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KAJ’s Rav Zachariah Gelley Passes Away At 85

Alan Ettlinger, president of KAJ told The Jewish Press, “Rav Gelley, zt”l, was a talmid chacham who had the entire Torah at his figure tips as demonstrated by his shiurim. The rav was a warm and caring individual who was both a friend and a father figure to the entire kehilla.”

9 Israeli Students Dead, 1 Missing in Flash Flood

Twenty-five students were swept away by a huge wave as the roaring waters rushed into the riverbed.

Liberman to Arab Newspaper: If Iran Will Attack Us, We Will Hit Tehran

"If Assad fires at our aircraft, we will know how to send him a painful response and destroy his sources of fire no matter what, and we will not exclude him from our response."

Herzliya Conference to Ponder Iran, the Next War, Demise of 2-State

Are Israel and Iran on the brink of a confrontation? Is Israel ready for the next war? Are we seeing an emerging New World Order? If this is the end of the “Two-State Solution," what happens next?

Guy Niv, Guy Sagiv, Picked as First Israeli Cyclists in the Giro d’Italia

"Sure, we could have gone with a stronger team to the Giro," the team manager said, "but we know that between their continuous improvements, their proven mental grit and the backing of their teammates, they will do everything to make it through."

Pending Fight over Non-PC Views, Secretary of State Pompeo to Visit Israel Next Week

"When the most devastating terrorist attacks on America in the last 20 years come overwhelmingly from people of a single faith and are performed in the name of that faith, a special obligation falls on those that are the leaders of that faith."

HRW: Saudis Continue to Behead for Drug Crimes, Sorcery

Saudi Arabia has carried out nearly 600 executions since the beginning of 2014, more 200 of which were in drug cases, according to HRW.

Negev April Showers: Watch IDF Tank Pulling Another Tank Out of Flooded Ditch

The tank was successfully rescued and there were no casualties as a result of the incident, other than a few bruised egos.

Report: Assassinated Gazan Electrical Engineer Was Involved in Purchasing North Korean Arms

Mossad is on a mission to thwart a Hamas project that sends scientists and engineers abroad to purchase intelligence and weapons.

Report: Former Chief Rabbi Engineering Deri’s Ouster

The likelihood of the illustrious Sephardi party disappearing from Israel's political map altogether over the prolonged strife between the two leaders, Deri and Yishai, is alarming to the Sephardi religious establishment.

Barnard College President Rejects BDS Referendum, Nixes Israel Boycott

"It is imperative that all of us at Barnard work hard to foster a community in which difficult topics can be discussed in an environment free from fear and hate."

Israeli Chief Rabbi, European Jewish Leaders Condemn Call to Remove Kippahs in Germany

Chief Rabbi Lau responded on Tuesday that the best way to battle anti-Semitism is to immigrate to Israel, but that all Jews in Germany and throughout the Diaspora must continue to wear the kippah and other Jewish symbols.

Russia Confirms Will Supply Syria with ‘New Air Defense Systems’

Liberman said: “One thing needs to be clear. If someone fires at our planes, we will destroy them ... If they shoot at us we will respond. It doesn’t matter if it’s the S-300 or the S-700 or any other system.”

Goldin Family: Bringing Israeli Hostages Back From Gaza Not Netanyahu’s Top Priority

“We have come to see that the current envoy simply does not have the necessary backing of Netanyahu and Liberman to be able to bring the soldiers and civilians back."

Sheba Hospital Rejects ‘Jews-Only’ Donation

“The Jewish people suffered from discrimination in many countries; it is very important that the Jewish people not discriminate in our own country."

Hamas to Continue Gaza Border Riots Through Ramadan, Will Add Judea & Samaria

Haniyeh claimed the demonstrations would have the effect of spoiling the Israeli celebrations marking the move of the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem on May 14.

Lawsuit Alleges Carter Center Provided ‘Material Support’ For Terrorism

“The logic is simple. Any service provided to a terror group can help free up other resources within the organization."

Algeria Sentences ‘Israeli Collaborator’ to Death

The accused was convicted on charges of “espionage for the benefit of a foreign force (Israel) and for forming a criminal group" aiming to threaten Algerian security.

Ben Gurion Intl Airport to Undergo $280M in Upgrades

Israel’s only international airport fields 90 percent of entries to and exits from the country, and is expected to see more than 25 million arrivals and departures in 2019.

Czech Republic Opening Consulate in Jerusalem, Moving Embassy ‘Later’

Both the new Czech Consulate and Czech Cultural Center are to be located on the “western” side of Jerusalem.
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All Hail Breaks Loose in Negev City of Arad

The freak thunderstorm hurled hail the size of giant marbles -- or in Israeli terms, the size of cherry tomatoes -- down on the city, sending pedestrians and felines alike scurrying for cover.

First Yeshivat HaKotel Rosh Yeshiva Rabbi Yeshayahu Hadari Dead at 84

In the summer of 1967, immediately following the liberation of Jerusalem, Rabbi Hadari was appointed dean of Yeshivat HaKotel.

Extreme Tourism: Come Watch Pascal Sacrifice on Mount Gerizim, Slaughtered Lambs and All

The signal is given the lambs are slaughtered and the process of preparing them to be roasted whole begins.

Court Throws Border Police Officer to Jail for Controlling Arab Riot

"It is a shame that a fighter who was there to defend all of us finds himself sent to a long prison term. Once again, the system is confused between enemy and friend."

CNN: US Intelligence Reveals Heavy Iranian Arms Shipments to Syria

In February, an IAF F-16 fighter jet was shot down by a barrage of Syrian ground-to-air missiles during an Israeli attack on an Iranian drone facility at the Syrian T-4 airbase.

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