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Mother of Murdered Israeli Teen: A Rosh Hashanah Message

Mother of Murdered Israeli Teen: A Rosh Hashanah Message

An incredible message from an incredible woman.…

El Al Reunites Parents of Lone Soldiers from ‘Protective Edge’ for Rosh Hashanah

El Al Reunites Parents of Lone Soldiers from ‘Protective Edge’ for Rosh Hashanah

By Anav Silverman Tazpit News Agency In a special initiative to enable families to spend the Jewish New Year together, an airlift of 21 flights from El- Al…

‘Impressive’ remains of Byzantine monastery unearthed near Jerusalem

‘Impressive’ remains of Byzantine monastery unearthed near Jerusalem

The site of the Israel Antiquities Authority archaeological dig near Beit Shemesh that revealed an “impressive” monastery. Credit: Israel Antiquities Authority. (JNS.org) Israeli archaeologists said they unearthed an “impressive” monastery…

Syrian Opposition Leader Visits Wounded Countrymen in Israeli Hospital: ‘Assad Slaughters Us, You Heal Us’

Syrian Opposition Leader Visits Wounded Countrymen in Israeli Hospital: ‘Assad Slaughters Us, You Heal Us’

Syria opposition official visits Sieff Hospital in Safed Israel. Photo: Sieff Hospital. An exiled Syrian rebel leader visited countrymen wounded in fighting being treated at an Israeli hospital…

Islam-based hate speech on PA TV: Jews are “most evil among creations,” “barbaric monkeys, wretched pigs”

Islam-based hate speech on PA TV: Jews are “most evil among creations,” “barbaric monkeys, wretched pigs”

by Itamar Marcus and Nan Jacques Zilberdik via PalWatch In the poetry segment of its Friday morning talk show, Abbas’ Palestinian Authority TV last week hosted a poet…

Iran shows ‘no real flexibility’ in nuclear talks, Israel says

Iran shows ‘no real flexibility’ in nuclear talks, Israel says

The Iran nuclear program’s Arak heavy-water reactor. Credit: Nanking2012/Wikimedia Commons. (JNS.org) Israel is “deeply concerned” because Iran is showing “no real flexibility” in negotiations over its nuclear program,…

Kibbutz near Gaza celebrates delayed bar, bat mitzvahs

Kibbutz near Gaza celebrates delayed bar, bat mitzvahs

The youngsters of Kibbutz Be’eri who are celebrating their bar and bat mitzvahs at a joint ceremony on Thursday. Credit: Albert Sadikov/JINI/Israel Hayom. (JNS.org) After three postponements due to…

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Chayim Aruchim Hosts Annual Meeting of Rabbis, Doctors, Lawyers and Activists.

Chayim Aruchim Hosts Annual Meeting of Rabbis, Doctors, Lawyers and Activists.

Chayim Aruchim (The Center for Culturally Sensitive Health Advocacy and Counseling), an Agudath Israel project,…

eScapegoat App 2.0: Enables Users to Admit Sins, Offload them onto a Goat

eScapegoat App 2.0: Enables Users to Admit Sins, Offload them onto a Goat

San Francisco, CA – In 2013, G-dcast, a San Francisco-based new media studio, launched the…

From Oklahoma to Jerusalem: 
World’s Oldest Jewish Prayer Book Makes Its Way Home


From Oklahoma to Jerusalem: 
World’s Oldest Jewish Prayer Book Makes Its Way Home


By Anav Silverman Tazpit News Agency It was a historical moment at Jerusalem’s Bible Lands…

Pope Francis, Jewish leaders mark Rosh Hashanah and discuss Mideast Christians

Pope Francis, Jewish leaders mark Rosh Hashanah and discuss Mideast Christians

Pope Francis. Credit: Casa Rosada via Wikimedia Commons. (JNS.org) Pope Francis on Wednesday hosted a…

Scottish independence could escalate anti-Israel sentiment, Jews fear

Scottish independence could escalate anti-Israel sentiment, Jews fear

The logo of the Scottish National Party (SNP), which is behind the referendum on Scottish independence.…

Group Urges Bolivia to Ensure Safety of Dwindling Jewish Community

Group Urges Bolivia to Ensure Safety of Dwindling Jewish Community

Antisemitic graffiti in Venezuela. Photo: wiki commons. After a dynamite attack against the Jewish cemetery…

Video of Orthodox Jew High-Fiving New Yorkers Trying to Hail Cabs Goes Viral (VIDEO)

Video of Orthodox Jew High-Fiving New Yorkers Trying to Hail Cabs Goes Viral (VIDEO)

Meir Kalmanson trying to high-five a stranger in New York City. Photo: YouTube screenshot. Footage…

Because at the End of the Day, We Are Speaking about Love…

Because at the End of the Day, We Are Speaking about Love…

By: David Green “For many great deeds are performed in petty combats. There are instances…


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New York’s Own BB

New York’s Own BB

By Larry Gordon The bumbling at the White House on just about every domestic and foreign policy issue is already being felt here in Nassau County as well…

Cruzin’ With Ted

By Trudy Stern I traveled to Israel during the war this past summer and had one of the most emotionally draining experiences of my life. I came back…

Rosh Hashanah On My Mind

Rosh Hashanah On My Mind

B Y L A R R Y G O R D O N As I looked at my father’s picture in my office the other day, we kind…

Lost Tribes  And The Garden Of Eden

Lost Tribes And The Garden Of Eden

By Tzvi Rozenberg This is a story of a close group of friends bound by fate, adventure, and purpose as they are led down a road they could…

Changing Our Chinuch Mindset

By Yosef Wartelsky We must get with the program. From my perspective, the yeshiva system as a whole is doing many things extremely well. Our insular society has…

Senator Ted Cruz On Sanctioning Iran

Excerpts from a speech in the U.S. Senate, July 15, 2014 As Israel’s greatest partner and ally, the United States has weathered with Israel relentless attacks from terrorist…

New Kosher Wines For The New Jewish Year

By Jay Buchsbaum The year 5775 is almost here. And so is a bevy of new wines from wineries in Israel. New wines from Italy, France, New Zealand,…