Chief Rabbi: Jews Have ‘Moral Obligation’ to End Syrian Genocide

Chief Rabbi Itzhak Yosef attends a Shaharit prayer in the northern Israeli city of Tzfat, Feb. 6, 2018. Photo: David Cohen / Flash90. JNS.org – Israel’s Sephardic Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef...

Pakistani Court Frees Four Involved in Daniel Pearl Kidnapping

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — A court in Pakistan on Thursday ordered the immediate release of four men who had been jailed there since 2002 for the murder of the Jewish-American...

Israeli Defense Officials Oppose US Bill on Golan Heights

Israeli defense officials stationed in the United States have conveyed messages to American senators expressing their reservations over proposed legislation to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights. The bill...

Netanyahu Hails US Decision to Shutter PLO Mission in DC

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised the U.S. decision to close the PLO mission in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday evening. “The U.S. made the right decision regarding the PLO mission...

AIPAC Opposes Bills Recognizing Israeli Sovereignty Over Golan Heights

The American Israel Public Affairs Committee, the most powerful pro-Israel lobbying group in the United States, has apparently opposed companion congressional bills to enact into law U.S. President Donald...

Kremlin: Billionaire Abramovich Entitled to Israeli Citizenship

Roman Abramovich in London, August 18, 2013. Photo: Reuters / Toby Melville / File. The Kremlin said on Tuesday that Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich had every right to take Israeli...

All of Israel’s Embassies, Consulates Are on Strike

JTA) — As of Wednesday morning, Israel’s embassies and consulates across the globe are on strike. “No consular services will be provided and no one will be allowed to enter,”...

Airstrikes in Syria Hit Arms Depot, Hezbollah Base

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Airstrikes near Damascus attributed to Israel targeted an arms depot and hit a weapons storage facility controlled by Iran’s Revolutionary Guard. Israel has neither confirmed nor denied...

Death of Democracy? – Part II

https://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/11811/democracy-death-ii”>by Denis MacEoin, GATESTONE INSTITUTE The irony, of course, is that so many people, have adopted a way of interpreting human rights and liberal values in a manner that often undermines...

Israel, US to Push for More Power for Interim Force to Counter Hezbollah

As the U.N Security Council is set to vote Thursday on whether to extend the mandate of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), Israel and the United...
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