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International Harpsichordist Ordered to Remove Mezuzah from her Doorpost

Barbara Cadranel, a renowned harpsichordist who delights audiences around the world with her unique interpretation of Baroque as well as contemporary music, says she's feeling "violated." The attorney for her Condo Association says his client permits residents to display religious objects on the outside of their doors, but not on "the frame around the door." One neighbor suggested the mezuzah could be a fire hazard…

Mezuzahs Broken and Stolen at Chabad of East Boca Raton

The mezuzahs that were stolen from the East Boca Raton Chabad center were very expensive -- and precious.

Sharansky to Suggest Women’s Kotel Prayers Away from Main Plaza

Sharansky says the Western Wall is long enough for women to have their own minyan and Torah reading. The Women of the Wall leader accepts the compromise. Will the Rabbinate big enough to agree?

Committee Recommends Another Leftist, Anti-Settlements AG

Jewish Home MK Orit struk says Nitzan is known for his hostility to Jewish life in Judea and Samaria.

Netanyahu Meets Kenyan Christian Supporters of Israel, Offers Water

"We should have a big water problem but we don't, we have a water surplus. We have a water surplus because we've developed ingenuity to overcome this."

Terror Attack Foiled at Cave of Patriarchs in Hebron

An intelligence tip led to the capture of a 22-year-old terror suspect planning a deadly stabbing attack.

US Jewish Women’s Council Wants Israel to Certify Civil Marriages

Do Israeli orthodox rabbis have a “monopoly?” Should Diaspora Jews try to pull Israel’s domestic strings? The National Council of Jewish Women seems to say “yes” to both questions.

African Christians Slaughtered by ISIS-Affiliates

ISIS brutally murders African Christians, blaming Christians for Muslim murders throughout the world.

Egypt Denies UNESCO Lists Alexandria’s Eliyahu HaNavi Synagogue as ‘Endangered’ World Heritage Site

“The Egyptian government gives equal importance to all its monuments and heritage sites, whether Ancient Egyptian, Jewish, Coptic or Islamic.”

Nearly One-Third of Syria’s Christians Have Fled Their Homes

Nearly one-third of Syria’s native Christians have fled their homes during the Syrian civil war, according to Syrian Christian leader Melkite Greek Catholic Patriarch...

Rabbinic Court Annuls 20-Year Marriage: Witnesses not Shabbat Observers

In a precedent setting decision, the Chief Judge of the Jerusalem Rabbinical Court Rabbi Eliyahu Abergel this week freed a woman from her aguna status (separated from her husband but unable to marry another) and annulled her marriage because the witnesses who signed the ketubah were not Shabbat observers. The plaintiff's husband had fled Israel to Florida and was refusing to sign a get.

Farewell to Chabad Lubavitch Chassidic Master of Melodies, Eli Lipsker, z’l

Eli’s recordings of Jewish music opened a path for other observant Jewish musicians and vocalists, and created an entirely new genre.

Fast of 17th of Tammuz Is on the 18th of Tammuz

In three weeks, the Fast of the 9th of Av will be on the 10th of Av.

Pope Francis Blesses Peres on Eve of His 90th Birthday

Pope Francis sent President Shimon Peres a letter with blessings for his 90th birthday, which is to be marked on August 2. Celebrations towards...

As Lieberman Retakes the Helm, Defeated Ayalon Takes YU Job

Absent much to do in the home country, Ayalon got a job teaching at YU, where America's future diplomats usually don't come from.

Appointment of IDF Chief Rabbi Delayed by Court

The rabbi's appointment as IDF chief rabbi is being held up by secularists angry at remarks he says they misunderstood.

Leading Liberal Orthodox Rabbi: Women May Not Be Called Up to the Torah, Lead...

Rabbi Riskin was responding to a question, asking if his actions contradicted a recent decision from the OU.

Feiglin Davens with Minyan on Temple Mount, Arabs Silent (Video)

The world did not erupt in flames. Even the Muslims preferred to keep mum about it.

NY Haredi Children Protest IDF Service as ‘against Our Religion’

Did you know that a Jew serving in the IDF is against the religion of Jewish children in New York? And it’s okay to beat Haredi soldiers? No, you don’t. But we all know hatred destroyed the Holy Temple.

The Ultimate Revenge for Holocaust Survivor: New Torah Scroll

Holocaust survivors have at least two ways to take revenge against the Nazis. One is to overcome the past and bring a new family into the world. The other is to donate a Torah. Marge Fettmen did both.

Friday the Rabbi Read Isaiah 53

Few chapters in the Jewish Bible have been used more vigorously and cleverly by Christian missionaries than this one, which happens to be a wonderful prophecy about the vindication of the Jewish nation.

Yogurtland Launches Kosher Store

Yogurtland, a leading frozen yogurt chain, is following the lead of Dunkin Donuts, Baskin Robbins and The Coffee Bean and has launched its first...

Video: London Mayor Wannabe Will Make London ‘Beacon’ of Islam

Speaking at last Friday's prayer at the North London Central Mosque, also known as Finsbury Park Mosque—and formerly controlled by convicted terrorist recruiter Abu Hamza al-Masri—Ken Livingstone, the Labor party's candidate for mayor of London, pledged to "educate the mass of Londoners" about Islam.

Chabad to Launch Center for Jews in East Africa

A new Chabad center opens in the East African nation of Kenya just in time for Rosh Hashana 2016 / 5777.

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