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New French Jewish UNESCO Chief: the Organization Must Change

After the vote, Azoulay said, "if my nomination is confirmed, my first action would be to restore the agency's credibility and the confidence of member states in its ability to confront the challenges that only UNESCO can face."

US Ambassador Discovers in Sderot Yeshiva, City, Defying Terror with Growth

"In Sderot, there's a different kind of Jew, one that says, 'Ad kan. That's it. We're done. We're not moving.' And that's a story that doesn't get told enough."

Obama Agent J Street Campaigning to Push Congress to Block Trump’s Killing Iran Deal

This is a case of Diaspora Jews receiving millions of dollars from anti-Israel sources to contribute to the future demise of the Jewish State.

MK Proposes Bill to Publicize Names of Recalcitrant Jewish Husbands

“Women denied a divorce may as well be dead,” MK Revital Swid said.

Muslim Driver Transforms Egged Bus Into ‘Sukkah Mobile’ in Jerusalem

“I hear a lot of ‘Way to go!’ and ‘Happy holiday’ from most people."

A Million Jews in 1,000 Cities to Celebrate Shabbat Together October 27 – 28

From LA to London, Melbourne to Moscow, Tel Aviv to Tokyo, and now Mozambique, Cyprus, Togo, Paraguay and Venezuela, Jewish communities around the world will take a collective deep breath and enjoy 25 hours of Shabbat — together.

President Rivlin, First Lady, Welcome Israelis, Diaspora Jews, into Traditional Open Sukkah

'The President's Residence is the home of all the citizens of the State of Israel, each of you here are guests and also hosts.'

B’nei Akiva Celebrate Sukkot in Preserve Dedicated to Memory of Youths Murdered by Hamas

The Oz veGaon preserve was established in memory of Gilad Shaer, Eyal Yifrah and Naftali Fraenkel, three Israeli teenagers who were kidnapped on 12 June 12, 2014, outside the Jewish settlement of Alon Shvut in Gush Etzion.

K-State Vandals Demolish Sukkah Against Car Belonging to Diversity Initiatives Activist

“This was meant to be a place where everyone was welcome, and someone just ripped it down.”

MK Bezalel Smotrich Meets With US Ambassador David Friedman at Sderot Event

Smotrich spoke about his recently launched peace plan, and Friedman listened carefully to what he had to say.

Son of Chabad Chief Rabbi of Russia Moves to Annexed Crimea

The new rabbi believes there are as many as 15,000 Jews in Crimea, waiting for his outreach program, even though to date he has encountered only about 100.

Rav Ovadia Yosef’s Mythical Chair Auctioned, Asking Price $57,000

"It has gone through chuppas, bris millahs, public conferences and various other events, during which people who needed medicine, spouses, blessings and salvation sat on it."

Israeli UNESCO Envoy: I Won’t Believe Pro-Israel Resolutions Until Final Gavel

Several Arab countries, led by Jordan and the Palestinian Authority, have removed two resolutions critical of Israeli policies in eastern Jerusalem, Judea and Samaria and the Gaza Strip from the agenda of an upcoming UNESCO executive board session in Paris this week.

Live Demo of Priestly Water Pouring Outside Temple Mount Gates

A Spokesman for the Temple Organization Headquarters said there is no more appropriate time than the jubilee year for the liberation of the Temple Mount to renew the Temple service in its proper place, on the Temple Mount.

Young Jewish Girl Hospitalized After Anti-Semitic Beating by Classmates in Paris

The child arrived at the hospital with visible contusions on her rib cage and stomach requiring 10 days of recovery.

Polish Culture Minister Protests Museum’s Inclusion of Poles in Responsibility for Holocaust

Gliński is irate at the exhibition which presents Poland, France and Ukraine as states and nations that collaborated with the Holocaust, while Germany is presented "only as the country that exemplifies the holocaust."

Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu Chastises Tzohar Rabbi for Not Fact-Checking Before Criticizing Him

Rabbi Eliyahu pointed out the troubling facts which were the basis for his statement against "Hashgacha Pratit."

Festive Sukkot Holiday Meals Provided Throughout Israel Via Centuries-Old Network

Colel Chabad’s national network of soup kitchens is part of Israel’s longest continuously running charity, founded in 1788.

Swastika Hate Letters Investigation Launched by NYPD Hate Crime Squad

The words, “Juden Raus” are also a reference to a 1930s Nazi board game that collects and deports Jews by getting them off the board.

Rabbi Riskin to Retire from Ohr Torah Stone

Riskin, 77, transformed the Lincoln Square Synagogue in New York City to become one of the most popular centers of modern Orthodoxy on America’s eastern Seaboard.

Angry Senior Citizen Burns Down Neighbor’s Sukkah

Police were told the suspect didn’t like where his neighbor wanted to build his sukkah, who then nevertheless built it on the site.

Tzohar Senior Rabbi Denounces Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu over ‘Libel’

Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu accused a private kashrut organization of ignoring the sale of meat slaughtered in an Arab village to Jerusalem restaurants under their supervision.

NY Members of Congress Push to Deport Former Nazi Guard

Palij pleaded in court that he was forced to serve as a guard at the slave labor camp during World War II.

Teen Volunteers Build Succot For Elderly

This year, volunteers will erect and dismantle some 250 Sukkot around the country.

OU Slams Mayor de Blasio for Traif Only Free School Lunch Plan

The OU is planning an ad campaign condemning the mayor's failure to meet the nutritional needs of city children.

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