web analytics


Rabbi Steinsaltz Back in Tekoa Yeshiva following Stroke

'I never thought that spreading ignorance has any advantage, except for those who are in a position of power and want to deprive others of their rights and spread ignorance in order to keep them under foot.'

London Mayor Promises to Call for Full Ban on Hezbollah

London Mayor Sadiq Khan says he plans to write to the Home Secretary to call for a full ban on Hezbollah.

Haredi MK: Reform Campaign Rife with Bribes, Corruption

'Most of the Jews in the United States, even those who come to Temple once in fifty years, or those that don’t come at all, are not Reform, and the Reform movement does not represent them.'

Egypt Cuts Gaza Fuel Deliveries by Half While Abbas Visits Cairo

Apparently, the folks in Gaza can go without their refrigerators, as long as somebody does something about those pesky settlements.

3 London Haredi Schools Reopen in Defiance of Education Authority

The Hackney Council estimates there are at least 30 unregistered Haredi schools – a figure which local ultra-Orthodox sources suggests is inflated.

Elbit Subsidiary to Provide $35 Million in Advanced Electro-Optic Systems to a European Country

The news comes against the background of a billion-dollar deal with Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) for leasing Heron-2 drones to the German Air Force.

Mennonite Church USA Adopts BDS with 98% Vote

'I could not support the resolution two years ago. It was too simplistic,' Mennonite World Conference president Nelson Kraybill said, speaking in support of the motion during comments at the microphones.

Haredim Preparing Doomsday Response to Reform Invasion: Genealogy Book

MK Eichler to JewishPress.com: The genealogical list will only be there for those who want to know whom they are marrying and who is Jewish according to Jewish law. Let them check the list. It is a FREE COUNTRY (sic) with free information and free choice.

Poll: Half the Population of Gaza Want to Emigrate

Only 43% of the residents of the Gaza Strip feel personally safe and secure, compared with 53% in the Palestinian Authority. Believe it or not, though, these grim figures mark an improvement: three months ago, 38% of Gazans felt secure and in the PA only 50% did.

Poll: No Matter Who Wins Labor’s Round 2, Likud Still Way Ahead

One major event could sweep any of the four center-field players into or away from leading or becoming a major partner in a ruling coalition. The battle will be joined at the center, while the right and the left will see only minute changes.

Economy Minister: Sales to India Helped Exports Cross $100 Billion Threshold

Israel-India relations in the field of arms sales date back many years, with Israel being the second largest exporter of arms to India (behind Russia and ahead of the US), and India being the largest arms importer in the world.

20th Maccabiah Starts Thursday: 10,000 Athletes from 80 Countries, 150,000 Foreign Guests

The 20th Maccabiah will feature competitions in 40 different sports, including two new additions: lacrosse and bridge.

Rabbi Riskin: Reform, Conservative Movements My Partners

'What can the Diaspora give us?' Rabbi Riskin asked, and answered: 'First and foremost, the idea of ​​pluralism, that these, and these, too, are the words of the living God.'

Abbas: I’d Quit my Job before Stopping Terrorists’ Pay

In 2016 the PA paid 26,800 killed terrorists' families a total $183 million, and 6,500 terrorist prisoners $135 million.

Labor Party Results In, Herzog Out

Another Labor party chairman is rejected after just one term.

Jerusalem Targeted Again at UNESCO World Heritage Committee Meeting

Israel's report this to the UNESCO World Heritage Committee was duly noted, and then basically tossed aside.

Labor Goes to the Polls

Seven candidates are looking to rule the party that currently barely warm up the back benches of the Knesset.

Conviction in Kinneret Church Arson case, Co-Defendant Acquitted

Judge George Azulai did not accept the police claims that Asraf lent his car to Reuveni, despite tire marks matching the car's which were found in the church's olive grove.

Ambassador Friedman Eats Humble Pie in J Street Meeting

Last February, facing a serious challenge to his nomination from members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee who are allergic to comparisons to things Holocaust, coming from the right or the left, Friedman bowed down and kissed the PC ring.

A Rare Glimpse: Shabak Agent Recruiting Hilltop Youth

The recordings provide a rare glimpse into the activity of the Jewish Section of the Shin Bet.

Jerusalem Youth Peace Summit Opens with Interfaith Prayer

75 Jewish, Christian, and Muslim youth from around the world gathered at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem on Sunday for a unique summit, answering Pope Francis' call to create a culture of encounter for peace.

Eight Years Later, Murder of Two Israeli Policemen by Arabs Solved

Although only one of the gang shot the two policemen – all three have been charged with murder.

Florida Ike Comes to his Senses, Won’t Cash his Israel Bonds, All Is Forgiven

Also, as we have mentioned, taking his money out of his ten-day Israel Bond would have cost him plenty. Ike may be angry but he's not a fool.

Likud, Habayit Hayehudi, to Work on Compromise Bill to Forbid Splitting Jerusalem

Bennett noted that 'twice in the past 15 years we were a hair's breadth away from handing over the Temple Mount, the Mount of Olives, the City of David, and three quarters of the Old City to the Palestinians, by [former Prime Ministers] Barak and Olmert.'

Latest News Stories


Sponsored Post

Recommended Today


Something Random from the Week

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/news/israel/rabbi-steinsaltz-back-in-tekoa-yeshiva-following-stroke/2017/07/09/

Scan this QR code to visit this page online: