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Argentina Jewish Community Sees Nisman Death as Another Attack

Argentina Jewish Community Sees Nisman Death as Another Attack

Special Prosecutor Alberto Nisman was found dead in a pool of his own blood at his Buenos Aires apartment. Justice officials say he took a bullet point back…

Jewish leaders express mixed feelings on new Greek government

Jewish leaders express mixed feelings on new Greek government

(JNS.org) Jewish leaders have expressed both hope and concern over the outcome of the Greek election on Sunday, in which the radical left-wing Syriza party won 149 parliament…

IDF places concrete blocks along northern Israeli roads to foil snipers

IDF places concrete blocks along northern Israeli roads to foil snipers

The IDF logo. Credit: IDF. (JNS.org) The Israel Defense Forces has placed concrete blocks along border roads in northern Israel to protect drivers and passengers from possible sniper…

Survey: 84% of Palestinians think Israel may be behind Paris attacks

Survey: 84% of Palestinians think Israel may be behind Paris attacks

The wreath left outside the Hyper Cacher kosher supermarket in Paris by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius on Jan. 16, to…

Israeli president addresses black Christian leaders in Brooklyn

Israeli president addresses black Christian leaders in Brooklyn

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin. Credit: Avi Ohayon/GPO. (JNS.org) Israeli President Reuven Rivlin launched his first official visit to the United States on Sunday at Brooklyn’s Christian Cultural Center,…

Netanyahu’s sons are targets for Iranian assassination, website says

Netanyahu’s sons are targets for Iranian assassination, website says

Avner and Yair Netanyahu, with their parents Benjamin and Sara Netanyahu in the background, as featured on the Iranian news website Mashregh. Credit: Screenshot. (Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org)…

Anti-Semitism rises on U.S. college campuses, report says

Anti-Semitism rises on U.S. college campuses, report says

A report presented by Israeli Economy Minister Naftali Bennett (pictured) noted the rise in anti-Semitism on U.S. college campuses. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. (Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) The Israeli government…

Israel Warns Hezbollah Via Russia: Back Off Our Border and Interests Abroad

Israel Warns Hezbollah Via Russia: Back Off Our Border and Interests Abroad

Israeli crane, IDF forces installing concrete anti-sniper barriers along Lebanon border near Kibbutz Manara in 2011 (illustration). Photo: Dave Bender. Lebanon’s As-Safir newspaper is reporting that Israel has…

Jewish News

Chauffeur to Saudi Princesses: I Got the Job Because I Wasn’t Jewish

Chauffeur to Saudi Princesses: I Got the Job Because I Wasn’t Jewish

Jayne Amelia Larson details in her memoir ‘Driving the Saudis’ what it was like driving…

The Parsha of Mahn on Tuesdays of BeShalach

The Parsha of Mahn on Tuesdays of BeShalach

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman If someone were keeping tabs on these things, it is perhaps…

Meet the Fruit Wine, in Time for Tu B’Shvat

Meet the Fruit Wine, in Time for Tu B’Shvat

Wine can yield an abundance of flavors, including arguably every fruit imaginable (and some not…

Swedish journalist poses as Jew, documents anti-Semitism

Swedish journalist poses as Jew, documents anti-Semitism

An image from Swedish journalist Peter Lindgren’s video. Credit: Screenshot. (Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Swedish journalist…

Snow Days

Snow Days

By Imma Dearest So the flakes are falling and the kids’ energy levels are rising.…

That House or Business in Israel..

That House or Business in Israel..

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman Two cars, a garage, and a home in the suburbs –…

Popular radio host tells family’s Holocaust stories through the written word

Popular radio host tells family’s Holocaust stories through the written word

Click photo to download. Caption: The cover of Martin Goldsmith’s book, “Alex’s Wake: A Voyage of…

Statement by the President on the UN General Assembly Meeting on the Rise of Anti-Semitism

Statement by the President on the UN General Assembly Meeting on the Rise of Anti-Semitism

Earlier this week in my State of the Union address, I affirmed our commitment and…


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Violent Extremists

Violent Extremists

By Larry Gordon The Obama folks will not utter the words “radical Islamic terrorism” because to the president’s trained and distorted legal mind there is no such thing.…

Chicken With A Twist

Chicken With A Twist

Halachic Musings By Rabbi Yair Hoffman Every so often, a food comes along that dominates the market. Such has happened with a new food that is perhaps only…

And Now, Vacation

And Now, Vacation

By Larry Gordon It’s called intersession, but it is really just an interruption of the rhythm of the school year, with about ten days of vacation and another…

The Jerusalem Unity Prize

The Jerusalem Unity Prize

By Max Fruchter With its vast walkway and abundance of chambers that welcome prominent leaders from across the globe, the president’s residence serves as a central point of…

Reb Dovid Winiarz, ז״ל

Reb Dovid Winiarz, ז״ל

From The Other Side Of The Bench   By David J. Seidemann, Esq. I do not like funerals; I imagine no one does. But I especially do not…

The Legacy Of Dovid Winiarz

By Michele Justic He lived on an island but was connected to Klal Yisrael in an incredible way. He was not on speakers’ circuits or book tours, yet…

When Does Shacharis Begin?

When Does Shacharis Begin?

Machberes: Inside The Chassidish And Yeshivish World By Rabbi Gershon Tannenbaum Virtually every shul lists its Shacharis schedule. Some have separate times for Shabbos and for weekday mornings.…