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Ex-Argentina Central Bank Head Tapped for Israel Bank

5 Elul 5773 – August 11, 2013
Advocated for the dolarization of Argentina's economy.

Despite US and Livni Objections, 1,200 Homes Approved

Israel's housing minister Uri Ariel (Jewish Home) has given final approval to the construction of more than 1,000 apartments in Jewish Judea and Samaria...

Egyptian Government: No Deal with Muslim Brotherhood

Egyptian presidential media adviser Ahmed El-Muslimany has denied a report by Reuters that the government offered the Muslim Brotherhood ministerial posts, to release several...

Singer Eydie Gormé Dead at 84

Gormé was born as Edith Garmezano in The Bronx, New York, in 1928, the daughter of Sephardi-Jewish parents.

4 Terrorists killed, 7 Injured in Egyptian Army Raid in the Sinai

At least four terrorists were killed and seven others injured on Saturday in an air strike of the Egyptian army in north Sinai, on...

Grand Rebbe Attacks Settlers, Compares Israeli Media to Nazis

The Sanz-Klausenberger Rebbe sees no difference between Nazi depictions of Jews as contaminators of German blood and the Israeli Media view of Haredim as freeloaders.

Netanyahu Recovering from Hernia Operation

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is recovering from a hernia surgery he underwent late Saturday night. Netanyahu was admitted to a Jerusalem hospital after complaining of...

Catholic School Educators Learn about Holocaust and Antisemitism

5 Elul 5773 – August 10, 2013
A group of 40 Catholic school educators traveled to Washington, DC, in late July as part of a program to learn more about the...

Report: Israeli Drones Kill 5 Terrorists in the Sinai

Egyptian security officials said a strike by an Israeli drone killed five suspected Islamist terrorists and destroyed a rocket launcher. Residents heard a large explosion...

Reward for Info on Attackers of Jewish Girls in Zanzibar

The Zanzibar government has offered a $6,170 reward for information on attackers who threw acid at two British Jewish women. Kirstie Trup and Katie Gee,...

Negotiator Erekat: Jerusalem Will Remain Unified in Peace Deal

But, according to Palestinian analysts, the Palestinian street isn't interested and doesn't think it's affected by the peace process.

Obama’s Friday Press Conf: Threats, Emb. Closures Insignificant

Most of the questions at the president's first press conference in months focused on Edward Snowden and the U.S./Russia relationship. Very little attention was paid to the ongoing, specific and credible terrorist threats to U.S. interests from al Qaeda.

Israeli GetTaxi Launches New York Limo Service

3 Elul 5773 – August 9, 2013
Israelis and taxis in New York -- not exactly news, except that this story is not about Israelis driving taxis, but offering a hi-tech...

Talmud Takes to Jewish.tv

A class on Talmudic ethics in Vancouver, B.C., praised by regulars, is going virtual in a new series on Jewish.tv, the multimedia portal of...

Russian Human Rights Council to Review Jewish Teacher’s Graft Sentence

The Kremlin’s human rights council is reviewing a prison sentence meted out to Ilya Farber, a Jewish schoolteacher convicted of corruption. The regional court of...

US Issues First Visas to Same-Sex Israeli Couples

The American embassy in Tel Aviv issued its first derivative visas to same-sex Israeli couples. The derivative visa allows the applicant to receive a visa...

Kahneman Awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom

President Obama awarded Daniel Kahneman, a Princeton psychologist known for his application of psychology to economic analysis, the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The White House...

US: Negotiations Resume Wednesday, ‘Outpost’ Construction Illegitimate

To remind you, the first release of Palestinian prisoners with Jewish blood on their hands is scheduled for Tuesday, on the eve of the talks in Jerusalem.

Kerry Briefs Jewish ‘Leaders’ (Cheerleaders?) on MidEast Talks

Secretary of State John Kerry met with what the Jewish Telegraph Agency described as "Jewish leaders" to "brief" them on the resumption of Israeli-Arab...

Three Charged in Paintball Guns Attack on Hassidic Jew in New York

Racial tensions in the New York town of Ramapo, near Monsey, flared Wednesday when two men and a women were arrested for firing a...

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