Standing Up To Bullies, Here And In Israel

07/20/2016 - 00:35
Editor and Publisher

Lately I have this feeling that the world is increasingly out of control. Most obvious are the frightening terrorist attacks from ISIS and its allies around the world, and growing tension and violence between blacks and the police here, underscoring a deep racial divide.

Gary Rosenblatt

Paris Rabbi Following Raid: Terrorists Will Not Affect Jewish Life Here

11/17/2015 - 19:00

The presence of terrorists in the Paris suburb of Saint Denis will not affect the daily life of the Jewish community there, the head of the local Chabad center said.

A young wedding guest at the Synagogue des Tournelles in Paris, Nov. 15, 2015. JTA

After Paris, Will Anything Change?

11/17/2015 - 19:00

The flags have been lowered to half-mast. The flowers pile up at the site of the killings. Vigils are held, tears are shed, and political leaders, shocked and angry, speak out against the violence and pledge war against the enemy.

Thousands Gather In Tel Aviv To Support France After Attacks

11/13/2015 - 19:00

TEL AVIV — Thousands of Israelis rallied in solidarity with France following a series of terror attacks in Paris that killed more than 100 people.

French Ambassador to Israel Patrick Maisonnave presided over the rally, which took place Saturday evening in Tel Aviv’s Rabin Square. Maisonnave said France has been targeted in particular for its part in the fight against terrorism and ISIS, and thanked Israel for its support.

People gather to show solidarity with the victims of the Paris attacks in Tel Aviv’s Rabin Square. Getty Images

Everyone’s Talking ISIS At The UN

10/06/2015 - 20:00

All anyone attending the United Nations General Assembly opening seemed to want to talk about was the threat posed to the world by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.

Russian President Vladimir Putin during their UN speeches. Getty Images

Montreal Businessman Says His Jewishness Stirred Efforts To Save Children From ISIS

08/25/2015 - 20:00

Montreal businessman Steve Maman said his Jewish background has stirred his efforts to save Yazidi and Christian children from ISIS.

Yazidi Militia Makes Public Request For Israeli Help

01/28/2015 - 19:00

An official in a militia organized by Iraq’s Yazidi minority has issued a public call for Israeli assistance.

Now You See It …

10/21/2014 - 20:00

There have been a number of front-page photos in the daily papers lately of U.S. bombing ISIS positions in Syria from the air. But have you read any articles about the inevitable collateral damage, the impact on civilians resulting from the attacks? Have you seen any statistics on casualties among the population caught in the crossfire?

How Did They Find Out: ISIS Invading Via Mexico

Some Republican candidates in statewide and congressional races this fall are saying they oppose the bipartisan Senate-passed immigration bill because it would open the way for radical Islamists of the Islamic State (ISIS) to invade the United States from the south and bring in the Ebola virus.  They want to lock the doors, throw away the keys and build higher fences. Don’t forget the moats and alligators.

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