Secretary of State Denounces Anti-Zionism as Antisemitism

“Let me go on the record, anti-Zionism is antisemitism,” U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told a massive cheering crowd at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) annual...

OU Hails Move by Iceland to Drop Proposed Circumcision Ban

A circumcision ceremony. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. The Orthodox Union has praised an Icelandic parliamentary committee for its recommendation this week that a proposed bill that would ban male circumcision be...

Police Shoot Man Near LaGuardia Airport

QUEENS – A 20-year-old man was shot by police on the Grand Central Parkway near LaGuardia Airport Thursday morning, according to a published report. It closed down part of the...

Top Chef Contestant Gets to Finals With Chinese-Inspired Matzo Ball Soup

(JTA) — Chef Sara Bradley of Kentucky reached the finals of Bravo’s Top Chef by making matzo ball soup with native ingredients while filming in Macau. The four semi-finalists were encouraged by...

Fire Engines Collide in Brooklyn, 11 Injured

One fire engine collided with another FDNY truck in Brooklyn this morning, smashing through a resident’s brick wall and injuring 11 firefighters, authorities said. The collision happened around 7:45 a.m....

Arab Knesset member’s aide: we’ll slaughter 50 Jews at soccer game

MK Masud Ganaim. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. (Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Israeli Knesset Security Chief Yosef Griff on Wednesday revoked the entry permit to the Knesset for Khaled Bashir, an aide...

Obama to Travel To New York On Thursday

WASHINGTON -- The White House says President Barack Obama will view recovery efforts from the massive East Coast storm Sandy. White House press secretary Jay Carney says Obama will meet...

HASC Wins With 2nd Annual Alumni Hockey Classic

Over 160 Yeshiva League Alumni Hockey players from schools all over the tri-state area came to compete in the 2nd Annual HASC Hockey Classic benefit Camp HASC. Camp HASC...

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The Truth About De Blasio Dear Editor, Telling the truth is an important part of Judaism; it is part of our Ten Commandments. Yet the Five Towns Jewish Times failed that test...

Yeshiva Legends Tournament Huge Success For ‘Our Place’

From the moment the doors opened at 8:30 a.m. for player check-in until the end of the women’s tournament more than 14 hours later, it was a day of...

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Netanyahu Offers Help Following Sri Lanka Attack

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed “deep shock over the murderous attacks against innocent civilians in Sri Lanka.” Netanyahu, in a statement released...

NY State Supreme Court Judge Strikes Down Yeshiva Regulations

(JTA) — A New York State Supreme Court judge has struck down regulations announced by the state’s education commissioner, which would have ordered increased...

Arson Suspected in Fire at Moscow Yeshiva During Seder

(JTA) — A fire broke out in a yeshiva in Moscow during the Passover seder on Friday night. The fire at the Torat Chaim yeshiva...

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