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Reminder: 10th of Tevet

On Sunday, Jews will be fasting on the 10th of Tevet in memory and commemoration of the siege of Jerusalem by Nebuchadnezzar (588 BCE), which...

LA Police Arrest Suspect in Synagogue Attack

Los Angeles police have arrested 46 year old Wan Ryung Song, aka Patrick Song, for scrawling a swastika and anti-Semitic epithets on the Wilshire Boulevard Temple on December 6.

San Francisco’s Only Kosher Market to Close

The owner of San Francisco's only kosher market says she is closing her doors.

French Police Summon Toulouse Killer’s Sister

Mohammed Merah's sister was summoned to a French police station for questioning regarding her praise for her late brother's murder of four Jews.

‘Judeophobia’ Asks: Why Do They Hate Jews?

The film carefully and concisely packs into 81 minutes the birth, metamorphosis and metastasization of Jew-hatred.

Chabad of Southern Colorado’s Menorah Defaced With Swastika

Colorado Springs police are looking for vandals who spray-painted a swastika on the Hanukkah menorah of the Chabad of Southern Colorado.

LAPD Investigates Bomb Threat Outside 150 Year-Old Synagogue

The Los Angeles police department spent hours on Tuesday utilizing highly specialized equipment to investigate a bomb threat near the Wilshire Boulevard Jewish Temple in Koreatown which turned out to be a hoax.

Human Rights Watch Expels Antisemitic Official Richard Falk

After UN Watch protest, HRW removes Falk & deletes his name from website

National Religious Rabbis Support Outsider for Chief Rabbi

The election of the next chief rabbis will take place after the 19th Knesset is convened.

Hungarian Lawmaker Burns Israeli Flag, Others Call for Jew Screening

Balazs, 37, left his extremist, right-wing party, disgusted with the decline of its radical standards.

Paralympic Gold Medalist Lights Candles With Israel’s Lone Soldiers

Israeli Paralympics gold medalist Noam Gershony lit Chanukah candles in Tel Aviv with lone soldier immigrants to Israel.

White House Menorah From Hurricane Sandy Shul

For the second time in office, US President Barack Obama has used a Hanukkah menorah from a hurricane-ravaged area to conduct the official White House Hanukkah celebration.

Jewish 6-Year-Old Youngest of Newtown Shooting Victims

A Jewish child was identified as the youngest of the 26 victims killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting massacre in Newtown, Conn.

PM Netanyahu Lights Eighth Hanukkah Night at Western Wall Plaza

Lighting the national menorah for the last night of Hanukkah at the Western Wall Plaza in Jerusalem, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stated:

Man Arrested in Bleach Attack on Rabbi Rosenberg

Police say the two were involved in an "ongoing dispute."

Is Binghamton U. Jewish Center Tops in Dreidel Spinning?

A Jewish student organization at Binghamton University is claiming to have broken a record for dreidel spinning, but a student newspaper there says the spinners spun out before breaking the mark.

N.J. Shul Claims New Menorah-Lighting Guinness Record

A New Jersey synagogue said that it set a new Guinness World Record by lighting 834 menorahs on 90 tables in an airport hangar.

Germany Finally Approves Brit Mila Bill

AP reports that German lawmakers finally approved a bill that permits Brit Mila. 434 lawmakers voted in favor, 100 against and 46 abstained. The bill needed...

Former Senior US Official: ‘Killing Palestinians Popular in Israel around Elections Time’ (Video)

According to Freeman, the rabbis and settlers are to blame for Israel's belligerent military actions.

Only Jewish Day School in New Zealand Capital Closes

The only Jewish day school in New Zealand’s capital city closed after 25 years.

Celebs Who Love Sufganiyot: HuffPo Lists Jewish Candle-Lighters

In honor of Hanukkah, the Huffington Post has put together a list of celebrities lighting the menorah this year - bet there are some you didn't know are Jewish!

Jonathan Pollard Returned to Prison

After a week of medical tests in the hospital, Jonathan Pollard was returned on Sunday to his prison cell. After falling seriously ill a week...

Haredim Temporarily Off the Hook, Only 1,300 to Do National Service

Critics of the government are saying that the new decision was intended to improve Netanyahu's coalition negotiations with the Haredi parties.

1 Million Sign On For ‘Virtual March’ Marking ‘87 Soviet Jewry Rally

More than 1 million people have signed on to join a "virtual march" commemorating the Washington rally 25 years for the Soviet Jewry movement, according to a coalition marking the 1987 event.

US President Barack Obama Issues a Statement for Hanukkah

Michelle and I send our warmest wishes to all those celebrating Hanukkah around the world.

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