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Agudath Israel slams NJ Gay Therapy Law

14 Elul 5773 – August 20, 2013
Agudath Israel of America condemned a New Jersey law prohibiting gay reparative therapy for minors as an infringement on religious freedom. The statement from Agudah...

Palestinian Hacker Posts on Marc Zuckerberg’s Facebook Wall

A Palestinian hacker posted a message on Facebook founder Marc Zuckerberg’s wall to show there is a bug in the social network’s security settings. Khalil...

Israelis Should Avoid Visiting Turkey, Govt. Says

The Israeli government issued an unequivocal travel advisory on Monday warning Israelis to avoid visiting Turkey, a popular vacation destination for Israelis over the...

Latin American Trading Moving Up on Israeli Agenda

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is working to improve economic ties with politically friendly Latin American countries in order to compensate for the...

Egypt Coptic Christian Leadership Condemns Western Media Coverage

In the face of an unprecedented wave of violence directed against Coptic Christians amid the turmoil in Egypt that has left hundred’s dead, the...

Roger Waters Open Letter Calls on Musicians to Boycott Israel

British rocker Roger Waters published an open letter calling on fellow musicians to join a boycott of Israel. “I write to you now, my brothers...

Israeli Economy Second-Quarter Growth Exceeds Expectations

Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) announced that the Israeli economy grew at an annual rate of 5.1 percent in the second fiscal quarter...

Lapid Tells Haredim ‘Go Work’ as Child Subsidy Cuts Go into Effect

Israel's social security administration objected to these cuts, arguing that they expect them to send some 35 thousand new children below the poverty line.

Egypt Closes Gaza Border Crossing – No Flotillas on the Horizon

Egypt closes Rafah border crossing, but no outrage from the defenders of Gaza. On the other hand, Hamas and Fatah are busy insulting each other.

NY Paper Lists Eliot Spitzer’s Sins on Front Page

14 Elul 5773 – August 19, 2013
Eliot Spitzer is receiving not just hate mail, but newspaper front page hate mail. All 3 major NYC newspapers endorsed his opponent, but Spitzer is nonetheless nearly 20 points ahead in the polls.

Islamists Parade Nuns as POWs, Replace Cross with Al Qaeda Banner

Egyptian Islamists paraded nuns in Cairo as prisoners of war, looted churches and replaced a cross with a banner that represented the Al Qaeda...

Palestinian Authority Hacker Posts on Zuckerberg’s Facebook Wall

A Palestinian Authority hacker from Hevron posted a message on Facebook founder Marc Zuckerberg’s wall to show there is a bug in the social...

Yahrzheit Today for Dr. Applebaum and Daughter Nava

A Palestinian Authority suicide bomber ten years ago Monday night, on the Hebrew calendar, exploded his charge and killed seven people, including American Israelis...

Met Council Taps NY Finance Chief Frankel to Replace Rapfogel

The Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty is bringing in New York City’s finance chief, David Frankel, to succeed the fired William Rapfogel as executive...

The Ultimate Revenge for Holocaust Survivor: New Torah Scroll

Holocaust survivors have at least two ways to take revenge against the Nazis. One is to overcome the past and bring a new family into the world. The other is to donate a Torah. Marge Fettmen did both.

’Yoseph Robinson Ave.’ Honors Orthodox Jewish Jamaican (Video)

New York City has renamed an intersection “Yoseph Robinson Ave.,” in memory of a Jamaican convert who was gunned down while trying to protect...

Israeli Scientists Offer Solution to Famine

Let’s see what the Boycott Israel movement will say if Israel succeeds in developing new technology to reduce famine by enabling crops to grow in droughts. Maybe it will blame Israel for lower food prices.

Nasrallah Has Golden Opportunity to Become Martyr in Syria

Nasrallah said he is willing to personally fight in Syria. The next day one of his commanders there was killed. Now he has his golden opportunity to become a martyr, but don’t hold your breath.

Love-Love: Israeli and NY Tennis Groups Team Up for Clinic

The Israel Tennis Centers Foundation and the New York Junior Tennis League are teaming up for a special inner city tennis clinic on Wednesday,...

Turmoil in Egypt May be Driving Up Shekel-Dollar Rate

One dollar bought slightly more than 3.57 shekels Monday morning as the shekel lost some of its recent strength, possibly because of the violence...

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