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Spanish Hotel Built on 15th Century Synagogue Opens New Shul

A Spanish hotel built on the remains of a 15th century synagogue opened a new synagogue on its seventh floor. The opening last week at...

PA Businessman Rejects Bloomberg’s Million Dollar Offer

Palestinian Authority influential businessman Sam Bahour wrote New York City’s outgoing Mayor Michael Bloomberg, “Thank you, but no thank you” after Hizzoner said he...

AP: Missing Former Jewish FBI Agent Spied on Iran for CIA

Robert Levinson, a former Jewish FBI agent, was working directly for the CIA on a mission in Iran when he was last seen in...

Reform Sell Half of Its HQ to Raise Cash for Youth Programs

The Union for Reform Judaism has sold off half of its headquarters in New York and is investing $1 million from the proceeds to...

Where Are the Pictures?

When Haredim engage in violence, it's always, without exception, unequivocally, for a reason.

No Eiruv in Jerusalem this Shabbat

The Jerusalem Rabbinic Eiruv Committee has announced that this coming Shabbat, parshat Va'yechi, the Eiruv in the city is not reliable, due to the...

Abbas to Blame Jews’ Prayers for Rain for Halting Peace Talks

The snowstorm’s delay of Kerry’s meeting with Netanyahu finally gives Abbas a chance to explain why Israel must not exist as a Jewish state.

Bavaria Will not Reprint Hitler’s’ Mein Kampf’ In 2014

Bavaria has decided to scrap its plans to reprint Adolf Hitler's "Mein Kampf" with critical commentary when a legal ban by Germany on republishing...

Blogger Wins Libel Suit Brought by Montreal Hasidim

A Montreal blogger was cleared in a libel claim brought by leaders of the city’s Hasidic community. In clearing Pierre Lacerte, a Quebec Superior Court...

Hartman to Reform Biennial: Kudos for Not Abandoning Israel

The Union for Reform Judaism awarded one of its highest honors to an Orthodox rabbi, the late David Hartman, at the opening plenary of...

Richard Falk Calls for ‘Legitimacy War’ against Israel

Falk Complains: "The Ultra-Zionist UN Watch Complicated My Task"

Saying Mazal Tov in Sign Language

All the boys were called up together, and recited – for the very first time – the blessing for being called to the Torah, with their interpreter.

Anne Frank Sapling Cut Down, Stolen in Germany

A sapling that came from the tree that stood outside the hiding place of Anne Frank in Amsterdam was cut down and stolen in...

Mike Huckabee: How Can a Democrat Support Obama as ‘Pro-Israel?’

Mike Huckabee doesn’t understand why Jews support Obama as “pro-Israel” because he doesn’t understand the psyche of a liberal American Jewish Democrat.

Hikind: Story of Black Student Attacked by Hasidim ‘Bizarre’

What were a dozen Hasidim doing out on the street at 4:30 AM, and how could they tell the victim was gay?

Hareidim Beat Out Hare Krishna in Measles Outbreak

Of the 175 cases of measles in the U.S in 2013, a mere 23 were connected to Hare Krishnas in North Carolina. The 175...

Councilwoman-Elect Apologizes for ‘Jewish Landlords’ Comment

New York City Councilwoman-elect Laurie Cumbo has apologized for a previous statement about the “knockout” attacks on Jews in Brooklyn blaming “the accomplishments of...

Court Allows Jewish Family to Pursue Nazi-Looted Painting

A Jewish family may proceed with its legal battle to recover a valuable painting surrendered to the Nazis following a ruling by a U.S....

Hillel CEO: You Can’t Use Our Name if You Reject Zionism

Hillel's new CEO sets the standard: Hillel's name carries benefits and responsibilities. To acquire the benefits you must accept the responsibilities.

Canada Sends Ex-Jobbik Leader Packing before Montreal Speech

Canadian immigration officials this week ordered a former leader of the ultra-nationalist Jobbik party in Hungary out of the country prior to a speaking...

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