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NY Arrests 2 in Plot to Help Taliban ‘Cut US Soldiers to Pieces’

Have Taliban’s tentacles reached Queens? NY police arrest two NY Muslims for planning to fund a Taliban plot “cut US soldiers to pieces. Their lawyers call the charges outrageous. They are “good US citizens.”

D.C. Theater Retools Controversial Play about Israeli Arabs

A Washington Jewish theater funded in part by the local Jewish federation scaled back its plans to produce a controversial play concerning how Israeli...

Knesset Members Thwart Anti-Israel Move At Geneva Meeting

Knesset Members Meir Sheetrit of Tzipi Livni’s HaTnuah party and Aliza Lavie  of Lapid’s Yesh Atid) were able to thwart an anti-Israel initiative promoted...

FBI Arrests NY Rabbis for Beating Husbands Who Refuse Divorce

Many Jewish women suffer as “agunahs,” unable to re-marry because their husbands refuse them divorces. Four Jews, two of them rabbis, allegedly took the law into their hands and beat husbands until they agreed.

Teva to Fire 5,000 Workers Worldwide

Israel’s giant generic Teva Pharmaceuticals firm will fire  by the end of next year 5,000 employees around the world, including hundreds in Israel, as...

Polish Righteous Gentile Donates Memorabilia to Jewish Museum

A Polish historian and statesman who was imprisoned at Auschwitz and recognized as a Righteous Gentile for saving Jews in World War II has...

Car Bomb in Sinai Kills 4

A car bomb exploded in the Sinai on Thursday morning, killing 3 Egyptian soldiers and 1 Egyptian policeman.

Brooklyn Boy Killed By Van One Month before Bar Mitzvah

A Brooklyn boy was struck and killed by a van Tuesday night, one month before his bar mitzvah. Samuel Cohen-Eckstein, 12, was hit on Prospect...

Knesset Members Thwart Anti-Israel Move At Geneva Meeting

Knesset Members Meir Sheetrit of Tzipi Livni’s HaTnuah party and Aliza Lavie  of Lapid’s Yesh Atid) were able to thwart an anti-Israel initiative promoted...

Libyan Prime Minister Released

Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan, who was kidnapped on Thursday from the Corinthia Hotel in Tripoli, has been released. He is currently under the protection...

Obama Tries to Buy Democracy in Egypt with Cut in Military Aid

Strike one: Obama turns his back on Mubarak in favor of radical Muslims. Strike two: He turns his back on them and backing another non-democratic regime. Now he tries for strike three by cutting military aid.

Libyan Prime Minister Kidnapped

Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan was kidnapped on Thursday from the Corinthia Hotel in Tripoli. The kidnappers are reportedly from a former rebel group.

2013 Democracy Study in Israel

The IDI study on the state of democracy in Israel, showed that more Israelis are beginning to respect the healthy values of their Jewish roots.

Council of Europe Says Ritual Circumcision Won’t Be Banned

Sometimes anti-Semitism is its own best antidote because it makes its sewage makers look as ignorant as they are. After a Council of Europe body said circumcision violates human rights, its leader rejected the idea.

Letter Reveals Rav Ovadia Retracted ‘Land for Peace’ Ruling in 2003

Another Big Lie is exposed. Rav Ovadia favored giving up land for peace in 1993. But when the PA blew up the Oslo Accords 10 years later, the rabbi ruled, “Oslo is null and void. This is not the peace I meant.”

Report: YU Hired Faculty Member Convicted Of Sex Contact with Boys

Yeshiva University hired a new faculty member convicted of inappropriate sexual behavior with boys, according to the Forward. The university, which is facing a major...

Another Israel Pharmaceutical Firm Goes to NASDAQ

Kitov Pharmaceuticals accounted it plans to apply for listing on the NASDAQ exchange, joining Israel-based Teva and Kamada that are traded on Wall Street. Kitov...

Israelis Star in Nobel Prizes, so Why Doesn’t BDS Boycott Them?

If the Boycott Israel movement were intellectually honest, it would condemn the Nobel Prize judges for awarding Israelis. Let’s see how many pro-boycott academics will snub Israel’s universities.

Day Of Reckoning Could Come Quickly For Shas

JERUSALEM – The death of Israel’s former Sephardic chief rabbi, Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, could trigger political infighting within the once powerful Shas Party that could threaten the party’s future.

UPDATE: IDF Attacks Source of Mortar Fire from Syria

When a war is raging between two sides and on the border of their common enemy – Israel – it is only as matter of time until IDF soldiers would be injured, either by stray or intended fire. This time, the IDF hit back.

Yishai’s Men Accuse Deri of Overtaking Shas ‘with Force and Cynicism’

Ever the crafty politician, Yishai's people said, Deri had no trouble utilizing his great mentor's passing to promote his own standing.

Dubai Court Clears Woman of Giving a Man the Finger

A Dubai woman has been cleared of the charge of showing a man the finger when she stopped her vehicle to take photos of...

Esquire’s ‘Sexiest Woman Alive’ Scarlett Johansson Jewish and Liberal

Johansson is registered as an independent and campaigned for Democratic candidate John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election.

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