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Argentinian Jewish Boxer ‘The Turk’ Wins First Bantamweight Crown

22 Av 5773 – July 28, 2013
Argentina’s Jewish boxer Carolina Raquel Duer won the World Boxing Organization bantamweight title for the first time. Duer, popularly known as ”The Turk,” defeated countrywoman...

Nazi Fugitive Alois Brunner May Be Alive in Syria

Nazi hunters, including Israel, have been looking for Nazi war criminal Alois Brunner for years. The CIA may have employed him. At the age of 100, he still may alive and hiding in Syria.

Peres Flying to Lithuania, Will Thank Blacklisting Hezbollah

President Shimon Peres is flying  on Sunday to Latvia and Lithuania, temporary president of the European Union whom he will thank the European Union...

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner to Get Therapy for Sexual Misconduct

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner announced he will undergo therapy amid calls for his resignation over allegations of sexual misconduct. In a brief statement to...

Croatian Synagogue Demolished by Fascists to be Rebuilt

21 Av 5773 – July 27, 2013
The Jewish community of Zagreb, Croatia, is moving ahead with plans to rebuild a synagogue destroyed in the World War II. “We are conducting examinations...

US Jewish Groups Sending Aid to Syrian Refugees in Jordan

19 Av 5773 – July 26, 2013
A coalition of Jewish groups coordinated by the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee is providing more than $100,000 in aid to Syrian refugees in...

Rabbi in Critical Condition in Israel after Attack in Russia

Israel’s advanced medical care may save the life of the Chabad rabbi who was shot after midnight Wednesday near the border between Russia and Chechnya. His condition is “life-threatening,” doctors say.

Roger Waters Features Nazi Uniform, Pig Balloon and Star of David

19 Av 5773 – July 25, 2013
Bitter anti-Israel rock musician Roger Waters used a giant, pig-shaped balloon emblazoned with a Star of David and symbols of dictatorial regimes during a...

Peres Featured on Amazon’s First ‘Kindle Single Interview Series

Peres is arguably the world’s most interviewed president. At age 89, he works like a youngster and holds an official record for saying “peace.” Today, he is Amazon’s Kindle Single’s first interviewee.

Lubavitch Emissary in Russia Shot in Chest

An Israeli medical plane is leaving in the afternoon to aid in his treatment.

White Smoke in Jerusalem: It’s Rabbis Lau and Yosef

18 Av 5773 – July 24, 2013
147 out of 150 members of the election body voted.

Rabbi Arusi Quits Race for Chief Rabbi One Hour before Balloting

Rabbi Ratzon Arusi withdrew his candidacy for Chief Sephardi Rabbi, one hour before balloting began Wednesday afternoon. His withdrawal leaves three candidates in the...

Ryan Braun’s Suspension Erases His ‘Good-Guy’ Image

Ryan Braun, whose father is from Israel, not only lost the chance to play out the reason of the season with the Milwaukee Brewers...

Rabbinical Group Aims to Standardize Circumcision in Europe

A European rabbinical group has created a union to include every mohel - ritual circumciser - in an effort to standardize ritual circumcision and...

Israel to (Possibly) Select New Chief Rabbis Today

Tonight we may no who the two chief rabbis are, and it might very well be the last time there are two instead of one.

Rabbinical Congress for Peace Blasts Netanyahu on Capitulation

17 Av 5773 – July 23, 2013
Says promised referendum is a deception.
As the 92nd St Y moves past recent scandal, it needs cleaning in other areas as well

Post-Scandal 92nd St Y, Time to Re-Set Jewish, Pro-Israel Values

In the aftermath of an ugly scandal, as the 92nd St Y starts a search for a new executive director, it should institute guidelines not only about morality and criminality, but also to prevent Jewish communal dollars from being used to support boycotters and other haters of Israel

Synagogue Raises Funds for Tornado-Stricken Ohio College (Photo)

A Cleveland area synagogue is raising funds to help Ursuline College repaid serious damage caused by a tornado that ripped through its athletic center...

LA Jews Convince Firm to Remove Sexually Suggestive Billboard

Orthodox Jews in Los Angeles have convinced a company to take down a billboard that showed a mostly naked woman promoting an energy drink,...

Kate Gave Birth in a Jewish-Funded Hospital Wing

Britain’s most popular baby has a Jewish connection, sort of. Kate gave birth in a hospital wing funded by a Jew. Suppose a Jew from the “settlements’ had given the money. Would Kate have boycotted it?

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