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Rouhani: I Turned Down Five Requests from Obama for Meeting

29 Tishri 5774 – October 2, 2013
Rohani claims that he rejected five White House requests to meet with Obama which is just as well. Don’t U.S. sanctions include not picking up the tab for dinner? Or maybe Rouhani demanded that Bibi pay.

Legalizing Marijuana Would End Black Market, Says Israeli Study

Israel, like Canada and many states in the US, has one big reason to legalize marijuana: Money. Canada launches legal medical marijuana. Colorado and Washington have legalized it. Is Israel next?

New Survey Of U.S. Jews Shows Soaring Intermarriage, Assimilation

There are more people in America who identify themselves as Jews than you may have thought – an estimated 6.8 million, according to a new study. But a growing proportion of them are unlikely to raise their children Jewish or connect with Jewish institutions.

Biden Slammed for Calling Palestinians ‘Least Sectarian’ Arabs

In a speech at the conference of the self-labeled “pro-Israel, pro-peace” lobby J Street, Vice President Joe Biden said Monday that the Palestinians are...

GOP Heavy-Hitters to Help Lhota Defeat de Blasio

Lhota: "David Koch’s beliefs on social issues are no different than mine or my opponent’s when it comes to women’s choice and women’s issues and other issues like that."

The $13 M Runoff for a $2.1 M NYC Political Office: Tish James Wins

In the September 10th Democratic primary for New York City Public Advocate, none of the five candidates received 40 percent or more of the...

Obama Press Conference Conflicts with Netanyahu UN Speech

28 Tishri 5774 – October 1, 2013
President Obama is set to give a press conference at this afternoon about the U.S. government shut down. Obama's speech, which is expected to be...

Argentina Tells Obama to Include AMIA Bombing in Iran Talks

Argentinian President Cristina Fernandez sent out a blitz of 31 tweets to urge President Barack Obama to include the issue of the Buenos Aires...

Saudis Cancels UN Speech to Protest Soft Policies on Iran, Syria

Saudi Arabia announced Tuesday it will cancel its scheduled speech at the United Nations General Assembly this week to protest the new soft glove...

Iran calls Netanyahu a ‘Liar’ Who Is ‘’Politically Isolated’

Israel and Iran may be the only two countries that tell each other what they really think, without diplomatic niceties. Tehran calls Netanyahu a liar after he warned that Iran tries to deceive the world.

Majority of American Jews are Intermarried

Pew survey: U.S. Jewish intermarriage rate rises to 58 percent

Biden to J Street: Regional Instability Is our Incentive for Peace

Vice President Joe Biden told J Street’s annual conference Monday that he and President Obama were asked often why they chose to focus on...

Adelson Lawsuit against Jewish Democrats Dismissed

A federal court dismissed a defamation lawsuit against the National Jewish Democratic Council brought by casino magnate Sheldon Adelson. A lawyer for Adelson, a Republican...

The Dreadful Costs of Shutting Down

American Jews will suffer with the rest of the country, especially if they were just retired, or were planning a camping trip.

New Study Extrapolates: 6.8 Million Jews Living in US

There might be more people in the US who identify themselves as Jews than previously thought.

Extreme Cut: Israel Eliminates Budget for Yeshiva Foreign Students

There has been no reduction, much less elimination, of Israeli government support for foreign students attending local universities.

Hatzalah CEO, Linked to Met Council Scam, Steps Down

27 Tishri 5774 – September 30, 2013
The CEO of the (U.S.) Chevra Hatzalah ambulance service resigned amid allegations that he conspired with William Rapfogel, the ex-CEO of the Metropolitan Council...

Netanyahu, Obama, Address Middle East Threats

Obama reaffirmed that the military option remained on the table, and Netanyahu stated the bottom line is Iran's dismantling of its nuclear weapons program.

Kosher Food Firms Rush to Introduce New Products

Several kosher food manufacturers and distributors introduced new products in time for the Jewish holidays as part of an overall push to gain an...

Syrian Chutzpa: ‘Foreign Terrorists’ Invasion is Our 9/11’

It is chutzpa but no surprise that Syria told the U.N. the “terrorist” rebellion is its 9/11. It is a surprise that the US delegates did not throw him out of the General Assembly.

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