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Obama the Punisher, and the Least Boring Banker
 
American Among the Dead in Terrorist Attack on Libyan Hotel

January 28, 2015 - 11:08 AM
 
Israeli Night Strike on Damascus is ‘Warning to Beirut’

January 28, 2015 - 10:43 AM
 
Look Who is Behind the New US Democratic-Style Campaign in Israel

January 28, 2015 - 8:22 AM
 
IDF Retaliates Against Syrian Military Targets, Sets Off Rocket Alarms on the Golan

January 28, 2015 - 12:38 AM
 
Netanyahu: ‘Could Be Time for Female Chief of Police in Israel’

January 27, 2015 - 11:42 PM
 
Ma’agar Mochot Poll Introduces Game-Changer, Pulling Right

January 27, 2015 - 10:56 PM
 
Japan, Jordan Unite on ISIS Hostage Crisis

January 27, 2015 - 10:47 PM
 
Latest Election Poll Puts Left in Charge

January 27, 2015 - 9:00 PM
 
NYC All Prepped Up But ‘No Snow Go, Mayor DeBlasio’

January 27, 2015 - 8:43 PM
 
Report: US Sgt Released by Taliban for 5 Gitmo Prisoners to be Charged with Desertion

January 27, 2015 - 8:17 PM
 
David Landau (67)

January 27, 2015 - 8:15 PM
 
Hezbollah-Israel Conflict: an Unwanted Development

January 27, 2015 - 7:18 PM
 
BBC’s Holocaust Tweet Shocker

January 27, 2015 - 7:10 PM
 
Mount Hermon Ski Resort Reopens After Rocket Attack

January 27, 2015 - 7:03 PM
 
UNRWA Runs Out of Money that Israel Says Being Used for Terror Tunnels

January 27, 2015 - 4:40 PM
 
Six Jews Arrested for Beating Druze Student

January 27, 2015 - 1:51 PM
 
Obama Sends Jack Lew To Auschwitz

January 27, 2015 - 1:43 PM
 
Two Missiles Explode in Golan Heights; IDF Returns Fire

January 27, 2015 - 1:20 PM
 
Snow Cripples the Big White Apple [video]

January 27, 2015 - 11:56 AM
 
Kimberly-Clark Buys Out Israeli Diaper Firm for $160 Million

January 27, 2015 - 11:06 AM
 
Rivlin Meets Parents of IDF Lone Soldiers who Fell During Operation Protective Edge

January 27, 2015 - 11:03 AM
 
UPDATE: Social Media Sites Back Up Worldwide – Global Productivity Drops

January 27, 2015 - 8:55 AM
 
Holocaust Survivors Return to Auschwitz to Mark 70 Years of Liberation

January 27, 2015 - 1:30 AM
 
Yesh Atid Announces Knesset List

January 27, 2015 - 12:15 AM
 
Important Message For Our East Coast Readers

January 26, 2015 - 10:38 PM
 
Israeli Wine Exports Sparkle [video]

January 26, 2015 - 7:45 PM
 
NY Blizzard Forces El Al to Cancel ’001′ Flight to JFK

January 26, 2015 - 7:23 PM
 
‘Let’s Go Jew-Bashing’ Muslims Hauled into British Court

January 26, 2015 - 7:11 PM
 
Founder of Autism Self-Advocacy Org. Wins Ruderman Prize in Inclusion

January 26, 2015 - 5:49 PM
 
IDF Soldiers Dragged to Missionary Revival in Jerusalem After Gaza War

January 26, 2015 - 5:19 PM
 
Hotovely Wins Court Appeal against Likud Recount of Ballots

January 26, 2015 - 4:41 PM
 
Egypt Marks Anti-Mubarak Uprising by Freeing his Sons and Killing 20

January 26, 2015 - 4:13 PM
 
UPDATED: Jean-Marie Le Pen Injured in House Fire (and Not Shot)

January 26, 2015 - 3:33 PM
 
Did Apple Sell Out Its Clients in China and Abroad?

January 26, 2015 - 3:33 PM
 
Drone Found on White House Lawn

January 26, 2015 - 2:39 PM
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Lt. Asaf Katz in two uniforms idf photo
 

Posted on: February 3rd, 2013

News & ViewsIsraelIDF

What do IDF soldiers and Super Bowl football players in common? They take charge, never back down and are team players. For example: IDF soldier Asaf Katz.

Art Modell
 

Posted on: February 3rd, 2013

News & ViewsJewish

Art Modell, who died in September, helped make pro football a multi-billion dollar empire, but the late Jewish owner of the Ravens won’t make it into the Hall of Fame, at least not this time.

 

Posted on: January 17th, 2013

News & ViewsJewish

The Chicago Bears hired a Jewish head coach, Marc Trestman, to improve their pigskin prowess.

 

Posted on: January 14th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

British soccer fans reportedly wrote anti-Semitic messages on the Facebook page of a local British club shortly after it hired an Israeli player.

Opening tip-off
 

Posted on: January 11th, 2013

News & ViewsNews Briefs

Café Rimon used great court vision and ball movement, dishing out plenty of assist to win a thrilling 41-38 game over the Atoms, in the Red & Dr. Murray’s Israel Basketball League. Captain Manny Topas credited Café Rimon’s exemplary teamwork with the victory. “We’re always looking to dish, to set the table for each other,” said Topas, predicting […]

 

Posted on: January 10th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

New guidelines issued by the Italian Interior Ministry govern how police may halt or interrupt a soccer match because of racist or anti-Semitic behavior by fans or on the pitch.

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Posted on: January 3rd, 2013

News & ViewsNews Briefs

City of Gold kept a perfect record and the top spot in the Red and Dr. Murrays Israel Basketball League, earning a 75-69 victory over BMT Alumni. Reigning MVP Yisrael Feld led City of Gold, with a combination of pin-point location assists and slashing drives to the hoop, to pace a 10-point halftime lead. BMT […]

 

Posted on: January 3rd, 2013

News & ViewsJewish

An 11-year-old New York girl was disqualified from the 2012 U.S. National Table Tennis Championships when she opted not to play her final match, which fell on Shabbat.

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Posted on: December 30th, 2012

News & ViewsIsrael

Emanuel Sheffer, the soccer coach who led Israel to the only World Cup finals in which it has ever participated, died on Friday at the age of 88.

Gaza's main stadium was used as a rocket launching site.
 

Posted on: November 29th, 2012

News & ViewsEye on "Palestine"

FIFA generously plans to rebuild the Gaza soccer stadium. The stadium was used as a Hamas launching pad to shoot Fajr-5 rockets at Tel Aviv and Jerusalem.

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Posted on: November 29th, 2012

News & ViewsIsrael

Avi Luzon, president of Israel’s football association, said Wednesday that Israel’s hosting of next year’s European under-21 football championship would not pose a security problem.

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Posted on: October 31st, 2012

News & Views

For the first time, this winter’s Super Bowl in New Orlean’s Superdome will feature kosher food for sale, according to a report in Kosher Today last week.

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Posted on: September 27th, 2012

News & Views

An article in the Baltimore Sun featured the conflict fans of the Baltimore Orioles have with the yearly Yom Kippur observance, showcasing how lovers of baseball keep their finger on the pulse of sports as the Day of Atonement takes place.

Israeli national soccer team coach Eli Gutman is facing severe security restrictions as is team prepares to play Azerbaijan Friday night.
 

Posted on: September 7th, 2012

News & ViewsGlobalEurope

Over the past few weeks, the Israeli counter terrorism command approached national security forces in Cyprus, Greece, Bulgaria, and Thailand, requesting that they increase both the overt overt security for Israeli tourists who will be traveling to these countries during the Tishrei holiday period (Rosh Hashanah through Simchat Torah) when hundreds of thousands of Israelis are expected to visit abroad.

Sgt. Lee Rosenthal (center) with his teammates during the championship's quarterfinals in Taicang, China.
 

Posted on: August 12th, 2012

News & ViewsNews Briefs

A combat soldier in the Kfir Infantry Brigade, Sgt. Lee Rosenthal, is also one of the best bridge players worldwide. Just last week the Israeli bridge team placed second in the world bridge championship for competitors under the age 21 held in Taicang, China a week ago. The skillful players overcame teams from China, Italy and dozens of other countries, defeated only by the Dutch team by a single point. Among the team members are two IDF soldiers, completing their full service.

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Widow Ankie Spitzer
 

Posted on: August 7th, 2012

News & ViewsNews Briefs

"Shame on you International Olympic Committee because you have forsaken the 11 members of your Olympic family, you are discriminating against them only because they are Israelis and Jews," Spitzer told International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge, and then promised: "We will be back because until we hear the words you need to say because you owe it to them."

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Jacques Rogge, head of the IOC for more than a decade, will likely have a cleansing experience facing angry Jews Monday.
 

Posted on: August 3rd, 2012

News & ViewsNews Briefs

president Jacques Rogge will address a planned ceremony by the Olympic Committee of Israel, the Israeli Embassy in London and cross-communal British group the Jewish Committee for the London Games on August 6. Ankie Spitzer, widow of slain Israeli fencing coach Andre Spitzer, is planning to give him a piece of her mind.

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Aly Raisman's parents reeling over their girl's performance.
 

Posted on: July 31st, 2012

News & ViewsNews Briefs

A clip from NBC showing Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman’s parents’ reaction to her uneven bar routine has garnered close to 100,000 hits on You Tube.

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Jibril Rajoub and Palestinian supporters of the Fatah movement marking their 42nd anniversary, back in 2007.
 

Posted on: July 26th, 2012

News & ViewsEye on "Palestine"

Jibril Rajoub, head of the Palestinian Olympic Committee, called the campaign to hold a minute of silence for the 11 Israelis murdered at the 1972 Munich Olympics “racism,” according to the Times of Israel. What the Times of Israel omitted is the fact that Rajoub has been one of the most dangerous and violent PLO terrorists, known for acts of murder and torture against Jews and Arabs alike.

Efrayim Goldstein carries Olympic torch through London's streets.
 

Posted on: July 24th, 2012

News & ViewsNews Briefs

The founder of London's Shomrim patrol carried the Olympic torch in South London. Efrayim Goldstein, 23, was one of 187 people who carried the Olympic torch through the city on Monday. Goldstein wore the official white Olympic uniform and was given a matching yarmulke, according to VIN News. He carried the torch for about a half-mile at 8:30 a.m. After handing off the torch, Goldstein and a group of fellow torchbearers observed a moment of silence in memory of the 11 Israeli athletes and coaches who were killed by terrorists at the Munich Olympics, according to VIN. Goldstein is the founder of the Shomrim Safety Patrol and runs a soup kitchen. According to the nomination for Goldstein, he set up seven charities by the time he became 16.

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