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Rabbis Call on Jews to Visit Temple Mt ‘To Strengthen Our Claim To This Holy Place’

Rabbis Call on Jews to Visit Temple Mt ‘To Strengthen Our Claim To This Holy Place’

The Temple Mount is the holiest place in Judaism, and is believed to be the site of the Biblical accounts of the Binding of Isaac;… Read More ›

Settlers Hopeful Netanyahu Will Let Them Stay in Hebron

Settlers Hopeful Netanyahu Will Let Them Stay in Hebron

15 families are currently illegally occupying a home in the controversial city.   Settlers implored Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to allow them to remain in… Read More ›

They came to Israel to enlist in the military: ‘Israel is home’

They came to Israel to enlist in the military: ‘Israel is home’

Last month, a ‘Fun Day’ was held for some 6,000 lone soldiers serving in the IDF. In a conversation with Ynet, they talk about their… Read More ›

Temple Mount is ‘For Muslims and Palestinians Only’

Temple Mount is ‘For Muslims and Palestinians Only’

“This place is holy to Muslims alone, no one else,” insisted one of the worshipers.   In the heat of the midday sun outside the… Read More ›

New Jersey – Monsey Rabbi Speaks Out; As Mahwah Police Chief Says Town Officials Knew About Eruv Two Months Ago

New Jersey – Monsey Rabbi Speaks Out; As Mahwah Police Chief Says Town Officials Knew About Eruv Two Months Ago

  Mahwah, NJ – While Mahwah residents say they were blindsided by the eruv that was erected in their township, at least some village officials… Read More ›

Israeli cabinet decides to remove metal detectors from Temple Mount

Israeli cabinet decides to remove metal detectors from Temple Mount

Move comes hours after Israel, Jordan end tense stand-off, agree on safe passage of Israeli guard wounded in stabbing incident at Amman embassy that saw… Read More ›

Chief Rabbi Yosef: Shame terrorist wasn’t killed

Chief Rabbi Yosef: Shame terrorist wasn’t killed

In weekly Torah lesson dedicated to Salomon family members slain in Halamish terror attack, Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef says ‘If we know a terrorist came to… Read More ›

Bronx, NY – Shuttered Bronx Synagogue Becomes A Dumping Ground

Bronx, NY – Shuttered Bronx Synagogue Becomes A Dumping Ground

  Bronx, NY – Neighbors of a shuttered synagogue in the Bronx want its apparent owners to clean up the trash that is accumulating on… Read More ›

Jews say Netanyahu ignoring them

Jews say Netanyahu ignoring them

Highlighting rare chilly reception, community leaders ask why Israeli PM focused speech at Budapest JCC on bilateral ties instead of addressing their concerns about anti-Semitism,… Read More ›

Soros and Hungarian anti-Semites: Almost one and the same

Soros and Hungarian anti-Semites: Almost one and the same

Op-ed: As far as George Soros is concerned, anti-Zionism and anti-Semitism have become one ideology—hatred for Israel. George Soros is right, because Hungarian Prime Minister… Read More ›

The first medic to respond to the Temple Mount terror attack was Muslim. Here’s his story

The first medic to respond to the Temple Mount terror attack was Muslim. Here’s his story

When Nedal Sader first heard the crackle of machine-gun fire just outside his apartment on Friday, he couldn’t believe it was coming from the holy… Read More ›

Old City Terrorism Deters Tourism, Hurts Shops

Old City Terrorism Deters Tourism, Hurts Shops

Attacks like those on Friday have a major impact on the number of tourists that pass through both stores and the Old City.   Passing… Read More ›

Incitement leads to action

Incitement leads to action

Op-ed: Sheikh Raed Salah is following in Mufti Haj Amin al-Husseini’s footsteps with the ‘Al-Aqsa is in danger’ libel, which asserts that the Jews are… Read More ›

Caesarea sold by Greek Orthodox church to mystery foreign buyer

Caesarea sold by Greek Orthodox church to mystery foreign buyer

Justice ministry calls meeting over surprise sale of 700 dunams of land belonging to Patriarchate in ancient port city, TV report says   The Roman… Read More ›

Manhattan, NY – New York Museum Recreates Scene Of Nazi War Criminal’s Trial

Manhattan, NY – New York Museum Recreates Scene Of Nazi War Criminal’s Trial

  Manhattan, NY –  Half a century after Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann was convicted and hanged in Israel for engineering the deaths of millions… Read More ›

Netanyahu vs. Bennett: Who is ‘the real rightist’?

Netanyahu vs. Bennett: Who is ‘the real rightist’?

Op-ed: In the past, the PM left the ‘hardcore right’ to smaller parties and focused on the moderate and centrist right. The last elections, though,… Read More ›

When anti-Semitism becomes ‘legitimate’

When anti-Semitism becomes ‘legitimate’

Op-ed: Netanyahu likely wouldn’t have rushed to legitimize the Hungarian PM’s sophisticated use of anti-Semitic language if it were directed at a tycoon funding his… Read More ›

Brooklyn, NY – WATCH: Suspect In Custody After Second Williamsburg Burglary In A Month

Brooklyn, NY – WATCH: Suspect In Custody After Second Williamsburg Burglary In A Month

  Brooklyn, NY – A Williamsburg man who was arrested just last month for a synagogue burglary has found himself on the wrong side of… Read More ›

How a Chinese-Jewish chef finds inspiration on a North Dakota farm

How a Chinese-Jewish chef finds inspiration on a North Dakota farm

While it didn’t occur to Molly Yeh that ‘a place could exist without tons of Jews,’ the Instagram star is snapping up as many influences… Read More ›

Canadian Orthodox Synagogue Protests Chief Rabbinate ‘Blacklist’ to Quebec Consul General

Canadian Orthodox Synagogue Protests Chief Rabbinate ‘Blacklist’ to Quebec Consul General

Shaar Hashomayim synagogue in Montreal also demands apology from Chief Rabbi Lau to communal rabbi.   The venerable and prestigious Orthodox synagogue of Shaar Hashomayim… Read More ›