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FROM THE EDITOR: RESTRAIN SETTLEMENTS

  By Larry Gordon -   That is the problem in a nutshell. One of the things Israel needs to promise the always deceptive Palestinian Authority on the…

GILO? YOU’VE PICKED THE WRONG FIGHT, MR. KERRY

GILO? YOU’VE PICKED THE WRONG FIGHT, MR. KERRY

By Moshe Phillips and Benyamin Korn - (Moshe Phillips is president of the Religious Zionists of America, Philadelphia Chapter; Benyamin Korn, the former executive editor of the Philadelphia…

Bnos Malka To Honor R’ Michael Weichselbaum

Bnos Malka To Honor R’ Michael Weichselbaum

Bnos Malka Academy will be celebrating its 18th Annual Dinner on May 20, at the White Shul in Far Rockaway. The Guest of Honor for this milestone year…

Osem USA Launches $2,500 Grand Prize Sweepstakes Through Social Media

Osem USA, America’s leading brand of Israeli-made products, has launched a series of social media promotions and contests for the Passover holiday season, including a grand prize sweepstakes…

LCM Annual Alumni Shabbaton

LCM Annual Alumni Shabbaton

More than 100 former students braved the snow and returned to their alma mater for the fifth annual Lander College for Men (LCM) Alumni Shabbaton: Scattered Across the…

JEM Trip Inspires Students And Businessmen

JEM Trip Inspires Students And Businessmen

This past week, ten businessmen from the New York area put aside their work and personal lives to come and give Chizuk to the staff and students at…

6-Year-Old Aleh Runner Wins Medal At 5-K Race

6-Year-Old Aleh Runner Wins Medal At 5-K Race

On Sunday, April 6, hundreds of participants gathered at the historic Prospect Park in Brooklyn, for a 5K Walk/Run Race for the purpose of raising awareness and funds…

Jewish News

Rabbi Aaron Landes, longtime Naval Reserve chaplains chief, dies

(JTA) — Rabbi Aaron Landes, a Philadelphia congregational rabbi for decades and the longtime director…

Synagogue worshipers in London save family from burning car

(JTA) — Two men worshipping at a synagogue in London pulled members of a family…

Five haredi men indicted for attacking gay black man in Brooklyn

NEW YORK (JTA) — Five haredi Orthodox Jewish men were indicted for attacking a gay…

Suffolk University Students Protest ADL Director Abraham Foxman’s Commencement Speech

Suffolk University Students Protest ADL Director Abraham Foxman’s Commencement Speech

JNS.org – Some students at Boston’s Suffolk University are protesting the decision by the university’s…

‘Agitated and angry’: White supremacists still a danger, experts say

LOS ANGELES (JTA) — The recent shootings at a pair of Kansas City-area Jewish facilities…

Isru Chag – An Overview

Isru Chag – An Overview

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman The day after Pesach and Sukkos is called Isru Chag, which…

Sfiras HaOmer – An Overview

Sfiras HaOmer – An Overview

BY RABBI YAIR HOFFMAN What follows is an overview of some of the spiritual dimensions…

Ukraine separatists said holding American Israeli journalist

(JTA) — Separatists in Ukraine said they were holding an American-Israeli journalist. Simon Ostrovsky, a…


Israeli News

Israeli strike injures bystanders after missing Islamic Jihad operative

JERUSALEM (JTA) — An Israeli airstrike missed its target — an Islamic Jihad operative in the Gaza Strip — and injured bystanders. The operative was riding a motorcycle…

Israel Scraps Peace Talks Meeting After Fatah-Hamas Unity Pledge

Israel Scraps Peace Talks Meeting After Fatah-Hamas Unity Pledge

AFP – Israel cancelled a peace meeting with the Palestinians it said was scheduled for Wednesday after the PLO and Hamas pledged to form a joint government, an…

Israel to Begin Recruitment of Christians Into Military Service

Israel to Begin Recruitment of Christians Into Military Service

JNS.org - Israel has announced increased efforts to encourage Christians to join the Israeli military. “We intend to appeal to the Christian population of conscription age and will…

Report: Abbas Threatens to Disband Palestinian Authority, Dissolve Oslo

Report: Abbas Threatens to Disband Palestinian Authority, Dissolve Oslo

Israel Hayom – The Israeli and Palestinian negotiating teams are expected to meet again later this week, after the Passover holiday. Palestinian sources told Israel Hayom over the…

TOP AMERICAN RABBI EVACUATED FROM TEMPLE MOUNT AFTER VIOLENT RIOTS

TEMPLE INSTITUTE FORCED TO CUT RABBI MEIR SOLOVEICHIK TOUR SHORT ​ JERUSALEM– Rabbi Meir Soloveichik’s tour of the Temple Mount was cut short this morning when violent rioting…

Hardline rabbi named Shas spiritual leader

(JTA) — Shalom Cohen, a hardline rabbi known for his overt hostility toward modern-Orthodox and secular Israeli Jews, was appointed spiritual leader of the Orthodox, Sephardi Shas Party.…

Israeli mosque entrance torched in suspected price tag attack

(JTA) — Israeli police are investigating the torching of the entrance to a mosque in northern Israel and the spraying of anti-Arab slogans on its walls. A security…

11 Israeli backpackers injured in Argentina after minibus overturns

11 Israeli backpackers injured in Argentina after minibus overturns

(JNS.org) Eleven Israeli backpackers were injured in Argentina on Thursday when the minibus they were traveling in overturned. According to local media reports, one backpacker sustained serious injuries…