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Attempted Lynch Attack on 5 US Jewish Tourists in Hebron, Saved by Local Arab

Palestinian Arabs tried to lynch five U.S. Jewish tourists Thursday who entered the Arab side of Hebron by mistake.

UNRWA Teacher in Jordan Promotes Hatred of Jews on Facebook

A teacher at an UNRWA school in Jordan includes a Jewish blood libel cartoon on his Facebook account.

Second Temple-Era Podium May Be Discovery in City of David

The Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) has made an exciting announcement: A 2,000-year-old podium may have been found in the City of David section of...

Princeton U. to Get ‘Plastic’ Eruv [video]

The boundary, enabling Jewish students to carry on Shabbat, will be made of plastic "lechies" on utility poles.

DM Ya’alon Advises ‘Zero Tolerance’ on Violence Against Hareidi Soldiers

DM Ya'alon advises "zero tolerance" in dealing with violence against hareidi-religious IDF soldiers.

‘Arise and Ascend’ — A New Guide to the Temple Mount

Rabbi Yehuda Glick has produced a new guidebook -- 'Arise and Ascend' -- to the Temple Mount.

Research: Holocaust Trauma is Genetically Transmitted

The trauma of the Holocaust is transmitted genetically through the generations.

Anti-Semitism Rising, Memorial Desecrated in London

Anti-Semitism continues to rise in England, and this summer particularly in London.

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.

‘Ptil Tekhelet’ Renews Monthly Tallit Raffle for Engaged Couples

Engaged Jewish couples can enter to win a prayer shawl tied with the ancient "ptil tekhelet" blue woolen thread.

American Woman Punched by Muslim on Temple Mount

An American Jewish woman who made aliyah was punched in the ribs Tuesday by a Muslim at the Temple Mount.

Jerusalem Mayor to Close Central Supermarkets on Sabbath

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat says he will force at least eight centrally-located supermarkets open on Sabbath to close on Saturdays.

Shavei Israel to Open First Jewish Kindergarten in Lodz

Shavei Israel and the Jewish community of Lodz will open the first Jewish kindergarten in the city since World War II.

It’s Elul — But Shmitah Has a Long Way To Go, Israeli Farmers Say

Israeli farmers say in some cases the Shmitah year actually has a long way to go; another year, in fact.

Influential Chicago Jewish Federation Says ‘No’ to IranDeal

The influential Jewish Federation of Chicago joins the growing opposition to the Iran nuclear deal.

Suspect Identified in San Antonio Anti-Semitic Hate Crimes

A suspect has been identified in the anti-Semitic crime spree that terrorized a Texas Jewish neighborhood in San Antonio.

Passing of the Tosher Rebbe, z’l

The Tosher Rebbe, z'l, has passed away at the age of 95. Baruch Dayan Emes. May his memory be for a blessing.

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

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

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

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

Update: The union has called off the strike after reaching an agreement with the Airport Authority.

Rabbi Chaim Yehuda Leib Auerbach Recovering from Surgery

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

The Maccabi Games made it to Berlin but anti-Semitism was hardly left behind.

Israeli Citizen Killed in Thailand

An Israeli citizen is killed in Thailand while traveling from Pattaya to Bangkok.

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