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Ten of Thousands at Funeral of Son of Rav Ovadia Yosef

Tens of thousands of people participated Friday afternoon in the funeral procession of Rabbi Yaakov Yosef, the eldest son of Shas spiritual leader Rabbi...

‘Nazi Essay’ Teacher Placed on Leave

One of the three classes given the assignment refused to do it.

Swedish Social Democrats Oust Chairman of Islamic Association

Islamiska Förbundet has invited to Sweden speakers with known anti-Semitic views.

American Volunteers to Fire Up BBQ’s for 3000 IDF Soldiers

The young folks in olive green came to investigate, first one by one and then in droves.

Polish Jews against Righteous Gentiles Monument at Ghetto Site

Poland's Jewish community does not want a planned monument to righteous gentiles to be erected near the Museum of the History of Polish Jews,...

‘Plastic Bag’ Airplane Passenger a Kohen Staying Pure?

Look up in the sky? Is It a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s Plastic Man – the Orthodox Jew who wrapped himself in plastic on an airplane, apparently because he is a very scrupulous Kohen.

Galliano Dress Forbidden for Israeli Eurovision Contestant

Israel's contestant in the international Eurovision music contest was barred from wearing a dress by designer John Galliano, who lost his job as the...

Jewish Groups Rally for Immigrants with Sign What Would Moses Do’

Carrying signs reading “Don’t Deport My Bubbe” and “What Would Moses Do?,” Jewish demonstrators representing several organizations participated Wednesday in the Rally for Citizenship...

WOW Claiming Groundbreaking Court Ruling

Judge Sharon Larry Bavly stated that there was no cause for arresting the women.

Hungary Bans Bikers from Harassing Holocaust Marchers

A week ago, the National-Hearted Motorcyclists announced a counter-parade with the theme "Give Me Gas."

Four Women of the Wall and Haredi Man and Woman Detained

Meretz MKs Tamar Zandberg and Michal Rozin attended the ceremony.

Gordon, Schulman Appointed to U.S. Holocaust Memorial Council

Illinois Rabbi Samuel N. Gordon and public relations executive Maureen Schulman are the newest members of the U. S. Holocaust Memorial Council, appointed on...

Mezuzah Arson Suspect Has Long Record of Crime

Neither robbery, drugs, assault nor weapons can keep a man in jail and stop his appointed rounds of setting fire to mezuzahs containing verses...

A Rare Second Temple Period Mikveh Discovered in Jerusalem

Israeli archaeologists love highway contractors. Excavation for new roads frequently digs up history, and this time they struck it rich, finding a rare mikveh from the late Second Temple Period.

WOW to Celebrate Rosh Chodesh Iyar as Usual

They will be joined by MKs Tamara Zandberg and Michal Rozin.

Jews Still Planning to Sue Jimmy Carter over Anti-Israel Book

The five plaintiffs are seeking at least $5 million in compensation. The hard cover edition cost $27.

Mezuzah Arsonist Strikes Again, Evoking Familiar Jewish Fears

The message is “that we are unwanted here, and I don’t know why.”

Sharansky to Suggest Women’s Kotel Prayers Away from Main Plaza

Sharansky says the Western Wall is long enough for women to have their own minyan and Torah reading. The Women of the Wall leader accepts the compromise. Will the Rabbinate big enough to agree?

Brooklyn Anti-Semites Mark Holocaust Day by Burning Mezuzahs

Anti-Semitic vandals torched more than 10 mezuzahs on the doorposts in the Williamsburg district of Brooklyn apartments Monday, Holocaust Remembrance Day. It is not...

PA Refuses to Change ‘A Few Words’ for Kerry

Kerry’s latest “listening tour” is drawing the familiar echo of “no.” The Palestinian Authority boasts that Kerry asked it to change a “few words” in the Saudi Peace Initiative. Nice try. John.

Airline Glatt Kosher Demand Doubles

The number of travelers requesting kosher meals continues to rise, and requests for glatt kosher meals has more than doubled in the past five...

US Jewish Women’s Council Wants Israel to Certify Civil Marriages

Do Israeli orthodox rabbis have a “monopoly?” Should Diaspora Jews try to pull Israel’s domestic strings? The National Council of Jewish Women seems to say “yes” to both questions.

Third Generation Breaks the Silence of Holocaust Survivor

Senior IDF spokeswoman Lt. Col. Leibovich never was able to convince her father to speak of his horrors in surviving the Holocaust, even after she visited Auschwitz. Her daughter broke the silence.

Auschwitz Center to Buy Home of Last Local Jewish Resident

The Auschwitz Jewish Center launched a fundraising campaign to rescue the house of the last Jewish resident of Oswiecim, the Polish town where the...

NY Daily News ‘Kosher’ Headline is Treif

A New York Daily News headline writer needs a quick course in kosher dietary laws after an overly cute headline tried to get across...

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