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Mitt Coming to Israel, Banking on Obama’s Cool Ties with Netanyahu

3 Av 5772 – July 22, 2012
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will leave on Wednesday for a week-long trip to the Olympics in London, Poland, and Israel.

Updated: Heavy Fighting in Syria. Hundred Reported Dead.

3 Av 5772 – July 21, 2012
12:30 AM (Sunday) Syrian tanks shelling the town of Juvta Al-Chashav, 2 kilometers from the Israeli border. 11:50 PM Rebels looted and then burned 30...

Social Protesters Blocking Main Tel Aviv Highway

Social Protesters are currently blocking the Ayalon Highway in both directions. They are blocking the highway near the Shalom Junction. Firemen are stationed at...

Palestinian Tries to Steal Soldier’s Gun

Near Shavei Shomron a Palestinian tried to steal a soldier's gun. A reserve soldier was driving in his car when a Palestinian, mistaking him for...

Yachad Takes Quadriplegic Youth on a Trip of a Lifetime

When no one would take Zack Pollak on a trip to Israel, Yachad was there. He, along with 75 other Yachad members and high school students, left last Sunday afternoon for five weeks in Israel on the Yachad summer program Yad B’Yad (YBY – "Hand in hand").

Iraq-Turkey Pipeline Explodes

An oil pipeline that ran between Kirkuk, Iraq and Turkey exploded on Saturday evening. The pipeline has been shut down.

Colorado Shooter Was Camp Counselor for Jewish Big Brothers and Sisters

He worked as a camp counselor in Los Angeles County in 2008 that was run by Jewish Big Brothers and Sisters.

New Israeli Haredi Consumer Is Savvy, Wielding Purchasing Power of $2.6 Billion

2 Av 5772 – July 20, 2012
Haredi consumers are not, by and large, part of Israel's social protest movement, but their shopping savvy, it turns out, is evolving constantly.

Colorado Gunman Indentified

Colorado gunman - now identified as James Holmes, 24 - killed at least 12 people and injured 50 in a shooting spree in a...

Heavy Fighting in Halab, Syria and Rumors of a Massacre

Heavy fighting is being reported in Halab, Syria. Meanwhile, there are unconfirmed rumors of a massacre in Hama, Syria. The death count for the past day...

Moshe Silman Dies

Moshe Silman, the man who set himself on fire last week during the Social Protest died of his injuries on Friday. Silman suffered burns...

Rocket Hits Eshkol Region

A rocket from Gaza hit the Eshkol region in an open area at 2:49PM on Friday. No injuries or damage was reported. Perhaps they thought...

Happy Ramadan

Ramadan began on Friday as 100,000 Muslims pray on the Temple Mount.

Weekend Furloughs Canceled

Many IDF soldiers up in the Golan found their weekend furloughs canceled in light of the unrest in Syria and potential problems along the...

Is Weiner Running for Mayor? Show Me the Money…

"I'm very happy in my present life," Weiner, 47, told People Magazine. But the WSJ is asking: if he's so stay-at-homish, what will he do with his election bucks?

German Lawmakers Pass Pro-Circumcision Non-Binding Resolution

Germany's parliament called on the government to step in to protect the right to religious circumcision of boys, as long as it is done...

Michelle Bachmann Doubles Down on Muslim Brotherhood Infesting US Government Charge

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) is making fresh allegations of ties between an Islamist movement and vast parts of the U.S. government.

NYPD Increasing Protection of Jewish Sites After Bulgarian Bombing

1 Av 5772 – July 19, 2012
The New York City Police Department is stepping up its presence at synagogues and in Jewish neighborhoods the wake of yesterday's deadly bus bombing...

Defense Minister Barak: IDF Ready to Repel Syrian Refugees

Israeli defense minister Ehud Barak on Thursday toured the Northern Command and the Golan Heights along with commanders stationed in the region and addressed recent occurrences in Syria. He said that the targeting of top security officials of Bashar al-Assad's regime by oppositions forces in Damascus "will greatly expedite the fall of the Assad family." Barak told reporters that the IDF is preparing for the possibility that waves of refugees will escape from Syria to the Golan Heights. "If required to stop waves of refugees, we will do so," he stated.

UPDATED: Bulgarians: Bomber Was a Jihadist Who Spent Time in Guantanamo

UPDATE: 7/19/12 10:46PM Sources are indicating that the Swedish national that was held in Guantanamo is not the Burgas bomber. As soon as we...

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