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Tens of Thousands Attend Kotel Priestly Blessing

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

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

'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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

One mother said: 'It's repulsive. I cannot believe that this kind of thing happens in Israel.'

Bennett, Liberman Spar Over Rabbi’s Remarks on Women Combat Soldiers

Liberman wrote in his letter about the female soldiers who have fallen in the line of duty in recent years.

New Jewish Cemetery to Open in Kazan in 2017

The debate over establishing a new Jewish cemetery in the city of Kazan, capital of the Republic of the semi-autonomous republic of Tatarstan in southwest Russia, is all but resolved.

Netanyahu to Children on Purim: Persians Won’t Succeed in Killing Us Today Either [video]

'They wanted to kill us,' the children finally roared, after some hesitation.

Bomb Threat Sent to Brooklyn Jewish Children’s Museum

The text of the message, sent by cell phone notification, claimed that three pipe bombs were "scattered throughout the museum."

Report: 6 Infant Herpes Cases Since De Blasio’s Metzitzah B’peh Compromise

Arguing that respect and sensitivity protect public health better than a restrictive policy, the mayor waived the requirement that parents sign a consent form showing understand the risks involved in Metzitzah B'peh.

Education Secretary Praises Agudath Israel on Fight for Private Schools’ Public Funding

Agudath Israel of America endorsed President Trump's choice for Education Secretary, and urged its members to lobby the Senate in favor of her confirmation.

Arson Attack at Jerusalem’s Church of the Ascension

The flames caused heavy damage to the Church compound and a souvenir shop therein. Fire and police are conducting a joint arson investigation.

Christian Cleric Urges Americans to Stand With Israel Against BDS

"As one of the few surviving Christians in the Middle-East, I praise God daily for the blessing of being able to call myself an Israeli."

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.

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