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Thunderstorms Strike Israel

The Heavens re-opened Wednesday night with winds and a downpour that caused flooding nationwide and has continued into Thursday.

UPDATED: House Shot in Psagot

A house in Psagot was hit by a bullet on Wednesday evening.

Rouhani Needs His WhatsApp

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani must be addicted to WhatsApp, because he reportedly applied his official veto and overrode the decision to outlaw WhatsApp in Iran.

Haredi Man Charged with Conspiracy to Kidnap in Get Case

A haredi man from Lakewood, N.J. has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit kidnapping, in order to force a man to give his wife...

Haaretz Columnist: Israeli Parents Must Not Love Their Children

Radical columnist Gideon Levy summed up the week’s Yom HaZikaron/ Yom HaAtzma'ut events in the left-wing with a blistering attack on Israeli society, including...

Bkln Construction Worker Indicted for Murder of Menachem Stark

A Brooklyn construction worker has been indicted for the kidnapping and murder of Haredi real estate developer Menachem Stark. A grand jury in Brooklyn on Monday indicted...

Hamas TV: Kill All Jews

The Hamas al-Aqsa TV channel called on Palestinian children to kill all Jews, wherever they are. According to Palestinian Media Watch, which posted a YouTube...

Is Shimon Peres Preparing to Undermine Netanyahu?

At 91, most people would be happy to retire. As his career in public office draws to a close, however, is Shimon Peres preparing one last push to resuscitate the failed Oslo process?

Key Lawmakers Ready to Defund Palestinians Over PA-Hamas Unity Pact And Terrorism

Hundreds of operatives from Hamas as well as Hizbullah, operating with millions of money-laundered dollars, have created a lawless domain that funnels money back to the Middle East, according to a 2010 report by the Crime and Narcotics Center of the Central Intelligence Agency.

Donald Sterling’s Dollars: Charities Face Dilemmas With Tainted Donors

“Last year we took the $10,000 from him,” Jay Sanderson, president of the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, told JTA. “We’re not going to take it anymore.”

Officials Fear Spiraling Price Tag Violence Could Provoke Third Intifada

We must strive to be a state… that fights to the end against racism, against violence and against xenophobia.

Cardinal John O’Connor Was A Jew

According to halacha, or Jewish law, anyone with a Jewish mother is considered Jewish.

National Symbols Degraded and Defaced in Jerusalem

"We thought that an incident like this would bring here a march of MK’s, ministers and maybe even the president, but evidently an incident like this doesn't particularly bother the leaders of the state; it only bothers the citizens," said a resident.

With Talks At A Halt, U.S. Negotiators Pin Most Of The Blame On...

President Obama in an April 25 press conference seemed ready to take a break. “There may come a point at which there just needs to be a pause and both sides need to look at the alternatives,” he said.

Police Respond to Graffiti Attack, Ask ‘Where are the reporters?’

Students at the Or Menachem yeshiva in Tzfat told reporters that police only responded to a graffiti attack on the grave of the Talmudic...

Teen arrested at Temple Mount; Arabs Shout at Jewish Visitors

Arresting Jewish activists on the Temple Mount cannot change the facts: More and more Jews are vying for the right to pray at Judaism's holiest site

Time to End PA Pretense to Peace, Says FM Liberman

FM: Mahmoud Abbas’ actions brought Hamas to power in Gaza and now they will rise in Judea and Samaria.

Police Arrest Pregnant Yitzhar Woman for Inciting Against IDF Soldiers

Israel Police arrested an eight-month pregnant woman in Yitzhar before dawn Wednesday on suspicion of incitement.

Israel Slams Claim of Spying on U.S.

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman slammed a report claiming Israel has been “spying” on America.

PM Netanyahu Debunks Peace Deal Claim: ‘Peres Had No Deal With PA’

The Prime Minister’s Office has denied President Shimon Peres ever reached a deal with PA Chairman Abbas.

Massive Explosion in Iran

Iranian Fars news agency reports a massive explosion in Qazvin city in Iran. The explosion supposedly happened in a "storage facility".

Jerusalem District, Border Police Block Jewish March to Temple Mount

Jerusalem District and Border Police blocked a protest march by Jews on Tuesday to the Temple Mount.

Jewish Youth Battle to Win Israel’s 2014 Annual International Bible Quiz

Sixteen finalists, boys and girls, were facing off on at The Jerusalem Theater stage to win the annual 2014 International Youth Bible Quiz this year.

Ukraine’s Jewish Mayor of Kharkov Begins His Recovery in Israel

Kharkov's Jewish Mayor Gennady Kernes is slowly overcoming near-fatal wounds and is on the road to recovery at Haifa's Rambam Hospital.

Yom HaAtzma’ut Crowds Overwhelm 4 Heritage Sites on Israel’s Independence Day

Site-seeing crowds overwhelmed at least four heritage sites on this Yom Ha'Atzma'ut, prompting officials to close their doors on Israel's Independence Day.

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