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Israel’s Ambassador: DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz Lied

18 Elul 5772 – September 5, 2012
Back in August, Hadassah Magazine interviewed Debbie Wasserman Schultz, and one of their question was: "Why did you call on both parties to refrain from challenging each other over support for Israel?" The DNC chair answered: "What the Republicans are doing is dangerous ... Israel’s ambassador Michael Oren, has said this." Then she repeated the allegation at a DNC convention forum. So the ambassador sent out an email.

Flying Back to the US? Better Ask your Accountant First, You Could Get Arrested

13 Elul 5772 – August 31, 2012
U.S. taxpayers traveling to the United States with unpaid U.S. tax assessments can be detained at the border, questioned, and flagged for follow-up enforcement. If a taxpayer has an unpaid tax liability and is subject to a resulting Notice of Federal Tax Lien, the IRS may submit identifying taxpayer information to the Treasury Enforcement Communications System (TECS), a database maintained by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

AIPAC, NORPAC, Stay Neutral in Race between Rabbi Boteach and CAIR Supporter Pascrell

12 Elul 5772 – August 30, 2012
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach's opponent, Democrat Bill Pascrell Jr., signed the infamous Gaza 54 letter blasting Israel for what it called "collective punishment" of Gazans.

Kipah-Wearing Teen Set for ‘America’s Got Talent’ Semis

11 Elul 5772 – August 29, 2012
Edon Pinchot, a kipah-wearing Jewish day school student, will be performing in the semifinals of "America’s Got Talent."

Stolen 3-Foot Menorah is Returned to Rabbi in Borough Park

A silver menorah stolen from a rabbi’s Brooklyn home was returned. The 3-foot menorah belonging to Rabbi Yehezkel Zion was stolen last week from the family’s Borough Park home.

Jon Voight Woos Jews in Otherwise Tame Tampa Convention

Delegates to the Republican Convention have been pouring into Tampa for the last several days. The delegates have been pouring in, but thus far, despite predictions that Hurricane Isaac might bring with it heavy rain and driving winds, there has been 'nary a cloud in the sky. Lynne Kessler Lechter serves on the National Women's Committee of the Republican Jewish Coalition. Lechter told The Jewish Press that on Saturday night she attended a dinner for Republican Jewish Coalition leadership at the home of Ambassador Mel and Betty Semble...

Why US Ambassador Condemned IDF Probe, Boosting ISM’s Rachel Corrie Myth

10 Elul 5772 – August 28, 2012
It turns out, the ambassador's position appears to simply be the opinion of Rachel Corrie's parents, the plaintiffs in the case against the government of Israel.

Jury Said Hotel Owner Is Anti-Semitic, But She Insists: ‘Some of My Best Friends...

8 Elul 5772 – August 26, 2012
The Santa Monica hotel owner claims she never did or said the things the jury determined she did.

Obama Campaign Enlisting Support from Radical, Anti-Israel Rabbis

The Obama campaign seems to have no clue as to which rabbis would enhance the president's clout among Jewish voters, and which are political hemlock.

Several Shot at Empire State Building

7 Elul 5772 – August 24, 2012
As many as five people were shot Friday in front of the Empire State Building in New York, a spokesman for the New York Fire Department said.

FM Liberman Says Israeli Policy Needs a New Focus: ‘Abbas Must Go’

6 Elul 5772 – August 23, 2012
Israel’s problem with the Palestinians is that it has not established a clear strategy, or any strategy at all for that matter, regarding its most intimate neighbors, "and that is why we are not leading any course of action except merely responding," argued on Thursday Israel Beitenu leader and Israel's Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman.

Former Ambassador Indyk: White House Thinks Israel’s Iran Threats Are a Sham

Eventually, it became the story of the boy who cried wolf.

Hungry on the Road? Your Smart Phone Knows the Best Kosher Places

5 Elul 5772 – August 22, 2012
"Kosher Near Me" is a smartphone software application ("app") that will allow you to find kosher food pretty much wherever you are.

Former Cheney Aide: Obama, Like Bush Before Him, Won’t Strike Iran

JERUSALEM – In a column appearing in the Israeli daily Yisrael Hayom, David Wurmser, who served as senior Middle East adviser to former vice president Dick Cheney, warned the Israeli government that President Obama would not assist the Jewish state if it launched a preemptive strike against Iranian nuclear and military installations.

Adelson Gives $500,000 to Shmuley Boteach Super PAC

4 Elul 5772 – August 21, 2012
Boteach: "I treasure the Adelsons’ support. They have been dear friends for a long time and were among the earliest backers of my campaign. Not only are they heroes in the Jewish community for their mega-philanthropy, but they are among the most generous and sophisticated political donors in the country...This donation is a game changer.”

Taliban Missile Hits Gen. Dempsey’s Plane in Afghanistan

The Taliban fired rockets into the American Bagram Air Field outside Kabul in Afghanistan Monday night, damaging the plane serving the chairman of the U.S. joint chiefs of staff Gen. Martin Dempsey. The general was out on a visit at the time of the hit, a spokesman for the U.S.-led coalition said on Tuesday. Two maintenance workers were lightly harmed by shrapnel from the two rockets, coalition spokesman Jamie Graybeal said.

U.S. Chief of Staff: ‘We Are Not Committed to Support an Israeli Attack on...

2 Elul 5772 – August 20, 2012
Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey said on Sunday that Israel sees the threat posed by Iran's nuclear ambitions as something that could endanger Israel's very existence. Dempsey said he and his Israeli counterpart Benny Gantz "compare intelligence, we discuss regional implications. And we've admitted to each other that our clocks are turning at different rates."

Jury Throws Book at Muslim Hotel Owner for Throwing Jewish Guests Out of her...

1 Elul 5772 – August 19, 2012
The jury found for the plaintiffs on multiple acts of intentional infliction of emotional distress, negligence, malice, fraud and oppression, and violations of the California Civil Rights Act.

Kibbutz Ein Harod Cooler on Mars

NASA's Curiosity rover, roaming around Mars taking pictures as we speak, is using a refrigerator developed and manufactured in kibbutz Ein Harod.

‘Big Bang’ Star Mayim Bialik Nearly Loses Thumb in Car Accident, Gets Artscroll Siddur...

29 Av 5772 – August 16, 2012
Mayim Bialik sustained serious injuries in a car accident in Los Angeles Wednesday afternoon.

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