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Waze to Direct Israelis to Synagogues and Mikvehs

27 Heshvan 5774 – October 30, 2013
The Israeli company Waze, recently bought by Google for more than $1 billion, soon will be programmed to direct Israelis to the synagogue and...

Quebec to Tighten Regulations on kosher, Halal Meat Production

Quebec’s agricultural minister is looking to tighten regulations for kosher and halal meat production. “We want the slaughter to happen in the most complete conditions...

Police Interrogate Son of Haredi MK on Beit Shemesh Election Fraud

A gag order has been imposed on reporting details of the investigation, which means police are making progress.

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks to Join Faculty at YU and NYU

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, former Chief Rabbi of the UK, will join the faculties of Yeshiva University and New York University

NY Deliveryman Awarded $900,000 in Anti-Semitism Suit

26 Heshvan 5774 – October 29, 2013
Anti-Semitism is for Europeans, right? Sure, there is a swastika here or there in the US, but would a NY restaurant manager mock a Jewish worker and make fun of the Holocaust? Yes, he can. Aliyah, anyone?

Pass the Cranberry Latkes for Thanksgivukkah Holiday (Video)

Get set for the silly jokes and serious attempts to compare Thanksgiving with Chanukah. You may have only one more chance in your lifetime to enjoy, or suffer, cranberry latkes.

Tzohar Rabbis Group Says New Law to Help Stop Assimilation

The new law that the Knesset passed Monday night to allow couples to register for marriages wherever they want will help prevent civil marriages...

Lapid Restores $14 Million for Foreign Yeshiva Students

Yair Lapid, chairman of  the Yesh Atid party and Finance Minister, has agreed to a request from a Jewish Home Knesset Member to cancel...

Revolution: Knesset Approves Marriage for Straight Couples

Haredi MK Gafni has long embraced the tactic of resisting unfavorable registration by throwing a tantrum.

Revolutionary Marriage Reform Law Spells End to Haredi Domination

A seemingly minor law on where couples can register for marriage permits passed the Knesset and opens a new era in which Israelis will not be at the mercy of Haredi rabbis’ demands.

Report: At Least 18 Jewish Groups Reported ‘Diverted’ Funds

At least 18 Jewish non-profit groups and non-profit groups that support Israeli institutions have notified tax authorities of likely illegal “diversions” of funds in...

Lack of ‘Kosher Cop’ in New York a Problem for Kosher Consumers

25 Heshvan 5774 – October 28, 2013
The departure of the head of the Kosher Law Enforcement Division of the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets has created a...

Paula Abdul to Celebrate Bat Mitzvah at Age 51 at Western Wall

Now here is a real ‘woman at the Wall.” Paula Adbul is in Israel for the first time ever and will visit the Western Wall. At the age of 51, the time finally has come for a Bat Mitzvah.

Wisconsin Man Arrested after Beating Two Men for Speaking Hebrew

Police in Madison, Wisconsin have arrested a man for punching two men who were speaking Hebrew, but he claimed he attacked them because they...

Argentinian Rabbi Elected to Parliament

Rabbi Sergio Bergman won a seat in the Argentina National Congress and will be the first rabbi to serve as a national lawmaker in...

New Berlin Jewish Student Center Fights Anti-Israel Trend

Berlin’s first Jewish student house opened its doors on Sunday for pro-Israel lectures and activities in response to anti-Israel tendencies commonly found on Berlin’s...

British Soccer Team Apologizes for Nazi-Style Picture

Soccer and anti-Semitism are two big sports in Britain. What happens when you combine them? You get a logo with a soccer team’s letter shaped in the form of a swastika. The team stated, “No offense intended.”

Mounting Evidence: Beit Shemesh Votes Stolen, Election Tainted

"She could not recall her children's names. We called the police and they took her for questioning. It turned out this was her second vote."

Mass. Transit Authority To Restore Ads Critical of Israel

24 Heshvan 5774 – October 27, 2013
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority said it was restoring dozens of ads critical of Israel to its transit system that had been taken down...

Russian Priest Suspended over Anti-Semitic Pejorative

Russian church officials suspended a priest for using an anti-Semitic pejorative while baptizing a girl. The two-month ban on Andrey Evstigneeva was announced earlier this...

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