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Felder-Cusick Bill Foils City Council Efforts to Force Additional Taxes on New Yorkers

3 Sivan 5776 – June 8, 2016
“I’ve been disgusted every time I’ve heard the absurd plastic bag tax legislation introduced.”

Jewish Program Launches Opioid Overdose Prevention Project

NCFJE's Operation Survival program is again shaking up the Jewish world with a new opioid overdose prevention project.

Hillary Clinton Makes History as First Major Party Woman Nominee, But Bernie Sanders Refuses...

Hillary Clinton made history Tuesday night by becoming the first woman to win the nomination of a major political party for a presidential run in the US.

Reports Show 1 Million Gap Between Estimates on Number of ‘Palestinians’

Whether Area C becomes part of Israel or is handed over to the PA, "we should know how many potential Arab citizens we'll have in the state."

Police Arrest Women of the Wall Director for Torah Scroll Violation and Catch 22

1 Sivan 5776 – June 7, 2016
The WOW email accuses Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz, the state-appointed administrator of the Kotel, of creating a "Catch 22" for women

Haredi Party Spearheading Effort to Protect Israeli Religious Charities from US Tax Authorities

Using the US' enormous economic clout, FATCA bullies the world's financial institutions into reporting on their American clients to Uncle Sam.

Weizmann Institute Teams with Pfizer

Weizmann Institute scientists will work with Pfizer to research solutions for unmet medical needs.

NASA, Israel Space Agency Working Together on Reaching Mars

The head of NASA is discussing joint efforts with the Israel Space Agency on travel to Mars, and experiments aboard the International Space Station.

Young Jewish Congressional Candidate Warned, ‘Get Out of My Country, Kike’

29 Iyyar 5776 – June 6, 2016
A young woman running for Congress in California is warned by a vicious neo-Nazi website to "get out of my country, kike." Her personal details, email and cell number, are posted online.

NY Gov Signs Anti-Boycott Law then Joins 52nd Israel Parade in Pouring Rain [video]

29 Iyyar 5776 – June 5, 2016
The governor later tweeted: "What a great honor it was to march in the @CelebrateIsrael parade today."

Joint Arab Terror Groups Reject Paris Peace Initiative

Every terror group linked with Hamas in Judea, Samaria and Gaza has rejected the "French initiative" - as has Israel.

Twitter and (((Friends))) Tag-Team to Target Neo-Nazis Online

The Internet is all a-Twitter with a new game to confuse neo-Nazis who are targeting accounts with (((Jewish))) names.

New US-Funded PA Reality Show Teaches Candidates How to Buy Votes to Win Elections

The most popular platform position was unifying Hamas-controlled Gaza with the Palestinian Authority.

World Boxing Champ Muhammad Ali Dead at 74

28 Iyyar 5776 – June 4, 2016
One of the greatest heavyweight boxers the world has ever known, Muhammad Ali, is dead at the age of 74.

Israeli Arab Pundit Urging Louis C.K. to Cause Trouble on Jerusalem Visit

27 Iyyar 5776 – June 3, 2016
"Only if he causes a political scandal that will dominate the local and world press, will I forgive him," Kashua vowed.

Tennessee Team Donates Uniforms to Israel Football League

UT gave up its sponsorship contract with Adidas to Nike, and as a result a large load of completely unused gear became useless.

Orthodox Shul Will Keep LGBT Shabbaton Despite Neighborhood Rabbis’ Objection

"We encourage you to show your support by coming to shul this Shabbat for services and for the Shabbaton programming, and we welcome your feedback, questions, and notes of support."

Trump May Come to Israel in July to Visit the Southern Wall

26 Iyyar 5776 – June 2, 2016
Trump has written: "Ironically, some of the same people who claim we shouldn’t build a wall cite the success of Israel’s wall."

Major Internet Firms Join ADL, European Jewish Groups to Battle Hate Speech Online

The major Internet firms have agreed to cooperate with the ADL and European Jewish groups on a Code of Conduct to battle bullying and hate speech online.

Lower East Side Rabbis Hint at Excommunicating Orthodox Shul for LGBT Shabbaton

The signatories at the bottom of a letter titled "An important Message to the Community" include Rabbis David and Reuven Feinstein, the sons and spiritual heirs of the late Rabbi Moshe Feinstein.

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