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Netanyahu Names American Immigrant Ron Dermer Ambassador to US

Outgoing Israeli Ambassador to the US Michael Oren was the only American to hold the post – until Tuesday. Netanyahu has appointed Ron Dermer, a close aide, to take over the job.

Former Yeshiva University Students file $380 Million Lawsuit

Yeshiva University has paid dearly with a tarnished image as a result of sexual abuse at the venerable institution. Former students now want it to pay very dearly – to the tune of $380 – for damages.

A Coup by Any Other Name Allows US Aid to Continue

While the government lawyers are looking into the matter, the hands on the US aid spigot will ignore the "c" (coup) word, and U.S. aid to Egypt will continue flowing.

Alvin Schiff, Jewish Education Pioneer, Dies

Alvin Schiff, a pioneer in Jewish education and a prolific author, died of unknown causes, Yeshiva University announced Monday. He was in his mid-80s. He...

Bitter Dispute over Claims Conference Fraud Report

There’s no peace for the Claims Conference. It is not enough it was caught with defrauding Holocaust funds of $57 million. Two members of the panel that investigated the Conference quit over its report.

Delaware Top Destination for Israeli Firms Incorporating in US

Governor Jack Markell, the only sitting Jewish Governor in the United States, and a delegation of Delaware entrepreneurs and business leaders are visiting Israel...

Hundreds of Chicago Muslims March for Morsi

Hundreds of Chicago Muslims marched in support of deposed Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi Sunday and held signs condemning the Egyptian military, the Chicago Tribune...

American Mennonite Lois Gunden Named Righteous Gentile

Lois Gunden, an American Mennonite who helped save Jewish children in France during the Holocaust, was recognized by Yad Vashem Monday as the fourth...

PA Touts Kerry’s Return while He Stays at Wife’s Hospital Bed

Big Lie, big explosion. Media spread a story yesterday that Kerry will be back in town this week. Today, the PA claims Bibi met with PA honchos. Abbas forgot that Kerry’s wife is in critical condition.

New Jersey Yeshiva Student Now an Israeli Fighter Pilot

‘Lt. B.’ came to Israel to learn Torah for a year and go back to NJ for university. He thought about the army and the Air Force grabbed him, fulfilling his childhood wish to be a pilot. Read and be proud.

Casspi to Sign with Houston Rockets for $2 Million

Omri Casspi, the first Israeli-born player to join the NBA, has agreed to a two-year, $2 million contract with the Houston Rockets. Casspi, 25, who...

Weiner Sounds like NYC’s Foreign Minister

New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner found another subject to use as a soap box for his opinions – the crisis in Egypt. After...

Caesarstone Leads ‘Consumer Reports’ Kitchen Countertops Survey

The Consumer Reports magazine rates the synthetic quartz countertops made by Israel’s kibbutz-based Caesarstone Sdot Yam Ltd. the best of 14 materials that were...

New York Jews Rescued Irish in Great Famine

The rabbi encouraged his flock to “take measures for the relief of the famishing thousands of their fellow mortals in that unfortunate and destitute country, Ireland."

What is the Link between 17th of Tammuz, July 4th and Lincoln?

The USA was founded on the Fast Day of the 17th of Tammuz, July 4, 1776. On the same coincidental days in 1863, a rabbi’s sermon included a phrase that Lincoln later made famous.

Weiner to Battle for New York City’s ‘Independence’ from Albany

New York City’s surprise leading mayoral contender Anthony Weiner pounced on Independence Day to campaign for the city to shake off what he considers...

Boca-Trained And Ordained Rabbis Graduate

Machon Menachem-Boca Raton Rabbinical College ordained fourteen rabbis at a graduation ceremony held at Chabad of Boca Raton on Military Trail, Thursday, May 30.

New Jersey Jewish Student Sues NY Cops over Immodest Frisk

Swift NY cops jump on a young Jewish woman for an immodest frisk. Her crime? Maybe she was picking up drugs? Or running away from a robbery? No. She was petting a cat – and she is suing the police.

Auctioned Modigliani Painting Most Expensive Ever Sold in Israel

A painting by Italian Jewish artist Amedeo Modigliani sold at auction in Jerusalem for $8.6 million, despite not actually being in the country. It is...

‘Oh, Say Can You Sing the Right Lyrics?’ (Video)

We know that most Haredim in Israel don’t even know the Zionist anthem let alone sing it. But also America? It seems that way at the annual Flatbush Hatzolah-NYPD game. Anyway, ‘Good July 4 Yom Tov.’

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