Rabbi Reflects on Beaches of Normandy 75 Years After D-Day

Exactly 75 years ago, Normandy was the site of one of the largest military invasions ever staged. Forever known as D-Day, June 6, 1944 marked the turning point of World War...

Israel’s UN Ambassador Slams Denial of Jewish State in International Body’s School Books for...

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US Court Orders North Korea to Pay $500M to Warmbier Family

(JTA) — A U.S. court ordered North Korea to pay $501 million to the family of Otto Warmbier, a Jewish student who died in 2016 after being imprisoned there. A...

The Holocaust, the Poles, and World War II Memory

By Marek Jan Chodakiewicz, AMERICAN THINKER A hurricane of recrimination has erupted between Poland and Israel. It all started because the Poles are sick and tired of hearing the scurrilous...

Anti-Hamas Resolution Thwarted at UN

A U.S.-authored resolution condemning the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas won a plurality of votes in the UN General Assembly on Thursday, but a procedural move initiated by its opponents...

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Today, on Ta'anit Esther (the Fast of Esther), we mark International Agunah Day. Each year on this day, we pause to reflect on the personal sacrifice Queen Esther made...

Netanyahu, Gantz Land in Washington Ahead of Trump Visit

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Blue and White Party leader Benny Gantz landed separately in Washington, D.C., on Sunday evening, ahead of their meetings with President Donald Trump. On...
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3 Israelis Injured in Stabbing Attack, Terrorist Killed

(September 22, 2022 / JNS) Three Israelis were mildly injured in a stabbing terror attack near the central Israeli city of Modi’in on Thursday night. According to media...

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I agonized for weeks over writing this pre-Yom-Kippur letter, but as New York State continues to abuse the Orthodox Jewish Community, I feel compelled...


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