So Much for Building 4000 New Settler Homes | $15,000 to Olim-Doctors (one string attached) | Israel Exposed Russian Hackers | Sukkot Stories | A Million Jews to do What?

So Much for Building 4000 New Settler Homes | $15,000 to Olim-Doctors (one string attached) | Israel Exposed Russian Hackers | Sukkot Stories | A Million Jews to do What? |

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October 11, 2017 / 21 Tishri 5778
Cartoons

There are No Endings… – Simchat Torah

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Headlines & Recommended

Netanyahu: Did We Say 3,800 New Housing Units in Territories? We Meant 600

David Israel
146 housing units will be approved next week in Nokdim, south of Bethlehem, population 2,052, including one significant local resident – Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman. It’s good to be the king…

Israel Offers $15,000 Bonus to Olim Physicians Who Settle Up North

David Israel
A recently launched, unique pilot program of the Ministry for the Development of the Negev and the Galilee, integrates the need to remedy the disparities in the level of health services in the periphery with the need to attract a quality population to the Galilee, under the banner “Doctors go north.” The program, which has […]

Report: Israel Exposed Russian Hackers

JNi.Media
According to The New York Times, Israeli intelligence sources have uncovered Russian government hackers who tried to steal US intelligence programs.

Obama Agent J Street Campaigning to Push Congress to Block Trump’s Killing Iran Deal

David Israel
This is a case of Diaspora Jews receiving millions of dollars from anti-Israel sources to contribute to the future demise of the Jewish State.

Liberman Warns: Next Northern Border Confrontation Will Immediately Become a Battle on Two Fronts

David Israel
“The Lebanese army has lost its independence and become an integral part of the Hezbollah network.”

Sukkot
Muslim Driver Transforms Egged Bus Into ‘Sukkah Mobile’ in Jerusalem

Hana Levi Julian
“I hear a lot of ‘Way to go!’ and ‘Happy holiday’ from most people.”

B’nei Akiva Celebrate Sukkot in Preserve Dedicated to Memory of Youths Murdered by Hamas

JNi.Media
The Oz veGaon preserve was established in memory of Gilad Shaer, Eyal Yifrah and Naftali Fraenkel, three Israeli teenagers who were kidnapped on 12 June 12, 2014, outside the Jewish settlement of Alon Shvut in Gush Etzion.

President Rivlin, First Lady, Welcome Israelis, Diaspora Jews, into Traditional Open Sukkah

JNi.Media
‘The President’s Residence is the home of all the citizens of the State of Israel, each of you here are guests and also hosts.’

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News

A Million Jews in 1,000 Cities to Celebrate Shabbat Together October 27 – 28
From LA to London, Melbourne to Moscow, Tel Aviv to Tokyo, and now Mozambique, Cyprus, Togo, Paraguay and Venezuela, Jewish communities around the world will take a collective deep breath and enjoy 25 hours of Shabbat — together.
Israel Police Seize Weapons During Raid in Umm al-Fahm
Police officers also arrested a 23-year-old suspect, who was turned over to security personnel.
Gaza Fishermen Pressure Reconciliation Government to Extend Fishing Grounds to 20 Miles
In 2010, Navy Commander Brig. Gen. Eli Marom called on Gaza’s fishermen not to cooperate with terrorists, after Hamas’ barrels of explosives had washed up on Israel’s shores.
IAEA Confirms Iran is Compliant with JCPOA Nuclear Deal
Tehran’s stock of low-enriched uranium reportedly did not exceed the agreed limit of 300 kg.
MK Proposes Bill to Publicize Names of Recalcitrant Jewish Husbands
“Women denied a divorce may as well be dead,” MK Revital Swid said.

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InDepth

Concessions to Palestinians: Choking or Inflaming Terrorism?

Yoram Ettinger
The “land-for-peace” attempts have made light of the collaboration of the Palestinian establishment with Nazi Germany, the Soviet Bloc, the Ayatollahs, Venezuela, Cuba and North Korea.

Age Of Identity

Moshe Feiglin
World wars made national identity, and later made identity, in general, a dirty word. Seventy years later, humanity once again is seeking identity. The holiday of sukkot exemplifies the concept of identity for the Jewish nation, and all the nations of the world.

Palestinian Human Rights — and Wrongs

Michael Freund
The Palestinian Authority has treated detainees in ways that even the most infamous of Mafia gangsters would find appalling.

The Incredible Genesis Of Israel’s Air Force: An Interview with Author Robert Gandt

Elliot Resnick
Israel’s fighter pilots shot down 24 hostile airplanes in air-to-air combat during the war without losing one.

How Palestine “Occupies” Itself

Asaf Romirowsky
On the one hand, the Palestinians claim the Israeli “occupation” makes serious negotiations with Israel impossible. On the other, they claim the “occupation” makes the development of local institutions and civil society impossible.

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Blogs

Social Media Notes # 2
Israel Thrives
Michael Lumish
Israel most certainly can exist despite decreasing American Jewish friendship, although it would obviously be more difficult. Thankfully, American Jewry is not abandoning Israel.
Shiloh Musings: Lapid’s Tirades vs Chareidim and Army Wrong
Shiloh Musings
Batya Medad
Chareidim are no longer a marginal part of the Israeli demographics, the way they were 70 years ago as the modern State of Israel came into being

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JewishPress.com Radio

Reclaiming the Holy City Jerusalem – A Hebrew in the Heartland

A Hebrew in the Heartland
Israel News Talk Radio
Security and tours of the ancient cemetery and the modern Jewish community in Jerusalem’s Old City area.

Tabernacles! – The Jay Shapiro Show

The Jay Shapiro Show
Israel News Talk Radio
On Sukkot, Christian pilgrims from all over the world come to support Israel.

Las Vegas Attack A Jihadi Operation? – The Danger Zone

The Danger Zone with Gadi Adelman
Israel News Talk Radio
Former FBI Agent John Guandolo believes the Las Vegas attack was ISIS.

Two Israeli Military Men Talk About the Las Vegas Shooting – The Tamar Yonah Show

The Tamar Yonah Show
Israel News Talk Radio
We don’t understand yet, the motive. So how can we decide on gun control?

Las Vegas Terror Expert on the Shooting Attack & How to Protect Yourself – The Tamar Yonah Show

The Tamar Yonah Show
Israel News Talk Radio
Expert advice on how to protect yourself in an attack, whether criminal or terror based.

Do Jews Have an Obligation to the non-Jewish world? – Beyond the Matrix

Beyond the Matrix
Israel News Talk Radio
The Jewish mission.

Goldstein on Gelt: How Do You Determine the Value of a Company?
Goldstein on Gelt
Doug Goldstein, CFP®
Learn what the difference between a stock’s price and intrinsic value is. Which number is more important for a potential investor?

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Jewish

Parshas Bereshis

Rabbi Yaakov Klass
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Simchat Torah: The Unyielding Sefer Torah

Rabbi Dr. Nathan Lopes Cardozo
Looking at and taking notice of a Sefer Torah is therefore of great value. Here is an item that has not changed an iota. Its physical nature attests to its stability. It is the only thing in the world that would not give in to innovation.

Simchat Torah in Soviet Russia 1928

Larry Domnitch
An inspiring story of Jewish sacrifice and commitment during the early days of Communism

Finding Just the Right Gift… for God

Rabbi Francis Nataf
Rather than keeping it only to herself, Chava showed her love for her husband by sacrificing her own consumption of the fruit, allowing him to eat part of it instead.

Yes, There’s Room For Israel

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
The premise of the Torah is that G-d must be found somewhere in particular if He is to be found everywhere in general. As Shabbat is holy time, Israel is holy space. That is why, in Judaism, religion is tied to a land, and a land is linked to a religion.

The Tragic Vacuum

Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis
To my sorrow I have found there is a great divide between secular Jewish youth and the older generation of our people. These students have no familiarity with our glorious history, nor with Israel If you don’t know who you are as a Jew, your Jewishness becomes a burden

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Video of the Day

Mass Aliyah To Har Habayit on Sukkot with Ari Abramowitz & Jeremy Gimpel

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