ISRAEL: New chief named to take over Mossad from Meir Dagan

Monday’s announcement of the next chief of Israel’s Mossad ended the mystery about who will succeed leadership of the country’s spy agency. Tamir Pardo, known to the public until now only as “T” and to his neighbors as the guy…

US condemns Palestinian report on Western Wall

WASHINGTON, Dec 1 — The US State Department yesterday condemned an official Palestinian report last week asserting that Jerusalem’s Western Wall, one of Judaism’s holiest sites, is not Jewish. Al-Mutawakil Taha, deputy information minister in the Palestinian Authority, published a five-page study disputing Jews’ reverence of the shrine as a …

U.S. condemns Palestinian report on Western Wall

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department condemned on Tuesday an official Palestinian report last week asserting that Jerusalem’s Western Wall, one of Judaism’s holiest sites, is not Jewish.

Daniel Diker to head World Jewish Congress


Foreign policy and media expert will replace outgoing Secretary- General Michael Schneider, who will step down after 40 years.

Daniel Diker to head World Jewish Congress


Foreign policy and media expert will replace outgoing Secretary- General Michael Schneider, who will step down after 40 years.

WikiLeaks founder ‘wanted’ by Interpol over rape claims


Julian Assange placed on most-wanted list after Sweden issues arrest warrant against him; US State Department disconnects access to its files.

Wikileaks founder ‘wanted’ by Interpol over rape claims


Julian Assange placed on most-wanted list after Sweden issues arrest warrant against him; US State Department disconnects access to its files from government’s classified network.

Dilemma of the Two-State Solution

“The United States is committed to maintaining Israel’s qualitative edge in the region,” State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley said about America’s proposed $3 billion sale of warplanes to Israel, the latest deal to keep the Palestinian peace process alive.

MKs mull bill to recognize, fund pluralistic Jewish studies


Knesset Committee on Rights of the Child hosts study session on issues regarding women studying and teaching Torah.

MKs mull bill to recognize, fund pluralistic Jewish studies


Knesset Committee on Rights of the Child hosts study session on issues regarding women studying and teaching Torah.