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Ezriel is an intern at The Algemeiner.

ARTICLES BY: Ezriel Gelbfish

July 17, 2012 2:00 pm

Facebook Acquisition of Israeli Startup Sparks Senate Hearing

Facebook's buyout of Israeli facial recognition company has caught the attention of the federal government, which has called the social media giant to a...

July 17, 2012 12:00 pm

Sephardic Rabbi Endorses Concubine Scenario Under Jewish Law

A Sephardic Rabbi in Israel has ruled that the taking of a concubine is an act that in certain instances is permissible by halacha, the code...

July 17, 2012 11:08 am

Israel Ranks Highest Globally in Children’s Internet Usage

According to a new World Health Organization report, Israeli children spend more time daily on the internet than those of any other country in the...

July 16, 2012 12:00 pm

Jerusalem Residents Plan to Fight Muslim Prayer Call with Rock and Roll Music

Residents of the French Hill neighborhood in Jerusalem plan to combat Arab prayer-calls by blasting music from loudspeakers, in defiance of Arab religious conventions. According...

July 12, 2012 4:32 pm

German Brochure: How To Peg A Neo-Nazi

In Brandenburg, Germany, authorities released a new brochure this month that helps hotel owners recognize customers who may be neo-Nazis, after a number of the...

July 12, 2012 12:12 pm

Former Mossad Chief: Israel Must Prepare for Possible Military Action in Syria, Cites Bio-Chemical Threat

Former Mossad Chief Danny Yatom stressed today that Israel must be prepared for the possibility of military attacks on Syria, which may deteriorate into war...

July 11, 2012 7:57 am

Exclusive Algemeiner Interview: Olympic Jewish Gymnast Aly Raisman Talks Medals, Fashion and Calls for Minute’s Silence

Alexandra "Aly" Raisman is a Jewish American gymnast slated to compete in the London Olympics later this month. Rated one of the world's top...

July 6, 2012 11:47 am

Study on Arranged Marriages Reveals that Orthodox Jews May Have it Right

For the past eight years, Robert Epstein, the Harvard-educated Senior Research Psychologist at the American Institute for Behavioral Research and Technology, has...

July 5, 2012 8:58 pm

Orthodox Rabbi May be First ALS Patient Cured by Israeli Drug

Haredi leader Rabbi Refoel Shmulevitz, a victim of the motor neuron disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), may be the first known patient cured of ALS,...

July 5, 2012 2:06 pm

Murder Victim’s Family Urges Exodus for Yemen’s Jews

The family of Aharon Joseph Zindani, a Yemenite Jew who was murdered in his native country in May, is urging Yemen's remaining Jews to emigrate to...

July 3, 2012 1:17 am

New Twitter Ratings Paint Bleak Picture of Influence for Israel

AFP's new e-Diplomacy Hub has rated Didi Remez, a leftist Israeli activist, and Azmi Bishara, a former Arab Member of the Knesset, as the most...

June 28, 2012 2:40 pm

Member of Hungarian Anti-Semitic Party Learns of His Jewish Roots

Csanad Szegedi, a leader of Hungary's notoriously anti-Semitic party Jobbik, found out that he has Jewish roots, reports AFP. "I learnt not long ago that I...

June 28, 2012 1:18 pm

Israeli Hashish Prices Double Following Brotherhood Victory in Egypt

The price of Moroccan hashish in Israel has risen dramatically, following tighter border restrictions instituted by politically agitated Egypt, representing a significant crossroads for the...

June 26, 2012 6:52 pm

Egyptian President-Elect Morsi to Receive Paltry Salary of $1650

Egypt's President-Elect Mohamed Morsi will receive a salary of $1,650 a month from the Egyptian government he is slated to head, reported Israel's Channel 2...


KISS Frontman Gene Simmons: Jews ‘Opened the Doors to Black Music’ in the US

KISS frontman Gene Simmons said in an interview published on Monday that...

Israeli Chef Assaf Granit’s Restaurant Shabour Awarded Michelin Star

i24News - Israeli chef Assaf Granit’s restaurant Shabour, located in Paris, was awarded...


Israeli Locust Slayers Train Ethiopians to Save Crops - Some call it a plague. Yoav Motro calls it a war. The enemies are the huge armies of desert...

An Israeli Soldier Gives His All for Lonely Senior Citizens - “Between 11th and 12th grade, after a tough fencing session, I saw a television report about all these...

Why the UAE Wants Israeli Help to Secure Its Food Supplies - Food security is emerging as a key area in which the United Arab Emirates is eager for Israeli...


American Jews, Pro-Israel Organizations Salute US President Joe Biden on In...

US Jewish and pro-Israel organizations enthusiastically saluted Joe Biden on Wednesday as the Democratic leader was inaugurated as the 46th...


Biden Administration Will Avoid Major Moves on Israeli-Palestinian Conflict...

The administration of newly sworn-in President Joe Biden will not make any major moves on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but will...

Middle East

Egypt and Qatar Agree on Resuming Diplomatic Relations: Cairo

Egypt and Qatar have agreed to resume diplomatic relations, the Egyptian foreign ministry said on Wednesday. The move follows an agreement between Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt earlier...

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