(Courtesy of Nefesh B’Nefesh) Nefesh B’Nefesh, in cooperation with Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael, Israel’s Ministry of Aliyah & Integration, the Jewish Agency for Israel and JNF-USA, assisted 196 individuals in making aliyah recently. The most recent group flight included 15 future lone soldiers, a soon-to-be
The U.S. announced Sunday that it will cut $285 million from its funding to the United Nations for the 2018 and 2019 fiscal years.
“In addition to these significant cost savings, we reduced the U.N.’s bloated management and support functions, bolstered support for key U.S. priorities
It’s a dubious distinction that New Jersey’s property taxes are the highest in the nation. To that end, and cognizant that state and local property tax deductions will be capped under federal law at $10,000 starting next year, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed an executive order on Wednesday, December 27, ordering all towns in New Jersey to allow
(JNS) Israel’s Ofer military court on Wednesday convicted 19-year-old Palestinian terrorist Omar al-Abed with three counts of murder, five months after he fatally stabbed an Israeli father and two of his adult children in the Samaria community of Halamish.
Abed appeared in the courtroom with a
(JNS) U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman has reportedly asked the State Department to drop using the term “occupied” when referring to Israel’s control over Judea, Samaria and eastern Jerusalem.
According to a report by Kan, Israel’s Broadcasting Corporation, the State
(JNS) Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono offered to host an Israeli-Palestinian peace summit during his visit to the region this week, with Israeli officials agreeing to participate only if the U.S. is included.
“The Japanese are serious, and we will go anywhere anytime,” an
(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS) Israel is in talks with more than 10 countries that are currently considering following in the footsteps of the U.S. by announcing plans to relocate their embassies to Jerusalem, Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely said Monday.
Speaking to Israel Radio
(JNS) Legislation to grant houses of worship access to federal disaster relief funding passed last week in the U.S. House of Representatives. The measure would provide significant assistance to synagogues in areas affected by natural disasters.
The Federal Disaster Assistance Nonprofit Fairness
(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS) Several local authorities throughout Israel on Monday began working on bylaws to counter a controversial bill that, if ratified, would give the country’s interior minister the authority to prevent commerce on Shabbat in certain cities. The bill has passed a first hearing in the Knesset.
In the central Israeli city of
On Friday, Former Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, the Honorable Irwin Cotler, addressed a special session of the United Nations Security Council on International Humanitarian Law and the repatriation of the remains of Hadar Goldin, abducted and murdered by Hamas in violation of a U.N.-mandated humanitarian ceasefire.
Prime Minister Netanyahu defended his decision Sunday to withdraw Israel from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) because of the organization’s anti-Israel bias.
Speaking at the weekly cabinet meeting, Netanyahu said vocal support from the United
President Donald Trump on Wednesday commuted the prison sentence of an Iowa kosher meatpacking executive who received 27 years behind bars for money laundering—the first time Trump has used the presidential power after nearly a year in office.
The decision to intervene on behalf of Sholom Rubashkin, who ran the Iowa headquarters of a family business