Here’s something to think about on the FDR

If you walk all the way to the eastern end of Manhattan’s 25th Street, you’ll come upon a small plaque explaining why the site was given the name “Bristol Basin” in June …


When Arabs decided they were really Palestinians

Modern conceptions of “Palestine” began to emerge in the mid-19th century. British artist David Roberts followed the trail of the ancient Israelites from Egypt to their promised land. …


BDS ‘Mapping Project’ reflects an ancient evil

As if further evidence of the fundamentally anti-Semitic nature of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement were needed, the recently produced “Mapping Project” of Jewish sites …


We’re to blame for leaving our children defenseless

Jewish parents talk glowingly of the indigenous homeland that they love. However, mostly they outsource their children’s education about Israel to day schools, Hebrew schools and Jewish …

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Joy in Long Beach as Chabad celebrates new Torah

On a warm afternoon last August, Rabbi Eli Goodman of Chabad of the Beaches walked into his shul and was stunned to see that the Ark had been vandalized, and two Torahs and other religious items were …


10 original souvenirs to bring home from Israel

You can now finally get on a plane and visit our tiny corner of the Middle East. Sun, sea, amazing food and incredible scenery all await you in what promises …


NY Times blood libel

In its Sunday newsaper distributed on Shavuot, the New York Times furthered the Palestinian narrative that  an Israeli combatant may have deliberately assassinated Al Jazeera journalist Shireen …

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Gala celebrates the Rebbe and Chabad on Long Island

Long Island’s 38 Chabad centers gathered at the Cradle of Aviaton Museum in Garden City to celebrate their accomplishments and the 120th anniversary of the birth of Lubavitcher Rebbe, Menachem …

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Jewish politics: A lesson for today’s politicians

Only a British born and bred rabbi — Rabbi Sir Jonathan Sacks zt”l  — could have authored the following theologically-based teaching: To paraphrase Shakespeare, …


Here we go again: Can Bibi’s right short-circuit a 5th election?

Israel appears set to head back to the polls in late October, just after the High Holy Days, for its fifth election in three-and-a-half years. Alternate Prime Minister Yair Lapid would become …


Summer travel opens with chaos at Ben Gurion

After returning to full operations, Ben-Gurion International Airport is having difficulty coping with heavy passenger traffic as the summer travel season gets underway. …


Pompeo stands with Jerusalem at Queens gala

Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo recounted the Trump administration’s “greatest hits” in relation to Israel and told the annual Yom Yerushalayim Dinner of American Friends of …

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Operation Tzur Israel delivers 340 Ethiopians

Three-hundred-forty Ethiopian immigrants landed in Israel on two flights that were part of “Operation Tzur Israel” (“Rock of Israel”). Since it began in December 2020, …

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