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Posted on: January 28th, 2014News & Views → Israel
The American Israel Public Affairs Committee said an article describing differences between the group and U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz was “inaccurate.” “I wanted to forward a statement issued by AIPAC National Board Member Ike Fisher after The Huffington Post released an inaccurate article regarding AIPAC and Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz,” said an alert sent […]
Posted on: January 28th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Assimilation
Remember Life of Brian, where the Judean splinter groups run into each other and start a brawl? You're in for a treat.
Posted on: January 28th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism → Anti-Israel NGOs
It's fun to push back. God bless you, Mr. Silver, keep 'em running!
Posted on: January 28th, 2014News & Views → Jewish
The Ruderman Foundation Prize went to a global leader in extending rights to those with disabilities
Posted on: January 27th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Jewish leaders may be taking a big risk by charging that refusing to free Pollard is a vendetta against US Jews
Posted on: January 27th, 2014News & Views → Israel
SodaStream is getting great free publicity from Boycott Israel and now Fox News, which rejected its Super Bowl ad.
Posted on: January 26th, 2014News & Views → Israel → Government
Bennett: considering Jews living under Palestinian rule is pulling the rug from under our right to Tel Aviv, too.
Posted on: January 26th, 2014News & Views → Business and Economy
Lockheed Martin and EMC Corp. announced on Sunday an agreement to invest in cyber security and other technology projects based in the new Advanced Technologies Park at Ben Gurion University . The official launch ceremony for the agreement will take place tomorrow in Tel Aviv on Monday at the CyberTech 2014 International Exhibition and Conference. […]
Posted on: January 26th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Holocaust
The White House on Friday announced the appointment of Aviva Sufian as the first Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Special Envoy for U.S. Holocaust Survivor Services. Vice President Joe Biden had announced the formation of the new position in December 2013. Sufian “will focus on those [Holocaust] survivors currently living in poverty, as […]
Posted on: January 26th, 2014News & Views → Eye on Palestine
The Obama administration has designated Palestinian Islamic Jihad’s deputy secretary general Ziyad al-Nakhalah as a terrorist, the U.S. State Dept. announced. The Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the Dec. 22 bombing of a bus in Tel Aviv in which quick thinking by two passengers and the bus driver prevented a mass casually disaster. “Ziyad has […]
Posted on: January 26th, 2014News & Views → Israel
Bill de Blasio, New York’s newly installed mayor said, “Part of my job description is to be a defender of Israel” while speaking at a private New York event of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC). “There’s no greater ally on earth, and that’s something we should say proudly,” he said last Thursday, as […]
Posted on: January 26th, 2014News & Views → News Briefs
Tawfiq Tirawi is a really bad man, and, like Palestinian leaders over a century, is determined to drag his people into a river of blood.
Posted on: January 26th, 2014News & Views → Israel → Jerusalem
Protesters said the Kerry agreement is a cover for Israel to speed up settlement and the Judaization of Jerusalem.
Posted on: January 25th, 2014News & Views → Israel → Government
Israeli negotiators are discussing a series of limited withdrawals linked to progress by the Palestinian Authority in maintaining security, a senior Palestinian official said. The withdrawals are part of a plan for a peace agreement being brokered by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, according to an interview with Yasser Abed Rabbo published in the […]
Posted on: January 25th, 2014News & Views → Jewish
Brandeis University disclosed that it paid former university president Jehuda Reinharz $811,000 for accumulated sabbatical leave that he never took during his 17-year presidency. The payment was part of a $4.9 million lump sum payment Reinharz received Jan. 2 as deferred compensation, according to a statement issued by Brandeis. The amounts paid were set aside […]
Posted on: January 24th, 2014News & Views → Israel
J Street brazenly brazenly ignored a firm commitment to Philadelphia's Hillels. There were no consequences.
Posted on: January 24th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism → Anti-Israel NGOs
Give 'Em Hell, Scarlett!
Posted on: January 23rd, 2014News & Views → Eye on Palestine
The U.S. announced it placed a Palestinian Islamic Jihad leader on its global terrorist list.
Posted on: January 23rd, 2014News & Views → Jewish
Bernard Madoff suffered a heart attack in prison last month and was hospitalized, CNBC revealed Wednesday after receiving an email from the 75-year-old Ponzi scheme rip-off artist. Madoff also is suffering from stage four kidney disease. He former stockbroker wrote that he spent most of last month in the Duke University Medical Center and that […]
Posted on: January 23rd, 2014News & Views → Jewish
The Pentagon made clear in an order that troops may accommodate religious beliefs in their garb or grooming as long as it does not frustrate their mission. “The new policy states that military departments will accommodate religious requests of service members unless a request would have an adverse effect on military readiness, mission accomplishment, unit […]
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