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Brave New Nation: 30 New Rabbinical Courts to Process Conversions

1 Kislev 5774 – November 3, 2013
Stern's pending bill already appears to enjoy the initial, albeit tacit, support of Naftali Bennett's Jewish Home.

Lieberman: A Pogrom against South Africa’s Jews only a Matter of Time

Lieberman accused the government of South Africa of "fomenting an anti-Israel and antisemitic atmosphere."

Don’t Miss the Lower East Side 5th Jewish Heritage Festival

Sunday, November 3, 2013  10:45 AM to 4:00 PM LESJC KLING & NIMAN FAMILY VISITOR CENTER 400 GRAND STREET (between Clinton & Suffolk Sts) Insider's Walking Tours...

It’s Rosh Chodesh and no WOW at the Kotel

No WOW, no violence – did Moshiach arrive while I was in shul?

Cemetery Embezzler Pays Restitution, Gets Five Years’ Probation

30 Heshvan 5774 – November 2, 2013
Ilana Friedman and her husband Arthur charged tens of thousands of dollars using the cemetery’s credit cards.

Shurat HaDin Files Racism Lawsuit against Sydney U BDS Supporter

An Israel-based group launched legal action against an Australian academic whom it claims breached racial vilification laws by boycotting Israeli academics. Shurat HaDin, the Israel...

Montreal Limmud Conference Cancels Sessions Led by Pro-Palestinian

A Montreal Jewish learning festival has canceled two sessions that would have been led by a pro-Palestinian activist who calls for Birthright Israel’s abolition. Le...

Poll: 26% of Americans Believe Jews Killed Jesus

28 Heshvan 5774 – November 1, 2013
Twelve percent of Americans harbor deeply anti-Semitic attitudes, according to a new poll conducted by the Anti-Defamation League. The figure marks a decline of 3...

Bernanke, Brin, Bibi among Jews on Forbes Power List

Ben Bernanke, the outgoing Federal Reserve chairman, was No. 7 on the Forbes annual World’s Most Powerful People list topped by Russian President Vladimir...

Gestapo Chief Buried in Berlin Jewish Cemetery

Mueller was a perfectly evil Nazi criminal, who attended the 1942 "Final Solution" Conference.

Orthodox Jewish Vote Major Focus of Both Mayoral Campaigns

28 Heshvan 5774 – October 31, 2013
Lhota admitted that he couldn't pronounce the term "metzitzah b’peh," an issue of concern that was brought up several times throughout the day.

Elderly Holocaust Survivor Couple Die In Suicide Pact

An octogenarian couple — both Jewish Holocaust survivors — killed themselves by jumping to their deaths from the balcony of their 18th-floor apartment.in Toronto...

70 years later, a Musical Tells Story of Bulgarian Jews’ Rescue

A concert this Sunday at the Ira & Nancy Koger Center for the Arts in Columbia, SC, will commemorate the rescue in World War...

Study: Adult Children of Intermarriage Less Engaged

The Jewish-identified adult children of intermarried parents are less likely to participate in organized Jewish activities than their peers with two Jewish parents, according...

International Forum Regulates Holocaust Denial

The scope of Holocaust denial is now defined clearly and without exceptions.

UC Jewish Prof: Civil Rights Office Rolling Back Protection for Jews

The Office of Civil Rights seems to have rolled back the recent extension of protection from anti-Jewish discrimination on campuses.

Calif. Rabbi Arrested On Child Sex Abuse Charges From N.Y.

27 Heshvan 5774 – October 30, 2013
A rabbi was arrested at the Beverly Hills, California Jewish youth center for child sex abuse charges in New York,  the Jewish Journal of...

Exposé: Kosher Slaughterhouse Abused Animals; Kashrus in Doubt

One of Israel’s largest slaughterhouses has been caught on film with animal abuse and evidence that some of the slaughtered animals sold to consumers...

Waze to Direct Israelis to Synagogues and Mikvehs

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...

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