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Ettinger: Kerry Preoccupied With ‘Peace Process’ While Turmoil Reigns Across Region

Secretary of State John Kerry has many in Israel wondering if the U.S. has its foreign policy priorities straight, particularly in the Middle East.

Israelis Anxious As Egypt Crisis Continues

JERUSALEM – With Egyptian civil unrest continuing between supporters and opponents of deposed President Mohamed Morsi, Israeli military units beefed up their aerial surveillance along the entire border with Egypt. That frontier stretches from the Red Sea resort city of Eilat across the southern Negev desert to the Gaza Strip.

Sharansky, Lauder Call for Claims Conference Reform

Jewish Agency Chairman Natan Sharansky and World Jewish Congress President Ronald Lauder called on the Claims Conference to be reviewed by outside agencies in...

Tough Congressional Language Limits Obama’s Options On Egypt Crisis

WASHINGTON – When it comes to foreign assistance, American law couldn’t be clearer: A coup d’etat suspends funding, period.

Oldest Alphabetical Written Text Found near Temple Mount

The oldest known Hebrew writing from ancient Jerusalem dates back to the 8th century. Archaeologists now have found an older alphabetical text, not in Hebrew, from the time of Kings David or Solomon

Ari Harow to Return as Netanyahu’s Chief of Staff

American born Ari Harow, PM Netanyahu's former Bureau Chief, will be returning to politics, this time as Netanyahu's Chief of Staff. Harow was born in...

Anti-Israel Chants at Turkish Rally in Duesseldorf

AJC called on state authorities to investigate the anti-Israel rhetoric at the pro-Erdogan rally.

Russia: Syrian Rebels Used Sarin

Russia’s U.N. ambassador says he has given the U.N. secretary-general 80 pages of 80 pages of photos, formulas and graphs that support Russia's claim...

US May Leave Afghanistan Entirely Next Year

White House officials say the United States is considering removing all its troops from Afghanistan by the end of 2014, but that they have...

Hamas Condemns Claims It Interferes in Egypt

Hamas on Tuesday condemned accusations by PLO factions that it interferes in domestic Egyptian affairs as "incitement," Ma'an reported. Hamas spokesman Salah Bardawil said PLO...

Economist Hazem El-Beblawi New Egyptian Prime Minister

Egypt's interim president Adly Mansour has assigned prominent liberal economist Hazem El-Beblawi to top the administration that will be in charge of Egypt's upcoming...

Rabbi Fuchs: Haredi Attackers of Soldier ‘only a Handful’

Rabbi Dovid Fuchs, a member of the association that supports the Nahal Haredi soldiers, told Reshet Bet on Wednesday that the attackers of a...

Jewish Home, Likud Bill to Limit Foreign Entities’ NGO Donations

An Israeli organization will receive no more than $5,500 from a donor that denies the right of Israel to exist.

Will New Hillel Head Honcho Continue Stretching the ‘Big Tent’?

Over the decades, Hillel has moved from being "the synagogue on campus" to encouraging Jewish students to experience and define Jewish" in their own way. Is Hillel now also telling students "pro-Israel" means whatever they want it to mean?

Outrage over Radical Haredi Mob Attack on Haredi Soldier

There are Haredim and there are Haredim. Some fight for IDF. Others fight against the state and, as on Tuesday, attack Haredi soldiers. Police rescued him and patrolled the streets of Mea Shearim.

Rebels Claim Israel Bombed Russian-Made Anti-Ship Missiles

Syrian rebels have implicitly fingered Israel for the bombing of Russian-made Yakhont anti-ship missiles near the Syrian port of Latakia last week, a bombing...

IDF Discovers Grad Missile Fragments north of Eilat

Israeli soldiers on Tuesday found fragments of a Grad missile that was fired on the city from the Sinai Peninsula last Thursday, when residents...

FIFA’s Stony Silence on Soccer Field Launchers (Video)

Netanyahau showed FIFA’s president proof of missile launches underneath Hamas soccer fields. FIFA was unimpressed: Let PA soccer players travel freely or FIFA may expel Israel. No goal for Israel.

Egypt Names New Prime Minister with Salafist Agreement

Egypt’s interim government has named economist Hazem el-Beblawi as the prime minister, the post that was supposed to taken over by Mohamed ElBaradei until...

PA Propaganda on Temple Mount Makes Anti-Zionism Inevitable

PA newspapers and website routinely tell its readers how “fanatical” Jews and police “storm” the Temple Mount with the explicit aim of taking it over. Even if Arabs want peace, their leaders won’t let them believe it is possible.

Netanyahu Names American Immigrant Ron Dermer Ambassador to US

Outgoing Israeli Ambassador to the US Michael Oren was the only American to hold the post – until Tuesday. Netanyahu has appointed Ron Dermer, a close aide, to take over the job.

Former Yeshiva University Students file $380 Million Lawsuit

Yeshiva University has paid dearly with a tarnished image as a result of sexual abuse at the venerable institution. Former students now want it to pay very dearly – to the tune of $380 – for damages.

Bennett Says China to Study Free Trade Proposal

Minister of the Economy Naftali Bennett announced during his visit to China that Beijing officials have agreed to carry out a survey to determine...

Livni in Russia, Denies Visit Linked with Missile Sale to Syria

Justice Minister Tzipi Livni, who doubles as the government "Minister for the Peace Process,”  traveled to Russia on Tuesday to talk with Foreign Minister...

Report: Terrorists Targeting Arab-Israelis in Sinai

The London-based Al-Sharq Al-Awasat newspaper reported Tuesday that armed terror cells affiliated with the Muslim Brotherhood, as well as Hamas and al-Qaeda, are poised...

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