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Undercover Reporter Films Cornell Official Advising on How to Start ISIS, Hamas Club on Campus (VIDEO)

Undercover Reporter Films Cornell Official Advising on How to Start ISIS, Hamas Club on Campus (VIDEO)

Cornell University official Joseph Scaffido. Photo: Screenshot. A video published on Wednesday shows a senior official at New York State’s Cornell University advising an undercover investigative journalist on…

Ex-Security Prisoner Suspected of Spying on Israel for Syria

Ex-Security Prisoner Suspected of Spying on Israel for Syria

It is believed that the suspected spies gathered intelligence on Israeli military along the Israel-Syria border (pictured here) for several months, and relayed it to their handlers in…

At Least 10 Dead in Latest Saudi-Led Coalition Airstrikes on Iran-Backed Rebels in Yemen

At Least 10 Dead in Latest Saudi-Led Coalition Airstrikes on Iran-Backed Rebels in Yemen

Military action led by Saudi Arabia targeted a weapons storage site for the Houthis in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a. Photo: Ferdinand Reus. CNN – A coalition of Middle…

Israel’s unemployment rate hits record low of 5.3%

Israel’s unemployment rate hits record low of 5.3%

The Israeli flag. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. (Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) The Israeli unemployment rate dropped by 0.3 percentage points in February, hitting a record low of 5.3 percent, compared…

Israeli medical students ‘adopt’ wounded Syrian boy

Israeli medical students ‘adopt’ wounded Syrian boy

A 14-year-old Syrian boy and his “family” of six medical students at Baruch Padeh Medical Center near Tiberias. Credit: Maya Tzaban, Baruch Padeh Medical Center. (JNS.org) Six Israeli medical…

U.S. may allow Iran to keep nuclear centrifuges at secretive underground site

U.S. may allow Iran to keep nuclear centrifuges at secretive underground site

The flag of Iran. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. (JNS.org) The U.S. is considering allowing Iran to retain its nuclear centrifuges at the Islamic Republic’s once-secretive Fordo fortified underground military…

Column One: Managing Obama’s war against Israel

Column One: Managing Obama’s war against Israel

Our current situation is unpleasant. But it isn’t the end of the world. By Caroline Glick, JPOST On Wednesday, the Jerusalem Municipality announced it is shelving plans to…

Into the Fray: It’s Arab enmity – not Arab ethnicity

Into the Fray: It’s Arab enmity – not Arab ethnicity

Netanyahu’s remark that Arabs were being bused ‘in droves’ to polls by foreign-funded NGOs may have been abrasive and inelegant, but is was neither racist nor invalid. By…

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Kol Chamira and Bitul Chometz

Kol Chamira and Bitul Chometz

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman We say this Aramaic text just before Pesach every year. We…

Spain moves closer to granting citizenship to Sephardic Jews

Spain moves closer to granting citizenship to Sephardic Jews

The flag of Spain. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. (JNS.org) Spain has moved closer to approving legislation…

Houthi Crisis Sheds Light on Antisemitism and Plight of Jews in Yemen

Houthi Crisis Sheds Light on Antisemitism and Plight of Jews in Yemen

Shi’a Muslim Houthi rebels continue their takeover of Yemen’s capital, Sana’a. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. JNS.org…

Israeli Flag in Milan Defaced With Red Paint Simulating Blood

Israeli Flag in Milan Defaced With Red Paint Simulating Blood

An Israeli flag was defaced with red paint to symbolize blood in Milan. PHOTO: La…

Pesach Expenses – A Halachic Overview

Pesach Expenses – A Halachic Overview

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman A colleague recently mentioned that his total family food bill for…

Israel Concerned About Fate of Remaining Jews in Yemen as Civil War Rages

Israel Concerned About Fate of Remaining Jews in Yemen as Civil War Rages

New immigrants from Yemen arrive in Israel. The Jewish state is worried about the safety…

Global Jewish genealogy database grows to 1 million entries

Global Jewish genealogy database grows to 1 million entries

The Knowles Collection (online search page pictured) links generations of Jewish families around the world.…

HIKIND ANNOUNCES LEGITIMATE SASSOON CHILDREN MEMORIAL FUND

HIKIND ANNOUNCES LEGITIMATE SASSOON CHILDREN MEMORIAL FUND

Assemblyman Dov Hikind (D-Brooklyn), who recently warned of bogus on-line scams that purported to be…


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Stealing Judaism

By Larry Gordon The struggle to identify not just what it is to be a committed Jew but the definitional nature of Judaism itself is on the line.…

March Madness

March Madness

Surviving The  Pre-Pesach Crunch By Sandy Eller Countless articles have been written about the beauty and spirituality of Pesach, of the deep connection between ridding both your heart…

He’s  My Brother

He’s My Brother

By Larry Gordon Shabbos HaGadol is here, and there may never have been a bigger or more important one than this. There is so much to say, contemplate,…

Who Knows Seven?

By Rav Aryeh Z. Ginzberg Chofetz Chaim Torah Center At the conclusion of the Seder this year, when my family sings the piyut of “Echad Ani Yodei’a,” when…

Pesach Expenses

Halachic Musings By Rabbi Yair Hoffman A colleague recently mentioned that their total family food bill for Pesach amounts to some $6,000. While it is correct that one…

Sassoon Father Mourns Seven Children At Jerusalem Burial

By Ari Soffer Hundreds of mourners were in attendance Monday afternoon as the father of seven children from the same family who died in a tragic accident over…

Thoughts On The Tragedy In Brooklyn

By Rabbi David Bibi Sephardic Congregation Benai Asher It was the first of Nissan, the anniversary of the dedication of the Mishkan, the wedding day between Hashem and…