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Israel Losing Edge Against Iran, Intel Head Warns

November 2, 2015, by

The Times of Israel writes: The country’s top army intelligence officer has reportedly said Israel and Iran are engaged in a technological “war,” with the Jewish state slowly losing its qualitative edge over the Islamic Republic. According to a report in Haaretz, Military Intelligence Head Maj. Gen. Herzl Halevi also warned Thursday against watching video

Fighting Big Knives and Bad Ideas

November 2, 2015, by

Liel Leibovitz of Tablet Magazine writes: You’ve been getting the arithmetic of war all wrong: The bloody battle unfurling in the streets of Jerusalem and Tel Aviv and Ra’anana and elsewhere in Israel involves three sides, not two. One consists of people like Isra Abed. She’s 30, an Israeli-Arab divorcee with a young child living

Join Us in Celebrating a Shabbat of Solidarity with Israel

October 15, 2015, by

Our tradition teaches us that the most effective weapon in the arsenal of the Jewish people is our unity. Even the wicked King Ahab, an idol worshipper, met with success in his wars to defend our people in the merit of Jewish unity. We therefore join with the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish

Wave of Terror in Israel: Latest Updates

October 8, 2015, by

As new terror attacks continue to emerge in Israel, it’s important to stay informed. The links below will provide coverage from numerous major media outlets in Israel: Arutz 7 Times of Israel Ha’aretz Jerusalem Post

Simchat Torah in the Henkin’s Hometown

October 7, 2015, by

How do you celebrate the holiday of Simchat Torah in the wake of a horrific murder that left four children orphaned? Lee-at Salomon, a neighbor of the Henkin family, wrote this article for The Times of Israel, describing how their community managed to celebrate the holiday. It’s a testament to the strength of the Henkin

Wach: A Summer on Yad B’Yad

October 1, 2015, by

Ever wonder what it’s like to spend a summer on Yachad NJCD’s Yad B’Yad summer program? Each year dozens of teenagers from across the United States journey to Israel with their disabled peers to experience the wonders of Israel. Watch this video for a glimpse of how life-changing a summer on Yad B’Yad can be.

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