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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

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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

Iranian Troops Join Russians in Syria Fighting

Israeli security sources claim Quds Force sending hundreds of elite troops in unprecedented cooperation with Russia to save embattled Syrian regime.

Qasem Soleimani, commander of Iran’s elite Quds Force, has sent hundreds of ground soldiers into Syria in the past few days,

New Survey Finds That Israel’s Progressive Jews Are Equal in Number to Haredi Jews

(Tazpit) A statistical survey conducted by Smith Consulting Co. for the NGO, “Hiddush—For Religious Freedom and Equality” has revealed the changes in the  distribution of Israeli Jewish citizens according to the different religious denominations they identify with.

The Hiddush NGO publishes its

City of Jerusalem Preparing for Historic Hakhel Gathering on Sukkot Holiday

Jerusalem—The annual celebration of Sukkot is always a magical experience in Israel’s capital. Between haggling for the arba minim (four species) in the shuk, joining Chasidic simchat bet hasho’eva celebrations in Me’ah She’arim, attending the annual birkat hakohanim (priestly blessing) along with thousands of

Senate Math Gives Iran Deal Foes a Choice: Keep Opposing, or Start Enforcing

When she became the 34th U.S. senator to publicly support the Iran nuclear deal, thereby stripping Congress of its power to block the Obama administration-brokered accord, Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) altered the political calculus for the deal’s opponents. This is even despite Sen. Ben Cardin, her state’s junior senator,

World News Briefs

Dutch Holocaust Survivors Robbed and Beaten

(JNS.org) An elderly Jewish couple spoke publicly this week regarding the robbery and beating they suffered in their home in Amsterdam on August 4, in what is now being referred to as an anti-Semitic attack. Shmuel (87) and Diana (86) Blog,

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