Friday, June 09, 2023


US Embassy in Israel Again Allowing Emergency Passport Appointments for Children

(JNS) In an abrupt volte-face, the American embassy in Jerusalem is again scheduling appointments for emergency passports for young children traveling to the United States, following congressional pressure on the issue.

The change came less than a week after the embassy unilaterally announced that


To Prevent Nuclear Iran, US Should Arm Israel, Write 44 Retired Generals and Admirals

(JNS) In a March 20 open letter issued by the Jewish Institute for National Security of America (JINSA), 44 retired U.S. generals and admirals asked the White House and Congress to “immediately provide Israel with the advanced weapons it needs to deter and prevent a nuclear Iran.”

“Iran is coming


‘Israel: A Beacon of Hope to Emerging Nations in Africa’

Israel’s vibrant democracy, commitment to helping African neighbors and its representation of a centuries-old dream by the Jewish people to return to their ancestral homeland stand as a beacon of hope and a source of strength to the emerging nations of Africa.

That message from Olga


Dr. Michael Segal’s Quest to Leyn in All 50 States

Dr. Michael Segal works as a companion animal clinical veterinarian at a small clinic in Paramus. His clientele are mainly dogs and occasional cats. Now residing in Teaneck, on Shabbat he leyns the Torah for the 8:45 a.m. minyan in the social hall at Congregation Rinat Yisrael in Teaneck after which he


Paley Family Welcomes 10th Child a Month After Losing Two Sons in Terror Attack

(JNS) Devorah Paley, whose two young sons were killed in a terrorist attack last month in Jerusalem’s Ramot neighborhood, gave birth to a boy overnight Tuesday at Hadassah Medical Center Mount Scopus.

Avraham Paley, who was seriously wounded in the attack, was by his wife’s side while she was in


Palestinians See US Aid as ‘Opportunity to Promote Terrorism’

(Israel Hayom via JNS) An Israeli nonprofit that studies Palestinian society has found a troubling possible linkage between U.S. aid to the Palestinian Authority and the scope of terrorist attacks against Israelis.

Palestinian Media Watch released a study this week that analyzed statistics taken from


IDF Arrests Four Gazans Attempting to Infiltrate Israel

(JNS) Israel Defense Forces soldiers on Wednesday, March 15 arrested four unarmed Palestinians attempting to cross the border from the Gaza Strip.

The infiltrators were spotted on surveillance cameras coming from central Gaza and troops were dispatched to intercept them, the IDF said.


Bahrain Could Follow Saudis In Restoring Ties With Iran

(JNS) Manama and Tehran have held secret talks in recent months, and Bahrain could follow the Saudis in restoring relations with the Islamic Republic.

A “senior regional source” told the U.K.-based Amwaj.media news outlet that “low-profile exchanges” have taken place focused not on the political


Netanyahu Holds Meeting With Top Officials to Review Ukraine Policy

(JNS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held a meeting on Tuesday, March 14 to discuss military support for Ukraine as it fends off a Russian invasion now entering its second year.

Hebrew media reported that the premier was presented with a reexamination of Jerusalem’s policy toward the war,


Biale Rebbe of Bnei Brak Arrives in Teaneck

(Courtesy of Biale Rebbe's Office) Teaneck residents are getting excited. The Rebbe is coming again. Hardly a year has passed since the Biale Rebbe of Bnei Brak visited Teaneck, yet hundreds are excitedly anticipating the return of their revered Rebbe.

Although the Rebbe has been visiting


Live the Coastal Life In Netanya, Israel

(Courtesy of Tivuch Shelly) In the last few months, Tivuch Shelly has had much success leading scores of buyers from overseas to settle or invest in the beautiful resort city of Netanya.

Currently, we are representing four residential developments ranging from the most exclusive to


Court Reform Compromise Advances

Justice Minister Yariv Levin’s office expressed positivity toward a new judicial reform negotiation outline published Tuesday led by former justice minister Prof. Daniel Friedmann.

“This is the first outline that goes outside the box, it has good directions and [Levin] will test them,”

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