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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 ›

Far-right will drive Israelis to the streets en masse

Far-right will drive Israelis to the streets en masse

Opinion: Incoming government is set to trample on the beliefs and values of the Jewish democratic state, and will discover that non-religious Zionists will not… Read More ›

Yeshiva Bochur In Serious Condition After Stabbing In Lakewood Yeshiva

Yeshiva Bochur In Serious Condition After Stabbing In Lakewood Yeshiva

  LAKEWOOD — A Yeshiva Bochur was transported to Jersey Shore Trauma Center on Thursday after he was stabbed. The incident took place inside a… Read More ›

Israel will pay for far-right’s realization of the annexation dream

Israel will pay for far-right’s realization of the annexation dream

Opinion: Smotrich and Ben-Gvir’s policies will likely throw legitimacy of Israel’s rule in the West Bank into further dispute, threatening international cooperation, which is a… Read More ›

Incoming immigration minister says Law of Return ‘needs to be fixed’

Incoming immigration minister says Law of Return ‘needs to be fixed’

Religious Zionism’s Ofir Sofer doesn’t elaborate on plans, asks for ‘grace period’ to study issue before attempting changes, including to controversial ‘grandparent clause’   A… Read More ›

Great Neck, NY, Signs ‘Sister Pact’ With Israeli Towns

Great Neck, NY, Signs ‘Sister Pact’ With Israeli Towns

  NEW YORK (JTA) – A declaration of friendship and cooperation was signed in Israel this week at a festive ceremony between the mayor of… Read More ›

U.S. Jews fear collision with expected Israeli government

U.S. Jews fear collision with expected Israeli government

Given American Jews’ predominantly liberal political views, these misgivings could have a ripple effect in Washington and further widen what has become a partisan divide… Read More ›

How academia omits facts to make Palestinians the perpetual victim

How academia omits facts to make Palestinians the perpetual victim

Opinion: Academics have personal opinions and agendas like the rest of us, but erasing evidence only because it contradicts researchers’ political positions is wrong and… Read More ›

Knesset speaker announces vote to replace him after demand from Netanyahu bloc

Knesset speaker announces vote to replace him after demand from Netanyahu bloc

Mickey Levy says incoming coalition is forcing move to enable Shas leader Deri to serve as minister despite tax fraud conviction; vote for new speaker… Read More ›

Trump dinner with antisemites was ‘breaking point,’ Jewish former allies say

Trump dinner with antisemites was ‘breaking point,’ Jewish former allies say

“There’s no question this is a breaking point within the Republican party,” Dov Hikind, a prominent leader in Brooklyn, told The Jerusalem Post after Trump’s… Read More ›

‘Non-Jewish Nanny’ to Orthodox kids gains TikTok fame with cute culture-shock videos

‘Non-Jewish Nanny’ to Orthodox kids gains TikTok fame with cute culture-shock videos

Budding opera singer Adriana Fernandez babysits for Florida Jews on the side; her exuberant social media posts sparked a surprising 3rd career – as a… Read More ›

Blinken Vows Us Support For Israel Despite Unease Over Gov’t

Blinken Vows Us Support For Israel Despite Unease Over Gov’t

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Sunday the U.S. will not shrink from its unwavering support for Israel despite stark differences… Read More ›

Religious parties’ demand for gender segregation will only amplify sex

Religious parties’ demand for gender segregation will only amplify sex

Opinion: United Torah Judaism and far-right Religious Zionist parties’ demand for legislation permitting gender segregation at publicly funded events takes us back to primitive habits… Read More ›

Netanyahu gives Smotrich broad powers over settlements, Palestinian construction

Netanyahu gives Smotrich broad powers over settlements, Palestinian construction

Under coalition deal, Religious Zionism chief will be finance minister for two years, with party also granted influential position to advance controversial judicial reform  … Read More ›

WATCH: Rabbi Zweibel Discusses Trump Dining with Antisemites Kanye and Fuentes at Agudah Convention

WATCH: Rabbi Zweibel Discusses Trump Dining with Antisemites Kanye and Fuentes at Agudah Convention

STAMFORD (Yaakov M / VINnews) — At the Agudah Convention on Motzei Shabbos, Rabbi Chaim Dovid Zweibel, executive VP of Agudath Israel of America, appeared… Read More ›

Netanyahu gives Smotrich broad powers over settlements, Palestinian construction

Netanyahu gives Smotrich broad powers over settlements, Palestinian construction

Under coalition deal, Religious Zionism chief will be finance minister for two years, with party also granted influential position to advance controversial judicial reform  … Read More ›

IT GETS WORSE: Kanye West Praises Hitler During Interview With Alex Jones (VIDEO)

IT GETS WORSE: Kanye West Praises Hitler During Interview With Alex Jones (VIDEO)

In what seems to be a never ending spiral of going from bad to worse, Kanye West expressed admiration for Adolf Hitler during an appearance… 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 ›

Hasidic Man Harassed On NYC Train, Attacker Brags That NYPD Won’t Do Anything (VIDEO)

Hasidic Man Harassed On NYC Train, Attacker Brags That NYPD Won’t Do Anything (VIDEO)

BROOKLYN — A Hasidic man was harassed on the J train heading from Brooklyn to Manhattan on Monday. The incident was tweeted out by another… Read More ›

Pence Calls On Trump To Apologize For Dinner With Antisemite

Pence Calls On Trump To Apologize For Dinner With Antisemite

  NEW YORK (AP) — Former Vice President Mike Pence on Monday said Donald Trump “demonstrated profoundly poor judgment” and called on him to apologize… Read More ›