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Obama Promises Peres A-G Will ‘Check Into’ Pollard

U.S. President Barack Obama tells outgoing Israeli President Shimon Peres he will ask A-G Eric Holder to "check into" the case of Jonathan Pollard, and Holder would decide.

Wind-Whipped Fires in Jerusalem Threaten Yad VaShem Holocaust Memorial

Thousands evacuated and houses on fire as planes try to water bomb the blaze.

Norway Passes Circumcision Law

Norwegian Parliament rejects anti-circumcision proposal, enshrines right to bring boys into covenant of Avraham Avinu.

Israeli Docs Operate on Pal Kids Despite Kidnapping

Dr. Lior Sasson, head of Save a Child's Heart: "Every child deserves the best medical treatment avail. Kids' shouldn't be part of the conflict".

Critics see struggle for power behind replacement of Krakow chief rabbi

130-member community may own dozens of properties worth more than $10 million.

‘Turning Judaism Outward’ for Gimmel Tamuz

A new Gutnick Edition biography of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, zy'a, by R. Chaim Miller is out for the 20th anniversary of his passing.

Rachel Frenkel to UNHRC: ‘Doesn’t Every Child Have the Right to Come Home Safely?’

"Doesn't every child have the right to come home from school safely?" the mother of kidnap victim Naftali Frenkel asked the UNHRC today.

Israeli Chief Rabbinate Working to Lower Kashrut Costs

Israel's Chief Rabbinate says it is working on new ways to lower kashrut costs, especially in the dairy industry.

World Expo Site Removes ‘Capitals’ from Site to Duck BDS Rage

The 2015 World Expo removes 'capital' field from its site to avoid dealing with BDS rage over Jerusalem.

Global Jewry Agonizes Over Stolen Boys, Anti-Semites Attack Vigils

Last week anti-Semitic violence erupted at European solidarity rallies for the kidnapped Israeli boys.

Israeli Producer to Oversee Next Star Wars Films

Ram Bergman, producer of some of biggest hits of last decade, to oversee third trio of legendary science-fiction movies

Global Aliyah Up 55%, Due Largely to Increased Immigration from France, Ukraine

Jewish Agency head Sharansky: 5,000 Jews to make Aliyah from France by the end of the year, or one percent of the French Jewish community.

No Hostages Yet, but At Least Cops Nab Teenage Jews

Manhunt continues in Hebron, but police get results in another theatre: Jewish teens from Beitar Illit

Kabbalist Rabbi Yaakov Adas Hospitalized After Week Long Fast for Kidnapped Boys

The Rabbi began his fast upon hearing of the kidnapped boys, and has been in constant prayer for them until his collapse.

Jewish Groups Anticipate Rupture After Presbyterians Vote to Divest

As Presbyterians vote against Israel, they find support from the Jewish people's own fifth column.

Kidnapping Saga: Lapid Dusts Off His Siddur to Pray

"I believe they will come back but if not, please be united. Be united.” - Racheli Frankel, mother of kidnap victim

Acts of Vandalism Committed Against Jewish Sites in Central Europe

A Jewish cemetery and Holocaust monument were damaged in Germany amid a string of unrelated acts of vandalism against Jewish heritage sites in central Europe.

Rabbis Call for National ‘Early Shabbat’

Religious Zionist and Haredi rabbis have called on Jews to usher in Shabbat early this week to show support for the families of Eyal...

Music Video Prayers: Bring Back Our Boys!

Leading Israeli singers pray for safe return of missing teenagers, IDF soldiers

New Jewish Ambulance in Brooklyn ‘For Women Only’

Finally, a Jewish woman giving birth can have women 'only' helping her in the ambulance -- at least in Brooklyn.

Red Cross Calls for Family Visits – For Palestinians Only

Stance consistent with Shalit affair, when group never got around to visiting the IDF hostage

NY NCSY, Partners, Launch ‘Virtual Vigil’ of Torah Study, Prayer for Kidnapped Teens

New York NCSY, the OU, Bnei Akiva and RCA are launching a "virtual vigil" to bring the kidnapped teens home.

Jewish Kindergarten Children Attacked in Antwerp

Jewish kindergarten children were attacked Sunday in Antwerp by a group of Muslim teens.

IAF Attacks Terror Targets in Gaza

IDF hit weapons storage and manufacturing facilities, as well as a command post.

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