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Spain Draft Law Grants Sephardic Jews Citizenship

16 Tevet 5774 – December 19, 2013
Spain’s ruling Popular Party (PP) has submitted a draft law that could grant citizenship to descendants of Jews expelled from Spain during the Spanish...

Native American Academics Join Boycott of Israeli Universities

A Native American studies association is the third U.S. academic body this year to recommend its members boycott Israeli universities. The Native American and Indigenous...

Israeli Mother Going to Supreme Court over Son’s Circumcision

A mother in Israel has appealed to the country’s Supreme Court a rabbinical court ruling requiring her to circumcise her son. In her appeal filed...

El Al Rabbi Alienates Passengers with Loudspeaker Traveler’s Prayer

My first reaction to this story was: El Al has its own rabbi?

Dead Gaza BDS Advocate Sought Israeli Medical Care

Yet another hypocrite who directed the world to sever ties with Israel until the moment he needed what Israel had to offer. And Israel provided even Sarraj with its best medical care. #BDSFail #ApartheidFail

Hamas Test-Firing Rockets

16 Tevet 5774 – December 18, 2013
Hamas ran multiple rockets tests today in Gaza, shooting their rockets southward towards the Sinai and westward into the ocean. Hamas has been testing numerous missiles...

AG will Not Appeal FM Liberman’s Acquittal

The Attorney General, Yehuda Weinstein, has decided not to appeal Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman's acquittal. Liberman was unanimously acquitted on November 6, after being hounded...

Israel Slowly Recovering From Epic Snowstorm

JERUSALEM – A week after a massive pre-winter rain and snowstorm struck Israel, large portions of the country, including Jerusalem and its environs, are still struggling to return to normal daily life.

Adult and Child Injured in Arab Stone Throwing Attack

The snowballs are gone and the rocks are back. An adult and child were lightly injured from shattered glass after their car was hit by...

Morsi to Stand Trial Again

Overthrown Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi will be standing trial again. This time Morsi is being accused of "collaborating with foreign organisations to commit terrorist acts...

Israel to Renew Flight to Turkey

After a half decade hiatus due to security disagreements, Israel is set to resume Israeli flights to Turkey in Summer 2014. Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz...

Orthodox Brooklyn Businessman Back In U.S. After More Than Two Years In Bolivian...

“They wanted ransom. They dropped him off in international waters in the Pacific, and now he is in an undisclosed location. But still a lot is unclear, and I’m still waiting to talk to my father.”

Long Island Man Arrested in ‘Knockout’ Attacks

Mitchell was arrested on Dec. 4, after he was identified by four victims.

6 Months Community Service to Rabbi Motti Elon for Sex Abuse

The judge said Elon's behavior was "illegitimate" – even according to his own stated standards.

ASA Leader Justifies Israel Boycott Saying ‘One Has to Start Somewhere’

Curtis Marez is a dolt because he couldn't help revealing his Jew hatred.

Shushed and Booed, Podhoretz Walks Out on 92 St. Y Panel

Maybe the moderator should have "reined in" the emotions when the audience was booing and "enraged" - her words - by Podhoretz's defense of Israel from J Street's blaming Israel for the academic boycott.

Russian Jews Win Rostov Holocaust Commemoration Fight

The Russian city of Rostov-on-Don has agreed to acknowledge the Jewish identity of Holocaust victims killed there by the Nazis. The municipality’s Memorial Council last...

2 Liberal Orthodox Rabbis Warring over Flipping Fuse on Stormy Shabbat

A "Beit Hillel" rabbi reported his decision to turn on the electricity on a frozen Shabbat morning, only to be attacked by a "Tzohar" rabbi from his neck of the (snowy) woods.

Haredi Torah Says Battle against Draft ‘A War of Life and Death’

15 Tevet 5774 – December 17, 2013
The Lithuanian Council of Torah Sages and the Hasidic Council of Torah Sages organized two protests in Bnei Brak and Jerusalem Monday against a...

Train Mows Down 14 Camels in Negev

A train on the Dimona-Be’er Sheva line in the Negev didn't see the 14 camels on the tracks.

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