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US Has to Decide to Back Hezbollah or Al Qaeda in Syria

US policy in the Middle East never has been brilliants, but deciding on whether to arm Syrian rebels means either backing Al Qaeda and the rebels or letting Hezbollah move into the regime.

Prepare for Heavy Flooding in ‘Battle of Derecho’

It is pronounced De-RE-sho but in simple language it spells disaster. Floods, tornadoes, hail, violent winds – you name it, you don’t want it. Midwestern to Mid-Atlantic States are in its crosshairs.

Brooklyn Loves Weiner

Anthony Weiner did what presidential candidates usually do: sign autographs.

Weiner Stumped on How to Stop Trucks from Blocking Traffic

Mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner thinks he has the solution for small businesses to combat constant fines, but when it comes how to deal with...

Economist: Fischer Left Scorched Earth, Deep Recession Coming

Fischer's strong shekel is destroying Israel's two main industries—manufacturing and agricultural exports and tourism—which are struggling to compete over global markets.

Hagel and Ya’alon to Meet in DC Friday

U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and his Israeli counterpart, Moshe Ya'alon, will meet this week. A Pentagon official told JTA that the two defense...

Hispanic TV Personalities Taste Israel

“It reaffirmed for me how important it is to have dinner with your family at home."

Rare Discovery of Mikveh in New England Rewrites US Jewish History

The mikveh barely existed in 19th century American, where Jewish immigrants turned against religion. But one has been found in Connecticut, and it is more similar those in Israel than in the US.

PA Strikes Out again; Boulder Nixes Making Nablus ‘Sister City’

The Boulder City Council Monday night decided to leave the “peace process” for those with less common sense and overwhelmingly nixed a controversial proposal...

Savvy Israelis Ahead of US in Smartphone Internet Use

Israel often can be seen with two cell phones, one in each ear. Smartphones have been around in Israel only since 2009 but already are in most Israeli’s hands. No wonder Waze was made in Israel

IRS and Mas Hachnasa to Increase Cooperation

According to the Mas Hachnasa (Israel Tax Authority) website, senior members of the IRS, met yesterday in Jerusalem with the Tax Authority director, Moshe...

Can a Bearded Candidate Become Mayor? Yes and No

“I didn’t leave my beard — my beard left me,” de Blasio told The Post.

Pot Quinn Accusing Kettles of Pandering to Jews

Quinn actually said: “You know what else is wrong? … Going into communities and pandering and telling them what they want to hear just so you can get their vote."

‘Quarter of New York City Underwater in 40 Years’

“Move over Sandy, the Worst is Yet to Come” might be the headlines in New York City in 2050 if scientists’ projections are correct. Studies...

Muslim Brotherhood Digging Roots in Boston

Good American Muslim citizens in Boston have been shocked to find material in local mosques backed by the Muslim Brotherhood movement and calling for...

Ambassador Oren: Samantha Really, Really Cares about Israel

Michael Oren knows his job. Never agitate the US. Don’t say Israel’s right when the US “knows” it’s wrong. It’s no wonder he praises Samantha Power, but must he say she “really cares” about Israel?

Joe Lieberman Returns to Law Practice, Seeks Israeli Clients

Former Senator Joseph Lieberman has returned to law, acting as senior counsel at the New York office of Kasowitz Benson Torres & Friedman LLP. He...

Israel Bows to PA and EU Threat, Stops Building in ‘East’ Jerusalem

Threats work again on Bibi. Israel has not started to build one single home in “East” Jerusalem for Jews this year after a joint Palestinian Authority-EU threat to sue Israel in international court.

Would You Care for an Arvind Mini Knaidel?

NYC chef names new dish on Indian-American spelling bee winner.

US Says Falk ‘Unfit to Serve,’ Chucks his Bid to Expel UN Watch

“Sunlight is the best disinfectant … and that’s why Falk wants to shut us down."

Thousands of Haredim Protest IDF Draft in Lower Manhattan

To passersby on Sunday, the crowd had a simple message, one that rings sympathetically to American ears.

Puerto Ricans Cheer Weiner a Week after Jews Booed Him

New York City’s annual Puerto Rican parade gave the city’s mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner a rousing welcome Sunday, one week after the controversial candidate...

State Dept. Shows Faint Signs of Dumping ‘Peace Process’

Kerry’s June 7 deadline is long gone. Jewish housing starts in Judea and Samaria soar. So why is Kerry coming to Israel again? Nothing official, but you read it here first: Obama may be ready to give up.

Nate Silver: Quinn the Most Likely Democrat

Her support has dropped 39% percent, but she still manages to keep her lead over her opponents, including Mr. Weiner.

Google to Buy Waze for $1.3 Billion

Google out-navigates Facebook. Google will pay $1.3 billion for Waze. Coming on top of $2 billion purchase of Iscar, and rumors of SodaStream next in line, Big Business is far from boycotting Israel.

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