Monthly Archives: June 2014

Uncomfortable Truths from the Gush Etzion Kidnappings

Originally published in the LA Jewish Journal. by Rabbi Abraham Cooper On Thursday Israel released the photographs of two Hamas operatives, Amer Abu Aysha and Marwan Kawasme, identified by the IDF as the ones who grabbed three of our Jewish…

Israel’s Shin Bet Names Two Kidnapping Suspects

(JNS.org) Israel’s security agency, the Shin Bet, revealed the identity of two terrorists involved in the kidnapping of Jewish teenagers Naftali Frankel, Gilad Shaar, and Eyal Yifrach. The terrorist suspects were named as Marwan Quasma, 29, and Amar Abu Eisha, 32,…

A Moral Outrage

A response to the Metropolitan Opera’s planned staging of  The Death of Klinghoffer by Rabbi Mark S. Golub, President, Shalom TV It is both surprising and troubling that there should be any question of the gross inappropriateness of staging any…

SFSU Challenged for Funding Meetings with Terrorists

Eight pro-Israel groups, headed by the AMCHA Initiative, sent a letter Tuesday demanding an investigation by the California state controller after San Francisco State University (SFSU) President Leslie E. Wong defended granting university funding to an SFSU professor’s trip to…

#BringBackOurBoys San Diego Rally

#BringBackOurBoys #BringBackOurBoys Jewish Community Rally this Sunday We have prepared a virtual letter to the boys’ families that has been signed by more than 5,000 people across the United States. You can sign it too! http://bringbackourboys.net/ This week, Federations also delivered…

Subcommittee Calls on Kerry to Explain Palestinian Unity Stance

(JNS.org) Leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on the Middle East are calling on Secretary of State John Kerry to explain the State Department’s decision to work with the new Palestinian unity government, which includes the terrorist group Hamas….

Rolling Stones Give Legendary Tel Aviv Performance

(JNS.org) The Rolling Stones performed their first concert in Israel on Wednesday night before a crowd of 50,000 fans despite Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) activists pressuring the band to cancel the show. Most notably, Pink Floyd frontman and anti-Israel activist…