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5,200 to Attend Annual Chabad Gathering in New York

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...

Israel Displays Rare Biblical Manuscripts for First Time

More than 200 of the rarest and most important Biblical manuscripts and texts were on display Wednesday night in an historical “Book of Books”...

Obama Asking Jewish Guy to Fix Troubled Obamacare Website

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It has taken close to 40 years to generate lab-grown human hair follicles.

Bills in the Works for Homosexual Marriages and Buses on Shabbat

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.

Yishai Visits Beilis and the Baal Shem Tov in the Ukraine

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.

My Sincere Apologies to the Turkish Nation, Can You Ever Forgive Me?

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.

Only the ADL Could Turn the ‘Redskins’ Name into a Jewish Issue

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The Lithuanian parliament has taken the first steps to legal ritual slaughter in what could be move that turns the tide against the wave...

Jerusalem, Tiberias ‘Sex Cult’ Leader Gets 26 Years

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Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Left a Kosher Empire

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‘Jew in the City’ Announces Top 10 Orthodox Jewish All Stars

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...

Peru Limmud Debut Draws Hundreds

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...

PA Mourns Failure to Take over Rachel’s Tomb as Muslim Holy Site

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.

‘Plan to Divide Al-Aqsa’ Media Blitz Behind Waqf Banning of Jews

Building a synagogue on Temple Mount is practically being urged by the U.S. State Dept.

Temple Mount Closed, 3 Jews Arrested for Saying Sh’ma Israel

Police also arrested 10 men who danced and waved Israeli flags.

At Conservative Judaism Convention, Leaders Focus on Shrinkage

At their biennial convention, Conservative Jewish leaders called for renewing the “vital religious center” of American Judaism in the wake of numerous studies showing...

Israel Police Banned Me from the Temple Mount on Vague Charges

Temple Mount Institute official and professional tour guide Yehuda Glick, an American, sent us his version of events as of last Thursday.

FBI Arrests NY Rabbis for Beating Husbands Who Refuse Divorce

Many Jewish women suffer as “agunahs,” unable to re-marry because their husbands refuse them divorces. Four Jews, two of them rabbis, allegedly took the law into their hands and beat husbands until they agreed.

Council of Europe Says Ritual Circumcision Won’t Be Banned

Sometimes anti-Semitism is its own best antidote because it makes its sewage makers look as ignorant as they are. After a Council of Europe body said circumcision violates human rights, its leader rejected the idea.

Ethiopian Jewry to Celebrate Annual Sigd Holiday

Sigd means “prostration” or “bowing down” in Ge’ez, the ancient Ethiopian liturgical language.

Israel Strikes More Oil in Area Discovered on Basis of Torah Verse

Moses made the right turn after all. In his song at the end of the Torah he spoke of ‘precious things of “Givat HaOlam.” The hidden meaning of “precious things” seems to be oil. Not olive oil, but black gold.

Wonder Bread Gets OU Kosher Approval

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Will Israeli Embassies in Europe Expand Services to Include Brit Mila and Shechitah?

The proposal will allow European Jews to use the extraterritorial status of the Israeli embassy to legally perform Brit Mila.

200 WOW Drowned Out by 10,000 Seminary Girls

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