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Number of Arab teachers in Jewish schools rises by 40%

Number of Arab teachers in Jewish schools rises by 40%

Education Ministry reports a 76% jump in the number of Israeli Arab teachers in English, math and science at Jewish state schools • Education Ministry says encouraging data…

Iran to Begin Construction on Two New Nuclear Plants

Iran to Begin Construction on Two New Nuclear Plants

A nuclear power plant outside of Tehran. Photo: Wikipedia. Iran said Sunday that it will soon start construction on two nuclear plants in the country, as part of…

Former Israeli Defense Minister Benjamin Ben-Eliezer Dies at Age 80

Former Israeli Defense Minister Benjamin Ben-Eliezer Dies at Age 80

Benjamin Ben-Eliezer. Photo: Twitter. Benjamin Ben-Eliezer, a veteran Israeli politician who held several top government posts and often served as a negotiator with the Arab world, died on…

Chinese Companies Invest Big in Israel

Chinese Companies Invest Big in Israel

Model of the Israeli Amos-5 satellite, the earlier version of the Amos-6. Credit: Wikipedia. JNS.org — The Chinese telecommunications conglomerate Xinwei Telecom Technology Group is buying Israeli satellite…

Former State Department Negotiator: ‘Cash-for-Prisoners’ Controversy Has Bolstered Image of Growing US Weakness in Middle East (INTERVIEW))

Former State Department Negotiator: ‘Cash-for-Prisoners’ Controversy Has Bolstered Image of Growing US Weakness in Middle East (INTERVIEW))

Former US State Department Middle East negotiator Aaron David Miller. Photo: Wilson Center. The recent “cash-for-prisoners” controversy has played into the hands of Iranian hardliners and helped bolster…

Israeli Researchers Invent Mind-Controlled DNA Nanobots for Potential Treatment of Brain Disorders From Epilepsy to Depression

Israeli Researchers Invent Mind-Controlled DNA Nanobots for Potential Treatment of Brain Disorders From Epilepsy to Depression

An MRI of the human brain. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. Taking a cue from science fiction, Israeli researchers have invented mind-controlled nanobots that have the potential to treat “challenging”…

Palestinian Man Shot Dead After Rushing IDF Position in West Bank, Military Says

Palestinian Man Shot Dead After Rushing IDF Position in West Bank, Military Says

The West Bank. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. Israeli soldiers on Friday shot and killed an apparently unarmed Palestinian who ran toward their position in a Palestinian village in the…

Liberman’s unilateral withdrawal plan.

Liberman’s unilateral withdrawal plan.

T. Belman. I re-titled this article because that’s the way I see the “carrots and sticks” plan. What ever happened to Bibi’s reciprocity demands? The fact that we…

Jewish News

‘The Law of the Land Is the Law,’ Say French-Jewish Leaders Defending Controversial Burkini Ban

‘The Law of the Land Is the Law,’ Say French-Jewish Leaders Defending Controversial Burkini Ban

Muslim women wearing burkinis. Photo: Wikipedia. Many Jewish leaders in France support the recently imposed…

Syrian-Jewish Families Resettled in Louisville

Syrian-Jewish Families Resettled in Louisville

A glimpse of the destruction of the Syrian war. Photo: Wikipedia. JNS.org — Three of…

Report: Non-Jewish U of Sydney Student Linking Antisemitism, Anti-Zionism Interrupted During Presentation, Given Low Grade

Report: Non-Jewish U of Sydney Student Linking Antisemitism, Anti-Zionism Interrupted During Presentation, Given Low Grade

The University of Sydney. Photo: Wikipedia. A University of Sydney student was prevented from completing…

Antisemitism Scholar: New Legislation Shows Poland Has Yet to Acknowledge Country’s Holocaust History (INTERVIEW)

Antisemitism Scholar: New Legislation Shows Poland Has Yet to Acknowledge Country’s Holocaust History (INTERVIEW)

A massacre memorial in Jedwabne, Poland. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. There is no doubt that Poles…

Argentina: High Schoolers Dress Up as Nazis, Attack Jewish Peers

Argentina: High Schoolers Dress Up as Nazis, Attack Jewish Peers

The students from the German high school wearing Hitler mustaches and Nazi armbands. Photo: Israel…

Picture of the day: Todd Kaminsky visits UJA to help children

Picture of the day: Todd Kaminsky visits UJA to help children

Above is a photo of Senator Todd Kaminsky at UJA’s annual “Tov B’Yachad Supplies for…

PRESS RELEASE: Hikind Vows to Address Ticket Issued to Chaveirim Volunteer on Palisades Parkway

PRESS RELEASE: Hikind Vows to Address Ticket Issued to Chaveirim Volunteer on Palisades Parkway

  HIKIND VOWS TO ADDRESS TICKET ISSUED TO CHAVEIRIM VOLUNTEER ON PALISADES PARKWAY Suggests police…

Jews Around the World Mourn the Passing of Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis

Jews Around the World Mourn the Passing of Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis

By: Fern Sidman Close to 1000 people gathered on Wednesday, August 24, at the Agudath…


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My Father’s Jerusalem

My Father’s Jerusalem

By Larry Gordon  How he would have loved to walk these streets and traverse the mix of ancient and less-than-ancient cobblestones with me. This is what it comes…

Conservatives For Trump

By Bruce Abramson & Jeff Ballabon We’re members of a minority: Jewish blue-state professionals who plan to vote for Donald Trump. As blue-staters and as Jews, we have…

Simmering In Summer

By Shmuel Katz It’s Sunday afternoon as I write this. By the time you read this, either a lot more will have happened, or nothing. No way to…

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From The Chassidic Masters: The Healing Effect Of Heeling

The Torah portion of Eikev is named for the word “eikev” in the portion’s first verse: “Because (eikev) you listen to these laws and safeguard and keep them.”1…

DATING FORUM

By Baila Sebrow Question I’m a parent in the shidduch parashah. Before I say anything else, you should know that every one of my daughter’s friends is married.…

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