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Crown Heights Jews Remember: Prayers for Yankel Rosenbaum, z’l, Hope for Peace

Australian Professor Norman Rosenbaum visits the scene of his brother's murder in Brooklyn 25 years later, denouncing violence with bereaved father Carmel Cato.

Bennett Relying on Orthodox to Lead Israel’s Jewish Identity Project for Diaspora Youth

The fact that the first two of these organizations is completely Orthodox, while the third varies from one campus to another has irked many, in Israel and abroad.

Jewish Actor Fyvush Finkel, 93, Passes Away

Famed Jewish actor Philip 'Fyvush' Finkel was born in Brownsville, NY. He brought to life several characters in 'Fiddler on the Roof.'

R. Yisrael Meir Lau Advised PM Begin to Separate Tisha B’Av from Holocaust Remembrance...

'Let each stand as a unique holiday and let Tisha B'Av stand as the national day of mourning.'

Jewish UK Labour Peer Threatens to Quit If Corbyn Re-Elected

British Jews are outraged over the internal Labour Party inquiry results on racism and anti-Semitism among the ranks.

Orthodox Jewish Teen Girl to Try for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

A young Orthodox Jewish athlete from New York has her sights set on qualifying for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo.

Last Survivor of Sobibor Death Camp, Philip Bialowitz, obm, Passes Away

The last Polish Jew who managed to survive the Sobibor Nazi death camp has passed away at the age of 90.

Raoul Wallenberg’s Fate Revealed in Diary of Former KGB Chief

The former chief of the KGB bequeaths evidence about Raoul Wallenberg for future generations, in papers found in a suitcase.

Rebbetzin Shoshana Schechter, z’l, Wife of Yeshiva Chaim Berlin Head, Rabbi Aharon Schechter

A major source of strength to women in the yeshivishe Jewish world has moved on to the World to Come.

Kurdish Jews Scrambling to Save Prophet Nahum’s Crumbling Tomb in ISIS Territory

Nahum of Elqosh predicted the fall of the Assyrian Empire and its capital Nineveh.

Parents of Russian-Jewish Star Trek Actor Sue Fiat Chrysler for Son’s Death

The parents of Russian-Jewish actor Anton Yelchin sue Fiat Chrysler over their son's death.

‘Sivuv Shearim’ to Encircle the Gates of Ancient Jerusalem [video]

Thousands of Jews from around Israel and elsewhere will sing and dance their way around the Old City's gates.

Temple Institute Crowdfunding to Train Cadre of Qualfied Priests

The curriculum at Nezer HaKodesh will include courses on the Temple service, theory and practice and the role and application of modern technology in the Third Temple.

Anti-Semitic Hate Attack Foiled in Connecticut by FBI, Stamford Police

Alert law enforcement officials have foiled what could have been a deadly anti-Semitic attack in Connecticut.

‘Jerusalem Has Much in Common With Hebron’

Barkat asked for a plaque with the words of David Ben-Gurion, who called Hebron 'Jerusalem's sister city.'

Exclusive: Lawmaker’s Slur That Jews are ‘Termites’ Reminds Jewish Voter of Hitler’s ‘Vermin’

A Democratic Congressman calls Israeli Jews living in Judea and Samaria "termites;" a Jewish voter remembers Hitler calling Jews "vermin."

Mass Turnout at Funeral of IDF Lone Soldier Shlomo Rindenow, z’l

Hundreds accompanied US-born IDF lone soldier Shlomo Rindenow, z'l on his final journey to rest in Netzer Hazani.

Ivanka’s Rabbi Drops Out of Republican National Convention

Rabbi Haskel Lookstein has backed out of offering the convocation for the Republication Convention.

Global Forum on Anti-Semitism This Year in Buenos Aires

A global forum on anti-Semitism marks the 22nd anniversary of the terror attack on the AMIA Jewish Center.

Chabad to Launch Center for Jews in East Africa

A new Chabad center opens in the East African nation of Kenya just in time for Rosh Hashana 2016 / 5777.

Analysis: Ignorance, Malice Join Forces to Derail IDF Chief Rabbi’s Nomination

Many, if not all these "controversial" responses by Rabbi Krim can be easily explained within the context in which they were provided.

Tzohar Condemns Nullification of Rabbi Lookstein’s Conversions as Chief Rabbi Reverses Ruling

Rabbi Lookstein, the spiritual leader of Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun on the Upper East Side of Manhattan and for many years principal of the Ramaz School, also converted Ivanka Marie Trump.

NYC World Trade Center Goes Blue-and-White For Elie Wiesel

The World Trade Center sparkled with blue and white lights in memory of Elie Wiesel, a strong advocate for Israel.

Secular Israeli Parents Say Religious Summer Camps ‘A Better Deal’

Secular Israeli Jews are sending their children to less costly religious camps this year.

Berlin Rabbi Urges European Rabbis to ‘Help Save EU’ to Keep Jews Safe

Rabbi Teichtel of Berlin is urging all European rabbis to be proactive in trying to hold the European Union together, for the safety of Europe's Jews.

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