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On Eve of 3.5-Year Prison Term Former Chief Rabbi Invited to Speak at ‘Honor...

The first item in Metzger's original indictment (before the plea bargain) accused him of selling conversion certificates in exchange for bribes.

Banned in Russia, Goebbles’ Diaries to be Published in Ukraine

Russian news sources reporting the announced publication noted that in Russia the Goebbels diaries are included in the federal list of banned extremist materials, by a court order.

German Police Raid Homes of Armed ‘Reich Citizens’ Who Hate Jews and Muslims

The 12 raids targeted six suspects accused of planning attacks on police officers, asylum seekers and Jews. A seventh suspect is believed to be supporting the group by purchasing arms and ammunition.

Outrage: Germany to Observe Holocaust Remembrance Day while Funding Anti-Israel NGO

From 2012-2016 the German government has provided more than $290,000 to NGO promoting turning Israel into a multicultural, Arab-majority state.

Knesset Committee Holds Heated Debate on Harassment of Haredi IDF Soldiers

'This is a warning sign and all of the involved entities should take action – here and now, before a disaster will occur and it will cost us in blood.'

Liberman: Serious Mistakes in Sgt. Azaria’s Trial

'As Defense Minister, I feel, like most of the citizens of Israel, a sense of unease about the court's decision.'

Virginia to Debate Landmark Anti-Semitism Bill

For Virginia, HB 2261 follows a number of anti-Semitic incidents on public university campuses across Virginia in 2016.

Jerusalem Terrorist Sentenced to 18 Years in Prison for Stoning Death of Alexander Levlovich

The prison term for the murder by stoning sends a message to Arabs that Israel will no longer tolerate terrorism of any kind.

Return of the Crusades? European Bishops Demand ‘Action after Fifty Years of Occupation in...

You know what's the only country in the Middle East where the Christian community is thriving and prospering? Naturally – Israel. You're welcome, Bishop Lang.

Russian Jews Condemn Anti-Semitic Statement by Parliament’s Deputy Speaker

He talked about the people who 'jumped out from the Pale of Settlement to the revolver in 1917, and today are working in very respectable places – on the radio, in the legislatures.

Rivlin Stresses Need for Solidarity with Arabs at Conference Celebrating Crucial Dates in Zionist...

Rivlin urged a resolution for regulating illegal construction in the Arab sector, where 'each hesitation distances us further from the solution, and has the ability to increase the divisions, and the violence.'

3,300-Year Detour Ends in Aliyah for 65th Wedding Anniversary in Israel

"We realized it was time to pack while we are healthy and active and could truly enjoy being in Our Beloved Country."

Yad Vashem Online Presents Touching ‘Last Letters From the Holocaust’

There are thousands of personal letters in the Yad Vashem Archives, which were sent by Jews – adults and children – to their relatives and friends from their homes, the ghettos and the camps.

Netanyahu to Belzer Rebbe: Pray that New President Be Better than Predecessor

The PM noted that he got two-thirds of the Congress to support him, which 'I can't get in our country.'

Anti-Semitic Sabbath Attacks on Jews in London

Jews in London were targeted in a rash of violent "hit-and-run" anti-Semitic attacks over this past Sabbath.

US Jewish Schools Love Betsy DeVos for the Vouchers

The new Trump Administration favors Jews not only in Judea and Samaria, but in the States as well. Our recommendation: if you are the parent of a Jewish school student – lay off those protest rallies…

‘Open Orthodox’ Rabbi Alters Shabbat Prayer for the President to Omit Trump

So we searched the text of this socially conscious, alternative prayer, and discovered it has no mention of three words: "Jews," "Jewish," and "Israel."

Prosecution to Demand 3 to 5 Years for Sgt. Azaria

Azaria's mother passed out when she heard the news.

NY Councilman Asks Obama to Commute Rubashkin’s Sentence, Too

NYC Council member Chaim Deutsch sent a letter to President Obama asking for last-minute clemency for Sholom Rubashkin before he leaves office.

ADL Issues Security Advisory as FBI Investigating Threats to JCCs

The ADL also issued an additional security advisory on reports from several companies and business around the country which have received anti-Semitic faxes in recent days.

Cape Town Jews Warned Against Participating in Meeting on Future of Development Site

'Please be aware that any engagement on your part ... may be detrimental to the community's interest given the sensitive nature of this matter at this time.'

Mother of Dead IDF Soldier Invites Israelis to Funeral: ‘We Have No Family Here’

The funeral will be at 2:30 PM today (Thursday), at the military section of the Rishon L'Tzion cemetery.

Watch: Jerusalem Mayor Calling on Israelis to Sign Letter Congratulating Incoming President Trump [video]

'Israel thanks you for your enduring, unequivocal support for the state of Israel and welcomes your ambassador to Jerusalem.'

Conservative Shul Calls for Fasting on Inauguration Day

'If Netivot Shalom is empty this Shabbat morning because members of Netivot Shalom are marching as part of the nationwide response to the Presidential Inauguration.'

Operation Survival: ‘Local Event to Address Issue That’s Become a National Epidemic’

Hundreds of local Jewish community members crowded into a wedding hall to hear about how to deal with the plague of substance abuse.

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