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Rabbi Riskin Permits Women to Read Ruth for Men in Orthodox Shul

It appears that Rabbi Riskin's congregation is not easily offended.

Jewish Groups Join Call for Ban on Religious Profiling

Two Jewish organizations have joined the Interfaith Alliance in calling on the U.S. Senate to include a ban on religious profiling in its immigration...

Plague of Locusts Returns to Israel for Shavuot

Fundamentalists were working overtime before Passover to describe how just as in Biblical times, the Jews were spared from the plague. Now the locusts are working overtime, just in time for Shavuot.

Would Hawking Meet Paraplegic Arab Saved by Israel?

He could meet a three-year-old Arab toddler with no arms and no legs, named Mohammed al-Farra.

Swastika Painted on New Zealand Jewish Center

A swastika was painted on the Wellington Jewish center, which houses the city’s only Orthodox congregation and is the focus of Jewish life in...

New Budget Designed to Hurt Haredim, Tourists

That's a whole lot of achievements for the fresh finance minister.

Jewish Camp Counselor Admits Sexual Abuse

Sheriff's officers handcuffed Kolko and took him to the County Jail.

Vienna Hosts First European Jewish Choral Festival

The Vienna Jewish Choir last weekend hosted the first European Jewish Choral Festival with a comprehensive repertoire of Yiddish, Hebrew, and Ladino songs, the...

Two Religious Girls Box-Kick Their Way to World Champions (video)

The IDF gets a new weapon next year. Meet Baltimore-born Nili Block and Mumbai convert Sarah Avraham, both of them religious and the new world champs in Thailand-style kick-boxing.

Hillary and Bill Clinton Give Weiner the Cold Shoulder

Anthony Weiner can forget about any support from Hillary and Bill Clinton if he decides to run for mayor of New York City, the...

Hawking’s Boycott Falls into a Black Hole

The Israeli Presidential Conference that Stephen Hawking is boycotting because of the “occupation” of supposed Palestinian land has drawn in the past none other...

Church of Scotland Thinks Twice, Grants Israel the Right to Exist

The Church of Scotland has called last week’s publication of a Church and Society Council report that denies Israel’s right to exist a “misunderstanding”...

Disco Opening at Former Jewish Learning Center Stirs Controversy

The opening of a music club and disco in a 19th century Jewish learning center in Krakow is sparking controversy. The club, called Mezcal, which...

Mounting Evidence that Boston Bombers Involved in Triple Homicide

The truth won’t let the politically correct head stay buried in the sand. The Jewish Press report two weeks ago of an ugly link between the Boston bombers and an unsolved triple murder bears fruit.

US Jewish Rage: Bark Mitzvahs (Video)

Inspired by the Christian ceremony of the Blessing of the Animals, Reform Rabbi Fred Schwalb says the event is a simple way to honor dogs, cats and other pets.

Noam Chomsky Pushed Stephen Hawking to Boycott Israeli Conference

The veteran supporter of anti-Israel causes joined British academics who shared with Hawking their disappointment with his going to Jerusalem.

Haredi Men Throw Garbage on WOW, Orthodox Women Keep the Peace

UTJ and WOW argue over the halacha of women's prayer on the radio -- can Mashiach be too far?

Livni Pushes for Law Banning Segregation of Women

Israel's Justice Minister Tzipi Livni ordered her ministry on Thursday to draft legislation that would make the gender-based segregation of women illegal. "Discrimination against women...

Rome Jewish Leader Must Pay Court Fees of Convicted Nazi

Italian tax collectors have ordered the president of Rome’s Jewish community and a TV reporter to pay the court fees of convicted Nazi war...

Wagner Opera Staged with Nazi Atrocities Booed off the Stage

The audience that attended a new production of a Wagner opera, complete with acts of Nazi atrocities, should have been Holocaust deniers. But it’s too late now. The production was yanked off stage.

Thousands of Orthodox Women to Mix with WOW at the Kotel

Yes, they've won a battle, a long one at that—but the war is far from over.

De Blasio Promising The Jewish Press to Restore Childcare Vouchers

“Too often, the Bloomberg approach has been My way or the highway. I'll do things differently.”

Jordan Moves to Scrap Peace Treaty over Arrest of Jerusalem Mufti

World War III may have been close and may have been prevented on the Temple Mount, where the Jerusalem Mufti was arrested and then released for throwing chairs at Jews on Jerusalem Unification Day.

Ringleader Found Guilty in $57M Fraud at Claims Conference

Semen Domnister, the former Claims Conference employee who was charged with leading a $57 million fraud scheme at the Holocaust restitution organization, was found...

British Legal Aide Pays $3,900 for ‘I Can’t Stand Jews’ Remark

The Jewish prohibition of “loshon hara,” speaking negatively about people, was learned quickly by a non-Jewish British legal assistant, who paid $3,900 for saying, “I can’t stand Jews.”

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