Tuesday, August 03, 2021


Israel Police Arrest 74 People on Day One of ‘Operation Law and Order’

(JNS) Seventy-four people were arrested in the first 24 hours after Israel Police launched a nationwide crackdown in the wake of the violent riots that have rocked the country in recent days, particularly in cities with mixed Arab-Jewish populations.

The suspects were arrested for disorderly conduct,


Jewish Foundation for the Righteous President Roman Kent, z”l, Passes Away at Age 96

(JFR) Longtime president of The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous (JFR), Roman Kent, passed away this week in Manhattan.

Kent, a Holocaust survivor who survived the Lodz ghetto, the Auschwitz, Mertzbachtal, Dornau and Flossenburg concentration camps and a death march, devoted his life to


IDF Soldiers Thwart Terror Attack in Hebron

(JNS) Israeli soldiers thwarted a terrorist attack this week in the Jewish community of Hebron, the military said in a statement.

The suspect, who was armed with a “Carlo” submachine gun, a knife and explosives, arrived in a vehicle from the direction of Hebron’s Abu Sneineh neighborhood, according


Hamas Rocket Fire on Israel Continues as IDF Gaza Operation Enters 10th Day

(JNS) Multiple rocket salvos were launched into Israel late on Tuesday night, May 18, and into Wednesday, May 19, as Israel’s “Operation Guardian of the Walls” against terrorist groups in the Gaza Strip entered its 10th day. The launches triggered sirens in multiple western Negev


Two Dead, 184 Injured in Bleacher Collapse at Givat Ze’ev Synagogue

(JNS) Two people were killed on Sunday evening, Erev Shavuot, during prayers at an unfinished synagogue in the town of Givat Ze’ev, near Jerusalem.

Binyamin Rubinstein, 23, and 13-year-old Meir Globerman, whose funerals were


Two IDF Soldiers Wounded, Two Palestinians Killed During ‘Day of Rage’ Riots

(Israel Hayom via JNS) Two Israeli soldiers were wounded and one Palestinian died as thousands rioted throughout Judea and Samaria during the Palestinian “Day of Rage” events. Multiple arrests were made following the riots, which were a show of solidarity with Hamas on the ninth day of


Israel’s Police Chief in Hot Seat For Likening Both Arab and Jewish Rioters to ‘Terrorists’

(Israel Hayom via JNS) Israel Police Commissioner Yaakov Shabtai sparked an uproar during a visit to the embattled city of Lod in central Israel when he called both Arab and Jewish rioters “terrorists.”

“We will bring anyone who disrupted the public order and engaged in vandalism to justice. It


Iran’s Proxy War Against Israel

The Iranian-backed Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) organization announced on May 11 that its members fired a burst of “Badr-3” missiles into Israel, killing two women and injuring dozens of others. The announcement was made by PIJ’s military wing, Al-Quds Brigades, after the group and other terror factions in the Gaza Strip, including Hamas, fired


Boys Town Jerusalem Sees Results

(Courtesy of BTJ) Atenkut Alhagan has struggled hard at every step of his life. Today, he stepped up to the stage to be awarded the Israel 73rd Independence Day “Exemplary Soldier” citation by Brig. General Ilan Elia, chief officer of the IDF Technology and Maintenance Division. The handsome Ethiopian-born graduate of Boys Town


Amid Rocket Attacks, NY Nonprofit Provides IDF Veterans Refuge in Northern Israel Hotels

(Courtesy of Belev Echad) Amid the massive rocket attacks from Gaza on Israeli people in the past few days, the New York-based nonprofit Belev Echad is sending Israel Defense Forces (IDF) veterans with PTSD and their families who live within the range of Hamas rockets to hotels in northern Israel to find refuge from the sounds of


After the Rockets...

(Courtesy of OneFamily) That’s when OneFamily steps in to help victims cope with the aftermath and rebuild their lives. Our office is operating in emergency mode. We mobilized 50 volunteers to set up a control center for the wounded, the dead and their children, parents and siblings. We are visiting the injured and bereaved families,


Nefesh B’Nefesh Presents Anglo Olim With Annual Bonei Zion Prize

(Courtesy of Nefesh B’Nefesh) Just moments before the barrage of rocket terror rained down on Israel this week, a championship-winning basketball coach, a former United Nations ambassador, and the president emeritus of the world’s largest Jewish campus organization were among the English-speaking olim honored at the

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