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El Al says there is ‘no chance’ it will cancel flights to, from Israel

El Al says there is ‘no chance’ it will cancel flights to, from Israel

  European and US airlines suspend flights to and from Israel after rocket falls 5km from Ben Gurion; El Al has historically continued flight service during times of…

Bomb Shelter Diary: No Flights?

Bomb Shelter Diary: No Flights?

Hypocrisy is great. As you all know by now, the FAA grounded all USA airlines from flying into TLV because of the danger posed by the rocket attacks…

Rocket hits Tel Aviv-area home as Gaza fighting continues

Rocket hits Tel Aviv-area home as Gaza fighting continues

JERUSALEM (JTA) — A rocket or part of a rocket fired from Gaza scored a direct hit on a house in a suburb of Tel Aviv. The house…

UN’s Ban arrives, says no country would allow rockets to rain down on its cities

UN’s Ban arrives, says no country would allow rockets to rain down on its cities

PM meets with UN chief Ban Ki-moon who urges Israel to “exercise maximum restraint”; condemns Hamas’ use of schools, hospitals to launch rockets. No country would accept rockets…

Delta grounds flights to Israel, diverts plane to Paris

Delta grounds flights to Israel, diverts plane to Paris

NEW YORK (JTA) — Delta Airlines suspended flights into Tel Aviv until further notice and diverted a flight on its way there due to rocket fire from Gaza.…

Tel Aviv-Area Home Damaged by Gaza Rocket Fire

Tel Aviv-Area Home Damaged by Gaza Rocket Fire

  A home in the Tel Aviv suburb of Yehud that suffered a direct hit by a rocket on Tuesday. Photo: Israel Hayom video screenshot. JNS.org – Palestinian…

Israeli man seriously hurt in West Bank shooting

Israeli man seriously hurt in West Bank shooting

JERUSALEM (JTA) — An Israeli man was shot and seriously injured while waiting at a West Bank junction. The Israel Defense Forces identified the shooter in Monday night’s…

Netanyahu Escorts Foreign Ambassadors on Visit to Ashkelon Hospital – ‘Any Democracy Would Do What Israel is Doing in Order to Defend Itself’

Netanyahu Escorts Foreign Ambassadors on Visit to Ashkelon Hospital – ‘Any Democracy Would Do What Israel is Doing in Order to Defend Itself’

At Rambam Hospital in Haifa, Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visit a soldier wounded by an explosion on the Israel-Syria border in March,…

Jewish News

Amid France synagogue attacks, support for Jewish self-defense group on the rise

Amid France synagogue attacks, support for Jewish self-defense group on the rise

In the Paris suburb of Sarcelles, pro-Palestinian rioters broke shop windows and set fires on…

Photos: Supporting Israel in NYC

Photos: Supporting Israel in NYC

All photos by Zohar Lindenbaum http://zoharlindenbaum.com/…

Anti-Semitic Rallies Held in Cities Across Germany

Anti-Semitic Rallies Held in Cities Across Germany

  “Down with Israel” poster dispalyed during a protest in Cairo. Photo: wiki commons. JNS.org…

18,000 Attend 11:00 PM Funeral

18,000 Attend 11:00 PM Funeral

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman The cell phones had stopped working. There were so many people…

Something in Denver

Something in Denver

The World Cup soccer tournament in Brazil, which concluded on July 13th with Germany winning…

TEN FAMILIES FROM NEW YORK MOVE TO ISRAEL TODAY WITH NEFESH B’NEFESH

TEN FAMILIES FROM NEW YORK MOVE TO ISRAEL TODAY WITH NEFESH B’NEFESH

Though Israel’s under fire, the Ben-Atia, Eisenberg, Mann, Mizrahi, Musayov, Pfeffer, Pollack, Sutton, Vahava, and…

Fleeing ‘place full of death,’ Jews from eastern Ukraine weep for homeland

Fleeing ‘place full of death,’ Jews from eastern Ukraine weep for homeland

Ludmila Lazaurenko, right, with her son Anatoly and mother Nadezhda Belovol at their temporary housing…

Work completed overnight on Hungarian WWII monument

Work completed overnight on Hungarian WWII monument

(JTA) — A controversial Nazi occupation monument was erected in downtown Budapest in the middle…


In This Week's Edition

Paris Synagogue Attack: ‘We Could Have Had A Kristallnacht’

By Shlomo Pitrikovsky and Gil Ronen Serge Ben Haim, one of the leaders of the Jewish community in Paris, told IDF Radio Monday morning about the attack on…

Community News From Around The World

Community News From Around The World

Soldier Cinema For the past 11 years (and counting) Big Hy, a 94-year-old WWII veteran, has sent over 250,000 high caliber DVDs to soldiers in Iraq, Afghanistan, Kuwait,…

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS

Scholarship Fund The Rabbi Ephraim Sturm Scholarship Fund has four $500 scholarships available for four worthy young ladies graduating from local yeshiva high schools with outstanding records. For…

Kaminsky Reports Nearly $150,000 On-Hand for Long Island Assembly Race

Kaminsky Reports Nearly $150,000 On-Hand for Long Island Assembly Race

First-time candidate Todd Kaminsky reported raising more than $180,000 over the last two-and-a-half months for his campaign to represent Long Island’s 20th Assembly District. The former federal prosecutor…

Simcha In S’derot

Simcha In S’derot

By Yossi Baumol Their wedding was canceled due to the security situation, but the rosh yeshiva of S’derot’s hesder yeshiva decided to throw them a party they would…

Preparation For The Next World Cup At Avnet’s Woodmere Campus

Preparation For The Next World Cup At Avnet’s Woodmere Campus

Children always have a ball at Avnet Country Day School. With their schedule of softball, soccer, bowling, etc., not to mention arts and crafts, music, trips, and more,…

900 New Immigrants Arrive In Israel

By Moshe Cohen Since the beginning of Operation Protective Edge, some 475 new immigrants have arrived in Israel and another 400 are expected in two days. Speaking at…