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Egyptian President El-Sisi: Israeli-Palestinian Peace is ‘Foreseeable’

Egyptian President El-Sisi: Israeli-Palestinian Peace is ‘Foreseeable’

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi said in an interview on Thursday that he believes peace between Israelis and Palestinians will be possible one day. “I have spoken to…

EXCLUSIVE: Israel Mayor to French Boycotters: ‘Voila! You’ve Boosted Our Relations With Paris’ (INTERVIEW)

EXCLUSIVE: Israel Mayor to French Boycotters: ‘Voila! You’ve Boosted Our Relations With Paris’ (INTERVIEW)

In an Israel boycotter’s nightmare, the mayor of the ancient northern Galilee city of Safed told The Algemeiner on Sunday that the punitive freezing of a twin-city pact…

Jordan’s parliament holds moment of silence for synagogue killers

Jordan’s parliament holds moment of silence for synagogue killers

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Jordan’s parliament held a moment of silence for the two Palestinian terrorists who killed five people in a Jerusalem synagogue attack. The gesture, along with…

New Iranian Propaganda Film Purports to Expose ‘Mossad Operations’ (VIDEO)

New Iranian Propaganda Film Purports to Expose ‘Mossad Operations’ (VIDEO)

As last-minute nuclear talks between Iran and the West reach a critical stage, Iranian mouthpiece, Press TV, has released a transparent psy-ops film that allegedly discloses the Mossad’s…

Israeli cabinet approves measure cementing Israel’s status as Jewish state

Israeli cabinet approves measure cementing Israel’s status as Jewish state

  (JNS.org) The Israeli cabinet on Sunday voted in favor of “Basic Law: Israel as the Nation-State of the Jewish People,” legislation that cements Israel’s status as a…

Controversial Jewish nation-state bill passes Cabinet vote

Controversial Jewish nation-state bill passes Cabinet vote

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel’s Cabinet passed a controversial bill that would identify Israel as the nation-state of the Jewish people. The bill passed the Cabinet Sunday by a…

Terror attacks killing Druze policemen spotlight united front with Israeli Jews

Terror attacks killing Druze policemen spotlight united front with Israeli Jews

Click photo to download. Caption: Members of the Israeli police carry the coffin of Druze police officer Zidan Saif during his funeral in the northern village of Yanuh-Jat…

Palestinians riot in West Bank, Jewish men attacked in Jerusalem

Palestinians riot in West Bank, Jewish men attacked in Jerusalem

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas (pictured) said Friday, “You mustn’t come close to our mosques, to our churches. And we won’t come close to your synagogues.” Credit: World…

Jewish News

Wellesley College drops Hillel director, Jewish chaplain posts

Wellesley College drops Hillel director, Jewish chaplain posts

(JTA) — Wellesley College eliminated the posts of Hillel director and Jewish chaplain. The two…

Italian aliyah expected to double in ’14

Italian aliyah expected to double in ’14

MILAN, Italy (JTA) – Italy is experiencing a sharp upsurge in Jews making aliyah. An…

Broken Engagements and the Shtar Mechila

Broken Engagements and the Shtar Mechila

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman Broken engagements are never a pleasant item of discussion, and there…

N.J. Rabbi: Arabs in Israel ‘must be vanquished’

N.J. Rabbi: Arabs in Israel ‘must be vanquished’

The rabbi of a major modern Orthodox synagogue in New Jersey has written a blog…

From the Archive: Synagogues under fire

From the Archive: Synagogues under fire

Israeli police and rescue at the scene of a Jerusalem synagogue where four people were…

Watercolour by Adolf Hitler Fetches $161,000 at Auction

Watercolour by Adolf Hitler Fetches $161,000 at Auction

  Yahoo – A 1914 watercolour by Adolf Hitler fetched 130,000 euros ($161,000) at auction…

Suspected Hate Crime in New Zealand: 4-Year-Old Jewish Boy Hit

Suspected Hate Crime  in New Zealand: 4-Year-Old Jewish Boy Hit

The Guardian – A suspected hate crime against a four-year-old Jewish boy has prompted quick…

Germany’s Merkel opposes unilateral recognition of Palestinian state

Germany’s Merkel opposes unilateral recognition of Palestinian state

(JNS.org) German Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed opposition to unilateral recognition of a Palestinian state, setting…


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Words Kill

Words Kill

By Larry Gordon Guns and knives kill. They have no place in the hands of criminals or even those with suspicious pasts—in any community. That is clearly understood…

Packing In Shul Halachic Musings

Packing In Shul Halachic Musings

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman The horrific tragedy in Har Nof this past Tuesday should cause us, perhaps, to rethink the manner in which we observe a certain halachah.…

Presidential Heavyweights

Presidential Heavyweights

B Y L A R R Y G O R D O N A senior New York Democratic activist told me this past summer that no matter what…

JEWS ON THE TEMPLE MOUNT

By Rabbi Shlomo Brody Why did Israel gain control over the Temple Mount in 1967 and not establish any religious or cultural presence on Judaism’s holiest site? Like…

‘The Real Shlomo’

By Zalman Alpert The famed philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein commented, “Philosophy puts everything before us and neither explains nor deduces anything. Since everything lies open to view, there is…

Rebbetzin Heller Recounts Terror Attack

Dear friends, Yesterday at about 7:00 a.m. my daughter Miri called. “Mordechai just came home from shul. He said that Arabs came in and are shooting, and that…

Toldos: The Book Or The Blade? From Where I Stand

By Rabbi Yossy Goldman “The voice is the voice of Yaakov but the hands are the hands of Eisav.” —Bereishis 27:22 Who are we? Who were we? Who…