In Israel, a new five month scholarship program being offered to young aspiring athletes – one of them could be you.
Posted on: October 11th, 2012News → Jewish
Google introduced a new online historical collection of digitized material, highlighting several Jewish themes, events and institutional partners in its first wave of exhibits.
Posted on: October 7th, 2012News → Jewish
He smuggled goods to Syria in the midst of its civil war and to Iran in the face of international sanctions, but Rabbi A.H. is no arms dealer or James Bond. He’s just a guy selling lulavs.
Posted on: September 27th, 2012News → Europe
The Jewish cemetery south of Prague has been vandalized, with over 26 tombstones being knocked over, according to Czech police.
Posted on: September 24th, 2012News → Jewish
An Australian man who allegedly raped a Holocaust survivor two decades ago will face trial.
Posted on: September 20th, 2012News → Jewish
According to a study by Hebrew University’s Professor Sergio DellaPergola, the global Jewish population reached 13.75 million in the past year, with an increase of 88,000 people. Israel’s Maariv newspaper published excerpts of the study last week, reporting that one out of every 514 people in the world is Jewish, less than 0.2 percent of mankind.
Posted on: September 10th, 2012News → Jewish
A New Jersey store reportedly is sending free yarmulkes to Edon Pinchot, the kipah-wearing former contestant on "America’s Got Talent."
Posted on: September 9th, 2012News → Israel → Aliyah
The global Jewish population grew by more than 88,000 people over the past year, and now stands at 13.75 million, according to a new study published y Professor Sergio DellaPergola of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Posted on: September 9th, 2012News → Jewish
An arson attack at the Achla Pita Grill in Hollywood, Florida may be linked to an arson committed at the same strip mall a year ago against another Jewish business.
Posted on: September 6th, 2012News → Israel
At President Obama's behest, and to boos from some delegates, Democrats on Wednesday night inserted a few lines into their party platform affirming Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
Posted on: September 6th, 2012News → Jewish
About 50 high-ranking federal and state law enforcement officials met with an equal number of leading American Jewish officials for their first “table top” threat exercise.
Posted on: September 5th, 2012News → Jewish
SEPTEMBER 5, 1934 - Mrs. Stephen S. Wise, president of the Women's Association of the American Jewish Congress, who has just returned from a visit to the German refugee centers in Europe, will be hostess this afternoon to 500 Brooklyn women who have pledged to support the establishment of a center in New York City for refugees from Nazi Germany.
Posted on: September 5th, 2012News → Haredim
Customers at a Hasidic bakery were accosted by two men who yelled ethnic slurs at the them and attempted to run them over with their car.
Posted on: September 3rd, 2012News → Archaeology
The sale of a 185-room hotel at the entrance of Jerusalem on August 16 was not just a 17.5 million dollar real estate acquisition by Australian multi-millionaire Kevin Bermeister, but one investment in a broader and more calculated strategy to make Jerusalem a global tourism capital. Up next: a subway system servicing the Old City and a Jerusalem International Airport in the nearby desert.
Posted on: August 29th, 2012News → Jewish
A Jewish student at Michigan State University said he was attacked at an off-campus party in what he is calling a hate crime.
Posted on: August 29th, 2012News → Jewish
Edon Pinchot, a kipah-wearing Jewish day school student, will be performing in the semifinals of "America’s Got Talent."
Posted on: August 23rd, 2012News → Jewish
Round two in a no-holds barred debate on whether Jews should vote for Obama or Romney for US president took place Wednesday night at the Palm Beach South Jewish Community Center in Boynton Beach, Florida. The joint was jumping: hundreds of people were turned away for lack of space, audience members were shouting, speakers were heckled and interrupted and ugliness prevailed. But unless you were able to squeeze into the room, you'll have to take the word of those who were there. Why and when were cameras barred from the room? According to the panelists, the JCC management knew there were going to be cameras.
Posted on: August 20th, 2012News → Global
German marcher Bäerbel Pfeiffer asked for forgiveness for her grandfather, an electrician who installed the electrified barbed wire fence at Auschwitz-Birkenau.
Posted on: August 20th, 2012News → Israel
The camp, part of an ongoing effort called Project Rimon, is focused on a commitment to instill Jewish identity within the campers and use Israel as the common denominator that unites Jews of Russian origin from diverse locales around the globe.
Posted on: August 9th, 2012News → Jewish
Imagine this: two Jews, one opinion! Who accomplished this miracle? None other than former US president Jimmy Carter.
Posted on: August 6th, 2012News → Global
The Decision comes after the girl's mother applied for a court order in November 2011 to prevent her ex-husband from having the girl baptized.
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