JNS.org British officials put the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) “on notice” Friday after the council passed a series of resolutions singling out Israel for its policies towards the Palestinians while ignoring other countries' human rights violations. “Today we are putting the Human Rights Council on notice,” U.K. Ambassador Julian...
Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat met Friday with US President Donald Trump’s Israel peace envoy Jason Greenblatt on Friday at the White House. The two discussed two discussed “issues relating to Jerusalem.” according to the Jerusalem Municipality.  Barkat released the following statement. "On Friday I met special envoy to US President for International Negotiations,...
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Our hearts were broken when we heard about the shocking and cold-blooded murder of Rabbi Jonathan Sandler HY"D and his sons, Aryeh HY"D and Gavriel HY"D , and of Miriam Monsonego HY"D, daughter of the dedicated principal of Ozar Hatorah school, five years ago today. The Ozar Hatorah school attack was the third...
  Watch this great video of Jewish singer, Mordechai Ben David, dancing with his granddaughter at her wedding. The video is filmed by none other than Lipa Schmeltzer and has some other surprises. Get OS News Live Updates  by email and never miss our top breaking stories    Source: Lipa Schmeltzer
Jpost Reports that Mel Gibson, the Hollywood actor and director has been secretly donating to Holocaust survivors for nearly a decade, according to a report by Extra on Friday. Gibson was the subject of fierce public backlash for the last decade due to a drunken 2006 antisemitic rant. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-I9NTnvRSWQ]   Zane...
 In response to its international isolation, the Palestinian terror group Hamas has undertaken a new political program in an attempt to present a “more moderate image,” aiming to improve relations with Western countries and neighboring states such as Egypt, The Associated Press reported. In its new manifesto, Hamas has removed...
(JTA) Many Jewish groups blamed white supremacists, emboldened by Donald Trump’s campaign, for the bomb threats that have plagued Jewish institutions since the beginning of this year. It appears the groups were wrong. The news that one Jewish teen — an Israeli, no less — was behind most of the approximately...
The following recipe comes from Shannon Sarna on the Nosher via My Jewish Learning: Passover desserts can really be the worst. Canned macaroons. Dry cake. And while I know many people who love it, super rich flourless chocolate cake is just not my thing. I don’t enjoy how dense it...
Nefesh B'Nefesh posted the following account from new Olah Sophie Dubitsky to their Facebook page yesterday: "I visited Israel for the first time when I was seven years old, and I had an immediate and everlasting deep love of the country. I went to Camp Moshava IO, a Bnei Akiva...
Adam Abrams/JNS.org Pictured above: Inside the annual CannaTech medical marijuana innovation conference in Tel Aviv March 20, 2017. Moshe Ihea (in center), founder and CEO of Israel-based Cannabliss, discusses his company's cannabis-based medicines that are on display. Credit: Miriam Alster/Flash90.Credit: Miriam Alster/Flash90. Beyond the scent of potent cannabis drifting about the...
"The TorahAnyTimes" Newsletter Parashat Vayakhel-Pekudei 27th of Adar, 5777 | March 25, 2017 Compiled and Edited by Elan Perchik Rabbi Avi Wiesenfeld Building Homes, Building Families כל אשר נשאו לבו לקרבה אל המלאכה Everyone whose heart inspired him to approach the work… (Shemot 36:2) Living in one apartment above another in Jerusalem were two families. Both...
Corey Gil-Shuster has an entire Youtube channel devoted to asking Palestinians and Jews in Israel what their opinions are about a number of topics submitted by viewers. If you ever wanted to know what the other side is thinking, this channel can be a real eye opener. In two videos...
The Senate has confirmed David Friedman as U.S. ambassador to Israel in a 52-46 vote that went almost entirely along party lines. This comes after the Foreign Relations Committee voted on March 9th to approve his nomination. In the Foreign Relations Committee hearing, every Republican senator on the committee voted in favor of Friedman...
A Jewish teenager with dual Israeli and American citizenship living in the southern Israeli city of Ashkelon was arrested Thursday in connection to the wave of more than 100 bomb threats against JCCs and other Jewish institutions across North America since the beginning of 2017. Israeli police report that...


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