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Madonna Prays at Kaballah Center Ahead of Show

By Haaretz

Madonna flew into Israel with her entourage on Friday afternoon, spending the holiday in prayer and Kabbalah study before starting rehearsals for her Thursday concert in Ramat Gan Stadium.Read More


Obama Pushes Syria Regime Change to Russia

By Haaretz

President Barack Obama is working to convince Russia to join an effort to implement a Yemen-style transfer of power in war-torn Syria, the New York Times reported.Read More


Iran 'Unconvinced' by Nuclear Watchdog's Proposal

By Haaretz

The United Nation’s nuclear watchdog has failed to convince Iran of the need to inspect a military base suspected of housing nuclear weapons’ experiments, Iranian media cited the head of country’s atomic agency as saying on Saturday.Read More


Lawmaker Apologizes for African 'Cancer' Remark

By Haaretz

Likud MK Miri Regev, who came under fire last week after calling African migrants “a cancer” in Israeli society, apologized for the first time for her comments on Sunday, opting, however, to leave the migrants out of her apology.Read More


No Iran Dispute Between U.S. and Israel: Official

By Haaretz

“There are no gaps between the U.S. and Israel in anything related to talks between Iran and the six world powers over the future of Iran’s nuclear program,” a U.S. official told journalists during a briefing in Tel Aviv.Read More


Hezbollah: No Fence Can Protect Israel

By Haaretz

Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah spoke Friday during a ceremony marking 12 years since the Israeli disengagement from southern Lebanon, and warned that no fence that Israel erects will protect it.Read More


S. Tel Aviv Tense But Calm After Violence

By JTA

South Tel Aviv remained calm but tense Friday after recent violence aimed at African immigrants.Read More


Prosecutor Quits Over Jewish 'Hooker' Case

By Forward Staff

A top Brooklyn prosecutor has reportedly resigned amid questions over her handling of a racially charged Crown Heights prostitution case.Read More


Iran One Step Closer to Making Bomb

By JTA

Evidence found in an underground bunker in Iran could signal the country’s having moved one step closer toward the uranium threshold needed to make nuclear arms, International Atomic Energy Agency diplomats said today.Read More


Wasserman Schultz Uninvited in Temple Flap

By JTA

Miami’s Temple Israel said it canceled tonight’s appearance by Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) due to security concerns, but the congresswoman – chair of the Democratic National Committee– called it “internal politics” after learning that a leading GOP donor quit the synagogue because he would not be allowed to give a Republican response.Read More





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