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US Ambassador Discovers in Sderot Yeshiva, City, Defying Terror with Growth

"In Sderot, there's a different kind of Jew, one that says, 'Ad kan. That's it. We're done. We're not moving.' And that's a story that doesn't get told enough."

MK Proposes Bill to Publicize Names of Recalcitrant Jewish Husbands

“Women denied a divorce may as well be dead,” MK Revital Swid said.

Hebron 14-Year-Old Girl Escapes from Father Who Sold Her to Israeli Bedouin

"She's a brave girl," a relative said. "She's been through many things in life and seen more than she should have seen. It's time for her to have an easy life."

Rabbi Riskin to Retire from Ohr Torah Stone

Riskin, 77, transformed the Lincoln Square Synagogue in New York City to become one of the most popular centers of modern Orthodoxy on America’s eastern Seaboard.

Teen Volunteers Build Succot For Elderly

This year, volunteers will erect and dismantle some 250 Sukkot around the country.

OU Slams Mayor de Blasio for Traif Only Free School Lunch Plan

The OU is planning an ad campaign condemning the mayor's failure to meet the nutritional needs of city children.

Austrian Police Force Muslim Women to Show their Faces as Burqa Ban Takes Effect

The “Prohibition of the Covering of the Face Act,” a.k.a. the anti-burqa law, came into effect in Austria on Sunday, banning women from covering...

Revolutionary Ruling Permits Genetic Testing of Halachic Jewish Status

Some 40% of European Ashkenazi Jews carry a genetic mark that suggests they are the offspring of four mothers who immigrated to Europe from the Middle East a millennia ago.

Shteiging Beats Gelt in Beit Shemesh Yom Kippur Aliyah Bidding War

Our rough estimate suggests the study bid came to $21.42 per page, and we believe that at these rates we could persuade millions of Jews to study the Talmud.

Hassan el-Shamy, A Muslim Who Gives Voice to All

Egyptian activist Hassan El-Shamy: "Only fifteen percent of the Egyptian Parliament consists of women. The percentage should be fifty plus one!"

Netanyahu Calls on New German Govt to Strengthen Forces That ‘Accept Historic Responsibility’

Israel is concerned over the rise of anti-Semitism among political elements from the right and left, and among Islamic elements.

Bnei Brak Threatens Court Action to Block Light Rail Work on Yom Kippur &...

At issue is the agreement with the city of Bnei Brak that prohibits digging and other work on the Light Rail tracks during the Sabbath and on Yom Kippur.

Jerusalem Police Bans Four Species from Temple Mount – They ‘Harm the Status Quo’

"In the framework of the rules of the Temple Mount, in accordance with the status quo in the area, ritual activity with overt external features, including the four species, is forbidden."

Houston Church Rejects Volunteer Worker for Being Jewish (and Lesbian)

"TODAY, I was 'FIRED' from volunteering because I identify as Jewish (discovering my Jewish heritage recently)."

Chabad Rabbi on Trial for Incitement: Soldiers Are Forbidden to Evacuate Settlements

Rabbi Wolpo said in his testimony that according to Jewish law the evacuation of settlements in the Land of Israel is a worse sin than eating pork on Yom Kippur, since it endangers the lives of millions of Jews.

Foreign Ministry Celebrates Jerusalem Sovereignty with New Year Reader

"I had not moved away even one step, but someone pulled at my sleeve and asked me to join the minyan. I put on a hat and joined them for the Mincha prayer. I had arrived."

Survey Shows Deep Split among Israeli Jews over Shabbat Soccer

The Smith Institute survey proves for the Nth time that the polls yield results based on how you write the questions, or, in this case, how you cut your random sample of respondents.

Hundreds of Greek Orthodox Protest ‘Judaization’ of Western Jerusalem

It is disturbing that the Arab protesters, many of whom are Israeli citizens, call the sale of church land to Jews in "green line" Israel an attempt to "Jewify" this territory.

Clueless and Culturally Biased, JPost Calling for Jerusalem Chief Rabbi’s Resignation

The JPost couldn't help themselves, despite their attempt to come across as the rational side in this debate, when they referred to Amar as the "so-called chief rabbi of Jerusalem."

Jewish Books Remain Intact in Houston Evangelical Christian’s Devastated Home

Miraculously, the Jewish texts which have withstood almost 2,000 years of exile, have stood up to Houston's flood waters.

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