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Hamas postmortem: The ‘Zionists’ started Gaza fighting

Hamas postmortem: The ‘Zionists’ started Gaza fighting

Khaled Mashal, the terror group’s leader in Qatar claims victory in fiercest fighting enclave has seen since 2014; calls for West Bank intifada and accuses… Read More ›

Who is Kerria Lacca and Why do Some Rabbis Hate Her So?

Who is Kerria Lacca and Why do Some Rabbis Hate Her So?

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com She lies at the heart of the most controversial issues that have hit the Chareidi World since the mid-sixties.… Read More ›

Names Of The 2 Victims In Karlin Bleacher Collapse Revealed As Questions Continue Over Incident

Names Of The 2 Victims In Karlin Bleacher Collapse Revealed As Questions Continue Over Incident

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — The two victims in the bleacher collapse at the new Karlin center in Givat Zeev are 13-year-old Meir Gloiberman and 23-year-old Mordechai… Read More ›

Jewish man hurt in Lod riots succumbs to wounds

Jewish man hurt in Lod riots succumbs to wounds

The man, identified as 56-year-old Yigal Yehoshua, was struck in the head with a brick thrown by Arab rioters and has become the first Jewish… Read More ›

Changing the Dynamic of Safety Concerns in Our Communities

Changing the Dynamic of Safety Concerns in Our Communities

by Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt We, in the Torah community, have had a series of tragedies of late that are truly heart-wrenching.  Rachmana litzlan… Read More ›

4 arrested for anti-Semitic rape threats in Jewish area of London

4 arrested for anti-Semitic rape threats in Jewish area of London

Convoy adorned with Palestinian flags drives through North London to shouts of ‘F**k the Jews,’ ‘Rape their daughters’ and ‘Free Palestine’; British PM says he… Read More ›

US says violence must end immediately; UN envoy said stepping up ceasefire push

US says violence must end immediately; UN envoy said stepping up ceasefire push

Tor Wennesland holding ‘intensive’ talks with Israeli, Hamas and Egyptian officials; Israeli official denies Jerusalem considering truce; Blinken ramps up diplomatic efforts   The US… Read More ›

Chabad Rabbi Hospitalized After Being Assaulted Near London

Chabad Rabbi Hospitalized After Being Assaulted Near London

LONDON (JNS) – A rabbi was assaulted near London in what members of his community say appears not to have been an antisemitic attack. Two… Read More ›

Merkel slams anti-Semitic abuse during Israel protests

Merkel slams anti-Semitic abuse during Israel protests

Chancellor hits back after pro-Palestinian activists scream ‘shitty Jews’ outside Gelsenkirchen synagogue; Austrian chancellor raises Israeli flag in solidarity; Gantz urges top social media platforms… Read More ›

Arab Citizens In A Jewish State: What To Know About Arab-israelis As Unrest Sweeps The Country

Arab Citizens In A Jewish State: What To Know About Arab-israelis As Unrest Sweeps The Country

  JERUSALEM (JTA) – As Israel has begun yet another round of fighting with Hamas in Gaza, another conflict, inside the country, has caught some… Read More ›

Jewish-Arab violence rolls through cities like wildfire, with police overwhelmed

Jewish-Arab violence rolls through cities like wildfire, with police overwhelmed

Leaders horrified as hooligans fill streets, burning, beating, shooting, smashing; Netanyahu says may send army into towns; Bat Yam mob assault on Arab man decried… Read More ›

Netanyahu Raps ‘Anarchy’ Of Jewish-Arab Fighting

Netanyahu Raps ‘Anarchy’ Of Jewish-Arab Fighting

  JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is condemning the “anarchy” of Jewish-Arab violence in cities across the country after a day of tumultuous… Read More ›

Tensions between Israel and Palestinians are sky-high. Here’s what you need to know

Tensions between Israel and Palestinians are sky-high. Here’s what you need to know

Conflict between Israelis and Palestinians boiled over this week, escalating rapidly into one of the worst rounds of violence between the two sides in the… Read More ›

Hamas hails ‘victory in battle for Jerusalem’ after onslaught on central Israel

Hamas hails ‘victory in battle for Jerusalem’ after onslaught on central Israel

Ismail Haniyeh says Gaza-ruling terror group ready for any scenario, celebrates ‘new balance of power’ with Israel after huge rocket barrages, eruption of violence in… Read More ›

As Usual, Israeli Police Arrest The Victims, Ignore The Criminals

As Usual, Israeli Police Arrest The Victims, Ignore The Criminals

JERUSALEM — The pictures from Lod last night tell the story: It was a bona fide pogrom, targeting a yeshiva, a Talmud Torah and Jewish… Read More ›

Jordan warns Israel against ‘barbaric’ attacks on mosque -statement

Jordan warns Israel against ‘barbaric’ attacks on mosque -statement

Jordan, which has custodianship of Moslem and Christian sites in Jerusalem, said Israel should respect worshippers and international law safeguarding Arab rights.   Jordan urged… Read More ›

Amid pandemic misery, India’s Jews try stay safe while helping their neighbors

Amid pandemic misery, India’s Jews try stay safe while helping their neighbors

Local Jewish groups are working to funnel assistance coming from international Jewish organizations, but also dealing with increased requests for assistance from within   JTA… Read More ›

Holocaust Survivor Who Led Yad Vashem Memorial Dies At 94

Holocaust Survivor Who Led Yad Vashem Memorial Dies At 94

  JERUSALEM (AP) — Yitzhak Arad, a Holocaust survivor and scholar who was the director of Israel’s Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial for more than two… Read More ›

Meron disaster probe can’t be left to a toothless watchdog

Meron disaster probe can’t be left to a toothless watchdog

Opinion: State Comptroller Matanyahu Englman’s announcement he intends to investigate the Lag BaOmer stampede serves Netanyahu, who, alongside the political echelon, will most likely won’t… Read More ›

The state has left the Haredi sector at the mercy of its leadership

The state has left the Haredi sector at the mercy of its leadership

Opinion: The horrible disaster on Mount Meron demonstrates how the state opts to not involve itself in the sector’s ‘business’ in exchange for political peace… Read More ›