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Jewish Numbers Grow in Congress, Republicans Take Both Houses

9 Heshvan 5777 – November 9, 2016
Jewish lawmakers have increased their numbers in the U.S. House of Representatives, and the GOP swept both houses of Congress.

‘Jewish Pirates Make Pirates More Interesting’

Jewish pirates aren't more interesting Jews; Jewish pirates make pirates more interesting, says the filmmaker.

Neo Nazis Publish List of ‘Donald Trump’s Jewish Cabal’

None of the participants need be corrupt or sinister in any way, the website doesn't provide smarmy details about their sins, all they've done to be included here is be Jewish.

Holocaust Historian Yaffa Eliach Dead at 79

She was the creator of the exhibit the Tower of Life at the Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC, a soaring display of 1500 photographs depicting the people of a typical East European shtetl.

A Posek or a Kabbalist: Is There Really a Difference?

7 Heshvan 5777 – November 8, 2016
Rare documents on sale at Kedem Auction House reveal new depths to our greatest thinkers.

Russian MP Affirms Jews’ Temple Mount Ties, Foreign Minister Calls Israel’s UNESCO Reaction ‘Over...

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov told TASS that Israel’s emotional approach to resolutions of UNESCO on Jerusalem is "not quite justified," suggesting the Israelis’ "emotions are over the top."

Happy Aliya Day, Everybody!

Strangely enough, the Knesset legislation known as the Aliyah Day Act 5776-2016 states that on the 7th of Cheshvan the country will celebrate the Israelites' entrance into the Land of Israel on the 10th of Nissan.

Amos Oz: Israelis Abroad Feel Better Because of ‘Breaking the Silence’

Ben Gurion University lecturers award $5,000 to the group against school policy and students' protests.

Moishe Mana Says He’ll Pay Trump Accusers’ Legal Fees

6 Heshvan 5777 – November 7, 2016
Back in October, Mana organized a private auction to benefit the Hillary Clinton presidential campaign.

Wikileaks: Chelsea Clinton Used Foundation Money to Pay for Wedding

Podesta's aide Doug Band called Chelsea a “spoiled brat kid.”

NY Jewish Museum Celebrates French Designer, Architect Pierre Chareau

Chareau, whose wife Dollie Dyte Chareau was Jewish and whose mother came from a Sephardic family, fled to the United States in 1940.

Clashes with Pro-Israel Students at Rochester’s SDS Anti-Israel Event

A man who said his family had been forced from Libya in 1967 because they were Jewish asked, “Is this for education purposes?” He noted that he is not considered a refugee on campus because he is not Palestinian.

Israel’s Rabbinate Avoids Western Wall Event

6 Heshvan 5777 – November 6, 2016
Israel's Rabbinate is caught in a pool of political quicksand over the issue of plurality at the Western Wall.

Palestinian Authority Demands “Return” of the Dead Sea Scrolls

The PA told UNESCO that the Dead Sea Scrolls are part of THEIR heritage!

PA Governor Signs Anti-BDS Bill

The legislation makes it clear that companies can either perform a BDS action or they can do business with Pennsylvania. However, they cannot do both.

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner Visit the Rebbe’s Ohel [video]

As the US Presidential elections draw closer, the candidates are looking for all the support they can get.

B’Tselem, Breaking the Silence, to Collaborate with Anti-Israel NGO Sabeel

Sabeel spokespeople, particularly founder Ateek, disparage Judaism as “tribal,” “primitive,” and “exclusionary,” while contrasting this to Christianity’s “universalism” and “inclusiveness.”

Tucson Muslim Gets 8 Years for Planning to Attack Jewish Center

5 Heshvan 5777 – November 5, 2016
Khan's attorney told the court his client is struggling with mental health issues and poor impulse control.

Historic Upper West Side Conservative Synagogue Going Condo

"In Judaism buildings aren’t so important, they are places that we use… but we move, we move a lot."

Birthright Tours Coming Back to Gush Etzion

3 Heshvan 5777 – November 4, 2016
Participants will once again be permitted to visit Gush Etzion, Ma'ale Adumim, the Armon Hanatziv promenade and the City of David.

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