Thursday, January 23, 2020

News

Security in Israel: An Inside Insight

Our school has just been put on lockdown, our usual afternoon out for chesed canceled due to security following two consecutive terror attacks in both Ranana and Jerusalem, on top of all of the other piguim (terrorist attacks) of the past weeks. This morning, one of my rebbeim quoted Dr. David Pelcowitz in saying that students are

Why Are Two Million Israelis Hungry?

Recently the USDA and the EPA announced a food-waste challenge, with a goal to reduce food waste in the U.S. by 50 percent by 2030. How much food is really being wasted? Precise numbers are difficult to calculate; however, the U.S. Department of Agriculture in 2010 published a report that an estimated 133 billion pounds of food is

Tour the Work of Israel’s Prize-Winning Architect, Yacov Rechter, at the Inbal Jerusalem Hotel

On October 22, the Inbal Jerusalem Hotel will be hosting free architecture tours of its property through a city-wide event, Open House Jerusalem (Batim B’fnim). Overlooking the Old City, the Inbal Jerusalem Hotel represents more than a luxury hotel in the heart of Jerusalem. The hotel reflects a modern interpretation of Israel’s

Muslim Call to Prayer, or Arab Call to Violence: A Terror Timeline

Every day now, I am waking up to news of more murders around Jerusalem.

Outside my window, I hear screaming, and as my stomach twists in fright, I have to wonder whether I am hearing yet another Arab attack against Jews in my area.

This violence is personal. Four

Rambam Cardiologists First to Use New Implant Technology in Israel

Haifa–A team of cardiologists at Rambam Health Care Campus are the first in the nation to use a new Israeli-developed technology to repair mitral valve regurgitation. The implantable device requires a minimally invasive procedure to install, and saves patients from the need to undergo protracted and complex open-heart surgery.

Yeshivot and Seminaries in Israel Prepare for Escalation in Violence

Jerusalem–The recent surge in terrorism in Israel, which reached a new level with the brutal murder of Na’ama and Eitam Henkin (Hy”d) scarcely two weeks ago in Samaria, has put even the usually resilient natives on edge. With the majority of attacks taking place in Jerusalem, and the city, claimed as the capital by both sides, being

Americans to Rally in Solidarity With Israel

On Monday, October 19, 2015, at 5:30 PM, the Jewish Rapid Response Coalition will be holding a rally to protest an anti-Israel, pro-BDS event at the Greenburgh Town Hall, 177 Hillside Avenue, White Plains, New York. The rally is designed to send a message to our government officials, community members and citizens across the nation that

Times Square Rally for Israel

On Sunday evening, October 11, over 500 Israel supporters gathered in Times Square to show their solidarity with the Jewish State in the wake of the recent wave of terror.

As people approached the rally location at the “red steps” on West 47th Street, a participant stood before the growing crowd and

World News Briefs

Abbas Justifies Murders as `Protection of Holy Sites’

(Arutz7/INN) After ongoing Palestinian riots, which have included shootings, stabbings and rock and Molotov-cocktail throwing–as well as the murder of four Israeli civilians–Mahmoud Abbas last week

World News Briefs

Ann Coulter GOP Debate Tweets Called ‘Anti-Semitic’

The controversial conservative, columnist and author Ann Coulter posted multiple statements to Twitter commenting on CNN’s September 16 Republican candidates debate, a number of which were characterized as anti-Semitic. Coulter,

Chief Mufti of Tatarstan, Russia, Meets With Jewish and Christian Leaders

Recently in Kazan, the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan, 800 kilometers east of Moscow, an unusual interfaith dialogue took place—unusual as it was attended by the heads of the local Muslim community, the archdiocese of the Russian Orthodox Church, the Roman Catholic church, Protestant clergy and prominent rabbis

Young Israel Questions Bias in UN Statement About Quelling Violence on the Temple Mount

Last week, the National Council of Young Israel (NCYI) questioned the objectivity of a statement issued by the United Nations Security Council in relation to a recent spate of violence perpetrated by Palestinian Arabs on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. In expressing its concern and urging restraint, the UN stated that Muslims “must be

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