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Video: Bea Abrams Cohen – California’s Oldest Female Veteran

Bea Abrams Cohen, who turned 102 in February, believes in mitzvahs. "Pay back. It works," she told the LA Times. Bea enlisted during World War II and worked for more than seventy years supporting the U.S. military and charity organizations.

Zion Oil & Gas to Sponsor This Year’s CUFI Summit

Zion Oil & Gas announced Wednesday that it will sponsor both the "Night to Honor Israel" banquet and the "Ambassadors" reception at the 7th Annual Washington-Israel Summit of Christians United for Israel (CUFI).

Israel Fighting Flytilla Battle with Commercial Muscle and Irony

Israeli security forces are preparing for a "fly-in" of as many as 2000 pro-Palestinian provocateurs, who will be trying to push their way in front of the cameras at Ben Gurion airport on Sunday. Those activists who will make it through, coming in mostly from Europe, will be turned around and sent right back to their ports of origin, but not before being handed a leaflet expressing the sentiments of their brief hosts.

IDF Sappers Disable Explosives Near Gaza Security Fence

According to the IDF Spokesperson, sappers were called to disassemble an explosive device planted adjacent to the security fence outside the Gaza strip. "This incident...

Palestinians Cooking Up New Pallywood Lie, Expert: ‘Show Me the Puppy!’

A new campaign is being launched these days by the Palestinian Center for Human Rights is so outrageous, it crosses well into the macabre and the cynical in ways that wouldn't have shamed, say, American comic genius Larry David on a particularly nasty day.

Mayor Bloomberg Links Surveillance to Jewish-School Shooting in France

At a press conference Monday evening, Mayor Michael Bloomberg offered a sympathetic reaction to reports that a gunman killed four people at a Jewish...

Mordechai Kedar: What’s Really Going on in Gaza?

The Gaza Strip is no different from the rest of the Arab world, so tribal culture is alive and kicking there. Ever since the Hamas movement took control of Gaza trip in 2007, it has transformed itself from a gang of jihadists into a ruling government, a standard Arab state. The minor movements - Islamic Jihad, and the Popular Resistance Committeess - function like tribes, challenging the authority of the state. Today, these groups are doing to Hamas what Hamas did to the PLO twenty years ago when it was in power.

One Dead in Thwarted Infiltration Attempt on Israel–Egypt Border

The IDF Spokesperson's Office reports that IDF soldiers patrolling along the Israel-Egypt border Thursday night identified a group of suspects who had infiltrated into...

NCSY Philanthropy

Over the past three months seven groups of NCSY teen leaders researched non-profit organizations, meeting with and learning from these organizations’ representatives about the Jewish perspective regarding philanthropy.

If You Don’t See Where You’re Going, You Might Not See Where You End...

Purim is my favorite holiday, and I love to share the joy. I have spent previous years wandering around my neighborhood in costume. This year, I fully intend to celebrate with full cheer, and I want everyone to know why I plan to spend the day in costume, singing Shoshanat Yaakov at the top of my lungs.

Muslims Versus The NYPD

We are encouraged by signs that shortsighted attempts by some Muslim groups to blunt the obviously successful proactive NYPD anti-terrorism programs – programs that involve heightened scrutiny of some Muslim-Americans – are not getting any traction.

Why Are Israelis Trimmer than Americans? Their Chocolate Costs Double

It's not nearly as funny as it sounds, though. Israeli food products are the costliest in the Western world, and that goes practically across the board. The reason appears simple enough: lack of competition for the country's food behemoth, the Strauss Group.

IDF Thwarts Major Terror Attack on Israel-Egypt Border

The IDF and Israel Police uncovered a powerful explosive device overnight while on an anti-smuggling operation. According to the IDF Spokesperson, "Israeli forces that were...

Egypt Bans Swedish NGO worker From Leaving Country

A Swedish NGO worker was prevented from boarding a flight from Egypt to Cyprus Monday. According to Cairo International Airport Authorities, Jean Eric was on...

JAFI Bosses Making Record Salaries While Employee Pay Is Cut

Should a JAFI fund raiser make close to a quarter million dollars? Well, whether he should or shouldn't, Sharansky's money man takes home the second-largest paycheck in the world of Jewish not-for-profits, at a time when JAFI is facing a financial crisis.

Intensive Campaign for Jewish Rights on Temple Mount Launched

Coinciding with a scathing press release by the Zionist Organization of America, 30 senior activists from Temple Mount groups and organizations around Israel recently convened an unprecedented meeting and resolved to challenge the Israeli government's discriminatory treatment of Jews on the Temple Mount.

Kedar: Egypt’s Question of Sovereignty

Egypt's prosecution of pro-democracy NGOs reflects unresolved suspicions and hostilities towards the West and democracy.

RASG Hebrew Academy At Day-School Conference

More than 700 Jewish day school leaders and educators gathered for the third annual North American Jewish Day School Conference (NAJDSC) in Atlanta on January 15-17. The conference brought together over 300 schools and professional organizations.

Letter to New Israel Fund Board on Adalah participation in Apartheid Week

NGO Monitor President calls on New Israel Fund to immediately and publicly condemn and disassociate from NIF grantee Adalah.

Egypt to Charge 19 American NGO Workers

The Obama administration has expressed serious concern about these developments and has threatened to cut billions of dollars in American aid.

Congress Considering Cut Aid to Egypt

Egypt's military receives $1.3 billion a year from the US.

US Embassy in Cairo Shelters US Pro-Democracy Employees in Egypt

Move comes amid a recent crackdown on pro-democracy NGOs.

Saying Farewell To Toronto’s Couple Of Valor

Every Friday evening, in Jewish homes across the world, the question is asked, "Eishet chayil mi yimtzah – The woman of valor, where can she be found?"

New Israel Fund Comes Clean on Role in Tent Protests

Organization highlights a role in protest it had previously denied.

Shalit Says Knesset Run Won’t Involve Gilad

Noam Shalit, fresh off his successful campaign to have his son, Gilad, freed in exchange for over a thousand Arab security prisoners, will attempt to win a Knesset seat with the Labor party.

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