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Ramadan Scorecard: Muslim Terrorists Kill Hundreds During Holiest Month in Islam

Included in the statistical report was violence by the Taliban, who carried out more attacks than any other terror group during the Islamic holy month.

Egypt Warily Observing Muslim Brotherhood Exploits in Jordan

“True, the Brotherhood is politically over in Egypt but there is belief that the group is still present and waiting for a suitable moment to come back to the political stage.”

Danish parliament to Debate Ban on Infant Male Circumcision

Intact Denmark – Association Against Circumcision of Children, began its petition drive on January 1, calling for a ban on circumcising males under the age of consent, 18.

Brandeis Center Warns of ‘Significant and Pervasive’ Religious Bullying in US Schools

Over half of Sikh children in the US said they were bullied in school, and over two-thirds, or 67% report being bullied if they were wearing a turban.

On Counsel’s Advice Women Invited to Apply for Knesset Rabbi’s Post

The new tender is expected to omit the requirement for an ordination, and will require instead a bachelor's degree and a kashrut supervisor's certificate.

Cairo Genizah Project Reveals 11th Century Passover Haggadah

The Cairo Genizah International Project of the Haifa, Oxford, Princeton and Pennsylvania universities presents one of the ancient haggadahs discovered so far, opening a window to Medieval Passover customs.

Swastikas on Joshua’s Grave in Samaria on Moses’ Yahrzeit

IDF soldiers from the Ephraim Brigade under the command of Major Dado Ha'Cohen secured the service. Joshua Bin Nun came from the tribe of Ephraim.

Erdogan, Pope Francis, Find ‘Common Ground’ on Jerusalem

They both can't stand the fact that Israel still insists Jerusalem is its capital, and now a US president is backing them up.
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King Abdullah II: Washington Does Not Understand Islam

King Abdullah was responding to repeated references by President Trump describing Islam and the United States as being at odds with each other. Trump said on the campaign trail that Muslims hate the US.

German Court Bans Muezzin Loudspeakers

No one should be coerced into any particular faith, the plaintiffs' attorney argued, suggesting the muezzin call is asserting an Islamic exclusive representation at the expense of other religions.

OU Draws Red Line Regarding Female Rabbis, Demands Member Synagogues’ Compliance

The OU has established parameters for a three-year period during which the umbrella body for American Orthodox congregations will work to bring its member synagogues who employ female clergy into compliance with OU standards, which stipulate that a woman cannot serve as a rabbi.

Chief Rabbi Orders an End to Special Prayers for Rain

The rains of the last few weeks have improved the seasonal rainfall, and the rabbinate has changed its directive and ordered the chazan to no longer say the special prayer for rainfall.

Get Ready for Wednesday’s Once-in-150-Years Blood Moon that’s also Super Moon, Blue Moon, Lunar...

It's going to be a packed Wednesday night for moon-loving earthlings of every persuasion, including the atheists among us – our silvery satellite will have something for everyone, for the first time since 1866.

‘It Happened Only a Few Meters From Where I Stand,’ US Ambassador to Israel...

"I am very excited to stand here in this sacred place to light the second Hanukkah candle in the holy city of Jerusalem, the capital of the State of Israel."

Fearing Lawsuit, NJ Town Voting to Permit Eruv, Orthodox Jews

The Agudah lawsuit claims that the purpose of each of Jackson's ordinances in the case was "to target the Orthodox Jewish community."

Jerusalem Church of the Sepulcher to Refuse Pence’s Entry

"This is an expression of my condemnation of President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel," the official wrote.

Sotheby’s to Auction 14th Century Magnificent Illuminated Hebrew Bible

A manuscript project of this scope and quality represents the collective efforts of a consortium of craftsmen, artists, and scribes for a whole year.

Birthright Drops Reform Program, Claims Kids Prefer Orthodox Tours

Birthright brought 48,000 Jewish kids ages 18 to 26 to Israel in 2017, but not through the Reform movement, apparently.

Nahal Haredi Paratroopers Prepare for First Landing

Rabbis say haredi paratroopers integrate grueling training sessions with uncompromising adherence to a haredi lifestyle.

Diverse Hebrew Language Public School Students from US Thrilled with First Israel Visit

'From going to the bullet factory to seeing religious sites it has been truly amazing and I am so grateful.'

Haredi Couple Married on Shabbat Due to ‘Urgent Circumstances’

The Sheva Brachot meal could not be held as planned on Shabbat morning because the existence of a bride and a groom was in doubt.

Knesset Gives Preliminary Approval to Turning to Halacha in Absence of Clear Laws

The notion presented by the authors of the bill that Jewish halacha is a well-defined body of law, a streamlined set of answers to judicial questions, if you will, is absurd.

For Reform the B in BDS Spells Bibi

The Reform movement will not meet Netanyahu before he gives back their share of the Western Wall.

Israeli Hospital Training Spiritual Escorts for Patients

"The studies are not frontal in the sense of lectures, but include a lot of self-observation, and assimilation of materials in a practical and experiential way."

Haredi Hospital Sued for Refusing Fertility Treatments to Unmarried Woman

This is the first time an Israeli court has approved a class action against a hospital.

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