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Daily Archives: June 17, 2021

Book Panel: The Daring Life and Dangerous Times of Eve Adams

In New York Harbor, the Statue of Liberty raises her torch welcoming immigrants to the “Land of the Free and Home of the Brave.” But there’s a catch. Straying too far from “American values”...
Eva’s Hungarian apple and lemon curd hand pies

Eva’s Hungarian Apple and Lemon Curd Hand Pies

My mom, Eva z”l, baked hand pies that are surprisingly easy to make and deliver everything I remember about her baking. She uses her incredibly flaky pie crust recipe, and then you have an...
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani reviews new nuclear achievements during the country’s National Nuclear Energy Day in Tehran, April 10, 2021. Credit: Iranian Presidency Office.

Dermer warns of international threats, one of the most pressing: Tehran

Former Israeli Ambassador to the United States Ron Dermer is the personification of Jewish sovereignty. American-born, he made aliyah and served his country, Israel, at the highest levels. According to Dermer, his proudest achievement was the moment...
Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikky Haley and CUFI founder and Pastor John Hagee in Israel, June 2021. Credit: Oren Cohen/CUFI.

Haley, Hagee show solidarity in visit to Israel, warn against revitalized Iran

“Israel, you are not alone. … We represent 10 million-plus people in America and these people say to you Israel, we have your back.” That was the message of Pastor John Hagee, chairman and founder...
Palestinians in the Gaza Strip burn tires and send incendiary devices across the border with southern Israel, on June 15, 2021. Photo by Abed Rahim Khatib/Flash90.

Four fires in southern Israel caused by arson balloons sent from Gaza

Palestinian terrorists released arson balloons from Gaza towards Israel for the second day in a row on Wednesday, leading to four fires in agricultural areas in southern Israel. The Israeli cabinet is deliberating on whether...
Rescued Air France passengers wave to the waiting crowd while leaving the belly of the Hercules plane at Ben-Gurion International Airport. Credit: Moshe Milner, July 4, 1976, from National Photo Collection of Israel, Photography Department, Government Press Office via Wikimedia Commons.

Israeli President-elect: ‘Yoni Netanyahu has become a symbol of courage and heroism’

A memorial service was held on Wednesday at the gravesite of Lt. Col. Yonatan (“Yoni”) Netanyahu, former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s brother, who lost his life 45 years ago during “Operation Entebbe,” a...
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott with state legislators after the signing of measure of HB3257 that establishes a Texas Holocaust, Genocide and Anti-Semitism Advisory Commission in Austin on June 16, 2021. Source: Screenshot.

In bipartisan vote, Texas adopts IHRA definition to define anti-Jewish acts

With the support of its governor and state legislators, Texas has become the first U.S. state to fully utilize the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) working definition of anti-Semitism to interpret anti-Jewish acts. Republican Gov. Greg Abbott...

Israel headed for severe garbage-disposal crisis, warns Environment Ministry

Israel is likely to run out of landfill space for the disposal of waste by next year, the Environmental Protection Ministry warned mayors and local council heads this week. The Efaa, Ganey Hadas and Tarbin...

Complaint accuses Stanford University of ignoring anti-Semitism against staff members

A lawsuit has been filed against Stanford University on behalf of two Jewish employees who say they have experienced “severe and persistent” anti-Jewish harassment. According to a news release on Tuesday, the lawsuit was filed...

Florida legislation supports emergency responders, funding for day schools

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis visited a synagogue in South Florida on Monday to sign legislation that had the support of many in the Jewish community there. At the Shul of Bal Harbour in Surfside,...