Netanyahu: Israel cannot prevent UN recognition of Palestinian state

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that no one can prevent the recognition of a Palestinian state in the United Nations in September. “No one has the power to stop the decision to recognize a Palestinian state in the UN General Assembly in September,” Netanyahu said.

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New York – Proposed Legislation Will Restrict Sale of Rare Wines

New York — Proposed legislation in New York State will impose heavy restrictions on the sale of rare, collectable wines.
Bill No. A06884, introduced by the New York State Committee on Economic Development, will require restaurants and retail stores to purchase wine from a “primary source” — an authorized distributor who must be clearly identified, thereby […]


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Palestinians Gear For Sunday March On Israel’s Borders

Fatah representative in Lebanon, Munir Maqdah, said Tuesday that Palestinians residing in Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and Gaza were planning to march towards their respective borders with Israel on Sunday, the 44th anniversary of the Six Day War.
“We want our lands in Palestine back,” Maqdah said, noting that the processions aim to remain non-violent. He also […]

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Washington – Justice Breyer Breaks Collarbone in Bike Accident

Washington — Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer has broken his right collarbone in a bicycle accident near his home in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Supreme Court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg said the 72-year-old justice took a spill over the weekend.
The mishap was not preventing Breyer from speaking in New York City Tuesday evening. Breyer was not in court Tuesday […]


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Romney Gives Obama an ‘F’

As Mitt Romney prepares to officially roll out his presidential campaign later this week, he’s giving President Barack Obama an ‘F’ for the last two years.
“It’s failed,” the former Massachusetts governor said of the Obama presidency in an interview taped over the weekend at his New Hampshire home that aired Tuesday morning on NBC’s “Today.”
“He’s […]

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NYC DOT To Remove Borough Park Traffic Islands

There has been a rare change of heart from the beleaguered New York City Department of Transportation. The Borough Park traffic islands that Matzav.com first told you about six months ago, the ones that caused such chaos, are apparently going to be removed.When Matzav.com first reported this story last November, you saw Ladder 114 having […]

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Rabbi Josh Pruzansky Leaves Agudah, Joins OU

Rabbi Josh Pruzansky has departed from his position with Agudath Israel of New Jersey and has been appointed as Regional Director of Public Policy (NJ) at the Institute for Public Affairs (IPA),  the public policy arm of the Orthodox Union (OU).
This position will have Rabbi Pruzansky advocating on behalf of the New Jersey Jewish community in […]

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Gov’t failures in Falash Mura immigration decried


Ethiopian leaders, NGOs say gov’t isn’t adequately assisting, supporting thousands of Jews waiting to make aliya, not preparing.

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New Square, NY – VIN Exclusive: Skverer Rebbe Speaks Out in Ami Magazine

New Sqaure, NY — An upcoming story in this week’s Ami Magazine hitting newsstands on Wednesday will present an exclusive interview with the Skverer Rebbe, Rabbi David Twersky, who speaks out in depth about the horrifying events that occurred in New Square less than two weeks ago.
Rabbi Yitzchok Frankfurter, editor of the magazine, spoke at […]


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European lawmakers adopt resolution on R&D cooperation


Group of parliamentarians gather at Knesset for 17th biennial Eureka inter-parliamentary conference to foster “European culture of innovation.”

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