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Humoring the Headlines: August 23, 2014

23 August 2014

  By Laurie Baron SAN DIEGO─Congressman Louis Gohmert of Texas charges that the Muslim Brotherhood exerts a strong influence on the Obama administration   He claims to have seen footage of Obama prostrating himself several times on a green carpet. Other reporters say these are just YouTube clips of the President picking up golf balls from […]

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Racists who protested wedding shamed themselves

22 August 2014

By Rabbi Leonard Rosenthal SAN DIEGO — In the Talmud Rabbi Yosi comments on this verse from parashat R’eih: “When you cross the Jordan and settle in the land that the Lord our God is allotting to you…” (Deut. 10:12) Rabbi Yosi taught: “The Israelites were given three commandments when they entered the land of […]

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The strategy of keeping the status quo

22 August 2014

By Ira Sharkansky JERUSALEM — We’re hearing another round of criticism that Benyamin Netanyahu has no strategy. Critics are calling him the status quo Prime Minister, aspiring to nothing more than quiet, and seeing the status quo the best option for Israel in both the West Bank and Gaza. Singing in the chorus are well […]

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Coalition protests assault by SJP at Temple U

22 August 2014

LOS ANGELES (Press Release)-A coalition of groups concerned about civil rights and Jewish affairs has issued a statement protesting the assault and battery against a Jewish student at Temple University in Philadelphia by members of Students for Justice in Palestine.  The statement from the coalition follows: “We are deeply troubled by the physical assault against […]

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JNS news briefs: August 22, 2014

22 August 2014

Rockets pound southern Israel, IDF calls up 10,000 reservists (Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Hamas terrorists continued to barrage southern Israel on Friday, August 22, firing more than 30 rockets at Beersheba, Ashkelon, Sderot, Netivot, and the Gaza periphery communities. The Iron Dome defense system intercepted six rockets fired at heavily populated areas. One man sustained […]

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Rabbi Jordie Gerson new assistant at Beth Israel

21 August 2014

SAN DIEGO (Press Release) –Beth Israel of San Diego named Jordana “Jordie” Gerson as its new assistant rabbi. She brings to Beth Israel a unique blend of traditional rabbinic work within congregations as well as energy and creative ideas on ways to engage with young adults. Gerson recently completed a year as the Visiting Rabbinic […]

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Shiri Haines new Temple Emanu- El executive director

21 August 2014

SAN DIEGO (Press Release)–Temple Emanu-El has appointed Shiri Haines as its new executive director. Haines, who grew up in San Diego and Orange County, spent time in the Navy and in business before taking her first synagogue job ten years ago. At Adath Emanu-El in Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, she served as an administrative assistant, […]

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Israel approves call-up of 10,000 reservists

21 August 2014

By Ze’ev Ben-Yechiel JERUSALEM (TNA) — The Israeli cabinet on Thursday, Aug. 21, approved the mobilization of 10,000 IDF reservists, following two days of a continuous barrage of rocket fire by Hamas. The terror group broke the latest ceasefire on Tuesday, Aug. 19, with a salvo of medium-range rockets on Be’er Sheva, followed by dozens […]

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U.S. entered war against ISIS without a strategic plan

21 August 2014

  By Shoshana Bryen WASHINGTON, D.C. — There is a reason the American military asks of its civilian commanders, “Don’t tell us what to do, tell us what you want done.” Giving the military an executable military mission to accomplish is the most important responsibility of civilian command. A strategic plan helps the military respond […]

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Copper awl is oldest metal object found in Middle East

21 August 2014

HAIFA (Press Release) –A copper awl, the oldest metal object found to date in the Middle East, was discovered during the excavations at Tel Tsaf, according to a recent study published by researchers from the Zinman Institute of Archaeology and the Department of archaeology at the University of Haifa , in conjunction with researchers from […]

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3 more top Hamas leaders killed

21 August 2014

By Anav Silverman JERUSALEM (TNA) — In a pre-dawn airstrike, three top Hamas commanders were killed by an Israeli strike on a four-story building near Rafah in the southern part of the Gaza Strip on Thursday, August 21. The three senior Hamas leaders are responsible for dozens of deadly terrorist attacks including the 2006 kidnapping […]

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Israel flies wounded Gazans to Turkey

21 August 2014

By Ze’ev Ben-Yechiel JERUSALEM (TNA)–While Hamas intensifies its latest wave of rocket fire, Israel continues its humanitarian commitment to Gaza, agreeing to Turkish requests to transfer another group of Gazans wounded in recent fighting. The level of daily rocket fire has swelled in recent days to levels unseen since Israel’s August 3 ground pullout, with […]

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JNS news briefs: August 21, 2014

21 August 2014

Hamas threat against Ben Gurion Airport proves hollow as fighting resumes (Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) With the resumption of fighting in Gaza, Hamas on Wednesday returned to issuing threats—this time, against foreign airlines flying in and out of Ben Gurion International Airport. “We are warning international airlines and press them to stop flying into Ben […]

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Hamas military commander Deif reported killed

20 August 2014

By Ze’ev Ben Yechiel JERUSALEM (TNA) — The current rain of rocket fire from Gaza continues unabated throughout Wednesday afternoon, August 20, with over 170 rockets launched into Israel by Hamas since the terror group broke the last ceasefire on Tuesday. A spell of relative quiet was ruptured by Tuerday’s volley of rockets aimed at […]

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