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Israeli Organization Donates New Prayer Books to Karmei Tzur Synagogue Following Palestinian Arson Attack

Israeli Organization Donates New Prayer Books to Karmei Tzur Synagogue Following Palestinian Arson Attack

The Hebrew Bible. Photo: Wikipedia. An Israeli non-profit donated new prayer books to the Givat Sorek synagogue, which was burned by Palestinian arsonists on Friday night, Hebrew news…

Israel and California Just Signed a Major Stem-Cell Research Agreement

Israel and California Just Signed a Major Stem-Cell Research Agreement

A new collaborative agreement signed on February 8th is sure to significantly alter the future of scientific development. The two signatories, Israel’s Ministry of Science and the California…

3 Arab Knesset Members Suspended for Meeting With Terrorists’ Families

3 Arab Knesset Members Suspended for Meeting With Terrorists’ Families

MK Haneen Zoabi, one of three Arab members of the Israeli Knesset suspended by the ethics committee. Photo: Screenshot. JNS.org – Three Arab members of the Israeli Knesset…

Rubio: Election by itself will reset U.S.-Israel relationship

Rubio: Election by itself will reset U.S.-Israel relationship

T. Belman. Til now I have preferred Ted Cruz. But then I saw an article explaining that the Israeli right prefer Rubia because they saw him as a…

Medical Breakthrough: Israeli Scientist Heading Int’l Research Team Reverses Alzheimer’s Symptoms in Mice

Medical Breakthrough: Israeli Scientist Heading Int’l Research Team Reverses Alzheimer’s Symptoms in Mice

Dr. Shira Knafo (second from left) with her medical team. Photo: Universidad del Pais Vasco. An Israeli research professor, heading an international team of scientists, has discovered a…

Israel Border Police Thwart Stabbing Attack Near Damascus Gate in Jerusalem

Israel Border Police Thwart Stabbing Attack Near Damascus Gate in Jerusalem

Damascus Gate at Jerusalem’s Old City. Border Police thwarted a stabbing attack at the site. Photo: Wikipedia A stabbing attack was thwarted near Damascus Gate in Jerusalem’s Old…

IDF Searching for Solution to Gaza Tunnel Problem, Chief of Staff Says

IDF Searching for Solution to Gaza Tunnel Problem, Chief of Staff Says

IDF Chief of General Staff Gadi Eizenkot. He said treating the threats of attack tunnels from the Gaza Strip is at the top of the IDF’s priorities. Photo:…

Israeli Security Forces Joint Effort to Intercept, Combat Palestinian Incitement on Social Media Beginning to Show R

Israeli Security Forces Joint Effort to Intercept, Combat Palestinian Incitement on Social Media Beginning to Show R

Violence in Palestinian social media. Photo: Facebook page — Palestine Belongs to Palestinians. Israel’s strategy to combat incitement on social media is beginning to show results, Hebrew news…

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Hamas Music Video Mocked Over Comical Gaffe: ‘Hassid’ With Braids for Sidelocks

Hamas Music Video Mocked Over Comical Gaffe: ‘Hassid’ With Braids for Sidelocks

The braided ‘Hassid’ in the Hamas music video. Photo: Screenshot. The music video produced by…

T-Shirts Depicting British-Jewish Footballer as Hassid With Sidelocks ‘Spurs’ Club to Take Action Against Peddlers

T-Shirts Depicting British-Jewish Footballer as Hassid With Sidelocks ‘Spurs’ Club to Take Action Against Peddlers

A player from the Tottenham Hotspurs. The Chelsea soccer club will take action against the…

Turkish President Meets With Top US Jewish Leaders Over Possible Rapprochement With Israel

Turkish President Meets With Top US Jewish Leaders Over Possible Rapprochement With Israel

Turkish President Recep Rayyip Erdogan. Photo: Wikipedia. JNS.org – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on…

The Non-Treatment of Eating Disorders in the Orthodox Jewish Community

The Non-Treatment of Eating Disorders in the Orthodox Jewish Community

By Judy Krasna I read yet another inane article yesterday about eating disorders in the…

ISIS Likely to Increase Attacks in Coming Months, US Defense Intelligence Chief Says

ISIS Likely to Increase Attacks in Coming Months, US Defense Intelligence Chief Says

An ISIS terrorist. Marine Corps Lieutenant General Vincent Stewart warned that the terrorist group might…

Iran Reiterates ‘Principled Policy’ to Back ‘Anti-Israel Resistance,’ Denies Halting Funds to Hamas

Iran Reiterates ‘Principled Policy’ to Back ‘Anti-Israel Resistance,’ Denies Halting Funds to Hamas

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jaber Ansari. Photo: The Iran Project. Tehran has a “principled…

US must oppose Russia

US must oppose Russia

By Robert Zubrin, AMERICAN THINKER There is a serious dispute among the Republican presidential candidates…

Hamas Operative Killed in 3rd Tunnel Collapse in 2 Weeks

Hamas Operative Killed in 3rd Tunnel Collapse in 2 Weeks

A Hamas terror tunnel. Photo: Israel Defense Forces. JNS.org – A Hamas operative was reportedly…


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Non-Orthodox Prayer

Non-Orthodox Prayer

By Larry Gordon The news this week is that there has been a breakthrough on the contentious issue of prayer at the Kotel for non-Orthodox minyanim, so to…

The Life Of  Rav Chaim Yisroel Belsky

The Life Of Rav Chaim Yisroel Belsky

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman Klal Yisrael has lost an extraordinary rosh yeshiva, a great tzaddik, and a world-class posek. Moreinu HaRav HaGaon Rav Chaim Yisroel Belsky, zt’l, 77,…

Bloody Monday

Bloody Monday

By Larry Gordon Yehuda Meshi-Zahav does not speak any English and he doesn’t even try. And why should he? He is surrounded by a group of men and…

No ‘A’ For Effort

From The Other Side Of The Bench By David J. Seidemann, Esq. I had some free moments this past week and I availed myself of the opportunity to…

A Central Connection

A Central Connection

Central alumnae reunited with YUHSG/Central’s head of school, Mrs. C.B. Neugroschl, in Israel.…

We’ve Lost Our Guiding Light:  Rabbi Yisroel Belsky, zt’l (1938–2016)

We’ve Lost Our Guiding Light: Rabbi Yisroel Belsky, zt’l (1938–2016)

Machberes: Inside The Chassidish And Yeshivish World By Rabbi Gershon Tannenbaum The story of Rabbi Chaim Yisroel Belsky, zt’l, who was niftar on Thursday evening, 18 Shevat, January…

Ben Azai Of East 9th Street

Ben Azai Of East 9th Street

A Talmid’s Tribute To Rebbe  By Avrumi Farber Klal Yisrael mourns the loss of one of its brightest lights, HaRav Chaim Yisroel Belsky, zt’l. I am a talmid…