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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…

Moshe Ya’alon: Terror Wave Result of Palestinian Incitement, Iranian Funds

Moshe Ya’alon: Terror Wave Result of Palestinian Incitement, Iranian Funds

Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon blamed the wave of Palestinian terrorist attacks against Israelis over the past two weeks on incitement that has increased during Ramadan. Photo: Jini/Haaretz.…

Netanyahu Visits Wounded Israeli Victims of Terrorism in Hospital

Netanyahu Visits Wounded Israeli Victims of Terrorism in Hospital

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited Israelis wounded in Palestinian attacks that are being treated at Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital in Jerusalem. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. JNS.org – At…

Jon Stewart Jokes About Being the ‘Minyan Man’ on ‘Daily Show’ With Jon Hamm (VIDEO)

Jon Stewart Jokes About Being the ‘Minyan Man’ on ‘Daily Show’ With Jon Hamm (VIDEO)

Jon Stewart and Jon Hamm made minyan-minions jokes on the Daily Show on Tuesday. Photo: Screenshot. Daily Show host Jon Stewart joked on Tuesday about designating himself as…

Former Defense Secretary: US Must Walk Away From Iran Deal That Doesn’t Grant Access to Military Sites (VIDEO)

Former Defense Secretary: US Must Walk Away From Iran Deal That Doesn’t Grant Access to Military Sites (VIDEO)

Former Defense Secretary William Cohen. Photo: Bloomberg The U.S. must walk away from any nuclear deal with Iran that does not provide unfettered access to military nuclear sites…

Jewish News

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…

EU Ambassador: No Boycott Against Israel, Now or in the Future

EU Ambassador: No Boycott Against Israel, Now or in the Future

The EU’s ambassador to Israel promised that there would never be an academic boycott against…

Aussie Financial Adviser Loses Practicing License After Antisemitic Tirade Against Jewish MP

Aussie Financial Adviser Loses Practicing License After Antisemitic Tirade Against Jewish MP

Financial adviser James Howarth went on an antisemitic tirade against a Jewish MP. Photo: Twitter.…


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With The Skverer Rebbe In Pressburg

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