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Joe ‘Yoely’ Lhota

Exclusive: Joe ‘Yoely’ Lhota on his Relationship With the Jews

19 Sivan 5773 – May 28, 2013
Although born into a Catholic family, the candidate is halachically Jewish.
Jordan's Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour

Jordan Crushed by Debt while Helping Fleeing Syrian Refugees

The country of 6 million is trying to absorb one million Syrians.
Dennis Regan performing in Jerusalem

Top American Comedians Joke for Israel – in Israel

"They don’t just come to tour and see the sites, but they actually perform their material to audiences for an important cause.”
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov

Two Foreign Ministers Sitting, Talking

Aren't we lucky we're not in this one?
Najib Hamideh and other Students for Justice in Palestine bar students entry to Claremont McKenna College cafeteria in "Israeli checkpoint street theater demonstration," March 4, 2013

‘Cockroach’ as anti-Arab Slur and other Narrative Creations

Two Claremont Colleges conducted investigations: Pitzer exonerated its Students for Justice in Palestine members and pilloried a Jewish Israeli faculty member from the other school, while Claremont Mckenna found the Pitzer students and the faculty member behaved poorly.

Kerry Huffs and Puffs and Abbas Blows Him Down

No one believes in Kerry more than Kerry. He blew into town a self-proclaimed “peace for money” program” bolder than Oslo.” Abbas has rejected land for peace. Now he rejects money for peace.

Anthony Weiner to Attend Jewish Press’s Mayoral Forum For Jewish Community

Anthony Weiner’s aide has confirmed that the newest mayoral candidate will attend The Jewish Press’s mayoral forum, making it one of his first public...

McCain Slips into Syria to Meet with Rebels

19 Sivan 5773 – May 27, 2013
Sen. John McCain Monday slipped into Syria from Turkey Monday and met with Syrian rebel leaders, who appealed for direct U.S. military aid, the...

New York Synagogues Bury 12 Torah Scrolls, Victims of Sandy

Approximately 1000 people participated on Sunday in the burial of approximately 12 Torahs scrolls that sustained irreparable damage in Hurricane Sandy seven months ago....

Weiner Misses Queens Memorial Day Parade to Speak at Church

New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner passed up the annual Memorial Day parade in his former Queens district on Sunday in order to...

Texas Official Cites Jewish Chaplain’s WW II Dedication

A Texas state official spoke at a Memorial Day service and quoted a Jewish chaplain’s dedication of a temporary cemetery on Iwo Jima in...

Sane At Last: ZOA Urging an Enthusiastic Congress to Curb Arab Aid

Turns out Israel has plenty of friends on the Hill, and the ZOA helped bring them out in the open.
Three enemies of Jewish life in Jerusalem, Judea and Samaria shook hands in Jordan on Sunday: From right to left: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Israel's President Shimon Peres. May 26, 2013.

Peres Pushing Peace Talks, Ministers Argue He Shouldn’t Do Policy

"I am an Israeli, and it just so happens that I'm also president of the State of Israel."
David Arenberg lost many things during his nearly 12 years in prison, but he found a connection to Judaism.

A Jew Grows in Prison

16 Sivan 5773 – May 25, 2013
There is no doubt that the David Arenberg who will emerge from prison in approximately five months is a different, a better and a more spiritual human being than the one who went in more than 12 years ago. But the losses and the pain have been profound.

Is Daniel Werfel Jewish?

16 Sivan 5773 – May 24, 2013
Readers are already asking us if newly appointed acting commissioner of the IRS, Daniel Werfel is a Jew.

Rep. John Conyers Apologizes for Louis Farrakhan’s Antisemitic Remarks

He actually uttered those words: "I sincerely offer my apologies."
Iran's Bushehr nuclear facility.

Iran Nuclear Plant Progress More Worrisome than Ever Before

Iran is "advancing its enrichment program in blatant violation of its international obligations."
Anthony Weiner courting voters outside a Harlem subway station.

Harlem Voters Remain Calm Facing Hurricane Anthony

“Oh my God, that’s Anthony Weiner!”
Rabbinic interns provided direct assistance and counseling, and helped with the delivery of basic supplies in the affected neighborhoods.

Chabad Continues Relief Efforts in Oklahoma

14 Sivan 5773 – May 23, 2013
Let everyone know of the shelter at Chabad

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