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Daily Archives: March 15, 2019

Message to President Trump: Israel is not a Nation of Profits

David Bedein, founder, Israel Resource News Agency & Director, Center for Near East Policy Research, Philadelphia & Jerusalem US President Donald Trump passionately works for renewal of peace talks between Israel and Palestinian Authority. In that context,...
One of the winners of Jerusalem College of Technology’s (JCT) sixth annual Physics Olympiad Ayelet Hashahar Barel of Rishon Letzion; Eti Stern, head of JCT’s Tal Campus for women; Yocheved Berstel, girls’ physics high school teacher in Rishon Letzion; and rector of JCT’s Lev Academic Center Professor Kenneth Hochberg. Credit: JCT.

Physics Olympiad in Jerusalem spotlights religious scientists of the future

The talents of religious scientists of the future were on display last week as more than 100 Israeli yeshivah students participated in Jerusalem College of Technology’s sixth annual Physics Olympiad. Held in cooperation with Israel’s Ministry of Religious Services and Ministry...
Aliyah fair in the San Fernando Valley, Calif., organized by Nefesh B’Nefesh, Israel’s Ministry of Aliyah and Integration, the Jewish Agency for Israel, Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael (KKL) and the Jewish National Fund-USA. March 2019. Credit: Courtesy.

Anti-Semitism on minds at ‘aliyah’ fair as North Americans prepare for move

It’s no easy task to pack up one’s earthly possessions and cross the ocean to a new country where a new language is spoken, even if it is a “coming home.” Compounding the matter is...

WATCH: JNS editor Jonathan Tobin reacts to Netanyahu’s remarks on Arab Israelis

He discusses the controversy about Israel being a state for all citizens with Michelle Makori of i24News. https://www.facebook.com/jonathan.tobin.3/videos/2182289635223603/
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Yes, it can happen here

At the recent Jewish Community Relations Council legislative event in Boston honoring Massachusetts Gov. Baker and other officials, the governor spoke about his experience visiting Yad Vashem in Jerusalem and walking through the timeline...
Police in Christchurch, New Zealand, after shootings at two mosques on March 15, 2019. Credit: Screenshot.

Jewish community expresses solidarity with New Zealand victims after shootings at mosques

The Jewish world stands in solidarity with the people of New Zealand after at least 49 people were killed and dozens injured, including children, in mass shootings at two mosques in the town of...
Air-raid sirens sounded in Tel Aviv after two rockets were launched from Gaza at Israel on March 14, 2019. Credit: Screenshot.

Israel orders retaliatory strikes in Gaza after rocket attacks aimed at Tel Aviv

The Israel Defense Forces announced that it ordered retaliatory airstrikes targeting “terror sites” in Gaza hours after two rockets were launched in the direction of Tel Aviv on Thursday night. “Two rockets were launched from the Gaza...
File photo: An Israeli Iron Dome interceptor rocket flies above the Tel Aviv skyline as seen from a rooftop on July 17, 2014. Credit: Matanya Tausig/Flash90.

Rockets on Tel Aviv an escalation that could cost Hamas dearly

Thursday night’s twin rocket attack on greater Tel Aviv from the Gaza Strip marks a dramatic escalation of the security situation that could prove to be highly costly for Hamas. While it remains unclear at...
Mohammed Shtayyeh (left) accepts the position of prime minister of the Palestinian Authority and the duty to appoint a new government by leader Mahmoud Abbas, Credit: JCPA.

Forming the new Palestinian Authority government

Two developments currently taking place in the Palestinian arena deserve our attention, and both of these are interlinked: the proposed new government in Ramallah and the situation at the Al-Aqsa plaza on the Temple...
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WATCH: Houston Islamic Center celebrates 40th anniversary of Iranian Revolution

On Feb. 20,the Islamic Education Center of Houston uploaded to YouTube a video of a Feb. 17 ceremony celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution. Morteza Kazemian, a 10th-grader, said that the United...

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