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US OKs Unprecedented Amount for Israeli Missile Defense

The US House and Senate committee on Appropriations has approved a budget doubling aid to Israel for the David’s Sling and Arrow 3 anti-ballistic medium-to-long range air defense systems.

Israeli Officials Escalate War Of Words With The N.Y. Times

WASHINGTON – Israeli officials are stepping up their criticism of The New York Times, slamming columnist Thomas Friedman and arguing that the newspaper is an unfit venue for an op-ed column from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Video: White House Kitchen Goes Kosher

In honor of the annual White House Hanukkah celebration, Rabbi Levi Shemtov, Director of American Friends of Lubavitch,  kashered the White House kitchen.

US Defense Sec: Iran Could Have Nuke in Year or Less

Iran has the capability to produce an atomic bomb within a year, according to US Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta in an interview on CBS News Monday night.

At GOP Jewish Forum, Presidential Hopefuls Flash Their Pro-Israel Credentials

WASHINGTON – Iran’s nuclear program appears to be racing ahead. The Middle East peace process is in shambles. And a series of recent flare-ups have highlighted ongoing tensions between the Obama administration and elements of the pro-Israel community.

Major Islamic Charity Chiefs’ Convictions of Hamas Support Upheld

Five leaders of an Islamic charity convicted of using the organization as a means of funneling money and supplies to Hamas were denied an appeal by a US federal appeals court on Wednesday.

Jewish Soldiers Find Spiritual Home At Fort Jackson, S.C.

When Rabbi Henry Soussan went through training at Fort Jackson in 2002, area Jewish options were limited, and being able to participate in Jewish holiday celebrations was tough. Nearly 10 years later, the instructor at the Columbia, South Carolina installation’s chaplain school is proud of the Chabad-Lubavitch-run Aleph House, which gives civilians and soldiers a Jewish base while they’re away from home.

Surprise Frontrunner Gingrich Draws New Scrutiny From Jewish Conservatives

WASHINGTON – Former speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, all but counted out last summer when his frustrated campaign team abandoned him, has come back from the political dead to pull ahead of Mitt Romney in the polls.

At Orthodox Mental Health Group’s Forum, Openly Gay Jews Get Their Say And Some...

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – The 15th annual conference of Nefesh International, an association of Orthodox mental health professionals, was a study in inclusion.

Iran Captures CIA Stealth Aircraft

A stealth aircraft being used by the CIA for secret missions has been captured by Iran, according to US officials on Monday.

Jewish Businesses Attacked in Highland Park, Man Arrested

A frightened Highland Park, New Jersey Jewish community rested a little easier Thursday, after a suspect in an attack on five Jewish businesses was put under arrest on Wednesday.

UN Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People Celebrated in NY

The United Nations Headquarters in New York convened the 34th annual International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People on Tuesday, holding events and welcoming international dignitaries. The day coincides with the UN General Assembly resolution ending the British Mandate and adopting the partition plan to create a Jewish state.

“Christmas Quality, Hanukkah Pricing” Ad Ditched

A New York City billboard advertising “Christmas Quality” vodka at “Hanukkah Pricing” will be taken down by the company, after it received numerous complaints that its pitch portrayed Jews as cheap and associated with poor quality.

Israel, US Ranked for Health in OECD Study

In a comparison between Israel, the United States, and other OECD countries, Israelis live longer, pay less.

Israel Hosts Coalition Of U.S. Celebrities

JERUSALEM – A 21-member delegation of Hollywood actors and New York media executives known as the Creative Coalition received a crash course in Israeli and Palestinian arts, politics, business and culture during a weeklong excursion in Israel and Palestinian-controlled areas.

Jewish Leaders Meet Biden In Thanksgiving Week Appeal For Pollard

WASHINGTON – Four drug dealers, a trafficker in stolen goods, a gambler and a turkey made President Obama’s Thanksgiving freedom list, but Israel’s best-known spy did not.

No Thanksgiving Pardon for Jonathan Pollard

US President Barack Obama has issued the traditional presidential pardons this Thanksgiving, but did not add Jonathan Pollard to his list.

Al-Qaida Sympathizer Plotting Terror Arrested Near Yeshiva U

A 27 year old Al-Qaida sympathizer planning a terror attack on New York City law enforcement and US soldiers was arrested on Saturday, just blocks away from Yeshiva University.

Newborn Baby Brother of “Adolf Hitler” Taken Into Custody

The newborn son of a New Jersey couple who named their eldest child “Adolf Hitler” was taken into custody Thursday night, when the doctor who delivered the baby called local authorities.

Pundits, Politicos Still Parsing Sarkozy-Obama Exchange On Bibi

WASHINGTON – Does Nicolas Sarkozy really hate Benjamin Netanyahu? Does President Obama really sympathize? And does it really matter?

Secret Service: Bullet Hit White House

A bullet which hit the exterior window of the White House was stopped by ballistic glass, according to the US Secret Service.  That bullet,...

Anti-Semitic Vandalism Under Investigation in Brooklyn

Police are lifting the fingerprints from 27 empty Corona beer bottles found in a park in Midwood, Brooklyn, in the hopes of locating a...

Torah World Mourns Loss of Jerusalem Rosh Yeshiva Rav Nosson Tzvi Finkel

The streets of Meah Shearim, normally bustling with shoppers and yeshiva students walking to and from the iconic Mirrer Yeshiva, were filled with mourners on Tuesday as tens of thousands of people came to pay their respects to Rav Nosson Tzvi Finkel, zt”l, the Mirrer Yeshiva’s rosh yeshiva, who passed away Tuesday at the age of 68 from a sudden heart attack.

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