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Alternative Group Replaces Orthodox Society at Boston Funeral Home

A new non-denominational Jewish burial society has replaced an Orthodox one at a Boston-area Jewish funeral home. Community Hevra Kadisha of Greater Boston, which launched...

Supreme Court Rejects Appeal to Keep Terrorists in Jail

Israel’s Supreme Court rejected Thursday evening an appeal by victims of terror to stop the government from going ahead with its plan to free...

Haredi Leaders Call Ruling for New Beit Shemesh Vote ‘Corrupt’

Haredi political leaders across the board called a court ruling for new elections in Beit Shemesh” corrupt,” “racist” and a sign of “dictatorship,” among...

Abbas Denies Media Report of Longtime Secret PA-Israel Talks

Mahmoud Abbas vehemently denied on Thursday a report by the Yediot Acharonot newspaper that his representatives have met  with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s negotiator...

American Worker Kidnapped by Al Qaeda Appeals to Obama

An American Jewish government contractor kidnapped by Al Qaeda in Pakistan again has asked the Obama administration to negotiate with his captors. Al Qaeda released...

Fatah Terrorist Requested Humanitarian Permit to Enter Israel

A Palestinian Authority terrorist planning attacks on Israelis was arrested after seeking a permit to travel through Israel to Ramallah for medical care so...

Beit Shemesh Victorious!

Court says the democratic process had been undermined.

Court Orders New Elections in Beit Shemesh

The Jewish Home party won its day in court on Thursday with an administration court ruling that the October 22 elections for the Beit...

25 Young Tech Leaders Arrive in Israel for Taglit Tech Challenge

Twenty-five young Jewish tech leaders working for such leading companies as Google, Facebook, and Microsoft have arrived in Israel for a ten-day introduction to...

Saudi Blogger Facing Execution Threat

A judge in Saudi Arabia (the kingdom was recently elected to the UN Human Rights Council for a three-year term) has recommended that imprisoned...

‘Atmosphere of Attacks’ Erupting as Peace Negotiations Proceed

Bennett: "When we stand strong, even if there are no negotiations, there is quiet."

Bibi Frees Killers, Gives Construction, Cancels Construction, La Di Da

The ultimate goal of the prime minister's current policy melange, as always, is political survival.

Rocket Alert: Ashkelon Beach (UPDATED)

It's going to be a long night for residents in the country's south.

Report: IDF Foiled Large-Scale Terrorist Attack at Gaza Fence

The IDF reportedly killed two terrorists and foiled a large-scale terrorist attack that included the murder of an Israeli worker at the Gaza security...

Nephew Of Conn. Governor Arrested at Yeshiva High School

The nephew of Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy was arrested for trespassing in a yeshiva high school in Stamford in an apparently drunken condition. Kerry Mallory,...

Man Threatened to Tattoo Swastika on Women’s Forehead

Police have charged a man with assault and threatening to tattoo a swastika on the forehead of a woman, the Doylestown, Pennsylvania Intelligencer reported. The...

Netanyahu to Trade Freeing More Terrorists for More Yesha Homes

Israel will trade 26 more terrorists for between 1,000 and 2,000 new homes for Jews in Judea and Samaria, according to a government official...

Does Ostreicher’s Freedom Shed Light On Cases Of Other Jewish Prisoners?

News of Ostreicher’s escape from Bolivia broke Dec. 16, and little was known about the circumstances of his return to America until actor Sean Penn told the Associated Press on Dec. 18 that he was with Ostreicher following a “humanitarian operation” to free the Jewish businessman “from the corrupt prosecution and imprisonment he was suffering in Bolivia.”

Turkish Court Rejects Claim Against Israel for Mavi Marmara

On Wednesday, Dec. 25, a Turkish court rejected a claim for compensation from the state of Israel by the relatives of a man who...

Israel To Ask For Negotiating Extension

JERUSALEM – Fearing a protracted stalemate will prompt Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to publicly blame Israel for the failure of the peace process, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will ask Secretary of State Kerry to extend the negotiating deadline of May 2014 by an additional year when Kerry returns to Jerusalem in January.

Snowden Revelations On U.S. Spying Boost Calls For Pollard’s Release

TEL AVIV – The disclosure last week that American intelligence spied on former Israeli prime ministers has given new momentum to the effort to secure a pardon for convicted spy Jonathan Pollard.

Netanyahu Blames Palestinian Authority Incitement for Terror

Incitement by official Palestinian Authority media is the reason for the recent surge in terrorist attacks, the office of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said...

Surge in Israeli Christians Serving in the IDF

The number of Christians enlisting in the IDF has doubled since the establishment of the Israeli Christians Recruitment Forum slightly more than year ago. According...

Foreign Ministry Lectures Abbas on History of Jesus the Jew

Jesus was born a Jew more than 1,500 years before Islam appeared in the world, Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman Yigal Palmor said Tuesday in...

Egyptian Government Declares Muslim Brotherhood a Terrorist Group

The interim government in Egypt has declared the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group.  This step follows a massive bombing outside of a police headquarters...

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