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Tu B’Shevat: A Season Of Reawakening

However, beneath the surface, behind that veil of stillness and seeming lifelessness, organisms are thriving, and the natural processes are ongoing that will produce the spring rebirth and the fruit of the coming season.

ISIS Calls for Attacks on Americans, Says Obama is ‘Mule of the Jews’

The ISIS spokesman issued a statement that said the coalition led by the United States against ISIS was the “final campaign of the crusaders.”

Trump’s National Security Adviser Flynn Resigns over Russian Ties

'Unfortunately, because of the fast pace of events, I inadvertently briefed the Vice President Elect and others with incomplete information regarding my phone calls with the Russian Ambassador.'

U.S. Publishes Details of Secret Israeli Military Base

Some clerk in the US might start looking for a new job. The US is building a secret missile site in Israel. A public posting asked for bids, with details of the site. Now the enemy knows where to bomb.

Elena Baron, Candidate For Civil Court Judge, Visits The Jewish Press

Baron, an active participant in Jewish life, gives tzedakah generously and volunteers to fund and feed the Jewish poor, and the elderly.

Twelve Killed in Shooting Spree at US Navy Base (Video) UPDATES

Two or three gunmen went on a shooting spree at the US Navy Yard in Washington, killing at least four people and wounding 8 or 10 others including two police officers.

Peres Plays Down Aliyah and Ignores Intermarriage

The former president doesn’t see the connection between living in Israel and remaining Jewish.

Obama Officials Tout J Street Polls for Jewish Support on Iran Deal

The President believes J Street's boast that the left-wing group speaks for American Jewry.

Congress Adding $705 Million Aid to Israel Thumbing Nose at Obama Limits

The new awarded funds appear to contradict an agreement between the Obama White House and Israel, which complemented last year's package of $38 billion in military assistance over the next decade.

US Withdraws from Optional Protocol & Dispute Resolution to Vienna Convention

"This is in connection with a case brought by the so-called “State of Palestine” naming the United States as a defendant, challenging our move of our embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem."

El Al Flight Returns to Israel Half Way to JFK

The airline apparently thought it could save some money by not paying for expensive ground time at JFK An El Boeing 747-400 plane carrying 342...

Mark Zuckerberg and Wife Most Generous US Donors

Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder of Facebook, and his wife, Priscilla Chan, were America’s most generous donors for 2013. The couple topped the Chronicle of Philanthropy’s list...

USAID to Cut all Gaza, PA Funding January 31

The cut in aid was apparently triggered by the fact that both the PLO and Hamas pay out salaries to terrorists in Israeli security prisons and to their families.

Russian Jews Back Moscow in US Feud Over Chabad Text

Leaders of Russia’s Jewish community have criticized a U.S. federal court ruling that fined Russia for refusing to hand over ancient Chasidic texts.

21 Injured in 7-Alarm Fire at Kings Plaza Shopping Mall

“The black, toxic smoke, the heat, the limited area firefighters had to work in all made it very difficult to quickly extinguish the fire."

Obama White House Held ‘Hundreds’ of Meetings with Hamas-Tied CAIR: Official

Aides to President Barack Obama have been holding “hundreds” of meetings behind closed-doors with representatives of the Council on American–Islamic Relations (CAIR), America's largest Muslim advocacy organization, with close ties to Hamas and its parent organization, the Muslim Brotherhood.

Obama ‘Threatening to Abandon Israel’ at UN Security Council

US President Obama seems to want to pick a potentially deadly fight with Israel; now Israelis fear an American president for the first time, Fox News reports.

Half of NY Wants Sheldon Silver Gone – Except his Voters

Half of New York voters think that Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver should quit because of his actions in the Vito Lopez sex harassment scandal,...

Passover Special: Bag of Plagues

Have a wonderful, holiday, regardless of whether or not it is plague-infested…

Tzohar Condemns Nullification of Rabbi Lookstein’s Conversions as Chief Rabbi Reverses Ruling

Rabbi Lookstein, the spiritual leader of Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun on the Upper East Side of Manhattan and for many years principal of the Ramaz School, also converted Ivanka Marie Trump.

US Shutdown Suspends Military Aid to Israel

The Obama administration’s $3.2 billion annual military aid has been suspended due to the U.S. government shutdown over the debt ceiling. The sum for...

Report: Info on Hillary’s Private Email Server Could Do Serious Harm to National Security

Emails on Hillary Clinton's personal servers were more highly classified even than "top secret."

Choose a Logo for ‘Operation Unbreakable Alliance’

Israel is making sure the favorite Americana politicians’ phrase of an “unbreakable alliance” with Israel will not be lost on visiting President Barack Obama next month.

Beth Din Of America Preparing to Add Female Board Member

The Beth Din of America, one of the preeminent rabbinic courts of North America, is preparing to add a female board member, Dr. Michelle...

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