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Six Skiers Die In Avalanche In French Alps

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/25/15 | Comments (0)

Four men and two women were trekking at 7,900ft when they were buried in one of deadliest snowslide in years Six experienced skiers have been killed in one o...

   
 

Jewish Woman Reportedly Killed By Shelling - Ukrainian ...

Article by Sam Sokol | Published 01/25/15 | Comments (0)

Number of casualties mounting amidst shelling by Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukrainian city of Mariupol Jewish leaders in the Ukrainian port city of ...

   
 

Fearing For His Life Reporter Covering Prosecutor'...

Article by AP | Published 01/25/15 | Comments (0)

Buenos Aires - A journalist credited with being the first to report the gunshot death of federal prosecutor Alberto Nisman has left Argentina because of fear ...

   
 

Jewish Federation CEO Offers to Take 100 Lashes on Beha...

Article by Shiryn Ghermazian | Published 01/25/15 | Comments (0)

The CEO of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation, Hannah Rosenthal, is among a group of US activists offering to take 100 lashes each in place of a Saudi blogger pu...

   
 

France The Most Dangerous Country For Jews - Report

Article by Marissa Newman | Published 01/25/15 | Comments (0)

Hate crimes up 400% during Gaza war, annual study says, and most anti-Jewish attacks perpetrated by radical Islamists France was the most dangerous country fo...

   
 

Lieberman: Yisrael Beytenu Will Distribute Charlie Hebd...

Article by Moran Azulay, Attila Somfalvi | Published 01/25/15 | Comments (0)

Party will buy thousands of copies and distribute them to the public in the name of freedom of speech; MK Ganaim: 'Only a week ago two Arabs were murdere...

   
 

Obama Offers Condolence To Japanese Prime Minister Over...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/25/15 | Comments (0)

President Barack Obama has offered condolences to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe over the killing of a Japanese national by the Islamic State group. The ...

   
 

Jewish Agency Plans Absorption Of 120,000 French Jews

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/25/15 | Comments (0)

Jewish Agency chairman Natan Sharansky: Unless Israel prepares appropriately, French Jews will go elsewhere. Hebrew daily "Yediot Ahronot" reports that the Jew...

   
 

Obama Will Not Attend 70th Anniversary of Auschwitz Lib...

Article by Daniel Wiser | Published 01/25/15 | Comments (0)

Heads of state from France, Germany, Belgium, Austria, the Netherlands, and Denmark will be present Treasury Secretary Jack Lew will represent the United State...

   
 

Japan Stunned After Video Claims Death Of 1 Of 2 IS Hos...

Article by AP | Published 01/25/15 | Comments (0)

From prime minister to ordinary people, Japanese responded with shock Sunday at a video purportedly showing one of two Japanese hostages of the extremist Isla...

   
 

What's Happening In The Middle East And Why It Mat...

Article by Greg Botelho | Published 01/24/15 | Comments (0)

The Middle East has never been a simple place. Yet nowadays, this region is especially turbulent -- with waves rocking several countries, so big that their...

   
 

Unverified Video Shows ISIS Beheading Of Japanese Hosta...

Article by AP | Published 01/24/15 | Comments (0)

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe angrily demanded Sunday that the extremist Islamic State group release a Japanese journalist it is holding hostage after a new onlin...

   
 

French Rabbi Whose Daughter Was Murdered in Toulouse Je...

Article by Ben Cohen | Published 01/23/15 | Comments (0)

It’s almost three years since the Islamist terrorist Mohammed Merah walked into the Ozar Hatorah school in the French city of Toulouse and opened fire, ...

   
 

Petition Calls for Israel to Honor Muslim HyperCacher H...

Article by Shiryn Ghermazian | Published 01/23/15 | Comments (0)

A British woman has started an online petition urging Israel to honor Lassana Bathily, the Muslim worker who saved seven Jews by hiding them during the January...

   
 

Mossad Distances Itself From Report That It Opposes New...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/23/15 | Comments (0)

Israel’s Mossad intelligence agency distanced itself from a report that it opposes new American sanctions against Iran. Bloomberg News reported Thursday ...

   
 

Telling the Jewish Story

Article by Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks | Published 01/23/15 | Comments (0)

Go to Washington and take a tour of the memorials and you will make a fascinating discovery. Begin at the Lincoln Memorial with its giant statue of the man wh...

   
 

The Case Against the International Criminal Court Inves...

Article by Alan Dershowitz | Published 01/23/15 | Comments (0)

In 2012 my friend and colleague Luis Moreno Ocampo, who was then the Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, ruled correctly that “Palesti...

   
 

Hard Times for Hezbollah

Article by Lee Smith | Published 01/23/15 | Comments (0)

Is Iran’s Lebanese client losing its grip? BeirutLast week Hezbollah buried one of its princes, Jihad Mughniyeh, the 22-year-old son of the late Imad ...

   
 

Israeli Doctors Help Out Hundreds of Children in Vietna...

Article by Anav Silverman, Tazpit News Ag... | Published 01/23/15 | Comments (0)

For over 30 years, the international Operation Smile has provided over 200,000 free surgical procedures to children and young adults around the world sufferin...

   
 

Arab Parties Merge Ahead Of Israeli Knesset Elections

Article by Israel Hayom | Published 01/23/15 | Comments (0)

Israel’s Arab political parties—Balad, Ra’am-Ta’al, and Hadash—on Thursday announced that they will be vying in the March 17 Kn...

   
 

At U.N. Anti-Semitism Conference, Saudi Arabia Blames I...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/23/15 | Comments (0)

At the first-ever informal United Nations conference addressing anti-Semitism, surprise attendee Saudi Arabia blamed Israeli “occupation” for the ...

   
 

Russia: Country Must Prepare For Deeper, Longer Crisis

Article by AP | Published 01/23/15 | Comments (0)

A top Russian official says the country’s economic crisis will worsen and is likely to be longer than the last one in 2008-2009. During a debate Friday a...

   
 

Signs Emerge Of Major Ukraine Rebel Offensive Looming

Article by AP | Published 01/23/15 | Comments (0)

Signs emerged Friday pointing to a major offensive in eastern Ukraine by rebels fighting to break off from the rest of the country. A rebel leader said they ...

   
 

Queen Elizabeth Now World's Oldest Monarch After D...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/23/15 | Comments (0)

The king is dead, long live the queen. The death of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia on Thursday, at about age 90, leaves British Queen Elizabeth II as the oldest...

   
 

Iraqi Torah Scroll Makes Mysterious Journey To Jerusale...

Article by AP | Published 01/22/15 | Comments (0)

Israel’s Foreign Ministry has dedicated a 200-year-old Iraqi Torah scroll whose journey to Israel remains a mystery. The scroll is believed to have been ...

   
 

Ukrainian Jewish Businessman Found Shot Dead in Lviv

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/22/15 | Comments (0)

A Ukrainian Jewish businessman was shot dead in Lviv. The body of Felix Vrotslavsky, 56, was found Tuesday on Zelenoy Street, on the city’s southeastern ...

   
 

Iran, Hezbollah Claim Saudis Helped Israel Target Terro...

Article by Dave Bender | Published 01/22/15 | Comments (0)

Iran and Hezbollah are claiming that Saudi Arabia assisted Israel with its airstrike in the Golan Heights on Sunday, in which several terrorists and an Irania...

   
 

Mossad Chief Denies Report He Warned US Against Iran Sa...

Article by Dave Bender | Published 01/22/15 | Comments (0)

The head of Israel’s Mossad intelligence service Tamir Pardo has denied a report which claimed he and other senior Mossad officials expressed opposition...

   
 

Yarmulke-Clad Swedish Gentile Reporter Attacked in Malm...

Article by Dave Bender | Published 01/22/15 | Comments (0)

Eighteen months after an intrepid gentile journalist strolled the streets of Malmo, Sweden wearing a yarmulke, in order to get a sense of how residents of the...

   
 

King Abdullah, Who Sought to Modernize Saudi Arabia, De...

Article by AP | Published 01/22/15 | Comments (0)

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah, the powerful U.S. ally who joined Washington's fight against al-Qaida and sought to mode...

   
 

French Philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy Denounces 'D...

Article by Ben Cohen | Published 01/22/15 | Comments (0)

The first ever meeting of the UN General Assembly devoted solely to the question of antisemitism was the occasion for a powerful keynote address from Bernard-...

   
 

US Issues Israel Travel Warning Over Aftermath Of Airst...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/22/15 | Comments (0)

The United States Embassy in Tel Aviv on Wednesday published a warning on traveling to Israel due to the potential aftermath of the recent airstrike in Syria ...

   
 

Professor Shiloh, Israel Cancer Research Fund 'Res...

Article by BJLife Israel Newsroom | Published 01/22/15 | Comments (0)

 Norway’s premier charitable organization awards Israel cancer geneticis International Research Award for work on cell survival and DNA stability Ne...

   
 

Yemeni Government, Rebels Reach Tentative Agreement

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/21/15 | Comments (0)

Sanaa, Yemen (CNN)[Breaking news update, 2:08 p.m.] The Yemeni government has reached a tentative agreement with Houthi rebels aimed at defusing the coun...

   
 

Israeli TV Shows 'Iranian Missile' That '...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/21/15 | Comments (0)

Satellite images taken outside Tehran feature first look at long-range missile newly developed by Iran, TV report says Iran has built a 27-meter-long missile,...

   
 

Argentine Hostel Popular With Israelis Targeted in Viol...

Article by Ben Cohen | Published 01/21/15 | Comments (0)

A group of Israeli tourists has been forced to leave a hostel in Lago Puelo, a national park in Argentina’s Patagonia region, following a violent antise...

   
 

Iranian Chief Rabbi Bans Insulting Mohammed

Article by Tova Dvorin | Published 01/21/15 | Comments (0)

Insulting Mohammed punishable by death in Judaism, Iran's Chief Rabbi allegedly says in statement likely coerced by authorities. Iran's Chief Rabbi&n...

   
 

Israel Denies Targeting Iranian General Killed in Syria...

Article by Dave Bender | Published 01/20/15 | Comments (0)

In a bid to lessen rapidly escalating military tensions, an Israeli source on Tuesday said the targets of Sunday’s air strike in Syria were “relati...

   
 

No Gunpowder Found on Nisman's Hands, Investigatin...

Article by Ben Cohen | Published 01/20/15 | Comments (0)

The Argentine official in charge of the investigation into the death in suspicious circumstances of State Prosecutor Alberto Nisman has cast fresh doubt on th...

   
 

Lebanese Politicians Urge Hezbollah to Retaliate Agains...

Article by Ben Cohen | Published 01/20/15 | Comments (0)

Following Sunday’s alleged strike by the Israeli air force on Qunaitra in the Golan Heights, in which a top Iranian general was killed along with leadin...

   
 

A Cartoonist Urges Restraint - Except When it Comes to ...

Article by Rafael Medoff | Published 01/21/15 | Comments (0)

One might think cartoonists, as champions of irreverence and untrammeled free speech, would be unanimously resolute in defending their martyred comrades at t...

   
 

IDF Expanding Elite Tunnel Unit to Meet Emerging Gaza, ...

Article by Dave Bender | Published 01/20/15 | Comments (0)

The IDF’s Yahalom “Diamond” special engineering unit, which focused on finding and destroying Hamas tunnels in Gaza during the summer’s...

   
 

U.S. Jewish Groups Advise Institutions to Report Any Fo...

Article by Suzanne Vega | Published 01/20/15 | Comments (0)

As all Jewish communities tighten up their security around the world, the security arm of national U.S. Jewish groups is requesting Jewish institutions to rep...

   
 

Russia And Iran Sign Military Cooperation Deal

Article by AP | Published 01/20/15 | Comments (0)

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran and Russia signed an agreement Tuesday to expand military ties in a visit to Tehran by the Russian defense minister. Sergei Shoig...

   
 

IAEA Report: Iran Honoring Interim Agreement To Tempora...

Article by AP | Published 01/20/15 | Comments (0)

Iran is honoring its commitment not to expand atomic activities that could be used to make weapons while it negotiates with six world powers on a lasting nucl...

   
 

A Riddle Wrapped In A Mystery Inside A Strike On Hezbol...

Article by Avi Issacharoff | Published 01/20/15 | Comments (0)

The little we know about Sunday’s attack just leaves more gaping unknowns, like whether Israel considered how the group would be forced to respond after...

   
 

ISIS Threatens To Kill 2 Japanese Hostages Unless Tokyo...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/20/15 | Comments (0)

The militant group ISIS has threatened to kill two Japanese hostages unless Tokyo hands over $200 million within 72 hours. In a video posted online Tuesday, ...

   
 

Palestinian Protesters Throw Eggs And Shoes At Canadian...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/19/15 | Comments (0)

Palestinian protesters threw eggs and shoes at Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird’s convoy after a meeting in Ramallah between Baird and his Palestin...

   
 

Auschwitz Survivor Remembers Encounter With Monstrous N...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/19/15 | Comments (0)

The great Italian Jewish writer Primo Levi famously wrote that a Nazi guard at the Auschwitz concentration camp told him, “Hier ist kein warum — the...

   
 

Lord Sacks Reveals British Police Thwarted Terror Plot ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/19/15 | Comments (0)

Lord Jonathan Sacks, the former British Chief Rabbi, has told the BBC that the greatest threat currently facing British Jews comes from radical Islamists. &l...

   
 

Iron Dome Batteries Said Deployed As North Braces For H...

Article by Stuart Winer | Published 01/19/15 | Comments (0)

IDF chief says army ‘prepared’ day after Hezbollah members killed in strike; units near border set to go on leave ordered to stay put Israel&rsq...

   
 

Senior Hezbollah Operative Targeted in Strike Planned A...

Article by Dave Bender | Published 01/19/15 | Comments (0)

Further details of the terrorist career of Hezbollah operative Jihad Mughniyeh have emerged following his reported death in an Israeli Air Force strike yester...

   
 

In Dark Times, Remember Wallenberg

Article by Irwin Cotler | Published 01/19/15 | Comments (0)

It has been a dark January. Thus far, 2015 has brought tragic and infuriating terrorism, anti-Semitism, and assaults on liberty in France; a car bomb in Yemen...

   
 

Israeli Ambassador to US Predicts Major Rise in French ...

Article by Dave Bender | Published 01/19/15 | Comments (0)

Israel’s ambassador to the US, Ron Dermer, told MSNBC on Wednesday that, due to rampant antisemitic attacks, capped by last Friday’s terror sh...

   
 

'Alberto Nisman Was the 86th Victim of the AMIA Bo...

Article by Ben Cohen | Published 01/19/15 | Comments (0)

Assertions by Argentinian officials that Alberto Nisman – the Special Prosecutor investigating the 1994 bombing of the AMIA Jewish Center in Buenos Aire...

   
 

Statements by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Jap...

Article by BJLife Israel Newsroom | Published 01/19/15 | Comments (0)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, today (Monday, 19 January 2015), at his Jerusalem office, met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. The two made the follo...

   
 

Labour Leader Ed Miliband Touts His Pro-Israel Credenti...

Article by Jacob Kornbluh | Published 01/19/15 | Comments (0)

After kicking off his bid to become Britain’s next prime minister, Labour leader Ed Miliband reached out to Jewish voters by describing himself as ...

   
 

Rav Shteinman To French Jewry Considering Aliyah: Moshi...

Article by Eliyahu Berkowitz | Published 01/19/15 | Comments (0)

Last Saturday the Jewish communities in England, Belgium and France were overcome with concerns and wrapped in a shadow of fear as a result of the wave of ter...

   
 

PM Netanyahu Meets with Canadian Foreign Minister John ...

Article by BJLife Israel Newsroom | Published 01/19/15 | Comments (0)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, this afternoon (Monday, 19 January 2014), met with Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird. The two made the following remarks a...

   
 

Israel Urges Argentina To Continue Prosecutor's Wo...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/19/15 | Comments (0)

Israel urged Argentine authorities on Monday to carry on with the work of a prosecutor who was found dead after having alleged a cover-up in the investigation...

   
 

President Rivlin Holds Working Meeting with Japanese Pr...

Article by BJLife Israel Newsroom | Published 01/19/15 | Comments (0)

President Reuven Rivlin today (Monday, 19 January 2015) held a working meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe, who is on an official visit – his...

   
 

Hollande, Once France's Least Popular Leader, Sees...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/19/15 | Comments (0)

President Francois Hollande, once the most unpopular French leader in his country’s modern history, is getting a major boost in popularity following his...

   
 

Former MI5 Chief Warns Of Outdated Laws To Track Terror...

Article by Eliyahu Berkowitz | Published 01/19/15 | Comments (0)

The war against terrorism has increased in ferocity in recent years and the rules have changed. Technology is a weapon used by everyone, including the terrori...

   
 

Hezbollah Vows Revenge, Says Attack On Israel 'Is ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/19/15 | Comments (0)

One pro-Hezbollah source told the Lebanese daily A-Safir that the group “will not rush to decide what steps should be taken” in retaliation to the...

   
 

European Union Appeals Hamas Court Ruling That Took Gro...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/19/15 | Comments (0)

BRUSSELS — The European Union launched an appeal against last month's EU court ruling that ordered the Palestinian group Hamas removed from its ter...

   
 

Iranian General Among Dead in IAF Golan Strike

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/19/15 | Comments (0)

Hezbollah says Israeli strike that killed six terrorists also killed six Iranian soldiers; Iran confirms general among the dead. An Israeli strike on Syria tha...

   
 

Argentine Prosecutor Who Investigated Blast At Buenos A...

Article by AP | Published 01/19/15 | Comments (0)

A special prosecutor who had accused Argentine President Cristina Fernandez of ordering impunity for Iranian suspects in the South American country’s wo...

   
 

'They Aimed At The Jews And They Hit Innocent Fren...

Article by Judith Bergman | Published 01/18/15 | Comments (0)

Last Sunday the French turned out in millions to march against terror and to pay tribute to the victims of the most recent terrorist attacks in Paris. Suddenl...

   
 

5 Members Of Hezbollah Including Son Of Imad Mughniyeh ...

Article by Jpost.com, Reuters, Yaakov Lap... | Published 01/18/15 | Comments (0)

Two sources close to Hezbollah said that the son of former Hezbollah military leader Imad Mughniyeh was killed in the strike. Five members of Hezbollah, includ...

   
 

Why Political Islam is Winning

Article by Zalman Shoval | Published 01/18/15 | Comments (0)

Political Islam is “winning” because the intelligentsia in the West “began to declare that the building blocks of the Western system were outm...

   
 

Anti-Islam Rally In German City Dresden Canceled Over T...

Article by AP | Published 01/18/15 | Comments (0)

A weekly rally by a German group protesting what it calls “the Islamization of the West” was called off on Sunday because of a terrorist threat ag...

   
 

Isolated Incidents or Global War?

Article by Dore Gold | Published 01/18/15 | Comments (0)

In response to the first attack in Paris on the offices of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, a member of a jihadi forum, affiliated with ISIS, wrot...

   
 

Why Is Tiny Belgium Europe's Jihad-Recruiting Hub?

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/17/15 | Comments (0)

BRUSSELS — The Belgian teenager was determined to join the jihadist fight in Syria — so much so that, after his nation’s authorities rolled up...

   
 

Shiite Rebels Abduct Yemeni President's Chief Of S...

Article by Staff Reporters | Published 01/17/15 | Comments (0)

Shiite rebels took responsibility Saturday for the abduction of the Yemeni President's chief of staff in downtown Sanaa. Ahmed bin Mubarak, top aide to P...

   
 

Saudi Arabia Plans To Build Wall To Keep IS Out

Article by TOI, AP | Published 01/17/15 | Comments (0)

Kingdom erecting 600-mile barrier in response to threat from jihadist group which attacked a security patrol this month Saudi Arabia is building a 600-mi...

   
 

US Pans ICC War Crimes Probe Of Israel As 'Tragic ...

Article by AFP, AP, TOI Staff | Published 01/17/15 | Comments (0)

Washington says Palestine not a state, not eligible to join International Criminal Court The United States on Friday condemned as a “tragic irony&rdquo...

   
 

Egypt Uncovers Explosives-Laden Smuggling Tunnel Betwee...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/17/15 | Comments (0)

Egyptian security forces reportedly destroy 1,200-long passageway, according to Palestinian media. Egyptian security forces on Saturday uncovered a underground...

   
 

Netanyahu: ICC Decision To Launch Inquiry Against Israe...

Article by Herb Keinon | Published 01/17/15 | Comments (0)

Netanyahu: “It’s absurd for the ICC to ignore international law and agreements, under which the Palestinians don't have a state and can only ...

   
 

After Paris Attacks, Security Being Stepped Up In Briti...

Article by Reuters | Published 01/17/15 | Comments (0)

Britain's top counter-terror police officer confirmed on Friday that they would increase their presence and patrols around synagogues and Jewish schools....

   
 

Belgian Army Troops Patrol Outside Jewish Sites In Antw...

Article by AP | Published 01/17/15 | Comments (0)

The Belgian government announced it was sending army troops into the streets beginning Saturday, part of a 12-point, anti-terror plan lawmakers agreed to in t...

   
 

Greek Police Detain 4 Alleged Terrorists As Belgium Cra...

Article by AP | Published 01/17/15 | Comments (0)

Belgian authorities said Saturday that information sent to them from Athens so far has not indicated the people detained by police in Greece were involved in ...

   
 

Palestinians Burn French Flag On Har HaBayis Protest Ne...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/17/15 | Comments (0)

Palestinians burned the French flag in protest of the new cover of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo on Friday. Several hundred Palestinian proteste...

   
 

British PM David Cameron Confirms Extra Security for UK...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/16/15 | Comments (0)

British Prime Minister David Cameron has confirmed his backing for extra security measures to protect the Jewish community following last week’s Islamis...

   
 

Slain Terror Victim's, H'yd, Last Text to a F...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/16/15 | Comments (0)

Father’s letter urges mitzvah observance in memory of his son The last message that Yoav Hattab, 21, sent before entering the Hyper Cacher kosher superma...

   
 

Father of Paris Victim, H'yd, Shares His Memories ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/16/15 | Comments (0)

Mourning 21-year-old Yoav Hattab and urging mitzvot in his memory By the Grace of G-d Friday, Erev Shabbat, Parshat Vaera 25 Tevet, 5775 - Jan. 15, 2015 The ...

   
 

French Aliyah: A Delicate Balance

Article by Danny Danon | Published 01/16/15 | Comments (0)

The moment the news broke about the horrific attack on the kosher supermarket in Paris, there was almost completely unanimous reaction here in Israel. The ex...

   
 

Hostages Freed And Gunman Arrested After Surrending Dur...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/16/15 | Comments (0)

A gunman who stormed a Paris post office today has been arrested after he surrendered while the people he held hostage have been freed. Police sources said th...

   
 

Washington Times: George Soros Funded Ferguson Protests...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/16/15 | Comments (0)

Liberal billionaire George Soros has played a critical role in financing the Ferguson, Missouri, protest movement, giving at least $33 million in one year to ...

   
 

Last Survivor of Sobibor Nazi Death Camp Passes Away

Article by Dave Bender | Published 01/16/15 | Comments (0)

Less than two weeks before International Holocaust Remembrance Day on January 27, the last-known living survivor of Poland’s Nazi Sobibor death camp has...

   
 

Jewish Schools In Belgium Closed Due To Terror Threat ...

Article by EJP, TOI Staff | Published 01/16/15 | Comments (0)

Decision follows security evaluation by community leaders, reportedly in coordination with Mossad; school, synagogue in Amsterdam shuttered as a precaution ...

   
 

At Least 3 People Taken Hostage At Post Office Near Par...

Article by Staff Reporters | Published 01/16/15 | Comments (0)

Conflicting reports regarding number of suspected hostages held by man known to police as criminal in Paris suburb post office. Three people have been taken ...

   
 

2 Ex-Bolivian Officials Get 3 Years In Ostreicher Case

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/15/15 | Comments (0)

LA PAZ, Bolivia - A Bolivian judge has given a three-year prison sentence to the No. 2 figure in an extortion ring that victimized U.S. businessman Jacob Ostr...

   
 

OP-ED: The New York Times Rescues the Palestinians Once...

Article by Moshe Phillips and Benyamin Ko... | Published 01/15/15 | Comments (0)

Lest anyone think, even for a moment, that there is even the slightest link between Islamic terror against Jews in Paris and Islamic terror against Jews in Je...

   
 

Belgium Anti-Terror Raid Highlights Security Fears With...

Article by Ben Cohen | Published 01/15/15 | Comments (0)

The death of two jihadis in an anti-terror operation in eastern Belgium has again highlighted the fears of the country’s Jewish community over security,...

   
 

Hezbollah Threatens To Capture The Galilee And 'Be...

Article by AFP, TOI Staff | Published 01/15/15 | Comments (0)

In interview, Lebanese terror group’s chief boasts of missiles capable of hitting deep inside Israeli heartland Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah threate...

   
 

Change Gun Laws in Europe to Let Jews Carry Arms, Says ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/15/15 | Comments (0)

A prominent Jewish leader has written to the governments of all the EU countries, calling on them to pass legislation giving special licence for Jewish peop...

   
 

Palestinian Leader Two-Faced On Suppressing Satirists

Article by Stephen M. Flatow | Published 01/15/15 | Comments (0)

Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas denounced as “heinous” the attack on French satirists who mocked Islam. That must have come as ...

   
 

US Eases Investment, Travel to Cuba Starting Friday

Article by AP | Published 01/15/15 | Comments (0)

The Obama administration is putting a large dent in the U.S. embargo against Cuba as of Friday, significantly loosening restrictions on American trade and i...

   
 

Kosher Supermarket Attack 'Hero' Gets French ...

Article by AFP | Published 01/15/15 | Comments (0)

Muslim employee who helped hostages will be naturalized after hundreds of thousands sign online petition A Malian described as a “hero” after he h...