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Charlotte Aronoff Steps Outside Her Comfort Zone at Midreshet Tiferet

Charlotte Aronoff is currently thriving at Midreshet Tiferet. She lives in Englewood and graduated from SAR. Following her year in Israel she plans to continue pushing herself at Stern College for Women. Her family davens at Congregation Ahavat Torah in Englewood.

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Ben-Gvir Visits Har Habayit

‘Israel will not give in to Hamas threats.’

Israel’s new government “will not give in to threats from Hamas,” National Security Minister Itamar Ben-Gvir said as he arrived at Har Habayit, the Temple Mount, on Tuesday morning, Jan. 3 for his planned pilgrimage

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$1.7 Trillion Spending Bill Provides Aid To Israel, Indirect Aid to Palestinians

(JNS) President Joe Biden recently signed a $1.7 trillion government spending bill that will keep the government running through September 2023.

The bill includes $3.3 billion in security assistance for Israel, with an additional $500 million towards restocking its Iron Dome missile defense system

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Major Jewish Orgs Warn Netanyahu Of Potential Split With Diaspora

(JNS) The leaders of seven major Jewish and Zionist organizations warned Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that proposed changes to Israeli law could affect the unity of world Jewry.

“Any change in the delicate and sensitive status quo on issues such as the Law of Return or conversion could

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Netanyahu: Israel Will Counter Iran Nuclear Deal Openly, From a Position of Strength

(JNS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to thwart Iran’s nuclear ambitions, saying during the weekly Cabinet meeting that his new government was united in achieving that aim.

“We will work openly, from a

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U.S. National Security Advisor Plans Trip to Israel

(JNS) U.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan will travel to Israel in mid-January, in what will be the first visit by a high-ranking Biden administration official since the inauguration of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government.

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Blinken Calls New Israeli FM Eli Cohen To Discuss Iran, Abraham Accords

(JNS) In a conversation with new Israeli Foreign Minister Eli Cohen this week, Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken congratulated him on his new position and reaffirmed America’s commitment to the security of Israel and the U.S.-Israel partnership.

“Blinken discussed continued U.S. efforts to advance

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US News Ranks Israel as 10th Most Powerful Country

(JNS) U.S. News & World Report listed Israel as the world’s 10th-most powerful nation in the publication’s country rankings for 2022. The U.S. was ranked first, followed by China, Russia, Germany, the United Kingdom, South Korea, France and Japan. One of the Abraham Accords signatories, the United Arab Emirates, came in ninth, just

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Nearly 4,000 Jews Make Aliyah With Nefesh B’Nefesh in 2022

(JNS) Nefesh B’Nefesh, in cooperation with Israel’s Ministry of Aliyah and Integration, the Jewish Agency for Israel, Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael and JNF-USA, helped nearly 4,000 North American olim move to Israel this year, NBN announced this week.

The olim who arrived in 2022 practice a wide range of

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RJC Says Congressman-Elect Not Invited to Future Events for Lies About Jewish Heritage

(JNS) George Santos, due to be sworn in as a congressman on Jan. 3, is no longer welcome at Republican Jewish Coalition events.

“We are very disappointed in Congressman-elect Santos,” RJC CEO Matt Brooks said in a statement this week. “He deceived us and misrepresented his heritage. In public

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ISIS-Inspired Terrorist Arrested For Deadly Jerusalem Bombings

(JNS) The deadly Nov. 23 twin bombings in Jerusalem were carried out by a Palestinian resident of Kafr Aqab, acting alone, according to Israeli security forces.

Eslam Froukh, 26, was arrested following an “extensive”

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Google Fixes Antisemitic Definition Of ‘Jew’ Following Uproar

(JNS) Google users who typed the word “Jew” in the search feature on Tuesday, Dec. 27 found that the top definition was an antisemitic stereotype. The search engine’s first listed definition of “Jew” was: “to bargain with someone in a miserly or petty way.”

Further down in the search

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