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Volokh Conspiracy: If Joseph and Mary tried to reach Bethlehem today, they might
Washington Post - 9 Hours ago
Mehdi Hasan, political director of the Huffington Post, UK, has a post up entitled, “If Mary and Joseph Tried to Reach Bethlehem Today, They Would Get Stuck at an Israeli Checkpoint.” How would that
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Russia Ruble Crisis Deals New Blow to War-Pounded Israel Tourism
Bloomberg - 10 Hours ago
Russian Christmas visitors usually fill 150 rooms at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Ein Boqeq, Israel ’s holiday resort on the Dead Sea. The sinking ruble sent that number plunging to 15 this year. Israeli
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Big Oil's $3 Billion Homage To A Nazi War Criminal
Forbes.com - 21 Hours ago
The world's largest ship, Pieter Schelte, at Table Bay on Dec. 18 in Cape Town, South Africa. (Nardus Engelbrecht/Gallo Images/) Ships don’t come bigger than the Pieter Schelte . They don’t come more
Big Oils $3 Billion Homage to Nazi War Criminal Big News Network
Big Oil's $3 Billion Homage to Nazi War Criminal Atlanta Journal And Constitution
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Anger simmers as EU Parliament shoots down anti-­Semitism task-force
Jerusalem Post - 9 Hours ago
Jewish organizations reacted harshly to last week’s failure by the European Parliament to establish a task-force on anti-Semitism despite initial support by a significant number of legislators. Last
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Yishai's 'patron' tries to lure Tekuma rabbis
Haaretz - 9 Hours ago
But Rabbi Meir Mazuz so far unsuccessful in convincing rabbis, who oppose their party's joint slate with Habayit Hayehudi, to support new party of former Shas leader. Dissatisfied with their party's decision
MK Eli Yishai's 'patron' tries to lure disaffected Tekuma rabbis Haaretz
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Senior Hamas official: We have no interest in another war against Israel
Haaretz - 11 Hours ago
Turkey-based Salah al-Aruri tells Hamas-affiliated website in Gaza that continued siege will lead to an outbreak of rage. A Turkey-based member of Hamas' political bureau said the militant movement has
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This Day in Jewish History / The man New York would love to hate is born
Haaretz - 11 Hours ago
Robert Moses: The man who beautified New York, or pampered its wealthy at the expense of its poor? 126 years later, the jury's still out December 18, 1888 is the birthday of Robert Moses, who did more
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All those Holiday/Christmas Songs: So Many Jewish Songwriters!
Jewish World Review - 12 Hours ago
"No wonder I didn't recognize it. It must be the only Christmas song not written by a Jewish songwriter." So said Howard Wolowitz, a lead Jewish character on TV's "Big Bang Theory," after hearing
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Pride of place: New DIY minyan draws LGBT Orthodox Jews
Haaretz - 12 Hours ago
A monthly Shabbat gathering in New York that aims to offer a 'unique traditional and Orthodox space' for members of the community proves unexpectedly popular. NEW YORK – When Oliver Rosenberg moved back
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WATCH: 'Israel must help rebuild Gaza to show its war was with Hamas, not Palestinians'
Haaretz - 14 Hours ago
Haaretz columnist Bradley Burston lists three things he believes Israel must do to right the wrongs it's done in Gaza. Israel's goal in last summer's Operation Protective Edge "certainly went far beyond
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WATCH: Santa distributes Christmas trees to Jerusalem residents
Jerusalem Post - 15 Hours ago
Jerusalem's Old City on Monday was set for the beginning of Christmas festivities, with free Christmas trees distributed by the municipality and pilgrims flocking the city's streets. A cheerful bell-ringing
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2014 frustrates US hopes for Israeli-Palestinian peace
Times of India - 16 Hours ago
WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State John Kerry is ending 2014 much in the same way he started it, frustrated in efforts to push Israel and Palestinians toward peace. With a diplomatic showdown looming
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This Day in Jewish History / The man who would bankroll Prussia’s wars is born
Haaretz - 17 Hours ago
Gerson von Bleichroeder, the first unconverted Jewish Prussian noble, worked with the Prussian elites - and labored to free eastern European Jews. December 22, 1822, is the birthdate of Gerson von Bleichroeder,
This Day in Jewish History / Future bankroller of Prussia’s wars is born Haaretz
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Learning With The Times : Israel 1st nation to use drones in war
Times of India - 19 Hours ago
What is drone? Drone or Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) is a military aircraft without a human operator on board. It is cheaper than the conventional fighter planes and it can be deployed in regions with
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In Jerusalem, a school for ultra-Orthodox who don’t quite fit in
Haaretz - 12/22/2014
Rabbi Dov Rozman runs a revolutionary school for young men who can’t adapt to the world of yeshiva learning. Quietly, and avoiding controversy, he tailors his program to devote more hours to math and
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Believers pray to 'Our Lady of the Milk' in Bethlehem
USA Today - 12/21/2014
BETHLEHEM, West Bank — Dozens of photos of smiling babies accompanied by moving testimonials line the walls of Franciscan Brother Lawrence Bode's office in the Milk Grotto Church where, tradition holds,
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Theater J Fires Its Artistic Director After Years Of Tension And A Rabbi’s Attempt
Washington Post - 12/21/2014
By , By last summer, the estrangement was nearly complete. Tensions between Theater J and its parent organization, the D.C. Jewish Community Center, over the theater company’s offerings related to
Artistic director’s Theater J ouster followed pressure over programming Washington Post
Artistic director’s bumpy departure from Theater J Washington Post
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Why There's Been Plenty of Room at Bethlehem's Inns
NBCNews.com - 12/21/2014
TEL AVIV, Israel — Bethlehem was once the town with no room at the inn. But a year of heightened conflict and political tension between Israelis and Palestinians means that hasn't been the case in the
Why There Has Been Plenty of Room at Bethlehem's Inns NBCNews.com
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Europe Must Prevent Spread of Neo-Nazism: Senior Serbian Lawmaker
RIA Novosti - 9 Hours ago
Europe 18:19 22.12.2014 (updated 18:49 22.12.2014) 5 0 0 MOSCOW, December 22 (Sputnik) — European countries must oppose the growth of the neo-Nazi ideology and other forms of extremism, Serbian Parliament
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Exploding Jerusalem
Huffington Post - 9 Hours ago
There is a fascinating story evolving in Jerusalem that most westerners barely understand. This development is crucial to peace in the region and it represents essentially what misfires constantly in
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Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services Earns Coveted 4-Star Rating from Charity
PRLog - 9 Hours ago
120x90 - Dec. 22, 2014 - BOCA RATON, Fla. -- Since 2002, using data-driven analysis, Charity Navigator has awarded only the most fiscally responsible organizations a 4-star rating. In 2011, Charity Navigator
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Eight Palestinians charged for inciting ‘anti-Jewish’ violence
Malay Mail - 9 Hours ago
Eight men were charged in Israel for inciting 'anti-Jewish' violence by using social media, December 22, 2014. — AFP pic JERUSALEM, Dec 22 — Eight Palestinians from annexed east Jerusalem were indicted
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BBC Chief questions the future of Jews in the United Kingdom
i24news - 9 Hours ago
Published December 22nd 2014 05:08pm Danny Cohen: 'I’ve never felt so uncomfortable being a Jew in the UK as I’ve felt in the last 12 months' Danny Cohen, the director of BBC Television told
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Popular Struggle Coordination Committee To Light Up Christmas Tree of Bethlehem
Palestine News Network - 9 Hours ago
:19 PNN / Bethlehem  The Popular Struggle Coordination Committee on Tuesday is lighting up the Christmas tree of Bethlehem, This activity will be sending a message to all the world that Bethlehem;
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Masar Ibrahim Al-Khalil: Bethlehem City Tour Launch
Palestine News Network - 9 Hours ago
:07 PNN/ Bethlehem A new city tour highlighting the history, culture and architecture of Bethlehem will be launched on 23 December, 2014. The city tour has been developed as part of the Masar Ibrahim
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