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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. […]

Senior Russian military commanders recently discussed how and when the Kremlin would use tactical nuclear weapons (TNWs) in Ukraine, The New York Times reported on Wednesday.  According to the report, President Vladimir Putin was not part of the conversation. Pentagon Press Secretary Brig. Gen. Pat Ryder said on Tuesday that there were no indications that […]

An IDF officer in his twenties was seriously injured in a car-ramming attack near Jerusalem on Wednesday morning. According to the military, the incident took place near the Maccabim checkpoint outside of Modi’in and long Road 443.  The driver of the car rammed his car into a guard. He then exited the vehicle in an […]

Camera crews and reporters  – more than were ever seen at the President’s Residence -swarmed Jerusalem’s Smith School for the Arts on Tuesday morning as President Isaac Herzog, former leader of the Labor Party, went to cast his vote.  Video crews and stills photographers had gathered outside the school well before 7:30 a.m. although the […]


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