(JTA) — Anti-Semitic fliers with swastika-like symbols were discovered on the campus of Cornell University in upstate New York. The posters, which read “Just say no to Jewish lies!” and urged students to “join the white gang,” were discovered Monday morning and taken down the same day. They promoted the...
We received the message below from the OU earlier today and wanted to share it with you before Shabbat. The weekly kindling of Shabbat candles is a source of inspiration for shalom bayit, tranquility, within our homes. This Erev Shabbat, the Jewish community, and all people of good will, are...
Milwaukee Bucks President Peter Feigin speaking at the opening of the team’s new training center in downtown Milwaukee as Mayor Tom Barrett, left, looks on. (Gary Dineen/Milwaukee Bucks) (JTA) — When Peter Feigin took over as president of the Milwaukee Bucks in 2014, he pledged that the long-beleaguered NBA team would...
The growing divide between Orthodox and Reform Jews is creating a significant impact on American Jewish support for the State of Israel. As the Reform sect of Judaism continues to grow, the leaders of these communities are becoming a more focal point of the Israeli government’s outreach initiatives aimed...
In this video by MErcedes-Benz three female entrepreneurs from Silicon Wadi talk about their experiences in Israel's start-up hub – and about the things that make it so special. They visited with the most inspiring women in Silicon Wadi's tech industry – and did not forget to ask them about...
(JTA) — An Orthodox Jewish woman has won the right to exercise in her skirt after being turned away by two women’s gyms in Brooklyn. Yosefa Jalal Wood-Isenberg, 27, sued the Lucille Roberts chain of health clubs in 2015 after she was removed and banned from two of its franchises...
Ariel Ben Solomon/JNS.org Pictured above: Jews and Arabs play backgammon during the “Jerusalem Double” championship in Jerusalem Feb. 27, 2017. The backgammon competition aims to foster Jewish-Arab coexistence in Israel. Credit: Yonatan Sindel/Flash90. Recently aired TV interviews with young Arabs who moved to major Israeli metropolitan areas underscore the varied and...
If you've never been to a shmurah matzah factory, we've got you covered. This beautifully edited video from Chabad.org gets you closer than you could ever possibly get in person to the process. Watch as they roll out the dough, perforate it, and stick in the oven all in a streamlined,...
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made the following remarks at the start of his meeting today in New York City with US President Donald Trump.. "I want to say that under your leadership, the alliance between America and Israel has never been stronger, never been deeper. I can say this in...
Israel Hayom/ JNS.org Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei took to Twitter Sunday to share his views on gender issues and asserted that the objectification of women in Western society is the product of “a Zionist plot.” In a series of tweets for Iranian Mother’s Day, marked on the anniversary of...
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Jeffrey F. Barken/JNS.org Pictured above: Inside the studio of the Israeli start-up SolarPaint. Credit: Courtesy of SolarPaint. In October 2016, SpaceX and Tesla founder Elon Musk unveiled Powerwall II, a new high-performance rechargeable battery powered by a solar roof. These tinted-tile solar shingles mimic the look and feel of traditional roofing...
Yair Pomburg raps during a performance of the Shalva Band at North Shore Hebrew Academy on Long Island. (Ben Sales) GREAT NECK, N.Y. (JTA) — The crowd of middle schoolers goes wild when Dina Samteh hits her high notes, jumping out of their seats in the synagogue sanctuary, cheering and...
JNS.org Pictured above: Israeli soldiers are pictured during a camouflage training course, learning warfare capabilities in complex, forested areas. Credit: Israel Defense Forces. Israel is developing contingency plans to evacuate up to 250,000 civilians living in border communities in the event of a war breaking out with Hamas, Hezbollah or other...
Rabbi Ben Tzion Shafier, Founder and Director of TheShmuz.com and Tiferes Bnei Torah, has launched a free Hilchos Seder Guide this week. Comprised of two audio downloads, a handbook and quiz questions for review, it promises to take the stress out of the Sedarim in a clear and engaging...


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