Politics

Herzog Says He Won’t Join Netanyahu Coalition, PM Should Return Mandate May 8, 2015 11:35 am

Herzog Says He Won’t Join Netanyahu Coalition, PM Should Return Mandate

Arutz Sheva – Zionist Union chairman MK Yitzhak Herzog continued to insist on Thursday evening that...

Israeli President Lauds US-Israeli Security Ties at Meeting With Congressional Group May 7, 2015 11:13 am

Israeli President Lauds US-Israeli Security Ties at Meeting With Congressional Group

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin extolled Israel’s shared values with the United States...

Fed Chief Yellen: ‘Potential Danger’ That Stock Values Are Inflated May 7, 2015 9:51 am

Fed Chief Yellen: ‘Potential Danger’ That Stock Values Are Inflated

Reuters – Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Wednesday said high equity valuations...

Lieberman: Under My Watch, Israel Has Improved Image in the World May 7, 2015 9:50 am

Lieberman: Under My Watch, Israel Has Improved Image in the World

Ynet – Outgoing Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman posted a goodbye message on his Facebook...

UK Election Thursday is Seen as Closest Race in Decades May 7, 2015 9:46 am

UK Election Thursday is Seen as Closest Race in Decades

Yahoo – A late burst of opinion polls on Wednesday suggested that Conservative Prime...

Netanyahu Willing to Form Coalition Without Lieberman May 6, 2015 11:28 am

Netanyahu Willing to Form Coalition Without Lieberman

Jerusalem Post – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is prepared to form a narrow coalition...

Support Slips for Trade Deal as Obama Hides Information From Lawmakers, Public May 6, 2015 11:19 am

Support Slips for Trade Deal as Obama Hides Information From Lawmakers, Public

Politico – If you want to hear the details of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal...

Naftali Bennett: Justice Ministry or Opposition May 6, 2015 12:26 am

Naftali Bennett: Justice Ministry or Opposition

Arutz Sheva – As coalition talks go down to the wire ahead of a Wednesday deadline,...

Bill Clinton: Nothing Wrong With Taking Foreign Cash May 5, 2015 9:36 am

Bill Clinton: Nothing Wrong With Taking Foreign Cash

NBC – Bill Clinton says he has no regrets about taking millions in foreign cash for...

Jewish Home Party Outraged by Likud-Shas Coalition May 5, 2015 9:29 am

Jewish Home Party Outraged by Likud-Shas Coalition

Arutz Sheva – Members of the Jewish Home party gathered on Monday night for an emergency...

Carson, Huckabee and Fiorina Enter GOP Presidential Primary May 5, 2015 9:24 am

Carson, Huckabee and Fiorina Enter GOP Presidential Primary

New York Times – For the Republican Party, the presidential candidates keep coming. The...

Poll: 96% of Americans Expect Race-Fueled Riots This Summer May 4, 2015 9:40 am

Poll: 96% of Americans Expect Race-Fueled Riots This Summer

Wall Street Journal – Americans are bracing for a summer of racial disturbances around...

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  • Sports World FIFA President Sepp Blatter Announces Resignation on Heels of Corruption Scandal

    FIFA President Sepp Blatter Announces Resignation on Heels of Corruption Scandal

    Sepp Blatter, who led world soccer’s governing body for 17 years and who was regarded as one of the most powerful people in global sports, said Tuesday that he would resign his position. He made his announcement in Zurich as law enforcement officials in the United States confirmed that he was a focus of a federal corruption investigation. Mr. Blatter had for days tried to distance himself from the controversy, but several United States officials, speaking on the condition of […]

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  • Arts and Culture Music Jewish Violinist Finishes Brahms Concert 82 Years After Nazis Interrupted His Father

    Jewish Violinist Finishes Brahms Concert 82 Years After Nazis Interrupted His Father

    A Jewish violinist played in Israel on Sunday the complete Brahms Violin Concerto in D Major, 82 years after Nazis interrupted his father mid-performance and escorted him offstage, The Week Magazine reported. Jewish-German violinist Ernest Drucker played only the first movement of the Brahms concerto in in Cologne, Germany, in 1933 before he was taken off stage by Nazi officials, who objected to Jewish musicians playing before non-Jewish audiences. Drucker’s son, Eugene Drucker, finished what his father started and played the […]

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  • Sports US & Canada Report: ‘Minyan’ Prayer Quorum Gathers at New York Rangers Games

    Report: ‘Minyan’ Prayer Quorum Gathers at New York Rangers Games

    A prayer quorum of at least 10 Jewish men, known as a minyan, gathers at every New York Rangers game played in the evening at Madison Square Garden, Jewish Insider reported on Monday citing commentator and former Mitt Romney adviser Dan Senor. “Another reason to love NYC: Just learned there’s a Minyan at every @NYRangers eve game b/w 2nd & 3rd periods at same designated spot at MSG,” tweeted Senor, who also co-authored Start Up Nation, a bestseller which documents […]

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  • Featured Sports World Palestinian Soccer League Withdraws Bid to Suspend Israel From FIFA

    Palestinian Soccer League Withdraws Bid to Suspend Israel From FIFA

    The head of Israel’s soccer association called on his Palestinian counterpart to “join forces,” as the Palestinian Football Association withdrew its bid on Friday to have Israel suspended from FIFA. “Let’s leave it to the politicians to do politics,” said Israel Football Association chief Ofer Eini, moments after PFA Chairman Jibril Rajoub announced that his group had withdrawn the proposal. After his remarks, Eini shook hands with the Palestinian soccer chief. Rajoub thanked “those” who convinced him to drop the […]

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  • Sports US & Canada Israeli-American Group Congratulates Cavaliers’ Blatt on Reaching NBA Finals

    Israeli-American Group Congratulates Cavaliers’ Blatt on Reaching NBA Finals

    JNS.org – An organization whose work focuses on the estimated population of 500,000-800,000 Israeli Americans congratulated David Blatt, the Jewish head coach of the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) Cleveland Cavaliers and a longtime Israel-based coach, for clinching an appearance in the NBA Finals. The Israeli-American Council (IAC), whose stated mission is “to build an active and giving Israeli-American community throughout the United States in order to strengthen the State of Israel, our next generation, and to provide a bridge to […]

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  • Food US & Canada Bacon Flavor Ben & Jerry’s ‘Not Gonna Happen’ Because it Wouldn’t be Kosher

    Bacon Flavor Ben & Jerry’s ‘Not Gonna Happen’ Because it Wouldn’t be Kosher

    Famed ice cream maker Ben & Jerry’s will not be introducing a Bacon flavored product to its offerings because the company intends to keep its entire line kosher, Marketing Director Alison Gilbert told AOL’s morning show Rise recently. “It’s kind of funny, a lot of people look for bacon in our ice cream, which is probably not gonna happen because all of our ice cream is kosher,” she said, referring to Jewish dietary restrictions that proscribe the consumption of pig […]

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  • Israel Sports Israeli Judo Team Faces Antisemitic Harassment in Morocco: ‘We Will Murder You’

    Israeli Judo Team Faces Antisemitic Harassment in Morocco: ‘We Will Murder You’

    Israeli athletes at a world Judo championship in Morocco reportedly faced antisemitic slurs during the competition, news site WorldNetDaily reported on Monday. “We will murder you,” and “you’re not wanted here, go home,” were among the vituperative attacks directed at the Israeli Judo Association team, which was in Morocco last week for the World Masters Judo Tournament. According to Haaretz, each Israeli teammate was met with boos and jeers upon entering a fight. Additionally, no Israeli flags were present at […]

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  • Music US & Canada Lady Gaga Accepts ADL Award: ‘Your Philosophies Are So in Line With Ours’ (VIDEO)

    Lady Gaga Accepts ADL Award: ‘Your Philosophies Are So in Line With Ours’ (VIDEO)

    Pop superstar Lady Gaga on Thursday accepted an award from Jewish human rights group the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) on behalf of her Born This Way Foundation, which strives to combat bullying among young people. “Your philosophies are so in line with ours,” she said of the ADL upon accepting the Making a Difference Award in a videotaped message, which was shown at a ceremony in New York City. “We want to help young people know that their feelings and who they are on […]

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