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Lebanon Set to Receive $3 Billion French-Saudi Arms Package

Lebanon Set to Receive $3 Billion French-Saudi Arms Package

The Israel-Lebanon border. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. JNS.org – The Lebanese military is set to a receive the first round of a massive $3 billion arms package from France…

Obama Invites Gulf Arab Leaders to White House for Summit to Discuss Iran

Obama Invites Gulf Arab Leaders to White House for Summit to Discuss Iran

President Barack Obama (left) and his chief of staff, Denis McDonough (right), in the Oval Office in April 2013. Photo: Pete Souza/White House. JNS.org – President Barack Obama…

UN Atomic Agency Says Iran Still Stonewalling on Nuclear Investigation

UN Atomic Agency Says Iran Still Stonewalling on Nuclear Investigation

Iran negotiators. PHOTO: Wikipedia. The U.N. nuclear watchdog said it had a “constructive exchange” with Iran this week but there was no sign of a breakthrough on aspects…

Thousands Flee as Islamic State Advances in Western Iraq

Thousands Flee as Islamic State Advances in Western Iraq

ISIS soldiers in convoy in confiscated trucks in Iraq. Photo: Twitter / nayelshafei. Thousands of families fleeing Iraq’s western city of Ramadi choked checkpoints leading to Baghdad on…

Iran Could Receive $50 billion in Sanctions Relief Upon Signing Nuclear Deal

Iran Could Receive $50 billion in Sanctions Relief Upon Signing Nuclear Deal

President Obama. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. President Barack Obama suggested on Friday that Iran could receive significant economic relief immediately after concluding a deal to curb its nuclear program,…

Mike Huckabee Calls Two-State Solution ‘the Nuttiest Thing I’ve Ever Heard’

Mike Huckabee Calls Two-State Solution ‘the Nuttiest Thing I’ve Ever Heard’

Republican presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee described the two-state solution as “the nuttiest thing I’ve ever heard.” Photo: CNN. Likely US presidential candidate Mike Huckabee said on Saturday that…

French PM announces $107 million plan to combat anti-Semitism and racism

French PM announces $107 million plan to combat anti-Semitism and racism

The French flag. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. (JNS.org) French Prime Minister Manuel Valls announced an ambitious government plan on Friday to spend 100 million euros ($107 million) on a…

Ehud Barak Urges Netanyahu to Take ‘Daring Actions’ Against Iran

Ehud Barak Urges Netanyahu to Take ‘Daring Actions’ Against Iran

In a column for Time magazine, Ehud Barak said Netanyahu developed “a mind-set at once pessimistic, passive and anxious.” Photo: Barak Weizmann/Wikimedia Commons. Jerusalem Post – In a…

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Secret Meeting of Holocaust Deniers and Nazi Sympathizers Uncovered in London

Secret Meeting of Holocaust Deniers and Nazi Sympathizers Uncovered in London

Neo-nazi with a patch in German that reads “Skinheads – White and proud.” More than…

Yeshiva University Presents Community Beit Midrash Program on Judaism and the American Revolution

Yeshiva University Presents Community Beit Midrash Program on Judaism and the American Revolution

April 17, 2015, New York, NY—Yeshiva University will present “Jews for George: An Exploration of…

Israeli Foreign Minister Compares Labeling of West Bank Products to Nazi’s Yellow Star

Israeli Foreign Minister Compares Labeling of West Bank Products to Nazi’s Yellow Star

Minister of Foreign Affairs Avigdor Lieberman. Photo: Israeli government. Ynet – Israeli officials fired back…

Jewish woman’s religion again becomes student government issue

Jewish woman’s religion again becomes student government issue

Click photo to download. Caption: A campaign poster for Molly Horwitz, a Jewish student running…

Jewish coach David Blatt has NBA’s Cavaliers surging at playoff time

Jewish coach David Blatt has NBA’s Cavaliers surging at playoff time

Click photo to download. Caption: Cleveland Cavaliers Head Coach David Blatt (left) and NBA superstar…

University of Illinois Graduate Meets Bone Marrow Transplant Recipient Whose Life He Saved

University of Illinois Graduate Meets Bone Marrow Transplant Recipient Whose Life He Saved

(April 16, 2015 – BOCA RATON, Fla.) – A 24-year old University of Illinois Materials…

Thousands Attend Funeral of Israeli Killed on Holocaust Remembrance Day

Thousands Attend Funeral of Israeli Killed on Holocaust Remembrance Day

By Anav Silverman and Matti Bernhardt Tazpit News Agency Thousands paid their respects to Shalom…

Every witness becomes a witness

Every witness becomes a witness

His Holiness Pope Francis, “I am very close to these initiatives, which are not only…


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Empty Phrases

By Larry Gordon As Abraham Lincoln reportedly said, “You can fool all of the people some of the time; you can fool some of the people all the…

Leftover Matzah

By Larry Gordon The dishes are packed away. There are still five pounds of unopened boxes of hand shemurah matzah in shopping bags that I brought home from…

Good News, Bad News

From The Other Side Of The Bench By David J. Seidemann, Esq. Without a doubt, the most confusing rules of evidence a lawyer must master are the rules…

Measure Before You Cut

By Joe Bobker In his poignant essay on the 80th anniversary of the save-our-girls revolution in Poland, Rabbi Yair Hoffman makes a plea for a similar savior to…

Birkat Kohanim At The Kotel

Birkat Kohanim At The Kotel

More than 75,000 people participated in the traditional Birkat Kohanim prayer at the Kotel on Pesach, as hundreds of kohanim lifted their hands to bless the assembled. At…

letters to THE EDITOR

Cufflinks Left In Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Dear Editor, Our shul in Harrisburg is near several major highways, and only about 20 minutes from Hershey, PA. As such, we enjoyed…

Sharing The Pain: Finding Opportunities

By Rav Aryeh Z. Ginzberg Chofetz Chaim Torah Center A devoted mother’s promise to a daughter and some pre-Pesach business brought us to beautiful, sunny Miami Beach for…