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Posted on: December 19th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Judaism
My first reaction to this story was: El Al has its own rabbi?
Posted on: December 18th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
The judge said Elon's behavior was "illegitimate" – even according to his own stated standards.
Posted on: December 18th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Judaism
A "Beit Hillel" rabbi reported his decision to turn on the electricity on a frozen Shabbat morning, only to be attacked by a "Tzohar" rabbi from his neck of the (snowy) woods.
Posted on: December 17th, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Iraq
Damaged Torah scrolls found by U.S. troops in Iraq’s intelligence headquarters were buried in a cemetery in New York on Sunday, according to Jewish law for disposing of unusable religious objects and texts. More than 100 people, including Lukman Faily, the Iraqi ambassador to the U.S., attended the ceremony at the New Montefiore Cemetery in […]
Posted on: December 17th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Aliyah
Israel has invested more than $125 million trying to bring young Jews to visit, with meager results.
Posted on: December 17th, 2013News & Views → Global
The Canadian Lev Tahor cult of about 200 is headed by convicted felon Shlomo Helbrans, an Israeli returnee who left Israel with his followers in 1990.
Posted on: December 15th, 2013News & Views → Islamists
The head of the Greek Orthodox Levant Party Rodrigue Khoury announced on Sunday “the beginning of an organized campaign” against Turkey."
Posted on: December 15th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
"Failed" and "Survivors" have been vending shmootz to their readers, both Jewish and gentile.
Posted on: December 14th, 2013News & Views → Archaeology
The manuscript, dated 463-4 by its scribe, a bishop named John, includes excerpts from the Bible and the New Testament.
Posted on: December 13th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Jerusalem
The Jerusalem Rabbinic Eiruv Committee has announced that this coming Shabbat, parshat Va’yechi, the Eiruv in the city is not reliable, due to the heavy snow fall. So far, Jerusalem has endured just under two feet of snow, but as of Friday morning it’s still coming down. Jerusalemites are advised not to carry any items […]
Posted on: December 11th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Aliyah
All the boys were called up together, and recited – for the very first time – the blessing for being called to the Torah, with their interpreter.
Posted on: December 11th, 2013News & Views → Islamists
During a Mass with Egypt’s Catholic leader, Pope Francis prayed for the safety and religious liberty of Middle East Christians. “Let real guarantees of religious liberty be given to all, together with the rights of Christians to live peacefully in the places where they were born, in the native country they love as citizens of […]
Posted on: December 11th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
A news report on court proceedings in Beit Shemesh vote fraud, and a show on the Haredi housing crisis exposes deep resentments by seculars of Haredim.
Posted on: December 10th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
Jerusalem District Court to discuss appeals of election results today.
Posted on: December 8th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Jerusalem
None of us support violence and we found out about the story in the media, just like every one else.
Posted on: December 6th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Assimilation
Rabbi Lopatin said, “May Hashem give you all strength to continue this age old, noble struggle which God promises us will end in victory.”
Posted on: December 6th, 2013News & Views → Israel
The intermarriage rate doubles for second generation Israeli-Americans, according to a recent survey.
Posted on: December 5th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
The kindest cut of all might be the one that new father makes at his son’s circumcision.
Posted on: December 5th, 2013News & Views → Global
Rabbi Sergio Bergman, wearing a colorful yarmulke, was sworn in to Argentina’s National Parliament Wednesday on a Tanach when he swore the oath of office before “God, the motherland and the sacred scriptures of the Bible, the Tanach.” Bergman, the first rabbi to take office as a national legislator, was one of Argentina’s 127 newly […]
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