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Poems of Natan Alterman, Zelda, to be performed May 4

Two famous Israeli Poets, Natan Alterman and Zelda, will be featured at 7 p.m.  Tuesday, May 4, in a salute to  Jewish Poets of the Past. The evening presented by Jewish Poets—Jewish Voices, under the...

Debut Novel Takes Us to a Dystopian Planet

The Melody of Memory by Cheryl Brin, (c) 2021, ISBN 9781953-034694; 307 pages, available on Amazon. The action in this debut novel by San Diego County resident Cheryl Brin occurs sometime in the distant future on a...
Chedva Levin

Israeli Ministry of Health Awards Jerusalem College of Technology Nursing Instructor for Outstanding Contributions...

Dr. Chedva Levin, a leading instructor in Internal Medicine at the Jerusalem College of Technology’s (JCT) Department of Nursing and an intensive care nurse at Sheba Medical Center, is among the recipients of a...

Anti-Israel candidates run for citywide NYC offices

Jewish New Yorkers could be governed by two anti-Israel candidates now running for citywide offices. A mayoral candidate who dubbed Israel “an apartheid state” last December, Dianne Morales, was afforded a measure of legitimacy by...
Mustafa Bader, CC BY-SA 3., via Wikimedia Commons

Begging for American interference

Military officers in democratic countries have a difficult mission: to protect the people and to wage war at the command of their governments. It isn’t easy, and the Israel Defense Forces, like the U.S....
U.S. Capitol. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Republican Jewish Coalition makes first endorsements for 2022 election cycle

The Republican Jewish Coalition PAC announced its first endorsements of the 2022 election cycle on Thursday, throwing its support behind five freshmen members of Congress seeking re-election. According to an RJC news release, the candidates...
Negotiations in Vienna, Austria, between Iran and European Union, France, United Kingdom, Germany, Russia and China. Source: European External Action Service/Twitter.

US sending team to Mideast to calm fears over Iran deal

A team of U.S. envoys is being dispatched to calm the fears of regional allies because of efforts by the Biden administration to revive the Iran nuclear deal. Their plans may include visiting Saudi Arabia,...
Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas speaks during a meeting of the Palestinian leadership in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Sept. 3, 2020. Photo by Flash90.

Abbas signals postponement of Palestinian elections, provoking Hamas

Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas signaled on Thursday that Palestinian elections, which were scheduled for May 22, would be indefinitely delayed, a move that has angered the Hamas terror group that was preparing to...
Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin with Pope Francis on Nov. 15, 2018. Credit: Koby Gideon/GPO.

President Rivlin spoke on the phone with HM King Abdullah II of Jordan

President of Israel Reuven (Ruvi) Rivlin spoke today, Friday 30 April / 18 Iyyar, spoke on the telephone with HM King Abdullah II of Jordan, who called to express his condolences to the State...
Israeli rescue forces and police at the scene after a mass fatality scene during celebrations of the Jewish holiday of Lag B’Omer in Meron, in northern Israel, on April 30, 2021. Photo by David Cohen/Flash90.

Jewish, pro-Israel groups react to Meron tragedy on Lag B’Omer: ‘We are in mourning’

Jewish and pro-Israel organizations reacted with a mix of shock, grief and mourning over the tragedy in Meron on Friday morning that led to at least 45 dead and 150 wounded. “There are no words...