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Pope Francis Stirs Storm Comparing ‘Refugee’ with ‘Concentration’ Camps

American Jewish Committee CEO David Harris criticized Pope Francis.

Orthodox Lawmakers Prepare to Fight Supreme Court’s Sabbath Ruling

25 Nisan 5777 – April 21, 2017
Orthodox parties are working on new legislation to protect the Sabbath in Israel.

More than 100 Transferred Shiites Killed in Aleppo Car Explosion

20 Nisan 5777 – April 15, 2017
Many women and children were among the victims, as well as 20 rebel fighters who were there to secure the population exchange.

Moscow Jews Planning Biggest Ever Festival Since Invention of Borsht

18 Nisan 5777 – April 14, 2017
The Limmud FSU conference, April 20-23, expects to draw more than 2,500, including Russa's Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar and Israel's Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked.

Tens of Thousands Attend Kotel Priestly Blessing

17 Nisan 5777 – April 13, 2017
The momentous event has occasionally been greeted with rocks thrown down from the Temple Mount by the current masters of the holy site.

Watch Yishai Fleisher Out-Debating J Street Opponent

13 Nisan 5777 – April 9, 2017
There's much misinformation, misconception and ignorance in the American Jewish community about Israel, which Yishai did a lot to dispel over at that Beverly Hills event.

Tzfat Chief Rabbi Was Asked in Real Time whether to Kill Ramming Terrorist

11 Nisan 5777 – April 7, 2017
'I have an opportunity to kill the terrorist – should I kill him or not?'

115 Bar Mitzvah Boys Celebrate in Jerusalem

Every effort was made to focus on the happiness of the day and leave the child’s pain aside.

Pew: Muslim Babies Will Outnumber Christian Births by 2035

10 Nisan 5777 – April 6, 2017
In Germany, there were an estimated 1.4 million more Christian deaths than births between 2010 and 2015.

Swedish Jews Urge Government to Raise Security After Threats, Vandalism

ADL: "Such a situation cannot be acceptable in Sweden today. This local crime and its consequence should be a national issue."
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Despite Apology, Singapore Deports Imam Who Attacked Jews

8 Nisan 5777 – April 4, 2017
'Any religious leader from any religion who makes such statements will be held accountable for their actions.'
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Singapore Imam Apologizes for Anti-Jewish Comment

6 Nisan 5777 – April 2, 2017
In his apology, the Imam said: 'I am filled with great remorse for the inconvenience, tension and trauma that I have caused to this peaceful country.'

In Northeast India, Bnei Menashe Prepare Matzah for Passover

4 Nisan 5777 – March 30, 2017
Each village priest would recite ancient prayers, such as “Miriam’s Song,” echoing the Biblical account of the Exodus and its aftermath.

NGO Provocation Photographed on Shabbat with Zionist Rabbi’s Permission

2 Nisan 5777 – March 29, 2017
This permit was used last Shabbat, when activists from the leftwing NGO Ta'ayush, an anarchist group that provokes violent confrontations in Judea and Samaria, arrived outside a religious moshav in Jordan Valley.

Exposé: NIF Funded School Trip Where Jewish Children Bowed in Mosque Prayer

24 Adar 5777 – March 22, 2017
From the 'A New Way' website: 'A New Way transforms this vision into a daily reality, and enables an ongoing dialogue based on multicultural equality in Israel.'

UNESCO Ambassadors Tour Jerusalem’s City of David

24 Adar 5777 – March 21, 2017
The numerous archaeological findings from the City of David unambiguously link the Jewish people to Jerusalem.

A New Haggadah for Passover by StandWithUs

"The subsequent arrival in the ancestral land of Israel (immediately following the Exodus) should also be taught..."

Anti-Semitic Graffiti Spray-Painted on Historic Synagogue in Barbados

22 Adar 5777 – March 19, 2017
Synagogue spokesperson Martin Steinbok said he "believed the culprit or culprits were deranged."

Products that Do Not Require Passover Certification and Much More in OU Guide to...

So, go, download, study the material (as prescribed by halacha, come to think of it) and start the three-week countdown to the seder night … Now!

Jewish Schoolchildren Made to Bow in Mosque Visit

18 Adar 5777 – March 16, 2017
One mother said: 'It's repulsive. I cannot believe that this kind of thing happens in Israel.'

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