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George Bush is going to deliver the keynote at Hanukkah dinner

George Bush is going to deliver the keynote at Hanukkah dinner

George W. Bush is expected to deliver the keynote address at Yeshiva University’s 90th Annual Hanukkah Dinner and Convocation on Dec. 14th at the Waldorf-Astoria… Read More ›

Obama has a new ally

Obama has a new ally

President Barack Obama on Friday touted “slow and steady progress” in the fight against Islamic State militants as he committed to increase aid to Jordan,… Read More ›

California-Israel partnerships

California-Israel partnerships

California-Israel partnerships related to stem cell research are the horizon due to an agreement signed today between the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) and… Read More ›

Obama my take serious action against Israeli settlement

Obama my take serious action against Israeli settlement

The Obama administration is looking into the possibility of taking action against the construction of Israeli settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem, as… Read More ›

Paris – Holocaust Deportees To Be Compensated By France

Paris – Holocaust Deportees To Be Compensated By France

Paris – Many Americans and others deported by France’s state rail company SNCF during the Nazi occupation will be entitled to compensation under a new… Read More ›

Brussels- After France Recognize ‘Palestine’, Belgian Parliament In Line To Follow

Brussels- After France Recognize ‘Palestine’, Belgian Parliament In Line To Follow

Brussels – Though it is not clear what form the recognition will take, Belgium is the next country likely to make some type of move… Read More ›

Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis travels to Australia

Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis travels to Australia

Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis came back from his first visit to Australia and New Zealand. Despite much better weather than back home, it was no… Read More ›

Jerusalem – 60% Of Israelis In ‘JPost Poll’ Don’t Want Netanyahu Anymore

Jerusalem – 60% Of Israelis In ‘JPost Poll’ Don’t Want Netanyahu Anymore

Jerusalem – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s chances of coasting to an easy victory in the election which is to take place March 17 took a… Read More ›

Ramat Gan – Israel And Hungary  Forging Scientific Cooperation

Ramat Gan – Israel And Hungary Forging Scientific Cooperation

Ramat Gan – In order to advance scientific cooperation between Hungary and Israel, the Hungarian-Israeli scientific society was formally established at Bar-Ilan University this week.… Read More ›

Zagreb –  As WWII Restitution Croatia Returns Property To Jewish Community

Zagreb – As WWII Restitution Croatia Returns Property To Jewish Community

Zagreb – Croatia is transferring a piece of land in Zagreb to the Jewish community for property taken from the community during WWII as restitution. The… Read More ›

New York – Jewish Woman Loses Bid On Atomic Spy Case Conviction, She Is 98

New York – Jewish Woman Loses Bid On Atomic Spy Case Conviction, She Is 98

New York – A Jewish woman lost her bid Thursday to persuade a judge to erase her conviction for conspiracy to obstruct justice in the… Read More ›

New York – Brooklyn Man Accused Of Stealing From Aish HaTorah Organization Has Been Indicted

New York – Brooklyn Man Accused Of Stealing From Aish HaTorah Organization Has Been Indicted

New York – The District Attorney of Brooklyn Ken Thompson today announced that the former chief financial officer of Aish HaTorah New York has been… Read More ›

Ottawa – Israeli Canadian Woman’s Varied Past Revealed

Ottawa – Israeli Canadian Woman’s Varied Past Revealed

Ottawa –  – The shadowed and mixed past of the Canadian woman reported to have been captured earlier this week by Islamic militants while fighting… Read More ›

Rome – The  Jewish Museum In Rome Shows How Ghetto Was In 1880s

Rome – The Jewish Museum In Rome Shows How Ghetto Was In 1880s

Rome – Visitors to Rome’s Jewish Museum can now “walk” streets as they were before the Ghetto neighborhood’s  were demolished in the 1880s. Tucked behind… Read More ›

Finnish community and Jews connect through environment

Finnish community and Jews connect through environment

President of KKL-JNF Finland, Ms. Ethel Salutskij, organized an event called “The Great Israel Event”, which took place on November 2nd, the anniversary of the… Read More ›

French Embassy in Israel encourages students to study in France

French Embassy in Israel encourages students to study in France

The French Embassy in Israel is set to hold an Information Day on Friday to inform and encourage potential students about the numerous study and… Read More ›

Jerusalem – “I Am At The Start Of A Fight For Our Life” Livni Says On Threshold Of Election Campaign

Jerusalem – “I Am At The Start Of A Fight For Our Life” Livni Says On Threshold Of Election Campaign

Jerusalem – Former justice minister Tzipi Livni, in a farewell ceremony to the workers of the ministry after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fired her earlier… Read More ›

Israel -Security Official States Palestinians Inciting Terror To Influence Israeli Politics

Israel -Security Official States Palestinians Inciting Terror To Influence Israeli Politics

Israel –  Security forces are concerned about an upswing in attempts to carry out terrorist attacks in order to influence domestic affairs in Israel, amid… Read More ›

Paris-  Attack Highlights Anti-Semitism Concerns With French Jews

Paris- Attack Highlights Anti-Semitism Concerns With French Jews

Paris -An attack on a French couple is reviving worries about long-simmering anti-Semitic sentiment in France. Assailants this week forced their way into an apartment… Read More ›

Jerusalem – Charedi Extremists Attack Rabbi Police Officer In Mea Shearim Synagogue

Jerusalem – Charedi Extremists Attack Rabbi Police Officer In Mea Shearim Synagogue

Jerusalem – Jewish extremists attacked a police officer in uniform who entered a synagogue to pray in the Mea Shearim neighborhood  on Thursday. The officer did… Read More ›