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Haredi Sect Blames Zionists, Persecution, for Seized Children

The Canadian Lev Tahor cult of about 200 is headed by convicted felon Shlomo Helbrans, an Israeli returnee who left Israel with his followers in 1990.

Ostreicher Released from Bolivian Prison

Jacob Ostreicher, a New York businessman held in Bolivia since 2011, is back in the United States. Two Jewish news websites, JP Updates and Algemeiner,...

UN Security Council Condemns Lebanese Sniper Attack on Israeli

UN Security Council labels Lebanese soldier's shooting death of Israeli soldier "deplorable."

Another Israeli First: ‘Vegan’ Pizza without Products from Animals

Domino’s Pizza in Israel has come up with the world’s first Vegan pizza that does not have cheese or any other products derived from...

50 Richest Arabs’ Combined Wealth Is $266 Billion

The 50 richest Arabs in the world have a combined wealth of slightly more than $266 billion, and 23 of them are from Saudi...

UPDATED Harvard Exams Interrupted by Bomb Threat

SEE UPDATE AT END OF ARTICLE At 9:02 Monday morning, Dec. 16, Harvard University students were gearing up for exams when students received a university...

Alan Dershowitz Retiring from Harvard Law School

Alan Dershowitz, one of the country’s most prominent lawyers and a passionate advocate for Israel, is retiring from Harvard Law School at the age...

Iran Says Its Foreign Minister Scolded Kerry

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, in separate phone calls, allegedly scolded U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry for what he said was an...

More Kosher Snack Foods Coming Up for Passover

Snack food manufacturers are increasingly turning to the Orthodox Union for kosher certification to expand their markets during the Passover holiday. Classic Foods announced last...

Coup Attempt in South Sudan Imperils Israeli Aid Group

Intense fighting amid a coup attempt in Juba, the capital of South Sudan, has forced the Israeli aid group IsraAid to suspend its operations...

Illegal African Infiltrators March for Refugee Status

Hundreds of illegal infiltrators from Africa fled from their detention facility in metropolitan Tel Aviv Sunday night and marched on a highway in southern...

American Studies Association Votes to Boycott Israeli Universities

A one-third turnout of American Studies Association (ASA) members have voted to endorse its national council’s call for a boycott of Israeli universities, the...

Lebanon Says Its Soldier Acted on His Own to Kill Sgt. Cohen

Lebanese shirked from responsibility for the murder of Sgt. Shlomi Cohen and explained that the Lebanese soldier who shot and killed him acted on...

Hamas’ Supreme Leader Mashaal Warms Up to Abbas

Khaled Mashaal, the supreme leader of Hamas who lives in Qatar,  spent 10 minutes on the phone with Palestinian Authority chairman Mahmoud Abbas in...

‘Purity Patrol’ Helps Snowbound Women Reach the Mikveh

The Taharat HaBayit organization has been using a 4-wheel-drive jeep to take snowbound women in Jerusalem to the local mikveh, the ritual immersing pool. "The...

The Ice Man Returneth to Jerusalem; No Local Buses after 9 p.m.

Ice-slicked roads are forecast for Jerusalem Monday night, prompting the halt of all local buses at 8 p.m. Buses from the capital to Tel...

EU Promises ‘Unprecedented’ Aid to Buy PA-Israel Peace Pact

European Union foreign ministers meeting Brussels on Monday approved a plan to buy peace between Israel and the Palestinian Authority with "unprecedented" amounts of...

New Cannabis Regulations Pick National ‘Pusher’ sans Bidding

Only the pharmacies will be decided according to an official bid – everybody else basically gets a license to print money.

Farrakhan Says Kanye West Need not Apologize in Jewish Flap

Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan told rapper Kanye West not to apologize or bow to pressure over remarks that were called “classic anti-Semitism”...

Iran Claims It Has Sent Another Monkey into Space

Iran has announced is sent in a monkey into space again, assuming it really did so last year when two official batch of pictures...

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