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Tens of Thousands Demand UNESCO Stop Denying Ancient Jewish Ties to Jerusalem

Tens of thousands of signatures are on a petition demanding that UNESCO stop denying ancient Jewish ties to Jerusalem.

Earliest Ten Commandments Tablet On Auction in Beverly Hills

Bidders are required to agree to place the object on public exhibition, as per a stipulation by the Israel Antiquities Authority, which designated the artifact a "National Treasure" of Israel.

New UNESCO World Heritage Vote on Jerusalem Set for Wednesday

Another UNESCO resolution on Jerusalem is coming up for a vote, this one by the World Heritage Committee."

Italy’s PM Matteo Renzi: UNESCO Resolution on Jerusalem ‘Like Saying Sun Creates Darkness’

Italy's prime minister vows to oppose, not abstain against future UNESCO resolutions against Israel.

Sobriety in Our Time: Iraqi Parliament Bans Alcohol

Iraq has a homegrown industry satisfying the market's need for beer and Arak.

Egyptian Court Denies Appeal, Sending Morsi to 20 Years in Prison

On December 5, 2012, clashes broke out outside the Ittihadiya presidential palace between Muslim Brothers and protesters that left 11 Egyptians dead.

Thousands Show Solidarity With Israel in Annual Jerusalem March

Thousands of Christians from around the world showed their solidarity in the capital on the Festival of Sukkot in the annual Jerusalem March.

Arab MK: No Jewish Temple Ever Existed on Temple Mount [audio]

The dispute MK Tibi has just entered is not, as he put it, religious, but scientific.

In Strongest Showing, Trump Fails to Bridge Gap with Women

Trump's view on third-trimester abortion conflicts with mainstream Jewish halakha.

Ivanka Trump Calls Dad’s Conduct ‘Inappropriate and Offensive’

"Most of the people who write about him don't [know him]. I do. So that gives me an ability to shrug off the things that I read about him that are wrong."

Mexico’s Ambassador to UNESCO Fired Over Infamous Jerusalem Resolution

Mexico's envoy to UNESCO is an envoy no longer because he refused to vote against history and Jerusalem.

UNESCO Executive Board Adopts Resolution to Erase Jewish History From Jerusalem [video]

UNESCO has adopted the controversial resolution advanced by the Palestinian Authority obliterating the historic link between Judaism and Jerusalem's holy sites.

Finance Minister Exposing Fresh Meat Market to Foreign Competition

For the duration of the next year, the quota for duty-free fresh meat imports will be doubled.

Report: Jordan Frees Child-Killer Ahmad Al-Daqamseh

The Jordanian soldier who shot and killed 7 Israeli girls and wounded 6 others was freed from prison by Amman this week.

Brothers Beaten and Cursed by Anti-Semites in Marine Park, Brooklyn

Two young Jewish men were attacked by an anti-Semitic gang in the Marine Park section of Brooklyn on the afternoon of Yom Kippur.

Black Crosses Spray-Painted on Synagogue In Dark of Night on Yom Kippur

Anti-Semitism reared its ugly head in the heart of the holy city on the holiest day of the Jewish year.

Jewish Teen Detained By Israel Police, Allegedly Near Temple Mount

A Jewish teen was detained late Monday night, allegedly near the gate to the Temple Mount.

Public Pre-Yom Kippur ‘Kapparot’ Ceremonies Banned in 3 Israeli Cities

The pre-Yom Kippur practice of using a live chicken for the "kapparot" ritual was banned in three Israeli cities this year.

Sound of the Kohen Gadol’s Golden Bell Rings Again in Jerusalem [video]

Jews again hear the little bells on the hem of the High Priest's garment as he enters the Holy Temple of Jerusalem...

Pilot’s Family Tells President Rivlin, Cohen Nov Was ‘A Joyful Boy’

"My son loved everyone, he was a joyful boy," the bereaved mother of an Israeli Air Force pilot told President Reuven Rivlin.

Tzohar’s High Holy Day Programs Estimated To Reach over 60,000 in Israel

Tzohar 'Praying Together' attendees all receive the same prayer book to make it easier to follow along.

Scholar Jacob Neusner Dead at 84

Much of his work consisted of de-constructing the prevailing approach viewing Rabbinic Judaism as a single religious movement within which the various Rabbinic texts were produced.

Marzel, after Shootout: ‘Coexistence’ in Jerusalem a Delusion

Baruch Marzel, a Boston-born Orthodox Jew, said in Jerusalem there never was and never will be peaceful coexistence with the Arabs.

Colorado Springs Synagogue to Relocate for Yom Kippur After Rosh Hashanah Fire

While the congregation hastily made its way out of the building, Rabbi Liberow and a few of the congregants were able to get the Torah scrolls and prayer books out.

Agriculture Ministry Launching Campaign to Discourage Using Chickens for ‘Kapparot’ [video]

The guidelines are intended to prevent the spread of disease, as well as minimize animal suffering.

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