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Netanyahu’s Leadership, Government Handling of 2014 Gaza War Criticized in New Comptroller Report

Netanyahu’s Leadership, Government Handling of 2014 Gaza War Criticized in New Comptroller Report

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Photo: Facebook. Israel’s politicians took aim at one another Tuesday following the release of a state report which criticizes the country’s preparation and…

Blistering Gaza war report scorches Netanyahu, Ya’alon and Gantz over tunnel failures

Blistering Gaza war report scorches Netanyahu, Ya’alon and Gantz over tunnel failures

Comptroller’s long-awaited findings about 2014 operation confirm army was unprepared for Hamas’s tunnels, prime minister failed to keep security cabinet in the loop BY JUDAH ARI GROSS, TOI…

Police Evacuate Settlers, Protesters From Ofra Settlement in West Bank Ahead of Home Demolitions

Police Evacuate Settlers, Protesters From Ofra Settlement in West Bank Ahead of Home Demolitions

Israeli police standing ready to evacuate the settlement of Ofra. Photo: Twitter. Police began evacuating settlers and hundreds of protesters who gathered in nine buildings in the West…

Six-Time NBA All Star Amar’e Stoudemire Receives MLK, Jr. Award in Jerusalem

Six-Time NBA All Star Amar’e Stoudemire Receives MLK, Jr. Award in Jerusalem

Six-time NBA All-Star Amar’e Stoudemire receives MLK Jr. Award in Jerusalem Community activist, former NBA All-Star and current star forward for ‘Hapoel Jerusalem’ was honored by the Consulate…

ILTV AND WALLA NEWS BEGIN STRATEGIC COOPERATION

ILTV AND WALLA NEWS BEGIN STRATEGIC COOPERATION

  ENGLISH BROADCASTING RECEIVES UPGRADE IN STUDIO AND RICHER LOCAL VIDEO CONTENT  ILTV, Israel’s English television content provider is about to get a major upgrade.  Beginning March 1st,…

Israeli Air Force Strikes Hamas Targets, After Rocket From Gaza Lands in South of Country

Israeli Air Force Strikes Hamas Targets, After Rocket From Gaza Lands in South of Country

An Israeli fighter jet. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. Israeli aircraft carried out a series of strikes in Gaza on Monday, wounding two people, health officials and witnesses said, after…

Israel’s economic surge in defiance of adversity

Israel’s economic surge in defiance of adversity

  Yoram will be in the US in March, May and August, 2017, available for speaking engagements. By Ambassador (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, “Second Thought: US-Israel Initiative” Straight from…

Israel Denies Visas to Staff Members of ‘Extreme, Hostile’ NGO Human Rights Watch

Israel Denies Visas to Staff Members of ‘Extreme, Hostile’ NGO Human Rights Watch

Document authorization. Photo: Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Israel is refusing to issue visas to the international staff of one of the most prominent international human rights…

Jewish News

ZOA Condemns Anti-Semitic Acts – Visits Vandalized Cemeteries

ZOA Condemns Anti-Semitic Acts – Visits Vandalized Cemeteries Thanks Pres. Trump Opening His Major Congressional…

MDA: Purim Safety Guidelines

MDA: Purim Safety Guidelines

Safety Recommendations for a Safe and Happy Purim   With Purim Right around the Corner,…

At Least 21 JCCs, Jewish Community Centers, Day Schools Receive Bomb Threats in Single Day

At Least 21 JCCs, Jewish Community Centers, Day Schools Receive Bomb Threats in Single Day

Police outside a JCC that received a bomb threat. Photo: Michael Lieberman via Twitter. JNS.org…

Donovan Statement on Staten Island Jewish Community Center Bomb Threat

Donovan Statement on Staten Island Jewish Community Center Bomb Threat

Statement from Congressman Dan Donovan on Staten Island Jewish Community Center Bomb Threat   February…

Three Yeshiva University Alumni Awarded Kohelet Prizes

Three Yeshiva University Alumni Awarded Kohelet Prizes

$36,000 Prizes Celebrate Progression in Jewish Education; Three Additional YU Alumni Receive Honorable Mentions  …

London CPJCE Spokesman Proclaims a Soviet Ruin in Vilnius to be Lithuania’s “London Tower” and its “Statue of Liberty”

London CPJCE Spokesman Proclaims a Soviet Ruin in Vilnius to be Lithuania’s “London Tower” and its “Statue of Liberty”

◊ In a remarkable interview cited today in the highly respected Five Towns Jewish Times, an Orthodox…

Jewish, Christian Groups to Fund, Implement Security Upgrades for Jews in Nice

Jewish, Christian Groups to Fund, Implement Security Upgrades for Jews in Nice

A memorial display for the victims of the July 2016 Islamic State truck attack in…

Jewish Brothers Abducted, Attacked With Wood Saw in Paris Suburb

Jewish Brothers Abducted, Attacked With Wood Saw in Paris Suburb

The Eiffel Tower in Paris. Photo: Wiki Commons. Two French Jewish brothers were briefly abducted…


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A Grave Matter In Vilna

A Grave Matter In Vilna

By Larry Gordon A friend of an acquaintance was in Mumbai, India, a few years ago, shortly after the tragic murders of Chabad emissaries Gabi and Rivky Holtzberg,…

Letters To The Editor

Letters To The Editor

Not So Open And Shut Dear Editor, As a Modern Orthodox Jew, I can only recoil in horror and shame from Rabbi Dov Fischer’s article “Open and Shut”…

Music Men

Music Men

By Larry Gordon In every collection of musicians who constitute what we commonly refer to as a group, there is one guy who is the glue. In this…

American Royalty

Halachic Musings By Rabbi Yair Hoffman The election of President Trump, who has a shomer Shabbos daughter and son-in-law, has sparked new interest in the blessing that one…

The Crime Rate In Sweden

By Yochanan Gordon Illegal immigration was a strong point of President Trump’s election campaign, and it seems thus far to be among the most contentious positions in his…

Senator Menendez  Was Unjustly Accused

Senator Menendez Was Unjustly Accused

By Ben Chouake, MD A recent column by Caroline Glick (see “Senator Menendez and the Pollard Effect” on page 64 of this week’s 5TJT) levied erroneous accusations of…

Out To Lunch

By Mordechai Schmutter We live in a society that is obsessed with eating. And that extends to criminals, too. You’d think criminals would be obsessed with money, but…

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