"Most of the people who write about him don't [know him]. I do. So that gives me an ability to shrug off the things that I read about him that are wrong."
Mexico's envoy to UNESCO is an envoy no longer because he refused to vote against history and Jerusalem.
UNESCO has adopted the controversial resolution advanced by the Palestinian Authority obliterating the historic link between Judaism and Jerusalem's holy sites.
Two young Jewish men were attacked by an anti-Semitic gang in the Marine Park section of Brooklyn on the afternoon of Yom Kippur.
A Jewish suspect has been arrested in the Yom Kippur hate crime against a synagogue in the Katamon neighborhood of Jerusalem.
More than a dozen new babies were born in Haifa's Carmel Medical Center on Yom Kippur. Mazel Tov!
Anti-Semitism reared its ugly head in the heart of the holy city on the holiest day of the Jewish year.
A Jewish teen was detained late Monday night, allegedly near the gate to the Temple Mount.
Brooklyn DA Ken Thompson passed away Sunday after a struggle with cancer.
A Jewish professor of economics has won half of this year's Nobel Prize in Economics.
The pre-Yom Kippur practice of using a live chicken for the "kapparot" ritual was banned in three Israeli cities this year.
The new Israel Police chaplain heads a yeshiva devoted to finding halachic ways for observant Jews to serve with the force.
Jews again hear the little bells on the hem of the High Priest's garment as he enters the Holy Temple of Jerusalem...
"My son loved everyone, he was a joyful boy," the bereaved mother of an Israeli Air Force pilot told President Reuven Rivlin.
Tzohar 'Praying Together' attendees all receive the same prayer book to make it easier to follow along.
Much of his work consisted of de-constructing the prevailing approach viewing Rabbinic Judaism as a single religious movement within which the various Rabbinic texts were produced.
IAF Major Ohad Cohen Nov will be laid to rest in the Moshav Mazor Cemetery.
The guidelines are intended to prevent the spread of disease, as well as minimize animal suffering.
The first three Israeli babies born in 5777 entered the world at Ma'aynei HaYeshua Medical Center in Bnei Brak.
One of the three scientists who won the 2016 Nobel Prize in physics is Jewish.
A mentally ill man tried to attack Rabbi Shteinman in Bnei Brak after the Rosh Hashana holiday was over. Police arrested him.
On the eve of the Jewish new year, a man shoots and critically wounds a security guard at a famed Moscow synagogue.
"Shimon's story is ... the story of a people who, over so many centuries in the wilderness, never gave up on that basic human longing to return home."
The new group encourages its constituencies "to pursue guidance from its own rabbinic authorities and to continue the spirit of mutual respect and dignity that Jewish practice demands and engenders."
The Peres funeral is closed to the public due to the attendance of PA leader Mahmoud Abbas.