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Destroying the Chametz Within and Truly Preparing for Pesach
 
U.S., Israel Teaming to Push Israel into Visa Waiver Program

April 18, 2014 - 5:25 PM
 
Report: Lebanese man admits to targeting Israelis in Thailand

April 18, 2014 - 5:22 PM
 
Syrian Jets Strike Targets on Ramat HaGolan

April 18, 2014 - 4:14 PM
 
Chelsea Clinton Pregnant with Non-Jewish Child

April 18, 2014 - 10:58 AM
 
Police Limit Arab Visitors to Temple Mount

April 18, 2014 - 10:18 AM
 
No Gov’t Majority for Pollard-Talks Deal

April 18, 2014 - 10:11 AM
 
Shas Party Appoints New Spiritual Leader

April 18, 2014 - 9:50 AM
 
‘Jews Must Register’ Flyer in Ukraine an Echo of Babi Yar

April 18, 2014 - 2:19 AM
 
Florida Teen Stabbed in High School Gym

April 17, 2014 - 9:31 PM
 
4 Wounded in Gush Etzion Road Terror Attack

April 17, 2014 - 1:01 PM
 
Arab Violence Closes Temple Mount to Visitors Again

April 17, 2014 - 12:26 PM
 
Jews Ordered to ‘Register’ in Donetsk, Ukraine

April 17, 2014 - 11:41 AM
 
Indyk Returns to Raise the Dead (Israel-PA Talks)

April 17, 2014 - 10:14 AM
 
Funeral of Baruch Mizrachi (Photo Essay)

April 16, 2014 - 11:39 PM
 
Tunisian Jew Stabbed in Djerba

April 16, 2014 - 8:50 PM
 
Israeli Hi-Tech Opens Branch in Nanjing

April 16, 2014 - 1:45 PM
 
Preparations Completed for Priestly Blessing from Jerusalem

April 16, 2014 - 12:48 PM
 
Kansas Shooting Suspect a White Supremacist, Indicted for Murder

April 16, 2014 - 12:03 PM
 
Hundreds at Bangkok Chabad Passover Seder

April 16, 2014 - 8:45 AM
 
President Obama’s Passover Statement

April 16, 2014 - 7:07 AM
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Agudah Presses U.S. Military on Kosher Field Meals

Posted on: February 4th, 2014

News & ViewsJewish

Agudath Israel of America has asked the Pentagon to restore kosher field meals and charged that the Defense Logistics Agency had solicited a bid in April for kosher and halal “meals ready to eat,” but had recast the solicitation last month to include only halal, which adhere to Muslim religious precepts. “As things stand now, […]

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Torah Scrolls Saved in Utah Day Care Center Fire Alarm

Posted on: February 4th, 2014

News & ViewsJewish

A rabbi and his daughter at the Chabad Lubavitch day care center in Salt Lake City, Utah saved two Torah scrolls from possible destruction Monday after he smelled smoke in the building. Twenty children, including five infants, were evacuated, according to the local Tribune newspaper. A faulty furnace was cited as the source of the […]

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Israeli restaurants and   soon will be able to choose among three levels of kosher they want to offer customers.
 

Israel to Offer ‘One-Star’ and ‘Three-Star’ Kosher Ratings

Posted on: February 3rd, 2014

News & ViewsIsrael

Bennett is bringing Israel into the 21st century with a new system that will encourage more people to eat kosher.

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A recent prayer service at the Kotel, involving hundreds of different God-loving Jewish men and women, who meditated together, respectful of each other's faith and sentiments. Not… Actually, that one was a total zoo, back on July 08, 2013, Rosh Chodesh Av.
 

WOW and Splinter Group O-WOW Fighting over Kotel Deal

Posted on: January 28th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishAssimilation

Remember Life of Brian, where the Judean splinter groups run into each other and start a brawl? You're in for a treat.

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Circumcision might make the perfect pre-Bar Mitzvah gift in Denmark and Sweden if doctors get their way.
 

Swedes and Danes Want to Permit Circumcision – for Bar Mitzvah

Posted on: January 26th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

“If we prohibit it [circumcision], we must also address the issue of the Christian ritual of baptism.”

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The caption under the image reads: Sandra (25) from Grimstad is romantic partner with the son of one of the world's foremost terror targets (Thank you, Paul Goldstein, for the correction).
 

Netanyahu’s Son Dating Norwegian Gentile

Posted on: January 26th, 2014

News & ViewsGlobalEurope

Yair and Leikanger met at the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya.

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Girls wear tefillin at Camp Ramah in Wisconsin
 

Second Orthodox NY High School Allowing Girls to Don Tefillin

Posted on: January 22nd, 2014

News & ViewsJewish

A second Modern Orthodox high school in New York has announced it will permit girls to wear tefillin during prayer. The Ramaz School in Manhattan said it will allow girls to wear tefillin during coed worship, going one step further than SAR High School, which drew a flurry of media coverage earlier this week for […]

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Rabbi Jeremy Gimpel and friends have initiated an internet campaign directed at one of the most insular and impenetrable demographics in the Jewish world: Haredi Yiddish speakers in America.
 

Religious Zionists Target Yiddish Speaking Haredim for Aliyah (Video)

Posted on: January 21st, 2014

News & ViewsIsraelAliyah

Yiddish messages rooted in Jewish liturgy and Biblical texts encouraging Jews to make Aliyah.

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NYC Orthodox High School Lets Girls Put On Tefillin

Posted on: January 20th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishJudaism

SAR High School in Riverdale, New York, is now allowing girls to wrap tefillin during Shacharit-morning prayer, probably the first Modern Orthodox high school in the U.S. to do so, reports The Boiling Point, the online student newspaper of Shalhevet High School in LA. Two girls were granted permission to wrap tefillin and wear a […]

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Sephardi Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef (L) with Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi David Baruch Lau during the Swearing-in ceremony of the Rabbinate Council at the president's residence in Jerusalem, in 2013. Does anyone in America feel the need for a chief rabbi? Then why should Israelis have to endure two, or even just one of them?
 

Knesset Bill to Cut Number of Chief Rabbis by 50%

Posted on: January 20th, 2014

News & ViewsIsraelGovernment

It's a step in the right direction. Now let's take the next, obvious step and eliminate it altogether.

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Israel's Chief Ashkenazi Rabbi David Lau visiting Rachel's Tomb near Bethlehem. In other women's news: the good rabbi is being pushed to permit women to take the same ordination exams as men.
 

Law College Demanding Chief Rabbi Let Women Take Ordination Exams

Posted on: January 16th, 2014

News & ViewsIsraelGovernment

Hacohen demanded a quick response from the Rabbinate, or he would appeal to the Supreme Court.

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More than 200 people attended the first-ever Tu B'Shavt Seder in the Knesset on Thursday.
 

Tzohar Rabbis Help Lead Knesset’s First Ever Tu B’Shvat Seder

Posted on: January 16th, 2014

News & ViewsIsrael

The Tu B’Shvat holiday Thursday literally has roots in the Land of Israel

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Rabbi Avi Weiss
 

Chief Rabbinate Backs Down, Accepts Rabbi Avi Weiss

Posted on: January 15th, 2014

News & ViewsIsrael

The Israeli Chief Rabbinate has come to its sense before letting the damage get out of control.

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Tu B'Shvat poster from the old days, before the age of the Internet and Rabin Square.
 

Mini-Forest to be Planted in Tel Aviv on Tu B’Shvat

Posted on: January 15th, 2014

News & ViewsIsrael

Traditionalists can still plant trees in events throughout the country sponsored by the Jewish National Fund (JNF).

 

Rabbi Aaron Metzger to Head NY Kosher Law Enforcement

Posted on: January 13th, 2014

News & ViewsJewish

The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets has named Rabbi Aaron Metzger of Monsey, New York, as the new head of the Kosher Law Enforcement Division. “As part of his duties, he will work to protect consumers by ensuring compliance with the certification, record keeping and signage requirements relating to kosher food, and […]

Rabbi Shay Peron (L) and Yair Lapid. How do you tell your boss when he's just made a complete idiot of himself? Very carefully…
 

Yesh Atid Education Minister’s Ruling Challenging Lapid on Draft

Posted on: January 13th, 2014

News & ViewsIsraelGovernment

Israeli politicians make total fools of themselves occasionally.

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Hesh’s Kosher Bakery Closed in Philly

Posted on: January 13th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishJudaism

Hesh’s Bakery, a Northeast Philadelphia kosher bakery, in the Rhawnhurst section of town, known for its butter cookies and chocolate-chip pound cake, closed over the weekend after more than a half-century in business, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported. A message posted outside the bakery read, in a seemingly rushed style: “It is with a very sad […]

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Jewish Congressman Concerned over Rabbinate Boycott of Avi Weiss Flock

Posted on: January 12th, 2014

News & ViewsIsraelAliyah

New York Rep. Eliot L. Engel sent a letter to Benjamin Netanyahu to express his concern over the Israeli Chief Rabbinate’s decision to reject Jewish status letters written by Rabbi Avi Weiss. Engel, the senior Democratic member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, wrote in the letter to Israel’s prime minister dated Jan. 10 that: […]

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Canadian Girl Guides Cookies Go Kosher

Posted on: January 8th, 2014

News & ViewsJewish

The famous Girl Guides cookies now have the OU approval as being kosher thanks to an all-Orthodox troop in Canada, but their chocolate mint cookies still are on the forbidden list. All Girl Scout cookies in the United States have been kosher for at least 20 years, said organization spokesman Stewart Goodbody. When the 31 […]

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An aguna demonstrating in front of the Jerusalem rabbinical court. Her sig says: "Release me from this evil refuser" (Illustration image).
 

Israeli Rabbinical Court Succeeds in Extraditing ‘Get Dissenter’ from US

Posted on: January 8th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishHaredim

The Haredi husband faces trial before an Israeli rabbinical court and, ultimately, Israel’s criminal justice system.

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