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Video: Cease Fire More Hope than Reality as 3 Rockets Hit Israel Thursday

22 Adar 5772 – March 16, 2012
Watch compilation of rocket attack filmed by civilians. The cease fire which was supposedly declared last Tuesday morning remains more wishful thinking than an actual cessation of violence. Or perhaps, as some experts have said, this is the Islamic Jihad's new style of hurting Israel, delivering the cuts of a thousand knives in groups of only three a day, to make any serious IDF reaction appear "disproportionate."

Groggers’ Yidvid Nose Job Doc in Trouble with ASPS

22 Adar 5772 – March 15, 2012
A Miami plastic surgeon decided on an innovative way to reach the market of nose job enthusiasts – young Jews ages 15-30 – and have fun doing it. He hired the Groggers, an up and coming Orthodox rock band, and traded a nose job for their hilarious Jewish video entermercial "Jewcan Sam." Now the American Society of Plastic Surgeons wants to lower the boom on the guy.

One Dead in Thwarted Infiltration Attempt on Israel–Egypt Border

The IDF Spokesperson's Office reports that IDF soldiers patrolling along the Israel-Egypt border Thursday night identified a group of suspects who had infiltrated into...

Female Soldier Stabbed on Jerusalem’s Light Rail

Jerusalem periphery police commander: “It was a nationalistic terrorist attack...We did not have any advance intelligence that there would be a terror attack on the light rail."

As ‘Occasional’ Grads Continue to Fall on Israeli Cities, Ashdod Deputy Mayor Says Israel’s...

It has been unclear whether we're having a lull in the war or an interrupted peace, as Netivot, Beer Sheva and other population centers are hit every few hours. Standing in front of shattered glass storefronts, Ashdod Deputy Mayor Boris Giterman said southern mayors are asking Netanyahu "to put and end to this story."

Israeli Tech Turns Used Toilet Paper, Food Leftovers into Paper

A new Israeli invention is taking recycling to the extreme, turning bits found in sewage water into paper. In a report by Ynet News, Dr....

NDS Bought by Cisco for $5 Billion

Cisco Systems, Inc. an American multinational corporation headquartered in San Jose, California, specializing in design, manufacturing, and sales of networking equipment, is purchasing NDS,...

Israel’s First Massive Solar Farms Receive Licenses

Israel’s scorching-hot desert will soon be home to massive solar energy farms, bringing Israel closer to its goal of reliance on renewable energy. The Public Utility Authority on Monday issued nine licenses to establish Israel’s first large-scale solar energy farms.

New Hampshire House Squashes Bill Allowing Vendors to Refuse Serving Gay Weddings

The New Hampshire House of Representative Wednesday defeated by a 246-85 vote a bill that would have allowed photographers, caterers and others to turn away wedding gigs if they had a religious objection to the marriage. "As New Hampshire goes, so goes the nation," and political trends have a way of trickling down to the more populated states.

IAF Attacks Gaza Targets, Life in South Suspended Again

Israel Air Force crafts attacked Thursday morning a rocket launching site in northern Gaza, and an offensive tunnel in the southern part of the...

Ashkelon Mayor: This Time IDF Less Effective against Terrorists than Before

Mayor Benny Vaknin told the Jewish Press that he attended a meeting last weekend with PM Netanyahu in which, "we told him that it's already the fourth round in a year." "No other country in the world would have been willing that a million of its citizens be under attacks every two weeks, and 200 thousand children be staying at home instead of going to school."

Innovative Bride Cuts through Funeral Crowd in ZAKA Ambulance

A young woman in Bnei Brak, Israel, had a problem Wednesday: she was about to get married, but the streets outside the wedding hall, situated next to Kiryat Vishnitz, also in Bnei Brak, were packed with thousands of Vishnitz Hasidim who came to pay their last respects to the Vishnitzer Rebbe. She called the ZAKA (a humanitarian volunteer organization) hotline.

PM Netanyahu: ‘Gaza is Iran’s Forward Position’

21 Adar 5772 – March 14, 2012
Netanyahu was speaking at a special Knesset session, called after 40 MKs signed a bill requiring the prime minister to give an accounting to the legislature.

Life In Southern Israel Returning To Normal – For Now

JERUSALEM – Life in south-central Israel began returning to normal as the fragile cease-fire, brokered by the Egyptian military junta, appeared to take hold.

Azerbaijan Arrests 22 in Iran Terror Plot

Azerbaijani National Security Ministry: "Twenty-two citizens of Azerbaijan were arrested by the National Security Ministry for cooperating with the Iranian Revolutionary Guards . . . Firearms, cartridges, explosives and espionage equipment were found during the arrest."

Report: Turkey Warns Iran Against Attacking Israeli and Jewish Targets on Turkish Soil

Israel's Army Radio cited a report in the Turkish daily newspaper Zaman as saying that Turkey has warned Iran against perpetrating acts of terrorism against Israelis...

Santorum Continues to Challenge Romney for Republican Nomination, Wins Two More States

Thus far, Romney has received the votes of 494 Republican delegates to Santorum's 251, while Gingrich trails far behind with 131. A candidate needs 1,144 delegates to win the Republican nomination.

Methodist Church Unanimously Rejects Divestment Resolution

The United Methodist General Board of Pension and Health Benefits (GBPHB) voted unanimously againt divestment in three companies which do business in Judea, Samaria, and the Golan Heights, according to a report by the Israel Action Network, a project of the Jewish Federations of North America and the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs.

Report: US Conveys Iran Ultimatum via Russia – Cooperate or Face Military Confrontation This...

Russian diplomat: 'The invasion will happen before year’s end. The Israelis are in effect blackmailing Obama. They’ve put him in this interesting position - either he supports the war or loses the support of the Jewish lobby.'

Reuters Poll: Majority of Americans Back Strike Against Iran, Even if Gas Prices Were...

In response to the question of whether they would back US military action if it meant an increase in gasoline prices, a majority -53%- still expressed support for military action, while 42% said they would not.

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