Politics

Report: Monica Lewinsky May Join ‘The View’ April 2, 2015 11:24 am

Report: Monica Lewinsky May Join ‘The View’

Daily Mail – Retired news legend Barbara Walters still has some clout – and a...

Menendez Indictment Puts Iran Legislation in Doubt April 2, 2015 11:19 am

Menendez Indictment Puts Iran Legislation in Doubt

The Hill – Sen. Robert Menendez (N.J.) could be forced to step aside as ranking Democrat...

Report: Obama Willing to Abandon Israel at UN April 1, 2015 9:41 am

Report: Obama Willing to Abandon Israel at UN

Bloomberg – While the world remains fixated on the negotiations over Iran’s nuclear...

House Panel Wants Clinton to Testify Under Oath April 1, 2015 9:38 am

House Panel Wants Clinton to Testify Under Oath

Washington Examiner – A House panel Tuesday formally requested Hillary Clinton to testify...

Israeli Rabbi Compares Obama to Haman March 31, 2015 11:15 am

Israeli Rabbi Compares Obama to Haman

Jerusalem Post – Rabbi Shlomo Riskin, chief rabbi of Efrat, on Saturday night compared...

Reuters Poll: Republicans Think Obama Greater Threat Than Putin March 31, 2015 11:13 am

Reuters Poll: Republicans Think Obama Greater Threat Than Putin

Reuters – A third of Republicans believe President Barack Obama poses an imminent threat...

Likud: We’ll Have 12 Portfolios in New Government March 31, 2015 10:33 am

Likud: We’ll Have 12 Portfolios in New Government

Arutz Sheva – Forming a coalition continues to be a difficult process for Prime Minister...

Obama Administration Praises Israeli Decision to Unfreeze PA Tax Revenue March 29, 2015 10:59 am

Obama Administration Praises Israeli Decision to Unfreeze PA Tax Revenue

Arutz Sheva – The United States on Friday welcomed Israel’s decision to release...

Hillary Clinton Erased Work Emails From Her Private Server March 29, 2015 10:53 am

Hillary Clinton Erased Work Emails From Her Private Server

New York Times – An examination of the server that housed the personal email account...

Harry Reid Announces Retirement From Senate March 29, 2015 10:47 am

Harry Reid Announces Retirement From Senate

Washington Post - Senate Minority Leader Harry M. Reid (D-Nev.) announced Friday morning...

Possible 2016 GOP Rivals Battle on Senate Floor March 27, 2015 1:05 am

Possible 2016 GOP Rivals Battle on Senate Floor

Politico – The 2016 Republican nomination contest spilled onto the Senate floor Thursday,...

Report: Netanyahu Might Accept Unfavorable Iran Deal March 27, 2015 1:04 am

Report: Netanyahu Might Accept Unfavorable Iran Deal

Reuters – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has begun to signal that Israel could resign...

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  • Arts and Culture US & Canada Celebrated Singer Dionne Warwick Says Roger Waters’ Political Views on Israel ‘of No Concern’

    Celebrated Singer Dionne Warwick Says Roger Waters’ Political Views on Israel ‘of No Concern’

    Legendary American singer Dionne Warwick said on Wednesday that her decision to perform in Israel this month would not be swayed by the “hard pressures” of prominent anti-Israel boycott, divestment and sanctions activists in the music industry. A statement released by the singer and U.N. global ambassador said Warwick “would never fall victim to the hard pressures of Roger Waters, from Pink Floyd, or other political people who have their views on politics in Israel.” “Waters’ political views are of [...]

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  • Israel Lifestyle Bar Refaeli Planning Exclusive 30th Birthday Party With 400 Guests

    Bar Refaeli Planning Exclusive 30th Birthday Party With 400 Guests

    Israeli supermodel Bar Refaeli, who turns 30 this year, is planning a major party in honor of her birthday, accompanied by her fiancee Adi Ezra, to be held at the prestigious Chavat Ronit farms in Israel’s central Sharon region, Channel 2 news reported. The party, which is still in the planning stages, is slated to host 400 invitees from Refaeli’s exclusive inner circle. The event is planned for June 6th, two days after the actual date of Refaeli’s birthday, and will [...]

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  • Europe Featured Sports Major Jewish Group Accuses Popular Soccer Website Goal.com of ‘Inciting Jew-Hatred’

    Major Jewish Group Accuses Popular Soccer Website Goal.com of ‘Inciting Jew-Hatred’

    Major Jewish human rights group the Simon Wiesenthal Center on Monday sharply criticized popular soccer news site Goal.com for “denying the legitimacy of Israel and inciting to Jew-hatred” in its Arabic language versions, The Algemeiner has learned. In a sharp letter to the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), the Center’s Director for International Relations, Dr. Shimon Samuels, drew attention to articles on the site that refer to Israel as the “Zionist entity” or an “enemy,” and accuse the Jewish state [...]

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  • Relationships US & Canada Time Out Features Single Lady Who Likes ‘Big Schlubby Jewish Comedians’

    Time Out Features Single Lady Who Likes ‘Big Schlubby Jewish Comedians’

    A profile published Wednesday in Time Out New York highlighted a 25-year-old Brooklyn woman who claimed she is attracted to chubby Jewish comedians, Maxim Deputy Editor Jason Feifer pointed out via Twitter. Talking about a date she went on, Steph, a sunglasses designer living in Borough Park, told the magazine, ”He was very attractive, just not my type. I like big schlubby Jewish comedians and he was clean-cut.” Feifer posted a picture of the magazine page and commented that Steph’s preferences amounted [...]

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  • Blogs Sports Gold on the Galilee: Israeli Kayaker Comes of Age, Eyes Olympics (VIDEO)

    Gold on the Galilee: Israeli Kayaker Comes of Age, Eyes Olympics (VIDEO)

    JNS.org – Three years ago, kayaking coach Roei Lev found aspiring Olympian Ilya Podpolnyy crying on the steps of the Jordan Valley Sprint Kayak Club overlooking the Kinneret (Sea of Galilee). Podpolnyy, then 17 years old, had just been disqualified from the Israeli kayaking championship. He couldn’t survive the heats. He didn’t make the start line. He was devastated—and he had no one with whom to share his hopes, his dreams, and his disappointment. His divorced parents still live in [...]

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  • Arts and Culture US & Canada Lena Dunham Responds to Charges of Antisemitism: It was Just a Jew Joke

    Lena Dunham Responds to Charges of Antisemitism: It was Just a Jew Joke

    “Girls” creator Lena Dunham responded on Tuesday to charges of antisemitism over an article she had penned for the New Yorker, saying it was all in good humor. Speaking to Variety, Dunham reflected on her “tight-knit Jewish family, where Jew jokes were part of the essential fiber of our communication.” The article Dunham referred to was called “Dog or Jewish Boyfriend? A Quiz,” with options such as “He doesn’t Tip” and “He’s Crazy for Cream Cheese.” Among Dunham’s critics, Anti-Defamation [...]

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  • Sports US & Canada Former NBA Star Tweets Article About Jewish Conspiracy to Control Global Media

    Former NBA Star Tweets Article About Jewish Conspiracy to Control Global Media

    Retired NBA player Keyon Dooling tweeted a link on Wednesday to a wildly antisemitic article that accuses Jews of seizing control of the world’s media and using it to promote their own interests. The article, published by an obscure blog in April 2013, highlights six companies it claims are owned by Jews — such as Time Warner, Inc. and the Walt Disney Company – that allegedly “control 96 percent of the world’s media.”  The post includes allegations of “Jewish control” and says [...]

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  • Sports US & Canada Rosh Hashanah Won’t Keep the Giants’ Geoff Schwartz From Season Opener

    Rosh Hashanah Won’t Keep the Giants’ Geoff Schwartz From Season Opener

    New York Giants offensive guard Geoff Schwartz responded to an outcry from Jewish fans on Tuesday, saying he will go ahead and play in the season opener despite the fact that it falls on the first night of Rosh Hashanah. “Keep getting tweets about that being the first night of Rosh Hashanah… Don’t know what I’m supposed to tell you. It’s a tough break,” the Jewish athlete wrote, referring to the Giants’ on-the-road game against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, Sept. [...]

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