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Jordan: IDF helped us destroy Israeli spy devices from 1969

Jordan: IDF helped us destroy Israeli spy devices from 1969

The flag of Jordan. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. (JNS.org) Jordan’s military chief revealed Tuesday that what was previously identified as an archaeological dig near Aljoun University in northern Jordan…

South African group threatens to bar nurses from using Israeli circumcision device

South African group threatens to bar nurses from using Israeli circumcision device

The flag of South Africa. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. (JNS.org) The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU), an ally group of the country’s ruling African National Congress (ANC)…

14 groups urge colleges to protect Jewish students from anti-Semitism

14 groups urge colleges to protect Jewish students from anti-Semitism

“Israeli Apartheid Week”—an annual anti-Israel initiative—in May 2010 on the University of California, Los Angeles campus. Credit: AMCHA Initiative. (JNS.org) A varied group of 14 organizations has issued…

At White House, Netanyahu warns Obama not to ease up on Iran

At White House, Netanyahu warns Obama not to ease up on Iran

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Barack Obama meet at the White House on Wednesday. Credit: Prime Minister’s Office via Twitter. (JNS.org) During a meeting at the White House, Israeli…

Netanyahu, Obama to Meet at White House, Discuss Iran Nuclear Talks

Netanyahu, Obama to Meet at White House, Discuss Iran Nuclear Talks

U.S. President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Time – President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet for the…

Netanyahu Complains to UN Chief That Gaza Probe is ‘One-Sided’

Netanyahu Complains to UN Chief That Gaza Probe is ‘One-Sided’

Israel’s Prime Minister Netanyahu addresses the United Nations General Assembly on September 29th, 2014. Economic Times – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has complained to UN chief Ban…

The Arab Bank ruling’s implications for terrorists and their victims

The Arab Bank ruling’s implications for terrorists and their victims

Click photo to download. Caption: The roughly 300 plaintiffs in the Arab Bank case were either injured themselves or have family members who were killed in 24 different Hamas…

Northern Israeli Residents Hire Private Contractor to Dig Up Feared Hezbollah Attack Tunnels (VIDEO)

Northern Israeli Residents Hire Private Contractor to Dig Up Feared Hezbollah Attack Tunnels (VIDEO)

IDF soldiers discover a terror tunnel. Photo: IDF. A group of residents along Israel’s northern border with Lebanon have hired a private excavations contractor to help them find…

Jewish News

Eric Cantor fights subpoena to testify about Bank of China terror funding

Eric Cantor fights subpoena to testify about Bank of China terror funding

Former U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor. Credit: U.S. Congress. (JNS.org) Former U.S. House Majority…

SLICE OF LIFE

SLICE OF LIFE

Sometimes when time is short at the end of the week I buy my challah.…

New Jersey Rabbi Creates New App To Support Israeli Products

New Jersey Rabbi Creates New App To Support Israeli Products

“Am Yisrael Buy” Now Available for Download on Smartphones SOUTH ORANGE, N.J., Sept. 30, 2014…

JCT Puts Haredi Men to Work… As Nurses

JCT Puts Haredi Men to Work… As Nurses

By Ayala Young With the New Year comes news of an innovative new educational program…

Helping Families in Israel

Helping Families in Israel

It’s during this period that the new year is decreed and we all pray and…

Belarus falls (literally) all over native son Eliezer Ben Yehuda

Belarus falls (literally) all over native son Eliezer Ben Yehuda

An all-female marching band greets Limmud FSU delegates in Glubokoe, Belarus, Sept. 11, 2014. (Cnaan…

TODAY: Over 30,000 Children Worldwide to Participate in Tehilim Asifa at 1 pm EDT

TODAY: Over 30,000 Children Worldwide to Participate in Tehilim Asifa at 1 pm EDT

Upward of 30,000 children will participate today in the annual Tehilim Asifa for a refuah…


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Community News  From Around The World

Community News From Around The World

El-Al Reunites Parents With Lone Soldiers For Rosh Hashanah By Anav Silverman In a special initiative to enable families to spend the Jewish New Year together, 21 flights…

A Taste Of Jewish Memphis, October 31–November 2

Faced with an uncertain national economy plus skyrocketing costs of housing and education, an increasing number of young Jewish families are choosing to move to the vibrant, affordable,…

The Call Of The Shofar  At Har Torah

The Call Of The Shofar At Har Torah

Yeshiva Har Torah welcomed Rabbi Zalmanov from the Chabad of Eastern Queens this past week to demonstrate the process of shofar-making. Rabbi Zalmanov came with a life-size display…

Agudath Israel’s Kapparos Kol Korei

Reissuing a rabbinic statement (Kol Korei) that was first published seven years ago (see translation below) and that remains relevant today, Agudath Israel of America is calling upon…

Should You Give Your Child An Allowance?

Should You Give Your Child An Allowance?

Provided by Avi Ashkenazy Childhood is full of milestones. First step, first word, first day of school, first job, first date. These milestones are important not only in…

Every Bit Counts

By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow “Then you shall again discern between the righteous and the wicked, between one who serves G‑d and one who does not serve Him” (Malachi…

letters to THE EDITOR

Insult To In-Laws Dear Editor, I write in response to Doni Joszef’s article “Adding Insult to In-Laws” (September 12). In describing in-law issues that can put stress on…