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Runoff Vote in 38 Israeli Towns Wednesday

A second round of municipal elections will be held in 38 Israeli towns Wednesday. Israeli law requires a runoff between the two top candidates...

State Dept. Removing Any Doubt about a US Forced Deal: It’s On

What, you thought the Administration was leaving these talks up to the two sides? What is this, a Bush White House?

Israel’s Top Negotiators in Dispute over Jerusalem

Tzipi Livni is far more flexible on Jerusalem that Netanyahu's man at the talks.

Beauty is as Beauty Does; Saphira Products Promote Pure Israel

It isn't enough that Saphira Greenberg-Tessler wanted to make the very best hair care products in the world. She and her husband, Aviad, both committed to having everything from Saphira Hair - the ingredients, the bottles, even the boxes - be from Israel.

Sam Halpern, Philanthropist, 93

Holocaust survivor and noted Jewish Philanthropist Sam Halpern passed away at the age of 93.

US to Stage Conflict Intervention Should Peace Talks Collapse

After meeting with senior Palestinian and American officials, Meretz party chairwoman MK Zehava Gal-On said Monday that the U.S. is “moving from a coordination...

Committee Sends Conversion Reform Bill to the Knesset

See also: Brave New Nation: 30 New Rabbinical Courts to Process Conversions. A bill that would allow local rabbis to oversee conversions will be...

Hundreds of WOW Pray Peacefully

In a display of the changes the group has experienced this year, Women of the Wall held a peaceful prayer service under police protection...

Cache of Nazi-looted Art Found in Munich

Authorities in Munich revealed that a cache of works, many by artists the Nazis considered “degenerate,” was found in a moldy storeroom in the...

Hagel Credits Bibi’s Threats with Iran’s Willingness to Negotiate

Following the very chilly reception Hagel received from Israel's friends, the Secretary of Defense has made an effort to gain Israel's security establishment's trust.

Father of Wounded IDF Officer: We’re Moved by the World’s Support

Wounded alongside four of his comrades, Lieutenant Klein sustained the greatest damage, an eye injury.

Cache of Nazi-Looted Art Found in Munich

In a sensation for the art world, authorities in Munich revealed that a cache of works, many by artists the Nazis considered “degenerate,” was...

Website Helps Sandy Victims and Non-Profits Find Grants

Funding sources are invited to publicize grants at no cost.

Hordes of Nazis Visiting the Jewish Press, Get Out the Good Kristall

I'm sure many of them are not even remotely related to any Nazi group, but when there's a wave happening, it tends to obscure the subtle.

eBay Apologizes for Nazi Memorabilia

The online auction website eBay apologized for allowing Nazi memorabilia to be sold under its auspices. The site removed about 30 items for sale within...

Report: Lockheed Martin to Open Subsidiary in Israel

Lockheed Martin reportedly plans to open a subsidiary in Israel that will employ hundreds of workers. The American aerospace and defense contractor also is looking...

Report: NSA Spied on Israel, Shared Intelligence

Israel has been the target of spying by the U.S. National Security Agency and also collaborates on intelligence gathering with the United States, The...

Tunisia Banished from Davis Cup for Boycotting Israel

Tunisia was suspended from next year’s Davis Cup after ordering one of its national team members to withdraw from a tournament rather than play...

Bibi: Palestinians Manufacturing Crisis

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."

Five Parties Call Nov. 5 Ballot ‘Flawed, Defective and Prejudicial’

The chairpersons of five political parties and several candidates in the November 5 General Election in New York City, arguing that the ballot that...

Satirist Bassem Youssef off the Air in Egypt

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...

DC Deals Site Posts Slothish Apology, Used Dreidels to Symbolize Greed

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.

Brave New Nation: 30 New Rabbinical Courts to Process Conversions

Stern's pending bill already appears to enjoy the initial, albeit tacit, support of Naftali Bennett's Jewish Home.

Lieberman: A Pogrom against South Africa’s Jews only a Matter of Time

Lieberman accused the government of South Africa of "fomenting an anti-Israel and antisemitic atmosphere."

Egyptian Army Uncovers Gaza Fuel, Cannabis Smuggling Networks

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...

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