Netanyahu Highlights Technology at President’s Conference

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu loves American Jewish audiences because they love him. For a man who is faced daily with thousands of Israelis highly critical of his every...

Women of the Wall Shoved, Spat On at 30th Anniversary Event

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — Protests by several thousand haredi Orthodox demonstrators turned into a melee as demonstrators spat on and shoved members of the egalitarian Women of the Wall...

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...

Likud Leads Israeli Election in Overnight Exit Polls

( As the latest polls continued to roll out on Tuesday night, Likud slipped ahead of Blue and White, taking 35 seats to Blue and White's 34 in the...

USAID to Close Doors in West Bank, Gaza by Early 2019

The head of the U.S. Agency for International Development confirmed on Wednesday reports that USAID will close its doors in the West Bank and Gaza by early 2019. “We have...

US Aid for Palestinian Security Set to Expire

Barring a legislative fix, the annual $35 million in U.S. security assistance to the Palestinian Authority will expire on Feb. 1. “We continue to work through the potential impact of...

US, Israel Launch Reciprocal Investor Visa Programs

JERUSALEM (JTA) — The United States and Israel have launched a reciprocal policy allowing major investors to reside in each country. Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced Tuesday that it would grant...

Finding of Zachariah Baumel’s Remains Alluded to in Tanach

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for The Zohar (Vol. II 183b) tells us that Matzah is called “michlah d’mehenmusah – food that increases emunah.”  There is also a minhag mentioned...

El Al Takes Children With Disabilities for Dream Flight on Dreamliner

El Al’s new Boeing 787 Dreamliner, named “Rehovot,” is a beauty to look at with its “new” retro look. Each time the airline receives a new plane, it takes...

Hundreds Defy IDF Orders to Attend Funeral of Ashkelon Man

Hundreds of friends and neighbors defied instructions from the IDF Home Front Command to attend the funeral of Ashkelon resident Moshe Agadi on Sunday afternoon. Agadi, 58, was killed early...
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More Title I Assistance Available to Jewish Students in NYC

Hundreds of more students at Jewish day schools and yeshivahs in New York City may be eligible for Title I educational assistance after a...

Death of Teen in Terror Attack Leaves Void in ‘Heart of the Nation’

A 17-year-old girl was killed and her father and older brother were seriously wounded on Friday when a bomb was detonated at a natural...

Antisemitic Canadian Editor Sentenced to 1 Year in Prison

BY DAVID LAZARUS MONTREAL (JTA) — A Canadian editor was handed a one-year prison sentence for promoting hatred against Jews and women in his publication. James...

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