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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...

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

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

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.

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