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Embassy in Austria Warning Saudi Women their Burqa Is Now Illegal

22 Iyyar 5777 – May 18, 2017
Austria followed Switzerland, Belgium, France, and some Spanish regions in banning the burqa and the niqab in public places, as well as other religious symbols.

Hebrew U Graduation Ceremony Scraps Hatikvah to Spare Arabs’ Feelings

As is typical in such instances, the institute of high learning chose to be right rather than smart.

‘No Israeli Leader’ To Join Trump at Western Wall, Masada Nixed by Trump Team

21 Iyyar 5777 – May 17, 2017
Pres. Trump is "going to the Western Wall mainly in connection with the theme to connect with three of the world’s great religions."

Learning the Fundamentals: Muslim Wannabe Danish Teen Guilty of Planning Jewish School Bombing

21 Iyyar 5777 – May 16, 2017
During her trial (she pleaded not guilty), the Kundby Girl was described as having undergone a drastic change in interests in the space of just a few months, from boys and shopping to holy war.

Survey: Only 46% of Next Generation National Religious Israelis Keep the Faith

Meanwhile, the proportion of students attending ultra-Orthodox schools has increased by about 300% since 1992.

Fire Started Mysteriously in Historic Landmark Synagogue on NYC’s Lower East Side

20 Iyyar 5777 – May 15, 2017
Agents from the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives have joined the FDNY investigation.

US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman Arrives at Western Wall

The new U.S. Ambassador is expected to begin his new job less than a week before the arrival of President Donald Trump in Jerusalem.

Tunisia Seeking UNESCO Recognition for Jewish Priests’ Island

The Jewish population of Djerba consisted mainly of kohanim (priests), and some claim that they are the only bona fide kohanim we have today.
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‘If My Love for Israel is Heresy – Then I Am a Heretic’

Sara Zoabi received threats on her life and was ostracized by her family.

Netanyahu Tells Tillerson Moving US Embassy to Jerusalem Would ‘Right Historic Wrong’

19 Iyyar 5777 – May 14, 2017
Moving the US Embassy to Jerusalem would "shatter the Palestinian fantasy that Jerusalem isn’t the capital of Israel."

Lag B’Omer Bonfires at Meron Light Up Night, Brings Prayers & Music By Day...

The 6 am nightmare of police shutting down the buses and miles of traffic all gets wiped away the second the passenger reaches his destination and becomes one with the dancing crowd.

Arab Seeking Jewish Conversion Imprisoned by Siblings

Policemen who arrived at the house rescued the young man.

Lower East Side Synagogue Cautioning Next Door Art Center on Inviting Linda Sarsour

15 Iyyar 5777 – May 11, 2017
She has tweeted that a young Palestinian boy going to throw stones at Israeli soldiers is the 'definition of courage.'

Anti-Semitism Thriving in London with Meat Cleaver Attack

14 Iyyar 5777 – May 9, 2017
The man with the cleaver wanted to "kill Jews." The teenage gang wanted to hurt them. Neither worried about getting caught.

Jakarta’s Christian Governor Gets 2 Years for Blasphemy against Koran

The governor pointed out that no one in his audience had felt insulted during his campaign speech, in fact, they laughed, appreciating his knowledge of Koran and his sense of humor.

Turkey’s Erdogan Starts New Temple Mount, Jerusalem Blood Libel

13 Iyyar 5777 – May 8, 2017
"We will not allow the silencing of prayers from the heavens of Jerusalem," said Erdogan -- but the threat never existed.

‘Israel Is a Jewish State’ Bill Passes Government Legislative Committee

11 Iyyar 5777 – May 7, 2017
Passage of the bill has become critical now, in light of attempts by foreign countries and international organizations to erode Israel's status as the homeland for all the Jews.

Trump Order Lets Religious Institutions Engage in Politics, Keep Tax Exemption

9 Iyyar 5777 – May 5, 2017
The new Trump executive order will go the way of several other orders issued by the new president – to a quick death in a nearby federal court.

ADL: Anti-Semitic Incidents Jump 86 Percent Since Jan 2017

29 Nisan 5777 – April 24, 2017
American elementary school are seeing a whopping increase in anti-Semitic incidents.

Assemblyman Werpin Wants Public Schools to Serve Kosher, Halal

Kosher airline meals are the most expensive type of airline meal served, costing nearly twice as much as standard meals, and offered at no additional cost.

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