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European Parliament President Martin Schultz to Receive 2016 Medal of Tolerance

European Parliament President Martin Schultz is one of two recipients of the 2016 Medal of Tolerance for his commitment to preserve the memory of the Shoah.

Anti-Trump Jews Petition Against Simon Wiesenthal Museum Founder Attending Inauguration

'Simon Wiesenthal Center, take disciplinary action against Hier if he refuses to desist from this shameful action.'

Jews 2nd Largest Religious Group in 115th Congress

The group that's most underrepresented are the religiously unaffiliated, which accounts for 23% of the general public but is represented by only 0.2% of Congress.

Exclusive: Huckabee Calls US Abstention at UNSC ‘Act of Hate Towards Israel’ By Obama...

Gov. Mike Huckabee says that no matter what the Obama administration does in its remaining days, "We can fix it. And we will."

Hikers Discover Engravings of Menorah and Cross in Judaean Lowlands Water Cistern

Engravings of a Seven-Branched Menorah and a Cross were Discovered by Hikers in an Ancient Water Cistern in the Judaean lowlands.

Support Group: Today’s Aliyah ‘Basket’ Must Include Subsidized Therapy

'My very relationship with my husband was in question suddenly. The children would yell, 'Why did you bring us here?' My own emotional state was so fragile. Everything was falling apart, including our marriage.'

Israel’s Population Grows by 2% in 2016

Israel continues to grow as a Jewish State, as a nation and as a people. In 2016, Israel's population grew by 167,000 people.

Liberman: Shaming Hareidi Soldiers For Military Service Akin to Idolatry [video]

Defense Minister Liberman pointed out that King David fought, as did Joshua bin Nun, saying they also had an understanding of Torah and Judaism.

Philly Jewish Museum Posts Huge Sign Reminding Americans of Freedom of Religion

Facing Independence Mall as it does, in the heart of historic Philadelphia, the Museum’s signage refers to one of the most significant documents in American history.

‘Prayers Needed’ for Rabbi Aharon Yehuda Leib Shteinman

The public is asked to pray for the recovery of Aharon Yehuda Leib ben Gittel Feiga, b’toch sha’ar cholei Am Yisroel.

Public Menorah Vandalized by Teens in South Orange, NJ

Vandals damaged a public menorah in South Orange, New Jersey on the sixth night of Chanukah, but were spotted by security cameras.

27,000 New Israelis Came Home in 2016, Down from 31,000 in 2015

Aliyah from Brazil increased significantly, with the arrival of some 760 new immigrants this year, compared with 497 in 2015.

Muslim Kid Helps Cops Catch Man who Attacked Orthodox Jewish woman [video]

The smack broke the victim's glasses, she dropped to the floor and became momentarily unconscious. She was taken to hospital with a cut lip and bruising.

Jewish Non-Profit Hands Out Hot kosher Holiday Meals

Masbia volunteers say they want everyone to have a hot meal this holiday season despite their own financial duress.

Google Takes Steps to Eliminate Holocaust Denial from Search Engine

The Google internet search engine giant has adjusted its algorithm to remove results that claim the Holocaust didn't happen.

Full Text: Reaction by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to Secy Kerry’s Speech [video]

"Israeli families have made the ultimate sacrifice to defend our country and advance peace. My family has been one of them."

Kerry Defends Obama Decision to Abstain at UNSC Vote Condemning Israel

US Secy of State John Kerry attacked the Netanyahu administration in his farewell speech at the State Department.

Back Stabbing Arab Gets 35 Years

Following the attack, Meri posted on Facebook a picture of himself with the killer with the caption: 'My praises to the Shahid.'

Demonstrators in NYC to Demand: ‘Defund The UN’

Demonstrators are being organized in NYC to demand the US de-fund the United Nations over Resolution 2334(2016).

President Rivlin to Israeli Christian Leaders: ‘United Jerusalem Is the Eternal Capital of Israel...

'I stand here today to repeat in the clearest way: the State of Israel is deeply committed to ensure the religious rights of all faith communities in Jerusalem and throughout Israel.'

Ivanka Trump Posts Family Hanukkah Picture from the Pacific

Donald Trump is about to become the very first US president who has halachically Jewish grandchildren (the Clintons' son-in-law is Jewish, too, but that's just not good enough for Jewish law).

Santa Monica Synagogue Smeared with Feces on First Night of Hanukkah

'It’s so sad that at this time people should feel that they want to express themselves in such a negative way,' Chabad Rabbi Boruch Rabinowitz said.

Bennett’s ‘Breaking the Silence’ Bill Bars Anti-IDF Groups from Israeli Schools

MK Lapid said 'Israel's school system must not permit entry of organizations that slander IDF officers and soldiers, calling them criminals and encouraging insubordination. Consider what happens to a student who hears these stories just before joining the Army.'

Gush Etzion Residents Boycott Arab Destroyer of Netiv Ha’avot

The Netiv HaAvot neighborhood of Elazar was built in 2001 on land which was later claimed–with the urging and support of Peace Now–by the Mussa family of al-Khader, near Bethlehem.

Former US Envoy to Israel Dan Kurtzer Slams Netanyahu for ‘Unprecedented’ Language Against Obama

Former American diplomat Dan Kurtzer scolded Israel's Prime Minister for his response to last week's UNSC resolution.

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