To an outsider, the claims of Israeli society as a tight-knit family might sound like a cliché, but when it comes to times of tragedy, this reality takes on even greater truth. For the Colel Chabad family, the terror attack in Jerusalem on Sunday directly struck its extended community. Among the four young victims—all of them soldiers in the early months of their training—was a dedicated Chesed Menachem Mendel tutor, Shir Hajaj, only 22 years old.
A truck plowed into a group of soldiers at the promenade in the Armon Hanatziv neighborhood of Jerusalem this afternoon, killing at least four and injuring 15. The police confirmed that it was a terrorist attack. The driver was killed at the scene.
Some people go the extra mile. In 12-year-old Tanya Andrusier’s case, she literally traveled many extra miles for a cause that’s important to her.
We often hear claims that Palestinians are “native” or indigenous to the land of Israel, but does history back this up? It’s worth taking a look…
A delegation of the Rabbinical Congress for Peace (RCP) met with former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee in Jerusalem to thank him for his strong and unwavering support of the Land of Israel, the settlement movement and for his strong opposition to the so-called two-state solution and discussed what the future holds for the new relationship between Israel and the incoming Trump administration.
US President Barack Obama “has given an incredible boost to the march of antisemitism,” editor-in-chief of The Algemeiner Dovid Efune said in an interview on the Rush Limbaugh radio program on Friday.
The Obama administration on Friday allowed the U.N. Security Council to adopt a resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlements, defying pressure from U.S. President-elect Donald Trump as well as Israel and several U.S. senators who urged Washington to use its veto.
When arriving at the central synagogue in Astana, Kazakhstan, on Wednesday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu couldn’t hide his excitement.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is on a state visit to Azerbaijan, visited the Chabad Ohr Avner Education Center for Jewish children in Baku together with his wife.
Donald Trump is eager to move America’s embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, a move deferred repeatedly by presidents of all political stripes, one of his top aides said on Monday.
Out-of-control wildfires set intentionally by Palestinian terrorists have burned across Israel since Tuesday and continue to rage, with new areas threatened by flames as other blazes have come under control.
The residents of the Israeli community of Reut opposed to the construction of a new Chabad synagogue seem to have succeeded in their mission.
1,800 residents of the secular Israeli city of Reut have signed a petition against the planned building of a Chabad synagogue in the city.
The Rabbinical Congress for Peace (RCP), which comprises over 400 rabbis from all over Israel, has sharply criticized Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman for declaring that he supports a two state solution and is even willing to “be the first investors in the rehabilitation of the Gaza Strip,” and “the first to invest in a maritime trading port, an airport and an industrial zone.”
In a 26-6 vote, UNESCO on Thursday gave its preliminary approval to a preliminary approval to a resolution that ignores Jewish ties to its most holy religious sites: the Temple Mount and the Western Wall in the Old City of Jerusalem.
A gunman opened fire from a car while driving by the Ammunition Hill andShimon Hatzadik light-rail stations in Jerusalem, killing two and wounding six. The terrorist was shot and killed by police as he fled toward the nearby Sheikh Jarrah neighbood.
A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip has landed in an open area in southern Israel this afternoon. No one was hurt in Thursday’s attack, but it came a day after another rocket landed in the town of Sderot, also without casualties.
“Shimon Peres‘ long relationship with the Lubavitcher Rebbe and the Chabad movement weathered various differences,” said Rabbi Yehuda Krinsky, Chairman of the Chabad-Lubavitch Educational and Social Services divisions. “But he remained a devoted friend and encouraged the work of the Rebbe’s shluchim throughout his life.”
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke with Israeli Army Radio Monday morning, following his meetings with presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.
After a seeming lull in terrorist attacks, there were two attacks within an hour this afternoon, Friday, September 16, in Israel.
Israeli defense officials on Thursday said the government has begun work on a massive underground barrier along the border with Gaza meant to block Hamas terrorists from tunneling into Israel.
Vandals attacked the home of the Chief Rabbi of Kiryat Gat, Rabbi Moshe Havlin, Wednesday night, resulting in the hospitalization of Rabbi Havlin’s wife.