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As Terror Rages in Israel, Hundreds of Ex-Combat Troops Get Gun Licenses

As Terror Rages in Israel, Hundreds of Ex-Combat Troops Get Gun Licenses

Israeli Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan (far right) with former members of Duvdevan, the IDF’s anti-terrorist unit, on Thursday. Former Duvdevan members were issued firearm licenses. Photo: Public…

Arab Knesset Members Under Fire for Meeting With Terrorists’ Families

Arab Knesset Members Under Fire for Meeting With Terrorists’ Families

Joint List MK Haneen Zoabi, pictured, is one of the Arab MK’s who met with the families of late Palestinian terrorists. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. JNS.org – Israeli Prime…

IDF Arrests 8 Wanted Palestinians in West Bank, Warns of House Demolitions

IDF Arrests 8 Wanted Palestinians in West Bank, Warns of House Demolitions

IDF soldiers. The IDF and Border Police arrested eight wanted Palestinians in overnight raids in the West Bank. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. IDF troops and Border Police forces arrested…

Fatah Facebook Page Presents Murderers of Israeli Border Policewoman as ‘Role Models’

Fatah Facebook Page Presents Murderers of Israeli Border Policewoman as ‘Role Models’

A photo of the three Palestinians who committed Wednesday’s terrorist attack in Jerusalem. Fatah praised them as “role models.” Photo: Palestinian Media Watch. Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’…

13-Year-Old Girls Who ‘Came to Kill Jews’ Stab Israeli Guard in Ramla

13-Year-Old Girls Who ‘Came to Kill Jews’ Stab Israeli Guard in Ramla

Knives recovered from the backpacks of two 13-year-old girls who perpetrated a terrorist attack on Thursday in Ramla, Israel. Photo: Israel Police. JNS.org – Two 13-year-old girls stabbed…

Top IDF General: Israel Sharing Intelligence With Allies in Fight Against ISIS

Top IDF General: Israel Sharing Intelligence With Allies in Fight Against ISIS

Maj. Gen. Nitzan Alon. He said Israel is sharing intelligence with allies who are fighting against the Islamic State. Photo: Israel Defense Forces. JNS.org – A top general…

Israel Becomes Official Member of UN Space Committee

Israel Becomes Official Member of UN Space Committee

An astronaut in space. The Israel Space Agency (ISA) will become an official member of the United Nations Committee on Space Affairs. Photo: NASA. JNS.org – The Israel…

Life Sentence for Jewish Teen Who Murdered Palestinian Youth; Lengthy Incarceration for 2nd Defendant

Life Sentence for Jewish Teen Who Murdered Palestinian Youth; Lengthy Incarceration for 2nd Defendant

A prison cell. Two Jewish teenagers are being jailed, one for life and the other for 21 years, over a revenge murder of a Palestinian teenager in Jerusalem.…

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Column One: Obama embraces radical Islam and pressures Israel

Column One: Obama embraces radical Islam and pressures Israel

Obama visited the Islamic Society of Baltimore, a mosque with longstanding ties to the Muslim…

British Judge Quits Following Investigation Over Antisemitic Comments

British Judge Quits Following Investigation Over Antisemitic Comments

Flag of the United Kingdom. A British judge in northern London resigned prior to his…

Clinton, Sanders Exchange Harsh Remarks Over Iran Policy

Clinton, Sanders Exchange Harsh Remarks Over Iran Policy

Democratic presidential hopefuls Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton. The two debated harshly over Sanders’ Iran…

Iran and Russia in first major falling-out over Syrian war and Assad

Iran and Russia in first major falling-out over Syrian war and Assad

DEBKA While diplomats from 70 countries talked in London about how to raise $9 bn…

Four Charged With Assisting Copenhagen Synagogue Terrorist

Four Charged With Assisting Copenhagen Synagogue Terrorist

The Great Synagogue in central Copenhagen, Denmark, which was attacked earlier this year in a…

Syrian Rebels Battle for Survival in Aleppo As Peace Talks Fail in Geneva

Syrian Rebels Battle for Survival in Aleppo As Peace Talks Fail in Geneva

Aleppo, Syria. Syrian rebels are battling to survive in Syria’s northern city. Photo: wiki commons.…

Islamic State Fighters Increasing Presence in Libya, US Official Says

Islamic State Fighters Increasing Presence in Libya, US Official Says

An ISIS terrorist. The terrorist group is increasing its presence in Libya. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.…

Holocaust Survivors Sue Hungary in US Court Over Nazi Cooperation

Holocaust Survivors Sue Hungary in US Court Over Nazi Cooperation

The arrival of Hungarian Jews to Auschwitz. Fourteen Hungarian Holocaust survivors have filed a class…


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Non-Orthodox Prayer

Non-Orthodox Prayer

By Larry Gordon The news this week is that there has been a breakthrough on the contentious issue of prayer at the Kotel for non-Orthodox minyanim, so to…

The Life Of  Rav Chaim Yisroel Belsky

The Life Of Rav Chaim Yisroel Belsky

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman Klal Yisrael has lost an extraordinary rosh yeshiva, a great tzaddik, and a world-class posek. Moreinu HaRav HaGaon Rav Chaim Yisroel Belsky, zt’l, 77,…

Bloody Monday

Bloody Monday

By Larry Gordon Yehuda Meshi-Zahav does not speak any English and he doesn’t even try. And why should he? He is surrounded by a group of men and…

No ‘A’ For Effort

From The Other Side Of The Bench By David J. Seidemann, Esq. I had some free moments this past week and I availed myself of the opportunity to…

A Central Connection

A Central Connection

Central alumnae reunited with YUHSG/Central’s head of school, Mrs. C.B. Neugroschl, in Israel.…

We’ve Lost Our Guiding Light:  Rabbi Yisroel Belsky, zt’l (1938–2016)

We’ve Lost Our Guiding Light: Rabbi Yisroel Belsky, zt’l (1938–2016)

Machberes: Inside The Chassidish And Yeshivish World By Rabbi Gershon Tannenbaum The story of Rabbi Chaim Yisroel Belsky, zt’l, who was niftar on Thursday evening, 18 Shevat, January…

Ben Azai Of East 9th Street

Ben Azai Of East 9th Street

A Talmid’s Tribute To Rebbe  By Avrumi Farber Klal Yisrael mourns the loss of one of its brightest lights, HaRav Chaim Yisroel Belsky, zt’l. I am a talmid…