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Senate Banking Committee advances Iran sanctions bill

Senate Banking Committee advances Iran sanctions bill

The Iran nuclear program’s heavy water reactor at Arak. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. (JNS.org) The U.S. Senate Banking Committee voted on Thursday to advance an Iran sanctions bill that…

Iraqi Yazidis appeal to Israel for military aid to fight Islamic State

Iraqi Yazidis appeal to Israel for military aid to fight Islamic State

The flag of the Islamic State terror group. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. (JNS.org) An Iraqi Yazidi military commander has made an appeal to Israel for military aid to help in…

Sick Days For Moms

Sick Days For Moms

By Imma Dearest Wouldn’t it be great if there were such a thing? I know something was mentioned about Family Leave in the State of the Union, but…

President Reuven Rivlin Slams ‘Absurd’ Genocide Accusations Against Israel at UN

President Reuven Rivlin Slams ‘Absurd’ Genocide Accusations Against Israel at UN

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said accusations that Israel has committed genocide and war crimes is “absurd.” Photo: Wikimedia Commons. JNS.org – The commemoration of International Holocaust Remembrance Day…

Israel rebuts Turkish reference to ‘massacred’ Palestinians at Holocaust event

Israel rebuts Turkish reference to ‘massacred’ Palestinians at Holocaust event

Turkish Parliamentary Speaker Cemil Cicek. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. (JNS.org) Israel on Thursday rebutted comments made Wednesday by Turkish Parliamentary Speaker Cemil Cicek to members of Turkey’s Jewish community at…

Hezbollah attack on Israel seen as part of ‘Iranian project’ on Syria terror base

Hezbollah attack on Israel seen as part of ‘Iranian project’ on Syria terror base

Click photo to download. Caption: On Jan. 28, Israeli soldiers in the northern Mount Dov region are pictured after an Israel Defense Forces patrol came under anti-tank fire from…

Netanyahu: Iran behind Hezbollah attack on northern Israel

Netanyahu: Iran behind Hezbollah attack on northern Israel

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Credit: Cherie Cullen. (JNS.org) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday that Iran, the state sponsor of Hezbollah, “is the one behind yesterday’s…

Israel mourns soldiers killed in Hezbollah attack

Israel mourns soldiers killed in Hezbollah attack

Staff Sgt. Dor Chaim Nini, 20, and Maj. Yochai Kalangel, 25, the two Israeli soldiers killed in Wednesday’s Hezbollah attack. Credit: Provided photo. (Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Israel on…

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An Apartment Above A Shul

An Apartment Above A Shul

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman With the housing crunch in many Jewish areas, the following topic…

Sick Days For Moms

Sick Days For Moms

By Imma Dearest Wouldn’t it be great if there were such a thing? I know…

Fwd: SCHUMER STATEMENT ON ‘NUCLEAR FREE IRAN ACT’ PASSING OUT OF SENATE BANKING COMMITTEE

Fwd: SCHUMER STATEMENT ON ‘NUCLEAR FREE IRAN ACT’ PASSING OUT OF SENATE BANKING COMMITTEE

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today released the following statement after the “Nuclear Free Iran…

Leading British Jewish Actress Says Antisemitism May Drive Her to Leave UK

Leading British Jewish Actress Says Antisemitism May Drive Her to Leave UK

“When the going gets tough, the Jews get packing,” actress Maureen Lipman told a London…

Getting anti-Semitism wrong at the United Nations

Getting anti-Semitism wrong at the United Nations

Click photo to download. Caption: On Jan. 22, French philosopher and writer Bernard-Henri Levy addresses…

70 Years Since Auschwitz

70 Years Since Auschwitz

By Sam Sokol Oswiecim—They came from all over the world. The survivors, aged and hunched…

Riding the wave of change in part-time Jewish education

Riding the wave of change in part-time Jewish education

Click photo to download. Caption: Pictured here, the Rimon Initiative at Philadelphia’s Temple Sholom offers students project-based…

Rep. Lee Zeldin Advocates at Foreign Affairs Hearing for Increased Sanctions on Iran if No Deal is Reached by June 30th

Rep. Lee Zeldin Advocates at Foreign Affairs Hearing for Increased Sanctions on Iran if No Deal is Reached by June 30th

Washington, DC – On Tuesday, January 27, 2015, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, C-NY-1), member of…


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It’s Personal

It’s Personal

By Larry Gordon “The Secretary of State’s patience is not unlimited,” said an Obama administration official, referring to the so-called breach of protocol that is the planned address…

Weather Chronicle

Weather Chronicle

By Larry Gordon January 25.It’s Sunday and there is some annoying ice on the ground here in New York, with meteorologists promising much more to come. We know…

Navigating The Divorce Maze

By Sandy Eller The Jewish community has a solid reputation for being exceptionally giving and caring. Numerous organizations have cropped up over the years for tending to the…

Manna From Heaven

Halachic Musings By Rabbi Yair Hoffman It is perhaps the parnassah segulah that has gone most “viral” among segulos. Numerous Torah websites link to the parashah of the…

DRS Varsity Team Wins Satran Tournament

By Judah Rhine The DRS Wildcats defeated both North Shore and host HAFTR on Sunday to win the 2015 HAFTR invitational Scott Satran Memorial Basketball Tournament Tier 1…

News From The Hills

By Chanita Teitz Watch the video of City Council member David Greenfield speaking out against anti-Israel protesters who disrupted the city council meeting on commemorating the liberation of…

Keys To Success

By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow Rav Yitzchak bar Bisna was the gabbai in charge of opening the doors to the beis midrash. He did his job without fail, until…