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Americans in Beit Shemesh Present the Better Side of Haredim

Sexist and often violent, corrupt and even anti-Zionist Haredim in Beit Shemesh create a false image of the city.

NY Man Pleads Guilty to Violently Forcing Husbands to Free ’Agunot’

A New York personal trainer has pleaded guilty in federal court to being part of a group of men who used violent means in...

Change in the Clock Cuts US-Israel Time Difference to Six Hours

The time difference between Israel and the United States is now only six hours following the beginning of Daylight Saving Time in the United...

Alternative Right-Wing Conference w. Elder Statesmen, New Activists

Strong pro-Israel sentiment heard from current and former senior military and gov't officials

Mort Klein Re-Elected as ZOA President

Mort Klein has been re-elected as the president of the Zionist Organization of America. He defeated his challenger, Steve Goldberg.

RCA: We Don’t Proactively Seek to Reevaluate Past Conversions

The Rabbinical Council of America denied a prominent rabbi’s accusation that it is actively negating past conversions. The Orthodox rabbinic organization issued a statement Friday...

Jewish Groups Praise New EEOC Workplace Guidelines

Jewish groups across the religious spectrum praised Equal Employment Opportunity Commission guidelines on accommodating religious attire in the workplace. The guidelines published Thursday are for...

Canadian Court: Lev Tahor Sect Must Surrender Children

A Canadian court ordered the fringe haredi Orthodox Lev Tahor sect to turn over as many as 13 of its children to authorities after...

House Overwhelmingly Passes Bill Enhancing Israel Security Cooperation

The House of Representatives almost unanimously approved a bill that would enhance U.S. security cooperation with Israel. The U.S.-Israel Strategic Partnership Act, introduced last year...

Carney: US to Continue Iran Talks Despite Ship Seizure

Despite Iran’s terror sponsorship, “it’s entirely appropriate" to continue the talks.

Lieberman: Israel Won’t Agree to ‘Further Conditions’ for Talks

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman blamed the Palestinians for lack of progress in peace negotiations, and said Israel would not agree to additional conditions...

Netanyahu Signs Partnership Agreement with Jerry Brown

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu signed an economic and research partnership agreement with California Gov. Edmund “Jerry” Brown. The agreement will enhance cooperation between Israel...

Jonathan Pollard Underwent Emergency Surgery

Jonathan Pollard was rushed to a hospital from his North Carolina prison cell.

BDS Pirates Are Not Entitled to Free Speech

We will shut them up in the campuses, we will shut them up in the high schools, we will shut them up at the 92nd St. Y.

US Claims It Assisted Israel in Iran Weapons Shipment

It was a surprise to hear government spokespeople claim the U.S.was deeply involved in the operation to thwart Iran's weapons smuggling.

Kerry’s Hapless Stance on Ukraine Not a Boost for Israeli Concessions

Kerry believes if he only tried hard, focused fiercely and slept hardly at all, he could get things done.

Partnership Minyans Growing Despite Condemnations

The battle over partnership minyans is just the latest scuffle in the war over women’s roles in the Orthodox community.

Glick Wrote the Alternative: Jewish, Democratic, One-State Israel

Glick strips the bark from the threat of a One State Solution and reveals a worthy option: the Israeli Solution

Germany Urged to Resolve Greek Holocaust Ransom Issue

The World Jewish Congress urged Germany to address a request by the Greek Jewish community of Thessaloniki to be paid back for a ransom...

Netanyahu Praises Scarlett Johansson in AIPAC Speech

In his speech at the 2014 American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) conference on Tuesday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised Jewish-American actress Scarlett...

Convictions Upheld of Muslim Students Who Harrassed Oren at Irvine

Free speech rights of UC Irvine Muslim students did not trump Amb. Michael Oren's right to speak.

Netanyahu at AIPAC: No Peace without Recognition of Israel as Jewish

Netanyahu called for enhanced sanctions on Iran, despite Obama's objection.

LA Jewish Cemetery Settles Class-Action Suit for $80.5 Million

A Los Angeles Jewish cemetery accused of dumping remains to make room for new interments has settled a 25,000-person class action lawsuit. Eden Memorial Park...

Family Starts Nonprofit for Cure for Cause of Deaf-Blindness in Jews

Usher Syndrome is a genetic disease that is the leading cause of deaf-blindness in the world, particularly affecting Ashkenazi Jews, 2% of whom carry...

Minister Accompanying Netanyahu: Settlement Freeze Off the Table

For now, nobody is pushing the 2-state thing. Maybe wait until after the Russian occupation…

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