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Engel Goes to Bat for Rabbi Avi Weiss in Letter to Netanyahu

The New York congressman who represents Rabbi Avi Weiss expressed his concerns to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over the Chief Rabbinate’s decision to...

Ariel Sharon – From the IDF Photo Archives

A look back at Ariel Sharon, from photos released by the IDF Archives.

Sharon Returns Home for the Last Time in Quiet Funeral

Thousands of people who did not come, not counting the Arabs.

Jewish Groups Remember Sharon as a Warrior and Peacemaker

Jewish organizations in the United States and around the world remembered the late Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon as a military leader and a...

Yesh Atid Education Minister’s Ruling Challenging Lapid on Draft

Israeli politicians make total fools of themselves occasionally.

Hesh’s Kosher Bakery Closed in Philly

Hesh's Bakery, a Northeast Philadelphia kosher bakery, in the Rhawnhurst section of town, known for its butter cookies and chocolate-chip pound cake, closed over...

Weather Forecast: Chance of Rockets Raining on Sharon’s Funeral

An Iron Dome and additional steps are being deployed so that Gazan rockets don't hit anyone at Ariel Sharon's funeral.

Iran Interim Agreement to Start Two Months After Announcement

While the "Interim Agreement" is set to go into effect on Jan. 2o, the U.S. senate is poised to pass a sanctions bill which would be triggered only if Iran defaults on its commitments.

Abbas Tells Supporters He Will Not Recognize Israel as Jewish State

Abbas promised he would reiterate this stance during a meeting with Kerry.

Antisemitic French Comic Drops Tour

Amid an investigation into his finances and bans on his shows because of anti-Semitic content, the French comedian Dieudonne M’bala M’bala said he was...

Jewish Congressman Concerned over Rabbinate Boycott of Avi Weiss Flock

New York Rep. Eliot L. Engel sent a letter to Benjamin Netanyahu to express his concern over the Israeli Chief Rabbinate’s decision to reject...

Sharon Eulogized as Some Show Up to Pay Respects

Sharon’s coffin was placed in the Knesset Plaza on Sunday.

Anti-Israel Resolution Passes Preliminary MLA Vote

Delegates to the Modern Language Association’s annual convention upheld a resolution accusing Israel of keeping Palestinian academics from entering Judea and Samaria, but rejected...

Obama Reaffirms Commitment to Israel in Sharon Message

President Obama reaffirmed his commitment to Israel’s security in his condolence message on the death of Ariel Sharon. “On behalf of the American people, Michelle...

Sabra, Shatila Response to Sharon’s Passing Not Unlike Gush Katif’s

No one in recent memory has elicited such harsh reactions from their political enemies as General Ariel Sharon.

Watch Hitchcock Holocaust Documentary Suppressed by the British

By the time Hitchcock's film was finished, the allies' political needs had changed.

Obama Nominates Fischer as Fed Vice Chairman

President Obama nominated Stanley Fischer, the former governor of the Bank of Israel, to be the vice chairman of the Federal Reserve. The Friday nomination...

Dieudonne Fans Bring Down French JDL Website

Supporters of the anti-Semitic comedian Dieudonne hijacked three French pro-Israel websites in a coordinated cyber attack. The attack Thursday paralyzed the websites Israel-Flash.com, Europe-Israel.org and...

Antisemitic Black Poet Amiri Baraka Dies

Amiri Baraka, the New Jersey poet laureate whose works were celebrated by blacks but often condemned by Jews, has died. Baraka’s writings, lectures and poetry...

Hungarian Jewish Leader Decries German Occupation Monument

The president of Hungary’s Jewish umbrella group criticized a planned monument to victims of the Germany occupation for ignoring Hungary’s complicity in the Holocaust. The...

Israel Summons Dutch Ambassador over Divestments in his Country

For the second time in less than a month, Israel demanded clarifications from the Netherlands on Dutch firms’ divestment from Israel. On Friday, Israel’s Ministry...

Ancient Water Tunnel Discovered in Jerusalem

This discovery was first announced in JewishPress.com in April 2013. The longest water tunnel ever discovered in Israel is being excavated in Jerusalem, near the...

Russian Jewish School Teacher Freed

Prison authorities in Russia released a Jewish schoolteacher whose controversial bribery conviction triggered protests by leading politicians. The teacher, Ilya Farber, was released Friday from...

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