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Report: Israel rejects Kerry cease-fire proposal in Gaza

Report: Israel rejects Kerry cease-fire proposal in Gaza

  Channel 10 reports that the diplomatic-security cabinet “flatly rejects” American proposals for a week-long humanitarian halt to fighting. Israel is leaning toward rejecting US Secretary of State…

Report: Hamas planned to attack Israel via tunnels during Rosh Hashanah

Report: Hamas planned to attack Israel via tunnels during Rosh Hashanah

The Hamas flag. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. (JNS.org) Hamas was likely planning a major attack on Israel during Rosh Hashanah using its complex system of tunnels under the Israel-Gaza…

Missing Israeli soldier declared dead

Missing Israeli soldier declared dead

The Israel Defense Forces logo. Credit: IDF. (JNS.org) Israeli soldier St.-Sgt. Oron Shaul, 20, who was declared missing after a July 20 attack on his armored personnel carrier…

Bachmann leads Congressional call to outlaw Muslim Brotherhood

Bachmann leads Congressional  call to outlaw Muslim Brotherhood

by BREITBART NEWS 24 Jul 2014 Late Thursday evening Congresswoman Michele Bachmann, with the co-sponsorship of seven other House Representatives, released a bill to finally designate the Muslim…

Israel’s “peace partner” Mahmoud Abbas slapped America in the face again, just h…

Israel’s “peace partner” Mahmoud Abbas slapped America in the face again, just h…

Israel’s “peace partner” Mahmoud Abbas slapped America in the face again, just hours after Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in the Middle East to seek an Israel-Hamas…

LESSON ELEVEN OF GAZA WAR: ABBAS SLAPS U.S. AGAIN

LESSON ELEVEN OF GAZA WAR: ABBAS SLAPS U.S. AGAIN

By Moshe Phillips and Benyamin Korn (The authors are members of the board of the Religious Zionists of America. This is the eleventh in a series. To view…

The Moral Chasm Between Israel and Hamas 

The Moral Chasm Between Israel and Hamas 

General James Conway, who retired in 2010, was the 34th Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps. He participated in JINSA’s Generals and Admirals Trip to Israel in May…

Hamas Fires Massive Rocket Barrage at Israel, Code Red Sirens Sound Across the Country

Hamas Fires Massive Rocket Barrage at Israel, Code Red Sirens Sound Across the Country

A rocket hits Beersheba during the 2008-2009 Israel-Gaza conflict. More than 200 rockets have been fired from Gaza at Israel in the current escalation of the conflict in…

Jewish News

Parshas Massei – Overview and Life Lessons

by Rabbi Yair Hoffman Sponsored for the Refuah Shleima of אסתר זלוטא בת חיה שרה…

Mass. Jewish cemetery vandalized

Mass. Jewish cemetery vandalized

(JTA) — A Jewish cemetery in central Massachusetts was vandalized for the second time in…

Almost 80 years after ordination, the first woman rabbi finally gets her due

Almost 80 years after ordination, the first woman rabbi finally gets her due

Rabbis Jacqueline Tabick, Amy Eilberg, Sandy Eisenberg Sasso and Sally Priesand stand with a photo…

New French Immigrants to Israel: ‘Better a Night in a Bomb Shelter Than Stroll In Paris Wearing a Kippah’

New French Immigrants to Israel: ‘Better a Night in a Bomb Shelter Than Stroll In Paris Wearing a Kippah’

French Jewish family immigrating to Israel. Photo: The Jewish Agency For Israel A French couple,…

Haftorah Man

Haftorah Man

The Haftorah for Parshat Masei.…

Rav Kanievsky Shlita: Daven for the Soldiers!

Rav Kanievsky Shlita: Daven for the Soldiers!

HaGaon HaRav Chaim Kanievsky Shlita calls on the tzibur to be mispallel for IDF soldiers…

Cafe in Belgium: Dogs Allowed, Jews Are Not

Cafe in Belgium: Dogs Allowed, Jews Are Not

Sign in cafe Belgian cafe reads: Dogs are allowed inside, Jews are not. Photo: Screenshot/Yediot.…

Brooklyn man must pay $522,000 in Israeli charities scam

Brooklyn man must pay $522,000 in Israeli charities scam

Yaakov Weingarten shown in a fundraising video for one of his fake charities. (YouTube) NEW…


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The Woodbourne Shul Has It All By Dov Levy If you have not yet visited this summer, now’s the time. With major renovations completed, the Woodbourne Shul, located…

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS

Special Shabbos At Ohab Zedek, July 25–26 Congregation Ohab Zedek of Belle Harbor will be holding a Shabbos of Solidarity with Israel this Shabbos, ParashasMasei. Special tefillos will…

Israel May Determine Its Own Fate

Dear Editor, After reading about the shocking loss of 18 IDF soldiers after the weekend, I could not help wondering whether it only seemed that Hashem was 100…

Masei: Under The Influence

By Five Towns Marriage Initiative In this week’s parashah, Masei, the building of the areimiklat, the cities of refuge for those who killed by accident, is discussed. The…

Strength For Those In Need

By Daniela Berkowitz Itzik, a restaurant owner in southern Israel, finds himself paralyzed this summer. Normally, his café and catering company are bustling with customers. Yet this summer,…

Disproportionate Judgment From The Other Side Of The Bench

By David J. Seidemann, Esq. A rocket falls one mile from Ben-Gurion airport, and the FAA, in order to protect citizens from a potential threat, cancels all flights…

Painting The Town (Or The Room) Purple

Nefesh is a different, innovative, and wonderful high school for girls in Brooklyn. Girls at Nefesh come from similar homes and backgrounds to most of those in Bais…