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NYC Orthodox High School Lets Girls Put On Tefillin

20 Shevat 5774 – January 20, 2014
SAR High School in Riverdale, New York, is now allowing girls to wrap tefillin during Shacharit-morning prayer, probably the first Modern Orthodox high school...

Romanian President: Palestinians Should Recognize Israel as Jewish

Romania supports in principle Israel’s demand for Palestinian recognition of Israel as the Jewish state but encourages compromises on this and other issues, Romanian...

Arab Journalists Claim Harper’s Bodyguards Assaulted Them

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New Visa Lets ‘X Factor’ Winner to Work in Israel as Singer

Israel for once surrendered to public pressure for the right reason.

Bennett Tears Apart Kerry’s ‘New Deal’ for Palestinian Authority

Kerry is whistling Dixie to think that everything that helps the Palestinian Authority helps Israel.

Border Police Shoot Suspected Terrorist West of Hebron

A Border Police officer shot and seriously wounded a suspected Palestinian Authority terrorist Monday afternoon near the Jewish community of Telem, located on the...

US Backs Syrian Rebels’ Ultimatum to UN to Keep Iran Out of Talks

The United States has backed an ultimatum by Syrian opposition forces to rescind an invitation to Iran to joint the Geneva II peace talks...

Hungarian Jewish Leaders Accuse Government of Minimizing Holocaust

Hungarian Jewish leaders demanded the resignation of a key government appointee and threatened to boycott government-sponsored events marking the 70th anniversary of the Holocaust...

Canadian PM Harper Brings 21 Rabbis on ‘Red-Carpet’ Visit to Israel

Canada’s constant support of Israel since Harper became Prime Minister is a rare example of intellectual honesty.

Gaza Terrorists Continue Rocket War, Test IDF’s Threats

Terrorists from Hamas-ruled Gaza attacked southern Israel again Sunday morning with two more rockets that exploded in open areas and caused no damage or...

Gas Tank Explosion Wipes Out Jerusalem Family

A Jerusalem couple and their only child, a two-year-old boy, were killed in a gas explosion that also injured 14 others late Sunday night...

Torah Crown Stolen from Crown Heights Shul

A Crown Heights Shul was burglarized on Friday night and the thief made off with the silver crown of the Sefer Torah, tools, a...

Former Mossad Chief Joins International Board of United Hatzalah

Major General (res.) Meir Dagan, former chief of the Mossad, joined United Hatzalah’s international board of directors on Sunday afternoon. Dagan joined the organization...

Almost Half the Knesset Going to Auschwitz

The event is organized by 27-year-old maverick PR man Jonathan (Jonny) Daniels.

Israeli Press Protesting VIP Treatment of Major Rabbis

The website concludes that this must be part of a quid pro quo between the airport and the Haredi parties.

Hadassah New Zealand Fund-Raising to Help Palestinian Children

Hadassah New Zealand is planning to raise funds for the Rozana Project by participating in the March 2014 Jerusalem marathon and generating donations from...

Knesset Bill to Cut Number of Chief Rabbis by 50%

It's a step in the right direction. Now let's take the next, obvious step and eliminate it altogether.

New Jerusalem Kashrut Certification Gaining Popularity and Saving Money

A new "Mehadrin" level Kashrut certification introduced by the Jerusalem Rabbinate is beginning to gain traction and save restaurants money.

Congress Members Blast ASA for Boycott Decision

19 Shevat 5774 – January 19, 2014
A bipartisan slate of 134 U.S. Congress members wrote a letter to the American Studies Association protesting its decision last month to boycott Israeli...

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