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‘Death to Jews’ Graffiti Sprayed on Crimean Synagogue

Unknown individuals painted swastikas and the phrase “Death to the Jews” on a synagogue in the Crimea region of southern Ukraine. The graffiti was found...

US Jewish-Muslim Delegation Press Denmark on Slaughter Ban

A joint delegation of observant Muslims and Jews made the case to the Danish ambassador to the United States that his country’s ban on...

Pro-Israel Rallies Outnumber Opposition at ‘Israel Apartheid Week’

Despite the attempts to delegitimize Israel on American campuses during the so-called "Israel Apartheid Week," the Sochnut -- the Jewish Agency for Israel, under...

And then the Christie Juvenile Conspiracy Went Slightly Antisemitic

Those pranksters jokingly discussed engineering traffic problems at the home of a rabbi.

British Soccer Watchdog Punishes Player for Quenelle Salute

Nicolas Anelka, a French soccer player for a British club, was fined $130,000 and suspended five games for performing the quenelle gesture in a...

Yeshiva U Threatens to Deny Ordination Over ‘Partnership Minyan’

Increased knowledge of women of Jewish laws and the Torah has created thorny issues for the Orthodox community.

Protest of Half a Million Haredim to Shut Down Jerusalem on Sunday

The Haredi protest against Lapid’s drive to draft them is only the first shot in what promises to be an ugly war.

European Jewish Group Wants Israeli Security Forces in Ukraine

The European Jewish Association has appealed to Israeli Premier Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon to urgently send Israeli-trained security forces to protect...

Israel Donates 300 Copies of Anne Frank’s Diary to Tokyo Libraries

Israel’s embassy in Japan is donating 300 copies of Anne Frank’s “Diary of a Young Girl” to Tokyo libraries following a vandalism spree. More than...

At Last, State-of-the-Art Rabbis Made in Germany

I just don't like the idea of Jews flocking back to the death place. Call me a hopeless sentimental.

Parkinson’s Study Will Look at Ashkenazi Jewish Genetic Mutation

A study sponsored by The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research will investigate a genetic mutation found more often in Ashkenazi Jews. The Parkinson’s...

‘Mein Kampf’ Signed by Adolf Hitler in LA Auction

Two rare early editions of “Mein Kampf” signed by Adolf Hitler may for more than $20,000 at an online auction on Thursday, AP reports. Nate...

Newsweek/Daily Beast Ending ‘Top 50 Rabbis’ List

Newsweek/The Daily Beast said it will stop publishing its Top 50 Rabbis list, an annual feature since 2007. The decision, first reported in the Forward,...

Interfaith Group Sending $1 Million for Jews In Ukraine

The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews said it will send $1 million to assist the Jewish community in Ukraine amid the country’s political...

Reform and Conservative Jews Upset over Plans for Robinson’s Arch

The Women of the Wall still have an uphill fight ahead of themselves.

Haredi Rabbi Warns Lapid Is a Target for Assassination

Incitement is not taken lightly in Israel since the murder of Rabin, and even warning of a murder can be dangerous.

Norwegian Store Chain Cancels SodaStream Boycott #BDSFail

Attempts by anti-Israel movements to pressure Norway businesses to boycott Israeli products have failed.

Canadian Pro-Palestinian Group Protesting Ehud Barak Visit

A pro-Palestinian group in Canada, calling Ehud Barak an “Israel war criminal,” is protesting a visit by the former Israeli prime minister. The Canada-Palestine Association...

NYU American Studies Confab Has Pro-Boycott Focus

The flyer notes the American Studies Association’s decision in December to boycott Israeli educational institutions.

A Kosher Supermarket is About to Close and the Question is Why

The announcement by the 75-year old Crown Market in West Hartford, Connecticut, that it would be closing sent shock waves through the Jewish community. Mark...

Ancient Mikveh Discovered In Spain

A 15th century mikveh was discovered at the location of the last synagogue in the old Jewish quarter of Girona in Catalonia, Spain. The discovery...

Court to Rule If Jerusalem’s ’Cinema City’ Can Violate the Sabbath

If there is such a thing as religious coercion, there also is secular coercion.

German Paper’s Caricature of Hook-Nosed Zuckerberg ‘Anti-Semitic’

Which is more disgusting – an anti-Semitic caricature of Zuckerberg or his throwing away Judaism for atheism?

HASC Marathon Overcomes Massive Snowstorm with Assistance from JetBlue

Camp HASC's annual Fort Lauderdale marathon is a crucial fundraising event for the special needs children camp based in upstate New York. However this...

Iran Lawmakers Summon Foreign Minister over Holocaust Condemnation

The foreign minister of Iran was summoned to a closed session of the country’s parliament to clarify public comments he made condemning the Holocaust. Some...

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