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What Orthodox Jews Really Want to Hear from Candidates and Politicians

Apr 10 2016

This past Friday, New York State Assemblyman Dov Hikind attacked presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders for his recent comments on the 2014 Gaza war. "That's a blood libel against Israel!

All Israel Offers is a False Sense of Security

Mar 27 2016

aliyah
noun ali•yah \ä-ˈlē-(ˌ)yä, ˌä-lē-ˈyä\
Definition of aliyah
1. : the immigration of Jews to Israel

French Jews: Out of the Frying Pan, into the Fire?

Feb 25 2016

In an interview with the Times of Israel, Malcolm Hoenlein, the executive vice president of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organ

21 Kislev - Who Saved the Satmar Rebbe?

Nov 30 2015

This Wednesday night, December 2, the Satmar Hasidic community, one of the largest Hasidic communities in the world, will be celebrating the 71st anniversary of the rescue of their founder, Rabbi Joel Teitelbaum, from the clutches of the Nazis.

We want to coexist in peace! - TTJ Publishes Arabic Ad

Nov 26 2015

In light of the tensions surrounding the Temple Mount question and the increasing terror attacks, the True Torah Jews organization has embarked on a massive campaign in the Palestinian media to differentiate between Judaism and Zionism, while issuing a call for peace.

If You're Going to Blame the Mufti, Blame the Zionists

Oct 22 2015

Israeli PM Netanyahu has given a speech blaming Haj Amin al-Husseini, the Mufti of Jerusalem, for the Holocaust.

The Current Violence in the Holy Land, and the Path to Peace

Oct 21 2015

Over the last few weeks, we have seen a shocking surge in violence in the Holy Land Innocent people on both the Jewish and Palestinian side have been killed and wounded This new wave of murderous acts is a disaster - Following the news, even seeing the pictures, shakes every p

Visiting the Temple Mount is Absolutely Forbidden, for More Than One Reason

Oct 21 2015

Recently, there has been an increase in the number of Jews visiting the Temple Mount, with the encouragement of various religious ultra-Zionist organizations.

Op-Ed: Anti-Iran Deal Lobbyists Perpetuating Anti-Semitism

Sep 16 2015

Much has been said about President Obama’s proposed Iran deal. Some of the conversation has been framed as civilized debate, while other dialogue has deteriorated into an endless litany of ugliness.

Rabbi Moshe Sternbuch Opposes Agudath Israel's Lobbying Efforts

Aug 21 2015

The following is the text of a speech by Rabbi Moshe Sternbuch, member of the Rabbinical Court of the Eidah Chareidis and one of the preeminent Torah authorities of this generation, on the subject of the Iran deal and American Jewish lobbying, given as

The Nuclear Deal With Iran, and TTJ’s Radio Ad Campaign

Jul 30 2015

What is the real motive of Bibi and his supporters in the US in opposing the Iran deal? Do they have the right to represent Jews in a matter of security? The radio campaign by True Torah Jews.

Supreme Court Rules Against Right to List “Israel” as Birthplace

Jun 09 2015

The U.S. Supreme Court has issued its decision on Zivotofsky v. Kerry, striking down a law passed by Congress in 2002 under which US citizens born in Jerusalem would have the right to request that the State Department list “Israel” as their birthplace.

American Jewry wants to hear from US Presidential candidates about American interests, not foreign interests

May 12 2015

As the 2016 presidential race gets into motion, Torah Jews are concerned about the fact that some of the candidates, when addressing Orthodox Jewish audiences, have made a point of voicing their support for the State of Israel above all other issues.

True Torah Jews Planning Counter Campaign Against Inflammatory Hate Ads

Apr 29 2015

New York Jews are appalled at the latest in a series of hateful subway and bus ads paid for by an organization called American Freedom Defense Initiative.

Holocaust Memorial Day: Learning Lessons from History

Apr 23 2015

This April 15 was "Yom Hashoah," the day the State of Israel has officially set aside to remember the victims who perished in the Holocaust.

The Zionist Independence Day Is A Day Of Mourning And Fasting

Apr 23 2015

(Caption: Orthodox Jews in the Holy Land protest on a previous year's Zionist independence day. Sign reads: "We mourn 64 years of Zionist rebellion against G-d and His Torah.")

Eidah Chareidis Holds Massive Rally to Encourage Jews to Boycott Israeli Elections

Mar 16 2015

On Sunday, March 8, the Eidah Chareidis, the anti-Zionist community of Jerusalem, held a rally at which several prominent rabbis spoke against voting in the upcoming Israeli election this March 17.

CRC Calls for demonstration in NYC Against Israeli Leaders' remarks

Mar 02 2015

Thousands of Orthodox Jews will demonstrate in Manhattan this Tuesday, March 3, at 4:30 PM in front of the Israeli consulate at 800 Second Avenue, in reaction to Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu's visit to Washington to address Congress on the issue of

Mayor of Kiryas Joel Asks Congressman not to Attend Netanyahu Speech

Feb 25 2015

The mayor of the village of Kiryas Joel, Abraham Wieder, has sent a letter to Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney on behalf of the village's residents, asking him not to attend Netanyahu's address to Congress next week.

True Torah Jews Air Radio Ads Denouncing Netanyahu Speech

Feb 16 2015

In reaction to Israeli PM Bibi Netanyahu’s plans to address a joint session of the House and Senate on March 3, without the blessings of the President or anyone in his administration – and all with the false claim that he speaks in our name, a step that

Netanyahu Angers American Jews with Plans to Address Congress

Feb 06 2015

Only a few weeks have passed since Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu placed French Jews in danger with his vulgar behavior as an uninvited guest at a time of bitter sadness, but he is already preparing for his next wild action: bypassing the President an

Netanyahu to French, European Jews after Paris attacks: Israel is your home

Jan 11 2015

The following article by Tovah Lazaroff appeared in The Jerusalem Post, and does not necessarily reflect the position of True Torah Jews.

Israeli Cabinet Approves Nationality Bill, But Coalition Dissolves Due to Internal Quarrel

Dec 03 2014

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu is pushing contentious draft legislation that emphasizes the State of Israel’s Jewish character above its democratic nature in a move that critics said could undermine the fragile relationship with the country’s Arab minori

Four Rabbis Slaughtered in Synagogue During Prayers

Nov 19 2014

On Tuesday morning, November 18 at 7:00, two Palestinian terrorists walked into a synagogue in Jerusalem, murdered four rabbis praying there and wounded seven others before being shot by police, in the latest in a chain of attacks surrounding the curre

Haaretz Opinion Piece: The State of Israel Fuels Anti-Semitism

Aug 15 2014

The following article by Gideon Levy appeared in Haaretz. Opinions expressed are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the position of True Torah Jews.

Zionism: The Solution or the Problem for World Jewry?

Jul 27 2014

Three weeks into the Israeli operation in Gaza, anti-Israel protests in Europe have turned violent and openly anti-Semitic.

Eidah Chareidis Rabbinical Court of Jerusalem Condemns Murder of Palestinian Boy

Jul 07 2014

The Eidah Chareidis, the non-Zionist independent rabbinical court of Jerusalem, published a letter today condemning the brutal murder of Mohammed Abu Khder, a 16-year-old Palestinian boy from Shuafat.

Millions of Jews in the Holy Land Now Have Another Option: Spain

Jun 11 2014

MADRID (AP) - Spain’s cabinet on Friday approved a bill allowing descendants of Jews forced into exile centuries ago the right to dual citizenship, but said applicants will have to take a Spanish culture test in addition to having their ancient ties to

True Torah Jews Runs Radio Ads Against Israeli Draft

Mar 18 2014

March 12, 2014 will unfortunately go down in history as a black day for Orthodox Jewry, the day when the Israeli government finally passed their law to forcibly draft Orthodox youth into their army.

Let Our Voices Be Heard!

Mar 06 2014

As the Israeli government prepares to pass the law of forced conscription for Orthodox Jews, which will threaten the future of Jewry in the Holy Land, the Jewish world is in an uproar.

Hundreds of Thousands Gather in Jerusalem, Praying to G-d to Rescue them from the Zionist Decree

Mar 02 2014

This afternoon several hundred thousand Jews gathered at the entrance to Jerusalem, in response to the recent conclusion of an Israel government committee that Orthodox Jews who resist the draft should be subject to criminal prosecution.

As IDF Prepares to Draft Religious Jews, Agudah Searches for Solutions

Jan 02 2014

While the Israeli government's Shaked Committee continues efforts to finalize a new Orthodox draft law, the IDF is moving ahead with preparations for a large chareidi induction.

Students March in Manhattan in Protest of Forced Conscription

Dec 23 2013

Several thousand students from Orthodox Jewish academies in the New York area took to the streets of Manhattan yesterday, Tuesday, December 24, 2013 in protest against current efforts by the Israeli government to draft their counterparts into the Israel

Religious Jews Protest Outside Prison Where Yeshiva Students are Held

Dec 12 2013

Several hundred Orthodox men demonstrated outside the IDF’s Prison 6 in Atlit Monday morning, Dec. 9, in protest at the ongoing detention of two yeshiva students who were arrested for failing to report for military duty.

ADL's Attitude May Give Rise to Anti-Semitism

Nov 12 2013

Abraham Foxman, national director of the Anti-Defamation League, said Sunday morning that U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's "outrageous behavior" will unite American Jews.

Lieberman urges South Africa's Jews to move to State of Israel, warns of future pogroms

Nov 06 2013

Former Israeli foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman has hit back strongly against an announcement by South African International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane of a moratorium on government visits to Israel, accusing the country of hypocrisy an

Israeli Leader Greeted With High-Profile Ads by American Jews

Oct 01 2013

As Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu arrived in Washington this week to visit with President Obama, and New York to speak to the United Nations General Assembly, American Orthodox Jews have responded with an ad in Wednesday's (Oct.

Speech by Rabbi Yaakov Shapiro at the Brussels Demonstration, July 1, 2013

Jul 03 2013

Citizens of the European Union, members of the press, friends, and fellow protestors.

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European Jews to Demonstrate at EU Headquarters in Brussels

Jun 27 2013

As tensions between the State of Israel and the Orthodox Jewish community over new draft policy reach a climax, European Jewry is reacting: a massive demonstration in Brussels at the Headquarters of the European Commission at 9A Place Schuman, 3:00 PM,

Alliance of American Jews to Demonstrate Against Israeli Draft

Jun 05 2013

Over a hundred thousand religious Jews from a broad alliance of communities will join this Sunday, June 9, 2013 at 4:00 PM in front of 26 Federal Plaza in NYC to protest against the recent decision by the Israeli government to force Orthodox Jews to ser

Orthodox Jews Hold Massive Demonstration in Front of Israeli Army Recruiting Office

May 21 2013

Last Thursday night, May 16, 2013, after the close of the Shavuos holiday, more than 40,000 Jews gathered in protest in front of the Israeli army's recruiting office in Jerusalem.

Israeli Army Publishes “Religious” Version of Magazine

Apr 12 2013

In its ongoing effort to draft religious Jewish young men, the Israeli army has produced a new religious version of its popular military magazine, Bamahaneh.

Leading Rabbis Urge Orthodox Jews Not to Vote in Israeli Election

Jan 21 2013

In preparation for the upcoming election this Tuesday in the State of Israel, the religious parties UTJ and Shas have intensified their campaigns for Orthodox votes, claiming that their presence in the Knesset is vital to protect the Orthodox, particula

Hagel Responds to Zionist Critics

Jan 09 2013

The Emergency Committee for Israel is currently leading a campaign to discredit Chuck Hagel, the former Nebraska senator who has been nominated by President Obama as Secretary of Defense.

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