemed National Opera, with predictable reactions from offended Jews.

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Posted on: February 19th, 2012

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AFP reports that Israeli police said they arrested three Palestinians on Sunday on the grounds of the historic Temple Mount, current site of the Al-Aqsa mosque complex in Jerusalem, after tourists visiting the site as well as police were stoned. “Stones were thrown at tourists and police officers, police have made three arrests … three […]

Acre Mayor Shimon Lankry posing with Kadima Chairperson Tzipi Livni.
 

Posted on: February 19th, 2012

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A proposal to make traveling back to their base free for Acre residents on active military duty reveals a new rift in Jewish-Arab relations in this mixed city.

A view of the Kinneret (Sea of Galilee)
 

Posted on: February 19th, 2012

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The stormy winter Israel is experiencing this year harbors very good news for the country's loveliest tourist attraction, which is also a major source of its drinking water.

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According to the NY Times, an Indian court on Saturday approved a request by prosecutors to charge an American citizen, David Coleman Headley, in connection with the 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai. The decision, which is the first step in seeking an extradition, sets up a possible confrontation between the United States and India. Mr. […]

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Posted on: February 19th, 2012

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In response to National Religious Party Chairman MK Zevulun Orlev’s call for consolidated primaries of the two current factions of what used to be the historic NRP, MK Jacob “Katzale” Katz, who heads the National Union faction, said the primaries are a corrupt system by definition, and would “endanger the idea of Greater Israel.” Katz […]

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Posted on: February 19th, 2012

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Israel Defense Sunday Morning quoted sources in defense circles saying a new ground attack in the Gaza strip is “only a matter of time.” Overnight the IAF struck targets in the neighborhood of Zeitoon in the northern part of the strip, after six Grad rockets had been shot from Gaza toward Netivot and Be’er Sheva. […]

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Posted on: February 19th, 2012

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The Boston Globe wrote Saturday that Holocaust survivor and Nobel Prize laureate Elie Wiesel wants Mitt Romney to speak out against the Mormon practice of posthumously baptizing Jews. “He is a Mormon, and since he’s running for president – the highest office in the world, not only in America – he should know what is […]

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Posted on: February 19th, 2012

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The Presbyterian News Service reports that a panel within the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) passed a resolution on Friday calling for voting on disinvestment in multi-national companies that profit from non-peaceful activities in Israel-Palestine. The General Assembly Mission Council recommended that the PC(USA) General Assembly, whose biennial meeting is scheduled for late June and early July […]

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Posted on: February 19th, 2012

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According to livescience.com, a newly discovered 7th century B.C. palace garden near Jerusalem could reveal details about how royals liked to let loose in ancient times. Researchers from Tel Aviv University and Germany’s Heidelberg University uncovered the royal garden at the site of Ramat Rachel, a kibbutz (communal farm) in Israel, and are leading the […]

The map of Mont Vernon, NH, with Jew Pond
 

Posted on: February 19th, 2012

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The Watertown Daily Times of New Hampshire reported Saturday that voters in the small town of Mont Vernon, NH, will have the final say on whether to change the controversial name of a local pond. The small pond near the middle of Mont Vernon is known as Jew Pond. Town officials say it got its […]

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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad met with a Chinese delegation Saturday.
 

Posted on: February 18th, 2012

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While the world is shocked and enraged by the brutality of Syria's military assault on its own civilians, President Bashar al-Assad is not without friends, both faraway and next-door.

Iranian warships
 

Posted on: February 18th, 2012

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Two Iranian warships have gone up the Suez Canal to dock at a Syrian port, on the same day that a Syrian economic mission is concluding negotiations for preferential trade with Iran. At a time when both countries are being isolated from the West, their aim to enhance each other's position is clear.

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Posted on: February 18th, 2012

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The US is flying its spy drones over Syria to monitor the government’s crackdown on its opponents, according to NBC News, which cited unnamed US defense officials as saying “a good number” of the unmanned military and intelligence planes were operating in Syrian skies. Those officials told NBC correspondent Jim Miklaszewski that the drones are […]

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Posted on: February 17th, 2012

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Almost 70 years after the end of WW2, a group of 42 children of Nazi soldiers and collaborators participated this week in a purification ceremony in the northern town of Tzfat, in an attempt to separate themselves spiritually from the horrors committed by their  elders, in a place so famous for its rich Kabalistic history. […]

Jewish Agency Chairman Natan Sharansky
 

Posted on: February 17th, 2012

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Should a JAFI fund raiser make close to a quarter million dollars? Well, whether he should or shouldn't, Sharansky's money man takes home the second-largest paycheck in the world of Jewish not-for-profits, at a time when JAFI is facing a financial crisis.

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Posted on: February 17th, 2012

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The home page of Israeli portal picknick.co.il, which is normally devoted to topics like love, the great outdoors and the popular show “Big Brother,” was altered yesterday by a Muslim hacker, changing the site’s title to: “Campaign To convert To Islam by  the Name of Allah” and adding a discussion of the “Holy Quran” in… […]

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Posted on: February 17th, 2012

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The minute-long video appears at first glance to show a packed courtroom with Vladimir Putin standing in the cage-like enclosure for defendants, with his head bowed, facing trial on charges of theft and terrorism.

Tzohar Chairman Rabbi David Stav
 

Posted on: February 17th, 2012

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Tzohar Chairman Rabbi David Stav arrived Thursday morning with a minyan of Rabbis near the entrance to Kibbutz HaZore'a, where they conducted a prayer, calling on everyone to take greater care when driving, and protesting the deep moral offense of a hit-and-run driver who left a young female soldier for dead.

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One thing that I consistently encounter when discussing affordable Jewish education is frustration and blame. The frustration comes from parents and others intimately involved in Jewish education.

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