United Hatzalah matching campaign aims to improve odds of survival from heart attack.
Posted on: July 23rd, 2013News & Views → Middle East
President Barack Obama is closer to presenting a plan to directly arm Syrian rebels, but he still faces Congressional opposition. “The House Intelligence Committee has very strong concerns about the strength of the administration’s plans in Syria and its chances for success,” House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers, a Republican from Michigan, said in a […]
Posted on: July 23rd, 2013News & Views → Jewish
Orthodox Jews in Los Angeles have convinced a company to take down a billboard that showed a mostly naked woman promoting an energy drink, the Los Angeles Jewish Journal reported Monday. A message on a local email stated, “The largest Orthodox Jewish community on the West Coast was horrified to see a completely inappropriate pretzus […]
Posted on: July 23rd, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
The number of anti-Semitic incidents dropped 14 percent nationwide last year, but vandalism rose, according to the Anti-Defamation League’s annual Audit of Anti-Semitic Incidents that was released Monday. New York and New Jersey saw increases in anti-Semitic incidents. Nationwide, the audit counted 927 anti-Semitic incidents reported during the 2012 calendar year, a 14 percent decline from […]
Posted on: July 23rd, 2013News & Views → Eye on "Palestine"
Apparently only the Palestinian Authority is to receive "gestures" for peace talks.
Posted on: July 22nd, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
Weiner accused the Bill Thompson campaign of smearing him based on this single contribution.
Posted on: July 22nd, 2013News & Views → Israel
The IRS insists that there is no legal remedy for determining whether an applicant's constitutional rights have been violated, and that offended parties must be satisfied with a "good enough" remedy, even if it is not perfect.
Posted on: July 21st, 2013News & Views → Israel → Aliyah
American and Canadian Jews continue to move to Israel at an increasing rate. Nearly 1,000 children are expected to make the move this year with their parents. The first summer flight arrives Tuesday, escorted by Gilad Shalit.
Posted on: July 21st, 2013News & Views → Israel
For American athletes, the Maccabiah sports even proves the games are about more than sports. Several of the American Jewish athletes were inspired to become Bar Mitzvah.
Posted on: July 21st, 2013News & Views → Eye on "Palestine"
The Palestinian Authority leadership in Ramallah is a victim of delusion and does not realize that the agreement in principle to return to direct talks with Israel is a “disaster,” Hams terrorist organization spokesman Fawzi Barhoum told the Bethlehem-based Ma’an News Agency Saturday. “Stopping political reconciliation for negotiations between the PA and Israel is very […]
Posted on: July 21st, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Holocaust
There are only four surviving lists of the original seven copies of “Schindler’s list.”. One of the them is in Israel and now is being auctioned, and it is all yours for at least $3 million.
Posted on: July 21st, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
The US has kept Pollard in jail for 28 years. The same US is twisting Israel’s arm to free more than 80 terrorists, and Minister Uri Ariel, understandably, cannot understand the American mind.
Posted on: July 20th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
Minister Yuval Steinitz said his government would release a "limited number" of prisoners, some of whom have been in Israeli jails for 30 years.
Posted on: July 19th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
Israel must agree to give up East Jerusalem, Judea, Samaria and the Golan before the talks have begun.
Posted on: July 19th, 2013News & Views → Israel
The first court hearing for the IRS since the scandal began is this Friday. IRS documents released by congress should constitute admissions by the IRS proving the pro-Israel organization's claim that the IRS engaged in viewpoint discrimination.
Posted on: July 18th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Holocaust
Don't yell Nazi Germany in a crowded NY mayoral race...
Posted on: July 18th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe → European Union
If Abbas agrees to negotiations, it's because he was promised that everything he demanded as a precondition – he's going to get during and following the negotiations.
Posted on: July 17th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Holocaust
Anthony Weiner has surprise everyone except himself by soaring to the lead in the Democratic primaries, but his use of the “Nazi card” to run down the “stop and frisk” policy may cost him points.
Posted on: July 17th, 2013News & Views → US
During the discussions that led to the hiring of former Ohio congressman Eric Fingerhut as the next president and CEO of Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life, an item Fingerhut says was non-negotiable for both parties was Hillel’s usage of its staff, resources, and reach to fulfill its stated commitment to the support of Israel.
Posted on: July 17th, 2013News & Views → Global
An American drone strike in Yemen has killed Al Qaeda’s number two terrorist, Said al Shehri, who was freed from Guantanamo Bay in 2007 to Saudi Arabia and later fled to Yemen. Al Shehri has been rumored several times in the past to have been killed, but this time, a senior Al Qaeda official confirmed […]
Posted on: July 17th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Saudi Arabia Airline refuses to issue tickets in New York for Israelis, even if they are only stopping off in Saudi Arabia for a connecting flight, a policy that contradicts federal law. The airline’s website asks travelers for their citizenship but does not have an option available for “Israel” although it does have options for […]
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