Support Migdal Ohr by purchasing letters in the Torah Scroll that will be written in honor of Rabbi Grossman’s 70th Birthday.
Posted on: January 6th, 2014News & Views → News Briefs
The victim has since recovered from her wounds.
Posted on: January 6th, 2014News & Views → Photo of the Day
These Jewish guys were standing in a snow covered street of Lida, sometime in the 1920s. Lida is a city in western Belarus, 99 miles west of Minsk. Jews first settled in Lida in the middle of the 16th century. In 1579, King Stefan Batory granted them permission to build a synagogue. Say what you […]
Posted on: January 6th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Grabbing a Jewish girl, flicking a lighter next to her hair and saying "let's burn the Jew" is apparently not a racially motivated act in Winnipeg.
Posted on: January 6th, 2014News & Views → Israel
So many of 2013's pro-Israel bright lights on U.S. campuses were the result of a single strong individual refusing to allow anti-Israel forces to get away with what they have for far too long on far too many campuses.
Posted on: January 5th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism → Anti-Israel NGOs
Originally, New profile was founded to help Arab youths avoid the draft.
Posted on: January 5th, 2014News & Views → Eye on "Palestine"
U.S. Secretary of State Kohn Kerry reportedly will remain in Israel in order to hold additional talks leading to an Israeli –Palestinian peace treaty. Kerry, who arrived in Israel on Thursday, flew to Saudi Arabia on Sunday morning in order to report to Arab leaders on the negotiations. He told reporters in Israel as he […]
Posted on: January 5th, 2014News & Views → Global
Israel denied a claim by one of its former ambassadors to Argentina that Israel has killed most of the people responsible for the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community building in Buenos Aires. “The vast majority of the guilty parties are in another world, and this is something we did,” Yitzhak Aviran said in an […]
Posted on: January 5th, 2014News & Views → Global → Europe
Pope Francis will visit Israel, Jordan and the Palestinian Authority in May. The pontiff made the formal announcement of his long-anticipated trip from his Vatican window before a crowd who had gathered in St. Peter’s Square on a rainy Sunday. “In the climate of joy, typical of this Christmas season, I wish to announce that […]
Posted on: January 5th, 2014News & Views → Eye on "Palestine"
First ambulances, and now TIPH. PA Arabs have no problem using humanitarian vehicles for terror attacks.
Posted on: January 5th, 2014News & Views → Photo of the Day
This is the FDR Drive Friday night. The uptown going lanes have been cleared, the downtown not so much yet. The Eastern Seaboard has received its first serious snow blast of the season. After the barrage of complaints from our Israeli friends about their plight of being stuck without services and mobility for as many […]
Posted on: January 5th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
French comedian Diedonne M’bala M’bala complained to police about threats to blow up the theater in which he performs. The bomb threat was made Thursday against the Main D’Or theater, which Dieudonne operates, in Paris’ 11th arrondissement, according to MetroNews.fr. Police rushed to the scene but found no explosives. Performances by Dieudonne, a professed anti-Semite […]
Posted on: January 5th, 2014News & Views → Jewish
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife are responsible for the largest on-record charitable donation in the United States in 2013. For the second straight year, Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, gave away 18 million Facebook shares — a gift worth more than $970 million — to the Silicon Valley Community Foundation in December, […]
Posted on: January 5th, 2014News & Views → News Briefs
Jennifer Gorovitz resigned as CEO of the Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco. Gorovitz, the first woman to lead a major American Jewish federation, will step down from her post on March 31, according to a Friday news release. In a letter dated Jan. 3, Gorovitz said that after 10 “phenomenal” years with the federation, […]
Posted on: January 5th, 2014News & Views → Israel → Aliyah
Rabbi Avi Weiss is learning the hard way about playing nice with others.
Posted on: January 4th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Haredim & Hassidim
“He owed a lot of people money.”
Posted on: January 4th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
It is wise to answer a wing-nut calmly, lest he recognizes that his assortment of horribly vicious lies gets to you.
Posted on: January 3rd, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism → Anti-Israel NGOs
A new Facebook campaign by McGill University American History professor Gil Troy, called “Troycott,” has garnered more than 1,100 “likes” in three days, topping the 827 votes of American Studies Association (ASA) members for a boycott of Israel. Troy, who is also an iEngage Project Fellow with the Shalom Hartman Institute, told JNS.org that he […]
Posted on: January 3rd, 2014News & Views → News Briefs
The family of captive U.S. government contractor Warren Weinstein called for ”date-specific confirmation” that he is still alive. In a statement released Thursday, the Weinstein family said a video distributed last week by al-Qaida in Pakistan does not prove that Weinstein is alive because there is no indication of when it was made. Weinstein, 72, […]
Posted on: January 3rd, 2014News & Views → Middle East → Hezbollah
Most of the long-range surface-to-surface missiles given to Hezbollah by its allies Iran and Syria have already been disassembled and moved to Lebanon.
Posted on: January 3rd, 2014News & Views → Photo of the Day
Here’s a giraffe at the at the Ramat Gan Safari, checking out the incoming cars. If this appears intrusive to you, you’re starting to catch what it’s like to be a zoo animal… Also, in Israel, folks are pretty friendly, and this kind of close inspection by strangers is not considered to be so intrusive. […]
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