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8 Arrested in Old City of Jerusalem for Ignoring Murder of Adiel Kolman

Two of the detainees were released after questioning. The Jerusalem Magistrates Court ordered the other six suspects released to house arrest following their arraignment on Tuesday.

‘Divine Cleaning Team’ at the Western Wall Busy on the Job

Twice a year the Rabbi of the Western Wall oversees collection of "God's Mail" in order to make way for the next half-year's onslaught to come.

Female Jewish Editor Joins National Geographic, First Time Ever

Goldberg observed that she herself is a member of two groups that also once faced discrimination at the magazine she leads today.

Rare Dead Sea Scroll on Display in Jerusalem

In order to protect the scroll, which is indescribably fragile, it has been encased in a special "smart glass" viewing box that minimizes exposure to light.

Elon Musk Tells Netanyahu ‘Negev is Israel’s Energy Future’

"You could spread solar systems here [in the Negev] that would give you more energy than you need or could need. Clean energy," Elon Musk told Netanyahu.

Israel Begins to Clear the Qasr al Yahud Baptism Site of Deadly Remnants of War

Both private church compounds and open areas will be swept and cleaned, a process that should take about a year to complete.

Alan Dershowitz Warns Jewish Voters: Nixon’s the Anti-Israel Candidate for NYS Governor

Despite a very long list of television and movie credits, Cynthia Nixon has absolutely no experience whatsoever in politics.

Bad News: 2017 Data Show Dramatic Drop in Construction Starts

During the same period in 2016 there were 13,829 new apartment starts, reflecting a 26.3 percent decline over a 12-month period.

DC Councilman Takes It Back: Rothschilds Aren’t Controlling the Climate After All

After the Washington Post had reported the bizarre attack on Sunday, White said he had been approached by Jews United for Justice, who helped him "understand the history of comments made against Jews."

Putin Not Insulted by Trump’s Failure to Congratulate his Election Victory

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday dutifully sent his congratulatory message to President Putin.

Spanish BDS Suing Jewish Group for ‘Intimidation’ over Resisting Boycott

"We were expelled 500 years ago, but that will not happen again. Not under our watch."

IDF Preparing for Friday’s ‘Million Men March’ on Gaza Strip Border Fence

Using various technological means, the IDF will try to remain one step ahead of Friday's demonstrators and prevent the escalation of the security situation in the Gaza Strip.

Accusing Putin of anti-Semitism

To accuse Putin of anti-Semitism and linking him with the dark forces of Russian Jew baiting because of an ad lib comment taken out of context mentioning Jews amongst others is utter madness.

European Officials: Apologists for Arab-Islamic Repression, Terrorism

How is it possible that the world's highest Catholic authority does not feel any urgency to denounce the avalanche of anti-Semitism and hate coming from the Islamic authorities, but sent Iran a letter of support?

INTO THE FRAY: AIPAC & the Progressives’ “Uncompelling” Case

In pursuit of bipartisanship AIPAC should strive to persuade “progressives”, not pander to them”; to convert them, not co-opt them. Convince them not conform to their agenda.

Reframing the Middle Eastern and Palestinian Refugee Crises

There are two Middle Eastern refugee crises currently vying for resources and attention: Syria but in fact extends from Libya to Afghanistan and the Palestinian and has supposedly been going on since 1948. The former is legitimate.

Stephen Hawking and a Great Man’s Imperfections

Stephen Hawking’s death is the loss of a great man, but a man with great flaws.

Make the Iraqi Jewish Archive a gateway between Arabs and Jews

For Jews and non-Jews around the world, these materials could serve as a testament to good relations shared in the past and serve as an entry point in exploring how ties can become vibrant once again.

Azerbaijan ‘Pioneered’ Israeli Ties with Muslim World

Azerbaijan’s Ambassador to the United States Elin Suleymanov discusses Jerusalem, Iran and its strong ties with Israel
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Three Rabbis and a Wife

Yishai discusses the future of American Jewry, AIPAC, and of the America-Israel relationship including interviews with Rabbi Steven Pruzansky and Rabbi Yehoshua Fass. Then, Rabbi 'Gotch' Yudin joins Yishai to discuss his visit to Hebron. Finally, Malkah joins the show to talk about Trump and getting ready for Passover.

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‘Not The Horse I Wanted’

In the most nightmarish days, my mother would tell us stories of Yerushalayim. “One day,” she kept telling us, “we will all be in Yerushalayim. There the trees grow candies. The sun always shines and Dovid HaMelech’s harp whispers in the wind.”

The Rubashkin Saga – XI

Rubashkin was treated like no other defendant ever arrested on illegal immigration violations. The federal prosecutors sent marshals to handcuff and shackle him as they led him past a phalanx of waiting photographers and TV crews

The Call

We can be good at many things, but what gives a life direction and meaning is a sense of mission, of something we are called on to do. That is the significance of the opening word of today’s parsha, Vayikra.

The Power Of A Grateful Heart

Rebbetzin Jungreis (a”h) sharing her eternal wisdom. This week on the subjects of kindness, appreciation, and gratitude.

Collapsed Halacha and Moshe’s Mask

Are today’s rulings transformative, or do they promote stagnation? Shall we have prophetic halacha, or collapsed halacha? We have to re-create halacha so that it once again becomes the manifestation of holy deeds that generate marvel and amazement in every part of our lives.

Making Space

For two thousand years in the absence of a Temple its place was taken by the synagogue. Why, if the Torah is timeless, does it devote such space to what was essentially a time-bound structure? The answer is deep and life-transforming,

Are Sacrifices Essential to Judaism? 

Why is the act of sacrifice so powerful psychologically?  Why do human beings naturally express themselves religiously through sacrifice, whether they are expressing fear or gratitude?

Answering The Call

We explore life through the lens of Torah through the entire year. Now that Pesach approaches, we pause and listen as this week we hear God's loving call as if For The First Time.

Redeeming Relevance: Parshat Vayikra: Happy Sins

Obviously, sin and happy are not words that go together well. But, says Rabbi Yochanan, when people admit to and atone for their sins, that is cause for happiness.

Mysterious Magic

The Tabernacle was more dangerous than the Red Heifer because absolutely everything about its construction and functioning seems so mysterious

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