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Tens of Thousands Gather for Massive “Selichot” Prayer at the Western Wall

An estimated 85,000 people are expected to arrive at the Kotel plaza on Monday night for the final recitation of the Selichot prayers prior to Yom Kippur, the holiday of atonement.

Shekel Up Against Dollar Post-Rosh Hashanah

The shekel strengthened against the dollar and euro in trading after the Rosh Hashana holiday. Tel Aviv’s foreign currency exchange market was closed Monday and Tuesday for the Jewish New Year.

Red Hot Chili Peppers Rock Tel Aviv

The “Red Hot Chili Peppers” performed in Tel Aviv on Monday night, a decade after they canceled their show due to security issues. It was the group’s first visit to Israel, and to make the most of it, the members went to the Western Wall in Jerusalem straight from the airport. The band talked about Hillel Slovak, one of their founding members, who died from a drug overdose in the early 1990s.

Iran Claiming Oil Deal with Egypt

The Iranian Students' News Agency (ISNA) was quoted on Monday by Reuters as stating, in the name of Iranian Oil Minister Rostam Qasemi, that Iran is negotiating to sell oil to Egypt.

At DNC, Focus Is On Jewish Swing Voters As Key To Obama Election Win

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Jewish swing voters could make or break President Obama’s bid for reelection. At least that’s the case that Democratic Party leaders made in a training session that packed one of the larger halls at the convention center here on Monday, the day before the formal start of the Democratic National Convention.

High Court Hears Petition against Mikvah for Married Women Only

Israel's Supreme Court on Monday ordered the Minister of Religious Affairs Yaakov Margi and the Chief Rabbinate Council to explain why they not allow single women to immerse in state-run mikvahs.

As America Throws Israel Under the Bus…

In "liberal-speak", pundits say that countries don't have allies, they have interests. That's incorrect; political leaders have interests...countries still have allies.

IDF Soldier Dies From Training Accident

IDF Spokespersons Office: Sergeant Yonatan Ben-Yishai, 20, died of his wounds Thursday morning. Ben -Yishai was injured on Monday during a training exercise in...

How Much Is Netanyahu Worth?

Following the minor storm that erupted on Monday over Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's request to rearrange his portfolio which is in a blind trust—a request he eventually rescinded—Forbes Israel decided to dig into that portfolio, to find out how rich is Bibi. It turns out he's not crazy rich, and incidentally, close to half of the Netanyahus wealth is invested in their penthouse in the affluent neighborhood of Rechavia in downtown Jerusalem, and a villa in Caesaria.

Uniformed Haredi Soldier Kicked Out of his Shul

He was told that since he was wearing the uniform of the “Army of the Zionist State,” he was not permitted to enter the shul.

College of Charleston Gets $2 million for Scholarships, Campus Jewish Life

The College of Charleston received $2 million to be split between Jewish life on campus and full tuition scholarships for the children of clergy...

Haredi Rabbis Decided: Yeshiva Students May Go to Recruitment Centers, But ‘Must Not Sign...

Against the background of the expiration on August 1 of the Tal Law, which attempted to manage Haredi recruitment, the Moetzes Gdolei HaTorah (Assembly of Torah Sages), the supreme rabbinical policy-making council of several Haredi organizations in Israel convened Monday night in Bnei Brak at the home of leader of the Lithuanian sector, Rav Steinman, to solidify the policy of military conscription.

Romney’s Boston HQ Refuses to Accept JVP Petition

Jewish Voice for Peace members said its members were rebuffed as they attempted to deliver a letter to the Boston headquarters of Mitt Romney. A...

Age Appropriate

This young person stood with his banner at a rally on Monday against bombing of Iran, held in front of the Defense Ministry in...

Egyptian Military Pledges to Hunt Down ‘Infidels’ After Sinai Border Attack

Egypt deploys helicopter gunships to the Sinai peninsula after President Mohamed Mursi directed the military to take “complete control” of the Sinai. Israel Defense Minister Ehud barak: "I hope that this will be a wakeup call for Egypt regarding the necessity to be sharp and efficient on their side."

Watch: Curiosity Land on Mars (8:30 AM Israel Time)

UPDATE: The Curiosity has landed on Mars. Watch NASA TV, as the Curiosity Rover lands on Mars. The landing is expected to happen on Monday at...

New Yorker Writer Resigns, Fabricated Bob Dylan Quotes

Jonah Lehrer, a staff writer for The New Yorker, resigned hours after Tablet Magazine published an article revealing that he had fabricated Bob Dylan...

The Tenth Man

I know what you’re thinking. You have already concluded that this is one of those heartwarming stories about the anonymous tenth man who completes a minyan in some far-off region, under mysterious, if not downright miraculous, circumstances. Likely as not, he turns out to be Eliyahu Hanavi.

Calif. Court Clears Path for Suit against Texas Corporation for Desecrating Jewish Cemetery

The California State Supreme Court on Monday upheld a lower-court decision that gave class-action status to a lawsuit alleging mass desecration of grave sites at Eden Memorial Park, 11500 Sepulveda Blvd, Mission Hills, CA, a Jewish cemetery which is under the care of the Texas-based Service Corporation International, thus clearing the way for injured families to seek hundreds of millions of dollars in damages.

Swede Held for Planning Attack on Israelis in Cyprus

A Swedish citizen of Lebanese origin suspected of planning to attack Israeli targets in Cyprus was ordered held over by a court there. The Cypriot...

IOC Adds Insult to Injury: Widows ‘Get’ their Minute of Silence 4 Days Too...

I suggest Monday, July 23, 2012, will go down in the annals of Olympic history as Throw the Widow a Bone Day.

Jerusalem Late Nite 101 for the Younger Set

Here’s a list of something exciting to do in Jerusalem each night of the week. This doesn’t have to be taken literally – choose...

Mourner in the Crowd

A member of the Ethiopian community in Israel attended late Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir's funeral on Monday. In May 1991, as the Ethiopian government...

Video: Anti-Semitic Elmo Ejected from Central Park

A man in an Elmo costume was ejected from Central Park and hospitalized after going on an anti-Semitic rant in the middle of the...

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