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Haifa University decodes one of last unread Dead Sea Scrolls

After more than a year of restoration efforts, scholars at Haifa University succeeded in decoding one of only two remaining Dead Sea scrolls yet to be deciphered.

Tuesday 01/23/2018
Amnesty International withdraws from event with UK Jewish community, citing support for BDS
Posted: January 23, 2018

Amnesty International sparked outrage among the U.K. Jewish community after citing support for the anti-Israel BDS movement in its withdrawal from an event it had organized with the Jewish Leadership Council (JLC), an umbrella group of major British Jewish organizations.The event, a panel discussion on Israel and the United Nations Human Rights Council, was scheduled to take place Wednesday at Amnesty International’s London offices.

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Pence concludes Israel trip with ‘inspiring’ Western Wall visit
Posted: January 23, 2018

Vice President Mike Pence concluded his trip to Israel on Tuesday with a private visit to the Western Wall, one of the holiest sites in Judaism.

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Wednesday 01/17/2018
‘Spineless and stupid’: Local musicians react to Lorde’s Tel Aviv cancellation
Posted: January 17, 2018

In her short career, 21-year-old pop star Lorde has made undeniable waves in the music industry and landscape. But now, the New Zealander has made waves in the Jewish community for something other than catchy songs.

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Tuesday 01/16/2018
Netanyahu and large Israeli trade delegation arrive to warm welcome in India
Posted: January 16, 2018

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu kicked off his state visit to India on Sunday with a warm embrace from Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who unexpectedly met the Israeli leader when he landed at New Delhi’s airport on Sunday afternoon.

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Petition slams professor for drawing equivalence between Israeli Zionists and terrorists
Posted: January 16, 2018

An online petition is challenging a University of Southern California (USC) professor for drawing equivalence between North Korea’s Kim Jong-Il, China’s Mao Zedong, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia and Israeli Zionists.

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Tunisian police arrest five suspects tied to synagogue firebombing
Posted: January 16, 2018

Tunisian authorities arrested five suspects for last week’s firebombing of the historic Ghriba Synagogue on the island of Djerba.

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Wednesday 01/10/2018
Palestinians meet with Hezbollah leader to reportedly spark third intifada
Posted: January 10, 2018

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah party has downplayed a Dec. 31 meeting in Beirut between Fatah official Azzam Al-Ahmad and Hezbollah terror leader Hassan Nasrallah, in which the two reportedly agreed to instigate a violent Palestinian uprising in Israel.

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Pew survey: Muslims to outnumber Jews in the US by 2040
Posted: January 10, 2018

Muslims are expected to outnumber Jews as the second-largest religious group in the U.S. by 2040, according to a new survey by the Pew Research Center.

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