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European Anti-Circumcision Resolution: Brit Same as Female Mutilation

Practices covered by the resolution include female genital mutilation and the circumcision of young boys for religious reasons.

An IMAX Film of the Jerusalem You Never Have Seen Before (Video)

Move over Kohn Kerry and let the moviemakers take over. It took five years of negotiations for an IMAX visual tour of Jerusalem, including the three major religions, to come to the screen.

Women of the Wall Blame Gov’t for Their Damaged Torah Scroll

The Women of the Wall are unhappy again. Yes, they can read from the Torah, but now that have no scroll. It was damaged by dampness, and WoW blames the government for lack of proper storage.

European Council Passes Anti-Ritual Circumcision Resolution

A resolution that calls male ritual circumcision a “violation of the physical integrity of children” was passed overwhelmingly by the Parliamentary Assembly of the...

Council of Europe Votes on Circumcision as Human Rights Violation

Banning Jewish circumcisions used to be anti-Semitic. Today it is called a “violation of human rights.” Why aren’t there protests for children’s rights to watch porno and get sick on junk food?

New York, Pennsylvania Sukkahs Top ‘Sukkathon’ Competition

Three sukkahs, two in the United States and one in Israel, will share the title of "Number One Sukkah" as the winners of the...

Police Bar Jews from Holiday Visit to Temple Mount

Jerusalem police once again have prohibited Jews from visiting the Temple Mount because of security officials' unintended admission that they cannot or do not...

Birkat Cohanim

On Sunday morning, the traditional Birkat Cohanim, Blessing of the Priests, was held in the Kotel courtyard. The Kotel was packed.

Jewish Agency Seeks ‘Number One Sukkah in the World’

Does your Sukkah stand up to the challenge as the “best in the world.” The Jewish Agency will be the judge in its “Sukkathon 2013” competition.

WoW Miss their Chance for Equality at Kotel Priestly Blessing

If the Women of the Wall want equality with men, why don’t they try to perform the Priestly Blessing at the Western Wall? Do tribal distinctions contradict “equality?” If so, who needs a Reform "rabbi?"

Gambling Chicago Reform Rabbi Loses Pulpit

His explanation came in the form of a good bye letter saying it was "time to retire."

Did Your Shul Pocket $660,000 from Maftir Yona?

“Auctioning” off the honor of being called to the Torah and for the privilege of reading the “Haftorah,” or “Maftir” section of the Prophets,...

The Holiest Day of the Year: How IDF Soldiers Observe Yom Kippur

The IDF is nothing if not innovative. For soldiers who are on the front lines during the Yom Kippur Fast, the army suggests they suck on popsicles to keep their strength without violating to laws of the fast.

Numerous Reasons for Fear, One Reason for Joy this New Year

Israel has one life support. It starts with Yom Kippur.

Police Nab Sabbath Observant Drug Traffickers

Criminals who observe the Sabbath forgot that Torah also commands not to endanger others, but New York City narcotic agents have now made sure...

MK Ariel ‘Blesses’ at Temple Mount, PA Warns of Religious War (Video)

‘Peace talks’ are an excuse to avoid THE issue - the Temple Mount – but the PA pushes it in media, warns of religious war. Housing Minister blesses at the site. Fatah terrorists warn of ‘violent Friday.”

Agunot Activist Woman Appointed to Panel for Jewish Judges

Justice Minister Tzipi Livni has appointed the first woman as one of the members of the State Committee for the Appointment of Rabbinical Court...

Byzantine Era Golden Treasure Uncovered at Foot of Temple Mount

Dr. Mazar estimates the treasure was abandoned during the Persian conquest of Jerusalem, in 614 CE.

French City Closes Street to Traffic through Yom Kippur

‘What’s good for the Jews is good for the Muslims,” says a French Islamic website citing the closure of a city street for Jews through the High Holidays. It demands the same for Muslim street prayers.

Israelis to Munch 15,000 Tons of Apples this Rosh Hashanah Season

Apples area mainstay of Rosh HaShanah, when Jews dip them in honey and bless it as sign of a sweet year, which this year should be very sweet if 15,000 tons apples can do the trick.

Jordan Calls ‘Women of the Wall’ Prayer Site an ‘Attack on Islam’

The Women of the Wall was so focused on Haredim that the girls forgot to ask Jordan for permission to pray in their own minyan. Now maybe the WoW will wake up to reality and pray on the Temple Mount.

Chief Justice Keeps Israeli Courts Open Rosh Hashanah

It's a fascinating—and rare—case in which the rights of an individual to a speedy trial clash with the identity of the Jewish state.

Concern: Some Iranian Jews Improperly Circumcised (Video)

It turns out that there exists a less invasive method of circumcision, which does not fully remove the foreskin.

Women of the Wall Protesting Bennett’s High Holidays Plan

"Today this affects Women of the Wall but tomorrow it will affect every Israeli and Jew around the world…."

Chief Ukrainian Rabbi Calls for Removal of Provocative Cross

The recent placing of a crucifix near the Uman grave of Rabbi Nachman of Breslov was an act of “clear provocation,” said Ukraine’s Rabbi...

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