Ushpitzim In Art: Modern Look

By Inna Rogatchi, Times of Israel— Michael Rogatchi Art & Aesthetic of a Modern-Day Spirituality Michael Rogatchi’s now widely known Forefathers works have originated as his Uzhpitzim series, personalised images of Jewish patriarchs and the formatting leaders of the nation. Each of those modern classic images has its own history, and they were not created…

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‘A great honor’: Bahrain’s first-ever envoy to Israel presents credentials

By Lazar Berman, Times of Israel— Bahrain’s first-ever ambassador to Israel Khaled Yousif Al-Jalahma presented his credentials to President Isaac Herzog on Tuesday at the President’s Residence in Jerusalem. Jalahma gave his letter of credence to Herzog in a formal ceremony, a day before the one-year anniversary of the signing of the Abraham Accords at…

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Terror in Jerusalem: 2 injured in stabbing attack at Central Bus Station

By Tzvi Joffre, JPost— Two Israeli men were moderately injured in a stabbing attack at a store next to the Jerusalem Central Bus Station in Jerusalem on Monday. Two female Border Police patrol officers at the scene shot and wounded the terrorist. The attacker was identified as 17-year-old Basil Shawamra from the village of Deir…

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Official: Bennett-Sissi summit paves way to bolstered bilateral ties

By Ariel Kahana , Daniel Siryoti , Reuters and ILH Staff— Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett arrived in Egypt on Monday in order to meet Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi for talks. The meeting was expected to cover Israeli-Palestinian relations and bilateral issues, Egypt’s presidency said, in the first official trip by an Israeli head of…

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Hundreds riot in West Bank, East Jerusalem after jailbreak; IDF extends closure

By Judah Ari Gross and Emanuel Fabian, Times of Israel— Palestinians held large-scale demonstrations across the West Bank and Jerusalem Wednesday night, some of them violent, in solidarity with the six security prisoners who broke out of Israel’s Gilboa Prison earlier this week. Five of the fugitives are members of the Islamic Jihad terror group;…

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Iran’s Nuclear Weapons Weeks Away

By Majid Rafizadeh, Gatestone Institute— Since the Biden administration assumed office, the nuclear talks with Iran have gone nowhere. Six rounds of negotiations have been concluded with no results. In contrast, two other issues have gone too far: the Biden administration’s appeasement policies towards the Iranian regime, and the advancement of the mullahs’ nuclear program.…

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Palestinians rally in Ramallah and Gaza to support escaped prisoners

By Gadi Zaig, JPost— Solidarity events were called in downtown Ramallah and Gaza City to show support for the six security prisoners who broke out of an Israeli prison on Monday. There are also planned marches and rallies taking place in Nablus, Hebron, and Bethlehem, the Safa Press Agency reported. Palestinian factions have been calling…

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Authorities scramble for clues, answers as escaped inmates evade massive manhunt

By TOI STAFF— Israeli police set up hundreds of roadblocks and the country’s top political and military leaders held security consultations Monday afternoon, as a manhunt for six prison escapees, including a notorious leader of a terror group, continued into the start of the Rosh Hashanah holiday. The search for the six has centered around…

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Red Alert: When is Combatting Racism Antisemitic? When the UN is involved. Part 1

Join us for a two-part interview series with expert Malcolm Hedding. He will examine the history and outcomes of the UN’s World Conference Against Racism: The Durban Conference. Learn why these Durban conferences, coming up on their 20th anniversary this month, are avenues of antisemitism. Learn why the context and influences of the Durban Conferences…

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Palestinians: Why Biden’s Aid Will Not Bring Peace

By Khaled Abu Toameh, Gatestone Institute— As the Biden administration steps up its efforts to bolster the Palestinian Authority (PA), Palestinians seem to be increasingly losing faith in their leaders. The Palestinian public also appears to be losing faith in any peace process with Israel. Many are even saying that they support the annulment of…

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The Meaning of Rosh Hashanah: An In-Depth Analysis

By Rabbi Asher Resnick, Aish-— Before discussing the specific aspects of any particular holiday, it is important to understand the uniquely Jewish perspective of time as well as holidays in general. The world at large views time essentially as a straight line. The present moment is a unique point along this line that never existed…

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PA slams Israel for opposing US consulate in Jerusalem

By Khaled Abu Toameh, JPost— The Palestinian Authority on Sunday condemned Israel for opposing the reopening of the US Consulate in Jerusalem, which had previously served as a de facto diplomatic mission to the Palestinians. The PA repeated its call to the US administration to immediately reopen the consulate. Last Friday, PA Prime Minister Mohammad…

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