New Israeli Laws Regarding Marijuana Use Take Effect

New Israeli laws regarding the use of marijuana have begun to take effect this week, with possession of plants and dried products significantly decriminalized. Under new laws that are already...


  By Shalom Pollack As I entered the club where I work out, I was greeted by Shalom, a member of the kibbutz that owns the facility. He asked what the meaning...

Basketball Player Amar’e Stoudemire Receives Israeli Citizenship

Israel’s average national height rose ever so slightly on Wednesday when former NBA star Amar’e Stoudemire officially received Israeli citizenship in a ceremony at the Interior Ministry. The 6-foot-10-inch American-born...

Netanyahu Shortens Russia Trip to Return for Indictment Announcement

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has shortened his trip to Russia, where he will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss Iran’s activates in Syria, despite fraying relations...

Gaza Time Bomb Keeps Ticking

Few events better illustrate the need for the Israel Defense Forces’ policy of zero-tolerance to attempted Palestinian intrusions from Gaza than the capture earlier this month of two armed...

Israel Reaches Ceasefire in Gaza After Two Days of Violence

Via The Jerusalem Post Hamas and Islamic Jihad announced on Monday morning that a ceasefire has been reached with Israel. The ceasefire goes into effect at 4:30 am, the groups...

Israeli PM Hails Burgeoning Economic Ties With Japan

Israel and Japan are currently negotiating free trade agreement, the financial newspaper Calcalist reported on Tuesday. The report came as a delegation of senior Japanese businesspeople — led by Economy,...

Kushner: Peace Plan Seeks ‘Compromises’ From Israelis, Palestinians

White House senior adviser Jared Kushner said on Tuesday that the highly anticipated so-called “deal of the century” will “demand tough compromises from Israelis and Palestinians.” “Normally they start with...

Top Syrian Official Threatens Israel With Retaliation for Air Strikes

Following a series of air strikes on Syrian targets, which have been attributed to Israel, the Assad regime’ deputy foreign minister has threatened the Jewish state with retaliation. According to...

Iran Violates Nuclear Deal, Exceeds 300 Kg Limit On Enriched Uranium

By TZVI JOFFRE - Jerusalem Post- 07/01/2019 Under the deal, Iran was prohibited from accumulating more than 300 kilograms of enriched uranium to the 3.67% level and from enriching uranium...
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  By 5TJT Staff The AK Riders Team, from Woodmere, left the New York winter behind when they headed into the November sun in Israel to...

Trump Jokes He Could Become Israel’s Prime Minister

BY BEN SALES NEW YORK (JTA) — At a private event for Orthodox Jewish donors, President Donald Trump received a blessing from a rabbi and joked...

Thank You for the Iron Dome

By Sarah Paley I woke up to a regular Tuesday morning at 6:50 am to get my kids ready for school. An initial alert came...

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