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Jewish Leaders Meet Biden In Thanksgiving Week Appeal For Pollard

27 Heshvan 5772 – November 23, 2011
WASHINGTON – Four drug dealers, a trafficker in stolen goods, a gambler and a turkey made President Obama’s Thanksgiving freedom list, but Israel’s best-known spy did not.

Protests Erupt in Egypt, 37 Dead

Field Marshal Mohammed Hussein Tantawi, Egypt’s de facto head of state since the ousting of President Hosni Mubarak on February 11, has failed to quiet raging protests which have now claimed 37 lives across the country.

Ethiopian Community Gets Well-Wishes from PM

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued a holiday greeting to the Ethiopian community in honor of the upcoming Sigd holiday, which is celebrated on the 29th of the Jewish month of Heshvan – this year, November 26

No Thanksgiving Pardon for Jonathan Pollard

US President Barack Obama has issued the traditional presidential pardons this Thanksgiving, but did not add Jonathan Pollard to his list.

Massive explosion in Southern Lebanon

The Lebanon Daily Star is reporting a massive explosion that occurred overnight in the Hezbollah stronghold of Siddiqin in southern Lebanon. The blast occurred...

100,000 gather in Tahrir Square

As the Muslim Brotherhood and other Egyptian Islamic parties met with Supreme Council of Armed Forces (SCAF) today demanding the military steps down by...

Jordan tries to revive PA negotiations

26 Heshvan 5772 – November 22, 2011
In a rare visit to the Palestinian Authority, Jordanian King Abdullah tries to strengthen Abbas while fearing the expanding influence of Hamas.

CIA Spy Ring Exposed in Iran, Lebanon, Believed Executed

A group of at least a dozen CIA spies working in Iran and Lebanon have been captured, leading US government officials to surmise that the intelligence failure has – or will – lead to their deaths and the debilitation of intelligence in the two countries.

Egyptian cabinet resigns

25 Heshvan 5772 – November 21, 2011
Violence and resignations rock Cairo as protesters demand the transition away from military rule.

Netanyahu Meets with William Burns

Prime Minister Netanyahu met this morning with US Deputy Secretary of State William Burns. The two discussed regional matters, as well as how to...

Al-Qaida Sympathizer Plotting Terror Arrested Near Yeshiva U

A 27 year old Al-Qaida sympathizer planning a terror attack on New York City law enforcement and US soldiers was arrested on Saturday, just blocks away from Yeshiva University.

No new Supreme Court judges selected

Supreme Court President Beinish scuttles new judge selection

No new judges in Israel

24 Heshvan 5772 – November 20, 2011
The Judicial Selection Committee failed to appoint any new Supreme Court justices today. The committee decided to reopen the list of candidates. Click here...

Egyptian death toll rises to 7

The death toll rises in Egypt as police and protesters continue to clash ahead of the upcoming parliamentary elections on November 28. There are...

Supreme Court Pres. To Scuttle Appointee Deal

Israeli Supreme Court President Dorit Beinisch will allegedly renege on an agreement she made with members of the panel of nominating judges, and support Sephardic former-Attorney General Menachem Mazuz to the court, rather than nationalist-leaning Jerusalem District Judge Noam Solberg.

Rocket Grenades Hit Assad Party Office in Damascus

At least two rocket-propelled grenades hit the offices of Syrian President Bashar Assad’s Bath Party pre-dawn on Sunday. This is the first time in the course of the eight month anti-Assad uprising that a military attack has taken place in the capital city.

Newborn Baby Brother of “Adolf Hitler” Taken Into Custody

The newborn son of a New Jersey couple who named their eldest child “Adolf Hitler” was taken into custody Thursday night, when the doctor who delivered the baby called local authorities.

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