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REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT BEFORE MEETING WITH SECRETARY OF DEFENSE CARTER

REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT BEFORE MEETING WITH SECRETARY OF DEFENSE CARTER

THE PRESIDENT: Well, this is going to be the first opportunity that I have to get an extensive debriefing from Secretary Carter, who took a trip last week…

SCHUMER STATEMENT ON PRIME MINISTER NETANYAHU’S SPEECH TO CONGRESS

SCHUMER STATEMENT ON PRIME MINISTER NETANYAHU’S SPEECH TO CONGRESS

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today released the following statement on Prime Minister Netanyahu’s speech to Congress: “Prime Minister Netanyahu’s speech to Congress was powerful, particularly the recitation…

Israeli opposition leader’s speech cut off on TV as ‘elections propaganda’

Israeli opposition leader’s speech cut off on TV as ‘elections propaganda’

Isaac Herzog. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. (JNS.org) A speech by Zionist Union alliance head and Israeli opposition leader Isaac Herzog was cut off in the middle of a broadcast…

Fact Check: President Obama Oversells Iran Nuke Deal in Interview

Fact Check: President Obama Oversells Iran Nuke Deal in Interview

By David Gertsman, THE TOWER President Barack Obama made a number of inaccurate claims about the ongoing nuclear negotiations with Iran in an interview with Reuters yesterday. In…

IDF chief says Israel must meet maritime threats

IDF chief says Israel must meet maritime threats

Israel’s INS Dolphin submarine. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. (JNS.org) The Israeli Naval Academy held its 130th graduation ceremony on Tuesday. Welcoming the new naval officers, Israel Defense Forces Chief…

Netanyahu says he gave ‘practical alternative’ to Iran deal

Netanyahu says he gave ‘practical alternative’ to Iran deal

After arriving back in Israel, Netanyahu responds to Obama’s claim that he offered nothing new in his Congress address, saying that lawmakers understand better now why the deal…

Gaza’s Islamic Jihad Says It’s Ready for Next Round of Fighting With Israel, Will Employ Hamas’ Tunnel Strategy

Gaza’s Islamic Jihad Says It’s Ready for Next Round of Fighting With Israel, Will Employ Hamas’ Tunnel Strategy

Palestinian Islamic Jihad is building up for war with Israel. PHOTO: Wikipedia Terrorist organizations in Gaza are busy rearming, Israel’s NRG reported on Tuesday. In the six months…

Arab Commentators Strongly Back Netanyahu on Congress Speech, Iran Nuclear Threat

Arab Commentators Strongly Back Netanyahu on Congress Speech, Iran Nuclear Threat

Prime Minister Netanyahu addresses Congress on the Iranian nuclear threat. Photo: Screenshot. Leading Arab opinion makers weighed in on the controversy surrounding Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address…

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34th Annual Dinner held at Congregation Beth Sholom

34th Annual Dinner held at Congregation Beth Sholom

Legislator Howard J. Kopel along with Sr. Councilman Anthony Santino, and Councilman Bruce Blakeman attend…

The Story Behind Marble Moses in Netanyahu’s Speech

The Story Behind Marble Moses in Netanyahu’s Speech

By Anav Silverman Tazpit News Agency While Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu referenced several cultural,…

UNESCO CHIEF BOKOVA CONDEMNS IRANIAN HOLOCAUST CARTOON CONTEST AT MEETING WITH WJC CEO

UNESCO CHIEF BOKOVA CONDEMNS IRANIAN HOLOCAUST CARTOON CONTEST AT MEETING WITH WJC CEO

PARIS, Mar. 4 – World Jewish Congress CEO Robert Singer met yesterday with the United…

A Stout Beer Clarification

A Stout Beer Clarification

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman Last week, I wrote an article concerning certain beers called stout…

Taanis Esther – An Overview

Taanis Esther – An Overview

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman HISTORICAL OVERVIEW During the time of Mordechai and Esther , the…

Temple Mount Jewish prayer upheld in court decision on Yehuda Glick

Temple Mount Jewish prayer upheld in court decision on Yehuda Glick

(JNS.org) The attorney for Jewish activist Yehuda Glick says the Jerusalem Magistrate Court’s decision on…

Jewish Voice for Peace whitewashes anti-Semitism in the anti-Israel movement

Jewish Voice for Peace whitewashes anti-Semitism in the anti-Israel movement

Click photo to download. Caption: CODEPINK protests outside the 2015 AIPAC conference in Washington, DC.…

Dressing Up On Purim

Dressing Up On Purim

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman It is surely not one of our run-of-the-mill Minhagim. Generally, our…


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Those Days Are Over

By Larry Gordon This is the place to be this week for American Jews who support Israel. The high point, of course, was the appearance, presentation, and comments…

From The Purim Press Service

From The Purim Press Service

Haman Declared  Pro-Israel A spinoff of activist pro-peace but not so pro-Israel group J Street has decided, after careful historical analysis, that had the Jew-hating Haman of the Purim…

Projecting Judaism, Protecting Jews

By Rabbi Yehuda Septimus A Boston-bred boy, I awoke proudly Thursday morning, October 21, 2004. It was the morning after the historic game-seven victory of the Red Sox…

The Origins And History Of Purim Costumes

Halachic Musings By Rabbi Yair Hoffman It is surely not one of our run-of-the-mill minhagim. Generally, our minhagim deal with simanim—signs that indicate good mazal rather than bad…

5 Towns Sports Center

YI Basketball Roundup By Judah Rhine In this week’s YIBB game of the week, the top two juggernauts faced off for what many are calling an early preview…

What’s In A Name?

By Hannah Reich Berman Would somebody please explain these names that have been given to the 2014–2015 winter snowstorms? The list of names is a long one and…

5 Towns Dating Forum

Question This is for everyone who thinks that guys have it so easy with finding a shidduch. I am almost 25 years old, good-looking, tall, and a professional.…