The Celebrate Israel Festival on May 31 at Pier 94, slated to be the largest gathering to date of Israeli-Americans in New York.
Posted on: September 16th, 2013News & Views → Local
Some 300 people came specifically because of the floods.
Posted on: September 12th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Book burning by Christians is an old tradition.
Posted on: September 9th, 2013News & Views → Archaeology
Dr. Mazar estimates the treasure was abandoned during the Persian conquest of Jerusalem, in 614 CE.
Posted on: September 8th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe
‘What’s good for the Jews is good for the Muslims,” says a French Islamic website citing the closure of a city street for Jews through the High Holidays. It demands the same for Muslim street prayers.
Posted on: September 8th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Israeli Tourism Minister Uzi Landau says that he hopes to create a program modeled after Taglit-Birthright Israel trips for young Evangelical Christians, as part of an effort to increase Christian tourism in the Jewish state. “The Christians have a problem with their next generation too,” Landau said, Ynet reported. “We are looking to get closer […]
Posted on: September 7th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
There has been another improvement in the medical condition of Rav Ovadia Yosef, who is still in the ICU at Hadassah Ein Kerem Medical Center. Rav Yosef spent Rosh Hashanah and Shabbat in prayers, accompanied by family members. Doctors will conduct a complete evaluation of his condition on Sunday, to weigh his discharge. He has […]
Posted on: September 3rd, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
The Women of the Wall was so focused on Haredim that the girls forgot to ask Jordan for permission to pray in their own minyan. Now maybe the WoW will wake up to reality and pray on the Temple Mount.
Posted on: September 1st, 2013News & Views → Global
On Sunday, Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis was appointed as the United Kingdom’s new chief rabbi. Rabbi Mirvis is the Britain’s 11th chief rabbi. Besides being a congregational rabbi, Rabbi Mirvis previously served as the chief rabbi of Ireland from 1985 to 1992. Rabbi Mirvis was born in South Africa in 1956. He moved to Israel in […]
Posted on: September 1st, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Facebook “does not permit hate speech, but distinguishes between serious and humorous speech.” If so, Holocaust denial and praise for Hitler apparently can now be called harmless humor.
Posted on: September 1st, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
Can it be a four-star hotel if you can smell the sewer system from your room?
Posted on: August 29th, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Iran
It turns out that there exists a less invasive method of circumcision, which does not fully remove the foreskin.
Posted on: August 28th, 2013News & Views → Archaeology
Researchers were able to establish that this was later a place of Jewish dwellers.
Posted on: August 26th, 2013News & Views → Media → Arts and Entertainment
Jerusalem Sacred Music Festival attracts array of international musicians.
Posted on: August 25th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
"Today this affects Women of the Wall but tomorrow it will affect every Israeli and Jew around the world…."
Posted on: August 25th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
A plan by Quebec’s government to ban “religious symbols,” including the kippa, among public sector workers has elicited worry from religious minorities in the Canadian province. The bill would seek to ban public employees from wearing large Christian crosses or religious headwear such as that worn by Sikhs, Muslims and Jews while at work. Richard […]
Posted on: August 25th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Netanyahu demands that that Mahmoud Abbas recognize Israel as a Jewish state, but if it wants foreign journalists to do so, perhaps it should not call Rosh HaShanah-Yom Kippur-Sukkot “autumn holidays.”
Posted on: August 25th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
His son, the recently elected Chief Rabbi Yizhak Yosef, took his place teaching the class last night.
Posted on: August 24th, 2013News & Views → Islamists
"We were just bowing down to pray for the second time and the bomb went off. The air cleared, and I looked around me and saw bodies," an eyewitness told Reuters.
Posted on: August 22nd, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
Because of the wide public discussion of the need to stop needless pain to animals, wearing a shtreimel today is a desecration of God's name.
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