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U.S. envoy to Israel prays at terrorized Jerusalem synagogue

U.S. envoy to Israel prays at terrorized Jerusalem synagogue

U.S. Ambassador to Israel Daniel Shapiro. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. (Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) A week after the Palestinian terrorist attack at Kehilat Bnei Torah in Jerusalem’s Har Nof neighborhood, which killed four Jewish…

Despite Thanksgiving, Israel tops U.S. in turkey meat production

Despite Thanksgiving, Israel tops U.S. in turkey meat production

Thanksgiving turkey. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. (JNS.org) As the U.S. prepares for the Thanksgiving holiday and the annual tradition of eating turkey, statistics from Israel’s turkey industry, Agriculture Ministry, and…

Israel and U.S. renewing emergency oil supply agreement

Israel and U.S. renewing emergency oil supply agreement

Fuel barrels. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. (JNS.org) The U.S. is renewing its commitment to supply oil to Israel in emergency situations. The agreement, which has existed for 35 years,…

Iranian Police: 200,000 people in the country are alcoholics

Iranian Police: 200,000 people in the country are alcoholics

In a country where alcohol is illegal, 200,000 people in Iran suffer from alcoholism, according to Iran’s police chief Ismail Ahmadi Moghada. Selling, buying and consuming alcohol in…

Netanyahu: There is an effort to undermine the Jews’ right to their own state

Netanyahu: There is an effort to undermine the Jews’ right to their own state

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu defended the “Jewish state bill,” which seeks to cement the Jewish nature of Israel in law on Wednesday. Speaking during a Knesset plenum discussion…

Appeasing Gulf Arab Sponsors, Soccer Giants Real Madrid Remove Cross From Club Logo

Appeasing Gulf Arab Sponsors, Soccer Giants Real Madrid Remove Cross From Club Logo

Now you see it, now you don’t: Real Madrid removes the Christian cross from its logo in deference to its Gulf Arab backers. Image: Twitter The spillover of…

Israel Mortality Stats: Cancer Killing More Jews Than Arabs

Israel Mortality Stats: Cancer Killing More Jews Than Arabs

Life & Death. Photo: h.koppdelaney. Cancer caused 25.9 percent of all deaths among Israeli Jews, as opposed to 20.7% among the country’s Arab population in 2012, according to…

EXPOSED: US Media Outlets Daily Beast and International Business Times Publish False Accusation of Israeli Police ‘Sexually Abusing’ Palestinian Children

EXPOSED: US Media Outlets Daily Beast and International Business Times Publish False Accusation of Israeli Police ‘Sexually Abusing’ Palestinian Children

Lies, Damn Lies and Statistics: The false report on sexual abuse of Palestinian Children run by the International Business Times. Image: Screenshot At least two major media outlets…

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Are The Bugs in Tropicana Orange Juice Kosher?

Are The Bugs in Tropicana Orange Juice Kosher?

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman Tropicana is the world’s leading producer of branded fruit juices. In…

Holocaust survivor and rescuer reunite at JFK Airport before Thanksgiving

Holocaust survivor and rescuer reunite at JFK Airport before Thanksgiving

Mira Wexler thanks Helena Weglowski for saving her family. Credit: JFR (JNS.org) A Holocaust survivor met with…

Hillel staffers’ ouster at Wellesley highlights tender situation for Jewish students

Hillel staffers’ ouster at Wellesley highlights tender situation for Jewish students

Click photo to download. Caption: Tower Court at Wellesley College. Credit: Jared and Corin via…

Jewish students have the right to feel safe on campus

Jewish students have the right to feel safe on campus

Click photo to download. Caption: The campus of Brooklyn College, where Melanie Goldberg was kicked…

Tragedy of Mizrahi Jewish refugees emerges from the shadows

Tragedy of Mizrahi Jewish refugees emerges from the shadows

Click photo to download. Caption: In 1949, a Yemenite Jewish family walks through the desert…

Denmark and France to join European nations voting on Palestinian state

Denmark and France to join European nations voting on Palestinian state

Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. (JNS.org) A vote by the European Parliament on…

Holocaust victims’ shoes stolen from Majdanek death camp museum

Holocaust victims’ shoes stolen from Majdanek death camp museum

Eight shoes that belonged to Holocaust victims and displayed at the site of the Nazi death…

Israeli officials tell U.S. that ‘Jewish state’ bill debate is internal matter

Israeli officials tell U.S. that ‘Jewish state’ bill debate is internal matter

MK Zeev Elkin, initiator of the “Jewish state” bill. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. (JNS.org) Reacting to…


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