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Yahrzheit for Lubavitcher Rebbe Expected to Draw 50,000 Visitors

4 Tammuz 5773 – June 11, 2013
Tens of thousands of Jews are expected to visit the gravesite of the Lubavitcher Rebbe Tuesday, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson (z"l), who passed away...

Rabbi Who Compiled Laws of the Sabbath Dies at 85

Rabbi Yehoshua Neuwirth, who compiled the widely used “Shmirat Shabbat K’Hilkhatah," died Monday night in Jerusalem  at the age of 85. Tens of thousands of...

Haredim Lose Out to Women’s Place on Panel that Elects Rabbis

The Knesset passed into law on Tuesday a requirement that at least four women be included on the committee that elects rabbinical court rabbis....

Can a Bearded Candidate Become Mayor? Yes and No

“I didn’t leave my beard — my beard left me,” de Blasio told The Post.

Pot Quinn Accusing Kettles of Pandering to Jews

Quinn actually said: “You know what else is wrong? … Going into communities and pandering and telling them what they want to hear just so you can get their vote."

Joe Lieberman Returns to Law Practice, Seeks Israeli Clients

3 Tammuz 5773 – June 10, 2013
Former Senator Joseph Lieberman has returned to law, acting as senior counsel at the New York office of Kasowitz Benson Torres & Friedman LLP. He...

Pillar of Melbourne Jewish Community Dies

A Vilna Ghetto survivor and partisan fighter whose restaurant in Melbourne became a meeting place for the postwar survivor community died on Saturday at...

Would You Care for an Arvind Mini Knaidel?

NYC chef names new dish on Indian-American spelling bee winner.
Richard Falk, UN special rapporteur on Palestinian human rights.

US Says Falk ‘Unfit to Serve,’ Chucks his Bid to Expel UN Watch

“Sunlight is the best disinfectant … and that’s why Falk wants to shut us down."
Thousands of Haredim protest in Lower Manhattan, June 9, 2013

Thousands of Haredim Protest IDF Draft in Lower Manhattan

To passersby on Sunday, the crowd had a simple message, one that rings sympathetically to American ears.

Puerto Ricans Cheer Weiner a Week after Jews Booed Him

New York City’s annual Puerto Rican parade gave the city’s mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner a rousing welcome Sunday, one week after the controversial candidate...

US Recovers Nazi Diary of Alfred Rosenberg

The U.S. government has recovered 400 pages of the dairy of Hitler’s Jewish confidante Alfred Rosenberg, according to Reuters, which reported that the diary...

Underground Tunnel Discovered at Former Sobibor Death Camp

2 Tammuz 5773 – June 9, 2013
More evidence that Jews tried to change their fate at the hands of the Nazis: Archaeologists discovered that Jews at the Sobibor death camp built an escape tunnel but apparently didn’t live to use it.

Budapest Jews Cooking Up Kosher Sandwich for a Guinness Record

Organizers of a Jewish festival in Budapest said they will try to set a world record for the tallest kosher sandwich. Dozens of bread slices...
“Death” by Ahlam Shibli

Paris Museum Features Photos of Palestinian ‘Martyrs’

One of the photos is of Osama Buchkar, a PFLP operative who killed three people and wounded 59 in a terrorist attack he carried out at an open market in Netanya.
As a preventative measure, the police closed part of the upper plaza – above the prayer plazas, to keep the protesters away from the women's section, and all the Women of the Wall were channeled into the plaza through a passageway running below the Mugrhabi bridge.

Women of the Wall Searching for Next ‘Struggle’

Police prepared for the monthly event, and from a law-and-order perspective it made perfect sense.
Their high point was crossing the Erie Canal bridge, a marker that proved to them that they were going in the right direction.

Wonder Twins Complete Cycling Journey from Buffalo to Brooklyn

They did it old school too, by avoiding the use of GPS technology to find their way.
Weiner Gives Tzedakah

Video: Weiner Gives Tzedakah to Homeless Man

1 Tammuz 5773 – June 8, 2013
Mr. Weiner spared the last dollar bill with the first guy that approached him.
Headline from one of Turkey's largest newspapers.

What Took so Long: Jews Finally Blamed for Turkish Unrest?

Erdogan blamed the "financial lobby" for Turkey's unrest and recent economic troubles. Sound familiar?

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