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Senate to Vote on Holocaust Restitution as Vienna Philharmonic Returns Looted Painting

The law allows the heirs six years to sue in US court from the day they become aware of the existence and location of the looted object.

Chief Rabbinate to List Rabbis Approved for Conversions Abroad

According to the chief rabbis, the plan is to create a system whereby the conversions done by rabbis who meet the chief rabbinate criteria would be approved.

Remembering Ezra Schwartz, hy’d, By Creating a Garden at Oz veGaon

Sometimes the best way to honor and hold the memory of a departed soul is through building or planting new life. And so it was at Oz veGaon.

Heirs of Jewish Art Dealer Sue Bavaria over Works by Beckmann, Klee, Gris

The Limbach Commission, a panel set up by Germany to return Nazi-looted art in public collections, has already issued a recommendation against returning a painting by Gris that used to hang in Flechtheim’s Berlin apartment.

Holocaust Banknote Forger Adolf Burger Dead at 99

He visited the Bank of England and met the Chief Cashier, who presented him with one of the notes which he had forged in the concentration camp more than sixty years earlier.

UK Neo-Nazi Found Guilty in Anti-Semitism Trial

UK self-described fascist Joshua Bonehill-Paine was convicted for anti-Semitic internet rants against a Jewish MP. He's already serving time on other charges.

Wannabe Mugger Nabbed After 90-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor Hits Back [video]

A wannabe mugger finds out the hard way that even when elderly, there was a reason that some Jews survived the Holocaust.

Rabbi Adin Even Yisrael Steinsaltz Hospitalized in Jerusalem

One of the most beloved rabbis worldwide is recovering at a Jerusalem hospital after a catherization for a cranial blood clot.

Haifa’s Arab Food Festival Brings Jewish and Arab Chefs Together

Jewish and Arab master chefs are combining their skills in Haifa to create culinary heaven at a unique festival.

New Zealand PM, Son of Holocaust Refugee, Resigns

Key is often asked why he didn't speak any German, considering his Austrian roots, and his response is: “The simple answer is my mother refused to teach me. She did not want to reflect on her history.”

Happy 100th Birthday, Mr. Issur Danielovitch, We Loved You in ‘Cast a Giant Shadow’

All his children were born to non-Jewish mothers, but Douglas insists they were "aware culturally" of his "deep convictions," and he never tried to influence their own religious decisions.

Yesh Din NGO Insists No Remedy for Amona Jews, Only Full Demolition, Eviction

The Amona residents, who were originally willing to go along with the new plan, are now fiercely against it, as one resident argued, 'It amounts to stuffing us in caravans in a relocation camp."

‘Peace Index’ Survey Reveals 48% of Israeli Jews Believe Left ‘Disloyal’

A whopping 80.5% of the Jewish public agree with the recent statement by Ambassador Ron Dermer that “Israel has no doubt that President-elect Trump is a true friend of Israel.”

Peace Now Urging Destruction of War Heroes’ Monuments

Peace Now refused the families' plea, suggesting "another delay will be used by respondents to torpedo the return of the land to its rightful owners."

African BDS Activist Refused Entry at Ben Gurion International

This is the first time Israel blocked the entry of a foreign visitor solely on the basis of their activism in the BDS movement.

Religious Leaders Call for Negotiation, not Legislation on Muezzin bill

MK Yehuda Glick believes that dialogue not legislation is what's needed to lower the decibel level of the Muezzins.

6 Jerusalem Arabs Arrested for Incitement Via Social Networks

Furnished with arrest and search warrants issued by Jerusalem Magistrate Court, Police confiscated the suspects' personal computers, mobile devices, and removable media.
The Anne Frank house in Amsterdam.

Amsterdam Police Foil Jihadist Attack on Synagogue While Dutch Lawmakers Hope to Reduce Security...

Amsterdam police and the counterterror unit uncovered a jihadist plot to attack a synagogue and arrested the wannabe terrorists.

Israeli Chasidic Rebbe Permits Use of Filtered Internet, Smartphones

In the Karlin-Stoliner Rebbe's opinion, a draconian, sweeping prohibition on electronic communications creates a situation where many break the law in secret and are exposed to dangerous content.

Police Arrest Jewish Man for Saying Sh’ma Israel [video]

In Israel, Jewish prayer on the Temple Mount is completely forbidden. Muslims are free to pray on Temple Mount five times a day, every day.

Gov. Cuomo Blacklists Foreign BDS Supporters

'If you boycott against Israel, New York will boycott you. If you divert revenues from Israel, New York will divert revenues from you. If you sanction Israel, New York will sanction you, period. Thank you.'

Saban, ADL’s Greenblatt: Ellison Clearly an Anti-Semite

'New information recently has come to light that raises serious concerns about whether Rep. Ellison faithfully could represent the Democratic Party’s traditional support for a strong and secure Israel.'

Diapora Yeshiva T’shuva Movement Pioneer Rabbi Mordechai Goldstein Dead at 82

Unlike traditional Orthodox academies, Rabbi Goldstein's Diaspora Yeshiva appealed to students who identified with the nonconformist beatnik and hippie subcultures, adopting a neo-Chasidic approach.

Ancient Inscription Identifies Gargilius Antiques as Roman Ruler on Eve of Bar Kochva Revolt

'For the first time, we can state with certainty the name of the Roman prefect of Judea during the critical period leading up to the Bar Kochva revolt.'

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