Newsmax: Pelosi’s Office the Scene of Protests Over Anti-Semitism

Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., left, joins Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., as Democrats rally outside the Capitol. (J. Scott Applewhite) By Steve Emerson From the IPT News Website Note: To read the letter from Rabbi Aryeh Spero of the National Conference of Jewish Affairs, click here. The National Conference of Jewish Affairs, led by Rabbi Aryeh … Continue reading Newsmax: Pelosi’s Office the Scene of Protests Over Anti-Semitism

JTA: Brutal Attack on Two Jewish Brothers in Paris

Jewish brothers attacked and beaten in suburban Paris. Assailants saw off one brother's finger. JTA - Two Jewish brothers said they were abducted briefly and beaten by several men in suburban Paris in an incident that ended with one brother having his finger sawed off by an assailant. The brothers were hospitalized in what was … Continue reading JTA: Brutal Attack on Two Jewish Brothers in Paris

Targeting of Iraqi Christians Continues Unabated: Iraq’s Christian Population in Peril

http://www.cnn.com/2016/11/20/middleeast/iraq-christianity-peril/   According to CNN, "at one time, nearly 5 million Assyrian Christians lived in Iraq as a healthy minority, but their numbers have dwindled through the decades. "Before ISIS, roughly 300,000 Christians remained in Iraq. But no one knows how many survived or how many will return home to restart their lives. Many of them, … Continue reading Targeting of Iraqi Christians Continues Unabated: Iraq’s Christian Population in Peril

Police Hunt Belgium Jewish Museum Killer; France Also Tightens Security; 1,407 French Jews Leave for Israel First 3 Months 2014

(Reuters) - Belgian police on Sunday were hunting a gunman who shot dead two Israelis and a French woman at the Jewish Museum in Brussels, in an attack French President Francois Hollande said was without doubt motivated by anti-Semitism. Security around all Jewish institutions in Belgium was raised to the highest level following Saturday's shooting, … Continue reading Police Hunt Belgium Jewish Museum Killer; France Also Tightens Security; 1,407 French Jews Leave for Israel First 3 Months 2014

Israeli Researcher Discovers Protein that May Eradicate Cancer

by Sophie Imas , originally published on NoCamels.com. “Killing these cancer stem cells is the holy grail of cancer treatments and therefore holds promise for complete eradication of cancer,” says Dr. Sarit Larisch of the University of Haifa. These are not words pronounced lightly; instead, they follow more than a decade of research that could give … Continue reading Israeli Researcher Discovers Protein that May Eradicate Cancer

German Government Brands Goods Made in Factories That Are Owned by Jews

By MICHAEL FREUND, Special to the New York Sun | In a throwback to its darkest past, the German government recently decided to back an initiative which singles out Jewish-owned businesses and targets them for detrimental treatment. Joining 13 other European Union members, Berlin has reportedly agreed to support efforts aimed at applying special labels of origin to … Continue reading German Government Brands Goods Made in Factories That Are Owned by Jews

Device From Israeli Start-Up Gives the Visually Impaired a Way to Read

By JOHN MARKOFF, New York Times. JERUSALEM — Liat Negrin, an Israeli who has been visually impaired since childhood, walked into a grocery store here recently, picked up a can of vegetables and easily read its label using a simple and unobtrusive camera attached to her glasses. Ms. Negrin, who has coloboma, a birth defect that … Continue reading Device From Israeli Start-Up Gives the Visually Impaired a Way to Read

Israeli Invention: A ‘watch’ that stops unnecessary heart attack deaths

GE is banking on Oxitone wrist monitor to provide a heads-up for someone to get medical assistance before it’s too late. By Karin Kloosterman. Israel21c. A prototype of the Oxitone device, heading to market in about 18 months. About half of all people at risk of death from heart attacks could gain the chance to live, … Continue reading Israeli Invention: A ‘watch’ that stops unnecessary heart attack deaths

In Memoriam: Warsaw ghetto insurgent Boruch Spiegel

Spiegel was one of about 750 Jewish fighters who on April 19, 1943, launched an uprising that took the Germans off guard. By Reuters | May.21, 2013 | Source: Haaretz.   Boruch Spiegel, one of the last remaining survivors of the 1943 Warsaw ghetto uprising by poorly armed Jewish insurgents against the powerful Nazi German force that … Continue reading In Memoriam: Warsaw ghetto insurgent Boruch Spiegel

Billionaire Buffett: ‘There is No Other Place in the World’ Like Israel

by Zach Pontz, Algemeiner Journal. Warren Buffett meets with U.S. President Barack Obama at the White House. Photo: Wikipedia.. Super investor Warren Buffett,recently named to The Algemeiner’s Jewish 1oo list for his strong support of Israeli innovation, completed his acquisition of Israeli company Iscar Wednesday. Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc., antied up the $2 billion it … Continue reading Billionaire Buffett: ‘There is No Other Place in the World’ Like Israel

Passover on the battlefields of the US Civil War

By Michael Freund The Jerusalem Post It was April 24, 1864, at the height of the American Civil War, and in between his duties as an infantryman, young Isaac J. Levy sat down in camp on one of the intermediate days of Passover to write a short letter to his sister back home. Levy, who … Continue reading Passover on the battlefields of the US Civil War

Rabbi Who Cried to the Jews of Buchenwald: ‘You Are Free’

Source: NY Times The smoke was still rising as Rabbi Herschel Schacter rode through the gates of Buchenwald. It was April 11, 1945, and Gen. George S. Patton’s Third Army had liberated the concentration camp scarcely an hour before. Rabbi Schacter, who was attached to the Third Army’s VIII Corps, was the first Jewish chaplain … Continue reading Rabbi Who Cried to the Jews of Buchenwald: ‘You Are Free’

OPINION — Charles Krauthammer: The Abandonment

By Charles Krauthammer, Washington Post, September 13, 2012 There are two positions one can take regarding the Iranian nuclear program: (a) it doesn't matter, we can deter them; or (b) it does matter, we must stop them. In my view, the first position - that we can contain Iran as we did the Soviet Union … Continue reading OPINION — Charles Krauthammer: The Abandonment