A unique and prestigious residential project in now being built in Mekor Haim Street in Jerusalem.
Posted on: February 27th, 2014News & Views → News Briefs
If you could save a person’s life, would you slow down? Of course you would. Convincing your neighbor might be more complicated. Luckily, science is on your side. Transportation Alternatives just launched a campaign to lower New York City’s speed limit to a safe 20 mph. Why 20 mph? Because science says that 20 mph […]
Posted on: February 27th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Two rare early editions of “Mein Kampf” signed by Adolf Hitler may for more than $20,000 at an online auction on Thursday, AP reports. Nate Sanders, owner of Nate D. Sanders Auctions in Los Angeles, expects criticism for auctioning the 1925 and 1926 books up for bid. But he says that it’s a piece of […]
Posted on: February 27th, 2014News & Views → Eye on Palestine
The United States is convening an investors conference to help the Palestinian economy. The conference, to take place March 8-9 in Prague, is tied to the U.S. bid to bring about a peace agreement between the Palestinians and Israel. It will be organized by the ambassador to the Czech Republic, Norm Eisen, who is close […]
Posted on: February 27th, 2014News & Views → Israel → Government
Of course, should things not work out as expected, we could always come up with new shticks.
Posted on: February 27th, 2014News & Views → Israel
Did the IRS maliciously audit a pro-Israel non-profit because it supported Jews beyond the Green Line?
Posted on: February 26th, 2014News & Views → Jewish
Newsweek/The Daily Beast said it will stop publishing its Top 50 Rabbis list, an annual feature since 2007. The decision, first reported in the Forward, was explained by Gary Ginsberg, Michael Lynton and Abigail Pogrebin, the list’s authors, who wrote that the list “started to carry too much weight for too many people.” “Some rabbis […]
Posted on: February 26th, 2014News & Views → Israel → Boycott
The flood of anti-Israel hatred on campuses seems to be losing some of its strength.
Posted on: February 26th, 2014News & Views → Islamists
And then she went and did something stupider.
Posted on: February 26th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism → Anti-Israel NGOs
The flyer notes the American Studies Association’s decision in December to boycott Israeli educational institutions.
Posted on: February 26th, 2014News & Views → Israel → Boycott
College senior falsely inserted in anti-Israel promo, offers $5000 for removal and public debate.
Posted on: February 25th, 2014News & Views → Jewish
The announcement by the 75-year old Crown Market in West Hartford, Connecticut, that it would be closing sent shock waves through the Jewish community. Mark Bakeoff, who bought the market five years ago, said tough economic conditions and increasing competition have made things difficult, but the biggest blow came with “one of the worst winters […]
Posted on: February 25th, 2014News & Views → Israel → Aliyah
An unprecedented number of 20 dentists from around the United States who are planning to make Aliyah to Israel took the Israeli Dentistry Licensing Exam, at the Nefesh B’Nefesh offices in Paramus, New Jersey, this week. This is the largest group ever to take the test outside Israel. Dentists who immigrate to Israel must pass […]
Posted on: February 25th, 2014News & Views → Business and Economy
Camp HASC’s annual Fort Lauderdale marathon is a crucial fundraising event for the special needs children camp based in upstate New York. However this year’s event faced a unique challenge due to the massive blizzard that struck the area over the weekend. The entire team of 109 runners and staff members were on the verge […]
Posted on: February 25th, 2014News & Views → Israel
Students have been asking, "why do people feel the need to ruin Hillel?"
Posted on: February 24th, 2014News & Views → Israel
The town hall meeting, unique to New England’s traditional style of local citizen governance, made its way to Jerusalem when two U.S. Congressmen visited Israel’s capital to discuss “local” issues with U.S. citizens. Republican Congressmen Bill Johnson of Ohio and David McKinley of West Virginia took part in a historic town hall meeting with American […]
Posted on: February 24th, 2014News & Views → Eye on Palestine
President Barack Obama is ratcheting up the pressure and will invited Palestinian Authority chairman Mahmoud Abbas to the White House, Arab media reported Monday. A summit in Washington with Abbas would “even things out” politically since the president is scheduled to meet with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu next week, when the Prime Minister will address […]
Posted on: February 24th, 2014News & Views → Jewish
Jonathan Halpert, whose contract as the men’s basketball coach at Yeshiva University was not renewed, closed out more than four decades on the Maccabees’ bench with a victory. Y.U. edged Maritime College, 60-57, before a nearly full house at the New York school’s Max Stern Athletic Center on Saturday night, according to the Yeshiva website, […]
Posted on: February 24th, 2014News & Views → Israel → Government
Hundreds of demonstrators calling for the release of Jonathan Pollard rallied outside the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv. The demonstration on Sunday night was led by Pollard’s wife, Esther. “How is it that in spite of all the gestures that Israel is making at the request of the U.S., the Americans are not willing to […]
Posted on: February 24th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Chicollini here may look like an idiot and sound like an idiot, but don't let that fool you, he really is an idiot.
Posted on: February 24th, 2014News & Views → Photo of the Day
Here’s Secretary of State John Kerry speaking with Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah at his desert encampment Rawdat Khuraim on January 5, 2014. It reminded me of this picture, depicting the meeting between King Abdulaziz ibn Saud, and President Franklin D. Roosevelt. At the time, the United States and Britain disagreed over the future of the […]
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