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Livingston’s Temple Beth Shalom Declared Safe After Bomb Threat

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(JLNJ Staff and combined sources) On Tuesday morning, Temple Beth Shalom in Livingston was evacuated after receiving a telephoned bomb threat. Its on-campus preschool was evacuated as well.

The Essex County Sheriff’s Department and Livingston Police Department, including its bomb squad and K-9 units, were immediately...

Hezbollah’s Terrorist Recruitment Apparatus Covertly Threatens Israel

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These days, Hezbollah is usually associated with its vast arsenal of rockets pointed at Israel, or its heavy involvement in the Syrian Civil War. But the Lebanese Shi’a terrorist organization has also, in recent years, been involved in efforts to strike Israel in a very different manner.

Hezbollah has been hard at work attempting to systematically recruit Palestinian and Israeli-Arab operatives to commit atrocities, often using the internet to seek out and tempt new members from the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, and from inside Israel.

The goal of Hezbollah is to orchestrate devastating, lethal acts of terrorism, but to cover up any trails that might lead back to the group, thereby...

Team AMIT Wins Big at Jerusalem Marathon

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With tremendous enthusiasm, energy and in high spirits, nearly 300 AMIT students, teachers, principals, staff and supporters joined together at Friday’s Jerusalem Marathon in support of AMIT’s Frisch Beit Hayeled, a foster home that serves 120 children ages 4-14 who need a warm and loving safe refuge. Leading Team AMIT were the young women of Midreshet AMIT who, together with alumni from around the globe, were cheered across the finish line by the children of Beit Hayeled. The students ran in memory of Daniella Moffson, a 21-year-old Midreshet AMIT student, who died as she lived, giving back to make the world a better place. While she was volunteering in Honduras at Global...

‘Law and Order’ Unite to Promote Disability Inclusion at Jerusalem Marathon

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On Friday, March 17, the Jerusalem Police Department joined forces with four of Israel’s most prestigious law firms for the seventh annual Jerusalem Winner Marathon, working together to raise funds for ALEH (www.ALEH.org), Israel’s foremost network of state-of-the-art facilities for children with severe complex disabilities.

Though police officers and lawyers don’t always see eye to eye, the JPD and the law firms of Herzog Fox & Neeman (HFN), Epstein Rosenblum Maoz (ERM), Yigal Arnon & Co., and Meitar Liquornik Geva Leshem Tal (Meitar) are of one mind when it comes to supporting ALEH’s residential facilities across the country. Both sides of the law are unified in their...

Conference of Presidents Welcomes Senate Letter Calling for Intensified Efforts to Protect Jewish Communal Institutions

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(CPMAJO release) Stephen M. Greenberg, chairman, and Malcolm Hoenlein, executive vice chairman/CEO of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, welcomed the letter signed by all 100 U.S. senators calling on the Departments of Homeland Security and Justice and on the FBI to intensify their efforts to protect the Jewish community from the ongoing rash of bomb threats against Jewish community buildings and organizations, the vandalizing of Jewish property and the desecration of Jewish gravesites.

Mr. Greenberg and Mr. Hoenlein said, “Today, we offer a hundred thanks to the senators who signed the letter to DHS Secretary Kelly, Attorney General Sessions and FBI...

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