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Iranian Police: 200,000 people in the country are alcoholics

Iranian Police: 200,000 people in the country are alcoholics

In a country where alcohol is illegal, 200,000 people in Iran suffer from alcoholism, according to Iran’s police chief Ismail Ahmadi Moghada. Selling, buying and consuming alcohol in…

Netanyahu: There is an effort to undermine the Jews’ right to their own state

Netanyahu: There is an effort to undermine the Jews’ right to their own state

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu defended the “Jewish state bill,” which seeks to cement the Jewish nature of Israel in law on Wednesday. Speaking during a Knesset plenum discussion…

Appeasing Gulf Arab Sponsors, Soccer Giants Real Madrid Remove Cross From Club Logo

Appeasing Gulf Arab Sponsors, Soccer Giants Real Madrid Remove Cross From Club Logo

Now you see it, now you don’t: Real Madrid removes the Christian cross from its logo in deference to its Gulf Arab backers. Image: Twitter The spillover of…

Israel Mortality Stats: Cancer Killing More Jews Than Arabs

Israel Mortality Stats: Cancer Killing More Jews Than Arabs

Life & Death. Photo: h.koppdelaney. Cancer caused 25.9 percent of all deaths among Israeli Jews, as opposed to 20.7% among the country’s Arab population in 2012, according to…

EXPOSED: US Media Outlets Daily Beast and International Business Times Publish False Accusation of Israeli Police ‘Sexually Abusing’ Palestinian Children

EXPOSED: US Media Outlets Daily Beast and International Business Times Publish False Accusation of Israeli Police ‘Sexually Abusing’ Palestinian Children

Lies, Damn Lies and Statistics: The false report on sexual abuse of Palestinian Children run by the International Business Times. Image: Screenshot At least two major media outlets…

Police: Israeli construction worker who fell from building was killed in terror attack

Police: Israeli construction worker who fell from building was killed in terror attack

Netanel Arami. Credit: Provided photo. (JNS.org) Israeli police said Wednesday that Netanel Arami, the 26-year-old Jewish construction worker who was killed in September when he fell from the…

Israeli interior minister revokes residency of synagogue terrorist’s wife

Israeli interior minister revokes residency of synagogue terrorist’s wife

Israeli Interior Minister Gilad Erdan. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. (JNS.org) Israeli Interior Minister Gilad Erdan on Wednesday decided to revoke the permit allowing Nadia Abu Jamil, the wife of…

Israel demands NATO response to new Hamas headquarters in Turkey

Israel demands NATO response to new Hamas headquarters in Turkey

The NATO flag. Credit: NATO. (JNS.org) Israel has demanded that the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) take action against one of its members, Turkey, after learning that the…

Jewish News

Hillel staffers’ ouster at Wellesley highlights tender situation for Jewish students

Hillel staffers’ ouster at Wellesley highlights tender situation for Jewish students

Click photo to download. Caption: Tower Court at Wellesley College. Credit: Jared and Corin via…

Jewish students have the right to feel safe on campus

Jewish students have the right to feel safe on campus

Click photo to download. Caption: The campus of Brooklyn College, where Melanie Goldberg was kicked…

Tragedy of Mizrahi Jewish refugees emerges from the shadows

Tragedy of Mizrahi Jewish refugees emerges from the shadows

Click photo to download. Caption: In 1949, a Yemenite Jewish family walks through the desert…

Denmark and France to join European nations voting on Palestinian state

Denmark and France to join European nations voting on Palestinian state

Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. (JNS.org) A vote by the European Parliament on…

Holocaust victims’ shoes stolen from Majdanek death camp museum

Holocaust victims’ shoes stolen from Majdanek death camp museum

Eight shoes that belonged to Holocaust victims and displayed at the site of the Nazi death…

Israeli officials tell U.S. that ‘Jewish state’ bill debate is internal matter

Israeli officials tell U.S. that ‘Jewish state’ bill debate is internal matter

MK Zeev Elkin, initiator of the “Jewish state” bill. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. (JNS.org) Reacting to…

Temple Mount activist Yehuda Glick released from hospital

Temple Mount activist Yehuda Glick released from hospital

Temple Mount activist Yehuda Glick. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. (JNS.org) Activist Yehuda Glick, a promoter of…

Yemenite culture minister dedicates award to country’s 90 remaining Jews

Yemenite culture minister dedicates award to country’s 90 remaining Jews

Many Yemenite Jews have immigrated to Israel (seen here en route during the first half…


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Words Kill

Words Kill

By Larry Gordon Guns and knives kill. They have no place in the hands of criminals or even those with suspicious pasts—in any community. That is clearly understood…

Packing In Shul Halachic Musings

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By Rabbi Yair Hoffman The horrific tragedy in Har Nof this past Tuesday should cause us, perhaps, to rethink the manner in which we observe a certain halachah.…

Presidential Heavyweights

Presidential Heavyweights

B Y L A R R Y G O R D O N A senior New York Democratic activist told me this past summer that no matter what…

JEWS ON THE TEMPLE MOUNT

By Rabbi Shlomo Brody Why did Israel gain control over the Temple Mount in 1967 and not establish any religious or cultural presence on Judaism’s holiest site? Like…

‘The Real Shlomo’

By Zalman Alpert The famed philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein commented, “Philosophy puts everything before us and neither explains nor deduces anything. Since everything lies open to view, there is…

Rebbetzin Heller Recounts Terror Attack

Dear friends, Yesterday at about 7:00 a.m. my daughter Miri called. “Mordechai just came home from shul. He said that Arabs came in and are shooting, and that…

Toldos: The Book Or The Blade? From Where I Stand

By Rabbi Yossy Goldman “The voice is the voice of Yaakov but the hands are the hands of Eisav.” —Bereishis 27:22 Who are we? Who were we? Who…