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Jews to Double Presence in Old Yemenite Village of Shiloach, Silwan

Jews once thrived in the Shiloach area of old Jerusalem, known also as Silwan. Arabs and British came and drove them out. Now, they have returned.

Camel Caravan Stalls Chabad Rabbi at the Dead Sea

Rabbi Shimon Elharar, director of Chabad of Dead Sea, was stopped in traffic by a force greater than his car.

Livni, Bennett Back Bill to Pretend Jews Need Only One Chief Rabbi

The idea of “One Rabbi for One People” sounds lovely, but can Jews really get along with each other if they have nothing to argue about?

Damaged Torahs Found in Iraq Buried in New York

Damaged Torah scrolls found by U.S. troops in Iraq’s intelligence headquarters were buried in a cemetery in New York on Sunday, according to Jewish...

NGO Provocation Photographed on Shabbat with Zionist Rabbi’s Permission

This permit was used last Shabbat, when activists from the leftwing NGO Ta'ayush, an anarchist group that provokes violent confrontations in Judea and Samaria, arrived outside a religious moshav in Jordan Valley.

Chief Rabbinate Tests Female Kashrut Supervisors

The Chief Rabbinate of Israel today (Wednesday) administered the first official certification exam for women who wish to become kashrut supervisors.

Joe Biden to Light ‘National Menorah’

Vice President Joe Biden will assist in the lighting this year of the Hanukkah menorah on the ellipse in front of the White House. Biden’s...

Third Hanukkah Candle Lit at Western Wall to Honor Holocaust Survivors

Similar candle-lighting events took place on the third night of Hanukkah in Berlin and in New York City, honoring Holocaust survivors.

UNESCO Passes Second Resolution Erasing Judaism from Jerusalem

PM Netanyahu says the second UNESCO resolution adopted on Jerusalem is more "theater of the absurd."

Norway to ‘Control’ Circumcision with Respect for Jews and Muslims

Norway appears to be on the way to protect circumcision for Jews and Muslims so long as they are performed in hospitals. The Conservative-Progress government...

Australian Rabbi: Love Muslims and Everything Will Be OK

Is Woodstock still leading the world to destruction?

Watch: Haredi-Religious IDF Soldiers Make Siyum at Western Wall (Kotel)

“It’s important to know how to integrate the safety of the Jewish nation and her spirituality."

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

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.

Israel Demolishes Homes of 2 Terrorists, Seals 1 in Jerusalem

The homes of two terrorists were demolished and a third was sealed with concrete in Jerusalem early Tuesday under orders from DM Moshe Ya'alon.

Temple Institute Issues Myth Buster: It Doesn’t Have to Fall from Heaven [video]

It turns out that the notion that the re-building of the Holy Temple is the sole responsibility of the Jewish people is the bedrock on which the Temple Institute was established.

Israel Donates $1M to Help Houston Post-Harvey

"From talks we’ve had with heads of the community and Israel’s Consul General we learned the damage is vast, and the rehabilitation will take years."

Thousands at Western Wall for ‘Birkat Kohenim’

Police have arrested another 13 Arabs Muslims in a massive effort to allow Jews to pray at the Kotel and visit the Temple Mount.

Tzohar Rabbinic Group Focuses on Anglo Immigrant ‘Fit’

The Tzohar rabbinic organization is focusing on how Anglo immigrants "fit" into Israel's mosaic this summer.

The President’s Ever-Changing Itinerary in Israel [video]

The two first ladies have less than 15 minutes to talk with medical staff and meet with children in the play area for a joint artistic activity at Hadassah Ein Kerem Medical Center in Jerusalem.

Joint Azeri-Israeli Presidential Fund Supports Local Jewish Education

PM Netanyahu revealed in a speech in Baku that Israel jointly funds Jewish education with the president of Azerbaijan, and his predecessor.

8 Jews Ejected from Temple Mount, Passover Day 4

Eight more Jews have been added to the list of those ejected from the grounds of the Temple Mount this Passover.

Teen Stabbed Jewish Teacher in France ‘For ISIS’

The teen terrorist who stabbed a Jewish teacher in Marseille told police he did it for Da'esh (ISIS).

WoW Miss their Chance for Equality at Kotel Priestly Blessing

If the Women of the Wall want equality with men, why don’t they try to perform the Priestly Blessing at the Western Wall? Do tribal distinctions contradict “equality?” If so, who needs a Reform "rabbi?"

Israel’s Sabbath-Observant Woman in the Ring

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.

Anti-Semitism Destroys Campaign for Jewish Student At McGill University

"Democratize SSMU was a campaign to remove all Jewish and anti-BDS students from SSMU’s leadership," the student wrote.

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