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Queens Assemblyman Michael Simanowitz Dead at 45, Embodied ‘All That’s Good in an Elected...

He made the news recently when he attacked the Queens Museum in his district for canceling a celebration of the 70th anniversary of the UN vote to establish a Jewish state in then Palestine.

Netanyahu Dares Abbas to Address Knesset

Netanyahu played one-up on Abbas Monday, inviting to speak at the Knesset. A reciprocal invitation from Abbas for the Prime Minister to speak in Ramallah is not likely.

Albany Beat

For several years I have been trying to get the leadership of The Great New York State Fair to obtain a deal with a kosher food vendor during the 12-day agricultural extravaganza.

Update: US Enacts Carry-on Ban at 10 International Airports, Citing Terror Alerts

Many travelers take these items with them as carry-ons due to fears they may be stolen at some point in the baggage handling process.

Knesset Committee Hears Diaspora Jewish Students Won’t Support Israel in US, Europe, Fearing Anti-Semitism

Canada's former Justice Minister, said the current level of anti-Semitism 'is the highest in 40 years, and includes the rejection of Israel's right to exist at all, and the portrayal of Israel as a monster and enemy of mankind.'

Brooklyn Suffers Surge in Anti-Semitic Scrawling

A swastika was found painted in the elevator of a building in South Williamsburg, Brooklyn on Tuesday.

Historic 1947 UN Vote on Israel to be Reenacted in November

Diplomats who voted for the establishment of Israel will take part in the event along with their colleagues from around the world.

El Al to Buy and Lease Boeing Dreamliners in $800M-900M Deal

El Al announces it will buy and lease more than a dozen Boeing Dreamliner aircraft for its medium and long-haul fleet.

Anti-Semitic Phone Call Leads to Restoration of Historic Boat

A 1943 vintage Danish fishing boat which rescued Danish Jews during the Holocaust is in the process of being moved and restored, ironically enough,...

Netanyahu at AIPAC: ‘US-Israel Alliance is Sound’

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu told a packed room at AIPAC on Monday the US-Israel alliance is "sound." But on Iran: "No one makes alliances with the weak," he warned.

“Regretfully Our President is the Neville Chamberlain of Our Day”

“Regretfully our president is the Neville Chamberlain of our day – he doesn’t know how to handle evil,” commented Pittenger, “Netanyahu is Winston Churchill – and the American public deserves to hear his point of view as the prime minister of the country that sits in the heart of it all.”

Im Tirtzu: WZO to Employ Former B’Tselem Director

'The WZO cannot incorporate a man in their ranks who served as Director of B'Tselem USA, an organization that deliberately and explicitly calls for the sanctions on Israel in international institutions.'

Royal Jordanian Pilot Says Jerusalem Belongs to Jordanian King

"It belongs to the Arabs, belongs to the Hashemites, it belongs to King Abdullah, it belongs to us. It is not yours to give. Hands off, please, from our territory.”

Israel’s Iron Dome Facing First US Army Test

Iron Dome has the best reputation for effective interceptions of incoming air threats, and to date has reportedly intercepted more than 1,500 rockets.

Liberman Embarks on First visit to DC as Defense Minister Amid Military Aid Dispute

There is a dispute between the professional echelon in the defense ministry and Prime Minister Netanyahu over the American proposal.

As US Abandons Peace Plan, Abbas to Declare ‘Palestinian State Under Occupation’

The moderate Arab states are apparently worried that the PA's loss of self-control over Trump's recognition of Jerusalem could yield the opposite outcome, of many countries following Washington's example.

Keith Ellison Defeated by Tom Perez for Democratic National Committee Chair

Harvard law Professor Alan Dershowitz had said he'd quit the Democratic Party if Ellison won the race to head the DNC.

Israeli-US Energy R&D to Increase Threefold

The Israeli government energy-related ministries and the US Department of Energy deepen their cooperation in research and development by tripling their budget threefold, according to...

Honors for Last Member of Flight Crew to Bring Yemenite Jews to Israel

The 90-year-old from Oregon was honored at a May 30 event, where he was introduced as a "hero of Israel and the Jewish people."

Historically Jewish Country Club May Revoke Complimentary Membership for Obama Over UNSC Resolution

The Woodmont Country Club is extremely expensive and has the best golf courses in the Washington DC area.

NY Congressman Denouncing Trump for Bannon Pick, Speaker Ryan Dismissing Public Outrage

“I am appalled and disgusted that Donald Trump is doubling-down on hatred and racism in his very first action as President-elect," Nadler wrote.

Abbas Refuses Israeli Blood Donation as IDF Resumes Bombing Gaza

Israel tells Hamas, “Your wish is our command.”

US Envoy ‘Outraged’ Hamas Still Holding Israelis Hostage in Gaza

Greenblatt arrived Monday to continue efforts to "try to achieve a lasting peace for Israel and the Palestinian Territories."

Trump to Dis Non-Orthodox Rabbis in New Year’s Phone Call

In late August, four coalitions of Jewish clergy issued statements they planned to boycott the president's call, in response to Trump’s weak response to the neo-Nazi and white supremacist riots in Charlottesville, Va.

IAEA Chief Warns No Guarantee All of Iran’s Nuclear Material is for Peaceful Activities

IAEA head Yukiya Amano warns he cannot guarantee that all of Iran's nuclear material is dedicated solely to peaceful activities.

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