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Israel Sees 16 Percent Rise in Number of New Immigrants

Israel Sees 16 Percent Rise in Number of New Immigrants

A happy couple makes aliyah as part of El Al Flight LY 3004 on July 22, 2014 Israel saw a 16-percent increase in new immigrants in 2015 from…

US Says Lieberman Appointment ‘Raises Legitimate Questions’ About Israel’s Direction

US Says Lieberman Appointment ‘Raises Legitimate Questions’ About Israel’s Direction

The US is concerned about the appointment of Avigdor Lieberman, pictured, as Israel’s new defense minister. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. The US has expressed its concern about the Israeli…

Report: 20 Israeli Academics Encourage Anthropology Association’s Boycott of Israel

Report: 20 Israeli Academics Encourage Anthropology Association’s Boycott of Israel

A BDS protest. Twenty Israeli academics are encouraging the American Anthropological Association (AAA) to boycott Israel. Photo: Mohamed Ouda via Wikimedia Commons. JNS.org – A new report compiled…

Jerusalem Residents Evacuated After Major Fire Breaks Out in Forest

Jerusalem Residents Evacuated After Major Fire Breaks Out in Forest

Hundreds of Jerusalem residents were evacuated after a major forest fire spread in the Ramot area. Photo: Twitter/Israel Hatzalah. Residents were evacuated from their homes in the Jerusalem…

Israeli Foreign Ministry Falls Short of Goals in BDS Fight, Government Report Says

Israeli Foreign Ministry Falls Short of Goals in BDS Fight, Government Report Says

A BDS protester. A new report says Israel’s Foreign Ministry is failing to achieve its “designated goals” in the fight against the BDS movement. Photo: Mohamed Ouda via…

Lieberman, Netanyahu Sign Coalition Deal; Israeli PM Vows to Pursue ‘Opportunities’ for Peace

Lieberman, Netanyahu Sign Coalition Deal; Israeli PM Vows to Pursue ‘Opportunities’ for Peace

Yisrael Beytenu leader Avigdor Leiberman and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, announcing their coalition agreement. Photo: Facebook/Screenshot. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Avigdor Liberman signed a coalition deal Wednesday…

Israel Digs Against Clock to Save Judean Desert Scrolls From Looters

Israel Digs Against Clock to Save Judean Desert Scrolls From Looters

An Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) worker excavates in a Judean Desert cave. Photo: Yuli Schwartz/IAA. JNS.org – Israeli authorities are stepping up the fight to save the country’s…

Egypt Reportedly Moving Forward With Plans for Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks

Egypt Reportedly Moving Forward With Plans for Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks

The flag of Egypt. The country is reportedly moving forward with efforts to forge an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. JNS.org – Egypt is reportedly moving forward…

Jewish News

Campus Watchdog: UC Irvine Chancellor in ‘Hot Seat;’ Must Take Immediate Action Against Antisemitism

Campus Watchdog: UC Irvine Chancellor in  ‘Hot Seat;’ Must Take Immediate Action Against Antisemitism

Tammi Rossman-Benjamin. Photo: AMCHA Initiative. The chancellor of the University of California, Irvine (UCI) must…

Lag B’Omer Pilgrims Flock to Tunisian Synagogue With Increased Security Amid Terrorism Concerns

Lag B’Omer Pilgrims Flock to Tunisian Synagogue With Increased Security Amid Terrorism Concerns

Tunisia has increased security around the Ghriba Synagogue (pictured) on the island of Djerba. Photo:…

Brussels Jewish Museum Holds Multi-Faith Memorial for Terror Victims

Brussels Jewish Museum Holds Multi-Faith Memorial for Terror Victims

The Jewish Museum of Belgium in Brussels (pictured) held a multi-faith memorial for victims of…

Obama: World Leaders Have ‘Good Reason’ to Be ‘Rattled’ by Trump

Obama: World Leaders Have ‘Good Reason’ to Be ‘Rattled’ by Trump

President Barack Obama, pictured, said world leaders are right to the “rattled” by presumptive Republican…

FIVE TOWNERS JOSH HONIG AND JONAH STEINMETZ AMONG YESHIVA UNIVERSITY’S 2016 VALEDICTORIANS

FIVE TOWNERS JOSH HONIG AND JONAH STEINMETZ AMONG YESHIVA UNIVERSITY’S 2016 VALEDICTORIANS

(NEW YORK, New York – May 26, 2016) On Wednesday, May 25, hundreds of students…

CITY TO CLOSE SEPARATE GENDER SWIMMING HOURS PROGRAM

CITY TO CLOSE SEPARATE GENDER SWIMMING HOURS PROGRAM

‘What Happened to Being ‘Culturally Sensitive?’ ‘It’s preposterous to think that the City could even…

Hull University Becomes Third UK School to Disaffiliate From National Union of Students Over ‘Antisemitic’ New President

Hull University Becomes Third UK School to Disaffiliate From National Union of Students Over ‘Antisemitic’ New President

Britain’s Hull University became the third school to disaffiliate from the National Union of Students…

Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump Win Washington State Primary

Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump Win Washington State Primary

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton won the Washington state presidential primary. Photos: Wikimedia Commons. Republican…


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Jews And Guns

Jews And Guns

By Larry Gordon In Israel, it is not unusual to be standing on line for a falafel with the young man or woman next to you doing the…

Trump Is The  Principled Choice

Trump Is The Principled Choice

By Bruce Abramson & Jeff Ballabon We believe in the politics of principle. We value character, integrity, and politicians who ground principled philosophies in the Constitution. Yet we…

Bake Me  A Match

Bake Me A Match

By Larry Gordon The question needs to be posed from a sociological standpoint: Why is there a shidduch crisis? Why are there so many—literally thousands—of young men and…

Rice Campaign Reaches Out

Rice Campaign Reaches Out

By Michele Justic When considering Kathleen Rice’s vast impact on and continual presence in our community, it is hard to believe she has been the congresswoman for the…

The Politician

Our Aliyah Chronicle By Shmuel Katz I’ve said it before. I am really glad that Bibi Netanyahu is, nominally, on my side. As a person who leans to…

Mrs. Trump Blames The Jews

By Rafael Medoff Melania Trump, the wife of presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, says that a Jewish journalist “provoked” anti-Semitic harassment by writing an unflattering article about…

From Challahs To Kallahs

From Challahs To Kallahs

A Truly “Egg”Citing And Much-“Kneaded” Event For Girls In Shidduchim By Rivky Herman, MS, CCC-SLP, TSSLD/bi Shortly after 7 p.m. on Thursday evening, May 19, my family and…

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