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The fascists who justify terrorism

The fascists who justify terrorism

Opinion: Whether on the right or on the left, those who sympathize and justify bloodshed and terror, be it Jewish or Palestinian, are no better… Read More ›

‘We’ve only just begun’: Abraham Accords partners mark one year since signing

‘We’ve only just begun’: Abraham Accords partners mark one year since signing

At anniversary event hosted by Israeli UN mission, countries tout growing ties; UAE, Morocco and Bahrain hail treatment of local Jews, US says it hasn’t… Read More ›

Dozens of infected pilgrims caught returning from Uman with faked negative tests

Dozens of infected pilgrims caught returning from Uman with faked negative tests

Concerns hundreds carrying coronavirus may be traveling back from Ukraine with falsified paperwork; PM vows full criminal charges against those found breaking rules   Dozens… Read More ›

A.D.H.D. Pills on Yom Kippur

A.D.H.D. Pills on Yom Kippur

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt Question: “Rabbi, I have ADHD, and there is absolutely no waay that I can stay in shul on Yom… Read More ›

VIDEO: Afghanistan’s Last Jew Leaves After Taliban Takeover

VIDEO: Afghanistan’s Last Jew Leaves After Taliban Takeover

  KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The last member of Afghanistan’s Jewish community has left the country. Zebulon Simentov, who lived in a dilapidated synagogue in… Read More ›

The last Jew in Afghanistan is en route to the United States – report

The last Jew in Afghanistan is en route to the United States – report

Zabulon Simantov has left Afghanistan and is en route to the United States, sources report.   The last Jew in Afghanistan, Zabulon Simantov, is leaving… Read More ›

On this Rosh Hashanah, let’s try to be more thankful

On this Rosh Hashanah, let’s try to be more thankful

Opinion: We, as Israelis, always have something to complain about; this year, as we sit around the holiday table, instead of arguing let’s celebrate our… Read More ›

Israelis to celebrate Rosh Hashanah without new restrictions

Israelis to celebrate Rosh Hashanah without new restrictions

Hebrew U: Serious cases to drop under 500 within next week or two   Israelis will be able to celebrate Rosh Hashanah this year without… Read More ›

Orthodox Jewish Good Samaritan Says Highway Tire Change Just the Right Thing to Do

Orthodox Jewish Good Samaritan Says Highway Tire Change Just the Right Thing to Do

NEW YORK  – A Flatbush resident whose good deed became the talk of social media is downplaying the incident, saying that it was a kindness… Read More ›

Iran sports minister joins ‘antisemitic’ attack against Israeli athletes

Iran sports minister joins ‘antisemitic’ attack against Israeli athletes

The Iranian sports minister urged Iranian athletes to refuse to compete against Israeli athletes calling Israel a “child killing and occupying regime.”   The newly… Read More ›

Relics From Ancient Roman Town Discovered Under Historic London Synagogue

Relics From Ancient Roman Town Discovered Under Historic London Synagogue

LONDON (VINnews) — A restoration project at the historic Bevis Marks synagogue in London, the oldest synagogue in the UK, has led to the discovery… Read More ›

A call to action in face of anti-Israel pandemic

A call to action in face of anti-Israel pandemic

Opinion: In his exclusive piece for Ynet, President of the World Jewish Congress Ron Lauder says progressive American Jews and young Democrats’ erroneous view of… Read More ›

Hackers Threaten Online Shiva For Brazilian Jewish Educator: ‘I’ll Enter Synagogues And Kill Everyone’

Hackers Threaten Online Shiva For Brazilian Jewish Educator: ‘I’ll Enter Synagogues And Kill Everyone’

RIO DE JANEIRO (JTA) – Hackers posting death threats, including “I’ll enter synagogues and kill everyone,” broke into the online mourning ceremony for a former… Read More ›

Will Polish Anti-restitution Law Permanently Harm Ties With Israel, Jewish Community?

Will Polish Anti-restitution Law Permanently Harm Ties With Israel, Jewish Community?

NEW YORK (JNS/DMITRIY SHAPIRO) – Despite international pressure to veto the bill, Polish President Andrzej Duda signed a bill passed by the Polish legislature on… Read More ›

Identifying the Shanghai Bais Yaakov Teachers and Students

Identifying the Shanghai Bais Yaakov Teachers and Students

by Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com Boruch Hashem, there are now Beis Yaakov’s across the country and across the world. It was a movement that… Read More ›

Israeli leaders pan ‘disgrace’ as Poland passes law curbing WWII property claims

Israeli leaders pan ‘disgrace’ as Poland passes law curbing WWII property claims

FM Lapid says Jerusalem will review 2018 joint statement on Holocaust remembrance; Knesset speaker cancels plans to form inter-parliamentary friendship group The Polish parliament on… Read More ›

What Jews in NY need to know about Kathy Hochul, who will replace Cuomo

What Jews in NY need to know about Kathy Hochul, who will replace Cuomo

Kathy Hochul, who will succeed Andrew Cuomo as governor of New York, is no stranger to the New York Jewish community. Kathy Hochul, who will… Read More ›

Guess What? This Summer Marks 100 Years of Agudath Israel in America

Guess What? This Summer Marks 100 Years of Agudath Israel in America

e By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com This summer represents the 100th anniversary of Agudath Israel in America. So here is the historical background behind… Read More ›

Anger over synagogue exemptions as cabinet OKs new Green Pass virus restrictions

Anger over synagogue exemptions as cabinet OKs new Green Pass virus restrictions

Several ministers vote against rules in protest; Health Ministry to start pilot serological testing for children under 12 so as to include those with antibodies… Read More ›

Bennett’s American revolution

Bennett’s American revolution

Analysis: The prime minister’s upcoming visit to the White House is crucial to rebuilding trust and cooperation with the U.S., which Israel needs to face… Read More ›