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Ukrainian Jewish Leaders: Romania Unfit to Lead Holocaust Body

Ukrainian Jewish leaders said Romania was unfit to head a Holocaust remembrance forum because it has not done enough to come to grips with...

How Little Must One Know to Be Fired from a Reform Temple?

She became a rabbinic associate in 2008 at the temple, then agreed to enroll in a distance learning-program, but didn't.

Will ‘Knockout the Jew’ be Labeled Hate Crime in New York? (VIDEO)

Some law enforcement officials fear labeling "Knockout" a hate crime as it may inspire more copycat attacks, while several public officials have pushed for wider discussion of the trend and increased penalties.

Harvard Students Apologize for Blog on Jews and Jesus Killing

The student-run Harvard Ichthus Christian blog website apologized for an anonymous post by a Jewish convert to Christianity who wrote that Jews deserve to...

Jew Beaten in Antwerp on Way to Shul

On Shabbat morning, a Jewish man in Antwerp, Belgium, on his way to synagogue was beaten by a Moslem. The Moslem began to beat the...

Montreal Jewish Hospital Won’t Comply with a Ban on Religious Symbols

Montreal's Jewish General Hospital is squarely opposed to a new "Secularism Charter" introduced into the Quebec legislature this month.

Another Jewish Man Victim of ‘Knockout’ Attack in Borough Park

A man allegedly hit Perl square in the face, making him the latest victim of the vicious assault that's been terrifying New York City’s Jews.

French Court Fines Publisher of Five Antisemitic Books

Citing anti-Semitic content, a French court sanctioned a publishing house for five books, including one first printed more than a century ago. The court in...

Steinberg’s Gay-Straight Agenda Taking JOFA to Unexpected Places

There is no such thing as a homosexual person, man or woman, in halacha. There are only homosexual acts.

Paraguay Jews Open New Holocaust Studies Center

The Jewish community of Paraguay inaugurated a new Jewish museum which includes the country’s first Holocaust studies center. The Walter Kochmann Jewish Museum of Paraguay,...

New Kosher Certification to Focus on Food Safety

A Canadian rabbi has created a new kind of Kosher certification named “Kosher Check” that not only makes sure foods are kosher under Jewish...

Tigers Summon the Tribe

Detroit is bringing in the Jews. A couple of weeks after hiring Brad Ausmus as manager, the Tigers on Wednesday traded for Ian Kinsler, previously...

Council of Jews in Germany Awards Pastor Who Defends Circumcision

A German pastor who defended Jews’ rights to ritual circumcision will receive the highest award of the Central Council of Jews in Germany in...

Interfaith Group Founder Defending ‘Hitler’s Pope’

Pius XII's boss, Pius XI, was very troubled by his underling's dealings with Hitler, but he died before he could mount a campaign against the Nazis.

Outside the Bible: Ancient Jewish Writings Related to Scripture

The Jewish Publication Society is about to release a 3-volume anthology titled Outside the Bible, with 3,301 pages of key texts of ancient Jewish...

Iran Herds Jews with Torah Scrolls to Rally for Nukes

The Iranian Propaganda Ministry is getting hard up when it has to herd Jews, most of them elderly, holding Torah scrolls in Tehran to voice support for Iran’s nuclear development.

London Rabbi Suing Billionaire Philanthropist over Property Deal

A Ukrainian billionaire living in London is being sued by his rabbi over a joint property venture. Rabbi Yonah Pruss claims that he and Gennadiy...

White Supremacist Executed for 1977 Synagogue Killing

A white supremacist was executed in Missouri for killing a man at a St. Louis-area synagogue 25 years ago. The execution had been stayed...

Archaeologists Find Shiloh Altar Used During Temple Era

Shiloh, in Samaria, was the site of the first Tabernacle in Israel. Archaeologists now have found evidence that after Shilo was destroyed and Jews returned, they sacrificed even during the First Temple period.

Haggadah Manuscript Found in a Garage May Fetch $1.5 million

The auction sale of an illustrated Haggadah manuscript dating back to 1726 is expected to bring in as much as $1.5 million, the London...

Judge Lifts Stay of Execution for Jew Killer

The court's decision came after a number of a legal maneuvers over the last couple days, following the governor's rejection of a plea for clemency.

Europe’s First State-Run Jewish Divinity Program Opens in Germany

Europe’s first Jewish divinity program at a state university opened in Germany at the University of Potsdam outside Berlin. The School for Jewish Theology, which...

Rep. Steve Cohen Presses Turks on Antisemitism

Rep. Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.), a co-chairman of the Congressional caucus on Turkey, pressed the Turkish foreign minister on reports of Antisemitism and human rights...

Pope Condemns Catholics who Disrupted Kristallnacht Ceremony

Pope Francis, reacting to the disruption of a recent interfaith Kristallnacht memorial in Buenos Aires, Argentina, told Latin American religious leaders visiting the Vatican...

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