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Yakima Congregation Reveres Ancient Torah Saved from the Holocaust

Jewish scribe Rabbi Moshe Druin discovers a Torah that was rescued from Prague, after being stashed "for safety" by the Nazis.

Egypt Convicts 43 American NGO Workers

An Egyptian court on Tuesday convicted 43 employees of NGOs in Egypt, including 19 Americans, of using foreign funds to incite violence in the...

Watch as US Successfully Test-Fires THAAD Anti-Ballistic Missile System

During the test, the THAAD weapon system successfully intercepted an air-launched intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM) target.

2017 Begin Prize Awarded to Malcolm Hoenlein

Hoenlein was honored for his work in strengthening ties between Jews in the Diaspora and Israel.

Aaron Klein Offers $50,000 Challenge To Pro-Palestinian Activist

On his WABC Radio show, Aaron Klein offered $50,000 to an organizer of the upcoming Global March to Jerusalem if the activist could name one city in the Middle East outside of Israel that has more freedom than Jerusalem.

US Parole Board Says ‘NO’ to Jonathan Pollard, Again

A U.S. parole board has turned down a request for release by former Israeli agent Jonathan Pollard, now in his 30th year in prison.

Kerry – We Can Sign Iran Deal in Coming Days

Kerry says "it’s now or never" and a deal "could" be signed in several days, but Iran sticks to its guns, or its bombs, so to speak.

Hudson Institute Awards 2016 Herman Kahn Prize to Israeli PM Netanyahu

The Hudson Institute honored PM Netanyahu for his achievements and leadership of the State of Israel.

Israeli Schools Thank US Academics for Solidarity Against Boycott

Israeli academics thanked the American academic leaders who condemned the ASA anti-Israel boycott.

US, Israel, Conclude New MOU on 2019 – 2028 Security Package

The new MOU will be signed in a ceremony at the Department of State in Washington on Wednesday, at 2 PM local time.
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Jerusalem Mayor Cancels Lecture, Condemns San Francisco State University Double Standard

'By failing to provide the necessary public forum and properly publicize my lecture, the University has contributed to the continuing marginalization and demonization of the Jewish state.'

The Ultimate Revenge for Holocaust Survivor: New Torah Scroll

Holocaust survivors have at least two ways to take revenge against the Nazis. One is to overcome the past and bring a new family into the world. The other is to donate a Torah. Marge Fettmen did both.

U.S. Reportedly Offers Israel Pollard Prisoner Exchange for PA Terrorists

The United States has pulled its ace in the hole, offering a swap to free imprisoned Israeli agent Jonathan Pollard in exchange for 26 Palestinian Authority terrorist prisoners in Israeli jails.

Hillel International Publishes Guide to Perplexed Jewish College Students

The top Jewish state school is the University of Florida, with 33,720 undergraduates out of whom 6,500 or 19% are Jewish.

France Joins Netanyahu Chorus Against Bad Obama-Iran Deal

As France demands the Iran deal be a robust deal, Obama faces new challenger to nuke deal.

Jewish House Majority Leader Endorses Romney for President

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor: Romney "by far the right man for this historic election and the only one in the race who has put forward these kind of solutions and I believe he can beat Barack Obama."

San Diego State Jewish Students Face Disciplinary Action over Anti-BDS Flyer

The university said it is not willing to condemn the posters and say that they were a form of hate speech or intimidation.

Report: Netanyahu to Present Amendments to Nuclear Deal which Trump Will Send Iran

Former US Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro told Army Radio it would be very difficult for the US to alter the Iran deal at this stage.

Pence Scheduled to Address Knesset January 22 Barring Changes

"This speech is one that we will listen to with utmost attention, and here in the Knesset we will make every effort to host Vice President Pence in the most proper and impressive manner."

Pew: Close to 1 Million Citizens of Banned Muslim Countries Entered US Since 2006

Refugees from Syria did not start to enter the US in large numbers until fiscal 2016, but 86% of Somalia’s 72,652 entrants from fiscal 2006 to 2015 were refugees.

Netanyahu Tells GOP Sen Graham PA Incitement Led to Firebombing

The South Carolina senator is another Republican thinking about running to succeed Obama

Netanyahu Source: ‘Kerry Is Replaced Soon, Let him Say What He Wants’

"Everyone is busy with a countdown to the election of a different US president."

Jewish Agency to Distribute $1 Million to 100 Terror Victims

Each family will receive financial assistance of up to 25,000 shekels (about $6,400), intended to supplement government support for victims of terror.

11-Year-Old Table Tennis Standout Skips Match for Shabbat

An 11-year-old New York girl was disqualified from the 2012 U.S. National Table Tennis Championships when she opted not to play her final match, which fell on Shabbat.

Farewell to Chabad Lubavitch Chassidic Master of Melodies, Eli Lipsker, z’l

Eli’s recordings of Jewish music opened a path for other observant Jewish musicians and vocalists, and created an entirely new genre.

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