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ADL: Anti-Semitic Incidents Jump 86 Percent Since Jan 2017

29 Nisan 5777 – April 24, 2017
American elementary school are seeing a whopping increase in anti-Semitic incidents.

Marking Holocaust Day, A New Jewish Prayerbook with German Translation is Published in Berlin...

For the first time in more than a century a one-volume complete Orthodox prayer book is printed in Germany with all daily and holiday prayers in modern German translation.

Orthodox Lawmakers Prepare to Fight Supreme Court’s Sabbath Ruling

25 Nisan 5777 – April 21, 2017
Orthodox parties are working on new legislation to protect the Sabbath in Israel.

Jewish Families Preview Next Year’s Cars at Javits on Chol Hamoed Passover

21 Nisan 5777 – April 16, 2017
Families always face the dilemma of planning fun and appropriate activities during intermediate days of Passover.

Brooklyn Chabad Synagogue Robbed, Gabbai Attacked

The injured gabbai was taken to Maimonides Medical Center in the Boro Park section of Brooklyn.

Burning to Prepare for Passover in Brooklyn

15 Nisan 5777 – April 11, 2017
A Jewish father teaches his daughter about the Torah commandment to burn all remaining bits of bread, etc. before the start of Passover.

115 Bar Mitzvah Boys Celebrate in Jerusalem

11 Nisan 5777 – April 7, 2017
Every effort was made to focus on the happiness of the day and leave the child’s pain aside.

Don Rickles, Jewish Insult Comedian, Dead at 90

A lifelong Democrat, Rickles performed at the inauguration of two Republican presidents.

Quadruplets Born at Rambam in Haifa to Wise Family [video]

11 Nisan 5777 – April 6, 2017
“During this Passover season, ours is a story that carries a message of hope for everyone.”

French Jewish Woman Murdered by Radical Islamic Terrorist Yelling ‘Allahu Akbar’ in Paris

The killer shouted "Allahu Akbar!" as he stabbed her while she lay sleeping in her bed.

Orthodox Rabbi to be Friedman Adviser

Rabbi Lightstone has served as a regional director of New York NCSY and is a graduate of Yeshiva University.

Swedish Jews Urge Government to Raise Security After Threats, Vandalism

ADL: "Such a situation cannot be acceptable in Sweden today. This local crime and its consequence should be a national issue."

Apology from JCC Bomb Caller’s Father

8 Nisan 5777 – April 3, 2017
Emphasizing "there was no hatred" behind the calls, the boy's father said it was the "illness" that pushed him.

Islamic Clerics Arrested at Temple Mount Over Terror Attack

Both suspects, Hasnin Zahnir and Sami Abed Fatiha, are da'is, "charitable workers for Islamic organizations."

Anti-Semitic Desecration at a Tiny Centuries-Old French Jewish Cemetery

7 Nisan 5777 – April 2, 2017
Forty of the 50 graves in the tiny 18th century Jewish cemetery were desecrated. The last time, the perpetrators were caught but not punished.

Greek Holocaust Memorial Damaged Again by Anti-Semitic Vandals

"Anti-Semitism, even an anti-Semitism almost without Jews, racism and intolerance survive and lurk everywhere, at every moment."

Belgian Province to Ban Kosher Slaughter

4 Nisan 5777 – March 31, 2017
Denmark, Switzerland and New Zealand already prohibit kosher slaughter.

Spa for the Soul: New Mikvah in Nigeria

'We wanted the place to look relaxing and modern.'

American Jewish Leaders Meet With A-G Jeff Sessions on Anti-Semitism

“We are looking forward to continued collaboration with government at all levels."

In Northeast India, Bnei Menashe Prepare Matzah for Passover

4 Nisan 5777 – March 30, 2017
Each village priest would recite ancient prayers, such as “Miriam’s Song,” echoing the Biblical account of the Exodus and its aftermath.

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