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1995 Terror Victim Dies

In 1995, Yona Malina – the son of survivors who fled from the Nazis – had barely been living in Israel for a year. The young Czechoslovakian immigrant was barely 28 years of age when while rediscovering his Jewish roots,…

Supersimcha!

Mazal tov, mazal tov from all of us at Jewschool to JDub Records founder and director Aaron Bisman and his lovely kallah, Amanda Pogany, on the occasion of their wedding today in Rockleigh, NJ. It was a remarkable event (it’s…

Crappy Birthday

Today is the 28th birthday of Israeli MIa Guy Hever. On August 17, 1997 Guy left his base in the Golan and vanished. He was reportedly last seen waiting for a lift at Kazabia Intersection, traveling east, not far away…

UK Boycott Sponsors Vow to Fight On

British academics responsible for last month’s Association of University Teachers (AUT) academic boycott against Israel vowed to continue their anti-Israel struggle despite the union’s decision to reverse the boycott in favor of building bridges between Israeli and Palestinian academics. Sue…

Tzom l'Darfur

The Los Angeles Board of Rabbis and a new L.A.-based organization, Jewish World Watch, are calling for a minor fast this Thursday to bring attention to the situation in Sudan. Their press release explains, According to Jewish tradition, fasting is…

Palestine, 2015

This is a vision of the future Arab state as set out by a $2m study by one of America’s most prestigious think-tanks. It’s a futuristic concept as stunning as it is implausible, under present conditions. A Palestinian businessman on…