Yankees’ Mariano Rivera a Speaker at CUFI Conference

BY GABE FRIEDMAN (JTA) — The usual bio for Mariano Rivera includes retired New York Yankees relief pitcher, all-time saves leader, first player voted unanimously into the Baseball Hall of...


  By Shalom Pollack As I entered the club where I work out, I was greeted by Shalom, a member of the kibbutz that owns the facility. He asked what the meaning...

Ramat Gan OKs Public Transportation on Shabbat

JERUSALEM (JTA) — A Tel Aviv suburb has approved operating public transportation on Shabbat. The City Council of Ramat Gan, a municipality in central Israel, approved the measure on Tuesday...

Immigrants Group: Israel Is ‘Unprepared’ to Absorb French Jews

Data published Tuesday by Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics pointing to a continued decrease in the number of French Jews immigrating to the Jewish State come as no surprise...

Netanyahu Promises to End Settlement Evictions

JNS.org – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday declared his commitment to the settlement enterprise in Judea and Samaria. Netanyahu was speaking at an event marking the 40th anniversary of...

More Russians, Fewer French Came to Israel in 2018

A total of 28,099 new immigrants arrived in Israel in 2018, an increase of 6.6 percent compared to 2017, according to statistics published Tuesday by Israel’s Central Bureau of...

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...

Israeli Education Minister: Intermarriage ‘Like Second Holocaust’

JERUSALEM (JTA) — The rate of intermarriage among U.S. Jews is “like a second Holocaust,” Israel’s new minister of education said. Rafi Peretz made the statement at a Cabinet meeting...

10 Million Expected to Pass Through Tel Aviv Airport in Next Four Months

An El Al jet on the tarmac at Ben Gurion Airport near Tel Aviv. Photo: Reuters/Amir Cohen. CTech – Some 10 million passengers are expected to pass through Israel’s Ben...

Liberman Urges: Make Israel Normal Again

BY BEN SALES (JTA) — Avigdor Liberman, the man who stopped Benjamin Netanyahu from forming an Israeli government this year, has a new campaign slogan: “Make Israel Normal Again.” The slogan...
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