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Preparations Completed for Priestly Blessing from Jerusalem

16 Nisan 5774 – April 16, 2014
Rabbis have been busy with preparations for the traditional Birkat Kohanim, Priestly Blessing, set for Thursday.

Kansas Shooting Suspect a White Supremacist, Indicted for Murder

The suspect charged in the pre-Passover shooting deaths of three people outside two Kansas Jewish centers is a known white supremacist.

Hundreds at Bangkok Chabad Passover Seder

More than 400 people sat down at the first seder this year at the Chabad House of Bangkok, Thailand.

Chag Kasher v’Sameach from JewishPress.com

15 Nisan 5774 – April 14, 2014
We would like to wish all our readers a wonderful and kosher Pesach holiday.

Biur Chametz

No, it's not another Haredi protest against the draft, it's burning the Chametz.

2 Arrested with Paschal Lamb

Even the Egyptians didn't dare do this!

Three Dead in Multiple Kansas Jewish Center Shootings

14 Nisan 5774 – April 13, 2014
The attacker apparently targeted various Jewish centers.

London Teacher Threatens to Send Jewish Student to ‘Your Gas Chambers’

(JTA) — The parents of a Jewish student at an exclusive girls’ school in London called on the head of school to make a...

Messianic ‘Blood Moon’ Rising on Passover Seder Night

The prophecy in Joel, like most prophecies, is surreal, beautiful, and open to many interpretations.

New Study: Nearly Every Israeli will Eat Matza and Keep Kosher on Pesach Eve

90% of Israelis will participate in a Seder, and 80% of "secular" Jews believe in God. Not bad.

IDF Prepares for Pesach

The IDF has stocked up for Passover, and hopes the citizens will enjoy touring the countryside (but don't hike in any minefields).

Aliyah Up by 14 Percent in First Three Months of 2014

There is nothing like a good round of anti-Semitism to sober up Jews to move to Israel.

British Soccer Club Owner Rents Entire Israeli Hotel for Passover

If you are looking for a hotel room for Passover in Mitzpeh Ramon in the Central Negev, start looking elsewhere. Roman Abramovich, owner of Britain’s...

US Jews Crunch More Hand-Made Matzah

American Jews are increasingly buying more hand-made matzah as well as American-made manufactured matzah. All at the expense of Israeli exports, according to Kosher...

Alan Gross Suspends Hunger Strike at Mother’s Urging

Alan Gross suspended his hunger strike Friday after a week at the behest of his elderly mother. “Alan’s mother asked him to stop the fast,”...

Hundreds of Haredim Riot after Draft Dodger Arrested

11 Nisan 5774 – April 11, 2014
Streets were blocked, garbage burned, and some general mayhem ensued after a Haredi draft dodger was arrested.

Yeshiva-Dodger Ordered to Pay Back Stipend

The state has demanded back NIS 84,000 for the time the man was not studying in Yeshiva, when he claimed he was.

Council of Europe Executives Advise Inaction on Male Circumcision

11 Nisan 5774 – April 10, 2014
The Council of Europe has climbed down from along and weak limb by issuing a letter that in effect neutralizes a resolution by its...

Anne Frank Tree Sapling to Be Planted In D.C.

A sapling taken from the tree that grew outside the attic where teen Holocaust diarist Anne Frank was hidden will be planted at the...

Anti-Terror Airport Squads Briefed on Tefillin and Matzah

It might be best to say the Traveler’s Prayer on the airplane before putting on tefillin.

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