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Hagel Meets With Jewish Leaders; Christian Zionists Plan to Lobby Against Him

On Friday, January 18, Defense Secretary nominee Chuck Hagel met at the White House with the top leaders of several major American Jewish organizations...

Kerry Takes on Iran and Middle East Peace in Confirmation Hearings

President Obama’s choice as the next secretary of state said Iran must comply with inspections of its nuclear facilities. On Thursday, January 24, Massachusetts...

CAMERA’S National Tour Introduces Study on New York Times Anti-Israel Bias

A major new study documenting a pronounced anti-Israel bias in New York Times coverage of and commentary on Arab-Israeli news will be introduced via...

Thousands Rally in Washington For Stricter Gun Control Legislation

As Americans still reel from several recent mass shootings, thousands of people gathered on Saturday, January 26, in the nation’s capital for a silent...

Hackers Take Over US Government Website

International computer hacking group Anonymous is threatening to release secret U.S. government information after hijacking the website of the U.S. Sentencing Commission, an independent...

Hagel on Board of Soros Group Pushing ‘Nuke-Free World’

Former Senator Chuck Hagel, President Obama’s nominee for defense secretary, serves on the board of a George Soros-funded group that advocates a nuclear-free world....

Clinton to Testify on Benghazi Attack

Outgoing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is set to testify to Congress next week about the September terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya, that killed...

Colorado Swastika Defacements Continue

For the second time in a week, Jews in Colorado were confronted with the ugly and frightening sight of swastikas drawn on a building...

Thousands Rally to Support US Gun Rights, 5 Injured

Thousands of American activists - some carrying carrying rifles and pistols - gathered peacefully on Saturday, January 19, at state capitals across the country...

TSA To No Longer Use Nude Body Scanners at Airports

According to a decision announced on Friday, January 18, the Transportation Security Administration is pulling the plug on its nude body scanner program which...

Florida Congresswoman says Hagel Doesn’t Consider Israel as Ally

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), who has been named to lead the new Middle East and North Africa subcommittee after stepping down as chairwoman of...

New US Travel Warning After Algeria’s Al Qaeda Terror Attack

The United States has issued a travel alert warning its citizens not to travel to Algeria following massive attack by Al Qaeda-linked terrorists in...

Date Set for Chuck Hagel’s Confirmation Hearing

United States lawmakers will have their first chance to formally question Chuck Hagel, President Barack Obama’s controversial defense secretary nominee, on January 31 when...

Obama Calls for Unity and Equality in Inaugural Speech

As he was inaugurated for a second term, President Barack Hussein Obama issued an impassioned call for national unity and equality on Monday, warning...

Obama Announces Executive Order on Gun Control

One month and two days after the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden took the White House...

Orthodox Jewish Parents Fight to Keep Teen Daughter on Life Support

An Orthodox Jewish Florida couple is fighting to keep their critically ill 19-year-old daughter on life support, claiming that the hospital she is in...

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