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Police: Toronto Couple Murdered in Florida Were Asphyxiated

A Toronto Jewish couple found dead in their Florida townhouse in January were asphyxiated, police said. Police Chief Dwayne Flournoy of Hallandale Beach, Fla., said...

Deal to Keep Foreign Minister Post for Lieberman Upheld as Legal

The attorney general returns to Netanyahu a piece of the coalition puzzle and approves a deal reserving the Foreign Ministry post for Lieberman. Lapid will have to settle for something else, at least for now.

Iran Charges Israel with ‘Genocide’ at IAEA Meeting

U.S., Canadian and Australian officials stalked out of a meeting of the U.N. nuclear watchdog when the Iranian envoy accused Israel of genocide on...

‘Obama to Visit Israel, Ready or Not’

“Here I come, ready or not” is the message from the White House, but it might be putting on a good face. What would be the reaction if Obama said, “If you can’t get your act together, I’ll stay home.”

Syrian Rebels Kidnap 20 UN Observers from Golan Border (Video)

Syrian “Martyrs of Yarmouk” rebels kidnapped 20 UN observers stationed on the Golan Heights. The IDF on high alert and reinforces the fence as civil war reaches the border.

Kerry Beats the Drum for Talks on Iran but War Drums Grow Louder

Kerry still pushes for talk and talks on Iran, but the US delegate to the IAEA accuses Iran of “deception.” Kerry admits Iran is bringing a military strike closer to reality.”

Bibi Seeks Coalition Deal Prior To Obama Visit

JERUSALEM – Faced with the grim prospect of President Obama canceling his March 20 visit to Israel due to government instability, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is racing to meet a March 16 extended deadline granted by President Shimon Peres to cobble together a stable coalition government.

Tragic Deaths Cast Pall Over Community

New York’s Jewish community is still reeling after a young Williamsburg couple and their unborn child were killed early Sunday morning by a speeding car allegedly driven by a Bronx resident with a lengthy list of serious run-ins with the law.

Husband Jumps Out of Court Window to Escape Divorce

Jerusalem police deployed a helicopter Wednesday to help them look for a convict who jumped out from a bathroom window in rabbinical court rather...

Palestinian Riots Fizzle, As Do Fears Of A New Intifada

JERUSALEM – Palestinians were marching, rocks were flying, tires were burning and prisoners were hunger-striking.

French School to Muslims and Jews: Let Them Eat Pork!

A French public school has stopped offering alternatives to pork in its cafeteria for its Jewish and Muslim pupils, and official said their solution...

Brazilian Female Judo Champ Makes Aliyah

This martial artist is 21, Jewish, Brazilian and a woman. Her name is Camila Minakawa. She also is a judo champ, so it is a lot safer for Israel that she is on our side – she made aliyah on Wednesday.

Israel May Be in Hot Water over Prisoner X’s Aussie Passport

Australia has confirmed that “Prisoner X,” since identified as Ben Zygier, worked for the Israeli government, and it warned Israel it faces a strong...

UNICEF: Israel Treatment of Arab Minors in Custody Cruel and Inhuman

The report alleges that the practice "appears to be widespread, systematic and institutionalized."

US Marine Cracks Mystery of Pyramids and Stonehenge (Video)

Vahai believes those historic monuments were built for world navigation purposes.

UN Estimates 1 Million Refugees Fled Syria

Over the two year civil war raging in Syria, the number of refugees crossing the border to neighboring countries surpassed 1 million, the United...

The Neshchizer Rebbe Passed Away

Even while he was severely ill, he was determined not to change his daily agenda despite his pain.

Suspect in Williamsburg Lethal Hit and Run to Surrender

He said he fled the scene because he was afraid of being killed by his pursuers, and didn’t know the couple had been killed until he saw it in newspapers.

U.S. Pressing Europe on Hezbollah Terrorist Status

U.S. government officials called on Europe to list Hezbollah as a terrorist group. "For too long Hezbollah has tried to pose as nothing more than...

German Museum Returns Nazi-Looted Painting

A German museum returned a 15th century Renaissance painting stolen by the Nazis to the estate of a Jewish art dealer. "Virgin and Child," attributed...

Sequester Cuts to Cost Israel $155 million

The sequester is expected to cost Israel $155 million in defense assistance. A senior staffer on the U.S. House of Representatives Armed Services Committee told...

Head of US Central Command: Iran Sanctions Useless

"I'm paid to take a rather dim view of the Iranians, frankly."

UTJ Calls for New Elections

The Hareidi party, UTJ, proposed a bill in the Knesset calling for new elections to be held within 90 days. The bill, drafted by MK...

Hugo Chavez Dies

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez died on Tuesday at age 58. He has been the president of Venezuela since 1999.

Bennett to Get Finance Ministry

Netanyahu challenged them, but Bennett and Lapid apparently worked it out.

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