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World’s Oldest Jewish Woman Dead at 114

Goldie was also the second-oldest New Yorker and the oldest Long Islander.

Shavei Israel to Open First Jewish Kindergarten in Lodz

Shavei Israel and the Jewish community of Lodz will open the first Jewish kindergarten in the city since World War II.

It’s Elul — But Shmitah Has a Long Way To Go, Israeli Farmers Say

Israeli farmers say in some cases the Shmitah year actually has a long way to go; another year, in fact.

Anti-Semitic Graffiti Strikes Second San Antonio Congregation

Anti-Semitic graffiti has been found on the property of a second Jewish congregation in San Antonio.

Matisyahu Responds to Spain and BDSers

Matisyahu explains what happened at Rototem in Spain, and what was his response.

Hillel CEO Speaks at J Street U Student Leadership Institute

Hillel CEO Eric Fingerhut spoke at J Street U Student Leadership Institute, seeking to establish common ground.

Hillel CEO Mocked at J Street U’s Student Leadership Event

Hillel CEO tries to speak about common position against BDS, J Street U students want him to say "occupation" is the reason for BDS.

Anti-Semitic Vandalism in the Borscht Belt

Monticello, N.Y. home vandalized with anti-Semitic graffiti.

Influential Chicago Jewish Federation Says ‘No’ to IranDeal

The influential Jewish Federation of Chicago joins the growing opposition to the Iran nuclear deal.

Suspect Identified in San Antonio Anti-Semitic Hate Crimes

A suspect has been identified in the anti-Semitic crime spree that terrorized a Texas Jewish neighborhood in San Antonio.

Tour de Tolerance Breaks Cycles of Hate

Hundreds of cyclists are expected to participate in the tenth annual Tour de Tolerance, to raise money for the El Paso Holocaust Museum in Texas.

Passing of the Tosher Rebbe, z’l

The Tosher Rebbe, z'l, has passed away at the age of 95. Baruch Dayan Emes. May his memory be for a blessing.

Anti-Jihadists Are ‘Dirty Jewish Zionist Thugs” Says US University Professor

A Pennsylvania university professor calls anti-Jihad activists Pamela Geller and Robert Spencer “dirty Jewish Zionist thugs.”

75 Torah Scrolls at the Western Wall to Illuminate 75 Jewish Souls

The Torah scroll held by IDF Chief Rabbi Shlomo Goren returned to the Western Wall this week with 75 others for the Jewish souls lost in last year's war.

Anti-Semitic Vandalism Attack Alarms San Antonio

San Antonio Orthodox community target of widespread anti-Semitic vandalism.

Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky: Pollard Need Not Bless ‘Gomel’

Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky discussed the halachic aspects of Jonathan Pollard benching Gomel.

Inside Canary Mission

Because Canary Mission works beneath a complete shroud of secrecy, it has been called “shadowy.”

Liverpool Jews Brace for Neo-Nazi ‘White Man March’ Set for Sabbath

Jews in Liverpool are bracing for the neo-Nazi 'White Man March' set for this Saturday at 12 noon.

Historic French Synagogue Burns Down in Maizières-lès-Vic

A quaint little 19th-century synagogue in France burned to the ground last week, but no one knows how or why.

Is It Mutiny? Independent Rabbinic Court Competing with Chief Rabbinate on Conversions

Six minors were converted to Judaism in a private ceremony in the Alon communal settlement in the Binyamin Region. This is a big deal.

Canadian Jew Rescues ISIS Sex Slaves — The Yazidis’ Oskar Schindler

A Canadian Jewish businessman is raising money to free Yazidi and Christian women and girls being held as sex slaves by ISIS.

Jewish Child Shot by Unidentified Arab in Pisgat Ze’ev, Jerusalem

It is still not clear whether 5-year-old Uriah Levy was hit by stray gunfire on Sunday, or was deliberately shot in Pisgat Ze'ev, Jerusalem.

Israeli Jews Meet Independently with PA Chairman Abbas in Ramallah

An independent Israeli Jewish social action group met Sunday with Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas.

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