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Two Israeli start-ups are finalists in the iiAwards

Two Israeli start-ups are finalists in the iiAwards

Two Israeli start-ups, Pixoneye and Pzartech, are two of the six super finalists in the iiAwards, a world start-up competition organized by the Paris Region… Read More ›

Washington –  Details On Nazi Benefit Payments Wanted By GOP Senetors

Washington – Details On Nazi Benefit Payments Wanted By GOP Senetors

Washington – Two senior Republican senators are demanding the Obama administration provide Congress with records explaining what roll the justice department played and how suspected… Read More ›

United Nations – UN Resolution: Nuclear Arms Must Be Renounced By Israel

United Nations – UN Resolution: Nuclear Arms Must Be Renounced By Israel

United Nations – The U.N. General Assembly overwhelmingly approved an Arab-backed resolution Tuesday calling on Israel to  put its nuclear facilities under international oversight and… Read More ›

Jerusalem – Eyeing Coalition With Haredim, Netanyahu Says He Opposes Criminal Sanctions For IDF Draft Dodgers

Jerusalem – Eyeing Coalition With Haredim, Netanyahu Says He Opposes Criminal Sanctions For IDF Draft Dodgers

Jerusalem – Seemingly paving the way for the formation of a new government with the haredi political parties after the coming election, Prime Minister Benjamin… Read More ›

Washington – Nazi Benefit Payments Stopped By The House

Washington – Nazi Benefit Payments Stopped By The House

Washington – The House unanimously approved a bill Tuesday that would block suspected Nazi war criminals from receiving Social Security benefits. The measure would shut… Read More ›

Israel’s King of Blues Rock

Israel’s King of Blues Rock

If it hadn’t been for Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach, Lazer Lloyd thinks he would’ve been famous by now. On the other hand, he figures that by… Read More ›

Jerusalem – Why Is Netanyahu Trying To Make The ‘Jewish State’ More ‘Jewish’

Jerusalem – Why Is Netanyahu Trying To Make The ‘Jewish State’ More ‘Jewish’

Jerusalem – This might seem like an interesting time for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to promulgate a new law defining Israel’s identity as “the nation… Read More ›

Paris – Recognition Of Palestinian State French Vote Urges

Paris – Recognition Of Palestinian State French Vote Urges

Paris – In the hope that it would speed up peace efforts after decades of conflict,  France’s lower house of Parliament voted Tuesday to urge the… Read More ›

New York – CDC:  Benefits Outweigh Risks In Circumcision

New York – CDC: Benefits Outweigh Risks In Circumcision

New York – U.S. health officials on Tuesday released a draft of long-awaited federal guidelines on circumcision, saying medical evidence supports having the procedure done… Read More ›

Jerusalem – As Elections Appear Imminent, Israeli Prime Minister Fires Senior Government Ministers

Jerusalem – As Elections Appear Imminent, Israeli Prime Minister Fires Senior Government Ministers

Jerusalem – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu  on Tuesday ordered the dismissal of his Finance and Justice ministers. and said he would dissolve parliament and seek… Read More ›

Tel Aviv – Shekel At Two-Year Low! Israel Markets Drop On Election Talk

Tel Aviv – Shekel At Two-Year Low! Israel Markets Drop On Election Talk

Tel Aviv – Israeli financial markets fell on Tuesday, as new elections appeared inevitable. with the shekel sliding 1.3 percent to a two-year low against the… Read More ›

Tel Aviv – Report: Mystery Civilian Plan Flying  Between Israel, Gulf State, Permenently

Tel Aviv – Report: Mystery Civilian Plan Flying Between Israel, Gulf State, Permenently

Tel Aviv – At Ben Gurion airport  a civilian plane has been tracked on a permanent flight path back and forth between Israel and an… Read More ›

Jews and Muslims can be friends

Jews and Muslims can be friends

This past summer, Armin Langer, a 24-year-old rabbinical student in Berlin, came to speak at the Sehitlik mosque in Neukoelln, a district of the German… Read More ›

Egypt –  Hijack Planned Of  Israeli Ship By Islamic State

Egypt – Hijack Planned Of Israeli Ship By Islamic State

Egypt – An investigation in Egypt is underway into a November 14 incident during which Islamic State members successfully hijacked an Egyptian missile boat. According… Read More ›

Kobani, Syria – Reportedly Captured By ISIS AN Israeli-Canadian Makes Contact

Kobani, Syria – Reportedly Captured By ISIS AN Israeli-Canadian Makes Contact

Kobani, Syria – A Canadian Israeli woman who was rumored to be captured by ISIS forces in Syria posted on her Facebook page on Monday… Read More ›

Amsterdam – Investigation Continues As Rabbi Eliezer Berland Not Extradited To Israel

Amsterdam – Investigation Continues As Rabbi Eliezer Berland Not Extradited To Israel

Amsterdam – Rabbi Eliezer Berland, who is accused of abuse, will not be extradited to Israel from the Netherlands as the case continues to be… Read More ›

Putin is super friendly with the leader of the Chabad-Lubavitch

Putin is super friendly with the leader of the Chabad-Lubavitch

Although Russia has historically not been considered the most hospitable place for Jews who wish to observe their religion – and the Russian Orthodox church… Read More ›

A Bavarian doctor confirmed as the new head of Germany’s Jewish organization

A Bavarian doctor confirmed as the new head of Germany’s Jewish organization

Josef Schuster was elected Sunday after standing unopposed for the presidency of Germany’s Central Council of Jews. The 60-year-old was born in Haifa, Israel, and… Read More ›

Plaque still honors Ponzi schemer at center for Jewish history

Plaque still honors Ponzi schemer at center for Jewish history

The name of the most reviled member of the American Jewish community hangs in a place of honor in the lobby of the Center for… Read More ›

More than a thousand families evicted by the Gaza border

More than a thousand families evicted by the Gaza border

Egypt has forcibly evicted an estimated 1,165 families in Rafah so that it can clear a buffer zone by the Gaza border, charged the human… Read More ›