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Israeli Doctors Join Mission to Help Hundreds of Children in Vietnam

Israeli Doctors Join Mission to Help Hundreds of Children in Vietnam

Israeli doctors in Vietnam. Photo: Rambam Hospital. For more than 30 years, Operation Smile has provided more than 200,000 free surgical procedures to children and young adults around…

‘Zionist Camp’ moniker angers Arab supporters of Herzog-Livni ticket

‘Zionist Camp’ moniker angers Arab supporters of Herzog-Livni ticket

Former Israeli Arab minister Raleb Majadele (pictured) called on the Labor-Hatnuah alliance to nix its “Zionist Camp” name. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. (JNS.org) Arab supporters of MK Isaac Herzog’s Labor party are…

Israeli foreign minister orders distribution of latest Charlie Hebdo issue

Israeli foreign minister orders distribution of latest Charlie Hebdo issue

The Jan. 14 cover of Charlie Hebdo. Credit: Twitter. (Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) After Israel’s Steimatzky bookstore chain canceled a special sales event for the latest issue of…

After king’s death, status quo expected for Saudi relations with Iran and Israel

After king’s death, status quo expected for Saudi relations with Iran and Israel

Click photo to download. Caption: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (left) meets with King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia on Jan. 5, 2014. Credit: U.S. Department of State.…

Israeli leaders respond to death of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah

Israeli leaders respond to death of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah

Former Israeli president Shimon Peres, pictured at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland, speaks to reporters about the death of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah. Credit: Provided photo. (JNS.org) Israeli leaders…

Belgium searching for accomplice to Jewish museum shooter

Belgium searching for accomplice to Jewish museum shooter

The Jewish Museum of Belgium in Brussels. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. (JNS.org) Belgian authorities are searching for a possible accomplice to Mehdi Nemmouche, the French-Algerian gunman who killed four…

King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia dies

King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia dies

(JNS.org) King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia has died at the age of 90 after spending several weeks in the hospital with pneumonia. His half-brother, Deputy Prime Minister Salman bin Abdul Aziz, was…

Arab parties merge ahead of Israeli Knesset elections

Arab parties merge ahead of Israeli Knesset elections

The Israeli Knesset building. Credit: James Emery. (Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Israel’s Arab political parties—Balad, Ra’am-Ta’al, and Hadash—on Thursday announced that they will be vying in the March…

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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…

May I Borrow Your Snow Blower?

May I Borrow Your Snow Blower?

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman The Chofetz Chaim wrote a number of famous works. He wrote…

A Palestinian terrorist with a badge isn’t a ‘security guard’

A Palestinian terrorist with a badge isn’t a ‘security guard’

Click photo to download. Caption: On Aug. 4, 2014 in front of the American consulate…

10 Israeli tourists attacked in Argentina hostel

10 Israeli tourists attacked in Argentina hostel

The Facebook page of the Onda Azul hostel in Argentina. The owner’s latest posts in…

French Philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy Denounces ‘Delirium of Anti-Zionism’ Before UN General Assembly

French Philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy Denounces ‘Delirium of Anti-Zionism’ Before UN General Assembly

Bernard-Henri Levy addresses the UN General Assembly meeting devoted to antisemitism. Photo: The Algemeiner The…

Pretzel Chicken A Halachic Analysis

Pretzel Chicken A Halachic Analysis

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman Every so often, a food comes along that dominates the market.…

Flatbush Yeshivas, Shuls and Leading Communal Organizations Attend FJCC Security Workshop

Flatbush Yeshivas, Shuls and Leading Communal Organizations Attend FJCC Security Workshop

Over 150 Rabbis, Yeshiva principals, educators and Shul representatives from all segments of the Flatbush…


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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.…