Breaking News


Gadhafi Vows He Will Not Step Down, Will Die a Martyr in Libya

By Haaretz Service

Libyan leader Muammar Gadhafi said Tuesday in a televised address that he will not step down from power and that he intends on staying in Libya.Read More


Bahrain's Jewish MP: Protests Blown Out of Proportion

By JTA

Bahraini Jewish parliamentarian Nancy Khedouri told JTA that the protests in her country have been blown out of proportion by the media.Read More


At Least 65 Dead, Including One Israeli, in New Zealand Quake

By JTA

An Israeli backpacker is among the dozens killed in an earthquake that devastated the city of Christchurch, New Zealand.Read More


Peres: Gadhafi's Rein Is Nearing an End

President Shimon Peres said Monday he believed Libyan leader Muammer Gadhafi’s reign was nearing an end.Read More


Knesset Approves Google Street View

By JTA

A team of Knesset Cabinet members met to discuss security and privacy concerns surrounding the operation of Google Street View in Israel.Read More


U.S. Veto Thwarts UN Resolution on Settlements

By Natasha Mozgovaya and Haaretz Service and Shlomo Shamir

The United States on Friday voted against a United Nations Security Council draft resolution that would have condemned Israeli settlements as illegal. The veto by the U.S., a permanent council member, prevented the resolution from being adopted.Read More


Helen Thomas: Jews Weren't Persecuted in Europe After the War

By JTA

Former White House correspondent Helen Thomas said the Jews did not have to leave postwar Europe because they weren’t persecuted.Read More


Bibi to Nasrallah: ‘Stay in the Bunker’

By JTA

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told American Jewish leaders – and Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah – that Israel is strong and can defend itself.Read More


Obama Administration Shifts Policy To Push for Democracy, Human Rights in Middle East

By JTA

A combination of calculation, luck and principles are steering the Obama administration to emphasize democracy and human rights in the Middle East in the post-Mubarak era. On February 15, President Obama laid out a revamped strategy that takes into account U.S. strategic interests in the region while also emphasizing the need to accommodate uprisings that have swept away governments in Egypt and Tunisia, as well as protests nipping at U.S. allies in Barhain, Jordan and Yemen.Read More


J Street Plans Israel Trip

By JTA

J Street announced it was organizing its own Israel trip for Jewish college students after Birthright Israel declined to partner with the lobbying group.In a letter to J Street supporters, the organization announced that its campus arm, J Street U, would organize a trip to Israel and the West Bank for 10 to 15 student leaders this summer.Read More


Would you like to receive updates about new stories?






















We will not share your e-mail address or other personal information.

Already subscribed? Manage your subscription.