Tuesday, August 22, 2017

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Palestinian Terrorist Who Killed American Teen Gets Four Life Sentences

(JNS.org) Palestinian terrorist Mohammed Abdel Basset al-Kharoub, who murdered American teen Ezra Schwartz, 18, in November 2015, received four life sentences from Israel’s Ofer military court.

Schwartz, a Massachusetts native, was studying in Israel for his gap year before his

US Boycotts UN Human Rights Session Targeting Israel

(JNS.org) The U.S. State Department announced Monday that it plans to boycott a session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) that will examine alleged Israeli human rights abuses against the Palestinians.

“As an expression of our deeply held conviction that this bias

Israel Plans Mass Evacuations in Event of New War

(JNS.org) Israel is developing contingency plans to evacuate up to 250,000 civilians living in border communities in the event of a war breaking out with Hamas, Hezbollah or other Islamic terror groups.

The contingency plan, codenamed “Safe Distance,” was initiated in response to Hezbollah

18 Palestinian Terror Suspects Arrested in Connection With WhatsApp Group

(JNS.org) Israeli police have arrested 18 Palestinian terror suspects this week in connection with their membership in a suspicious chat group on the popular messenger app WhatsApp.

The chat group, dubbed “The Road to Paradise,” included Palestinian terrorist Muhammad Ibrahim Mattar, who

Shin Bet Arrests Gazan Who Diverted Money From Aid Projects to Hamas Military

(Ilana Messika/TPS) The Israeli Security Agency (Shin Bet) arrested on February Gazan Muhammad Murtaja, 29 years old, coordinator of the Gaza branch of the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA) organization, a humanitarian assistance program run by the Government of Turkey. Murtaja is suspected of membership in

Livingston’s Temple Beth Shalom Declared Safe After Bomb Threat

(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

Hezbollah’s Terrorist Recruitment Apparatus Covertly Threatens Israel

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.

Team AMIT Wins Big at Jerusalem Marathon

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

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

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

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

(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

OU’s Allen Fagin Appointed Co-Chair of NY-Israel Commission; Joins Cuomo on Solidarity Mission to Israel

Governor Andrew Cuomo visited Jerusalem in an expression of solidarity with the Jewish community, accompanied by the Orthodox Union’s Executive Vice President Allen Fagin.

Following a meeting with Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat, the governor announced the creation of a New York-Israel Commission, charged

US Ambassador to UN Nikki Haley: Palestinians Must Stop Incitement, Engage in Direct Peace Talks With Israel

(Barney Breen-Portnoy/ algemeiner.com) The Palestinian Authority must “stop its incitement to violence” and engage with Israel in “direct peace negotiations, rather than looking to the U.N.,” a top American diplomatic official said on Tuesday.

U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki

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