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Asarah B’Taives

Asarah B’Taives

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman Although the month of Teives begins with the last days of Chanukah, it otherwise has no holidays other than fast days. On the 10th of Teives,…

Palestinian Membership of International Criminal Court Would be Dangerous ‘Game-Changer’ for Israel, Legal Expert Says

Palestinian Membership of International Criminal Court Would be Dangerous ‘Game-Changer’ for Israel, Legal Expert Says

Palestinian membership of the International Criminal Court will likely boost the international campaign to isolate Israel, experts say. Photo: Twitter Palestinian membership of the International Criminal Court (ICC) would be…

Jordan Arrests Sheikh Who Endorsed Jewish Prayer on Temple Mount (VIDEO)

Jordan Arrests Sheikh Who Endorsed Jewish Prayer on Temple Mount (VIDEO)

In a video posted on YouTube by MEMRI, Sheik Yassin Al-‘Ajlouni ruled that Jews should be allowed to pray on the Temple Mount. He later retracted his ruling. Photo: YouTube…

HarperCollins Publishers omits Israel from school maps in Muslim countries

HarperCollins Publishers omits Israel from school maps in Muslim countries

The HarperCollins Publishers map of the Middle East without Israel. Credit: HarperCollins Publishers. (JNS.org) HarperCollins Publishers has omitted Israel from maps that will be used in English-speaking schools in Muslim countries in the…

YOUNG ISRAEL STATEMENT REGARDING THE UN VOTE ON THE PALESTINIAN RESOLUTION SEEKING STATEHOOD

YOUNG ISRAEL STATEMENT REGARDING THE UN VOTE ON THE PALESTINIAN RESOLUTION SEEKING STATEHOOD

The National Council of Young Israel (NCYI) today issued the following statement concerning the United Nations Security Council’s rejection of a Palestinian resolution that called for Israel to withdraw from…

Netanyahu’s son lightly hurt in IDF training accident

Netanyahu’s son lightly hurt in IDF training accident

Avner Netanyahu with his parents on Dec. 1, his IDF enlistment day. Credit: Kobi Gideon/GPO. (Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Avner Netanyahu, the youngest son of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, was…

Leaked recordings from Gaza rescue mission a ‘serious breach,’ IDF says

Leaked recordings from Gaza rescue mission a ‘serious breach,’ IDF says

The late Lt. Hadar Goldin. Credit: Facebook. (Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) The Israel Defense Forces has launched an investigation to determine who was behind the leaking of audio recordings from the ill-fated…

Benghazi To Brooklyn

Benghazi  To Brooklyn

By Larry Gordon Mayor de Blasio’s emotional response to the wanton, execution-style murder of two police officers in Brooklyn last week seems, in retrospect, to be something other than immediate and…

Tropicana Orange Juice: An Update

Tropicana Orange Juice: An Update

Halachic Musings By Rabbi Yair Hoffman Five weeks ago, we published an article regarding scale bugs found in Tropicana orange juice, one of the leading brands in the United States…

JFK–Jerusalem Diary

By Larry Gordon It was a long-anticipated day filled with expectations, enthusiasm, shock, and sadness. That’s the unusual and very special thing about Israel. It’s always exciting and challenging, but…

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