Monday, November 23, 2020


FIDF Helps and Supports New Jersey Lone Soldiers

While many aspects of life have been put on pause as a result of COVID-19, the need for service in defense of Israel has grown. Unfortunately, the novel coronavirus has made it more difficult for Israeli soldiers to connect with family and friends, particularly lone soldiers who are unable to fly home. Fortunately,


Rabbi Shai Ohayon Stabbed to Death in Suspected Terror Attack

(Jewish Link Staff and combined sources) An Israeli man was stabbed to death outside Petah Tikva, a Tel Aviv suburb, in a suspected terror attack on Wednesday afternoon, August 26. The man was later identified as 39-year-old Rabbi Shai Ohayon, a married father of four children ages 4-13.



‘Iran Has 10 Times the Enriched Uranium Allowed by the JCPOA’

(MEMRI via JNS) Atomic Energy Organization of Iran spokesman Behrouz Kamalvandi said that Iran has 10 times more enriched uranium than it is permitted to have under the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nuclear deal.

In an interview with Iran’s Al-Alam TV, Kamalvandi added that Iran has


 Yeshivat Har Etzion And Migdal Oz  Are Still Learning Strong in COVID Era

(Courtesy of The Etzion Foundation) The Jewish educational world has had to adapt to our uncertain COVID-19 reality and Yeshivat Har Etzion and sister school, The Stella K. Abraham Beit Midrash for Women at Migdal Oz, in Gush Etzion, have become trailblazers as a result of their “the show must go on”


The Message of the UAE-Israel Deal

The Israel-UAE agreement is extremely important. This is the third peace agreement between Israel and an Arab country. The other two were signed with Egypt (1979) and Jordan (1994). It will increase the prospects for peace, stability and prosperity in the Middle East. For several years Israel and several Gulf states have


Sudan Denies Statement of Possible Agreement With Israel in Wake of UAE Deal

(JNS) Sudan’s Foreign Ministry has denied comments made by its own spokesman indicating that an agreement between his government and Israel might be in the works.

“The matter of relations with Israel has not been discussed in the Foreign Ministry at all,” Sudanese Acting Foreign Minister Omar Qamar


Report: El Al Extends Ban on Passenger Flights Until End of September

(JNS) El Al airlines has announced that it is extending the ban on passenger flights due to the coronavirus outbreak until Sept. 30.

The company is extending the unpaid leave of most of the airline’s 6,080 employees, Israeli


Israeli Air Force Makes Historic Flight Over Dachau Concentration Camp

(Lilach Shoval/Israel Hayom Staff via JNS) A joint drill by the Israeli and German air forces this week included a historic flyover above the Dachau concentration camp and Munich, in memory of the victims of the Holocaust and of the 1972 Munich Olympics massacre.


‘Terror Tunnel’ Dating Back To 1948 Unearthed in Tzfat

(Adi Hashmonai/Israel Hayom via JNS) Work to upgrade the entrance to Tzfat’s Old City has unearthed an attack tunnel dating to Israel’s 1948 War of Independence. Experts believe that the tunnel was dug by local Arabs, who intended to use it to blow up the Ashtam Building, an old commercial structure that served as the important outpost


Seventy-Eight Future Lone Soldiers Arrive on Two Nefesh B’Nefesh Group Aliyah Flights

(Courtesy of Nefesh B’Nefesh) Throughout the summer, Nefesh B’Nefesh will be facilitating a total of 16 group aliyah flights, with designated blocks of seats reserved for its olim on commercial flights to Israel. Two of these flights had 78 future lone soldiers aboard. The flights are coordinated in cooperation with Israel’s


It Takes a Village: Disability Inclusion In the Negev Is Making Israel Bloom

Nearly every month for the last decade, more than 1,000 people from across Israel and around the world have visited ALEH Negev-Nahalat Eran to see this unparalleled rehabilitative village for themselves. By applying best practices from around the globe and creating their own for areas yet to be addressed, this expansive residential


The IDF’s Newest Recruit: ‘At the Age of 15, I Woke Up Blind, and I Was Sure My Life Was Over’

The amazing story of Daniel Defour, who went blind at the age of 15. This young man’s greatest dream was to join the IDF, and following an appeal to Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, he began his official volunteer stint in the army. On Thursday, July 23, Defour, was officially inducted into the Israel