Son of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg Has Bar Mitzvah at Age 71

Robert Meeropol was six when his parents, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, were executed in 1953 by the U.S. government as spies for the Soviet Union. On Aug. 2 at...

LA fire races through the heart of a Jewish community

By Gabrielle Birkner LOS ANGELES (JTA) — The Woolsey Fire, which began late last week and engulfed a massive swath of Southern California, has killed at least two people, burned nearly...

Security Forces Foil Gaza Border Breach, Terrorist Killed

Israeli security forces on Monday thwarted an attempt to breach the security fence near the Karni crossing in the northern Gaza Strip. The crossing has not been operational since...

James (‘Jimmy’) Hoffa (1913–1975)

James (“Jimmy”) Hoffa, the famous American labor-union leader whose disappearance in 1975 has been the subject of conspiracy theories and late-night documentaries, grew up in Detroit in the 1920s....

One Israeli Killed, Two Injured In Terror Attacks Near Ariel

Jerusalem Post 03/17/2019       - By ANNA AHRONHEIM Magen David Adom said they were treating a critically-injured person at the Ariel Junction At least one Israeli was killed and two others were injured in...

Israel: We Welcome Forging ‘Common Front’ Against Iran

Deputy Minister Michael Oren. Photo: The Israel Project. The Jewish state welcomes the “forging of a common front in the Middle East against Iran,” a top Israeli official said in...

Israeli Navy Thwarts Attempt to Breach Blockade

The Israeli navy thwarted an attempted by Hamas to breach the naval blockade of the Gaza Strip on Tuesday. A boat of 17 Gazan protestors affiliated with the “March of...

Endless superlatives to honor a Palestinian killer, in official PA and Fatah media

The Palestinian Authority and Fatah celebrated the anniversary of the death of arch-terrorist Abu Jihad who planned attacks in which 125 Israelis were murdered with endless praise for the...

Austria’s Kurz: ‘Took Too Long to Be Honest’ About Holocaust

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, who is on a visit to Israel this week, said that it took his country “too long to be honest” about its role in the...

Worldwide Network Saves Cemeteries, Honors Jewish Dead

When Rabbi Shmuel Halpert, outgoing Knesset member of the haredi party Agudat Yisrael, invited Rabbi Isaac Schapira to a meeting in July 2011, Schapira’s life changed forever. He was...

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Arizona Amends Anti-BDS law

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill on Tuesday to amend the state’s law prohibiting public contractors from boycotting Israel. The 2016 anti-BDS bill was...

Passover Seder to Be Celebrated in Former Warsaw Ghetto

For the first time since the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, some 100 Diaspora Jewish families will celebrate the Jewish festival of redemption in the heart...

19 Ways You Know It’s Passover in Israel

If you’ve never heard an Arab calling out “alter zachen” (“old things”) in Yiddish, then you’ve never experienced pre-Passover preparations in Jerusalem. It’s part...

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