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Watchdog Group: White House Gaslighting Journalists Over Iran

Tuesday April 21, 2015 7:17 AM


The Obama administration has been gaslighting reporters over concessions to Iran that could release between $30 to $50 billion dollars in frozen Iranian assets as soon as a nuclear deal is signed, (more…)

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Netanyahu Receives 14-Day Extension To Form Governing Coalition

Tuesday April 21, 2015 5:13 AM

netanyahu-rivlinIsraeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu received a two-week extension from President Reuven Rivlin to finalize negotiations over forming Israel’s next governing coalition. (more…)

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Titanic Deck Chair Sells For Massive Sum

Tuesday April 21, 2015 4:49 AM


The only time a chair is worth more than a Maserati is when it comes from the Titanic. A simple deck chair that was pulled from the ship more than a century ago is considered one of the rarest (more…)

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U.S. Aircraft Carrier Heads To Yemen To Intercept Rebel-Bound Iranian Arms

Tuesday April 21, 2015 3:12 AM


A U.S. aircraft carrier is heading to Yemen as part of an effort to intercept Iranian arms shipments to that country’s Shi’a Muslim Houthi rebels. (more…)

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Pope Francis Warns of Anti-Semitic Trends in Europe, Calls on Christians to Show ‘Solidarity With the Jewish People’

Tuesday April 21, 2015 2:19 AM


Pope Francis on Monday signaled the rising tide of anti-Semitism in Europe, calling on Christians to show “solidarity with the Jewish people.” (more…)

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From Terror Victim to Motivational Speaker: Jacob Kimchy’s Journey to a New Sunrise

Tuesday April 21, 2015 1:16 AM

jacob-kimchyBy Anav Silverman

Nearly 13 years ago, a Ukrainian woman and her Palestinian husband drove a suicide bomber to (more…)

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Hungarian Holocaust Survivors Thank U.S. Troops Who Saved Them

Monday April 20, 2015 9:24 PM


A group of Hungarian Holocaust survivors on Sunday thanked American troops who helped rescue them from a train that was taking them from one Nazi concentration camp to another 70 (more…)

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Analysis: Israel Quietly Fights Terror, As PA Stands Idly By

Monday April 20, 2015 5:27 PM

abbasBy Moshe Phillips and Benyamin Korn

Three quiet anti-terror actions by Israeli security forces this week shed more light on the Israeli-Palestinian situation than all the speeches, diplomatic pronouncements, and “expert” opinions that fill (more…)

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Why I Require FBI Agents To Visit The Holocaust Museum

Monday April 20, 2015 4:50 PM

fbi-director-james-comey2By James B. Comey

The writer is director of the FBI.

This commentary is adapted from a speech given Wednesday at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial (more…)

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Mr. Bruce Ratner, Who Lost 100 Family Members in Holocaust, to be Guest of Honor at Laniado Hospital Dinner Marking 70 Years Since Liberation on May 3rd

Monday April 20, 2015 4:08 PM

bruce-ratnerOn Sunday May 3rd, American Friends of Laniado Hospital in Netanya, Israel will pay tribute to Mr. Bruce Ratner, the Chairman of the JewishHeritage Museum in New York at its special dinner marking (more…)

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U.S. Aircraft Carrier Ready to Stop Iran

Monday April 20, 2015 3:58 PM


The United States Navy has dispatched the USS Theodore Roosevelt into waters off the coast of Yemen to potentially stop Iranian ships carrying weapons to aid the rebels who are taking hold of the (more…)


Soldier Detained on Har Habayis on Suspicion of Bowing

Monday April 20, 2015 3:19 PM

idf-har-habayisAn IDF soldier was detained this afternoon on the Har Habayis for allegedly bowing a slight bow. According to the police, at the exit from the Har Habayis, the soldier walked backwards, facing the site (more…)


Memorial Event to Focus on New Immigrant Soldiers who Fell in Recent Gaza Operation

Monday April 20, 2015 2:04 PM

max-steinbergThe late Max Steinberg, Jordan Ben Simon and Sean Carmeli, new immigrants who fell in the line of duty during Operation Protective Edge in Gaza last summer, occupy the center stage at Israel’s main (more…)

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Cooking to Remember: Israeli Moms Recall Fallen IDF Sons through Food

Monday April 20, 2015 1:31 PM

taam-lechaimBy Anav Silverman

Ahead of Israel’s Memorial Day on April 22, the day on which the Jewish state officially remembers its fallen soldiers and victims of terrorism, a unique cookbook compiled with recipes by bereaved (more…)

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NYC May Decriminalize Public Drinking

Monday April 20, 2015 1:08 PM


A plan under consideration at the New York City Council may completely revamp the city’s “broken windows” policing. The proposal, from council speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito’s office, would (more…)


Iran Charges U.S. Journo With Espionage

Monday April 20, 2015 12:46 PM

jason-rezaianThe Washington Post’s Tehran bureau chief, Jason Rezaian, has been charged by Iran with espionage, “propaganda against the establishment,” and two other crimes, his lawyer said . Leilah Ahsan just (more…)

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1.5 Million Black Men Are ‘Missing’

Monday April 20, 2015 11:44 AM


An analysis of U.S. Census data by the New York Times shows that about 1.5 million black men are “missing” from everyday life, due to a combination of disproportionate incarceration, early death, and (more…)


Mike Huckabee Calls Two-State Solution ‘the Nuttiest Thing I’ve Ever Heard’

Monday April 20, 2015 11:11 AM


Likely US presidential candidate Mike Huckabee said this past weekend that the widely accepted two-state solution for Israeli-Palestinian peace is a crazy idea and that the disputed West Bank territories (more…)


Intruder Jumps White House Fence

Monday April 20, 2015 10:43 AM


Police have taken into custody a person carrying a suspicious package and caught scaling a White House fence Sunday. (more…)

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Major Iranian News Outlets Publish Updated Antisemitic Blood Libel

Monday April 20, 2015 10:19 AM


Over the past two weeks, many Iranian websites have reproduced a long article accusing Jews of murdering gentile children in their shuls, draining their blood and mixing it in their matzoh for (more…)


13 Hit in Chicago Shootings

Monday April 20, 2015 9:46 AM


The weekend ended in mass bloodshed in Chicago, where at least 13 people have been injured in separate shootings since Sunday afternoon. (more…)


Chess Champ Says Women Can’t Play

Monday April 20, 2015 8:47 AM


British chess grandmaster Nigel Short said men are “hardwired” to be better at the game than women in an interview with New in Chess magazine, adding that society should “gracefully accept it as a fact.” (more…)


Former Chief Rabbi of Rome Dies at Age 99

Monday April 20, 2015 8:09 AM

rabbi-elio-toafFormer chief Rome Rabbi Elio Toaff died on Sunday the age of 99, two weeks before what was supposed to be his 100th birthday. (more…)

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Iran: We Won’t Permit “Foreigners” to Inspect Our Military Sites

Monday April 20, 2015 7:37 AM

iran-gen-hossein-salamiA top Iranian commander on Sunday said that his country will never permit “foreigners” to inspect its military sites. (more…)

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2nd Ship Sinks Amid Fears of 900 Dead

Monday April 20, 2015 6:49 AM


Monday morning brought reports of yet another migrant boat calamity in the Mediterranean Sea, as survivors of Sunday’s boat crash - carrying as many as 950 passengers - still number at just over two (more…)

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Federal Sweep Against ISIS Sympathizers Nets 6 Arrests In 2 States

Monday April 20, 2015 6:24 AM


Federal authorities said late Sunday that they had arrested six people in Minnesota and California in connection with an investigation into young men who have traveled or tried to travel to Syria to fight (more…)

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Researchers: Israeli Military Networks Breached By Hackers

Monday April 20, 2015 5:40 AM


Hackers have managed to penetrate computer networks associated with the Israeli military in an espionage campaign that skillfully packages existing attack software with trick emails, according to (more…)

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Danino: ‘Yisrael Beytenu Corruption Case One Of Worst In Israeli History’

Monday April 20, 2015 4:15 AM


The Israel Police has six state witnesses prepared to give evidence in the Yisrael Beytenu corruption scandal, Israel Police Commissioner Insp. Gen. Yohanan Danino said. (more…)

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New Book, ‘Clinton Cash,’ Questions Foreign Donations to Foundation

Monday April 20, 2015 3:11 AM


The book does not hit shelves until May 5, but already the Republican Rand Paul has called its findings “big news” that will “shock people” and make voters “question” the candidacy of Hillary (more…)


Jewish Woman’s Religion Again Becomes Student Government Issue

Monday April 20, 2015 2:10 AM

stanford-universityBy Paul Miller

Two months after the student government at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) raised concerns over the Jewish background of Rachel Beyda, a candidate for the student judicial board, an (more…)

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