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Posted on: August 14th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Judaism
How the reform movement has reached the ultimate diversity.
Posted on: August 14th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Aliyah
One of Western Europe’s largest Hebrew bookstores has closed down in Amsterdam as its former owners prepare to move to Israel. The Samech bookstore has been supplying Hebrew-language books to members of Holland’s Jewish community for nearly 40 years and possessed a stock of 100,000 books, according to the website of the Dutch Israelite Religious […]
Posted on: August 14th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
The Los Angeles-born woman, whose daughter was spat on by extreme Haredim in Beit Shemesh, has given up her fight for religious tolerance and leaves the city , but she blames modern orthodox Jews.
Posted on: August 12th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe
The Israel Tennis Association has been fined more than $13,000 for refusing to play a Davis Cup match against Belgium on Yom Kippur this year in the world group playoffs, the highest level of Davis Cup play. The Belgian Tennis Association turned down Israel’s request to postpone the game on Sept. 14. The International Tennis […]
Posted on: August 7th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Judaism
"Any attempt to argue as if I ever admitted such an act is a despicable lie," was Rabbi Elon's initial response to the allegations.
Posted on: August 7th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
The Western Wall rabbi Wednesday may have taken the first step towards surrendering the Kotel to Muslims. He asked women and Temple Mount activists to respect Muslim sensitivities and to stay away.
Posted on: August 5th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
On those few days when Jews were allowed to go up to the Mount, they suffered constant abuse by the Muslims and by the police.
Posted on: August 5th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
Rabbi David Lau committed to consulting with "giur breaker" Rabbi Sherman before any consultation on conversions.
Posted on: August 5th, 2013News & Views → Israel
This is just what Israel does not need – another non-Jew claiming he is a Jew. NY Knicks star Stoudemire wants to be an Israeli but as for Torah, he likes to pick and choose his commandments,
Posted on: July 31st, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe
Chabad rabbis who had boarded a flight from the Ukraine to Israel via Moscow convinced six boys going on a Birthright Israel program to wear tefillin for the first time in their lives. “How would you like to put on tefillin now? We can’t think of a better preparation for going to the Holy Land,” […]
Posted on: July 30th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe
Unknown assailants robbed $50,000 from Haredi Jews last week at the Uman headquarters of a nonprofit group that works to accommodate the tens of thousands of followers of the Breslover rebbe who will pour into the city for the High Holidays in September, Ukrainian authorities said. The Ukrainian newspaper Segodnia reported that the money was […]
Posted on: July 24th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
147 out of 150 members of the election body voted.
Posted on: July 24th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
Ryan Braun, whose father is from Israel, not only lost the chance to play out the reason of the season with the Milwaukee Brewers after he accepted his 65-day suspension for drug use, he also lost his image of the “good guy” who had convinced many that he was innocent of using performance drugs. “As […]
Posted on: July 24th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe
A European rabbinical group has created a union to include every mohel – ritual circumciser – in an effort to standardize ritual circumcision and combat attempts to ban it. Based on the model of Britain’s Initiation Society, the Union of Mohalim in Europe seeks to “unite approved mohalim across Europe under a single banner, ensuring […]
Posted on: July 21st, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
Rav Ovadia Yosef, the same rabbi who last month call national religious Rabbi Stav “evil,” now says he really loves knitted kippa Jews. Well, most of them. Their political leaders still are Amalek. Happy Tu B'Av.
Posted on: July 21st, 2013News & Views → Israel
For American athletes, the Maccabiah sports even proves the games are about more than sports. Several of the American Jewish athletes were inspired to become Bar Mitzvah.
Posted on: July 18th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
When interviewed this week, it turned out that Rabbi Eliyahu's opinion has either been modified following the attacks on him, or has always remained grounded in normative halacha.
Posted on: July 16th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
The Babylonians and Romans destroyed the Holy Temples long ago. Since 1967, the site of the ruins returned to Jews, but Muslims have de facto rule. Police barred Jewish entry on Tisha B’Av and now face a lawsuit
Posted on: July 15th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
Boys should be protected by law from circumcision just like girls, say activists. And if the ACLU backs marriage equality? Picket them because it also is against circumcision bans! Welcome to Oakland.
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