Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Left a Kosher Empire

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PM Netanyahu, Austrian FM Discuss Israel-Palestinian Authority Peace Talks

Israel and Austria signed an agreement on educational and cultural issues on Monday while talking about the "peace initiative."

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Vice President Mike Pence Offers Hanukkah Blessing Before Arrival in Israel

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20,000 Israelis Ignore Terror and Visit Gush Etzion

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First Time: Iran, China Begin Joint Naval Drills

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Quick Takes: News From Israel You May Have Missed

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Turkey's president invites the new US president-elect to visit Ankara, even before inauguration.

UCLA SJP ‘Violated Principles of Civility, Respect and Inclusion’

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IRS Told to Surrender Documents Containing ‘Israel’ ‘Zion’ ‘West Bank’ ‘Judea’ ‘Samaria’ and ‘Special...

Congress demands all IRS documents from 2009 till now that could reveal a policy to persecute pro-Israel Americans.

Is Shimon Peres Preparing to Undermine Netanyahu?

At 91, most people would be happy to retire. As his career in public office draws to a close, however, is Shimon Peres preparing one last push to resuscitate the failed Oslo process?

MK to Visit Temple Mount to Find Out Why Jews Barred from Praying

Likud Knesset Member Miri Regev announced Wednesday she will visit the Temple Mount to try to understand the problem with Jews praying at the...

Responding to Product Labeling Netanyahu Suspends Peace Process Negotiations with EU

Just as it had been predicted, the Palestinians are already suffering from the EU product labeling.

EU Counter-Anti-Semitism Czar: Our Goal to Allow Jews Fear-Free Life in Europe

A Rabbi of the Rabbinical Center of Europe told the EU official she cannot constantly undermine the foundations of Judaism: brit milah and kosher shechitah, and talk about wanting to eradicate anti-Semitism.

4 Beheaded Victims Found in Sinai

Signs that Islamic State (ISIS - Islamic State in Iraq and Syria) terrorists have arrived in Egypt have appeared in the Sinai Peninsula.

New Lawsuit over Prison Kosher Meals

An inmate at the Will County Adult Detention Facility has sued the jail and Will County, Illinois Sheriff Paul Kaupas, on the grounds that...

Hamas Fires on IDF Field Hospital

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No Terrorist Fatalities in Judea and Samaria in 2012

Israel’s 2012 report on terrorist activity lists no Israeli fatalities in Judea, Samaria, or Jerusalem for the first time in four decades. The report, released...

Taliban Ready for Peace Process with Obama

Does Taliban now represent Islam and not, as Obama states, those radicals "who have perverted Islam"?

With So Many People Looking to Shut Up Rabbi Pruzansky, He Must Be Doing...

Two years and a few months later, some of the good rabbi's blog post's recommendations have been adopted as policy by the Netanyahu government.

US Envoy Admits Timing ‘Not Ideal’ in Criticism of Israel

Timing is everything when trying to make a diplomatic point, especially if it involves criticism of an ally.

UN Mid-East Peace Envoy Pins Jewish Homes as Source of Strife

He failed to mention the arrests and indictments by Israel of an international charity administrator and a UNDP employee, who confessed to directing millions of dollars to Hamas — which is why all those ruined buildings are yet to be rebuilt.

IDF’s Operation “Protective Edge” Begins Against Gaza

Following yet another day of rockets from Gaza, the government has given the IDF the OK to start hitting back more seriously.

Holy Land Extremely Hot, but Iran Has It Much Worse

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Friedman Praises Israel’s Academic Freedom, then Urges Its Termination

Tom Friedman still knows everything and understands nothing.

ISIS Beheads Two Women for Sorcery and Witchcraft

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Israel to Reduce Power to Palestinian Authority

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