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‘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.

Bomb Threats Again Close JCCs Along America’s East Coast

Another rash of bomb threats made against Jewish community centers in American states on the East Coast. No injuries reported, no bombs found.

OU’s Torah In The City Offers Blueprint For Future Events

The OU turned their convention into a gathering for the entire spectrum of Orthodox Jewry.

Rightwing NGO: Fake News, Years of Incitement, Led to Murder of Israeli Policeman

'Illegal squatters in the Hiran area have chosen to use violence and murder to force the hand of the authorities, emboldened by anti-Israel NGOs and Arab-Israeli lawmakers.'

Otto Freundlich, Len Lye, Lygia Clark, Blinky Palermo in Israel Museum’s The Shadow of...

Works by four pioneering artists who, despite working in different times and places, developed similar visual languages – shedding new light on 20th-century abstract art.

Obama Appoints Anti-Israel Adviser to Holocaust Museum Council

Rhodes recently raised many eyebrows when he enlightened reporters about the 'tens of thousands' of Jewish settlements in Judea and Samaria

$10 Million Grant Awarded to Museum of Jewish People at Beit Hatfutsot

The grant is the largest awarded to Beit Hatfutsot from a U.S. philanthropic foundation in its 40-year history.

Knesset Debates Kashrut Monopoly and the Calls to Privatize It

MK Elazar Stern (Yesh Atid) accused the chief rabbinate of enforcing inappropriate, capricious rules, saying, 'You can't count on the chief rabbinate's kosher certification because it is corrupt.'

Ben Gurion U. Scientists Offer Intriguing Theory on Joshua’s ‘Sun Stand Still’ Miracle

The mention of both the sun and the moon led the three researchers to the conclusion that the text refers to a solar eclipse, during which the moon moves between the sun and the earth, blocking the sunlight.

Hundreds Rally Against Anti-Israel Paris ‘Peace’ Conference

The rally attracted protesters from across Europe: France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany, who raised Israeli flags and signs supporting Israel.

Report: French Fund Pro-BDS NGOs Possibly Tied to Terrorists

NGO Monitor accuses France of providing both direct government support (through AFD and the French Consulate in Jerusalem) and indirect support via third party NGOs to organizations with alleged ties to the PFLP terror organization.

Archaeological Digs in Nazi Death Camp Unearth Victims’ Personal Effects

A pendant discovered in Sobibór bears close resemblance to one owned by Anne Frank.

No Joy in Yeshivaville: Ringling Brothers Strike their Tent after Passover

The women-free show for the Orthodox Jewish audience included clowns, animals, tight-rope dancers, a basketball team on unicycles and acrobats.

UK to Loan Bust of Winston Churchill After Trump Requests Its Return to White...

British aristocracy have apparently not yet recovered from President Obama's insult, despite the gesture of conciliation by a new incoming president.

UK Man Convicted After Pleading Guilty to Anti-Semitic Attack on Jewish Shoppers

Four Orthodox Jews in North London were attacked by a young British man who yelled 'heil Hitler' and threw gas canisters at them from a van.

3,000-Yr-Old Timna Valley Gatehouse Dates Back to Kings David and Solomon [video]

Tel Aviv University archaeology team confirms donkey stables, livestock pens in Timna date back to the time of Kings David and Solomon.

German Court Rules No Jail for Muslim Synagogue Arsonists

The German regional court ruled the arsonists were carrying out a political statement against Israel, not an anti-Semitic hate crime.

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