Friday, March 22, 2019


White House Celebrates Chanukah

On Thursday, December 6, President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania hosted the annual White House Chanukah reception. In attendance were Vice President and Karen Pence; Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner; Justice Steven Breyer; Senator Roy Blunt; and Representatives Ted Deutch,

US Increases Pressure on Iran, Warns Other Players Not to Impede Sanctions

(JNS) The U.S. Treasury Department sanctioned nine targets last week related to an illicit oil network between Iran and Russia.

Friedman Demands PA Release American Charged With Selling Land to Jews

(JNS) U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman took to Twitter this week to call for the immediate release of a Palestinian-American who was imprisoned by the Palestinian Authority

Davina Goodman Loves the Learning and Environment at Nishmat

Davina Goodman is studying at Nishmat in Jerusalem.

Where did you grow up?

I went to the Special Music School, a specialized public school on the Upper West Side. I stopped attending a Jewish day

Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman Resigns Over Opposition to Gaza Ceasefire

(JNS) Israel’s Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman abruptly resigned his post and removed his Yisrael Beytenu Party from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s governing

UCLA Chancellor: National SJP Conference to Take Place on Campus as Planned

The chancellor at the University of California, Los Angeles, said on Tuesday that the annual National Students for Justice in Palestine conference will be allowed to occur on campus despite his “fundamental disagreements” with the group.

Moshe Lion Elected Jerusalem Mayor in Tight Runoff

(Israel Hayom/JNS) Jerusalem City Councilman Moshe Lion narrowly defeated his opponent, fellow councilman Ofer Berkovitch, in the second round of municipal elections for the

Southern Israel’s Residents Protest Security Situation, Ceasefire With Hamas

(Israel Hayom/JNS) The ceasefire brokered by Egypt on Tuesday between Israel and Hamas has angered Israelis living near the Gaza border, who say they have been abandoned by the

Upsurge in Anti-Semitic Crimes in America in 2017

(JNS) The United States saw a significant upsurge in anti-Semitic crimes last year, and accounted for more than half of all religion-based hate crimes.

State Department to Reward Up to $5 Million for Key Hamas, Hezbollah Leaders

(JNS) The U.S. Department of State has announced rewards of up to $5 million each for information or identification leading to the capture of the following terrorist figures: Hamas

69 Groups: US Education Department Must Guarantee Tax Dollars Won’t Go to BDS

(JNS) In a letter to U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, 69 organizations asked

In the Works: Jerusalem Cable Car to Transport Throngs of Tourists to Old City

The Old City of Jerusalem may be a fabulous site to visit, but anyone who has tried getting there with ease has likely failed miserably. And that’s because there is no truly convenient way for most people to reach the area without a great deal of walking or expenditure on a private cab.

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