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Posted on: October 28th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
The departure of the head of the Kosher Law Enforcement Division of the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets has created a vacuum in which many consumers have charged that there are many incidents of misrepresentations of kosher foods. KosherToday has learned that the Department is looking for a replacement for Rabbi Luzer […]
Posted on: October 26th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks told an audience at Eastern College on Thursday, Oct. 24, that he intends to dedicate the rest of his life working with students. He said he wants to support and encourage students to do great things for others.
Posted on: October 25th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
Tomorrow, together with literally tens of thousands here in Hebron and Kiryat Arba, we will read in the Torah how Abraham, almost 4,000 years ago, purchased the Caves of Machpela for us, his children.
Posted on: October 24th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
More than 5,500 people, including prominent French politicians, scholars and clergymen, have signed a petition against attempts to ban the ritual circumcision of boys in Europe. Titled “No to a ban on circumcision,” the petition was published on Oct. 16 by CRIF, the umbrella organization representing France’s Jewish communities, following the Oct. 1 passage of […]
Posted on: October 24th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Israel goes back to Standard time, known as “winter” time, at 2 a.m. Sunday morning, leaving only a six-hour and nine-hour difference from the East and West coasts of the United States respectively. The usual seven and 10-hour gap will return the following weekend, when the United States also turns back its clocks. This is […]
Posted on: October 24th, 2013News & Views → Global
Originally published at Chabad.org. Chabad Lubavitch emissaries will begin arriving in New York next week from all parts of the world for the Kinus Hashluchim—the annual get-together of emissaries, their parents, friends and supporters, and a record number are expected to attend this year. Organizers have spent more than six months planning for the Chabad […]
Posted on: October 23rd, 2013News & Views → Israel
More than 200 of the rarest and most important Biblical manuscripts and texts were on display Wednesday night in an historical “Book of Books” exhibition at the Bible Lands Museum Jerusalem. Among the manuscripts are the original fragments from the Septuagint, the earliest New Testament Scriptures, exquisite illuminated manuscripts, rare texts from the Cairo Geniza […]
Posted on: October 23rd, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Judaism
The multimillionaire Zients, ranked 25 on Fortune magazine's list of the 40 richest Americans under age 40, is able to fix anything.
Posted on: October 22nd, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Judaism
It has taken close to 40 years to generate lab-grown human hair follicles.
Posted on: October 22nd, 2013News & Views → Global
The warped “Jewish and democratic” equation is about to be bent out of shape again with Yesh Atid bills to allow homosexual “unions” and public bus transportation on the Sabbath.
Posted on: October 22nd, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
The hook that finally got me to Ukraine was a conference about antisemitism. Yes, it is ironic, and maybe bold: a conference about antisemitism in Ukraine.
Posted on: October 20th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
You may not know it, but my name is mud in Turkey, and it's all because I insist on writing my opinion. It's a curse.
Posted on: October 17th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
America as a melting pot is the biggest threat to Jews, who want to be so politically correct that even the name “Redskins” draws the ADL to ruin the party just when Americans finally have a fun issue.
Posted on: October 17th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe
The Lithuanian parliament has taken the first steps to legal ritual slaughter in what could be move that turns the tide against the wave of initiatives in Europe to defend the “rights of animals” as a higher priority that freedom of religious practices. “The fact that Lithuania currently holds the Presidency of the European Union […]
Posted on: October 17th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim & Hassidim
His number 2, who helped in locking up abused minors and women, gets 6 years. The leader must pay victims $30 thousand -- but they still support him.
Posted on: October 16th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Overlooked in the eulogies and praise of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef is the role he played in the development of the kosher certification, Badatz Beit Yosef, under the leadership of his youngest son Rabbi Moshe Yosef. The Beit Yosef kosher standard meticulously follows the standards of Rabbi Yosef Caro, the author of the codification of Jewish […]
Posted on: October 16th, 2013News & Views → Media → Arts and Entertainment
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew and Nobel Laureate Robert Aumann are among ten individuals who have been named 2013 Orthodox Jewish All Stars by Jew in the City, the organization dedicated to re-branding Orthodox Jews and Judaism to the world through digital media. The awards will be presented on November 24 in New York City. […]
Posted on: October 16th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Judaism
More than 600 participants attended the first Limmud educational experience in Peru. Limud Peru on Sunday in Lima featured40 sessions for the 450 adults and 160 children and teens on hand. The children took part in workshops on Judaism and the environment, soccer and dancing. The Jewish Association of Peru, Leon Pinelo College, Hebraica and […]
Posted on: October 15th, 2013News & Views → Eye on "Palestine"
Jews visit Rachel’s Tomb Tuesday to pray that she cries for them. Today, the anniversary of her death, the Palestinian Authority has failed to turn it into a Muslim holy site. Chalk up one for the truth.
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