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Dutch Community Rediscovers Forgotten Mikvahs

6 Nisan 5774 – April 6, 2014
A Dutch Jewish organization rediscovered two ancient ritual baths that had been forgotten after the Holocaust.

Le Pen Recruits Pigs to Fight Islam

While definitely offensive to Muslims, it's not clear Le Pen even had Jews in mind when removing pork-free options from the school's menus.

Canada Arrests Seven Lev Tahor Sect Members Arrested In Raid

3 Nisan 5774 – April 3, 2014
A dozen Canadian border security officials raided the compound of the fringe Haredi Orthodox sect Lev Tahor Wednesday and arrested seven members believed to...

One More Try for Peace as Envoy Martin Indyk Arrives in Israel

U.S. Special Envoy Martin Indyk is in Israel for emergency meetings with Israeli and PA negotiators.

Bill Introduced to Block U.S. Visas for Terrorists

3 Nisan 5774 – April 2, 2014
Unless this becomes law, a terrorist who aided in the U.S. hostage taking in Iran will get a U.S. visa

Irish Jewish Cabinet Minister Victim of Nazi Hoax

One or more anti-Semites sent a package of suspicious white powder and a photograph of Nazis to the home of Ireland’s Justice Minister Alan...

Warsaw Demolishing Ghetto Wall, Promises Reconstruction

Workers began demolishing a wall in Warsaw near the spot where Jews were gathered for transport to the Treblinka concentration camp, but a city...

Putin Ally Accused Of Pushing Jews-Killed-Jesus Theme

What do expect from a man who also wants a law that prohibits “promoting” homosexuality and grants citizenship embryos?

Kosher Nightclub to Open in Moscow

A Russian Jewish group is preparing to open a kosher “Shachar Club” nightclub in the center of Moscow Saturday night, the Russia-language Israeli news...

Did Kerry Cancel His Meeting with Abbas Because the PA Broke Its Word?

“We are no longer traveling tomorrow,” a senior State Department official said simply. Abbas breached the conditions of his agreement by signing a PA application for membership in 15 United Nations agencies and organizations.

12 Hours, 2 Meetings for Netanyahu & Kerry; Abbas & Kerry, 0

1 Nisan 5774 – April 1, 2014
Kerry met in Jerusalem with Netanyahu for several hours on Monday evening and then again for another two hours on Tuesday morning before racing for a meeting in Brussels.

PA Accuses Israel of ‘Blackmail,’ Threatens Return to UN

Incensed PA officials rejected the alternate proposal advanced instead of the prisoner release last Friday by Israel’s government.

Italian Tourist Caught Smuggling Barbed Wire from Auschwitz

1 Nisan 5774 – March 31, 2014
An Italian tourist tried to smuggle a piece of barbed wire from the Auschwitz-Birkenau museum out of Poland in his suitcase. The man was detained...

BGU Researchers Say Oxytocin May Promote ‘Lying for Your Team’

Oxytocin may cause people to "bend ethical rules to help the people close to us, like our team or family," say research team leader Dr. Shaul Shalvi.

Prague Police Rule Out Presumed Accidental Cause of PA Bomb Blast

The world so much wanted to believe that the fatal bomb blast at the PA office in Prague was accidental. Not so fast.

Swedes Arrest 2 for Trying to Break into Jewish Community Center

Police in Malmo arrested two people who tried to break into a Jewish community building during a demonstration that featured anti-Semitic slogans. Five people gathered...

Thousands Participate in French Aliyah Fair

29 Adar II 5774 – March 30, 2014
Aliyah from France Up 312% in January and February Compared to 2013

Limmud FSU Gets Major Boost in Collaboration with Fellowship

The collaboration's conferences will ignite Jewish learning and Israeli study for Russian Jews.

Knesset to Host OECD Conference

The Knesset will be hosting a two day OECD conference on Monday, for the first time ever, according to a report on YNet. This...

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