Close your eyes, breathe in deeply, now exhale slowly… That was easy, wasn’t it? Not for everyone…
Posted on: February 13th, 2013News & Views → Israel
JERUSALEM – Speaking in Jerusalem before the annual gathering of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu briefed Jewish leaders on the three main threats Israel must deal with in the coming weeks and months: the Iranian threat, instability in Syria, and peace talks with the Palestinians.
Posted on: February 13th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
The Keep Kids Safe Act of 2013 would make it illegal for misdemeanor sex crime against a minor offenders to acquire firearms.
Posted on: February 13th, 2013News & Views
The law will correct a defect in the current FEMA legislation by making clear that houses of worship are to be included amongst the nonprofit recipients of federal disaster relief aid
Posted on: February 12th, 2013News & Views → Israel
"Los Angeles is a town where you cannot shake a lulav without hitting a famous Jew," Malina said. "How could they not be at this rally?"
Posted on: February 12th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
All segments of Israeli society have joined the petition, in a rare show of unity.
Posted on: February 12th, 2013News & Views
And guess who had close to $100,000 in assets socked away right there in the Cayman Islands? Jack Lew.
Posted on: February 10th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
The storm, resulting from the collision of two weather systems, affected at least 40 million people.
Posted on: February 8th, 2013News & Views → Israel
The Deputy Prime Minister said it will be better for both Turkey and the U.S. if the ambassador minds his own business
Posted on: February 7th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
The letter lays out a litany of concerns regarding the intimidating atmosphere for students within Brooklyn College's political science department
Posted on: February 7th, 2013News & Views
Do not fear the bombastic speeches of the evil anti-Semites, for though they stand as giants before you, their voices will soon fade
Posted on: February 7th, 2013News & Views
"Until the committee receives full and complete answers, it cannot in good faith determine whether you should be confirmed as secretary of defense."
Posted on: February 6th, 2013News & Views
GOP Assemblyman Steve McLaughlin previously has likened Gov. Andrew Cuomo to Julius Caesar. Today he compared him with Hitler and quickly apologized – after the damage, mostly to himself, was done.
Posted on: February 6th, 2013News & Views → US → NY
Koch had recently left City Hall after 12 years as mayor of New York City and was touring Jerusalem when a Palestinian threw a rock at his group, striking Koch in the head. The ex-mayor was bleeding a bit but wasn’t really hurt, and he mopped up the wound with his handkerchief. The incident would become one of Koch’s favorite stories, the moment, he would say, when “I shed a little blood for the people of Israel.”
Posted on: February 6th, 2013News & Views → Middle East
The president’s trip, his first to Israel since taking office, appears to show that he intends to concentrate on Middle East politics.
Posted on: February 5th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
U.S. judge dismisses Long Island eruv lawsuit.
Posted on: February 5th, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Egypt
Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood regime is making Hosni Mubarak look like a peacenik. Police tortured to death two activists, others are “missing,” but the US is politely “disturbed” at its Muslim ally.
Posted on: February 5th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
He explained at the time that he could not bear the idea that his body would have to leave New York City. "This is my home, the idea of having to go to New Jersey was so distressing to me."
Posted on: February 4th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
A British judge reportedly has accepted a U.S. rabbinical court’s ruling in a dispute between a haredi Orthodox man and his ex-wife.
Posted on: February 3rd, 2013News & Views → Israel
John Kerry’s name today would have been John Kohn, or maybe Yonatan Kohn, if his great-grandfather had not converted to Catholicism, and assuming his parents would have survived the Holocaust.
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