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Tzohar’s Founding Rabbi Says ‘Separate Politics From Kashrut’

"There is no other solution to heal this crisis other than privatization of the [kashrut supervision] system."

White House Clarifies Western Wall Position with JewishPress.com

A spokesperson for the White House said the rude Western Wall comments were "not the position of this administration."

Fire Started Mysteriously in Historic Landmark Synagogue on NYC’s Lower East Side

Agents from the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives have joined the FDNY investigation.

US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman Arrives at Western Wall

The new U.S. Ambassador is expected to begin his new job less than a week before the arrival of President Donald Trump in Jerusalem.

Tunisia Seeking UNESCO Recognition for Jewish Priests’ Island

The Jewish population of Djerba consisted mainly of kohanim (priests), and some claim that they are the only bona fide kohanim we have today.

Lag B’Omer Bonfires at Meron Light Up Night, Brings Prayers & Music By Day...

The 6 am nightmare of police shutting down the buses and miles of traffic all gets wiped away the second the passenger reaches his destination and becomes one with the dancing crowd.

Israel’s Nationality Bill Passes Preliminary Reading

If passed, the measure will become one of the Basic Laws of the country, with constitutional status.

Anti-Semitism Thriving in London with Meat Cleaver Attack

The man with the cleaver wanted to "kill Jews." The teenage gang wanted to hurt them. Neither worried about getting caught.

Netanyahu Meets Dunford, Jewish War Heroes on V-E Day

"We must be capable, prepared and able to defend ourselves by ourselves against any threat. That is the lesson since the victory over Nazism.”

European Jewish Congress Slams ‘Scandalous’ Belgian Decision to Ban Kosher Slaughter of Meat

"We will not rest until this ban is overturned and Jews in Europe are able to practice their most basic religious rights."

Fake History: UNESCO to Vote on Israel’s Sovereign Right to Jerusalem – on Israel’s...

"Such absurd and historically baseless resolutions undermine UNESCO's mission of safeguarding humanity's cultural heritage."

‘We Returned to Our Ancient Homeland to Build and Thrive’ [video]

"Our story is a story of hope, not just for the Jewish people, but for all of humanity."

Kantor Center, EJC Both Warn Global Anti-Semitism Rising

The annual Tel Aviv Univ. Kantor Center study reported a 45% rise in all forms of anti-Semitism on US college campuses.

Israel’s Pres. Rivlin Closes Holocaust Remembrance Day With Opposition to Le Pen in France

"We demand self-examination from of all those who helped carry out the extermination program," Rivlin said. Le Pen denies responsibility for French deportations of Jews to death camps.

ADL: Anti-Semitic Incidents Jump 86 Percent Since Jan 2017

American elementary school are seeing a whopping increase in anti-Semitic incidents.

Marking Holocaust Day, A New Jewish Prayerbook with German Translation is Published in Berlin...

For the first time in more than a century a one-volume complete Orthodox prayer book is printed in Germany with all daily and holiday prayers in modern German translation.

Orthodox Lawmakers Prepare to Fight Supreme Court’s Sabbath Ruling

Orthodox parties are working on new legislation to protect the Sabbath in Israel.

Jewish Families Preview Next Year’s Cars at Javits on Chol Hamoed Passover

Families always face the dilemma of planning fun and appropriate activities during intermediate days of Passover.

Brooklyn Chabad Synagogue Robbed, Gabbai Attacked

The injured gabbai was taken to Maimonides Medical Center in the Boro Park section of Brooklyn.

Burning to Prepare for Passover in Brooklyn

A Jewish father teaches his daughter about the Torah commandment to burn all remaining bits of bread, etc. before the start of Passover.

115 Bar Mitzvah Boys Celebrate in Jerusalem

Every effort was made to focus on the happiness of the day and leave the child’s pain aside.

Don Rickles, Jewish Insult Comedian, Dead at 90

A lifelong Democrat, Rickles performed at the inauguration of two Republican presidents.

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.”

French Jewish Woman Murdered by Radical Islamic Terrorist Yelling ‘Allahu Akbar’ in Paris

The killer shouted "Allahu Akbar!" as he stabbed her while she lay sleeping in her bed.

Orthodox Rabbi to be Friedman Adviser

Rabbi Lightstone has served as a regional director of New York NCSY and is a graduate of Yeshiva University.

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