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Novelist: Russia Still Craves Stalinism

But the worst thing the West can do is isolate Russia.

Yom Kippur Inspires Determination in Wake of Colorado Floods

Some 300 people came specifically because of the floods.

Wiesenthal Rebukes Argentinean Jewish Fans for Antibolivian Slurs

The Simon Wiesenthal Center urged an Argentinean soccer association to sanction a team associated with the Jewish community for making racist chants. The center made...

Larry Summers Withdraws From Consideration to Head Fed

Was it all the negative articles in which the other front-runner for Federal Reserve Chair, Janet L. Yellen, was compared to Lawrence Summers and...

Australian Jews Plan Rally to Protest Falk Visit

Professor Richard Falk, the UN "Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territories," will deliver a public lecture in Melbourne on Monday,...

Israel to Authorize Palestinians to Settle in Evacuated Jewish Town

Arabs will now be free to take over the lands, while Jews will continue to be prohibited from even going there.

Colorado Floods Close Boulder Synagogue on Yom Kippur

A killer flood in Colorado submerged a synagogue and a rabbi’s home in Boulder County, and the Chabad synagogue rabbi is thankful that Torah...

Netanyahu Expects ‘Full Destruction’ of Syria’s Chemical Weapons

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said Sunday that he expects “the full destruction of the stocks of chemical weapons that the Syrian regime has used...

PA Back in Town to Wink at PA’s Loaded Deck of Cards

Israel and Palestinian Authority negotiators promised Kerry they would hold secret talks, without using the media to promote agendas. Israel has obliged. PA negotiator Saeb Erekat has not.

Did Your Shul Pocket $660,000 from Maftir Yona?

“Auctioning” off the honor of being called to the Torah and for the privilege of reading the “Haftorah,” or “Maftir” section of the Prophets,...

Gaza Jihadist: Israel Killed Arafat for not Signing Agreement

Here is the latest jihadist history lesson: Israel killed Yasser Arafat because he refused to sign an agreement at Camp David in 2000. Islamic Jihad...

Liberman: No Confirmation that Assad Sent Poison Gas to Iraq

Israel has no information to confirm Syrian rebel claims that the Assad regime has sent part of its stockpile of chemical weapons to Iraq,...

Jewish Teenagers Attacked at Paris Sports Court

A group of teenagers “of African and North African origins” assaulted ten 13-year-old Jewish students at a public sports center in Paris  from the...

Israel’s Tax Hikes Help Cure Smoking and Drinking

Want to stop smoking? Drink less alcohol? Ask your local government to raise taxes on cigarettes and liquor. It works wonders. Just ask Israelis.

A New ‘Arab Spring’ in Egypt Aimed at Wiping out Radical Islam

Egypt may be on the verge of doing what Israel, Europe and the United States have not been able to do – rid the country of unlicensed Islamic clerics who preach violence and rebellion.

Police Arrest Outpost Residents Minutes before Yom Kippur

While most Jews had completed their seuda mafseket-the meal before the fast, Samaria police were busy carrying out their last mission before the holiday...

Girl Drowns in B’nei B’rak Mikvah on Yom Kippur

A 4-year old girl drowned around noon time in a mikvah-ritual bath on Neufeld Street in B'nei B'rak. The establishment was open, even though...

Boulder Synagogue Closed on Yom Kippur Because of Floods

Flooding in Colorado submerged a synagogue and a rabbi’s home. The flooding, which has killed three people and displaced hundreds, hit Boulder County hardest, including...

Kosovo Official Presses US Jews on Israel Recognition

Kosovo’s deputy foreign minister, citing his country’s record of ethnic Albanians protecting Jews during the Holocaust, urged American Jewish groups to press Israel for...

TSA and Customs Issue Etrog Travel Advisories

Travelers will be asked to open the container with the etrog and unwrap it for inspection by experts.

Kerry, Lavrov: Syria to Give Up the Stash in 1 Week—Maybe

John Kerry's remarks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov after their meeting, at the Intercontinental Hotel, Geneva, Switzerland, September 14, 2013.

Pro-Israel New Yorkers Hold Symbolic UJA-Federation Check Burning

Richard Allen of JCC Watch, evoking the character Johnny Friendly from the Marlon Brando movie, "On the Waterfront" said, "Nothing moves on the NYC Jewish waterfront without John Ruskay's approval."

Taliban Suicide Bomber Attacks US Consulate in Afghanistan

A Taliban suicide attack on a U.S. consulate in Afghanistan killed no American personnel but points to a worrisome future both for the country and for the US. The “withdrawal” will leave behind thousands of soldiers.

Assad Has Scattered Chemical Weapons throughout Syria: Report

Assad continues to take advantage of Western gullibility. Syria has joined the Chemical Weapons Convention, but the Wall St. Journal reports Assad already has scattered the weapons in the country.

The Holiest Day of the Year: How IDF Soldiers Observe Yom Kippur

The IDF is nothing if not innovative. For soldiers who are on the front lines during the Yom Kippur Fast, the army suggests they suck on popsicles to keep their strength without violating to laws of the fast.

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