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Netanyahu requests extension for mandate to form coalition

Netanyahu requests extension for mandate to form coalition

Deri will take over as finance minister from Religious Zionists head MK Bezalel Smotrich in the second half of the government’s term.   Prime minister-designate… Read More ›

Trump team finds two documents with classified markings in a Florida storage unit

Trump team finds two documents with classified markings in a Florida storage unit

  Two documents with classified markings were found in a Florida storage unit during a search by a team hired by former President Donald Trump’s… Read More ›

Russia launches fresh barrage of missiles towards Ukraine

Russia launches fresh barrage of missiles towards Ukraine

Russia launched a fresh barrage of missiles toward Ukraine on Monday as it accused Kyiv of striking military airfields deep inside its territory. Dozens of missiles were launched by… Read More ›

Jewish Passengers Booted Off Lufthansa Flight In May Are Getting $20,000 Payouts

Jewish Passengers Booted Off Lufthansa Flight In May Are Getting $20,000 Payouts

  BERLIN (JTA) – Nearly seven months after they were denied boarding in Frankfurt, a group of more than 100 Hasidic Lufthansa passengers are getting… Read More ›

House committee receives Donald Trump’s federal tax returns from IRS

House committee receives Donald Trump’s federal tax returns from IRS

  The House Ways and Means Committee now has six years of Donald Trump’s federal tax returns, ending a yearslong pursuit by Democrats to dig… Read More ›

55% of Israelis want IDF to kill terrorists who are no longer a threat – poll

55% of Israelis want IDF to kill terrorists who are no longer a threat – poll

In addition, just under half (45.5%) of Israelis support targeting civilian populations in Gaza to deter rockets being fired into Israel, which marks a jump… Read More ›

Iran’s Jewish community condemns protests, supports regime

Iran’s Jewish community condemns protests, supports regime

Community says in letter on website that protests wound the hearts of those loyal to Iran, while they support the Supreme leader ; ‘Enemies of… Read More ›

In new comedic horror film, Holocaust survivor vampire faces his surprise daughter

In new comedic horror film, Holocaust survivor vampire faces his surprise daughter

Noah Segan writes, directs, and acts in ‘Blood Relatives,’ a not-too-bloody road trip movie with an uplifting message about family and the benefits of uniting… Read More ›

Israel announces first step towards free trade pact with Japan

Israel announces first step towards free trade pact with Japan

Foreign and economy ministry officials to meet with Japanese counterparts in pursuit of deal that could lift bilateral trade valued at more than $3.5 billion… Read More ›

World Cup in Qatar is a kick in the face of the Palestinians

World Cup in Qatar is a kick in the face of the Palestinians

Opinion: Billions splashed on hosting world’s biggest soccer spectacle is the final nail in the coffin of the Arab world’s interest in the Palestinian people… Read More ›

US Reform chief: Ben Gvir as police minister akin to KKK leader as attorney general

US Reform chief: Ben Gvir as police minister akin to KKK leader as attorney general

Rabbi Rick Jacobs says ‘unimaginable’ that Otzma Yehudit leader, Bezalel Smotrich of Religious Zionsim will be ‘face of modern Israel,’ warns Washington officials may not… Read More ›

Law professors urge incoming coalition to reject High Court override law

Law professors urge incoming coalition to reject High Court override law

Experts warn against planned bill, warning it will place all rights in the hands of the governing majority; official warns int’l bodies could intervene if… Read More ›

Opinion: For the sake of Jews across the world, leave the Law of Return in peace

Opinion: For the sake of Jews across the world, leave the Law of Return in peace

Opinion: Religious parties along with members of Likud seek to amend the law to exclude grandchildren of Jews from access to Israeli citizenship, threatening relations… Read More ›

FBI probes killing of Palestinian-American reporter Abu Akleh; Israel: Grave mistake

FBI probes killing of Palestinian-American reporter Abu Akleh; Israel: Grave mistake

Move represents about-face by US, which had said it wouldn’t open its own probe into death of reporter who Israel says was likely shot by… Read More ›

Gedolei Torah View on Har HaBayis: a Halachic Analysis

Gedolei Torah View on Har HaBayis: a Halachic Analysis

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com Recently, President Yitzchok Herzog indicated to the leaders of the Shas party that one of the greatest political challenges… Read More ›

Maloney Tries to Attract Satmar Vote with $94 Million in Federal Funds

Maloney Tries to Attract Satmar Vote with $94 Million in Federal Funds

  NEW YORK — Democrat Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney, who is frantically struggling to win a tough race, is trying to persuade Chassidim to vote… Read More ›

Hong Kong says it’s back open for business. Will the world buy it?

Hong Kong says it’s back open for business. Will the world buy it?

Hong Kong —  At a glitzy finance summit in Hong Kong this week, the city’s leader triumphantly told a room packed with top Wall Street executives that the Asian… Read More ›

FBI warns of ‘broad threat’ to New Jersey synagogues, urges caution

FBI warns of ‘broad threat’ to New Jersey synagogues, urges caution

The FBI said that this warning was a “proactive measure” and that it is still investigating the matter.   The FBI has put out a… Read More ›

Benjamin Netanyahu faces balancing act after Israel election comeback

Benjamin Netanyahu faces balancing act after Israel election comeback

The returning PM will face pressure to hand over ministry positions to far-right Ben-Gvir and his Religious Zionist party partners, while calming concerns from allies,… Read More ›

US hopes members of next Israeli government respect ‘open, democratic society’

US hopes members of next Israeli government respect ‘open, democratic society’

State Department spokesman Ned Price refuses to comment directly on results of vote, but tells reporters he hopes Jerusalem will maintain ‘respect for all,’ particularly… Read More ›