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UN Human Rights Council Adopts Gaza War Report That Condemns Israel

UN Human Rights Council Adopts Gaza War Report That Condemns Israel

The Human Rights and Alliance of Civilizations Room, used by the United Nations Human Rights Council, in the Palace of Nations (Geneva). JNS.org – The United Nations Human…

Rocket Explodes in Southern Israel; Officials Unsure if Fired From Gaza or Sinai

Rocket Explodes in Southern Israel; Officials Unsure if Fired From Gaza or Sinai

Rockets fire from Gaza. PHOTO: Alalam. JNS.org – A rocket exploded in southern Israel near the Gaza Strip on Friday. Israeli security officials were investigating whether the projectile…

US House Committee on Foreign Affairs Chairman Slams UNHRC for Anti-Israel Resolution

US House Committee on Foreign Affairs Chairman Slams UNHRC for Anti-Israel Resolution

U.S. Representative Ed Royce, (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee. Photo: U.S. Congress. Chairman of the U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs Ed Royce (R-CA) lambasted…

New Animation Marking 39 Years Since IDF Entebbe Raid Features Former Commanders (VIDEO)

New Animation Marking 39 Years Since IDF Entebbe Raid Features Former Commanders (VIDEO)

A new animated documentary marks 39 years since Operation Entebbe. Photo: Zionism in Animation. A new animated short about Operation Entebbe features narration from Israeli commandos who were…

Canada and Israel to Fund Joint Biomedical Research

Canada and Israel to Fund Joint Biomedical Research

Canadian Finance Minister Joe Oliver announced the Canada-Israel Health Research Program. Photo: Twitter. JNS.org – Canadian Finance Minister Joe Oliver announced that his country is teaming up with…

US Blocks Attempts by Arab Allies to Deliver Weapons to Kurds Fighting ISIS

US Blocks Attempts by Arab Allies to Deliver Weapons to Kurds Fighting ISIS

The United States blocked attempts by its Middle East allies to fly weapons to Kurds fighting ISIS in Iraq. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. The United States has blocked attempts…

Failure to Detect Atomic Programs in Iraq, North Korea Shadow Iranian Nuclear Talks

Failure to Detect Atomic Programs in Iraq, North Korea Shadow Iranian Nuclear Talks

Western officials were unable to detect atomic programs in North Korea. Photo: AP. Their inability to detect clandestine atomic programs in Iraq and North Korea shadows Western officials…

IAEA Chief Flies to Tehran as Nuclear Talks Approach Deadline

IAEA Chief Flies to Tehran as Nuclear Talks Approach Deadline

Iran and the world powers need to reach a breakthrough final nuclear deal by a new deadline of July 7. Photo: U.S. Department of State. The global nuclear…

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Egyptian Justice Minister Invokes Antisemitic Tropes to Damn Terrorists Behind Cairo Bombing

Egyptian Justice Minister Invokes Antisemitic Tropes to Damn Terrorists Behind Cairo Bombing

Egyptian protesters burning an Israeli flag in front of the Israeli Embassy, in Cairo, in…

Major Jewish Group Offers to Lead Google Team on Tour of Concentration Camps

Major Jewish Group Offers to Lead Google Team on Tour of Concentration Camps

The Google game Ingress included concentration camps as points of interest. Photo: Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum. A…

Jews Fleeing Ukraine Arrive in Israel, Recount Assaults by Pro-Russian Rebels

Jews Fleeing Ukraine Arrive in Israel, Recount Assaults by Pro-Russian Rebels

Pro-Russian separatists have been controlling parts of eastern Ukraine, including Donetsk, since 2014. Photo: Wikimedia…

Security Expert: Jews Are ‘Soft Target’ for Competing Islamic State and Al-Qaeda

Security Expert: Jews Are ‘Soft Target’ for Competing Islamic State and Al-Qaeda

ISIL leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Photo: YouTube screenshot. Jewish sites are a “soft target” for…

‘Bookkeeper of Auschwitz’ During Trial: ‘I Can Only Ask My God for Forgiveness’

‘Bookkeeper of Auschwitz’ During Trial: ‘I Can Only Ask My God for Forgiveness’

Former Nazi guard Oskar Groening asked for forgiveness on Wednesday upon testifying in his trial.…

Is Yeshiva Tuition Maaserable? – A New Formula

Is Yeshiva Tuition Maaserable?  – A New Formula

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman It is a question that is on the minds of many…

Obama admin. won’t enforce anti-BDS trade provision in Judea and Samaria

Obama admin. won’t enforce anti-BDS trade provision in Judea and Samaria

President Barack Obama. Credit: Pete Souza/White House. (JNS.org) After President Barack Obama signed a trade…

The Three Weeks – An Overview

The Three Weeks – An Overview

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman Although the Three Weeks and the other two fasts are a…


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School-Board Tussle

School-Board Tussle

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The Second Wedding

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With The Skverer Rebbe In Pressburg

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