(Courtesy of Bonei Zion Prize) The nomination period for the 2020 Sylvan Adams Nefesh B’Nefesh Bonei Zion Prize has officially opened for its seventh year. The awards, sponsored by Sylvan Adams, are given to seven extraordinary English-speaking olim (immigrants to Israel) who have made a lasting contribution to the state of
The recent rocket attacks from Gaza have wreaked havoc for tens of communities close to Gaza—causing injuries, anxiety and panic attacks for many residents and disrupting the lives of many thousands of families that live in these communities. While there is no question that the communities of the South are on the “front
(Algemeiner) A 30-year-old Orthodox man was in critical condition on Wednesday morning after he was stabbed by unknown assailants in Monsey while walking to synagogue.
Local media reported that police received a call at 5:49 a.m., and when officers arrived at the scene they discovered that the
(JPost) Blue and White leader Benny Gantz informed President Reuven Rivlin on Wednesday evening that he did not succeed in forming a governing coalition.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sent an olive branch to Gantz on Wednesday after coalition kingmaker Avigdor Liberman ended the last chance for Gantz
(JNS) Israel struck dozens of targets in Syria this week in retaliation for the firing of four rockets from Syria at the Golan Heights and Galilee by Iranian forces the day before, according to the Israeli military.
(JNS) The U.N. General Assembly Fourth Committee adopted eight resolutions last week that singled out or condemned Israel, reported the watchdog group UN Watch.
The resolutions condemn Israel for “repressive measures”
(JNS) A spokesman for Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas blasted the Trump administration following U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s announcement of Washington’s policy shift on Judea and Samaria.
(JNS) Hungary is blocking a diplomatic effort by the European Union to issue a joint statement condemning the U.S. announcement that it does not consider Israeli settlements in Judea and Samaria to be illegal, the Times of Israel reported.
Hungarian Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó has made it
(JNS) Jews were the most targeted for hate crimes among religious groups in 2018, according to an FBI report released this week.
Some 1,550 reported incidents of hate crimes were motivated by religious bias in 2018, in which 57.8 percent, or 835, of them targeted the Jewish community—a decrease from
(JNS) A 16-year-old teenager turned himself in to the New York Police Department last week in connection to a series of attacks on Jewish men in Borough Park.
The teen was arrested and charged with two counts of aggravated
(JNS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed confidence this week that it was still possible to achieve a “robust” unity government, saying there was no need for the country to go back to elections.
(JNS) Argentina is asking Azerbaijan to arrest an Iranian official visiting Baku in connection with the 1994 bombing of the AMIA Jewish center in Buenos Aires.
Alí Akbar Velayati, an adviser to Iran’s Supreme Leader