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High Court Recognizes Private Orthodox Conversions, Reform, Conservative Could Be Next

22 Adar II 5776 – March 31, 2016
Reform Rabbi Gilad Kariv, head of the Reform movement in Israel, was beside himself with delight at Thursday's decision.

Official New Kosher Tartan Created by Scottish-born Chabad Rabbi

20 Adar II 5776 – March 30, 2016
Scottish Jews can now walk proudly with an officially registered kosher tartan kilt designed by a rabbi and a registry official.

Temple Institute Inaugurates Registry of Biblically Eligible Kohanim

19 Adar II 5776 – March 29, 2016
"We proudly call upon all those who may fit the bill to contact the Temple Institute immediately.”

Cuban Jewish Leader Claims ‘No Anti-Semitism Here’

A Cuban Jewish leader says there is no security problem for the community in the island nation.

Venice Jews Mark 500th Anniversary of World’s First Ghetto

18 Adar II 5776 – March 28, 2016
Venetian Jews say the 500th anniversary of the world's first ghetto may present a lesson for new Muslim refugees.

Mazel Tov to Ivanka & Jared On a New Jewish Baby Boy!

Ivanka Trump gave birth on Sunday to a beautiful Jewish baby boy, as her father kept saying on the campaign trail.

Brussels’ Jews Canceled Purim

13 Adar II 5776 – March 22, 2016
"We feared additional attacks and contacted the families. To avoid panic, we asked that they take the children one at a time."

Rabbi Lila Kagedan, First Female Rabbi at Orthodox Shul in Melbourne

11 Adar II 5776 – March 21, 2016
The Shira Hadasha congregation has appointed an Orthodox female rabbi-in-residence for this May.

New Bible Website Highlights Land of Israel

5 Adar II 5776 – March 15, 2016
The entire text of the Tanakh is offered in both English and Hebrew, along with an audio component so readers can hear the Hebrew text.

Jerusalem Terrorist Left Note to Family: Never Mind the Demolished House, It’s Faith that...

30 Adar I 5776 – March 9, 2016
During his attack on Tuesday afternoon, al-Tamimi opened fire at police who were out on Salah Al-Din street, wounded one of them and escaped.

IDF to Outsource Kashrut Supervision

27 Adar I 5776 – March 7, 2016
Over the past few weeks, IDF Chief of Staff Maj. Gen. Gadi Eizenkot has been systematically curtailing the authority of the Military Rabbinate.

Argentina Spymaster Testifies Fernandez Govt Involved in Death of Prosecutor Alberto Nisman

23 Adar I 5776 – March 3, 2016
Testimony implies former Pres. Cristina Fernandez and her government may have murdered Alberto Nisman.

Israeli Couple Bringing In Patriarch Jacob’s Biblical Sheep from Canada

A couple wants to reintroduce the ancient species of Jacob sheep in Israel.

Russia Charges Citizen Over Denying Existence of God

It wasn't so long ago the Soviet government would jail a citizen for insisting there IS a God...

Israeli Health Ministry Recommends Against Direct ‘Metzitzah B’Peh’

22 Adar I 5776 – March 2, 2016
The purpose of the act is to renew the flow of blood in the traumatized organ after the circumcision, to prevent necrosis.

American Reform Rabbis Warn of Disconnect with Israel

American Reform rabbis do not think Israel has yet gone far enough with compromises for the Movement.

Memo to Trump: ADL Info on Hate Groups Coming All Candidates

20 Adar I 5776 – February 29, 2016
Trump gave the ADL an excuse to launch a campaign to educate all presidential candidates on extremists and hate groups.

Rabbi Chaim Shlomo Leibowitz, zt’l, Head of Ponevezh Yeshiva, Laid to Rest

20 Adar I 5776 – February 28, 2016
Rabbi Chaim Shlomo Leibowitz, zt'l, was a disciple of Rabbi Chaim of Brisk.

Pro-Israel Bona Fides at Issue in Lawsuit Between Jewish School and Parents

17 Adar I 5776 – February 26, 2016
In a lawsuit between a Jewish school and parents, a shul weighs in to give its "pro-Israel" hecksher.

Rabbi Yehuda Glick Acquitted, Hoping to Go Back to Guiding Temple Mount Tours

16 Adar I 5776 – February 25, 2016
Police joined hands with our worst enemies in an act that amounted to judicial terrorism.

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