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“Why, Daddy?”

“Why, Daddy?”

As I was riding the bus this  evening we heard the missile alerts for Bet Shemesh and  the Jerusalem outskirts. It is unusual for them to shoot so…

In Leaked Tape, Hostile Obama Tries to Force PM to Accept Truce

In Leaked Tape, Hostile Obama Tries to Force PM to Accept Truce

US president markedly unfriendly, interrupted prime minister as he attempted to push unfavorable truce on Israel. By Ari Soffer, INN First Publish: 7/29/2014, 9:56 PM / Last Update:…

Dor Deri’s brother: ‘God only takes the best’

Dor Deri’s brother: ‘God only takes the best’

 At funeral, Deri remembered as ambitious soldier who excelled in the commander’s course he had just begun and in the basic training that he started in November. Sergeant…

Gaza War Forces Cancellation of Jerusalem’s Largest Ever International Team Sporting Event

Gaza War Forces Cancellation of Jerusalem’s Largest Ever International Team Sporting Event

600 Athletes Had Been Scheduled To Compete in the World Championship of Flag Football (JERUSALEM- July 29, 2014) Beginning August 12, Jerusalem was scheduled to host the World…

FROM THE EDITOR: THE MEDIA WAR

FROM THE EDITOR: THE MEDIA WAR

By Larry Gordon This last Sunday it was wall to wall Bibi on all the news shows.  Over the previous few weeks it seemed that Israel’s Prime Minister…

Remarks by National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice to the National Jewish Leaders Assembly

Remarks by National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice to the National Jewish Leaders Assembly

Good afternoon everyone.  Thank you so much Bob for that incredibly generous introduction.  I also want to thank my friend Malcolm and express my personal gratitude for this…

MK to European envoys: “Day When Islamic Terror Will Reach Your Homes is Near”

MK to European envoys: “Day When Islamic Terror Will Reach Your Homes is Near”

By Aryeh Savir Tazpit News Agency JERUSALEM – The Danish, Swedish and Dutch ambassadors to Israel, as well as officials from the embassies of Britain, Belgium, Italy, Hungary,…

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France extradites Brussels Jewish museum shooting suspect

France extradites Brussels Jewish museum shooting suspect

(JTA) — The Frenchman suspected of killing four people at the Jewish Museum of Belgium…

Rome’s Jewish Quarter Vandalized With Anti-Semitic Graffiti and Posters

Rome’s Jewish Quarter Vandalized With Anti-Semitic Graffiti and Posters

The former Great Synagogue of Rome, now the city’s Jewish Museum. Photo: WikiCommons. International Business…

Assemblyman Goldfeder Stands with Israel at New York City Rally

Assemblyman Goldfeder Stands with Israel at New York City Rally

Manhattan, NY- Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder (D- Far Rockaway) joined with thousands gathered in midtown Manhattan…

YOUNG ISRAEL STANDS IN SOLIDARITY WITH ISRAEL

YOUNG ISRAEL STANDS IN SOLIDARITY WITH ISRAEL

The following is a statement from Robert Levi, Chairman of the Board of the National…

The business of hiring and getting hired at Jewish non-profits

The business of hiring and getting hired at Jewish non-profits

By Alina Dain Sharon/JNS.org It has been six years since the economy crashed in 2008,…

Chicago public school principal reassigned after anti-Semitic bullying

Chicago public school principal reassigned after anti-Semitic bullying

(JTA) — A Chicago public school principal has asked to be reassigned over anti-Semitic bullying…

Turning back the clock, JDC exhibit depicts a century of Jewish humanitarian work

Turning back the clock, JDC exhibit depicts a century of Jewish humanitarian work

Click photo to download. Caption: Pictured in 1963, a group of Yemenite men who were…

Pro-Hamas Protesters Cover New York Branch of Israeli Bank in Fake Blood; Bank Employees Were Warned, Sent Home Early

Pro-Hamas Protesters Cover New York Branch of Israeli Bank in Fake Blood; Bank Employees Were Warned, Sent Home Early

Israel Discount Bank in New York, covered with red paint by pro-Hamas demonstrators on July…


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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…