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Larry Summers Withdraws From Consideration to Head Fed

12 Tishri 5774 – September 16, 2013
Was it all the negative articles in which the other front-runner for Federal Reserve Chair, Janet L. Yellen, was compared to Lawrence Summers and...

Colorado Floods Close Boulder Synagogue on Yom Kippur

11 Tishri 5774 – September 15, 2013
A killer flood in Colorado submerged a synagogue and a rabbi’s home in Boulder County, and the Chabad synagogue rabbi is thankful that Torah...

Did Your Shul Pocket $660,000 from Maftir Yona?

“Auctioning” off the honor of being called to the Torah and for the privilege of reading the “Haftorah,” or “Maftir” section of the Prophets,...

Jewish Teenagers Attacked at Paris Sports Court

A group of teenagers “of African and North African origins” assaulted ten 13-year-old Jewish students at a public sports center in Paris  from the...

Kosovo Official Presses US Jews on Israel Recognition

Kosovo’s deputy foreign minister, citing his country’s record of ethnic Albanians protecting Jews during the Holocaust, urged American Jewish groups to press Israel for...

TSA and Customs Issue Etrog Travel Advisories

Travelers will be asked to open the container with the etrog and unwrap it for inspection by experts.

Pro-Israel New Yorkers Hold Symbolic UJA-Federation Check Burning

10 Tishri 5774 – September 14, 2013
Richard Allen of JCC Watch, evoking the character Johnny Friendly from the Marlon Brando movie, "On the Waterfront" said, "Nothing moves on the NYC Jewish waterfront without John Ruskay's approval."

The Holiest Day of the Year: How IDF Soldiers Observe Yom Kippur

9 Tishri 5774 – September 13, 2013
The IDF is nothing if not innovative. For soldiers who are on the front lines during the Yom Kippur Fast, the army suggests they suck on popsicles to keep their strength without violating to laws of the fast.

Summers, Harvard’s First Jewish President to Replace Bernanke

Lawrence Summers, who was the first Jew to become president of Harvard University, will replace Ben Bernanke to head the Federal reserve, the Japanese...

Spain to Vote on Making Holocaust Studies Obligatory

Spain’s ruling People’s Party recently submitted a proposed amendment to the education law that would make Holocaust studies obligatory for Spanish students. If passed, the...

Numerous Reasons for Fear, One Reason for Joy this New Year

Israel has one life support. It starts with Yom Kippur.

Police Nab Sabbath Observant Drug Traffickers

9 Tishri 5774 – September 12, 2013
Criminals who observe the Sabbath forgot that Torah also commands not to endanger others, but New York City narcotic agents have now made sure...

Hollywood Collaborated With the Nazi Regime

Harvard scholar and author Ben Urwand tries to destroy any impression that Hollywood fought the Nazi regime. His new book claims the opposite – that Jews in Hollywood actually collaborated with Hitler.

White House Briefs Reform and Conservative Rabbis on Syria

Nearly 700 rabbis and other Jewish communal officials were briefed by a top White House aide on President Obama’s Syria plans. The call Tuesday with...

Holocaust Hideout in Warsaw Destroyed by Polish Couple

A Polish couple pleaded guilty to the desecration of a historic site for destroying a Holocaust-era Jewish hideout in the Warsaw apartment the couple...

MK Ariel ‘Blesses’ at Temple Mount, PA Warns of Religious War (Video)

8 Tishri 5774 – September 11, 2013
‘Peace talks’ are an excuse to avoid THE issue - the Temple Mount – but the PA pushes it in media, warns of religious war. Housing Minister blesses at the site. Fatah terrorists warn of ‘violent Friday.”

Native Baltimore Rabbi Runs for Beit Shemesh City Council

Baltimore native Rabbi Avraham Leventhal, who moved to Beit Shemesh eight years ago after making aliyah, has tossed his hat in the political ring...

French Soldiers Face Disciplinary Action for Anti-Semitic Photo

Two French soldiers who posed in front of a Paris synagogue a few weeks ago while making an anti-Semitic gesture will be sanctioned by...

AJC: New IOC Chief Must Quit BDS Group

The newly elected president of the International Olympic Committee heads a German-based organization that helps companies to guarantee that their products do not contain...

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