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‘Israel’s best friend in the Senate’ Dies at 88

5 Tevet 5773 – December 18, 2012
"Senator Inouye deeply understood the importance of the U.S.-Israel relationship."

Next Secretary of State Kerry Was ‘Shocked’ by Gaza

3 Tevet 5773 – December 16, 2012
WikiLeaks revealed that Kerry was pushing Assad as the man who could bring peace to the region.

White House Menorah From Hurricane Sandy Shul

For the second time in office, US President Barack Obama has used a Hanukkah menorah from a hurricane-ravaged area to conduct the official White House Hanukkah celebration.

Jewish 6-Year-Old Youngest of Newtown Shooting Victims

A Jewish child was identified as the youngest of the 26 victims killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting massacre in Newtown, Conn.

Text of PM Netanyahu’s Condolence Letter to US Pres. Obama on Newtown Massacre

PM Netanyahu's Letter to US President Obama (Communicated by the Prime Minister's Media Adviser).

Mubarak and Clinton Hit Their Heads

3 Tevet 5773 – December 15, 2012
In obviously separate events, both former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, and US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton fell and hit their heads. Mubarak (84) fell...

Horror in Connecticut

A madman shot up a Connecticut kindergarten killing 26 people, among them 20 children.

Declassified: Pollard’s Handlers Wanted Arab and Soviet, Not US Information

The specific subjects sought by Pollard's Israeli handlers were Syrian drones, Egyptian missile programs, and Soviet air defenses.

Lawmakers: Obama Watering Down Iran Sanctions, PA Punishment

1 Tevet 5773 – December 14, 2012
There are reports that this U.S. administration insists on weakening the efforts against both rogue entities.

Israel, US to Exchange Tax Information, Banking Secrecy Disregarded

29 Kislev 5773 – December 13, 2012
The IRS has been known to impose sanctions against a bank which knowingly permitted customers to violate FACTA rules.

State Dept. Denying Hamas Back Channel, Working to Unfreeze US, Israeli Funds for Palestinians

"There have been some bizarre claims out there that Hamas has a back channel to the U.S. Government or that the U.S. Government is dealing with ex-officials to have some kind of a back channel to Hamas."

State: Unilateral Talks between the US and Iran Are on the Table

"I would say that this country doesn't ask permission from any other country to act. Okay?"

Man Arrested in Bleach Attack on Rabbi Rosenberg

Police say the two were involved in an "ongoing dispute."

Is Binghamton U. Jewish Center Tops in Dreidel Spinning?

29 Kislev 5773 – December 12, 2012
A Jewish student organization at Binghamton University is claiming to have broken a record for dreidel spinning, but a student newspaper there says the spinners spun out before breaking the mark.

N.J. Shul Claims New Menorah-Lighting Guinness Record

A New Jersey synagogue said that it set a new Guinness World Record by lighting 834 menorahs on 90 tables in an airport hangar.

Post-Sandy Victims Given Extra Time to Apply for Aid

The deadline for Superstorm Sandy victims in New York City, Nassau, Westchester, Orange, Suffolk, Rockland, Putnam, Sullivan and Ulster counties has been extended to January 28, 2013 by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Guilty Verdict In High-Profile Abuse Case

Nechemya Weberman, a prominent member of Brooklyn’s Satmar chassidic community who practiced therapy without a license, was found guilty on 59 counts of sexual abuse.

Chemicals Thrown in Face of Williamsburg Rabbi Who Supports Sex Abuse Victims

The vast majority of the rabbis of the Williamsburg community backed Weberman from the time of his arrest.

Counter-Pedophilia Activist Attacked in Williamsburg

28 Kislev 5773 – December 11, 2012
Rabbi Nuchem Rosenberg, a Williamsburg based counter-pedophilia activist was attacked and injured, allegedly by the son of a man Rosenberg had named as a pedophile. The...

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