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Chabad Creates Jewish Welcome Centers for Brazil Summer Olympics in Rio

19 Sivan 5776 – June 24, 2016
There will be three Chabad welcome centers for Jewish visitors to the Summer Olympic Games in Rio De Janeiro.

Chabad Rabbi Wins Second in Food Network’s ‘Chopped’ Competition

17 Sivan 5776 – June 22, 2016
Chabad Rabbi Hanoch Hecht came in second, competing on the popular 'Chopped' cable TV foodie show.

Chief Rabbinate: Good Bye, Mikvah Lady

Orthodox authorities are concerned not only about the proper execution of the halakhic dipping, but also about the push to permit unmarried women to dip, which the rabbis view as an invitation to lechery.

Reform Insulted by Haredi Walkout in Knesset Committee

Kariv called the MKs' behavior vulgar and said it undermines the principles of the legislative process, as well as the public and ethical obligations of MKs.

Demonstrators Block Shabbat Mass Conversion Baptism in Rishon L’tzion

13 Sivan 5776 – June 18, 2016
"We met six women, two of them Holocaust survivors, who had been brought there by their gentile caretakers, and convinced them not to go inside."

Young Kohanim Reenact Shavuot Offering with Eyes on Temple Mount

9 Sivan 5776 – June 14, 2016
Like all offerings made in the Holy Temple, the first fruit offering is accompanied by the blasting of silver trumpets by the Levites.
The Santa Fe mikvah, NM

Likely Compromise Found in Coalition Rift over Reform, Conservative Mikvahs

7 Sivan 5776 – June 13, 2016
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.

Analysis: Can Ha’aretz Be More Racist than Donald Trump? You Betcha

4 Sivan 5776 – June 10, 2016
It appears Ha'aretz is willing to see Israeli high court justices' lives be put in jeopardy just to advance the paper's political ends. So much for tolerance and liberalism.

8 Women Receive Orthodox Ordination in Largely Political Endeavor

3 Sivan 5776 – June 9, 2016
"I very quickly abandoned the ambition to achieve only rabbinic expertise, and moved on to the more important initiative of promoting you as creative scholars, with integrity, sensitivity and courage."

Rare Cache of Silver Coins From Hasmonean Period Found in Modi’in

1 Sivan 5776 – June 7, 2016
More proof that Jews lived in the Land of Israel for thousands of years, fighting the Romans with heart and soul.

High Court Sides with Rabbinate, Rejects AG Push for ‘Alternative’ Kosher Certificates

1 Sivan 5776 – June 6, 2016
MK Bezalel Smotrich (Habayit Hayehudi) said it was "refreshing to see a conservative approach on the part of the Supreme Court."

MK Glick Gets 93,000 Signatures Supporting Jerusalem’s Unity

Each year, the printed collection of signatures, bound together in a book, is presented to a different MK.

Twitter and (((Friends))) Tag-Team to Target Neo-Nazis Online

28 Iyyar 5776 – June 5, 2016
The Internet is all a-Twitter with a new game to confuse neo-Nazis who are targeting accounts with (((Jewish))) names.

Attack on Synagogue in Paris Suburb

28 Iyyar 5776 – June 4, 2016
A synagogue in a Paris suburb was attacked and a window was broken but the identity of the vandal/s is unknown.

Orthodox Shul Will Keep LGBT Shabbaton Despite Neighborhood Rabbis’ Objection

26 Iyyar 5776 – June 3, 2016
"We encourage you to show your support by coming to shul this Shabbat for services and for the Shabbaton programming, and we welcome your feedback, questions, and notes of support."

Major Internet Firms Join ADL, European Jewish Groups to Battle Hate Speech Online

26 Iyyar 5776 – June 2, 2016
The major Internet firms have agreed to cooperate with the ADL and European Jewish groups on a Code of Conduct to battle bullying and hate speech online.

International Jewish Unity Day Ceremonies Hosted by Pres. Reuven Rivlin

International Jewish Unity Day ceremonies were launched by Israel's Pres. Reuven Rivlin.

Lower East Side Rabbis Hint at Excommunicating Orthodox Shul for LGBT Shabbaton

The signatories at the bottom of a letter titled "An important Message to the Community" include Rabbis David and Reuven Feinstein, the sons and spiritual heirs of the late Rabbi Moshe Feinstein.

Senior Rabbi Condemns Court Ruling on Legalized Prostitution

25 Iyyar 5776 – June 1, 2016
As far as Rabbi Arusi is concerned, the Hermelin ruling might be that gulping sound at the end of the slippery slope of social and spiritual corruption that have engulfed Israel for decades.

Families of 3 Martyred Yeshiva Teens Meet With Netanyahu, Barkat for Unity Day Preparations

The families of the three Jewish teens kidnapped and murdered in June 2014 are preparing for this year's Unity Day awards, their memorial to their sons.

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