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Mossad Confirms Three Iranian Jews Missing Since 1997 Were Killed Immigrating to Israel

Mossad Confirms Three Iranian Jews Missing Since 1997 Were Killed Immigrating to Israel

Three Iranian Jews missing since 1997 were killed while trying to emigrate to Israel. Photo: Israel Matsav. Two decades of mystery shrouding the fate of three Iranian Jews…

Iran Revolutionary Guard Commander: US Can’t Make the Slightest Move Against Iran

Iran Revolutionary Guard Commander: US Can’t Make the Slightest Move Against Iran

Hossein Salami, a commander in the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, said the United States was unable to undertake even the slightest military action against Iran, since the response…

At Temple Mount on Tisha B’Av, Arabs attack Jews with rocks and firebombs

At Temple Mount on Tisha B’Av, Arabs attack Jews with rocks and firebombs

An illustration of the destruction of the Temple of Jerusalem, by Francesco Hayez. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. (JNS.org) Violence engulfed the Temple Mount on Sunday when dozens of masked…

Report: Iran Threat of Genocide Against Israel Could Hinder Lifting of International Sanctions

Report: Iran Threat of Genocide Against Israel Could Hinder Lifting of International Sanctions

Iraian President Rouhani at a rally celebrating the 1979 Islamist revolution. Photo: Screenshot. Iran’s threat of genocide by calling for the eradication of the Jewish state of Israel…

Israeli audience gets a taste of Jewish Voice for Peace’s brand of betrayal

Israeli audience gets a taste of Jewish Voice for Peace’s brand of betrayal

Click photo to download. Caption: An October 2007 demonstration in Seattle by the anti-Israel group Jewish Voice for Peace. Credit: Joe Mabel via Wikimedia Commons.   By Yitzhak…

10 years on, Gaza pullout celebrity finds his peace and quiet

10 years on, Gaza pullout celebrity finds his peace and quiet

Click photo to download. Caption: Eldad Galed. Credit: Courtesy Eldad Galed.   By Orit Arfa/JNS.org Eldad Galed doesn’t need to attend any of this summer’s commemoration ceremonies for…

Syrian President Assad Vows to Win Country’s Civil War: ‘Defeat Does Not Exist’

Syrian President Assad Vows to Win Country’s Civil War: ‘Defeat Does Not Exist’

Syrian President Bashar Assad said, “Defeat does not exist in the dictionary of the Syrian Arab army.” Photo: Screenshot, Press TV. In his first public address in a…

Palestinian Youths on Temple Mount Launch Fireworks, Stones at Israeli Police

Palestinian Youths on Temple Mount Launch Fireworks, Stones at Israeli Police

Arab youths equipped with stones and fireworks barricaded themselves overnight on the Temple Mount. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. Police forced their way into al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem on Sunday…

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Jews stood up to the U.S. government 40 years ago, and should again on Iran

Jews stood up to the U.S. government 40 years ago, and should again on Iran

By Natan Sharansky, WaPo These days, like many Israelis and American Jews, I find myself…

House Democrats Planned How to Sway Congress Over Iran Deal Even Before Final Accord Announced

House Democrats Planned How to Sway Congress Over Iran Deal Even Before Final Accord Announced

Congress has 60 days to review the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.…

Report: U.S. plans to release Jonathan Pollard, long-imprisoned Jewish spy

Report: U.S. plans to release Jonathan Pollard, long-imprisoned Jewish spy

A Hebrew sign in Israel reading “We want Pollard home,” referring to jailed spy Jonathan…

“And I will Restore thy Judges as at the First…”

“And I will Restore thy Judges as at the First…”

On Sunday July 26 we commemorate a day with national and traumatic significance: the 9th…

Saudi Sheikh With Millions of Followers Writes Antisemitic Screed

Saudi Sheikh With Millions of Followers Writes Antisemitic Screed

Mohamad bin AbdelRahman al-Arefe is the most popular tweeter in the Middle East. Photo: Elder…

Twitter Unveils New Safety Center Developed With British Jewish Security Group

Twitter Unveils New Safety Center Developed With British Jewish Security Group

Guidelines for Twitter safety, from the company itself in its new Safety Center tool. Twitter…

Rebbitzen Rischel Kotler A”H

Rebbitzen Rischel Kotler A”H

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman This article is dedicated to the Refuah Shleimah of the author’s…

Archaeologists Decipher Oldest Parchment Writing Since Dead Sea Scrolls

Archaeologists Decipher Oldest Parchment Writing Since Dead Sea Scrolls

The text deciphered from a 1,500-year-old parchment first discovered 45 years ago at Ein Gedi…


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By Rav Aryeh Zev Ginzberg Chofetz Chaim Torah Center It was the eloquent Israeli UN ambassador Abba Eban who famously quipped about the Arabs that they had never…

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By Larry Gordon What if I told you that I was in a cemetery in Krakow, Poland at 3 a.m. on Saturday night the week before last, saying Tehillim…

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By Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz Rav Ha-Kotel This coming Shabbat is the saddest date in the Jewish calendar: Tishah B’Av, the ninth day of the Hebrew month of Av.…

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By Rabbi Yair Hoffman Most of the Kinos we recite on Tishah B’Av were written during the Crusades. “Eli Tzion” is a kinah that has a special impact…

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By Chanita Teitz I am writing this a week before Tishah B’Av but I’ve been thinking about this article since we bentched Rosh Chodesh Av last week. Av…