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Miley Cyrus Accused of Making Antisemitic Comments

9 Heshvan 5774 – October 13, 2013
Is it now bad manners to call someone an old Jew?

La Pen’s Right-Wing Party Makes Strong Gains in EU Election Poll

9 Heshvan 5774 – October 12, 2013
France’s right-wing National Front party headed by Marine Le Pen is leading the country’s two major parties in the polls for May’s elections to...

UC Berkeley’s Jewish Student Union Rejects J Street

The Jewish Student Union at the University of California, Berkley has denied membership to a college branch of the self-labeled “pro-Israel, pro-peace” lobby group...

YU Employee with Abuse Conviction No Longer At University

Yeshiva University has terminated Akiva Roth, 42, after past sexual misconduct came to light, officials said Friday.. The university admitted that it had “erred”...

FBI Arrests NY Rabbis for Beating Husbands Who Refuse Divorce

7 Heshvan 5774 – October 10, 2013
Many Jewish women suffer as “agunahs,” unable to re-marry because their husbands refuse them divorces. Four Jews, two of them rabbis, allegedly took the law into their hands and beat husbands until they agreed.

Polish Righteous Gentile Donates Memorabilia to Jewish Museum

A Polish historian and statesman who was imprisoned at Auschwitz and recognized as a Righteous Gentile for saving Jews in World War II has...

Brooklyn Boy Killed By Van One Month before Bar Mitzvah

A Brooklyn boy was struck and killed by a van Tuesday night, one month before his bar mitzvah. Samuel Cohen-Eckstein, 12, was hit on Prospect...

Where Will Rabbi Moti Elon Go?

Will it be jail or community service?

Council of Europe Says Ritual Circumcision Won’t Be Banned

Sometimes anti-Semitism is its own best antidote because it makes its sewage makers look as ignorant as they are. After a Council of Europe body said circumcision violates human rights, its leader rejected the idea.

Letter Reveals Rav Ovadia Retracted ‘Land for Peace’ Ruling in 2003

6 Heshvan 5774 – October 9, 2013
Another Big Lie is exposed. Rav Ovadia favored giving up land for peace in 1993. But when the PA blew up the Oslo Accords 10 years later, the rabbi ruled, “Oslo is null and void. This is not the peace I meant.”

Report: YU Hired Faculty Member Convicted Of Sex Contact with Boys

Yeshiva University hired a new faculty member convicted of inappropriate sexual behavior with boys, according to the Forward. The university, which is facing a major...

Israelis Star in Nobel Prizes, so Why Doesn’t BDS Boycott Them?

If the Boycott Israel movement were intellectually honest, it would condemn the Nobel Prize judges for awarding Israelis. Let’s see how many pro-boycott academics will snub Israel’s universities.

Yishai’s Men Accuse Deri of Overtaking Shas ‘with Force and Cynicism’

Ever the crafty politician, Yishai's people said, Deri had no trouble utilizing his great mentor's passing to promote his own standing.

Esquire’s ‘Sexiest Woman Alive’ Scarlett Johansson Jewish and Liberal

Johansson is registered as an independent and campaigned for Democratic candidate John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election.

Survey: Jewish Community Endowments Up 7.6 Percent

Jewish community foundation-managed endowments increased 7.6 percent in 2012 over the previous year, a new survey found. The Jewish Federations of North America annual survey...

Rav Ovadia’s Son to Netanyahu: You Hurt Dad’s Feelings

The prime minister was embarrassed during a shiva visit to the mourning children of the great man.

Belgian Holocaust Survivor Wins Nobel Prize for Physics

5 Heshvan 5774 – October 8, 2013
Francois Englert, a Belgian Jewish professor at Tel Aviv University and a Holocaust survivor, shared the Nobel Prize in physics Tuesday, the third Jew...

The Stars Keep Falling on Israel

Efforts to bring Hollywood stars to Israel have extended to include Latin America, with a delegation of TV personalities and news executives arriving Monday...

Jewish Professor Wins Nobel Prize in Physics

Jewish professor wins Nobel prize in physics.

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