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Spanish, Portuguese Jews Support Sephardi and Mizrahi Heritage Empowerment Program

2 Tammuz 5776 – July 8, 2016
“The history of the Jews of the Middle East and North Africa is sadly overlooked, even though every other Jew in Israel comes from this region.”

Two Brooklyn City Pools Still Offering Women-Only Swimming

2 Tammuz 5776 – July 7, 2016
The New York Civil Liberties Union called the ruling unfair.

Coalition Kills Core Curriculum Prerequisite for Haredi Schools

The elimination of the obligation to teach core curriculum subjects will not result in reducing the budgets of Haredi yeshivas who pass on the extra material.

Clinton Slams Staffer Sidney Blumenthal’s Anti-Zionist Son’s Putdown of Elie Wiesel

If this means Sidney Blumenthal's clout in the Clinton camp has lost some of its shine, too, then the entire scandal was well worth it.

Sarah Silverman ‘Insanely Lucky to Be Alive’

There's something that happens when three people you're so close to die within a year and then YOU almost die but don't. (That was me. I'm the one that didn't die.)

Tzohar Condemns Nullification of Rabbi Lookstein’s Conversions as Chief Rabbi Reverses Ruling

30 Sivan 5776 – July 6, 2016
Rabbi Lookstein, the spiritual leader of Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun on the Upper East Side of Manhattan and for many years principal of the Ramaz School, also converted Ivanka Marie Trump.

Rabbinical Congress for Peace Wants Netanyahu to Suspend Everybody’s Basic Rights

The government should "temporarily impose a complete censorship on radio and TV for several months."

Ben Gurion U Donors to Stop Contributions over Canceled Prize to Breaking the Silence

29 Sivan 5776 – July 5, 2016
Prof. Carmi is a pediatrician, and apparently knows well how to deal firmly with rotten children.

July 4th Special: 11 Jews Who Changed America

28 Sivan 5776 – July 4, 2016
In making our selection we looked for true pioneers, people who arrived when a certain situation was at point A, and due to their investment over a lifetime, things moved on to B or even higher in the alphabet.

NYC World Trade Center Goes Blue-and-White For Elie Wiesel

The World Trade Center sparkled with blue and white lights in memory of Elie Wiesel, a strong advocate for Israel.

Israeli Leaders Bid Farewell to Holocaust Survivor and Writer Elie Wiesel

28 Sivan 5776 – July 3, 2016
“Elie Wiesel was the collective moral compass of the Jewish people,” said Jewish Agency chairman Natan Sharansky.

Thousands Mark Anniversary of Hamas Kidnapped Jewish Boys in Nature Preserve Created in their...

In the presence of family members of the abducted three youths taken by Hamas murderers in July 2014, thousands of local residents celebrated their memory at the Oz v'Gaon Nature Preserve.

Graduation Gift: York Jewish Student Awarded £1,000 for Suffering from Anti-Semitism

Confino's experience caught the attention of the former Archbishop of Canterbury, who called on government to intervene to stop the rise of “poisonous hate" on campuses.

Holocaust Author and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Elie Wiesel Dead at 87

27 Sivan 5776 – July 2, 2016
For ten years after the war, Wiesel refused to write about or discuss his experiences during the Holocaust.

Trump Pulls Star of David from Anti-Clinton Image

The rebukes arrived on schedule, with leftwing columnist Ana Marie Cox tweeting that the "Symbolism here is pretty... unsubtle."

Analysis: JTA Officially Joins Palestinian Propaganda Machine, Naming Cave of the Patriarch ‘Ibrahimi Mosque’

26 Sivan 5776 – July 1, 2016
Something nasty is taking place in modern Jewish American journalism, and the most disheartening signs of that nastiness are evident in what used to be a half decent Jewish news service.

Herzog Slams UK’s Corbyn, Says ‘Views Represent a Consistent Hatred of Israel’

25 Sivan 5776 – June 30, 2016
Israeli Labor Party leader Isaac Herzog slams UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, notes his 'consistent hatred of Israel.'

Women of the Wall Caught in Mix of Bad Timing, Bad Taste

Happy birthday, Frannie, may you grow up to marry a Jewish guy.

Secular Israeli Parents Say Religious Summer Camps ‘A Better Deal’

Secular Israeli Jews are sending their children to less costly religious camps this year.

Berlin Rabbi Urges European Rabbis to ‘Help Save EU’ to Keep Jews Safe

Rabbi Teichtel of Berlin is urging all European rabbis to be proactive in trying to hold the European Union together, for the safety of Europe's Jews.

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