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Bennett moves Habayit Hayehudi ticket slightly to the left

Bennett moves Habayit Hayehudi ticket slightly to the left

The right-winger chooses a former Labor Party activist to replace a candidate close to the rabbis, soon after tapping a former soccer star. By Chaim Levinson, HAARETZ Habayit…

Netanyahu Warns of Fierce Response to Hezbollah Anti-tank Rocket Attack on IDF Vehicle (VIDEO)

Netanyahu Warns of Fierce Response to Hezbollah Anti-tank Rocket Attack on IDF Vehicle (VIDEO)

IDF medics bring a wounded Israeli for treatment after a Hezbollah rocket attack near Mt. Dov. Photo: 0404 News. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned that Israel’s may exact…

Former Israeli defense minister Shaul Mofaz retires from politics

Former Israeli defense minister Shaul Mofaz retires from politics

Former Israeli Defense Minister and Kadima party leader Shaul Mofaz. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. (JNS.org) Kadima party leader and former Israeli defense minister Shaul Mofaz announced on Tuesday that he is retiring from…

Speakers of European parliaments sign joint declaration against anti-Semitism

Speakers of European parliaments sign joint declaration against anti-Semitism

(JNS.org) The speakers of 29 European parliaments signed a joint declaration expressing their “grave concern” over growing anti-Semitism in Europe. European Jewish Congress president Dr. Moshe Kantor addresses…

Number of Jewish visitors to Temple Mount increased by 92 percent since 2009

Number of Jewish visitors to Temple Mount increased by 92 percent since 2009

(JNS.org) The number of Jewish visitors to the Temple Mount has increased by 92 percent since 2009, recently released police statistics show. The Temple Mount in Jerusalem. Credit: Wikimedia…

At UN, Israeli president calls for action against anti-Semitism

At UN, Israeli president calls for action against anti-Semitism

The President of Israel Reuven Rivlin. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. (Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) The blizzard in the northeastern U.S. did not pass over Israeli President Reuven Rivlin, whose scheduled…

Two rockets fired from Syria explode in Israel’s Golan Heights

Two rockets fired from Syria explode in Israel’s Golan Heights

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) At least two rockets were fired from Syria into Israel early Tuesday afternoon, setting off warning sirens in the northern part of the Golan…

Argentina Jewish Community Sees Nisman Death as Another Attack

Argentina Jewish Community Sees Nisman Death as Another Attack

Special Prosecutor Alberto Nisman was found dead in a pool of his own blood at his Buenos Aires apartment. Justice officials say he took a bullet point back…

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‘Night Will Fall’ documentary revealing Holocaust footage premiers on HBO

‘Night Will Fall’ documentary revealing Holocaust footage premiers on HBO

Image from the footage taken by British and Soviet forces liberating concentration camps after the…

On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, victims and leaders mark 70 years since Auschwitz liberation

On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, victims and leaders mark 70 years since Auschwitz liberation

(JNS.org) More than 300 Holocaust survivors along with world leaders gathered at the site of…

Chauffeur to Saudi Princesses: I Got the Job Because I Wasn’t Jewish

Chauffeur to Saudi Princesses: I Got the Job Because I Wasn’t Jewish

Jayne Amelia Larson details in her memoir ‘Driving the Saudis’ what it was like driving…

The Parsha of Mahn on Tuesdays of BeShalach

The Parsha of Mahn on Tuesdays of BeShalach

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman If someone were keeping tabs on these things, it is perhaps…

Meet the Fruit Wine, in Time for Tu B’Shvat

Meet the Fruit Wine, in Time for Tu B’Shvat

Wine can yield an abundance of flavors, including arguably every fruit imaginable (and some not…

Swedish journalist poses as Jew, documents anti-Semitism

Swedish journalist poses as Jew, documents anti-Semitism

An image from Swedish journalist Peter Lindgren’s video. Credit: Screenshot. (Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Swedish journalist…

Snow Days

Snow Days

By Imma Dearest So the flakes are falling and the kids’ energy levels are rising.…

That House or Business in Israel..

That House or Business in Israel..

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman Two cars, a garage, and a home in the suburbs –…


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Violent Extremists

Violent Extremists

By Larry Gordon The Obama folks will not utter the words “radical Islamic terrorism” because to the president’s trained and distorted legal mind there is no such thing.…

Chicken With A Twist

Chicken With A Twist

Halachic Musings By Rabbi Yair Hoffman Every so often, a food comes along that dominates the market. Such has happened with a new food that is perhaps only…

And Now, Vacation

And Now, Vacation

By Larry Gordon It’s called intersession, but it is really just an interruption of the rhythm of the school year, with about ten days of vacation and another…

The Jerusalem Unity Prize

The Jerusalem Unity Prize

By Max Fruchter With its vast walkway and abundance of chambers that welcome prominent leaders from across the globe, the president’s residence serves as a central point of…

Reb Dovid Winiarz, ז״ל

Reb Dovid Winiarz, ז״ל

From The Other Side Of The Bench   By David J. Seidemann, Esq. I do not like funerals; I imagine no one does. But I especially do not…

The Legacy Of Dovid Winiarz

By Michele Justic He lived on an island but was connected to Klal Yisrael in an incredible way. He was not on speakers’ circuits or book tours, yet…

When Does Shacharis Begin?

When Does Shacharis Begin?

Machberes: Inside The Chassidish And Yeshivish World By Rabbi Gershon Tannenbaum Virtually every shul lists its Shacharis schedule. Some have separate times for Shabbos and for weekday mornings.…