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We’re on the brink of civil war between Jews and Arabs, warns Acre mayor

We’re on the brink of civil war between Jews and Arabs, warns Acre mayor

The conference proposed an NIS 110 billion plan to fight crime and restore governance in the periphery.   The State of Israel is “on the… Read More ›

Soldiers must be reminded their enemy is not those with opposing political views

Soldiers must be reminded their enemy is not those with opposing political views

Opinion: The punch to the face that IDF soldier gave the left-wing activist in West Bank city says a lot more about the Israeli political… Read More ›

Netanyahu puts extremist homophobic politician in charge of Israel’s Jewish identity

Netanyahu puts extremist homophobic politician in charge of Israel’s Jewish identity

Presumed PM-elect signs coalition deal with Avi Maoz, who holds radical views on non-Orthodox Judaism, LGBT Israelis, Arabs and women   One of the Knesset’s… Read More ›

Canadian Lawmaker Vows To Defend Israel, Jews

Canadian Lawmaker Vows To Defend Israel, Jews

  OTTAWA (JNS) – She’s a Jamaican-born lawyer who immigrated to Canada with her family at age five. She made history by becoming the first… Read More ›

White House, some Republicans pan Trump for hosting Holocaust revisionist and Kanye

White House, some Republicans pan Trump for hosting Holocaust revisionist and Kanye

Biden press secretary says antisemitism has ‘no place in America — including at Mar-a-Lago’; former ambassador Friedman among GOP members joining chorus of criticism  … Read More ›

Otzma Yehudit, Likud make significant progress toward forming government

Otzma Yehudit, Likud make significant progress toward forming government

Otzma Yehudit will receive the Ministry of Internal Security in an expanded capacity, the Heritage Ministry and the Negev and Galilee Ministry.   Significant progress… 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 ›

Following Threat Against Jewish Community, Gov. Hochul Signs Bills To Help Prevent Hate Crimes

Following Threat Against Jewish Community, Gov. Hochul Signs Bills To Help Prevent Hate Crimes

  NEW YORK (JTA) – Days after two men were arrested at Penn Station and charged with planning an attack on a synagogue, Gov. Kathy Hochul signed… Read More ›

Uproar over settler attack on soldier only amplifies indifference to Palestinians

Uproar over settler attack on soldier only amplifies indifference to Palestinians

Opinion: The shock and condemnation in Israel following settler attack in Hebron on a female soldier proves that Palestinians in the same city don’t enjoy… 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 ›

8 Thoughts and Sayings of Rav Chaim Visoker zatzal

8 Thoughts and Sayings of Rav Chaim Visoker zatzal

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com Imagine an adult playing with children’s toys.  This is us, when we involve ourselves in the pursuit of gashmius… Read More ›

Israel’s secular public is tired of carrying ultra-Orthodox on its back

Israel’s secular public is tired of carrying ultra-Orthodox on its back

Opinion: Whether or not it’s a decision of majority of people, data proves top three deciles in Israel still pay about 90% of the taxes,… Read More ›

FBI director says US Jews under threat ‘from all sides’ amid rise in antisemitism

FBI director says US Jews under threat ‘from all sides’ amid rise in antisemitism

According to Christopher Wray, some 63% of religious hate crimes are motivated by Jew-hatred; hate crimes and domestic terrorism warnings raised to ‘national priority’  … Read More ›

NYPD Commissioner: Threat Against Jewish Community Averted in NYC

NYPD Commissioner: Threat Against Jewish Community Averted in NYC

NEW YORK – The NYPD and FBI have two people in custody after uncovering a threat to the Jewish community. An attentive MTA officer tracked… Read More ›

Antisemitic Graffiti In DC Suburb Seen As Part Of A Trend

Antisemitic Graffiti In DC Suburb Seen As Part Of A Trend

  WASHINGTON (AP) — The discovery this week of violently antisemitic graffiti along a popular Maryland walking trail is just the latest in a rising… 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 ›

Smotrich increases pressure on Netanyahu to make him defense minister

Smotrich increases pressure on Netanyahu to make him defense minister

As coalition negotiations heat up but with presumptive next PM said reluctant to give him post, far-right leader meets former IDF generals, gets backing from… Read More ›

By embracing Ben-Gvir, religious Zionists relinquished their calling

By embracing Ben-Gvir, religious Zionists relinquished their calling

Opinion: The religious Zionist public initially dismissed the far-right lawmaker as a radical, but once they understood he could get them power in the Knesset,… Read More ›