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Architect of Iran Deal Campaign Admits White House Lied to Sell Agreement

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President Barack Obama’s deputy national adviser for strategic communications admitted that the administration’s fundamental selling point for the nuclear deal with Iran was false, according to a profile written by David Samuels and published Sunday in The New York Times magazine.

Ben Rhodes, described as having a...

‘Libby Kolb Chapter’ of Emunah to Hold Shabbat Tea Honoring Local Emunah Presidents

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The Teaneck/Bergenfield/New Milford community is fortunate to have in its midst a cadre of dynamic women who share a common trait: They are passionate about Israel and its people. Emunah of America, the Israel Prize–winning organization with 250 social welfare and educational projects throughout Israel, is fortunate to have in its ranks many local supporters and volunteers who have chosen the organization as a way to impact the lives of Israel’s citizens. On Shabbat, May 14, the Emunah Libby Kolb Chapter will hold a Shabbat Tea to honor the past and current presidents of this local chapter at Congregation Rinat Yisrael. The event also commemorates the 18th Yahrzeit of Libby Kolb...

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Israel to Open Office at NATO Headquarters

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Israel on Tuesday night took another important step toward becoming a member of the North Atlantic Treaty Alliance. The organization announced that it will allow Israel to open an office at NATO headquarters in Brussels to push forward a process that could ultimately lead to full-fledged membership for Israel.

NATO’s 28 members include the United States, Canada, European Union member states and other European countries.

The alliance obligates all member states to aid a fellow member if it comes under attack.

“I welcome NATO’s announcement, it is an important step that helps Israel’s security,”...

Auschwitz Survivor Miriam Adler Addresses Teaneck High School Students

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Left to right: Goldie Minkowitz, Math Faculty and Director of the Teaneck High School Holocaust Center; Vince McHale, Asst. Superintendent of Schools; Leora Fineberg, daughter of the speaker; Miriam Adler, Holocaust survivor and featured speaker; Barbara Pinsak, Superintendent of Schools; Sarah Barber & Pearl Markovitz, Holocaust Center volunteers; Pedro Valdez, Asst. Principal THS. Photo courtesy of Milton Markovitz.

Relations With Germany Remain Strong, Israeli Officials Say

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German newspaper Der Spiegel sparked a firestorm this weekend, when it published an article under the title “Foreign policy shift: Skepticism of German-Israeli friendship growing in Berlin.”

Israeli officials in Jerusalem denied the claims made in the report, in which German Chancellor Angela Merkel is quoted as saying, “I understand why [Palestinian Authority] President [Mahmoud] Abbas continually seeks out the Security Council.”

The article claims that there is growing anger in Germany regarding Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s policies and behavior toward the Palestinians.

The report further quotes Rolf Mutzenich, deputy floor leader for the Social Democrats in...

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