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Israeli Man Stabbed in West Bank While Jogging Released From Hospital, Joins Race in Gush Etzion

Israeli Man Stabbed in West Bank While Jogging Released From Hospital, Joins Race in Gush Etzion

Tomer Ditur (L) was stabbed during a jog on Tuesday, and running again Friday. He is joined by Gush Etzion Regional Council Chair Davidi Perl (R). Photo: Screenshot…

Major Jewish Group Rallies Behind Soccer Superstar Cristiano Ronaldo Following Attacks Over Israeli Commercial (VIDEO)

Major Jewish Group Rallies Behind Soccer Superstar Cristiano Ronaldo Following Attacks Over Israeli Commercial (VIDEO)

Cristiano Ronaldo. The soccer player received backlash for staring in an Israeli commercial. Photo: Screenshot. A major US Jewish organization announced its support for soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo…

Oscars’ $55,000 Israel Trip Slammed by BDS Activists

Oscars’ $55,000 Israel Trip Slammed by BDS Activists

Academy Awards. Photo: wiki commons. JNS.org – Palestinian activists from the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement are criticizing the voucher for a $55,000 all-expenses-paid trip to Israel…

COLUMN ONE: The IAF’s Achilles’ heel

COLUMN ONE: The IAF’s Achilles’ heel

The administration has rejected Israel’s requests for additional systems it could use to defend against Iran attacks By Caroline Glick, JPOST This week, PM Benyamin Netanyahu told government…

Israeli strategic ascendancy; American strategic decline

Israeli strategic ascendancy; American strategic decline

The collapse into insanity that characterizes the US presidential primaries is a function of President Barack Obama’s global retreat. By David M Weinberg, JPOST I spent half my…

Ancient Aleppo Synagogue in Danger of Destruction Amid Fierce Battles Between Assad, Opposition Forces

Ancient Aleppo Synagogue in Danger of Destruction Amid Fierce Battles Between Assad, Opposition Forces

The ancient synagogue in Aleppo, that has taken a number of hits during battles between Assad’s forces and opposition fighters. Photo: Screenshot. One of the oldest synagogues in…

Thirty years ago today, my father, Natan Sharansky, crossed a bridge.

Thirty years ago today, my father, Natan Sharansky, crossed a bridge.

By Rachel Sharansky Danziger, TOI **FILE 1986** Former Soviet refusenik and prisoner, Israeli politician, human rights activist and author Natan Sharansky with his wife Avital after his release…

The western pillars that have supported Israel are crumbling

The western pillars that have supported Israel are crumbling

By Norman Bailey, WORLD TRIBUNE The U.S. and Europe — the traditional pillars of Israeli foreign diplomatic and economic relations — are crumbling. Since Israel’s independence, its most…

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Jewish Groups Endorse Petition Calling on Egypt to Preserve Institutions, Heritage

Jewish Groups Endorse Petition Calling on Egypt to Preserve Institutions, Heritage

Sha’ar Hashamayim Synagogue, Cairo. Photo: Wikipedia Some 11 Jewish institutions including the American Jewish Committee…

Russia PM says world has slipped into ‘new Cold War’

Russia PM says world has slipped into ‘new Cold War’

Dmitry Medvedev criticizes expansion of NATO and EU influence deep into formerly Soviet-ruled eastern Europe…

Gatestone Institute is under attack by various censors including Facebook

Gatestone Institute is under attack by various censors including Facebook

Dear Friends, Last week, an important article, “Facebook’s War on Freedom of Speech” by Douglas…

US Jewish Groups Call on Ted Cruz to Explain Backer With Controversial Views on Jews

US Jewish Groups Call on Ted Cruz to Explain Backer With Controversial Views on Jews

Presidential hopeful Ted Cruz. American Jewish groups are asking Cruz to explain his position on…

McGill Undergrads Weigh 3rd BDS Motion in Under 2 Years

McGill Undergrads Weigh 3rd BDS Motion in Under 2 Years

Mcgill University Arts Building, in Montreal,Canada. Photo: wiki commons. The McGill University undergraduate association is…

Hamas Delegates Arrive in Iran to Celebrate Anniversary of Islamic Revolution

Hamas Delegates Arrive in Iran to Celebrate Anniversary of Islamic Revolution

Hamas chief Khaled Meshaal. Photo: Wikipedia. A high-ranking Hamas delegation visited Tehran on Thursday to…

Russia’s new Syrian strategy: Ethnic cleansing

Russia’s new Syrian strategy: Ethnic cleansing

Analysis:Russia’s new strategy to prop Assad up is to destroy rebels’ power base through ethnic…

Orthodox Union Asks for Absentee Ballots for Shabbat-Observant Democrats in Nevada

Orthodox Union Asks for Absentee Ballots for Shabbat-Observant Democrats in Nevada

A Democratic caucus (illustrative). The OU is asking that Shabbat-observant voters be taken into account…


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We Want  Our Son

We Want Our Son

By Larry Gordon Leah and Simcha Goldin have left their rather satisfying but simple lives in Kfar Saba, Israel and are now traveling the world on a campaign.…

Real Eyes Realize

Real Eyes Realize

By Larry Gordon The United States needs a makeover. Not only do we have to try to forget about the Obama years as soon as they end, we…

Shabbos Work?

Halachic Musings By Rabbi Yair Hoffman Ynet is a non-religious Israeli Internet news site produced by the publishers of Yedioth Ahronoth. Recently, in a controversial article, they posed…

They’ve Always Hated Us

Our Aliyah Chronicle By Shmuel Katz I overheard a comment in a conversation last week that really riled me. The person said that the occurrence of unnecessary deaths…

On YU Israel Mission,  Five Towners Help Israelis

On YU Israel Mission, Five Towners Help Israelis

By Rochelle Maruch Miller For many college students, intersession is a time to relax and recharge after an exhausting flurry of exams and papers. But for 20 undergraduate…

A Satmar Chasunah

A Satmar Chasunah

Machberes: Inside The Chassidish And Yeshivish World By Rabbi Gershon Tannenbaum Editor’s Note: On Wednesday morning, we received the sad news that Rabbi Gershon Tannenbaum had passed away.…

The Creature Comfort Club

By Hannah Reich Berman As a young child, I thought it was cool to belong to a club. At age eight, I joined the Brownies and eventually I…