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Liberal Jews Push Obama to Drop Support for Israel at UN During White House Parley

16 April 2015

By Dovid Efune
Members of a group of Jewish supporters of the Democratic Party who met with President Barack Obama this week urged him to remove the long-standing American veto protection of Israel at the

Far Rockaway/Five Towns Community Gathers at Agudath Israel Breakfast to Honor Senator Dean Skelos

19 March 2015

By Shimmy Blum
It has become an annual tradition by now: The Far Rockaway/Five Towns community gathers at a Sunday morning breakfast sponsored by Agudath Israel of America in honor of Senate Majority

Photos: At Today’s Parnassah Expo

17 March 2015

The doors of the New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center in Edison - New Jersey’s largest exposition center - opened on Tuesday morning for the two-day 2015 Parnassah Expo - Nationwide Business Networking Event, and drew thousands of

Photos: Remembering R’ Shloime Gross zt”l, Whose Yahrtzeit is Tonight

12 March 2015

Major Jewish Group ‘Concerned’ by White House Appointment of Robert Malley as Middle East Coordinator

10 March 2015

By C. Coffey
Major Jewish human rights group the Simon Wiesenthal Center, called into question today the appointment of Robert Malley to a key position in the White House.

Analysis: Fact-Check on Iran’s Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif in NBC Interview

9 March 2015

By Julie Shain
Iran’s chief negotiator, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, was interviewed on NBC this week. Below are some of the assertions he made, and the truth behind these claims.

Analysis: New Israel Fund Should Be Shunned for Siding With Terrorists in New York Trial

25 February 2015

By Hank Sheinkopf
On Monday, a Federal District Court in Manhattan ruled that the Palestinian Authority (PA) and the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) were responsible for encouraging and inciting terror attacks

Man Arrested After Attempting to Burn Israeli Flag at Site of Paris Kosher Supermarket Attack

10 February 2015

A man was arrested after attempting to burn an Israeli flag at the site of last month’s Hyper Cacher kosher supermarket attack in Paris, Israel’s i24News reported on Monday.

ZOA Criticizes ADL’s Foxman For Suggesting Boehner Disinvite Netanyahu

25 January 2015

The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) has criticized Anti-Defamation League National Director Abraham Foxman for suggesting that Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives John Boehner (R-

Retro-Style Video Game Asks, Can You Be As Pushy As Bibi?

15 January 2015

The Labor party’s youth division came up with a Frogger-like video game starring Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu, JTA reports. Netanyahu has a knack for embroiling himself in political

United Synagogue Youth Eases Rule on Dating Non-Jews

26 December 2014

United Synagogue Youth voted to relax its rules barring teenage board members from dating non-Jews.
The amendment was adopted Monday in Atlanta at the annual international convention of the Conservative movement’s youth group.

U.S. Holocaust Museum Gets $25 Million Gift, Largest In Its History

12 December 2014

An Arizona family is donating $25 million to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum - the largest gift in the Washington museum’s history - to increase its

US-Israel Relationship Wins Big by Cassidy’s Election to Senate

7 December 2014

By Ben Tzvi

Congressman Bill Cassidy’s win in the Senate run-off election in Louisiana which saw the defeat of

Video, Photos: Congress Identifies With Israel In The Aftermath Of Har Nof Massacre At Tribute Highlighting Iron Dome

22 November 2014

[Click here for video.] Emotions ran high at a bi-partisan “Tribute to the U.S. Israel Security Alliance” at the Russell Senate Office Building, co-chaired by Elliot Gibber, Stanley G. Tate, Simcha Lyons and Jason Lyons and

Photos: Motzoei Shabbos at the Agudath Israel National Convention 2014, Part II

16 November 2014

Photos: Motzoei Shabbos at the Agudath Israel National Convention 2014

16 November 2014

Mikveh and Conversion: Looting the Kodesh

31 October 2014

By Avrohom Gordimer
Looters have invaded sacred space; the plane in crisis has been hijacked.
Obviously, the Orthodox community must act with extreme care, meticulousness and scrutiny pursuant to the recent startling

Yair Lapid Apologizes for Holding News Conference on Shabbos

6 October 2014

Israeli Finance Minister Yair Lapid has apologized for holding a news conference on Shabbos Kodesh. The apology for last month’s

Abbas’ Lie-Riddled Speech Rankles Israel Supporters

1 October 2014

Supporters of Israel have condemned the vile, lie-riddled attack upon Israel delivered by Palestinian Authority (PA) dictator (hasn’t held elections in 9 years)

Ariel Sharon Honored in Belarus Museum

17 September 2014

By Anav Silverman
A memorial event with a special photo exhibition honoring the late Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon

Manhattan’s Ramaz School Clarifies Advice On Concealing Yarmulkas

11 September 2014

When Rabbi Haskel Lookstein, the principal of Ramaz, an Orthodox day school on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, first heard about last week’s attack in the

Detroit-Area Post Office Clarifies Position After Local Branch Refuses Mail To Israel

7 August 2014

The metropolitan Detroit regional office of the U.S. Postal Service issued a clarification to its branches after a local post office said it could not

Shema Kolainu Legislative Breakfast Hears the Voices

31 July 2014

By Nora Gutekanst
Shema Kolainu - Hear Our Voices hosted its 12th Annual Legislative Breakfast celebrating advocacy efforts that resulted

Analysis: Obama Consistently Engages Radical Muslims

15 June 2014

By M. A. Klein and D. Mandel
Last week, a diplomatic Kristallnacht occurred. President Barack Obama chose to support and fund a Palestinian Authority (PA) government that

Shomrim: Armed With Bats, Kiev Jews Look To Combat Anti-Semitism

11 May 2014

Ukrainian Jews with combat skills formed a rapid intervention force to stop anti-Semitic attacks.
The force, which was set up in recent weeks, currently is made up of eight men who served in the Ukrainian or Israeli armies or have martial arts

At Wrigley Field, Orthodox Vendors Going The Way Of Cubs Wins

8 May 2014

Longtime fans of the Chicago Cubs know there are a few mainstays they can expect when they visit Wrigley Field: ivy on the outfield walls, a strict

The Modern Orthodox Straw Man

7 March 2014

By Rabbi Avrohom Gordimer
There are times when one must take a firm stand and stake out a principled position, or deal with what may be the nightmarish consequences of

Rabbinic Chaos: Avi Weiss and His Allies Strike Back, and Klal Yisroel Stands to Lose Big

24 January 2014

By I. Schwartz
As was reported in the Yated with special coverage, the Israeli Chief Rabbinate disclosed that its rejection of a letter by Rabbi Avi Weiss that

The Spinning Wheel

16 January 2014

By Rabbi Steven Pruzansky
The Israeli Rabbinate has once again decided to accept the “attestation of Jewishness” letters of Rabbi Avi Weiss. That was

55 U.S. Universities Condemn ASA Boycott of Israel

31 December 2013

At least 55 American universities and colleges have rejected the American Studies Association vote in favor of an academic boycott of Israel,

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