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Israeli Air Force Strikes Hamas Targets, After Rocket From Gaza Lands in South of Country

Israeli Air Force Strikes Hamas Targets, After Rocket From Gaza Lands in South of Country

An Israeli fighter jet. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. Israeli aircraft carried out a series of strikes in Gaza on Monday, wounding two people, health officials and witnesses said, after a rocket…

US Firepower Keeps Iraqi Offensive Against ISIS Moving Forward

US Firepower Keeps Iraqi Offensive Against ISIS Moving Forward

An ISIS terrorist. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. One week after Iraqi forces began their push into western Mosul, American firepower is playing an essential role in softening the opposition from the…

‘Moonlight’ Takes Best Picture at Oscars After ‘La La Land’ Mistakenly Named Winner

‘Moonlight’ Takes Best Picture at Oscars After ‘La La Land’ Mistakenly Named Winner

“Moonlight” Producer Barry Jenkins and writer Tarell Alvin McCraney accept the Oscar for Best Picture. Photo: ABC. “La La Land” didn’t sweep Sunday’s 89th Academy Awards as expected, but it…

Kaminsky Applauds $25 Million Yeshiva Security Grant Amendment in Budget

Kaminsky Applauds $25 Million Yeshiva Security Grant Amendment in Budget

(Rockville Centre, New York) – In response to Governor Cuomo’s proposal to allocate $25 million in security funding for religious schools, Senator Todd Kaminsky released the following statement: “New York…

Three Yeshiva University Alumni Awarded Kohelet Prizes

Three Yeshiva University Alumni Awarded Kohelet Prizes

$36,000 Prizes Celebrate Progression in Jewish Education; Three Additional YU Alumni Receive Honorable Mentions   February 24, 2017, New York, NY—Three alumni of Yeshiva University’s Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish…

London CPJCE Spokesman Proclaims a Soviet Ruin in Vilnius to be Lithuania’s “London Tower” and its “Statue of Liberty”

London CPJCE Spokesman Proclaims a Soviet Ruin in Vilnius to be Lithuania’s “London Tower” and its “Statue of Liberty”

◊ In a remarkable interview cited today in the highly respected Five Towns Jewish Times, an Orthodox publication based in Inwood, Lawrence, Cedarhurst, Woodmere, and Hewlett, all in Nassau County, Queens, New…

Israel’s economic surge in defiance of adversity

Israel’s economic surge in defiance of adversity

  Yoram will be in the US in March, May and August, 2017, available for speaking engagements. By Ambassador (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, “Second Thought: US-Israel Initiative” Straight from the Jerusalem…

Jewish, Christian Groups to Fund, Implement Security Upgrades for Jews in Nice

Jewish, Christian Groups to Fund, Implement Security Upgrades for Jews in Nice

A memorial display for the victims of the July 2016 Islamic State truck attack in Nice, France. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. JNS.org – Two international organizations announced that they will fund…

Israel Denies Visas to Staff Members of ‘Extreme, Hostile’ NGO Human Rights Watch

Israel Denies Visas to Staff Members of ‘Extreme, Hostile’ NGO Human Rights Watch

Document authorization. Photo: Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Israel is refusing to issue visas to the international staff of one of the most prominent international human rights NGOs —…

Jewish Brothers Abducted, Attacked With Wood Saw in Paris Suburb

Jewish Brothers Abducted, Attacked With Wood Saw in Paris Suburb

The Eiffel Tower in Paris. Photo: Wiki Commons. Two French Jewish brothers were briefly abducted and abused by a group of men in a Paris suburb in an incident that…