Sunday, January 26, 2020

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Iran Nuke Talks Continue in New Phase

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Wrapping up six days of marathon nuclear talks with mixed results, Iran and six world powers prepared Tuesday to issue a general statement agreeing to continue talks in a new phase aimed at reaching a final agreement by the end of June to control Iran’s nuclear ambitions, officials told The Associated Press

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113 Bereaved Boys Take Part in Mass Bar Mitzvah at Western Wall

(JNS.org) The Jewish charity Colel Chabad on Monday hosted a mass bar mitzvah celebration at the Western Wall in Jerusalem for 113 boys who had lost a parent.

Each boy received a new set of tallit and

Yeshiva University Partners with HASC for Environmentally and Socially Responsible Electronic Waste Recycling

New York, NY—In line with its goals of environmental and financial sustainability, Yeshiva University recently partnered with eWorks Electronic Services, a program established by the HASC Center and AHRC, that provides  recycling, refurbishment, and resale services of office technologies and consumer electronics by employing

Israeli-Issued Passover Travel Warnings Include Egypt and Turkey

(JNS.org) In its biannual report for Israeli tourists, the Counterterrorism Bureau at the Israeli Prime Minister’s Office on Sunday warned that after Islamist terror attacks in Belgium, Canada, Australia, Denmark, and France over the past year, there is a possibility of further jihadist attacks against Israeli and Jewish sites in

It’s Hard to Be a Christian in Israel, But Not Because of Prejudice

My name is Gabriel Naddaf, and I have the privilege of being a Greek Orthodox priest from Nazareth in the Galilee. My people have mistakenly been called “Christian Arabs,” but the reality is that we are Arameans—descendants of people who lived here in Israel since biblical times.

Recently,

Faith, Brooklyn and the Power of Seven

“And on the seventh day, He rested.”

Seven.

“And on the seventh year, the land lay fallow.”

Seven.

For the Sassoon family, it was all about seven this past Shabbat: the

University Students Adopt and Beautify Jerusalem School

Hebrew University and Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design students who are recipients of scholarships from the ISEF Foundation are rolling up their sleeves and have begun to renovate and beautify the Givat Gonen School in Katamonim. The Katamonim neighborhood is an area whose residents suffer from a low socioeconomic environment and, on the

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Israeli Court Sentences Hamas Terrorist to 15½ Years in Prison

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Israel’s Beersheba District Court on Tuesday sentenced 24-year-old Muhammad Abu Draz, an operative of Hamas’s Izzedine al-Qassam Brigades, to 15½ years in prison after convicting him of membership in a terrorist organization, conspiracy

Israel Is Lone Nation Criticized by UN for Women’s Rights Violations

(JNS.org) In Friday’s annual meeting of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), Israel was the only country the commission criticized for alleged women’s rights violations.

A CSW report titled “Situation of and assistance to Palestinian women” criticizes Israel for what it

US House Speaker John Boehner to Visit Israel by End of March

(JNS.org) Speaker of the US House of Representatives John Boehner (R-Ohio) will travel to Israel later this month to meet with newly re-elected Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

“The speaker will visit Israel during the next district work period,” Boehner spokesman Kevin Smith said in a

Meet Emily: A Lone Soldier From the IDF

“Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name, you are mine. When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you; when you walk through fire you shall not be burned, and the flame shall not consume you. For I am the Lord your God, the Holy One of

UJA Hosts 2015 Annual Women’s Education Symposium

The 2015 Annual Women’s Education Symposium ran in early March under the partnership of the UJA Greenwich Women’s Philanthropy and JCC Greenwich. Held at a private home in Greenwich, the event was well-attended with over 50 women from the community who attended the event. Author Iris Krasnow was the keynote speaker,

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