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Brussels mayor bans ‘summit meeting’ for anti-Semites

5 Iyyar 5774 – May 4, 2014
A mayor from Brussels banned an event that European Jews have called a “summit meeting for anti-Semites.” Eric Tomas, the mayor of Anderlecht— one of...

Civil Rights Groups Urge NYU to Discipline ‘Mock Eviction’ Leafletters

3 Iyyar 5774 – May 2, 2014
The NYU mock eviction notices raised serious questions about sensitivity for the reasonable concerns of Jewish students.

Taglit-Birthright to Allow Visits to Parts of Judea and Samaria

Taglit-Birthright will finally allow participants to see important parts of their heritage, hopefully they will expand this further to include more, important sites.

Thank You J Street (You Too, Reform Movement)

J Street claims that its rejection from the Conference of Presidents is proof its voice is needed.

NY’s Cardinal John O’Connor was a Jew

2 Iyyar 5774 – May 1, 2014
Is this really a big deal? Let’s say the cardinal really was Jewish. It runs in the family, because so was his boss.

Leading Muslim Cleric Urges Mass Pilgrimages to Temple Mount

Islamic law is not based on the Quran so much as it based on the Arab world’s struggle to destroy Israel as a Jewish country.

Lecturer: Universities Don’t Protect Jewish Students

A university lecturer has called on administrators to protect Jewish students on campus

Torah Book Fetches Record $3.87 Million at Paris Auction

A 15th century printed book of the Torah fetched a record $3.87 million at an auction in Paris. Three buyers attempted to outbid each other...

Mad Magazine’s Al Feldstein Dies

Al Feldstein, the former long-time editor of Mad Magazine who turned Alfred E. Neuman into an American icon, died in Montana on Tuesday at...

Yom HaZikaron Ceremony to Mark Twenty Years Since Attack on AMIA Jewish Community Center...

JERUSALEM - The annual ceremony in memory of victims of anti-Semitic incidents and terror attacks around the world that takes place on Yom HaZikaron,...

Beaches are Open, Time for Sand and Fun in the Sun!

Israel’s beach season began officially Thursday morning, May 1, with a bright sunny day and breezy skies, and continues till October 23.

Desecration of Israeli Flags in Jaffa (Yafo)

Unknown vandals splattered red paint on a line of Israeli flags set up in the city of Jaffa (Yafo) in the wee hours of Wednesday.

Mainstream American Jewish Groups Reject J Street

Hubris is what propelled J Street through the starting gate; it's also what slammed the door shut in J Street's face.

Government Plan to Hand King David’s Tomb to the Vatican?

1 Iyyar 5774 – April 30, 2014
Is there an Israeli government deal in the works to hand the Tomb of King David over to the Vatican?

Jewish Motorcyclists to Ride for Refugee Shelter

The JMA will “Ride to Remember” to memorialize the victims of the Holocaust and to raise money for organizations that support and promote Holocaust education and awareness.

Rising Anti-Semitism Driving Jews to Israel

The majority of last year's new immigrants to Israel came from Russia and Ukraine. An increase this year is expected to include France.

Ethiopian-Israeli MK Slams Sterling in Letter to NBA’s Silver

30 Nisan 5774 – April 29, 2014
An Ethiopian-Israeli Knesset Member called racist statements attributed to Donald Sterling, the Jewish owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, “disgusting” in a letter to...

Government Chickens Out and Re-Opens Yitzhar Yeshiva

The IDF retains the right to limit the number of Torah students and to tell them when they can pray and learn.

Critically Wounded Jewish Mayor Airlifted from Ukraine to Israeli Hospital

Jewish Ukrainian Mayor Gennady Kernes was airlifted from Kharkov to the Holy Land for advanced medical care after assassins nearly killed him.

Coalition Chair’s Letter of Praise for 100 Shofars Protest in NYC

Protesters who plan to demonstrate today at the world's largest shofar-blowing event in history in New York City have drawn praise from the Israeli government.

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