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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...

Poland’s Kosher Meat Supply Disappearing after Ban on Slaughter

Poland's Jewish community has about a one month supply of kosher meat left, following a ban on ritual slaughter that went into effect at...

‘Memories in the Living Room’ Replacing Holocaust Memorials

A typical evening consists of a conversation with a holocaust survivor, an artistic interlude, and group discussion.

Hamas Attacks Sderot with Missile to Mark Holocaust Day

An early warning siren wailed in the Sderot area Sunday night, hours before a nationwide siren reminds the country of the Holocaust. “The journey for justice and freedom is not yet over,” said Peres.

Peres: Holocaust ‘Cries from the Prayer Shawls’

The Holocaust “cries from the prayer shawls the hair, the shoes that we see with our own eyes, resonates as we step on the stones...

Chief of Staff, Son of Holocaust Survivor, Visits Auschwitz

A woman who survived the Holocaust had no idea at the time that her son would command Israel’s army. On Monday, Benny Gantz will become the first IDF Chief of Staff to lead the March of the Living.

Nazi’s Mass Grave Posted on Facebook under Headline ‘Lazy Jews’

Facebook has removed a page featuring anti-Jewish content, including a photo of murdered Jews in a mass grave at Bergen-Belsen with the headline "Lazy...

IDF Chief of Staff Visits Auschwitz (Video)

Lt. Gen. Gantz will be welcomed in a military ceremony upon his arrival in Poland.

Yom HaShoah – Holocaust Memorial Day Starts Sunday Night

Yom HaShoah will open at sundown at Yad Vashem's Warsaw Ghetto Square in Jerusalem.

Archaeologists’ Discovery May Be in Abraham’s Home City of Ur

“Terah took Abram his son, and Lot…and Sarai… from Ur…to go to the land of Canaan.” No one has ever found Ur – until now, with a “breathtaking find” of a 4,000-year-old public building near Ur.

Kotel Rabbi Promises Women Won’t Be Arrested for Saying ’Kaddish’

Israel’s Haredi rabbis continue to make a mockery of themselves and of Judaism by pressing to arrest women for saying the mourner’s prayer at the Kotel. Sharansky comes to the rescue.

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