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African-American Converts Make Aliyah to Israel

Aaron is a plumber, Tracie, a former National Guard member, wants to volunteer in the IDF.

Alon Day is First Israeli to Race in Top NASCAR Touring Series

Alon Day will be the first Israeli ever to compete in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, a top NASCAR touring series.

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."

Thank You J Street (You Too, Reform Movement)

J Street claims that its rejection from the Conference of Presidents is proof its voice is needed.

Israelis Stepping Up on Behalf of Syria

People formed a human chain in Tel Aviv from the US Embassy to the Russian Embassy to call for an end to slaughter in Syria.

IDF Machinery Destroys Ancient Artifacts, Graves at Netiv Ha’Avot

“Graves that have stood the test of time for 4,000 years are now about to be destroyed.”

Likely Compromise Found in Coalition Rift over Reform, Conservative Mikvahs

Last week, a Knesset committee debated a bill proposed by two ultra-Orthodox coalition partners determining that use of public mikvahs will be conducted strictly according to halakha.

European Jewry Cautiously Welcomes Austrian Govt’s Rejection of Anti-Semitism

Nevertheless, “We cannot ignore the fear that in other countries extreme parties will join the government based on the Austrian model,” the rabbi warned.

‘Ptil Tekhelet’ Renews Monthly Tallit Raffle for Engaged Couples

Engaged Jewish couples can enter to win a prayer shawl tied with the ancient "ptil tekhelet" blue woolen thread.

UN Secy-Gen Spokesperson: Hebron, Cave of Patriarch is UNESCO’s Mandate

If the Palestinian Authority is ignoring the Oslo Accords, why is Israel still moving forward with goodwill gestures to Ramallah?

Oliver Hart, US Jewish Economics Professor, Shares Nobel Prize

A Jewish professor of economics has won half of this year's Nobel Prize in Economics.

Archaeologists Find Shiloh Altar Used During Temple Era

Shiloh, in Samaria, was the site of the first Tabernacle in Israel. Archaeologists now have found evidence that after Shilo was destroyed and Jews returned, they sacrificed even during the First Temple period.

‘Sivuv Shearim’ to Encircle the Gates of Ancient Jerusalem [video]

Thousands of Jews from around Israel and elsewhere will sing and dance their way around the Old City's gates.

Billy Joel Wore a Yellow Star at Madison Square Garden

"Thank you Billy for reminding people what was ... so it may never ever be again," Joel's ex-wife, Christie Brinkley wrote.

Global Forum on Anti-Semitism This Year in Buenos Aires

A global forum on anti-Semitism marks the 22nd anniversary of the terror attack on the AMIA Jewish Center.

Terror Attack Foiled at Cave of Patriarchs in Hebron

An intelligence tip led to the capture of a 22-year-old terror suspect planning a deadly stabbing attack.

Quadruplets Born at Rambam in Haifa to Wise Family [video]

“During this Passover season, ours is a story that carries a message of hope for everyone.”

Arson Burns Holy Books at Givat Sorek, Near Karmei Tzur

Arab terrorists have again burned sacred items belonging to the Jews of Karmei Tzur in Judea.

Princeton U. to Get ‘Plastic’ Eruv [video]

The boundary, enabling Jewish students to carry on Shabbat, will be made of plastic "lechies" on utility poles.

UNESCO Passes Second Resolution Erasing Judaism from Jerusalem

PM Netanyahu says the second UNESCO resolution adopted on Jerusalem is more "theater of the absurd."

Turkish Protesters Attack Istanbul Synagogue

More troubling is the oblique Turkish government sponsorship of the violence against the Istanbul synagogue.

Court Suspends Rabbis’ Order to Require Woman to Allow Son’s Brit

Israel’s Supreme Court has suspended a Rabbinical Court (Beit Din) order that a woman in divorce proceedings allow her baby son, now one year...

Foreign Ministry Celebrates Jerusalem Sovereignty with New Year Reader

"I had not moved away even one step, but someone pulled at my sleeve and asked me to join the minyan. I put on a hat and joined them for the Mincha prayer. I had arrived."

Lower East Side Synagogue Members Suing Leadership over Real Estate

The proceeds from the property sale may not be used cover the synagogue's financial needs.

Netanyahu Views Original Balfour Declaration

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara visited the British Library in London Thursday night and viewed the original Balfour Declaration, in which...

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