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Israeli-Egyptian coordination is working, but it’s not enough

Israeli-Egyptian coordination is working, but it’s not enough

Analysis: Officials in Cairo and in Jerusalem voiced the same mantra over the weekend: It’s not ISIS, it’s Hamas which is insisting on rocking Egypt. But for how…

Egyptian army backed by Apaches kills 63 in Sinai

Egyptian army backed by Apaches kills 63 in Sinai

DEBKAfile JUly 6/15 An immense stretch of Sinai desert populated by half a million people is under siege, as the Egyptian army fights off a major offensive by…

Iran: All Nuclear Activities Will Continue Under Final Deal

Iran: All Nuclear Activities Will Continue Under Final Deal

The Iranian nuclear program’s water reactor at Arak. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. The nuclear deal with Iran facing a deadline on Tuesday will ensure the country’s nuclear activities can…

Jordan Says It Foiled ‘Terrorist’ Bomb Attack on Behalf of Iran

Jordan Says It Foiled ‘Terrorist’ Bomb Attack on Behalf of Iran

Jordanian authorities foiled a bomb attack said to have come from Iran’s Revolutionary Guards. Photo: Screenshot. Jordanian authorities have foiled a “terrorist” attack and arrested an Iraqi man…

Israel Prepares for US Congressional Battle Over Iran Nuclear Deal

Israel Prepares for US Congressional Battle Over Iran Nuclear Deal

Israel is preparing for a congressional debate over the nuclear deal. Photo: Wikipedia. Diplomatic sources in Israel said Sunday that the forthcoming deal between world powers and Iran…

World Powers Begin Talks in Vienna to Seal Iranian Nuclear Deal

World Powers Begin Talks in Vienna to Seal Iranian Nuclear Deal

The world powers are seeking to seal a historic nuclear deal to end a 13-year standoff. Photo: U.S. Department of State. Foreign ministers from major powers began crunch…

As Nuke Deal Deadline Approaches, Kerry, Zarif Meet in Vienna

As Nuke Deal Deadline Approaches, Kerry, Zarif Meet in Vienna

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (right) and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. Photo: U.S. State Department. The top U.S. and Iranian diplomats met for a sixth…

Israeli Officials Slam ‘World Powers’ Concessions’ in Iran Nuclear Talks

Israeli Officials Slam ‘World Powers’ Concessions’ in Iran Nuclear Talks

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Photo: Screenshot. Israeli officials in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office slammed Saturday’s reports of progress in Vienna talks between the P5+1 World Powers…

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RCA COMMITTEE COMPLETES HISTORIC REVIEW OF CONVERSION PROCESSES

RCA COMMITTEE COMPLETES HISTORIC REVIEW OF CONVERSION PROCESSES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RCA COMMITTEE COMPLETES HISTORIC REVIEW OF CONVERSION PROCESSES Membership Receives Recommendations Enthusiastically…

In First Public Comments Following Tenure Extension, Rabbi Riskin Delivers Harsh Criticism of Chief Rabbinate

In First Public Comments Following Tenure Extension, Rabbi Riskin Delivers Harsh Criticism of Chief Rabbinate

The Chief Rabbi of Efrat, Rabbi Shlomo Riskin made his first public statements following a…

Halachos of the Three Weeks

Halachos of the Three Weeks

By R. Yair Hoffman Although the Three Weeks and the other two fasts are a…

Palestinian, Confederate Flags Fly at Anti-Jewish Rally in London

Palestinian, Confederate Flags Fly at Anti-Jewish Rally in London

Bus in London. Photo: WikiCommons. A small group of neo-Nazis have staged an anti-Semitic rally…

Egyptian Justice Minister Invokes Antisemitic Tropes to Damn Terrorists Behind Cairo Bombing

Egyptian Justice Minister Invokes Antisemitic Tropes to Damn Terrorists Behind Cairo Bombing

Egyptian protesters burning an Israeli flag in front of the Israeli Embassy, in Cairo, in…

Major Jewish Group Offers to Lead Google Team on Tour of Concentration Camps

Major Jewish Group Offers to Lead Google Team on Tour of Concentration Camps

The Google game Ingress included concentration camps as points of interest. Photo: Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum. A…

Jews Fleeing Ukraine Arrive in Israel, Recount Assaults by Pro-Russian Rebels

Jews Fleeing Ukraine Arrive in Israel, Recount Assaults by Pro-Russian Rebels

Pro-Russian separatists have been controlling parts of eastern Ukraine, including Donetsk, since 2014. Photo: Wikimedia…

Security Expert: Jews Are ‘Soft Target’ for Competing Islamic State and Al-Qaeda

Security Expert: Jews Are ‘Soft Target’ for Competing Islamic State and Al-Qaeda

ISIL leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Photo: YouTube screenshot. Jewish sites are a “soft target” for…


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Supreme Disappointment

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By Larry Gordon Part of our mission here is to ask ourselves about world events—what does all this have to do with Jews and the Jewish community? This…

School-Board Tussle

School-Board Tussle

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Catching Up With Harry

By Larry Gordon He is one of the most fascinating young men I have come across in a while. So when I saw Harry Rozenberg in shul the…

The Second Wedding

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With The Skverer Rebbe In Pressburg

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