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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.

Now, This Is News: Mir Yeshiva Starts Teaching in Hebrew

"Better to give up the Yiddish and let everyone understand the material, rather than maintain the tradition and lose the students' attention."

Sanders: Pope Francis Also a Socialist

15 Adar I 5776 – February 23, 2016
“When [the pope] talks about wealth being used to serve people, not as an end in itself, I agree with that.”

Analysis: Reform Success Enabled by Ultra-Orthodox 4-Seat Loss

UTJ MK Israel Eichler turned their lemons into a kind of lemonade saying he wouldn't give the Reform the satisfaction by leaving government.

Rabbi Emanuel Holzer, z’l, NY Jewish Leader, Passes

Rabbi Emanuel Holzer was one of the first and most active in helping to grow the "kosher food industry" at the OU.

Dead Sea Scrolls Puzzle Pieces to Be Matched via Digitizing

The hands-on virtual workspace that will allow scholars around the world to work together simultaneously.

Analysis: Prosecutor Siding with Reform, Missionaries, Against Rightwing Author

13 Adar I 5776 – February 22, 2016
Naturally, in a country without a constitution guaranteeing freedom of speech, the policeman is king.

Rabbis Release Directive for ‘Online Shaming’ of Get Refusers

12 Adar I 5776 – February 21, 2016
There is a very fine legal line in Jewish tradition between lashon hara-defamation and public criticism.

2 Muslim Women Enter Miami Beach Synagogue, Ask Questions, Scare Everyone

10 Adar I 5776 – February 18, 2016
According to a police incident report, the women asked their Jewish host, "Did you have services already?" and "when are you saying Yizkor?"

Only in Texas: Bar Mitzvah on Death Row

8 Adar I 5776 – February 16, 2016
Providing spiritual sustenance to inmates, regardless of their crimes.

IDF Chief Rabbi Facing Rebuke, Danced with Wrong Halakhic Authority [video]

Secular Israelis just don't like it when religious Jews dance.

‘I Was Pope John Paul II’s Girlfriend’ Tonight on BBC

6 Adar I 5776 – February 15, 2016
In 2008, Tymieniecka sold her archive of letters to the Polish National Library, which kept them from public view until the BBC was invited to take a peek.

Oldest Torah Scroll Proves Yemenite, Chabad Versions Right

5 Adar I 5776 – February 13, 2016
One of the challenges of the comparative analysis of the scroll has been the tendency of later scribes to “correct“ the work of their predecessors.

The Perfect Holiday Gift: New Hebrew Translation of ‘Protocols of the Elders of Zion’

2 Adar I 5776 – February 10, 2016
The Protocols is a plagiarized work composed by the Czarist secret police to divert public attention from the empire's economic woes to imagined outside enemies.

Ancestral Pictures Stopped One Intermarriage in Israel

"These were my grandfathers," the groom responded with pride, "they were important Rabbis."

Ultra-Orthodox Man Burns Reform Siddur at Western Wall

There's no doubt that the main purpose of the WOW is to create provocation.

‘Small Schools, Kindergartens Don’t Qualify for Gov’t Security Protection’

30 Shevat 5776 – February 9, 2016
At what age and population mass is the protection of an Israeli child's life important?

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