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Poll: Turks Believe Israel is Biggest Threat to their Country, Followed by US

Poll: Turks Believe Israel is Biggest Threat to their Country, Followed by US

Anti-Israel protesters burn an Israeli flag in Turkey on July 17, 2014. A recent survey revealed that Turkish people believe Israel poses the biggest threat to their country.…

OneRepublic Makes Surprise Visit to Israeli Soldiers Manning Iron Dome

OneRepublic Makes Surprise Visit to Israeli Soldiers Manning Iron Dome

OneRepublic’s band members surprised Israeli soldiers manning an Iron Dome battery in Ashkelon with a visit. PHOTO: Mako/ Israeli Air Force. Members of the band OneRepublic, who are…

British MPs Call on Government to Reconsider Funding to Palestinian Authority

British MPs Call on Government to Reconsider Funding to Palestinian Authority

Palestinian Media Watch accused the Palestinian Authority, headed by Mahmoud Abbas (pictured here), of continuing to provide salaries to Palestinian terrorists. Photo: World Economic Forum. British parliamentarians have…

Hamas Accused of Using Gaza War as Cover for Executing Palestinians

Hamas Accused of Using Gaza War as Cover for Executing Palestinians

Hamas is accused of carrying out executions under the cover of the Gaza war. Photo: Ibraheem Abu Mustafa / Reuters Hamas has been accused of using the cover…

Wildfire in Israel Causes Gas Explosion, Electricity Damage

Wildfire in Israel Causes Gas Explosion, Electricity Damage

Damage caused by the wildfire in Israel. Photo: Screenshot. A bushfire spread into a street in Tel Mond in the Sharon plains in Israel on Wednesday, causing gas…

Student Exposes Dutch Textbook’s Distortion of Israeli History

Student Exposes Dutch Textbook’s Distortion of Israeli History

A student at the Maimonides Jewish high school in Amsterdam (pictured here) drew attention to the distorted depiction of Israel’s history displayed in a textbook. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.…

Israeli Air Force strikes four empty “terror” targets in the Gaza Strip for five Palestinian rockets

Israeli Air Force strikes four empty “terror” targets in the Gaza Strip for five Palestinian rockets

DEBKA Israel resorted Tuesday night, May 26, to its old routine response to rocket fire from the Gaza Strip by the aerial bombardment of four “terrorist” targets. Once…

Israeli Defense Minister Yaalon Blames Islamic Jihad for Gaza Rocket Fire

Israeli Defense Minister Yaalon Blames Islamic Jihad for Gaza Rocket Fire

Israel’s Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon said the Islamic Jihad terror group is behind the latest rocket fired at Israel. Photo: Reuven Kapuscinski. Israel’s defense minister is blaming Islamic…

Jewish News

Newly Revealed Bin Laden Documents Reveal Extent of Antisemitism as Motivating Factor for Attacks

Newly Revealed Bin Laden Documents Reveal Extent of Antisemitism as Motivating Factor for Attacks

Osama Bin Laden. Newly declassified documents and correspondences found in Osama bin Laden’s Pakistani compound…

Israeli-American Group Congratulates Cavaliers’ Blatt on Reaching NBA Finals

Israeli-American Group Congratulates Cavaliers’ Blatt on Reaching NBA Finals

The IAC congratulated Jewish Cavaliers coach David Blatt on reaching the NBA Finals. Photo: Erik…

Book Review of Changing the Immutable

Book Review of Changing the Immutable

by Rabbi Yair Hoffman Marc B. Shapiro CHANGING THE IMMUTABLE How Orthodox Judaism Rewrites Its…

1,000-Year-Old Jewish Marriage Contract Goes on Display in Jerusalem

1,000-Year-Old Jewish Marriage Contract Goes on Display in Jerusalem

The 1,000-year-old ketubah on display at the National Library of Israel. Photo: Courtesy of the…

Israel and Second Day Yom Tov

Israel and Second Day Yom Tov

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman Two cars, a garage, and a home in the burbs. This…

2016 Republican Candidates Target Florida Jewish Vote

2016 Republican Candidates Target Florida Jewish Vote

Hundreds of thousands of Florida Jews overwhelmingly vote Democratic. Photo: Wikimedia Commons Republicans can’t win…

Reform Judaism Confab to Feature Interviews With US Presidential Contenders

Reform Judaism Confab to Feature Interviews With US Presidential Contenders

Chuck Todd of “Meet the Press” will conduct one-on-one interviews with each presidential contender at…

The Prohibition of Molid

The Prohibition of Molid

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman This article is written for the refuah shleima of Boruch Zev…


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Off The Record

Off The Record

By Larry Gordon It was emphasized and reiterated that all the meetings last week at the NORPAC mission to Washington, DC were off the record. What that means…

Poland Bound

Poland Bound

By Larry Gordon Return to Poland? Are you kidding? Me? Us? But as of now, believe it or not, that’s the plan. While our roots are at Sinai…

Seminary Savvy

Seminary Savvy

A Safety Trailblazer Tackles Seminary By Ronit Dorfman Debbie Fox may live in Los Angeles, but she’s got name recognition across the world. The social worker, safety pioneer,…

License To Carry

By Dr. Baruch Kastner Carrying a handgun comes with a tremendous amount of responsibility, more than I originally thought. Aside from the obvious precautions one must take inside…

The Heart Of The Matter

From The Other Side Of The Bench By David J. Seidemann, Esq. It’s 6 p.m., and I just returned from court. I am in the middle of a…

News From The Hills

By Chanita Teitz Remember President Reagan saying, “Tear down this wall!” referring to taking down the Berlin Wall and reuniting East and West Berlin? Well, 48 years ago,…

A Great Loss

By Shmuel Katz I was not a great prize as a teen. I was an indifferent student and did everything my own way, regardless of the consequences. For…