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Building of WWII Statue Begins in Budapest as Jews Protest

9 Nisan 5774 – April 9, 2014
Members of the Jewish community were among the demonstrators protesting the construction of a controversial monument to the Hungarian victims of the German occupation,...

Shiloh’s Children Hard at Work Baking Matzohs

Children in the Binyamin Jewish community of Shiloh are hard at work baking matzohs for Passover -- as usual.

Brandeis Caves to Pressure, Withdraws Honor to Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Brandeis buckled to those who embrace diversity and tolerance only of their own views.

National Front Mayor Evicts Dreyfus-Inspired Anti-Racism Group

9 Nisan 5774 – April 8, 2014
A French mayor from the far-right National Front party evicted from city-owned offices an anti-racism group inspired by the Dreyfus trial. Steeve Briois, who was...

Alan Gross Goes on Hunger Strike in Cuba

American-Jewish contractor Alan Gross has gone on a hunger strike to protest his imprisonment in a Cuban jail and the lack of American assistance. “I...

Tuesday Rally: No Israel Boycotters in Celebrate Israel Parade

Celebrate Israel Parade should be successful, without anti-Israel BDSers parading down 5th Avenue!

Holder of Possible Nazi-Looted Art Treasure Trove Now Cooperating

The holder of a vast trove of potentially Nazi-looted artwork has agreed to cooperate with officials

Ancient Chinese Jewish Community to Hold First Traditional Seder in China

Jews of Kaifeng, China will have their first traditional seder this year!

Pro-Israel Event on New Orleans Campus

These students are happy, proud Zionists celebrating the civil rights movement of the Jewish people.

‘Muslim’ Boy Escapes Arab Village and Holds Bar Mitzvah at Kotel

7 Nisan 5774 – April 7, 2014
‘Yesterday I was a Muslim. Today I am a Jewish man.”

Ukrainian Jewish Immigration to Israel Rises 70 Percent

There is nothing like a war of anti-Semites against anti-Semites to encourage Aliyah. Ukrainian Jewish immigration to Israel has risen 70 percent in 2014 amid...

Longtime Agunah, ‘Chained Woman’ Freed for Passover

It’s taken 14 years and an ocean of sorrow but a “chained woman” is free in time for the seder.

Moshe Katsav Requests Passover Prison Leave

Israeli ex-Pres. Moshe Katsav has requested a Passover prison leave though he isn't eligible.

Millions Skimmed from Milan Jewish community

6 Nisan 5774 – April 6, 2014
The Jewish community in Milan is confronting an apparent case of embezzlement in which millions of dollars were removed from the community bank accounts.

Dutch Community Rediscovers Forgotten Mikvahs

A Dutch Jewish organization rediscovered two ancient ritual baths that had been forgotten after the Holocaust.

30,000 Haredim Receive Their Army Exemptions

6 Nisan 5774 – April 5, 2014
30,000 Haredim recently received their permanent IDF exemptions, but now the Haredi community isn't meeting their minimal draft quotas.

Masbia Soup Kitchen Passover Food Distribution Network

4 Nisan 5774 – April 4, 2014
Masbia Soup Kitchen Network to provide 18,000 meals this Passover season. Volunteer!

Rivka Haut, Women of the Wall Co-Founder and Agunot Advocate, Dies

3 Nisan 5774 – April 3, 2014
Rivka Haut, a foremost advocate for agunot, Orthodox women who have been refused a religious divorce and also a founder of the Women of...

Canada Arrests Seven Lev Tahor Sect Members Arrested In Raid

A dozen Canadian border security officials raided the compound of the fringe Haredi Orthodox sect Lev Tahor Wednesday and arrested seven members believed to...

Archaeologists Inaugurate King Solomon’s Coronation Site

In a secret ceremony held Tuesday, officials inaugurated the site of King Solomon's coronation in the City of David.

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