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Final score: Dershowitz 137, BDS 101

Final score: Dershowitz 137, BDS 101

‘I was told in no uncertain terms that I wouldn’t win’ Oxford debate, says US lawyer, activist.   Lawyer, academic, and political commentator Professor Alan… Read More ›

No East Jerusalem building freeze, but a delay for some projects

No East Jerusalem building freeze, but a delay for some projects

Deputy mayor says he’s looking carefully at some sensitive plans, as PM prepares for trip to meet Obama   The Jerusalem Municipality and the Prime… Read More ›

VW fires back at EPA, saying it didn’t cheat on second type of engine

VW fires back at EPA, saying it didn’t cheat on second type of engine

  On Monday, the Environmental Protection Agency issued a second notice of violation to Volkswagen, accusing the company of installing software that cheats emissions tests… Read More ›

The Republican presidential debate demands are falling apart

The Republican presidential debate demands are falling apart

  The Republican Party’s attempts at collective bargaining for changes in future debates have fallen apart, less than a day after they began. After last week’s… Read More ›

The jarring disconnect that signaled the August market chaos has reappeared

The jarring disconnect that signaled the August market chaos has reappeared

Emerging markets and developed markets are starting to diverge. Again. In August, ahead of the chaos that sent markets in the US down 10% in… Read More ›

New York – What Might Have Been: Mets Move On From Stinging Series Loss

New York – What Might Have Been: Mets Move On From Stinging Series Loss

  New York – It was an exhilarating run with an empty feeling at the finish line. For a team that lost the World Series… Read More ›

Jerusalem – Rabbi Meir Mazuz At Memorial For Henkin Couple: Punishment Came Because Of Gay Pride Parade

Jerusalem – Rabbi Meir Mazuz At Memorial For Henkin Couple: Punishment Came Because Of Gay Pride Parade

  Jerusalem – The frequently controversial haredi leader Rabbi Meir Mazuz said on Sunday at an event commemorating a month since Eitam and Naama Henkin… Read More ›

Tampa, FL – Bush Hits Campaign Reset, Retools Slogan: ‘Jeb Can Fix It’

Tampa, FL – Bush Hits Campaign Reset, Retools Slogan: ‘Jeb Can Fix It’

  Tampa, FL – As longtime backers fret over the viability of Jeb Bush’s candidacy, the two-term Florida governor has an answer: “Jeb Can Fix… Read More ›

Jordan fences off Israeli embassy amid pro-Palestinian protests

Jordan fences off Israeli embassy amid pro-Palestinian protests

Amman governor says measures taken out of ‘security concerns’ after thousands demonstrate against ‘violations’ of Temple Mount   Jordanian authorities on Monday fenced off the… Read More ›

Peres: Netanyahu was never sincere about making peace

Peres: Netanyahu was never sincere about making peace

Ex-president says PM’s overtures have never ‘escaped the domain of talking,’ and warns against his notion of continually ‘living by the sword’   AP —… Read More ›

A year after Gaza war, Israel’s military experts wonder: Was it worth it?

A year after Gaza war, Israel’s military experts wonder: Was it worth it?

Then-IDF chief Benny Gantz blandly defends operation against Hamas as ‘the right thing to do,’ but joins chorus concluding it achieved little   Over a… Read More ›

Court says Bill Cosby to be deposed by November 25 in defamation lawsuit

Court says Bill Cosby to be deposed by November 25 in defamation lawsuit

  A court granted a motion Monday allowing for Bill Cosby and his former attorney to be deposed as part of a defamation lawsuit filed… Read More ›

Driven by horrific memories, Yazidis prepare to reclaim their homes from ISIS

Driven by horrific memories, Yazidis prepare to reclaim their homes from ISIS

On an abandoned chicken farm, a few dozen Yazidi volunteers in mismatched uniforms go through their drills. They are training for an offensive they have… Read More ›

Russian plane victims: ‘It’s a horror … to lose so many children’

Russian plane victims: ‘It’s a horror … to lose so many children’

Portraits of the 224 lives lost on a Russian passenger jet in Egypt are beginning to emerge as investigators continue to piece together clues about… Read More ›

Unique campaign urges early detection of breast cancer among haredi women

Unique campaign urges early detection of breast cancer among haredi women

For the very first time, hundreds of street posters aimed at raising awareness to breast cancer will be distributed in Israeli cities with large ultra-Orthodox… Read More ›

Thousands of Holocaust survivors without essential funds due to financial dispute

Thousands of Holocaust survivors without essential funds due to financial dispute

Holocaust survivors have not received their quarterly allowance due to a battle between the Company for Location and Restitution of Holocaust Victims’ Assets and the… Read More ›

Distressing details revealed in Henkin murder investigation

Distressing details revealed in Henkin murder investigation

The struggle over a pistol, the murder and the children that witnessed it all: About a month ago, the Hamas members who shot Naama and… Read More ›

Proposed amendment would delay haredi conscription another three years

Proposed amendment would delay haredi conscription another three years

Should enlistment quotas after 2020 not be met, then some economic sanctions would apply to yeshivas, but will be determined by the prime minister, defense… Read More ›

Al-Qaida leader praises stabbing attacks in Israel, offers plan to ‘Liberate Palestine’

Al-Qaida leader praises stabbing attacks in Israel, offers plan to ‘Liberate Palestine’

In a new audio recording, al-Qaida leader says attacks against the US are what is needed to ‘Liberate Palestine.’   Al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahri released… Read More ›

Israel’s judokas explain circumstances behind lack of flag on uniforms in UAE

Israel’s judokas explain circumstances behind lack of flag on uniforms in UAE

Israel Judo Federation chairman Moshe Ponte claimed he was forced to accept the request made by the organizers due to security concerns.   Israel’s delegation… Read More ›