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Newspaper Apologizes for Cartoon Showing Israel as ‘Moloch’

Even Peter Beinart would not have appreciated the latest German anti-Zionist slur, based on the Moloch, the practice of child sacrifice by idol worshippers and used as libel against Jews as child-killers.

Falling Tree at Calif. Summer Camp Kills Counselor (UPDATED)

A tree fell outside a dining hall at a Jewish summer camp in Northern California, killing one staffer and requiring four others to be...

Swedish Illegal Circumcision Ends in Arrest, But Legal Rites Are Scarce

The curious case brings to light a real problem in Sweden caused by the reluctance of doctors and nurses to assist in or perform circumcisions.

In First, London(istan) to Host World Islamic Economic Forum (Video)

The utter glee with which London's political leadership boast about their city being a mega-hub for Islamic finance would have been derided as racist parody had Melanie Phillips written it in her prescient book, "Londonistan."

‘Oh, Say Can You Sing the Right Lyrics?’ (Video)

We know that most Haredim in Israel don’t even know the Zionist anthem let alone sing it. But also America? It seems that way at the annual Flatbush Hatzolah-NYPD game. Anyway, ‘Good July 4 Yom Tov.’

Polish Court asks Tribunal to Rule on Ritual Slaughter Ban

A Bialystok court has asked the Polish Constitutional Tribunal to rule on whether the country’s ban on ritual slaughter is compliant with the constitutional...

Second Jewish Camp Tragedy Kills One in California; 20 Injured

Tragedy strikes twice at Jewish summer camps. One week after lightning critically injured a child in an Indiana camp, a falling tree kills one adult and injures 20 in California.

Egyptian Army to Morsi: You’re No Longer the President

Military suspends constitution, install caretaker government; Egyptian army deployed.

Possible Military Coup Underway in Egypt

The US State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki could not confirm if a military coup is currently underway in Egypt .

Democracy à la Islamists Points to Civil War

Mixing Western democracy with Egyptian Islamists is a recipe with a smell of civil war. Reason and logic are under house arrest. If the army takes over, it can thank the US for training it soldiers.

Foreign Ministry Strike Strands South Floridians

The strike at the Foreign Ministry and its consulates worldwide has left hundreds people stranded, including several from South Florida. “All I really need is...

Samsung Buys Israeli Web TV Startup Boxee

Samsung acquired the Israeli streaming media startup Boxee for $30 million. The Israeli business site The Marker reported the acquisition by the Korean electronics giant...

Soviet Tank Found Buried in Holon

Archaeologists don’t have to go back too far to understand this discovery – a Russian-made tank. The question remains why it was discarded and buried underground until excavations for a drainage system unearthed it.

IDF, Egyptian Army and Hamas on High Alert at Borders

The Israeli and Egyptian armies and the Hamas regime in Gaza are on high alert at Sinai and Gaza borders and near smuggling tunnels,...

New Documents Spark Debate Over Yom Kippur War

Newly declassified documents have reignited the debate over whether a chance to avoid the 1973 Yom Kippur War was squandered.

Regional Instability Threatens Kerry Peace Effort

JERUSALEM – Even as Secretary of State John Kerry tried to put a positive spin on his arduous negotiations with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in an effort to restart Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, high-ranking Israeli government officials and Israeli media outlets said that the growing chaos in Egypt and the continuing Syrian civil war, along with Abbas’s intransigence, were undermining the chances for a resumption of talks in the coming months.

Nearly 100 Rapes in Four Days of Anti-Morsi Protests

Mobs protesting the rule of Mohammed Morsi have sexually assaulted nearly 100 women and raped at least 91  in the last four days of...

Facing Possible Draft And Reduced Subsidies, Israel’s Haredim Respond With Prayer

JERUSALEM – The large white poster is topped by a screaming headline written in large black letters: “Hell.” Posted on a wall in Jerusalem’s haredi Meah Shearim neighborhood, the sign describes a development that threatens the community with “extinction” and “makes all living hearts tremble.”

Israel Raises Funds to Treat Ethiopian Boy Mauled by Hyena

A U.S. Jewish doctor in Ethiopia came across a boy whose life is threatened after an attack by a wild hyena. Muslims, Bedouin and Jews now are pitching in to save his life.

Palestinian Authority ‘Policeman’ Tried to Murder Jew in Samaria

The US created a Palestinian Authority army and still trains “policemen.” One of its cadets was killed in a riot against the IDF Tuesday. Now, an officer has been arrested for trying to murder a Jew.

Egypt Military Repeating Threats as University Clashes Leave 22 Dead

Clashes escalated near Cairo University in the capital's Giza district late Tuesday night, where supporters of President Mohamed Morsi continue to demonstrate. According to the...

Jewish Schools Advocacy Bringing Hundreds of Millions in Public Funds

Private Jewish day schools and yeshivas get hundreds of millions of dollars through tax credit programs.

Boston-Area Federations Merge to Improve Finances

A federation north of Boston merged with Greater Boston’s Combined Jewish Philanthropies in an effort to bring financial stability and expanded programs to the...

‘Prisoner X’ family Talking Money Settlement with Israel

Ben Zygier, or Prisoner X, as he was known at the time of his suicide by hanging in an Israeli prison in December 2010,...

After Lightning Strike, Two Campers Released from Hospital

Two of the three campers struck by lightning at a Reform Jewish summer camp near Indianapolis have been released from the hospital. The Goldman Union...

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