(Ilana Messika/TPS) The Israeli Security Agency (Shin Bet) arrested on February Gazan Muhammad Murtaja, 29 years old, coordinator of the Gaza branch of the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA) organization, a humanitarian assistance program run by the Government of Turkey. Murtaja is suspected of membership in
(JLNJ Staff and combined sources) On Tuesday morning, Temple Beth Shalom in Livingston was evacuated after receiving a telephoned bomb threat. Its on-campus preschool was evacuated as well.
The Essex County Sheriff’s Department and Livingston Police Department, including its bomb squad and K-9
These days, Hezbollah is usually associated with its vast arsenal of rockets pointed at Israel, or its heavy involvement in the Syrian Civil War. But the Lebanese Shi’a terrorist organization has also, in recent years, been involved in efforts to strike Israel in a very different manner.
With tremendous enthusiasm, energy and in high spirits, nearly 300 AMIT students, teachers, principals, staff and supporters joined together at Friday’s Jerusalem Marathon in support of AMIT’s Frisch Beit Hayeled, a foster home that serves 120 children ages 4-14 who need a warm and loving safe refuge. Leading
On Friday, March 17, the Jerusalem Police Department joined forces with four of Israel’s most prestigious law firms for the seventh annual Jerusalem Winner Marathon, working together to raise funds for ALEH (www.ALEH.org), Israel’s foremost network of
(CPMAJO release) Stephen M. Greenberg, chairman, and Malcolm Hoenlein, executive vice chairman/CEO of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, welcomed the letter signed by all 100 U.S. senators calling on the Departments of Homeland Security and Justice and on the FBI to intensify their efforts to
Governor Andrew Cuomo visited Jerusalem in an expression of solidarity with the Jewish community, accompanied by the Orthodox Union’s Executive Vice President Allen Fagin.
Following a meeting with Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat, the governor announced the creation of a New York-Israel Commission, charged
(Barney Breen-Portnoy/ algemeiner.com) The Palestinian Authority must “stop its incitement to violence” and engage with Israel in “direct peace negotiations, rather than looking to the U.N.,” a top American diplomatic official said on Tuesday.
U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki
(israelnationalnews.com) Jewish Home leader and Education Minister Naftali Bennett believes that elections are not yet on the horizon. He estimates that the Netanyahu investigations will not lead to an indictment, but like his coalition colleagues he is also preparing for elections. Bennett has brought forward the internal
(JNS.org) A months-long joint operation between the Israel Defense Forces, the Shin Bet security agency and the Israel Police to bring down a vast Palestinian terrorist weapons-smuggling network in the West Bank and Gaza concluded Tuesday, with Israeli forces seizing hundreds of illegal or restricted weapon parts and combat
Federal authorities arrested Juan M. Thompson, a 31-year-old former reporter from St. Louis, last Friday in connection with eight bomb threats called into several Jewish institutions over the last month, including the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), officials said.
Thompson, who was fired as a
We live in a time when movements like BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions), Free Palestine and SJP (Students for Justice in Palestine) are rampant in colleges across America; this strong anti-Israel sentiment pervades campus culture, and Jewish and pro-Israel groups on campus often struggle to advocate for