Who’s Funding Palestinian Settlements in Area C, Part 2

By Edwin Black In the 1990s, after years of diplomatic wrangling, Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization signed the Oslo Accords, envisioning a peaceful two-state solution. Under the complex Oslo...

Frager: Trump Says What Most Jews Feel But Are Afraid to Say

By Joseph Frager, MD President Trump does not mince words. He gets right to the point. He cuts right to the chase. Truth is not easy to swallow. However, truth is...

Opinion: Orthodox Yeshivas Are Not Swindling Public Funds

By Rabbi Avi Shafran Yeshivas unapologetically emphasize religious and ethical instruction. A small number of such schools have been accused of falling short in their secular studies departments. Last November,...

Botwinick: Stand Together to Stamp Out Hatred

By Dr. Chaim Y. Botwinick I just returned home from another amazing trip to Israel with renewed personal and spiritual perspective. It was a trip like none other. This was...

Is Antisemitism Dependent on Intention?

By DAVID SCHRAUB BERKELEY, Calif. (JTA) — Rep. Tom Emmer, chair of the National Republican Congressional Committee, recently sent out a fundraising letter on behalf of the Republican Party that accused a trio...

Opinion: Mandatory Moment of Silence Needed in Public Schools

By Rabbi Yehoshua S. Hecht Presidium Chairman Rabbinical Alliance of America July 30, 2019, marked the 63rd anniversary of the bipartisan vote of the U.S. Congress (pl 84-140) enacted to...

Law Places Stumbling Block, Not Wall, in Way of Trump Candidacy

By Yochanan Gordon It seems like the Democrats are feeling around in the dark with ways to keep President Trump out of the White House. If we’re reading the tea...

How the AMIA Attack Changed Latin American Jewry Forever

By ILAN STAVANS AMHERST, Mass. (JTA) – Twenty-five years after the terrorist attack that targeted the AMIA Jewish center in Buenos Aires, leaving 85 people dead and hundreds more injured, one thing...

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  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...

Frager: We Must Help Find Moshe Eliezer Ilovitz

By Joseph Frager, MD American citizen and father of five, Moshe Eliezer Ilovitz, went missing in Israel one Saturday morning six weeks ago. It is hard to believe, but there...
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Default judgments for defrauding investors out of at least $30 million have been entered against several Five Towns residents as well as other individuals...

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