Soldiers Spell Out Critique of Netanyahu as a “Loser” For not Using Ground Forces...

The IDF Spokesman’s office said Thursday it was looking into a photograph circulating widely on Facebook in which 16 IDF soldiers arranged their uniformed bodies on the sand, to...

THUMBNAIL SKETCH By Larry Gordon

It was a warm early summer like day in May.  After a day’s work I was walking to my car with my briefcase slung as usual with a strap...

A New Historical Background to Tisha B’Av

by Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com As we begin the Nine Days, knowing the historical background of the churban help us mourn its destruction. Tisha B’Av is the culmination, of...

Israeli Billionaire’s Company Faces Money Woes

JERUSALEM – One of Israel's wealthiest businessmen may quickly be going from riches to rags, and experts warn he could drag Israel's economy down with him. Nochi Dankner, a favorite...

Senior Terrorist in Gaza Disguises Himself as Journalist

When terrorists disguised themselves as civilians, it can only  end badly for civilians. Today, a senior Hamas operative was targeted  while driving a press vehicle, effectively disguising himself as...

Hamas Releases Video in Hebrew – Warning of Suicide Attacks at Diners and Coffee...

Hamas released Saturday night a Hebrew-language video warning that it would renew its deadly suicide bombing campaign in Israel. Introduced with a message "from the Palestinian nation to the Zionists,"...

Hikind: He Will Be Home Soon; Urges Continued Prayers For Jacob Ostreicher

After 18 months of wrongful, unlawful imprisonment in Bolivia, Jacob Ostreicher was released TODAY on bail. Assemblyman Hikind (D-Brooklyn), a confidant and advocate for the Ostreicher family since Jacob’s...

Ann Romney Wows at Republican Conference: This Man Will Not Let You Down

Ann Romney received a rapturous welcome from Republican delegates as she declared her love for her husband Mitt and vowed: ‘This man will not fail. This man will not...

UWI Reaches 800,000 Signatures on United Jerusalem Petition

  By United with Israel Staff United with Israel’s Jerusalem Declaration, the world’s largest pro-Israel petition, is a global statement of support for a united Jerusalem as both the eternal capital...

Tefillin-Strap Update

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman In exploring the mystery of the peeling tefillin straps, this writer went to Israel and had meetings with tefillin strap manufacturers, workers in the dyeing plants,...
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Who is Aafia Siddiqui, the prisoner whom the Colleyville synagogue hostage-taker reportedly wanted to...

(JTA) – The name Aafia Siddiqui became familiar to many on Saturday, when a man took a rabbi and his congregants hostage in a...

COMMENTS ON THE COLLEYVILLE SYNAGOGUE

By Larry Gordon Thank G-d the terror attack on the synagogue in Colleyville, just out of Fort Worth, Texas ended last night with the four...

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The leadership of the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America is closely monitoring the crisis situation at Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, Texas. We...

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