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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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Bennett: Terrorists Should Be Killed, not Freed

Posted on: July 28th, 2013

News & ViewsEye on Palestine

Naftali Bennett, Economy Minister and Jewish Home party chairman, wrote on Facebook Saturday night, “Terrorists should be killed, not released. All my life I fought towards fulfilling the two parts of this sentence. Tomorrow I will vote against.” A former IDF combat officer, Bennett said he has ordered his party ministers to vote against the […]

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San Diego Mayor Bob Filner to Get Therapy for Sexual Misconduct

Posted on: July 28th, 2013

News & ViewsJewish

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner announced he will undergo therapy amid calls for his resignation over allegations of sexual misconduct. In a brief statement to reporters Friday, Filner said he would be entering a treatment facility on Aug. 5 for two weeks of intensive therapy. In his statement, Filner said his actions were “inexcusable” and […]

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Palestinian Authority Arabs who were freed from Israeli jails.
 

Netanyahu: ‘Freeing Terrorists Clashes with Justice,’ but So What?

Posted on: July 27th, 2013

News & ViewsEye on Palestine

Netanyahu says freeing terrorists is unjust, is against public opinion, and is painful. So why do it? Because it is in the “interest of the State,” meaning John Kerry is in charge of Israel’s security.

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Weiner’s Wife Huma Now on the Hot Seat

Posted on: July 26th, 2013

News & ViewsNews Briefs

The good news for New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner is that the heat he has been taking for sexting is shifting to someone else. The worse than bad news is that the subject is his wife, Huma Abedein. Her problem is not sexting. Her story is far less sordid than his husband’s but […]

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PA Entrepreneurs Shun Politics in Cisco Systems Training

Posted on: July 26th, 2013

News & ViewsBusiness and Economy

Palestinian Authority entrepreneurs are not interested in politics and concentrate on business in a Cisco-Israel training program, Forbes business magazine reported. Israeli Jewish high-tech experts coach PA CEOs and middle-level managers in the sessions. Cisco CEO John Chambers began thinking about the program after meeting with  chairman Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah in 2008. “I personally went […]

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US Jewish Groups Sending Aid to Syrian Refugees in Jordan

Posted on: July 26th, 2013

News & ViewsJewish

A coalition of Jewish groups coordinated by the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee is providing more than $100,000 in aid to Syrian refugees in Jordan. The Jewish Coalition for Disaster Relief, which is made up of 14 organizations and coordinated by the Joint, convened Thursday in New York to allocate the money to several groups […]

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President Shimon Peres is the first person to be featured on Amazon's new Kindle Singles interview series.
 

Peres Featured on Amazon’s First ‘Kindle Single Interview Series

Posted on: July 25th, 2013

News & ViewsIsrael

Peres is arguably the world’s most interviewed president. At age 89, he works like a youngster and holds an official record for saying “peace.” Today, he is Amazon’s Kindle Single’s first interviewee.

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Secretary of State Kerry and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas at a press conference following their meeting in Ramallah on June 30.
 

Kerry‘s ‘Peace Process’ Ghost to Haunt Washington on Tuesday

Posted on: July 25th, 2013

News & ViewsEye on Palestine

Kerry can come out smelling sweet and let Israel and the PA blow up next week’s return of the ghost of direct talks Then he could end the travesty. But he wants to stink up the place with a decayed corpse of the peace process.

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American F-16 fighter jets
 

US Suspends Delivery of F-16s to Egypt Due to Political Turmoil

Posted on: July 25th, 2013

News & ViewsMiddle EastEgypt

Under a deal entered into between the U.S. and Egypt in 2010, the U.S. was supposed to deliver an additional four F-16 Fighter Jets this summer. The Pentagon announced that President Obama decided to delay delivery of the planes because of Egyptian unrest.

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Israel Baseball League team
 

America in Disgrace, Loses to Israel in Maccabiah Baseball Game

Posted on: July 24th, 2013

News & ViewsIsrael

American got over Katrina, the Clintons, Bush, and Superstorm Sandy. It even has survived Obama. But its golden age is over. Israel beat the US at its own game, the National Pastime, at the Maccabiah Games

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Obama’s Popularity Sinks to One Point above All-Time Low

Posted on: July 24th, 2013

News & ViewsNews Briefs

President Barack Obama’s approval has sunk to only one percentage point above the all-time low in November 2011, according to a new poll released Wednesday by NBC and The Wall Street Journal. Only 45 percent approve of his job as president, and 50 percent said they disapprove, mainly because of their view of his handling, […]

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PA Arab-American ‘Wins’ Jail Term for Stolen Lottery Ticket

Posted on: July 24th, 2013

News & ViewsNews Briefs

A New York court sentenced on Tuesday Palestinian Authority Arab-American Andy Ashkar up to 25 years in jail for stealing a winning $5 million lottery ticket from its rightful owner, Robert Miles. Miles, in 2006,  took the scratch-off to a convenience store operated by Ashkar’s parents in Syracuse, New York. When he showed the ticket […]

 

Israel’s Arms Exports Soar to record $7.5 Billion

Posted on: July 24th, 2013

News & ViewsBusiness and Economy

Israel’s increasing arms exports has made it one of the most important in the world, with a record $7.5 billion worth of arms exported in 2012, according to a Minister of Defense’s Export and Cooperation report on Tuesday. The new record is even more impressive when taking into account budget cuts in Western countries. “The […]

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Ryan Braun’s Suspension Erases His ‘Good-Guy’ Image

Posted on: July 24th, 2013

News & ViewsJewish

Ryan Braun, whose father is from Israel, not only lost the chance to play out the reason of the season with the Milwaukee Brewers after he accepted his 65-day suspension for drug use, he also lost his image of the “good guy” who had convinced many that he was innocent of using performance drugs. “As […]

9-year-old Menachem Zivotofsky sued the U.S. government for refusing to include "Israel" alongside "Jerusalem" as his place of birth on his passport.
 

‘Islamic Rights in Jerusalem’ Why No ‘Jerusalem, Israel’ Decision (VIDEO)

Posted on: July 24th, 2013

News & ViewsIsrael

The D.C. applellate court declared unconstitutional the legislative effort by congress to force the US to recognize that Jerusalem is part of Israel. That they did so is not surprising, but why the Executive branch is so afraid of having Jerusalem next to Israel even just on a piece of paper should be shocking.

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As the 92nd St Y moves past recent scandal, it needs cleaning in other areas as well
 

Post-Scandal 92nd St Y, Time to Re-Set Jewish, Pro-Israel Values

Posted on: July 23rd, 2013

News & ViewsJewish

In the aftermath of an ugly scandal, as the 92nd St Y starts a search for a new executive director, it should institute guidelines not only about morality and criminality, but also to prevent Jewish communal dollars from being used to support boycotters and other haters of Israel

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Synagogue Raises Funds for Tornado-Stricken Ohio College (Photo)

Posted on: July 23rd, 2013

News & ViewsJewish

A Cleveland area synagogue is raising funds to help Ursuline College repaid serious damage caused by a tornado that ripped through its athletic center on Saturday. No one was injured because the twister tore through the area in the pre-dawn hours, tearing the off the roof and blowing away one wall. The conservative B’nai Jeshurun, […]

 

Obama Closer to Arming Rebels in Syria

Posted on: July 23rd, 2013

News & ViewsMiddle East

President Barack Obama is closer to presenting a plan to directly arm Syrian rebels, but he still faces Congressional opposition. “The House Intelligence Committee has very strong concerns about the strength of the administration’s plans in Syria and its chances for success,” House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers,  a Republican from Michigan, said in a […]

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LA Jews Convince Firm to Remove Sexually Suggestive Billboard

Posted on: July 23rd, 2013

News & ViewsJewish

Orthodox Jews in Los Angeles have convinced a company to take down a billboard that showed a mostly naked woman promoting an energy drink, the Los Angeles Jewish Journal reported Monday. A message on a local email stated, “The largest Orthodox Jewish community on the West Coast was horrified to see a completely inappropriate pretzus […]

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ADL: Anti-Semitism Up in NY and NJ but Down Nationwide

Posted on: July 23rd, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

The number of anti-Semitic incidents dropped 14 percent nationwide last year, but vandalism rose, according to the Anti-Defamation League’s annual Audit of Anti-Semitic Incidents that was released Monday. New York and New Jersey saw increases in anti-Semitic incidents. Nationwide, the audit counted 927 anti-Semitic incidents reported during the 2012 calendar year, a 14 percent decline from […]

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