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Israel Provides Disaster-Relief Supplies to Sri Lanka After Deadly Floods

Israel Provides Disaster-Relief Supplies to Sri Lanka After Deadly Floods

Ambassador Carmon presenting a shipment of relief supplies to the Sri Lankan authorities. Photo: MFA. Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) announced on Thursday that it is providing…

Moroccan Team Boycotts Israel in Paralympic Tennis Competition

Moroccan Team Boycotts Israel in Paralympic Tennis Competition

The coat of arms of Morocco. The Moroccan team in the men’s wheelchair tennis World Team Cup competition boycotted a scheduled match with Israel’s team. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.…

Israeli Start-Up Seeks to Identify Terrorists Using Facial Recognition Technology

Israeli Start-Up Seeks to Identify Terrorists Using Facial Recognition Technology

The website of the Israeli start-up Faception. Photo: Faception.com. JNS.org – An Israeli start-up has developed technology that can identify character traits based on analyzing faces with 80-percent…

Israel Intercepts Gaza-Bound Supplies for Weapons Manufacturing

Israel Intercepts Gaza-Bound Supplies for Weapons Manufacturing

The Gaza-bound supplies for weapons manufacturing intercepted by Israel on Thursday. Photo: Israeli Defense Ministry Crossings Directorate. JNS.org – Israeli security forces thwarted the smuggling of a Gaza-bound…

UN Demands Israel Pay Restitution for 1996 Shelling of Lebanese Village

UN Demands Israel Pay Restitution for 1996 Shelling of Lebanese Village

The Israeli flag. The U.N. demands that Israel pay restitution for the 1996 shelling of a Lebanese village. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. JNS.org – A United Nations body has…

Israel Sees 16 Percent Rise in Number of New Immigrants

Israel Sees 16 Percent Rise in Number of New Immigrants

A happy couple makes aliyah as part of El Al Flight LY 3004 on July 22, 2014 Israel saw a 16-percent increase in new immigrants in 2015 from…

US Says Lieberman Appointment ‘Raises Legitimate Questions’ About Israel’s Direction

US Says Lieberman Appointment ‘Raises Legitimate Questions’ About Israel’s Direction

The US is concerned about the appointment of Avigdor Lieberman, pictured, as Israel’s new defense minister. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. The US has expressed its concern about the Israeli…

Report: 20 Israeli Academics Encourage Anthropology Association’s Boycott of Israel

Report: 20 Israeli Academics Encourage Anthropology Association’s Boycott of Israel

A BDS protest. Twenty Israeli academics are encouraging the American Anthropological Association (AAA) to boycott Israel. Photo: Mohamed Ouda via Wikimedia Commons. JNS.org – A new report compiled…

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Iranian Students Arrested, Given 99 Lashes for Attending Mixed Men, Women Graduation Party

Iranian Students Arrested, Given 99 Lashes for Attending Mixed Men, Women Graduation Party

Students at a graduation (illustrative). Students in Iran were lashed for attending a graduation party…

IAEA: Iran Uranium, Heavy Water Stockpiles Stay Within Limits of Nuclear Deal

IAEA: Iran Uranium, Heavy Water Stockpiles Stay Within Limits of Nuclear Deal

Iran’s Arak heavy water facility. Iran’s uranium and heavy water stockpiles stay within the limits…

Obama Makes Historic Visit to Hiroshima, Calls for ‘World Without Nuclear Weapons’

Obama Makes Historic Visit to Hiroshima, Calls for ‘World Without Nuclear Weapons’

President Obama is the first sitting U.S. president to visit Hiroshima. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. Barack…

New Holocaust Museum, The Amud Aish Memorial Museum, to Open in Brooklyn, Expand on Mission and Vision of The Kleinman Holocaust Education Center

New Holocaust Museum, The Amud Aish Memorial Museum, to Open in Brooklyn, Expand on Mission and Vision of The Kleinman Holocaust Education Center

Tells the Untold Story of Observant Jewish Communities During the Holocaust –  –– Features World’s…

FELDER’S AGENCY FAIR DRAWS MANY RESIDENTS

FELDER’S AGENCY FAIR DRAWS MANY RESIDENTS

Senator Simcha Felder sponsored an Agency Fair today at the Midwood Library where nearly two…

Sanitary District No. 1 Shred-it Day Event

Sanitary District No. 1 recently hosted a Shred-it and E-Waste event at the District’s headquarters…

Robert Kraft Tells Class of 2016 to Dream Big in Yeshiva University Commencement Address

Robert Kraft Tells Class of 2016 to Dream Big in Yeshiva University Commencement Address

Robert Kraft and Rabbi Herschel Billet Awarded Honorary Degrees; Dr. Ruth Bevan Receives Presidential Medallion…

Campus Watchdog: UC Irvine Chancellor in ‘Hot Seat;’ Must Take Immediate Action Against Antisemitism

Campus Watchdog: UC Irvine Chancellor in  ‘Hot Seat;’ Must Take Immediate Action Against Antisemitism

Tammi Rossman-Benjamin. Photo: AMCHA Initiative. The chancellor of the University of California, Irvine (UCI) must…


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Jews And Guns

Jews And Guns

By Larry Gordon In Israel, it is not unusual to be standing on line for a falafel with the young man or woman next to you doing the…

Trump Is The  Principled Choice

Trump Is The Principled Choice

By Bruce Abramson & Jeff Ballabon We believe in the politics of principle. We value character, integrity, and politicians who ground principled philosophies in the Constitution. Yet we…

Bake Me  A Match

Bake Me A Match

By Larry Gordon The question needs to be posed from a sociological standpoint: Why is there a shidduch crisis? Why are there so many—literally thousands—of young men and…

Rice Campaign Reaches Out

Rice Campaign Reaches Out

By Michele Justic When considering Kathleen Rice’s vast impact on and continual presence in our community, it is hard to believe she has been the congresswoman for the…

The Politician

Our Aliyah Chronicle By Shmuel Katz I’ve said it before. I am really glad that Bibi Netanyahu is, nominally, on my side. As a person who leans to…

Mrs. Trump Blames The Jews

By Rafael Medoff Melania Trump, the wife of presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, says that a Jewish journalist “provoked” anti-Semitic harassment by writing an unflattering article about…

From Challahs To Kallahs

From Challahs To Kallahs

A Truly “Egg”Citing And Much-“Kneaded” Event For Girls In Shidduchim By Rivky Herman, MS, CCC-SLP, TSSLD/bi Shortly after 7 p.m. on Thursday evening, May 19, my family and…

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