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Four Jewish men and teens who were part of the Ahuvia Sandak saga were indicted for allegedly endangering Palestinians’ lives with rock-throwing, by the Jerusalem District Attorney’s Office. Along with the specific rock-throwing charges, the state also indicted the four for ideological terrorism. According to the indictment, Efrayim Gazlan, Zvi Katan and two minors were […]

Each year, 4000 to 5000 new breast cancer patients are diagnosed in Israel, and many need a full or partial mastectomy. This process can cause physical and emotional distress, and to ease the process, women are offered breast reconstruction after surgery.  Dr. Madah Ihab, a senior physician in the plastic surgery department at Tel Aviv […]

In the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv, local authorities are preparing for the possibility of a total power blackout, and the evacuation of three million residents. Ukraine’s national grid has been severely damaged by Russian airstrikes in recent weeks, with estimates suggesting that over 40% of Ukraine’s energy infrastructure is damaged or destroyed. In a statement […]

When a Jewish senior’s religious head garb fell to the ground, the assailant stomped on the kippa “while yelling racial slurs.” Published: NOVEMBER 6, 2022 11:08 Toronto Skyline (photo credit: Wikimedia Commons) A Toronto man who assaulted an elderly Jew and stomped on his kippa was arrested last Friday, Toronto Police said in a press […]

Iran acknowledged for the first time on Saturday that it had supplied Moscow with drones but said they were sent before the war in Ukraine, where Russia has used drones to target power stations and civilian infrastructure. Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian said a “small number” of drones had been supplied to Russia a few […]

Vladimir Putin’s kamikaze drones have been launched indiscriminately across Ukraine and recently on civilians in Kyiv, their capital. The bombardment from the Russian army was typically brutal, murderous and designed to cause fear, panic, maximum mayhem, and crush the spirit of the Ukrainian people. On October 17, 2022, this questionable policy, which reeks of war […]

The person at the center of Lech Lecha is the patriarch of the nation: Abraham, or Avraham Avinu.  At the end of the previous parasha, we met Abraham with his father and brother leaving his hometown of Ur Kasdim, a Sumerian-Akkadian city west of Perat in southern Mesopotamia, heading for Haran, the economic-political center of […]

Every morning in the Siddur, we ask a number of profound questions that go to the heart of who we are and how we live our lives. These questions appeared first in the Neilah service of Yom Kippur (Yoma 87b) and later migrated into the daily liturgy. The first question, Mah anachnu? (What are we?) […]

As Germany pushes forward in its procurement of Israel’s Arrow-3 air defense system, Defense Minister Benny Gantz spoke with his American counterpart Lloyd Austin on the proposal that if allowed would be the largest defense deal in Israeli history, reaching a sum of 3 billion euros. Gantz spoke with Austin late Wednesday night about the […]

Out of the 300,000 that were called up as part of partial mobilization, 87,000 were sent to the front lines in Ukraine, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said, according to Interfax. According to British Intelligence, Russia has sent thousands of reservists to the front lines since mid-October and in some cases, they are poorly equipped. […]


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