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‘Gantz bill’ to shorten cooling-off period likely to be rejected

‘Gantz bill’ to shorten cooling-off period likely to be rejected

The bill would shorten the cooling-off period for top IDF, Israel Police, Prisons Service, Shin Bet and Mossad personnel. A similar bill was rejected three… Read More ›

Palestinian workers demand equal labor conditions to Israelis at court hearing

Palestinian workers demand equal labor conditions to Israelis at court hearing

Lawyer for laborers: How can 1967 Jordanian law apply when it does not apply anywhere in the world, even Jordan?   In a case with… Read More ›

Analysis: 30-year journey to stop Iranian nukes may soon move to Congress

Analysis: 30-year journey to stop Iranian nukes may soon move to Congress

The quest began at the end of the Iran-Iraq War in 1988 when the Islamic Republic’s founder, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, famously “drank from the poisoned… Read More ›

US rabbi quits pulpit, finds God and community in rural Montana

US rabbi quits pulpit, finds God and community in rural Montana

Small town life hasn’t affected identity of Francine Green or her family; ‘your Jewish life is what you make it’   WHITEFISH, Montana (JTA) –… Read More ›

Attacks on France’s Jews are surging

Attacks on France’s Jews are surging

  The number of reported anti-Semitic incidents in France the first quarter of 2015 has increased exponentially compared to the corresponding period the year before,… Read More ›

Scott Walker just announced his presidential campaign to protect America from ‘disaster’

Scott Walker just announced his presidential campaign to protect America from ‘disaster’

  Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) officially launched his long-expected presidential campaign on Monday. According to his prepared remarks, Walker plans a fiery speech to highlight… Read More ›

This could be the real reason 50 Cent filed for bankruptcy, according to the lawyer who just won a $5 million sex-tape lawsuit against the rapper

This could be the real reason 50 Cent filed for bankruptcy, according to the lawyer who just won a $5 million sex-tape lawsuit against the rapper

  Rapper 50 Cent filed for bankruptcy on Monday. The news came as bit of a surprise since The New York Times just described him… Read More ›

Newport, RI – State Takes No Position On Who Owns Valuable Synagogue Bells

Newport, RI – State Takes No Position On Who Owns Valuable Synagogue Bells

Newport, RI – Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Kilmartin has taken no position on who owns a set of ceremonial bells worth millions of dollars… Read More ›

Ontario, Canada – Hand-painted Yiddish Sign Endures, Reflecting A Bygone Era In Old Toronto

Ontario, Canada – Hand-painted Yiddish Sign Endures, Reflecting A Bygone Era In Old Toronto

  Ontario, Canada  – The last vestige of Jewish life at Toronto’s 29 Baldwin Street, an old Yiddish sign hawking “butter, cheese, cream, and eggs,” has… Read More ›

New York – N.Y. Rikers Inmates’ Lawsuit Cites Frigid Temps, Pepper Spray, Beatings

New York – N.Y. Rikers Inmates’ Lawsuit Cites Frigid Temps, Pepper Spray, Beatings

  New York – Inmates at New York’s Rikers Island jail complex say they were detained for several hours in a frigid gym and, when… Read More ›

Prince William starts new helicopter rescue job

Prince William starts new helicopter rescue job

  He’s a working dad whose career is flying: Prince William is taking to the air as a newly qualified air ambulance pilot, while trying… Read More ›

Scientist who studied 9/11 dust dies

Scientist who studied 9/11 dust dies

  Paul James Lioy, an environmental scientist known for his analysis of the health effects of the dust produced by the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks… Read More ›

Nintendo’s CEO Satoru Iwata played by his own rules

Nintendo’s CEO Satoru Iwata played by his own rules

  Plenty of CEOs like to give public presentations. Few of them are as natural or engaging as Steve Jobs, but that doesn’t stop them… Read More ›

UN chief calls for safe return of missing Israelis

UN chief calls for safe return of missing Israelis

Ban Ki-moon urges Palestinians with info on two Israelis who entered Gaza and disappeared to come forward   UNITED NATIONS — UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon… Read More ›

Settler leaders: PM told us construction effectively frozen

Settler leaders: PM told us construction effectively frozen

Netanyahu said ‘settlements can no longer be developed,’ West Bank local council chiefs claim   Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told West Bank Jewish leaders Monday… Read More ›

Iran nuke deal is likely in coming hours, diplomats say

Iran nuke deal is likely in coming hours, diplomats say

Conflicting reports on whether announcement will be made pre-dawn Tuesday, as sides wrap up years of tortuous negotiations   An Iran nuclear agreement appeared likely within… Read More ›

IDF officers shouldn’t fear investigation

IDF officers shouldn’t fear investigation

Op-ed: Probe launched against commander who allegedly approved shelling of Gaza clinic will not hurt Israeli army; it will only strengthen it. Lieutenant Colonel Neria… Read More ›

Netanyahu tweets in Farsi against Iran nuclear deal

Netanyahu tweets in Farsi against Iran nuclear deal

In new Twitter account, PM explains that ‘the more the regime feels strong and impervious to foreign pressure, the more it increases domestic oppression’. In… Read More ›

Israel to focus on Congress as it sees Iran deal as inevitable

Israel to focus on Congress as it sees Iran deal as inevitable

Netanyahu views Congress as ‘last line of defense against a bad deal,’ but US lawmakers have yet to be briefed on details of agreement; ‘There’s… Read More ›

Two American Jews held for two days at Ben-Gurion, denied entry to Israel

Two American Jews held for two days at Ben-Gurion, denied entry to Israel

Arriving in Israel for a wedding celebration, the two were turned away on suspicion of belonging to the Black Hebrew Community.   An American convert… Read More ›