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Israeli strike kills seven aid workers

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on April 2 confirmed that an unintentional IDF strike killed seven aid workers in the Gaza Strip the previous night.

Orthodox Jews outside an Israeli army recruitment office in Ramat Gan on June 25, 2023. (Yossi Zeliger/TPS)

Haredi draft bill delayed to address critics’ reservations

The Netanyahu government postponed a Cabinet meeting scheduled for Tuesday to approve the draft of a bill dealing with haredi, or ultra-Orthodox, enlistment in the IDF...

Kfir Doyeb shares his story of fighting in Gaza — and the reper- cussions for him as he returns to civilian life. (Kobi Natan/TPS)

‘Project Firecracker’ — IDF combat veterans seek to soothe PTSD

In light of the war with Hamas, Israeli society was reevaluating one of its longstanding Purim holiday traditions — firecrackers.

Jews attend a prayer for the return of the Israeli hostages held by Hamas terrorists in the Gaza Strip, at the Western Wall, Judaism's holiest prayer site in the Old City of Jerusalem, March 21, 2024. (Chaim Goldberg/Flash90)

Massive, coordinated, international ‘Shema’

Tens of thousands of Jews around the world joined in a collective recitation of the Shema prayer on March 21 that was broadcast from Jerusalem’s Western Wall to...

Joe Lieberman at a campaign rally in New Hampshire in October, 2000. (Darren McCollester/Newsmakers/Getty)

Joe Lieberman, centrist senator, first Jew on a major presidential ticket, dies

Joseph Lieberman, a longtime senator from Connecticut who as Al Gore’s running mate in 2000 became the first Jewish member of a major presidential ticket, died...

Gaza’s Shifa Hospital pictured on Oct. 29, 2023. (Majdi Fathi/TPS)

Shifa Hospital complex housed terrorists, weapons

A nearly week-long Israeli raid on the Shifa Hospital compound in Gaza City, along with extensive military operations in Khan Yunis’ Hamad district, have broken the...

Linda Thomas-Greenfield, US Ambassador to the UN, at the UN Security Council. (JNS)

UN resolution imperiled hostage negotiations, Jewish leaders say

“Hamas’ stance clearly demonstrates its utter disinterest in a negotiated deal and attests to the damage done by the UN Security Council’s resolution,” Israeli...

Rabbi Tzvi Kushelevsky, left (JNS); his father and child's namesake, Eliyahu, right (IJN file photo)

Not since the time of Abraham our Father?

Not every day is there an opportunity to join a simcha the likes of which may not have happened since the days of our forefather Abraham.

Palestinians in Gaza begin the preparatory work of building a temporary pier on March 15, 2024 for the delivery of humanitarian aid. (Majdi Fathi/TPS)

Israeli government holding talks with PA on Gaza

Israel is holding talks with representatives of the Palestinian Authority and Fatah for the distribution of aid in the Gaza Strip and “semi-official” discussions on...

Sen. Chuck Schumer and PM Netanyahu in better times, meeting in Jerusalem Feb 23, 2021. (Amos Ben-Gershom/Israel GPO)

Schumer castigates Israel

New York Sen. Chuck Schumer said Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has “lost his way,” urged new elections in Israel, called for a two-state solution and...