Across Israel, Meir Panim responds to the growing needs of the country’s 1.75 million impoverished residents through various food and social service programs.
Posted on: March 9th, 2014News & Views → News Briefs
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has said there is “no way” he will recognize Israel as a Jewish State as part of a framework deal with Israel, the Palestinian official WAFA News Agency reported. Recognition of Israel as a Jewish State is one of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s key demands during the peace talks. Reports […]
Posted on: March 9th, 2014News & Views → Global → Europe
Nine Ukrainian Jews who were severely wounded during violent protests in Kiev were brought to Israel to receive medical treatment. The wounded individuals, who all suffered gunshot wounds, arrived in Israel on Friday and will be treated at the Kaplan Medical Center in Rehovot and Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem. They were previously treated at an […]
Posted on: March 8th, 2014News & Views → Israel → IDF
Iran accused Israel of faking a raid on a ship laden with arms bound for the Gaza Strip. “An Iranian ship carrying arms for Gaza. Captured just in time for annual [American Israel Public Affairs Committee] anti-Iran campaign,” Javad Zarif, the Iranian foreign minister, said Thursday on his official Twitter account. “Amazing Coincidence! Or same […]
Posted on: March 8th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Judaism
The Rabbinical Council of America denied a prominent rabbi’s accusation that it is actively negating past conversions. The Orthodox rabbinic organization issued a statement Friday responding to a JTA opinion article criticizing the group written by Rabbi Shmuel Herzfeld. His article, published Thursday, accused the RCA and its Beth Din of America of “retroactively negating […]
Posted on: March 8th, 2014News & Views → Global
A Canadian judge has ordered child protection officials to use law enforcement agencies to apprehend 14 children in the haredi Orthodox sect Lev Tahor after most of them fled the country. On Wednesday, the judge was supposed to hear an appeal of an earlier ruling to seize the children and return them to Quebec to […]
Posted on: March 8th, 2014News & Views → Jewish
Jewish groups across the religious spectrum praised Equal Employment Opportunity Commission guidelines on accommodating religious attire in the workplace. The guidelines published Thursday are for “employers with at least 15 employees (including private sector, state, and local government employers), as well as employment agencies, unions, and federal government agencies.” These employers “must make exceptions to […]
Posted on: March 7th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Blackwell, who has been accused of "inflaming prejudice," says animals must be stunned before the cut.
Posted on: March 7th, 2014News & Views → Global → Europe
Pope Francis has been forced to cancel his planned trip to Israel in May due to a labor dispute within the Israeli Foreign Ministry. The Pope, who has garnered considerable acclaim from Jewish leaders for his push for stronger Jewish-Christian relations, announced the trip to Israel and Jordan in January. The visit was scheduled to […]
Posted on: March 7th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
A Canadian court ordered the fringe haredi Orthodox Lev Tahor sect to turn over as many as 13 of its children to authorities after some of its members appeared to have fled the country. Police officers and children’s aid workers visited Lev Tahor homes Wednesday night in Chatham-Kent, in southwest Ontario, with the landlord helping […]
Posted on: March 7th, 2014News & Views → Israel → IDF
The House of Representatives almost unanimously approved a bill that would enhance U.S. security cooperation with Israel. The U.S.-Israel Strategic Partnership Act, introduced last year by Reps. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.) and Ted Deutch (D-Fla.), enhances cooperation in the energy and cybersecurity areas, among others; transfers excess U.S. armaments to Israel for stockpiling and possible use; […]
Posted on: March 7th, 2014News & Views → Israel → Aliyah
These are people who always spoke about Aliyah, but now the situation in Kiev is giving them that extra push.
Posted on: March 6th, 2014News & Views → Eye on Palestine → Hamas
IDF Intelligence Chief: Iran’s Weapons Smuggling Violates International Law
Posted on: March 6th, 2014News & Views → Israel
Arabs threw a bomb into the area of Rachel's Tomb on Thursday night.
Posted on: March 6th, 2014News & Views → Middle East → Egypt
Egyptians who are members of the Hamas terrorist organization may soon have their citizenships revoked.
Posted on: March 6th, 2014News & Views → Global
The families involved in the court appeal have been under strict restrictions not to leave Ontario.
Posted on: March 6th, 2014News & Views → News Briefs
The school removed evolution related questions from 52 standardized tests.
Posted on: March 6th, 2014News & Views → Israel → IDF
Despite Iran’s terror sponsorship, “it’s entirely appropriate" to continue the talks.
Posted on: March 6th, 2014News & Views → Global → Europe
Ukrainian Jews Receive Emergency Training from ZAKA and United Hatzalah.
Posted on: March 6th, 2014News & Views → Israel → Government
Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman blamed the Palestinians for lack of progress in peace negotiations, and said Israel would not agree to additional conditions for the continuation of the talks. “The Palestinians are the ones torpedoing the talks by setting conditions,” Lieberman told Israel Radio Thursday, according to the Times of Israel. “Israel would not […]
Posted on: March 6th, 2014News & Views → Israel → Government
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu signed an economic and research partnership agreement with California Gov. Edmund “Jerry” Brown. The agreement will enhance cooperation between Israel and California in a variety of areas, with a focus on water conservation, alternative energy, cybersecurity, health and biotechnology, education and agricultural technology, according to a press release from Brown’s […]
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