(JNS) The Jewish community in Reykjavik, Iceland, celebrated the completion and inauguration of the island’s first permanent Torah scroll this week. Last Thursday, U.S. Ambassador to Iceland Jeffrey Ross Gunter, who is Jewish, hosted at the embassy a reception to celebrate and honor the
(JNS) The Israeli military thwarted efforts by Hamas to hack the phones of soldiers by posing as young attractive women on social media, the Israeli Defense Forces said.
“Hamas created fake social-media profiles, using photos including this one, in an attempt to hack the phones of IDF soldiers,” the
(Courtesy of JCT) Last year, the Jerusalem College of Technology made a groundbreaking announcement.
After much consideration and planning, it was launching Israel’s first English-language computer science degree for women, responding to a strong demand for non-Hebrew speaking religious women
Neglect is one of any society’s most egregious sins. Widespread neglect involving children is detrimental to our moral strength as well as our national future. As Nelson Mandela once said: “There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.”
The anti-Israel group IfNotNow approached the leading Democratic presidential candidates in New Hampshire, ahead of the state’s primary, to ask if they will skip the annual AIPAC Policy Conference next month—only to get one commitment so far.
That commitment was from Sen. Elizabeth Warren
(JNS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s advisers are holding talks with the head of the far-right Otzma Yehudit Party to try to find a way for Otzma to pass the electoral threshold in Israel’s March 2 election.
Having realized that there was no chance of convincing Otzma leader Itamar
(JNS) A Palestinian public-opinion survey released this week found that U.S. President Donald Trump’s Mideast peace plan is opposed by 94% of Palestinians, and that 64% favor terrorism as a response to the plan. The poll was carried out by the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey
(JNS) Qatar’s former prime minister said this week that Israel and the Gulf states would soon sign a non-aggression pact, that could also include Morocco.
“Now it [Trump’s peace plan] will be followed by a non-aggression agreement between Israel and the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council in
Last Friday night, Shabbos Chanukah, I found myself at a tish with my Vizhnitz friend, Moishe. Hundreds of chasidim lined the bleachers hopping like energizer bunnies in perfect synchronization; peyos swung wildly and only Yiddish could be heard. The shul served as a portal to a previous
(This article first appeared in DailyWire.com) American Jews are now embroiled in an important election battle over the U.S. seats at the World Zionist Congress (WZC) for the next five years. Record numbers of Jewish U.S. residents have been casting votes in this online election, which ends on March 11.
A trip to the Na’ale Elite Academy at the Shaalvim campus close to Modi’in is always worthwhile and interesting. Having the opportunity to spend some time with, and interview, highly intelligent Jewish teenagers from around the world and understand their stories is a rare privilege.
The Jerusalem-based non-profit Shavei Israel, in partnership with the Rabbinical Council of America (RCA), is opening a new English-language conversion institute in Jerusalem. The institute, named Machon Milton, will operate under the auspices of Israel’s chief rabbinate and prepare candidates for the conversion process.