The Activist Lawyer Seminar will be held on March 7 to March 13 in Jerusalem and Northern Israel.
Posted on: January 27th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Jewish leaders may be taking a big risk by charging that refusing to free Pollard is a vendetta against US Jews
Posted on: January 27th, 2014News & Views → Israel
SodaStream is getting great free publicity from Boycott Israel and now Fox News, which rejected its Super Bowl ad.
Posted on: January 26th, 2014News & Views → Israel → Government
Bennett: considering Jews living under Palestinian rule is pulling the rug from under our right to Tel Aviv, too.
Posted on: January 26th, 2014News & Views → Business and Economy
Lockheed Martin and EMC Corp. announced on Sunday an agreement to invest in cyber security and other technology projects based in the new Advanced Technologies Park at Ben Gurion University . The official launch ceremony for the agreement will take place tomorrow in Tel Aviv on Monday at the CyberTech 2014 International Exhibition and Conference. […]
Posted on: January 26th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Holocaust
The White House on Friday announced the appointment of Aviva Sufian as the first Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Special Envoy for U.S. Holocaust Survivor Services. Vice President Joe Biden had announced the formation of the new position in December 2013. Sufian “will focus on those [Holocaust] survivors currently living in poverty, as […]
Posted on: January 26th, 2014News & Views → Eye on "Palestine"
The Obama administration has designated Palestinian Islamic Jihad’s deputy secretary general Ziyad al-Nakhalah as a terrorist, the U.S. State Dept. announced. The Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the Dec. 22 bombing of a bus in Tel Aviv in which quick thinking by two passengers and the bus driver prevented a mass casually disaster. “Ziyad has […]
Posted on: January 26th, 2014News & Views → Israel
Bill de Blasio, New York’s newly installed mayor said, “Part of my job description is to be a defender of Israel” while speaking at a private New York event of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC). “There’s no greater ally on earth, and that’s something we should say proudly,” he said last Thursday, as […]
Posted on: January 26th, 2014News & Views → News Briefs
Tawfiq Tirawi is a really bad man, and, like Palestinian leaders over a century, is determined to drag his people into a river of blood.
Posted on: January 26th, 2014News & Views → Israel → Jerusalem
Protesters said the Kerry agreement is a cover for Israel to speed up settlement and the Judaization of Jerusalem.
Posted on: January 25th, 2014News & Views → Israel → Government
Israeli negotiators are discussing a series of limited withdrawals linked to progress by the Palestinian Authority in maintaining security, a senior Palestinian official said. The withdrawals are part of a plan for a peace agreement being brokered by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, according to an interview with Yasser Abed Rabbo published in the […]
Posted on: January 25th, 2014News & Views → Jewish
Brandeis University disclosed that it paid former university president Jehuda Reinharz $811,000 for accumulated sabbatical leave that he never took during his 17-year presidency. The payment was part of a $4.9 million lump sum payment Reinharz received Jan. 2 as deferred compensation, according to a statement issued by Brandeis. The amounts paid were set aside […]
Posted on: January 24th, 2014News & Views → Israel
J Street brazenly brazenly ignored a firm commitment to Philadelphia's Hillels. There were no consequences.
Posted on: January 24th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism → Anti-Israel NGOs
Give 'Em Hell, Scarlett!
Posted on: January 23rd, 2014News & Views → Eye on "Palestine"
The U.S. announced it placed a Palestinian Islamic Jihad leader on its global terrorist list.
Posted on: January 23rd, 2014News & Views → Jewish
Bernard Madoff suffered a heart attack in prison last month and was hospitalized, CNBC revealed Wednesday after receiving an email from the 75-year-old Ponzi scheme rip-off artist. Madoff also is suffering from stage four kidney disease. He former stockbroker wrote that he spent most of last month in the Duke University Medical Center and that […]
Posted on: January 23rd, 2014News & Views → Jewish
The Pentagon made clear in an order that troops may accommodate religious beliefs in their garb or grooming as long as it does not frustrate their mission. “The new policy states that military departments will accommodate religious requests of service members unless a request would have an adverse effect on military readiness, mission accomplishment, unit […]
Posted on: January 23rd, 2014News & Views → Global → Europe → European Union
The ambassador did not state what would happen if the talks fail over something else?
Posted on: January 23rd, 2014News & Views → Middle East → Iran
Iran's foreign minister is claiming that the White House misrepresented a major issue in the agreement between the P5+1 and Iran.
Posted on: January 22nd, 2014News & Views → Israel → Aliyah
The Taglit-Birthright Israel program has expanded eligibility for its free 10-day trips to Israel for Jewish young adults ages 18-26 to include teenagers who went on an educational trip to Israel during high school Birthright’s eligibility guidelines previously stated, “If you have been to Israel before but only with your family or on other personal […]
Posted on: January 22nd, 2014News & Views → Jewish
A second Modern Orthodox high school in New York has announced it will permit girls to wear tefillin during prayer. The Ramaz School in Manhattan said it will allow girls to wear tefillin during coed worship, going one step further than SAR High School, which drew a flurry of media coverage earlier this week for […]
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