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Israeli Court Rules: Priceless Kafka Collection Goes to Israel’s National Library

July 8, 2015 - 2:30 AM
 
IDF Tunnel Warning System to be Fully Operational in Days

July 7, 2015 - 11:59 PM
 
Exclusive: First IDF Cyber-Defense Program Opens at Yeshiva

July 7, 2015 - 9:01 PM
 
Shas MK Begins ‘Three Week’s with ‘Senseless Hate’ against Reform Jews

July 7, 2015 - 7:04 PM
 
NBA Star’s Grassroots Campaign Raises $440,000 to Save Lives in Israel

July 7, 2015 - 6:04 PM
 
IDF to Place Four Elite Combat Units under New Command

July 7, 2015 - 4:25 PM
 
Iran Deal to Miss Fifth Deadline

July 7, 2015 - 3:59 PM
 
Twitter Poll: Voters Prefer an Avocado over Trump in the White House

July 7, 2015 - 3:17 PM
 
Gaza ‘Reconstruction’ Taking Place Underground

July 7, 2015 - 2:45 PM
 
Food Poisoning Kills 45 ISIS Fighters

July 7, 2015 - 2:37 PM
 
Ryanair Flying to Israel with Big Boost to Negev

July 7, 2015 - 2:25 PM
 
Iran’s Rafsanjani Reiterates ‘Israel Will Be Wiped Off The Map’

July 7, 2015 - 2:05 PM
 
170 Hamas Men Arrested in PA Sweep of Judea, Samaria

July 7, 2015 - 12:59 PM
 
Yad Vashem Wins the Oscar for Schindler’s List

July 7, 2015 - 12:33 PM
 
Israeli Eye Surgery Breakthrough Uses Stitch-free Cornea Transplants

July 7, 2015 - 11:43 AM
 
No Entry to Jews on Temple Mount for 10 Days

July 7, 2015 - 10:42 AM
 
Iranian Expert: Khamenei Says No to Signed Deal as Iran Already Getting All it Wants

July 7, 2015 - 4:16 AM
 
Russia Steps Up in U.S.-led Nuclear Talks with Iran

July 6, 2015 - 10:52 PM
 
Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel Cuts Cost of Milk

July 6, 2015 - 10:17 PM
 
New Elite IDF Commando Unit to be Formed

July 6, 2015 - 9:57 PM
 
‘They Did Not Fall in Vain: IDF Struck By Air, Sea & Land’

July 6, 2015 - 9:39 PM
 
Tel Aviv’s Handshake With China, Doing Business with Iran

July 6, 2015 - 7:24 PM
 
F.A.O. Schwarz Closing Flagship July 15 on NYC’s Fifth Avenue

July 6, 2015 - 6:46 PM
 
Shin Bet Foils ISIS Terror Cell in Negev Bedouin Town

July 6, 2015 - 5:39 PM
 
EU Receives Warning ISIS Infiltrating Among Migrants

July 6, 2015 - 4:22 PM
 
President Rivlin Tells Arab Media Ramadan Based on ‘Compassion’

July 6, 2015 - 2:19 PM
 
Rabbi Riskin Delivers Harsh Criticism of Chief Rabbinate

July 6, 2015 - 2:12 PM
 
Obama Trying to Make US Leftist Jews “Mainstream’

July 6, 2015 - 1:34 PM
 
Hamas Returns Cell Phone Service to Gaza

July 6, 2015 - 11:06 AM
 
Iranian-Backed Terrorists Tried to Stage Massive Attack in Jordan

July 6, 2015 - 11:05 AM
 
Police Crack Israel-Palestinian Authority Egg-Smuggling Ring

July 6, 2015 - 10:16 AM
 
Samsung Establishes Development Center in Israel

July 6, 2015 - 9:57 AM
 
Palestinian Authority Arabs Trying to Burn Down Israel

July 6, 2015 - 9:31 AM
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Posted on: March 3rd, 2014

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“The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life” won the Academy Award for documentary short Sunday night.

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AIPAC campus activist Lila Greenberg was one of the speakers at the 2014 conference's opening day, Sunday.
 

Posted on: March 2nd, 2014

News & ViewsIsrael

The conference opening Sunday follows a period of tension between the lobby and the Obama administration over Iran.

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Posted on: March 2nd, 2014

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

A Greek doctor who posted a “Jews Not Welcome” sign outside his office was arrested for inciting racial hatred. The doctor, a 57-year-old neurologist from Thessaloniki, also was charged with weapons possession and pro-Nazi beliefs, according to the Greek Reporter. The sign was written in German. The doctor, who has not been named, is a […]

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Haredi Protest
 

Posted on: March 2nd, 2014

News & ViewsJewishHaredim

The protest was a peaceful one.

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Posted on: March 2nd, 2014

News & ViewsJewishHolocaust

A school bus killed a 91-year-old Holocaust survivor as he was crossing a street in a Maryland suburb of Washington. Elia Miranski was using a walker when the bus hit him in Silver Spring near Washington D.C., on Wednesday, the Silver Spring Patch news site reported. He died later that day in a hospital. The […]

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Posted on: March 2nd, 2014

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

The Simon Wiesenthal Center accused the Lithuanian government of facilitating the glorification of Holocaust-era war criminals. The accusation followed a march earlier this month by nationalists in Kaunas, Lithuania’s second-largest city, also known as Kovno. The marchers carried portraits of the pro-Nazi former ruler Juozas Ambrazevicius-Brazaitis. His government helped German troops send 30,000 Jews to […]

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Posted on: March 1st, 2014

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

Unknown individuals painted swastikas and the phrase “Death to the Jews” on a synagogue in the Crimea region of southern Ukraine. The graffiti was found Friday on the door and facade of the Reform Ner Tamid synagogue in Simferopol in the Crimean peninsula, the Russian-Israeli news site izrus.co.il reported. Anatoly Gendin, head of the Association […]

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Posted on: March 1st, 2014

News & ViewsGlobalEurope

A joint delegation of observant Muslims and Jews made the case to the Danish ambassador to the United States that his country’s ban on ritual slaughter was harmful to its reputation. Leading the 10-person delegation to meet Peter Taksøe-Jensen on Feb. 27 were Rabbi Marc Schneier, the president for the Fonmdation for Ethnic Understanding, and […]

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Posted on: February 28th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

Despite the attempts to delegitimize Israel on American campuses during the so-called “Israel Apartheid Week,” the Sochnut — the Jewish Agency for Israel, under the direction of Natan Sharansky, has helped change the tone on North American campuses. Sharansky told Makor Rishon that he made sure the Sochnut sent five representatives (“Shlichim”) to every campus […]

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Gov. Chris Christie, with, from left, Rabbi Mendy Carlebach and Port Authority commissioner Jeffrey Moerdler.
 

Posted on: February 28th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

Those pranksters jokingly discussed engineering traffic problems at the home of a rabbi.

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Posted on: February 27th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

Nicolas Anelka, a French soccer player for a British club, was fined $130,000 and suspended five games for performing the quenelle gesture in a game. The British Football Association handed down its penalties on Thursday following an investigation by an independent regulatory commission, which ruled that Anelka was guilty of performing an act that was […]

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A woman wears tefillin, traditionally donned only by men although the Talmud recites one instance of a rabbi's wife using them.
 

Posted on: February 27th, 2014

News & ViewsJewish

Increased knowledge of women of Jewish laws and the Torah has created thorny issues for the Orthodox community.

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Haredim plan to paint Highway 1 black at the entrance to Jerusalem Sunday.
 

Posted on: February 27th, 2014

News & ViewsIsraelGovernment

The Haredi protest against Lapid’s drive to draft them is only the first shot in what promises to be an ugly war.

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Posted on: February 27th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

The European Jewish Association has appealed to Israeli Premier Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon to urgently send Israeli-trained security forces to protect the Jewish community across Ukraine in response to the recent upsurge in attacks against Jews. EJA director Rabbi Menachem Margolin also appealed to European Union foreign ministers and ambassadors to lobby […]

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Posted on: February 27th, 2014

News & ViewsGlobal

Israel’s embassy in Japan is donating 300 copies of Anne Frank’s “Diary of a Young Girl” to Tokyo libraries following a vandalism spree. More than 300 copies of the diary and other books about Anne Frank have been found damaged in libraries throughout the country’s capital. Police have established a task force to investigate the […]

An ordination service at a Berlin synagogue. Coming just after the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht, the school is a significant step in post-Holocaust Jewish revival, Spiegel points out. At last, they're paying the glass bill.
 

Posted on: February 27th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishAssimilation

I just don't like the idea of Jews flocking back to the death place. Call me a hopeless sentimental.

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Posted on: February 27th, 2014

News & ViewsJewish

A study sponsored by The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research will investigate a genetic mutation found more often in Ashkenazi Jews. The Parkinson’s Progression Markers Initiative, a large-scale biomarker study, is expanding to study individuals with genetic mutations associated with Parkinson’s disease. Among those mutations is the LRRK2, which accounts for a greater […]

 

Posted on: February 27th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

Two rare early editions of “Mein Kampf” signed by Adolf Hitler may for more than $20,000 at an online auction on Thursday, AP reports. Nate Sanders, owner of Nate D. Sanders Auctions in Los Angeles, expects criticism for auctioning the 1925 and 1926 books up for bid. But he says that it’s a piece of […]

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Posted on: February 26th, 2014

News & ViewsJewish

Newsweek/The Daily Beast said it will stop publishing its Top 50 Rabbis list, an annual feature since 2007. The decision, first reported in the Forward, was explained by Gary Ginsberg, Michael Lynton and Abigail Pogrebin, the list’s authors, who wrote that the list “started to carry too much weight for too many people.” “Some rabbis […]

 

Posted on: February 26th, 2014

News & ViewsGlobalEurope

The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews said it will send $1 million to assist the Jewish community in Ukraine amid the country’s political upheaval. The help, which will go toward security for Jewish institutions and for the elderly and impoverished, was announced Wednesday by Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, the founder and president of the fellowship. […]

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