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Sarah Palin Selling ‘I Stand With Bibi’ T-Shirts in Support of Israeli PM’s Congress Speech

Sarah Palin Selling ‘I Stand With Bibi’ T-Shirts in Support of Israeli PM’s Congress Speech

Sarah Palin is selling T-shirts in support of Netanyahu’s address to Congress. Photo: wikipedia.org. Former Alaska Governor and US vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin is selling$35 T-shirts that…

White House Officials: Netanyahu Most Serious Threat to Iran Deal

White House Officials: Netanyahu Most Serious Threat to Iran Deal

White House officials view PM Netanyahu as the main obstacle to an Iranian nuclear deal. PHOTO: Haim Zach/ GPO/FLASH90 Less than a week before his planned speech to…

White House sending Susan Rice and Samantha Power to address AIPAC conference

White House sending Susan Rice and Samantha Power to address AIPAC conference

National Security Advisor Susan Rice meets Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem on May 7, 2014. Credit: State Department. (JNS.org) The White House will be sending National…

Argentine judge dismisses Iran cover-up case against President Kirchner

Argentine judge dismisses Iran cover-up case against President Kirchner

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. (JNS.org) An Argentine federal judge has dismissed a complaint against President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner over her alleged cover-up…

Assyrian Christians under increasing assault from Islamic State in Syria

Assyrian Christians under increasing assault from Islamic State in Syria

Click photo to download. Caption: Soldiers from the Nineveh Plains Protection Units, a military organization created last year in Iraq to defend and retake Assyrian Christian land conquered…

Israel and Jordan sign ‘historic’ agreement to replenish Dead Sea

Israel and Jordan sign ‘historic’ agreement to replenish Dead Sea

The Dead Sea in Israel. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. (JNS.org) The governments of Israel and Jordan have signed a major agreement to build a desalination plant near the Jordanian…

Liberty University Student Government Disavows Anti-Israel BDS Legislation

Liberty University Student Government Disavows Anti-Israel BDS Legislation

The Liberty University student union building. Photo: Billy Hathorn via Wikimedia Commons. JNS.org – The student government at Virginia’s Liberty University on Tuesday passed an amendment to its…

The Challenging Journey of Ethiopian Integration into Israel

The Challenging Journey of Ethiopian Integration into Israel

By Yotam Rozenwald Tazpit News Agency Although the vast majority of Ethiopian Jews immigrated to Israel during the 1980′s and 1990′s, economic and social problems related to the…

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Hiring a Rabbi – A Halachic Analysis

Hiring a Rabbi – A Halachic Analysis

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman For some kehillos it is an easier task than for others.…

UCLA student vying for student government asked if Jewishness is ‘conflict of interest’

UCLA student vying for student government asked if Jewishness is ‘conflict of interest’

The UCLA student government board debated the candidacy of a Jewish student this month and…

Alarming study on U.S. campus anti-Semitism levels is a wakeup call

Alarming study on U.S. campus anti-Semitism levels is a wakeup call

New study recommends university administrators take anti-Jewish activity as seriously as other forms of ethnic/racial…

Descendants of Jewish art dealers sue Germany over Medieval artifacts

Descendants of Jewish art dealers sue Germany over Medieval artifacts

An example of an ornate case from the Welfenschatz collection. It was most likely used…

FELDER TUITION TAX CREDIT BRIEFING HUGE SUCCESS

FELDER TUITION TAX CREDIT BRIEFING HUGE SUCCESS

This Monday the education community was treated to a special briefing by Senator Simcha Felder…

Insecurity Plagues European Jewry as Fear of Next Attack Looms

Insecurity Plagues European Jewry as Fear of Next Attack Looms

European Jews feel insecure, and are waiting for the next attack to occur. The latest…

CROWLEY JOINS NYPD OFFICERS FOR INAUGURAL “PROSPECTIVES ON PROFILING” TRAINING

CROWLEY JOINS NYPD OFFICERS FOR INAUGURAL “PROSPECTIVES ON PROFILING” TRAINING

New York, NY – Council Member Elizabeth Crowley visited the Simon Wiesenthal Center Museum of…

Why I am going to Copenhagen

Why I am going to Copenhagen

By: Rabbi Gedaliah Oppen Principal of Judaic Studies Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and…


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Extreme Hostility

By Larry Gordon Are Jewish communities in places like Turkey and Greece in trouble? What about France? What are they doing there, who is protecting them, and should…

From Learning To Working

By Alexandra Fleksher When a man struggles to balance his identity as both a ben Torah and a ba’al ha’bayis, one can expect that his wife will struggle…

Winter’s Clutches

Winter’s Clutches

By Larry Gordon This winter weather just won’t let up. Purim is next week; does that mean we are going to have to look for thermal costumes and…

Hiring A Rabbi

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Torah For Life

Torah For Life

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By Chaim Gold “The Dirshu convention is really special. It is purely and solely designed to celebrate limud haTorah achievements. It is exhilarating to be together with so…

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By Anessa V. Cohen Talk about monotonous—the recurring dreams I have at night are of breaking the ice on my walkway and driveway day after day, week after…