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Rabbinic Court Permits Wedding 2nd Wife over 1st Wife’s Dementia

The husband said that at his old age he wants to live with a woman, “who can make him a cup of tea,” hence the request from the court.

In the Contest Between Victimized Expellees, Jewish Refugees of Arab Lands Have Proof

Nov. 30: when Jewish refugees of Arab lands are recognized, their cultures and traditions embraced and acknowledged.

See the World’s Largest Menorah on Fifth Avenue (Sunday Night)

The World’s Largest Chanukah Menorah will be proudly standing at New York’s most fashionable plaza, Fifth Avenue and 59th Street, by Central Park.

‘Kosher Russia’ Party Ready to Hit Parliamentary Elections

According to party chairman Smirnov , 20% of the party candidates will be Jews — and he hopes they can attract 10% of the Russian voters.

Jewish Genome Event Explores Tracing our Jewish Identity to our DNA

When we analyze genomes of Jewish people, we are able to observe their unique history that includes their Levant heritage.

Some Ultra-Orthodox Troubled by Bazooka’s New Kosher Certification

One talkbacker said the kashrut certification is meaningless, because of the halachic concept of "minhag hamakom," the local practice. If it's been forbidden, it should stay so.

Peace Now Chief’s Attempt to Close Religious-Secular Gap Ripped by Leftists [video]

When the Karov La'lev people said their criticism was directed at religious Israelis, one Facebook user was irate: "Did we watch the same film?"

Video: BBC Watch Conference Cites Systemic Anti-Semitism in Coverage of Israel

Forum audience members were asked to raise their hands if they had ever made a complaint to the BBC, and just about everyone in the room—500 Jews—raised their hands.

Canadian Synagogue Invites Muslims in after Mosque Firebombed

On Friday, Beth Israel hosted two prayer sessions for local Muslims and a potluck dinner.

‘Bad Timing’ of Christmas Hurts Chanukah Sales

Observant Jews cringe every year that Chanukah and Christmas overlap, leading to sacrilegious combinations of customs, but the kosher industry is losing out when...

Paris Massacre Mastermind Planned to Murder French Jews

ISIS ringleader Abdelhamid Abaaoud, who was killed in a police manhunt, had plans to attack Jewish areas.

‘Breaking the Silence’ Regret Use of their Work Against Israel

"We were deeply disappointed to come across this video in which our soldiers’ testimonies were not only misused, but also severely distorted."

New Jersey Businesswoman Launches ‘Give18’ for Victims of Terror

The CEO of Ora's Amazing Herbal found that starting a campaign to help victims of terror was as satisfying as starting her own business.

Report: Europeans Funded ICC War Crimes Submission against Israel

Three of those NGOs have attempted to have Israeli officials, including Tzipi Livni, arrested in Europe for alleged “war crimes,” prompting the British and Spanish governments to amend their laws.

200 North American Lone Soldiers and New Olim to Celebrate Thanksgiving in Tel Aviv

Former Lone Soldier from NY and Raanana restaurateur Idan Ianovici to cater special Thanksgiving dinner.

Businessmen Want Rabbinic Boycott of Palestinian Authority Food Items

Quality dates from Palestinian Authority farmers are stamped "Made in Palestine" and "Certified Kosher by Rabbi Efrati."

Putin’s Spokesman: No Idea Why Russia’s Grand Mufti Wished Israel Same Fate as Crimea

Tadzhuddin is probably the most visible Muslim clergyman in Russia, in his capacity as leader of all the Muslims in Moscow and Central Russia.

Eight Is Not Enough: History of the Ancient Candles in Israel

The Hanukkah commandment is to light the candles at the front door, or in a window overlooking the street, so they may be seen by passersby, as an announcement of the miracle.

The Maccabeats’ Latest Chanukah Tune is a Real Sizzler! [video]

The Maccabeats a capella singing group has come up with another sizzler of a tune, this one even offering a perfect recipe for Chanukah.

ISIS Spooks Young French Jews into Visiting Israel

The number of French Jews who visited Israel on the Birthright program more than doubled this year to 2,500.

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