Meir Panim implements programs that serve Israel’s neediest populations with respect and dignity. Meir Panim also coordinated care packages for families in the South during the Gaza War.
Posted on: January 19th, 2012News & Views → Israel
Many claim prejudices against the Ethiopians’ skin color and widespread suspicion of the authenticity of their Jewishness prevent greater integration.
Posted on: January 19th, 2012News & Views → Jewish
A celebration of the 100th birthday of Raoul Wallenberg, the Swedish diplomat who saved the lives of over 20,000 Hungarian Jews in the final days of World War II, also marks the renewal of investigations into the events surrounding his death. In attendance - the Iranian Ambassador to Hungary
Posted on: January 18th, 2012News & Views → Jewish
Heightened caution comes after a month of increasingly worrisome attacks against synagogues in Bergen County, an affluent part of New York City’s suburbs with a sizable Jewish population.
Posted on: January 11th, 2012Sections → Community
An explosive thrown through the window of a New Jersey synagogue and residence is being treated as attempted murder, according to the prosecutor of Bergen County.
Posted on: January 4th, 2012News & Views → Jewish
Asara B’Teves, the 10th of Teves, commemorates the beginning of the siege of Jerusalem by the Babylonian ruler Nebuchadnezzar that ultimately culminated with the First Temple’s destruction on the 9th of Av the following year.
Posted on: January 1st, 2012News & Views → Israel
Thousands of Chareidi men (ultra-Orthodox Jews) protested at Kikar Shabbat, the main intersection between the Geulah and Meah Shearim neighborhoods in Jerusalem, this Saturday evening. The protest was against what they claim is the unusual level of media incitement against their community these past few weeks. The primary complaints the Chareidim have are that their […]
Posted on: December 28th, 2011News & Views → Israel
A protest in Beit Shemesh on Tuesday evening highlighted the problems and religious tensions facing this community.
Posted on: December 21st, 2011News & Views → Jewish
In honor of the annual White House Hanukkah celebration, Rabbi Levi Shemtov, Director of American Friends of Lubavitch, kashered the White House kitchen.
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