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National Emergency Drill Prepares for the Worst

14 Sivan 5773 – May 22, 2013
The annual Home Front Drill is quite routine. This year there are more reasons for Israelis to take it more seriously, such as Assad, Hezbollah and chemical weapons, for starters. Hope for the best.

Emir Of Qatar Blames Israel For Arab Turmoil

JERUSALEM – As Shiite Hizbullah and Sunni anti-Syrian government rebels battle across Syria and Lebanon, and Egyptian and Jordanian forces confront al Qaeda terrorists in the Sinai and southern Jordan, the emir of Qatar blamed Israel for the chaos that threatens to plunge the entire region into war.

Pressing Poland On Holocaust Restitution Presents Dilemma For U.S., Jewish Groups

WASHINGTON – Poland is a stalwart American ally in Europe, a bulwark against an increasingly belligerent Russia and, with the recent opening of a major new Warsaw museum, is enjoying a flush of accolades for its belated embrace of its Jewish roots.
Lod Mosaic, 1,700 years old, is the first official Israeli exhibition at the Louvre

Israeli 1,700-year-old Mosaic on Display at Louvre Museum

Israelis are familiar with archaeological finds dating back centuries and sometimes thousands of years. Now the world’s most popular museum, the Louvre, exhibits a 1,700-year-old mosaic found in Lod.
Eric Garcetti won a tight election to become LA's first Jewish Mayor

LA Elects First Jewish Mayor (Over Pol Married to a Jew)

The LA mayoral race was between a man with a Jewish mother and a woman married to a Jew.

Shmuley Boteach to Host Jewish Values Gala for Rambam Medical Center

At the inaugural Values Network Gala on June 4, Rabbi Shmuley Boteach will be honoring Holocaust survivor Professor Elie Wiesel, renowned philanthropists Dr. Miriam...

Ahmadinejad Irate at Disqualification of his Candidate

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad rejected a decision by election overseers to disqualify his own top aide, Esfandiar Rahim Mashaei, from the June 14 presidential...

Israeli Soldier Killed in Golan Minefield Explosion

An Israeli soldier was killed in a mine explosion in the southern Golan Heights. The soldier was taking part Tuesday in a minefield-clearing operation, according...
Claims Conference board chairman Julius Berman

Top Claims Conference Officials Botched Probe of 2001 Fraud

“A majority of the claims made by the person who wrote the anonymous letter were refuted by Mr. Domnitser,” the report said.
He's back, family and all.

In 140-Second Video, Anthony Weiner Jumps into Mayoral Race

An April 19, 2013 Quinnipiac University survey gives Weiner 15 percent of Democratic primary voters.

IDF Soldier Killed in Training Accident

13 Sivan 5773 – May 21, 2013
An IDF soldier was killed Tuesday afternoon in a training accident on the Golan Heights. The soldier, in the Combat Engineering Corps, was clearing anti-tank...
Entire neighborhoods were flattened by the tornado that struck outside Oklahoma City, OK on May 20, 2013

Chabad to the Rescue for Oklahoma Residents

There are only about 5000 Jews in the Greater Oklahoma City area, but the Chabad of Oklahoma City is working around the clock to provide assistance tp anyone in need.

Waze Defeats Google

Israel’s Waze user-run navigation service easily beat out Google’s app Tuesday night when the Israel Electric Corp. closed down the high-speed Ayalon Highway that...

Shin Bet Foils Hamas Plot to Kill Israeli, Hold Body for Barter

Israel is uncovering terror cells in Judea and Samaria at an alarming rate. This time, a Hamas cell was nabbed before it could murder an Israeli. The Palestinian Authority’s silence speaks loudly.
Paterson, NJ City Hall flew the Palestinian flag on Sunday, May 19, which Paterson Mayor Jeffrey Jones named "Palestinian American Day."

Man Behind Palestinian Flag at Paterson, NJ City Hall a Convicted Felon

The man who solicited government proclamations for naming May 19 "Palestinian American Day" had publicly expressed outrage over the NYPD surveillance of Muslims. No one even noticed he was a convicted felon.

Kerry Headed for PA-Israel Crisis that He Created

Kerry has done a lot in three months. He has won the distrust of Abbas. He has personally upbraided Israeli Ambassador Oren. Why is he coming to town this week? Maybe he booked the wrong plane.

Nefesh B’Nefesh Co-Founder to Receive YU Honorary Doctorate

Co-Founder and the Executive Director of Nefesh B’Nefesh Rabbi Joshua Fass, a Yeshiva University alumnus, will deliver the keynote address and receive an honorary...

Report: Discrimination against Jews and Muslims Rising Everywhere

Discrimination against Jews and Muslims is on the rise around the world, according to the annual U.S. State Dept. report for 2012. The report points...

Clintons Staying Out of the Mayoral Race

They're avoiding the appearance of taking sides.
PA Foreign Minister Riyad Malki

Israel Comes to its Senses, Cancels UNESCO Mission

The mission was originally supposed to arrive in Jerusalem on Monday.

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