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Garages Vandalized At Chicago Synagogue With Anti-Semitic Slurs

Garages Vandalized At Chicago Synagogue With Anti-Semitic Slurs

Chicago – Anti-Semitic graffiti was found on various garages and a synagogue in a highly populated Jewish area in Chicago early Sunday morning. Messages were… Read More ›

First kosher restaurant in Tokyo

First kosher restaurant in Tokyo

A kosher restaurant “Chana’s Place” established by Rabbi Mendy Sudakveich, and named after his wife, is set to open next week in Tokyo. “Initially, the… Read More ›

Argentinian president adopts Jewish godson

Argentinian president adopts Jewish godson

President de Kirchner met Yair Tawil – son of Shlomo Tawil, director of the Chabad House in Rosario, Argentina – and his family at her office… Read More ›

Jerusalem – Ranking Senator Graham: If The UN ‘Takes Over’ Peace Process US Congress May Suspend Funds

Jerusalem – Ranking Senator Graham: If The UN ‘Takes Over’ Peace Process US Congress May Suspend Funds

Jerusalem – Visiting US Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) on Saturday night alongside Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said, There will be a “violent backlash” by… Read More ›

Syria – Islamic State Fighters Are Moving Closer And Closer To Israel

Syria – Islamic State Fighters Are Moving Closer And Closer To Israel

Syria – Islamic State has suffered severe losses as a result of coalition air strikes in the last months. Over 1,000 of its fighters have… Read More ›

Pyongyang – N. Korea Suffers New Internet Outage, Calls Obama ‘Monkey’ And Threatens “Deadly Blows”

Pyongyang – N. Korea Suffers New Internet Outage, Calls Obama ‘Monkey’ And Threatens “Deadly Blows”

Pyongyang – After the release of a comedy film about a fictional plot to kill its leader, North Korea suffered a new Internet outage on Saturday… Read More ›

‘Jewish Oprah’ turns page from Jewish book counsil

‘Jewish Oprah’ turns page from Jewish book counsil

Carolyn Starman Hessel joined the New York-based Jewish Book Council in 1994. Since then, she’s been called the “Jewish Oprah” for her ability to help authors… Read More ›

Jewish little boy raises $1 million to help his ill friend

Jewish little boy raises $1 million to help his ill friend

A fundraising campaign started quietly by two first graders two years ago to help find a cure for a rare genetic disease just passed the… Read More ›

Bnei Brak – Israel’s Ultra-Orthodox Consider Bigger Role For Women

Bnei Brak – Israel’s Ultra-Orthodox Consider Bigger Role For Women

Bnei Brak – A struggle for women’s rights is brewing within Israel’s deeply conservative ultra-Orthodox community. Women, who have largely been shut out of politics,… Read More ›

Jordan – Prisoner Swap Could Be Possible With ISIS For Captured Jordanian Pilot

Jordan – Prisoner Swap Could Be Possible With ISIS For Captured Jordanian Pilot

Jordan –  According to a report in the Arab press, a prisoner exchange may be in the cards for a Jordanian pilot captured by Islamic… Read More ›

Tehran – Iran Expands ‘Smart Filter’ Internet Censorship To Facebook

Tehran – Iran Expands ‘Smart Filter’ Internet Censorship To Facebook

Tehran – On Friday Iran said it is going to expand what it calls “smart filtering” of the Internet, a policy of censoring undesirable content… Read More ›

New York – In Broad, Thinly Traded Rally, Wall Street Hits Records

New York – In Broad, Thinly Traded Rally, Wall Street Hits Records

New York – Though trading was light with many traders still out for the Christmas holiday, U.S. stocks rose on Friday, with major indexes hitting… Read More ›

Cairo –  Search For Bodies Of 22 Missing IDF Soldiers In Egypt By Israeli Delegation

Cairo – Search For Bodies Of 22 Missing IDF Soldiers In Egypt By Israeli Delegation

Cairo – Sources quoted by the Egyptian media said, an Israeli delegation arrived in Cairo early Thursday morning in an attempt to find the remains… Read More ›

Jordan – Father Of Pilot Captured By Islamic State Pleads For Release

Jordan – Father Of Pilot Captured By Islamic State Pleads For Release

Jordan – The father of a Jordanian pilot captured by Islamic State militants in Syria has pleaded for his son’s release. Safi Yousef al-Kaseasbeh, speaking… Read More ›

Saudi Arabia – Women Drivers Being Sent To Terrorism Court

Saudi Arabia – Women Drivers Being Sent To Terrorism Court

Saudi Arabia – On Thursday, two Saudi women detained for nearly a month in defiance of a ban to keep females from driving were referred… Read More ›

Tehran –  In Massive Six-Day Drill Iran Will Show Off Military Prowess

Tehran – In Massive Six-Day Drill Iran Will Show Off Military Prowess

Tehran – Iran’s Press TV reports that they will began a six-day, wide-scale military drill on Thursday that will span an area of 2.2 million… Read More ›

Washington – After Six Years In White House Obama Personal Chef To Hang Up Apron

Washington – After Six Years In White House Obama Personal Chef To Hang Up Apron

Washington – The White House chef is stepping down.  Political advisers, chiefs of staff, press secretaries and national security advisers have come and gone in the… Read More ›

Tel Aviv – Thousands Of Ukrainians Take Refuge In Israel Fleeing Civil War

Tel Aviv – Thousands Of Ukrainians Take Refuge In Israel Fleeing Civil War

Tel Aviv – Amid loud Hebrew music and green-clad soldiers waving Israeli flags, they streamed off the shuttle buses into Terminal One of Ben-Gurion Airport,… Read More ›

Paris – After Bullet Crashes Through Synagogue Window In Belleville, French Police Search For Suspects

Paris – After Bullet Crashes Through Synagogue Window In Belleville, French Police Search For Suspects

Paris – A bullet fired from an air gun crashed through a window of a Paris synagogue’s office. French police reportedly are searching for two… Read More ›

Jerusalem – Israel Official: Settlement Funding Up Before Vote A Political Ploy?

Jerusalem – Israel Official: Settlement Funding Up Before Vote A Political Ploy?

Jerusalem – In what opponents view as a political ploy aimed at gaining favor with hard-line voters, Israel’s outgoing government is pumping millions of dollars… Read More ›