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Israeli Team Fined for not Playing Davis Cup Match on Yom Kippur

7 Elul 5773 – August 12, 2013
The Israel Tennis Association has been fined more than $13,000 for refusing to play a Davis Cup match against Belgium on Yom Kippur this...

British Resort Lost $150,000 in Tourism by Ban on Shabbat Candles

6 Elul 5773 – August 11, 2013
The British coastal resort’s University of Aberystwyth lost $150,000 in tourism income by banning orthodox Jews from lighting candles on Shabbat, a decision that...

Netanyahu Gambles Again, Refuses to Sign New Agreements with EU

3 Elul 5773 – August 8, 2013
If the Prime Minister gets his way and the European Union blinks first, he could be riding high in the saddle again. If Netanyahu blinks first, he'd better run for his life.

French Senator Receives Death Threats over Anti-Shechitah Stance

1 Elul 5773 – August 6, 2013
A French senator said she will complain to police over death threats she received after proposing special labels for halal and kosher meat. Sylvie Goy-Chavent...

Rabbi Shot in Russia Released from Israeli Hospital

Rabbi Artur Ovadia Isakov, the Chabad rabbi shot in a likely terrorist attack in southern Russia has been discharged from an Israeli hospital after...

Russia Finally Admits Terrorists Probably Shot Rabbi

29 Av 5773 – August 5, 2013
The shooting of a Chabad rabbi in the Russian republic of Dagestan was likely a terrorist attack by Muslim extremists, investigators said more than...

Global Security Alert after Al-Qaeda Prison Escapes

28 Av 5773 – August 4, 2013
The international police organization Interpol has issued a global security alert, urging increased vigilance for terrorist activity, following a suspected al-Qaeda connection to prison...

1,000 Intellectuals from 30 Countries Protest EU Settlements Boycott

26 Av 5773 – August 1, 2013
The directive is discriminatory and based on a legal premise that is completely wrong.

Swiss Blogger Sentenced for Denying Holocaust

A judge in Geneva sentenced a Swiss blogger on Tuesday to six months in jail for denying the Holocaust and inciting hate. The 55-year-old man,...

Neturei Karta Member Charged with Espionage for Iran

The accused was using an email account which he checked in Jerusalem Internet cafes.

Britons in Suspense over Possibility of a ‘Royal Circumcision’

24 Av 5773 – July 31, 2013
King George started circumcising newly-born princes 250 years ago, Princess Diana rejected the idea. Britain now wonders if Kate and William will or won't. One thing for sure, it won’t be a Brit Mila.

Six Boys Discover Tefillin for First Time on Flight to Israel

Chabad rabbis who had boarded a flight from the Ukraine to Israel via Moscow convinced six boys going on a Birthright Israel program to...

Ashton Visits Morsi in Secret Location

Mohammed Morsi is alive and well, said European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton after a visit to the secret location where he is...

Breslov Jews Robbed of $50,000 in Uman

24 Av 5773 – July 30, 2013
Unknown assailants robbed $50,000 from Haredi Jews last week at the Uman headquarters of a nonprofit group that works to accommodate the tens of...

Parts of Bulgarian Bus Bomb Smuggled from Poland

23 Av 5773 – July 29, 2013
Add Poland to Hezbollah’s terrorist network, which smuggled from Poland parts of the bomb that killed five Israelis last summer, a Polish daily reported. Hezbollah paid $100,000 for the attack.

Cannes Heist Nets $53 Million of Lev Leviev’s Jewels

22 Av 5773 – July 28, 2013
A masked gunman stole $53 million worth of diamonds and jewels owned by Israeli billionaire Lev Leviev from an exhibition at a luxury resort...

Peres Flying to Lithuania, Will Thank Blacklisting Hezbollah

President Shimon Peres is flying  on Sunday to Latvia and Lithuania, temporary president of the European Union whom he will thank the European Union...

Hezbollah Transferred $100,000 to Burgas Bombers Before Attack

21 Av 5773 – July 27, 2013
Hezbollah transferred $100,000 to the men that are suspected of carrying out the Burgas airport bombing on July 18, 2012

Croatian Synagogue Demolished by Fascists to be Rebuilt

The Jewish community of Zagreb, Croatia, is moving ahead with plans to rebuild a synagogue destroyed in the World War II. “We are conducting examinations...

Rabbi in Critical Condition in Israel after Attack in Russia

19 Av 5773 – July 26, 2013
Israel’s advanced medical care may save the life of the Chabad rabbi who was shot after midnight Wednesday near the border between Russia and Chechnya. His condition is “life-threatening,” doctors say.

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