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Canada's FM Visits Auschwitz Death Camp Memorial

Article by AP | Published 04/24/14 | Comments (0)

Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird paid a visit on Thursday to the memorial museum at the World War II Auschwitz-Birkenau German Nazi death camp. Baird and...

   
 

3 American Workers Shot, Killed by Security Guard In Af...

Article by Qadir Siddiqui and Holly Yan | Published 04/24/14 | Comments (0)

Kabul, Afghanistan -- At least three American hospital workers in Afghanistan were killed Thursday by an officer guarding the hospital, Kabul police said. Th...

   
 

U.S. Official Says Hamas-PLO Government Would Prompt Ai...

Article by Matt Spetalnick and Mark Felse... | Published 04/24/14 | Comments (0)

The United States would have to reconsider its assistance to the Palestinians if Islamist group Hamas and the Palestinian Liberation Organization form a g...

   
 

Funeral Set In Rabbi Bulka's Shul For Canada'...

Article by Meghan Hurley | Published 04/24/14 | Comments (0)

OTTAWA — A funeral will be held in Ottawa on Friday for Herb Gray, the former deputy prime minister and Canada’s first Jewish federal cabinet minist...

   
 

RAF Jet Chases Russian Planes Away From UK

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/24/14 | Comments (0)

Two planes are turned back as they approach Scotland, as the Royal Navy "keeps an eye" on a Russian warship's movements. Two Russian bombers which flew cl...

   
 

Rabbi Marc Schneier meetis With Mahmoud Abbas

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/23/14 | Comments (0)

Amidst increasing tensions between Israel and the Palestinian Authority over stalled peace negotiations, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas met Su...

   
 

Why Hamas and Fatah Carry on the Charade

Article by Seth Mandel | Published 04/23/14 | Comments (0)

Progress in Hamas-Fatah unity talks may appear to be fertile ground for jokes at Secretary of State John Kerry’s expense, since it seems the one divide ...

   
 

U.S. To Deliver Apache Helicopters To Egypt, Relaxing H...

Article by Phil Stewart and Arshad Mohamm... | Published 04/23/14 | Comments (0)

The United States said on Tuesday it will deliver 10 Apache attack helicopters to Egypt, relaxing a partial suspension of aid imposed after Egypt's mil...

   
 

Chisel Used To Build The 2,000-year-old Kotel HaMaravi ...

Article by Aryeh Savir, Tazpit | Published 04/23/14 | Comments (0)

A chisel that builders of the 2,000-year-old Western Wall used was found by Israeli archaeologists, the Tazpit News Agency reported. The Israeli Antiquities A...

   
 

IAF Strikes Gaza Terror Cell Preparing To Launch Rocket...

Article by Yaakov Lappin, Reuters | Published 04/23/14 | Comments (0)

Shin Bet identifies terror cell, thwarts "imminent threat to Israeli security"; Hamas medical officials say strike wounds four people; strike comes as Hamas ...

   
 

OP-ED: Airlift Ukrainian Jews Out Now

Article by Rabbi Royi Shaffin | Published 04/23/14 | Comments (0)

An Open Letter to the Government of Israel and the Leadership of the American Jewish Community Dear Fellow Jewish Leaders: The time for the Jews to leave the ...

   
 

US 'Deeply Concerned' Over Reported Kidnappin...

Article by AFP | Published 04/23/14 | Comments (0)

Simon Ostrovsky is allegedly being held in Ukraine by pro-Russian separatists The US State Department said it was “deeply concerned” Wednesday ov...

   
 

Hamas And Fatah Agree To Unity Government In Historic D...

Article by Staff Reporters | Published 04/23/14 | Comments (0)

Sides announce pact in Gaza; new government to take form in 5 weeks, new elections within 6 months after that A seven-year-old rift between rival Palestinia...

   
 

Iran's 'Exercise In Deceit'

Article by Shlomo Cesana, Dan Lavie, Eli ... | Published 04/23/14 | Comments (0)

Israel skeptical of Iranian announcement regarding limits in output of Arak heavy water reactor • Minister Yuval Steinitz: If Iran does not give up urani...

   
 

Assad 'Launching Chemical Attacks With Chlorine

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/23/14 | Comments (0)

Syria's Bashar al Assad is using lethal chlorine gas first used during the First World War, Western leaders fear. The French government says there are "in...

   
 

MH370 Search: 'Object Of Interest' Found On W...

Article by Ed Payne | Published 04/23/14 | Comments (0)

Australian officials say an "object of interest" in the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane has been found, but Malaysia authorities said it was to...

   
 

Netanyahu Tells Abbas To Choose Peace Partner: Hamas Or...

Article by Jeffrey Heller | Published 04/23/14 | Comments (0)

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cautioned Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday over just-revived unity talks with Hamas, saying...

   
 

SKorea Ferry Toll Hits 150 as Search Gets Tougher

Article by Gillian Wong and Hyung-Jin Kim | Published 04/23/14 | Comments (0)

The grim work of recovering bodies from the submerged South Korea ferry proceeded rapidly Wednesday, with the official death toll reaching 150, though a gover...

   
 

Jewish Reporter Simon Ostrovsky Being Held In Eastern U...

Article by Michael Calderone | Published 04/22/14 | Comments (0)

NEW YORK -- Vice News reporter Simon Ostrovsky, who has been aggressively covering the conflict in Crimea and Ukraine over the past month, is currently being he...

   
 

Experts: Drone Strikes in Yemen Effective in Stemming a...

Article by Todd Beamon | Published 04/22/14 | Comments (0)

Despite concerns that the 55 al-Qaida members killed in suspected U.S. drone strikes in Yemen over the weekend could easily be replaced, it's critical th...

   
 

Biden In Kiev: 'No Place' For Anti-Semitism I...

Article by AP, TOI Staff | Published 04/22/14 | Comments (0)

US vice president condemns attacks on Jewish community amid uptick of violent incidents in country’s east US Vice President Joe Biden Tuesday lashed out ...

   
 

South Korean President: 'Unforgivable, Murderous A...

Article by AP | Published 04/22/14 | Comments (0)

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korean President Park Geun-hye says the captain and some crew members of the sunken ferry committed 'unforgivable, murde...

   
 

Israel Strikes Back After 7 Gaza Rockets Mar Pesach

Article by Reuters | Published 04/22/14 | Comments (0)

Two Hit Sderot — No Injuries Five rockets fired from the Palestinian-run Gaza Strip landed in southern Israel during the Jewish Passover holiday on Mond...

   
 

WATCH: Ukraine Synagogue Firebombed - Attack Caught on ...

Article by JTA | Published 04/20/14 | Comments (0)

2 Molotov Cocktails Thrown at Nikolayev Shul The main synagogue in Nikolayev, located in the southeast of Ukraine, reportedly was firebombed. The synagogue wa...

   
 

Transcript Reveals Confusion Over Ferry Evacuation

Article by AP | Published 04/20/14 | Comments (0)

A transcript released Sunday shows the South Korean ferry that sank was crippled with confusion and indecision well after it began listing dangerously, possib...

   
 

Cairo Court Rejects Lawsuit to Ban All Israeli Activiti...

Article by Joshua Levitt | Published 04/20/14 | Comments (0)

Cairo’s Court for Urgent Matters said that it does not have jurisdiction to rule on a lawsuit that demanded all Israeli activities be banned in Egypt, A...

   
 

50 Years On, Remembering The Rally That Launched The So...

Article by Rafael Medoff | Published 04/20/14 | Comments (0)

“We didn’t know you couldn’t organize a mass rally in four days, and sometimes if you don’t know, then you just plunge ahead—and...

   
 

Holocaust Survivor Urges Jews To Flee Ukraine

Article by Marco Giannangeli | Published 04/20/14 | Comments (0)

ALL Jewish people should leave Ukraine at once, a Holocaust survivor warned last night, after “grotesque” anti-Semitic leaflets were handed out i...

   
 

Malaysian Plane Search In 44th Day, Sea Bed Scans Coul...

Article by Byron Kaye and Matt Siegel | Published 04/20/14 | Comments (0)

The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 entered its 44th day on Sunday as Australian search officials said a crucial series of sonar scans of ...

   
 

Five Killed In Reported Shooting In Slavyansk, E. Ukrai...

Article by Staff Reporters | Published 04/20/14 | Comments (0)

Russian media reports that Saturday night four cars opened fire on an unarmed checkpoint held by anti-government protesters in Slavyansk, one of the E. Ukrain...

   
 

4 Questions About Missing Malaysian Plane Answered

Article by AP | Published 04/19/14 | Comments (0)

Travelers at Asian airports have asked questions about the March 8 disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 while en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. ...

   
 

The Real Story Behind Those Fliers in Ukraine

Article by Batya Ungar-Sargon | Published 04/19/14 | Comments (0)

Leaflets telling Jews to register with authorities not actually from ‘authorities’ It’s use the Jew day in Ukraine—again. For mille...

   
 

Egypt Foils Attempt to Smuggle Jewish Artefacts Out the...

Article by AFP, Arutz-7 Staff | Published 04/19/14 | Comments (0)

Egypt has foiled an attempt to smuggle out of the country Jewish antiquities used during religious ceremonies, the antiquities ministry said on Friday.   &...

   
 

Iran Denounces US Ruling To Sell Property

Article by AP | Published 04/19/14 | Comments (0)

TEHRAN, Iran   — Iran has condemned a ruling issued by a U.S. federal judge approving plans to sell a 36-story Manhattan office building and other ...

   
 

Drone Kills 15 'Qaeda', 3 Civilians In Yemen

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/19/14 | Comments (0)

SANAA: A drone strike Saturday killed 15 Al-Qaeda suspects and three civilians in Yemen´s central Baida province, a stronghold of the extremist group...

   
 

13 Bodies Recovered From Sunken Ferry

Article by AP | Published 04/19/14 | Comments (0)

Thirteen more bodies were pulled from a sunken ferry off South Korea on Sunday, officials said, pushing the death toll to 46 but leaving more than 250 people ...

   
 

The Mystery of an American Plane Spotted in Tehran

Article by Reuters | Published 04/19/14 | Comments (0)

DUBAI  - Iran says that a plane which landed in Tehran airport flying the American flag was leased to Ghana's presidential office and carrying a b...

   
 

U.N. Peace Envoy Criticizes Israeli Hioliday Security I...

Article by Allyn Fisher-Ilan | Published 04/19/14 | Comments (0)

Israeli police refused to let the U.N.'s peace envoy to the Middle East, other diplomats and a crowd of Palestinians pass through a barricade to atten...

   
 

Jewish Athletes Passed Over In 1936 Olympics To Be Hono...

Article by JTA | Published 04/18/14 | Comments (0)

U.S. sprinters Marty Glickman and Sam Stoller prevented from competing at the Berlin games will be posthumously honored at the 2015 European Maccabi Games the...

   
 

Ukraine Crisis: Turning Points

Article by Vladimir Isachenkov | Published 04/18/14 | Comments (0)

MOSCOW -- An agreement struck by the U.S., the European Union, Russia and Ukraine has raised hopes for defusing the Ukrainian crisis, which has strained East...

   
 

Rescued Teacher From Sunken Ferry Found Hanged From Tre...

Article by Yonhap News Agency | Published 04/18/14 | Comments (0)

JINDO, South Korea, April 18  - A vice principal, who was in charge of hundreds of high school students on a ferry trip that turned into a tragedy when t...

   
 

Demands That Jews Register in Eastern Ukraine Are Denou...

Article by Andrew E. Kramer | Published 04/18/14 | Comments (0)

DONETSK, Ukraine — Worshipers at the Bet Menakhem-Mendl synagogue in this eastern Ukrainian city confronted a horrifying scene as they left a Passover ser...

   
 

Bizarre: British Royal Visit to Australia Fire Victims ...

Article by Joshua Levitt | Published 04/18/14 | Comments (0)

The visit of British royal new parents William and Kate, Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, to meet victims of last year’s brush fire in Australia’s B...

   
 

Terror Suspect Admits Israeli Attack Plan

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/17/14 | Comments (0)

Investigations into two suspected foreign terrorists are progressing swiftly as one of the men admitted to a planned attack on Israeli tourists in Khao San Roa...

   
 

Ukraine Is Not Ordering Its Jews to Register

Article by Julia Ioffe | Published 04/17/14 | Comments (0)

Today, the Western press caught up with the Ukrainian rumor mill: apparently, the People's Republic of Donetsk had ordered all Jews over the age of 16 to...

   
 

Kerry Condemns Call For Jews To Register In Ukrainian C...

Article by Reuters, JTA | Published 04/17/14 | Comments (0)

Separatists in Donetsk deny involvement in circulation of documents calling for Jews 16 and up to register at occupied government building. John Kerry Phot...

   
 

Fearing Passover Attack, Thai Officials Detain Two Leba...

Article by Glen Silver | Published 04/17/14 | Comments (0)

Bangkok, Thailand - National Security Council (NSC) reps confirmed on Wednesday that two Lebanese men have been picked up and are being questioned in connection...

   
 

Iran Murder Victim's Mother Stops Hanging

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/17/14 | Comments (0)

A convicted killer due to be hanged for murder has been spared after the victim's mother had a last-minute change of heart. The 18-year-old victim's ...

   
 

Runaway Spy Snowden Is Surprise Guest On Putin Phone-in

Article by Steve Gutterman | Published 04/17/14 | Comments (0)

* Putin tells Snowden Russian surveillance restricted by law * Snowden asks Putin whether mass surveillance is justified * Putin's refusal to hand Sno...

   
 

Jews Ordered To Register In East Ukraine

Article by Oren Dorell | Published 04/17/14 | Comments (0)

Jews in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk where pro-Russian militants have taken over government buildings were told they have to "register" with the Ukra...

   
 

Jewish Organization Opens Religious School In Palestini...

Article by Peter Beaumont | Published 04/17/14 | Comments (0)

Ateret Cohanim, which buys property for settlement, completes work on yeshiva in heart of potential future capital of Palestine A Jewish religious organisation...

   
 

'PA Incitement To Blame For Passover Eve Terror At...

Article by Efrat Forsher and Israel Hayom... | Published 04/16/14 | Comments (0)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Passover eve terror attack which left Israeli man dead was a result of ongoing Palestinian Authority incitement against...

   
 

Jordanian Jets Strike Vehicles Trying to Enter From Syr...

Article by Anne Barnard and Karam Shoumal... | Published 04/16/14 | Comments (0)

BEIRUT, Lebanon — Jordanian warplanes on Wednesday destroyed three vehicles trying to enter the country from neighboring Syria in an unusual strike tha...

   
 

Neo-Nazi Brand Opens Shop In Heart Of Jewish London

Article by Staff Reporters | Published 04/16/14 | Comments (0)

The Thor Steinar brand is closely associated with the far-right and has been banned in several football stadiums across Germany. London's Finchley neighbo...

   
 

BREAKING NEWS: South Korea Ferry Capsizes; Texts Sent A...

Article by KJ Kwon and Catherine E. Shoic... | Published 04/16/14 | Comments (0)

Son messages mom: 'I love you' Jindo, South Korea  -- A passenger describes women screaming in the darkness. A father learns his child is trapp...

   
 

Flight MH370 Co-Pilot Tried To Make Last Seconds Desper...

Article by Staff Reporters | Published 04/13/14 | Comments (0)

Malaysian paper says co-pilot's mobile phone was switched on as plane vanished from radar screens near Penang island The co-pilot of the missing Malaysian...

   
 

*There's A Great Future In 3D Printing*

Article by Judy Siegel-Itzkovich | Published 04/12/14 | Comments (0)

3D printing technology has ushered in a new era of customized products. The authors of a newly-translated book predict human organs are coming soon. The n...

   
 

European Committee Of Ministers Backs Circumcision

Article by Sam Sokol | Published 04/12/14 | Comments (0)

Decision elicits praise for repudiating PACE resolution equating the Jewish practice to mutilation. The Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers on Mar...

   
 

Iran Rejects U.S. Ban On Pick For U.N. Envoy, Vows Lega...

Article by Mehrdad Balali | Published 04/12/14 | Comments (0)

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran on Saturday rejected a U.S. decision to deny a visa for its newly appointed ambassador to the United Nations, pledging to take up the c...

   
 

Erekat Brands Israeli Sanctions as 'Piracy'

Article by Elad Benari | Published 04/11/14 | Comments (0)

The Palestinian Authority’s (PA) chief negotiator continued on Friday to blast Israel's decision to stop tax money transfers to the PA, branding it &...

   
 

Spanish Village Called 'Kill Jews' Considerin...

Article by JTA | Published 04/11/14 | Comments (0)

Northern Spanish village of Castrillo Matajudios to convene town hall meeting to vote on reverting Inquisition-era named village to original "Jews' Hill" ...

   
 

Ron Pundak, Architect Of 1993 Oslo Accords, Dead At 59

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/11/14 | Comments (0)

Pundak was involved in the opening of the secret channels of communication between Israel and the PLO in Oslo. Ron Pundak Photo: ARIEL BESOR Ron Pundak, an ...

   
 

Israeli Coalition Partner Threatens To Quit Over Peace ...

Article by Ari Rabinovitch | Published 04/11/14 | Comments (0)

A key partner in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's coalition threatened on Friday to pull out of the government if a deal to salvage peace talks wit...

   
 

House Votes to Deny Visa to Iranian Envoy Linked to �...

Article by Rick Gladstone | Published 04/11/14 | Comments (0)

The House on Thursday unanimously passed legislation approved by the Senate aimed at denying a visa to Iran’s choice for United Nations ambassador. The vo...

   
 

PA to Join Geneva Conventions

Article by AFP, Arutz-7 Staff | Published 04/11/14 | Comments (0)

The Palestinian Authority (PA) has signed up formally to the Geneva Conventions, which set down the rules of warfare and humanitarian operations in co...

   
 

Chief Rabbi Revealed to be Author of Pseudonymous Czech...

Article by Shiryn Ghermazian | Published 04/11/14 | Comments (0)

The pseudonymous author of one of the Czech Republic’s bestselling books this season has been revealed to be the country’s chief rabbi, Karol Sido...

   
 

U.S. Threatens Russia with Sanctions Over Oil Deal with...

Article by Elad Benari | Published 04/10/14 | Comments (0)

The United States is threatening Russia with more sanctions, not only over the situation in Ukraine but also over a possible oil deal between Moscow and Tehran...

   
 

Bennett Threatens To Quit Coalition If Arab-Israeli Pri...

Article by Barak Ravid | Published 04/10/14 | Comments (0)

Despite reported progress in effort to renew negotiations, Israel imposes fresh economic sanctions on PA. Economy Minister Naftali Bennett threatened to pull h...

   
 

US: Plans To Punish SNCF For Nazi Cooperation Would Har...

Article by AP | Published 04/10/14 | Comments (0)

French railway company transported about 76,000 Jews to Nazi concentration camps during Holocaust; says it had no part in decision as France was under German ...

   
 

Negotiation Chiefs Meet with Mediator in Jerusalem

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/10/14 | Comments (0)

Justice Minister Tzipi Livi met with chief negotiator Saeb Erekat of the Palestinian Authority (PA) and envoy Martin Indyk of the United States, Thursday af...

   
 

State Dept. Urges Israel To Keep Kerry's 'Dis...

Article by Herb Keinon, Michael Wilner | Published 04/10/14 | Comments (0)

Kerry, Liberman meet in Washington, both reaffirm commitment to peace talks despite recent setbacks. The US State Department on Wednesday attempted to clarify ...

   
 

British Opposition Leader Worried about Anti-Semitism

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/10/14 | Comments (0)

Chairman Edward Miliband of the British Labor party was the guest of the Hebrew University's Mount Scopus campus on Thursday. During a question-and-answe...

   
 

Palestinians Denounce Israeli Decision To Cutback Ties ...

Article by Khaled Abu Toameh | Published 04/10/14 | Comments (0)

PA Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah convens urgent meeting of Palestinian cabinet to discuss "official terror." Netanyahu and Abbas Photo: REUTERS The Palest...

   
 

Russia Withheld Crucial Details Of Boston Bombing Suspe...

Article by Eric M. Johnson, Reuters | Published 04/10/14 | Comments (0)

Russia declined several FBI requests for more information on Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev two years before the deadly 2013 attack, the Ne...

   
 

Nuclear Talks: Iran May Compromise On Plutonium At Arak...

Article by Reuters | Published 04/10/14 | Comments (0)

Iran says ready to redesign Arak to lower plutonium output; Russia sees growing chance of compromise; West fears could yield bomb material. Iranian FM Moha...

   
 

Aussie Official "Optimistic" Malaysia Airline...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/10/14 | Comments (0)

PERTH, Australia -- A ship searching for the missing Malaysian Airlines jet has detected two more underwater signals that may be emanating from the aircraft&#...

   
 

Mir Yerushalayim Dinner in Antwerp, Belgium (Photo Essa...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/08/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 8 -  Mir Yerushalayim Dinner in Antwerp, Belgium - Photo Credit: Flash Studio via Kuvien Images       &...

   
 

Carter Backs PA's UN Move

Article by Elad Benari | Published 04/08/14 | Comments (0)

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter on Monday expressed support for the Palestine Liberation Organization’s (PLO) move to seek membership in internationa...

   
 

Jewish U.S. Contractor Jailed In Cuba Goes On Hunger St...

Article by Daniel Trotta, Reuters | Published 04/08/14 | Comments (0)

HAVANA   - The U.S. contractor sentenced to a 15-year prison term in Cuba for attempting to establish an illegal Internet service has gone on a hunger st...

   
 

Ancient Chinese Jewish Community Of Kaifeng To Hold Tra...

Article by Gavriel Fiske | Published 04/08/14 | Comments (0)

Families of Jewish descent in Kaifeng, China, where a Jewish community of traders can be traced back over 1,000 years, are set to celebrate Passover with a tr...

   
 

France's Oldest Matzah-Maker Distributes Worldwide

Article by Tony L. Kamins | Published 04/08/14 | Comments (0)

For Jean-Claude Neymann, unleavened bread, or ‘pain azyme’ in French, is a defining family tradition (JTA) For most Jews, matzah season comes once...

   
 

Bodyguard: Arafat Would Lie When Denouncing Killing of ...

Article by Joshua Levitt | Published 04/08/14 | Comments (0)

Muhammad Al-Daya, longtime bodyguard of Yasser Arafat, explained in a recent televised interview how Arafat used to lie when he denounced bombings in Israel. ...

   
 

UK Scientists Make Body Parts in Lab

Article by Maria Cheng,AP | Published 04/08/14 | Comments (0)

In a north London hospital, scientists are growing noses, ears and blood vessels in the laboratory in a bold attempt to make body parts using stem cells. It ...

   
 

Israel Bars Palestinian Olympian From Leaving Gaza

Article by Ibrahim Barzak | Published 04/08/14 | Comments (0)

Israel's high court on Tuesday upheld a decision to prevent an Olympic runner from leaving the Gaza Strip to participate in a marathon, highlighting Isra...

   
 

Israeli FM: Palestinian Prisoner Release Is Off

Article by AP | Published 04/08/14 | Comments (0)

JERUSALEM — Israel's foreign minister on Tuesday warned the Palestinians that a planned prisoner release will not happen as long as they pursue ...

   
 

815 Million Prepared To Vote In World's Biggest El...

Article by Shyamantha Asokan | Published 04/07/14 | Comments (0)

The first Indians cast their votes on Monday in the world's biggest election, with Hindu nationalist opposition candidate Narendra Modi holding a stro...

   
 

Thousands of Jerusalem Arabs without water

Article by Jon Gerberg, AP | Published 04/07/14 | Comments (0)

JERUSALEM   — Tens of thousands of Palestinians living in east Jerusalem have been without running water for more than a month, victims of a decrep...

   
 

First Women Joining Palestinian Commando Unit

Article by Karin Laub and Mohammed Daragh... | Published 04/07/14 | Comments (0)

JERICHO, West Bank  — Palestinian women in combat fatigues and headscarves rappelled down a six-story tower, fired assault rifles at imaginary terr...

   
 

Island Of Grenada Opens Chabad Jewish Center With Perma...

Article by Mitch Stern | Published 04/07/14 | Comments (0)

Grenada - Following decades of service from “Roving Rabbis,” the island of Grenada has officially opened the Chabad Jewish Center of Grenada with ...

   
 

State Department Official and Chief Rabbi of Ukraine Up...

Article by Shimmy Blum | Published 04/07/14 | Comments (0)

With the Russia-Ukraine crisis atop the minds of world leaders and citizens, Agudath Israel of America hosted a conference call focusing on the plight of t...

   
 

Jews in the Former Soviet Union Receive Seder Support, ...

Article by Sarah Massry | Published 04/07/14 | Comments (0)

For Jews living in the former Soviet Union and other communist countries during the 1950s, observing Pesach, with kosher matzah and wine, was virtually imp...

   
 

Bipartisan Bill In House Seeks To Bolster Sanctions Aga...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/07/14 | Comments (0)

A bipartisan group of U.S. House of Representatives members have introduced a new resolution to strengthen sanctions against the Lebanese terror group Hezboll...

   
 

U.S. Presses On With Mideast Talks Rescue Attempt

Article by Jeffrey Heller | Published 04/07/14 | Comments (0)

U.S. efforts to save Middle East peace talks from collapse showed little sign of progress on Monday amid threats from Israel to retaliate for what it saw as ...

   
 

Ship Detects Possible Black Box Signals

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/07/14 | Comments (0)

A pinger locator on an Australian navy ship searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet has detected signals consistent with transmissions from aircraft b...

   
 

Bulgaria Says Bomber In Burgas Attack Was Algerian

Article by Tsvetelia Tsolova | Published 04/07/14 | Comments (0)

The man who blew up a bus in a Bulgarian Black Sea resort in 2012, killing five Israeli tourists, was of Algerian origin and trained in camps in South Leba...

   
 

Olmert Questioned By Police Over New Obstruction Of Jus...

Article by Yonah Jeremy Bob | Published 04/07/14 | Comments (0)

Former PM's spokesman blasts law enforcement for what he called continued unsubstantiated leaks before Olmert had a chance to fully respond. Former pr...

   
 

Nasrallah: Assad Is Safe, Israel Is Worried

Article by Roi Kais, AP | Published 04/06/14 | Comments (0)

Hezbollah leader says Syrian president's regime is no longer in danger of falling, and that following Assad, Hezbollah's successes in Syria and Leba...

   
 

Ukrainian Jewish Immigration To Israel Rises 70 Percent...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/06/14 | Comments (0)

Ukrainian Jewish immigration to Israel has risen 70 percent in 2014 amid the recent political upheaval in that country. According to the Jewish Agency for Isr...

   
 

France's Front National Party Boss Places Ban On &...

Article by Glen Silver | Published 04/06/14 | Comments (0)

Paris, France - Saying that it is necessary in order to “save secularism,” Front National Party boss Marine Le Pen has issued a ban on non-pork me...