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European Rabbis to Grant Merkel Top Honor

6 Iyyar 5773 – April 16, 2013
German Chancellor Angela Merkel will receive a top award from Europe's mainstream Orthodox rabbinic body, the Conference of European Rabbis. It announced Monday that Merkel...

Cleveland Jewish Runner Crossed Finish Line One Hour before Blast

A Cleveland Jewish man’s ability to finish the Boston Marathon in less than four hours helped save him from injuries, or worse, in the...

On the Scene, Boston Rabbi Offering ‘Some Sense of Serenity’

“You can imagine the pandemonium. Everyone was running, and glass was flying around."

Satmar Sets up ‘Draft Refugee’ Panel to Send Yeshiva Youth to US

6 Iyyar 5773 – April 15, 2013
This really is Independence Day! Satmar sets up an emergency panel to hustle IDF Draft Refugees’ out of Israel lest they be contaminated by serving the country. Let them be America’s problem.

British Jewish Crime Boss Sues Prison for Kosher Meals

An orthodox British Jew serving time in jail for trying to smuggle millions of dollars worth of cocaine is suing prison officials for discrimination...

Pearl’s Father: Execution Caused ‘Revolution’ against Barbarism

Prof. Judea Pearl said at Israel’s Remembrance Day for Fallen Soldiers in Jerusalem Sunday night that the terrorists’’ brutal execution of his son Daniel...

Fresh Complaint on Twitter Anti-Semitism Filed in France

A French Jewish group which last month sued Twitter for hosting anti-Semitic content has lodged a fresh complaint against the company and accused it...

Mezuzah Firebug Remembers Nothing from that 2-Day Bender

“I don’t hate nobody, I don’t even remember. . . . It don’t make no sense.”

Justin ‘Weird’ Bieber Says Anne Frank Would Have Been a Fan

5 Iyyar 5773 – April 14, 2013
Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber visited the Anne Frank house in Amsterdam, stayed for about an hour and wrote in the guestbook, "Truly inspiring...

Yemenite Chabadnik Paints Gigantic Flag Seen from Jordan (Video)

Take 740 gallons paint, let a Yemenite Chabadnik work day and night for three weeks and – presto – see a huge Israel flag display in Eilat that can be seen from Jordan.

Yom Ha’atzmaut Draws 200 New York UJA Leaders

The UJA Federation of New York’s William Rosenwald Mission landed in Israel Sunday with 200 leaders who will be celebrating the country’s 65th anniversary...

Ten of Thousands at Funeral of Son of Rav Ovadia Yosef

Tens of thousands of people participated Friday afternoon in the funeral procession of Rabbi Yaakov Yosef, the eldest son of Shas spiritual leader Rabbi...

‘Nazi Essay’ Teacher Placed on Leave

One of the three classes given the assignment refused to do it.

Swedish Social Democrats Oust Chairman of Islamic Association

Islamiska Förbundet has invited to Sweden speakers with known anti-Semitic views.

American Volunteers to Fire Up BBQ’s for 3000 IDF Soldiers

2 Iyyar 5773 – April 12, 2013
The young folks in olive green came to investigate, first one by one and then in droves.

Polish Jews against Righteous Gentiles Monument at Ghetto Site

Poland's Jewish community does not want a planned monument to righteous gentiles to be erected near the Museum of the History of Polish Jews,...

‘Plastic Bag’ Airplane Passenger a Kohen Staying Pure?

Look up in the sky? Is It a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s Plastic Man – the Orthodox Jew who wrapped himself in plastic on an airplane, apparently because he is a very scrupulous Kohen.

Galliano Dress Forbidden for Israeli Eurovision Contestant

2 Iyyar 5773 – April 11, 2013
Israel's contestant in the international Eurovision music contest was barred from wearing a dress by designer John Galliano, who lost his job as the...

Jewish Groups Rally for Immigrants with Sign What Would Moses Do’

Carrying signs reading “Don’t Deport My Bubbe” and “What Would Moses Do?,” Jewish demonstrators representing several organizations participated Wednesday in the Rally for Citizenship...

WOW Claiming Groundbreaking Court Ruling

Judge Sharon Larry Bavly stated that there was no cause for arresting the women.

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