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Belgian Train ‘Prank’ – Jews Told to Get Off and Shower at Auschwitz

Unidentified passengers aboard a Belgian train used the speaker system to urge Jews to get off at Auschwitz and shower at the concentration camp. The...

New Law Mandates Proper Labeling for Kosher Foods Going to Pantries

Kosher and halal meals going to food pantries must be tracked and labeled as such under a new federal law. An amendment to the Federal...

Obama on Foxman: ‘Abe Is Irreplaceable’

After he steps down, Foxman will serve as a part-time consultant.

Price of Hosting the Satmar Rebbe Overnight: $1.1 mil.

The Rebbe will be staying in R. Asher Lev Wolf's luxurious apartment on Minchat Yitzchak Street in Jerusalem.

‘Ground Zero Mosque’ Developer Switches to Mid-town Shul Building

The Ground Zero Mosque developer will build a high rise in Mid-Town with a historic synagogue inside.

Staten Island Cemetery Ripped Off $ Millions by Second Official

Outside counsel was brought in to correct financial irregularities; but he lined his pockets too.

Israeli Company Launches GPS-Based App for Cardiac Patients

The CathMaps+ app provides emergency personnel with a cardiac patient's medical history immediately.

Disgruntled Employee Planned to Bomb U. of Washington Hillel

Hillel director Rabbi Oren Hayon told the Los Angeles Times that he did not believe the attack was anti-Semitic.

Rabbis Protest Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Policy

American Jewish World Service, AJWS, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, anti-homosexuality policy, Ugandan embassy.

Jewish Groups Back Boycott of Hungary’s Holocaust Commemorations

Jewish groups backed the decision by the main Jewish umbrella group in Hungary to boycott official Holocaust memorial year events unless the government reverses...

House Bill Makes Cemetery Vandalism a Violation of Religious Freedom

A bill that would make the desecration of cemeteries a violation of religious freedom was introduced in the House of Representatives. On Monday, U.S. Rep....

Mark Zuckerberg and Wife Most Generous US Donors

Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder of Facebook, and his wife, Priscilla Chan, were America’s most generous donors for 2013. The couple topped the Chronicle of Philanthropy’s list...

Report: Senior Israeli Ministers Suspected of Ties with Foreign BDS

The report charged that Livni, Lapid and Perry warnings about impending boycotts became a self-fulfilling prophecy.

Abe Foxman to Retire Next Year as ADL’s National Director

The centrist ADL's long-time national director Abraham Foxman will step down in July, 2015.

Munich 11 Remembered by Sochi Chabad, Israeli Olympic Athletes

Russia's Chief Rabbi and the Sochi Chabad led a welcoming event for the Israeli Olympic athletes.

New Mexico Jewish Deli Smeared with Anti-Semitic Labels

Even a non-kosher "Jewish deli" attracts ugly anti-Semitic attacks

Jewish Medal Streak Continues

On Sunday, just 3 days into the Sochi games, Jews have already won 3 medals.

Report: Falling Antisemitic Numbers Don’t Mean UK Antisemitism Is Down

In violent antisemitic attacks there was little difference between the 2013 and 2012 figures.

Pro-Israel Groups Divided on Anti-Boycott Bill

Pro-Israel organizations are divided over a new bill in the U.S. Congress that would pull federal funding from universities that boycott Israel. The bill,...

British MP Apologizes for Equating Palestinian Suffering with Shoah

A British lawmaker apologized for remarks comparing Israel’s treatment of the Palestinians to Jewish suffering during the Holocaust. Yasmin Qureshi of the Labor Party made...

MK Rotem Offers Full Apology to Reform Movement

Israeli lawmaker David Rotem offered a full apology for reportedly saying the Reform movement “is not Jewish.”

Rumor: Draft Committee to Launch Special Chabad Track

The impatient Supreme Court, in its haste to get the numbers on paper, has created needless political battles.

Spain OK’s Jewish Return Bill

Spain’s Jewish community congratulated the government for approving a bill proposing to facilitate the naturalization of Sephardic Jews of Spanish descent. On Friday, Spain’s government...

French Court Clears Dieudonne of Incitement

A French court cleared comedian Dieudonne M’bala M’bala of charges connected to a video in which he called for the release of a man...

Rabbi Michael Broyde Resigns from RCA

Rabbi Michael Broyde, a prominent Modern Orthodox figure, resigned from the Rabbinical Council of America as a result of the scandal over his use...

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