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IRS Tax Regulations Prompt Olim to Revoke American Citizenship

17 Tevet 5774 – December 19, 2013
A get-tough IRS policy on Americans living abroad has encouraged some Americans living abroad, including “olim” in Israel, to revoke their American citizenship, the...

Happy Birthday, Mr. Wallenberg, and Thank You for All Those Lives

Young Israel celebrates the life of the diplomat turned wartime hero.

Native American Academics Join Boycott of Israeli Universities

A Native American studies association is the third U.S. academic body this year to recommend its members boycott Israeli universities. The Native American and Indigenous...

Orthodox Brooklyn Businessman Back In U.S. After More Than Two Years In Bolivian...

16 Tevet 5774 – December 18, 2013
“They wanted ransom. They dropped him off in international waters in the Pacific, and now he is in an undisclosed location. But still a lot is unclear, and I’m still waiting to talk to my father.”

Long Island Man Arrested in ‘Knockout’ Attacks

Mitchell was arrested on Dec. 4, after he was identified by four victims.

ASA Leader Justifies Israel Boycott Saying ‘One Has to Start Somewhere’

Curtis Marez is a dolt because he couldn't help revealing his Jew hatred.

Shushed and Booed, Podhoretz Walks Out on 92 St. Y Panel

Maybe the moderator should have "reined in" the emotions when the audience was booing and "enraged" - her words - by Podhoretz's defense of Israel from J Street's blaming Israel for the academic boycott.

Witness Says He Saw Iran Arrest Robert Levinson

15 Tevet 5774 – December 17, 2013
An American fugitive living in Iran told the Christian Science Monitor that  he saw six Iranian policemen “detain” Robert Levinson  in 2007.  The account...

Ruling Returns Kosher Meals to Florida Inmates

A federal judge has ordered the Florida prisons service to provide kosher meals to all prisoners with a “sincere religious basis” by July 1. The...

Podhoretz Storms Off 92nd Street Y Stage in Spat with J Street

See Shushed and Booed, Podhoretz Walks Out on 92 St. Y Panel for a better informed version of this story. Commentary editor John Podhoretz stormed off...

Israel Loses Case to Gag Witness in Bank of China Terror Trial

An American family, whose son was killed in a suicide attack in Israel, has won its argument in a U.S. court against the Netanyahu...

Damaged Torahs Found in Iraq Buried in New York

Damaged Torah scrolls found by U.S. troops in Iraq’s intelligence headquarters were buried in a cemetery in New York on Sunday, according to Jewish...

8-Year-Old ‘Superman Sam’ Sommer Died of Leukemia

"Over his entire brief but meaningful life, Sammy has taught all of us about courage, struggle, strength, and wisdom."

Should Israel Help Save America’s Jewish Community?

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

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