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The graduating class of the IDF Naval Officer course.

Three Females Among IDF Naval Officer Course Graduates

29 Adar 5772 – March 22, 2012
This week the 124th class of IDF Naval Officers, including three women, completed their training and were stationed on deck Israeli Navy vessels. While most IDF women serve only two years, these three officers have already served through the 36-month naval officers' course, as graduates will be required to sign up for at least an extra 16 months.
Retired Chief Justice Dorit Beinisch continues to preside over her unfisnished cases

High Court: Obeying the Law Not Enough to Establish Jewish Ownership in Judea and...

An aide to National Union MK Jacob Katz "Katzele" told the Jewish Press that many nationalist Knesset members are concerned that "the Supreme Court is trying to change the meaning of the Ottoman Law itself, instead of asking the Israeli government to pass its own version."

Mixed Messages About Violence from the Global March to Jerusalem

Whilst it is difficult to imagine exactly what sort of effective controls GMJ organizers have been able to implement in order to prevent their intended one million man march from descending into violence, it should also be noted that a considerable number of the GMJ organizers are veterans of the flotilla project who describe the Turkish activists aboard the IHH-sponsored Mavi Marmara in 2010 as ‘humanitarian aid workers’.

Report: Toulouse killer dead, 3 Policemen Injured

There are unconfirmed reports that Mohammed Merah, the Toulouse Killer is dead. He had reportedly put up stiff resistance as the police entered his...
French Interior Minister Claude Guéant describes the raid on gunman's apartment.

Police: Merah Is Dead

Mohammed Merah, suspected of killing seven in Toulouse, died after resisting Police who were advancing on his apartment Thursday. French Interior Minister Claude Guéant told reporters that Merah was hiding in the bathroom when Police entered his place. The moment the policemen came in, Merah stormed them, shooting wildly and injuring three, and then jumped out a window. He was found dead on ground.

Report: Gunshots exchanged at apartment of Toulouse Killer

Gunshots have been heard at the apartment of Mohammed Merah, the Toulouse killer, according to Fance 24 News. This comes amid unconfimred reports that...

Report: French Police in Toulouse Killer’s Apartment

France 24 News has cited a police source as saying that French police have entered Mohammed Merah's apartment, and are now trying to ensure...
Secretary of State Clinton meets with PA President Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah, under the watchful eyes of his late predecessor.

Obama, Clinton, Abbas, Comparing Notes on Eve of Quartet Meet

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton phoned President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday, ahead of a meeting of the international Quartet scheduled for next month. Clinton's call to Abbas was to follow up on discussions between Abbas and Obama a day earlier.
The B'Tselem organization caught in web of lies by their Palestinian confederates.

Embarrassed by J Street’s Olmert Connection, B’Tselem Lies, Gets Caught… By Palestinians

As sponsors of the upcoming J Street conference, B'Tselem has had to explain to its Palestinian allies how it can be part of an event featuring as keynote speaker former PM Ehud Olmert, "the Butcher of Gaza." B'Tselem's response was typical – a lot of backpedaling and revisions. But what works for the op-ed pages of Ha'aretz and the NY Times does not wash with the Palestinian Center for Human Rights…

Backlash Against Inclusion of BDS in Israel Day Parade

A major backlash against a UJA-Federation and Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) decision to permit groups encouraging Boycotts, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) against Israel...
Omar Sharif Jr.

Fleeing Islamists to US, Omar Sharif’s Grandson Comes Out as Gay and Jewish

"I write this article in fear," starts Omar Sharif Jr.'s revelatory article in the Advocate, which dishes out coming out stories to fit every pallet. This one involves an Egyptian TV and screen actor, grandson of a Hollywood legend, who fled his homeland for the safety of America. And he's probably Jewish, too.
Mohammed Merah may already be under arrest

Toulouse Day 2: Maybe the French Need Some Israeli Commando Help?

Three explosions were heard around midnight from the apartment building in Toulouse where the Muslim gunman suspected of murdering Jewish children and their father has been holed up. reporters described seeing Police moving the gunman Mohammed Merah under a blanket to a waiting car and driving away. But then French Interior denied the news.
Community activist Glenn Richter tried to serve cholent to the homeless – oy vey!

Mayor Bloomberg to the Homeless: No Cholent for You!

Former pro-Soviet Jewry activist and local Upper West Side all around tzadik Glenn Richter has been collecting food from the Ohav Zedek synagogue and similar institutions and bringing it to homeless shelters for more than 20 years, but recently, when he attempted to bring a traditional Shabbat cholent leftovers from a shul kiddush, he was refused on account of the Bloomberg administration's decree against giving too much salt, fat and fiber to the homeless.

Global March to Jerusalem Organizer Can’t Answer Radio Host Aaron Klein’s $50,000 Question

28 Adar 5772 – March 21, 2012
Klein was discussing the upcoming Global March to Jerusalem, which seeks to breach Israel's borders while "confirming that the policies and practices of the racist Zionist state of Israel against Jerusalem and its people are a crime not only against Palestinians but against all humanity.”

OU and RCA Call for Prayer and Words of Inspiration in Synagogues this Shabbat

The Orthodox Union and the Rabbinical Council of America urge their member synagogues and member rabbis to respond to this time of formidable challenge for Jews around the world with programs of tefilla and divrei hitorerut, prayer and words of inspiration, in a manner appropriate to the severity of the situation.

Aaron Klein Offers $50,000 Challenge To Pro-Palestinian Activist

On his WABC Radio show, Aaron Klein offered $50,000 to an organizer of the upcoming Global March to Jerusalem if the activist could name one city in the Middle East outside of Israel that has more freedom than Jerusalem.

Evangelical Ministers Converge On Jerusalem In Support Of Israel

From a raucous display of affection for the Israeli prime minister to an inspiring encounter with beleaguered Israeli citizens who live near the Gaza Strip, influential evangelical leaders visiting from the U.S. this week gave the people of Israel a much needed injection of moral support.
Israeli navy Dolphin-class submarine in the water off the coast of Haifa.

Germany Sells Israeli Navy its Sixth Submarine, 1 Year After Netanyahu Released PA Funds

Israel and Germany signed a contract purchasing the Israeli Navy's sixth submarine Wednesday. It is an SSK Dolphin Class submarine. Last year the newspaper The Welt am Sonntag reported that German chancellor Angela Merkel conditioned the sale of the Dolphin on Israeli concessions to the Palestinians, which Netanyahu obliged.

Toulouse Slayings Leave French Jews Shaken

PARIS – When Arie Bensemhoun, a Jewish community leader in Toulouse, woke up Tuesday morning, he thought for a moment the horrific shooting of three children and a rabbi at a local Jewish school might have been a bad dream.

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