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Hebrew Union Pres. Pulls Fast One in Non-Jewish Rabbi Debate

10 Elul 5773 – August 16, 2013
The President of HUC-JIR, sent The Jewish Press an angry letter suggesting there are Orthodox sources supporting patrilineal descent.

Tale of 2 Debts: Moody’s OKs Israel’s A1 Rating; US Sinks in Red

10 Elul 5773 – August 15, 2013
Hang on to your shekels. The Israeli economy is stable and Moody's okays its A1 debt rating. But in US, one economist says America’s debt is understated by 75 percent and is $70 trillion.

Obama Scolds Egypt by Cancelling Joint Military Exercise

President Barack Obama announced Thursday that the Egyptian security forces’ brutal campaign against Muslim Brotherhood opponents has convinced him to cancel a major joint...

Jewish Home Knesset Chair to Kerry: You Are a Hypocrite

"By your own hand you have raised expectations to a dangerous level - one that might cause the whole region to spin out of control."

Kerry, in Memory Lapse, Backs New Egyptian Elections

First, the US backed ousting Mubarak because of his violence. Then it urged elections, Morsi won, and the US backed his ouster. Then the army killed a few hundred, but Kerry has a solution: Elections.

IBM Buys Out Israeli Data Security Firm for $300-400 Million

IBM has announced it is buying up the Israeli data security company Trusteer for an undisclosed sum but which market analysts estimate is in...

Official Death Toll In Egypt Now 278 but Still Counting

Egyptians officials have admitted that 278 people, including 43 policemen, were killed in Wednesday’s violence, while the Muslim Brotherhood movement claims that more than...

Smoke Warning Forces NY-Israel El Al Plane to Land in Greece

A smoke detector warning in a bathroom forced an El Al airplane with 324 passengers  on the New York-Tel Aviv route to land in...

US Does not Know If Israel Freed Terrorists or ‘Freedom Fighters’

If the US were to call settlements ‘illegal,’ it would be defining Israel by its 1949-1967 borders. But if can’t even deny terrorists are ‘freedom fighters,’ it is defining the PA as a non-terror entity.

Forget the Borscht Belt – Go to Monticello, THE Bagel Capital!

9 Elul 5773 – August 14, 2013
Monticello, NY is staging a comeback as The Bagel Capital with a Bagel Festival Aug. 16 - 17 - this effort is the model for how to revive a comatose resort town

Report: CIA Kept File on Noam Chomsky

The Central Intelligence Agency has acknowledged after years of denial that it kept a file on Noam Chomsky, though the file appears to have...

It’s Official: You Can Be a Non-Jewish Rabbi

How the reform movement has reached the ultimate diversity.

Brooklyn Jews Fed Up with Overflowing Garbage Bins

Brooklyn residents, many of them Jews, are fed up with overflowing garbage bins, a situation that some people said is the worst in 50...

US Closes Embassy in Cairo as Violence Spreads

The United States closed its consular services at its embassy in Cairo at 1 p.m. Wednesday as violence escalated across the country. At least...

Egyptian Army, Trying to Win Civil War in One Day, Kills Hundreds

Israel’s neighbors love civil war. Lebanon, Syria. Jordan could be next. The Egyptian army learns from Assad’s mistake and tries to win it one day. Morsi supporters’ biggest weapon is the will to die.

AP Reporter: Is Construction Deal Killer Despite Murderers’ Release

Reporters at the Aug. 13 State Dept. press briefing pummeled the spokesperson about whether Israel's plan to construct housing units across the "green line" would scuttle the peace talks

In Online-Chat, Weiner Puts Down Media, Says He Really Wants to Win

8 Elul 5773 – August 13, 2013
The candidate appeared defiant and hopeful about his chances winning the New York City mayoral race this fall.

New Envoy to US, Ron Dermer, Has Big Demands for Perks

Many Israeli officials are known to think a lot of themselves, but Ron Dermer, Israel’s next ambassador to the United States, takes the cake. He...

Bloomberg News: Netanyahu Running Scared from Worldwide Boycott

Déjà vu. The “peace process’ began in 1991, when the threat of an international boycott forced Yitzchak Shamir to debate Arafat in Madrid. The same threat has Netanyahu running scared, says a columnist.

Head of Met Council Steps Down, Apologizes for Mistakes

7 Elul 5773 – August 12, 2013
“I pray that my family and friends and all who care about Met Council can find it in their heart to forgive me for my actions."

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