United Hatzalah program honors our survivors, war veterans with specialized medical care
Posted on: February 6th, 2014News & Views → Israel → Government
The Supreme Court ruling came after several appeals from so called good government groups.
Posted on: February 5th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
This Satmar is not over the banning of Metzitzah B'peh, rather it is about parents having to sign a consent form.
Posted on: February 4th, 2014News & Views → Israel → Government
The Israeli Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the government to cease all funding of yeshivas whose students do not enlist in the IDF. The decision struck in one blow further sealed the fate of Haredi leaders fighting the “equal burden” policy pursued by Yesh Atid party leader Yair Lapid and also gave him a needed […]
Posted on: February 4th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
An Ontario judge ruled Monday that children from a fringe Haredi sect whose members fled Quebec while the community was being investigated by social services should be returned to the province. The court upheld a Quebec order to place 13 children from the Lev Tahor sect into temporary foster care, The Canadian Press reported, but […]
Posted on: February 3rd, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
A newborn in New York who underwent his ritual circumcision rite is undergoing treatment for neonatal genital herpes, according to the Forward, contracted after metzitzah b’peh, in which the ritual circumciser places his mouth directly on the child’s circumcision wound to revive the shocked blood stream. The New York City Department of Health and Mental […]
Posted on: January 28th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
Neturei Karta is shooting itself in the head with its anti-Zionist antics, and that might be all for the best.
Posted on: January 28th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Assimilation
Remember Life of Brian, where the Judean splinter groups run into each other and start a brawl? You're in for a treat.
Posted on: January 24th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
Here’s the traditional Mitzvah Tanz (dance) at the wedding of the granddaughter of the Sassover Rebbe in Bnei Brak earlier this week. Don’t you agree this would have been much more fun to watch if everyone were wearing roller-skates? Imagine them gliding around the rink, the orchestra playing a Sassover niggun, joyous but still contemplative. […]
Posted on: January 21st, 2014News & Views → Israel → Aliyah
Yiddish messages rooted in Jewish liturgy and Biblical texts encouraging Jews to make Aliyah.
Posted on: January 20th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
A Crown Heights Shul was burglarized on Friday night and the thief made off with the silver crown of the Sefer Torah, tools, a guitar and other items of value, crownheights.info reported. The theft occurred in Chevra Ahavas Yisroel on Albany Avenue and Lincoln Place, and was discovered Shabbat Morning when the Shuls Rabbi, Rabbi Chezzi […]
Posted on: January 20th, 2014News & Views → Israel → Government
It's a step in the right direction. Now let's take the next, obvious step and eliminate it altogether.
Posted on: January 15th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Assimilation
An estimated 50,000 Jewish women are living in Arab villages and towns in Israel.
Posted on: January 13th, 2014News & Views → Israel → Government
Israeli politicians make total fools of themselves occasionally.
Posted on: January 12th, 2014News & Views → Israel → Aliyah
New York Rep. Eliot L. Engel sent a letter to Benjamin Netanyahu to express his concern over the Israeli Chief Rabbinate’s decision to reject Jewish status letters written by Rabbi Avi Weiss. Engel, the senior Democratic member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, wrote in the letter to Israel’s prime minister dated Jan. 10 that: […]
Posted on: January 9th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
"He was definitely casing the guy," police source said.
Posted on: January 8th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
The Haredi husband faces trial before an Israeli rabbinical court and, ultimately, Israel’s criminal justice system.
Posted on: January 7th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Stark was remembered by friends and relatives as a “go-to guy.”
Posted on: January 5th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism → Anti-Israel NGOs
Originally, New profile was founded to help Arab youths avoid the draft.
Posted on: January 5th, 2014News & Views → Israel → Aliyah
Rabbi Avi Weiss is learning the hard way about playing nice with others.
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