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Analysis: And then Trump tweeted — Why Israel suddenly decided to bar 2 US congresswomen

Analysis: And then Trump tweeted — Why Israel suddenly decided to bar 2 US congresswomen

Israel’s DC envoy initially said Tlaib, Omar were free to visit. But less than 2 hours after US president wrote that letting them in ‘would… Read More ›

Extremists are calling the shots on the Temple Mount

Extremists are calling the shots on the Temple Mount

Opinion: Israel’s government has yielded sovereignty of one of Judaism’s holiest sites to a fringe group who violate a rabbinical ban on praying there, so… Read More ›

Mike Pompeo Lashes out at Khamenei, Calls Concern for Palestinians ‘faux’

Mike Pompeo Lashes out at Khamenei, Calls Concern for Palestinians ‘faux’

“It’s sick that on the eve of Tisha Be’Av, a solemn day for the Jewish people, Khamenei calls for violence against the Jewish state.”  … Read More ›

The secret service of Antwerp’s Jewish community

The secret service of Antwerp’s Jewish community

The 20,000 strong Jewish population of Belgium’s second city has its own protection in the form of a clandestine group of volunteers who work with… Read More ›

Analysis: Lapid’s silence on Litzman highlights division in Blue and White leadership

Analysis: Lapid’s silence on Litzman highlights division in Blue and White leadership

Police call for charges against the ultra-Orthodox politician comes in the midst of internal furor over Yair Lapid’s anti-Haredi campaign   The police recommendations, published Tuesday,… Read More ›

Who Is William Daroff, The Next CEO of the Conference of Presidents?

Who Is William Daroff, The Next CEO of the Conference of Presidents?

Jewish voices on both the left and the right of the political spectrum said that Daroff, 51, is a “unifier” who could bring the polarized… Read More ›

Netanyahu cannot do to Israel what he has done to Likud

Netanyahu cannot do to Israel what he has done to Likud

Opinion: The gulf between the interests of the nation and those of its leader is growing as the prime minister places his own preservation above… Read More ›

Israel’s true enemy lies within

Israel’s true enemy lies within

Opinion: A growing number of the public believe that the state should not take responsibility for any social welfare and leave everyone to their own… Read More ›

Thornhill, Ontario – Jewish Boys Attacked On Shabbos Afternoon

Thornhill, Ontario – Jewish Boys Attacked On Shabbos Afternoon

Thornhill, Ontario – Two Jewish 14 year old boys were walking on Shabbos afternoon in Yorkhill Park, when they were attacked by an African American… Read More ›

Anti-Semitism is flourishing once again, and it is terrifying

Anti-Semitism is flourishing once again, and it is terrifying

Opinion: The Netherlands’ chief rabbi is horrified by the openly anti-Jewish tone of a recent article in a Dutch newspaper, which reminds him of the… Read More ›

Party leaders race to win the Russian vote

Party leaders race to win the Russian vote

Just a few kilometers apart, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and former Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman both met with Russian speaking voters in an effort to… Read More ›

After okaying Palestinian homes, Netanyahu vows Jewish settlements are ‘forever’

After okaying Palestinian homes, Netanyahu vows Jewish settlements are ‘forever’

PM inaugurates new promenade in Efrat, whose mayor was one of the few settler leaders not to knock building plans; rival Gantz says he won’t… Read More ›

Boro Park – 9 Year Old Boro Park Child Drowns At NJ Waterpark

Boro Park – 9 Year Old Boro Park Child Drowns At NJ Waterpark

Boro Park – A young child from Boro Park lost his life in a tragic incident on Tuesday. Hersh Meilich Grossman, 9-years-old, was on a… Read More ›

Defending BDS support, Rashida Tlaib says she would boycott Arab states, too

Defending BDS support, Rashida Tlaib says she would boycott Arab states, too

Democrat calls boycott a ‘form of freedom of speech’ that people want to dismiss as anti-Semitic; asserts she’d support such a movement against Saudi Arabia… Read More ›

New York – 108-year-old Synagogue Is Becoming Apartments For Syracuse University Students

New York – 108-year-old Synagogue Is Becoming Apartments For Syracuse University Students

Syracuse, NY – Central New York’s oldest synagogue is being redeveloped as student housing for Syracuse University. Temple Concord, also known as the Temple Society… Read More ›

BDS, J Street and the willful blindness of the liberal peaceniks

BDS, J Street and the willful blindness of the liberal peaceniks

Opinion: Some boycotts are justified, whether imposed by a state or individuals, but the drive to boycott the State of Israel is certainly nothing but… Read More ›

Bernie Sanders says he would ‘absolutely’ mull cutting aid to leverage Israel

Bernie Sanders says he would ‘absolutely’ mull cutting aid to leverage Israel

Vermont senator and leading 2020 Democrat says he is not anti-Israel, but insists US’s Mideast policy cannot just be ‘pro-Israel pro-Israel pro-Israel’   WASHINGTON —… Read More ›

Auschwitz prisoner no. 174005 who never stopped smiling, gone at 91

Auschwitz prisoner no. 174005 who never stopped smiling, gone at 91

Opinion: Naftali was beaten once, with a whip by the commandant of his barracks after which he smiled and that kept him from being beaten… Read More ›

Prison Break: Israel Rescues Businessman from Ethiopian Jail

Prison Break: Israel Rescues Businessman from Ethiopian Jail

Menashe Levy, an Israeli businessman operating in Ethiopia, was imprisoned in the country, subjected to wretched conditions, and caught in a legal morass seemingly without… Read More ›

Israeli embassy in Finland subjected to relentless anti-Semitic attacks

Israeli embassy in Finland subjected to relentless anti-Semitic attacks

Over the past year and a half, the embassy in the capital of Helsinki has been vandalized on at least 15 occasions by neo-Nazi extremists… Read More ›