Lieberman: Israel Is Headed Back to Elections – Yisrael Beiteinu Party leader Avigdor Lieberman said on Tuesday that Israel is headed to its third round of elections this year. “Elections are coming,” Lieberman told the Yedioth Ahronoth daily...

Hoenlein Addresses Monsey Event in Support of Har Hazeisim

An impressive cross-section of activists gathered on November 20 at the luxurious Fireside restaurant to support the efforts of the International Committee for Har HaZeisim (ICHH) to secure Har...

Israeli Army Inflated Numbers of Haredi Recruits

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — The numbers of haredi Orthodox soldiers joining the Israeli army is lower than the numbers reported by the military. The Israel Defense Forces says it’s because...

Netanyahu: Tragic Casualty of His Own Success

By Ron Jager In recent years, the state of Israel has become unstoppable in its march towards economic success, technological innovation, food and agricultural production, military superiority, and the emerging public...

Planning Approved for New Jewish Neighborhood in Hebron

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli Defense Minister Naftali Bennett approved the planning of a new Jewish neighborhood in the West Bank city of Hebron. The new Jewish neighborhood would double...

Israeli Fighter Planes Strike Hamas Compound in Northern Gaza

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli fighter planes struck what the Israel Defense Forces identified as Hamas “terror targets” in retaliation for a rocket fired on southern Israel. The rocket was...

Sigd Combines Fasting, Thanksgiving and Family Reunion

BY JUDY LASH BALINT via JNS The 29th of Cheshvan is not a particularly noteworthy day for most Jews. Cheshvan is the only Hebrew month that has no holidays or fast days....

Bolivia Will Renew Diplomatic Ties With Israel

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — Bolivia will renew diplomatic ties with Israel a decade after it broke off relations over Israel’s military operation in Gaza. The South American nation’s foreign minister,...

Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem Glistens With Olive Oil, Matching Dinner

  Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem launched a private label branded olive oil. To mark the launch, a three-course gourmet dinner has also been introduced based on olive oil cooking and marinating,...

Gaza Border Demonstrations Canceled for 3rd Week

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Hamas has canceled its weekly March of Return demonstration on the border with Gaza for a third consecutive week. The organizing committee of the march said the...
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Germany to Donate $66 Million to Auschwitz Museum

BY TOBY AXELROD BERLIN (JTA) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel, making her first visit to Auschwitz, pledged an added 60 million euros — or $66 million...

NY AG Confronts Discrimination Against Hasidim in Orange County

A town in the Hudson Valley has been accused by Letitia James — the state of New York’s attorney general — of engaging in...

Einsatzkommando Interpreter Has Canadian Citizenship Revoked

BY DAVID LAZARUS MONTREAL (JTA) — The Supreme Court of Canada court declined to hear the appeal of a former Nazi who is facing deportation after...

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