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Sunday, May 26, 2019

Israel/World

Vigil Held for Mosque Victims

The Jewish Community Council of Greater Teaneck, Teaneck Women Together and Muslim Women in Action sponsored a candlelight vigil on the Teaneck Township Green on Tuesday, March 19, to show solidarity with the Muslim community in light of the massacres in the Al-Noor Mosque and the Linwood Islamic Center.

Israel’s Enemies Protest US Recognition of Israeli Sovereignty Over the Golan Heights

(JNS) Russia, Syria, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Iraq criticized the United States for recognizing the Golan Heights as Israeli territory, following a ceremony attended by U.S. President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu earlier this week.

The ceremony featured the signing

In Fear of Israeli Reprisals After Rocket Fire, Hamas Leaders Head Underground

(Israel Hayom/JNS) Prior to reports of a ceasefire, the Hamas terrorist organization threatened to escalate its response to airstrikes in Gaza by the Israel Defense Forces. Hamas spokesman Mushir al-Masri threatened: “We will respond with force to the criminal Zionist onslaught. Red

Survival Is Due to ‘Miracles,’ Says Family in Central Israel Whose Home Was Hit by Rocket

(JNS) Daniel Wolf, whose home was hit by a long-range missile from Gaza this week, said although his family home was destroyed in the attack, “a lot of miracles happened” that ultimately spared the family from death.

Jewish and Pro-Israel Groups Applaud Trump Recognizing Israeli Sovereignty Over Golan

(Courtesy of JNS) Jewish and pro-Israel groups applauded U.S. President Donald Trump announcing on Thursday that the United States should recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights.

“After 52 years it is time for the United States to fully recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan

Elisheva Mirwis Is Terrific At Tiferet

Elisheva Mirwis is studying at Tiferet Center in Ramat Beit Shemesh. She grew up in Houston and moved to Teaneck at the age of 12. She attended Yeshivat Noam for middle school and Ma’ayanot for high school, where she was the captain of both the dance and basketball teams, as well as co-head of

Yerushalayim Torah Academy: A Yeshiva High School for English-Speaking Students

A family of new olim is only “as happy as its unhappiest child.” One of the greatest challenges to young families making aliyah is the adjustment of their children to the new world into which they were introduced. Children may rise to the occasion easily or find the new world confusing and challenging. For

Bring Lots of Socks and Try the Sabich… It’s Sababa!

Try everything and bring lots of socks, is the advice from foreign students at Naale Elite Academy’s high school boarding programs—a Jewish teenager’s opportunity to finish high school in Israel on full scholarship.

It may seem odd at first that teenagers travel abroad for a high school

Hero Rabbi Achiad Ettinger, H”YD, Is Buried

Despite serious injuries and heavy bleeding, the rabbi turned his car around and fired
four bullets at the attacker in an attempt to neutralize the threat to innocent bystanders.

Rabbi Achiad Ettinger, H”YD, a 47-year-old father of 12 who was critically injured in a terrorist

Gantz Rebuts Secret Recording Saying He Would Invite Likud to Join His Government

(JNS) In the wake of a firestorm of controversy resulting from the leak of a recording in which Blue and White Party leader Benny Gantz revealed that he would consider inviting Likud to join a unity government if his party wins the upcoming election, Gantz has retracted, stating that he

Medical Condition Improves for IDF Soldier Injured in Deadly Ariel Attack

(JNS) Alexander Dvorsky, the Israel Defense Forces’ soldier who was critically injured in a fatal terror attack outside the city of Ariel in Samaria on Sunday, showed significant improvement as of Tuesday morning, and is considered to be out of immediate danger.

Doctors at Beilinson Hospital in Petach

Jordanian Lawmakers Call for Expelling Israeli Ambassador Over Temple Mount Dispute

(JNS) Jordanian lawmakers are calling for expelling the Israeli ambassador in Amman, Amir Weissbrod, in retaliation for “ongoing Israel aggression” at Jerusalem’s holy sites, including the Temple Mount.

“The parliament recommended the government recall the Jordanian ambassador from Israel and