By Ilan Shavit On Saturday, October 14th, 2017

Jewish-French Candidate Audrey Azoulay Wins Vote to Be Next UNESCO Chief

  One day after U.S. said it was leaving the United Nations’ cultural agency (UNESCO) due to its anti-Israel bias. While Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu immediately following a similar announcement More...

By Nechama Duek On Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

US Jewish Leaders Threats to Withdraw Donations: We Won’t Turn the Other Cheek

Last Tuesday was a hot day. Five boys and two girls, aged six to 11, rejoiced when the rabbis asked them to immerse themselves in the mikveh, as the last part of a months-long conversion process. Earlier, the young More...

By Jewish Business News On Sunday, July 2nd, 2017

Israel’s Jailed Ex-PM, Ehud Olmert Released Early

  Ehud Olmert, Israel’s former prime minister, and mayor of Jerusalem, was released from prison Sunday morning days after a parole board granted him an early release from his 27-month corruption sentence. Spokesman More...

By Shai Genish On Sunday, May 28th, 2017

Anthony Weiner Is Going to Jail, His Wife Files for Divorce and He May Lose Custody of Their Son Jordan

  Ahead of jail for at least two years, Anthony Weiner and his estranged wife, Huma Abedin, listed their three-bedroom, 1,500-square-foot apartment at 1 Irving Place near Manhattan’s Union Square for More...

By Nahum Barnea On Sunday, May 7th, 2017

Former Defense Minister and PM Ehud Barak Explains: Why Didn’t Israel Strike in Iran?

  Only three living Israelis have led the country from the prime minister’s chair. Only three have faced this crucible, with the responsibility, the power, the experience and the understanding of the world More...

By Amira Lam On Friday, May 5th, 2017

Former Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon: ‘There Are Snakes in the IDF Headquarters, Vipers in the Knesset and Cobras in the Cabinet’

  When the Yom Kippur War broke out in 1973, Moshe Ya’alon was a 23-year-old newly-released soldier, who like many others was hurriedly called up for reserve duty. He was stationed in the 55th Paratroopers More...

By Gil Tanenbaum On Thursday, December 15th, 2016

Janet Yellen Coping With New Donald Trump Era

Janet Yellen, the Chair of the Federal Reserve, is trying hard to find the path to take after Donald Trump becomes President of the United States. She was, of course, appointed by the Democratic President Barack More...

By Gil Tanenbaum On Thursday, December 8th, 2016

Watch: Robert Reich Calls Donald Trump a Bully — Slams His Tweets

Robert Reich really doesn’t like Donald Trump. He lashed out at the President Elect Wednesday night on CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360, calling him a bully. The former Secretary of Labor under President More...

By Jewish Business News On Monday, December 5th, 2016

Eric Greitens First Jewish Governor of Missouri

Eric Greitens is set to become the first Jewish governor of Missouri. Oh ya, and he’s a Sabbath observer too. The Republican won election on the same day that Donald Trump won election as President of the More...

By Gil Tanenbaum On Thursday, December 1st, 2016

Barney Frank Calls Antonin Scalia as A ‘Fag Burner’ While Defending His Own Legacy

  Former Congressman Barney Frank said that the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was a “fag burner” as opposed to a flag burner. The comments came as he tries to save his political legacy More...


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