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Congress Tries To Seal $225m Israel Aid Package

Article by Bradley Klapper, Donna Cassata... | Published 07/29/14 | Comments (0)

In bipartisan effort, Democratic and Republican lawmakers scramble to secure additional funding for Iron Dome  WASHINGTON — Democratic and Republica...

   
 

Israeli Official To Obama: 'Leave Us Alone'

Article by AP | Published 07/29/14 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON — A top Israeli official wants President Barack Obama to stop meddling with the Jewish state during its conflict with Hamas in Gaza. Speakin...

   
 

Twitter Shares Soar as Results Top Views

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/29/14 | Comments (0)

Twitter revealed adjusted second-quarter profits of 2 cents a share, beating estimates of a loss of a penny a share. Revenues of $312 million also beat views ...

   
 

Stock Market Today: U.S. Stocks Higher as Merck, Pfizer...

Article by Andrea Tse | Published 07/29/14 | Comments (0)

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Major U.S. stock markets opened higher on Wall Street Tuesday as investors were greeted by upbeat earnings reports and policymakers c...

   
 

STAR-K's 11th Annual Kashrus Training Program Feat...

Article by Star-K/Margie Pensak | Published 07/29/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 29 - The Eleventh Annual STAR-K Kashrus Training Program attracted attendees from the Catskill Mountains to Indianapolis, IN. This year, in...

   
 

White House Says PM-POTUS Transcript Doesn't '...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/29/14 | Comments (0)

The White House’s National Security Council tweets that the Channel 1 transcript of a phone conversation between President Barack Obama and Prime Minist...

   
 

Leaders' Chat Leak A 'Severe Violation Of A P...

Article by Staff Reporters | Published 07/29/14 | Comments (0)

According to BBC reporter Paul Danahar, the State Department says that if President Barack Obama’s conversation with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu w...

   
 

Leaked Phone Call: Obama Reportedly Told Netanyahu To H...

Article by Staff Reporters | Published 07/29/14 | Comments (0)

Hebrew transcript of Obama and Netanyahu’s phone call Israel’s Channel 1 publishes a Hebrew transcript of a portion of Prime Minister Benjamin Ne...

   
 

Hillary: Gaza's Small Size Justification for Hamas...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/29/14 | Comments (0)

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told Fusion TV's Jorge Ramos that part of the reason Hamas hides rockets in schools and civilian areas is "Gaza i...

   
 

Kerry Shrugs Off Israeli Criticism

Article by Matthew Lee, AP | Published 07/29/14 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON   — Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday widespread criticism of his efforts to win a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas don'...

   
 

Pelosi: Qataris Have Told Me 'Hamas Is a Humanitar...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/29/14 | Comments (0)

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) says the United States must look to Qatar, an ally of the terrorist group Hamas, for advice in resolving the Pa...

   
 

Cruz Ends Hold on Nominees Over FAA Flight Ban

Article by AP | Published 07/28/14 | Comments (0)

Republican Sen. Ted Cruz is no longer blocking confirmation of a series of ambassadorial and other diplomatic nominees over the Federal Aviation Administratio...

   
 

Thousands Attend New York Pro-Israel Rally

Article by JTA/TOI Staff | Published 07/28/14 | Comments (0)

Israels UN envoy Prosor says he hopes sane voices will penetrate the nearby United Nations NEW YORK — Members of Congress and thousands of Israel suppor...

   
 

Susan Rice Launches Staunch Defence Of Israel Despite &...

Article by Paul Lewis | Published 07/28/14 | Comments (0)

US national security adviser makes no criticism of Israel's operation, but stands by John Kerry efforts to broker a ceasefire The senior White House adv...

   
 

The United States Lowers Israel's Diplomatic Shiel...

Article by Colum Lynch | Published 07/28/14 | Comments (0)

Despite a history of rocky relations between U.S. President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the Obama administration could largely...

   
 

President Obama Nominates Rabbi David Saperstein as Rel...

Article by Alex Murashko | Published 07/28/14 | Comments (0)

President Obama has nominated Rabbi David Saperstein to be the next ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom at the State Department, a positio...

   
 

Wall Street Wavers Ahead of Factory, Housing Data

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/28/14 | Comments (0)

NEW YORK -- The U.S. stock market ended Monday's choppy trading session mostly higher as investors weighed soft housing data against a flurry of deal new...

   
 

Agudas Yisroel 5 th Annual Conference of Midwest Synag...

Article by Rabbi Yaakov Robinson | Published 07/28/14 | Comments (0)

The Midwest Agudas Yisroel Council of Synagogue Rabbanim held its 5th annual conference July 21-22 in Glenview, Illinois. There were over 45 Rabbanim in attenda...

   
 

Experts Baffled by Kerry's Turn Against U.S. Allie...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/28/14 | Comments (0)

The Wall Street Journal reported today (via Google) that the inability of John Kerry to arrange a ceasefire by engaging Qatar and Turkey despite “I...

   
 

US Fuming Over Israeli Criticism of Kerry

Article by Matthew Lee, Julie Pace AP | Published 07/28/14 | Comments (0)

Obama administration officials were fuming Monday over a torrent of Israeli criticism of Secretary of State John Kerry's latest bid to secure a cease-fir...

   
 

Zillow Buying Trulia to Make Real Estate Titan

Article by Mae Anderson | Published 07/28/14 | Comments (0)

Real estate website operator Zillow is buying rival Trulia in a $3.5 billion deal that would make the biggest player in the online real estate market. Zillow...

   
 

Hate Crime: Shul In North Miami Beach Vandalized

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/28/14 | Comments (0)

North Miami Beach, FL  -- Authorities are searching for the vandals who spray painted anti-Semitic messages on a South Florida synagogue. Residents who ...

   
 

To the Students for Justice in Palestine, a Letter From...

Article by Chloe Valdary | Published 07/28/14 | Comments (0)

‘You do not have the right to invoke my people’s struggle for your shoddy purposes’ The student organization Students for Justice in Pale...

   
 

Two Weeks of Shallow, Facile Moral Equivalency in The N...

Article by Jerold S. Auerbach | Published 07/28/14 | Comments (0)

The story of the war between Israel and Hamas is a story with only one side. And Israel is always wrong. New York Times’ fronts from July 11 and July 17...

   
 

'Pro-Palestinian' Debater On JetBlue Flight W...

Article by Susan Edelman | Published 07/27/14 | Comments (0)

It was billed as a fiery exchange between a Jew and a Palestinian that prompted JetBlue to boot Dr. Lisa Rosenberg, a Queens gynecologist, from a flight on Ju...

   
 

School Principal Stepping Down After Anti-Semitic Bully...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/27/14 | Comments (0)

Chicago - Principal Joshua VanderJagt of Ogden International School has asked to be reassigned after an incident arose in recent months involving anti-Semetic...

   
 

IDF Soldier from New Jersey Wounded in Gaza Fighting

Article by Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu | Published 07/27/14 | Comments (0)

A graduate from a New Jersey yeshiva and who now is a paratrooper in the IDF suffered moderate injuries to his head when a retaining wall fell on him in the w...

   
 

Israel's Outspoken Envoy Is Wise to U.S. Ways

Article by Jason Horowitz | Published 07/27/14 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON — As an undergraduate at the University of Pennsylvania, Ron Dermer reluctantly accepted an assignment to argue that Israel should be cond...

   
 

Destroy Hamas? Something Worse Would Follow: Pentagon I...

Article by Phil Stewart | Published 07/26/14 | Comments (0)

ASPEN Colorado - A top Pentagon intelligence official warned on Saturday that the destruction of Hamas would only lead to something more dangerous taking ...

   
 

Earnings Results Weigh on Wall Street

Article by AP | Published 07/25/14 | Comments (0)

NEW YORK — The stock market is ending lower after Visa and Amazon posted disappointing results. The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 123 points, 0....

   
 

Israel Must Be Permitted To Crush Hamas

Article by Michael Oren | Published 07/25/14 | Comments (0)

U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, Secretary of State John Kerry and the foreign ministers of Great Britain and France all are rushing to achieve a cease-fire ...

   
 

Updated: Emergency Delegation from Agudath Israel To Wa...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 07/24/14 | Comments (0)

Yesterday, July 23, 2014, Agudath Israel sent an emergency delegation to Capitol Hill to meet with members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee as well as ...

   
 

Responding to Crisis - Agudath Israel Delegation to Was...

Article by Shimmy Blum | Published 07/24/14 | Comments (0)

Deadly rockets flying across Israel. Dozens of IDF troops killed while fighting the Hamas threat to their civilian brethren. Violent demonstrations across Europ...

   
 

FAA Backed Down After Israeli Threat to Ramp Up

Article by Shalom Bear | Published 07/24/14 | Comments (0)

Israel threatened to go disproportional on Gaza, if the FAA ban on US flights to Israel wasn't rescinded. Israel reportedly told the United States that it...

   
 

Watch: Michael Bloomberg And Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 07/24/14 | Comments (0)

 Michael Bloomberg And Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat Interviewed By Wolf Blitzer ...

   
 

The U.S. Should Push For The Disarming Of Hamas In Gaza...

Article by WAPO Editorial Board | Published 07/24/14 | Comments (0)

THE DISTINGUISHING feature of the latest war between Israel and Hamas is “offensive tunnels,” as the Israeli army calls them. As of early Wednesday,...

   
 

Jewish Historal Moment In Annapolis as First-Ever Eruv ...

Article by BJLife/Isaac Draiman | Published 07/24/14 | Comments (0)

Ceremony Takes Place With Mayor Michael Pantelides Of Annapolis Annapolis, MD - July 24 - There has been a Jewish Community in Annapolis, Maryland for over one...

   
 

Criminal Conviction, $500k Civil Judgment Against Ortho...

Article by NY State Press Release | Published 07/24/14 | Comments (0)

Brooklyn, NY - Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced the felony tax fraud conviction of Yaakov Weingarten and a more than $520,000 civil judgm...

   
 

FAA Lifts Ban on US Flights to Tel Aviv Airport

Article by AP | Published 07/23/14 | Comments (0)

The Federal Aviation Administration lifted its ban Wednesday on U.S. flights in and out of Israel, which the agency had imposed out of concern for the risk of...

   
 

Obama to the Rescue--of Hamas

Article by Caroline Glick | Published 07/23/14 | Comments (0)

Operation Protective Edge is now two weeks old. Since the ground offensive began Thursday night, we have begun to get a better picture of just how dangerous...

   
 

Anti-Semitic Letters Left On Cars In Chicago's Pri...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/23/14 | Comments (0)

Chicago -- Some Jewish residents of Peterson Park say they are being threatened in anti-Semitic leaflets left on their vehicles in the 6300-block of North Monti...

   
 

Kerry Wraps Up Israel Visit, No Sign Of Breakthrough

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/23/14 | Comments (0)

JERUSALEM, July 23  -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry left Israel late Wednesday after a day-long visit in the country in which he tried to broker...

   
 

Kerry to Mother of Fallen IDF Soldier: 'How's...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/23/14 | Comments (0)

Taking a break in Jerusalem today from his attempt to broker a cease-fire between Hamas and Israel, Secretary of State John Kerry visited with the parents of ...

   
 

IDF Lone Soldier Max Steinberg's Funeral, Shiva In...

Article by Simone Wilson | Published 07/23/14 | Comments (0)

The mother, father, sister and brother of 24-year-old Woodland Hills native and fallen IDF soldier Max Steinberg, though heartbroken and jet-lagged, said they w...

   
 

Flight Bans Show Skittishness Over Trouble Spots

Article by AP | Published 07/23/14 | Comments (0)

When U.S. and European airlines quickly canceled flights to Israel on Tuesday, they showed both a skittishness and a new sense of urgency in dealing with glob...

   
 

Ted Cruz: The Facts Suggest President Obama Has Just Us...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/23/14 | Comments (0)

Sen. Ted Cruz ripped the president today for using a federal agency, the FAA, to launch an economic boycott on Israel in order to force them to comply with hi...

   
 

A Lot More Than Coffee Brewing At Upcoming Parnassah Ne...

Article by L. Halevi | Published 07/23/14 | Comments (0)

Brooklyn, NY - July 23 - The upcoming Parnassah Network seminar, “Launch Your Business”, the first of a new series of seminars to help Yidden across...

   
 

Nine Arrested In NYC At Jewish Protest Of Gaza Operatio...

Article by Batya Ungar-Sargon | Published 07/23/14 | Comments (0)

Civil disobedience act targeted the Friends of the IDF office in Times Square Nine people were arrested this morning during an act of civil disobedienc...

   
 

Humiliation in Egypt: Kerry, Staff Forced to Pass Throu...

Article by Dave Bender | Published 07/22/14 | Comments (0)

In a symbolic incident that likely raised eyebrows back in Washington, Egyptian security forces forced U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his team of nego...

   
 

Former NYC Mayor Bloomberg Flying To Israel Says FAA Ba...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/22/14 | Comments (0)

New York - Philanthropist and former Mayor of New York City Michael Bloomberg said this afternoon that a ban by the FAA on flights to Israel is a mistake that...

   
 

Israel Transportation Minister: Cancellation of Flights...

Article by Shiryn Ghermazian | Published 07/22/14 | Comments (0)

Israel’s Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz said on Tuesday that the recently announced cancellation of European and U.S. flights to Israel handed a v...

   
 

Netanyahu Asks Kerry To Help Resume US Flights To Israe...

Article by Dan Williams | Published 07/22/14 | Comments (0)

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu asked U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday to help restore U.S. commercial flights to Israel that had been...

   
 

Wall Street Claws Higher After Earnings, Data Deluge

Article by Reuters | Published 07/22/14 | Comments (0)

U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday as inflation data was seen keeping the Federal Reserve in an equities-friendly tone, while hopes rose for an easing of tensions ...

   
 

Helicopter Crashes Near Larch Lake East of Seattle

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/22/14 | Comments (0)

Snohomish County sheriff's crews are the scene of a helicopter crash in a wooded area of Larch Lake. Arlington Police Chief Travis Hots says one patient h...

   
 

El Al Says There Is 'No Chance' It Will Cance...

Article by Niv Ellis | Published 07/22/14 | Comments (0)

European and US airlines suspend flights to and from Israel after rocket falls 5km from Ben Gurion; El Al has historically continued flight service during ti...

   
 

Is International Support For Israel's Gaza Campaig...

Article by Raphael Ahren | Published 07/22/14 | Comments (0)

The world is ‘almost unanimous in its disapproval of Netanyahu’s massive use of force,’ former top US official says. Others believe key lead...

   
 

Watch: Agudath Israel of America Emergency Delegation t...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 07/22/14 | Comments (0)

Yesterday,  Agudath Israel of America issued a statement in response to the alarming rise in anti-semitic incidents around the globe and the increasin...

   
 

Watch: Pro Israel Rally at Times Square in New York Cit...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 07/22/14 | Comments (0)

Pro Israel Rally at Times Square in New York City ...

   
 

US Suspends Flights To Israel After Home Near Airport H...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/22/14 | Comments (0)

FAA suspends flights to Israel The US Federal Aviation Administration bars flights to Israel Tuesday evening for 24 hours, citing security concerns. The not...

   
 

Delta Cancels All Flights To Israel Indefinitely

Article by AP | Published 07/22/14 | Comments (0)

Delta Air Lines suspended flights to Israel's main international airport today because of reports about a nearby rocket attack, the company said. Citing "...

   
 

Appeals Court Strikes Blow Against ObamaCare Subsidies

Article by Elise Viebeck | Published 07/22/14 | Comments (0)

A federal appears court on Tuesday struck down one of the pillars of ObamaCare, ruling that the law’s premium subsidies are invalid in m...

   
 

Kerry: 'Israel Is Under Siege by a Terrorist Organ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/22/14 | Comments (0)

Appearing on CNN yesterday, Secretary of State John Kerry strongly defended Israel’s right to defend itself. During his appearance (embedded below) Kerry...

   
 

US Intelligence Source Claims Hamas Has Many More Tunne...

Article by Ariel Ben Solomon | Published 07/22/14 | Comments (0)

American satellites have preliminary findings of around 60 tunnels on the Israel-Gaza border, according to senior official; number could actually be higher. ...

   
 

Mother Of Max Steinberg, An American Killed Fighting Ha...

Article by Abby Phillip | Published 07/22/14 | Comments (0)

Max Steinberg never wanted to step foot on Israeli soil. In early 2012, Steinberg's siblings, Jake and Paige, were planning to take a free 10-day tri...

   
 

What Can The Diaspora Do To Help? Solidarity Through Ac...

Article by Rav David Stav | Published 07/21/14 | Comments (0)

As I write these words, dear friends and close relatives of mine are acting on behalf of the Jewish people in the heart of enemy territory. As Israel contin...

   
 

Peaches, Nectarines, Plums Recalled from Costco, Trader...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/21/14 | Comments (0)

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) — A California fruit packing company announced a recall of peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots after the some of the fruit&n...

   
 

Statement From Agudath Israel of America on Recent Anti...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 07/21/14 | Comments (0)

As Israel applies itself to the task of rooting out terrorists in Gaza, and destroying their tunnels and rocket launchers, there have been, as always when Israe...

   
 

Texas Governor Perry Deploys Up To 1,000 National Guard...

Article by Leigh Ann Caldwell | Published 07/21/14 | Comments (0)

Texas Gov. Rick Perry will immediately send up to 1,000 National Guard troops to help secure the southern border, where tens of thousands of unaccompanied min...

   
 

J-Street Pulls Sponsorship From Pro-Israel Rally In Bos...

Article by Allison Kaplan Sommer | Published 07/21/14 | Comments (0)

The left-wing organization complained there was 'no voice for our concerns about the loss of human life on both sides, or the acknowledgement of the ...

   
 

All The News Hamas Sees Fit to Print

Article by Noah Pollak | Published 07/21/14 | Comments (0)

Something important is missing from the New York Times's coverage of the war in Gaza: photographs of terrorist attacks on Israel, and pictures of ...

   
 

Truce Efforts Intensify as Kerry, Ban Head to Cairo

Article by AFP | Published 07/21/14 | Comments (0)

Kerry will seek 'an immediate cessation of hostilities based on a return to the November 2012 ceasefire agreement'. World efforts to end two weeks o...

   
 

Fallen Soldier Mourned in Texas Home Town

Article by Menachem Posner | Published 07/20/14 | Comments (0)

The Jewish community of South Padre Island, Texas, is mourning the loss of native-born Sgt. Sean Carmeli, one of thirteen soldiers from the Golani brigade who...

   
 

BDE: Max Steinberg, L.A. Native And IDF Volunteer, Kill...

Article by Jared Sichel | Published 07/20/14 | Comments (0)

Max Steinberg, a Woodland Hills native and volunteer in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), was killed Sunday along with 12 other soldiers in the Gaza Strip, ami...

   
 

Kerry Caught On Open Mic

Article by Byron Tau | Published 07/20/14 | Comments (0)

Secretary of State John Kerry was caught on an open mic just before his interview with “Fox News Sunday” candidly speaking about the conflict in G...

   
 

Dutch Cyclist Avoids Tragedy After Being Scheduled On T...

Article by Gillian Mohney | Published 07/20/14 | Comments (0)

A Dutch cyclist escaped tragedy twice after being scheduled to fly on doomed Malaysia Airlines flights -- Flight MH 17, which was shot down over eastern Ukrai...

   
 

Chanukas Habayis Grand Opening of JFK Mincha-Maariv/Res...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 07/20/14 | Comments (0)

Minyanim, Free Parking and More for Jewish Travelers Flying in and out of New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport is about to become more convenient for Jewi...

   
 

White House Leadership: Reagan On KAL 007 Vs. Obama On ...

Article by K.T. McFarland | Published 07/18/14 | Comments (0)

There is a saying that great men make history and history makes great men. Ronald Reagan was the living example of this when, on September 1, 1983, the Soviet...

   
 

Moral Clarity In Gaza

Article by Charles Krauthammer | Published 07/18/14 | Comments (0)

Israel accepts an Egyptian-proposed Gaza cease-fire; Hamas keeps firing. Hamas deliberately aims rockets at civilians; Israel painstakingly tries to avoid the...

   
 

House Passes Tax Breaks To Boost Charitable Giving

Article by AP | Published 07/18/14 | Comments (0)

The House passed a package of tax breaks Thursday designed to boost charitable donations by seniors, private foundations and procrastinators. One provision...

   
 

Reclaiming Our (Real) Lives From Social Media

Article by Nick Bilton | Published 07/18/14 | Comments (0)

One day in the early 1920s, a young Ernest Hemingway rushed along the streets of Paris seeking shelter from a downpour. He soon came upon a warm cafe on the ...

   
 

Jewish Community Raises Funds for Funeral of Non-Jewish...

Article by Sandy Eller | Published 07/17/14 | Comments (0)

Rockland County, NY - In a heartwarming show of solidarity, Rockland County’s Jewish community has contributed over $2,000 to help defray funeral costs ...

   
 

Geopolitical Tumult Sparks Selloff on Wall Street

Article by Adam Samson | Published 07/17/14 | Comments (0)

U.S. stocks skidded by 1% on Thursday as traders eyed mounting turbulence in Eastern Europe and the Middle East. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 161 p...

   
 

Microsoft Cuts 18,000 Jobs

Article by Dina Bass | Published 07/17/14 | Comments (0)

said it will eliminate as many as 18,000 jobs, the largest round of cuts in its history, as Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella integrates Nokia Oyj’s...

   
 

Obama: Israel Has a Right to Defend Itself (Video)

Article by Elad Benari | Published 07/16/14 | Comments (0)

U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday reiterated that Washington supports Israel’s right to defend itself from Gaza rocket attacks, as he said he and...

   
 

Wall St. Gains On M&A, Results; Dow Ends At Record ...

Article by Angela Moon | Published 07/16/14 | Comments (0)

U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday, with the Dow Jones industrial average closing at a record high, boosted by the latest merger news and some strong corporate ...

   
 

An American Family Under Fire

Article by Esther Altman | Published 07/16/14 | Comments (0)

Our Sabbatical in Israel The sirens wail all around us in the early morning. They echo in our minds. Run, they say, run. "Quick, Logan, grab Sadie. I have A...

   
 

Decades of Perseverance for Wallenberg Culminate at Con...

Article by BJLife/Nora Gutekanst | Published 07/16/14 | Comments (0)

 Washington, DC-   July 9th marked the 70 year anniversary to the day of Raoul Wallenberg's arrival in Budapest in 1944 to begin a resc...

   
 

Congress Doubles Money For Israel's Iron Dome

Article by AP | Published 07/15/14 | Comments (0)

Senate defense subcommittee approves new spending bill providing $621 million for Israeli missile defense. The US Congress is showing tangible support for lon...

   
 

Statesmen Call on UN, EU to Condemn 'Terrorist Agg...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/15/14 | Comments (0)

A group of international notables issued a statement Tuesday condemning Hamas’s terror war against Israel and supporting Israel’s right to defend it...

   
 

Hundreds Attend Cantorial Prayer Event For Israel (Vide...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/15/14 | Comments (0)

Brooklyn, NY - Hundreds of people attended at congregation Anshey Sefard for a stirring and moving prayer service, last evening in Borough Park Brooklyn. The...

   
 

OpEd By U.S. Sen. Schumer: No Moral Equivalency Between...

Article by Senator Charles Schumer | Published 07/15/14 | Comments (0)

New York - Amid the recent troubles between Israel and the Palestinians, many Americans and media commentators are drawing disturbing lines of parallelism bet...

   
 

Jewish Federations Mission Touring Israel's South...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 07/15/14 | Comments (0)

 Delegation Acting as “External Ambassadors” to Express Support and Convey Israel’s Story to the World (SDEROT, Southern Israel- Ju...

   
 

The Rebbe Muvhak; Appreciating Rav Yaakov Weinberg, zt&...

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Boruch Leff | Published 07/15/14 | Comments (0)

The 17th of Tamuz has been a day of tragedy for Klal Yisrael for almost two thousand years as we mourn the entry of Titus and his wicked Roman army breaking thr...

   
 

Statement from Agudath Israel of America on Hamas Rejec...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 07/15/14 | Comments (0)

Today's news brought the report that Hamas has rejected an Egyptian-brokered cease fire, while Israel's cabinet has expressed its willingness to abide...

   
 

Obama's Delusional Mideast Peace Strategy

Article by Brad E. Kauffman | Published 07/15/14 | Comments (0)

Favoring the Palestinians only encourages the rocketing of Israel President Obama’s delusional Mideast peace plan can be summed up in one sentence: Deleg...

   
 

Drone Shootdown Exposes Iranian Support for Hamas

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/15/14 | Comments (0)

The Israel Defense Forces shot down a Gaza-launched drone over the Israeli city of Ashdod on Monday. The New York Daily News reports: The unmanned airc...

   
 

Thousands At Funeral Of Hero NY Firefighter; Saved The ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/15/14 | Comments (0)

Staten Island - Mayor Bill de Blasio, Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro and thousands of firefighters, friends and relatives bid their final farewell to "hero" Lt....

   
 

Obama Praises Egypt's Cease-Fire Plan for Israel

Article by Josh Lederman, AP | Published 07/14/14 | Comments (0)

President Barack Obama praised Egypt's proposal Monday for a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip, telling Muslim-Americans th...

   
 

Agudath Israel Thanks Governor Cuomo for Support of Isr...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 07/14/14 | Comments (0)

Rabbi David Zwiebel, executive vice president of Agudath Israel of America, sent the letter  below, today,  thanking New York State Governor Andrew Cu...