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Posted on: November 4th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
The PLO is threatening to go to the UN Security Council over Israel’s announcement on Sunday of tenders to build new homes east of the "green line."
Posted on: November 4th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
The chairpersons of five political parties and several candidates in the November 5 General Election in New York City, arguing that the ballot that has been published by the NY City Board of Elections for the General Election on November 5, 2013 is severely flawed, defective, and prejudicial have, have served legal notice on the […]
Posted on: November 4th, 2013News & Views → Media → Arts and Entertainment
Daily Show host Jon Stewart’s favorite Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef’s show, modeled largely after Stewart’s, was not aired in its Friday night time slot last week. CBC, the private channel carrying Youssef’s program, took the Friday night broadcast of off schedule minutes before its 10 PM airtime. A broadcaster read out a statement explaining that […]
Posted on: November 4th, 2013News & Views → Photo of the Day
This is what happens when you don’t pay your debts to the fuel providers: they stop shipping. I should think Arabs of all people would know this about the rules of fuel. And yet, here you go. Sunday was marked by many hundreds of Palestinian cars riding over to Israeli gas stations because the stations […]
Posted on: November 4th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
An impossible-to-find apology announcing a refund "for all who attended" doesn't quite cut it as a "heartfelt apology" for the "bigoted and hurtful behavior" of equating Jews with greed.
Posted on: November 3rd, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
Stern's pending bill already appears to enjoy the initial, albeit tacit, support of Naftali Bennett's Jewish Home.
Posted on: November 3rd, 2013News & Views → Israel → Aliyah
Lieberman accused the government of South Africa of "fomenting an anti-Israel and antisemitic atmosphere."
Posted on: November 3rd, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Egypt
The Egyptian army on Saturday discovered and demolished a major network used for storing and smuggling fuel through the Gaza borders in al-Barahima neighborhood of Rafah, Ma’an reported. Egyptian sources told Ma’an that secret tanks were used to store diesel before it was pumped through pipelines. Four cement tanks and three plastic tanks were uncovered. […]
Posted on: November 3rd, 2013News & Views → Eye on "Palestine" → Hamas
An IDF drone crashed Sunday morning in the northern Gaza Strip, Israeli Radio reported. The reason appears to be a technical problem. According to the Hamas television channel. the Palestinians have managed to collect the crashed aircraft.
Posted on: November 3rd, 2013News & Views → Islamists
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will preside over a crucial meeting Sunday to discuss his country’s relationship with the U.S. following the drone strike which killed Taliban Chief Hakimullah Mehsud, Xinhua reported. Pakistani officials claim the U.S. has wrecked their government’s peace dialogue with the Taliban. Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said meetings of […]
Posted on: November 3rd, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
Paul Ciancia, 23, the unemployed motorcycle mechanic behind the shooting at the Los Angeles airport was looking to kill as many employees of the Transportation Security Administration as he could, in order to “instill fear in their traitorous minds,” AP reported. Ciancia was so eager to kill TSA officers, that after having shot one and […]
Posted on: November 3rd, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Iran
The American Israel Public Affairs Committee said there would be “no pause, delay or moratorium in our efforts” to seek new sanctions on Iran. The statement late Saturday came after days of reports that top pro-Israel groups, including AIPAC, had agreed in a meeting with senior White House staffers to suspend for 80 days lobbying […]
Posted on: November 3rd, 2013News & Views → Jewish
Sunday, November 3, 2013 10:45 AM to 4:00 PM LESJC KLING & NIMAN FAMILY VISITOR CENTER 400 GRAND STREET (between Clinton & Suffolk Sts) Insider’s Walking Tours Vintage Goods Benefit Sale New Gallery Opening with a talk from the artist This activity-packed day of exploring and learning about the Jewish history of Manhattan’s Lower East […]
Posted on: November 3rd, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
No WOW, no violence – did Moshiach arrive while I was in shul?
Posted on: November 3rd, 2013News & Views → Photo of the Day
Israeli Defense Minister Moshe “Bogie” Ya’alon riding his bicycle in a race around the Kinneret lake Saturday. Makes you wonder if it was a prank – they sent him an email saying he needed to bring a ground-level bike and everybody else got another message, to bring their regular bikes. He did kind of stood […]
Posted on: November 2nd, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
Lhota loves the stop-and-frisk court ruling, de Blasio ‘disappointed.'
Posted on: November 2nd, 2013News & Views → Jewish
Ilana Friedman and her husband Arthur charged tens of thousands of dollars using the cemetery’s credit cards.
Posted on: November 2nd, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism → Anti-Israel NGOs
An Israel-based group launched legal action against an Australian academic whom it claims breached racial vilification laws by boycotting Israeli academics. Shurat HaDin, the Israel Law Center, filed the lawsuit in the Federal Court of Australia this week against Jake Lynch, the director of the Center for Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of […]
Posted on: November 2nd, 2013News & Views → Eye on "Palestine"
A Montreal Jewish learning festival has canceled two sessions that would have been led by a pro-Palestinian activist who calls for Birthright Israel’s abolition. Le Mood, a Limmud conference to be held this Sunday and funded by the local Jewish federation, pulled the panel titled “Where are all the radical Jews?” and another on the […]
Posted on: November 2nd, 2013News & Views → Islamists
A Jewish convert to Islam pleaded guilty to inciting violence, including a call to leave Chabad headquarters in New York “a message from Islam.” “Yousef Mohamid Al-Khattab (a.k.a. Joseph Cohen), 45, of Atlantic City, New Jersey, pleaded guilty Thursday to using his position as a leader of the ‘Revolution Muslim’ websites to use the Internet […]
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