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Lapid Holds Up Coalition, But Rumors Fly that an Alternative Coalition Might Be Forming

With just days left until the coalition deadline, any of these rumors and leaks could be true.

Rare Discovery of 3,500-Year-Old Donkey in Israel

At about the same time the Jewish people were slaves in Egypt, a young donkey was sacrificed in what is now Israel and was placed under a house. In a rare discovery, Archaeologists found the skeleton.

Koch Leaves Most of His Estate to His Nephews

Approximately $3 million of the estimated $11 million estate of former New York City Mayor Ed Koch was signed over to his three nephews,...

The Jewish World Series: Home Run for Unison

The need for such a Shabbat-considerate tournament came up last winter, when the basketball team of Houston’s Beren Academy had reached the semifinals, only to become the center of a national controversy.

Peres Tells EU Parliament, ‘Europe Has Divorced Its Past’

President Shimon Peres told the European Union Parliament Tuesday, “In the past thousand years, more Jews lived in Europe than in any other continent....

IDF Releases Names of Helicopter Crash Victims

The two reservist pilots who died in the crash of their Cobra helicopter overnight are Maj. Erez Flexer, 31 of Haifa and  Lt. Col....

Quinoa for Passover: Kashrut Debate or Power Struggle?

Star K says quinoa is kosher for Passover. The OU says it is not, and once again the principle of keeping a mitzvah is getting lost in the argument over who is in charge.

Female MKs Prayed with Women of the Wall, No Arrests this Time

Some 30 percent of the women were Israeli Modern Orthodox.

Israel Creating Virtual Embassies in Middle East

Israel is utilizing new media technology to developing innovative ways to extend hands of friendship to countries in a volatile Middle East. “We are exploring...

Judge Throws Out Jewish Lawyer’s Bid to Ban Jews from Jury

Frederick H. Cohn, Abdel Hameed Shehadeh, terror, Muslim,Jew

Report: Mossad Wiretapped Abbas’ Tunis Office in 1993

The Mossad wiretapped the Tunis office of Mahmoud Abbas, now chairman of the Palestinian Authority, shortly before the signing of the Oslo Accords in...

Hamas Re-Working Its Image to Pressing US to Remove Terror Label

Hamas is trying to re-work its image as a terrorist organization to convince the United States and the European Union remove it from the...

Mystery Helicopter Crash Kills Two Reservist Pilots

Outgoing Defense Minister Ehud Barak told officers at the Palmachim Air Force he always hopes all personnel return safely from action. Hours later, two helicopter pilots died on their way to the base.

Obama Promises Arab-American Leaders He Is Committed to PA State

President Barack Obama told Arab-American leaders that his trip to Israel and the Palestinian areas would demonstrate U.S. commitment to partnering with the Palestinian...

European Union Officials to Tour Jewish Sites in Samaria

European Union officials from Austria, Belgium and Turkey are scheduled to visit Ariel University, in Central Samaria, and will meet with Shomron Jewish leaders...

Sour Sound of Music: Vienna Philharmonic’s Nazi Past

The Vienna Philharmonic had low level Nazi Party members, but also officials with the SS, one of whom turned over more than a dozen orchestra members, at least five of whom perished in Nazi concentration camps. After the war, that Nazi official become the orchestra's executive director.

IAF Cobra Crash, Crew Killed

The crew were on a routine training mission.

Court De-Fizzes Mayor Bloomberg’s Soda Ban

A New York state judge ruled that the New York City “big soda can” ban promoted by Mayor Michael Bloomberg is illegal. It was...

A Preview of President Obama’s Stage Show to Israel

The year’s biggest photo op gets underway next week. Obama will smile in Jerusalem and Ramallah and pray in a church that he can “fool all the people all of the time.”

Israel Start-Up’s Anti-Obesity Pill Set to Go Big Time

An Israeli-made pill may be on its way to make the world slimmer. The “slim pill” to reduce obesity could go on the market as a medicine, with the help of a major pharmaceutical company.

Locusts Invade Israel but More of a Tourist Site than a Plague

Israelis are excited over the latest tourists – locusts – while the Agriculture Ministry is making sure the pests have a short stay. Armchair preachers are having as field day with the new arrivals.

Muslim Terrorist Wannabe’s Jewish Lawyer Seeks to Bar Jews from Jury UPDATE

Cohn's effort highlights an increasing tendency, in an effort to achieve "fairness" towards accused terrorists, of marching along a road littered with the civil rights of others.

Obama Must Keep Kosher for Passover at King David Hotel

President Barack Obama will have to eat kosher for Passover meals, without bread, during his stay the King David Hotel next week, Haaretz reported. "We're...

Barbra Streisand to Sing at 90th Birthday Bash for Peres

Barbra Streisand will make her official performing debut in Israel at the 90th birthday celebration for President Shimon Peres at the Israeli Presidential Conference,...

Egypt Ignoring Destruction of Huge Archaeological Site

The Muslim Brotherhood regime is ignoring the “systematic” destruction of Antonopoulos, one of Egypt’s biggest archaeological sites, the Egypt Independent reported Monday. Monica Hanna, a...

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