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Tu b’Av Love and the Power of “Shema”
 
ContaminatedTahina Recalled by Israeli Health Ministry

August 31, 2016 - 11:03 PM
 
US 2nd Circuit Appeals Court Reverses Anti-Terror Verdict Against Palestinian Authority, PLO

August 31, 2016 - 10:47 PM
 
‘Freedom March’ Spells Pre-Shabbat Nightmare for Gush Etzion Jews

August 31, 2016 - 10:25 PM
 
Leftist Dilma Rousseff Stripped of Presidency in Brazil After 13 Years’ Rule

August 31, 2016 - 9:45 PM
 
Turkey’s President Erdogan Shakes Hands With Israel’s Female Diplomat, Shani Cooper

August 31, 2016 - 9:02 PM
 
Moshe Wertheim, Owner of Coca Cola Israel, Dies at 86

August 31, 2016 - 8:11 PM
 
Erdogan Formally Approves Turkey’s Normalization Deal With Israel

August 31, 2016 - 7:19 PM
 
Israel Envoy to Egypt David Govrin Presents Credentials, Begins Work in Cairo [video]

August 31, 2016 - 6:20 PM
 
Seattle Jewish Business Mogul Dumps Trump, But Others Pick Up Slack

August 31, 2016 - 5:18 PM
 
Abraham Peck, Survivor of 9 Concentration Camps, Dead at 91

August 31, 2016 - 5:11 PM
 
10 United Flight Passengers Hurt Due to ‘Severe, Unexpected Turbulence’

August 31, 2016 - 3:46 PM
 
Russian Programmer Wanted by US Flees Armenia to Moscow

August 31, 2016 - 2:04 PM
 
IDF Shuts Down Hebron Radio Station for Incitement

August 31, 2016 - 1:11 PM
 
Wasserman Schultz Defeats Sanders’ Candidate in Florida Primary

August 31, 2016 - 12:31 PM
 
If You See Muslims Celebrating this 9/11, It’s to Commemorate Abraham’s Sacrifice of… Ishmael

August 31, 2016 - 10:40 AM
 
Arab Terrorist Attacks Aimed at Israelis on Judea, Samaria Roads

August 31, 2016 - 1:28 AM
 
ISIS No. 2, Mohammad al-Adnani, Killed in Aleppo, Syria

August 31, 2016 - 12:40 AM
 
Russia Denies Plan for Israel-Palestinian Authority Summit in Moscow

August 30, 2016 - 11:41 PM
 
High-Speed Chase at Ben Gurion International Airport

August 30, 2016 - 11:09 PM
 
Archaeological Evidence of the Kingdom of David

August 30, 2016 - 10:30 PM
 
Israeli Ministers Advocate for Better Incorporation of Zionism in School Curriculum

August 30, 2016 - 10:01 PM
 
Egypt Opens Rafah-Gaza Crossing for Hajj Pilgrimage to Mecca

August 30, 2016 - 9:48 PM
 
211 New Immigrants Flee to Israel From War-Torn Ukraine

August 30, 2016 - 9:05 PM
 
Rightwing Pundit: A Vote for Donald Trump Is a Vote for Israel’s Enemies

August 30, 2016 - 4:05 PM
 
Netanyahu Responds to UN Special Envoy’s Statement on the “Illegality” of Settlements

August 30, 2016 - 3:28 PM
 
Ousted DNC Chair Wasserman Schultz Facing Florida Primary Challenge Tuesday

August 30, 2016 - 2:50 PM
 
UN Mid-East Peace Envoy Pins Jewish Homes as Source of Strife

August 30, 2016 - 2:11 PM
 
Legal Group Challenging Police on Criminalizing Entry into Judea and Samaria Area B

August 30, 2016 - 12:41 PM
 
Court to Hear Police Request to Bar 6 Youths from Jerusalem

August 30, 2016 - 11:08 AM
 
IDF Demolishes Home of Rabbi Mickey Mark’s Murderer

August 30, 2016 - 10:45 AM
 
Hillary’s Muslim Adviser Huma Abedin Leaving Anthony Weiner

August 30, 2016 - 10:19 AM
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Holocaust
Abraham Peck
 

Posted on: August 31st, 2016

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"At any minute the guard could shoot you for not liking the way you looked at him," Peck recalled. "They would shoot you for nothing."

JewishPress Logo
 

Posted on: August 29th, 2016

News & ViewsGlobalEuropeEastern Europe

Lithuanians marked the 75th anniversary of the massacre of Jews in Moletai by Nazis and local collaborators during World War II.

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Neue Synagoge in Düsseldorf / Wikipedia commons
 

Posted on: August 22nd, 2016

News & ViewsGlobalEuropeGermany

On May 19, 1943, Germany was declared Judenrein (clean of Jews), with no Jewish high schools. Now we're back to three, and counting.

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Koper and Richter digging for the Nazi gold train / Screenshot
 

Posted on: August 16th, 2016

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Tadeusz Slowikowski, 86, is responsible for the Nazi gold train rumor and has spent much of his time since the 1950s searching for that train.

Chief Rabbi of Tel Aviv, Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau.
 

Posted on: August 14th, 2016

News & ViewsJewishHaredim & Hassidim

'Let each stand as a unique holiday and let Tisha B'Av stand as the national day of mourning.'

Claude Lanzmann / Photo credit: Donostia Kultura
 

Posted on: August 12th, 2016

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“One cannot fight against Arab terrorism and at the same time allow Israel to be eradicated at one of the noblest and most important hotels in Berlin,” Lanzmann wrote.

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Philip Bialowitz,, of blessed memory, the last survivor of Sobibor, has passed away.
 

Posted on: August 9th, 2016

News & ViewsGlobalEuropeEastern Europe

The last Polish Jew who managed to survive the Sobibor Nazi death camp has passed away at the age of 90.

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Raoul Wallenberg
 

Posted on: August 7th, 2016

News & ViewsGlobalEuropeEastern Europe

The former chief of the KGB bequeaths evidence about Raoul Wallenberg for future generations, in papers found in a suitcase.

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Jonasz Stern, Scena podwodna, 1969, kolaż / płótno, 67,5 × 83,3 cm, courtesy of J.J. Grabscy.
 

Posted on: August 7th, 2016

News & ViewsMediaArts and Entertainment

Painter Jonasz Stern left a permanent mark on the Polish art of the 20th century.

Hapoel Hamburg rowers. / Yad Vashem Photo Archives
 

Posted on: August 2nd, 2016

News & ViewsHistory

Jews competed in the most coveted sporting competitions throughout Europe, including the Olympics.

Pope Francis in Jerusalem on May 26. 2014.
 

Posted on: July 31st, 2016

News & ViewsGlobalEuropeEastern Europe

The Chief Rabbi of Poland arranged for the Pope to meet with Righteous Christian Poles at Auschwitz-Birkenau.

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U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson of Georgia
 

Posted on: July 28th, 2016

News & ViewsElections

The Georgia Democrat who called Israeli Jews "termites" quickly apologized for "poor choice of words," but not for his other remarks.

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U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA)
 

Posted on: July 26th, 2016

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

A Democratic Congressman calls Israeli Jews living in Judea and Samaria "termites;" a Jewish voter remembers Hitler calling Jews "vermin."

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Monika Schaefer with fans / Monika Schaefer's website
 

Posted on: July 17th, 2016

News & ViewsJewishAssimilation

She denounced “the 6-million lie” and recommended the writings of Ernst Zündel, a German Holocaust denier who had been deported from Canada in 2005.

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Yad Vashem Leadership Mission
 

Posted on: July 10th, 2016

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The Israel portion of the Mission begins with an private audience with Israel's President Reuven Rivlin.

Max Blumenthal
 

Posted on: July 7th, 2016

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitismAnti-Israel NGOs

If this means Sidney Blumenthal's clout in the Clinton camp has lost some of its shine, too, then the entire scandal was well worth it.

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Elie Wiesel
 

Posted on: July 4th, 2016

News & ViewsJewishHolocaust

The World Trade Center sparkled with blue and white lights in memory of Elie Wiesel, a strong advocate for Israel.

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Holocaust survivor and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Elie Wiesel .
 

Posted on: July 3rd, 2016

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“Elie Wiesel was the collective moral compass of the Jewish people,” said Jewish Agency chairman Natan Sharansky.

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Elie Wiesel / Photo credit: Taylor Spaulding
 

Posted on: July 2nd, 2016

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

For ten years after the war, Wiesel refused to write about or discuss his experiences during the Holocaust.

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The team examines the results of the ERT scan of the escape tunnel at Ponar. / Courtesy. Photo credit: Ezra Wolfinger, Nova
 

Posted on: June 29th, 2016

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

For the first time since the Holocaust the famous tunnel used by the prisoners of Ponar to escape from the Nazis had been located using new technologies for underground predictive scanning.

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