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Boris Johnson will ignite Chanukah in Trafalgar Square in London

Boris Johnson will ignite Chanukah in Trafalgar Square in London

Boris Johnson will ignite Chanukah in style next Tuesday  in Trafalgar Square. The annual festival will see the lighting of Europe’s largest menorah during a party… Read More ›

Michael Oren speaks about his abiding concerns about Israel and US

Michael Oren speaks about his abiding concerns about Israel and US

Ambassador to the United States, Michael Oren has a new life as a college lecturer in Israel and the author of a forthcoming book about… Read More ›

Israel –  Israeli Election Could Be Effected By ‘Bibi Fatigue’

Israel – Israeli Election Could Be Effected By ‘Bibi Fatigue’

Israel-  The greatest obstacle standing between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in the election,  and a return to high office could be Netanyahu himself. A slew… Read More ›

Berlin, Germany – As Dresden Anti-Islam Marches Grow, Merkel Condemns Racism

Berlin, Germany – As Dresden Anti-Islam Marches Grow, Merkel Condemns Racism

Berlin, Germany – Condemning a series of anti-Muslim demonstrations centered on the eastern city of Dresden, Chancellor Angela Merkel,  saying via an aide on Friday… Read More ›

Jerusalem – Israel Slams Switzerland Because Of Palestinian Summit

Jerusalem – Israel Slams Switzerland Because Of Palestinian Summit

Jerusalem – Charging the move raises doubts about the famous Swiss neutrality, Israel has criticized Switzerland for hosting an international conference next week on how rules… Read More ›

Rabbi Elimelech helps cancer-striken kids overcome pain

Rabbi Elimelech helps cancer-striken kids overcome pain

Over the dozen years he spent working at a camp for children who were struggling with cancer, Rabbi Elimelech Goldberg often witnessed the excruciating pain… Read More ›

Jewish students at University Park will be able to connect via a new App

Jewish students at University Park will be able to connect via a new App

Although there are 6,000 Jewish students at University Park in Pennsylvania, three Penn State seniors felt that it was not easy to connect with them.… Read More ›

Theresienstadt – Czech Home Owners Find Jewish Belongings From WWII

Theresienstadt – Czech Home Owners Find Jewish Belongings From WWII

Theresienstadt – House owners rebuilding their attic in the Czech town of Terezin have found photos, shoes and other possessions of Jews forced into a… Read More ›

Poland – Polish Leader Hails Missiles Purchased From US

Poland – Polish Leader Hails Missiles Purchased From US

Poland – Poland’s defense minister praised long-range missiles the country is buying from the U.S. as especially needed at this time of tension in the… Read More ›

Jerusalem – Israel Defense Minister Expresses ‘Regret’ Over Palestinian Official’s Death

Jerusalem – Israel Defense Minister Expresses ‘Regret’ Over Palestinian Official’s Death

Jerusalem – Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon expressed regret for the death Wednesday of a senior Palestinian official after a confrontation with Israeli troops, saying… Read More ›

Long Island, NY – Family Of Calvin Peters Discuss Hours Leading Up To Stabbing Of Chabad Israeli Rabbinical Student

Long Island, NY – Family Of Calvin Peters Discuss Hours Leading Up To Stabbing Of Chabad Israeli Rabbinical Student

Long Island, NY –  The wife of Calvin Peters , Gayle– who stabbed a rabbinical student in the head and was shot by police on… Read More ›

West Bank – Palestinian Minister’s Funeral Draws Large Crowd

West Bank – Palestinian Minister’s Funeral Draws Large Crowd

West Bank – A Palestinian state funeral for a minister who died after being grabbed by the neck by an Israeli policeman at a West… Read More ›

Jerusalem – Israel Smashes Irish Decision Recognizing Palestine

Jerusalem – Israel Smashes Irish Decision Recognizing Palestine

Jerusalem –  Decision of the Irish parliament to adopt a non-binding resolution supporting an independent Palestinian state, has been smashed by Israel. Foreign ministry spokesman… Read More ›

Washington – U.S. State Department:  Israeli’s West Bank Settlements Will Still Be Opposed After Obama

Washington – U.S. State Department: Israeli’s West Bank Settlements Will Still Be Opposed After Obama

Washington – State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki told reporters in Washington on Wednesday.  The United States will continue to oppose Israeli settlement activity even after… Read More ›

Gaza City – Top Hamas Leader Meets With Un Envoy In Gaza

Gaza City – Top Hamas Leader Meets With Un Envoy In Gaza

Gaza City – After the summer war between Israel and Hamas, a senior U.N. envoy held a rare meeting with the No. 2 in the… Read More ›

Israel condemns Thai Government film featuring Hitler

Israel condemns Thai Government film featuring Hitler

A short propaganda film commissioned by Thailand’s military rulers was supposed to promote the “12 core values” every Thai student must learn, but there was… Read More ›

Israel may owe Iran $100 m.

Israel may owe Iran $100 m.

Israel may owe Iran $100 million over the Eilat-Ashkelon pipeline, which made headlines last week when a breach spilled millions of liters of oil into… Read More ›

Tel Aviv – Israel Considers Cooperating With Lebanese Military

Tel Aviv – Israel Considers Cooperating With Lebanese Military

Tel Aviv – Even though the two countries remain technically at war, Israel’s military said on Wednesday it was exploring the possibility of cooperating with… Read More ›

Dublin – Ireland: Possible ‘Early Recognition’ Of Palestine

Dublin – Ireland: Possible ‘Early Recognition’ Of Palestine

Dublin – Ireland’s  government is considering recognition of Palestinian statehood as a possible tactic for kick-starting Middle East peace talks, It’s foreign minister says, an… Read More ›

West Bank -Transparent Probe Called For By UN Mideast Envoy Into Death Of Palestinian Minister

West Bank -Transparent Probe Called For By UN Mideast Envoy Into Death Of Palestinian Minister

West Bank -Robert Serry, UN Mideast envoy,  called on Israel to promptly investigate the death of the Palestinian Authority minister who died shortly after being involved… Read More ›