United Hatzalah program honors our survivors, war veterans with specialized medical care
Posted on: May 28th, 2014News & Views → Israel → IDF
Former IDF Chief Rabbi Mordechai Piron has passed away at the age of 93, the second to serve in the position.
Posted on: May 27th, 2014News & Views → Israel → Jerusalem
A group of some 30 rabbis has called for sovereignty over the Temple Mount ahead of Jerusalem Day.
Posted on: May 26th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
At Yad Vashem, the pontiff questioned the role of G-d in the slaughter of the millions who died during the Holocaust.
Posted on: May 22nd, 2014News & Views → Israel
An Israeli government religious court granted a ritual divorce to a woman whose husband is in a coma and cannot consent.
Posted on: May 22nd, 2014News & Views → Israel → Jerusalem
The Vatican has confirmed it has no plans to attempt a sovereignty grab at King David’s tomb, for now.
Posted on: May 21st, 2014News & Views → Israel → Government
Ashkelon launched a new separate gender beach this week, but only on land.
Posted on: May 21st, 2014News & Views → Israel → Israeli Arabs
The Palestinian Authority is hoping to use the upcoming visit by Pope Francis as a political pipebomb.
Posted on: May 20th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
The Jewish community in Lebanon has officially denounced the State of Israel as the country's sole synagogue prepares to reopen in Beirut.
Posted on: May 8th, 2014News & Views → Israel → Government
The Chief Rabbinate of Israel today (Wednesday) administered the first official certification exam for women who wish to become kashrut supervisors.
Posted on: May 2nd, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Judaism
J Street claims that its rejection from the Conference of Presidents is proof its voice is needed.
Posted on: May 1st, 2014News & Views → Eye on "Palestine"
Islamic law is not based on the Quran so much as it based on the Arab world’s struggle to destroy Israel as a Jewish country.
Posted on: May 1st, 2014News & Views → Jewish
A 15th century printed book of the Torah fetched a record $3.87 million at an auction in Paris. Three buyers attempted to outbid each other over the telephone during the sale which the Christie’s auction house organized on April 30, the news website actualitte.com reported Thursday. Christie’s listed the buyer as “anonymous” but said the […]
Posted on: April 29th, 2014News & Views → Israel
The IDF retains the right to limit the number of Torah students and to tell them when they can pray and learn.
Posted on: April 28th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
The U.S. concept of separation of church and state means separating Jews from Judaism in Israel.
Posted on: April 24th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
The Jews for Jesus missionary group is using Holocaust imagery in a new video to lure Jews away from their faith.
Posted on: April 16th, 2014News & Views → Global
More than 400 people sat down at the first seder this year at the Chabad House of Bangkok, Thailand.
Posted on: April 13th, 2014News & Views → Jewish
American Jews are increasingly buying more hand-made matzah as well as American-made manufactured matzah. All at the expense of Israeli exports, according to Kosher Today. Israeli exports used to hold approximately 40 percent of the American market but has declined by 11 percent. Sales of hand-made “shmurah matzah” have soared by nearly 15 percent. One […]
Posted on: April 10th, 2014News & Views → Global → Europe
The Council of Europe has climbed down from along and weak limb by issuing a letter that in effect neutralizes a resolution by its parliament that equated mutilation of female genitals and non-medical circumcision of boys for religious purposes. The Council called them “by no means comparable.” The Council of Europe’s leadership sent a letter […]
Posted on: April 10th, 2014News & Views → Jewish
It might be best to say the Traveler’s Prayer on the airplane before putting on tefillin.
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