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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.

Irish Jewish Cabinet Minister Victim of Nazi Hoax

3 Nisan 5774 – April 2, 2014
One or more anti-Semites sent a package of suspicious white powder and a photograph of Nazis to the home of Ireland’s Justice Minister Alan...

Warsaw Demolishing Ghetto Wall, Promises Reconstruction

Workers began demolishing a wall in Warsaw near the spot where Jews were gathered for transport to the Treblinka concentration camp, but a city...

Putin Ally Accused Of Pushing Jews-Killed-Jesus Theme

What do expect from a man who also wants a law that prohibits “promoting” homosexuality and grants citizenship embryos?

Kosher Nightclub to Open in Moscow

A Russian Jewish group is preparing to open a kosher “Shachar Club” nightclub in the center of Moscow Saturday night, the Russia-language Israeli news...

Atlanta Hawks Visit US Holocaust Museum

The Atlanta Hawks toured the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum accompanied by the survivor mother-in-law of the NBA team’s owner, Bruce Levenson. Players and most of...

NY Officials Shut Down Oldest Surviving Synagogue Building

The oldest surviving synagogue building in the United States was evacuated Tuesday night after New York firefighters discovered cracks in columns supporting the second...

ADL Audit: Rise in Anti-Semitic Assaults but Less Overall Cases

“There is still a subset of Americans who are deeply infected with anti-Semitism.

Finding Food for Needy Settlers for Passover

"Some families are victims of terror attacks, who are at the verge of starvation." At least 100 basic food packages are prepared monthly.

A Day in History: The First Nazi BDS of Jewish Business

On April 1, 1933, the Nazis carried out their first nationwide boycott of Jewish businesses. Today we would call that BDS.

Robertson: Jews Too Busy ‘Polishing Diamonds’

2 Nisan 5774 – April 1, 2014
Televangelist Pat Robertson said Jews are too busy “polishing diamonds” to do weekend chores. Conservative activist Rabbi Daniel Lapin appeared on the “700 Club” Monday...

Jews Petition Police to Offer Passover Sacrifice on Temple Mount

No one really believes it will happen this year, and it may not even be “kosher,” but there’s nothing like faith.

PM Netanyahu Visits Kfar Chabad Matza Bakery

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu visited the matza bakery in Kfar Chabad on Tuesday, two weeks before the beginning of Passover. "At home, I have eaten...

Italian Tourist Caught Smuggling Barbed Wire from Auschwitz

1 Nisan 5774 – March 31, 2014
An Italian tourist tried to smuggle a piece of barbed wire from the Auschwitz-Birkenau museum out of Poland in his suitcase. The man was detained...

Israeli Filmmaker Amos Gitai Making Movie about AMIA Bombing

Award-winning Israeli filmmaker Amos Gitai is preparing a film about the AMIA Jewish center bombing in Buenos Aires. The Brazilian production company Prana Films will...

Swedes Arrest 2 for Trying to Break into Jewish Community Center

Police in Malmo arrested two people who tried to break into a Jewish community building during a demonstration that featured anti-Semitic slogans. Five people gathered...

Arabs Caught Red-Handed Stealing Second Temple Coffins

The Jews who were ready to buy Second Temple history are no less guilty than the Arabs who stole and tried to sell it.

Free Dental Care for Holocaust Survivors at Israeli HMOs

Holocaust victims in Israel will now be eligible for more than $1,000 (up to NIS 5,000) per year in free dental care.

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