Student Union opens ‘hasbara’ room in effort to fill public diplomacy vacuum.
Posted on: July 9th, 2013News & Views → Israel
They march into the synagogue on Tisha B’Av and convince the adults to leave behind their prayer books and come with them.
Posted on: July 8th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
The Women of the Seminar teach the Women of the Wall a lesson in group action.
Posted on: July 8th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Aliyah
‘Lt. B.’ came to Israel to learn Torah for a year and go back to NJ for university. He thought about the army and the Air Force grabbed him, fulfilling his childhood wish to be a pilot. Read and be proud.
Posted on: July 7th, 2013News & Views → Eye on Palestine
Soldiers were particularly admonished to be respectful of Muslims at crossings through the security fence in Judea and Samaria.
Posted on: July 1st, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
"the Church recognizes that 'the beginnings of its faith and election are to be found in the patriarchs, Moses and prophets.'”
Posted on: June 30th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Marijuana is not milk or dairy; it is not an animal whose kashrus is questionable. Rabbis have ruled it’s not kosher to take drugs to escape the world, but one rules “grass” for medical purposes is kosher.
Posted on: June 29th, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Egypt
Muslim Brotherhood offices across Egypt have been set on fire.
Posted on: June 28th, 2013News & Views → Media → Arts and Entertainment
J. Reznik Studios, owned and run by artist Jodi Reznik and her husband Jeff, has been using art to bridge communities.
Posted on: June 26th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Here’s good reason for Israel’s saying that UNESCO has been hijacked by the PA agenda. ”Israel planning to raze Al-Aqsa to build ‘second temple,” Screams Saudi Gazette headline. PS: They can’t count.
Posted on: June 26th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Small shop owners in cities outside of Tel Aviv may follow the example of Tel Aviv and campaign for their cities to uphold any laws that prohibit stores from opening on Shabbat. The Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that Tel Aviv has been mocking the law by simply imposing fines on stores that are open […]
Posted on: June 25th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Mikey Weinstein’s two sons were exposed to anti-Semitic evangelism in the Armed Forces. His crusade to stop the phenomenon in the army has won him a Congressional amendment to curb his activities.
Posted on: June 25th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Holocaust
The archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, is scheduled to arrive in Israel Wednesday as part of a five-day trip to the Middle East. The archbishop is making sure to honor all three major religions, with visits planned to the Western Wall, the Al-Aqsa mosque on the Temple Mount, and the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. […]
Posted on: June 25th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe
A car almost hits a rabbi in Amsterdam. He is furious at the driver, a Muslim, who then attacks the man, a rabbi. Who is at fault? Israel. Why? Well, the rabbi, a former Israeli, is an anti-Zionist.
Posted on: June 25th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
Shas officials are concerned now that the good rabbi would outmaneuver their good rabbi in picking the next chief rabbi.
Posted on: June 24th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
On Tuesday, Jews commemorate the 17th of Tammuz. The day is a fast day in which we recall the breaching of the walls of Jerusalem before the Second Temple’s destruction. In addition, in Yirmiyahu (Jeremiah) 39:2 and 52:6-7 it says that the walls of the First Temple were breached, though the Talmud Yerushalmi 23A says […]
Posted on: June 24th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Pope Francis condemned anti-Semitism during a meeting on Monday with representatives of the international Jewish community at the Vatican. “Because of our commons roots, a true Christian cannot be anti-Semitic,” Francis told a delegation of the International Jewish Committee on Interreligious Consultations. He added that the Catholic Church “firmly condemns hatred, persecution and all manifestations […]
Posted on: June 24th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
Attorney: "Police are breaking the law by preventing Jews from praying."
Posted on: June 24th, 2013News & Views → Global
The survey set out to discover why would a bunch of religious folks get themselves killed over a chance for their pastor's blessings.
Posted on: June 23rd, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Iran
Women in Iran are pinning their hopes on Hassan Rohani to pass what would be a sweeping reform in the Islamic Republic – allowing them to enter a soccer stadium. The issue is not minor in a country where an Iranian sports journalist told Turkey’s Hurriyet News, “In terms of freedom of expression, football stadiums […]
Posted on: June 23rd, 2013News & Views → Israel → Aliyah
Ephraim HaLevy, former chief of the Mossad, has committed himself to a program which will help certify the Jewish identities of thousands of immigrants, primarily from the former Soviet Union, who need certifications that they are Jewish in order to marry under official Israeli law. The announcement came at the annual meeting of the Shorashim […]
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