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In Response to UN Request, Israel Drafting Law to Criminalize Torture

In Response to UN Request, Israel Drafting Law to Criminalize Torture

A man being arrested, illustrative. Israel is drafting new legislation that would outlaw torture of suspects during interrogation. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. JNS.org – In response to a request…

MLK Jr.’s Son to Visit Israel, Honor Activists on Behalf of Ethiopian-Jewish Immigrants

MLK Jr.’s Son to Visit Israel, Honor Activists on Behalf of Ethiopian-Jewish Immigrants

Martin Luther King III, pictured, will visit Israel on Sunday. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. JNS.org – Martin Luther King III, the son of civil rights leader Martin Luther King…

Israel Marks Holocaust Remembrance Day With Ceremonies, Events Across Country

Israel Marks Holocaust Remembrance Day With Ceremonies, Events Across Country

A woman visiting the Hall of Remembrance at Yad Vashem on Holocaust Remembrance Day. Photo: Yad Vashem. The State of Israel marks Holocaust Remembrance Day on Thursday with…

IDF Discovers 2nd Terror Tunnel Extending From Gaza Into Israel

IDF Discovers 2nd Terror Tunnel Extending From Gaza Into Israel

The IDF uncovered a new Hamas terror tunnel on Thursday, pictured here. Photo: IDF Spokesperson. The Israeli military discovered a tunnel Thursday stretching from the southern Gaza Strip…

Woodmere resident to be honored at Emunah Spring Luncheon

Woodmere resident to be honored at Emunah Spring Luncheon

  Emunah, born through the tireless efforts of visionary women in Israel in 1935, will pay tribute to “Empowering Women” at its Spring Luncheon on May 24th, 2016,…

Iowa Governor to Sign Bill Banning Use of State Funds for Israel Boycotts

Iowa Governor to Sign Bill Banning Use of State Funds for Israel Boycotts

A BDS protest. House File 2331 is intended to counter the BDS movement. Photo: Mohamed Ouda via Wikimedia Commons. Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad will sign a bill that…

Second Explosion Reported Near Gaza Border Shortly After Mortar Fired at IDF Soldiers

Second Explosion Reported Near Gaza Border Shortly After Mortar Fired at IDF Soldiers

The Gaza Strip. An explosion was reportedly heard at the Israel-Gaza border. Photo: Wikipedia. IDF combat engineers operating on the border with the Gaza Strip on Wednesday reported…

Thousands Converge at ICPHH Event on Har Hazeisim on Chol Hamoed

Thousands Converge at ICPHH Event on Har Hazeisim on Chol Hamoed

Thousands of Jews from all over the world participated in an unprecedented day of events at the top of Har Hazeisim on Israel’s 2nd day of Chol Hamoed (April…

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Rep. Zeldin Hosts Press Conference Announcing Floor Votes Next Week on Bills to Combat Heroin & Opioid Epidemic

Rep. Zeldin Hosts Press Conference Announcing Floor Votes Next Week on Bills to Combat Heroin & Opioid Epidemic

Kings Park, NY – Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), member of the Bipartisan Task Force…

Jewish-Catholic School to Open in Scotland Considered First of Its Kind

Jewish-Catholic School to Open in Scotland Considered First of Its Kind

Jewish & Catholic clerics at the site of a new joint faith campus in Scotland.…

British Jew Recounts Having to Flee His London Neighborhood After Enduring More Than 100 Antisemitic Assaults

British Jew Recounts Having to Flee His London Neighborhood After Enduring More Than 100 Antisemitic Assaults

Yisroel Shalom was forced to leave him home in a London neighborhood after he says…

Iran Accuses US of Meddling in Persian Gulf

Iran Accuses US of Meddling in Persian Gulf

A US aircraft flying over the Persian Gulf. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. Tensions between Iran and…

Abbas Admits to Norway That PA Still Paying Palestinian Terrorists’ Salaries

Abbas Admits to Norway That PA Still Paying Palestinian Terrorists’ Salaries

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas admitted that the PA is paying salaries to terrorists. Photo:…

ON HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY, LAURIE CARDOZA-MOORE CALLS THE UNESCO RESOLUTION ON THE TEMPLE MOUNT HISTORY TANTAMOUNT TO HOLOCAUST DENIAL

ON HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY,  LAURIE CARDOZA-MOORE CALLS THE UNESCO RESOLUTION ON THE TEMPLE MOUNT HISTORY TANTAMOUNT TO HOLOCAUST DENIAL

(New York, NY) May 5, 2016 – In recognition of Holocaust Remembrance Day, Laurie Cardoza-Moore,…

On Holocaust Remembrance Day, Ros-Lehtinen Renews Fight for Holocaust Survivors

On Holocaust Remembrance Day, Ros-Lehtinen Renews Fight for Holocaust Survivors

“As we observe Holocaust Remembrance Day, I remain unyielding in my commitment to helping Holocaust…

Iran Threatens to Close Strait of Hormuz to US

Iran Threatens to Close Strait of Hormuz to US

US Navy fleet in the Strait of Hormuz, which Iran threatened to close to the…


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Donald Trumps Them All

By Larry Gordon Now that it appears that in all likelihood Donald Trump will be the Republican Party nominee for the presidency and that Hillary Clinton will be…

Are We Devoid  Of Rachmanus?

Are We Devoid Of Rachmanus?

By Ben Brafman, Esq. By the time this article appears in print, Sheldon Silver will have already been sentenced—to a term of 12 years’ imprisonment. But this opinion…

Pass Over And Out

Pass Over And Out

By Larry Gordon  It’s now over. But where did all that preparation time and stress go? Those pots of boiling-hot water to kasher the countertops and ovens. The…

A Tasteful Wedding

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Rambam Mesivta Educates NIF Supporter

A Letter To Mr. Murray Koppelman April 5, 2016 Dear Mr. Koppelman, Thank you so much for your devout care and generous support of the Jewish people. Your…

News From The Hills

News From The Hills

By Chanita Teitz Pesach is over and it went out faster than it came in. The pre-Pesach planning, shopping, and cleaning took longer and was more overwhelming than putting…

Everyday Miracles At HASC

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