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Israeli Archaeologists Reveal Prehistoric Man’s Plant-Based Diet, Countering Claims of Carnivory

Israeli Archaeologists Reveal Prehistoric Man’s Plant-Based Diet, Countering Claims of Carnivory

A fossil of Archaefructus liaoningensis, a prehistoric plant. (Illustrative.) Photo: Wikimedia Commons. JNS.org – Remains of plants believed to be 780,000 years old were unearthed during excavations at…

Officials at Ben-Gurion Airport Refuse Entry to Israel of Known BDS Activist

Officials at Ben-Gurion Airport Refuse Entry to Israel of Known BDS Activist

Inside Ben-Gurion’s International Airport. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. JNS.org – Israel refused entry to an activist for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement Monday, the first time such…

Israeli Education Minister Says Outpost Bill Paves Way for West Bank Annexation

Israeli Education Minister Says Outpost Bill Paves Way for West Bank Annexation

Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett. Photo: Facebook. JNS.org – Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett, leader of the Jewish Home party, hailed the preliminary passage of a controversial bill…

Revamped outpost regulation bill clears first Knesset hurdle

Revamped outpost regulation bill clears first Knesset hurdle

Draft legislation passes preliminary reading after article that would have overturned the impending eviction of Amona outpost in Samaria is excluded • Left decries “annexation” • Human rights…

High-Level African Officials Attend Jerusalem Agriculture Summit

High-Level African Officials Attend Jerusalem Agriculture Summit

The Israeli and African officials at Jerusalem’s Agricultural conference. Photo: MASHAV Israel. JNS.org – A delegation of over a dozen African officials gathered in Jerusalem on Monday as…

Netanyahu Slams Fatah for Electing Jailed Terrorist Barghouti to Senior Position

Netanyahu Slams Fatah for Electing Jailed Terrorist Barghouti to Senior Position

Marwan Barghouti. Photo: http://www.countercurrents.org. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday lashed out at the Palestinian Authority’s ruling party, Fatah, for electing a jailed terrorist to a senior…

THE UNITED NATIONS SALUTES ZAKA

THE UNITED NATIONS SALUTES ZAKA

IN AN EVENT HELD IN PARK EAST SYNAGOGUE, NYC MARKING ZAKA’S OFFICIAL CONSULTATIVE STATUS AT THE UNITED NATIONS   UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon “I commend ZAKA for their invaluable…

First Time Ever: Shabbat Prayers & Meals Held for Saban Forum Officials

First Time Ever: Shabbat Prayers & Meals Held for Saban Forum Officials

Philanthropist and businessman David Hager hosted Jewish officials from the Saban Forum in his Washington D.C. suite this past Shabbat for some of the prayers and the meals.…

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Jewish Students at Ryerson U: Boycott by Anti-Israel Campus Groups of Vote on Holocaust Education Week ‘Blatant Antisemitism’

Jewish Students at Ryerson U: Boycott by Anti-Israel Campus Groups of Vote on Holocaust Education Week ‘Blatant Antisemitism’

Ryerson University in Toronto. Photo: ryerson.ca. A staged walkout on Tuesday during a session to…

CALVARY HOSTS RIBBON CUTTING FOR RENOVATED NURSES LOUNGES

CALVARY HOSTS RIBBON CUTTING FOR RENOVATED NURSES LOUNGES

BRONX, NY, December 1, 2016 — Calvary Hospital hosted a dedication and ribbon cutting yesterday…

YESHIVA UNIVERSITY ANNOUNCES INAUGURAL MACCABEES ATHLETICS HALL OF FAME CLASS

YESHIVA UNIVERSITY ANNOUNCES INAUGURAL MACCABEES ATHLETICS HALL OF FAME CLASS

(NEW YORK, New York – December 1, 2016) Legendary basketball coach Bernard “Red” Sarachek, fencing…

ORTHODOX UNION CONDEMNS VANDALS’ ATTACK ON REFORM SYNAGOGUE IN RA’ANANA, ISRAEL

ORTHODOX UNION CONDEMNS VANDALS’ ATTACK ON REFORM SYNAGOGUE IN RA’ANANA, ISRAEL

The leadership of the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America issued the following statement…

Israeli BDS Activist Among Top Candidates for Presidency of Britain’s Jewish Student Umbrella Organization

Israeli BDS Activist Among Top Candidates for Presidency of Britain’s Jewish Student Umbrella Organization

Photo: University of York PalSoc/Facebook. An Israeli BDS activist who downplays Arab terrorism against his…

United Hatzalah Purchases 1000 New Defibrillators to Distribute Among Fleet of Volunteers

United Hatzalah Purchases 1000 New Defibrillators to Distribute Among Fleet of Volunteers

Jerusalem – Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016: In what may be the largest purchase of defibrillators…

Statement USAG Nomination of Senator Jeff Sessions

Statement USAG Nomination of Senator Jeff Sessions

Statement of Ezra Friedlander, CEO of The Friedlander Group on President-Elect Trump’s Nomination of Senator…


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Conquering  With Kindness

Conquering With Kindness

By Yochanan Gordon The 33rd annual Kinus Hashluchim of Chabad was held Sunday night at Pier 8 in the Red Hook section of Brooklyn. The mammoth pier was…

White Socks,  Baby Carriages

White Socks, Baby Carriages

By Larry Gordon Two things about spending this past Shabbos in Boro Park remain indelibly engraved in my mind’s eye. One is a constant and has been present…

Rebbetzin Gita Cohen, ע״ה

Rebbetzin Gita Cohen, ע״ה

An Appreciation By Rabbi Yair Hoffman This week marked the tragic loss of a remarkable woman, Rebbetzin Gita Cohen, a’h. Her life was replete with sacrifice for Torah;…

Israel’s Raging Fires Come Under Control

Israel’s Raging Fires Come Under Control

By Sean Savage November 28—Improving weather conditions, a massive influx of support from the international community, and efforts by Israeli first responders have enabled the Jewish state to…

A Light In The Dark

By David Seidemann They came after us—first with knives, stabbing our soldiers, citizens, and visitors wherever they could find us. It quickly became known as the “knife intifada.” Then…

Stretching The Topic

By Mordechai Schmutter Ever since I wrote a couple of articles this past summer about my herniated disc, readers have been writing in to ask how it’s doing.…

Shas For Sale

By Rabbi Meir Orlian  Yosef owned a small Shas that he had bought six years before when he had first entered yeshiva. It was in good condition but…

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