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State-of-the-art warning system to address Gaza-area mortar threat

State-of-the-art warning system to address Gaza-area mortar threat

After mortar shells claimed both soldiers and civilian casualties, new radar system will increase warning time from 3-5 seconds to 15 seconds. The IDF is… Read More ›

Israeli Cobras gifted to Jordan for ‘border security’

Israeli Cobras gifted to Jordan for ‘border security’

US source says about 16 decommissioned attack helicopters given to Jordan last year to fend off potential attacks from ISIS. Israel has given retired US-supplied… Read More ›

Study: Diaspora Jews are growing increasingly critical of Israel

Study: Diaspora Jews are growing increasingly critical of Israel

The study, released this week by the Jewish People Policy Institute, an influential think tank based in Jerusalem, comes a year after Israel’s war in… Read More ›

Gunman opens fire at Louisiana theater, kills 3, injures 7

Gunman opens fire at Louisiana theater, kills 3, injures 7

Republican Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal traveled to Lafayette, a city of about 120,000 people roughly 55 miles (90 km) southwest of Baton Rouge.   Alone… Read More ›

Analysis: Why are Israeli Arabs joining Islamic State?

Analysis: Why are Israeli Arabs joining Islamic State?

While marginalization, economic causes and so on could be contributing factors, they usually are not decisive.   Three Israeli Arabs are reportedly in Turkey on… Read More ›

FBI head: Khorasan Group diminished; ISIS bigger threat than al Qaeda

FBI head: Khorasan Group diminished; ISIS bigger threat than al Qaeda

  Aspen, Colorado – FBI Director James Comey says U.S. military strikes have diminished the al Qaeda offshoot Khorasan Group. Comey, in an interview with CNN’s… Read More ›

Obama and Erdogan agree to stop ‘foreign fighters’ crossing into Syria

Obama and Erdogan agree to stop ‘foreign fighters’ crossing into Syria

Thousands of foreigners have crossed through Turkey, a NATO member, to join Islamic State over the past few years.   WASHINGTON – US President Barack… Read More ›

Tel Aviv vs. Berlin: The same hotel – more than double the price

Tel Aviv vs. Berlin: The same hotel – more than double the price

he price difference between hotels belonging to the same chain in the two cities is so high that Israelis could spend a week-long vacation in… Read More ›

Queens, NY – Police Release Video In Famed Jewish Jeweler’s Hit And Run

Queens, NY – Police Release Video In Famed Jewish Jeweler’s Hit And Run

  Queens, NY – Hoping for a break in the murder of a Queens man, the NYPD has released surveillance footage of the vehicle that… Read More ›

Now is the time to get greedy in gold

Now is the time to get greedy in gold

Gold and the mining stocks have been absolutely crushed lately. The plunge in price after a nearly four-year bear market has investors panicking. In fact,… Read More ›

Bank of America CFO Thompson out

Bank of America CFO Thompson out

  Bank of America CFO Bruce Thompson is out. On Wednesday evening, the firm announced that Thompson will leave the firm. Thompson has served as CFO… Read More ›

The stock market is disappearing

The stock market is disappearing

  The stock market is disappearing. In an afternoon email to clients, Rich Barry at the NYSE wrote: Buyback factoid: ~20% of S&P 500 companies… Read More ›

New York City mayor drops Uber vehicle cap

New York City mayor drops Uber vehicle cap

  For now, the fight’s over. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is dropping his proposed bill to limit the growth of for-hire vehicle… Read More ›

Los Angeles – Armed Man Arrested Where Biden Was Due To Speak

Los Angeles – Armed Man Arrested Where Biden Was Due To Speak

  Los Angeles – A man with a loaded handgun was arrested in Los Angeles on Wednesday as he tried to drive through a security… Read More ›

Washington – Security Breach: Kenyan Airline Official Leaks Obama’s Exact Air Force One Itinerary

Washington – Security Breach: Kenyan Airline Official Leaks Obama’s Exact Air Force One Itinerary

  Washington – The White House does not plan to change President Barack Obama’s itinerary for his trip to Kenya later this week despite disclosure… Read More ›

Borough Park – Brooklyn Jewish Org. Honors NY Board Of Regents Chancellor Tisch As Dedicated Advocate For Special Needs Children

Borough Park – Brooklyn Jewish Org. Honors NY Board Of Regents Chancellor Tisch As Dedicated Advocate For Special Needs Children

  Brooklyn, NY – Tapping into her own Jewish roots, an emotional Dr. Meryl Tisch, Chancellor of the New York State Board of Regents, spoke… Read More ›

Pakistan court to hear appeal by woman sentenced to death for blasphemy

Pakistan court to hear appeal by woman sentenced to death for blasphemy

  Islamabad, Pakistan – Pakistan’s Supreme Court agreed Wednesday to hear an appeal by a Christian woman who has been sentenced to death for blasphemy. A… Read More ›

UK soccer fans banned over racist abuse in Paris

UK soccer fans banned over racist abuse in Paris

  Four UK soccer fans who were filmed as theyphysically stopped a black man from boarding a Paris Métro train in a nasty incident of… Read More ›

Investigation finished in police shooting in Cincinnati traffic stop

Investigation finished in police shooting in Cincinnati traffic stop

The Cincinnati Police Department said Wednesday it has finished investigating the fatal shooting of an apparently unarmed black man by a University of Cincinnati police… Read More ›

Israeli police stamp out teenager’s illegal lemonade stand

Israeli police stamp out teenager’s illegal lemonade stand

A 15 year old trying to make money for his summer break is fined and harrassed by police for selling lemonade in the town of… Read More ›