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Report: Obama seeks to bypass Congress, suspend Iran sanctions

Report: Obama seeks to bypass Congress, suspend Iran sanctions

From the Oval Office, U.S. President Barack Obama speaks on the phone with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sept. 27, 2013. Credit: Pete Souza/White House. (JNS.org) President Barack Obama…

Ya’alon to U.N. chief: Israel won’t allow Gaza reconstruction if terror tunnels rebuilt

Ya’alon to U.N. chief: Israel won’t allow Gaza reconstruction if terror tunnels rebuilt

Moshe Ya’alon and Ban Ki-moon meet Monday. Credit: Defense Ministry / Ariel Hermoni. (Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Israel will not allow the reconstruction of the Gaza Strip if Hamas…

Boy from Galilee issued Israel’s first Aramean birth certificate

Boy from Galilee issued Israel’s first Aramean birth certificate

Israel’s first Aramean citizen, Yaakov Halul (center), with his parents at the Israeli Interior Ministry in Safed. Credit: Dror Artzi / JINI. (JNS.org) Yaakov Halul doesn’t know it, but…

Israeli officials testify on Gaza war before U.N. forum

Israeli officials testify on Gaza war before U.N. forum

The United Nations logo in Geneva, Switzerland. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. (JNS.org) Israeli officials testified before the United Nations in Geneva on Monday regarding the Jewish state’s compliance with…

Toyota ‘hackathon’ featuring Israeli entrepreneurs, Japanese executives

Toyota ‘hackathon’ featuring Israeli entrepreneurs, Japanese executives

The headquarters of Toyota in Tokyo, Japan. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. (JNS.org) A group of Japanese executives and officials from the Toyota car company will visit Israel this week…

Known for chemistry, Israeli Nobel laureate also champions tech entrepreneurship

Known for chemistry, Israeli Nobel laureate also champions tech entrepreneurship

Click photo to download. Caption: On Oct. 19, 2014, Israeli Nobel Prize winner in chemistry Dan Shechtman is pictured in the lobby of the Hilton Orrington/Evanston hotel near…

Hamas admits it is rebuilding terror tunnels

Hamas admits it is rebuilding terror tunnels

The flag of Hamas. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. (JNS.org) Hamas’s Izz a-Din al-Qassam Brigades has openly stated that it is rebuilding the terror tunnels that were destroyed by the IDF…

One-fifth of incoming UN Security Council has no ties with Israel

One-fifth of incoming UN Security Council has no ties with Israel

The United Nations, in an annual exercise, voted in five countries last week to begin serving two-year stints on the Security Council, beginning on January 1. Although there…

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White House: Nazi war criminals should not be receiving Social Security

White House: Nazi war criminals should not be receiving Social Security

(JTA) — Nazi war criminals should not be receiving Social Security benefits, a White House…

‘The Death of Klinghoffer’ fails to live up to the controversy

‘The Death of Klinghoffer’ fails to live up to the controversy

Protesters demonstrating against “The Death of Klinghoffer” outside the Metropolitan Opera House in New York…

Zionist leader Kalman Sultanik dies at 97

Zionist leader Kalman Sultanik dies at 97

(JTA) — Zionist leader Kalman Sultanik, who for decades served as a leader in the…

THE BRONX THANKS RABBI AVI WEISS & DEREK JETER

THE BRONX THANKS RABBI AVI WEISS & DEREK JETER

The Bronx will never be the same now that two greats have stepped back –…

Rulings of Rav Shlomo Zalman Auerbach zt”l

Rulings of Rav Shlomo Zalman Auerbach zt”l

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman One of our most revered and venerable Torah sages of this…

FIRST-EVER CONFERENCE FOR CANADA’S RUSSIAN-SPEAKING JEWS TO BE HELD IN ONTARIO

FIRST-EVER CONFERENCE FOR CANADA’S RUSSIAN-SPEAKING JEWS TO BE HELD IN ONTARIO

About 70,000 FSU Jews, most in Toronto, among 330,000 in Canada overall Limmud FSU Canada,…

RABBINICAL COUNCIL OF AMERICA ISSUES STATEMENT REGARDING FREUNDEL MATTER

RABBINICAL COUNCIL OF AMERICA ISSUES STATEMENT REGARDING FREUNDEL MATTER

All Conversions Remain Halachically Valid Announces Other Steps to Ensure Integrity of Future Conversions New…

Nazi War Criminals Reportedly Collected Millions in U.S. Social Security

Nazi War Criminals Reportedly Collected Millions in U.S. Social Security

Antonescu, leader of Romania during World War 2, and Adolf Hitler at the Führerbau in…


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The Rejection Election

The Rejection Election

By Larry Gordon It seems that voters—Democrats and Republicans alike—have had it with the fashion in which the Obama administration has been conducting itself. According to knowledgeable political…

Sukkos Rulings Of Rav Elyashiv

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman Below we find some rulings from Rav Elyashiv, zt’l, in regard to both the sukkah and the arba’ah minim. Each of the yamim tovim…

Sukkos Weather

Sukkos Weather

By Larry Gordon What are we going to do? It seems that it is always either too early or too late, too warm or too cold. And despite…

Thanking Our IDF Soldiers A Conversation  With David Kramer

Thanking Our IDF Soldiers A Conversation With David Kramer

By Rochelle Maruch Miller Over just a few short weeks, an inspiring project has spurred thousands of people to help outfit more than 10,000 Israeli soldiers with high-tech…

The Physical Faith

By Irwin H. Benjamin Who could have ever foreseen that, way back in the year 1848, a man by the unlikely name of Phineas P. Gage would unwittingly…

White House:  Our ‘Values’ Built Iron Dome

White House: Our ‘Values’ Built Iron Dome

By Yaakov Levi In response to criticism of the U.S. in an interview program Sunday, the White House on Monday slammed Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, saying that his…

MINDBIZ

By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, My daughter Resa was always a sunshine of a girl. Happy-go-lucky, quick to laugh, have fun, and start an adventure. Everyone loved…