Supreme Court to Rule on Use of Yerushalayim in U.S. Passports

Wednesday April 23, 2014 9:31 AM

ari-zivotofsky-passportAfter years of litigation, the Supreme Court on Monday said it would decide if Congress or the State Department has the final say in whether U.S. (more…)

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Iran’s Redesign of Arak Heavy Water Reactor an “Exercise in Deceit”

Wednesday April 23, 2014 8:04 AM

iran-arak-heavy-water-reactorIsrael believes Iran’s announcement this past weekend regarding the redesign of its Arak heavy water reactor to greatly limit the amount of (more…)

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Syria: Assad Launching Chemical Weapons Attacks with Chlorine

Wednesday April 23, 2014 7:11 AM

syriaThe Assad regime has reverted to the use of lethal chlorine gas, first used in World War I, in a series of recent attacks, Western officials believe. (more…)

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Armrests Out: Airlines Put The Squeeze On Weight

Wednesday April 23, 2014 6:18 AM

flight-planeIf you thought airlines could find no new ways to squeeze more passengers into each plane, you are underestimating the resolve of the airline (more…)

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Lakewood: Robbers Snatch Thousands at J2 Pizza

Wednesday April 23, 2014 6:05 AM

pizzaLakewood, NJ - Now that Pesach is over, the ever-popular J2 pizza shop in Lakewood, NJ, is once again a hopping joint, as hundreds of pizza (more…)

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Good Riddance: Anti-Semitic Mayor Resigns

Wednesday April 23, 2014 5:32 AM

dan-clevengerThe anti-Semitic mayor of Marionville, Mo., resigned Monday night after the city council voted to begin impeachment proceedings against him. (more…)

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‘King Of Diamonds’ Lev Leviev Wins High Court Battle Over Angola Deal

Wednesday April 23, 2014 4:44 AM

arkady-gaydamak-lev-levievOver Pesach, Arkady Gaydamak, the wealthy father of the former Portsmouth FC owner Sacha, lost the latest stage in his $2bn High Court battle (more…)

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Eyewitness in Ukraine: “Everyone is Expectant of Some Development; You Can Feel the Tension in the Air”

Wednesday April 23, 2014 3:08 AM

gunmen-ukraineBy Roman Mokrinsky

DRUZHKOVA, UKRAINE - Tensions continue to mount in eastern Ukraine, as no obtainable solution is in sight. Reports of casualties continue to (more…)

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Subpoenas Issued for Bridgegate

Wednesday April 23, 2014 2:19 AM

gw-bridgeIt’s judgment day for Bridgegate. A special committee investigating the lane closure on the George Washington Bridge has issued four subpoenas (more…)

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Rabbi Meir Soloveitchik Forced Down from Har Habayis After Violent Palestinian Riots

Wednesday April 23, 2014 1:57 AM

meir-soloveitchikBy Anav Silverman

For the first time since the beginning of Pesach, the Har Habayis was opened briefly to Jewish visitors and tourists on Sunday, April 20. The site (more…)

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Gazan Rockets Pound Israeli Communities Over Pesach

Wednesday April 23, 2014 1:16 AM

rocket-israelBy Aryeh Savir

At least ten rockets were fired by Gazan terrorists at Israeli civilian targets over the Yom Tov of Pesach. One rocket caused damage to civilian (more…)

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Today’s Yahrtzeits & History - 23 Nissan

Wednesday April 23, 2014 12:02 AM

yahrtzeit-candlesRav Moshe ben Yosef MiTrani, the Mabit (1505-1585). Son of Rav Yosef MiTrani (Mahait), Rav Moshe was born in Salonika, Greece. He was sent to sent to Adrianople (Italy) as a boy to pursue his (more…)

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“Rumpelnacht”: Ah Gutten Zummer from Matzav.com

Tuesday April 22, 2014 8:40 PM

pesach-dishesTonight is known in many circles as “Rumpelnacht,” as the post-Pesach cleanup gets underway. With pots, pans and dishes all (more…)

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Ukraine PM Arseniy Yatsenyuk: ‘God Knows’ Where Putin Will Stop

Sunday April 20, 2014 5:20 PM

Par7837344Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said in a pre-recorded interview on “Meet the Press” that (more…)

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Bennett: Let Abbas Go Home

Sunday April 20, 2014 4:31 PM

naftali-bennettLet Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas dismantle the Palestinian Authority, said Israeli Economy Minister and (more…)

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Google To Gmail Users: We Scan All Of Your Emails

Sunday April 20, 2014 4:09 PM

googleGoogle Inc updated its terms of service on Monday, informing users that their incoming and outgoing (more…)

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Alarm over Reported Deal with Vatican for Kever Dovid

Sunday April 20, 2014 3:41 PM

kever-dovidIs there a secret deal between the Vatican and Israel to transfer control over Dovid Hamelech’s kever to the (more…)

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Yerushalayim Inspectors Shut Down Old City Bread Carts Selling Chometz On Pesach

Sunday April 20, 2014 2:22 PM

chometzYerushalayim city inspectors in recent days have closed down dozens of food carts in the area of the Old (more…)

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GM Delayed Other Car Recalls

Sunday April 20, 2014 1:56 PM

gmGeneral Motors is currently under federal scrutiny for its delays recalling the Chevrolet Cobalt, but that was (more…)

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Kansas Hate Crime Didn’t Emerge From A Vacuum

Sunday April 20, 2014 1:23 PM

frazier-glenn-miller1By Ben Cohen

When you look at the image of Frazier Glenn Cross, AKA Glenn Miller, the shooter who cold-bloodedly (more…)

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Egyptian Authorities Intercept Attempted Smuggling Of Jewish Artifacts

Sunday April 20, 2014 12:12 PM

israeli-flag-egyptSeveral dozen Jewish artifacts were intercepted by Egyptian authorities before they could be smuggled out (more…)

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Group Calls Out U.S. For Failing To Address Airline’s Discrimination Against Israelis

Sunday April 20, 2014 11:06 AM

kuwait-airwaysThe Lawfare Project, a nonprofit that says it facilitates “responses to the perversion and misapplication of (more…)

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Israeli Defense Company Eyes Iron Dome Upgrades

Sunday April 20, 2014 10:02 AM

iron-domeRafael Advanced Defense Systems, the Israeli company behind the Iron Dome system, is mulling   (more…)

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50 Years On, Remembering The Rally That Launched The Soviet Jewry Movement

Sunday April 20, 2014 9:10 AM

D523-036By Rafael Medoff

“We didn’t know you couldn’t organize a mass rally in four days, and sometimes if you don’t know, then you (more…)

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U.S., Terror Victims’ Families Agree On Sale Of Iran-Linked New York Skyscraper

Sunday April 20, 2014 7:07 AM

the-iran-linked-36-story-skyscraper-located-on-5th-avenue-and-west-52nd-street-in-manhattanIn the largest terrorism-related forfeiture in U.S. history, the U.S. government has agreed to distribute the (more…)

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Obama Delays Keystone Decision

Sunday April 20, 2014 6:16 AM

keystone-pipelineThe Obama administration announced late Friday that it will delay a decision on the Keystone XL pipeline, a (more…)

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Ukraine Calls Truce

Sunday April 20, 2014 5:05 AM

ukraine1The Ukrainian government said on Shabbos that it would not attack the pro-Russian separatists who have (more…)

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Trailer Stolen From Construction Site at Lakewood’s Pine River Village

Sunday April 20, 2014 5:00 AM

lakewood-policeLakewood, NJ - Police are investigating the theft of a trailer from a Lakewood construction site. (more…)

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South Korea Ferry Captain Had No Experience

Sunday April 20, 2014 4:20 AM

korea-ferryThe captain of a South Korean ferry that sank Wednesday was arrested Friday after leaving a 26-year-old (more…)

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Cairo Court Rejects Lawsuit to Ban All Israeli Activities in Egypt

Sunday April 20, 2014 3:33 AM

egyptCairo’s Court for Urgent Matters said that it does not have jurisdiction to rule on a lawsuit that demanded all (more…)

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Young Israel Praises Secretary Kerry for His Swift Response to the Israeli Visa Issue

Sunday April 20, 2014 2:26 AM

john-kerryThe National Council of Young Israel (NCYI) has praised Secretary of State John Kerry for his quick (more…)

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Scalia: Libel Ruling Was Wrong

Sunday April 20, 2014 1:11 AM

antonin-scaliaJustice Antonin Scalia thinks the Supreme Court’s most significant decision on freedom of the press “was (more…)

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