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Brandeis Paid Former President Reinharz $811,000 for Unused Sabbatical

Brandeis University disclosed that it paid former university president Jehuda Reinharz $811,000 for accumulated sabbatical leave that he never took during his 17-year presidency. The...

J Street, Marginalized in D.C., Leeching into the Hillels

J Street brazenly brazenly ignored a firm commitment to Philadelphia's Hillels. There were no consequences.

Palestinian Arab Placed on Global Terrorist List by US

The U.S. announced it placed a Palestinian Islamic Jihad leader on its global terrorist list.

Madoff Recovering from Heart Attack

Bernard Madoff suffered a heart attack in prison last month and was hospitalized, CNBC revealed Wednesday after receiving an email from the 75-year-old Ponzi...

Pentagon Allows Kippa and Beard If They Don’t Endanger a Mission

The Pentagon made clear in an order that troops may accommodate religious beliefs in their garb or grooming as long as it does not...

EU: If Deal Fails We’ll Boycott Israel, But We’re Not One-Sided

The ambassador did not state what would happen if the talks fail over something else?

White House Misstated Iran’s Position: ‘We Won’t Dismantle Anything’

Iran's foreign minister is claiming that the White House misrepresented a major issue in the agreement between the P5+1 and Iran.

Birthright Expands Eligibility for Free Trips to Israel

The Taglit-Birthright Israel program has expanded eligibility for its free 10-day trips to Israel for Jewish young adults ages 18-26 to include teenagers who...

Second Orthodox NY High School Allowing Girls to Don Tefillin

A second Modern Orthodox high school in New York has announced it will permit girls to wear tefillin during prayer. The Ramaz School in Manhattan...

NYC Drops Suit against Hasidic Stores over Dress Code

New York City has dropped a lawsuit against Hasidic-owned stores that posted a dress code for shoppers. The New York City Human Rights Commission reached...

Swastika Adorns California Politician’s Head in Hate Fliers

"That symbol on anyone's head is anti-Semitic," said Libby Schaaf. Her father was born Jewish and she is proud of her Jewish heritage.

Religious Zionists Target Yiddish Speaking Haredim for Aliyah (Video)

Yiddish messages rooted in Jewish liturgy and Biblical texts encouraging Jews to make Aliyah.

Jewish Councilwoman in Oakland Targeted with Swastikas

Fliers hung in the Oakland, Calif., Montclair  neighborhood of Jewish city councilwoman Libby Schaaf show a swastika drawn on her forehead. The fliers hung district...

Larry King Teams Up with Technion to Promote Israeli High Tech

Former CNN host Larry King and the Haifa-based Technion Institute are establishing the Israel Silicon Valley Chambers of Commerce to promote Israeli high tech...

Civil War Spreads along Israel’s Northern Borders as Bombs Kill 12

Hezbollah is on the course of self-destruction but is bringing Lebanon down with it.

Next Israeli Astronaut May Be sent to Space in 2 Years

Israel will host the 2015 International Astronautical Federation conference.

United Nations Disinvites Iran from Syria Peace Talks

Iran proves once again it cannot be trusted, but is anyone listening?

NYPD Top Cop’s Wife to Use Her TV Status to Help Him

New York City has another husband-and-wife team helping to run the city with the disclosure that Rikki Klieman, the wife of Police Chief Bill...

NYC Orthodox High School Lets Girls Put On Tefillin

SAR High School in Riverdale, New York, is now allowing girls to wrap tefillin during Shacharit-morning prayer, probably the first Modern Orthodox high school...

Bennett Tears Apart Kerry’s ‘New Deal’ for Palestinian Authority

Kerry is whistling Dixie to think that everything that helps the Palestinian Authority helps Israel.

Torah Crown Stolen from Crown Heights Shul

A Crown Heights Shul was burglarized on Friday night and the thief made off with the silver crown of the Sefer Torah, tools, a...

Former Mossad Chief Joins International Board of United Hatzalah

Major General (res.) Meir Dagan, former chief of the Mossad, joined United Hatzalah’s international board of directors on Sunday afternoon. Dagan joined the organization...

Congress Members Blast ASA for Boycott Decision

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...

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