Student Union opens ‘hasbara’ room in effort to fill public diplomacy vacuum.
Posted on: December 2nd, 2012News & Views
Bodies in Afghan police and military uniforms littered the entrance of an airfield outside a major US base in Afghanistan Sunday, killed in an apparent suicide attack by the Taliban.
Posted on: December 2nd, 2012News & Views → Middle East → Iran
The Obama administration made a last-minute effort to kill the amendment.
Posted on: November 29th, 2012News & Views → Eye on Palestine
An amendment to S. 3254, the National Defense Authorization Act would punish both the PA and the UN for a unilateral recognition of a Palestinian "observer state."
Posted on: November 29th, 2012News & Views → News Briefs
Lieberman's apparent endorsement of Rice on Tuesday is largely symbolic.
Posted on: November 29th, 2012News & Views → US → NY
This is not the first time Weiner has reared his head since his awkward exit from office less than 18 months ago.
Posted on: November 29th, 2012News & Views
The record Powerball lottery - $550 million ($360.2 million as a cash option before taxes) - goes to numbers...
Posted on: November 28th, 2012News & Views → Eye on Palestine
Israel no longer intends to dismantle the Oslo Accords if Abbas goes through with his UN gambit.
Posted on: November 26th, 2012News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
Rebbetzin Devorah Krinsky, wife of chief aide to the late Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, passed away on Friday night at the age of 74.
Posted on: November 26th, 2012Sections → Health and Living
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) on Monday urged American pediatricians to provide prescriptions for post-intercourse contraception to underage patients, as well as making them aware of the ability to take medications to prevent pregnancy even after engaging in sex.
Posted on: November 26th, 2012News & Views → Jewish
Toys to Discover, a Jewish-owned toy store on 18th Avenue in Borough Park gave away over $10,000 worth of toys to children affected by hurricane Sandy.
Posted on: November 26th, 2012News & Views
An analysis of a recent New York Times article examining the presidential voting trends of all the New York precincts determined that almost all Orthodox Jewish neighborhoods voted for Republican candidate Mitt Romney over Democratic incumbent Barack Obama.
Posted on: November 22nd, 2012News & Views → Middle East → Egypt
International media are touting the Israel-Hamas ceasefire agreement as a political boon for Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, saying the brokering of the deal has made the new president a “major regional player”.
Posted on: November 22nd, 2012News & Views → US
We’d like to wish all our U.S. readers a Happy Thanksgiving. Enjoy your turkey.
Posted on: November 21st, 2012News & Views → Middle East → Egypt
Clinton made no mention of Hamas in her short speech, referring only to PA president Mahmoud Abbas.
Posted on: November 21st, 2012News & Views
A delegation of 20 rabbis from across North America arrived in Israel yesterday to tour areas of Southern Israel as part of an emergency solidarity mission of the Rabbinical Council of America.
Posted on: November 21st, 2012News & Views → Eye on Palestine
The United States on Tuesday blocked a U.N. Security Council statement condemning violence between Israel and Gaza, calling the statement a “fail[ure] to address the root cause” of the battle, namely missile attacks by Hamas.
Posted on: November 18th, 2012News & Views
Hundreds of homes damaged beyond repair during Hurricane Sandy will be readied for demolition by New York City workers according to an article in the New York Times.
Posted on: November 18th, 2012News & Views → Eye on Palestine
In an interview with PBS NewsHour's Ray Suarez, Israel Ambassador to the United States Michael Oren explained the explosion of images circulating around the world, allegedly showing dead Gazan children "targeted" by Israeli air strikes.
Posted on: November 16th, 2012News & Views → Middle East → Egypt
"They have a right to self-defense."
Posted on: November 14th, 2012News & Views → Israel → IDF
Pentagon spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Stephen Warren issued a statement on behalf of the United States backing Israel's decision to conduct targeted attacks against sources of terror against civilians in the south of the country.
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