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Schumer, Graham: U.S Should Publicly State That They Will Veto Any Effort to Bypass Direct Negotiations With Israel

Schumer, Graham: U.S Should Publicly State That They Will Veto Any Effort to Bypass Direct Negotiations With Israel

Schumer, Graham: U.S Should Publicly State That They Will Veto Any Effort to Bypass Direct Negotiations With Israel U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer (D-New York) and Lindsey Graham…

Israel’s Lieberman to boycott Swedish counterpart’s visit over Palestinian state recognition

Israel’s Lieberman to boycott Swedish counterpart’s visit over Palestinian state recognition

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. (Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman is refusing to meet with Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstroem during…

MSU Archaeological Team Finds Artifacts in Israel Linking to David and Solomon

MSU Archaeological Team Finds Artifacts in Israel Linking to David and Solomon

A depiction of Abishag at the bed of David with Bathsheba, Solomon, and Nathan from the biblical tale. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. Clarion-Ledger – A Mississippi State University professor…

Israeli Military Courts Aim to Cut Off Hamas Funding

Israeli Military Courts Aim to Cut Off Hamas Funding

The Israel Defense Forces logo. Photo: IDF. JNS.org – In the wake of a European Union (EU) court removing Hamas from the EU’s terror blacklist, Israeli military courts…

Islamic State Boasts of French Cultural Center Blast, Gaza Operations (VIDEO)

Islamic State Boasts of French Cultural Center Blast, Gaza Operations (VIDEO)

ISIS flags. Photo: Screenshot. A Gaza salafist group which has sworn its loyalty to the terrorist Islamic State organization has posted a video showing the bombing of the…

American-Jewish couple names son after slain Israeli Druze police officer

American-Jewish couple names son after slain Israeli Druze police officer

Footage of the carnage of November’s bloody attack on a Jerusalem synagogue by Palestinian terrorists. Credit: YouTube screenshot. (JNS.org) A Jewish couple from New York has named their…

Obama announces renewal of diplomacy with Cuba after Alan Gross release

Obama announces renewal of diplomacy with Cuba after Alan Gross release

Alan Gross and his wife Judy in Jerusalem before his arrest in Cuba. Credit: Gross family. (JNS.org) Following Wednesday’s release of Jewish-American aid worker Alan Gross from a Cuban…

Syrian rebel Yarmouk Brigades ditch US and Israel allies, defect to ISIS

Syrian rebel Yarmouk Brigades ditch US and Israel allies, defect to ISIS

DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 17, 2014, 6:07 PM (IDT) The Syrian rebel militia Al Yarmouk Shuhada Brigades, backed and trained for two years by US officers, mostly CIA…

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Hanukkah is a Zionist Celebration!

Hanukkah is a Zionist Celebration!

(Compiled and edited by Steven Shamrak) The name of Jewish holiday, Hanukkah, is derived from…

REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT AT AFTERNOON HANUKKAH RECEPTION

REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT AT AFTERNOON HANUKKAH RECEPTION

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary ________________________________________________________________ December 17, 2014 East Room 4:27…

Time to rethink Holocaust Remembrance Day?

Time to rethink Holocaust Remembrance Day?

Click photo to download. Caption: The “Hall of Names” commemorating victims of the Holocaust at Israel’s…

Shidduch Pictures and Halacha

Shidduch Pictures and Halacha

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman “I hope you don’t mind, but the boy’s mother would like…

Harvard suspends purchases from SodaStream after anti-Israel pressure

Harvard suspends purchases from SodaStream after anti-Israel pressure

Harvard University. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. (JNS.org) After anti-Israel pressure, Harvard University Dining Services (HUDS) has suspended its…

Chanukah—A Celebration of Jewish Life at New York Medical College, A Member of the Touro College and University System

Chanukah—A Celebration of Jewish Life at New York Medical College, A Member of the Touro College and University System

This year on the first night of Chanukah, as Jews around the world celebrate the…

Presidential Hopeful Jeb Bush Invites Jason Lyons to Light First Chanukah Candle

Presidential Hopeful Jeb Bush Invites Jason Lyons to Light First Chanukah Candle

Continuing the tradition of lighting the Chanukah Menorah by prominent public officials, presidential hopeful Jeb…

The Lighting of the Second Candle

The Lighting of the Second Candle

Check out these great photos from the Kotel!…


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Court Case

By Rabbi Meir Orlian Mr. Weiss and Mr. Cohen entered into a legal disagreement over a broken contract. “I’m going to sue you in court for $20,000,” threatened…

Celebrating Jewish Life At New York Medical College

Celebrating Jewish Life At New York Medical College

On the first night of Chanukah this year, as Jews around the world celebrate the miracle of oil and the victory of the Maccabees over their oppressors, medical…

COJO-SI Annual Menorah Lighting, December 18

The Council of Jewish Organizations of Staten Island is proud to host once again, together with Borough President James Oddo, Staten Island’s 48th  annual menorah-lighting ceremony, on December…

Young Olim Enjoy  A Taste Of Israel

Young Olim Enjoy A Taste Of Israel

Some young new olim who made aliyah to Israel from the U.S. this past summer with the help of Nefesh B’Nefesh, the Ministry of Aliyah and Immigrant Absorption,…

Central HS Explores Heroism

Central HS Explores Heroism

Heroes come in many forms—some are famous, some ordinary, some recognized, and some unspoken. Last week, Central’s talented programming team launched a monthlong project to pay tribute to…

A KOC Chanukah Extravaganza

A KOC Chanukah Extravaganza

By Yedidia Fireman If you were anywhere near the Merkaz HaSimcha party hall in Brooklyn this past MotzaeiShabbos between the hours of 8:00 and 11:00 p.m., you probably…

Ohr Meir:  More Than You Think

Ohr Meir: More Than You Think

By Ari Rosenfeld They flew in from all corners, but these humble heroes chose to use airplanes as opposed to their capes. The Ohr Meir way is to…