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Should Israel Help Save America’s Jewish Community?

14 Tevet 5774 – December 17, 2013
Israel has invested more than $125 million trying to bring young Jews to visit, with meager results.

Haredi Sect Blames Zionists, Persecution, for Seized Children

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.

Alan Dershowitz Retiring from Harvard Law School

14 Tevet 5774 – December 16, 2013
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...

Iran Says Its Foreign Minister Scolded Kerry

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...

More Kosher Snack Foods Coming Up for Passover

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...

American Studies Association Votes to Boycott Israeli Universities

A one-third turnout of American Studies Association (ASA) members have voted to endorse its national council’s call for a boycott of Israeli universities, the...

UPDATE Tax Exempt Status of Academics to Be Challenged over Boycott

A law professor will challenge the tax exempt status of the American Studies Association, because academic boycotts of Israeli universities is not in their mission statement or an activity privileged with tax exemption

Netanyahu Tells Reform Jews that ‘Peace Is not One-Way Street

13 Tevet 5774 – December 15, 2013
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told the Union for Reform Judaism Biennial 2013 conference in a video address Sunday, “Peace is not a one-way...

Iran Insists It Has ‘No Traces’ of Robert Levinson

Iran knows nothing about the whereabouts of Robert Levinson, the former Jewish FBI agent who was last seen on an Iranian island in 2007....

Israeli App Improves Communication at US Schools

The app has helped streamline communication between parents, teachers and administration at MDS.

Al Qaeda Group Behind Foiled Suicide Bombing at Kansas Airport

11 Tevet 5774 – December 13, 2013
The Kansan was charged with attempting to use weapons of mass destruction and providing material support to a foreign terrorist organization.

PA Businessman Rejects Bloomberg’s Million Dollar Offer

Palestinian Authority influential businessman Sam Bahour wrote New York City’s outgoing Mayor Michael Bloomberg, “Thank you, but no thank you” after Hizzoner said he...

Kerry Meeting with Netanyahu to End Two-Day Visit

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has been meeting with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu Friday morning  and into the afternoon following his talks with...

EU Wants to Pay Israel and the Palestinian Authority to Sign Deal

A European Union official said that its Political and Security Committee has approved a policy to offer Israel and the Palestinian Authority an aid...

AP: Missing Former Jewish FBI Agent Spied on Iran for CIA

Robert Levinson, a former Jewish FBI agent, was working directly for the CIA on a mission in Iran when he was last seen in...

Israel Promises to Keep Consulate in Philadelphia

The Foreign Ministry has notified Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter that its consulate offices in Philadelphia will remain open following reports that they were to...

Where Are the Pictures?

When Haredim engage in violence, it's always, without exception, unequivocally, for a reason.

‘Black Day for Human Rights’

Interviewed by France 24, UN Watch executive director Hillel Neuer says UNHRC election of China, Cuba, Russia, Saudi Arabia is a "black day for...

Russian Minister Threatens to Nuke US

The arms race is back on and out in the open, with Russia flexing its rhetorical strength and stretching its protective reach towards Iran.

Suit against Synagogue Dropped, Peace Returns to Lower East Side

10 Tevet 5774 – December 12, 2013
The Jewish Press has acquired a copy of a notice of discontinuance that was filed with the Supreme Court of NY County.

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