Several Palestinian organizations said they hold the Israeli leadership fully responsible for the arson attack in the village of Dura in Judea and Samaria, and called for revenge.
Tu B'Av is a rabbinic holiday, and Jews are not prohibited from performing weekday work. We are, however, encouraged to celebrate the day, which is uniquely fortunate for men and women looking for a mate. But the roots of our Tu B'Av joy are quite dark.
HR 3334, The Families Flying Together Act of 2015, would require the US Department of Transportation to direct airlines to notify passengers traveling with minors if seats are not available together at the initial booking stage, and for each airline to establish a policy to ensure, to the extent practicable, that families are seated together during flights.
As a result of the fire, a Palestinian 18-month-old baby was killed and his mother and two other children were critically wounded.
The introduction to the songbook said: “Some of these [songs] may be offensive to you. If so, you can either ignore them, or you can suck it up, act like you got a pair and have a good time singing them.”
The Hamas movement said Thursday that the unity government's reshuffle was “unconstitutional and outside consensus.” Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri said the reshuffle represents a coup against the unity deal.
Six people were stabbed during a gay pride parade held on Thursday in Jerusalem. Large police forces converged on Keren Hayesod Street, in the affluent neighborhood of Rehavia, in downtown Jerusalem, the marchers were ordered to return to Independence Park, where the parade had begun.
In a life characterized by controversy in the past twenty years, Woody Allen wants his work to be his last word. Although he insists that being prolific isn’t everything (“James Joyce [did] just a couple of things, but they resonate way beyond anything I’ve ever done or could dream of...
The school district and public high school in Florence, Colorado, have settled with a Jewish teacher who sued them for promoting religion in the school, saying it violates the separation of church and state.
One may wonder when Israeli-born producer Avi Lerner gets time off from his various lawsuits to actually work on films.
Munich's City Council on Wednesday upheld a decision to ban brass bricks commemorating Jewish victims of the Holocaust on city streets, in response to the city's Jewish community's insistence on repeating this practice.
"The End of the Tour," the film based on the series of interviews, received praise at Sundance Film Festival.
Amnesty’s Gaza Platform has been exposed as having numerous basic factual mistakes – the result of simply copying, without independent verification, allegations from Al Mezan and Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR).
Although Jewish scientists had been instrumental in the development of the atomic bomb, they also became the most ardent voices in support of nuclear disarmament. Albert Einstein said, "I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones."
Of the 28 answers posted so far, quite a few are retorts demanding to know how American kids feel about annihilating Native Americans and enslaving African Americans, and how British kids feel about destroying Indian culture, etc. There is even a smattering of mild neo-Nazi stuff. But quite a few German posters actually dare meet the challenge posed by the question, and answer honestly and without rancor.
Compass, a provider of automated reporting and benchmarking software for 34,000 startups and tech companies around the globe, has issued its Global Startup Ecosystem Ranking report, and Tel Aviv, Israel, ranked the world’s number 1 startup ecosystem in Europe, and number 5 Worldwide.
The UK-based Community Security Trust (CST) has published its "Anti-Semitic Incident Report for January to June 2015," showing a 53% increase in anti-Semitic incidents compared with the same period last year.
Late Wednesday night, the Knesset approved in a third reading the "Norwegian Law" with 64 votes in favor versus 51 opposed. It then passed, well past sunrise, a law legalizing forced feeding prisoners on a hunger strike, with 46 in favor, 40 opposed.
“A blessing to one another” describes the Pope's efforts to improve relations between the Catholic Church and the Jewish people.
Yinon Reuveni, 20, of Ofakim, and Yehuda Asraf, 19, of Elad, were indicted Wednesday on charges of setting fire to the Church of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fish, a Roman Catholic church located at Tabgha, on the northwest shore of the Sea of Galilee.
Amnesty International issued a report Wednesday saying there is "strong evidence" the IDF committed war crimes in Gaza in its attempt to release Lt Hadar Goldin, a soldier kidnapped by Hamas last summer, during the Gaza war.
While it might seem like a nice off-season vacation shared by Israel's first NBA player, Omri Casspi, forward for the Sacramento Kings, with his teammates, the funding for the Israel trip was generously provided by casino tycoon and Republican super donor Sheldon Adelson, and that has caused some to suspect political motives.
Sex workers may recognize that celebrities such as Lena Dunham, Meryl Streep, Kate Winslet and Emma Thompson are well-meaning in their opposition to Amnesty International's proposal to decriminalize prostitution, but one woman in the sex industry, who calls herself Jane, says until Dunham steps into her spiked heels and is paid for sex, she can't possibly know what she is talking about.
The study was designed to understand the extent of hostility toward Israel and antisemitism on North American campuses, and to assess the relationship between these trends and Jewish students’ support for and connection to Israel.
The Yesh Din movement, which originally petitioned the High Court along with the Palestinian who claimed ownership of the land, sought to reject the appeal against demolition outright, on the grounds that the petitioner was seeking to undermine a final judgment of the court.
What Kunis and Kutcher found particularly invasive was that the pictures were used as a marketing strategy for clothing products. The Mail often gives readers such "hints" and shopping suggestions so they can attempt to copy a celebrity's style.
hen Chandler participated in the TLC program "Who Do You Think You Are," which explores guests' cultural roots, she discovered that, while her father was a Jew, her maternal grandfather had been a Nazi.
The Best Western Eretz Copacabana will open its gates to Jewish travelers in the neighborhood of Copacabana in Rio de Janiero, Lubavitch.com reported. The Best Eretz will offer kosher accommodations for Jewish visitors, in time for next year’s Summer Olympics. Copacabana will be one of four Olympic Zones during the...
Trump said he questioned Secretary of State John Kerry's and President Obama's intelligence. "Maybe they're not bright. I've watched Kerry negotiating, and I've said to people, 'Is he bright? Is he an intelligent man? Maybe they're not bright. Maybe there is something wrong with them.'"
The 14th European Maccabi Games, a.k.a. the Jewish Olympics, began on Tuesday night in the Waldbühne arena in Berlin, built by the Nazis for the 1936 Olympic games.
The film will be based on Martin Blank's play "The Law Of Return," about Pollard’s work for the US Navy, and the process of his becoming a spy.
Convicted Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard is scheduled to be released on parole November 21.
The current Super Tuesday states, which include Texas (with more delegates than most three Super Tuesday states combined), tend to have Democratic voters, such as African Americans and Latinos, who have supported Hillary Clinton.
Bloomberg paid $26.5 million for the mansion that looks out over the Thames and is accessible only by a private entrance. The asking price was $23.4 million, but three other bidders drove up the price.
After expressing dismay at Jon Stewart's announcement that he will be leaving the "Daily Show" after over 16 years, his fans have a few questions for America's favorite satirist. And so Jon Stewart opened the floor, or rather, the studio, to questions from the audience before the show this week.
Hebron police officials on Monday morning set fire to about 3 tons of Marijuana valued at $50 million, seized in an operation over the past few months.
If there is any case at all, it might be a civil case between Goldman Sachs and Aleynikov and not criminal case, argues Aleynikov's attorney.
14 IDF soldiers from Battalion 51 of the Golani Brigade on Tuesday abandoned their Golan Heights post and were declared absent without official leave.
The wave of French immigration to Israel continues: more than 200 French Jews, half of them children, arrived in Israel Tuesday morning, aboard a special Aliyah flight organized by The Jewish Agency for Israel and the Ministry of Aliyah and Immigrant Absorption.
The Israel Space Agency will host the 66th annual International Astronautical Congress (IAC) 2015 in Jerusalem on October 12 - 16.
Amanda Korody, who was found guilty, together with her husband John Nuttall, of organizing a terrorist bombing wanted to infiltrate a synagogue and kill "small Jews" to save them from going to hell, the Vancouver, BC, Supreme Court heard on Monday.
Since surrogacy became legal in Israel, in the mid-90s, hundreds of women have enlisted, for a fee, to help childless couples bring new life into the world. But in recent years, the profile of these women has been changing, as more and more middle-class women take on paid pregnancy, to improve their quality of life.
On Sunday, Nazareth Magistrate Court released two youths who were detained on suspicion of involvement with the June 18 arson at the Bread and Fish Church north-west of the Sea of Galilee.
There were violent clashes Monday night between some 200 youths and hundreds of police and border guard troops using riot control equipment, over the evacuation of the two Dreinoff buildings in the town of Beit El in Judea and Samaria.
With the rise of racial tensions, evidenced by the shooting of nine congregants at an historically black church earlier this summer, the debate over whether the Confederate flag should be displayed, and fresh charges of police brutality against African Americans, the American Black Holocaust Museum (ABHM), with its online presence,...
Abu Marzook said the assistance, both civilian and military, is being delayed, and the movement has a tough time dealing with it.
According to some, Pete Seeger said he would take an ax and cut the power cord, but Wald says that was a misunderstanding arising from Yarrow's saying Dylan was going to get his "ax" which is a slang term for guitar.
Rumsfeld tweeted on Monday: “Releasing spy Jonathan Pollard doesn’t make the #IranDeal any less of a disaster for Israel & the free world.”
Teva has been fighting hard to take over the Dutch company Mylan, but it is now considering buying part of Allergan instead. Meanwhile, Allergan, producer of Botox, is reorganizing its business with the purchase of Naurex, which makes treatments for depression.
Flight LY81 Departing from Ben Gurion Airport Sunday night was targeted with green laser, according to a passenger who contacted JNi.media. The passenger, who lives in Samaria, identified the laser beam as coming from the village of Beit Ur al-Tachta, some 15 miles from the airport.