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75 Torah Scrolls at the Western Wall to Illuminate 75 Jewish Souls

28 Av 5775 – August 13, 2015
The Torah scroll held by IDF Chief Rabbi Shlomo Goren returned to the Western Wall this week with 75 others for the Jewish souls lost in last year's war.

Historic French Synagogue Burns Down in Maizières-lès-Vic

27 Av 5775 – August 11, 2015
A quaint little 19th-century synagogue in France burned to the ground last week, but no one knows how or why.

Canadian Jew Rescues ISIS Sex Slaves — The Yazidis’ Oskar Schindler

26 Av 5775 – August 10, 2015
A Canadian Jewish businessman is raising money to free Yazidi and Christian women and girls being held as sex slaves by ISIS.

Union to Enforce 4th Commandment and Strike the Airport on Shabbat

21 Av 5775 – August 6, 2015
Update: The union has called off the strike after reaching an agreement with the Airport Authority.

Rabbi Chaim Yehuda Leib Auerbach Recovering from Surgery

21 Av 5775 – August 5, 2015
Rabbi Chaim Yehuda Leib Auerbach is recovering from successful cardiac surgery at Tel Hashomer hospital.

6 Months’ Jail Without Trial for Jewish Teen Linked to Church Arson

Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon jails a Jewish teen under administrative detention in connection with a church arson in June.

Maccabi Games in Germany Sparked Anti-Semitic Response

19 Av 5775 – August 4, 2015
The Maccabi Games made it to Berlin but anti-Semitism was hardly left behind.

Israeli Citizen Killed in Thailand

18 Av 5775 – August 2, 2015
An Israeli citizen is killed in Thailand while traveling from Pattaya to Bangkok.

Visitors Allowed at Temple Mount Despite Arab Violence

Arab violence failed to keep Jewish and Gentile tourists off the Temple Mount this weekend; Israel Police just kept rioters away instead.

Arab Terrorists Attempt to Torch Joseph’s Tomb

17 Av 5775 – August 1, 2015
Palestinian Authority Arabs attempt to torch Joseph's tomb in retaliation for Duma arson attack.

Orthodox Rabbis to Lobby near Rosh HaShanah against Deal with Iran

15 Av 5775 – July 30, 2015
Rabbis will appeal to Congressmen, especially the Jews, immediately before the Rosh HaShanah New Year.

Jewish Bride Arrested at Temple Mount on Her Wedding Day

A Jewish bride has been arrested at the Temple Mount on her wedding day.

Great Synagogue, Shulhof of Vilna Rediscovered 70 Years After Nazi Destruction

13 Av 5775 – July 29, 2015
Israeli, Lithuanian and American researchers have tracked down the remains of the Great Synagogue of Vilna.

‘Jewish Holy Temples Never Existed’ Says Israeli Arab MK

11 Av 5775 – July 27, 2015
An Israeli Arab MK tells a radio interviewer the two Jewish Holy Temples in Jerusalem did not exist.

Chabad’s ‘Roving Rabbis’ Dispersed on Tisha B’Av

10 Av 5775 – July 25, 2015
Chabad's "Roving Rabbis" are spending Tisha B'Av in far flung corners of the globe this weekend.

Missionaries in Tel Aviv Hand Out ‘Psalms’ with Christian Teachings

8 Av 5775 – July 23, 2015
A book that appeared to be a copy of Psalm camouflaged efforts to convert Jews to Christianity.

Farewell to Jewish Actor, Singer Theodore Bikel, 91

Iconic Jewish folk singer and actor Theodore Bikel, 91, has passed away in Los Angeles.

No Police Restrictions in Tisha B’Av Walk Around Jerusalem Walls

For the first time, there are no police restrictions on the annual Tisha B'Av evening walk around Jerusalem's Old City walls.

Synagogue Vandalized in Jerusalem, Torah Stolen in Ramat HaSharon

Anti-Semites torch a Holy Ark and scrawl swastikas at a popular Jerusalem synagogue; thieves steal a Torah scroll in Ramat HaSharon.

Jewish-Arab Jerusalem School Arsonists Sent to Prison

7 Av 5775 – July 22, 2015
Two of the three arsonists who torched an integrated Jewish-Arab school in Jerusalem were fined and sentenced to prison.

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