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Israel’s Semi-Automatic Tavor Rifle May Replace M-16s at Airport

1 Sivan 5773 – May 9, 2013
Tourists landing at Ben Gurion Airport soon may see guards toting the Israel-made Tavor rifle instead of the traditional M-16, according to Israel defense, The...

Invest or Gamble? Egypt Sells Islamic Bonds

The Muslim Brotherhood regime in Egypt, headed by President Mohammed Morsi, is set to issue “Islamic bonds,” not to be confused with the highly...

Rome Jewish Leader Must Pay Court Fees of Convicted Nazi

Italian tax collectors have ordered the president of Rome’s Jewish community and a TV reporter to pay the court fees of convicted Nazi war...

Wagner Opera Staged with Nazi Atrocities Booed off the Stage

The audience that attended a new production of a Wagner opera, complete with acts of Nazi atrocities, should have been Holocaust deniers. But it’s too late now. The production was yanked off stage.
Thousands of seminary students have been encourage to "join" the Women of the Wall in their Rosh Chodesh prayers.

Thousands of Orthodox Women to Mix with WOW at the Kotel

Yes, they've won a battle, a long one at that—but the war is far from over.
Mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio chatting with public school students.

De Blasio Promising The Jewish Press to Restore Childcare Vouchers

“Too often, the Bloomberg approach has been My way or the highway. I'll do things differently.”
The Yabok River

Despite Calls to End Peace, Israel Increases Water Flow to Jordan

Israel's ambassador to Jordan, about to be kicked out, says things should calm down once the peace process is restarted.
Robert Bernstein, Founding Chair Emeritus of Human Rights Watch, tells 2013 HUC graduates that human rights activists need to focus on the lack of speech freedom in the Arab World.

HRW Founder: Human Rights Must Focus on Arab Regimes’ Hate Speech

Human Rights Watch founder Robert Bernstein said that today's human rights advocates ignore the repression of basic freedoms across the Middle East and mistakenly call "free speech" and "advocacy' what is really state-sponsored hate speech.

Jordan Moves to Scrap Peace Treaty over Arrest of Jerusalem Mufti

World War III may have been close and may have been prevented on the Temple Mount, where the Jerusalem Mufti was arrested and then released for throwing chairs at Jews on Jerusalem Unification Day.

Ringleader Found Guilty in $57M Fraud at Claims Conference

Semen Domnister, the former Claims Conference employee who was charged with leading a $57 million fraud scheme at the Holocaust restitution organization, was found...

PA Official: ‘If We Had a Nuke, We’d Use It This Morning’ (Video)

The Palestinian Authority doesn’t need rocks, firebombs, guns and suicide bombers. Senior Fatah official Jibril Rajoub has a better way to kill Jews: “If we had a nuke, we’d use it this very morning.”

British Legal Aide Pays $3,900 for ‘I Can’t Stand Jews’ Remark

29 Iyyar 5773 – May 8, 2013
The Jewish prohibition of “loshon hara,” speaking negatively about people, was learned quickly by a non-Jewish British legal assistant, who paid $3,900 for saying, “I can’t stand Jews.”

Bill De Blasio Visits The Jewish Press

Bill de Blasio, one of the Democratic frontrunner in the race for New York City mayor, met last week with the editorial board of The Jewish Press at the newspaper’s Boro Park office. De Blasio is the New York City public advocate.
Prof. Stephen Hawking last appeared in Israel in 2006.

Resolved: Cambridge U ‘Misunderstood,’ Hawking Actually Hates Israel

I still like our original headline: 'Cambridge U: Hawking Health Nixed Trip – Wanna’ Buy a Nice Bridge?'

Three Jews from US and France to Be Awarded Dan David Prize

The international Dan David Prize will be awarded  June 9 at Tel Aviv University to an American Jewish philosopher, a research doctor at Johns...

Graffiti at Yale Threatens Arson Attack on School’s Jewish Center

Graffiti scrawled in a bathroom in a Yale University science building threatened an arson attack on the Slifka Center for Jewish Life on the...

Kerry Hosts Livni, to Return to Israel to Push Talks

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is meeting with visiting Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni this week and told reporters he will return to Israel...

On Weeklong Visit, Hollywood Stars Laud Israel

JERUSALEM – Despite heightened tensions with Lebanon and Syria, including Israel Air Force sorties over Damascus, a group of stars from two ABC-TV hit shows, “Scandal” and “Once Upon A Time,” participated last week in numerous indoor and outdoor activities in northern Israel, including the Golan Heights. The stars said that the American public is served a steady diet of warped images of Israel.

Unanswered Air Strikes On Syria Suggest New Regional Realities

TEL AVIV – Twice in three days, Israeli warplanes entered Syrian airspace and fired on suspected weapons caches bound for Hizbullah – and, so far at least, nothing has happened in response.

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