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Brother of Israeli captive calls on Hamas to release him

Brother of Israeli captive calls on Hamas to release him

Family of Avraham Mengistu, 28, who crossed into Gaza in September, asks the group to take his ‘unwell’ condition into consideration   The family of… Read More ›

Father of Bedouin held in Gaza: We don’t know if he’s alive or dead

Father of Bedouin held in Gaza: We don’t know if he’s alive or dead

Family says second missing Israeli disappeared in April, and that they did not know he was in Gaza until now. The family of the Bedouin… Read More ›

Hundreds attend memorial for lone soldier KIA

Hundreds attend memorial for lone soldier KIA

30,000 people attended Max Steinberg’s funeral after he fell in action during Gaza op last year; Max’s father: ‘He followed his heart.’ Hundreds filled the… Read More ›

Israel: No Hamas prisoner release for two missing Israelis

Israel: No Hamas prisoner release for two missing Israelis

Hamas says no talks about prisoner swap before Israel releases freed Palestinian prisoners it re-arrested Israeli security officials said Thursday night that Israel will not… Read More ›

Wiesenthal Center slams Ukrainian Holocaust bill

Wiesenthal Center slams Ukrainian Holocaust bill

The proposed law defines the Holodomor, a massive famine, as the “genocide of the Ukrainian people” and the Holocaust as the “genocide of the Jewish… Read More ›

Lebanese report: Israel arming Syrian rebels

Lebanese report: Israel arming Syrian rebels

Israeli former top aide said to have been involved in supplying arms to Assad’s opponents.   A top Syria expert told The Jerusalem Post that a… Read More ›

After threats made to hostage’s family, Netanyahu rep apologizes

After threats made to hostage’s family, Netanyahu rep apologizes

The retired IDF colonel and representative for the prime minister told the Mengistu family that their son’s release will take an extra year if race… Read More ›

Israel’s Ultra-Orthodox Jews Learning to Program

Israel’s Ultra-Orthodox Jews Learning to Program

Tel Aviv, Israel (CNN)The third-floor room in a suburb of Tel Aviv looks like any other high-tech company in the “Start-Up Nation.” Rows of programmers… Read More ›

Hamas says it released Israeli captive, but Israel says Hamas version is false

Hamas says it released Israeli captive, but Israel says Hamas version is false

The information that Israel received from Hamas was that Avera Mengistu was in their hands and released, with an implication that he continued to Egypt… Read More ›

At Gaza rally, Hamas claims it has produced new missiles

At Gaza rally, Hamas claims it has produced new missiles

Spokesman tells crowd at anniversary event that projectiles mark a ‘qualitative leap’ forward, but keeps what appear to be models under wraps   At a… Read More ›

A software update may have triggered the NYSE trading halt

A software update may have triggered the NYSE trading halt

  A computer malfunction that forced the New York Stock Exchange to suspend trading for more than three hours on Wednesday probably stemmed from a… Read More ›

Republican National Committee chairman to Trump: Tone it down

Republican National Committee chairman to Trump: Tone it down

  Donald Trump has the GOP worried. Weeks into his 2016 presidential campaign, the billionaire entrepreneur’s fiery rhetoric on illegal immigration has gotten the attention… Read More ›

Twitter’s revenue boss Adam Bain is the board’s top candidate for next CEO

Twitter’s revenue boss Adam Bain is the board’s top candidate for next CEO

  Twitter’s board is leaning towards picking an insider to be the company’s next CEO, and the company’s revenue boss Adam Bain is under more… Read More ›

Albany, NY – On Constitutional Grounds Gov. Cuomo Vetoes Kiryas Joel Annexation Bills

Albany, NY – On Constitutional Grounds Gov. Cuomo Vetoes Kiryas Joel Annexation Bills

  Albany, NY – A pair of bills that would have hampered and possibly derailed the proposed Kiryas Joel annexation has been vetoed by Governor… Read More ›

New York, NY – Ban On NYC Helicopter Tours Gaining Momentum With City Council Members

New York, NY – Ban On NYC Helicopter Tours Gaining Momentum With City Council Members

  New York, NY – Amid complaints from local residents that noise from the whirlybirds is an ongoing nuisance, support is growing among City Council… Read More ›

Augusta, ME – Maine Allows Gun Owners To Carry Concealed Weapons Without Permit

Augusta, ME – Maine Allows Gun Owners To Carry Concealed Weapons Without Permit

Augusta, ME – Maine will allow gun owners to carry concealed weapons without a permit, a practice called “constitutional carry” by Second Amendment advocates, under… Read More ›

China’s ‘Breaking Bad’? Chemistry professor busted for drug lab

China’s ‘Breaking Bad’? Chemistry professor busted for drug lab

  Hong Kong – A chemistry professor in China has been arrested for producing hundreds of kilograms of psychoactive drugs bound for the U.S., UK, Canada,… Read More ›

Iraqi court sentences 24 men to death over massacre near Tikrit

Iraqi court sentences 24 men to death over massacre near Tikrit

  A Baghdad court sentenced 24 men to death by hanging Wednesday over a June 2014 massacre committed by militants near the Iraqi city of… Read More ›

Wild trading as China tries to stop market crash

Wild trading as China tries to stop market crash

China stocks swung wildly on Thursday after regulators announced new measures designed to stop the market’s slide. The Shanghai Composite dropped 3% at the opening… Read More ›

Jewish Home backs death penalty for terrorists

Jewish Home backs death penalty for terrorists

Party leader Bennett says bill to execute murderers convicted on terror charges is ‘moral and right’   Jewish Home party leader Naftali Bennett on Wednesday… Read More ›