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GOP Official Won’t Apologize for Antisemitic Joke

A GOP official in Virginia refused to apologize for an antisemitic joke, although the party’s candidate for governor called it inappropriate. “I did not tell...

British PM: Holocaust Teaches not to Ignore Syria Crimes

British David Cameron said that the horrors of the Holocaust should bring out outrage in people who are against facing the reality that the...

NCSY Student Leader and Her Mother Struck by Car Erev Yom Kippur, Mother Killed

16 year-old NCSY board member, Orly Ohayon, is in critical condition and her mother was killed when a car struck them on their way to shul erev Yom Kippur.

Landmark Court Ruling to Flood Tel Aviv with African Immigrants

Monday could be Israel’s finest hour for human rights and blackest day for a Jewish state. The court struck down a Knesset bid to detain African illegals for three years, but there are more options.

Gambling Chicago Reform Rabbi Loses Pulpit

His explanation came in the form of a good bye letter saying it was "time to retire."

Larry Summers Withdraws From Consideration to Head Fed

Was it all the negative articles in which the other front-runner for Federal Reserve Chair, Janet L. Yellen, was compared to Lawrence Summers and...

Colorado Floods Close Boulder Synagogue on Yom Kippur

A killer flood in Colorado submerged a synagogue and a rabbi’s home in Boulder County, and the Chabad synagogue rabbi is thankful that Torah...

Did Your Shul Pocket $660,000 from Maftir Yona?

“Auctioning” off the honor of being called to the Torah and for the privilege of reading the “Haftorah,” or “Maftir” section of the Prophets,...

Jewish Teenagers Attacked at Paris Sports Court

A group of teenagers “of African and North African origins” assaulted ten 13-year-old Jewish students at a public sports center in Paris  from the...

Kosovo Official Presses US Jews on Israel Recognition

Kosovo’s deputy foreign minister, citing his country’s record of ethnic Albanians protecting Jews during the Holocaust, urged American Jewish groups to press Israel for...

TSA and Customs Issue Etrog Travel Advisories

Travelers will be asked to open the container with the etrog and unwrap it for inspection by experts.

Pro-Israel New Yorkers Hold Symbolic UJA-Federation Check Burning

Richard Allen of JCC Watch, evoking the character Johnny Friendly from the Marlon Brando movie, "On the Waterfront" said, "Nothing moves on the NYC Jewish waterfront without John Ruskay's approval."

The Holiest Day of the Year: How IDF Soldiers Observe Yom Kippur

The IDF is nothing if not innovative. For soldiers who are on the front lines during the Yom Kippur Fast, the army suggests they suck on popsicles to keep their strength without violating to laws of the fast.

Summers, Harvard’s First Jewish President to Replace Bernanke

Lawrence Summers, who was the first Jew to become president of Harvard University, will replace Ben Bernanke to head the Federal reserve, the Japanese...

Spain to Vote on Making Holocaust Studies Obligatory

Spain’s ruling People’s Party recently submitted a proposed amendment to the education law that would make Holocaust studies obligatory for Spanish students. If passed, the...

Numerous Reasons for Fear, One Reason for Joy this New Year

Israel has one life support. It starts with Yom Kippur.

Police Nab Sabbath Observant Drug Traffickers

Criminals who observe the Sabbath forgot that Torah also commands not to endanger others, but New York City narcotic agents have now made sure...

Hollywood Collaborated With the Nazi Regime

Harvard scholar and author Ben Urwand tries to destroy any impression that Hollywood fought the Nazi regime. His new book claims the opposite – that Jews in Hollywood actually collaborated with Hitler.

White House Briefs Reform and Conservative Rabbis on Syria

Nearly 700 rabbis and other Jewish communal officials were briefed by a top White House aide on President Obama’s Syria plans. The call Tuesday with...

Holocaust Hideout in Warsaw Destroyed by Polish Couple

A Polish couple pleaded guilty to the desecration of a historic site for destroying a Holocaust-era Jewish hideout in the Warsaw apartment the couple...

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