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The Cost to Israel of Obama’s Visit

The cost to Israel of a visit by President Obama is likely to be as much as 10 times the cost of a visit from any other head of state.

IFCJ Denying Report on Netanya Charity Rejecting Donation

The money was contingent on hanging a sign revealing who were the givers.

Settlement Construction Freeze Until Obama Goes Home

Everybody wants to avoid the embarrassment of Joe Biden's visit, when plans for East Jerusalem construction were published during his stay in Israel.

Syria Smells Oil, Protests Israel’s Golan Heights Exploration

Syria sent a letter to the United Nations Security Council and United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Thursday protesting the granting of a license...

Israel TV: Obama Won’t Visit Israel without New Coalition Gov’t

No coalition? No ticket on Air Force One. Israel television says that if Netanyahu cannot form a government by the final March 16 deadline, Obama will tear up his March 20 ticket.

State Dept. Not Sure Who Owns the Golan Heights

What does the State Dept. say when a US-based company, one of whose shareholders is former VP Cheney, explores for oil in the Golan Heights? It says, “Uh, y’know what? that’s a good question.”

Critics: Joan Should Cry a River over Crude Holocaust Joke

Rivers, as usual, laughed at her own so-called joke

Congressional Republicans: European Jews Facing ‘Volatile Synergy of Hate’

Witnesses told the committee that European Jews are more vulnerable than their American counterparts to prejudiced policies by their governments.

Nadler Slams GOP over Churches, Synagogues Disaster Relief

The Orthodox Union’s Institute for Public Affairs and the National Council of Young Israel asked constituents to support the bill.

Feiglin: When I am Prime Minister, Livni Will Be in Opposition

Feiglin finally is a Knesset Member after years of trying, but he is looking at the future. He told a Queens dinner, “When I am Prime Minister, God willing, Tzipi Livni will not be in my government.”

Former Columbia University Medical Center Employees File Religious Discrimination Lawsuit

In 2010, three employees were fired by the Radiation Safety Office at Columbia University Medical Center in a departmental reorganization. All three are Jewish, with beards and yarmulkes, and were between the ages of 57-65. Now each of the three men are suing on grounds of religious and age discrimination.

VP Biden Confirmed for AIPAC Speech as Iran Nukes Heat Up

President Obama will visit Israel later this month and will, therefore, skip the AIPAC meeting this year.

Reformed Skinhead Sharing his Antisemitic Past

"I did not know any Jewish people in my life, so it was so easy for me to consider all the stereotypes I heard."

Despite Flaws, Missteps, Ineptitude, Hagel Will Get Defense UPDATE

Last week, 15 Republican senators sent a letter to the president asking him to withdraw the Hagel nomination.

Gentile Prisoners Suddenly Become Jewish for Kosher Food

Pennsylvania prisoners say they are Jewish simply because they want kosher food, which inflates the prison budget. Passover solve the problem when the inmates discover they can’t eat “kitniyot.”

Qatari Rich Guy Secretly Weds Janet Jackson

Singer Janet Jackson has secretly married Qatari millionaire businessman Wissam Al Mana, who is nine years younger than her twice-married 46-year-old wife and probably...

Kosher Barbeque a Smoking Hot Fad in New York

His 2-ton wood-burning “HaKodesh Barbeque” provides “pop-up” barbeques, complete with a dining tent, bales of hay and country music.

US Appeals to Israel and PA to Cool Off

The United States is appealing to Israel and the Palestinian Authority to restrain from stoking the coals as riots threaten to escalate violence throughout...

Adelson Sues Wall Street Journal Reporter for Libel

Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson sued a Wall Street Journal reporter for libel for calling him “foul-mouthed.” The lawsuit filed last Friday seeks "damages, including aggravated,...

Hikind Defends His Blackface Hoop Player Purim Shtick

Is a Purim costume of a stereotyped black basketball player a racist slur, especially when a Jewish politician is behind the mask? NY legislator Hikind says it was “lots of fun.” No offense intended.

Detroit Jewish Leader on Pro-Nazi and Convicted Killer’s Hit List

The FBI warned the head of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit that his name was on the hit list of a convicted killer...

US Orthodox Jews Find Bugs in Nutrition Agenda

The federal government says spinach is so healthy that schools will lose their eligibility for funding if the Popeye favorite is not served, but...

Arab PR Stunt Tells Obama How to Enter Temple Mount Mosque

The chances of Obama visiting the Al Aqsa mosque on the Temple Mount are the same as his praying at the Kotel – zero - but Arabs pulled a PR stunt Sunday warning him how to enter when he visits.

Rabbi Lau to Obama: God Sent You to White House; Send Pollard Home

Former Israeli Chief Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau wrote President Barack Obama  that God, via the American people, “appointed you…President of the United States,”  and...

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