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International Jewish Unity Day Ceremonies Hosted by Pres. Reuven Rivlin

25 Iyyar 5776 – June 2, 2016
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.

Israel’s Sabbath-Observant Woman in the Ring

22 Iyyar 5776 – May 29, 2016
Israeli female thai boxer Nili Block heads for the 2017 IFMA World Championship in Poland to compete in muaythai boxing after fighting Russia this weekend.

Report: German Culture Minister Backs Jewish Delegate For Art Restitution Commission

A German government minister backs a Jewish member on a committee to decide the return of cultural property stolen by the Nazis.

Egypt’s Chief Cleric Scolds Israel Over Nude Dancers in Holy City of Jerusalem

21 Iyyar 5776 – May 28, 2016
Egypt's chief cleric reprimanded Israel for allowing its holy city to be sullied with a nude dance performance.

Tens of Thousands Rejoice in Lag B’Omer Celebration at Rashbi’s Tomb on Mt. Meron...

18 Iyyar 5776 – May 26, 2016
Thousands upon thousands of Jews celebrated Lag B'Omer at the Tomb of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai with song and dance and heartfelt prayer.

Supreme Court Wants Interior Ministry to Explain Why Reform Converts Aren’t Recognized by the...

18 Iyyar 5776 – May 25, 2016
Now it appears that the Supreme Court is prepared to bring down the last vestige of halakhic Judaism regarding conversion

Netanyahu Reveals New Surprise: He’s Sephardic, Too

Prime Minister Netanyahu says a DNA test showed there are Sephardic roots in his family ancestry after historical research by his brother Ido, a writer.

On This Day in 1991, IDF Makes a Miracle With ‘Operation Solomon’

16 Iyyar 5776 – May 24, 2016
On May 24-25, 1991, Operation Solomon brought nearly 15,000 Ethiopian Jews home to Israel in the biggest operation of its kind ever recorded.

Rhode Island Residents Riled About Anti-Semitic Attack on Local Synagogue

A red Nazi swastika sprayed on the sign of a synagogue has riled residents of Pawtucket, Rhode Island.

We Remember Eliahu ben Shaul Cohen, z’l, Legend of the Mossad

Intelligence from Mossad spy Eli Cohen helped Israel win the Six Day War.

Rabbis Approve In Vitro, Split on In Utero Meat

10 Iyyar 5776 – May 18, 2016
Rabbis Dov Lior, Yuval Cherlow, and Shlomo Aviner believe that the new invention is vital.

US State Dept ‘Concerned’ Iran Contest is ‘Platform for Holocaust Denial, Anti-Semitic Speech’

8 Iyyar 5776 – May 15, 2016
Secy of State John Kerry apparently responded to PM Netanyahu's call to denounce Iran's Holocaust cartoon contest.

America’s Oldest Citizen is a Jewish Woman

7 Iyyar 5776 – May 14, 2016
Goldie Michelson, 113, is the oldest American and oldest Jew in the world.

Daughter of Martyred Har Nof Rabbi Chaim Yechiel Rothman z’l Speaks About Loss

4 Iyyar 5776 – May 11, 2016
The daughter of a rabbi murdered by Arab terrorists at a Jerusalem synagogue shares her loss, love and pain.

‘Miriam’s Song’ Speaks to the Soul of the Nation of Israel About Loss

3 Iyyar 5776 – May 10, 2016
The Hebrew-language best-seller, Miriam's Song, by Miriam Peretz, will be a hit in English that shatters hearts.

EasyJet Claims ‘Disruptive Passengers’ to Blame for Separation, Removal from Flight

2 Iyyar 5776 – May 9, 2016
An EasyJet spokesperson denies Jewish passengers were deliberately separated out from the other travelers prior to departure from Barcelona en route to Paris.

From Han to Han, May The Force Be Jewish

The actor cast in the male lead for the newest Star Wars sequel is Jewish, as is original Han Solo character Harrison Ford.

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