Rabbi Lerner Speaks Out at Jewish Agency Meeting, Stops Anti-Torah Kosel Resolution

Thanks to the efforts of Rabbi Pesach Lerner, chairman of Eretz Hakodesh, the status quo at the Kosel Hamaarovi did not become the subject of a resolution by the board of governors of the JAFI-Jewish Agency for Israel, a powerful and influential international organization. Rabbi Lerner, who is a member of the JAFI board of governors representing […]

Letters slam major Jewish organizations for criticizing Netanyahu government

(January 5, 2023 / JNS) The Eretz HaKodesh and Coalition for Jewish Values organizations criticized a letter — written by The Jewish Federations of North America, The Jewish Agency for Israel, Keren Hayesod and the World Zionist Organization — which expressed concerns over Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s new government. Netanyahu’s cabinet was sworn in last Thursday. “It is our duty […]

Reform MK Gilad Kariv hoisted on his own petard

Labor MK Gilad Kariv, the Reform movement’s representative in the government that just collapsed, may have been caught with his hand in the proverbial cookie jar. Perhaps this comes as no surprise — but it is particularly galling, as Kariv was Reform’s main champion of lawfare actions against chareidi causes before Israel’s High Court.

Eretz Hakodesh Celebrates Decision to Expand KKL-JNF’s Activities

The Eretz Hakodesh faction of the WZO has expressed its appreciation to the chairman of KKL-JNF, Keren Kayemeth LeYisrael – Jewish National Fund, Avraham Duvdevani, for facilitating a decision to expand KKL-JNF’s activities to include Jewish communities beyond the Green Line, and for including the chareidi communities of Emanuel and Beitar Illit in this important decision.