Jager: Rocket Attacks and Snow Days

  By Ron Jager As a kid growing up on the Grand Concourse in the Bronx, snow days were special events we waited for all winter long. As kids, we would...

AMIT Ranked No.1 Educational Network For 3rd Year

  AMIT is kicking off the new school year with wonderful news: Its network has been named the #1 educational network in Israel as reported by the prestigious newspaper TheMarker,...

Dedication Held for Foundation of Leviathan Gas Platform

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Israeli Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz dedicated the arrival of the foundation for the Leviathan gas platform on Thursday. Following a tour,  the two stood...

Hamas is willing to negotiate prisoner swap with Israel, says group’s leader

(June 1, 2021 / JNS) Yahya Sinwar, the leader of Hamas in the Gaza Strip, announced on Monday that the terror group was prepared for “immediate” negotiations with Israel...

Republicans Sign Letter Backing Israel’s ‘Right to Make Sovereign Decisions’

BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — Top Republicans spearheaded a letter backing Israel’s right to determine its borders at a time that Democrats are pressing Israel not to annex parts of...

Mother of Hadar Goldin to Address UN Human Rights Council

Leah Goldin, mother of captured IDF soldier Hadar Goldin, is scheduled to address the U.N. Human Rights Council in Geneva later this week, where she will call on the...

PA Looking to Mend Relations With US Administration

A senior official in Ramallah revealed to Israeli daily Israel Hayom on Monday that the Palestinian Authority and Washington have been exchanging messages in an effort to smooth things...

12 rockets Launched at Israel From Gaza

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — At least 12 rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip into Israel amid an escalation of hostilities between Israeli forces and Palestinian militants. Israel’s Iron Dome defense...

The Forgotten Terror Victims

By Stephen M. Flatow How many more Yom HaZikarons will come and go before any of the Palestinian killers of Americans finally face American justice? Yom HaZikaron, observed on April 14,...

Netanyahu Vows to Extend Israeli Sovereignty to Hebron, Kiryat Arba

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday that if he is reelected on Tuesday he will extend Israeli sovereignty to Jewish areas of Hebron and neighboring Kiryat Arba. Netanyahu...
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Park East Synagogue pushes out assistant rabbi, sparking protest

NEW YORK (JTA) — Park East Synagogue, a Modern Orthodox congregation on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, fired its popular assistant rabbi after the longtime...

3 Jewish baseball players could make or break the 2021 World Series

(JTA) — The World Series is upon us, and there are likely more Jewish players in this year’s edition than there have been in...

Jill Biden pays tribute to Jonathan Sacks at yeshiva fundraiser in Detroit

(JTA) — First Lady Jill Biden gave the keynote speech Sunday at the Yeshiva Beth Yehudah annual fundraiser dinner in Detroit, a gala that...

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