Friday, June 05, 2020

Israel/World

Jewish Center Bombing Casts Shadow Over Argentine Politics 23 Years On

(AFP and combined sources) In 1994, a bomb blast destroyed the headquarters of the Argentine Israelite Mutual Association (AMIA) in Buenos Aires, killing 85 people and wounding 300.

Controversial Shabbat Bill Passes First Reading in Israeli Knesset

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS) The Israeli Knesset on Tuesday approved a controversial bill that would limit commerce on Shabbat. The legislation passed its

Israel Arrests Latest Knife-Wielding Palestinian Terrorist at Cave of the Patriarchs

(JNS) A 17-year-old Palestinian terrorist was arrested by the Israeli Border Police on Tuesday in possession of a knife at the entrance to Hebron’s Cave of the Patriarchs—one of

Abbas Announces Withdrawal From All Peace Agreements With Israel Since Oslo

(JNS) Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas said Wednesday that the Palestinians are withdrawing from all peace agreements with Israel since the 1993 Oslo

IDF Revises Order for Mixed-Gender Combat Units

(Andrew Friedman/TPS) IDF Chief of Staff Lieutenant General Gadi Eizenkot will sign a revised Joint Service Order Tuesday to address concerns of Religious

Europe Violently Protests Jerusalem Changes as Netanyahu Visits the Continent

Anti-Israel and anti-Semitic demonstrations pervaded Europe last weekend as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited the continent days after the Trump administration’s Dec. 6 recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

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Education Minister Bennett Lauds Israel’s Only Bnei Akiva Chapter for Disabled Community

(Courtesy of ALEH) Jerusalem—On Monday, December 4, Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett visited the Jerusalem facility of

Max Muss Is Learning and Bonding at Eretz HaTzvi

Max Muss is studying at Yeshivat Eretz HaTzvi in Jerusalem. He grew up in Scarsdale, attended Westchester Day School for elementary school, and Frisch for high school. In the summers, he’s attended Westchester Summer Day, Camp Lavi, Kayitz B’Kibutz on Kibutz

Jews Worldwide Mourn Passing of Rav Shteinman, zt”l

The never-ending cycle of Torah study in Bnei Brak was at a standstill this week as the entire city mourned the loss of Rav Aharon Yehuda Leib Shteinman, zt”l, who died on Tuesday at the age of 104. Universally regarded as a gadol

New Maritime Iron Dome System Declared Operational by IDF

(JNS.org) A new maritime version of the Iron Dome missile defense system has been declared operational by the IDF following months of testing.

Israeli Political Parties Resolve Coalition Crisis Over Work on Shabbat

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) A crisis within Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s governing coalition ended on Sunday

Kerry: Israel, Egypt, Saudis Pushed US to Bomb Iran Before Nuke Deal

(JNS.org) Former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday that Israel, Egypt and Saudi Arabia encouraged the U.S. to “bomb Iran” before the 2015 nuclear deal was

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