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Bibi Says Treaty With Egypt Good for Both

Israel and Egypt have a vested interest in maintaining their peace treaty, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday, adding that the 1979 agreement ensured stability in at the “heart” of the Middle East.Read More


Orthodox Activist Killed in Los Angeles Crash

By JTA

A Jewish activist in Los Angeles was killed and a local rabbi critically injured after they were hit by a car while walking home from morning prayer services.Read More


Lieberman: No Deal With Unity Government

By Haaretz

Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said Wednesday that if a future Palestinian unity government between Fatah and Hamas will not accept the principles outlined by the Mideast Quartet, such as the recognition of Israel, then Israel will not transfer it any funds.Read More


King Herod Did Not Complete Western Wall

By Haaretz

Recent archeological excavations in Jerusalem show that, contrary to popular understanding, King Herod was not solely responsible for constructing the Western Wall.Read More


Mitt Romney Would Make Israel First Trip

By JTA

Mitt Romney said his first foreign trip as president would be to Israel.Read More


GOP Candidates Split on Iran Strike

By Haaretz

The two-hour-long foreign policy debate between eight Republican presidential hopefuls at Constitution Hall in Washington - packed to capacity with local dignitaries and reporters, former officials and scholars - will probably be criticized by foreign policy experts on the things it didn’t focus enough on: the Arab spring, China, and seemingly deteriorating relations with Russia.Read More


ADL Slams 'Hanukkah Pricing' Vodka Ad

By JTA

The Anti-Defamation League criticized the New York ad campaign of Wodka vodka for reinforcing anti-Semitic stereotypes.Read More


Egypt General Promises Presidential Vote in 2012

By Haaretz

Egypt will hold presidential elections by the middle of 2012, the leader of the Egyptian military council, Field Marshal Mohamed Hussein Tantawi, said on Tuesday, in the wake of the regime’s violent crackdowns on pro-democracy protests in Cairo’s Tahrir Square.Read More


Tea Party's Allen West Could Be Vulnerable

By Forward Staff

A new poll shows Tea Party favorite Allen West (R-Fla.) could be vulnerable to a Democratic challenge next year in his Palm Beach-area district.Read More


Biden Meets With Leaders Over Pollard

By JTA

Vice President Joseph Biden met with several Jewish American leaders to discuss the case of convicted spy Jonathan Pollard.Read More


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