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TAU Algorithm Shows Biblical Samaria Inscriptions Were Written by Just Two Palace Officials

"The two appear to have been working during the same years, received shipments from the same places and handled the same types of goods."

Swastikas on Synagogue as New Zealanders Spar over Absence at Holocaust Forum

“I’m upset and outraged by it—that we are targeted like that—but at the same time I’m not entirely surprised,” said Temple Sinai chair Matthew Smith.

Georgia Opens Honorary Consulate in Jerusalem

Georgia’s honorary consulate in Israel’s capital was inaugurated on Wednesday.

Netanyahu Meets Top Democrats, in Jerusalem for Yad Vashem Forum

There are probably Republicans in the picture, too, but Bibi is crowded up by Democrats, three of whom are members of the tribe.

Israel Irked by Macron-Abbas Meeting Ahead of Holocaust Forum

French President Emmanuel Macron's decision to meet with P.A. leader Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah ahead of the 2020 World Holocaust Forum has ruffled some feathers at the Israeli Foreign Ministry.

Likud Officials Say Netanyahu Waiting for Trump’s Green Light to Annex Jordan Valley, But Move Faces Hurdles at Home

"The talk of applying sovereignty in the Jordan Valley, Samaria and Judea is welcome. But for now it's just that, talk."

PA Partially Pays Electric Bill, Reduces Half-Billion Dollar Debt to Israel

The debt reached approximately half a billion dollars before the PA began paying some of it off

American Israelis Establish Yordim Party, Seek Share of WZC Budget

According to statistics from the Department of Homeland Security, between 1949 and 2015, about 250,000 Israelis acquired permanent residency in the United States.

New Photos Show Convicted Guard John Demjanjuk at Nazi Death Camp

The revealing images came from the estate of Johann Niemann, a deputy commandant at the camp who was one of 10 SS-men killed by inmates during the October 1943 uprising.

Only in Israel: Boy Went Mushroom Picking, Found Byzantine Marble Slab with Greek Inscription Instead

"The country's recent rainstorms have uncovered archaeological finds that were buried in the ground."

Trump Had Right to Withhold Ukraine Funds: GAO is Wrong

If Congress and its GAO truly believe that President Trump violated the law, let them go to court and seek the civil remedy provided by the law.

‘9/10’ Media Mindset: Threat from Soleimani ‘Not Imminent’

In military planning terms, Soleimani was the operational center of gravity for Iran’s proxy campaign throughout the Middle East, from Iraq to Syria, Lebanon, and Yemen. That operational center of gravity just received a knockout blow.

Leviathan Natural Gas Field Could Be a Game-Changer for Israel-EU Relations

The vast Leviathan natural gas field off the Haifa coast could be a game-changer for Israel’s relations with the EU. Europe is currently dependent on Russian natural gas. A reliable and price-competitive natural gas alternative in the Mediterranean could diminish Moscow’s ability to use energy supplies as a political weapon against Europe.

The ‘Crime’ of Arabs Singing to Arabs in Israel

The whole idea of boycotting Israel is designed to prevent the world from learning about the good things that Israel stands for and actually provides.

The ‘Prayer Intifada’

It’s time for Israel to reverse the misguided Dayan doctrine and send a clear message that “Palestinian liberation” of the Temple Mount and the Tomb of the Patriarchs will utterly fail.

Nothing New with Women’s Daf HaYomi!

It is clear that the much quoted injunction against Gemara study by women refers to requiring women to study Gemara as a required matter of course as is done for men. Over 400 years ago Rabbi Yehoshua Falk explains this in his commentary “Prisha” on Tur Yoreh Deah 246 and says there is no problem with women who are exceptions to the rule becoming learned in Gemara. His wife Baila, was also a celebrated Talmudist.

‘They Stuck A Knife In My Back’: An Interview with Otzma Yehudit Leader Itamar...

On a national level, I saw that the settlement movement was put on freeze and that the integrity of the Jewish state and the Torah were being threatened by the spread of liberalism, especially in the Religious Zionist camp.
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“What Deliverer Could Break the Power of Pharaoh?”

The backstory of the great prophet Moses and the beginnings of redemption.

We Can Have it More Often Than the Siyum Ha’Shas

The Siyum doesn’t happen each week and protest rallies don’t occur with regularity, but there is a gathering we hold daily and in an even more highly-attended way on weekends. It is called davening and it happens at Shul.

Faith In The Future

When G-d said, “I will be what I will be,” He was telling us something not only about G-d but about us when we are open to G-d and have faith in His faith in us.

Q & A: Saying ‘Amen’ Right Before Shema (Part II)

Question: Should the congregation say “Amen” after the berachah of “habocher b’amo Yisrael b’ahavah” (right before Shema)? I have seen different shuls do different things.M. Goldman

Start Daf Yomi – It’s A Lifesaver (Part I)

Rav Shimshon Pincus informs us that for every blatt we make an attempt to study, we will be allowed to master it in the yeshiva shel maalah.

Why MetLife?

If we are dealing with the end of days and the knowledge of Hashem is abundantly clear to all, how could each nation think of deceiving Hashem?

Redeeming Relevance: How Many of Moshe’s Children are on His Family Tree?

Though they share parents and ancestors, once the two lines diverge, the Torah tells us exclusively about Aharon’s descendants

TORAH SHORTS: Parshat Shemot: Reasonable Danger

The most dangerous thing in the world is to try to leap a chasm in two jumps. -David Lloyd George

Some Leadership Lessons From Moshe

We do not expect those elected to be Moshe Rabbeinu. Still, the parshi’ot that will accompany the election campaign in the weeks ahead should remind us of how, ideally, those in leadership roles should conduct themselves.

Can You Really Become as Great as Moshe Rabbeinu?

The Rambam says something absolutely shocking. He claims that everyone is capable of becoming a tzaddik like Moshe Rabbeinu. How is this possible? Not all of us are able to become leaders, let alone become the greatest leader in human history. So what does the Rambam mean?

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