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Michigan St. Jewish Student, Police Differ on Whether Attack Was Hate Crime

A Jewish student at Michigan State University said he was attacked at an off-campus party in what he is calling a hate crime.

Jury Said Hotel Owner Is Anti-Semitic, But She Insists: ‘Some of My Best Friends...

The Santa Monica hotel owner claims she never did or said the things the jury determined she did.

Sheikh Boycotts Interfaith Conference Because of Jews

Al-Qaradawi said he opposes any discourse with Jews in principle.

Jewish Democrats Slam GOP for Ron Paul Tribute, Jewish Republicans Slam Dems for Carter...

"Paying tribute to this man who disparaged the U.S.-Israel relationship on Iranian television and empathized with Iran's nuclear weapons program – on top of the history of his hate-filled newsletters – is a national disgrace," the National Jewish Democratic Council said in a statement. Matt Brooks, the director of the Republican Jewish Coalition, said the video tribute was a "small price to pay" for denying Ron Paul a convention speech, and his delegates the opportunity to vote for him – agreements that the Romney campaign apparently extracted in exchange for the tribute.

FM Sends Letter Encouraging EU to Sideline ‘Weak’ Abbas; Netanyahu Refutes, Abbas Incites

Liberman in letter to EU Foreign Policy Chief, obtained by Israeli daily Haaretz: "The Palestinian Authority is a despotic government riddled with corruption...Due to Abbas' weak standing, and his policy of not renewing the negotiations...the time has come to consider a creative solution, to think 'outside the box,' in order to strengthen the Palestinian leadership.”

Don’t Be Fooled By BDS Campaign’s Failures

For more than a decade, anti-Israel activists have sought to shoehorn Israel into the nomenclature of apartheid-era South Africa through the use of a tactic named BDS (boycott, divestment, sanctions). Apartheid was a universally decried racist system. BDS activists argue that Israel is the second coming of apartheid South Africa and must be treated the same.

Adelson Suing the National Jewish Democratic Council for Defamation

Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson's lawyers sent a warning letter to the NJDC and to the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee last week, after both groups had called on Republicans not to take money from Adelson following an allegation by a fired employee that the billionaire had approved of prostitution at his facilities in Macau, China. The allegation first appeared in an Associated Press account of the lawsuit filed by Adelson's former employee, Steven Jacobs, who had managed Adelson's Macua business until being fired in 2010.

Biden Meets with Arab American Leaders

Vice President Joe Biden discussed Middle East developments with a group of Arab American leaders. The White House statement did not identify the "thinkers and...

White House Statement on Bulgarian Terror Attack

Statement by President Obama on the Terrorist Attack in Bulgaria: I strongly condemn today’s barbaric terrorist attack on Israelis in Bulgaria. My thoughts and prayers...

Despite Declarations for Equality – Knesset Shoots Down Universal Service Bill

Despite demands for fairness and equality, the Knesset overwhelmingly voted down Yisrael Beytenu's bill for Universal Service.

Pollard supporters call Clinton’s remarks a ‘slap in the face’

Supporters of Jonathan Pollard called Hillary Clinton's remarks rejecting his possible clemency "a resounding slap in the face" to Israel's leaders and its people.

Anti-Israel Billboards Posted at NY Metro Stations

The ads depict a succession of shrinking Palestinian territories in four maps and are accompanied by a statement that reads: “4.7 million Palestinians are classified as refugees by the United Nations.” The ad claims to cover “Palestinian loss of land” from 1946 to 2010.

When Rules Don’t Count, Anything Goes

UNESCO proved once again that UN rules mean nothing if they get in the way of furthering an anti-Israel agenda.

Israel to Support New Immigrant College Students

Israel's government has budgeted more than $10 million to provide college scholarships and Hebrew language schools to new immigrants. The Cabinet decision Sunday to continue...

Milan’s Jews Condemn Meeting of Right-Wing Movements

Milan’s Jewish community has condemned a meeting of European extreme right-wing movements held at a Milan hotel Friday and Saturday. In a statement, the Milan...

Young Israel Head Pesach Lerner Steps Down

Rabbi Pesach Lerner will step down as head of the National Council of Young Israel, the organization said. Lerner decided not to resume his role...

State Department Finally Condemns Iran VP Rahimi…A Week Too Late

It's strange that it took more than a week for State to notice, and that the statement was not made by Secretary of State Clinton. After all, since June 26, Ms Clinton had time to comment on the Solomon Islands’ and Venezuelan independence days, the national days of the Congo, Rwanda, Somalia and Burundi, and of course Canada day; speak at the Climate Clean Air and Green Embassy event in Helsinki, Finland; and much more.

Young Judaea Urged to Leave Hadassah Nest

Young Judaea is en route to full independence from Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America. Hadassah's board had voted for the separation in June...

Iranians in Kenya Planned Attack on Israelis

Iranian nationals arrested in Kenya may have been planning to attack U.S. or Israeli targets, Kenyan security forces said. Security forces found 33 pounds of...

Polish Billionaire Donates 20 Million Zloty to Jewish Museum

Polish billionaire Jan Kulczyk's company Kulczyk Holding has donated zł.20 million, or close to $6 million, for the construction of the Museum of the...

Reform Congregations in Hungary Lose State Recognition

The European Union for Progressive Judaism and Hungary’s two Reform congregations took their case against Hungary’s new law on religion to the European Court...

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...

Former 5th Av. Synagogue President Returns $410 Million to Madoff Victims

As president of Manhattan's Fifth Avenue Synagogue, Merkin introduced Madoff to members like Mort Zuckerman and Elie Wiesel, who together took "a $2 billion bloodbath."

Citing ‘Love your Neighbor,’ JFNA Attacks Chief Rabbi

The Jewish Federations of North America slammed Israeli Chief Rabbi Shlomo Amar's criticism of the Israeli government's decision to pay the salaries of some...

40 Rockets Fired at Israel, Policemen injured, Iron Dome Silent

Since the morning hours, at least 40 rockets and mortars have been fired from Gaza into south-western Israel. Several Israeli Border Policemen were injured Tuesday evening, one of them is in critical condition.

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