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European Jewry Congratulates Chancellor Merkel on Victory, Worries Over Far-Right Gains

EJC: “We trust that centrist parties in the Bundestag will ensure the AfD has no representation in the coming governing coalition."

Iraqi Kurds Ignore Threats to Vote in Historic Referendum on Independence

The hunger for a state of their own dates as far back as the time when the Ottoman Empire was broken up after World War I and European nations divided the territory.

Decapitated Toads Found in 4,000-Year-Old Caananite Tomb Uncovered in Excavation Near Jerusalem Biblical Zoo

The remains of at least nine decapitated toads were found in a jar in the ancient tomb uncovered in a 4,000-year-old burial cave in Jerusalem.

Israel Fails to Stop New Palestinian Authority Attempt to Gain Interpol Membership

Israel is deeply worried that sensitive information it has already shared, and any it might share with other member states, could be compromised if the PA wins Interpol membership.

Bnei Brak Threatens Court Action to Block Light Rail Work on Yom Kippur &...

At issue is the agreement with the city of Bnei Brak that prohibits digging and other work on the Light Rail tracks during the Sabbath and on Yom Kippur.

Report: North Korea’s Huge Stockpile of Deadly Chemical Weapons Was Shared With Syria

“We know that the jihadis have a lot of money . . . Would Kim Jong-un sell deadly VX for $40 million a kilogram? I think absolutely they would.”

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Wins Fourth Term, Far-Right AfD Wins Parliament Seats

The extremist far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party will seat the first neo-Nazis in the German parliament since World War II.

Tamar Gas Field Malfunctions, IDF Tankers Transport Diesel to Power Stations

“Due to a malfunction discovered during preplanned maintenance work in the Tamar gas field, the supply of natural gas from the site has completely ceased."

Watch: Iran, Turkey Target Iraqi Kurds Before Independence Referendum

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel "clearly differentiates between the PKK and the legitimate efforts of the Kurdish people."

Body of Rabbi Found in Mexico City Rubble An Hour After Start of Rosh...

Tragically, the body of Rabbi Chaim Ashkenazi, z’l, the son-in-law of the Chief Rabbi of Mexico, Rabbi Shlomo Tawil, was pulled from the rubble.

Israel Innovation Authority Launches Tender for Second Biotech Incubator in Northern Israel

"This is another part of the ongoing “Northern Plan” which will reach NIS 920 million by the end of 2018."

Frenkel Emergency Medical Center Opens at Yad Sarah in Jerusalem

"It is our hope that this place will become a leader and model in the quality of service that it provides to the public."

Liberman: ‘Imagine a World With Iran as Nuclear World Power’

The latest Iranian missile test is "further proof of Iran's aspirations to become a world power," said Liberman.

Jordan’s Media’s Depraved Anti-Semitism Puts in Question Close Ties with US

Jordanian columnist Asad al-‘Azouni wrote in Ammon claiming that ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi could not possibly be a Muslim, but was instead an Israeli Rabbi named Elliott Shimon.

Jerusalem Police Bans Four Species from Temple Mount – They ‘Harm the Status Quo’

"In the framework of the rules of the Temple Mount, in accordance with the status quo in the area, ritual activity with overt external features, including the four species, is forbidden."

Iranian MP Blames US Zionists for Trump Attacks

Jahan-Abadi explained that these Jewish-Zionist groups’ animosity towards the Islamic Republic is "due to Iran’s support for the oppressed people of Palestine in the face of Israel’s brutal aggression."

Foreign Policy Ignoramus Bernie Sanders Wants to Shrink US Aid to Israel

There's a hole the size of a blown-up number 5 bus on Dizengoff Street in each one of Bernie Sanders' arguments.

Shari Arison Sells 49% of her 20% Control of Bank Hapoalim Valued at $1.9...

Shari Arison, owner of Arison Investments, is Israel's wealthiest woman.

Survey: 67% of PA, Gaza Arabs Want Abbas to Resign, Replaced by Barghouti or...

The level of satisfaction with the performance of Abbas stands at 31% and dissatisfaction at 65%.

Saeb Erekat to Undergo Surgery in US after Outrage over Inclusion in Israel’s Transplant...

"In recent months there has been a major deterioration in my situation," Erekat said. "I need oxygen and have difficulty walking, and every day I expect two lungs to be implanted."

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