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Ambassador David Killion

U.S. Envoy: Syria ‘Not Fit to Sit’ on UN Rights Committee

2 Iyyar 5773 – April 11, 2013
"Indefensible for Syrian regime to stand as judge of other countries."
Pamela Geller's Speech at the Great Neck Synagogue was cancelled due to an intense campaign of pressure directed at the shul and member families.

Geller’s Talk Cancelled, L.I. Shul, Sun. School Kids Threatened

Geller was dismayed that her talk was shut down, but she understood that once her opponents, the Muslims and the liberal Jews alike, were willing to put the safety of Jewish Sunday School children at risk, or simply to allow their Jewish parents to believe there was a risk to their children, her talk would be cancelled.

Gordon, Schulman Appointed to U.S. Holocaust Memorial Council

1 Iyyar 5773 – April 10, 2013
Illinois Rabbi Samuel N. Gordon and public relations executive Maureen Schulman are the newest members of the U. S. Holocaust Memorial Council, appointed on...

Mezuzah Arson Suspect Has Long Record of Crime

Neither robbery, drugs, assault nor weapons can keep a man in jail and stop his appointed rounds of setting fire to mezuzahs containing verses...

Kerry In New Mideast Peace Push

JERUSALEM – After attending a somber ceremony at Yad Vashem on Monday, Secretary of State John Kerry began shuttling between Ramallah and Jerusalem in an effort to jumpstart the long stagnant Israeli-Palestinian peace process.
Attorney Nitsana Darshan-Leitner, director of Shurat HaDin – Israel Law Center.

Jews Still Planning to Sue Jimmy Carter over Anti-Israel Book

The five plaintiffs are seeking at least $5 million in compensation. The hard cover edition cost $27.
NYPD released surveillance footage of the suspect.

Mezuzah Arsonist Strikes Again, Evoking Familiar Jewish Fears

The message is “that we are unwanted here, and I don’t know why.”
Roger Waters, anti-Israel advocate, wants Israelis to shut up and be shut down everywhere, but he wants to be able to say that any where.

Roger Waters Proves Hypocrisy of Israel Boycott Advocates

Roger Waters, formerly of rock band Pink Floyd fame, has learned how absurd it is to demand that speech be shut down, and has come to see the virtue of open-mindedness and tolerance. At least when it comes to his own speech and tolerance for his own brand of intolerance.

State Dept. Fights Suit by Americans Claiming US Funds PA Terror

The State Dept. has forked over $4 billion to the Palestinian Authority since the Oslo Accords. Some funds go to terrorists, but the State Dept. is arguing against a suit challenging its largesse.
Jewish Agency Chairman Natan Sharansky

Sharansky to Suggest Women’s Kotel Prayers Away from Main Plaza

30 Nisan 5773 – April 9, 2013
Sharansky says the Western Wall is long enough for women to have their own minyan and Torah reading. The Women of the Wall leader accepts the compromise. Will the Rabbinate big enough to agree?
Jack Teitel at the Jerusalem's district court earlier this year.

US-Born ‘Jewish Terrorist’ Gets Two Life Terms + 30

Few people, if anyone at all, caused more damage to Israel and the “settler” movement than

Daniel Pearl’s Father to Light Day Memorial Flame

The father of the late Jewish journalist Daniel Pearl will light one the memorial flames at the Memorial Day Ceremony in Jerusalem, the day...
Pinny Ringel is candidate Bill de Blasio's Jewish right hand.

NYC Mayoral Candidates Heavily Courting Orthodox Jewish Voters

Approximately 25 percent of the New York City electorate is Jewish, and a growing number are Orthodox.

Concerned Cardozo Alumni Campaigning to Block Carter

"Neither Cardozo nor YU are honoring Jimmy Carter."

Brooklyn Anti-Semites Mark Holocaust Day by Burning Mezuzahs

Anti-Semitic vandals torched more than 10 mezuzahs on the doorposts in the Williamsburg district of Brooklyn apartments Monday, Holocaust Remembrance Day. It is not...

Hagel to Visit Israel This Month

Chuck Hagel will visit Israel for the first time as Secretary of Defense for three days, April 21-23, according to Reuters, which was informed...

PA Refuses to Change ‘A Few Words’ for Kerry

29 Nisan 5773 – April 8, 2013
Kerry’s latest “listening tour” is drawing the familiar echo of “no.” The Palestinian Authority boasts that Kerry asked it to change a “few words” in the Saudi Peace Initiative. Nice try. John.

Dershowitz: I Challenge Carter to Human Rights Debate at Cardozo

I will come, at my own expense, to debate Jimmy Carter on Carter's own human rights record. If Cardozo will have me, I will come and provide the students, the administration and anyone else that is interested, with a first rate debate about the meaning of human rights and they can decide whether what Jimmy Carter has done, constitutes human rights or human wrongs.

Airline Glatt Kosher Demand Doubles

The number of travelers requesting kosher meals continues to rise, and requests for glatt kosher meals has more than doubled in the past five...

US Jewish Women’s Council Wants Israel to Certify Civil Marriages

Do Israeli orthodox rabbis have a “monopoly?” Should Diaspora Jews try to pull Israel’s domestic strings? The National Council of Jewish Women seems to say “yes” to both questions.

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