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Catholic School Educators Learn about Holocaust and Antisemitism

5 Elul 5773 – August 10, 2013
A group of 40 Catholic school educators traveled to Washington, DC, in late July as part of a program to learn more about the...

Report: Israeli Drones Kill 5 Terrorists in the Sinai

Egyptian security officials said a strike by an Israeli drone killed five suspected Islamist terrorists and destroyed a rocket launcher. Residents heard a large explosion...

Reward for Info on Attackers of Jewish Girls in Zanzibar

The Zanzibar government has offered a $6,170 reward for information on attackers who threw acid at two British Jewish women. Kirstie Trup and Katie Gee,...

Negotiator Erekat: Jerusalem Will Remain Unified in Peace Deal

But, according to Palestinian analysts, the Palestinian street isn't interested and doesn't think it's affected by the peace process.

Obama’s Friday Press Conf: Threats, Emb. Closures Insignificant

Most of the questions at the president's first press conference in months focused on Edward Snowden and the U.S./Russia relationship. Very little attention was paid to the ongoing, specific and credible terrorist threats to U.S. interests from al Qaeda.

Israeli GetTaxi Launches New York Limo Service

3 Elul 5773 – August 9, 2013
Israelis and taxis in New York -- not exactly news, except that this story is not about Israelis driving taxis, but offering a hi-tech...

Talmud Takes to Jewish.tv

A class on Talmudic ethics in Vancouver, B.C., praised by regulars, is going virtual in a new series on Jewish.tv, the multimedia portal of...

Russian Human Rights Council to Review Jewish Teacher’s Graft Sentence

The Kremlin’s human rights council is reviewing a prison sentence meted out to Ilya Farber, a Jewish schoolteacher convicted of corruption. The regional court of...

US Issues First Visas to Same-Sex Israeli Couples

The American embassy in Tel Aviv issued its first derivative visas to same-sex Israeli couples. The derivative visa allows the applicant to receive a visa...

Kahneman Awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom

President Obama awarded Daniel Kahneman, a Princeton psychologist known for his application of psychology to economic analysis, the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The White House...

US: Negotiations Resume Wednesday, ‘Outpost’ Construction Illegitimate

To remind you, the first release of Palestinian prisoners with Jewish blood on their hands is scheduled for Tuesday, on the eve of the talks in Jerusalem.

Kerry Briefs Jewish ‘Leaders’ (Cheerleaders?) on MidEast Talks

Secretary of State John Kerry met with what the Jewish Telegraph Agency described as "Jewish leaders" to "brief" them on the resumption of Israeli-Arab...

Three Charged in Paintball Guns Attack on Hassidic Jew in New York

Racial tensions in the New York town of Ramapo, near Monsey, flared Wednesday when two men and a women were arrested for firing a...

IDF Re-Opens Eilat Airport Departures after Scare Warning

3 Elul 5773 – August 8, 2013
The IDF allowed departing flights to take off from Eilat's international airport Thursday night after ordering it closed for two hours, without any explanation...

Israeli Firm Plans Gas Pipelines to Turkey, other Mideast Nations

An Israeli energy company has announced plans to export natural gas via pipelines through Turkey and other countries in the Middle East. The Delek Group,...

PA Fails to Stop Terror; IDF Arrests Islamic Jihad Leader in Jenin

The Palestinian Authority again has failed to reign in terror and left the “dirty work” for the IDF, which arrested an Islamic Jihad leader...

Shekel-Dollar Rate Sinks Below 3.53

The American dollar’s worldwide weakness helped drive down the shekel-dollar rate to below 3.53 shekels to the dollar Thursday, the lowest level since September...

Want a Tzohar Rabbi for the Wedding? Avoid Petach Tikvah

The Religious Council of Petach Tikvah, located next to Tel Aviv, is generally known to give problems for couple wanting to get married by...

Netanyahu Gambles Again, Refuses to Sign New Agreements with EU

If the Prime Minister gets his way and the European Union blinks first, he could be riding high in the saddle again. If Netanyahu blinks first, he'd better run for his life.

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