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Bill De Blasio Visits The Jewish Press

29 Iyyar 5773 – May 8, 2013
Bill de Blasio, one of the Democratic frontrunner in the race for New York City mayor, met last week with the editorial board of The Jewish Press at the newspaper’s Boro Park office. De Blasio is the New York City public advocate.

Three Jews from US and France to Be Awarded Dan David Prize

The international Dan David Prize will be awarded  June 9 at Tel Aviv University to an American Jewish philosopher, a research doctor at Johns...

Graffiti at Yale Threatens Arson Attack on School’s Jewish Center

Graffiti scrawled in a bathroom in a Yale University science building threatened an arson attack on the Slifka Center for Jewish Life on the...

Kerry Hosts Livni, to Return to Israel to Push Talks

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is meeting with visiting Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni this week and told reporters he will return to Israel...

Yogurtland Launches Kosher Store

Yogurtland, a leading frozen yogurt chain, is following the lead of Dunkin Donuts, Baskin Robbins and The Coffee Bean and has launched its first...

‘Endorsement Day Tuesday’ Pits Candidates Vying for Media Attention

"There are folks who are billionaires, and folks have to question why they're in the race."

Four Years Late, Thompson Hires Sheinkopf as ‘Senior’ Strategist

27 Iyyar 5773 – May 7, 2013
"There was a time when he certainly was not happy with me."

Biden Wants Rabbis, Pastors and Nuns to Back ‘Moral’ Gun Control

Vice President Joe Biden met with Jewish, Muslim Christians, Sikh and other religious leaders Monday to encourage them to back gun control as matter...

Report: Kerry Won Five-Week Unofficial Building Freeze from Bibi

Netanyahu again plays chess, or poker, with the United States. Kerry wants a building freeze to satisfy Abbas’ conditions for resuming talks. Netanyahu reportedly agreed – but for only five weeks.

Israel Hotels Attracting Tourists with OU Kosher Certification

Israeli restaurants and hotels are more interested n seeking kosher certification from the American-based Orthodox Union (OU) in order to attract foreign tourists, according...

Giffords accepts JFK award in Boston

Former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords was awarded the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award in Boston on Sunday for pushing for policy changes...

Canada Forces Chabad to Ban Radical-Islam Critic Pamela Geller

27 Iyyar 5773 – May 6, 2013
Pamela Geller warns of ‘Islamization’ of North America. Leftists pressured a Great Neck synagogue to ban her. Now Canadian police force Chabad to silence her because her ideas counter “engagement.”

McCain: IAF Showed Up Gen. Dempsey on Syria No Fly Zone

But, for heaven's sake, don't give them guns!

Israel Calms War Fever, Re-Opens Northern Air Space

Syria aims missiles at Israel. Lebanon on alert. Israel moves Iron Domes to the north. War? If war were likely, Bibi would not be in China. The IDF already has re-opened air space in the north.

Court Convicts Two Former Aides to NY Mayoral Candidate Liu

Two former associates of New York Democratic mayoral candidate John Liu were convicted in an illegal campaign fundraising scheme uncovered in an FBI investigation,...

Israel Did not Notify US of Bombing Mission in Syria

An American intelligence official, speaking on the basis of anonymity, told Reuters that Israel did not notify the Obama administration before the two bombing...

Chemical Weapons Expert: Russia Is Key to Avoid War with Syria

26 Iyyar 5773 – May 5, 2013
Bombing Syria’s chemical weapons would cause a humanitarian disaster. No one wants to hit Assad and end up with Al Qaeda. There’s no diplomatic way out without Russia, an expert tells the Jewish Press.

Few Mayoral Candidates Stand Up to Chassidim on ‘Metzitzah B’peh’

Democratic candidate Erick Salgado called MBP “a practice that was commanded by God,” and practiced “since God told Abraham to do so.”

Syrian Warns and Warns and Warns It Will Retaliate

One basic difference between Israel and Arab nations: The Jews warn and warn and warn and finally strike when there is not choice. Arabs attack and attack until there is not choice but to warn.

Stars of ‘Scandal’ and ‘Once Upon A Time’ at Kotel on Shabbat

Stars from the hit American TV shows “Scandal” and “Once Upon a Time” visited the Western Wall Friday night during and found themselves immediately...

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