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Israel, US to Hold Joint Military Exercise

11 Tevet 5772 – January 6, 2012
The Israeli military will take part in a major missile defense drill in partnership with the United States, following a 10-day Iranian naval exercise...

Iran Rattles Saber At US in Strait of Hormuz

11 Tevet 5772 – January 5, 2012
Following imposition of new sanctions regime, Islamic Republic threatens American navy.

Saudi Hacker Publicizes 11,000 More Israeli Credit Card Numbers

The hacker, going by the username ‘0xOmar’, said he has an additional 60,000 numbers he intends to release.

Iraq Bombings Kill Shiites in Absence of US Troops

A wave of bombings targeting Shiites in Iraq has killed 72 people. The bombings began early in the morning when explosions struck two Shiite...

Dutch Legislator Seeks Govt. Apology to Jews for Holocaust “Passivity”

“Thanks to Israeli parents who send their children to the army and lay awake at night,” Wilders said in a speech in New York, “parents in Europe and America can sleep well and dream, unaware of the dangers looming.”

Aaron Klein Goes Prime Time

10 Tevet 5772 – January 4, 2012
“Aaron Klein Investigative Radio” is broadcast live from Israel and heard on New York’s 77-WABC Radio, the largest talk station in the U.S.

Syrian Community Members contest Synagogue’s Expansion Plan

In response to community objections, a prominent Brooklyn synagogue will not proceed, for the moment, with the construction of a 65-foot annex to its main building, according to several members of the Syrian Orthodox community in Brooklyn who asked not to be named. However, they will most probably not permanently shelve the project altogether.

Former Mossad Director: More Than One Military Option Against Iran

“You don’t need to hit only the immediate, direct nuclear infrastructure of theirs. You can achieve this goal by going after some other targets, without being more specific,” said Shabtai Shavit, who served as Mossad director from 1989 to 1996.

Angry Israeli Investors, Consumers Gearing Up For New Protests

JERUSALEM – Expect to see new rounds of protests by Israeli investors and consumers against financially strapped business leaders and supermarket chains and food conglomerates that have raised prices drastically on basic foodstuffs over the past few months.

The Meaning of Today’s 10th of Tevet Fast

Asara B’Teves, the 10th of Teves, commemorates the beginning of the siege of Jerusalem by the Babylonian ruler Nebuchadnezzar that ultimately culminated with the First Temple’s destruction on the 9th of Av the following year.

Administration Presses Israel to Give Tougher Iran Sanctions a Chance

Experts are divided as to the seriousness of the threat to cut off the strait and whether it will lead to war. A direct confrontation between the U.S. and Iran may be inevitable, and that the two countries are headed down that road in “slow motion.”

New Statistics on Christians in Israel

A new report released by the Israel Central Bureau of Statistics sheds light on the successful Christian minority living in Israel.

Bank of Israel: 15,000 Stolen Credit Cards Will Be Protected

8 Tevet 5772 – January 3, 2012
The Bank of Israel assured the 15,000 Israelis whose credit card numbers were posted online by a group of Saudi hackers they they will not have to pay for fraudulent charges on their cards.

Convicted Terror Leader Appointed PA Advisor On Eve of Negotiations

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas Monday appointed a convicted terrorist as his advisor for local governments on Monday, the eve of the PA's internationally-brokered meeting with an Israeli representative in Amman.

Hamas to PA: Boycott Negotiations with Israel

8 Tevet 5772 – January 2, 2012
Hamas called on the Palestinian Authority to boycott upcoming land-for-peace negotiations on Monday.  The request comes a day before Israeli and Palestinian representatives are...

Jewish Agency Looking to Fund Haredi-Secular Dialogue Initiative in Beit Shemesh

The Jewish Agency for Israel has called on local residents of the city of Beit Shemesh in central Israel to submit proposals for “promoting dialogue and cooperation between Haredi [ultra-orthodox] communities and other communities in Beit Shemesh".

New, Severe Traffic Enforcement in Israel

New measures to enforce driving rules announced by the Israel Police Traffic Division, the Knesset, and the State Prosecutor’s office this week will mean severe punishments for driving infractions, and a significantly increased likelihood of being caught committing them.

Cheese Recall

7 Tevet 5772 – January 1, 2012
WORLD CHEESE COMPANY AND MILLER’S CHEESE CORP. IN VOLUNTARY RECALL OF SHREDDED CHEESE DESPITE TESTING NEGATIVE   World Cheese Company, producer of Haolam cholov yisrael cheese...

Massive US Defense Bill Includes Biggest-Ever Iran Sanctions

After months of threatening to impose harsh sanctions on Iran, US President Barack Obama signed into law tough embargos aimed at Iran’s central bank and financial sector.

Chareidim Protest Media Incitement

Thousands of Chareidi men (ultra-Orthodox Jews) protested at Kikar Shabbat, the main intersection between the Geulah and Meah Shearim neighborhoods in Jerusalem, this Saturday...

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