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  • Audio: Rabbi Werfel on witnessing the Har Nof attack

    1 day ago

    Rabbi Joe Werfel, formerly the Long Island NCSY Assistant Regional Director (1980’s), was a member of the minyan during the Har Nof attack, Cheshvan 5775. At Yeshiva Tifereth Jerusalem, Rabbi Werfel shares his face to face encounter with the two Arab terrorists during tefila services.

    To read part of the transcript, click here.

  • Is Mahmoud Abbas to blame for Jerusalem synagogue attack?

    3 days ago

    After a gruesome attack by two Palestinian cousins left four dead at a Jerusalem synagogue, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu singled out one person for blame: Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas.

    In a statement issued by his office, Abbas denounced the...

  • Analysis: Why the Temple Mount is at the heart of Jerusalem strife

    3 days ago

    The murders of four rabbis on Nov. 18 during morning prayers at a Jerusalem synagogue — a police officer also died of his injuries — could throw a wrench into the results of the Nov.13 summit in Amman that brought together Secretary of State John Kerry, Prime Minister Benjamin...

  • Beit Shemesh residents protest for more police presence

    3 days ago

    Approximately fifty Beit Shemesh residents came out early Wednesday morning, the day after the terrorist massacre in the shul in Har Nof, to protest the lack of police presence at the Resido building intersection, where Arabs routinely wait to be picked up for day labor jobs.

    The...

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  • Celebrating the murder of Jews

    By David Suissa

    4 days ago

    What happens when extremism dominates a whole society?

    When I saw thousands of Palestinian civilians celebrating the cold-blooded murder of four rabbis praying in a synagogue, I had to ask myself: Could I ever imagine thousands of Jews celebrating the murder of four Muslim sheiks...

  • Policeman’s death raises synagogue attack death toll to 5

    4 days ago

    The number of victims in the terror attack on a Jerusalem synagogue rose to five with the death of a police officer.

    Zidan Saif, 30, of the Druze village of Kfar Yanouch in the Galilee, died Tuesday evening from a gunshot wound to the head suffered in a shootout with the two...

  • Kalman Levine: Born in Kansas City, transformed in L.A., murdered in Jerusalem

    By Jared Sichel

    4 days ago

    Rabbi Kalman Levine, born Cary Levine in Kansas City, Mo. on June 30, 1959, was murdered Tuesday morning in a terror attack at Kehillat Bnei Torah synagogue in the Har Nof neighborhood of Jerusalem. He was in the middle of the daily morning prayer service.

    A man who in many ways...

  • Jerusalem highway to be named for Ovadia Yosef

    October 14, 2013 | 9:28 am

    A new highway into Jerusalem will be named for the late Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, the spiritual leader of the Shas party.

    Route 16, which will run near the neighborhoods of western Jerusalem and pass through Har Nof, where Yosef lived, will be named for the former chief...

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