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Haredi MK Blocks Train Funding over Shabbat Works

16 Elul 5776 – September 19, 2016
Transport Ministry officials threatened that "if it turns out Gafni is operating out of political considerations we will view it seriously and act accordingly."

London Mayor Sadiq Khan ‘Davens’ While on Whirlwind North America Interfaith Tour

London's first Muslim mayor is a smashing success on his interfaith tour in the US, including at two synagogues.

Doctors to Reduce Sedation for Former Pres. Shimon Peres

16 Elul 5776 – September 18, 2016
Doctors plan to reduce sedation and respiratory support for former President Shimon Peres this week.

Prominent Jewish-Turkish Businessman Ishak Alaton Dead at 89

Ishak Alaton was one of the founders of the Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation (TESEV) and the Open Society Foundation.

‘Mrs. Carl Meyer and her Children’ at the Jewish Museum

Lady Meyer was a socially concerned philanthropist supporting working class women, underprivileged families, and women’s suffrage.

Survey: Jewish Voters Give Hillary Lowest Support of All Democratic Nominees Since 1980

15 Elul 5776 – September 17, 2016
Only 15% of the Jews asked are married to a non-Jew. But wait, don't celebrate yet: only 35% are married to a Jew, either from birth or a convert, and a full 49% are not married.

Ground Zero for the Iran Deal: Rosenthal Versus Nadler

14 Elul 5776 – September 16, 2016
"This district is literally Ground Zero and our representative supported the Iran Deal? Is no one paying attention," Rosenthal queries.

Rare Roman Gold Coin Found in Jerusalem Dig

The coin probably came from one of the rich 2000-year old Jewish dwellings which the UNC Charlotte team have been uncovering at the site.

Yisrael Kristal to Celebrate Bar Mitzvah at 113

13 Elul 5776 – September 15, 2016
Yisrael Kristal celebrates his bar mitzvah this year, 100 years late but still in time to enjoy it! Mazel tov!

Study: Children of Parents Who Were Babies in the Holocaust More Prone to schizophrenia

The lingering impact of the Holocaust on second-generation survivors.

‘Palestinian Power Couple’ Split Up as Roger Waters Dumps Rula Jebreal

Jebreal asked to meet Waters because of his anti-Israel activism, they became friends and "dined together many times."

Historic First: Chassidic Woman Elected to be NY Civil Court Judge

12 Elul 5776 – September 14, 2016
For the first time in U.S. history, a Chassidic woman wins a Brooklyn election, against a man, to become a New York Civil Court judge.

How 1970s Hassidic Hackers Created Worldwide Broadcast Network

This is the story of how a handful of young Hassidim set out to build a global communications network in the era before Periscope, Skype, VoIP, or even satellite or Cable TV.

Bill Clinton Inquired about Shimon Peres’ Condition

President Clinton was paid $500,000 to speak at Shimon Peres' birthday celebration in Israel on June 17, 2013.

Bubby’s Version of Instagram – Now Up for Auction in Israel

Special postcards from Israel sell for hundreds of dollars.

UC Berkeley Responds to Pressure, Suspends Anti-Semitic Course

The course learning objectives made it clear that a key goal of the class was to encourage students to accept unquestioningly the false and defamatory idea that Israel is an illegitimate settler colonial state.

Anti-Israel NGO Al-Haq Making Inroads on Capitol Hill

10 Elul 5776 – September 13, 2016
The group of Al-Haq friendly lawmakers is led by one of the most anti-Israel members of Congress, Betty McCollum, US Representative for Minnesota's 4th congressional district.

Great Synagogue of Pilsen Returns to Jews of Czech Republic

The famed Great Synagogue of Pilsen is returning to Jewish hands and hearts after 20 years as a Czech concert hall and art museum.

Mighty British ‘Queen’ Rock Band Seizes the Night, the Crowd and Traffic in Tel...

10 Elul 5776 – September 12, 2016
The long-awaited, deeply delightful, hugely majestic classical rock band 'Queen' performed in Tel Aviv's Yarkon Park at last. All is right with the musical world.

Samaria Activist Yossi Dagan Asked By Brooklynites To Talk About Israeli Resiliency and Terror...

Samaria Regional Council chairman Yossi Dagan was hosted in Crown Heights to talk about Israeli resiliency in the face of terror on the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attack on New York.

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