Student Union opens ‘hasbara’ room in effort to fill public diplomacy vacuum.
Posted on: October 23rd, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Judaism
The multimillionaire Zients, ranked 25 on Fortune magazine's list of the 40 richest Americans under age 40, is able to fix anything.
Posted on: October 23rd, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the Boston Marathon bombing suspect who was killed by police, is suspected of participating in a triple homicide in Waltham, Mass. on Sept. 11, 2011. This is according to a filing made by federal prosecutors in the case against Tsarnaev’s brother, the surviving bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Back in 2011, three men were […]
Posted on: October 23rd, 2013News & Views → Eye on Palestine
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said “all the core issues are on the table” in peace negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians that have intensified. A meeting Monday in Jerusalem centered on the issue of sharing water resources, an unnamed Palestinian official told the French news agency AFP. Israeli and Palestinian negotiators have met […]
Posted on: October 23rd, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
Texas A&M is set to announce the creation of a branch campus in Israel. Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp are in Israel, where they will announce plans for Texas A&M Peace University in Nazareth on Wednesday, The New York Times reported. The newspaper said Texas A&M would become […]
Posted on: October 22nd, 2013News & Views → Islamists
American Shia Muslims were attacked in Saudi Arabia during the hajj. Their crime? They are Shia instead of Sunni Muslims. Plus, they are Americans.
Posted on: October 22nd, 2013News & Views → Israel → IDF
Israel’s “Trophy” defense system for General Dynamic’s LAV-III armored personnel has passed tough tests, including live fire under harsh terrain conditions in Canada, Israel Defense reported Tuesday. The system withstood advanced anti-tank rocket fire, recoilless guns, short range fire and fire from different weapons simultaneously to verify the system’s functionality. The Trophy system’s success in […]
Posted on: October 22nd, 2013News & Views → Israel
Govs. Rick Perry of Texas and Brian Sandoval of Nevada, Republicans tapped for 2016 presidential runs, are visiting Israel. Perry, who has visited Israel multiple times, was in the country this week to open the Nazareth campus of Texas A&M University. But he also had meetings with Israeli leaders, including on Monday with Prime Minister […]
Posted on: October 22nd, 2013News & Views → Business and Economy
The Charles and Lynn Schusterman Philanthropic Network (SPN) has launched #MakeItHappen, a new micro-grants initiative that invites individuals to submit ideas for creating Jewish experiences in their communities. Between October and December 2013, SPN will select up to 50 ideas from around the world to receive micro grants of up to $1,000. Five ideas could […]
Posted on: October 22nd, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Iran
The US canceled a 10 Predator Drone deal with Turkey. Speculation centers on Turkey's increasing relations with Iran.
Posted on: October 22nd, 2013News & Views → Eye on Palestine
Israel insisted in July that it would release 104 terrorists in four stages as a test of Abbas’ willingness for peace. Three murders and two attempted murders later, Israel will bow to Kerry for stage two.
Posted on: October 22nd, 2013News & Views → Israel → Aliyah
“It never could happen here,” could it? Every Jew knows only weirdoes are neo-Nazis and no average Joe would support a Nazi state. Mark Dice proves they are wrong. Is your passport read for a quick getaway?
Posted on: October 21st, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
A Nevada middle school student shot and killed one person, critically wounded two male students and then committed suicide in a Sparks City, Nevada middle school after classes started Monday morning, the Reno Gazette Journal reported. A 13-year-old eyewitness said he was shot after telling the student to put the gun down after he aimed […]
Posted on: October 21st, 2013News & Views → Global
In April, 2012, the Tehran Times announced: "Iran has foiled Israeli terrorist plots." That one had Turkish fingerprints all over it.
Posted on: October 21st, 2013News & Views → Israel
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg will be the first recipient of the $1 million Genesis Prize, which is being called the “Jewish Nobel Prize” and will be presented by Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem in May. The Genesis Prize Foundation was established in 2012 by the Genesis Philanthropy Group, a consortium of mega-wealthy philanthropist-businessmen […]
Posted on: October 21st, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
Iran will receive between $50 and $75 billion, tax free, not for eliminating its nuclear weapons program, but for merely slowing it down.
Posted on: October 21st, 2013News & Views → Eye on Palestine
The “peace talks” would explode if the Knesset were to virtually eliminate the chance of dividing Jerusalem. Count on Netanya and Livni to force a Knesset panel to change a decision that could blow up the talks.
Posted on: October 19th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
The Council on American-Islamic Relations hired a Jewish filmmaker and interfaith activist as executive director of the group’s Philadelphia office. Jacob Bender is the highest ranking non-Muslim in the Washington-based organization, and the first to lead one of its chapters, Religion News Service reported Thursday. “Many Muslims face daily suspicion, not unlike other immigrant groups […]
Posted on: October 19th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will meet in Rome with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to discuss talks with the Palestinians and Iran. Kerry will meet Oct. 23 with Netanyahu to “discuss ongoing final status negotiations with the Palestinians, along with Iran, Syria, and other issues of mutual concern,” the State Department said Thursday. […]
Posted on: October 18th, 2013News & Views → Business and Economy
Glatt kosher hotdog manufacturer Abeles & Heymann is donating $10,000 in hotdogs to the Masbia soup kitchen.
Posted on: October 18th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
Yosef Kolko, 39, was sentenced late Thursday in Toms River, N.J. to close to 13 years, after the judge refused to let him take back a guilty plea to aggravated sexual assault which he had made in May, the AP reports. Kolko’s victim, a 16-year-old boy who was 12 at the time the crime was […]
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