Thursday, August 06, 2020


Netanyahu Warns Hezbollah After Israeli Retaliatory Strikes in Syria

(JNS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned the Lebanon-based terrorist group Hezbollah on Tuesday that Israel would take the necessary measures to defend itself, after Israel launched airstrikes against targets in Syria.


Israeli, US Defense Firms Announce Plans for US Production of Iron Dome

(JNS) Raytheon Missiles & Defense and Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd announced on Monday that they have agreed to establish a joint venture to produce Iron Dome weapon systems in the United States.

Under the name Raytheon Rafael Area Protection Systems, the partnership will


IfNotNow Endorses Omar for Reelection to Minnesota Seat

(JNS) The anti-Israel group IfNotNow has endorsed Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) for re-election in Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District.

“BREAKING: IfNotNow Movement Rejects Racist Attacks, Becomes Latest Jewish Group to


Hundreds of British Musicians Speak Out After Rapper’s Anti-Semitic Rants

(JNS) Hundreds of musicians in the United Kingdom made a stand against “all forms of racism” following anti-Semitic social-media posts by British rapper Wiley.

Popular names like Rita Ora, Niall Horan, Lewis Capaldi, Lily Allen and Little Mix joined fellow artists and music labels, in addition to


Meronim Offers Special Jewish Education

(Courtesy of Meronim) When Meromim opens its doors September 1, 2020, parents of teenage boys with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) will breathe a sigh of relief. Finally, they will not have to make the heart-wrenching decision between a special education framework for their child and a Jewish one.


Walk to Israel With Olami—100 Miles, One Goal!

(Courtesy of Olami) Olami launches the Walk to Israel—a global challenge to inspire Jewish communities to raise vital funds for Jewish organizations around the world.

Walk to Israel is a pedometer fundraising challenge. At a time when we can’t fly to Israel, teams around the world are challenging


DNC Platform Will Not Condition US Aid to Israel on Sovereignty, Will Seek Return to Iran Deal

(JNS) The DNC’s platform committee voted 117-34 to reject adding the word “occupation” and a condition of U.S. assistance to Israel on the Jewish state not going ahead with its plans to apply sovereignty to parts of the West Bank.

The platform includes language that expresses support for the


Bodies of 286 Jews Murdered In Holocaust Found in Ukraine Basement

(Jpost) The bodies of 286 Jewish people, mostly women and children, were found in a basement below the town square’s marketplace in Sataniv, Ukraine.

The town was known to once have an organized Jewish community, which


Report: Israel Braces for Imminent Hezbollah Attacks

(JNS) The IDF is bracing for an imminent attack from Hezbollah, Channel 12 reported. According to the report, based on the assessment of anonymous security sources, Hezbollah does not consider the foiled cross-border attack sufficient retaliation for the killing of Ali Kamel Mohsen in an


Jewish Agency for Israel Provides COVID-19 Loans to Jewish Communities Worldwide

On July 8, the Jewish Agency for Israel, under the leadership of Chairman of the Executive Isaac Herzog, announced that in its initial phase, its newly launched loan program has already granted close to $10 million to Jewish communities around the world who are battling the dire effects of COVID-19, both


Deal Reached on Israeli Yeshivot/Seminaries

Hoping to take things from the figurative to the literal after being up in the air for weeks, yeshiva and seminary hopefuls who had been planning to spend the upcoming academic year in Israel are one step closer to taking to the skies after an announcement by two high-ranking government officials allowing diaspora students - both


Ari Fuld’s Murderer Sentenced To Life in Prison

(JNS) Khalil Jabarin was sentenced to life in prison by the Judea Military Court on Tuesday for fatally stabbing American-Israeli Ari Fuld and attempting to murder three other people at the Gush Etzion shopping area in September 2018.

The attack was caught on security cameras, showing an injured Fuld