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Leket Israel Launches Tu B’Shevat Project, Sayeret Tapuz

14 Shevat 5777 – February 9, 2017
Many of the project's volunteers this year are Israeli special needs teenagers from Gan Yavne.

‘Nazis Rule’ Scrawled in Jewish Student’s Dorm Room at U of Minn

The drawing had a swastika and the words, "Nazis Rule." It depicted a death camp with Jews in a gas chamber.

Oprah Sells Klimt’s Nazi-Looted Painting in China for $150 Million

In November 2006, Christie's auction house sold "Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer Yisrael Beiteinu" for almost $88 million to Oprah Winfrey.

Haredi MK Eichler Calls Supreme Court ‘Evil Empire’

The MK also compared the maneuvering of the high court to the way the Bolsheviks took over Russia in 1917.

London Synagogue to Shelter Syrian Family

'People see it as a great opportunity to make a difference.'

New Israel Fund VP Questioned at Ben Gurion over NGO Support

The NIF funds Adalah, Breaking the Silence, +972 Magazine, and Physicians for Human Rights-Israel, who are primarily active in campaigns that contribute to BDS and delegitimization.

Tu B’shvat is HERE, Replanting the Fire Burned Trees

Israeli schoolchildren, all across the country, will leave their classrooms to plant trees… but this Tu B'Shvat, things will be very different.

Jewish-Indian Artist Anish Kapoor Receives $1 Million 2017 Genesis Prize

12 Shevat 5777 – February 8, 2017
'Anish’s commitment to alleviate the plight of Syrian refugees will resonate with the Jewish community, especially young Jews, everywhere.'

Belarus Extradites Israeli Blogger to Azerbaijan [video]

Lapshin has written critical posts against Azerbaijan and its president, Ilham Aliyev, recently, and so the Azeris want him over for a discussion.

SodaStream is Proud to Say ‘Made in Israel’ [video]

12 Shevat 5777 – February 7, 2017
Hundreds of Negev Bedouin Israelis now have the jobs that Arab citizens of the Palestinian Authority lost to the BDS campaign.

Tuesday’s Special: Read the Manna Episode and You’ll Make a Living

On Tuesday of the week of Parshat Beshalach some people read the section on the Manna as a Segula...

Jewish Opposition Activist Mark Galperin Detained in Moscow

Two activists, 75-year-old Vladimir Ionov and Ildar Dadin, were sentenced in December 2015 to three years' imprisonment for the same charges Galperin faces.

Temple Institute Issues Myth Buster: It Doesn’t Have to Fall from Heaven [video]

It turns out that the notion that the re-building of the Holy Temple is the sole responsibility of the Jewish people is the bedrock on which the Temple Institute was established.

20 Reform Clergy Arrested in NY Anti-Trump Ban Rally

“Tradition teaches us to be kind to the plight of refugees,” Gartner told the Daily News, although she did not specify which tradition she was referencing.

$10,000 Jerusalem Photo Challenge Aiming for 50,000 Online Submissions

'Our aim in this photo challenge is to uncover forgotten memories and get an exciting encounter of Jerusalem’s history in a frame.'

‘Don’t Mention the War’: 3 PA Arabs Indicted for Straight Arson, No Terror Charges

10 Shevat 5777 – February 6, 2017
Shouldn't someone tell Avigdor Liberman (Yisrael Beiteinu) at this point? We hear he wants to become Israel's Defense Minister.

Iranian Senior MP: We Can Bomb Tel Aviv in 7 Minutes; Threatens Attacks on...

The world media, as was to be expected, have been ganging up on President Trump for standing up to the madmen of Tehran.

Columbia U Rates ‘Worst US College for Campus Anti-Semitism’

10 Shevat 5777 – February 5, 2017
In a poll on anti-Semitic incidents on campus, Columbia University has rated as the worst for US Jewish students in 2016.

IAA to Inaugurate New Mikvah Path at the Walls Around Jerusalem National Park

A new path running among two-thousand year old ritual baths that were used by pilgrims visiting the Temple Mount is to be inaugurated at the Ophel site in the Walls Around Jerusalem National Park.

Alan Turing’s Josephus Flavius Postcard on Auction for $40,000

In computer science, 'Josephus' Problem' refers to Josephus Flavius' tale of how he survived a suicide pact at the end of the Siege of Yodfat.

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