A Jewish organization creates unforgettable summer experiences for special needs kids and their parents.
Posted on: October 28th, 2012Sections → Arts
Rocking custom sheitels and opaque tights, and walking the sidewalks of Crown Heights, Brooklyn, Dalia Shusterman and Perl Wolfe have the Hasidic world talking – and singing along to the tunes of their Hasidic alternative rock girl band, Bulletproof Stockings.
Posted on: October 28th, 2012News & Views → Israel
Memorials for two memorable Jews took place this weekend, though they stood, perhaps, on opposite sides of the political spectrum.
Posted on: October 24th, 2012News & Views → Jewish
A bank-robbing bandit was no match for a group of boychiks from Brooklyn, being arrest after an armed spree thanks to the assistance of the famous Hasidic Shomrim.
Posted on: October 24th, 2012News & Views → Jewish
Jane Fonda will host an event in Los Angeles focusing on sexual violence during the Holocaust.
Posted on: October 15th, 2012News & Views → Jewish → Haredim & Hassidim
While senior Haredi rabbis are intensifying their battle against smartphones, and have begun as of late to levy personal sanctions against people using these devices, ostensibly to isolate them so they cannot inflict their cultural/spiritual damage on society – one notable and extremely influential Haredi star, Rabbi Amnon Yitzchak, continues to use this dangerous device unheeded.
Posted on: October 14th, 2012News & Views → Jewish → Haredim & Hassidim
Deborah Pinto, wife of Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto, who is suspected, along with her husband, of trying to bribe a senior police officer, attempted suicide on Sunday by taking pills. Mrs. Pinto, who was picked up for questioning last Thursday, together with her husband, and was released with him under restrictive conditions, is in satisfactory condition at the Sheba Medical Center in Tel Hashomer.
Posted on: October 11th, 2012News & Views → Jewish
Google introduced a new online historical collection of digitized material, highlighting several Jewish themes, events and institutional partners in its first wave of exhibits.
Posted on: October 7th, 2012News & Views → Jewish
He smuggled goods to Syria in the midst of its civil war and to Iran in the face of international sanctions, but Rabbi A.H. is no arms dealer or James Bond. He’s just a guy selling lulavs.
Posted on: September 27th, 2012News & Views → Global → Europe
The Jewish cemetery south of Prague has been vandalized, with over 26 tombstones being knocked over, according to Czech police.
Posted on: September 24th, 2012News & Views → Jewish
An Australian man who allegedly raped a Holocaust survivor two decades ago will face trial.
Posted on: September 24th, 2012News & Views → Jewish → Haredim & Hassidim
Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky, who of Israel’s pre-eminent haredi rabbis, issued a public notice on Sunday urging owners of iPhones to burn their devices, comparing the popular cell phones to weapons of war.
Posted on: September 20th, 2012News & Views → Jewish
According to a study by Hebrew University’s Professor Sergio DellaPergola, the global Jewish population reached 13.75 million in the past year, with an increase of 88,000 people. Israel’s Maariv newspaper published excerpts of the study last week, reporting that one out of every 514 people in the world is Jewish, less than 0.2 percent of mankind.
Posted on: September 14th, 2012News & Views → Jewish → Haredim & Hassidim
Hadassa Margolis is considering moving out of Beit Shemesh.
Posted on: September 10th, 2012News & Views → Jewish
A New Jersey store reportedly is sending free yarmulkes to Edon Pinchot, the kipah-wearing former contestant on "America’s Got Talent."
Posted on: September 9th, 2012News & Views → Israel → Aliyah
The global Jewish population grew by more than 88,000 people over the past year, and now stands at 13.75 million, according to a new study published y Professor Sergio DellaPergola of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Posted on: September 9th, 2012News & Views → Jewish
An arson attack at the Achla Pita Grill in Hollywood, Florida may be linked to an arson committed at the same strip mall a year ago against another Jewish business.
Posted on: September 6th, 2012News & Views → Israel
At President Obama's behest, and to boos from some delegates, Democrats on Wednesday night inserted a few lines into their party platform affirming Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
Posted on: September 6th, 2012News & Views → Jewish
About 50 high-ranking federal and state law enforcement officials met with an equal number of leading American Jewish officials for their first “table top” threat exercise.
Posted on: September 5th, 2012News & Views → Jewish → Haredim & Hassidim
3.5% of the young people interviewed attempted suicide.
Posted on: September 5th, 2012News & Views → Jewish
SEPTEMBER 5, 1934 - Mrs. Stephen S. Wise, president of the Women's Association of the American Jewish Congress, who has just returned from a visit to the German refugee centers in Europe, will be hostess this afternoon to 500 Brooklyn women who have pledged to support the establishment of a center in New York City for refugees from Nazi Germany.
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