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Haredi Couple Married on Shabbat Due to ‘Urgent Circumstances’

The Sheva Brachot meal could not be held as planned on Shabbat morning because the existence of a bride and a groom was in doubt.

Nearly 5,000 Chabad-Lubavitch Emissaries Gather in Crown Heights, Brooklyn for Intl Kinus Hashluchim

The sole U.S. state in existence without a permanent Chabad presence -- South Dakota -- now has one.
Adina Bar Shalom with her father, Shas spiritual leader Rabbi Ovadia Yosef.

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef zt’l’s Daughter Invited to Join Yesh Atid

Adina Bar Shalom's father was the Spiritual Leader of the Sephardic religious Shas Party.

Netanyahu Honored in Hebron by Jewish Community

"The Jewish nation continuously votes in favor of the continuation of the Jewish settlement in Hebron."

Tens of Thousands of Jews Flood Hebron’s Cave of the Patriarchs for Shabbat Chayei...

The families of the community opened their homes to the tens of thousands of guests.

Chabad Rabbi Says Vandalized Menorah Teaches Youth ‘Everyone is Accountable’

"Darkness can only be dispelled by light and hate by love ... Chabad's response to this incident will be to rebuild the menorah."

Anti-Semitism Destroys Campaign for Jewish Student At McGill University

"Democratize SSMU was a campaign to remove all Jewish and anti-BDS students from SSMU’s leadership," the student wrote.

Israeli, Russian State Libraries To Digitize Collection of Rare Hebrew Manuscripts

Three generations of the Günzburg family amassed one of the largest private collections of Hebrew books and manuscripts in Europe.

Netanyahu on Bikur Cholim Visit to Rabbi Grossman in Migdal Ha’Emek

Rabbi Grossman, world-renowned for founding and leading Migdal Ohr educational institutions, is constantly on the go.

Head of Tzomet Institute Rabbi Israel Rosen Passed Away at 76

He had no problem calling a spade a spade, as he did in his 2008 article about Amalek as a concept, rather than an ethnic group.

Chief Rabbinate Condemns Supreme Court for ‘Severely Harming Shabbat’

"The fact that the judges' decision was based on their way of life expresses more than anything else that this is not a matter for trial, but a matter of their worldview."

Thousands Mark Passing of Biblical Matriarch Rachel

The passing of Rachel is marked on the 11th day in the Hebrew month of Heshvan on the Jewish calendar.

Rabbi Aharon Leib Shteinman in ICU at Bnei Brak Hospital

The public is asked to pray for the health of Rav Aharon Yehuda Leib ben Gitel Feige, b'toch sha'ar cholei Yisrael.

YIVO Announces Discovery of 170,000 Lost Jewish Documents Thought Destroyed in the Holocaust

Rare and unpublished works represent the collective memory and cultural history of Eastern European and Russian Jews.

Jews in Israel Started Asking for Rain

Jews in the diaspora wait 60 days, until December 5 or 6, depending on whether February has 28 or 29 days, to begin their own appeal for rain.

Mnuchin ‘Couldn’t Be More Excited’ on First Official Visit to Israel

Netanyahu thanked Secy. Mnuchin for the Treasury Department's strong action against the Iranian regime.

Glick Allowed to Visit Temple Mount with Son to Celebrate Upcoming Nuptials

Glick called the prime minister's approval of the visit "the best gift I could have received on the occasion of my son's wedding."

Canada: George W. Bush Awarded Prize for Commitment to Israel and Jewish Nation

The prize acknowledges the winners’ efforts and contributions to reinforce Jerusalem’s status in the international arena as the undisputed capital of the Jewish nation.

Egypt Denies UNESCO Lists Alexandria’s Eliyahu HaNavi Synagogue as ‘Endangered’ World Heritage Site

“The Egyptian government gives equal importance to all its monuments and heritage sites, whether Ancient Egyptian, Jewish, Coptic or Islamic.”

Zionism and Judaism are Inseparable in American Zionist Shabbat Initiative

"If Zionism is a dirty word then Judaism must be likewise, because all of our Jewish sources, tradition and culture revolve around Israel, it is impossible to separate one from the other."

Daily Mail Columnist Warns Britain’s Jews Facing Exodus to Israel

"If history has taught us Jews anything, it's knowing when it's time to pack."

At Jordan Valley’s 50th Yr Celebration: ‘If We’re Not Here, Tehran & Hamastan Will...

"Our roots trace back to here . . . Not far from here the Children of Israel entered the Promised Land."

Sen. Cruz Pushing Resolution Confirming Jewish Connection to Jerusalem

Senator Cruz's resolution proposes that the Senate condemns any past, present, or future efforts at UNESCO to delegitimize Israel through attempts to rewrite and deny the history of Jerusalem.

Israel’s Civil Administration Approves New Housing in Hebron’s Hezkiah Quarter

The Arab municipality of Hebron plans to challenge the project in Israel’s Supreme Court.

Rohr Jewish Learning Institute Launches Great Debates: 6-Part Course on Dead Sea Scrolls &...

"The texts we study are ancient, but the ideas are as exciting and relevant as ever.”

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