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World’s Oldest Man, Yisrael Kristal z’l, Passes at 113

Mr. Kristal made sweets to thank the Russians who liberated him from the death camp, and later opened a candy shop in Haifa.
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Virginia Declares State of Emergency as White Power Goons Riot in Charlottesville

The ADL issued a tweet urging folks to sign its online "Diversity Is Strength" petition, protesting anti-Semitic statements by Michael Hill, organizer of the Charlottesville Unite the Right rally.

Synagogue Loses Suit over Firing Employee for Being Pregnant under the Chupah

Shultz said she was fired on July 21, 2015, a day after returning from her honeymoon to her job as Program Director of Congregation Shearith Israel, a job she had held for 11 years.

Evangelical Leader Calls to Picket Roger Waters’ Nashville Concert

“Roger Waters is a global symbol of Jew Hatred that should not be welcome in Nashville or anywhere else in the United States of America.”

Report: Anti-Israel Mega-Fund’s Income Dropped Dramatically in 2016

"The New Israel Fund has long since lost its legitimacy among Israeli citizens, and it is good to see that even its donors in the US understand that this is a fund whose sole purpose is to harm the State of Israel and its sovereignty."

Only IDF Legal Chief Still Opposes Letting Machpela House Owners Stay

On July 25, 15 Jewish families entered Machpela House with several government ministers expressing their support for the move and the Prime Minister ordering the Defense Minister not to evacuate them "until further notice."

Crown Heights Business Owner Predicts Calabria’s Smaller Etrogim ‘Will Work Out’

"Even the non-Jewish farmers admit it’s all in God’s hands. They may have a surprise, and a new crop may soon have beautiful, clean Esrogim."

Second Swastika in Two Weeks Found at Hebrew U Campus

“A reality in which two swastikas are discovered in the span of two weeks at a university campus in Israel’s capital is very troubling and dangerous."

Hebrew U Launches World’s Largest Jewish Art Index

The online Bezalel Narkiss Index of Jewish Art preserves the rich artistic heritage of the Jewish people throughout time and across the globe.

Galilee Excavation Reveals 2,000 Year-Old Stone Vessel Workshop

The discovery provides fascinating evidence of the central place of ritual purity in the daily lives of Galilean Jews during the time of the Second Temple.

Lack of Adequate Buses to Tomb of Prophet Samuel

“There does appear to be an increase in demand and [so] we are significantly increasing service ... although we are limited in the number of minibuses that we have.”

1,000 Marchers Strengthen Hebron in Israeli Flag Parade

“The contemptible decision of UNESCO ... emphasizes and reinforces the need and importance of being here,” said coalition chairman David Bitan.

Mahwah Township Declares War On Eruv

Rabbi Chaim Steinmetz, head of the Monsey eruv, opposes the notion that the eruv will facilitate an influx of Jewish residents.

High Court Decision Reignites Arab-Jewish Housing Tensions

When the auctions were unsealed, it turned out the winners were all Arabs, despite the fact that a large number of Jewish residents had participated.

Russian Jews Irate at Official’s Notion of ‘Sweet Holocaust Deal’

"Such words are offensive to two peoples who have been victims of monstrous persecution," Spokesman Borukh Gorin said.

Compassionate Donor Helps NGO Buy Field to Grow Food for Needy Israelis

"This land is one of the only fields in Israel where produce is grown specifically for this purpose, and it's the only field that has a greenhouse to grow staple vegetables."

NC Gay Pride Event Pushed on Account of Yom Kippur

You could finish Ma'ariv with the minyan, then even do Kiddush Levanah, if the sky isn't overcast, change into your leather shorts and hit the festival.

Democratic Socialists of America Endorse BDS, Threatening a Bernie Sanders–DNC coalition

Although it would be wrong to suggest that Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt) is the leader of the DSA, he received the group's enthusiastic support during the 2016 primaries, and included its honorary chair, vehement anti-Zionist Cornel West in his platform team at the DNC convention.

NGO: Israel Revokes Citizenship of Eastern Jerusalem Arabs

The report includes interviews with eight Arab families, "victims" of Israel's aggressive policy, the most glaring of which is with Abed Dawiat, who committed the official first act of terror of the lone-wolf intifada.

‘Birthright Bandits’ Rob American Kids in Kibbutz Guest House

Police launched a covert investigation, and after "various and complex investigative activities," they succeeded in tracking down a squad of burglars from central Israel.

180 Jewish Fathers Follow in their Wives’ Footsteps to Israel

The trips inspire men to connect deeply with their Jewish heritage, and transform themselves, their families – and ultimately their communities and the wider world.

Report: Haredi Private Shabbat Power Stations May Raise Israelis’ Electric Rates

Yedioth quotes MK Maklev as saying that at the current situation the IEC incurs a 15% loss in serving Haredi customers, and perhaps using that amount to offset the regular loss would eventually benefit everybody.

Thousands of NCSY Campers Underline Jewish Identity, Ties with Israel

Jewish music superstar Mordechai Shapiro entertained the massive crowd at the event.
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Poles Condemn Skinhead Attack on Israeli Soccer Team

The Polish government's statement said: "We strongly condemn aggression and violence against any person."

Is Australia Caving to Terrorism?

“The site is unsuitable for a synagogue because of the potential risk to users and other members of the general public," a council spokesperson said.

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