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Posted on: October 23rd, 2013News & Views → Jewish
Earlier on the campaign trail both candidates met with a Jewish Press panel.
Posted on: October 23rd, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
The Jewish Press recently asked New York City Republican mayoral nominee Joe Lhota to address issuesof concern to the city’s Jewish community.
Posted on: October 23rd, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Judaism
The multimillionaire Zients, ranked 25 on Fortune magazine's list of the 40 richest Americans under age 40, is able to fix anything.
Posted on: October 23rd, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism → Anti-Israel NGOs
Rihanna sang before a crowd of 50,000 in Tel Aviv at Israel’s largest performance venue, Yarkon Park. Fans paid $100 and up for Tuesday’s show, part of the pop star’s “Diamonds” world tour and her second performance in Israel. She played Israel three years ago. Rihanna came to Israel despite a campaign by the Boycott, […]
Posted on: October 23rd, 2013News & Views → Business and Economy
In an election that failed to alter the top of the municipal map, all the important changes took place in small places.
Posted on: October 22nd, 2013News & Views → Israel
Govs. Rick Perry of Texas and Brian Sandoval of Nevada, Republicans tapped for 2016 presidential runs, are visiting Israel. Perry, who has visited Israel multiple times, was in the country this week to open the Nazareth campus of Texas A&M University. But he also had meetings with Israeli leaders, including on Monday with Prime Minister […]
Posted on: October 22nd, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will not meet with Pope Francis during a visit to Rome, as the Israeli leader’s office had announced. The Vatican reportedly never was asked to schedule a meeting for this week, and due to complex and conservative Vatican protocol cannot schedule a visit with one week’s notice, which would be insulting. […]
Posted on: October 22nd, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Iran
The US canceled a 10 Predator Drone deal with Turkey. Speculation centers on Turkey's increasing relations with Iran.
Posted on: October 22nd, 2013News & Views → Global
With transportation systems serving as a new front in the anti-Israel propaganda wars, Toronto Transit rejected an ad because it is "inaccurate and misleading."
Posted on: October 21st, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
Iran will receive between $50 and $75 billion, tax free, not for eliminating its nuclear weapons program, but for merely slowing it down.
Posted on: October 20th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
You may not know it, but my name is mud in Turkey, and it's all because I insist on writing my opinion. It's a curse.
Posted on: October 18th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
Jewish Home probably siphoned off 2 seats from Lapid and 1 from Shas, to grow to 15 seats in this survey.
Posted on: October 17th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Mayor Nir Barkat would win re-election for mayor with 47 percent of the vote, compared with 41 percent for challenger Moshe Leon, according to a new poll carried out by the Smith Institute and published Thursday. Although Barkat has a solid lead, it is far smaller than anyone imagined when Leon, a virtual unknown from […]
Posted on: October 17th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
America as a melting pot is the biggest threat to Jews, who want to be so politically correct that even the name “Redskins” draws the ADL to ruin the party just when Americans finally have a fun issue.
Posted on: October 17th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
Prominent opposition figure Aleksey Navalny and co-defendant Pyotr Ofitserov have been given a suspended sentence in their trumped up embezzlement trial that has attracted a lot of international attention. According to RT, President Putin’s official news agency, Navalny is going to appeal the sentence. “Neither I nor my colleagues are going to stop the political […]
Posted on: October 17th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
Now, that’s how you write a Jewish Press news brief! Old time close friend of our regular contributor Rabbi Shmuley Boteach and Newark Mayor, Democrat Cory Booker, easily defeated his Republican opponent in Wednesday’s special election, and will serve the remainder of the term of late Senator Frank Lautenberg, who died in office in June […]
Posted on: October 16th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
Bob Filner, who resigned as San Diego mayor amid sexual harassment accusations, was charged in a case brought by three women. Filner was charged Tuesday in San Diego County Superior Court with one felony count of “false imprisonment by violence, fraud, menace and deceit,” as well as two misdemeanor counts of battery. The victims were […]
Posted on: October 16th, 2013News & Views → Eye on Palestine
In Deri's own words: if the Haredim aren't united next week around Moshe Leon's candidacy, they'll be "losing the chance to take down the coalition in the next three years."
Posted on: October 16th, 2013News & Views → Global
The Israeli Oxford student told virulently anti-Israel British politician George Galloway, "I don't have a question for you sir, as you can see, because I don't debate with racists." And with that, Hunter opened the Israeli flag, hoisted it up over his head, and holding it aloft and streaming behind him, he strode, stiff-necked, from the room.
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