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UN Demanding Diplomatic Immunity for Hamas Agent

Israel’s UN envoy Danny Danon was contacted by the UN legal office which claimed that UN employees are entitled to diplomatic immunity from prosecution by local authorities and that Borsch should receive UNDP visitors.

DNC Staff Make Fun of Jewish Congressman’s Weight Problems

Jerry Nadler stuck his neck out as the only Jewish Congressman to support Obama's nuclear deal with Iran — which did not earn him the DNC staff's respect.

Conspiracy Theory and Aliens Expert Barry Chamish, 64

He is best known for his conspiracy theory regarding the Yitzhak Rabin assassination, which received a great deal of support at the time, especially on the right.

IDF Rescues Dozens of Breslov Hassidim from Arab Mob at Joseph’s Tomb

Israel Police said in a statement: "Uncoordinated visits without security are dangerous to the visitors as well as to the security forces who are sent to rescue them."

Report: So Far, Trump Got Zilch from Adelson

Adelson is not the exception this election year but the rule.

Australian Jewish College Director Suing over Claims She Pressured Abuse Victims Not to Complain

Back on February 11, 2015, the Australian ABC network reported on Nechama Bendet's testimony to the Royal Commission that day, admitting it was a mistake that Yeshivah College had never apologized directly to Manny Waks, a student who had been sexually abused by a guard.

Coming Home: Jewish Secondary Schools Opening in Düsseldorf, Munich

On May 19, 1943, Germany was declared Judenrein (clean of Jews), with no Jewish high schools. Now we're back to three, and counting.

Dershowitz to Play Trump in Hillary’s Debate Prep

Mark Green told WNYC the Democratic candidate should have a team of one overall manager, one surrogate, and a team of ten advisers who remind her to smile a lot.

Analysis: Leftwing Orthodox Rabbis Attack Trump, Cite the Yerushalmi

Frankly, even if one does not support Trump's xenophobic attacks on "Rapist Mexicans" and "the Muslims," a group of 45 learned rabbis could have come up with a more convincing, perhaps intellectually challenging argument.

Russia Successfully Tests Ballistic Missile in Jewish Autonomous Area

The Soviets established the Jewish autonomous administration in 1934, as part of Stalin's Soviet nationality policy.

Trump Key Advisor Accused of Anti-Semitism, Ridiculing Holocaust

Trump's new campaign chief executive officer comes from Breitbart, which called Bill Kristol "Renegade Jew."

Swastikas, Anti-Semitic Graffiti on Ukraine Synagogue

Before the war there were some 50 synagogues in Kolomia, among them the magnificent Hoiche Shul, a Yerushalmi synagogue, several Hassidic kloizes and even a Zionist synagogue.

Rightwing Academics Petition Supreme Court over Waqf Harassment on Temple Mount

Their presence there is not passive, they're there to look for frictions.

More Than 100,000 Students in NY Jewish Day Schools, Yeshivot

The 2015-2016 school year saw a breakthrough of more than 100,000 students in Jewish schools in New York City.

Crown Heights Jews Remember: Prayers for Yankel Rosenbaum, z’l, Hope for Peace

Australian Professor Norman Rosenbaum visits the scene of his brother's murder in Brooklyn 25 years later, denouncing violence with bereaved father Carmel Cato.

Sanz Hasidism’s Secret Revealed: How Couples Buy a Home for $660 a Month

About 9,000 Haredi couples get married each year in Israel, and their inability to come up with the down payment for their own home forces them to waste years worth of income on rent.

What Bracha to Make on the Olympic Games? There’s an Answer!

Seeing a beautiful or exceptionally gifted person arouses awe and admiration, explains Rabbi Melamed, but they also might arouse envy.

New Data Shows Israelis Tie the Knot Much Later Than in Past

By Michael Bachner/TPS Jerusalem (TPS) – Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) has published data on marriage in Israel ahead of Tu B’av, the Jewish...

For First Time, State Department Accuses Palestinian Authority Of Promoting Anti-Semitism

For years, Israeli leaders have accused the PA and its leader, Mahmoud Abbas, of inciting violence and anti-Semitism. Last year amid increasing terror attacks on Israelis, Abbas called for Jerusalem's holy sites to be cleansed of Jews.

Israeli President Welcomes 50,000th Oleh Brought Home by Nefesh B’nefesh

The flight included a diverse mix of people from 22 US states and one Canadian province, including 24 families, 78 children and 10 medical professionals.

Rightwing Watchdog Urging Action on Fake Arab Settlement Susya [video]

Should Israel permit this illegal outpost to remain, in Area C of Judea and Samaria which was designated for Jewish settlements, more camps like it will soon dot the landscape.

Bennett Relying on Orthodox to Lead Israel’s Jewish Identity Project for Diaspora Youth

The fact that the first two of these organizations is completely Orthodox, while the third varies from one campus to another has irked many, in Israel and abroad.

Digging for Treasure Resumes in Tracks of Illusive Nazi Gold Train

Tadeusz Slowikowski, 86, is responsible for the Nazi gold train rumor and has spent much of his time since the 1950s searching for that train.

Jewish Actor Fyvush Finkel, 93, Passes Away

Famed Jewish actor Philip 'Fyvush' Finkel was born in Brownsville, NY. He brought to life several characters in 'Fiddler on the Roof.'

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