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Bibi’s Approval Drops While US Jews Stay Connected (Guests Jeremy Saltan & Rabbi Avi Berman)
 
Second Terror Attack Averted When Arab Driver Killed by IDF Fire

September 2, 2014 - 7:51 PM
 
Eric Cantor Joins Wall Street Investment Bank

September 2, 2014 - 4:06 PM
 
Poll: Hamas Would Rule Judea and Samaria in New Elections

September 2, 2014 - 3:52 PM
 
Arab Terrorist Attack Foiled Near Netanya

September 2, 2014 - 1:38 PM
 
Ehud Olmert’s ‘Talansky Affair’ Re-Opens in Jerusalem District Court

September 2, 2014 - 12:58 PM
 
Iran Unveils New Self-Defense Radar, Missile System

September 2, 2014 - 12:04 PM
 
Turkey’s New PM Says ‘No Hope’ of Normalizing Ties with Israel

September 2, 2014 - 11:22 AM
 
Jihadist Threat Rising on Israel’s Northern Border

September 2, 2014 - 9:58 AM
 
Germany to Begin Supplying Kurds With Weapons to Fight Islamic State

September 2, 2014 - 1:41 AM
 
Did You Know September 1 is an Israeli National Holiday?

September 2, 2014 - 1:02 AM
 
SodaStream May Close Maaleh Adumim Factory

September 1, 2014 - 11:41 PM
 
Last Soldier Killed in Protective Edge Laid to Rest

September 1, 2014 - 11:31 PM
 
Arab Rock Throwing Attacks Wounds 3-Year-Old Girl

September 1, 2014 - 11:22 PM
 
The Real and Radical Legacy of Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach

September 1, 2014 - 11:05 PM
 
PA Propaganda Video Compares 9/11 with IDF Bombing of Gaza

September 1, 2014 - 9:45 PM
 
Israeli Children, Parents On Gaza Border Start New School Year with Mixed Feelings

September 1, 2014 - 8:15 PM
 
Monday Review: Intense Fighting Causes More Spillover Along Israel’s Border

September 1, 2014 - 7:32 PM
 
Israel’s Economy: Stunned But Still Strong

September 1, 2014 - 7:27 PM
 
UN Commander Says ‘Raise the White Flag’ as Syrian Rebels Take UN Peacekeepers Hostage, Attack Others

September 1, 2014 - 6:33 PM
 
Gasoline Prices Dropped at Midnight

September 1, 2014 - 5:38 PM
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Politics
UN Ambassador Samantha Power with Secretary of State John Kerry. Both are reputed to be highly intelligent, and so one must wonder how intelligent is the source of that information.
 

Posted on: February 26th, 2014

News & ViewsIslamists

And then she went and did something stupider.

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Posted on: February 26th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitismAnti-Israel NGOs

A pro-Palestinian group in Canada, calling Ehud Barak an “Israel war criminal,” is protesting a visit by the former Israeli prime minister. The Canada-Palestine Association is among pro-Palestinian groups in British Columbia protesting an economic conference to be held in suburban Vancouver at the end of the month that Barak is scheduled to attend. It […]

U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations Samantha Power and her boss in the State Dept. are just not very smart. Powerful and tenacious, yes. Intelligent – really not.
 

Posted on: February 24th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

Chicollini here may look like an idiot and sound like an idiot, but don't let that fool you, he really is an idiot.

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Australian Journalist Rafael Epstein claims Zygier revealed intelligence about operations he had been involved in to an Iranian businessman.
 

Posted on: February 23rd, 2014

News & ViewsGlobal

Journalist Rafael Epstein claims Zygier revealed intelligence about operations he had been involved in to an Iranian businessman.

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Posted on: February 23rd, 2014

News & ViewsNews Briefs

Bus riders from around the city will rally on Sunday at a bus stop across from City Hall to urge the Mayor, the Borough Presidents and members of the City Council to expand a successful “bus countdown clock” program that has worked on Staten Island.  New technology allows for real-time clocks at bus stops that tell […]

Hundreds of Israelis participated in a protest in front of the US Embassy in Tel Aviv, demanding freedom for Jonathan Pollard on Feb 23, 2014.
 

Posted on: February 23rd, 2014

News & ViewsIsraelGovernment

Hundreds of Israelis participated in a protest in front of the US Embassy in Tel Aviv, demanding freedom for Jonathan Pollard on Feb 23, 2014.

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A group of Caucasus Jews circa 1876. While there were many Jews living in Georgia, Armenia and the Caucasus, the claims that all of European Jewry stemmed from the 8th century Khazar empire is not only baseless, it is politically motivated.
 

Posted on: February 23rd, 2014

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

Of course, the fact that a major study finds no basis to the Khazar theory won't make it go away.

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Ramaz High School’s student-run politics society issued an invitation to Rashid Khalidi, the Edward Said Professor of Modern Arab Studies at Columbia University, but the talk was cancelled by Ramaz’s head of school.
 

Posted on: February 22nd, 2014

News & ViewsIsraelGovernment

The statement from Ramaz said, “Our question was: ‘Is this the appropriate program?’”

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"Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is increasingly undermining a central pillar of the decades-long, strategic U.S.-Turkish partnership: Turkey’s growing democracy."
 

Posted on: February 21st, 2014

News & ViewsNews Briefs

More than 80 dignitaries from across the political spectrum are concerned about the future U.S. relations with Turkey.

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Posted on: February 21st, 2014

News & ViewsGlobalEurope

The number of those killed in the Ukrainian violence has risen to 77, the country’s Health Ministry has said, according to an RT report. But this number could be a low estimate, as doctors working on Kiev’s Independence Square are claiming that as many as 70 people have been killed on the rioters’ side alone […]

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United Torah Judaism MK Meir Porush doing battle during a session of the Special Committee for the Equal Sharing of the Burden. He insists Netanyahu gave him his word there won't be criminal charges against Haredi draft dodgers. If I had a dollar for every time Netanyahu gave his word and took it back…
 

Posted on: February 21st, 2014

News & ViewsIsraelGovernment

Porush insists Netanyahu had declared that while he's in charge there won't be criminal sanctions.

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At 2013 J Street Conference this panel discussed how to subvert Birthright Israel trips, according to "The J Street Challenge" film.
 

Posted on: February 21st, 2014

News & ViewsMediaArts and Entertainment

The film uses scholars, activists and carefully selected film clips to unravel the magical marketing mystery of J Street.

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Posted on: February 20th, 2014

News & ViewsEye on Palestine

The agenda for thousands of American Israel Public Affairs Committee activists who will meet with lawmakers next month includes Iran’s nuclear ambitions and Israeli-Palestinian talks. “From March 2-4, more than ten thousand AIPAC activists will be in Washington for our annual policy conference,” according to an email the group sent this week to lawmakers. The […]

Islamic Cultural Centre and Mosque of Madrid, Spain, constructed between 1987 and 1992, and inaugurated in 1992.
 

Posted on: February 20th, 2014

News & ViewsGlobalEurope

Several Muslim families currently residing in North Africa are candidates for receiving Spanish citizenship.

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Vassar College
 

Posted on: February 20th, 2014

News & ViewsIsrael

Vassar's Jewish Union couldn't bear to bar Israel-haters from its "open and welcoming space!"

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Posted on: February 19th, 2014

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American Jewish organizations are going to bat for ObamaCare and are using social media to reach as many people as possible in an effort to convince them to sign up for health care under the Affordable Care Act. During Tuesday’s Jewish Community Day led by the left-leaning National Council of Jewish Women, or NCJW, Jewish […]

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President Shimon Peres and PM Benjamin Netanyahu (with yarmulkes). All I could think about this morning was Chaim Cheffer's ditty "How Did the Flea Rise Up."
 

Posted on: February 19th, 2014

News & ViewsIsraelGovernment

Two indefatigable climbers supporting one another in ways the rest of us easily fatigued mortals will never understand.

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Danny Danon (left) has won   a court case that could weaken the power of Netanyahu (right) to carry out concessions to Abbas and Kerry.
 

Posted on: February 17th, 2014

News & ViewsIsraelGovernment

Netanyahu may have to follow Sharon and form a new party if he insists on selling out to the Kerry-Obama-Abbas trio.

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Secretary of State John Kerry (L) and Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu at Davos Conference, Jan. 24, 2014.
 

Posted on: February 17th, 2014

News & ViewsIsraelGovernment

The IPF is a passel of peaceniks comprised of billionaires and heiresses and a felon, oh my!

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Pres. of Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Prof. Menachem Ben-Sasson. Oct. 9, 2013
 

Posted on: February 14th, 2014

News & ViewsIsrael

Israeli academics thanked the American academic leaders who condemned the ASA anti-Israel boycott.

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