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Posted on: July 28th, 2013News & Views → Eye on Palestine
Kerry finally has tripped over himself, bared his not-so-hidden agenda and stated that the Palestinian Authority is a country. Asked later about the slip of the tongue, he asked, “Did I say that?”
Posted on: July 24th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Rabbi Ratzon Arusi withdrew his candidacy for Chief Sephardi Rabbi, one hour before balloting began Wednesday afternoon. His withdrawal leaves three candidates in the race. On Tuesday, Be’er Sheva Chief Rabbi Yehuda Deri and Jerusalem Rabbinical Court head Rabbi Eliyahu Abergel quit the race. The remaining candidates are Hazon Ovadia yeshiva Rabbi Yitzchak Yosef, son […]
Posted on: July 24th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe
A European rabbinical group has created a union to include every mohel – ritual circumciser – in an effort to standardize ritual circumcision and combat attempts to ban it. Based on the model of Britain’s Initiation Society, the Union of Mohalim in Europe seeks to “unite approved mohalim across Europe under a single banner, ensuring […]
Posted on: July 23rd, 2013News & Views → Jewish
A Cleveland area synagogue is raising funds to help Ursuline College repaid serious damage caused by a tornado that ripped through its athletic center on Saturday. No one was injured because the twister tore through the area in the pre-dawn hours, tearing the off the roof and blowing away one wall. The conservative B’nai Jeshurun, […]
Posted on: July 23rd, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
The number of anti-Semitic incidents dropped 14 percent nationwide last year, but vandalism rose, according to the Anti-Defamation League’s annual Audit of Anti-Semitic Incidents that was released Monday. New York and New Jersey saw increases in anti-Semitic incidents. Nationwide, the audit counted 927 anti-Semitic incidents reported during the 2012 calendar year, a 14 percent decline from […]
Posted on: July 22nd, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Being considered the most quotable Jewish website by the worst Jew haters must mean the website has arrived…
Posted on: July 21st, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
Rav Ovadia Yosef, the same rabbi who last month call national religious Rabbi Stav “evil,” now says he really loves knitted kippa Jews. Well, most of them. Their political leaders still are Amalek. Happy Tu B'Av.
Posted on: July 18th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
When interviewed this week, it turned out that Rabbi Eliyahu's opinion has either been modified following the attacks on him, or has always remained grounded in normative halacha.
Posted on: July 17th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Chulalongkorn University, a prestigious institution in Thailand, issued an apology Monday for a mural of Adolf Hitler painted outside one of its buildings. The university apologized in a statement following criticism of the mural painted outside its Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts building, The Associated Press reported. The mural, which was meant to be […]
Posted on: July 17th, 2013News & Views → Islamists
In the summer of 2010, Begolly urged jihadists on the AMEF to “write their legacy in blood.”
Posted on: July 16th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
The Babylonians and Romans destroyed the Holy Temples long ago. Since 1967, the site of the ruins returned to Jews, but Muslims have de facto rule. Police barred Jewish entry on Tisha B’Av and now face a lawsuit
Posted on: July 15th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
Orthodox Jewish institutions have been stunned by charges and evidence of sexual abuse, particular concerning children. The organization of Orthodox rabbis – RCA – has issued guidelines to prevent abuse.
Posted on: July 15th, 2013News & Views → Eye on Palestine
Who says Netanyahu does not want peace with Abbas? He picked up the phone to wish him greetings on Ramadan. Why didn’t Kerry think of that? Maybe Arabs will call tonight and wish Bibi a good fast.”
Posted on: July 15th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Poland’s chief rabbi said he will resign if a definitive ban on kosher slaughter is imposed in the country. “I cannot imagine serving as chief rabbi in a country in which the rights of the Jewish religion are curtailed, as I would not be able then to serve properly my coreligionists,” Rabbi Michael Schudrich wrote […]
Posted on: July 14th, 2013News & Views → Israel
The media would be screaming its lungs off if Jews had vandalized a Muslim prayer room in the Patriarch’s Cave but did not even whisper when Muslims desecrated Jewish rooms. Happy Ramadan month.
Posted on: July 14th, 2013News & Views → Eye on Palestine
Jerusalem police allow Arabs to keep Jews from entering the Temple Mount, just like they used to allow Haredim to keep women away from the Kotel – until it was not politically correct.
Posted on: July 14th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Campaigning against ritual slaughter on the grounds of “animal rights’ is a popular tactic to make lives difficult for Jews and Muslims. Take Poland, for example.
Posted on: July 14th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
No one expects the Arab city of Umm el Fahm to have a street names “Second Aliyah” but why does the Jewish city of Bnei Brak have to erase the name? Even “Jerusalem Street” is not Glatt Kosher.
Posted on: July 13th, 2013News & Views → Global
The Taliban tried to murder her for promoting education for girls, but on her 16th birthday - 9 months after being shot in the head at close range - Malala sat at the center of the world stage and continued to promote free, compulsory education. "One child, one teacher, one pen and one book can change the world. Education is the only solution."
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