Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is due to fly into London to meet his embattled British counterpart on Thursday to discuss their response to the Iranian threat in the Middle East. Netanyahu, who is now Israel’s longest-serving premier, is meeting new PM Boris Johnson just weeks after he took...
YERUSHALAYIM - Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at 12:30 pm | ד' אלול תשע"טIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) and U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta in Yerushalayim in 2011. (Miriam Alster/Flash90)Israel during these days has been weighing the possibility of a military strike on Iran, even without the backing of...
BROOKLYN (PEARLS NY) - Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at 12:20 pm | ד' אלול תשע"טOver summer break, more than 135,000 parents, alumni, educators and supporters of private education in New York submitted comments to the State Education Department expressing opposition to the proposed “substantial equivalency” regulations and urging that...
This article originally appeared on Alma. The first time my Jewishness was questioned, I was an anxious 16-year-old in the hospital. It caught me off guard; I had never had it questioned before because no one ever assumed that I was Jewish.  Why? Because...
(September 4, 2019 / JNS) Spending the High Holidays away from home can be a lonely experience. And, sadly, without the family around, many a Jewish college student simply ignores the call of the shofar—even the apples and honey—and attends class as usual. But for countless others the pull of...
Kehillas Toras Chaim is a young well-established orthodox community of some 100 diverse families, founded on commitment to Torah and Mitzvos, family values and Chessed. Based in the heart of Hendon, we are looking to recruit a Rov / Rov and Rebbetzin couple to grow the Kehillah numerically and...
The Israel-based humanitarian group IsraAID, B’nai B’rith International and Chabad are among those pitching in to help the Bahamas in the wake of Hurricane Dorian’s devastation, which has killed at least seven people. “We are in the midst of a historic tragedy in parts of the northern Bahamas,” Prime...
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will serve as welfare minister in the wake of the resignation of Haim Katz over charges of fraud and breach of trust. Netanyahu adds the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs, generally known as welfare, to three other ministries he now...
(September 4, 2019 / JNS) Eighty Jewish and pro-Israel groups signed a letter sent on Tuesday to the chancellor and general counsel of California State University that demands answers about a professor’s continued use of the school’s name to spread anti-Semitism and false propaganda against the State of...
(September 4, 2019 / JNS) The organization Bloomberg Philanthropies has partnered with the Israeli Ministry of the Interior and the Peres Center for Peace and Innovation to launch Hazira, a new effort to advance civic innovation in Israeli municipalities. Hazira will expand the Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Innovation Teams (i-teams) program...