Africa Israel Residences, part of the Africa Israel Investments Group led by international businessman Lev Leviev, will present 7 leading projects on the The Israel Real Estate Exhibition in New York on Sep 14-15, 2014.
Posted on: October 19th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
The Council on American-Islamic Relations hired a Jewish filmmaker and interfaith activist as executive director of the group’s Philadelphia office. Jacob Bender is the highest ranking non-Muslim in the Washington-based organization, and the first to lead one of its chapters, Religion News Service reported Thursday. “Many Muslims face daily suspicion, not unlike other immigrant groups […]
Posted on: October 19th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
A lawyer from Lyon in eastern France has been disbarred for filing a motion to disqualify a Jewish judge because of his origins. The French Bar Association disbarred Alexis Dubruel on Wednesday for citing Judge Albert Levy in a 2012 motion to disqualify him from presiding over a custody case in which one of the […]
Posted on: October 18th, 2013News & Views → Business and Economy
Glatt kosher hotdog manufacturer Abeles & Heymann is donating $10,000 in hotdogs to the Masbia soup kitchen.
Posted on: October 18th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
Yosef Kolko, 39, was sentenced late Thursday in Toms River, N.J. to close to 13 years, after the judge refused to let him take back a guilty plea to aggravated sexual assault which he had made in May, the AP reports. Kolko’s victim, a 16-year-old boy who was 12 at the time the crime was […]
Posted on: October 18th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
A new survey shows that many European Jews hide their faith due to fear of antisemitism. The online poll by the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights reveals that 27 percent of all respondents blamed rising antisemitism across the European continent on Muslims. About the same percentage of respondents blamed antisemitism on individuals with left-wing political convictions, and […]
Posted on: October 18th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
A Belgian radio ad that is accused of drawing on Holocaust themes to promote a ban on ritual slaughter has drawn sharp criticism from Jewish and Muslim representatives. The ad, which the Antwerp-based animal welfare group Gaia produced for airing on national radio and sent Monday via email to 200 politicians, delivers a mock testimony […]
Posted on: October 17th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
America as a melting pot is the biggest threat to Jews, who want to be so politically correct that even the name “Redskins” draws the ADL to ruin the party just when Americans finally have a fun issue.
Posted on: October 17th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe
The Lithuanian parliament has taken the first steps to legal ritual slaughter in what could be move that turns the tide against the wave of initiatives in Europe to defend the “rights of animals” as a higher priority that freedom of religious practices. “The fact that Lithuania currently holds the Presidency of the European Union […]
Posted on: October 17th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
His number 2, who helped in locking up abused minors and women, gets 6 years. The leader must pay victims $30 thousand -- but they still support him.
Posted on: October 17th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism → Anti-Israel NGOs
Anti-Israel, NIF-funded public relations hack convicted of extortion and rape of 15 yr old Haredi girl.
Posted on: October 16th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Overlooked in the eulogies and praise of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef is the role he played in the development of the kosher certification, Badatz Beit Yosef, under the leadership of his youngest son Rabbi Moshe Yosef. The Beit Yosef kosher standard meticulously follows the standards of Rabbi Yosef Caro, the author of the codification of Jewish […]
Posted on: October 16th, 2013News & Views → Media → Arts and Entertainment
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew and Nobel Laureate Robert Aumann are among ten individuals who have been named 2013 Orthodox Jewish All Stars by Jew in the City, the organization dedicated to re-branding Orthodox Jews and Judaism to the world through digital media. The awards will be presented on November 24 in New York City. […]
Posted on: October 16th, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Iran
Former President George W. Bush told leaders of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations that he did not trust the Iranian regime to change its intentions toward Israel, according to several people in attendance. “I will not believe in Iran’s peaceful intentions until they can irrevocably prove that it’s true,” Bush told […]
Posted on: October 16th, 2013News & Views → Archaeology
The Holocaust has no historical connection with ancient Assyria, but there is a curiously possible link provided by a gold tablet obtained by a Holocaust survivor. A German museum wants it back.
Posted on: October 16th, 2013News & Views → Business and Economy
The national director of the Jewish War Veterans of the USA as well as The Military Coalition, a coalition of 33 leading veterans and military organizations, said that the White House and Congress are financially neglecting veterans and members of the military through the ongoing government shutdown. Retired Army Col. Herb Rosenbleeth spoke during a […]
Posted on: October 16th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Judaism
More than 600 participants attended the first Limmud educational experience in Peru. Limud Peru on Sunday in Lima featured40 sessions for the 450 adults and 160 children and teens on hand. The children took part in workshops on Judaism and the environment, soccer and dancing. The Jewish Association of Peru, Leon Pinelo College, Hebraica and […]
Posted on: October 16th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Italians rioted and shouted “murderer” as the hearse carrying the body of Nazi war criminal Erich Priebke made its way to a Rome church for his funeral. The funeral was held Tuesday after the local police chief overruled an order by Rome Mayor Ignazio Marino banning a funeral in the city for Priebke, who died […]
Posted on: October 16th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
Bob Filner, who resigned as San Diego mayor amid sexual harassment accusations, was charged in a case brought by three women. Filner was charged Tuesday in San Diego County Superior Court with one felony count of “false imprisonment by violence, fraud, menace and deceit,” as well as two misdemeanor counts of battery. The victims were […]
Posted on: October 15th, 2013News & Views → Israel
It's never a good idea to try to convert the Rabbi.
Posted on: October 15th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
Next Sunday, October 20, at 9:45 AM, the Young Israel of Fort Lee will dedicate its new building at 1610 Parker Avenue, Fort Lee. The new “Ulo and Ethel Barad Building” is named after its donors. The Barads’ son, Gerald, will be speaking at the event in memory of his parents, who were long time […]
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