Al-Jazeera Acquires Al Gore’s Current TV

The Arab news network Al-Jazeera has acquired former US Vice President Al Gore’s Current TV.

Al Qaeda Puts Bounty on Jewish US Envoy’s Head (Video)

The bounty is intended "to encourage our Muslim Ummah (nation), and to expand the circle of the jihad (holy war) by the masses."

Appeals Court: Murderer Sincere Enough to Merit Kosher Food

Lower Court said he purchased "nonkosher" food items including cookies, soft drinks, coffee, tuna, and candy.

3,000 Trees to be Planted in Israel to Memorialize Newtown Victims

More than 2,000 people have donated funds to plant a grove of more than 3,000 trees in Israel in memory of the victims of the Newtown shooting.

NY Boy Using Bar-Mitzvah Money to Establish Be’er Sheva Basketball Team

A special dedication ceremony culminated in a friendly basketball game between kids from New York and from the neighborhood.

Woman Charged in Noah Pozner Fraud Probe

Federal prosecutors charged a New York woman with lying to federal agents during an investigation into an alleged scheme soliciting donations in the name of Newtown rampage victim Noah Pozner.

Obama’s Priorities: Immigration, the Economy, Energy, Taxes; Hagel Still Front Runner for Defense (Video)

Last week, Miami Beach's Jewish elderly population's favorite presidential candidate Pat Buchanan endorsed Hagel’s nomination.

Matisyahu’s Interview with CNN

Formerly Hasidic reggae star Matisyahu participated in a candid interview with CNN, discussing his departure from observant Jewish life and his connection to his religion.

Man Pushed in Front of NYC Subway

A New York City man who was pushed in front of a NYC subway train has died, the second such fatality this month.

US Jewish Groups Applaud Netanyahu’s Review of Western Wall Restrictions

Netanyahu asked Jewish Agency Chairman Natan Sharansky to look into the matter.

US Army General Norman Schwarzkopf Dies at 78

The highly decorated Herbert Norman Schwarzkopf died in his home in Tampa, Florida. The cause of death was not immediately known.Known to his soldiers...

Brooklyn Hasid Indicted for Throwing Bleach in Rabbi’s Face

A Brooklyn fishmonger was indicted for throwing a cup of bleach in the face of a Chasidic rabbi who advocates for victims of sexual abuse in the haredi Orthodox community.

Brian Schatz, Hawaii’s Jewish Lt. Gov., Named to U.S. Senate

Hawaii's governor named his Jewish lieutenant governor, Brian Schatz, to replace the late Daniel Inouye in the U.S. Senate.

Suicide Bomber Detonates Outside US Afghan Base

A suicide bomber detonated himself on Wednesday near the US army base Camp Chapman in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least three Afghans and injuring more.

Worcester, Mass. Yeshiva Seized by IRS Up for Auction as Illustrious Long-Time Leader Takes...

Over the past ten years, the IRS has been unable to get the yeshiva to turn over payroll taxes for its 30 or so employees.

Congress to Obama: Time to Punish Arabs for Blowing Up Oslo and Blowing Off...

In a letter circulated to members of Congress by the PLO Envoy, Aerikat sought to dissuade Congress from responding to the PA provocation.

Iran: US Will Suffer 30,000 Casualties in First Day if it Attacks Tehran

The first day of a US military strike on Iran will result in a massive 30,000 casualties of American soldiers, according to Iran’s Former Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance.

First-Ever Extradition From US to Israel For Tax Crime

For the first time, the United States has extradited to Israel a suspect wanted for tax-related offenses.

Reviewers Giving Conflicting Benghazi Accounts While Hillary Stays Off Stage (Video & Report)

Clinton probably figured she didn't need this on her record when she runs for the top job in 2016.

LA Police Arrest Suspect in Synagogue Attack

Los Angeles police have arrested 46 year old Wan Ryung Song, aka Patrick Song, for scrawling a swastika and anti-Semitic epithets on the Wilshire Boulevard Temple on December 6.

San Francisco’s Only Kosher Market to Close

The owner of San Francisco's only kosher market says she is closing her doors.

Chabad of Southern Colorado’s Menorah Defaced With Swastika

Colorado Springs police are looking for vandals who spray-painted a swastika on the Hanukkah menorah of the Chabad of Southern Colorado.

State Department Calls Israeli Residential Building “Provocative”

The State Department on Tuesday spoke with disdain about Israel’s “pattern of provocative action” – the building of homes for Jewish citizens in Jerusalem, Judea, and Samaria.

US: Jewish Homes Endangering World Peace, East Jerusalem Must Go to the Arabs

Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad told Reuters on Monday that "Settlement activity is unilateral" – you heard that?

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