One of the first questions the Poles asked the Nazis, their new rulers, was if it was permitted to kill the Jews.
"This basic law seeks to anchor the right of those who wish to dedicate themselves to a meaningful period of Torah study to the removal of other obligations ... such as security service and voluntary national service.
The OU has established parameters for a three-year period during which the umbrella body for American Orthodox congregations will work to bring its member synagogues who employ female clergy into compliance with OU standards, which stipulate that a woman cannot serve as a rabbi.
"In every town where there was an Aktion (German expulsion of the local Jews), the ghetto was surrounded by a mob that participated in a formal hunt on Jews, a hunt according to all the rules of hunting—with beaters or without them. Did many Jews perish at their hands? Countless ones!"
The law will guarantee full legal protection for Holocaust survivors, educators and tour guides who may be prosecuted in a foreign country (Poland) for relating historical truths about the Holocaust.
The child was walking to a tutor when two teens approximately 15 years old knocked him to the ground and "struck him multiple times," police said.
"We’re working with the Russian state service for archives on a project titled ‘Every Person Has a Name,’" Koren said.
The leftwing parties in the Danish parliament claim that the foreign minister has surrendered to an Israeli dictate.
Tu b’Shevat events are another layer connecting the People of Israel to their Land.
Is there some way to let all Jews take part in Tu B'Shvat in a real and significant way, as opposed to just not saying "tachanun" in shul?
In addition to planting new trees, it is traditional to eat dried fruits and nuts that symbolise the Holy Land, including figs and dates.
"If we do not succeed in passing the torch of memory to future generations throughout the world, the lesson will not be learned.”
There exists an inherent discrimination in the way the JNF has to distribute plants for the traditional Tu B'Shvat planting in Judea and Samaria.
The court also ruled that plaintiff's first wife continues to be free to approach the court and sue for divorce, including all the compensations of severance to which she is entitled.
“Anti-Semitism is not only a Jewish problem, it concerns all European citizens. Extremist ideologies start by threatening Jews, but are in fact a challenge to society as a whole."
"The main lesson of the rise of the Nazis and ... their defeat, is that one needs to take a strong and timely stand against murderous ideologies."
UAWC has embarked on an operation to take over thousands of acres in strategic areas in Judea and Samaria under Israeli control, through planting thousands of trees.
The Holocaust survivors population is aging, and its size is diminishing.
President Vladimir Putin and his guest Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will visit the Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center in Moscow on Monday, TASS reported. "In...
The lesson plan reminds students that "even after the war, Jews encountered hostility from their former neighbors as they returned from the concentration camps ... The most famous case was the Kielce pogrom in Poland, in July 1946, during which the Poles murdered 42 Holocaust survivors who returned to the city."
The rains of the last few weeks have improved the seasonal rainfall, and the rabbinate has changed its directive and ordered the chazan to no longer say the special prayer for rainfall.
It's going to be a packed Wednesday night for moon-loving earthlings of every persuasion, including the atheists among us – our silvery satellite will have something for everyone, for the first time since 1866.
“This human tragedy perpetrated by evil Nazism won’t be forgotten by history ... True Islam is against these crimes.”
There was a flood of tweets in response -- many posting their love for the actress, but an equal number filled with hate.
Restrictions on statements... regarding the Polish people's direct or indirect complicity with the crimes committed... during the Holocaust are a serious distortion.