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Neurologist Oliver Sacks Dies at Age 82 in New York City

15 Elul 5775 – August 30, 2015
Dr. Sacks was one of the greatest, if not the greatest, neurologists.

Monaco Apologizes for Deporting Jews to the Nazis

15 Elul 5775 – August 29, 2015
The ruler of the Principality of Monaco, Prince Albert II, on Thursday issued a formal apology for his country’s role in deporting Jews to Nazi death camps during World War II.

Obama to Jewish Organization Heads: I Understand Israelis Mistrusting Iran

Speaking to Jewish leaders and the American Jewish community on Friday afternoon, President Barack Obama said he’s had arguments with the Israeli leadership because he considers them his friends.

Clinton Puts Her Foot in the Mouth (Again) with ‘Boxcar’ Remark

She denies that her criticism of Republicans wanting to put immigrants in "boxcars" was a reference to the Holocaust.

Princeton U. to Get ‘Plastic’ Eruv [video]

13 Elul 5775 – August 28, 2015
The boundary, enabling Jewish students to carry on Shabbat, will be made of plastic "lechies" on utility poles.

WWII-Era Jewish Café Reopens in Shanghai

The café opened in 1939 and was closed n 1949.

One-Third of Americans in Israel Live in Judea and Samaria

An Oxford University professor's new book uncovers what most Israelis know - that the Americans are not "Wild West" cowboys.

Canadian JDL Protesting Billionaire Barry Sherman’s Fundraising for Liberals

13 Elul 5775 – August 27, 2015
About 30 protesters from the Jewish Defense League on Wednesday evening stood at a picket line holding Israeli and Canadian flags outside billionaire Bernard (Barry) Sherman's north Toronto home during his cocktail fundraiser for the Liberal party.

DM Ya’alon Advises ‘Zero Tolerance’ on Violence Against Hareidi Soldiers

DM Ya'alon advises "zero tolerance" in dealing with violence against hareidi-religious IDF soldiers.

‘Arise and Ascend’ — A New Guide to the Temple Mount

Rabbi Yehuda Glick has produced a new guidebook -- 'Arise and Ascend' -- to the Temple Mount.

Obama and Biden Running after the Jews to Back ‘ObamaDeal’

Politicians always remember you when they need you, and no one remembers better than President Barack Obama.

Jews Return to City of David Complex after 77 Years

Another Jewish property in Silwan valley, where the British expelled Yemenite Jews 77 years ago, once again is in Jewish hands.

New Jerusalem Street Honors Savior of 40,000 Jews During Holocaust

Moshe Krausz died alone and almost forgotten despite his saving more Jews than Schindler and Kasztner combined.

Ashkenazi Hareidi MK Now Cabinet Minister for First Time in 60 Years

Torah sages surrendered to the High Court's ruling that a "Deputy Minister" cannot act as Minister.

Jeb Bush Seeking Jewish Support

A "National Jewish Leadership Team" reportedly will meet with Bush two days after Yom Kippur.

Is Mayim Bialik our Generation’s Jewish Actress, Scientist, Mother and Woman Role Model?

12 Elul 5775 – August 26, 2015
Mayim Bialik showed her support for Israel during 2014’s Operation Protective Edge, and commented on the verbal abuse she received for her position.

Henri’s in Tel Aviv Fined $890 a Month for Closing on Shabbat

Henri’s store, one of the few in the entire complex that’s adorned by a kosher certificate, and he is being fined for being closed on Shabbat.

Murder Suspect Frazier Cross Claims Hatred of Jews is Self-Defense

Cross is accused of murdering three non-Jews at Jewish institutions in Kansas City.

Is Natalie Portman Right and Jews Need to Chillax about the Holocaust?

11 Elul 5775 – August 25, 2015
Perhaps Natalie Portman’s opinion requires more studying than our confrontational, easy to rage, left-right debating rings offer...

Drying Polish River Reveals Ancient Jewish Tombstones

The Vistula River is hiding no end of secrets. They are everywhere...

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