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Labor MK: Chief Rabbinate’s Kashrut Monopoly Will End in my Lifetime

MK Uri Maklev (United Torah Judaism) addressed the demand for competition in the kashrut certification market and said that, by the same token, we can ask for competition in the issuing of health and fire certifications for hotels.

Jerry Lewis Praises Trump and Rejects Obama for not Wiping Out ISIS [video]

The Jewish comedian, nearly 90 years old, says Obama is not a leader because he is "uncertain," unlike Trump, who is "great," especially as a showman.

WJS: NSA Taps Guided Obama’s Win over Netanyahu on Iran

According to US law, there’s a huge difference between tapping foreigners, even very friendly ones, like Netanyahu, and tapping US elected officials without their knowledge.

12-Year Record: More than 30,000 Jewish Immigrants Arrived in Israel in 2015

An all-time record for Aliyah from France with the arrival of 7,900 immigrants, the largest group for the second year running.

Prosecution Finally Releasing Duma Detainee after Contempt Threats

After several hours, the suspect's lawyers and family were informed by the prosecution that the latter are appealing his release before the Supreme Court.

Was Your Congressman One of 32 Who Called for Closing PLO Office in US?

Sen. Ted Cruz and 31 other Congressmen signed a letter to Kerry calling on the Obama administration to close the PLO office in Washington.

NGO Watchdog Offers Guidelines for Foreign Government NGO Funding

NGO Monitor’s proposed guidelines come on the heel of Knesset legislation being bandied about currently, most notably by Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked (Bayit Yehudi), attempting to increasing the transparency of NGOs.

High Court Acquits Olmert on Major Bribe Charge, Cuts Sentence from 6 to 1.5...

Former Jerusalem mayor Uri Lupolianski’s sentence was reduced dramatically by the same court panel, from 6 years in jail to 18 months of community service.

Miracle: Kashrut Supervisor Continues to Monitor Goods from Higher Realm

in their statement, the rabbinate promised to maintain the high quality of their supervision, despite the transfer of authority from the heavens down to earth.

Bennett Seeks to Calm Tensions Amid Leftwing Professor’s Comparison of Ayelet Shaked to “Neo-Nazi”

Rather than assigning blame exclusively to the left or right of the political spectrum, Bennett sought to unify the political fractures which have become increasingly conspicuous in recent weeks.

Can You Cry ‘Death to Arabs’ in Crowded Social Network? Knesset Committee Wants to...

Deputy AG Nizri said that for every 100 complaints of incitement to violence, only one indictment is filed. “I do not believe in using indictments against words. I think the issue should be handled in the educational arena,” he said.

UPDATE: Court Releasing Duma Suspect Who Claimed Brutal Interrogation

In what appears like a page from a dirty trick play book, Police were asking to extend the young man's detention by a few more days to prepare the indictment for a brawl he had as a teen.

Special Needs Employee Outlet Boycotting Turkish Fruit in Tu B’Shvat Gift Packages

According to studio director Nadav Attia, Israeli institutions and workers' committees are angry at Turkey for its anti-Israel shenanigans over the past five years.

Labeling People More Dangerous Than Labeling Products, Says Former Yesha Head

The Brazilian government has temporarily stonewalled Israel’s nomination of former Head of the Judea and Samaria Council, Danny Dayan for the position of Israeli ambassador to the Brazil.

O’Malley Upgrades – or Downgrades – Jesus from ‘Palestinian’ to a ‘Refugee’

Mahmoud Abbas relinquished the stage this year instead of repeating the lie that "Jesus was a Palestinian," but O'Malley has stepped into the breach.

State Dept Unconcerned PA Recruits and Funds Arabs to Murder Israelis

State Dept ignores Arab leadership paying salaries for the job of murderering Israelis, still considers leadership 'important partners.'

Get Out your Knives: MK Smotrich Bill Lets Jews Pray on Temple Mount

Things will not continue to be as they are now, based on the whim of a police officer who decides that Jews shouldn't pray.

MK Yair Lapid to ZAKA: You Are a Model of Coexistence

Meshi-Zahav told Lapid that Zaka volunteers "shoulder the burden" -- a line clipped right out of Lapid's anti-Haredi campaigns.

Exasperated Missionary Insulted by Ungrateful Jews

It was a rare opportunity to peek into the mind of this missionary who honestly looks at the Jews as raw potential for conversions, and nothing but.

ZAKA Volunteer: I Took Care of Jewish Victims First, Critically Wounded Terrorist Had to...

"Usually at the initial phase on the scene the terrorist has been identified, and our policy is indeed to prefer the victims in giving medical care."

Israeli Ambassador Sends Washington Bigwigs Settlements Gift Products

“I have decided this holiday season to send you products that were made in Judea, Samaria and the Golan Heights. I hope you will enjoy them.”

Histadrut Strike Averted, Deal Reached

The Histadrut strike which was set to shut down Israel has been averted.

US Legislators Press Kerry to Shutter US PLO Office for Funding Terrorism

Legislators want the PLO's US office closed given the PA leadership pays terrorists to commit murder of Israelis.

AJC Delegates Debate Risks of Political Islam with Persian Gulf Nations

Bahrain's 37 Jews constitute one of the world's smallest Jewish communities, with one synagogue and a small cemetery.

Fact Sheet: How Much Foreign Funding ‘Breaking the Silence’ Gets and from Whom

There have been cases of "double dipping," whereby the same government provides funding through multiple channels to Breaking the Silence.

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