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15 Yeshivas Suspected of Cutting Secular Studies Refused to Let Investigators In

New York State Law requires nonpublic schools to provide instruction "substantially equivalent to that provided in public schools."

After 500 Years, Bnei Anousim of Central America to Receive Permanent Rabbi

Rabbi Elisha Salas is Shavei Israel's new emissary to the crypto-Jews of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala.

Skokie Baseball Field Named After Orthodox Jewish Youth Who Died of Cancer

“Caleb played sports like he lived life: with passion, with pride and always looking out for the other guy,” his mother said.

NY-Based Orthodox Union Urges Trump Administration to Reconsider Tax on Synagogue, Day School Employees

"For some of these organizations, the cost of preparing and filing the tax return could exceed the actual tax," the OU wrote.

Herzog Makes First Visit to US as Head of Jewish Agency

The new head of the Jewish Agency visited Jewish Federations in New York, Boston and Philadelphia, promoting the Jewish Agency’s mission to “inspire Jews throughout the world to connect with their people, heritage, and land, and empower them to build a thriving Jewish future and a strong Israel.”

Survey: 93% of Reform Clergy Ordained after 2010 Officiate at Interfaith Weddings

Simple logic suggests that the number of actual Jews in the Reform and Reconstructionist movements is bound to grow even smaller as the number of "interfaith" marriages grow.

Orthodox Union’s Women’s Initiative Launches New Online Lunch N’ Learn

Viewers will be able to post real time questions and comments which will be moderated by the OU Women’s Initiative.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Natural Constituents Lovefest at Museum of Jewish Heritage

Everybody in the place was careful not to mention Israel or Jews.

Report: Israel-Related Incidents Far More Likely to Create Hostile Campus Environment

University administrators have generally been far less likely to adequately address Israel-related incidents than they have acts of classic anti-Semitism.

California Jewish Summer Camp Cancels Final Session Due to Worst-Ever Wildfire in State History

Some 300 campers and their families are fervently hoping it will still be there by next year.

Bali Presents Unique Kosher Culinary Challenge, Says Chef Sara Black

"I love cooking. It's creative, artistic; I love surprising myself with new capabilities. I love feeding people."

Quietly, Netanyahu Approves Renovations of Kotel Mixed Prayer Plaza

All we need now are actual Reform and Conservative Jews to show up once the plaza is renovated.

Corbyn Apologizes for Hajo Meyer’s Comparing Israel to Nazism

On Holocaust Memorial Day 2010, Meyer was invited to an event at the Parliament, where he compared Israeli policy to the Nuremberg laws.

Kuwait Airlines Sued for Discrimination Against Israelis

The U.S. ordered KAC in 2015 to allow Israelis on its flights from the U.S. to London. The airline cancelled all its NY-London flights.

Former NY Assembly Speaker Awaits Appeal After 7-Yr Sentence

Silver served as Speaker of the State Assembly for 21 years.

Rabbi Reuven Feinstein Released from Hospital

Rabbi Feinstein sustained serious bruises but did not suffer a more serious injury.

Divine Rage? Kotel Stone Falls on Reform Prayer Platform [Video]

To calculate the erosion in the different kinds of limestone that make up the Western Wall, in 2014 researchers from Hebrew University used a laser scan to create an accurate three-dimensional computer model.

Joint Initiative to Collect Testimony of Jews from Arab Countries, Iran

Each testimony collected by students will be added to Israel’s National Collection.

Man, 72, Plotted to Burn Miami Condo and ‘Kill All the [Expletive] Jews’

When asked about the gas in the containers he was carrying, Stolper told the officers, “I bought the gas to make a small BBQ.”

Jewish American Schools Asking Israel for Financial Support

Tuition in Jewish American schools has reached $40,000 a year per child.

New Musical to Explore Spanish Jewish Family’s Struggle to Survive

“HIDDEN – The Secret Jews of Spain,” tells the story of the Aguilar family, who live outwardly as Christians and secretly as Jews after the Inquisition.

Orthodox Jews in Zurich Threatened: ‘He Stared at the Children, then Revealed the Knife’

"He ran past us, knife in hand. I felt very uncomfortable and instructed my friends to move a little faster." Then came the shock: "When I turned around, I saw the man was following us. Suddenly he started to sprint."

Report: Adelson Plans to Open Up Casino in North Korea

Adelson, a veteran of the Korean war, said he hoped President Trump would get “North and South Korea to finish the war,” so Adelson, could “open up business.”

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