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Thatcher Remembered For Befriending UK Jews And Maintaining Strong Ties With Israel

WASHINGTON – History will remember former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher for relentlessly facing down communism and helping to turn back more than three decades of socialist advance in her country.

Six Killed, 16 Injured in ‘Failed Brakes’ Crash in Haifa

The second horrific crash in a year resulting from failed brakes killed six people and injured 16 others in Haifa. Police are questioning the Arab driver of the truck that smashed several vehicles.

Looking for Family of Soldier Killed in Fall of Gush Etzion, 1948

Private Yitzchak Mizrachi is the only soldier who fell in the battle for Gush Etzion in the War of Independence whose relative have not...

Western Wall Rabbi ‘Can Live’ with Non-Orthodox Kotel Site

The rabbi of the Western Wall said he "can live with" a plan presented by Jewish Agency Chairman Natan Sharansky for a permanent prayer...

Syrian Banned from Every Swimming Pool in Britain

"Don't be angry, I touch and kiss you because I feel comfortable with you."

Jews Still Planning to Sue Jimmy Carter over Anti-Israel Book

The five plaintiffs are seeking at least $5 million in compensation. The hard cover edition cost $27.

Mezuzah Arsonist Strikes Again, Evoking Familiar Jewish Fears

The message is “that we are unwanted here, and I don’t know why.”

Stolen Chagall Painting Found in Home of Italian Soccer Star

A Marc Chagall painting stolen more than 10 years ago was discovered in the home of former Italian soccer star Roberto Bottega. Italy’s art-theft police...

Roger Waters Proves Hypocrisy of Israel Boycott Advocates

Roger Waters, formerly of rock band Pink Floyd fame, has learned how absurd it is to demand that speech be shut down, and has come to see the virtue of open-mindedness and tolerance. At least when it comes to his own speech and tolerance for his own brand of intolerance.

State Dept. Fights Suit by Americans Claiming US Funds PA Terror

The State Dept. has forked over $4 billion to the Palestinian Authority since the Oslo Accords. Some funds go to terrorists, but the State Dept. is arguing against a suit challenging its largesse.

Sharansky to Suggest Women’s Kotel Prayers Away from Main Plaza

Sharansky says the Western Wall is long enough for women to have their own minyan and Torah reading. The Women of the Wall leader accepts the compromise. Will the Rabbinate big enough to agree?

Iranian Military Chief Vows to Defend North Korea from US

The Iranian commitment to stand with North Korea is another move in an escalating exchange of verbal hostilities - considered by many to be mostly posturing - and military maneuvers that North Korea, South Korea and the U.S. have engaged in over the past several months.

PA Terrorists Arrested for Stabbings in Judea and Samaria

Authorities lifted a gag order Tuesday on the arrest and indictment of two Palestinian Authority terrorists, both in their 20s,  for stabbings of Jews...

Iran Launches Two Uranium Facilities while Talking with West

Ahmadinejad almost never misses a chance at wiping the West’s face in the dirt. While diplomats try to convince Iran to give up its unstated goal of a nuclear bomb, it launches two new uranium plants.

US-Born ‘Jewish Terrorist’ Gets Two Life Terms + 30

Few people, if anyone at all, caused more damage to Israel and the “settler” movement than

Explosives Near Gaza Border Damage IDF Bulldozer

Explosives that detonated on Tuesday morning near the Gaza border were planted by terrorists, the IDF Spokespersons' office said in a tweet. They detonated while...

Colorado Governor to Visit Israel

John Wright Hickenlooper, governor of the State of Colorado will visit the State of Israel this week, at the head of a delegation of...

Archeological Chemists Authenticate Ancient Text with Egyptian Wedding Certificate

Barabe’s team was part of an effort organized by the National Geographic Society to authenticate the Gospel of Judas.

Daniel Pearl’s Father to Light Day Memorial Flame

The father of the late Jewish journalist Daniel Pearl will light one the memorial flames at the Memorial Day Ceremony in Jerusalem, the day...

Thatcher Remembered for her Affection for Britain’s Jews

WASHINGTON (JTA) -- History will remember former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher for relentlessly facing down communism and helping to turn back more than...

Who Knew? Report Says Anti-Semitic Attacks Rare in Russia

Anti-Semitic attacks in Russia have remained rare in 2011 and 2012, even as anti-Muslim vitriol spread, according to a new report by a Russian-Jewish...

NYC Mayoral Candidates Heavily Courting Orthodox Jewish Voters

Approximately 25 percent of the New York City electorate is Jewish, and a growing number are Orthodox.

Concerned Cardozo Alumni Campaigning to Block Carter

"Neither Cardozo nor YU are honoring Jimmy Carter."

Moroccan MPs Not allowed in Judea and Samaria

Israel on Monday blocked two Moroccan MPs who were traveling with EU officials from entering the PA for meetings with Palestinian officials. "The Israel authorities...

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