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NY Gov. Cuomo, NJ Gov. Christie Cancel Trip to Peres Funeral Due to Deadly...

NY Gov. Cuomo and NJ Gov. Christie both remained Stateside to serve their living constituents after a deadly train crash, rather than go to Israel for the Peres funeral.

3 Dead, 100-Plus Injured in NJ Transit Hoboken Train Crash

A morning commuter train running from Spring Valley, NY to Hoboken, New Jersey crashed through barriers into the terminal reception area.

Temple Mount Closed to Jews On the Eve of Rosh Hashana, Due to Minor...

The Israel Police won't allow Jews to enter the Temple Mount on the eve of Rosh Hashana due to a conflict with a minor Islamic holiday.

Three Republicans Introduce Bill to Cut Funds to PA over Pay to Terrorist Murderers

Senator Graham asked, “Why is the Palestinian Authority paying young Palestinians to commit acts of terror against innocent Americans like Taylor Force or Israelis?"

Obama Unites Congressional Democrats, Republicans, in Overriding Veto Damaging 9/11 Families

Congressman Jerry Nadler, a Manhattan Democrat whose 10th Congressional District actually includes Ground Zero, was adamant in attacking the president's arguments.

Popular Albany Kosher Restaurant Gives Up Supervision

The Terra move represents a loss of 25% of the kosher restaurants available around Albany and Saratoga Springs, NY.

ADL Condemns Pepe the Frog as Hate Symbol

The use of racist and bigoted versions of Pepe memes seems to be increasing, not decreasing.

Obama, the Clintons and the Pope to Attend Shimon Peres’ Funeral

President Obama wrote: "There are few people who we share this world with who change the course of human history, not just through their role in human events, but because they expand our moral imagination and force us to expect more of ourselves. My friend Shimon was one of those people.

JDC and IFCJ Team to Help Elderly Jews in Eastern Europe

JDC and IFCJ are helping Eastern Europe's Jews for the next four years.

NY Senator Chuck Schumer Slams BDS as ‘Modern Anti-Semitism’

NY Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer slams BDS as "modern-day anti-Semitism."

Wine Industry’s ‘Wine Spectator’ Praises Israel’s Wines

The Wine Spectator praised Israel's growing wine industry in its October 2016 cover story.

Netanyahu to Cabinet: Obama and I Have Disagreed, But Our Countries’ Ties Are Strong

"Something is happening now, an unprecedented flourishing of our international relations with the countries of the world," Netanyahu said.

Judea, Samaria, Golan Communities Bypassing BDS, Taking Products Directly to US Consumers

Three months ago, a similar program was held in Moscow, and many more such events are anticipated worldwide in the coming months.

Jerusalem Mayor Awards Pollard Gold Pin in NY Chance Meeting

Barkat told the Pollards, "Since Jonathan is not allowed to go to Jerusalem, the eternal city of the Jewish people will come to him in New York or anywhere else in the world."

Setting the Record Straight: Clinton Bears Partial Responsibility for ISIS

The most devastating point was made by Secretary Clinton when she said the Obama Administration had no choice but to pull out of Iraq.

Maryland Governor Announces MOU Between University of Maryland, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

The governor of Maryland is heading a week-long trade mission to Israel from his state.

Israel’s Ambassador to UN Campaigns for Kosher Food

Israeli Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon petitions UN Secy-Gen Ban Ki-moon for kosher food.

Israel’s Leviathan Consortium and Jordan Sign $10b, 15-Year Gas Deal

Israel's Leviathan consortium signs a groundbreaking $10 billion gas deal with Jordan for a 15-year period.

Israel Bashes Great Britain 9-1, Heads to World Baseball Classic [video]

Israel's baseball team won the World Baseball Classic qualifier against Great Britain to advance to the championship.

US Jewish Leaders Briefed by Dept. of Homeland Security Ahead of High Holy Days

More than 100 Jewish institutions were briefed on security in a pre-holiday conference call by the US Dept. of Homeland Security and Jewish Federation.

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