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IDF aircraft strike in Gaza in response to incendiary balloons

IDF aircraft strike in Gaza in response to incendiary balloons

The components which were damaged in the strike were equipment for weapons research and development, the IDF said. IAF aircraft struck a Hamas weapons manufacturing… Read More ›

A journalist followed 6 rookie doctors in NYC as they came of age during COVID

A journalist followed 6 rookie doctors in NYC as they came of age during COVID

27-year-old Emma Goldberg’s book ‘Life on the Line’ offers a look at how newly-minted physicians began their careers in the heart of a global, and… Read More ›

In photos: IDF team aiding rescue efforts in Miami

In photos: IDF team aiding rescue efforts in Miami

The IDF rescue team is currently in Miami assisting with rescuing victims of the building collapse in Surfside. The IDF released photos on Wednesday of… Read More ›

Mother’s instinct sent family scrambling to safety, says Miami collapse survivor

Mother’s instinct sent family scrambling to safety, says Miami collapse survivor

Gavriel Nir describes building coming down in 3 stages over minutes, giving him, sister, and mom time to escape; relatives of those missing fume at… Read More ›

No, Israel is not an apartheid state

No, Israel is not an apartheid state

Opinion: Israel has its problems, but accusing it of being a nation that discriminates against its Arab citizenry and against Palestinians in Gaza and the… Read More ›

For Jewish Burial Societies, Surfside Building Collapse Presents A Grim And Complex Task

For Jewish Burial Societies, Surfside Building Collapse Presents A Grim And Complex Task

SURFSIDE, FL (JTA) – Among Rabbi Mayer Berger’s first thoughts on seeing the 12 stories of the Champlain Tower South pancaked upon themselves: This is… Read More ›

Jewish groups scramble to help after condo collapse amid grim search for missing

Jewish groups scramble to help after condo collapse amid grim search for missing

Organizations raise money, help spread word about those unaccounted for after disaster at building in heavily Jewish area; Israeli group to send psychotrauma unit Jewish… Read More ›

Polish Schoolchildren Destroyed Dozens Of Jewish Headstones. They Said They Wanted To Build A Fortress.

Polish Schoolchildren Destroyed Dozens Of Jewish Headstones. They Said They Wanted To Build A Fortress.

WARSAW (JTA) – Several children in Poland toppled 63 headstones of Jewish graves because they wanted to use the slabs to build a fortress, they… Read More ›

Getting serious for a change, Jon Lovitz reflects on childhood, faith and Israel

Getting serious for a change, Jon Lovitz reflects on childhood, faith and Israel

The comedian, singer and former ‘Saturday Night Live’ cast member speaks about antisemitism and the media’s portrayal of the Jewish state PITTSBURGH JEWISH CHRONICLE —… Read More ›

Meron tragedy: Vote to form investigative committee on Sunday

Meron tragedy: Vote to form investigative committee on Sunday

Following the Mount Meron tragedy, a government resolution will be voted on to form an investigative committee. The resolution is led by Avigdor Liberman and… Read More ›

Profile Of The ‘New’ Terrorist: Dr. Mai Afane

Profile Of The ‘New’ Terrorist: Dr. Mai Afane

JERUSALEM — Terrorism in Israel is unfortunately not news but part and parcel of life. Not a day goes by without some nationalistically-motivated attack, whether… Read More ›

March of Flags approved for Jerusalem despite Hamas threats

March of Flags approved for Jerusalem despite Hamas threats

Route of the procession will not go through Damascus Gate and Muslim Quarter as in previous years, but through the Jaffa Gate skirting the Muslim… Read More ›

Hundreds rally in Ohio, Arizona against vandalism, Jew-hatred and anti-Semitism

Hundreds rally in Ohio, Arizona against vandalism, Jew-hatred and anti-Semitism

OHIO (JNS) – Groups of Jews and other community members in Arizona and Ohio gathered on Sunday to express their concern over the recent rise… Read More ›

Torah Ark Desecrated Inside Frankfurt Airport Prayer Room

Torah Ark Desecrated Inside Frankfurt Airport Prayer Room

BERLIN (AP) — A leading Jewish group in Germany on Saturday condemned the antisemitic desecration of a Torah ark inside the Jewish prayer room at… Read More ›

In Brooklyn, It’s A Loud, Wide-Open Race To Succeed A Jewish City Councilman

In Brooklyn, It’s A Loud, Wide-Open Race To Succeed A Jewish City Councilman

NEW YORK (JTA) — It was only about 20 minutes into the virtual debate when the moderators had to mute two of the candidates for… Read More ›

Haredi fury over Bennett masks real concern: Their funding will be cut

Haredi fury over Bennett masks real concern: Their funding will be cut

The concern is less that the Jewish character of the state will disappear, and more the impact of being in the opposition will have on… Read More ›

The madness of Israel’s ultra-Orthodox parties

The madness of Israel’s ultra-Orthodox parties

Opinion: What could have pushed Gafni, Litzman and Deri to launch a vicious attack on the likely next prime minister of the State Israel, himself… Read More ›

Religious Zionism is a house divided

Religious Zionism is a house divided

Opinion: The latest political turmoil has served to accentuate the difference in ideologies that threatens to tear this community apart, pitting traditional and more liberal… Read More ›

David Dushman, Who Helped Liberate Auschwitz, Dies At 98

David Dushman, Who Helped Liberate Auschwitz, Dies At 98

BERLIN (AP) — David Dushman, the last surviving Allied soldier involved in the liberation of Auschwitz, has died. He was 98. The Jewish Community of… Read More ›

The Fall of Netanyahu and the First Piece in the Alter’s Ohr HaTzafun

The Fall of Netanyahu and the First Piece in the Alter’s Ohr HaTzafun

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com If only he had seen the Ohr HaTzafun – the very first piece. It isn’t so unlikely. Bibi Netanyahu’s… Read More ›