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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...

   
 

Shas Names Rabbi Shalom Cohen As New Spiritual Leader

Article by JTA,JPost.com Staff | Published 04/18/14 | Comments (0)

Hardline rabbi know for overt hostility toward modern Orthodox, secular Israeli Jews appointed successor of late Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Rabbi Shalom Cohen. Pho...

   
 

Rioting, Violence Rage In Hebron And Elsewhere On Pales...

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

Riots and violent clashes flared up on Thursday as Palestinian protesters attacked Israeli soldiers and border police officers in Hebron. In Hebron, nearly 2...

   
 

Video - Chol HaMoed Pesach 5774 in Kiryat Sefer / Modii...

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

MODIIN ILLIT, ISRAEL - Apr. 18 - Chol HaMoaid Pesach- Hundreds of families take to the luna park set up in the center of town on chol hamoed pesach. ...

   
 

Negotiators To Meet Despite Terror Attack (Video)

Article by Shlomo Cesana, Daniel Siryoti,... | Published 04/17/14 | Comments (0)

Israeli and Palestinian negotiation teams scheduled to meet Thursday, after one-day delay • MK delegation to Ramallah reports that Palestinian Authority ...

   
 

Hunt For Terrorist Continues As Slain Israeli Laid To R...

Article by Lilach Shoval, Daniel Siryoti,... | Published 04/17/14 | Comments (0)

Security forces still searching for Palestinian terrorist who shot Baruch Mizrahi dead on Passover eve, as funeral is held for Mizrahi on Mount Herzl • M...

   
 

Tens Of Thousands Congregate For 'Birchas Kohanim&...

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

Jerusalem - One day after a riot on the Ha HaBayis threatened to disrupt the annual Passover pilgrimage of thousands of Jews from across the globe to the Kotel,...

   
 

Video Pesach 5774 - Erev Pesach 5774 in Israel

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/17/14 | Comments (0)

People go about their final preparations for the Passover holiday in the Holy Land. ...

   
 

Video Pesach 5774 - Last Matzahs Baked Two Hours Befo...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/17/14 | Comments (0)

Video Pesach 5774 -  Last Matzahs Baked Two Hours Before Yom Tov on Erev Pesach 5774...

   
 

Chol HaMoaid Travels bring Hundreds of Thousands of Isr...

Article by Orli Harari, Ari Yashar | Published 04/17/14 | Comments (0)

Hundreds of thousands of Israeli visitors have inundated Judea and Samaria during Chol Hamoed, the intermediary days of Passover, reports the tour group Mishk...

   
 

Senior Israeli Mob Figure Found Shot In Head, Dies Of W...

Article by Ben Hartman, Jpost.com Staff | Published 04/17/14 | Comments (0)

Media reports suggest that man shot himself, however police emphasize that they have not yet determined who the shooter was; crime figure's name not cle...

   
 

Widow of Chevron Terror Victim: I Didn't Want My C...

Article by Akiva Novick | Published 04/17/14 | Comments (0)

Wounded and bleeding, Hadas Mizrahi told rescue workers who rushed to the site of Monday’s terror attack near Chevron to take her children away from the ...

   
 

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...

   
 

Chevron: Arabs Clash With IDF as Jews Celebrate Pesach

Article by Ari Yashar | Published 04/17/14 | Comments (0)

While thousands of Arab residents of Hevron marched through the city on Thursday afternoon to mark "Prisoners' Day," dozens of them rioted, throwing r...

   
 

'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...

   
 

Israel: After Riots On Har HaBayis, Security Officials ...

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

Police say Palestinians Stockpiling Rocks Inside Al-Aqsa Mosque Israeli security officials said on Wednesday evening that they would ultimately have to forc...

   
 

Yerushalayim: Triplets Born to Noted Medical Askan Rab...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/16/14 | Comments (0)

Jerusalem Israel - April 16 - On the second day of Pesach 5774, the Yerushalayim community was gladdened by the news that triplets were born to the noted m...

   
 

Erev Yom Tov Terrorist Attack Near Chevron Kills 1, Inj...

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

40-year-old man pronounced dead in shooting; the victims are reportedly family members who were shot while in their car at the Tarkumia checkpoint. Israel...

   
 

Police 'Colluding with Islamists' to Keep Jew...

Article by Ari Soffer | Published 04/13/14 | Comments (0)

Images and footage from this morning's clashes between Islamists and Israeli police atop the Temple Mount have been published by Temple Mount activists - w...

   
 

Gaza Terrorists Fire Mortar Shell at Southern Israel

Article by Elad Benari | Published 04/12/14 | Comments (0)

Gaza-based terrorists fired a mortar shell towards the Eshkol Regional Council in southern Israel on Saturday night. The shell exploded in an open region. Ther...

   
 

Top Minister: Prisoners' Release Likely After Pass...

Article by Attila Somfalvi | Published 04/12/14 | Comments (0)

Despite Bennett's threat to resign from the coalition if Israeli Arab prisoners are released, government sources confident deal to extend talks will happ...

   
 

Three Police Injured In Charedi Protest

Article by Staff Reporters | Published 04/12/14 | Comments (0)

Demonstrators throw rocks at officers, try to block roads over arrest of man who ignored draft summons  Three police were lightly hurt Saturday night as ...

   
 

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 &...

   
 

A Surprise Encounter In Jerusalem For UK Labor Head Mil...

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

Miliband approached by man whose mother had shared a shelter with his own relatives in Nazi-occupied Belgium. British Labor leader Ed Miliband, now visiting Is...

   
 

Israel- Billionaire Spends Big For Pesach; Books Entire...

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

Mitzpe Ramon, Israel -  Chelsea Football Club owner and billionaire Roman Abramovich booked all 111-rooms in the Beresheet Hotel to host family and friends...

   
 

Settlers: IDF Seizure Of Yitzhar Yeshiva 'Unpreced...

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

West Bank hilltop community members decry army seizure of yeshiva - in retribution for violence against IDF - as an act of theft, defilement of a holy space;...

   
 

Enlistment Law Causes Sharp Drop in Chareidi Draftees

Article by Iddo Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar | Published 04/11/14 | Comments (0)

The controversial Enlistment Law, passed mid-March and mandating hareidi enlistment to the IDF, appears to have had exactly the opposite effect - hareidi draf...

   
 

Shekel, Euro, Pound Up - Dollars, Yen Down

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

The official value of the shekel rose an average of .156 percent, Friday against most of the featured currencies on the Bank of Israel's foreign-exchange l...

   
 

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...

   
 

Geshmak! Israeli Hackers Strike Back at Anonymous OpIsr...

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

An Israeli hacker team published on Tuesday images and personal details of members of the Anonymous hacker collective who participated in the OpIsrael at...

   
 

Court Rules Yeshiva Student Who Didn't Study Must ...

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

It is widely suspected that large numbers of full-time yeshiva students who receive stipends do not fulfill their requisite number of study hours. Ponevez...

   
 

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 Denies Deal Finalized For Pollard's Release

Article by Nir Har-Zahav, Ari Yashar | Published 04/10/14 | Comments (0)

A US official denied on Thursday a report citing another senior American official, who said that a deal freeing Jonathan Pollard in exchange for Isr...

   
 

'Quiet Deal' to Release Yeshiva Student for S...

Article by Haim Lev, Gil Ronen | Published 04/10/14 | Comments (0)

Sources close to Shas Chairman MK Aryeh Deri say he has negotiated a “quiet deal” with IDF to allow a yeshiva student who is under arrest to attend ...

   
 

Charedim Riot In Jerusalem Over Jailed Yeshiva Draft Do...

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

Jerusalem - Riots broke out in Jerusalem after more then 1 thousand of ultra-Orthodox Jews protested the arrest of a student after he dodged the IDF draft. ...

   
 

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...

   
 

Magen David Adom on High Alert through Pesach

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

The Magen David Adom (MDA-Red Star of David) emergency service announced, Thursday, that it will be on high alert through the Passover holiday which starts on ...

   
 

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 ...

   
 

62,000 Passengers on 400 Flights in A Single Day

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

This Pesach, over 1.2 million travelers are expected to frequent Ben-Gurion Airport, a 25% increase over last year’s amount of travelers. The height o...

   
 

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...

   
 

Adelson Confidant: Christie Has No Understanding Of Isr...

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

A confidant of casino magnate Sheldon Adelson has said that he cannot support New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in 2016 because he used the term "occupied territ...

   
 

Hundreds Protest Chareidi Draft Refuser's Arrest, ...

Article by Haim Lev, Gil Ronen | Published 04/10/14 | Comments (0)

Hundreds of hareidim protested Thursday at Kikar Hashabat (Sabbath Square) in Jerusalem, against the jailing of a young man who refused to enlist to the IDF. ...

   
 

Gaza Terrorists Fire Mortar Shells at IDF Patrol

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

Gaza terrorists fired mortar shells at an IDF force that was patrolling near the security fence early Thursday afternoon. No one was hurt and no damage was c...

   
 

Shekel and Major Currencies Down

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

The official value of the shekel declined an average of .147 percent , Thursday, against the other currencies on the Bank of Israel's foreign-exchange li...

   
 

Escalation On Gaza Border: Shots Fired At IDF Troops

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

No injuries reported after IDF returns fire inside territory; earlier, around 140 Palestinians gather near border. IDF on Gaza border, March 13, 2014. Photo:...

   
 

3,300-Year-Old Egyptian Coffin Found In Jezreel Valley

Article by Staff Reporters | Published 04/09/14 | Comments (0)

Ancient Egyptians ruled what is now Israel in the Late Bronze Age; rare gold scarab bearing seal of Pharaoh Seti I also found among trinkets. 3,300 year old ...

   
 

Lockheed Martin Opens in Israel

Article by Tova Dvorin | Published 04/09/14 | Comments (0)

Lockheed Martin officially opened a branch in Be'er Sheva on Wednesday, in support of the IDF and the "Move South" campaign funded by the Israeli governm...

   
 

Charedim Are 'Industrious And Intelligent Workers,...

Article by Yonatan Gordon | Published 04/09/14 | Comments (0)

The thought came as a surprise, from a surprising place. But then again, such are the wondrous workings of this world. Although I am technically supposed to b...

   
 

Why Did Kerry Lie About Israeli Blame?

Article by Jonathan Tobin | Published 04/09/14 | Comments (0)

Today in testimony before the Senate Foreign Affairs Committee, Secretary of State John Kerry performed a post-mortem on the recent collapse of the Middle Eas...

   
 

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...

   
 

'Cyber Attack' Hits Knesset - 18 MKs Hacked

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

Hacking perpetrated by 'Anonymous, not Silvanonymous,' presidential candidate's office says, ruling out political rivals as culprits. Likud ...

   
 

IDF, Far-Right Settlers Clash During Razing Of Illegal ...

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

Security forces descend on Yitzhar, just south of the Palestinian city of Nablus, and destroy four illegal buildings. Reserves army post ransacked by settler...

   
 

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. ...

   
 

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...

   
 

Charedi Users Of 'Non-Kosher' Phones Revealed...

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

Orange’s system can be used to identify individuals who are using smartphones, despite the strict prohibition against them within the ultra-Orthodox com...

   
 

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 ...

   
 

Tel Aviv-Based Tech Company Reveals 30-Second Phone Cha...

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

Jerusalem - StoreDot Ltd today disclosed their latest invention – a phone batter capable of charging smartphones and other popular electronic devices in o...

   
 

Israeli Iron Beam Laser Air Defense System 'Brings...

Article by Yaakov Lappin | Published 04/07/14 | Comments (0)

Innovation of Rafael Advanced Defense Systems company is designed for threats too small to be dealt with by existing systems. US laser weapon technology Phot...

   
 

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...

   
 

Deal Reached as Israeli Breakthrough ALS Treatment Goes...

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

Last month, BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics, an Israeli bio-technology startup announced two major milestones: the company received a patent from the United States...

   
 

Kohanim Concerns for Those Flying from Ben Gurion

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

 A statement signed by several rabbonim has been issued regarding concerns for kohanim flying from Ben Gurion Airport. After establishing an additional ro...

   
 

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 ...

   
 

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...

   
 

'Aguna' Freed After 14 Years Of Suffering

Article by Jeremy Sharon | Published 04/06/14 | Comments (0)

Covert plot involved fraudulent passports, private detectives, a safe house and widespread bureaucratic cooperation. A couple shows off a wedding ring. Photo...

   
 

Video: 'Anonymous' Hackers Threaten Israel Wi...

Article by Niv Ellis | Published 04/06/14 | Comments (0)

Group of anti-Israel hackers calls on international band of "cyber warriors" to attack Israeli websites on Monday. ...

   
 

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...

   
 

Jimmy Carter: Free Jonathan Pollard For Peace Deal

Article by Patrick Gavin | Published 04/06/14 | Comments (0)

Jimmy Carter weighed in on Friday on whether Jonathan Pollard should be released from prison as part of current Middle East peace talks, saying he would suppo...

   
 

Israel's 'West Point' Of Defense Technol...

Article by David Shamah | Published 04/06/14 | Comments (0)

Jerusalem College of Technology grads have played big part in developing many advanced defense systems The Jerusalem College of Technology is a leading source...

   
 

Senior IDF Officer's Tires Slashed In West Bank Se...

Article by Marissa Newman | Published 04/06/14 | Comments (0)

Defense minister calls the vandalism of Col. Yoav Yarom’s jeep in Yitzhar ‘an act of terror’; Netanyahu says assailants will pay The commande...

   
 

Arch-Terrorist Marwan Barghouti Demands Release from Pr...

Article by Tova Dvorin | Published 04/06/14 | Comments (0)

Palestinian Arab arch-terrorist Marwan Barghouti has accused the Palestinian Authority (PA) of neglecting the issue of terrorist releases on Sunday, and calle...

   
 

Netanyahu: If PA Acts Unilaterally, So Will We

Article by Gavriel Fiske | Published 04/06/14 | Comments (0)

Palestinians have no path to a state except through negotiations with Israel, prime minister tells cabinet Unilateral steps by the Palestinians to harm Israel...

   
 

Court Approves "Ma'ariv" Sale to "J...

Article by Li-or Averbach | Published 04/06/14 | Comments (0)

The Jerusalem District Court today approved the sale of Hebrew daily "Ma'ariv" to English-language daily "The Jerusalem Post" for NIS 4 million. Judge Da...

   
 

400,000 Israelis To Head Overseas During Pesach

Article by Ilan Gategno | Published 04/06/14 | Comments (0)

Top destinations for Israeli travelers are United States, France, England, Russia, Italy and Germany • 20,000 Israelis expected to fly to Turkey this mon...

   
 

IDF Weighs Opening 2nd Combat Battalion To Women

Article by Lilach Shoval | Published 04/06/14 | Comments (0)

Army seeks to integrate female fighters into more combat roles, citing a 64% rise in the number of women asking to be drafted into combat positions and possib...

   
 

Pollard's Dramatic Capture Was Accidental

Article by Adi Rubenstein | Published 04/06/14 | Comments (0)

The dramatic capture of Jonathan Pollard in Washington in 1985 was accidental • Had Pollard made slightly different decisions in the days before his arre...

   
 

Former Israeli Ambassador Pins Dead Peace Process on Am...

Article by Joshua Levitt | Published 04/06/14 | Comments (0)

Yoram Ettinger, the former Israeli Ambassador for U.S. Congressional Affairs, on Thursday had harsh words for U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, who he said ...

   
 

Terror Victims' Families To Obama: Let Pollard Go ...

Article by Lazar Berman | Published 04/06/14 | Comments (0)

In emotional letter, relatives of victims of freed Palestinian prisoners call for release of Israeli spy Families of victims of terrorists released by Israel...

   
 

Israeli Negotiator Says Peace Talks Are in Crisis

Article by AP | Published 04/05/14 | Comments (0)

Israel's chief negotiator in peace talks with the Palestinians says the talks are in "crisis" but must continue. Tzipi Livni spoke to Channel 2 TV on Satu...

   
 

Police Prevent Stabbing In Ma'ale Adumim

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/05/14 | Comments (0)

Palestinian man arrested at town’s entrance with large knife, admits to planning attack A Palestinian man was arrested in the West Bank settlement of&nb...

   
 

Israel Strikes Targets In Gaza After Rocket Attack

Article by Itamar Sharon | Published 04/05/14 | Comments (0)

Kassam falls south of Ashkelon; no casualties or damage reported Israeli aircraft struck targets in the Gaza Strip late Saturday night, hours after Palestinia...

   
 

If You Want To See G-D, Go To Shuk Machaneh Yehudah! A...

Article by Sholom Gold | Published 04/04/14 | Comments (0)

Rabbi Shalom Gold penned the following letter and sent it to the Hamodia newspaper for publication. They did not print it. To the Editor, Hamodia There is wh...

   
 

An Aliyah Diary, Episode #166: What I'm Reading

Article by Susan Leibtag | Published 04/04/14 | Comments (0)

OK, first of all, I am not saying I'm proud of this, but it is a fact.  I love reading women's magazines, like Good Housekeeping, Women's ...

   
 

Israel Cancels Fourth Round Of Prisoner Releases

Article by Marrisa Newman and AP | Published 04/03/14 | Comments (0)

Livni: PA’s appeal to join UN agencies spurred decision; Palestinians demand Israeli recognition of East Jerusalem as their capital As prospects for th...

   
 

A Frustrated Kerry Says Israeli, Palestinian Leaders Mu...

Article by Matthew Lee, AP | Published 04/03/14 | Comments (0)

Frustrated by a virtually moribund Israeli-Palestinian peace process, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry exhorted leaders on both sides Thursday to "lead" and...

   
 

Beit Shemesh Mayor Denounces Physical, Verbal Attack On...

Article by Mitch Stern | Published 04/02/14 | Comments (0)

Jerusalem - The mayor of Beit Shemesh late Tuesday condemned the attack of a haredi woman last week over the way she was dressed. In a statement on Mayor Mosh...

   
 

Excavators Discover 3,800-Year-Old Biblical Fortress In...

Article by Reenat Sinay | Published 04/02/14 | Comments (0)

Archaeologists finish a 15-year-long excavation of the "Spring Citadel" dating back to the time of Kings David and Solomon. Vid...

   
 

30 Jerusalem Residents Arrested For Weapons, Drug Traff...

Article by Daniel K. Eisenbud | Published 04/02/14 | Comments (0)

Arab-Israeli undercover officer posing as taxi driver infiltrated large crime organization for over 8 months. Israel police. Photo: Wikimedia Commons An eig...

   
 

Pollard Would Not Reject Release In Political Deal

Article by BJLife BJLife | Published 04/02/14 | Comments (0)

Deal expected to pass without coalition crisis; parole hearing postponed due to pending litigation, not Pollard's rejection of peace deal. Jonathan Po...

   
 

6 East Jerusalem Lawyers Arrested For Passing Messages ...

Article by Daniel Clinton | Published 04/02/14 | Comments (0)

Police and Shin Bet bust ring who allegedly sent messages from Hamas and Islamic Jihad officials to prisoners in exchange for money. A Palestinian inmate s...

   
 

Diaspora Rabbis to Mayor Of Jerusalem: Don't Appoi...

Article by Sam Sokol | Published 04/02/14 | Comments (0)

Nir Barkat is reported to be backing Shmuel Eliyahu to serve as one of the capital's two chief rabbis. Nir Barkat in his office Photo: ELI MANDELBAUM O...

   
 

Dempsey Claims Israel Satisfied The US Will Use Militar...

Article by Staff Reporters | Published 04/02/14 | Comments (0)

Gen. Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint US Chiefs of Staff, flew out of Israel Wednesday, April 2, from three days of talks with Israeli leaders, asserting...

   
 

Palestinians Sign Treaties To Press Israel; U.S. Hopes ...

Article by Noah Browning | Published 04/02/14 | Comments (0)

A surprise decision by President Mahmoud Abbas to sign more than a dozen international conventions giving Palestinians greater leverage against Israel left...

   
 

Yosef Mendelevich at Shomrei Emunah: The Struggle For S...

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Elchonon Oberstei... | Published 04/02/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 1 - Memory is a way of reliving the past and one advantage is we know how the story turned out. Thirty years ago, Yosef Mendelevich visite...

   
 

Yair Lapid: Hire Charedim

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/02/14 | Comments (0)

Finance Minister: I know it isn't easy to create a work environment for all, but it's possible. "Hire Charedim; give them jobs," said Minister of Fin...

   
 

Video: Netanyahu baking Matzah at Chasidishe Matzah Bak...

Article by Anav Silverman, Tazpit | Published 04/02/14 | Comments (0)

The Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was seen on video baking Passover matzah at a Hasidic matzah bakery, the Tazpit News Agency reported. Netanyahu...