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Ring of Observant Jewish Drug Dealers Refused to Work on Shabbat

By Renee Ghert-Zand

Law enforcement took note that the members of a drug ring in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn were keeping unusual hours. What drew attention was not when the pushers were doing business, but rather when they weren’t.Read More


Mayor Ron Huldai Announces City Wide WiFi Networks To Launch in Tel Aviv

By Yermi Brenner

Tel Aviv is known for being a hot spot for beach life, colorful markets and street parties. Now, many of these locations, are becoming themselves hot spots.Read More


Israel Remains Skeptical on Syria But Sees Positives in Russia Deal

By Reuters

A skeptical Israel saw potential positives in Syria’s acceptance to surrender control of its chemical weapons to Russia, hoping the mooted deal would make Iran think twice about its nuclear project.Read More


Three Israeli Universities Make the 2013 QS World University Rankings Top 200 List

By Haaretz/Israel Fisher

The QS World University Rankings have included three Israeli universities among the top 200 in the world for 2013.Read More


The Mechanics of a Hasidic Bloc Vote

By Josh Nathan-Kazis

The power of the Satmar bloc vote is legendary in New York politics. But ever since the Hasidic sect split, leaders have jockeyed to show that their group is more influential.Read More


Israel Amassed Chemical Weapons Arsenal, CIA Document Says

By JTA

A newly discovered CIA document indicates that Israel likely built up its own chemical weapons arsenal.Read More


Sheldon Adelson Offers To 'Help Out' Obama With Votes on Syria Attack

By Haaretz

Billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson said on Tuesday that he would be willing to “help out” the Obama administration, in garnering enough congressional votes for a military attack on Syria.Read More


France's National Front Party Suspends Candidate Over Anti-Semitism

By JTA

France’s ultranationalist National Front Party suspended one of its candidates for posting a picture of a burning Israeli flag and anti-Semitic statements on Facebook.Read More


Israeli Man To Sue Facebook for Blocking Users Without Stating Reasons

By Haaretz/Ido Kenan

The Jerusalem District Court has allowed an Israeli man to sue Facebook in Israel, while submitting a translation of the lawsuit to the company’s headquarters in the United States - although the online social network’s terms of use state that any legal case brought against it will be heard in California, where its offices are located.Read More


Holocaust Video Game Rejected by Nintendo Will Become Smartphone Game

By JTA

The developer of a Holocaust-themed game which was rejected by Nintendo has announced plans to release his work for smartphone users.Read More


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