* Forget Trade Talks, Biden Is in East Asia to Stop a Potential War U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden Jr.‚Äôs trip to Asia was supposed to be about mutually beneficial trade partnerships.
* Jewish activists want to pray on Jerusalem's Temple Mount, raising alarm in Muslim world A small but growing movement by Jewish activists demanding the right to pray at the site of their destroyed temple.
* Hezbollah says commander killed in Beirut, blames Israel Lebanese terror Hezbollah said on Wednesday one of its commanders was killed outside his Beirut home.
* Aiming to stymie pilgrims, rabbis reiterate ban on Temple Mount visits Israel's chief rabbis this week re-endorsed a longstanding prohibition for Jews to visit the holy site in Jerusalem's Old City.
* Putin Meets Saudi Intel Chief To Discuss Syria and Iran Russian President Vladimir Putin met with Saudi intelligence chief Prince Bandar Bin Sultan in Moscow.
* EU Threatens Action Against Israel and PA if Talks Fail The European Union (EU) is apparently fed up with the lack of progress in peace talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority.
* Bible Quiz Winner: It's a Way of Life The winner of this year's Bible quiz for adults spoke to Arutz Sheva after his victory.
* Economic concerns and war fatigue drive US foreign policy attitudes A majority of Americans want their country to "mind its own business internationally" (51%).
* 'The Negev is a Powderkeg' The socio-economic gap between Jews and Bedouin has turned the Negev into "a powderkeg," warned Sigal Moran.
* World's Tiniest Menorah Built By Hebrew U Lab In honor of Hanukkah a physics laboratory at Hebrew University in Jerusalem has built the world's tiniest hanukkiah.