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Guilty: Rabbi Motti Elon Convicted of Sexual Assault

1 Elul 5773 – August 7, 2013
"Any attempt to argue as if I ever admitted such an act is a despicable lie," was Rabbi Elon's initial response to the allegations.

Western Wall Rabbi: Respect the Muslims, Don’t Come to Pray

The Western Wall rabbi Wednesday may have taken the first step towards surrendering the Kotel to Muslims. He asked women and Temple Mount activists to respect Muslim sensitivities and to stay away.

Jewish Efforts to Save Washington Post Date Back to 1933

Correction/Update: The JTA article incorrectly identifies Jeff Bezos as Jewish. This week’s purchase of The Washington Post by Amazon’s Jewish CEO Jeff Bezos is not...

Arab Voice of Donald Duck Tweets for Israel to be ‘Demolished’

An Egyptian radio host who identifies himself as the official voice of Donald Duck on Disney Middle East called on Twitter for Israel to...

French Senator Receives Death Threats over Anti-Shechitah Stance

1 Elul 5773 – August 6, 2013
A French senator said she will complain to police over death threats she received after proposing special labels for halal and kosher meat. Sylvie Goy-Chavent...

Census Debunks Arab Demographic Threat

Everyone knows that even without Judea and Samaria, the Arab birth rate will make Jews a minority in the future in Israel. Everyone is wrong. But the Haredi population still is growing the fastest.

Pakistani Politician to Sue Opponent Who called an Agent for Jews

A Pakistani political leader said he will sue an opponent who committed what apparently is the ultimate sin, calling him an agent for Jews. Imran...

Bennett to Spend $140 Million on Haredi Integration

The minister lamented the fact that Israelis are studying Law instead of programming.

Rabbi Shot in Russia Released from Israeli Hospital

Rabbi Artur Ovadia Isakov, the Chabad rabbi shot in a likely terrorist attack in southern Russia has been discharged from an Israeli hospital after...

IDF: Haredi Yeshiva Deans Cheat, Covering for No-Show Students

"It is inconceivable that deans of yeshivas would lie knowingly and sign for their students as if they're present full time in the yeshivas, while in reality they're not there."

Birthright May Double its Numbers, Plus Encourage Hi-Tech Aliyah

The goal of a new Birthright initiative is to nearly double the number of participants, and to provide financial incentives for young high-tech professionals to make Aliyah

LA Investment Firm Using Death Camp Photo to Woo Clients

30 Av 5773 – August 5, 2013
“Great work is the only kind that’s okay with us."

Shas to Sue Gov’t because Haredi City not a National Priority

The Shas Haredi party can’t see past its black hat. Most of 91 Yesha towns now on the national priority list are near dangerous borders. Beitar Illit is not. Obviously, that’s discrimination, says Shas.

Police Close Temple Mount Jews for Entire Week

Jerusalem police have accelerated the shutdown of the Temple Mount to Jews and have barred them entry until next Sunday, sparking a planned protest...

Two Arabs Caught Vandalizing Tomb of the Patriarchs

The two were recorded on security cameras as they were ripping a Mezuzah off the wall

Protesters: Police in Cahoots with Arabs over Jewish Access to Mount

On those few days when Jews were allowed to go up to the Mount, they suffered constant abuse by the Muslims and by the police.

Part of Enormous 1,000-Year-Old Jerusalem Hospital Shown to Public

In Old Jerusalem, you need an archaeologist before you can build a restaurant. That is how the Israel Antiquities Authority discovered a 19-foot high Crusade-era hospital building.

R. Lau to Submit Conversion Rulings to Haredi Review in Backroom Deal

Rabbi David Lau committed to consulting with "giur breaker" Rabbi Sherman before any consultation on conversions.

Stoudemire Seeking Israeli Citizenship

This is just what Israel does not need – another non-Jew claiming he is a Jew. NY Knicks star Stoudemire wants to be an Israeli but as for Torah, he likes to pick and choose his commandments,

Russia Finally Admits Terrorists Probably Shot Rabbi

The shooting of a Chabad rabbi in the Russian republic of Dagestan was likely a terrorist attack by Muslim extremists, investigators said more than...

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