DeVos praises US Orthodox schools as model for public education

By JTA— Education Secretary Betsy DeVos praised Orthodox Jewish schools as a model for publicly funded education. “I applaud Agudath Israel for their leadership and commitment to providing their community with access to educational options that meet the academic and religious needs of their families,” she said Wednesday after meeting with leaders of the Haredi…

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Christians Worldwide Proclaim Jerusalem ‘Undivided Capital of Jewish State’

By Abra Forman, Breaking Israel News— On Tuesday, Christians for Israel International presented a “Jerusalem Declaration” to President Reuven Rivlin at the President’s Residence in Jerusalem. The Declaration states that Christians acknowledge that the city of Jerusalem belongs to the Jewish people as part of God’s covenant promise and expresses unconditional support for the governance…

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UN Envoy Nikki Haley Warns Palestinians That UN Won’t Help Them Anymore

By Abra Forman, Breaking Israel News— Palestinians should not look to the United Nations for a solution to its conflict with Israel, US Ambassador Nikki Haley warned in her first meeting with the Palestinian Authority’s envoy to the UN on Tuesday. Haley, who in her short tenure has already made clear at the UN that…

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Radical Islamic immigration strategy

By Earl Cox, Israel Always— As immigration protest surge at airports and cities across the United States and in other places around the world, President Donald Trump continues to stand by his Jan. 27 executive order, with some adjustments, restricting immigration and his pledge to safeguard the citizens of the United States. Acknowledging America as…

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As more Jewish facilities get threats, all 100 senators ask Trump administration for ‘swift action’

By Mark Borman, Washington Post— A new wave of threats were made late Monday and Tuesday to Jewish schools and institutions, including the New York and Washington offices of the Anti-Defamation League, according to that group and other officials. These latest bomb threats came as a letter signed by every U.S. senator was sent to…

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“The main quality of Jewish people is our togetherness”

Michael Rogatchi on his Zion Waltz Series Special Interview – for The JerUSAlem Connection Report The Rogatchi Foundation (C) Renowned European master Michael Rogatchi has recently completed his important art series of large oil canvases Zion Waltz with which he was invited by the Ministry of Culture of Israel to commemorate the 50 th anniversary…

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Antisemitism in America: The Not-So-Dormant Volcano!

By Olivier Melnick, The NewAntiSemitism Blog— For as long as I have studied and taught against antisemitism, the United-States were never immune from the virus of Jew hatred, but they were not in the forefront either. Antisemitism has been expected from countries in the Middle East that are mostly Muslim countries. It has also been…

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US Congressional delegation announces Israel visit to study moving embassy to Jerusalem

By Independent— A US Congressional delegation will visit Israel tomorrow to look into the option of relocating the American embassy to Jerusalem. President Donald Trump has previously said he would “love” to see the embassy moved from its current location in Tel Aviv. He made the comments during Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to…

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