ISIS Claims Responsibility For Texas Cartoon Attack

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility on Tuesday for a weekend attack at a center near Dallas, Texas, that was exhibiting cartoon depictions of the Prophet Muhammad — though it offered no evidence of a direct link to the attackers. An audio statement on the extremist group’s Al Bayan radio station said that “two soldiers […]

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Gaza – Hamas Headquarters Target Of Attack By Dissident Islamic Group

Gaza — Hamas’ headquarters in the Gaza Strip was the target of an attack Monday, after a fringe Islamist movement issued a threatening message demanding the release of its members from prison, according to Palestinian media. The Ma’an News Agency reported that the bomb blast damaged the perimeter wall of the building. Hamas representative were […]


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In Arkansas, Huckabee Poised To Launch 2nd White House Bid

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is preparing another bid for the Republican presidential nomination, eight years after his first efforts to expand on the support of evangelical Christians helped him win eight states in the 2008 primaries. The ordained Baptist minister turned politician returns Tuesday to his hometown of Hope, Arkansas — the same small […]

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Boston – Marathon Bomber Cries For First Time At Federal Death Penalty Trial

Boston — For the first time since his trial began four months ago, Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev dropped his blank, impassive demeanor and showed emotion as his Russian aunt sobbed uncontrollably and had to leave the witness stand. Tsarnaev, 21, grabbed a tissue and repeatedly dabbed his eyes and cheeks while his aunt became […]


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What Does Shas’ Coalition Agreement Include?

With about 48 hours remaining until the deadline to present a new government, Shas signed onto the coalition headed by Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu. Deri proudly announced that he made good on his promises to voters during elections as is reflected in the coalition agreement signed by the party, including the zero value added tax […]

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Jerusalem – World’s Oldest Complete Copy Of Ten Commandments Displayed In Israel

Jerusalem — The world’s oldest complete copy of the Ten Commandments is on rare display at Israel’s national museum in an exhibit of objects from pivotal moments in civilization. The 2,000-year-old Dead Sea Scroll belongs to a collection of the world’s most ancient biblical manuscripts discovered near the Dead Sea. The brittle manuscript has never […]


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Clinton To Call For ‘Full And Equal Path To Citizenship’

Hillary Rodham Clinton intends to draw an early distinction with Republicans on illegal immigration, pointing to a pathway to citizenship as an essential part of any overhaul in Congress. Clinton was laying the foundation of her immigration agenda Tuesday in her first stop in Nevada since launching her presidential campaign. After years of delays in […]

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Jerusalem – Judge Allows Right-Wing Activist Yehuda Glick To Return To Temple Mount

Jerusalem — Following an October assassination attempt that nearly took his life, and subsequent court-ordered ban from ascending the Temple Mount, on Tuesday morning a Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court Judge allowed Rabbi Yehuda Glick to return to the contested holy site on a limited basis. Despite police opposition alleging that Glick presents a danger to the […]


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Special Election In New York City For Grimm, Assembly Seats

A high-profile congressional seat is up for grabs Tuesday as voters in Staten Island and certain sections of Brooklyn take part in a special election. The 11th Congressional District seat became vacant when GOP Congressman Michael Grimm stepped down after pleading guilty in December to federal tax evasion. But the race isn’t high profile just […]

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Ministry Official: Tzohar Rabbonim Operates Illegally

According to Rabbi Chizkiyahu Samin, who heads the Rabbanut & Marriage Unit of the Ministry of Religious Services, marriage registration stations operating by Tzohar Rabbonim around the country are unauthorized and are operating outside of the law. An internal letter sent by Rabbi Samin to Rishon L’Tzion Rabbi Yitzchak Yosef Shlita was leaked to the […]

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