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Sara Hurwitz, dean of Yeshivat Maharat.

Orthodox Yeshiva Graduates Class of Female Leaders

10 Tammuz 5773 – June 18, 2013
Upon completion of Yeshivat Maharat’s four-year program, each graduate is qualified and equipped as a new kind of leader in the Orthodox community and beyond.
This car was set ablaze last week in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of East Jerusalem.

Bennett: Police Got ‘Wide Powers’ to Catch ‘Price Tag’ Activists

"There is a small group of evil conspirators who want to generate a chain of hatred and violence between Arabs and Jews in our country."

The RCA Supports Rabbi David Stav

The Rabbinical Council of America on Monday sent Rabbi David Stav, a Religious Zionist candidate for the post of Israel's Chief Rabbi, a letter...
Just weeks before Linor Abargil became Miss World, the Israeli fashion model was brutally raped. A movie about her story, Brave Miss World, will be shown June 21 and 22 in the 2013 AFI Docs Film Festival

Film of Israeli Rape Victim Who Became Miss World, at AFI

Tied up and raped at knifepoint, Linor Abargil was able to escape, to press charges, to find other victims of the same rapist, and make a documentary about how to speak out. Oh, and she was crowned "Miss World" just seven weeks after being raped.

Streisand Spouts Off on Women ‘In Foreign Land of Israel’

Streisand loves Israel – she even visits the country once in a while. She gives lots of money. And she can’t resist a chance to preach about women’s rights in Israel but admits it is a "foreign land.”

‘What’s Bad for the Goose is Worse for Kosher Slaughter’

10 Tammuz 5773 – June 17, 2013
Israel may ban the “foie gras” delicacy because it is made from force-fed geese. If Israel is so concerned about animal rights, European Jews may face another aim to ban kosher slaughter.

Los Angeles Freeway Project Causes Havoc with ‘Eruv’

Observant Jews in Los Angeles are bracing for the possibility that they will not be allowed to carry anything or even push a baby...

Egypt Fears Gaza Terrorists Planning Anti-Government Protests

Egypt has deployed helicopters to patrol the Sinai Peninsula and has declared a state of alert in the area after radical Islamic terrorists from...

Montreal’s First Jewish Mayor Arrested in Corruption Crackdown

Montreal’s first Jewish mayor and a Jewish former alderman were arrested as part of a crackdown on corruption. Michael Applebaum, who was appointed mayor last...
SA-7 anti-aircraft missiles - who will use them first, Al Qaeda or Hezbollah?

Arming Rebels May Give Al Qaeda Missiles that Can Down Israeli Plane

Obama wants to arm Syrian rebels. Saudi Arabia is giving them anti-aircraft missiles. And Al Qaeda has a how-to manual use them. Then it can do what Israel feared Assad would do – down an Israeli plane.

SodaStream Israel and KitchenAid Join Forces for New Machine

SodaStream, the Israel-based company that makes machines to convert tap water into fizz, has signed a deal with KitchenAid to join forces for a...

Cancer-Stricken Girl Sings to Barbra Streisand

Forget Streisand's concerts and performance for Peres. What may be the most emotional moment of her current visit to Israel was her listening to a cancer-stricken girl sing her own song, “People.”

Pope Francis Blesses Peres on Eve of His 90th Birthday

Pope Francis sent President Shimon Peres a letter with blessings for his 90th birthday, which is to be marked on August 2. Celebrations towards...

‘Price Tag’ Attackers an ‘Illegal Group’ but not Terrorists

“Price Tag” vandals who damage and burn Arab property and spray graffiti on mosques and churches are now official an illegal organization in Israel,...

NY Daily News: Brava to Alicia Keys’ Refusal to Bow to BDS

"Keys would have none of it from a person who is one step above a lunatic shouting anti-Semitic canards on the street."

Hundreds Detained in Istanbul Clashes

On Sunday, Turkish police detained 441 people following clashes in Istanbul between police and anti-government protesters, an official at the city's bar association told...
Republican mayoral hopeful John Catsimatidis riding the "Greeks & Jews" platform at the Celebrate Israel Parade.

Catsimatidis Quietly Breaks Record with 50 Friendraiser Events

“The events outside Manhattan are drawing large crowds and attracting GOP Primary voters, building the enthusiasm we need to win.”
Minister Naftali Bennett wants to impose Israeli rule on the C area.

Bennett: ‘The Idea of Establishing a Palestinian State Reached a Dead End’

The only real solution is "to build, to build, to build" in Judea and Samaria.

Syrian TV: IAF Bombed Syrian Airport

The IDF is refusing to comment on a report on a Syrian television channel associated with the rebels, according to which Israel attacked the...
Rabbi David Stav in Kfar Chabad, where he is less likely to be attacked violently than in Bnei Brak.

Rabbi Stav Attacked by Haredi Youths at a Wedding

A few boys began to push him, trying to make him trip and fall while he was dancing.

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