Meir Panim implements programs that serve Israel’s neediest populations with respect and dignity. Meir Panim also coordinated care packages for families in the South during the Gaza War.
Posted on: June 10th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
To passersby on Sunday, the crowd had a simple message, one that rings sympathetically to American ears.
Posted on: June 9th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe
Organizers of a Jewish festival in Budapest said they will try to set a world record for the tallest kosher sandwich. Dozens of bread slices will be used to construct the tower on Sunday on Kazinczy Street in the Hungarian capital’s so-called Jewish Quarter during the sixth Judafest cultural street party, organizers said on Facebook. […]
Posted on: June 9th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
Police prepared for the monthly event, and from a law-and-order perspective it made perfect sense.
Posted on: June 7th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
In 2011, the American Civil Liberties Union sued the AATA over the bus ad.
Posted on: June 7th, 2013News & Views → Israel
The circumcision had actually been performed flawlessly, and apparently baby choked during feeding.
Posted on: June 6th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Women of the Wall plan their monthly Rosh Chodesh prayers at the Kotel the second day of the month, with a Torah scroll. It’s okay to make up rules as they go along, so long as the Orthodox don’t make the rules.
Posted on: June 6th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
The Oslo daily that published a blood libel caricature of circumcision now pours salt on Jewish wounds, stating that the angry reaction of Jews is just like the Muslim riots to cartoons mocking Mohammed.
Posted on: June 6th, 2013News & Views → Israel
The Greek Orthodox Patriarchate in Jerusalem said Tuesday that it will not allow Jerusalem to use church property in the Old City for a festival because of alleged police action against Christians, according to WAFA, the official website of the Palestinian Authority. Patriarch Theophilos III add that the festival “does not reflect in any way […]
Posted on: June 6th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
In 1995, “everyone” knew settlers murdered Rabin. The “settler” Yigal Amir was from the Haifa area. Four years ago, gays accused Haredi gay-haters for killing three homosexuals. Now police say, “Not so.”
Posted on: June 6th, 2013News & Views
What more fitting place for a replica of Noah’s Ark than the Kentucky city of Hebron? But it might take a modern miracle for the Bible thumping project to be completed. God has not granted the money.
Posted on: June 5th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
L’Chaim. Observing the Jewish Sabbath is secondary when it comes to saving a person’s life or performing a circumcision. But what happens a whiskey festival occurs on Shabbat? Hold a Whiskey Jewbilee.
Posted on: June 4th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
The senior class of Yeshiva of Flatbush in Brooklyn was kicked off a flight Southwest Airlines flight from New York to Atlanta on Monday for being “non-compliant.” Flight attendants said the students did not stay seated and continued to use their mobile devices in advance of takeoff, despite their requests as well as from the […]
Posted on: June 4th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
When did the word "Jews" become verboten?
Posted on: June 3rd, 2013News & Views → Israel
It can be argued whether the Women of the Wall are spiritual angels, but no sane person could accuse them of threatening rabbis to approve their agenda or face death. So who is behind the dirty work?
Posted on: June 2nd, 2013News & Views → Israel
Rav Ovadia Yosef has been hospitalized again. He was preparing for evening prayers when he collapsed at his home, possibly having broken a leg. Aryeh Deri is at his side.
Posted on: June 2nd, 2013News & Views → Jewish
Let’s say you are a Chabadnik and want someone to try putting on tefillin. He puts on his Google Glass and the blessing flashes before his eyes. But is it kosher?
Posted on: May 31st, 2013News & Views → Jewish
There are not many issues the Democratic mayoral hopefuls agree on, especially when they are seated at one table.
Posted on: May 31st, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
“You don’t have to send delegations to Hungary to witness raw antisemitism.”
Posted on: May 30th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
The Welsh U. of Aberystwyth declares that lighting Shabbat candles is a fire hazard, nearly 20 years after Jewish tourists have done so every summer.
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