The Celebrate Israel Festival on May 31 at Pier 94, slated to be the largest gathering to date of Israeli-Americans in New York.
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.
Posted on: January 4th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
“He owed a lot of people money.”
Posted on: January 2nd, 2014News & Views → Israel → Government
The IDF is not waiting for 2017
Posted on: January 1st, 2014News & Views → Israel → Government
Chabad emissaries would share the same status as those who do national service.
Posted on: December 31st, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
Queen Elizabeth will grant Israeli Haredi Rabbi Yitzchak Shapira one of the Commonwealth’s highest civilian honors with an appointment as Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, the British Embassy announced Tuesday. Rabbi Shapira is the son of former Haredi Knesset Member Rabbi Avraham Yosef Shapira. The Embassy said he will be […]
Posted on: December 30th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
"I won't agree to officiate at a wedding if the Chupa is photographed," went the Rebbe's edict.
Posted on: December 29th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
The holy conference is not yet a done deal.
Posted on: December 26th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
Haredi political leaders across the board called a court ruling for new elections in Beit Shemesh” corrupt,” “racist” and a sign of “dictatorship,” among other less than complimentary adjectives. The court accepted a petition by Attorney General Yehudah Weinstein that documented corruption in the voting October 22 as ground for voiding the election results, which […]
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