Israel, PA Said to Have Been Conducting Secret Talks for Months

(February 21, 2023 / JNS) Senior aides to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have been holding talks with Palestinian Authority officials for months through a secret back channel, Axios reported on Monday. According to the...

Egyptian Navy Fire Kills Palestinian at Sea: Gaza Authorities Say

Palestinian fishermen pull a boat at the beach near the border with Egypt, in the southern Gaza Strip, Jan. 13, 2018. Photo: Reuters / Ibraheem Abu Mustafa. The Egyptian navy...

Leading Israeli-Indian Firms Join Forces to Combat Cyber Threats

A new partnership between leading Israeli and Indian firms reflects the fact that “cooperation is king” when it comes to dealing with rising global cyber threat, an Israeli cyber...

Dozens Speak Out At City Council Members’ Hearing On Stop-And-Frisk Policy

NEW YORK – Residents on both sides of the issue voiced their concerns to New York City lawmakers Tuesday night about the practice of stopping and frisking hundreds of...

Who’s Funding Illegal Palestinian Settlements In Area C?

By Edwin Black Part 1 “Area C,” also known as Judea and Samaria, is making news these days. This time, the hot-button issue is illegal Palestinian settlements sprouting across the region,...

Jewish Groups React to Supreme Court Ruling on Religious Freedoms in Hiring – Jewish groups expressed largely positive reactions to the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Wednesday after it considered cases on protection for religious schools against employment discrimination claims. Writing...

Amnesty International: Saudi Arabia Sentences Human Rights Activists to Prison

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Muhammed Bin Salman. Photo: File. A Saudi court has sentenced human rights activists Mohammad al-Otaibi and Abdullah al-Attawi to 14 and seven years in prison respectively,...

Antisemitic Message Daubed on Paris Apartment Building’s Door

The residents of an apartment building in the fashionable 18th arrondissement of Paris awoke on Thursday morning to find viciously antisemitic slogans daubed on their front door. “Jewish garbage lives...

Jewish Groups Call on Colombian President to Reverse Recognition of Palestinian State

The Anti-Defamation League on Tuesday called on Colombia’s newly-elected president to nix the decision of his predecessor, in one of his final actions in the office, to recognize the...

Jamaal Bowman Declared Victor Against Eliot Engel

BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — More than three weeks after the New York congressional primaries, a key Democratic race was called for Jamaal Bowman, who ran against longtime incumbent and...
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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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