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AIPAC Praises Obama Prior to Holiday

3 Tishri 5773 – September 19, 2012
As America’s election day approaches, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), issued a statement thanking President Obama for his support of Israel.

Ayatollah Launches Submarine as US Conducts Gulf Exercise

Tensions between the US and Iran increased Tuesday, as Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei order the launch of a Tareq-901 submarine and a Sahand navy destroyer into the Persian Gulf Iran as US and allied navies held drills there to practice keeping shipping lanes open.

US Aid to Egypt Blocked by Republican Congress Following Riots

3 Tishri 5773 – September 18, 2012
At last, the violent rallies against the U.S. embassy in Cairo and Egypt’s laxidasical efforts to defend American assets, have yielded a real result.

President Obama’s Rosh Hashanah Greeting (Video)

27 Elul 5772 – September 14, 2012
At sundown this Sunday, the Jewish community here in the United States and all over the world will celebrate the start of the new year. Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur mark a time of prayer and self-reflection, and offers Americans of all faiths an opportunity to focus on what unites us instead of what divides us, to work together to make this a more perfect union and to continue the work of repairing the world.

Growing U.S.-Israel Tension Over Iran

26 Elul 5772 – September 12, 2012
JERUSALEM – Barring any scheduling changes during the forthcoming UN General Assembly gathering, President Obama will not formally meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in New York. This follows Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s rejection of Netanyahu’s demand that the U.S. and its Western allies deliver a red line ultimatum to the Iranian regime regarding their escalating nuclear weapons program.

Orthodox Leaders Fear Precedent Of Gov’t Intervention On Bris Rite

The New York City Board of Health was scheduled to vote this Thursday (two days after this issue went to press) on a measure requiring parents to sign a consent waiver before allowing a mohel to perform metzitzah b’peh, or oral suctioning, on their infants.

Israel Ranked World’s 2nd Most Educated Country

According to a new study released Tuesday, Israel is the world’s second most educated country, after Canada.

Amid Fears of a Breakdown in Ties, Obama and Netanyahu Speak for an Hour...

In an unexpected, late-night announcement, the White House denied the reports that Obama had rejected Netanyahu's request for a meeting.

New Campaign Aims to Find Rightful Heirs in North America Of 60,000 Unclaimed Holocaust...

24 Elul 5772 – September 10, 2012
The Hashava Company, established by the Israeli Knesset to locate heirs of Holocaust victims entitled to assets currently held in Israel, is set to embark on a campaign in the United States and Canada to find rightful heirs of more than 60,000 unclaimed Holocaust assets.

Jewish Agency Provides Emergency Assistance to Netivot Families whose Homes Were Damaged By Rocket...

The emergency funding is provided through the Jewish Agency’s Fund for the Victims of Terror and will be transferred before Rosh Hashanah.

Edon, ‘America’s Got Talent’ Semifinalist, Getting Free Kipahs

A New Jersey store reportedly is sending free yarmulkes to Edon Pinchot, the kipah-wearing former contestant on "America’s Got Talent."

New Hampshire’s Jew Pond Officially Renamed

A federal board changed the name of a pond in a small New Hampshire town from Jew Pond to Carleton Pond.

Iran Bypassing Sanctions on its Oil, Aided by Asian Customers and the Obama Administration

23 Elul 5772 – September 9, 2012
Iran is involved in hectic attempts to lower the insurance costs for its oil shipments, and, apparently these attempts are working. The U.S. and European countries are aware of the latest developments, and have begun to demand penalties for Asian countries attempting to avoid the sanctions. Many analysts predict, however, that the U.S. is not planning to enforce the sanctions with real, tough measures against countries like Japan or China.

Study: Jewish Population Shrinking Outside Israel

The global Jewish population grew by more than 88,000 people over the past year, and now stands at 13.75 million, according to a new study published y Professor Sergio DellaPergola of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Groups Blast NY Hotel for Offering Hospitality to Iranian President Ahmadinejad

A growing rumble of protest against Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s upcoming welcome in New York has led activist groups to take aim at the...

Tornadoes Tear Through New York City

Two tornadoes touched down on the edges of New York City in the morning on Saturday, causing a power outage and hurling debris, but causing no serious injuries. An additional tornado warning for the area is still in effect.

Arson Attack Against Jewish Restaurant in Hollywood, Florida

An arson attack at the Achla Pita Grill in Hollywood, Florida may be linked to an arson committed at the same strip mall a year ago against another Jewish business.

Swing States Polls Suggest Obama Lead – for Now

The real election campaign is taking place outside of the sure states they usually concede to one another, and is being waged in these eight swing states.

‘Kill the Jews’ Spray Painted in Monmouth Heights, NJ

21 Elul 5772 – September 7, 2012
Spray painted symbols of swastikas were found on road signs in the Monmouth Heights neighborhood.

US State Department Still Refusing to Say Jerusalem Is Capital of Israel

Less than 24 hours after the "Jerusalem is the capital of Israel" language was reinserted, this administration has once again shifted course. In today's State Department's daily press conference, the United States officially refuses to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. This is after DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz insisted on CNN that the position of President Obama has always been that Jerusalem is and always will remain the capital of Israel.

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