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Lost 400-Year-Old Autobiography of Jewish Governor Returned to Mexico

In addition to his political career, Luis de Carvajal y de la Cueva was probably a slave trader, and the first Spanish person to cross the lower Rio Grande into Texas from Mexico.

Leading Liberal Orthodox Rabbi: Women May Not Be Called Up to the Torah, Lead...

Rabbi Riskin was responding to a question, asking if his actions contradicted a recent decision from the OU.

Israel to Host Groundbreaking Conference on Relations Between Homelands and their Diasporas

Senior officials from 30 countries to gather in Jerusalem to learn from Israel’s experience in maintaining ties with Diaspora Jews.

Government Approves Bill to Kill Tax Breaks on Anti-Israeli NGO Donations

The new bill, which amends Israel's income tax law, was endorsed by 26 MKs from all the coalition parties.

AG Sessions: Anti-Semitic Threats ‘Unacceptable’

This–the fifth–round of bomb threats against Jewish institutions this year raised angry responses from Jewish community leaders, who have been calling for a more serious and aggressive federal response to the problem.

Jewish Federations Bigwig Endorses David Friedman

'Obviously he made certain comments before he knew he was going to be vetted for the position of ambassador.'

Relief: J Street Suspends Anti-Israel Message, Going After Trump

Every time Ben Ami mentioned Trump's name, the crowd rang small bells they had received at the door, in the tradition of making noise when the Megilah reader mentions Hamman.

Court Orders Temple Mount Waqf to Pay Rightwing Attorney $15,000

The Waqf followed Itamar Ben Gvir around the Temple Mount compound, the Arabs cried Allahu Akbar, Ben Gvir then cried Am Israel Chai and was arrested.

South Carolina Latest State to Address Growing Campus Anti-Semitism

Bills introduced in Virginia and Tennessee legislatures recently and in Congress in December.

Russia’s Chief Rabbi: No Such Thing as Religious Extremism

Rabbi Lazar noted that many faiths have in them followers who promote pseudo-religious extremism.

New Orleans Hebrews Swept in Ol’ Mardi Gras Shabbat Excitement

We have no idea how one can maintain the two warring notions of 'Mardi Gras celebrations in New Orleans' and 'avoiding immodesty' in the same sentence

1,800 Year Old List of Synagogue Donors Discovered in Galillee Village

'No one can argue with the written artifact. There was an ancient synagogue here and the synagogue was built in its current form in recent centuries.'

Bomb Threats Lead to Evacuations at JCCs in 5 States

In several incidents in January there were a total of 60 bomb threats called into 48 JCCs in 26 states -- all hoaxes.

David Friedman Beware: 200 Years Ago, US Envoy to Tunis Was Fired for Being...

US Consul Noah was operating in the midst of this volatile mix, negotiating with powers that were easily as hostile to Americans and Europeans then as they are today.

IKEA Apologizes for Cutting Women Out of Catalog for Haredim

IKEA said its Israeli franchise had tried to reach a consumer group and made an error.

Trump Attacks Jewish Reporter on Question About Anti-Semitism, Racism

"Let me just tell you something - that I hate the charge. I find it repulsive. I hate even the question..."

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