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No Eiruv in Jerusalem this Shabbat

The Jerusalem Rabbinic Eiruv Committee has announced that this coming Shabbat, parshat Va'yechi, the Eiruv in the city is not reliable, due to the...

Abbas to Blame Jews’ Prayers for Rain for Halting Peace Talks

The snowstorm’s delay of Kerry’s meeting with Netanyahu finally gives Abbas a chance to explain why Israel must not exist as a Jewish state.

Bavaria Will not Reprint Hitler’s’ Mein Kampf’ In 2014

Bavaria has decided to scrap its plans to reprint Adolf Hitler's "Mein Kampf" with critical commentary when a legal ban by Germany on republishing...

Blogger Wins Libel Suit Brought by Montreal Hasidim

A Montreal blogger was cleared in a libel claim brought by leaders of the city’s Hasidic community. In clearing Pierre Lacerte, a Quebec Superior Court...

Hartman to Reform Biennial: Kudos for Not Abandoning Israel

The Union for Reform Judaism awarded one of its highest honors to an Orthodox rabbi, the late David Hartman, at the opening plenary of...

Richard Falk Calls for ‘Legitimacy War’ against Israel

Falk Complains: "The Ultra-Zionist UN Watch Complicated My Task"

Saying Mazal Tov in Sign Language

All the boys were called up together, and recited – for the very first time – the blessing for being called to the Torah, with their interpreter.

Anne Frank Sapling Cut Down, Stolen in Germany

A sapling that came from the tree that stood outside the hiding place of Anne Frank in Amsterdam was cut down and stolen in...

Mike Huckabee: How Can a Democrat Support Obama as ‘Pro-Israel?’

Mike Huckabee doesn’t understand why Jews support Obama as “pro-Israel” because he doesn’t understand the psyche of a liberal American Jewish Democrat.

Hikind: Story of Black Student Attacked by Hasidim ‘Bizarre’

What were a dozen Hasidim doing out on the street at 4:30 AM, and how could they tell the victim was gay?

Hareidim Beat Out Hare Krishna in Measles Outbreak

Of the 175 cases of measles in the U.S in 2013, a mere 23 were connected to Hare Krishnas in North Carolina. The 175...

Councilwoman-Elect Apologizes for ‘Jewish Landlords’ Comment

New York City Councilwoman-elect Laurie Cumbo has apologized for a previous statement about the “knockout” attacks on Jews in Brooklyn blaming “the accomplishments of...

Court Allows Jewish Family to Pursue Nazi-Looted Painting

A Jewish family may proceed with its legal battle to recover a valuable painting surrendered to the Nazis following a ruling by a U.S....

Hillel CEO: You Can’t Use Our Name if You Reject Zionism

Hillel's new CEO sets the standard: Hillel's name carries benefits and responsibilities. To acquire the benefits you must accept the responsibilities.

Canada Sends Ex-Jobbik Leader Packing before Montreal Speech

Canadian immigration officials this week ordered a former leader of the ultra-nationalist Jobbik party in Hungary out of the country prior to a speaking...

Two Israel-Americans Receive Nobel Prize Awards in Stockholm

Sweden took a break from anti-Semitism Tuesday with the awarding of the Nobel Prize in chemistry to Israel-Americans Aryeh Warshel and Michael Levitt, who...

Tennessee Security Guard Pleads Guilty to Defacing Torah Scroll

A former hotel security guard pleaded guilty to a federal civil rights charge for defacing a Jewish school’s Torah scroll and prayer books. Justin Shawn...

New Hope for ‘Agunot’ Women Trapped by Separated Husbands

A new initiative will use Jewish law to help “Agunot” women, separated from husbands who refuse to grant them a divorce that would let them re-marry.

Hillel Outmaneuvered as Swarthmore Students Reject Its Israel Guidelines

The question is, how will Hillel International prevent more of its healthy cells going cancer.

AG: Police Found Well Organized, Criminal Vote Scam in Beit Shemesh

Jerusalem District Court to discuss appeals of election results today.

Jewish Frat House Vandals Identified

Pennsylvania State College police have identified two men who allegedly painted anti-Semitic slogans and swastikas on and around a mostly Jewish fraternity on campus. The...

Wealthy Argentine Chabadnik Set to Take over Israel’s Giant IDB

We don’t pretend to know how and why God works, but it can be speculated that the financial disaster of Israel’s giant IDB was the way for a Chabad Jew to enter Israel’s secular Big Business elite.

German Court: Nazi War Criminal Unfit for Trial

Accused Nazi war criminal Hans Lipschis was released from custody in Germany after being diagnosed with dementia. The arrest warrant against Lipschis, 94, was canceled...

Days after Reward Offer, New Brooklyn Knockout Attack Reported

A New York City councilman tweeted about a new knockout attack days after a Jewish council offered a reward for information leading to the...

Students Angered by Hillel’s Pro-Israel Standards

Some Hillel students reject Hillel's standards and partners. But they still want Hillel funds for their (anti-Israel) activities.

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