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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.
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.
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...
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.
At a press conference Monday evening, Mayor Michael Bloomberg offered a sympathetic reaction to reports that a gunman killed four people at a Jewish...
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.
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...
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.
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.
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...
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...
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.
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.
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.
NGO Monitor President calls on New Israel Fund to immediately and publicly condemn and disassociate from NIF grantee Adalah.
Move comes amid a recent crackdown on pro-democracy NGOs.
Organization highlights a role in protest it had previously denied.