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Newark, NJ – Man Acquitted Of Stabbing Jewish Man In Crown Heights Riots Now Charged With DWI

Newark, NJ – Man Acquitted Of Stabbing Jewish Man In Crown Heights Riots Now Charged With DWI

Newark, NJ -After being found passed out with a bottle of scotch in his car near Newark Airport. Lemrick Nelson Jr. – known for stabbing… Read More ›

Washington – Congress OKs Bill Although Watered Down On US-Israel Ties

Washington – Congress OKs Bill Although Watered Down On US-Israel Ties

Washington -On Wednesday, congress approved legislation deepening U.S.-Israeli cooperation after softening a push to grant Israelis visa-free travel rights to the United States even as… Read More ›

Several London Jewish institutions have cancelled their speeches

Several London Jewish institutions have cancelled their speeches

Mordechai Kedar had been due to begin a speaking tour at Lauderdale Road Synagogue last night but the ZF confirmed it and a talk at… Read More ›

Russian Jew is beaten in Moscow

Russian Jew is beaten in Moscow

A student at the Torat Haim yeshiva near Moscow was badly beaten outside the yeshiva. Shlomo (Fyodor) Romanovsky of Belarus was in the hospital and… Read More ›

Paris – Frenchman Jailed For Five Years For Hit-And-Run Killing In Israe

Paris – Frenchman Jailed For Five Years For Hit-And-Run Killing In Israe

Paris – A French national was sentenced on Wednesday to five years in jail for killing an Israeli woman while driving in Tel Aviv in… Read More ›

New York – The Jewish Daily Forward Profiles Rabbi Twersky’s Inner Dealings New Square Enclave

New York – The Jewish Daily Forward Profiles Rabbi Twersky’s Inner Dealings New Square Enclave

New York – The Jewish Daily Forward profiles Skverer Rebbe, Rabbi David Twersky and the secretive dealings and goings-on in his New Square enclave and… Read More ›

London’s Deputy Mayor met with Jewish group to discuss anti-Semitic crime

London’s Deputy Mayor met with Jewish group to discuss anti-Semitic crime

Jewish groups had a meeting with London’s Deputy Mayor Steven Greenhalgh for Policing and Crime(MOPAC)  to discuss anti-Semitic hate crime at demonstrations and on social media.… Read More ›

US Secretary of State hopes a new Israel government will be committed to peace

US Secretary of State hopes a new Israel government will be committed to peace

“We hope that whatever government is formed is a government that will – or whether there are elections, that those elections will produce — the… Read More ›

Bethoncourt, France – Young Girls Targeted By Jihadists In Europe For Recruitment To Attack Jews

Bethoncourt, France – Young Girls Targeted By Jihadists In Europe For Recruitment To Attack Jews

Bethoncourt, France – There is an increase in adolescent girls joining Islamic jihadists after being lured by Internet recruiters, European government officials say. The New… Read More ›

United Nations -Israel Calls Iran Seeking Key UN Post ‘Absurd’

United Nations -Israel Calls Iran Seeking Key UN Post ‘Absurd’

United Nations – In a move that Israel on Tuesday compared to gangster Al Capone running the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, Iran is seeking… Read More ›

Amman – Jordanian Muslim Brotherhood Smuggling Weapons Into Israel

Amman – Jordanian Muslim Brotherhood Smuggling Weapons Into Israel

Amman – Arab media reports that the Jordanian government arrested 21 Muslim Brotherhood members for smuggling weapons and money into the West Bank. The Brotherhood… Read More ›

Two Israeli start-ups are finalists in the iiAwards

Two Israeli start-ups are finalists in the iiAwards

Two Israeli start-ups, Pixoneye and Pzartech, are two of the six super finalists in the iiAwards, a world start-up competition organized by the Paris Region… Read More ›

Washington –  Details On Nazi Benefit Payments Wanted By GOP Senetors

Washington – Details On Nazi Benefit Payments Wanted By GOP Senetors

Washington – Two senior Republican senators are demanding the Obama administration provide Congress with records explaining what roll the justice department played and how suspected… Read More ›

United Nations – UN Resolution: Nuclear Arms Must Be Renounced By Israel

United Nations – UN Resolution: Nuclear Arms Must Be Renounced By Israel

United Nations – The U.N. General Assembly overwhelmingly approved an Arab-backed resolution Tuesday calling on Israel to  put its nuclear facilities under international oversight and… Read More ›

Jerusalem – Eyeing Coalition With Haredim, Netanyahu Says He Opposes Criminal Sanctions For IDF Draft Dodgers

Jerusalem – Eyeing Coalition With Haredim, Netanyahu Says He Opposes Criminal Sanctions For IDF Draft Dodgers

Jerusalem – Seemingly paving the way for the formation of a new government with the haredi political parties after the coming election, Prime Minister Benjamin… Read More ›

Washington – Nazi Benefit Payments Stopped By The House

Washington – Nazi Benefit Payments Stopped By The House

Washington – The House unanimously approved a bill Tuesday that would block suspected Nazi war criminals from receiving Social Security benefits. The measure would shut… Read More ›

Israel’s King of Blues Rock

Israel’s King of Blues Rock

If it hadn’t been for Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach, Lazer Lloyd thinks he would’ve been famous by now. On the other hand, he figures that by… Read More ›

Jerusalem – Why Is Netanyahu Trying To Make The ‘Jewish State’ More ‘Jewish’

Jerusalem – Why Is Netanyahu Trying To Make The ‘Jewish State’ More ‘Jewish’

Jerusalem – This might seem like an interesting time for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to promulgate a new law defining Israel’s identity as “the nation… Read More ›

Paris – Recognition Of Palestinian State French Vote Urges

Paris – Recognition Of Palestinian State French Vote Urges

Paris – In the hope that it would speed up peace efforts after decades of conflict,  France’s lower house of Parliament voted Tuesday to urge the… Read More ›

New York – CDC:  Benefits Outweigh Risks In Circumcision

New York – CDC: Benefits Outweigh Risks In Circumcision

New York – U.S. health officials on Tuesday released a draft of long-awaited federal guidelines on circumcision, saying medical evidence supports having the procedure done… Read More ›