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Community Leader: Danish Jewry Dwindling Due to Anti-Semitism

4 Heshvan 5774 – October 8, 2013
Denmark’s Jewish community has lost 25 percent of its registered members over the past 15 years, partly due to anti-Semitism, its president said. The Jewish...

Visiting Hours for Rav Ovadia Family Mourner’s Tent

A mourning tent has been set up next to the home of Rav Ovadia Yosef on Kablan street, Har Nof for the duration of...

Jewish Home Leaders Attacked at R. Ovadia’s Funeral

Jewish Home chairman Naftali Bennett wrote in his Facebook page that Rav Ovadia was one of the greatest spiritual leaders of our nation.

‘Gay Detector’ Will Prevent Gays from Entering Gulf States

Most New Yorkers have heard the expression "gay-dar," which refers to someone's ability to determine whether another person is gay and straight. But Kuwaitis...

Shooting Near Emanuel

4 Heshvan 5774 – October 7, 2013
A Jewish-owned car was shot at near the town of Emanuel in the Shomron. No one was injured in the attack. An alert level was...

Mezuzah a Victory Sign in Struggle for ‘Shdema’ in Gush Etzion

Five years ago, the IDF abandoned a base called Shdema near Bethlehem, part of “Area C” designated as Israeli-controlled, and tried to turn it over to Arabs. A group of women stopped the army.

Arrests in Al-Bireh, Near Psagot (+Video)

IDF troops entered the village of Al-Bireh near Psagot, and arrested two brothers.

Peres’ Eulogy: Rav Ovadia Was ‘My Teacher, My Rabbi, My Friend’

No matter how secular Israeli Jews may appear, the glow of Torah burns somewhere inside almost everyone. Peres was not pretending when he called Rav Ovadia his “teacher.” His tears were real.

Updated: 850,000 Mourners at Rav Ovadia’s Funeral (+Video)

The gigantic contribution of Rav Ovadia to Israel cannot be measured, but one indication is the 850,000 people who attended his funeral and a huge number who did not come, knowing there was no room for many more.

Two Jews Win Nobel Prize in Medicine

Two more Jews, both from the United States, and a German non-Jew won the Nobel Prize in medicine in Monday, while two Israel contenders...

Syrian Violence Spills Over to – Australia

Violence in the Syrian Civil War knows no borders and has spillover as far as away as Australia, where shooting and arson attacks have...

Iran Catches Netanyahu with His Jeans Down

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is a brilliant speaker but not perfect. He goofed in his interview with BBC’s Persian service last when he stated,...

Israel Strikes More Oil in Area Discovered on Basis of Torah Verse

Moses made the right turn after all. In his song at the end of the Torah he spoke of ‘precious things of “Givat HaOlam.” The hidden meaning of “precious things” seems to be oil. Not olive oil, but black gold.

Mother Smokes Cigarettes and Baby Swallows Them

Israel provides new proof that cigarette smoking has a bad effect on children. A woman took her baby, age 18 months, to the Rambam Medical...
Rav Ovadia Yosef speaking out against Jewish Home.

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, One of Today’s Giant Torah Sages, Dies at 93

World Jewry lost one its greatest Torah sages and political leaders Tuesday. Rabi Ovadia Yosef, known affectionately as Rav Ovadia, has passed away at the age of 93, but his memory will be a blessed memory for millions.

Dubai Dieters Get Lost Weight in Gold

Fat busters who participated in the Dubai Your Weight in Gold campaign, are set to receive a total of 35 pounds of gold worth...

Call Guinness: 9 Palestinians Serving ‘Longest Sentences on Earth’

Israeli judges have taken to imposing multiple lifetime sentences to make sure those killers remain in prison.

7 killed in Sinai Clashes bet. Egyptian Army and Gunmen

Egyptian forces killed four armed men near a checkpoint on the Cairo-Ismailia road after an exchange of gunfire with several vehicles, Egyptian officials told...

World Class Mathematician Run Over by Truck in Hit and Run

David Kashdan, a Russian born mathematician, McArthur fellow, Israel Prize winner and tenured professor at Hebrew University, was run over by a truck on...

51 Dead in as Egyptians Celebrate 40th Anniversary of Yom Kippur War

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