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Polish Court Rules Ban on Shechitah Unconstitutional

The ban was ruled unconstitutional by the narrowest of margins in a 5-4 vote.

Joe Biden to Light ‘National Menorah’

Vice President Joe Biden will assist in the lighting this year of the Hanukkah menorah on the ellipse in front of the White House. Biden’s...

‘770’ Stabber Kept Saying ‘Kill the Jews’

Chabad officials reveal the "770" stabber kept saying "Kill the Jews." Community and city leaders urge residents to stay "calm" and "keep the peace."

Dramatic Video of Police Killing Knife-Wielding Man at 770 [video]

Footage clearly shows that police did not use excessive violence.

Update: Attacker Shot Dead after Stabbing Torah Student at 770 Chabad World Headquarters

A young rabbinic student was stabbed early Tuesday in Chabad Lubavitch World Headquarters at 770 Eastern Parkway in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn. Please pray for the recovery of Levi Yitzchok ben Raizel.

Jewish Cemetery in Argentina Vandalized

At least a dozen headstones were desecrated and upended at a Jewish cemetery in Santiago del Estero, an Argentine city of nearly 250,000 and...

When is a Swastika not a Swastika?

A swastika is a swastika is a swastika, but not always.

Canadian Professor Awarded Yad Vashem Book Prize

  Prof. Jan Grabowski of the University of Ottawa in Canada was awarded the 2014 Yad Vashem International Book Prize for Holocaust Research for his...

Gal Mekel back in NBA with New Orleans Pelicans

Gal Mekel, the second Israeli to play in the NBA, has signed with the New Orleans Pelicans. Mekel played for the Pelicans on Saturday in...

Brooklyn Haredi Girl Killed, Pregnant Mother Injured By Van

A 10-year-old Brooklyn Haredi girl was killed and her mother, nine months pregnant, was injured when they were hit by a minivan while crossing...

Police Arrest Liberal Jewish ‘Rabbis’ in Garner Protests [video]

The American liberal Jewish guilty conscience always plays itself out to identify with those who are not Jewish.

Fashion and Perfume Tycoon Chanel Exposed as Having Been Nazi Spy

Document proves she not only slept with senior Nazis but also spied for them.

Student beaten outside yeshiva near Moscow

A student at the Torat Haim yeshiva near Moscow was badly beaten outside the yeshiva.

Back in St. Petersburg, Former Refusenik Encourages Jews To Emigrate

But Mendelevitch had another objective in returning to a place he says “brings back no good memories.”

Paris Hilton Threatened by Anti-Semitic Man Who Believes She Is Jewish

It's not even safe to be thought you are Jewish these days.

Most Israeli Jewish Teens Targeted by Online Anti-Semites

Nearly 83 percent of Jewish Israeli teenagers encounter online anti-Semitism, and more than 51 percent are targeted due to their nationality, according to a...

Fears Grow that Alan Gross Will Die in Jail in Cuba

American-Jewish contractor Alan Gross completed his fifth year in prison in Cuba on Tuesday, one-third of a 15-year prison term for “crimes against the...

Jewish Woman Raped in Attack at Home in Paris Suburb

A young woman was raped near Paris, her brother bound and gagged at home allegedly "because [they] are Jews."

Kosher Waldorf Astoria Opens to Rave Reviews

Coffee for five shekels a cup not available.

Nazi Hunter Declares Eichmann Aide Alois Brunner Dead

It will be harder to “never forget” when the survivors and the butchers no longer are alive.

Israeli Border Police Celebrate Birthday with Holocaust Survivor in Jerusalem

As part of a joint Yad Vashem project, Israeli border police stationed in Jerusalem ‘adopt’ Holocaust survivors living in neighborhoods across the capital.

NGO Monitor Responds to AP Ban on NGO Monitor and Professor Steinberg

“Matti Friedman’s revelations regarding the efforts to censor NGO Monitor and me as its president are not entirely surprising,” said Professor Gerald Steinberg.

Yosef Mendelevitch Visits City Where He Was Prisoner of Zion

Former Prisoner of Zion Yosef Mendelevitch made an emotional return to the city where he was imprisoned in the 1970s to join hundreds of...

Detroit Tigers’ New Jewish Relief Pitcher Brings Team Closer to a Minyan

The time has come for the Tigers to start looking for a rabbi and chazan.

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