Israel faces charges of deliberate policy over birth control jabs for Ethiopian women

Israel has begun an inquiry following shocking revelations that medics of the Jewish state injected controversial birth control drugs every three mont…

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Shas Preparing for the Reality of Being in the Opposition

It would appear that Shas leader Eli Yishai is preparing himself and others for the possibility of not being included in the new coalition. The party leader released statement that Shas will not betray its constituents or its values, and if need be, the party will remain in the opposition, explaining “We are not afraid […]

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Washington – Lawmakers Push Measure On Israel’s Self-Defense

Washington — The United States would back Israel militarily if the Mideast ally were to attack Iran in self-defense, a bipartisan group of senators said Thursday in introducing a forceful resolution. “No one wants another conflict anywhere in the world militarily, but we also don’t want a nuclear-capable Iran,” said Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., at […]


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Security Expert Warns Fire Department Lockboxes Can Be Hacked

A security expert warned that criminals can gain access to locked businesses and apartments across the United States by reproducing the master keys now issued only to firefighters during emergencies. The expert said he identified a flaw in the heavy metal boxes made by an Arizona-based company called Knox Co, now commonly found outside millions […]

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Brooklyn, NY – Judge Exhibits Leniency in Former Prison Chaplain Sentencing

Brooklyn, NY — Rabbi Leib Glanz, once an influential prison chaplain and power player within the Satmar community, was sentenced to a mere 45 days in federal prison today in connection with a Section 8 fraud after taking a plea deal. The 54-year-old rabbi had been facing up to 15 years in prison for willfully […]


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CDC: Electronic Cigarettes Gaining Awareness, Use

Increased awareness and use of electronic cigarettes in the U.S. outlined in a study released Thursday highlights the need for government regulation and evaluation, the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s office on smoking and health said. Nearly six in 10 adults in the U.S. are aware of the battery-powered devices that […]

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How Budget Cuts Could Affect You

Automatic spending cuts scheduled to take effect Friday are expected to touch a vast range of government services. Some examples: DEFENSE One of the Navy’s premiere warships, the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman, sits pier-side in Norfolk, Va., its tour of duty delayed. The carrier and its 5,000-person crew were to leave for the […]

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16,577 New Immigrants to Eretz Yisrael in 2012

The Central Bureau of Statistics reported this week that 16,577 new immigrants arrived in Eretz Yisrael in 2012, representing a 2% decline from 2011. The downward immigration trend began in 2002 and has continued each year since. An average of 18,000 immigrants arrived annually from 2003-2011. This represents quite a change from 1990-2002, during which […]

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Israel, Turkey row over Zionism deepens rift between ex-allies

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel's prime minister accused his Turkish counterpart on Thursday of making a "dark and false" statement by calling Zionism a crime against humanity – a comment likely to hit efforts to repair ties between the two former allies. The Turkish premier's statement, made at a U.N. meeting in Vienna a day earlier, was also condemned by the head of Europe's main rabbinical group …

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Washington – Journalist Bob Woodward Caught In Crossfire With White House

Washington — Journalist Bob Woodward has uncovered scandals and shed a withering light on secretive policy decisions for decades, so when he expressed outrage about an emailed crossfire with a senior White House aide, Washington sat up and took notice. But a closer examination of his dust-up with White House economic adviser Gene Sperling may […]


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