Got that pioneering spirit? You’re invited to help build Israel’s periphery by planting roots in southern soil with Nefesh B’Nefesh.
Posted on: December 4th, 2012News → Haredim
The former principal of a Jewish high school in Brooklyn was convicted on 75 counts of sexual abuse against three boys.
Posted on: December 3rd, 2012News → News Briefs
Following his comments on Sunday night football advocating for greater gun control, NBC sports announcer Bob Costas is facing growing anger by gun owning football fans who are calling on the NFL to ban Costas. The angry fans have started a Facebook page, entitled “The NFL Should Ban Bob Costas.” The page has over 1500 [...]
Posted on: December 3rd, 2012News → Antisemitism
Invitations to a fictitious club saying "Jews need not apply" were slipped under the doors of students living in the Harvard University dormitories.
Posted on: December 2nd, 2012Sections → Health
A joint American-Israeli startup has developed the world’s first breathalyzer attachment for smartphones, in order to prevent drunk driving.
Posted on: December 2nd, 2012News
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.
Posted on: December 2nd, 2012News
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.
Posted on: December 2nd, 2012News → Iran
The Obama administration made a last-minute effort to kill the amendment.
Posted on: November 29th, 2012News → Eye on Palestine
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."
Posted on: November 29th, 2012News → News Briefs
Lieberman's apparent endorsement of Rice on Tuesday is largely symbolic.
Posted on: November 29th, 2012News
The record Powerball lottery - $550 million ($360.2 million as a cash option before taxes) - goes to numbers...
Posted on: November 28th, 2012News → Eye on Palestine
Israel no longer intends to dismantle the Oslo Accords if Abbas goes through with his UN gambit.
Posted on: November 26th, 2012News → Haredim
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.
Posted on: November 26th, 2012Sections → Health
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.
Posted on: November 26th, 2012News
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.
Posted on: November 22nd, 2012News → Egypt
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”.
Posted on: November 22nd, 2012News → US
We’d like to wish all our U.S. readers a Happy Thanksgiving. Enjoy your turkey.
Posted on: November 21st, 2012News → Egypt
Clinton made no mention of Hamas in her short speech, referring only to PA president Mahmoud Abbas.
Posted on: November 21st, 2012News
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.
Posted on: November 21st, 2012News → Eye on Palestine
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.
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