Washington – Obama’s Counterterrorism Doctrine: Let Locals Lead The Fight

Washington — In a foreign policy address this week, U.S. President Barack Obama gave his clearest outline yet of his counterterrorism strategy. Al Qaeda splinter groups remain the largest threat to the United States, he said, but Washington must respond to it in a new way: by training local security forces, not deploying American ground […]


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Hermosa Beach, CA – Hunt For “HiddenCash” Moves To Southern California

Hermosa Beach, CA — The California cash rush has moved to the beach. More than the usual kids with pails and men with metal detectors were digging through the sand in Hermosa Beach on Saturday as the anonymous man with the Twitter handle @HiddenCash moved his upscale scavenger hunt from San Francisco to Southern California. […]


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Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 3 Sivan

Rav Yosef Irgas, Italian Kabbalist, author of Divrei Yosef, and Shomer Emunim, 1730.
Rav Yaakov Shimshon of Shpitivka (1801). He was a disciple of the Maggid of Mezhrech and a close friend of Rav Baruch of Mezhbez. He succeeded his father as rabbi in Shepetovka, but in 1799 […]

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Israel – Water Authority Solves Droughts By Doing Nothing

Israel — After experiencing its driest winter on record, Israel is responding as never before — by doing nothing. While previous droughts have been accompanied by impassioned public service advertisements to conserve, this time around it has been greeted with a shrug — thanks in large part to an aggressive desalination program that has transformed […]


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B’chasdei Hashem A Suicide Bombing Attack Was Averted

Israeli security forces on erev Shabbos noticed an Arab male wearing a suspiciously large coat, walking toward the Tapuach Junction in the northern Shomron region. Border police became suspicious when they saw the man with the heavy coat in 35C (95F) weather. B’chasdei Hashem the forces apprehended the man and found 12 pipe bombs strapped […]

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Analysis: Libya closer to full civil war


The situation in the country has deteriorated so much that the US suspended training by US special forces after a local militia stole a cache of American-provided weapons.

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Washington – While Kerry Grabs Headlines, Susan Rice Orchestrates Foreign Policy For Obama

Washington — Once seemingly destined to become secretary of state, Susan Rice now holds a lower-profile job at the White House, juggling global crises for the president and trying to ensure his foreign policy priorities don’t fall by the wayside in a storm of overseas problems. She shows no bitterness about the turn of events […]


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Beverly Hills, CA – Burglars Tie Up Elderly Orthodox Couple On Shabbos Night In LA, Wife Shot In Home Invasion

Beverly Hills, CA — Beverly Hills police continue their hunt for three intruders who shot an Orthodox Jewish woman last night after invading and robbing her home. Both Samuel and Diana Hirt, who live at 420 Doheny Road in Beverly Hills, were home last night when the incident occurred at approximately 8:30 PM. Sources told […]


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Beverly Hills, CA – Burglars Tie Up Elderly Orthodox Couple In LA, Wife Shot In Home Invasion

Beverly Hills, CA — Beverly Hills police continue their hunt for three intruders who shot an Orthodox Jewish woman last night after invading and robbing her home. Both Samuel and Diana Hirt, who live at 420 Doheny Road in Beverly Hills, were home last night when the incident occurred at approximately 8:30 PM. Sources told […]


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Washington – US Rejects Palestinians Claims It Invited Unity Government PM

Washington — The US over the weekend rejected Palestinian claims that the Obama administration had already accepted the newly unified government between Fatah and Hamas and had invited its prime minister to Washington. Although unity government won’t formally be announced until Monday, Palestinian media outlets reported over that Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah — […]


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