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IKEA Pulls Ad from Swedish Anti-Semitic blog

IKEA is investigating how its online advertisement banner came to be placed on a Swedish anti-Semitic blog, a spokesperson for the furniture giant said....

Hagel Thumps ‘I Love Israel’ Litany, Visits Yad VaShem

Who cares whether Hagel loves or hates Israel? The US needs the Jews. He brought money and parroted the official line: ‘Israel has the right to defend itself.” Thank you. He even visited Yad VaShem.

New Chief Rabbi Appointment Pitting Bennett Against Lapid

Yesh Atid opposes both the Jewish Home candidate and the tricky legislation his appointment would require.

CUNY Claim of No Constitutional Violations at BC BDS Event Flawed

The standard for judging whether constitutional rights can be abrogated is not, as the Investigators claimed in their Report, based on sincerity, but on whether or not, at the very least, there is a reasonable belief that the Four were about to disrupt the BC BDS event. The Investigators stated clearly that there was no such reasonable belief at the time the Four were ejected from the event. Therefore, based on the evidence provided in the CUNY Report, it would appear that the constitutional rights of the four Jewish pro-Israel students were violated.

‘Righteous Muslim’ Exhibition Planned for those Who Saved Jews

The London Board of Deputies of British Jews is launching a new Righteous Muslim Exhibition with 70 photographs and stories of Muslims who sheltered...

Brooklyn Woman Admits Stealing $1 Million from Jewish Cemetery

A Brooklyn woman pleaded guilty to charges that she stole $1 million from a Jewish cemetery on Staten Island. Ilana Friedman, 51, admitted to grand...

Yale Elects First-Ever Israeli Student Union President

Yale University students have Jerusalem-born native Daniel Avraham as the first Israeli president of the Student Union. Avraham, a 24-year-old sophomore, learned at the Gymnasia...

Britain’s Rabbi Sacks Says Thatcher as More like Moses than Aaron

British Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks paid tribute to Margaret Thatcher on the day of her funeral, saying that “in public, her leadership style...

TIME Lists Yair Lapid as One of Top 100 Influential Leaders

Yair Lapid is handsome, charismatic and ego-centric, all that takes to become a political leader and for TIME Magazine to rate him as one of the world’s top 100 influential people in the world.

Winnipeg Rabbis Split on Bill Favoring Gay-Straight Clubs

Two leading Orthodox rabbis in Winnipeg are split over part of a bill, proposed last December, which would require any school that receives provincial...

Parents Fight Textbook Trivializing Murder of Israeli Civilians

Cardoza-Moore questions why anyone would debate whether it's right to attack innocent people for political reasons.

MK to Visit Temple Mount to Find Out Why Jews Barred from Praying

Likud Knesset Member Miri Regev announced Wednesday she will visit the Temple Mount to try to understand the problem with Jews praying at the...

Israeli College Launches Daniel Pearl School of Journalism

The Interdisciplinary Center at Herzliya launched the Daniel Pearl International Journalism Institute on Wednesday, named for The Wall Street Journal reporter who was kidnapped...

On First Day of Trading, Fairway Shares Up 33%

I think this means they're doing fabulously well.

Peres: Torah Does Not Ban Women Wearing Tallis at Western Wall

President Peres showed off his lack of knowledge of Jewish law and told the NY UJA, “The Torah does not ban women from wearing a tallis.”

Israelis Live Longer than Most OECD Countries

The average life expectancy in Israel is 81.7 years, fifth highest among OECD countries, according to the Central Bureau of Statistics. The annual report on...

European Report Says Greece Can Ban Neo-Nazi Golden Dawn Party

A report released by the Council of Europe says that Greece could legally ban the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn Party, but Greece has rejected the...

New Jersey Bible Quiz Co-Champion

Fifteen-year-old Yishai Eisenberg of Passaic, N.J., and a Beit Shemesh high school student were the first-ever co-champions in the International Bible Quiz held in...

Hacked: Anonymous Falsely Outed Thousands of Arabs as ‘Collaborators’

"Unfortunately, after we published this news, we recently received numerous complaints from our brothers…"

New Head of Egypt’s Jews Rejects Israel’s Synagogue Renovation Help

"A mother of two university graduate daughters, Magda Haroun is fluent in Arabic, French, English and moderate Italian."

Roger Waters: ‘I Am Considering my Position’ on Anti-Israel Boycott

That's a lot of thinking for a rock musician, you must give him that.

ADL to Israel Broadcasting Authority: Let them wear Galliano!

ADL's Abe Foxman said he's "outraged" at last week’s decision by the Israel Broadcasting Authority to bar Israel's contestant in the international Eurovision music...

Museum Seeks Jews’ Memories of Baseball

Do you remember where you were when Sandy Koufax said he would not play on Yom Kippur. The National Museum of American Jewish History is looking for you.

Chief of Staff Gantz Calls on Haredim to Defend Israel’s Borders

IDF Chief of Benny Gantz said that the military lacks manpower and that he would be happy if Haredim youth serve in the army. He...

European Rabbis to Grant Merkel Top Honor

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will receive a top award from Europe's mainstream Orthodox rabbinic body, the Conference of European Rabbis. It announced Monday that Merkel...

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