Saturday, March 24, 2018


Send Mishloach Manot/ Matanot L’evyonim to Jerusalem’s Impoverished Elderly

(Courtesy of Torat Reva Yerushalayim) Jerusalem—Torat Reva Yerushalayim, a non-profit organization based in Jerusalem, will once again be preparing Mishloach Manot/Matanot L’Evyonim packages that will be delivered to the neglected and homebound elderly of Jerusalem. The packages will include healthy snacks, gifts and

VP Pence Renews Embassy Pledge in Israel

In a historic address to the Israeli Knesset on Monday, Vice President Mike Pence pledged that the U.S. would move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem “before the end of next year.”

“Just last month, President Donald Trump made history. He righted a
70-year wrong, he

Gottheimer, Engel Lead Opposition to UN Anti-Israel Vote

On January 11, Teaneck’s Democratic Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) reached across the aisle to introduce a resolution in the US House of Representatives opposing the United Nations General Assembly’s vote on December 21, which objected to the United States’ recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Netanyahu to Meet Trump at Davos Amid ‘Last Opportunity’ to Amend Iran Nuclear Deal

(JNS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu set off for Davos, Switzerland, on Tuesday to attend the World Economic Forum, where he is expected to meet with a number of world leaders, including President Donald Trump, to discuss Israel’s technological power and press to fix the Iran nuclear deal.

White House: No Contact Between Trump’s Mideast Team and Palestinians Since Jerusalem Announcement

(JNS) A White House official said on Tuesday that there has been no contact between President Donald Trump’s Middle East negotiating team, which includes his son-in-law Jared Kushner and international negotiations envoy Jason Greenblatt, since the Dec. 6 announcement of U.S. policy changes on Jerusalem.

“[It is] unfortunate that the president has

US Urges Lebanon to Cut Financial Support for Iran-Backed Terror Group Hezbollah

(JNS) A U.S. official on Tuesday urged the Lebanese government to sever all financial ties with the Iranian terror proxy Hezbollah.

“[America urges] Lebanon to take every possible measure to ensure [Hezbollah] is not part of the financial sector,” said Treasury Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing Marshall Billingslea, according to a

Got Spare Tickets? Give a Seat to Someone and Bring Joy

‘Sharing Seats Israel’ matches sports and performance tickets with organizations that help kids and their families.

Founded a year ago, and based on Sharing Seats, Sharing Seats Israel pairs available seats at sports or cultural events with any non-profit, accredited organization that helps

Elie Kern Is Learning Lots at Lev HaTorah

Elie Kern is studying at Yeshivat Lev HaTorah in Ramat Beit Shemesh. He grew up in Teaneck and attended Frisch for high school. In the summers, Elie has gone to Camp Lavi and Camp Nesher. His family davens at the Young Israel of Teaneck.

His next stop? University of Maryland.

Palestinian Terrorist Responsible for Murder of Rabbi Killed by IDF in Jenin

(Jacob Magid/TOI Staff) In an operation in the West Bank city of Jenin on Wednesday night, Israeli army special forces killed a Palestinian terrorist believed to be behind the murder last week of Raziel Shevah, Hy”d. A second suspect in the murder was arrested, and a hunt was ongoing for a third, security officials said.

US Withholds $65 Million From UN’s Palestinian Refugee Agency, Calls for Changes

(JNS) The U.S. on Tuesday announced a major cut in its current funding of UNRWA, the United Nations agency dedicated solely to Palestinian refugees, while calling for reforms to the organization.

According to the State Department, the U.S. sent UNRWA $60 million to keep the agency operating

US International Negotiations Envoy Greenblatt Arrives in Israel Ahead of Pence Visit

(JNS) President Donald Trump’s international negotiations representative, Jason Greenblatt, is arriving in Israel on Wednesday for meetings with representatives of the European Union, Russia and the United Nations, who together with the U.S. form the Middle East Quartet, a self-appointed group of international entities

Israeli Team From Sheba Medical Center First to Arrive in Zambia to Address Deadly Cholera Outbreak

A group of leading medical experts from Israel’s national hospital, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, is delivering emergency relief in Zambia, setting up a treatment center to assist those in need.

(prweb.com/reprinted with permission) Sheba Medical Center,