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How Israel’s Falash Mura crisis became a painful 30-year saga, with no end in sight

How Israel’s Falash Mura crisis became a painful 30-year saga, with no end in sight

Many Falash Mura – Ethiopians whose Jewish ancestors converted to Christianity – have had their lives on hold just to remain eligible for Aliyah, while… Read More ›

WATCH: FL Gov. DeSantis Touts His Strong Friendship To The Jewish Community In NYC Speech

WATCH: FL Gov. DeSantis Touts His Strong Friendship To The Jewish Community In NYC Speech

NEW YORK – Florida Governor Ron DeSantis spoke on Sunday at the Jewish Leadership Conference in New York. DeSantis noted all his accomplishments to the… Read More ›

The Shoolem Ba’as Ladies and Hotzaos Shabbos

The Shoolem Ba’as Ladies and Hotzaos Shabbos

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com In the Chassidish world they are called the, “Shoolem Ba’as ladies.” Translation:  These are housekeepers that work on Fridays… Read More ›

All About Lying and How to Stop It

All About Lying and How to Stop It

by Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com A woman who is in the process of a divorce had explained to her husband that her lawyer had… Read More ›

Jewish Man Beaten And Allegedly Called ‘Dirty Jew’ While Campaigning For His Political Candidate Wife In France

Jewish Man Beaten And Allegedly Called ‘Dirty Jew’ While Campaigning For His Political Candidate Wife In France

PARIS (JTA) – A group of men violently assaulted a Jewish man while he was putting up campaign posters for his wife, who is running… Read More ›

‘I tied my 3 children to my body’: Ethiopian woman who dreamed of Israel

‘I tied my 3 children to my body’: Ethiopian woman who dreamed of Israel

Almash Tesma was just 22 when she began her arduous journey to the Holy Land, during which she had to face criminals, give birth alone,… Read More ›

Rabbi Uri Zohar: Makom Sh’baalei teshuvah Omdin, ain Tzaddikim Gemurim Omdin

Rabbi Uri Zohar: Makom Sh’baalei teshuvah Omdin, ain Tzaddikim Gemurim Omdin

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com Imagine a top actor, a top film director, and a top comedian all in one.  Imagine a Tom Cruise,… Read More ›

Swastika Flier Found At Bus Stop Across From Maryland Synagogue

Swastika Flier Found At Bus Stop Across From Maryland Synagogue

  BALTIMORE (JNS) – A flier with a swastika on it was found plastered on a bus-stop shelter in a heavily Orthodox neighborhood of Silver… Read More ›

Demonization of Jews, not flag march, at fault for Jerusalem unrest

Demonization of Jews, not flag march, at fault for Jerusalem unrest

Opinion: Those making the dangerous and wrong claim that Jerusalem Day tradition is the catalyst for Palestinian riots, must remember the debunked ‘al-Aqsa in danger’… Read More ›

READ IT: Professor Aaron Twerski Sends Scathing Letter To NYS Dept. Of Education

READ IT: Professor Aaron Twerski Sends Scathing Letter To NYS Dept. Of Education

  NEW YORK — Last week, Professor Aaron Twerski sent a harshly written to the New York State Dept. of Education, decrying their attempts to… Read More ›

Reconciliation is for champions. Do Israelis and Palestinians have any?

Reconciliation is for champions. Do Israelis and Palestinians have any?

Opinion: An end to hostilities is a process of trying to understand the narrative of one’s enemy; it is never an obvious choice, but both… Read More ›

After Flag March, clashes between Palestinians, Jews, cops flare in East Jerusalem

After Flag March, clashes between Palestinians, Jews, cops flare in East Jerusalem

Flashpoint Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood sees fighting, arrests, vehicle torched; Israeli wounded after Palestinian stone-throwing near Old City, masked Jews beat Arab journalist   Palestinians, Jewish… Read More ›

Editorial: Yeshivas and Shuls — We are BEGGING You to Implement a Lock-Door Policy

Editorial: Yeshivas and Shuls — We are BEGGING You to Implement a Lock-Door Policy

  It’s time for all yeshivas and shuls to have a lock-door policy. It does not cost much money, nor does it require special equipment.… Read More ›

Historians say Jerusalem flag march rooted in ancient history

Historians say Jerusalem flag march rooted in ancient history

Professor of Talmud from Bar-Ilan University Jeffrey Woolf says the march, which celebrates the Israeli capture of east Jerusalem following the 1967 war, is a… Read More ›

Cops said to fear rioters may barricade inside Al-Aqsa ahead of Jerusalem Day march

Cops said to fear rioters may barricade inside Al-Aqsa ahead of Jerusalem Day march

IDF apparently not expecting a repeat of last year’s rocket fire from Gaza and subsequent war, but tensions are high as volatile day arrives  … Read More ›

Rabbi Yaakov Bender Details Security Measures On Darchei Torah Campus Amid Texas School Shooting

Rabbi Yaakov Bender Details Security Measures On Darchei Torah Campus Amid Texas School Shooting

FAR ROCKAWAY — In the aftermath of the horrific elementary school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, Rabbi Yaakov Bender sent out a letter to the Darchei… Read More ›

Shame on CNN: IDF Says CNN Claim Israeli Forces Killed Journalist In Targeted Shooting Is ‘Baseless’

Shame on CNN: IDF Says CNN Claim Israeli Forces Killed Journalist In Targeted Shooting Is ‘Baseless’

JERUSALEM (JNS) – The Israeli military has dismissed as “baseless” a report by CNN on Tuesday claiming that Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was… Read More ›

Shin Bet Arrests East J’lem Terror Cell Which Planned Attacks On MK Itamar Ben-Gvir, Light Rail

Shin Bet Arrests East J’lem Terror Cell Which Planned Attacks On MK Itamar Ben-Gvir, Light Rail

JERUSALEM — The Shin Bet and Jerusalem Police revealed Tuesday that they had uncovered a terror cell led by Hamas operatives, residents of East Jerusalem… Read More ›

Lag Ba’omer: Celebrations resume at Meron, one year after deadly tragedy – watch

Lag Ba’omer: Celebrations resume at Meron, one year after deadly tragedy – watch

One year after the disaster at Meron killed 45 people, police have set up new protocols for this year’s celebrations.   The celebrations at Mount… Read More ›

Host of ‘The View’ Walks Back Comments Implying Jewish ‘Cabal’ Following Intense Backlash (VIDEO)

Host of ‘The View’ Walks Back Comments Implying Jewish ‘Cabal’ Following Intense Backlash (VIDEO)

NEW YORK — ABC’s “The View” is once again embroiled in controversy, over comments made by a host that maligned Jews. Sunny Hostin was discussing… Read More ›