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Vizhnitzer Rebbe of Bnei Brak Passes Away

20 Adar 5772 – March 14, 2012
The Vizhnitzer Rebbe of Bnei Brak, Rabbi Moshe Yehoshua Hager, passed away late Tuesday night. He was 95.

Rocket Fire from Gaza Resumed, Grad Explodes in Netivot, Civilian Wounded

Following reports of a ceasefire, communities in the South were hoping that life would go back to normal, but at 8:00 p.m. Tuesday a Grad rocket exploded in a parking lot in Netivot, causing damage to vehicles. One person was lightly wounded by shrapnel; 11 suffered from shock.

Rescue Plans Suspended in Talks of Baltimore Jewish Times Bankruptcy

The Baltimore Sun reported that two competing plans to save the Baltimore Jewish Times' publisher from bankruptcy are no longer pending, and negotiations resumed...

Fidler/Strobin Debate for the 27th District Race

Democrat Lew Fidler and Republican David Storobin recently took part in the one and only debate between them.

Those Sneaky Zionists

20 Adar 5772 – March 13, 2012
Terrorist injures himself trying to attack Israel. Israel treats him in hospital.

Egyptian Parliament Unanimously Votes to Expel Israeli Ambassador, Halt Gas Exports

The resolution read, "Egypt after the revolution will never be a friend of the Zionist entity, the number one enemy of Egypt and the Arab nation." It also supported Palestinian resistance "in all its kinds and forms."

Report: India Has Evidence of Iranian Responsibility in Last Month’s Terror Attack on Israeli...

Yaakov Amidror's visit comes after Indian authorities arrested Iranian freelance journalist Mohammed Ahmed Kazmi's last week on suspicion of links to the bombing of an Israeli diplomat's vehicle.

232.2 Million Barrels Oil, 1.8 Trillion Cubic Feet Natural Gas in Israeli Off-Shore Sites

Adira Energy Ltd. announced Tuesday that it has received  two independent resource reports with a best estimate regarding the potential yield of its two...

After Rocket Attacks And Counterstrikes, A Cease-Fire Apparently Takes Hold

JERUSALEM – Egypt announced that a cease-fire it brokered between terrorist groups in Egypt and Israel went into effect at 1 a.m. Tuesday, but several rockets and mortar shells fired from Gaza exploded in Israel after the announcement.

Riding High on the ‘Iron Dome,’ Rafael to Raise Half a Billion Shekels

Advanced defense systems developer Rafael, maker of the "Dome," took less than half a day since the last siren warning of incoming missiles, to announce it is issuing 500 million shekel ($133 million) in privately traded stocks. While the US made Patriot surface to air missiles' success rate is lower than 50%, the Iron Dome's performance this past weekend reached upwards of 85%.

Kissinger: Iran’s Pursuit of Nukes Indisputable

Former US secretary of state Henry Kissinger said on Sunday that the US should premise its policy on Iran on the assumption that it...

Canadian Jews to Start Jewish Security Patrols in Toronto

Anti-Semitic slogans scrawled in Calgary and an Audit of Anti-Semitic Incidents conducted by B’nai Brith Canada showing a steady rise in anti-Jewish incidents has prompted a former Israeli counter-terrorism expert to establish a Jewish guard troop for relevant sites throughout Canada.

Arab Youths Confessed to Spraying ‘Death to Arabs’

Two boys from the Arab village of Beit Zarzir were arrested and admitted that they had been the ones who sprayed swastikas and "Death...

IDF Chief of Staff: ‘We Are Yet to Use Even One-Thousandth of our Power’

IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz, speaking Tuesday to new recruits of the K'fir Division, emphasized that "in the current round of fighting we are yet to have used even one thousandth of our power. Quiet will be answered with quiet," he promised, "but if it gets noisy in the southern settlements, it will be noisy in Gaza as well."

Israel’s Letter to UN Regarding Gaza Rocket Attacks

Ambassador Haim Waxman: "In previous letters . . . we warned of the dangers of inaction by the international community. We alerted the Council that these attacks had the potential to ignite a serious escalation of the conflict, which could affect the entire region. The events of the last two days have proven the danger of silence on behalf of the international community at large, and the Security Council, in particular."

Escalation in southern Israel result of Iranian provocations

The latest of Iran's provocations against Israel came last week, when it became clear that the Iranian-sponsored terrorist group PRC had planned to carry out another terrorist attack on Israel’s southern border. This time however, the IDF decided not to rely on Egyptian security forces in Sinai in order to prevent this attack.

We Cease, They Fire

Multiple rockets were shot, after a ceasefire had gone into effect Tuesday. Rockets landed at Eshkol, Ashkelon, and Sha'ar Ha'Negev. Still, the shooting has subsided significantly. Palestinians agreed to stop launching rockets at Israeli cities, Israel agreed to stop targeting terrorist leaders from the air. Israel released only a noncommittal confirmation, saying "Quiet will be met with quiet."

‘Natural Born Killers’ Murdered ‘Jewish Sounding’ Victim

Anti-Semitism in some parts is apparently so rampant, it's enough to have a Jewish sounding name for your life to be in danger. A couple of rampaging murderers who are up for several murders in Oregon and California, said in a jailhouse interview after their arrest that one of their victims, Cody Myers, was killed because he had a "Jewish sounding" last name. Myers happened to be a devout but extremely unlucky Christian.

Michigan Israel Business Bridge Creates Advisory Council

Michigan Israel Business Bridge President Chuck Newman announced the members of the newly formed MIBB Advisory Council, which is composed of leaders from Michigan...

Bill to Impeach Obama for Bombing Syria without Congressional Authorization

Drew Zahn of World News Daily reports that Rep. Walter B. Jones Jr., R-N.C., has introduced a resolution declaring that the president's use of...

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