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WikiLeaks: Natalie Portman Organized J Street Discussion at Height of Gaza War

WikiLeaks: Natalie Portman Organized J Street Discussion at Height of Gaza War

Actress Natalie Portman. Photo: wiki commons. Actress Natalie Portman sought to get involved amid last summer’s 50-day violent conflict between Hamas and Israel, organizing an “intimate” discussion at…

U.S. aircraft carrier heads to Yemen to intercept rebel-bound Iranian arms

U.S. aircraft carrier heads to Yemen to intercept rebel-bound Iranian arms

The flag of Yemen. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. (JNS.org) A U.S. aircraft carrier is heading to Yemen as part of an effort to intercept Iranian arms shipments to that…

Assemblyman Goldfeder Tours Local Streets with Department of Transportation

Assemblyman Goldfeder Tours Local Streets with Department of Transportation

In an effort to create safer streets across Far Rockaway, particularly in front of our Yeshivas, Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder hosted Commissioner Jeff Lynch from the Department of Transportation…

ISRAEL QUIETLY FIGHTS TERROR, AS PA STANDS IDLY BY

ISRAEL QUIETLY FIGHTS TERROR, AS PA STANDS IDLY BY

By Moshe Phillips and Benyamin Korn (The authors are president and chairman, respectively, of the Religious Zionists of Philadelphia, and candidates on the Religious Zionist Slate (www.VoteTorah.org) in…

Bennett May Receive Influential Intelligence Portfolio

Bennett May Receive Influential Intelligence Portfolio

Netanyahu looks ready to present Rivlin with rough outline of government as he seeks two-week extension to form a coalition. By Gil Ronen, INN In the course of…

Report: Likud and United Torah Judaism Deal On the Rocks

Report: Likud and United Torah Judaism Deal On the Rocks

UTJ source tells Arutz Sheva that Likud has retracted prior agreements to repeal criminal sanctions from Enlistment Law. By Haim Lev, Cynthia Blank, INN Reports Saturday night indicate…

Putin Warns Israel Against Arming Ukraine

Putin Warns Israel Against Arming Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin warned Israel against selling weapons to Ukraine. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. The Hill – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday warned Israel against helping arm…

Islamic State Video Shows Libyan Militants Killing 16 Ethiopian Coptic Christians

Islamic State Video Shows Libyan Militants Killing 16 Ethiopian Coptic Christians

A new Islamic State video shows the execution of Ethiopian Coptic Christians. Photo: Screenshot. International Business Times – Isis in Libya released a new video on Sunday in…

Jewish News

Pope Francis Warns of Anti-Semitic Trends in Europe

Pope Francis Warns of Anti-Semitic Trends in Europe

Pope Francis greeting onlookers. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. Pope Francis on Monday signaled the rising tide…

SANTINO CONGRATULATES GLUCK & FIVE TOWNS AUXILIARY POLICE

SANTINO CONGRATULATES GLUCK & FIVE TOWNS AUXILIARY POLICE

SANTINO CONGRATULATES GLUCK & FIVE TOWNS AUXILIARY POLICE Town of Hempstead Senior Councilman Anthony J.…

SS ‘Accountant of Auschwitz’ Goes on Trial on 300,000 Counts of Accessory to Murder

SS ‘Accountant of Auschwitz’ Goes on Trial on 300,000 Counts of Accessory to Murder

The entrance to the Auschwitz concentration camp. A SS guard from the camp is going…

Hungarian Holocaust survivors thank U.S. troops who saved them

Hungarian Holocaust survivors thank U.S. troops who saved them

American troops saved Jews being deported on a Nazi train similar to the one pictured…

Secret Meeting of Holocaust Deniers and Nazi Sympathizers Uncovered in London

Secret Meeting of Holocaust Deniers and Nazi Sympathizers Uncovered in London

Neo-nazi with a patch in German that reads “Skinheads – White and proud.” More than…

Yeshiva University Presents Community Beit Midrash Program on Judaism and the American Revolution

Yeshiva University Presents Community Beit Midrash Program on Judaism and the American Revolution

April 17, 2015, New York, NY—Yeshiva University will present “Jews for George: An Exploration of…

Israeli Foreign Minister Compares Labeling of West Bank Products to Nazi’s Yellow Star

Israeli Foreign Minister Compares Labeling of West Bank Products to Nazi’s Yellow Star

Minister of Foreign Affairs Avigdor Lieberman. Photo: Israeli government. Ynet – Israeli officials fired back…

Jewish woman’s religion again becomes student government issue

Jewish woman’s religion again becomes student government issue

Click photo to download. Caption: A campaign poster for Molly Horwitz, a Jewish student running…


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Empty Phrases

By Larry Gordon As Abraham Lincoln reportedly said, “You can fool all of the people some of the time; you can fool some of the people all the…

Leftover Matzah

By Larry Gordon The dishes are packed away. There are still five pounds of unopened boxes of hand shemurah matzah in shopping bags that I brought home from…

Good News, Bad News

From The Other Side Of The Bench By David J. Seidemann, Esq. Without a doubt, the most confusing rules of evidence a lawyer must master are the rules…

Measure Before You Cut

By Joe Bobker In his poignant essay on the 80th anniversary of the save-our-girls revolution in Poland, Rabbi Yair Hoffman makes a plea for a similar savior to…

Birkat Kohanim At The Kotel

Birkat Kohanim At The Kotel

More than 75,000 people participated in the traditional Birkat Kohanim prayer at the Kotel on Pesach, as hundreds of kohanim lifted their hands to bless the assembled. At…

letters to THE EDITOR

Cufflinks Left In Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Dear Editor, Our shul in Harrisburg is near several major highways, and only about 20 minutes from Hershey, PA. As such, we enjoyed…

Sharing The Pain: Finding Opportunities

By Rav Aryeh Z. Ginzberg Chofetz Chaim Torah Center A devoted mother’s promise to a daughter and some pre-Pesach business brought us to beautiful, sunny Miami Beach for…