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Israel Hits Syria With Powerful Airstrike Near Damascus

By Reuters

Israel carried out its second air strike in days on Syria early on Sunday, a Western intelligence source said, in an attack that shook Damascus with a series of powerful blasts and drove columns of fire into the night sky.Read More


NRA Chief Cites Boston Bombing in Push Against Gun Control

By Reuters

Heavy-handed gun laws and a culture disapproving of gun ownership put citizens in a vulnerable position during the door-to-door search for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev last month, NRA Chief Executive Wayne LaPierre said on Saturday.Read More


Hungarian Far Right 'Jewish List' Rails Against 'Zionist' Plot

By Reuters

Leaders of a far-right Hungarian party accused Israelis of plotting to buy up the country as several hundred nationalists protested on Saturday on the eve of a meeting of the World Jewish Congress in Budapest.Read More


Israel Pounds Hezbollah-Bound Weapons Convoy

By Reuters

Israel has carried out an air strike targeting a shipment of missiles in Syria bound for Hezbollah guerrillas in neighbouring Lebanon, an Israeli official said on Saturday.Read More


Syria's Assad Still Controls Chemical Weapons: Israel

By Reuters

A senior Israeli official said on Saturday that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad retains control of Syria’s reputed chemical weapons and they are not sought by his Hezbollah guerrilla allies in neighbouring Lebanon.Read More


U.S. Officials Believe Israel Conducted Airstrike Into Syria

By Reuters

The United States believes Israel has conducted an airstrike into Syria, CNN reported on Friday, citing two unnamed U.S. officials.Read More


Ira Schwartz, CEO of Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, Is Leaving Post

By Devra Ferst

Ira Schwartz, who has served as the head of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia for the past seven years, is leaving his post effective immediately the Jewish Exponent reported late on Friday afternoon.Read More


Brighton Beach Nursing Home Reopens Its Doors Six Months After Sandy

By Seth Berkman

Six months after Hurricane Sandy, one Brighton Beach nursing home is finally welcoming back the 180 residents who call it home.Read More


Tzipi Livni Rejects 1967 Borders as Pre-Condition to Peace Negotiations

By JTA

Israeli Justice Minister Tzipi Livni, has reportedly refused to accept the 1967 border as the basis for a final Israeli-Palestinian border prior to negotiations.Read More


Hungarian Court Okays Far-Right Protest at Conference of Jewish Leaders

By Reuters

A Hungarian court has given the go ahead for a far-right protest on Saturday before an international conference of Jewish leaders in Budapest.Read More


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