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Cancer-Stricken Girl Sings to Barbra Streisand

Forget Streisand's concerts and performance for Peres. What may be the most emotional moment of her current visit to Israel was her listening to a cancer-stricken girl sing her own song, “People.”

NY Daily News: Brava to Alicia Keys’ Refusal to Bow to BDS

"Keys would have none of it from a person who is one step above a lunatic shouting anti-Semitic canards on the street."

Rabbi Stav Attacked by Haredi Youths at a Wedding

A few boys began to push him, trying to make him trip and fall while he was dancing.

Rabbi David Stav: I’m Torn Up by the Divisive Atmosphere

"I was thinking of the path of the Torah and the mission of returning to the Chief Rabbinate the path of Rav Abraham Isaac Kook zt'l."

Rav Ovadia Calls Tzohar Rav Stav ‘Evil’; Tzohar Replies: Repent

The campaign for Chief Rabbi has sunk to the depths even politicians have not reached. Rav Ovadia calls Rav Stav of Tzohar “evil” and Tzohar calls on the Torah sage to “repent.” Next up: Tisha B’Av.

Rav Ovadia Attacks Tzohar Rabbi David Stav

The campaign for Chief Rabbi in Israel got uglier Saturday night with Shas party’s spiritual leader Rabbi Ovadia Yosef saying in his weekly address...

Shocking: Zero East Jerusalem Housing Starts in 2013, Only 43 in 2012

Prime Minister Netanyahu is functioning as an agent of U.S. foreign policy and Palestinian expansion.

Ancient Jewish Ritual Takes Over Dieting World

"The Fast Diet" closely resembles a spiritual tradition of serial fasting.

Evesham School Board Member Quits over ‘J Word’ Scandal

“I’m very happy she made the right decision for the community,” said the School Board President.

LA City Council Passes Anti-BDS Resolution

The Los Angeles City Council unanimously approved a resolution to continue awarding city contracts without regard to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The resolution passed Wednesday was...

Tel Aviv Group Threatens Australian BDS Professors with Legal Action

The Racial Discrimination Act of 1975 made BDS actions unlawful.

Erick Salagado Claims Skulener Rebbe’s Endorsement

The Skulener Rebbe, 88, is beloved by every chasidic congregation in the State of New York and worldwide.

Thompson, de Blasio Ditch Charter School Talk Fearing Teachers Union

Mr. de Blasio dropped out less than an hour before he was supposed to appear on stage.

JCC Watch: Stop Giving Jewish Money to Fund Anti-Israel Activities

Pro-Israel groups are now turning to the UJA-Federation and asking that it stop providing funds to organizations which use those funds to promote virulently anti-Israel activists. If not, a "Close Your Wallet" campaign will begin this summer.

Republican Senator Apologizing for Son’s Racist, Antisemitic Tweets

Sen. Flake apologized Wednesday for his son's use of racial epithets, homophobic slurs and antisemitic remarks in social media.

Jewish Complaints Prompt University to Set Up Diversity Website

Florida Atlantic University has launched a website promoting diversity following complaints from Jewish groups about activities on campus by a pro-Palestinian group. The website features...

Yeshivat Maharat to Ordain Women Rabbis on Sunday

Yeshivat Maharat, the first institution to train Orthodox women as spiritual leaders and halakhic authorities will host their first graduation ceremony on Sunday. The women...

Rabbis and Secular Jews in Petition War over Jerusalem Area Mall

Ten rabbis have signed a petition to boycott a mall in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Ramot because of “issues of modesty” while secular residents...

Nearly 70 Years After War, Holocaust Memorials Continue To Proliferate

No earth was moved last month at the groundbreaking of one of the nation’s newest Holocaust memorials.

‘Mincha Starts in 3 Miles’

Scenes of Jews davening on the side of the highway just as common in the Jersey Turnpike as they are in Israel, but the country’s north-south superhighway “6” toll road now has mobile synagogues.

Brooklyn Loves Weiner

Anthony Weiner did what presidential candidates usually do: sign autographs.

Gillibrand Adds Kosher Food to Emergency Assistance

An amendment under consideration in the U.S. Senate would add kosher food to emergency food assistance. The amendment, introduced last month by Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand...

Bank Governor: Israel’s Biggest Problem – Too Many Haredim

It was difficult to tell whether Fischer considers Haredi poverty the central problem, or just Haredi majority.

Hispanic TV Personalities Taste Israel

“It reaffirmed for me how important it is to have dinner with your family at home."

Reform Movement New Meddling in Israeli Policy: the Bedouin

“Any plan to resettle members of the Bedouin community must be developed with leaders of that community rather than be forced upon them.”

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