Shamir to be Buried Monday Late Afternoon at Mt. Herzl

07/01/2012 11:50 PM Updated: 3 years ago

Former prime minister Yitzhak Shamir will buried Monday evening alongside his  wife, Shulamit, in the section reserved for leaders of Israel on Mount  Herzl. President Shimon 


Our First ‘Infidel’ President

07/01/2012 9:41 PM Updated: 3 years ago

CNN Reports: Washington, the nation’s first president, was not a Christian but most likely a Deist, someone who believed in a divine, beneficent being who ordered


Already Hit Hard by Inflation, Iran Braces for Worse

07/01/2012 8:36 PM Updated: 3 years ago

Reports the NYT: Bedeviled by government mismanagement of the economy and international sanctions over its nuclear program, Iran is in the grip of spiraling inflation, which


US Postal Service Begins to Close Mail Plants

07/01/2012 7:50 PM

PressTV Reports: The U.S. Postal  Service will begin consolidating and closing dozens of mail processing plants as  early as this week. A last minute effort by


Mossad Agent Who Nabbed Eichmann Dies

07/01/2012 7:20 PM Updated: 3 years ago

Haaretz Via the Forward Reports: Former Mossad agent Yaakov Meidad, who took part in the abduction of the Nazi  war criminal Adolph Eichmann, died Saturday at


Average Gas Price in 2012 is Still at Record Annual High

07/01/2012 7:08 PM Updated: 3 years ago

The average price for a regular gallon gas for the month of June was $3.539, according to Obama’s Energy Information Administration. With the close of June,


Are You a Liberal? Send Us Your Columns and Commentary

07/01/2012 5:51 PM Updated: 3 years ago

The staff here at GestetnerUpdates is largely Center-right. However, there is place for center-left and even Obama-good, Bush-bad Liberals. Feel free to submit us an op-ed.


ECO “PANIC”: Waters Around NY Rising Three Times Faster Than Global Average!

07/01/2012 5:30 PM Updated: 3 years ago

Before you get excited, we are talking of a rise of tops 3.7 millimeters per year. This is like 0.15 (less than a fifth) of an


New York Post: Long’s Long Odds on the Long Road to November

07/01/2012 4:40 PM Updated: 3 years ago

Here are portions of a NYP Editorial: No sooner had Wendy Long been declared the winner of Tuesday’s Republican US Senate primary than Democratic incumbent Kirsten


PHOTOS: Super Jewish: Storobin, Felder Join Hikind at Press Conference on Behalf of Ostreicher

07/01/2012 4:31 PM Updated: 3 years ago

VIN Reports that “Assemblyman Dov Hikind (D-Brooklyn) led a gathering of elected officials this afternoon at the Bolivian Mission to the United Nations, in demanding justice


Full Implementation Starts Today: Sanctions on Iran Will Cut its Oil Sales by Less Than 1/3

07/01/2012 3:45 PM Updated: 3 years ago

Iran, the second-biggest producer in OPEC after Saudi Arabia, was producing about 3.3 million barrels a day in May. Full implementation of sanctions will remove about


LEADING FROM BEHIND: Egypt Seizes Weapons Headed to Gaza from Libya

07/01/2012 2:47 PM

Egypt’s Interior Minister Mohamed Ibrahim announced Friday that police had thwarted the smuggling of a large shipment of heavy weapons and ammunition from Libya to Gaza,


Giffords’ Former Aid and Successor Joined GOP to Hold Holder in Contempt

07/01/2012 2:10 PM Updated: 3 years ago

Democrats were very excited that they held onto Giffords’ seat in Arizona.  But her successor, now Congressman Ron Barber is not exactly the Leftist that some


POLL: Negative Opinion of SCOTUS Rises by ELEVEN Points Since HCR Ruling

07/01/2012 1:59 PM Updated: 3 years ago

With all the talk from the Left and some on the Right that Roberts wanted to “save” the image of the Court, you may want to


Shares of Israeli Banks Rise Most Since March

07/01/2012 1:25 PM Updated: 3 years ago

Shoshanna Solomon Reports: Israel’s banks, led by Bank Leumi and Bank Hapoali rallied the most in more than three months on optimism an agreement by European


Mursi Vows to Support Palestinians, Respect Existing Treaties

07/01/2012 1:20 PM Updated: 3 years ago

Egypt’s new Islamist President Mohamed Mursi vowed to support the Palestinians in their quest for a homeland, while also saying his government will respect its existing


WH20120 – Both Sides Focus on State That Went with Winner Since 1964

07/01/2012 1:14 PM

Toledo Blade Reports: The last time Ohio voters didn’t pick the winner in a presidential election was 1960. Republican Richard Nixon won the Buckeye State, but


Times Union Editors Rip Cuomo, Skelos

07/01/2012 10:30 AM Updated: 3 years ago

TU Editors Write: The legislative session wasn’t quite the success that Gov. Cuomo says it was. Change the campaign finance laws — and then talk about


Video: Jack Lew Struggling To Explain How ObamaCare Isn’t A Tax

07/01/2012 10:05 AM Updated: 3 years ago

Obama’s Chief of Staff is having a hard time explaining Obamacare:


OHSen – SCOTUS Ruling on HCR Poised to Become Key Issue

07/01/2012 9:42 AM Updated: 3 years ago

Clevland.Com Reports: The ink had barely dried on the court’s decision Thursday before Mandel fired his first shots. During a campaign appearance that afternoon at Smiths

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