Sunday, October 24, 2021


Iranian Parliament Approves Two AMIA Bombing Suspects to Cabinet Positions

(JNS) Two suspects of the 1994 bombing at the Argentine Israelite Mutual Association (AMIA) Jewish community center in Buenos Aires were confirmed by Iran’s parliament to take on new positions in the cabinet, Reuters reported.

Ahmad Vahidi and Mohsen Rezai, both selected by recently elected President


Port Authority Police And the Israeli Consulate Commemorate 9/11 Victims

(Courtesy of the Israeli Embassy) The Port Authority Police Department and the Consulate General of Israel in New York held an intimate gathering at the Ground Zero memorial on Tuesday morning, August 31, to mark the 20th yahrzeit of the victims who perished on 9/11.

Among the


FBI Report Reinforces Trend That American Jews Are ‘Top Target’ for Hate Crimes

The latest FBI report on hate crimes shows that the number of incidents continues to rise year to year in the U.S., with 7,759 hate crimes reported in 2020 as compared to 7,517 in 2019, but with fewer crimes categorized as “religiously motivated.”

“Preventing and responding to hate crimes


Bennett to Present Iran Plan in First White House Visit

(Algemeiner) New Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett plans to push for a new Iran strategy during his first White House visit this week, saying he will urge U.S. President Joe Biden not to revive the 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran.

An Israeli government source on Monday referred to Iran’s current


Israel’s Ambassador to UN Demands Equal Rights for Afghans at Human Rights Council

(Sharon Wrobel/Algemeiner) Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva urged member states to safeguard the rights of women and girls in Afghanistan following the takeover of the country by the Taliban.



IDF Arabic Spokesman Urges Gazans Not To Heed Hamas Calls for Border Riots

(JNS.org ) Lt. Col. Avichay Adraee, head of the Arab media division of the Israel Defense Forces Spokesperson’s Unit, warned the residents of the Gaza Strip on Wednesday not to heed Hamas’s call to riot along the border with Israel.


Eichmann Was Turned In by Anti-Nazi Geologist, German Paper Reveals

(JNS.org) Sixty years after infamous Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann was captured by Mossad agents and brought to Israel for trial, a German media outlet has revealed, for the first time, the identity of the person believed to have turned Eichmann in.


Israel Wins First Gold in Tokyo Paralympic Games

(JNS.org) Israel’s Iyad Shalabi won the gold medal in the 100-meter backstroke in the S1 category at the Tokyo Paralympics on Wednesday, Israel’s first gold in these games and first-ever for an Arab Israeli athlete.

Shalabi was born deaf and mute, and was left a paraplegic following an accident he


Breaking Boundaries: Sheba Medical Center Inaugurates ARC Innovation Center in Kfar Qasem

Under the banner “Together we will change the future of Healthcare,” the center will serve as a gateway to Israel’s Arabic-speaking population to shape the future of medicine.

(Courtesy of Sheba Medical Center) Sheba Medical Center, Israel’s largest medical center,


Suspects Arrested for Murder of Shmuli Silverberg z"l

The Denver Police Department hase arrested four individuals and a fifth is being sought for an August 17 crime spree and murder of yeshiva student Shmuel Silverberg, 19. 

Silberverg, originally from Cleveland, was outside a dormitory for Yeshiva Toras Chaim in Denver when he was shot and killed. 

“At this time in the investigation, it


Jewish Student Shot Dead in Front of Denver Yeshiva

(Arutz Sheva and Yeshiva World News) A Jewish student was shot and killed late Tuesday night, August 17, in front of a yeshiva in Denver, Colorado.

The 19-year-old victim, identified as Shmuel (Shmuli) Silverberg, z”l, was standing in front of the dormitories of Yeshiva Toras Chaim when a vehicle


Rabbis: Unvaccinated Worshippers May Not Pray in Synagogue

(Israel Hayom via JNS) Rabbis in Israel are launching a campaign against COVID-19 vaccine refusal, including a recent rabbinical ruling that unvaccinated individuals may not enter synagogues, participate in a minyan or be called to the Torah.

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