Life

71 Years Later, Sobibor Gas Chambers Unearthed

September 17, 2014, by

The gas chambers at the Sobibor death camp, where some 250,000 Jews perished between April 1942 and October 1943, have been uncovered in an archaeological dig, bringing to a close an eight-year search, Yad Vashem announced on Wednesday. “Finally, we have reached our goal – the discovery of the gas chambers. We were amazed at

Egypt Wants Its Gold Back

September 15, 2014, by

The Jews who left Egypt during the Exodus stole Egyptian gold and treasures and must be made to pay back what they took – with interest, an Egyptian political scientist has claimed. Ammar Ali Hassan told Egypt’s Channel 1 in a July interview translated by MEMRI, “We know for a fact that Moses was in

All Ashkenazi Jews Should Test For Cancer Gene, Study Says

September 12, 2014, by

The research, conducted at Jerusalem’s Shaare Zedek Medical Center, found high rates of ovarian and breast cancer whether or not there was family history of the disease. Of the randomly selected women and men who tested positively for the genetic mutation in the BRCA genes, about half had a history of cancer in the family

Does Israel Have the Answer to Ebola?

September 8, 2014, by

Protalix, an Israeli biopharmaceutical company located outside of the northern city of Carmiel, said Saturday that it has the resources to produce the experimental Ebola vaccine, ZMapp, which has recently run out. In an interview with Channel 2, Protalix’s Dr. Yossi Shaaltiel, the executive vice president of research and development said: “Today our production capacity

Steven Sotloff Was Jewish

September 3, 2014, by

We can now say that Steven Joel Sotloff was Jewish. We can now say that he was the grandson of Holocaust survivors, that his mother was a preschool teacher at Temple Beth Am in Pinecrest, Florida, a Reform synagogue in South Miami where Sotloff attended day school. We can now relay to you that “the

The Pro-Israel Expendables

August 26, 2014, by

Nearly 200 Hollywood actors and executives, including Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger, have signed Creative Community for Peace’s pro-Israel, anti-Hamas open letter. “We, the undersigned, are saddened by the devastating loss of life endured by Israelis and Palestinians in Gaza,” the missive states. “We are pained by the suffering on both sides of the conflict

Baruch Dayan Emet: Body of Missing Student Found

August 26, 2014, by

The body of missing 23-year-old yeshiva student Aaron Sofer a”h was found in the Jerusalem Forest, where Sofer was last seen this past Friday. Read the latest media reports for continuing coverage: The Yeshiva World Arutz 7 Ha’aretz Jerusalem Post

Who Caused This Crisis?

August 7, 2014, by

Our instinctive response to crisis and tragedy is to look for people to blame and to think they are the sole cause of our difficulties. We say to each other, “If only they would have acted differently, things would have been different.” But this is a mistake. The underlying cause behind everything is G-d. Things