Gunman kills at least 5 in multiple shootings east of Tel Aviv

(JTA) — At least five people were killed when a Palestinian gunman opened fire on pedestrians in multiple municipalities near Tel Aviv on Tuesday. Kann, Israel’s government-run radio service, said...

‘Jeopardy’ Question About Church of the Nativity Causes Controversy

(JTA) — Is Jesus’ birthplace in Israel or Palestine? According to the popular prime time game show “Jeopardy!,” the answer just may be both. At the end of the first...

Labor’s No. 2 Calls Gaza Strip Disengagement ‘Genius Move’

Maj. Gen. (res.) Tal Russo, No. 2 on the Labor Party’s Knesset list, is praising Israel’s 2005 disengagement from the Gaza Strip as a “genius move.” Russo, who in 2005...

Rav Chaim Kanievsky’s letter to the Five Towns Community

By Yakov Golding “My son-in-law the Gaon and Tzaddik Rav Yitzchak Kolodetzky, shlita, known for his outstanding Drashos and Berachos, will be visiting your city this Shabbos… may his visit...

Rivlin Visits Bedouin Village After Father of Seven Killed by Rocket Fire

BY SAM SOKOL JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli President Reuven Rivlin visited an unrecognized Bedouin village near Ashkelon on Monday to pay condolences to the family of Ziad Alhamada. “You don’t know...

No Budget Compromise Reached; Knesset Will Disband

By The Jerusalem Post A bill proposed to avoid Knesset shutdown and a fourth elections in two years has failed to pass on Monday night, sealing Israel's fate. 47 MKs voted...

Rocket Launched From Gaza at Southern Israel; IDF Hits Hamas Targets – The Israeli military struck two Hamas sites in the Gaza Strip in the early hours of Sunday morning in response to a rocket fired on Saturday from...

Assailant kills 4 in stabbing attack in Beersheba, Israel

(JTA) — An assailant killed four people at a shopping mall in Beersheba, Israel, on Tuesday, in what Israeli authorities are describing as a terrorist attack. The man injured at...

Yeshivas Mishkan HaTorah Provides Torah Learning With Career Training Options

By Rochelle Miller Nestled on a beautiful new campus in Morasha, just outside of the Old City walls of Jerusalem, stands Yeshivas Mishkan HaTorah, a premier part-time yeshiva program in...

Israel’s Foreign Ministry Plays Matchmaker on Singles Day

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel’s Foreign Ministry took on the role of the “shadchan,” or traditional Jewish matchmaker, on Wednesday, offering to help set up social media users in honor...
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