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Knesset Passes Law Killing Core Curriculum Requirement

27 Tammuz 5776 – August 2, 2016
It should be noted that those Haredi schools that rejected the government-imposed of a Core Curriculum did so not necessarily because they object to teaching their students many of the subjects on the list.

Yad Vashem Marks Rio Olympics with Exhibitions on Jewish and Righteous Gentile Athletes

Jews competed in the most coveted sporting competitions throughout Europe, including the Olympics.

Temple Institute Crowdfunding to Train Cadre of Qualfied Priests

27 Tammuz 5776 – August 1, 2016
The curriculum at Nezer HaKodesh will include courses on the Temple service, theory and practice and the role and application of modern technology in the Third Temple.

Netanyahu ‘Not Prepared to Tolerate Racism in our State’

The report on eradicating racism against Israelis of Ethiopian origin is 170 pages long and includes 52 recommendations intended to help correct institutionalized and societal racism.

Pope Francis Blesses Righteous Christian Polish Gentiles at Auschwitz-Birkenau

26 Tammuz 5776 – July 31, 2016
The Chief Rabbi of Poland arranged for the Pope to meet with Righteous Christian Poles at Auschwitz-Birkenau.

French PM: It Is Urgent to Reconstruct French Islam, Expel the Threats from Within

"A terrible poison is spreading," the French PM cautions. "Slowly, insidiously, against the background of influences from abroad ... developed against a model of society which contradicts the Republic and its values."

NY Cops Stage Traffic Stop So Jewish Guy Can Propose to Girlfriend [video]

25 Tammuz 5776 – July 30, 2016
The Post, in its unique fashion, used the story to rehash the NYPD bribery scandal involving accusations against the Shomrim.

Former Georgia Lawmaker Implies Israeli Linked to Nice, Munich Terror

Another public personality from Georgia, this one a former member of Congress, steps forward to fling public anti-Semitism at Israel.

Sen. Schumer: Democrats Are on the Cusp of a Golden Era

23 Tammuz 5776 – July 29, 2016
Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) wants Schumer to change the restrictive filibuster rules that cost her a signature energy bill back in 2014.

IDF Drafts Secular Recruit as Kashrut Supervisor

Needless to say, B, who doesn't eat kosher, never mind knows much about the intricate laws of Kashrut, was surprised at the HR decision.

Anti-Semitic Hate Attack Foiled in Connecticut by FBI, Stamford Police

Alert law enforcement officials have foiled what could have been a deadly anti-Semitic attack in Connecticut.

Ukraine Jews Come ‘Home’ Helped By Israel & IFCJ

23 Tammuz 5776 – July 28, 2016
More than 230 new immigrants arrived in Israel from Ukraine, many of them badly traumatized.

Olympic Committee Rejects Media Watchdog’s Call to Ban Palestine Olympic Committee Head Rajoub

Rajoub condemned a successful peacebuilding event between Israeli and Arab youth sponsored by the Peres Center for Peace as a "crime against humanity."

US Congressman Johnson Apologizes for Calling Jews ‘Termites,’ Not Other Remarks

The Georgia Democrat who called Israeli Jews "termites" quickly apologized for "poor choice of words," but not for his other remarks.

‘Jerusalem Has Much in Common With Hebron’

22 Tammuz 5776 – July 27, 2016
Barkat asked for a plaque with the words of David Ben-Gurion, who called Hebron 'Jerusalem's sister city.'

Philanthropist Marcus Katz Dead at 89

Katz established the Marcus Katz Award which for 41 years has been given to outstanding contributors to building harmony between Jewish law and tradition and the modern world.

Breslow Leader Confesses Rape, Plotted Murder of Disciple

Viewing this plotting session of a murder, one is reminded of similar scenes involving mobsters and Hamas terrorists, except the godfather is in a talit and the gangsters wear shtreimlach.

Online Fundraiser for Medical Treatment of Abayudaya Jewish Infant

Mugaga Treva, 4, is the son of Nantabo Esther, a member of Namanyonyi Synagogue, one of the Abayudaya Synagogues in Uganda.

50 Detained in Philly as Protesters Burn Israeli Flags at DNC Convention [video]

More than 50 protesters were detained on Monday following a demonstration outside the Wells Fargo Center by activists from Democracy Spring.

New Study: Alarming Spike in Campus Anti-Semitism in 2016

21 Tammuz 5776 – July 26, 2016
In 2016, 14 incidents that restricted Jewish students’ civil rights by suppressing their speech, blocking their movement or hindering their assembly were found on 12 campuses.

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