Student Union opens ‘hasbara’ room in effort to fill public diplomacy vacuum.
Posted on: July 24th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe
A European rabbinical group has created a union to include every mohel – ritual circumciser – in an effort to standardize ritual circumcision and combat attempts to ban it. Based on the model of Britain’s Initiation Society, the Union of Mohalim in Europe seeks to “unite approved mohalim across Europe under a single banner, ensuring […]
Posted on: July 21st, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
Rav Ovadia Yosef, the same rabbi who last month call national religious Rabbi Stav “evil,” now says he really loves knitted kippa Jews. Well, most of them. Their political leaders still are Amalek. Happy Tu B'Av.
Posted on: July 21st, 2013News & Views → Israel
For American athletes, the Maccabiah sports even proves the games are about more than sports. Several of the American Jewish athletes were inspired to become Bar Mitzvah.
Posted on: July 18th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
When interviewed this week, it turned out that Rabbi Eliyahu's opinion has either been modified following the attacks on him, or has always remained grounded in normative halacha.
Posted on: July 16th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
The Babylonians and Romans destroyed the Holy Temples long ago. Since 1967, the site of the ruins returned to Jews, but Muslims have de facto rule. Police barred Jewish entry on Tisha B’Av and now face a lawsuit
Posted on: July 15th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
Boys should be protected by law from circumcision just like girls, say activists. And if the ACLU backs marriage equality? Picket them because it also is against circumcision bans! Welcome to Oakland.
Posted on: July 14th, 2013News & Views → Eye on Palestine
Jerusalem police allow Arabs to keep Jews from entering the Temple Mount, just like they used to allow Haredim to keep women away from the Kotel – until it was not politically correct.
Posted on: July 14th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Campaigning against ritual slaughter on the grounds of “animal rights’ is a popular tactic to make lives difficult for Jews and Muslims. Take Poland, for example.
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