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Opposition slams police recommendation bill as tailor-made to shield Netanyahu

Opposition slams police recommendation bill as tailor-made to shield Netanyahu

Yesh Atid’s Yair Lapid says proposal designed to protect PM from prosecution; Labor’s Avi Gabbay lambastes coalition as ‘gang members’   Opposition leaders on Monday… Read More ›

Likud Activistis Take Action to Save Hotovely’s Job

Likud Activistis Take Action to Save Hotovely’s Job

A group of central committee members who call themselves the Nationalist Campaign in Likud began a campaign to save Hotovely’s job.   After coming under… Read More ›

ADL demands action from Poland over hotel with no Jews allowed sign

ADL demands action from Poland over hotel with no Jews allowed sign

‘Entry forbidden to Jews, Commies, and all thieves and traitors of Poland’ written on sign outside hostel near major city of Wroclaw   The Anti-Defamation… Read More ›

Op-ed: Breaking the Silence, which started off by exposing wrongs in a bid to fix them, has turned into an organization ceaselessly spreading lies against… Read More ›

Joint Declaration Calls on Us to Demand Palestinians Recognize Jewish State

Joint Declaration Calls on Us to Demand Palestinians Recognize Jewish State

“The primary obstacle to ending the Palestinian-Israeli conflict is the near century of Palestinian rejectionism of the right of self-determination for the Jewish People”  … Read More ›

Hauling Trump baggage, US bedeviled by planned ‘no’ vote on UN anti-Nazi motion

Hauling Trump baggage, US bedeviled by planned ‘no’ vote on UN anti-Nazi motion

Though it always votes against resolution because of wider implications, State Department pressed to go further in explaining position given president’s comments on Charlottesville  … Read More ›

Halamish survivors hosted at the White House

Halamish survivors hosted at the White House

Michal Salomon, who lost her husband and 2 other family members in a brutal terror attack, meets with Trump’s Mid. East envoy Jason Greenblatt; ‘Privileged… Read More ›

After Listening, Kushner and Greenblatt Form Some Ideas of Their Own

After Listening, Kushner and Greenblatt Form Some Ideas of Their Own

“Our goal is to facilitate, not dictate, a lasting peace agreement to improve the lives of Israelis and Palestinians and security across the region.”  … Read More ›

Pendant lost in Sobibor reunites Jewish girl’s family 70 years later

Pendant lost in Sobibor reunites Jewish girl’s family 70 years later

A piece of jewelry discovered by archaeologists at the former Nazi death camp, similar to a pendant that had belonged to Anne Frank, leads to… Read More ›

How Satmar Rebbe’s grandson became an IDF officer

How Satmar Rebbe’s grandson became an IDF officer

As a young boy in the radical Hasidic Satmar group in Brooklyn, Chaim Meisels dreamed about Israel and about serving in the IDF. In an… Read More ›

Will Iran Chair the Next UNESCO Executive Board?

Will Iran Chair the Next UNESCO Executive Board?

The overall make-up of the executive board is seen as more hostile to Israel than the previous one.   A diplomatic battle is under way… Read More ›

Seinfeld to give 2 Israeli performances on Dec. 30

Seinfeld to give 2 Israeli performances on Dec. 30

Hugely successful standup comic behind hit show Seinfeld returns to Israel for only 2 performances in Tel Aviv’s Menora Mivtachim Arena on December 30; Seinfeld… Read More ›

Rockland County, NY – Democrats Hang On For Clean Sweep In Ramapo Race That Divided Jewish Community

Rockland County, NY – Democrats Hang On For Clean Sweep In Ramapo Race That Divided Jewish Community

Rockland County, NY – A new chapter in the history of Ramapo is about to unfold, with newly elected Supervisor Michael Specht vowing to set… Read More ›

Each nation has its own ‘Nakba’

Each nation has its own ‘Nakba’

Op-ed: The claims of injustice suffered by Palestine’s Arab residents because of the Balfour Declaration should be looked into on the background of the reality… Read More ›

Germany – Berlin Police Investigate Theft Of Small Holocaust Memorials

Germany – Berlin Police Investigate Theft Of Small Holocaust Memorials

  Germany – Berlin police say they’re investigating the disappearance in the German capital of more than a half-dozen “stumbling stones” — small brass plaques… Read More ›

What Does the Jewish ‘Nation-State’ Bill Mean for Israel

What Does the Jewish ‘Nation-State’ Bill Mean for Israel

If Israel is declared the Nation-State of the Jewish people, will the state be governed by Jewish laws?   The nation-state bill could inadvertently give… Read More ›

Fighting Israel’s Foes in US Courts, Lawyer had Help from Mossad

Fighting Israel’s Foes in US Courts, Lawyer had Help from Mossad

A new book discloses the role of the Mossad in US litigation.   JERUSALEM – An Israeli lawyer has shed light in a new book… Read More ›

British PM emphatically rejects call to apologize for Balfour Declaration

British PM emphatically rejects call to apologize for Balfour Declaration

In speech underlining pride for UK role in establishment of Israel, Theresa May slams boycott efforts, a ‘new and pernicious form of anti-Semitism’   British… Read More ›

Madison, WI – Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker Bars Israel Boycotters From Doing Business With His State

Madison, WI – Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker Bars Israel Boycotters From Doing Business With His State

  Madison, WI – Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed an executive order that prohibits state agencies from entering into contracts with companies that boycott Israel.… Read More ›

Amid Spanish Sparring, Israel Unlikely to Recognize Catalonia

Amid Spanish Sparring, Israel Unlikely to Recognize Catalonia

A lot is at stake for the Jewish state when it is asked to weigh in on another people’s quest for independence.   While Israel… Read More ›