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Egyptian Protesters Want Morsi Out but Haven't Thought of Replacement

By Haaretz/Zvi Bar'el

One public square against another, a million against a million, an “uprising against the robbers” against the “red line of legitimacy” as protesters say – that’s how Egypt began its war of titans three days ago, set to reignite today. The fear is great and real. Will the stones hurled in Alexandria and Cairo turn into mass shootings? After all, the country is awash with millions of weapons, the booty from the Libyan uprising. Will the army, which deployed its brigades and put its air force on alert as if to defend the homeland, act this time against citizens rather than the foreign enemy?Read More


Kerry Leaves Middle East With No Plan in Hand, Will Return Soon

By Reuters

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry ended a shuttle diplomacy mission on Sunday without an agreement on resuming Israeli-Palestinian peace talks but said gaps had been narrowed and he would return to the region soon.Read More


Three Kids Injured in Lightning Strike at Reform Summer Camp

By JTA

Three children attending the Goldman Union Camp Institute were injured when lightning struck the field in which they were holding a camp activity.Read More


After Student's Killing, Egypt Braces for New Protests Against Government

By Reuters

Mass demonstrations across Egypt on Sunday may determine its future, two and half years after people power toppled a dictator they called Pharaoh and ushered in a democracy crippled by bitter divisions.Read More


No Sign of Breakthrough as John Kerry Peace Talks Drag On

By Reuters

Secretary of State John Kerry extended his Middle East peace mission on Saturday, shuttling between Jerusalem and Amman for more talks with Israeli and Palestinian leaders on reviving their stalled negotiations.Read More


Barack Obama Skips Visit to Bedside of Ailing Nelson Mandela

By Reuters

President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle met with family members of ailing former South African leader Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg on Saturday.Read More


John Kerry Extends Mideast Diplomatic Push

By Reuters

Secretary of State John Kerry extended his Middle East peace mission on Saturday, shuttling between Jerusalem and Amman for more talks with Palestinians and Israelis on reviving their stalled negotiations.Read More


Raging Egypt Anti-Government Protests Spread, Killing American Student

By Reuters

Three people, one an American, were killed when protesters stormed an office of Egypt’s ruling Muslim Brotherhood in Alexandria, adding to growing tension ahead of mass rallies aimed at unseating the Islamist president.Read More


Idealistic Jewish Student Killed in Egypt Violence

By Reuters

American Jewish student Andrew Pochter was stabbed to death in anti-government protests in Egypt. The suburban Washington D.C. native was teaching children English.Read More


Knicks Star Amar’e Stoudemire Wants Slice of Israel Hoops Team

By Renee Ghert-Zand

Amar’e Stoudemire is showing that he really owns his connection to Judaism.Read More


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