It's Official: US Terror Threat not Islamist, Only 'Extremist'
No longer a private Obama initiative, but rather official US gov't policy: Muslim terrorism is simply 'violent extremism.'
Earthquake Centered on Dead Sea Shakes Israel
An earthquake centered in the Dead Sea rocked Israel.
Iran Orders Chinese Fighter Jets After Warplane Purchase From Moscow
On the heels of announcing the building of two new nuclear reactors, Iran is about to conclude a transaction with China for the purchase of mult-irole jet fighter planes. This transaction comes only days after purchasing a fleet of in-flight refueling warplanes from Moscow.
IDF May Launch Preemptive Strikes against ISIS in Egypt
The Egyptian military says it has killed more than 1,000 terrorists Sinai, which borders Israel and the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip.
Jewplexed: What is Revealed By Israeli Teenage Fashion Star?
Has the rise of teenage Israeli fashion model Sofia Mechetner, first touted as a ‘rags to riches’ Cinderella story, suddenly turned into a tale more exploitative than Grimm?
Call Me Israeli, Call Me American, Call Me Worried
This time, being worried doesn't make me an "American"
Jewplexed: The Sky is Falling and It’s All Good
It rained last Shabbat, a kind of miracle, as I live in Los Angeles which is in the fourth year of an historic drought.
Jewplexed: Pluto—A Jewish Kind of Place
Doing its own orbital horah out there around 3 billion miles from Earth, Pluto, the dwarf planet, is a very Jewish place.
Israeli Vets Remove Tumor from African Lion
An Israeli team removed a tennis-ball sized tumor from an eight year-old African lion in a special operation caught on film.
Obama Won't Let Pollard Out of US
A senior Israeli diplomatic source revealed on Monday that if Jonathan Pollard is released in November as has been reported, he won't be allowed to come to Israel for fear he will receive a hero's welcome.
Britain Sees 53% Rise in anti-Semitic Incidents
There has been a huge increase in the number of anti-Semitic attacks in the UK.
More Than 200 French Jews Arrive in Israel as New Immigrants
More than 20,000 French Jews have moved to Israel over the past five years... with a record of over 7,200 French Jews making aliyah in 2014.
Oklahoma City Jews Bury Holocaust Victim’s Remains
A local minister had received the remains of the woman, a skull, from the daughter-in-law of a Jewish man who had investigated Nazi war crimes as a member of the U.S. Office of Strategic Services, a wartime intelligence agency.
Snake Fossil With 4 Legs Found
Scientists have long scoffed at the Biblical account of how the serpent in the Garden of Eden walked upright before being cursed, but a newly found 113-million-year-old fossil actually proves that snakes once had four legs.
The Meaning Of Tu B'av
Just as Yom Kippur symbolizes the atonement for the sin of the Golden Calf, Tu B'Av signifies the atonement for the sin of the Spies, where ten came bearing such negative reports which reduced the entire nation to panic.
Tu B'Av: The Circle and the Line
Tu B'av is known as the most auspicious time for soul-mates to come together.
The Miracle of Jewish History
In the final analysis, Jewish history makes no rational sense.
Soul Food, July 31
We learned about honesty and integrity - that the truth matters... that you don't take shortcuts or play by your own set of rules... and success doesn't count unless you earn it fair and square.-Michelle Obama