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Romney, Netanyahu Longtime Friends According to Report

Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu share a friendship going back the better part of four decades, according to...

Trayvon Martin Shooting Inspires Activity from Domestic Extremists

A growing list of domestic extremists is seeking to enflame the situation surrounding the shooting death of Trayvon Martin by George Zimmerman in Sanford,...

Rubashkin Legal Team Petitions U.S. Supreme Court

Lawyers for Sholom Rubashkin filed a petition on Monday for a writ of certiorari with the United States Supreme Court. If successful, the petition...

American Jewish Leaders Call Upon Obama, Congress to Maintain UNESCO Divestment if it Registers Church of Nativity as Palestinian Site

ZOA: “Christian Groups Must Speak Out”The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) has called upon the Obama Administration and the Congress to maintain a complete...

Israeli Diplomat Confronts J Street at Nat’l Conference

Urges Activists to Stand With IsraelThe audience at the annual conference of J Street – an organization that purports to be pro-Israel but has...

Jewish Leaders Applaud Latest Supreme Court Ruling in Jerusalem Passport Case

OU: “Congressional Policy on  J’lem Will Get its Day in Court”The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella...

Jewish Space Scientist Sentenced to 13 Years on Espionage Charges

A Jewish space scientist was sentenced to thirteen years in prison last Wednesday on charges of attempted espionage in accordance with a plea agreement...

ZOA Criticizes ‘Extremist, Anti-Israel’ J Street for Falsely Claiming Israel Killed Palestinian Civilians

The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) issued a statement last Friday condemning the “extremist, anti-Israel organization J Street,” first, for falsely claiming that Israel...

Rabbi Pesach Lerner Meets With Congressmen About Israeli MIA’s

National Council of Young Israel Executive Vice President Rabbi Pesach Lerner recently traveled to Washington, DC, where he met with members of Congress concerning...

AIPAC Conference Zeroes in on Iran

Obama, Netanyahu United Against Nuclear ThreatIn the largest gathering in the history of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, 13,000 delegates from all over...

Daniel Pearl, famed Jewish Journalist, Latest ‘Victim’ to Mormon Ritual

Daniel Pearl, the famed Wall Street Journal correspondent who was killed in Pakistani hands in February 2002, was posthumously baptized by the LDS church...

Santorum Ignites Controversy With Remarks on Church-State Separation

In a circus-like chain of events, the Republican presidential race has taken on a number of different faces since the first primaries were held...

Sheldon Adelson Reaffirms His Support for Gingrich

Sheldon Adelson, the real estate magnate who has already contributed more than $10 million to an independent political committee endorsing Newt Gingrich, has reaffirmed...

Broader Implications Draw Jewish Involvement in the Contraception Debate

As the controversy regarding contraception coverage slowly permeated American society during the last couple of months, political commentators expected to see Jewish leaders and...

Chicago Native Helene Herbstman Named New Israel Bonds National Women’s Division Chair

Helene Herbstman, a prominent leader in Jewish organizations on both the national and local levels, has been named new chair of the Israel Bonds...

Obama Addresses National Prayer Breakfast; Cites Jewish Values in Explaining Domestic Policies

President Barack Obama attended and made remarks at the annual National Prayer Breakfast on Thursday (Feb. 2) at the Washington Hilton in Washington, D.C. ...

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