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Israel Prize Awarded to Dead Sea Scroll Expert

Qimron’s works are considered ground-breaking, both in the Hebrew grammar of the scrolls, and in the publication of the three volumes that deal with the ancient texts.

Edelstein in Europe: Never Again! ¡Nunca más! Plus jamais! Mai più! Nie wieder!

What has been learned from all the memorials if synagogues across Europe need round-the-clock protection?

Knesset Holocaust Remembrance Session Morphs into Debate of Israel’s African Illegals

"Islamophobia is also a kind of anti-Semitism," MK Tibi noted, "so we must all be united in the fight against racism, the rejection of the other and the creation of stereotypes."

Rabbi Riskin Calls for Public Transportation on Shabbat

"Public transportation can be operated on Shabbat with non-Jewish drivers."

Pence ‘Inspired’ by Visit to Western Wall

"We draw our strength from our deep connection to the Land of the Bible, and our commitment to the words of the Prophets," Rabbi Rabinovich told Vice President Pence.

Putin Moves Museum Visit in Deference to Jewish Sabbath

The United Nations date for International Holocaust Day, and the date on which worldwide memorial ceremonies are being held, falls on the Jewish Sabbath.

Amnesty UK Kills Event over Featured Speaker Who Opposes BDS

JLC Chair Jonathan Goldstein said in a statement that "it is disgraceful that a Jewish charity is barred from the offices of Amnesty International UK."

Israeli Government Report Shows Rise in Global Anti-Semitism, Drop in Anti-Semitic Violence in 2017

"Despite the internalization among decision makers of the need to combat anti-Semitism, we are witnessing the penetration of anti-Semitic statements, expressions and norms into the accepted discourse in society."

Germany to Appoint Commissioner to Coordinate Gov’t Fight Against Anti-Semitism

German MP Volker Kauder said it was "shameful" that Jewish institutions required police protection, and that Jews are often afraid to go out, and openly identify as Jewish.

Netanyahu, Mumbai Terror Attack Survivor, Unveil Plans for Living Memorial

Moshe was invited to visit his former home by Indian Prime Minister Narenda Modi during the latter's visit to Israel in July. Netanyahu then invited the boy to join him on his trip to India this week.

Ahed Tamimi to Stay in Jail Until Trial

"NGOs cannot have it both ways: arguing she is treated too harshly for a 16-year old, but lauding her for intentional provocation against soldiers.”

German Prosecutors Say No Clemency for ‘Bookkeeper of Auschwitz’

Groening said in 2015 that he would not ask forgiveness from survivors or victims’ families. “I can only ask my God for forgiveness,” he said.

Cymbrowitz Blasts Paper For Blaming Lackluster Puerto Rico Recovery Efforts On ‘The Jew’

“In the end, Congress will do what ‘the Jew’ wants, as the vulgar prototype of true power is called,” she wrote.

Rabbi Calling to Oust IDF Chief over Mixed-Sex Agenda

Naturally, a slew of politicians took a ride on Rabbis Eliyahu and Aviner's statements, eager to score points with their supporters.

Survey Shows BDS Groups Furious at Being Blacklisted

A French organization wrote, “We will not be able to reach the youth organization with which we collaborate in the West Bank. We won’t be able to coordinate projects… This is Israel’s way of silencing us.”

2008 Terror Massacre Survivor Moshe Holtzberg Arrives in Mumbai

It’s the first time Moshe Holtzberg has been to India since his parents, Rabbi Gavriel and Rivka Holtzberg, were killed on November 26, 2008.

Hasidic Movement Bans EMT Volunteering on Penalty of Expulsion

Deputy Health Minsiter Yakov Litzman (United Torah Judaism) is a senior member of the Gur Hasidic movement.

Rabbi Dr. Yehuda Bohrer, z’l, Co-Founder of Beit El, Passes Away

Countless Jews and non-Jews in Israel and abroad are more knowledgeable about the treasures of the Land of Israel thanks to Rabbi Bohrer's work.

The Forward Misinforms Readers to Promote Anti-Circumcision Agenda

The Forward says circumcision rates in Israel are dropping, with no data to support their claim, but two surveys prove the rates are actually rising.

Last Fighter in Sobibor Death Camp Uprising Dead at 96

Alexander Boroda, president of the Federation of Jewish Communities of Russia, told Arkady Vaispapir’s sons: "With your father’s departure, the whole world has lost a hero."

Netanyahu Heads for Mumbai with Massacre Survivor

“Indian Prime Minister Modi is a close friend ... and I appreciate the fact that he himself will accompany us during large portions of the trip."

Jewish Girl’s Face Slashed in Paris Suburb

The schoolgirl tried to get a view of her attacker, but he ran away. "She could not give a report," a police source said.

Beis Finger Rehab Center Opens for MS, Neuro Residents in Jerusalem

Beis Finger is intended to be accessible to those from the central region of the country, and is fully disabled-accessible.

Jewish Ivy League Student Murdered in Southern California

Blaze apparently met with a friend last Tuesday and they drove to Borrego Park, where Blaze got out of the car at around 11 PM and went into the park. That's when he disappeared, according to the sheriff's department.

Vienna Police Fines Jewish Students for Waving Israeli Flag

Matthias F., one of the individuals fined by the police, told Vice: "My mother is Israeli, her family are refugees from Iraq and Libya.

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