Thursday, February 02, 2023


101-Year-Old Olah Finally Returns to Her Native Homeland

As the oldest immigrant to make aliyah in the last five years, Stella Rockoff has returned to her birthplace: “My family left at a time when ‘the Jewish State’ was just an idea; today I am proud to call it home.”

(Courtesy of NBN) Last week, an El Al plane landed at Ben Gurion


The Unasked Question: Don’t Women Deserve the Right to Choose Life?

The U.S. Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade last June elicited a frenzy of reactions from both sides of the contentious abortion issue.

In Israel, the media was fast and furious in its blanket condemnation of the decision and possible implications it may have for the status of


UN Watch: Qatari Envoy Hoping to Chair UN Forum Is ‘Rabid Antisemite’

(JNS) Hend al-Muftah, Qatar’s ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva, is bidding to become chair of the U.N. Forum on Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of Law. She has made antisemitic and bigoted remarks, a report released by the UN Watch nonprofit organization reveals.

She has “a long record


IDF Officer, Two Terrorists Killed In Judea and Samaria Firefight

(JNS) An Israeli soldier and two Palestinian gunmen were killed overnight Tuesday, September 13 in a gun battle near the Gilboa crossing in northern Samaria, according to the Israel Defense Forces.

The officer, whose family was


Jonathan Pollard to Remarry

(Arutz Sheva) Former spy Jonathan Pollard is set to remarry, with the couple poised to make a formal announcement on their engagement.

Pollard, 68, got engaged to Rivka, a Jerusalemite and mother of seven, last week, but made


Blinken: Iran Nuclear Deal ‘Unlikely in the Near Term’

(JNS) United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken this week said that a nuclear agreement with Iran was “unlikely” in the near term.

Speaking in Mexico City, Blinken said that Iran’s response to a draft agreement put


US Reviewing New Israeli Intel on Six Palestinian Orgs Designated as Terrorist Groups

(JNS) The United States is reviewing new Israeli intel that purportedly details the terror ties of six Palestinian organizations outlawed by Israel in October 2021, State Department spokesman Ned Price said.

Israeli authorities


Lebanese Official: Maritime Border Talks With Israel ‘Nearly Complete’

(JNS) Maritime border talks between Lebanon and Israel to reach an agreement on how to divide natural gas resources are nearly complete, Reuters reported.

“We’re talking about weeks—actually, days—to finish the


Extremely Rare Judean Quarter-Shekel Coin Repatriated To Israel From the US

(JNS) An extremely rare Judean quarter-shekel coin, minted by Jewish rebels fighting the Roman empire some 2,000 years ago, was returned to the State of Israel in an official ceremony in New York this week, according to the Israel Antiquities Authority.


Gantz: Iran Has Hundreds of New Centrifuges That Can Enrich Uranium to High Levels

(JNS) Iran’s financing and support for terror proxies is the foremost cause of instability in the Middle East, and the country’s nuclear program could spark a regional arms race, Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz said this week.

Gantz, who visited New York City, met with U.N. Secretary General


Dor L’Dor to Host Pre-Rosh Hashanah Learning

The Dor L’Dor group at Congregation Ahavath Torah, Englewood, sponsor an in-person pre-Rosh Hashanah “lunch and learn” on Tuesday, September 20 at noon at the synagogue, 240 Broad Avenue, Englewood.

Rabbi Chaim Poupko, senior rabbi of the synagogue, will be speaking on “The Miracle of


Celebrate the Holidays At The Bronx Jewish Center, Pelham Parkway

The Bronx Jewish Center at Pelham Parkway, newly located at 900 Pelham Parkway South, Bronx, NY 10462, will proudly be hosting High Holiday services at the beautiful Center on Sunday, September 25 starting at 7 p.m., followed by a delicious hot four-course holiday dinner.

Then on Monday and Tuesday,

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