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“Muslim Brother” Obama Betrays Israel

“Muslim Brother” Obama Betrays Israel

By: Cliff Kincaid Accuracy in Media The “liberation of Palestine” is widely recognized as a euphemism for the destruction of Israel. But the term “Palestinians,” according to American-Israeli…

Berlin protest against Israel’s Gaza op turns violent, broken up by police

Berlin protest against Israel’s Gaza op turns violent, broken up by police

BERLIN (JTA) — Police in Berlin say about 1,000 demonstrators, most of them Palestinian, held an unregistered march protesting Israel’s actions in Gaza. Up to ten demonstrators were arrested for…

BREAKING: Guards Foil Possible Terror Stabbing at Jerusalem Mahane Yehuda Market

BREAKING: Guards Foil Possible Terror Stabbing at Jerusalem Mahane Yehuda Market

Alert guards on Jerusalem’s Light Rail line thwarted an attempted stabbing Sunday morning, at the heavily-traveled Mahane Yehuda open air market. A guard saw a young Arab male…

Rocket seriously injures Israeli teen in Ashkelon, dual citizens leave Gaza

Rocket seriously injures Israeli teen in Ashkelon, dual citizens leave Gaza

JERUSALEM (JTA) – An Israeli teenager was seriously injured by a rocket fired from Gaza that landed in Ashkelon. Another Israeli man also was wounded in the rocket strike…

Israel ramps up Gaza air strikes, tells Gazans to evacuate border areas, after Hamas’ blanket rocket fire on Tel Aviv. Rockets from Lebanon

Israel ramps up Gaza air strikes, tells Gazans to evacuate border areas, after Hamas’ blanket rocket fire on Tel Aviv. Rockets from Lebanon

The Hamas-IDF contest spiraled to its highest level in three frantic hours Saturday night, July 12: Hamas hurled 10 rockets at the broader Tel Aviv area, after one-hour’s…

Bibi’s rhetoric is all wrong or is it his policy

Bibi’s rhetoric is all wrong or is it his policy

By Ted Belman Early on in the game Bibi called for quiet for quiet. He got his cabinet to go along. Subsequently he expanded it to quiet for…

Israel Navy commandos raid long-range rocket facility in Gaza

Israel Navy commandos raid long-range rocket facility in Gaza

Four commandos with light injuries are evacuate to hospital; more than 100 rockets fired from Gaza over weekend. Israel Navy commandos raided a facility from which Hamas fired…

As Rockets Hit Israel, Magen David Adom Makes Appeal for Emergency Supplies

As Rockets Hit Israel, Magen David Adom Makes Appeal for Emergency Supplies

  JNS.org - Magen David Adom (MDA), Israel’s national emergency medical response organization, is making an appeal to the international community to help support it in obtaining emergency supplies…

Jewish News

Poll: Obama Approval Among Jews Drops to 55%, Down 22% Since Start of Presidency

Poll: Obama Approval Among Jews Drops to 55%, Down 22% Since Start of Presidency

A new poll released by Gallup on Friday shows President Obama’s approval rating among Jews…

Report: Jew wearing IDF shirt assaulted in Melbourne   

Report: Jew wearing IDF shirt assaulted in Melbourne   

SYDNEY, Australia (JTA) — A Melbourne man wearing an IDF T-shirt said two Arabic-speaking men assaulted him…

Where shall I begin?

Where shall I begin?

By:  Shalom Pollack, Jerusalem, Friday July 11   As  I write these lines on Friday,…

Ex-Holocaust museum council member tapped for Costa Rica post

Ex-Holocaust museum council member tapped for Costa Rica post

WASHINGTON (JTA) — S. Fitzgerald Haney, who has deep Jewish community ties, was nominated as the…

Do We Send in the Ground Forces?

Do We Send in the Ground Forces?

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman The situation in Eretz Yisroel requires our Tefilos, especially so because…

What is Chillul Hashem?

What is Chillul Hashem?

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman In recent months, the observant Jewish world has been inundated with…

Parsha Overview and Life Lessons

Parsha Overview and Life Lessons

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman This Sidrah has 35 sections (Parshios) Why does it say “the…

Putin thanks rabbis for communities’ fight against ‘Nazi revival’

Putin thanks rabbis for communities’ fight against ‘Nazi revival’

MOSCOW (JTA) — Russian President Vladimir Putin thanked senior rabbis from Israel and Europe for…


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Pinchas: Life Lessons And Overview

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman This Sidrah has 35 sections (parshiyos). 1. The Reward for Pinchas. Pinchas turns Hashem’s anger away from Klal Yisrael. He is given the B’ris…

News From Israel

As Casualties Rise, Netanyahu Accuses Hamas Of War Crimes By Herb Keinon As Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas mulls applying for membership in the International Criminal Court as…

Triumph Of The Spirit Of S’derot

Triumph Of The Spirit Of S’derot

By Yossi Baumol Last week, at the beginning of the renewed missile attacks from Gaza, S’derot Mayor Alon Davidi proclaimed: “Once again S’derot has become Israel’s front line,…

Mercava: Making Jewish Learning Irresistible

Mercava, a nonprofit educational technology platform and incubator, will be launching a summer campaign to introduce formal and informal Jewish educators across North America to the organization’s new…

Project Witness Program For The Nine Days

By Deborah Schechter The deportation of the Jews of Hungary to the death camps of Auschwitz-Birkenau commenced in May 1944. Within a short period of 54 days, the…

Fun Times With KOC

Fun Times With KOC

Kids of Courage brought more than 50 campers and over 150 volunteers from across the tri-state area together last month in the Five Towns for a Sunday Funday…

The Three Weeks

Halachic Musings By Rabbi Yair Hoffman Although the Three Weeks, which includes the 17th of Tammuz and 9th of Av, and the other two rabbinically enacted fasts are…