(JNS) Sheldon Adelson, the multi-billionaire casino mogul, conservative donor and philanthropist, has died at the age of 87.
Miriam Adelson, Sheldon’s wife, said in a statement that her husband died from complications of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a form of blood cancer.
It has been more than a decade since Turkey and Israel, once strategic partners, broke up badly, with an angry Ankara passionately vowing to isolate Israel internationally. It has also been exactly four years since the two countries decided to give peace a chance once more and appointed ambassadors. They would have to pack up and
Andrew Shafer is studying at Yeshivat Aish HaTorah in the Aish Gesher program in the Old City by the Kotel. He was born and grew up in Englewood, New Jersey, and attended Moriah in Englewood for elementary school and SAR Academy for high school. His family davens at East Hill Synagogue in Englewood.
COVID-19 has altered all our lives irrevocably, but for the Meir Panim organization, which for 20 years has been feeding Israel’s hungry, it has upended operations, forcing them to come up with creative solutions. “We’d always received donations of fruit and vegetables, but all our cooked
As the U.S. Senate prepared to certify the results of the presidential election on Wednesday, January 6, protestors stormed the Capitol grounds, with hundreds of people crowding the steps and several gaining access to the building. Both President Donald Trump and President-elect Joe Biden called for the crowds to
If you’re a New Jersey yeshiva high school student or their parent and, in checking out options for gap-year programs in Israel, you find something strangely familiar about Yeshivat Ashreinu in Beit Shemesh—no, it’s not your imagination. It’s the school’s strong roots in New Jersey.
Three of the Yeshiva’s administrators/instructors
(Israel Hayom via JNS) Jonathan Pollard landed in Israel early Wednesday morning, December 30, one month after his parole restrictions were lifted and five years after he was released from U.S. federal prison after serving 30 years for spying for Israel. He was accompanied on the flight by his wife, Esther. Due to Esther’s
(Courtesy of ADI) On December 17, 2020, the seventh day of Chanukah, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin visited ADI Negev-Nahalat Eran, the state-of-the-art residential and rehabilitative village in Israel’s south, to light Chanukah candles with the residents—children, adolescents and adults with severe
Israel is so far the fastest country in inoculating its population against the novel coronavirus.
Our World in Data, a global, aggregated database on COVID-19, presented a comprehensive picture of the state of COVID-19 inoculations around the world. On a scale of the number of COVID-19
(JNS) A joint Israeli-American delegation met with senior officials in Morocco this week, as part of a move to normalize relations between Israel and Morocco.
Israel’s National Security Adviser Meir Ben-Shabbat, senior adviser to the U.S. president Jared Kushner and Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser
(JNS) New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo ordered state officials from the Division of Human Rights and the Cyber Incident Response Team to provide assistance to the North Shore Hebrew Academy school community in the wake of a disturbing anti-Semitic hacking attack, which is being investigated by