According to the new bill, beginning in 2017, every young Jew over the age of 18 will be obligated to join the army.
The rabbi encouraged his flock to “take measures for the relief of the famishing thousands of their fellow mortals in that unfortunate and destitute country, Ireland."
The USA was founded on the Fast Day of the 17th of Tammuz, July 4, 1776. On the same coincidental days in 1863, a rabbi’s sermon included a phrase that Lincoln later made famous.
New York City’s surprise leading mayoral contender Anthony Weiner pounced on Independence Day to campaign for the city to shake off what he considers...
Machon Menachem-Boca Raton Rabbinical College ordained fourteen rabbis at a graduation ceremony held at Chabad of Boca Raton on Military Trail, Thursday, May 30.
Swift NY cops jump on a young Jewish woman for an immodest frisk. Her crime? Maybe she was picking up drugs? Or running away from a robbery? No. She was petting a cat – and she is suing the police.
Even Peter Beinart would not have appreciated the latest German anti-Zionist slur, based on the Moloch, the practice of child sacrifice by idol worshippers and used as libel against Jews as child-killers.
The curious case brings to light a real problem in Sweden caused by the reluctance of doctors and nurses to assist in or perform circumcisions.
We know that most Haredim in Israel don’t even know the Zionist anthem let alone sing it. But also America? It seems that way at the annual Flatbush Hatzolah-NYPD game. Anyway, ‘Good July 4 Yom Tov.’
A Bialystok court has asked the Polish Constitutional Tribunal to rule on whether the country’s ban on ritual slaughter is compliant with the constitutional...
JERUSALEM – The large white poster is topped by a screaming headline written in large black letters: “Hell.” Posted on a wall in Jerusalem’s haredi Meah Shearim neighborhood, the sign describes a development that threatens the community with “extinction” and “makes all living hearts tremble.”
A U.S. Jewish doctor in Ethiopia came across a boy whose life is threatened after an attack by a wild hyena. Muslims, Bedouin and Jews now are pitching in to save his life.
Private Jewish day schools and yeshivas get hundreds of millions of dollars through tax credit programs.
Shas party’s spiritual leader and former Chief Sephardi Rabbi Ovadia Yosef is recovering from major back surgery at Hadassah Ein Kerem Medical Center in...
The UK border security agent also told the British man who was going to provide Cantor with summer work experience that any additional attempts to aid Cantor would be useless and “the little Jew will be on his way back to his rich daddy,” in a matter of hours.
Israeli point guard Gal Mekel is poised to become the second Israeli to play in the NBA after giving a verbal commitment to the...
Rabbi Norman Lamm became president of Yeshiva U. in 1976 , helped save it from bankruptcy and raised its academic standing, At 85, he admits he must do tshvuah over a sex abuse scandal and is retiring.
Vandals defaced a Portland synagogue and a community center with racist graffiti. “White power” was written in red spray paint on promotional banners at...
"The largest rescue action by a single individual during the Holocaust.”
"the Church recognizes that 'the beginnings of its faith and election are to be found in the patriarchs, Moses and prophets.'”
A pattern emerges.
Three children at a Reform Jewish camp outside of Indianapolis were struck by lightning on Shabbat.
The tide of the anti-circumcision seems to be ebbing. Germany passed a law to bypass a Cologne court ruling that the procedure is illegal. Now, Danish doctors say the ritual is not harmful.
A lightning strike at a Reform Jewish summer camp in Indianapolis, Indiana injured three children one of the critically, on Saturday afternoon. Rabbi Mark Covitz,...
Croatia has outlawed hate crime, enabling it to become the 18th member of the European Union, the European Jewish Press reported. The new law in Croatia...