Friday, February 03, 2023


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


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”


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


Israeli Government Guidelines Envision Settlement of Judea and Samaria

(JNS) Israel’s incoming government on Wednesday, Dec.28 published a list of policy guidelines that includes a vow to promote settlement throughout the country.

“The Jewish people has an exclusive and inalienable right to all parts of the Land of Israel. The government will promote and develop the


Zambia to Get First Rabbi in Six Decades

(JNS) Rabbi Mendy and Rivky Hertzel will move to Zambia early next year to establish a Chabad House and assist the small but thriving Jewish community in the southern African nation. Zambia has not had a rabbi in over 60 years.

Rabbi Hertzel told JNS, “In February of this year, they tasked me


Music Heals the Soul for Children in Southern Israel

Every weekday, Yuval, a 10 thgrader from Kibbutz Nahal Oz in the Gaza Envelope, makes his way to the Sha’ar HaNegev Music Center, located nearby. When he sits down to play at the beautiful new grand piano, his fingers fly over the keys, his body moves to the music and the sound he creates enthralls


New Jersey-Israel Commission Celebrates East Brunswick Sister City Agreement With Yavne, Israel

During a visit to Israel, East Brunswick Mayor Brad Cohen signed a new sister city agreement with Yavne around economic development, education and cultural partnerships following ongoing engagement from the New Jersey-Israel Commission.

(Courtesy of NJ Israel Commission) On December 11, the mayor of


UN Rep Equates IDF and Terrorists

The Biden administration called on Israel to crack down equally on Jewish and Palestinian extremism, in a sharply worded statement Deputy Ambassador Robert Wood delivered to the UN Security Council after a visit to the region that drew equivalency between the actions of both populations. “The United States expects to see equal treatment


NY Leaders Speak Out Against Antisemitism on Chanukah

(JNS) Hundreds of people gathered this week in Manhattan for the “Shine A Light” on antisemitism event.

Speakers included New York Governor Kathy Hochul; New York Attorney General Letitia James; Gideon Taylor, CEO of The Jewish Community Relations Council of New York, which organized the event in


Biden: Iran Nuclear Deal Is Dead

(JNS) A video of President Joe Biden saying that the nuclear deal with Iran is “dead” but that Washington will not announce as much surfaced on Tuesday, Dec. 20.

The footage, which was apparently taken during Biden’s visit to California early last month, shows an Iranian-American woman asking him


Netanyahu Announces Formation of Israel’s 37th Government

(JNS) Israeli Prime Minister-designate Benjamin Netanyahu late Wednesday night, Dec. 21 informed President Isaac Herzog that he has secured the necessary backing to form the country’s next government.

Netanyahu tweeted that


Fatah Calls for ‘Day of Rage’ After Arch-Terrorist Dies of Cancer in Israel

(JNS) Palestinians across Judea and Samaria and the Gaza Strip marked the death from cancer on Tuesday, Dec. 20, of arch-terrorist Nasser Abu Hamid with “day of rage” protests and a general strike.

Abu Hamid co-founded the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigade, which is aligned with Palestinian Authority

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