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Jewish Carpenter Sues NYC Over Alleged Anti-Semitism

12 Iyyar 5774 – May 12, 2014
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.

Ukraine’s Jewish Mayor of Kharkov Begins His Recovery in Israel

Kharkov's Jewish Mayor Gennady Kernes is slowly overcoming near-fatal wounds and is on the road to recovery at Haifa's Rambam Hospital.

Yom HaAtzma’ut Crowds Overwhelm 4 Heritage Sites on Israel’s Independence Day

Site-seeing crowds overwhelmed at least four heritage sites on this Yom Ha'Atzma'ut, prompting officials to close their doors on Israel's Independence Day.

US Lawmakers Meet with Cuba’s American Jewish Prisoner, Alan Gross

U.S. lawmakers met in Cuba on Monday with imprisoned American Jewish social worker Alan Gross, jailed on a 15-year sentence in Havana.

California School District Cancels Lesson on Holocaust Denial

Students at a school in California who were given an assignment to compare propaganda with actual evidence on the Holocaust have instead been told to abandon the project.

HaTikvah at the Kotel

The IDF sings HaTikvah, the Jewish national anthem, at the kotel in the Jewish holy city of Jerusalem.

NYPD Cop Arrested for Anti-Semitic Grafitti in Boro Park

6 Iyyar 5774 – May 5, 2014
A former New York City police officer was arrested for spray painting anti-Semitic graffiti in Boro Park.

A Nation in Unity on Yom HaZikaron, Israel’s Remembrance Day

Israel’s flag waves at half mast for 23,169 lost Israeli soldiers and victims of terror as quiet reigns in the streets on the nation's Remembrance Day.

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