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Obama to Meet Iraqi PM

13 Heshvan 5774 – October 17, 2013
The White House said Wednesday that President Barack Obama will meet Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki on Nov. 1 in Washington. Obama and his Iraqi...

Boteach Pal Booker Wins Senate Seat in NJ

Now, that's how you write a Jewish Press news brief! Old time close friend of our regular contributor Rabbi Shmuley Boteach and Newark Mayor,...

Jews Optimistic over Shutdown Fix, But Only Cautiously So

B’nai B’rith International expressed cautious optimism that a newly reached plan between Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) to fund...

UC-Berkeley Starting Jewish Studies Center

The University of California, Berkeley is launching a Center for Jewish Studies. The university made the announcement of the center, for which it allotted $1...

Iran Nukes Talks to Renew in November

Talks between Iran and major powers on Iran’s nuclear aims were “good” and will renew next month, the Iranian foreign minister said. “The talks will...

Turkey Exposed 10 Israeli Agents in Iran

Yet Erdogan remains among Obama’s key confidants.

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Left a Kosher Empire

13 Heshvan 5774 – October 16, 2013
Overlooked in the eulogies and praise of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef is the role he played in the development of the kosher certification, Badatz Beit...

‘Jew in the City’ Announces Top 10 Orthodox Jewish All Stars

U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew and Nobel Laureate Robert Aumann are among ten individuals who have been named 2013 Orthodox Jewish All Stars by...

Bush Tells Jews, ‘I Don’t Trust Iran’

Former President George W. Bush told leaders of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations that he did not trust the Iranian...

Here’s How the IDF Blows up a Terrorists’ Tunnel (Video)

The IDF released a video Wednesday showing how it blew up a terror tunnel reaching Israel. The problem is there are hundreds of others waiting to be found and blown up before terrorists blow up Israelis.

Obama Administration Warns: Gov’t Shutdown Undermining Iran Sanctions

WASHINGTON – Is the U.S. government shutdown, which was still in effect as we went to press Tuesday evening, undermining the sanctions that helped bring Iran to Geneva this week for talks aimed at ending the standoff over its nuclear program?

NY Court to Decide Dispute over ‘Holocaust-Ancient Assyrian Link’

The Holocaust has no historical connection with ancient Assyria, but there is a curiously possible link provided by a gold tablet obtained by a Holocaust survivor. A German museum wants it back.

Jewish Veterans Lament Government Shutdown

The national director of the Jewish War Veterans of the USA as well as The Military Coalition, a coalition of 33 leading veterans and...

Debt Talks in Senate while House Rebels Lead the Charge

With the federal government quickly nearing a default, a House Republican leadership effort to end the shutdown and permit the Treasury to start borrowing...

Jewish San Diego Ex-Mayor Filner Charged in Sexual Harassment Case

Bob Filner, who resigned as San Diego mayor amid sexual harassment accusations, was charged in a case brought by three women. Filner was charged Tuesday...

Young Israel of Fort Lee to Dedicate New Building

12 Heshvan 5774 – October 15, 2013
Next Sunday, October 20, at 9:45 AM, the Young Israel of Fort Lee will dedicate its new building at 1610 Parker Avenue, Fort Lee. The...

Man Escapes $271 Fine for Library Book on Holocaust Borrowed in 1971

That library inspector on the Seinfeld show was right – first it's overdue books not being returned, next the Apocalypse.

Shutdown Keeps US Antisemitism Envoy from Ukraine Conference

Ira Forman, the Obama administration’s special envoy to monitor and combat anti-Semitism, canceled his attendance at a landmark conference in Kiev because of the...

‘Rain on Entebbe’ Producer Daniel Blatt Dies at Age 76 in LA

Daniel Blatt was a typical success story of a Jew who left behind his Jewish education. He said that after he produced “Rain on Entebbe,” he came back to his Jewish roots. Blatt died in Los Angeles at the age of 76.

Libyan Al Qaeda Terrorist to Appear in NY Court Tuesday

Al Qaeda terrorist Abu Anas al Libi, snatched off the streets in Libya last week by U.S. soldiers, is expected to appear in federal...

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