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Israel Intercepts Gaza-Bound Flotilla, Redirects to Ashdod

Israel Intercepts Gaza-Bound Flotilla, Redirects to Ashdod

A Sa’ar-class corvette in the Israeli Navy. Photo: Ilan Rom via Wikimedia Commons. Israeli sailors intercepted a small boat carrying former Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki and 17 other…

Cyprus Jails Hezbollah Member Over Plot to Target Israeli Interests

Cyprus Jails Hezbollah Member Over Plot to Target Israeli Interests

A Hezbollah terrorist was sentenced to six years in jail in Cyprus. Photo: Wikipedia JNS.org – A Cyprus court sentenced a man belonging to the Hezbollah terrorist group…

Israel blames France for anti-Israeli approach

Israel blames France for anti-Israeli approach

T. Belman. Eldar is wrong in how he describes the Roadmap. First of all Powell said it was only a “process”. What France is proposing is a diktat.…

Israel, Romania Sign Business Agreement to Promote Trade, Investment

Israel, Romania Sign Business Agreement to Promote Trade, Investment

Romanian President Traian Basescu. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. The Israeli and Romanian chambers of commerce signed an agreement on Monday aimed at the promotion and enhancement of business ties…

Report: Obama Sent Iran Private Message on Eve of Nuclear Deadline

Report: Obama Sent Iran Private Message on Eve of Nuclear Deadline

U.S. President Barack Obama recently sent a private message to Iran’s leadership via Iraq’s prime minister, Photo: Wikipedia. U.S. President Barack Obama recently sent a private message to…

Israel Confirms Aiding Syrian Rebels in Exchange for Keeping Druze Community Safe

Israel Confirms Aiding Syrian Rebels in Exchange for Keeping Druze Community Safe

Israel acknowledged that is it aiding Syrian rebels thus keeping the Druze in Syria out of immediate danger.. Photo: Daniel Pipes. Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon said Monday…

Hamas Official Confirms That Indirect Talks With Israel are Underway

Hamas Official Confirms That Indirect Talks With Israel are Underway

Hamas leader Sheikh Hassan Yousef confirmed that the terrorist group and Israel are in the midst of negotiations. Photo: Screenshot. JNS.org – Sheikh Hassan Yousef, one of Hamas’s…

IDF Launches a School For Cyber Warfare

IDF Launches a School For Cyber Warfare

The IDF has opened a new cyber defense school for combat commanders. PHOTO: IDF Spokesman. The IDF will be opening a cyber school to introduce combat officers to…

Jewish News

Iran Blocks Websites Promoting Holocaust Education, State Department Report Says

Iran Blocks Websites Promoting Holocaust Education, State Department Report Says

An Iranian cartoon of the Holocaust. Photo: Wikimedia Commons The government of Iran has continued…

Korean Jew Says Antisemitic Stereotypes in Korea Are Actually Just Compliments

Korean Jew Says Antisemitic Stereotypes in Korea Are Actually Just Compliments

Seoul, South Korea. Photo: Wiki Commons. The Anti-Defamation League may have indicated that more than…

OU and YU Present Tisha B’Av DVD for Synagogues

OU and YU Present Tisha B’Av DVD for Synagogues

As the Jewish calendar passes through the summer months, Bein Hametzarim, the period colloquially known…

Battle Erupts Over New York Presidential Primamry Set for Passover

Battle Erupts Over New York Presidential Primamry Set for Passover

Former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver pushed to move the party’s primary from Passover week. Photo:…

Northwestern Rabbi Decries ‘Anger Toward Jews’ on Campus After 3rd Antisemitic Graffiti Discovered This Year

Northwestern Rabbi Decries ‘Anger Toward Jews’ on Campus After 3rd Antisemitic Graffiti Discovered This Year

Antisemitic graffiti was discovered on the day of commencement at Northwestern University. Photo: Twitter, Daily…

Jews Sprayed With Water Pistol From Passing Car in the UK

Jews Sprayed With Water Pistol From Passing Car in the UK

Jews in the U.K. were soaked with water pistols from occupants in a passing car.…

Jewish Group Thanks Pope for Recognizing Great Powers’ Failure to Intervene During the Holocaust

Jewish Group Thanks Pope for Recognizing Great Powers’ Failure to Intervene During the Holocaust

Pope Francis criticized the “great powers” of the world for their inaction during the Holocaust.…


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Buying Jerusalem

Buying Jerusalem

By Larry Gordon After attending the Ateret Cohanim dinner last Monday here in New York, we feel we have had a full briefing about the Old City of…

Preserving America’s Heritage Abroad

Preserving America’s Heritage Abroad

Congress Honors Memory Of Rabbi Zvi Kestenbaum A strong sense of community permeated the Kennedy Caucus Room of the U.S. Senate on June 18, as members of Congress…

The Beards  Of Summer

The Beards Of Summer

By Larry Gordon Sleepaway camp in the summertime was both enjoyable and dreadful for a 12-to-16-year-old like me just a few decades ago. Now as we approach the…

Points To Ponder

From The Other Side Of The Bench By David J. Seidemann, Esq. Word has it that the two escapees from the Clinton correctional facility in upstate New York…

Kidney Donations And Halachah

Halachic Musings By Rabbi Yair Hoffman The issue of kidney transplants has undergone a transformation in the halachic literature since the procedure was first done. The first kidney…

News From The Hills

By Chanita Teitz So much lately is being discussed and written about the BDS movement against Israel. I first started paying attention to BDS when they were targeting…

Celebrating Learning At YOSS

Celebrating Learning At YOSS

Photos by Ira Thomas Creations On June 14, Yeshiva of South Shore held its commencement ceremony for eighth-graders. Along with proud family members, elected officials were also present…