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NYT on why it hasn’t shown photos of Hamas fighters: We don’t have any

NYT on why it hasn’t shown photos of Hamas fighters: We don’t have any

After my piece Thursday morning asking why mainstream media outlets aren’t showing photos of Hamas fighters in Gaza, The New York Times offered me this response: We don’t…

The Washington Post Takes on Barack Obama Over Gaza War 

The Washington Post Takes on Barack Obama Over Gaza War 

[Indeed, one day Obama was against disarmament and the next day he embraced it. Nevertheless we much watch his actions. Ted Belman] Moshe Phillips and Benyamin Korn, ALGEMEINER…

Despite truce, fighting in Gaza continues

Despite truce, fighting in Gaza continues

Rocket fire into Israel continues two hours into 72-hour cease-fire; Palestinian media reports at least four killed from IDF artillery fire, three others shot by IDF sniper fire…

UNRWA Spokesman Chris Gunness Breaks Down Sobbing During Interview (VIDEO)

UNRWA Spokesman Chris Gunness Breaks Down Sobbing During Interview (VIDEO)

UNRWA logo. Photo: UNRWA. United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) Spokesman Chris Gunness was unable to hold back tears, during an interview with Qatar’s Al Jazeera television…

JIHAD BRIDES: Women lured to become slaves after online chats with Isis fighters

JIHAD BRIDES: Women lured to become slaves after online chats with Isis fighters

Posted by Bill Levinson Islamism = human trafficking. What else is new? JIHAD BRIDES: Women lured to become slaves after online chats with Isis fighters SCORES of impressionable…

Gaza Resident: I am Angry at Hamas, There is No Democracy Here

Gaza Resident: I am Angry at Hamas, There is No Democracy Here

Channel 2 panel with former Director Shin Bet, OC Central Command, speaking to Ahmed from Gaza. Photo: Channel 2 Screenshot A Gaza resident identified only as Ahmed on…

Secretary of State John Kerry On the Humanitarian Ceasefire Announcement in Gaza

Secretary of State John Kerry On the Humanitarian Ceasefire Announcement in Gaza

July 31, 2014 New Delhi, India     SECRETARY KERRY:  Good morning.  I’m sorry to get you all up at this hour.  I’m not going to take any…

Statement by the Press Secretary on the Humanitarian Ceasefire Announcement in Gaza

Statement by the Press Secretary on the Humanitarian Ceasefire Announcement in Gaza

The United States strongly supports the humanitarian ceasefire announced in Gaza this evening.  We urge all parties to act with restraint until this humanitarian ceasefire begins at 8:00…

Jewish News

Protesters threaten British cosmetics store that sells Israeli products

Protesters threaten British cosmetics store that sells Israeli products

(JTA) — A cosmetics store in Manchester, England, that sells Israeli cosmetics has been victimized…

32 countries ask U.N. to make Yom Kippur an official holiday

32 countries ask U.N. to make Yom Kippur an official holiday

Thirty-two countries have asked the U.N. to recognize Yom Kippur as an official holiday. (JNS.org)…

Thousands attend pro-Israel rally in Paris

Thousands attend pro-Israel rally in Paris

PARIS (JTA) — Thousands of people attended France’s largest pro-Israel rally since the launch of…

Belgian Doctor Refuses to Treat Elderly Jewish Woman

Belgian Doctor Refuses to Treat Elderly Jewish Woman

Belgian Doctor Refuses to Treat Elderly Jewish Woman morguefile A Flemish doctor who manned a…

Police fire at haredi woman at Western Wall

Police fire at haredi woman at Western Wall

JERUSALEM (JTA) — A woman that police said was dressed in blankets was shot in…

What’s in a Name?

What’s in a Name?

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman Once, Jewish names used to be relatively easy to identify. Moshe…

$540K judgment for Chicago cop in anti-Semitic harassment case

$540K judgment for Chicago cop in anti-Semitic harassment case

(JTA) — A Jewish Chicago police officer was awarded a $540,000 judgment against a former…

Michelle Nunn’s leaked memo shows how Jews are courted

Michelle Nunn’s leaked memo shows how Jews are courted

Internal memos from the campaign of Michelle Nunn, a Senate candidate in Georgia, were recently…


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Starve Hamas of Money

By Nitsana Darshan-Leitner Desperate people do desperate things. Facing severe economic distress and on the brink of starvation, people will do anything in order to survive, if only…

Astonishing. Overpowering. Inspiring. Loud. Unforgettable.

By Rabbi Barry Kornblau These words describe the OU Mission Shabbat at the hesder yeshiva in S’derot, 2 kilometers from the Gaza border, where the students learn Torah…

The Three Matriarchs

By Rav Shaul Arieli Ohel Yitzchok of Kew Gardens Hills (From the Shabbos-morning derashah during the shivah of the three murdered yeshiva boys) During these trying times, the…

letters to THE EDITOR

Bring Your Own Vest? Dear Editor, I am a resident of the Five Towns area. I have been trying to spread the word about the needed bulletproof vests…

Devarim: Life Lessons And Overview

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman This sidrah has five parshiyos. 1. Moshe Rabbeinu’s Introduction. The pesukim give us the location and timeframe of Moshe’s introduction and that the entire…

Staten Island Community Stands With Israel

Staten Island Community Stands With Israel

The Council of Jewish Organizations (COJO) of Staten Island together with the Jewish Community Center of Staten Island and other Jewish organizations on Staten Island, held a borough-wide…

Tu B’Av In Amuka: A Proven Segulah For Shidduchim

Rav Yechiel Abuchatzeira will daven for you at the resting place of the holy tanna Rav Yonason ben Uziel on the 15th of Av! For those who haven’t…