From the Editor: In This Corner — Bloomberg Versus Trump

By Larry Gordon Now it’s getting interesting. It is still unclear whether former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is going to enter the fray and vie for the Democratic...

Halachic Musings: Ezras Nashim Vs. Hatzalah

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman There is a major controversy in Borough Park over an all-female Basic Life Support First Responders Agency (BLSFRA) and Hatzalah. Hatzalah is a remarkable organization that...

State Department Ups Award for Info on Jewish American Missing in Iran

BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — The Trump administration quintupled to $25 million rewards for information leading to the return of Robert Levinson, the Jewish American last seen in Iran 12...

Mother of Imprisoned Israeli-American Woman Won’t Oppose Extradition of Russian Hacker

The mother of a young Israeli-American woman imprisoned in Russia has asked her lawyers to withdraw a petition to cancel the extradition of a Russian hacker whose case may...

Editor’s Blog: Larry Gordon Heads to the Polls

Nikki Haley Accepts Prestigious Award From World Jewish Congress

Ex-US Ambassador to the UN — and potential future Republican presidential candidate — Nikki Haley articulated her deep-felt support for Israel on Wednesday night in Manhattan, as she accepted...

German Jewish Leader Describes Growing Unease With Threat from Neo-Nazis, Islamists

The head of the Jewish community in the Germany city of Halle — where a neo-Nazi terrorist attempted to gun down worshipers gathered for Yom Kippur services in the...

Netanyahu: Arab Countries See Israel as ‘Indispensable Ally’ Against Iran – The Arab world’s perception of Israel is undergoing a seismic shift, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday. Addressing a 200-strong crowd in Jerusalem at the kick-off event...


It might be rolled out fairly soon, but, then again, it may take another six months to a year. That is the Trump administration’s so-called “Deal of the Century,”...
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NY’s New Education Regulations Are Vital for Hasidic Children

By MIRIAM MOSTER NEW YORK (JTA) — On our first date nearly nine years ago, my (now) husband resolved to improve Hasidic education. He had grown up...

KKL-JNF, Terror Victims File Lawsuit Against U.S. Charity – The Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael-Jewish National Fund and American victims of terror have filed an unprecedented lawsuit in Washington, D.C., targeting a U.S....

Faroe Islands Will Recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

(JTA) — The Faroe Islands will recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Faroese Foreign Minister Jenis av Rana told the Danish-language newspaper Politiken on Thursday that...

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