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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Israel/World

Debbie Krug Shohat: Two Homes Are Where My Heart Is

From: Teaneck, New Jersey. Debbie attended RYNJ from Pre-K through eighth grade, then continued onto Bruriah High School. She was involved in NCSY, JESC, Our Way and Yachad, and attended NCSY Jolt after her senior year.

Gap year at Midreshet Orot in Elkana

Six-Day War Widows Still Grieve in Silence 50 Years Later

Fifty years ago, valiant IDF forces crushed the formidable Egyptian, Jordanian and Syrian armies during six days of intense warfare between June 5 and June 10, 1967, which resulted in the liberation of Judea, Samaria, the Golan Heights and the holy city of Jerusalem. Jews all over the world still revel in this astonishing feat.

Savoring 50 Years of Our Yerushalayim

Jerusalem—The culmination of our three-day-plus celebration of Yom Yerushalayim 2017 took place on the spot where 52 years earlier, in November 1965, my Machon Gold friends and I went shopping for the souvenirs we would bring home to our families after spending only six months in Yerushalayim.

Trump Rebukes Abbas Over Palestinian Incitement

New details emerged Sunday about the meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in Bethlehem last week, suggesting it may not have been as friendly as the Palestinians sought to portray it.

A senior Palestinian official privy to the details said

Norway Demands Palestinians Return Funding for Youth Center Named After Terrorist

The charred remains of the Israeli bus hijacked by Palestinian terrorists in the 1978 Coastal Road massacre, which was masterminded by female terrorist Dalal Mughrabi (Credit: MathKnight via Wikimedia Commons)

Acting immediately on a report issued Friday by Palestinian Media Watch (PMW), Norway

Democrats, Jewish Groups Join Trump in Protesting Palestinian Terror Payments

Washington—Prominent Democrats and major U.S. Jewish organizations are joining President Donald Trump in calling on the Palestinian Authority (PA) to stop making payments to imprisoned terrorists and their families.

Trump raised the issue during his May 3 meeting with PA President Mahmoud

Israeli Scientist Helps Discover ‘A Whole New Jupiter’

Less than a year into its planned three-year study of the planet Jupiter, NASA’s Juno research spacecraft already has revealed or confirmed facts that the Juno Science Team—including Yohai Kaspi of Israel’s Weizmann Institute of Science—could only guess at previously.

“We

Trump, Netanyahu and Barkat Receive ‘Jerusalem Declaration’

Historic initiative bearing over 500,000 signatures from 168 countries is a global statement of support for a united Jerusalem.

Just prior to US President Donald Trump’s whirlwind tour of Israel and the breathtaking and emotional 50th anniversary Jerusalem

Congressional Leaders Support Israel at Important RZA Event

Martin Oliner was pleased and gratified at the number of members of congressional leadership attending a recent Washington, D.C., meeting of elected officials and Jewish national groups.

Oliner, co-president of the Religious Zionist of America and the event’s organizer, told The

Join the 24th Annual Israel Day Concert

For the sake of Jerusalem, let your voices be heard!

Twenty thousand people of all ages are expected at the 24th Annual Israel Day Concert in Central Park—The Concert With a Message, Sunday, June 4, the 10th of Sivan, from 2:30 until 7:30 p.m., rain or shine, free admission,

UK Chief Rabbi Is Captivated by ALEH’s Disability Care

Jerusalem—On Thursday, May 25, Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, chief rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of Great Britain and the Commonwealth, visited the Jerusalem facility of ALEH (www.aleh.org), Israel’s foremost network of state-of-the-art facilities for

Yom Yerushalayim Is Observed in Israel