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Ayatollah’s ‘Rabid Dog’ Remark Tops 2013 List Of Anti-Semitic/Anti-Israel Slurs

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's remark that Israel is the "rabid dog" of the Middle East topped the Simon Wiesenthal Center's list of...

Abbas Threatens Action on Israeli Construction ‘Cancer’

Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas threatened to take diplomatic and legal action against Israel today, a day before US Secretary of State John...

Bloomberg Era Comes To A Close In New York

Brash billionaire Michael Bloomberg today concludes 12 years as New York's mayor, an era marked by major changes in America's biggest city but also...

3,520 Killed By U.S. Drones

U.S. drone strikes killed 3,520 people since 2002, including 457 civilians, according to a report released today by the Council of Foreign Relations. Eleven...

Fragment Containing Ancient Techeiles Dye Discovered Near Yam Hamelach

The first definitive proof of production of the ancient blue dye techeiles in Israel was revealed during an Israel Antiquities Authority presentation at a...

CIA: Syria War Could Last a Decade

A new CIA analysis based on a historical look at other insurgencies expects the civil war could actually last another decade or more, a...

55 U.S. Universities Condemn ASA Boycott of Israel

At least 55 American universities and colleges have rejected the American Studies Association vote in favor of an academic boycott of Israel, JTA...

Chinese Doctor Sold Newborns

A Chinese doctor admitted on Monday to stealing newborn babies from the hospital where she worked, and then selling them to human traffickers. Zhang...

Gush Etzion Doctor Brings Hope and Care to Ailing Palestinians

By Anav Silverman On a day where snow still covers the Judean hills, a Jewish doctor from Efrat drives into the neighboring Palestinian  village called...

New Kol Korei Urges Boys To Seek Shidduchim By Age 22-1/2

A few years ago, it became clear to gedolim that the age gap between boys and girls entering shidduchim was a major cause for...