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Study: Highest Suicide Rates Among Religious Homosexuals

19 Elul 5772 – September 5, 2012
3.5% of the young people interviewed attempted suicide.

Today in 1934 – Brooklyn Jewish Women Help Refugees from Nazi Germany

SEPTEMBER 5, 1934 - Mrs. Stephen S. Wise, president of the Women's Association of the American Jewish Congress, who has just returned from a visit to the German refugee centers in Europe, will be hostess this afternoon to 500 Brooklyn women who have pledged to support the establishment of a center in New York City for refugees from Nazi Germany.
Monticello Attack Suspects

Anti-Semitic Attack in Monticello, NY, Bakery

Customers at a Hasidic bakery were accosted by two men who yelled ethnic slurs at the them and attempted to run them over with their car.
Jerusalem Master Plan

Plans Underway, Experts Convened, to Revolutionize Jerusalem by the Year 5800 (2039)

16 Elul 5772 – September 3, 2012
The sale of a 185-room hotel at the entrance of Jerusalem on August 16 was not just a 17.5 million dollar real estate acquisition by Australian multi-millionaire Kevin Bermeister, but one investment in a broader and more calculated strategy to make Jerusalem a global tourism capital. Up next: a subway system servicing the Old City and a Jerusalem International Airport in the nearby desert.

Michigan St. Jewish Student, Police Differ on Whether Attack Was Hate Crime

11 Elul 5772 – August 29, 2012
A Jewish student at Michigan State University said he was attacked at an off-campus party in what he is calling a hate crime.

Kipah-Wearing Teen Set for ‘America’s Got Talent’ Semis

Edon Pinchot, a kipah-wearing Jewish day school student, will be performing in the semifinals of "America’s Got Talent."
Haredi soldiers praying in the fields. Some are less welcome in their own shuls.

Uniformed Haredi Soldier Kicked Out of his Shul

9 Elul 5772 – August 27, 2012
He was told that since he was wearing the uniform of the “Army of the Zionist State,” he was not permitted to enter the shul.

Facebook Pictures Provide New ‘Ammunition’ for the Committee to Preserve Purity

6 Elul 5772 – August 23, 2012
Here’s the new method for combating modesty problems: on posters that were displayed publicly on Wednesday in Beitar Illit, Israel, signed by the Committee for the Purity of our Camp, a woman’s picture appeared including her full name and the ‘fact’ that she had gotten married not in accordance with halacha (Jewish law).
This image appears on the organizer's homepage, with the caption: FOR OBAMA: Mark Alan Siegel – Chairman, Democratic Party/Palm Beach (D), Rabbi Barry Silver – Congregation L’Dor Va-Dor (D). FOR ROMNEY: Alan Bergstein – Jewish Activist (R), former Democrat, Tom Trento – Christian Zionist (R).

Palm Beach Fl. JCC Squashes Videotaping of Presidential Debate

Round two in a no-holds barred debate on whether Jews should vote for Obama or Romney for US president took place Wednesday night at the Palm Beach South Jewish Community Center in Boynton Beach, Florida. The joint was jumping: hundreds of people were turned away for lack of space, audience members were shouting, speakers were heckled and interrupted and ugliness prevailed. But unless you were able to squeeze into the room, you'll have to take the word of those who were there. Why and when were cameras barred from the room? According to the panelists, the JCC management knew there were going to be cameras.
The TOS group conducted in 2011 a march commemorating the deportation of the Jews of Leipzig, Germany, to Riga, Latvia.

Children of Nazis and Jewish Survivors March Together Across Poland

3 Elul 5772 – August 20, 2012
German marcher Bäerbel Pfeiffer asked for forgiveness for her grandfather, an electrician who installed the electrified barbed wire fence at Auschwitz-Birkenau.

Jewish Identity Runs Strong as Russian Speaking Teens From Around the World Gather in...

The camp, part of an ongoing effort called Project Rimon, is focused on a commitment to instill Jewish identity within the campers and use Israel as the common denominator that unites Jews of Russian origin from diverse locales around the globe.
Former President Jimmy Carter visits the Arab neighborhood of Silwan in East Jerusalem.

Jimmy Carter Unites Democrat and Republican Jews who Renounce his Convention Message

21 Av 5772 – August 9, 2012
Imagine this: two Jews, one opinion! Who accomplished this miracle? None other than former US president Jimmy Carter.

British Judge Permits 10 Year-Old Jewish Girl to Convert to Christianity

18 Av 5772 – August 6, 2012
The Decision comes after the girl's mother applied for a court order in November 2011 to prevent her ex-husband from having the girl baptized.
Matan Siyum HaShas

Women Celebrate Completing Daf Yomi Cycle, Asking ‘Why Not?’

18 Av 5772 – August 5, 2012
On August 1, the biggest Jewish American event ever took place – the completion of the daily learning of the entire Gemara, which happens once every 7 and a half years, known as Siyum HaShas – filling of 90,000 seats at New Jersey’s MetLife Stadium. However, a significantly smaller, but just as intriguing group celebrated the event in skirts, scarves and a spirit of sisterhood in Jerusalem.
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) obviously has a better relationship with Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney. Now the campaign is upping the ante on pursuing the Jewish vote.

President Romney’s First Trip Will Be to Jerusalem, Says Campaign’s New Official Jewish Department

15 Av 5772 – August 2, 2012
Joining Romney in the announcement of this new coalition were House Majority leader Eric Cantor and former US Senator Norm Coleman from Minnesota, two out of a short list of Honorary Chairmen. In the announcement itself there was one concrete pledge made. Coleman said that, if elected, Mitt Romney pledged he would make his first foreign trip as president to Jerusalem.

US Queen of Kosher: “I’m a Jewish Person and it’s the Jewish Homeland, and...

With great emotion and to the joy of Jewish foodies throughout the world, the Queen of Kosher cooking is coming home to rule the roast/roost.

YouTube Removes Hundreds of Videos in Response to New Report on Online Anti-Semitism

14 Av 5772 – August 1, 2012
The Online Hate Prevention Institute on Wednesday released a report documenting extensive anti-Semitism and racial hatred on YouTube, prompting the popular video-sharing website to close the account of the most egregious culprit.
Akiva Goldstein of Lower Merion, PA (Center). Goldstein began his stint with the IDF Paratroopers Brigade last Thursday.

US Jewish Youths Choosing Elite IDF Units over Elite Colleges

More Jewish parents no longer ask their children only to which Ivy League schools will they apply, but in which elite IDF units they want to serve.
The Hotel Shangri-La in Santa Monica, California.

Pakistani Owner of Swanky Santa Monica Hotel: “Get the [expletive] Jews out of my...

11 Av 5772 – July 30, 2012
An upscale hotel on a Santa Monica, California, beach is an odd place to be singled out from a crowd and removed because you are Jewish.

The Advent of Hitler in India

Hitler’s Mein Kampf is available in almost all Indian languages, but the only book on the Holocaust in India’s national language, Hindi, is an FAQ about the Holocaust published by Yad Vashem. Dr. Navras Jaat Aafreedi has worked and continues to work in spreading accurate information about Judaism and the Holocaust in India.

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