Sivan Rahav and Yedidya Meir New Shlichim for World Mizrachi in North America

World Mizrachi is thrilled to announce that television newscaster Sivan Rahav Meir and radio personality Yedidya Meir will go to North America in August as shlichim of World Mizrachi. https://youtu.be/J21wV-bcFes The...

Sharren Haskel Covers Head in Solidarity With Women Who Cover Their Heads By Choice

(JerusalemPost.com) Sharren Haskel, member of the Knesset for Likud, has put on a head covering for a week in solidarity with Jewish and Muslim women of faith. In a Facebook post, in which Haskel...
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Suspected Terror Attack Near Pisgat Zeev

A driver hit 5 soldiers with his car near Hizma, a few kilometers from Jerusalem's Pisgat Zeev neighborhood. The victims were taken to the hospital. There is suspicion that...

Blue and White’s Focus Shifts to Unity Government Option

JNS.org – As the clocked counted down the minutes to the initial exit polls at Blue and White Party headquarters, its leaders headed out into the “field,” taking to...

Haredi Rabbi Refuses to Officiate at Wedding of Avigdor Liberman’s son

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — A haredi Orthodox rabbi has refused to officiate at the marriage of the son of Avigdor Liberman, the head of the Yisrael Beiteinu party. Rabbi Baruch...

Ultra-Orthodox Parties Promise Eternal Salvation in Return for Votes

"The greatest mitzvah you can do today is vote for Shas.” Thus spoke Rabbi Shalom Cohen, president of the Council of Torah Sages of the Sephardi, ultra-Orthodox Shas party on...

104-Year-Old Matriarch Celebrates Birthday At Kotel With 400 Descendants

A 104 year-old Holocaust survivor went viral on the internet Thursday when a photo was publicized showing her and her 400 descendants gathered at the Western Wall in Jerusalem. According...

5,000-Year-Old Metropolis Discovered in Northern Israel

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — Archaeological excavations in northern Israel in preparation to build a highway off-ramp uncovered a 5,000-year-old city that was home to as many as 6,000 residents. It...

Ancient Seal of Jewish King’s Officer Discovered in City of David in Jerusalem

The Israel Antiquities Authority and Tel Aviv University discovered a 2,600 year old ancient  bulla seal impression bearing the inscription “(belonging) to Nathan-Melech, Servant of the King”  in the...

How Israel Welcomed Jews From Arab Lands As Spies

BY EMILY BURACK (JTA) — At the beginning of his new book, Matti Friedman writes that “time spent with old spies is never time wasted.” When he went to meet Isaac...
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8-Year-Old Hasidic Boy Dies in NY Boating Accident

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — An 8-year-old boy who reportedly is a descendant of a prominent Hasidic rabbi died in a boating accident in New York. The...

Gluck: Celebrating Simcha Responsibly

  By Zvi Gluck Here we are again, in the home stretch of what has been a wonderful yom tov season, an inspirational and emotional period...

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  By Eileen Goltz Based on a very unscientific survey of my friends and family, I’ve come to the conclusion that every single table that is...

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