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US Jews Help IDF Soldiers Celebrate Hanukkah at Army Bases

1 Tevet 5776 – December 12, 2015
The Connecticut/Westchester branch of Friends of the IDF arranged for a Hanukkah party for Givati soldiers.

Sharansky Berates Arabs MKs for Boycotting Jewish Agency

Arab MK Ayman Odeh on Thursday refused to enter a meeting with Jews in New York because the same office building also houses Zionist organizations.

Vatican Says ‘Jews Don’t Need Conversion’

29 Kislev 5776 – December 11, 2015
The Vatican says Jews don't need to be converted and 'the Church does not question God's love for the chosen people of Israel.'

Knesset Arab List Leader Balks on Meeting US Leaders in ‘Zionist Offices’

The two Conference leaders added they “now understand the recent demand of the Mayor of Nazareth, Ali Salem, that Odeh leave his city because his presence promotes divisiveness.”

Geneva Jews Warned to be ‘Vigilant’ in New Terror Alert

Jews in Geneva are warned to be "vigilant" as the Swiss city goes on high alert. Police hunt for 4 men with links to ISIS.

Jordan Blocks Entry of Israeli Family Due to ‘Yarmulkas’

Jordanian soldiers plucked the yarmulkas from the heads of a Jewish father and son at the border crossing.

From Nazi Germany to Beit Shemesh, a Family Menorah Continues to Glow

29 Kislev 5776 – December 10, 2015
The menorah that today sits on the windowsill of the home of the family of Rabbi Dr. Akiva Posner, had once faced Nazi headquarters in Kiel, Germany in 1931.

AJC Critical of New Vatican Document on Catholic-Jewish Relations

Rosen expressed disappointment that the new document fails to acknowledge "the centrality that the Land of Israel plays in the historic and contemporary religious life of the Jewish people."

Suspected Murderer of Rabbi Joseph Raksin, z’l, Arrested in Miami, FL

This Chanukah the family of Rabbi Joseph Raksin, z'l, merits the miracle of closure; an arrest in the rabbi's murder.

Jerusalem’s Al Quds U. Trims Christmas Tree with Bloodthirsty Terrorists

PA hatred and incitement against Israel and Jews rises to a new level with terrorist photos adorning a Christmas tree.

Colel Chabad’s Hanukkah Retreat Brings Joy for 100 Widows, 300 Orphans

Among the children were many who had lost fathers in the line of duty or in terror attacks.

Trump’s ‘Racist’ Entry Restriction Policy Not Novel, But Response Is

Trump's 'No Muslim' proposal is no more racist than similar established policies which raised no outcry by US or anyone else.

Chief Rabbi Lau Condemns Minister Bennett’s Visit to US Conservative School

28 Kislev 5776 – December 9, 2015
"The visit constitutes a recognition of congregations that are dangerous to the future of the Jewish nation.”

Rosh Yeshiva of Ponovezh Hospitalized at Sheba Hospital

Rabbi Chaim Shlomo Leibowitz, rosh yeshiva of Ponovezh in Bnei Brak, is hospitalized at Sheba Medical Center.

NYPD Evacuates 770 After 911 Gets Bomb Threat

A bomb threat called in to the NYC 911 switchboard prompts police to evacuate "770" Eastern Pkwy.

Public Menorah Helps Dispel Darkness of Anti-Semitic Attack at New Jersey’s Rowan University Campus

A Chabad rabbi answers anti-Semitism on campus by bringing more light to the school with a public Chanukah menorah.

Danes Vote Jew Who Died Defending his Synagogue ‘Man of the Year’

27 Kislev 5776 – December 8, 2015
The event shocked the Copenhagen Jewish community, and shook all of Denmark.

Duma Village Arson Suspects Not Allowed to Light Hanukkah Candles

Dozens of the comrades of the Shabak detainees demonstrated in front of the Magistrate's Court with signs reading "Stop the Abuse of Jews," and "Fight Against Terrorism Not Against Jews."

Northeastern Indian Lost Israelite Tribe Lighting Hanukkah Candles

Hundreds of the Bnei Menashe community from across northeastern India gathered Sunday in the town of Churachandpur in the Indian state of Manipur to light the first Hanukkah candle.

Vandals ‘Severely Damage’ NYC Chanukah Menorah But the Light Continues

Vandals tried to destroy Chanukiyah in NYC's Carl Schurz Park, but it is repaired and ready for lighting tonight.

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