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Israeli Artists to Help Capture the Scene at South by Southwest Festival

12 Adar 5777 – March 10, 2017
Lukashevsky, Lukin, and Zourabova will be capturing the spirit of SXSW in sketchbooks and on canvas when they set up their easels at different locations throughout the festival.

Iran Successfully Test-Fires Hormuz-2 Ballistic Missile

Hormuz-2 is a naval strike ballistic missile intended to hit moving targets at sea with high precision, and has a range of nearly 300 kilometers.

Shi’ite Militia in Iraq & Syria Offers to ‘Liberate’ Golan Heights

12 Adar 5777 – March 9, 2017
"If the Syrian government requests, we are ready to take action to liberate Golan."

State Dept. Calls on Iran to Return Missing American Robert Levinson

"Over the last decade his family has suffered from his absence... We will not rest until the Levinson family is whole again."

Bomb Threat Sent to Brooklyn Jewish Children’s Museum

The text of the message, sent by cell phone notification, claimed that three pipe bombs were "scattered throughout the museum."

Report: 6 Infant Herpes Cases Since De Blasio’s Metzitzah B’peh Compromise

Arguing that respect and sensitivity protect public health better than a restrictive policy, the mayor waived the requirement that parents sign a consent form showing understand the risks involved in Metzitzah B'peh.

Scarlett Johansson Filed for Divorce

In January 2014, Johansson resigned from her position in Oxfam, in response to the group's criticism of her promotions for SodaStream, in Judea.

China Report Slams US Human Rights Violations, Anti-Semitism

The report cites President Trump's derogatory remarks against Muslims and Mexican immigrants, which won the enthusiastic endorsement of white supremacists harboring anti-Semitic, Racist and anti-Muslim ideologies.

Elbit’ Heli-ClearVision Suite Offered on Leonardo’s Helicopters

The Heli-ClearVision suite offered on Leonardo commercial helicopters enables pilots to perform missions under adverse weather and bad visibility conditions.

Education Secretary Praises Agudath Israel on Fight for Private Schools’ Public Funding

Agudath Israel of America endorsed President Trump's choice for Education Secretary, and urged its members to lobby the Senate in favor of her confirmation.

UN Envoy Nikki Haley: Let’s Get Iran and their Proxies Out of Syria

Haley would not comment on the issue of forcing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to step down. Assad enjoys heavy support from Russia, Iran, and Iran's proxy Hezbollah.

Senator Cardin Will Oppose Friedman’s Nomination

It should be noted that Cardin was among the few Senate Democrats who opposed the Iran deal and stood up to Obama.

Anti-Semitic Threats Against US, Canadian JCCs Continue

"We insist that all relevant federal agencies, including your own, apply all the resources available to bring the perpetrator or perpetrators... to justice."

Israel Considers Options to Buy US Warplanes, Helicopters

11 Adar 5777 – March 8, 2017
Pence and Liberman agreed during their meeting on the need to "counter threats posed by Iran and its proxies as well as terrorist organizations."

COJO Breakfast Brings Out Community Leaders

A multi-faceted, non-sectarian, non-profit social service agency that acts as the eyes and ears of the community to address communal and individual concerns and needs, COJO provides assistance to more than 24,000 clients with more than 55,000 services.

Advocates Make Case In Albany For Increased Aid To Private Schools

State education officials say they spend $26 billion throughout New York on elementary and secondary education. That number is higher than most state budgets and more than the operating budget of many countries.

Shearith Israel $7.4 million Appeal against Touro Synagogue in Court Wednesday

The $7.4 million dispute between two of America’s oldest Jewish congregations erupted in 2011.

UT Student Government Passes Resolution Supporting Jewish Students

The draft followed anti-Semitic posts on the UT 2020 Facebook page, and vandals breaking a window at the Texas Hillel.

Reports: Jordanian Kingdom’s Collapse Imminent

On top of its strategic troubles, faced with the relentless threat of ISIS and the collapse of trade relations with both Syria and Iraq, Jordan continues to suffer from the unresolved core issue of identity.

Trump Spokesman Condemns ‘Hateful Anti-Semitic Threats’

"As long as [the threats] continue, we'll continue to condemn them and look at ways in which we we can stop them."

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