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Destroying the Chametz Within and Truly Preparing for Pesach
 
U.S., Israel Teaming to Push Israel into Visa Waiver Program

April 18, 2014 - 5:25 PM
 
Report: Lebanese man admits to targeting Israelis in Thailand

April 18, 2014 - 5:22 PM
 
Syrian Jets Strike Targets on Ramat HaGolan

April 18, 2014 - 4:14 PM
 
Chelsea Clinton Pregnant with Non-Jewish Child

April 18, 2014 - 10:58 AM
 
Police Limit Arab Visitors to Temple Mount

April 18, 2014 - 10:18 AM
 
No Gov’t Majority for Pollard-Talks Deal

April 18, 2014 - 10:11 AM
 
Shas Party Appoints New Spiritual Leader

April 18, 2014 - 9:50 AM
 
‘Jews Must Register’ Flyer in Ukraine an Echo of Babi Yar

April 18, 2014 - 2:19 AM
 
Florida Teen Stabbed in High School Gym

April 17, 2014 - 9:31 PM
 
4 Wounded in Gush Etzion Road Terror Attack

April 17, 2014 - 1:01 PM
 
Arab Violence Closes Temple Mount to Visitors Again

April 17, 2014 - 12:26 PM
 
Jews Ordered to ‘Register’ in Donetsk, Ukraine

April 17, 2014 - 11:41 AM
 
Indyk Returns to Raise the Dead (Israel-PA Talks)

April 17, 2014 - 10:14 AM
 
Funeral of Baruch Mizrachi (Photo Essay)

April 16, 2014 - 11:39 PM
 
Tunisian Jew Stabbed in Djerba

April 16, 2014 - 8:50 PM
 
Israeli Hi-Tech Opens Branch in Nanjing

April 16, 2014 - 1:45 PM
 
Preparations Completed for Priestly Blessing from Jerusalem

April 16, 2014 - 12:48 PM
 
Kansas Shooting Suspect a White Supremacist, Indicted for Murder

April 16, 2014 - 12:03 PM
 
Hundreds at Bangkok Chabad Passover Seder

April 16, 2014 - 8:45 AM
 
President Obama’s Passover Statement

April 16, 2014 - 7:07 AM
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Biden Slammed for Calling Palestinians ‘Least Sectarian’ Arabs

Posted on: October 2nd, 2013

News & ViewsEye on Palestine

In a speech at the conference of the self-labeled “pro-Israel, pro-peace” lobby J Street, Vice President Joe Biden said Monday that the Palestinians are the “least ideological and sectarian” Arabs in the Middle East. Biden’s comments on the Palestinians were an attempt to address questions concerning the Obama administration’s brokering of Israeli-Palestinian conflict negotiations during […]

Lhota defended getting the support of Republican mega-donor David Koch of the Koch brothers (pronounced Coke).
 

GOP Heavy-Hitters to Help Lhota Defeat de Blasio

Posted on: October 2nd, 2013

News & ViewsJewish

Lhota: "David Koch’s beliefs on social issues are no different than mine or my opponent’s when it comes to women’s choice and women’s issues and other issues like that."

Letitia James (right), beat Daniel Squadron in the Oct. 1, 2013 runoff for Democratic nominee for NYC Consumer Advocate
 

The $13 M Runoff for a $2.1 M NYC Political Office: Tish James Wins

Posted on: October 2nd, 2013

News & Views

In the September 10th Democratic primary for New York City Public Advocate, none of the five candidates received 40 percent or more of the vote. For that reason, on Tuesday, October 1, there was a runoff election for the position, which has a total budget of only $2.1 million. The cost of the runoff election? […]

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Obama Press Conference Conflicts with Netanyahu UN Speech

Posted on: October 1st, 2013

News & ViewsIsrael

President Obama is set to give a press conference at this afternoon about the U.S. government shut down. Obama’s speech, which is expected to be covered live by all the major networks, will conflict and overlap with Prime Minister Netanyahu’s speech at the UN, which the major networks were supposed to be covering at the […]

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Argentina Tells Obama to Include AMIA Bombing in Iran Talks

Posted on: October 1st, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

Argentinian President Cristina Fernandez sent out a blitz of 31 tweets to urge President Barack Obama to include the issue of the Buenos Aires Jewish Center AMIA bombing in its bilateral talks with Iran. The tweets posted Monday night from the president’s official Twitter account also mentioned the pressure that she feels from U.S. Jewish […]

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Saudis Cancels UN Speech to Protest Soft Policies on Iran, Syria

Posted on: October 1st, 2013

News & ViewsGlobal

Saudi Arabia announced Tuesday it will cancel its scheduled speech at the United Nations General Assembly this week to protest the new soft glove approach of the United Nations and the United States towards Iran and Syria. Citing sources in Saudi Arabia, the Italian ANSA news agency reported that Riyadh is unhappy over President Barack […]

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Iran's foreign ministger calls Netanyahu a liar, even though he has his hand over his heart
 

Iran calls Netanyahu a ‘Liar’ Who Is ‘’Politically Isolated’

Posted on: October 1st, 2013

News & ViewsGlobal

Israel and Iran may be the only two countries that tell each other what they really think, without diplomatic niceties. Tehran calls Netanyahu a liar after he warned that Iran tries to deceive the world.

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Hannover Jewish Cemetery
 

Majority of American Jews are Intermarried

Posted on: October 1st, 2013

News & ViewsJewish

Pew survey: U.S. Jewish intermarriage rate rises to 58 percent

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Biden to J Street: Regional Instability Is our Incentive for Peace

Posted on: October 1st, 2013

News & ViewsIsrael

Vice President Joe Biden told J Street’s annual conference Monday that he and President Obama were asked often why they chose to focus on restarting Israeli-Palestinian talks, considering the fires consuming Iraq, Syria, Egypt, Yemen and Bahrain. “In light of all these problems, some people ask us: Why Biden, why, why Obama. Why are you […]

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Adelson Lawsuit against Jewish Democrats Dismissed

Posted on: October 1st, 2013

News & ViewsNews Briefs

A federal court dismissed a defamation lawsuit against the National Jewish Democratic Council brought by casino magnate Sheldon Adelson. A lawyer for Adelson, a Republican Party funder, said he would likely appeal Monday’s ruling by the U.S. District Court in New York. The lawsuit was based on an NJDC news release during the 2012 election […]

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Members of the Cabinet are watching in the White House Roosevelt Room, as President Barack Obama makes a televised statement on the government shutdown, Sept. 30.
 

The Dreadful Costs of Shutting Down

Posted on: October 1st, 2013

News & ViewsBusiness and Economy

American Jews will suffer with the rest of the country, especially if they were just retired, or were planning a camping trip.

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JEWISH LIFE IN NEW YORK
 

New Study Extrapolates: 6.8 Million Jews Living in US

Posted on: October 1st, 2013

News & ViewsNews Briefs

There might be more people in the US who identify themselves as Jews than previously thought.

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Students at the Mir Yeshiva in Jerusalem. The alarm over the fate of our yeshivas following the newest cuts may be premature, but the nastiness against yeshivas is palpable.
 

Extreme Cut: Israel Eliminates Budget for Yeshiva Foreign Students

Posted on: October 1st, 2013

News & ViewsIsraelAliyah

There has been no reduction, much less elimination, of Israeli government support for foreign students attending local universities.

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Hatzalah CEO, Linked to Met Council Scam, Steps Down

Posted on: September 30th, 2013

News & ViewsJewish

The CEO of the (U.S.) Chevra Hatzalah ambulance service resigned amid allegations that he conspired with William Rapfogel, the ex-CEO of the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty, in an insurance scam on the Met Council. Rabbi Dovid Cohen gave no reason for stepping down over the weekend at Hatzalah, according to David Shipper, the Jewish […]

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Netanyahu carried his message to Americans through the media after meeting with President Obama and castigating Iran at the UN.
 

Netanyahu, Obama, Address Middle East Threats

Posted on: September 30th, 2013

News & ViewsMiddle EastEgypt

Obama reaffirmed that the military option remained on the table, and Netanyahu stated the bottom line is Iran's dismantling of its nuclear weapons program.

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Kosher Food Firms Rush to Introduce New Products

Posted on: September 30th, 2013

News & ViewsJewish

Several kosher food manufacturers and distributors introduced new products in time for the Jewish holidays as part of an overall push to gain an edge over competitors. For some, the timing of the introduction was designed to coincide with what several termed “a period of time when you have the customer’s attention.” In the major […]

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Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem says 'terrorists' in Syria have carried out the country's equivalent of 9/11
 

Syrian Chutzpa: ‘Foreign Terrorists’ Invasion is Our 9/11’

Posted on: September 30th, 2013

News & ViewsGlobal

It is chutzpa but no surprise that Syria told the U.N. the “terrorist” rebellion is its 9/11. It is a surprise that the US delegates did not throw him out of the General Assembly.

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Suspicious Fire Guts Two Israeli Kosher Restaurants in Florida

Posted on: September 30th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

A fire destroyed two Israeli-owned kosher restaurants in a South Florida shopping plaza, including one that was torched a year ago by arsonists. The early Sunday morning fires that hit the Achla Pita Grill and Bon Ami Cafe at the Emerald Center in West Hollywood are being investigated as suspicious, the Florida Sun-Sentinel reported. The […]

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Another Reason to Make Aliyah :Israel’s Jobless Rate Drops

Posted on: September 30th, 2013

News & ViewsBusiness and Economy

The unemployment rate in Israel fell to a 20-year low in August, and unlike in the United States, participation in the job market is increasing, according to the latest data from the Central Bureau of Statistics The jobless rate in August was 6.1 percent, compared with a 7.3 percent in the United States. The rate […]

Former foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman and Russian President Vladimir Putin in a friendly chat in Netanya, in 2012.
 

Iran Is Scoring on Bibi, Somebody Change the Game Plan

Posted on: September 30th, 2013

News & ViewsIsraelGovernment

This would be the perfect time to put former foreign minister Avigdor Liberman in charge.

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