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Jewish ‘Pluralists’ Rage as Rabbi Riskin Gives Only One Finger, Not Entire Hand

Rabbi Riskin tried to put a leash on this cat and take it on a walkie when he told Ha'aretz he would accept Reform conversions should the Reform agree to the requirements of "immersion in the mikveh, circumcision, and basic knowledge and practice of Judaism."

Netanyahu: Italy’s Arch of Titus in Rome Described A Jewish Tragedy in Jerusalem

PM Netanyahu reminded Italy's Pres. Matarella the Arch of Titus, a Roman description of Jewish Jerusalem events, was not 'Zionist propaganda.'

List of Pledges to Israel from GOP Candidate Donald J. Trump

GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump has taken off the gloves, and mask, and pledged full support to Israel.

Swiss MP at the Knesset: UNESCO Resolution on Jerusalem ‘Absurd’

MP Eichenberger-Walther is the head of a European association for fighting BDS, and emphasized during her meetings that she is ceaselessly working to improve relations between Switzerland and Israel.

Liberal Zionist Rabbis Support ‘Mixed’ Kotel Section While Reform Kotel Activists Attack Zionism [video]

On Wednesday morning, a large group of non-Orthodox Jews marched carrying Torah scrolls to protest restrictions on non-Orthodox prayer at the Western Wall.

Shabak ‘Lost’ Documents Permitting Use of Torture in Duma Arson Interrogations

To paraphrase the old pseudo-philosophical adage: if a fascistic permission by the court to use torture disappears, does it still count against a conviction?

Two Former Senior State Dept. Officials to Incoming President: Lay Off the Peace Vision...

The two-state solution does not stand a chance unless the leaders of both sides "are willing and able to make decisions" — and it’s highly unlikely that whomever is chosen to succeed Abbas would be able to make them.

Report: Kerry’s Push for Iran Bank Transactions Defies Obama Administration Guidelines

Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fl) said Kerry was "acting as Iran's de facto trade representative."

NGO Monitor, Australian Jews, Pose Disturbing Questions to Christian Charity Chief on Eve of...

“When one of its senior managers stands accused of engineering and concealing – for years – a massive diversion of funds to the Hamas terror organization ... this is not the right moment to promote the interests of World Vision."

For Americans in Israel Who Didn’t Receive an Absentee Ballot…

Are you among those who haven't received your absentee ballot for the US presidential elections?

Liberman to Knesset Defense Committee: Hamas Preparing for Next Round

The defense minister said Israel will invest close to $1 billion over the next few years on defending the Gaza-vicinity communities.

Russian Armada Enters Mediterranean En Route to Syria

Russia’s Defense Minister noted that the fact that "certain countries" refused to let his ships dock in their ports did not hinder the mission.

Home Stretch: Adelson Betting $25 Million on Trump

Adelson might come up with even more money to seal the deal later in the week.

Eager for Israeli Business, Vietnam Nevertheless Withholds Its Support in International Forums

Vietnam would like to step up the two countries' affiliation in science and technology, especially hi-tech.
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MK Begin Begging Netanyahu to Permit Destruction of Amona

The Likud MKs who, unlike Begin, had actually been elected by Likud voters, all voiced their enthusiastic support for the Regulations Act and urged Netanyahu to promote it.

Report: Justice Minister ‘Simplifying’ Supreme Court Appointments

Historically, the Supreme Court aligned with the Bar, as well as the Knesset opposition, to push through their own candidates.

Katzav to Apply Third Time for Parole

Former president Katzav is again trying to win parole without expressing remorse.

Israeli Coalition MKs to Snub Arab Lawmakers After Peres Funeral Boycott

Coalition Knesset members say they'll walk out when Israeli Arab MKs speak this week.

Interior Minister Deri to Resign Knesset Seat

The Interior Minister will keep his cabinet post but resign as a Knesset Member.

German Frozen Pizza Maker Reveals Nazi Art Loot in Company Collection

Rudolf-August Oetker was the grandson of Dr. August Oetker. He ran the company from 1944 to 1981.

Turkey Bracing for Acid Rain after ISIS Blows Up Mosul Sulfur Factory [video]

According to the UN, Iraqi health facilities have treated more than 1,000 cases of suffocation in the area south of Mosul.

Which Is Worse for Jews: Halloween or Christmas?

It is impossible to paint lipstick on either of these pigs, but in the competition between Halloween and Christmas over which of the two holidays is more dangerous Halloween wins out, hands down.

Minister Ariel: If AG Can’t Defend Law Saving Amona, Let’s Get an Attorney Who...

Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel (Habayit Hayehudi) may end up being the politician who broke the iron hold of the judicial civil service on Israel's democracy.

Labor Party to Hold Rabin Memorial After Annual Event Cancelled

Labor Party to hold Rabin memorial after annual event fails due to lack of interest and funds.

Left, Right, Agree: Intermarriage Marks Demise of US Jewish Community

Using the great, eye opening Pew study of 2013, Cohen points out that the signs of Jewish life in intermarried Jewish families are fast diminishing.

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