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Reporter Alan Elsner Leaving Pro-Israel Group for ‘Ideologically Better Suited’ J Street

22 Kislev 5773 – December 6, 2012
His former employer The Israel Project is focused on helping Israel improve its image, and so it's a mystery how Elsner lasted there for two years.

US: Syrian Chem Weapons ‘Locked and Loaded’ on Rockets

Syrian military is just waiting for the "go" order from the embattled President Bashar Al-Assad.

Hillary Launches First 2016 Campaign Video, Bibi’s in It

Bibi's contribution: "She knows how to get the job done." Doesn't she, now.

Romney’s Frum Adviser Sums Up Campaign

22 Kislev 5773 – December 5, 2012
Had Mitt Romney won the presidential election, Tevi Troy would be director of domestic policy on his transition team.

Terror Suspect Pleads Guilty to Attempted Attack on NYC Synagogues

Ahmed Ferhani, one of two men arrested in an undercover sting in May 2011 and charged with attempting to blow up synagogues in New York City, has pled guilty, and now faces a sentence of 10 years in prison.

US Senate Approves Massive Defense Budget

The US Senate approved a massive $631 billion defense bill authorizing new funds for weapons, air and sea craft, and pay raises for military officials.

B’nai Jeshurun Synagogue Leaders Congratulate Palestine on UN Vote

"The vote at the UN yesterday is a great moment for us as citizens of the world," said the email.

New ‘Judea and Samaria’ Passport Stamp Drives Arabs and the AP Nuts

Incredibly, the AP badgered the U.S. State Department spokesperson about the passport stamp change.

Last Orthodox Shul in Fall River, Massachusetts Becomes Church

21 Kislev 5773 – December 4, 2012
Congregation Adas Israel, the last of several orthodox synagogues that once served the Jews of Fall River, Massachusetts – will be handing the keys over to a new group of worshippers – congregants of The Word of Life Community Church.

U.S. Senators Urge Morsi to Halt Gaza Arms Smuggling

A bipartisan slate of U.S. senators urged Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi to crack down on arms smuggling into the Gaza Strip.

Woodmere Shul Gets Post-Sandy Torah Gift from Kansas City

A Woodmere synagogue which lost four Torah scrolls in the chaos of Hurricane Sandy received a gift given in the spirit of Jewish brotherhood and Torah values from their kinsmen in Kansas City.

Ex-Principal of Brooklyn Jewish School Convicted on Sex Abuse

The former principal of a Jewish high school in Brooklyn was convicted on 75 counts of sexual abuse against three boys.

Bob Costas Facing Wrath of Gun Owners After Gun-Control Comments

20 Kislev 5773 – December 3, 2012
Following his comments on Sunday night football advocating for greater gun control, NBC sports announcer Bob Costas is facing growing anger by gun owning...

Cost of Commute from NYC to NJ Going Up Sunday

For the first time since September 2011, tolls for travelers going in and out of Manhattan are going up.

Harvard Students Receive Anti-Semitic Invitations for Social Clubs

Invitations to a fictitious club saying "Jews need not apply" were slipped under the doors of students living in the Harvard University dormitories.

American-Israeli Startup Creates First Smartphone Breathalzyer Test

18 Kislev 5773 – December 2, 2012
A joint American-Israeli startup has developed the world’s first breathalyzer attachment for smartphones, in order to prevent drunk driving.

Jewish Boy Does Good: Producer Jeffrey Katzenberg Honored For Philanthropy

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.

Suicide Attack Outside US Base in Afghanistan (Updated)

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.

Senate Passes Enhanced Iran Sanctions Over White House Objections

The Obama administration made a last-minute effort to kill the amendment.

GOP Senators Set to Punish the Palestinians and the UN

16 Kislev 5773 – November 29, 2012
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."

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