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Hadassah New Zealand Fund-Raising to Help Palestinian Children

19 Shevat 5774 – January 20, 2014
Hadassah New Zealand is planning to raise funds for the Rozana Project by participating in the March 2014 Jerusalem marathon and generating donations from...

Knesset Bill to Cut Number of Chief Rabbis by 50%

It's a step in the right direction. Now let's take the next, obvious step and eliminate it altogether.

New Jerusalem Kashrut Certification Gaining Popularity and Saving Money

A new "Mehadrin" level Kashrut certification introduced by the Jerusalem Rabbinate is beginning to gain traction and save restaurants money.

Congress Members Blast ASA for Boycott Decision

19 Shevat 5774 – January 19, 2014
A bipartisan slate of 134 U.S. Congress members wrote a letter to the American Studies Association protesting its decision last month to boycott Israeli...

Ukraine: Yeshiva Student Stabbed

On Friday night, 3 youths jumped and stabbed a yeshiva student on his way home.

Senate Considers Plight of Impoverished Holocaust Survivors

18 Shevat 5774 – January 18, 2014
The U.S. Senate’s Special Committee on Aging held a hearing on the plight of Holocaust survivors in the United States. Both Republicans and Democrats on...

Moroccan Police Investigate Death of Jewish Sisters

Moroccan police are investigating the death of two Jewish sisters in their home in the central city of Beni Mellal. The sisters, whose names were...

Berlin Chabad to Display Newly Discovered Nuremberg Trials Evidence

Juliana Rangel, icj, Nuremberg trials, isaac stone, kedem, Chabad Berlin

Congress Budgets $13 Million for Nonprofits Security

Congress budgeted $13 million for a nonprofit security assistance program that mostly aids Jewish institutions. The money was allocated in the $1.1 trillion budget passed...

Sharansky to Congress: Keep Up Awareness of Political Prisoners

Natan Sharansky joined the parents and spouses of political prisoners in asking the U.S. Congress to speak of their loved ones during meetings with...

Report: San Diego JCC Drops Eyal Golan Show over Sex Allegations

A Jewish community center in San Diego cancelled a concert by Eyal Golan amid suspicions that the Israeli singer had sex with minors, an...

Belgian Jews Thank France for Banning Antisemitic Comedian

Leaders of Belgium’s Jewish community rallied outside the French embassy in Brussels to thank the French government for its efforts to keep an antisemitic...

US: ‘UNESCO’s Decision Is Wrong and Should Be Reversed’

Complaints by Arab states led UNESCO to cancel the exhibition.

UNESCO Cancels Israel Expo following Arab Pressure

16 Shevat 5774 – January 17, 2014
The decision arose out of UNESCO’s support for peace talks.

Pro-Israel: ‘Intellectual Peaceniks’ v. ‘Rejectionist Idiots’?

J Street and Open Hillel claim they want openness and honesty in the discussion about Israel, but that's only for those who agree with them.

Law College Demanding Chief Rabbi Let Women Take Ordination Exams

16 Shevat 5774 – January 16, 2014
Hacohen demanded a quick response from the Rabbinate, or he would appeal to the Supreme Court.

Rep. Jim Moran, Notorious for Repeated Clashes with Jews, Retires

Virginia Democratic Rep. Jim Moran, a longtime congressman from northern Virginia who repeatedly clashed with pro-Israel and Jewish groups, is retiring. Moran, 68, told media...

Tzohar Rabbis Help Lead Knesset’s First Ever Tu B’Shvat Seder

The Tu B’Shvat holiday Thursday literally has roots in the Land of Israel
A volley of rockets fired from the Gaza Strip was intercepted by the Iron Dome system.

Iron Dome Intercepts 5 Rockets, 1 Hits Israel

Israel's Iron Dome defense system saved more lives early Thursday morning.

Knesset Bill Proposed to Outlaw Nazi Slogans

15 Shevat 5774 – January 15, 2014
The Knesset easily passed on preliminary reading on Wednesday a bill that would make it illegal to use the word Nazi and Nazi symbols,...

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