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Norman Lamm Quits Yeshiva University

24 Tammuz 5773 – July 1, 2013
Rabbi Norman Lamm became president of Yeshiva U. in 1976 , helped save it from bankruptcy and raised its academic standing, At 85, he admits he must do tshvuah over a sex abuse scandal and is retiring.

Lightning Strikes Jewish Camp in Midwest, 3 Children Injured UPDATED

Three children at a Reform Jewish camp outside of Indianapolis were struck by lightning on Shabbat.

Lightning Critically Inures Child at Jewish Summer Camp

22 Tammuz 5773 – June 30, 2013
A lightning strike at a Reform Jewish summer camp in Indianapolis, Indiana injured three children one of the critically, on Saturday afternoon. Rabbi Mark Covitz,...

Kerry Sweating to Save Face and Announce ‘Peace Talks’

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has turned his schedule upside down to keep his three-ring circus from collapsing under his “peace tent” that...

Kerry and Netanyahu Met Saturday Night, Breakthrough Unlikely

22 Tammuz 5773 – June 29, 2013
Netanyahu may agree to the Palestinians' preconditions, but only if he would be able to deliver them gradually.

Ron Dermer to be Appointed Israel’s Ambassador to U.S.

21 Tammuz 5773 – June 28, 2013
Rumors first emerged in December that Dermer would be appointed Ambassador, this time it appears it might happen.

Living in Divine Space: Art Connecting Us to God and to Each Other

J. Reznik Studios, owned and run by artist Jodi Reznik and her husband Jeff, has been using art to bridge communities.

Thompson Might Push Quinn Out of Runoff Contest Vs. Weiner

“I’m betting Bill Thompson will make the runoff."

Dzokhar Tsarnaev Inspired by Hamas Founder, Indictment Reveals

A 30-count indictment was entered against Dzokhar Tsarnaev. Charges against him, including the use of weapons of mass destruction, carry the death penalty. Blood-scrawled confessions were found in the boat in which he hid.

Anthony Weiner Occupies ‘Open Zion’ (Video)

20 Tammuz 5773 – June 27, 2013
Anthony Weiner does not think Judea and Samaria are “occupied.’ Neither does former Supreme Court Edmund Levy. But that statement makes Weiner a far-right ignorant radical, in the eyes of “Open Zion.”

PA Terrorist Was in Contact with Hezbollah-Linked Cell

The Israel Security Agency (Shin Bet) released for publication Thursday that a four-person Palestinian Authority terrorist cell was arrested, including one who was in...

Weiner on a Roll, at Top of the Heap in New Pre-Election Polls

Anthony Weiner has soared in pre-election poll and now is sharing the lead with two other candidates, according to one poll, while a second...

Kerry to Wait for Dessert after Meals with King Abdullah and Bibi

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry may or may come up with results in his peace process trip to the region, but at least...

Hamas Claims Erdogan Will Visit Next Week

Turkish premier Recep Tayyip Erdogan will visit Gaza next Friday, even though he said earlier this week that protested against his government have forced...

France’s Soaring Antisemitism Brings Out the Jewish Defense League

The Ligue de Defense Juive (LDJ) is doing what Rabbi Kahane did in New York City more than 40 years ago – making antisemites think twice before attacking.

Senior PA Official: We’ll Meet Netanyahu Halfway

"If Netanyahu really believes in the two-state solution, we are ready to resume negotiations tomorrow."

Jewish Philanthropist Marc Rich Dies in Switzerland at Age of 78

19 Tammuz 5773 – June 26, 2013
Financier and "King of Commodities” Marc Rich died on Wednesday following a stroke in Switzerland at the age of 78. He was a long-time philanthropist...

McDonald’s Boycotts Ariel

In 1979, Peace Now co-founder Omri Padan protested the government's letting Gush Emunim to establish a settlement. Now, as McDonalds’ CEO in Israel, he refuses to allow a branch over the “Green Line.”

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