(JNS) Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Yevgeny Ivanov said this week that a prisoner exchange deal for an Israeli-American woman being held in Russia on drug charges is not being considered.
“As far as I know, an exchange
(JNS) In a historic first, Israel began exporting natural gas to Egypt this week according to the terms of a landmark agreement between the two countries.
The Egyptian company Dolphinus Holdings is purchasing 85 billion cubic
(JNS) At press time, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud Party was making a last-ditch effort to unite the country’s right-wing parties ahead of the country’s March 2 election.
Parties failing to clear the 3.25 percent electoral threshold in March will result in votes being wasted,
Our aliyah story is not typical. We weren’t planning on this for many years. We didn’t have a five, three or even a one-year plan. It was more like a three-month plan. We woke up one day last January with this crazy idea of aliyah and our journey began with exploration and a pilot trip at the end of March.
It was 12:15 a.m., Friday night. I sat with 20-year-old Moishe F. in a hole-in-the-wall shul in the heart of Mea Shearim, discussing our different upbringings and worldviews before he would return to Boro Park to marry a girl whom he had only met for three hours and hadn’t spoken to since Rosh
(Courtesy of AMIT) Eight AMIT educators are among the education ministry’s religious-education administration list of this year’s “teachers of the century.” All of the teachers and principals selected for this distinction were recognized for their groundbreaking
It’s possible that the killing of Iran’s top military commander Gen. Qassem Soleimani by U.S. forces
(Israel Hayom via JNS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned that Israel’s enemies will be “dealt a crushing blow” if they attempt to attack it.
The prime minister commented, “Qassem Soleimani was responsible for the deaths of countless innocent people over the past few decades. He
(JNS) A Ukranian Boeing 737 passenger jet crashed shortly after takeoff in Tehran, Iran, on Wednesday, January 8, killing all 176 people aboard. Though a spokesman for Iran’s Road and Transportation Ministry claimed that the crash was caused by “technical difficulties,” at least two
(JNS) U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said that the United States is “disavowing” the 1978 Hansell Memorandum, a State Department memo that claimed Israeli settlements violate international law.
In a video statement
(JNS) The Iranian parliament approved a bill this week to designate the entire U.S. military and Pentagon as terrorist entities following last week’s U.S. elimination of Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani in Iraq. Lawmakers also backed a motion allocating $220 million to the Quds Force to avenge Soleimani’s death.
After graduating from Bruriah High School, Gila Allen, from Edison, is now learning at MMY (Michlelet Mevaseret Yerushalayim) as part of her gap year. During her first semester at seminary, she has fostered new connections with both her fellow students and attentive faculty and has delved deep into the teachings of Rav