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  • Israel's Knesset votes to disband, agrees to hold elections March 17

    Israel's Knesset votes to disband, agrees to hold elections March 17
    Israel’s parliament voted Wednesday to dissolve and hold early elections after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fired two top ministers, unraveling his governing coalition after 20 months in office. The bill to disband the Knesset passed the...
  • Paul Greenberg: Provocations galore

    Here we go again. Just in time for the season of peace on earth and good will toward men, a judge in New Jersey is hearing arguments over whether the phrase "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance represents an unconstitutional infringement on some...
  • Talk is cheap: U.S. response to Jerusalem synagogue attack disappoints

    Talk is cheap: U.S. response to Jerusalem synagogue attack disappoints
    The scenario has been repeated more times than I can remember: Palestinian terrorists murder Israelis. The Obama administration condemns the attack. And that's it. No change in U.S. policy, no penalties or consequences for those who encourage and praise...
  • Overlooked Palestinian terror group returns with a vengeance

    Overlooked Palestinian terror group returns with a vengeance
    The older I get, the more my childhood memories fade, but I still vividly remember the morning of Sunday, July 4, 1976. I was eight years old at the time, spending Shabbat with my grandparents at their house in London. Early on that Sunday, I woke to...
  • The Jews and terror

    The Jews and terror
    Some random thoughts on recent events in Israel and Palestine. THE JEWS AND TERROR. Mahmoud Abbas, president of the Palestinian Authority, dedicated a square in Ramallah to the people that perpetrated the massacre at the Munich Olympic Games in 1972....
  • Netanyahu fires 2 ministers, calls for early elections he's likely to win

    JERUSALEM After months of acrimony within his government, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fired two centrist ministers Tuesday, accusing them of plotting to topple him. The prime minister offered a blistering attack on Finance Minister Yair...
  • Israeli Canadian woman said to deny capture by Islamic State

    Israeli Canadian woman said to deny capture by Islamic State
    After 24 hours of swirling rumors of her capture by Islamic State, an Israeli Canadian woman who joined Kurdish fighters in Syria appears to have surfaced on Facebook to dispel the reports. “Guys, I’m totally safe and secure.... Ignore the...
  • Comic Bobby Slayton coming to town

    Comic Bobby Slayton coming to town
    Comedian Bobby Slayton has performed his own intense style of stand-up comedy for more than 30 years and is often referred to as "The Pitbull of Comedy" and "Yid Vicious." Slayton will bring his intense style of humor locally from Nov. 26-30 to the Fort...
  • Nation and world news briefs

    NATION WASHINGTON President Barack Obama is ordering up new rules for giving local police agencies access to surplus U.S. military equipment such as the armored vehicles, assault rifles and body armor that police in Ferguson, Mo., used in an...
  • New violence erupts in West Bank; Palestinian man killed

    Fresh clashes erupted Tuesday in the West Bank, leaving at least one Palestinian demonstrator dead, as Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas accused Israel of fomenting a “destructive religious war” over a contested holy site....
  • School budgets, sexism and Israel: Letters

    School budgets, sexism and Israel: Letters
    Schools: Do more with less I don't know where Thursday letter-writer James M. Graber gathered his intelligence on Orange County Public Schools. I became a substitute teacher because I wanted to learn firsthand more about how OCPS educates — or...