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Congress Members Blast ASA for Boycott Decision

19 Shevat 5774 – January 19, 2014
A bipartisan slate of 134 U.S. Congress members wrote a letter to the American Studies Association protesting its decision last month to boycott Israeli...

US Source: Bibi For Settlement Deportations ‘But Not on his Watch’

Jewish Home must never leave the coalition government, regardless of the upcoming deal.

Senate Considers Plight of Impoverished Holocaust Survivors

18 Shevat 5774 – January 18, 2014
The U.S. Senate’s Special Committee on Aging held a hearing on the plight of Holocaust survivors in the United States. Both Republicans and Democrats on...

Congress Budgets $13 Million for Nonprofits Security

Congress budgeted $13 million for a nonprofit security assistance program that mostly aids Jewish institutions. The money was allocated in the $1.1 trillion budget passed...

Sharansky to Congress: Keep Up Awareness of Political Prisoners

Natan Sharansky joined the parents and spouses of political prisoners in asking the U.S. Congress to speak of their loved ones during meetings with...

Report: San Diego JCC Drops Eyal Golan Show over Sex Allegations

A Jewish community center in San Diego cancelled a concert by Eyal Golan amid suspicions that the Israeli singer had sex with minors, an...

US: ‘UNESCO’s Decision Is Wrong and Should Be Reversed’

Complaints by Arab states led UNESCO to cancel the exhibition.

The Scoop: Netanyahu, King Abdullah Secret Talks Aim at Neutralizing Kerry

16 Shevat 5774 – January 17, 2014
The immediate outcome of the meeting is another devaluation of the chances of Kerry coming up with a comprehensive plan.

Labor: Netanyahu Declared War on the World

Those warnings are not trivial. They're also not all that real.

Pro-Israel: ‘Intellectual Peaceniks’ v. ‘Rejectionist Idiots’?

J Street and Open Hillel claim they want openness and honesty in the discussion about Israel, but that's only for those who agree with them.

White House Condemns Iran for Honoring Hezbollah Terrorist

The Obama administration thinks better of Palestinian Authority terrorists than it does of those in Hezbollah.

Bill Would Link Funding for Palestinians to Incitement

16 Shevat 5774 – January 16, 2014
A bill introduced by the chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee would link assistance to the Palestinian Authority to its efforts to stop...

‘PA and Israel Agree: It’s All Kerry and Obama’s Fault

The furor over remarks by  Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon about  U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry show that the Palestinian Authority-Israeli “quality that they...

Int’l Flavors to Buy Kibbutz Suppliers for $88 Million

The U.S.-based International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) firm is buying Aromor Flavors, half-owned by Kibbutz Givat Oz, which is located southeast of Haifa. Former executives...

House Spending Bill Restores Aid to Israel to $3.1 Billion

Funding to Israel was restored to its pre-sequester level of $3.1 billion in the spending bill the U.S. House of Representatives passed on Wednesday....

Rep. Jim Moran, Notorious for Repeated Clashes with Jews, Retires

Virginia Democratic Rep. Jim Moran, a longtime congressman from northern Virginia who repeatedly clashed with pro-Israel and Jewish groups, is retiring. Moran, 68, told media...

RJC: Feinstein’s Comments on Israel Outrageous and Baseless

She claims bipartisan Iran sanctions bill allows Israel "to determine when and where U.S. goes to war."

Police Say Commander Was Bribed by ‘Businessmen’s Rabbi’

There's still a court gag order on the nature of the favors the crime fighter received from the mystic.

Dem Whip: WH Aide ‘Out of Line’ Calling Congress ‘Warmongers’

Democratic congressional leader: White House aide irresponsible for calling sanctions advocates warmongers.

Chief Rabbinate Backs Down, Accepts Rabbi Avi Weiss

15 Shevat 5774 – January 15, 2014
The Israeli Chief Rabbinate has come to its sense before letting the damage get out of control.

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