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...
Pictured above: Hundreds of people from Blacksburg, Va., attended a solidarity rally at Virginia Tech to show their support for the Jewish community after an anti-Semitic incident on Shabbat at the campus Chabad center. An estimated 500 people from in and around Blacksburg, Va., gathered at Virginia Tech late Monday...
  Ynet has released a recording of one of the bomb threats made to to a JCC on January 18. The brief call was made with voice-disguising technology that protects the caller’s identity. An Israeli teen with dual Israeli and American citizenship living in the southern Israeli city of Ashkelon was arrested...
On the occasion of 25 years of diplomatic relations between Israel and China, the Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs was curious to know what Chinese people think about Israeli food, so they asked. Watch to find out what they had to say: Get OnlySimchas News Live Updates  by email and never...
An American citizen from Utah, Kurt Cochran was killed in the London attack. The couple was in London celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary. His wife is among the injured.   Source: IH
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...
For months, law enforcement officials have said they believe most of the threatening calls to Jewish community centers originated overseas. Now we know that the  NYPD’s Deputy Commissioner & head of counter-terrorism, John Miller, said that "one person one person is behind a large number of the threats". That one person is...


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