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Ukrainian Jewish Immigration to Israel Rises 70 Percent

7 Nisan 5774 – April 7, 2014
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.

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...

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