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German Zakharyaev, president of the International Kavkazi Jewish STMEGI Foundation

First Ever Global Observance of the Rescue of European Jewry

15 Iyyar 5774 – May 15, 2014
Russian Jews led the call for a wider, global Jewish recognition of the rescue of European Jewry.

ADL Survey: 26 Percent Of Adults Worldwide Harbor Deeply Anti-Semitic Views

15 Iyyar 5774 – May 14, 2014
Over the years, the ADL has been criticized for overstating what qualifies as anti-Semitism, with critics suggesting that some of the statements used to measure bias actually are more indicative of admiration for Jews than anti-Jewish hostility.

AFP Declares David’s Tomb ‘Disputed’

During previous papal visits to Israel no one cared about David's Tomb. Why has it suddenly become "disputed"?

ADL Survey: ¼ of World Population is Anti-Semitic

“The level of anti-Semitism in some countries and regions, even those where there are no Jews, is in many instances shocking.”

U. of New Mexico Grad Students Rescind Divestment Resolution

13 Iyyar 5774 – May 13, 2014
It took a second hearing and a tight vote, but in the end the good guys won this round.

‘Jews vs Nazis’ Latest Teen Rage in Florida

13 Iyyar 5774 – May 12, 2014
Trivialization of the Holocaust has reached new lows.

Reform Movement: Give J’lem Site to Church

The former head of Israel’s Reform movement has called on the Israeli government to cede part of the David’s Tomb compount, located on Mount...

Jewish Carpenter Sues NYC Over Alleged Anti-Semitism

A Jewish carpenter is suing New York City’s Housing Authority after allegedly being threatened and insulted with anti-Semitic epithets.

Jewish Men: Watch Out Smashing the Glass Under the Chuppah!

Jewish males alert: A bridegroom actually gashed his foot while smashing the glass under the chuppah during his wedding in Tel Aviv.

UK Shechitah Advocate Wants Precise Labeling for Meat Industry

11 Iyyar 5774 – May 10, 2014
Shechitah advocates wrote that UK consumers of meat not produced through ritual slaughter “should also be told the method of slaughter: captive bolt shooting, gassing, electrocution, drowning, trapping, clubbing or any of the other approved methods.”

Latvian School Features ‘Jew-Free’ Sign

The entrance to a nursery school in Latvia featured a German-language sign advertising the establishment as being “Jew-free.”

Israeli Public Radio Apologizes for Anti-Haredi Rhetoric

9 Iyyar 5774 – May 9, 2014
Antisemitism on Israeli Army radio.

Muslims Planning ‘Shadow Holocaust’ Event on Dutch Memorial Day

8 Iyyar 5774 – May 8, 2014
A Dutch Muslim group is planning to commemorate “the ethnic cleansing of Palestine” on Holland’s memorial day for victims of Nazism. The Platform Bewust Muslim...

Chief Rabbinate Tests Female Kashrut Supervisors

The Chief Rabbinate of Israel today (Wednesday) administered the first official certification exam for women who wish to become kashrut supervisors.

IDF Arrests Bedouin Soldier Who Wants to Kill Jews

A Bedouin IDF soldier was arrested after posting comments on Facebook calling for "Death to Jews" and praising Hitler.

Haredi Man Charged with Conspiracy to Kidnap in Get Case

8 Iyyar 5774 – May 7, 2014
A haredi man from Lakewood, N.J. has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit kidnapping, in order to force a man to give his wife...

Bkln Construction Worker Indicted for Murder of Menachem Stark

A Brooklyn construction worker has been indicted for the kidnapping and murder of Haredi real estate developer Menachem Stark. A grand jury in Brooklyn on Monday indicted...

National Symbols Degraded and Defaced in Jerusalem

"We thought that an incident like this would bring here a march of MK’s, ministers and maybe even the president, but evidently an incident like this doesn't particularly bother the leaders of the state; it only bothers the citizens," said a resident.

Police Respond to Graffiti Attack, Ask ‘Where are the reporters?’

Students at the Or Menachem yeshiva in Tzfat told reporters that police only responded to a graffiti attack on the grave of the Talmudic...

Jewish Youth Battle to Win Israel’s 2014 Annual International Bible Quiz

6 Iyyar 5774 – May 6, 2014
Sixteen finalists, boys and girls, were facing off on at The Jerusalem Theater stage to win the annual 2014 International Youth Bible Quiz this year.

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