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JP Morgan to Pay $1.7 Billion to Madoff Fraud Victims

7 Shevat 5774 – January 7, 2014
J.P. Morgan Chase will pay $1.7 billion to victims of the Bernard Madoff Ponzi fraud scheme, according to deal announced by the Justice Department’s...

Jewish Frat Joins Conference of Presidents of Jewish Groups

The international Jewish fraternity, Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi), located on American campuses across the country, has been accepted as the first frat to be...

French Minister Tells Mayors to Ban Shows by Antisemitic Comic

French interior Minister Manuel Valls instructed French mayors to ban performances by the antisemitic comedian Dieudonne M’bala M’bala. Valls sent the non-binding recommendation in a...

Brandeis’ Jonathan Sarna to Lead Jewish Studies Association

Jonathan Sarna, a professor of American Jewish history at Brandeis University, was elected president of the Association for Jewish Studies at its annual meeting. Sarna...

N.Y. Post Sparks Storm with Cover Story on Stark Murder

Stark was remembered by friends and relatives as a “go-to guy.”

Kippa Scores Goal in Big Ten Hoop Games

6 Shevat 5774 – January 6, 2014
Aaron Liberman of Northwestern checked in for the final minute of action against Michigan in the Wildcats’ 74-51 men’s basketball loss in Ann Arbor...

New Year’s Revelers Urinate on Holocaust Memorial in Berlin

New Year’s revelers shot fireworks and urinated in Germany’s Holocaust memorial in Berlin. Reacting to a disgusting and shocking video that also explicitly showed a...

Dutch Soccer Team Ditches Israeli Player for Abu Dhabi Match

A Dutch soccer team is facing criticism for playing in Abu Dhabi after agreeing to the emirate’s demand not to let in the team’s...

Judge: ‘Let’s Burn the Jew’ not Racism, Even if you Burn a Jew

Grabbing a Jewish girl, flicking a lighter next to her hair and saying "let's burn the Jew" is apparently not a racially motivated act in Winnipeg.

(Even More of) 2013’s Bright Pro-Israel Lights on US Campuses

So many of 2013's pro-Israel bright lights on U.S. campuses were the result of a single strong individual refusing to allow anti-Israel forces to get away with what they have for far too long on far too many campuses.

Leftist NGO Helping Haredi Youths Evade the Draft

5 Shevat 5774 – January 5, 2014
Originally, New profile was founded to help Arab youths avoid the draft.

Police Investigate False Bomb Threat against Antisemitic Funnyman

French comedian Diedonne M’bala M’bala complained to police about threats to blow up the theater in which he performs. The bomb threat was made Thursday...

Facebook’s Zuckerberg Makes Largest 2013 US Donation

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife are responsible for the largest on-record charitable donation in the United States in 2013. For the second straight...

Only Bennett Can Solve the Avi Weiss Conundrum – He Caused It

Rabbi Avi Weiss is learning the hard way about playing nice with others.

Stark’s Body Found in Dumpster

4 Shevat 5774 – January 4, 2014
“He owed a lot of people money.”

Attorney for Palestinian Negotiators: ‘Jewish State’ Demand ‘Bizarre’

It is wise to answer a wing-nut calmly, lest he recognizes that his assortment of horribly vicious lies gets to you.

‘Troycott’ Facebook Campaign Outvotes ASA Boycott through Education and Dialogue

2 Shevat 5774 – January 3, 2014
A new Facebook campaign by McGill University American History professor Gil Troy, called “Troycott,” has garnered more than 1,100 “likes” in three days, topping...

Academic Group Hosts BDS, Bars Pro-Israel Groups at Panel on Israel

2 Shevat 5774 – January 2, 2014
The Modern Language Association does not want to listen to pro-Israel language at a discussion on academic boycotts.

Nazi-Era Soccer Program with Swastika Up for Auction

Nazi lovers and sports fans now have chance to add a Nazi-era soccer poster, complete with a swastika, to their collections. A Nazi-era poster of...

French Police Search for Merah Fan over Quenelle Photos

French police are searching for an unidentified man who performed an anti-Semitic gesture at three locales connected to the murder of Jews. A photo of...

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