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Eight Is Not Enough: History of the Ancient Candles in Israel

13 Kislev 5776 – November 25, 2015
The Hanukkah commandment is to light the candles at the front door, or in a window overlooking the street, so they may be seen by passersby, as an announcement of the miracle.

The Maccabeats’ Latest Chanukah Tune is a Real Sizzler! [video]

13 Kislev 5776 – November 24, 2015
The Maccabeats a capella singing group has come up with another sizzler of a tune, this one even offering a perfect recipe for Chanukah.

ISIS Spooks Young French Jews into Visiting Israel

The number of French Jews who visited Israel on the Birthright program more than doubled this year to 2,500.

Education Ministry Official: We Have Plans to Integrate the Ultra-Orthodox

12 Kislev 5776 – November 23, 2015
Shimoni insisted that the Education Ministry’s plan is to move at a moderate pace, “not by force but with smarts, with a great deal of caring and sensitivity, but also with determination, never give up the goal.”

Austrian, German Jews Become Active in Blocking Muslim Migrants

German NGO Pro Asyl criticized those comments, saying it was unfortunate that a Jewish group was sharing the same position as a conservative Bavarian party.

Stabbing Victim Hadar Buchris, z’l, Remains in Beloved Jerusalem

The young woman murdered by an Arab terrorist in Gush Etzion on Sunday was laid to rest in Jerusalem, the holy city she loved.

Critically Wounded Police Officer Resumes Duty 5 Months Later, Offers Prayer of Thanks at...

Officer Bibi was stabbed by an Arab terrorist from Hebron, but managed to shoot and kill his attacker before he himself collapsed.

Woodmere Shul Rabbi Named Chair of Medicine at South Nassau Communities Hospital

11 Kislev 5776 – November 22, 2015
An internationally recognized infectious disease specialist, Glatt is also an ordained Rabbi.

Fear of Muslim Hate Scaring US Jewish Leaders from Pro-Israel Rallies

American Jewish leaders and rabbis and becoming more fearful of radical Islamists and pro-Arab harassment at Israel solidarity demonstrations.

US Anthropologists Call for Boycotting Israeli Academia Based on Extremely Hostile Report

Their conclusions make room for strictly one side of each issue. That's something worthy of study.

Brussels Shuts Down Metro, Goes To High Alert in Fear of Terror

Belgian authorities have ramped up the terror threat to Level 4 in Brussels -- the highest possible -- and closed down the metro.

Israeli Educator among Victims of Al Qaida Mali Hotel Attack

10 Kislev 5776 – November 21, 2015
Relatives of Ben-Halal said on Saturday that his body had been identified by a Mali government minister who worked with him.

Jonathan Pollard’s First Picture as a Free Man

8 Kislev 5776 – November 20, 2015
You are welcome to send Jonathan all that’s in your heart, tell him about your activities and your prayers for him over the years, and it is also possible to attach a photo...

US Christians Deliver $600,000 to Boost Jerusalem Security

Along with the aid to victims, The Fellowship is providing a $375,000, state-of-the-art mobile-command vehicle to the Jerusalem municipality.

Swedish Synagogues Shuttered over Terror Threat

“Violent Islamism is still the biggest threat against Sweden,” said Anders Thornberg., the director general of Swedish security service.

Rabbi of Slain Teen’s Family Calls on Imams, Priests to Condemn Terror

"It's well overdue that religious leaders step up - rabbis, imams, priests," says Boston rabbi.

Kabbalist Sails to IDF Ship to Ask Soldiers to Say ‘Shema Yisrael’ [video]

7 Kislev 5776 – November 19, 2015
The rabbi from Tiberias almost fell into the sea trying to board the ship and settled for shouting from his boat, "Say Shema Yisrael."

Jewish Teacher Stabbed in Marseille by ISIS Supporters

Three men shouting anti-Semitic obscenities and support for ISIS stabbed a French Jew in Marseille on Nov. 18.

Pope to Visit Rome’s Synagogue in January

7 Kislev 5776 – November 18, 2015
Pope Francis will pay a visit to the Great Synagogue in the afternoon of Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016.

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