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Haredi MK Blocks Train Funding over Shabbat Works

Transport Ministry officials threatened that "if it turns out Gafni is operating out of political considerations we will view it seriously and act accordingly."

London Mayor Sadiq Khan ‘Davens’ While on Whirlwind North America Interfaith Tour

London's first Muslim mayor is a smashing success on his interfaith tour in the US, including at two synagogues.

Doctors to Reduce Sedation for Former Pres. Shimon Peres

Doctors plan to reduce sedation and respiratory support for former President Shimon Peres this week.

Prominent Jewish-Turkish Businessman Ishak Alaton Dead at 89

Ishak Alaton was one of the founders of the Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation (TESEV) and the Open Society Foundation.

‘Mrs. Carl Meyer and her Children’ at the Jewish Museum

Lady Meyer was a socially concerned philanthropist supporting working class women, underprivileged families, and women’s suffrage.

Survey: Jewish Voters Give Hillary Lowest Support of All Democratic Nominees Since 1980

Only 15% of the Jews asked are married to a non-Jew. But wait, don't celebrate yet: only 35% are married to a Jew, either from birth or a convert, and a full 49% are not married.

Ground Zero for the Iran Deal: Rosenthal Versus Nadler

"This district is literally Ground Zero and our representative supported the Iran Deal? Is no one paying attention," Rosenthal queries.

Rare Roman Gold Coin Found in Jerusalem Dig

The coin probably came from one of the rich 2000-year old Jewish dwellings which the UNC Charlotte team have been uncovering at the site.

Yisrael Kristal to Celebrate Bar Mitzvah at 113

Yisrael Kristal celebrates his bar mitzvah this year, 100 years late but still in time to enjoy it! Mazel tov!

Study: Children of Parents Who Were Babies in the Holocaust More Prone to schizophrenia

The lingering impact of the Holocaust on second-generation survivors.

‘Palestinian Power Couple’ Split Up as Roger Waters Dumps Rula Jebreal

Jebreal asked to meet Waters because of his anti-Israel activism, they became friends and "dined together many times."

Historic First: Chassidic Woman Elected to be NY Civil Court Judge

For the first time in U.S. history, a Chassidic woman wins a Brooklyn election, against a man, to become a New York Civil Court judge.

How 1970s Hassidic Hackers Created Worldwide Broadcast Network

This is the story of how a handful of young Hassidim set out to build a global communications network in the era before Periscope, Skype, VoIP, or even satellite or Cable TV.

Bill Clinton Inquired about Shimon Peres’ Condition

President Clinton was paid $500,000 to speak at Shimon Peres' birthday celebration in Israel on June 17, 2013.

Bubby’s Version of Instagram – Now Up for Auction in Israel

Special postcards from Israel sell for hundreds of dollars.

UC Berkeley Responds to Pressure, Suspends Anti-Semitic Course

The course learning objectives made it clear that a key goal of the class was to encourage students to accept unquestioningly the false and defamatory idea that Israel is an illegitimate settler colonial state.

Anti-Israel NGO Al-Haq Making Inroads on Capitol Hill

The group of Al-Haq friendly lawmakers is led by one of the most anti-Israel members of Congress, Betty McCollum, US Representative for Minnesota's 4th congressional district.

Great Synagogue of Pilsen Returns to Jews of Czech Republic

The famed Great Synagogue of Pilsen is returning to Jewish hands and hearts after 20 years as a Czech concert hall and art museum.

Mighty British ‘Queen’ Rock Band Seizes the Night, the Crowd and Traffic in Tel...

The long-awaited, deeply delightful, hugely majestic classical rock band 'Queen' performed in Tel Aviv's Yarkon Park at last. All is right with the musical world.

Samaria Activist Yossi Dagan Asked By Brooklynites To Talk About Israeli Resiliency and Terror...

Samaria Regional Council chairman Yossi Dagan was hosted in Crown Heights to talk about Israeli resiliency in the face of terror on the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attack on New York.

New Fund Honoring Itzhak Perlman to Help Include Disabled in Jewish Life

Itzhak Perlman received the $1 million Genesis Prize for his outstanding achievement as a classical musician and for his dedication to improving the lives of people with disabilities.

Jerusalem Iranian Synagogue Defaced with Crosses

The synagogue, named Koresh - Mishkan Shalom l'yotzei Iran (Cyrus - abode of peace for Iranian newcomers), is named after the Persian king who allowed Babylonian Jews to return to Israel after the first Exile.

Israeli Envoy: Anti-Israel UN Seminar Was Led by BDS Activists

Danon complained that most of the speakers at the event are known for their anti-Israel views.

Hungarian Neo-Nazis Vandalize Holocaust Protest ‘Living Memorial’

For more than two years, the Living Memorial has served as a site for regular talks, lectures, discussions groups, musical performances and commemorations.

Netanyahu Marks 15 Years After 9/11, Welcomes Facebook Delegation to Israel [video]

PM Netanyahu says 15 years after "9/11" attack on America, terror affects the entire world and must be fought the same way -- by all nations, together.

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