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Harvard Students Receive Anti-Semitic Invitations for Social Clubs

Invitations to a fictitious club saying "Jews need not apply" were slipped under the doors of students living in the Harvard University dormitories.

American-Israeli Startup Creates First Smartphone Breathalzyer Test

A joint American-Israeli startup has developed the world’s first breathalyzer attachment for smartphones, in order to prevent drunk driving.

Jewish Boy Does Good: Producer Jeffrey Katzenberg Honored For Philanthropy

Jewish Hollywood producer Jeffrey Katzenberg was honored for his philanthropic work on Saturday, receiving the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Suicide Attack Outside US Base in Afghanistan (Updated)

Bodies in Afghan police and military uniforms littered the entrance of an airfield outside a major US base in Afghanistan Sunday, killed in an apparent suicide attack by the Taliban.

Senate Passes Enhanced Iran Sanctions Over White House Objections

The Obama administration made a last-minute effort to kill the amendment.

GOP Senators Set to Punish the Palestinians and the UN

An amendment to S. 3254, the National Defense Authorization Act would punish both the PA and the UN for a unilateral recognition of a Palestinian "observer state."

Lieberman Approves Rice Nomination, But Won’t Partake in Vote

Lieberman's apparent endorsement of Rice on Tuesday is largely symbolic.

Oh No, Not Him Again: Anthony Weiner Testing the Water?

This is not the first time Weiner has reared his head since his awkward exit from office less than 18 months ago.

And the Powerball Numbers Are…

The record Powerball lottery - $550 million ($360.2 million as a cash option before taxes) - goes to numbers...

Good Morning, We’re Having a Palestinian State and Israel Kind of Approves

Israel no longer intends to dismantle the Oslo Accords if Abbas goes through with his UN gambit.

Rebbetzin Devorah, Wife of Lubavitcher Rebbe’s Aide Rabbi Yehuda, Laid to Rest

Rebbetzin Devorah Krinsky, wife of chief aide to the late Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, passed away on Friday night at the age of 74.

US Pediatrician Group Says: Give Morning-After-Pill Prescriptions to Underage Patients

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) on Monday urged American pediatricians to provide prescriptions for post-intercourse contraception to underage patients, as well as making them aware of the ability to take medications to prevent pregnancy even after engaging in sex.

Jewish Toy Store Owner Donates $10,000 Worth of Toys to Sandy Victims

Toys to Discover, a Jewish-owned toy store on 18th Avenue in Borough Park gave away over $10,000 worth of toys to children affected by hurricane Sandy.

NY Jewish Boroughs Voted Romney

An analysis of a recent New York Times article examining the presidential voting trends of all the New York precincts determined that almost all Orthodox Jewish neighborhoods voted for Republican candidate Mitt Romney over Democratic incumbent Barack Obama.

Egypt’s Morsi Hailed ‘Power Broker’

International media are touting the Israel-Hamas ceasefire agreement as a political boon for Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, saying the brokering of the deal has made the new president a “major regional player”.

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Netanyahu Accepted a Ceasefire with ‘No Assassinations’ Clause

Clinton made no mention of Hamas in her short speech, referring only to PA president Mahmoud Abbas.

RCA Delegation Visits Communities Hit by Hamas

A delegation of 20 rabbis from across North America arrived in Israel yesterday to tour areas of Southern Israel as part of an emergency solidarity mission of the Rabbinical Council of America.

US Blocks UN Security Council Statement Condemning Israel

The United States on Tuesday blocked a U.N. Security Council statement condemning violence between Israel and Gaza, calling the statement a “fail[ure] to address the root cause” of the battle, namely missile attacks by Hamas.

Hundreds of NY Homes to Be Torn Down After Sandy

Hundreds of homes damaged beyond repair during Hurricane Sandy will be readied for demolition by New York City workers according to an article in the New York Times.

As Horrific Images Outrage the Globe, Israeli Ambassador Explains Cynical Goals

In an interview with PBS NewsHour's Ray Suarez, Israel Ambassador to the United States Michael Oren explained the explosion of images circulating around the world, allegedly showing dead Gazan children "targeted" by Israeli air strikes.

Pentagon Defends Operation Pillar of Defense

Pentagon spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Stephen Warren issued a statement on behalf of the United States backing Israel's decision to conduct targeted attacks against sources of terror against civilians in the south of the country.

Jewish GOPers Ponder Party’s Future Course In Wake Of Romney Defeat

WASHINGTON – The Republican Party as a whole is reconsidering how it might have done better in an election that saw the party fail to win the White House and suffer modest losses in Congress, and Jewish Republicans and conservatives are coming forward with their own insights.

Democrat Senator-Elect Simcha Felder Will Caucus with Republicans

His move leaves Senate Democrats with a 32-31 majority come January. Two races have not been decided yet, and the Democrats are leading in both.

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