Netanyahu Surpasses Ben Gurion As Longest-Serving Prime Minister

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has become Israel’s longest-serving prime minister. Netanyahu, 69, on Saturday surpassed the number of days as prime minister held by David Ben...

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...

Israel Arrests Jerusalem Arabs for Work for Palestinian Authority

Israeli authorities cracked down on Jerusalem Arabs illegally enlisting in Palestinian Authority security forces, arresting 32 people overnight on Nov. 21 who are suspected of receiving social benefits from...

Five Towns Leaders Well Represented in Orthodox Israel Coalition Slate

  Orthodox Union President Moishe Bane (Lawrence) and Jewish Agency Board of Governors  member Sondra Sokal (West Hempstead) lead the local contingent vying for seats as delegates to the World...

One Israeli Killed, Two Injured In Terror Attacks Near Ariel

Jerusalem Post 03/17/2019       - By ANNA AHRONHEIM Magen David Adom said they were treating a critically-injured person at the Ariel Junction At least one Israeli was killed and two others were injured in...

Chaim Walder, popular haredi Orthodox author accused of sexual abuse, found dead in suspected...

(JTA) — Chaim Walder, an Israeli haredi Orthodox children’s book author who was accused last month of sexual abuse by several teenage girls, was found dead Monday in an...

Ultra-Orthodox Rally in Jerusalem Ahead of Elections

An estimated 50,000 ultra-Orthodox Israelis converged on Jerusalem’s Bar Ilan intersection on Sunday for a United Torah Judaism Party election rally. Top religious leaders urged them to get out...

Report: Terrorists Behind Sbarros Bombing Received More Than $910K

The terrorists behind the suicide-bombing at a Sbarro pizzeria 11 years ago have received $910,823 from the Palestinian Authority, according to a Palestinian Media Watch report released on Thursday. The...

Sen. Graham, Ambassador Friedman Tour Hamas Tunnels

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) toured tunnels on Sunday dug by the terrorist group Hamas, which controls Gaza, to infiltrate and attack Israel. “The tunnels have been used by groups like...

A Bipartisan Protest Movement Is Rocking Israel

BY SAM SOKOL TEL AVIV (JTA) — Noam Ofer might have been an unlikely candidate to join Israel’s burgeoning protest movement. At 76, he is older than most of the people...
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Netanyahu Expected to Freeze Judicial Reforms Amid Mass Civil Disobedience

(March 27, 2023 / JNS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is expected to freeze his government’s judicial reform program on Monday. He is set to deliver a speech...

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Each one of Masechet Avot’s perakim begins with a central teaching. The fourth perek opens with Ben Zoma’s definition of four characters: the...

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By Chaim Yehuda Meyer I read with great interest Larry Gordon’s article, “The History of Cake” (March 17, 2023). Mr. Gordon reminiscences about the Passover...


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