The Celebrate Israel Festival on May 31 at Pier 94, slated to be the largest gathering to date of Israeli-Americans in New York.
Posted on: June 13th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
Pro-Israel groups are now turning to the UJA-Federation and asking that it stop providing funds to organizations which use those funds to promote virulently anti-Israel activists. If not, a "Close Your Wallet" campaign will begin this summer.
Posted on: June 13th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Sen. Flake apologized Wednesday for his son's use of racial epithets, homophobic slurs and antisemitic remarks in social media.
Posted on: June 13th, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Hezbollah
US policy in the Middle East never has been brilliants, but deciding on whether to arm Syrian rebels means either backing Al Qaeda and the rebels or letting Hezbollah move into the regime.
Posted on: June 12th, 2013News & Views
It is pronounced De-RE-sho but in simple language it spells disaster. Floods, tornadoes, hail, violent winds – you name it, you don’t want it. Midwestern to Mid-Atlantic States are in its crosshairs.
Posted on: June 12th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
Anthony Weiner did what presidential candidates usually do: sign autographs.
Posted on: June 12th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
Mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner thinks he has the solution for small businesses to combat constant fines, but when it comes how to deal with delivery trucks blocking traffic, he is stumped. He brought his “Keys to the City Ideas Tour” to the Avi Glatt Kosher market, according to the Capital website, and echoed other candidates […]
Posted on: June 12th, 2013News & Views → Business and Economy
Fischer's strong shekel is destroying Israel's two main industries—manufacturing and agricultural exports and tourism—which are struggling to compete over global markets.
Posted on: June 12th, 2013News & Views → Israel → IDF
U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and his Israeli counterpart, Moshe Ya’alon, will meet this week. A Pentagon official told JTA that the two defense chiefs would meet in Washington on Friday, but did not provide further details. Israel and the United States are closely cooperating in tracking Iran’s suspected nuclear weapons program and formulating […]
Posted on: June 11th, 2013News & Views → Israel
“It reaffirmed for me how important it is to have dinner with your family at home."
Posted on: June 11th, 2013News & Views → Archaeology
The mikveh barely existed in 19th century American, where Jewish immigrants turned against religion. But one has been found in Connecticut, and it is more similar those in Israel than in the US.
Posted on: June 11th, 2013News & Views → Israel
The Boulder City Council Monday night decided to leave the “peace process” for those with less common sense and overwhelmingly nixed a controversial proposal to adopt Nablus, the Arab version of the Biblical city of Shechem, as a sister city. The council voted 7-2 against the proposal, according to the local ABC outlet Denver Channel, […]
Posted on: June 11th, 2013News & Views → Global
Israel often can be seen with two cell phones, one in each ear. Smartphones have been around in Israel only since 2009 but already are in most Israeli’s hands. No wonder Waze was made in Israel
Posted on: June 11th, 2013News & Views → Business and Economy
According to the Mas Hachnasa (Israel Tax Authority) website, senior members of the IRS, met yesterday in Jerusalem with the Tax Authority director, Moshe Asher and other senior tax officials, to discuss strengthening cooperation between the authorities. The meeting placed an emphasis on the exchange of information between the two tax authorities and the authorities’ […]
Posted on: June 11th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
“I didn’t leave my beard — my beard left me,” de Blasio told The Post.
Posted on: June 11th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Jerusalem
Quinn actually said: “You know what else is wrong? … Going into communities and pandering and telling them what they want to hear just so you can get their vote."
Posted on: June 11th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
“Move over Sandy, the Worst is Yet to Come” might be the headlines in New York City in 2050 if scientists’ projections are correct. Studies that a quarter of the city will be under water by 2100 have been updated and show that the disaster resulting from climate change could come by 2050, the Associated […]
Posted on: June 11th, 2013News & Views → Islamists
Good American Muslim citizens in Boston have been shocked to find material in local mosques backed by the Muslim Brotherhood movement and calling for jihad against the United States. Boston has been eyeballed by anti-jihad monitors since the Boston Massacre in April, carried out by Islamic terrorists Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. They were not known […]
Posted on: June 10th, 2013News & Views → Islamists
Michael Oren knows his job. Never agitate the US. Don’t say Israel’s right when the US “knows” it’s wrong. It’s no wonder he praises Samantha Power, but must he say she “really cares” about Israel?
Posted on: June 10th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Former Senator Joseph Lieberman has returned to law, acting as senior counsel at the New York office of Kasowitz Benson Torres & Friedman LLP. He told the Globes businesses newspaper he expects to be involved in Israel, which he strongly supported during his 24 years as senator. “The firm has a number of Israel-based clients […]
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