The Celebrate Israel Festival on May 31 at Pier 94, slated to be the largest gathering to date of Israeli-Americans in New York.
About the Author: Malkah Fleisher is a graduate of Cardozo Law School in New York City. She is an editor/staff writer at JewishPress.com and co-hosts a weekly Israeli FM radio show. Malkah lives with her husband and two children on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem.
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Netanyahu so disdains Shaked’s appointment he completely ignored her after the swearing-in ceremony
The Israeli Air Force responded to a rocket attack from Gaza by striking terrorist sites within the Strip.
European Jewry is in trouble, says Yishai, but should all European Jews immigrate to Israel? Yishai is joined in-studio by Zvika Klein, Jewish World correspondent for the NRG news site and the Hebrew weekly Makor Rishon, to discuss the future of the Diaspora, in view of anti-Jewish legislation, such as the ban on circumcisions and kosher slaughter. Then, when the state of Israel was established, Israelis were discouraged from leaving — so much so that they were not allowed to cast absentee ballots from abroad. That attitude has changed for many reasons, among them the large number of Israelis who leave the country to study and work. Should the law be adjusted to take this into account? Yishai is joined by Avinoam Bar-Yosef, president and founding director of the Jewish People Policy Planning Institute, and formerly the US bureau chief for the Hebrew daily Ma’ariv, to talk about this issue specifically and the state of the Jewish people in general.
Information on more than 100,000 US taxpayers was stolen by hackers who breached the IRS.
Hamas terrorist leaders are hiding again as Israel considers a response to Tuesday’s rocket attack.
Birobidzhan railway station sign is the world’s only one spelling the town’s name in Yiddish letters
She’s seen as a poster child for The Jewish Home’s efforts to reach beyond its Orthodox base.
Efrat Chief Rabbi Shlomo Riskin plans appeal to Supreme Court over fight to stay in his position; city’s mayor also vows support.
European leaders warn that “no deal” is likely between the US-led world powers and Iran by the time talks reach the June 30 deadline.
An Arab vehicle terror attack at the Gush Etzion junction was foiled by Israel Police on Tuesday evening; the terrorist fled towards Beit Fajar, leaving some damage behind.
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The number of Syrian refugee schoolchildren is going to outstrip the number of Lebanese students, a UN envoy warns.
Upset at the discrimination against religious Jews, one young boy launched a civil rights protest at the entrance to the Temple Mount.
Bomb threats hampered travel for six international flights to Boston, New York and New Jersey over US Memorial Day weekend.
A green bell pepper affectionately dubbed “Godzilla” by the children of Moshav Ein Yahav in the northern Arava desert has won a place in the Guinness Book of World Records.
Rabbi Yitzchok Moully, youth director at the Chabad Jewish Center in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, will be introducing a new art installation in honor of Tu B’Shevat, the Jewish New Year of Trees, inspired by the destruction of Hurricane Sandy.
More than 2,000 people have made contributions in memory of the young victims of the school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut to plant a grove of trees in Israel.
Shoshana Hebshi, a half-Jewish, half-Arab woman from Ohio is suing Frontier Airlines, the FBI, TSA and other governmental agencies after she says she was forced off a flight, strip-searched, and imprisoned on the tenth anniversary of the World Trade Center attacks.
Women may enter military combat in the United States, following the lift of a military ban on women in combat by defense secretary Leon Panetta.
The Jewish National Fund will reconsider a plan to forest parts of the Arava desert, following the request of environmental organizations to consider the impact of trying to alter the native ecosystem.
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