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Exhibition Examines How Jewish Artists View ‘That Man’

25 Kislev 5777 – December 25, 2016
Throughout history, Jesus was an anathema for the Jews who lived under Christian rule. But staring in the 19th century Jewish and Israeli artists have engaged with the figure of Jesus.

Hollywood Movie Star Carrie Fisher in ICU After Massive Heart Attack

Cult icon actress Carrie Fisher, who portrayed Princess Leia in the "Star Wars" trilogy, suffered a massive heart attack just 15 minutes before landing at LAX Friday on a flight from London.

Netanyahu Says Israel Will ‘Overcome’ UN Resolution, Will Also Stop Funding UN Agencies

PM Netanyahu says Israel is cutting funds to five UN agencies for a start, and is reevaluating its relationship with the world body.

Terrorist Attack Foiled Outside Vienna’s Main Synagogue

25 Kislev 5777 – December 24, 2016
Austrian police foiled a terrorist attack on the main synagogue in Vienna on the Sabbath. Two Afghan citizens were arrested.

Another Friend in High Places: Jason Greenblatt Trump’s Representative for International Negotiations

Although President-Elect Trump should not be taken for granted on any issue, his choices for Ambassador to Israel and for the Israel-PA peace negotiator are at least a positive opening signal to Israel's rightwing majority.

Survey: 49% of Israeli Haredim Go Online, 21% Have Smartphone

24 Kislev 5777 – December 23, 2016
Nevertheless, B'nei B'rak, with the highest percentage of Haredim in Israel, came in fifth in ordering products online.

‘Jewish Family Who Stole Xmas’ Didn’t Steal, Didn’t Flee, It Was All Fake

Yes, Virginia, there are no facts in our world any more, which means there could well be a Santa Claus.

Hasmonean Period Stone Bowl Engraved with Rare Hebrew Inscription ‘Hyrcanus’ Discovered

22 Kislev 5777 – December 22, 2016
Who was Hyrcanus, whose name is engraved in Hebrew on a 2,100-year-old stone bowl from Jerusalem?

Israeli Consul Says ‘Barbaric Attack’ at Breslov Synagogue Aimed at Ukraine-Israel Bilateral Ties

22 Kislev 5777 – December 21, 2016
The honorary Israeli consul in western Ukraine says the attack was carried out as a provocation against diplomatic ties.

Vatican’s Emissary Distorts, then Maligns Israel’s ‘Muezzin Law’

The legislative initiative was defined by Abbas as a provocation which is likely to 'make the region plunge into an abyss.'

Tuesday the Rabbi Was Kicked Out for Performing Intermarriages

At the same time, there is a creeping acceptance of intermarriages within the Conservative movement.

State Asking Supreme Court Once More to Postpone Amona Evictions

. The purpose of the new request, submitted following the approval vote by the Amona residents for a new eviction outline, is to allow for carrying out the court-ordered eviction in an orderly fashion.

When A Jerusalem Neighborhood Was A Transit Camp

21 Kislev 5777 – December 20, 2016
Rabbi Haim Sabato tells the tale of the Jerusalem transit camp in which he and his family lived when they immigrated to the Holy Land from Egypt.

Exhibition: The Jewish Ghetto in Postcards from Eastern Europe to Downtown Manhattan

From 1880 to 1924, one third of the Jewish population of Eastern Europe left shtetls and cities for the United States, fleeing persecution and seeking economic opportunity.

Russia’s Chief Rabbi: Terrorists Should Not Enjoy Safe Harbors

'The terrorists are trying to impose their agenda and language on the world, focusing on no negotiations, no value for human life, and murder and intimidation.'

Jewish Women’s Foundation Awards Tel Aviv Sexual Assault Crisis Center

According to JWF, for many survivors this may be the first time they feel they have received emotional acknowledgement or validation of their experiences.

Why the Oldest Hatred Flourishes on US Campuses

20 Kislev 5777 – December 19, 2016
American campuses are the petri dishes in which the latest version of the oldest hatred grows.

Celebrities’ Celebrity: Jewish-Born Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor Dead at 99

Her 1986 marriage to Prince Frederic von Anhalt entitled her to pass on as Princess von Anhalt, Duchess of Saxony.

New Jewish, Zionist, US Ambassador Is J Street’s Moneymaker in a Rebuilding Year

Like a baseball team after a losing season, J Street is making 2017 a rebuilding year, using US Jews' fear and loathing of President-Elect Trump to scare up (literally) the donations.

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