Support Migdal Ohr by purchasing letters in the Torah Scroll that will be written in honor of Rabbi Grossman’s 70th Birthday.
Posted on: December 19th, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Iran
The 26 senators basically made a stand against President Obama.
Posted on: December 19th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Brandeis University and Penn State Harrisburg on Wednesday announced they have withdrawn from the American Studies Association (ASA) following the ASA membership’s Dec. 15 vote to endorse a boycott of Israel. “We view the recent vote by the membership to affirm an academic boycott of Israel as a politicization of the discipline and a rebuke […]
Posted on: December 19th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Aliyah
A get-tough IRS policy on Americans living abroad has encouraged some Americans living abroad, including “olim” in Israel, to revoke their American citizenship, the Globes business newspaper reported. The United States taxes its citizens’ income even if they have been living abroad for years, and agrees with most banks in the world now expose all […]
Posted on: December 19th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Holocaust
Young Israel celebrates the life of the diplomat turned wartime hero.
Posted on: December 19th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism → Anti-Israel NGOs
A Native American studies association is the third U.S. academic body this year to recommend its members boycott Israeli universities. The Native American and Indigenous Studies Association in a Dec. 15 announcement said it “encourages NAISA members to boycott Israeli academic institutions because they are imbricated with the Israeli state and we wish to place […]
Posted on: December 18th, 2013News & Views → US
“They wanted ransom. They dropped him off in international waters in the Pacific, and now he is in an undisclosed location. But still a lot is unclear, and I’m still waiting to talk to my father.”
Posted on: December 18th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Mitchell was arrested on Dec. 4, after he was identified by four victims.
Posted on: December 18th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism → Anti-Israel NGOs
Curtis Marez is a dolt because he couldn't help revealing his Jew hatred.
Posted on: December 18th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Maybe the moderator should have "reined in" the emotions when the audience was booing and "enraged" - her words - by Podhoretz's defense of Israel from J Street's blaming Israel for the academic boycott.
Posted on: December 17th, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Iran
An American fugitive living in Iran told the Christian Science Monitor that he saw six Iranian policemen “detain” Robert Levinson in 2007. The account by African-American Dawud Salahuddin contradicts years of denials by Iran that it was not involved with is disappearance. The U.S. government also has consistently claimed that Levinson traveled to an Iranian […]
Posted on: December 17th, 2013News & Views → US → Florida
A federal judge has ordered the Florida prisons service to provide kosher meals to all prisoners with a “sincere religious basis” by July 1. The Florida Department of Corrections canceled its kosher meal service six years ago, citing the expense and has since promised to reinstitute its kosher meal service in all its facilities. It […]
Posted on: December 17th, 2013News & Views → Israel
See Shushed and Booed, Podhoretz Walks Out on 92 St. Y Panel for a better informed version of this story. Commentary editor John Podhoretz stormed off the New York’s 92nd Street Y Stage Monday night in the middle of spat with J Street president Jeremy Ben-Ami but denied reports that he said “students at Swarthmore College […]
Posted on: December 17th, 2013News & Views → Global
An American family, whose son was killed in a suicide attack in Israel, has won its argument in a U.S. court against the Netanyahu administration that has been trying to muzzle testimony by a former intelligence officer. Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu formerly told the family of 16-year-old Daniel Wurtz that it supported letting Uri Shaya […]
Posted on: December 17th, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Iraq
Damaged Torah scrolls found by U.S. troops in Iraq’s intelligence headquarters were buried in a cemetery in New York on Sunday, according to Jewish law for disposing of unusable religious objects and texts. More than 100 people, including Lukman Faily, the Iraqi ambassador to the U.S., attended the ceremony at the New Montefiore Cemetery in […]
Posted on: December 17th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
"Over his entire brief but meaningful life, Sammy has taught all of us about courage, struggle, strength, and wisdom."
Posted on: December 17th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Aliyah
Israel has invested more than $125 million trying to bring young Jews to visit, with meager results.
Posted on: December 17th, 2013News & Views → Global
The Canadian Lev Tahor cult of about 200 is headed by convicted felon Shlomo Helbrans, an Israeli returnee who left Israel with his followers in 1990.
Posted on: December 16th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
Alan Dershowitz, one of the country’s most prominent lawyers and a passionate advocate for Israel, is retiring from Harvard Law School at the age of 75. Known for taking on high-profile and often unpopular causes and clients, Dershowitz taught at Harvard Law for half a century. His retirement becomes official at the end of the […]
Posted on: December 16th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, in separate phone calls, allegedly scolded U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry for what he said was an American breach of the recent interim agreement between major world powers and Iran over its nuclear development program. “Zarif deplored Washington’s recent move,” according to the regime-controlled Fars News Agency. “The […]
Posted on: December 16th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Snack food manufacturers are increasingly turning to the Orthodox Union for kosher certification to expand their markets during the Passover holiday. Classic Foods announced last week that the company and its branded snack products will be kosher for Passover, under the certification of the OU, which will put Kettle Classics, California Classics, and Baked Classics […]
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