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City of Graveyards: The Demise of Jewish Newark

25 Av 5777 – August 17, 2017
It is a story that should serve as the ultimate cautionary tale for any Jewish community tempted to mistake a period of vibrancy for a guarantee of immortality.

IDF Foils Arab Firebombing Attack on Beit El, 1 Terrorist Dead

26 Adar 5777 – March 23, 2017
IDF soldiers defended the Binyamin region town from a firebombing attack by a terrorist cell -- not the first time.

PM Netanyahu Visits Singapore Jewish Community at Maghain Aboth Synagogue

25 Shevat 5777 – February 20, 2017
PM Netanyahu: "I want a reciprocal visit this year. This is year in Jerusalem, I look forward to meeting you there."

Arab Workers From Husan Blocked From Jobs in Beitar Illit Over Stoning Attacks

20 Shevat 5777 – February 16, 2017
Arab attacks have become so frequent on the Husan bypass road that the artery is referred to as "Terror Road."

Terrorist Blocked at Entrance to Talmon

3 Shevat 5777 – January 29, 2017
An Arab terrorist tried to carry out a stabbing attack but was stopped at the entrance to Talmon, in the hills of Binyamin.

Guatemala President Morales: We Want to Work Together, Deepen Friendship

29 Heshvan 5777 – November 29, 2016
The president of Guatemala was received warmly by PM Netanyahu and both focused on improving bilateral ties.

Great Synagogue of Pilsen Returns to Jews of Czech Republic

10 Elul 5776 – September 13, 2016
The famed Great Synagogue of Pilsen is returning to Jewish hands and hearts after 20 years as a Czech concert hall and art museum.

Israel: Okay to Demolish 30 Illegal Structures in “Arab” Susiya

14 Av 5776 – August 17, 2016
As the US and EU double down on Israel, the state says it can take down 30 illegal shacks in Arab Susiya, but won't decide yet.

New Military Watchtowers Dot Lebanese Side of Israel’s Northern Border

15 Iyyar 5776 – May 23, 2016
A rash of tall new watchtowers have sprung up on the Lebanese side of Israel's northern border, providing a bird's eye view into IDF and civilian activities.

Facing Growing Protests, Venezuela’s President Declares ‘State of Emergency’

7 Iyyar 5776 – May 15, 2016
Venezuelan President Maduro declares a state of emergency as he fights to retain control over a population increasingly protesting rule by his administration.

Israeli Farmers Return to Work in Fields on Gaza Border

1 Iyyar 5776 – May 8, 2016
Israeli farmers are allowed to return to their fields near the Gaza border.

The Age of Chavez May Be Over As Venezuelan Opposition Wins in Landslide

25 Kislev 5776 – December 7, 2015
In the last 15 years more than half of the country’s Jews have left Venezuela, with the local community’s numbers dropping from about 25,000 Jews in 2000 to only 7,000 today.

Obama’s Cultural Rape

24 Heshvan 5774 – October 28, 2013
Our Prime Minister must, in no uncertain terms, make it clear that the owners of the archives are the Iraqi Jews.

Remembering a Community’s Selfless Response to Hurricane Sandy

23 Elul 5773 – August 29, 2013
In a short span of time our shul raised and distributed thousands of dollars for relief organizations.

Jewish Agency Hands Gondar School to Ethiopia

15 Elul 5773 – August 21, 2013
Jewish Agency for Israel Chairman Natan Sharansky handed Getnet Amare, the mayor of Gondar, Ethiopia, the keys to the school that had prepared thousands of Jewish...

Egyptian Jews: We support Military’s Fight against Terrorism

When Magda Haroun was out on the streets during the unrest now rocking Egypt’s capital, she saw someone standing over the body of a...

Temptations, Tests, and the Search for Spiritual Courage

15 Elul 5773 – August 20, 2013
Temptations are ways of teaching people about G-d and the incredible human capacity for compassion and spiritual depth.

Henry Shaw & Names

13 Elul 5773 – August 18, 2013
My father was always known as Rosen, but his elder brother Hashy became Shaw.

Kosher Slaughter Ban Shows Poland Has a Jewish Problem

9 Elul 5773 – August 14, 2013
Thirty-eight Sejm members representing Tusk’s ruling Civic Platform party joined with the opposition in voting to outlaw ritual slaughter.

Madrid Jewish Community Denies Rabbi’s Anti-Gay Statements

2 Elul 5773 – August 7, 2013
The Jewish community of Madrid denied the authenticity of quotes attributed to its chief rabbi in which he reportedly called gays “deviants” who need...

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