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First Ever Global Observance of the Rescue of European Jewry

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

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

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

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

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.”

Muslims Planning ‘Shadow Holocaust’ Event on Dutch Memorial Day

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

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

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.

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