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Diplomatic Ties with US May Strike Out Baseball in Cuba

7 Tevet 5775 – December 29, 2014
Cuba has “the largest pool of untapped baseball talent in the world, and Major League Baseball may tap and leave Cuba dry.

A War of Words (Some More Accurate Than Others) at Brandeis

7 Tevet 5775 – December 28, 2014
Free speech for haters but not for those who quote the haters, according to Brandeis students.

Hamas Posts New ‘Dung’ Claiming Temple Mount Tunneling

Once again, Hamas has produced a bunch of dung about Israel's activities on -- and under -- the Temple Mount. Do Arabs really believe it?

Egypt Bans ‘Exodus’ as a ‘Zionist film’

Egypt gives the Jews a reminder not to go back there.

Third Time This Week Jewish Site in France Hit by Gunshot

5 Tevet 5775 – December 26, 2014
Bullet holes in an identifiably Jewish-owned building Friday morning makes this the third such attack on Jews in Paris this week.

Argentina’s President Adopts Jewish Godson

Argentina’s president Christina Fernandez has accepted an official Jewish godson for the first time in the country’s history to help counter legend of death...

Parisian Kosher Restaurant Second Anti-Semitic Gun Attack This Week

A kosher restaurant is the scene of the second shooting incident at a Jewish site in Paris this week.

‘Six Million More’ graffitied on Greek Jewish Cemetery

3 Tevet 5775 – December 25, 2014
Greek Jewish cemetery vandalized, graffiti called for "six million more."

Ban on Interfaith Teen Dating Lifted by United Synagogue Youth

United Synagogue Youth teen board members are told ban is lifted on dating non-Jews, but "important" to date within the faith.

Belgian Minister Vows to Uphold Jewish Ritual Slaughter

3 Tevet 5775 – December 24, 2014
The Flemish Minister for Animal Welfare Ben Weyts has reversed his call for a ban on Jewish ritual slaughter in Belgium.

Alan Gross to get $3.2M Compensation

Gross jailed for his work on USAid project.
Vive la France

Paris Synagogue Attacked

The bullet just missed the Rabbi and his assistant.

PM Netanyahu Competes in International Bible Quiz

Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu competed with others Tuesday in the fifth International Bible Quiz in Jerusalem.

Chabad of Dead Sea ‘Lights Up’ Israeli-Jordanian Border Base

Chabad of the Dead Sea has been busy "lighting up" the area -- even as far as the Jordanian border.

A Kuwaiti Muslim’s Journey to Chanukah

2 Tevet 5775 – December 23, 2014
When Mark Halawa lights his family’s menorah during Chanukah, it is not without recalling his unique journey as a Kuwaiti Muslim to Orthodox Judaism.

UK Jews Buy Israeli Goods for Needy Brits

Thousands of British Jews fought an anti-Israel boycott.

Fragment of 1,700-Year-Old Menorah-Adorned Bracelet Discovered on Hanukkah

The question now is this definite proof that Jews lived in the ancient settlement near Carmel?

Technion Robot Lights Hanukkah Candles – but What about the Blessings? [video]

It’s cute, inventive and raises an interesting question n Jewish law on appointing a representative to perform a mitzvah.

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