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Rav Ovadia Released from Hospital to Recover at Home

Posted on: June 3rd, 2013

News & ViewsIsrael

Shas spiritual rabbi and former Chief Sephardi Rabbi Ovadia Yosef was released from Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital in Jerusalem Monday after having been rushed there the night before when he lost consciousness at home. Doctors said he is good condition and did not suffer a broken leg, as was first feared when he fell at […]

 

Brain-Dead Israeli Boy’s Kidney Donated to PA Child

Posted on: June 3rd, 2013

News & ViewsIsrael

The kidney of a 3-year-old Israeli boy was successfully transplanted to a 10-year-old Palestinian Authority boy. The parents of Noam Naor decided to donate his kidneys after their son was declared brain dead nearly two weeks ago after falling from a window in his parents’ apartment. One kidney went to an Israeli child, and the […]

U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg (center), NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg (right) and Congresswoman Carolyn McCarthy in 2007
 

Frank Lautenberg, Senate’s Oldest Member, Dies at Age 89

Posted on: June 3rd, 2013

News & ViewsJewish

Sen. Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey died Monday at the age 89. His life was a classic Jewish rag-to-riches story of a young man who worked his way to business and political success.

Mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner (D, with flag) with potential mayoral candidate, Commissioner Ray Kelly (R).
 

Mayoral Candidates Salute Israel and NY Jews

Posted on: June 3rd, 2013

News & ViewsIsrael

Mr. Weiner, who is the only Jewish candidate running in the Democratic primary, was cheered by many marchers and onlookers, but many also booed.

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German Boycott of Settlements
 

Germany in Lockstep with EU on Labeling ‘Settlement’ Imports

Posted on: June 3rd, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

Goods produced in Judea and Samaria are not eligible for the same preferential tariffs enjoyed by Israeli exports to the EU.

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Spiritual leader of the Shas party, Rabbi Ovadia Yosef during evening prayer in his synagogue in Yefe Noff, Jerusalem.
 

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Hospitalized after Collapsing at Home

Posted on: June 2nd, 2013

News & ViewsIsrael

Rav Ovadia Yosef has been hospitalized again. He was preparing for evening prayers when he collapsed at his home, possibly having broken a leg. Aryeh Deri is at his side.

Does Judaism have a new future with Google Glasses? Chaim Cohen tries it out..
 

Can Google Glasses Help Your Rabbi Decide if the Etrog is Kosher?

Posted on: June 2nd, 2013

News & ViewsJewish

Let’s say you are a Chabadnik and want someone to try putting on tefillin. He puts on his Google Glass and the blessing flashes before his eyes. But is it kosher?

 

New Torah Scroll for Sochi Synagogue ahead of Winter Olympics

Posted on: June 2nd, 2013

News & ViewsGlobalEurope

The synagogue in Sochi in Russia has been renovated and a new Torah scroll acquired ahead of the city’s hosting of the Winter Olympics next year. Rabbi Ari Edelkopf, director of the Jewish Community of Sochi, told JTA the renovation was completed this month and “will help our synagogue serve not only thousands of local […]

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Anti-Semitic vandals struck a synagogue in Bat Yam, located next to Tel Aviv, for the sixth time in a month
 

Anti-Semites Scrawl Crosses on Tel Aviv Synagogue

Posted on: June 2nd, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

When Jews vandalize mosques and monasteries, they are called ”price tag” attacks for government malign neglect of Jewish rights. When anti-Semites attack synagogues, it is not even reported.

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Nefesh B’Nefesh founders, Tony Gelbart & Rabbi Yehoshua Fass, received honorary doctorates from Yeshiva University.
 

Nefesh B’Nefesh Founders Get YU Honorary Doctorates

Posted on: June 2nd, 2013

News & ViewsIsraelAliyah

“We have been taught to open our eyes and see the myriad number of concerns that need to be addressed and repaired in our community."

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All the Democratic candidates oppose school vouchers.
 

JPress Forum: Metzitzah B’peh, Vouchers, Weiner Charms the Crowd

Posted on: May 31st, 2013

News & ViewsJewish

There are not many issues the Democratic mayoral hopefuls agree on, especially when they are seated at one table.

A Muslim policeman and Jordanian Waqf official followed the Jewish group closely, urging them to move quickly.
 

Canadian B’nai Brith Delegation Humiliated on Temple Mount

Posted on: May 31st, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

“You don’t have to send delegations to Hungary to witness raw antisemitism.”

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The film uses footage from the actual Eichmann trial.
 

Hannah Arendt Opens in LA June 7 (Video)

Posted on: May 31st, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

A brilliant new biopic of the influential German-Jewish philosopher and political theorist.

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Dreyfus Letter Fetches nearly $500,000 at Paris Auction

Posted on: May 30th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

A letter handwritten by Alfred Dreyfus, a French Jewish soldier who was wrongly convicted of treason in 1894, was sold at auction for nearly half a million dollars. The letter, which Dreyfus sent from prison to government officials in an attempt to clear his name, was sold Wednesday for $492,000 at an auction organized by […]

File photo of the SEC seal in Washington
 

BDS Movement Suffers Defeat in SEC Divestment Battle

Posted on: May 30th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

Shurat HaDin sent a warning letter to TIAA-CREF last month informing its leadership that the boycott resolution was a violation of both federal and New York State law.

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An aerial view of Aberystwyth, Wales, where the university prohibits lighting Friday night candles as a  fire hazard.
 

‘Danger of Fire’ from Shabbat Candles Shuts Out Jewish Tourists

Posted on: May 30th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

The Welsh U. of Aberystwyth declares that lighting Shabbat candles is a fire hazard, nearly 20 years after Jewish tourists have done so every summer.

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Peres’ Two-Month 90th Birthday Fete Starts in Native Belarus

Posted on: May 30th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishHolocaust

Celebrations for President Shimon Peres’s 90th birthday August 2 started two months early on Wednesday in his hometown of Vishneyeva, Belarus, where a plaque was revealed on the home that now sits on the lot where President Peres grew up. The ceremonies were held in the presence of his eldest daughter Tzvia Walden, named after […]

 

French-Speaking Belgian Students Join the Boycott Israel Fad

Posted on: May 30th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

The Federation of French-speaking Students in Belgium (FEF), a body boasting some 120,000 students in the country, has almost unanimously called for “a freezing of relations with Israeli universities.” The move was initiated by the University of  Louvain (UCL), according to Belgian daily newspaper Le Soir. The  2012 the General Assembly of the Louvain students […]

Moshe Aoflko at the Kotel
 

64-Year-Old Polish Jew Celebrates Bar Mitzvah at the Kotel

Posted on: May 30th, 2013

News & ViewsIsraelAliyah

Both of his parents were born to Jewish families that perished in Auschwitz.

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Jerry Lewis at the 66th international film festival, in Cannes, May 23, 2013.
 

Jerry Lewis: Still Can’t Watch Female Comics (Video)

Posted on: May 30th, 2013

News & ViewsMediaArts and Entertainment

When asked who were his favorite female comedians, he named Cary Grant and Burt Reynolds.

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