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Bad Terror Attack Near Shvut Rachel

June 29, 2015 - 11:10 PM
 
Terrorists Assassinate Egypt’s Attorney General

June 29, 2015 - 10:24 PM
 
Flotilla Boat Arrives in Ashdod Port

June 29, 2015 - 10:24 PM
 
Statement from the Office of Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

June 29, 2015 - 7:24 PM
 
Pro-Israel Rally at UNHRC in Geneva

June 29, 2015 - 6:20 PM
 
Fears Grow of Assad Waging Last-Stand Deadly Chemical Attack

June 29, 2015 - 6:20 PM
 
Netanyahu: Nuclear Talks Going From ‘Bad Agreement to Worse’

June 29, 2015 - 5:38 PM
 
OU Weighs in on SCOTUS Gay Marriage Decision

June 29, 2015 - 5:03 PM
 
Turkey’s Jewish Community in Edirne Hosts Public Iftar Meal

June 29, 2015 - 4:40 PM
 
Israeli Physician Explains ‘Why We Have Never Met Aliens’

June 29, 2015 - 3:37 PM
 
Pre-Occupied UN Human Rights Council Debates One Issue – Israel

June 29, 2015 - 2:29 PM
 
Update: Female Terrorist Stabs Woman Soldier at Jerusalem Checkpoint

June 29, 2015 - 11:17 AM
 
IDF Stops Jerusalem Arab Teenager with Automatic Machine Gun

June 29, 2015 - 10:57 AM
 
Arabs Destroy Mount of Olive Graves Again [video]

June 29, 2015 - 10:18 AM
 
This Flotilla Not a Thrilla – Netanyahu Calls them Hypocrites, IDF Escorts Boat to Ashdod

June 29, 2015 - 7:15 AM
 
IDF Intercepts #FreedomFlotilla, or at Least What Was Left of It

June 29, 2015 - 7:02 AM
 
PM Netanyahu’s Letter to the #FreedomFlotilla of Fools

June 29, 2015 - 12:22 AM
 
Rivlin Asked Terror Victim’s Family, ‘Why Didn’t He Carry a Gun’

June 28, 2015 - 6:24 PM
 
Kerry Might Celebrate 4th of July by Talking with Iran on Deal

June 28, 2015 - 6:02 PM
 
Kuwaiti Bomber was a Saudi

June 28, 2015 - 5:22 PM
 
Chief Rabbinate Bows to Pressure to Extend Rabbi Riskin’s Term

June 28, 2015 - 4:38 PM
 
IDF Catches Rifle-Armed Hamas Woman on Her Way to Shoot Jews

June 28, 2015 - 4:15 PM
 
Update : Second Rocket Alert – Golan Heights

June 28, 2015 - 2:43 PM
 
Chabad Emissaries Fight Arson Attack With Holy Fire in Los Angeles

June 28, 2015 - 2:31 PM
 
French Funds, BDS and ‘Freedom Flotilla III’ Sailing to Gaza

June 28, 2015 - 1:10 PM
 
Gaza Rocket Aimed at Israel Lands Short – No Injuries

June 28, 2015 - 11:19 AM
 
Tel Aviv Crowd Protests Israeli Government Gas Deal

June 28, 2015 - 9:57 AM
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Prime minister Netanyahu at Cabinet meeting.
 

Posted on: June 17th, 2012

News & ViewsIsrael

Israel, which is approximately the size of the state of New Jersey, is also a very densely populated country – with an average of 982 people per square mile. "The idea...has spatial, economic and security logic for us," PM Netanyahu said. "It is also of value regarding environmental protection."

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President Bashar al-Assad Visits Baba Amr Quarter in Homs.
 

Posted on: June 17th, 2012

News & ViewsIsraelIDF

IDF Spokesperson Brig. Gen. Yoav (Poly) Mordechai said that the understanding that the Bashar Assad regime in Syria has “reached its end” is now permeating among Assad’s allies Iran and Hezbollah. Meanwhile, a Russian military source said that Russia may send warships and troops to Syria to protect its logistics base in Tartous, Syria.

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Posted on: June 17th, 2012

News & ViewsNews Briefs

Bolivian Cabinet ministers told the chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives human rights subcommittee that they would look into the case of a jailed Brooklyn Chasidic Jew. Rep. Christopher Smith (R-N.J.) met this week in Bolivia with Minister of Government Carlos Romero and Minister of Justice Cecilia Luisa Ayllon. Jacob Ostreicher has been held […]

Cherry Picking Festival
 

Posted on: June 17th, 2012

News & ViewsPhoto of the Day

The cherry picking festival was held last Friday in Kibbutz Rosh Tzurim, Gush Etzion. Kibbutz Rosh Tzurim was founded after 1967, on the remains of Kibbutz Ein Tzurim, which was destroyed by the Jordanian Legion in 1948. Close to ten years ago, the kibbutz went through a privatization process and opened its doors to additional […]

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Posted on: June 17th, 2012

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MoveOn.org joined a growing list of groups and individuals to raise concerns about the congressional candidacy of New York City Councilman Charles Barron. The online liberal group blasted an e-mail criticizing the candidacy of Barron in New York’s Eighth Congressional District in the Democratic primary against Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries. The two are vying to replace […]

Mitt Romney in front of his campaign bus.
 

Posted on: June 16th, 2012

News & ViewsIsrael

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Saturday revved up his attacks on President Obama's Mid East policy, suggesting the president fears that Israel might attack Iran more than he fears that Iran will develop a nuclear weapon. “I think, by and large, you can just look at the things the president has done and do the opposite,” Romney said.

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Posted on: June 15th, 2012

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YeahThatsKosher.com reports that Kosher Delight, the 28-year old establishment on Broadway between 36th and 37th street is scheduled to close on Sunday, according to rumors and the restaurant’s staff. This closing comes on the heels of two other recent closures/moves in the midtown area, J2 Pizza and Clubhouse Cafe. According to the website, Kosher Delight […]

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US billionaire businessman Sheldon Adelson.
 

Posted on: June 15th, 2012

News & ViewsIsrael

The former GOP presidential candidate, himself a devout campaign finance reformer, is accusing the current GOP candidate of accepting foreign money in exchange for influence over U.S. policy. The plot thickens more than a little when the agent of influence is a Jewish billionaire and the foreign power in question is the State of Israel.

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Posted on: June 15th, 2012

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Vincent Berger, president of Diderot University in Paris, is investigating a question “of a polemic nature” which was posed to students of the Bichat Hospital Faculty of Medicine, Agence France Presse reported. CRIF, , responded with “indignance” in a public statement on Thursday to the “scandalous” question relating to the bombing of civilians in Gaza, […]

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Posted on: June 15th, 2012

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EJP reports that eight extreme-right politicians on Wednesday were expelled from the Saxony, Germany, state parliament for wearing neo-Nazi T-shirts. The lawmakers, from the controversial National Democratic Party (NDP), were forcibly removed by police after refusing to leave on their own. The speaker of the assembly in Saxony, in formerly communist eastern Germany where NDP […]

Former prime minister Ahmed Shafiq (L) and Freedom and Justice Party leader Mohamed Mursi.
 

Posted on: June 15th, 2012

News & ViewsNews Briefs

The runoff presidential election between former prime minister Ahmed Shafiq and Freedom and Justice Party leader Mohamed Mursi will take place this Saturday and Sunday. As interested parties, we must ask ourselves, which of the two candidates should we say a Mi Sh'Beirach for, or at least endorse in our hearts during prayer this coming Shabbat.

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Posted on: June 15th, 2012

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According to the Westport Daily Voice, the structure that used to house the Three Bears Restaurant in Westport, CT, will shortly officially become the new home of Chabad Lubavitch of Westport, which has been operating without approval out of the space since January. On Thursday night, an attorney for Chabad appeared before the town’s Planning […]

 

Posted on: June 15th, 2012

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The Israeli Navy captured a Palestinian fishing vessel engaged in illegal smuggling travelling towards the Gaza Strip on Wednesday. No weapons were discovered on board the ship, only spare vehicle parts, and it was taken to shore by an Israeli Navy Dvora class fast patrol boat. After the investigation was complete, the smugglers were released […]

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McCain on PBS NewsHour Thursday
 

Posted on: June 15th, 2012

News & ViewsYori's News Clips

What's wrong with this picture? Why didn't anybody tell me Sen. John McCain has joined the left wing of the Democratic party?

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June Bride, 1951
 

Posted on: June 15th, 2012

News & ViewsPhoto of the Day

From “Jews in Minnesota,” by Hyman Berman‏ and Linda Mack Schlof: “The wedding of Clarice Sherman and Mel Zuckman at Tifereth B’nai Jacob in North Minneapolis, 1951. “At a Jewish wedding, the bride and groom stand under a chupah or wedding canopy symbolizing their future home. “As long as Jews remained in the compact geographical […]

Haredi men (illustration image)
 

Posted on: June 14th, 2012

News & ViewsUSNY

According to a survey of 5,993 individuals conducted by the UJA Federation, the Jewish community in New York City is growing, mainly fueled by an increase in the Orthodox and Chasidic community. The downside is, according to their critics, Welfare is a crucial ingredient in these communities.

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Arabs sit in the crowd at the High Court hearing were it debated the petition by the far left Peace Now group to immediately evict the residents of Migron from their homes.
 

Posted on: June 14th, 2012

News & ViewsEye on "Palestine"

“I couldn’t imagine raising my kids anywhere else,” says Itay Harel, one of Migron’s founders who established the community 13 years ago. But an unexpected battle began after the Israeli anti-settlement movement Peace Now, which aims to eliminate any Jewish presence in Judea and Samaria, to be replaced by a Palestinian state, claimed that Migron was settled on privately owned Arab land.

Sniper Sights
 

Posted on: June 14th, 2012

News & ViewsIsraelIDF

A Palestinian sniper attempted to kill an Israeli farmer working in a field near Kibbutz Nir Oz on Thursday, shooting from a vantage point inside Gaza. The farmer hid behind a tractor until IDF soldiers arrived and evacuated him to safety.

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Israelis will not be silent in the face of the murder of children Roni Schutzer Flash90
 

Posted on: June 14th, 2012

News & ViewsMiddle East

Russian Independence Day celebration at Tel Aviv’s Hilton Hotel were dampered by the arrival of a group of demonstrators protesting Russian military support for Syrian President Bashar Assad’s harsh crackdown on civilians and armed opposition.

IDF soldiers
 

Posted on: June 14th, 2012

News & ViewsOn Campus / Education

Dov Lerner, former ZOA president at the University of Maryland and current Lone Soldier in the IDF: “It is very different making the case for Israel on campuses than actually sitting on the border with a gun guarding the country," Lerner said. "Having done both, I know that they are both extremely necessary.”

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