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Rabbi Schmerling Responds Dear Editor, Rabbi Hoffman (see article in this week’s 5TJT, page 92) refers to the Rebbe’s sichah on ShabbosVayeishev 5747 where the Rebbe asked that an announcement should...

Institute Customizes Holocaust Lessons for Educators

In the context of a rising tide of extremism and antisemitism in Europe and the United States, more than 500 teachers on both continents will attend 20 TOLI Holocaust...

Schiff, Rosen, Alexander Discuss Antisemitism at Biden Fundraiser

WASHINGTON (JTA) — A fundraiser for Joe Biden on Monday night was billed as a “Virtual Conversation on Anti-Semitism” with three marquee speakers: Rep. Adam Schiff, the California Democrat...

Trump Signs Proclamation Recognizing Israeli Sovereignty Over Golan

BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu looking on, President Donald Trump signed a proclamation recognizing Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights. “Our relationship is powerful,”...

Protests in Iran Highlight Mass Rejection of Islamic Republic, Democracy Advocates Say

Protestors gather near the University of Tehran. Photo: social media via Reuters. As a fourth day of protests in Iran came to a close on Sunday with reports of hundreds...

Jedwab: The Seduction of Fear

By Gila Jedwab, DMD Disclaimer: I am not a medical expert nor a rabbinic authority. On an average day, I am a girl fixing teeth who enjoys writing about G-d....

Trump Signs Legislation Blocking F-35 Fighter Jets to Turkey

U.S. President Donald Trump signed appropriations legislation late last week that blocks the sale of F-35 fighter jets to Turkey. The transfer of these fighter planes to Ankara will not...

Goldfeder: Vote For the Person, Not the Party

  By Phil Goldfeder Thank you for all the kind words and overwhelming emails following my article last week. Your encouragement and support are appreciated! The Far Rockaway Jewish Political Action...

Multiple antisemitic incidents reported over the weekend across US

(JTA) — At least four cases of intimidation or assault against Jews have been reported in the United States since Thursday, in a continuation of what many fear is...

Moshe Lion to be next mayor of Jerusalem

By Uzi Baruch (Arutz Sheva) - Moshe Lion is the next mayor of Jerusalem, after winning 51.5 percent of the votes in Tuesday’s runoff. His rival Ofer Berkovitch has so far won...
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