The Celebrate Israel Festival on May 31 at Pier 94, slated to be the largest gathering to date of Israeli-Americans in New York.
Posted on: September 15th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
Travelers will be asked to open the container with the etrog and unwrap it for inspection by experts.
Posted on: September 15th, 2013News & Views → Photo of the Day
Absolutely no one drive their cars on Yom Kippur in Israel, at least not in major Jewish population centers, such as Netanya, Tel Aviv, and in the picture above Jerusalem. So Secular Israelis take advantage of the holy day’s unintended consequences and ride their bikes and skateboards on the streets and even on the highways. […]
Posted on: September 14th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
John Kerry's remarks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov after their meeting, at the Intercontinental Hotel, Geneva, Switzerland, September 14, 2013.
Posted on: September 14th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Richard Allen of JCC Watch, evoking the character Johnny Friendly from the Marlon Brando movie, "On the Waterfront" said, "Nothing moves on the NYC Jewish waterfront without John Ruskay's approval."
Posted on: September 13th, 2013News & Views → Islamists
A Taliban suicide attack on a U.S. consulate in Afghanistan killed no American personnel but points to a worrisome future both for the country and for the US. The “withdrawal” will leave behind thousands of soldiers.
Posted on: September 13th, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Hezbollah
Assad continues to take advantage of Western gullibility. Syria has joined the Chemical Weapons Convention, but the Wall St. Journal reports Assad already has scattered the weapons in the country.
Posted on: September 13th, 2013News & Views → Israel → IDF
The IDF is nothing if not innovative. For soldiers who are on the front lines during the Yom Kippur Fast, the army suggests they suck on popsicles to keep their strength without violating to laws of the fast.
Posted on: September 13th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
Lawrence Summers, who was the first Jew to become president of Harvard University, will replace Ben Bernanke to head the Federal reserve, the Japanese newspaper Nikkei reported early Friday morning. It cited unnamed sources. Bernanke’s term expires in January, and Summers was competing with Janet Yellen, currently the vice chairman of the Fed, for the […]
Posted on: September 13th, 2013News & Views → Eye on "Palestine"
Jordanian children are taught from early ages to idolize Palestinian terrorists such as including Dalal Mughrabi, who in 1978 led a bus attack in which 37 Israeli civilians were killed, Palestinian Media Watch reported Sept. 12. Najla Sahwil, a Jordanian actress, recently told the official Palestinian Authority (PA) TV channel that she and her Jordanian […]
Posted on: September 13th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Spain’s ruling People’s Party recently submitted a proposed amendment to the education law that would make Holocaust studies obligatory for Spanish students. If passed, the proposed amendment would introduce the genocide of Jews by Nazi Germany into the curriculum “at various stages of basic education,” the Spanish news agency Europa Press reported Thursday. The proposed […]
Posted on: September 13th, 2013News & Views → Global
Tel Aviv University and China’s Tsinghua University have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for strategic cooperation in innovative research and teaching, with an investment of hundreds of millions of dollars. A new research center in China initially will focus on life sciences and nanotechnology but later will include other sciences and high-tech, Globes reported. The […]
Posted on: September 13th, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Egypt
Israel has one life support. It starts with Yom Kippur.
Posted on: September 13th, 2013News & Views → Photo of the Day
Sometime in the second week of the war we crossed over to the other side of the Suez Canal on these floating bridges. I can still taste in my mouth my sense of elation and exuberance from 40 years ago. I didn’t cross over in a tank but in a VW bus, impounded from some […]
Posted on: September 13th, 2013News & Views → Global
A charismatic kid from Alabama became enthralled by Islam, eventually becoming a top al Qaeda terrorist, was killed by his own former colleagues in Somalia
Posted on: September 12th, 2013News & Views → Eye on "Palestine"
Two terror attacks just occurred near Ofra, resulting in no injuries, according to Hatzalah Yeuda and Shomron. In the first attack, Palestinian Authority Arabs threw paint at a car passing them in the opposite direction. The paint hit the Israeli car’s windshield, but the driver managed to not lose control over his vehicle. In the […]
Posted on: September 12th, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Egypt
John Kerry says an Israeli-Peace peace pact is “important to “regional security and stability.” ZOA says he is full of nonsense: Arab wars on Israel have nothing to do with their own internal problems.
Posted on: September 12th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
An alert IDF soldier saved lives.
Posted on: September 12th, 2013News & Views → Israel
A minor earthquake measuring 3.5 on the Richter scale rocked Jerusalem and the Dead Sea Thursday morning and was felt in Jerusalem and on the northern edge of the Dead Sea. The Geophysical Institute of Israel said the epicenter of the quake was located north of the Dead Sea. The temblor also was felt in […]
Posted on: September 12th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
Criminals who observe the Sabbath forgot that Torah also commands not to endanger others, but New York City narcotic agents have now made sure they can’t do so after arresting them on charges of multiple crimes, from illegal possession of narcotics to illegal possession of a weapon, according to CBS news. The drug ring was […]
Posted on: September 12th, 2013News & Views → Business and Economy
Swiss police staged a mysterious raid on the Geneva home Israeli diamond billionaire Benny Steinmetz, according to an anonymous source close to the incident and who was quoted by Bloomberg News. Geneva’s public prosecutor reportedly ordered the raid on the basis of a request by the Guinea government, but no one is making any comments […]
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