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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

Naturally, in a country without a constitution guaranteeing freedom of speech, the policeman is king.

Rabbis Release Directive for ‘Online Shaming’ of Get Refusers

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

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

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

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

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’

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’

At what age and population mass is the protection of an Israeli child's life important?

Pegida Anti-Muslim Demonstrations Attract Thousands But Don’t Leave Big Impression

“Europe is now invaded by organized groups of people who want to dominate our continent."

Jordan Adds to Western Wall Mixed-Gender Prayer Controversy

Jordan demands that Israel "return jurisdiction" over a part of the Western Wall to the Islamic Waqf.

Chief Rabbinate Revoking PA Kashrut Certificates

The rabbinate is revoking the certificates of food plants in the PA because of security limits on the access of supervisors to the plants.

Netanyahu: ‘I Expect World to Condemn Desecration of a Synagogue’

Arab arsonists torched sacred texts and Torah Scrolls at a synagogue next to Karmei Tzur in Judea.

Bernie Sanders Claims ‘Very Strong Religious’ Feelings

The 73-year-old democratic socialist Senator from Vermont doesn’t belong to a synagogue either in Burlington or in Washington, D.C.

Catholic Holy Land Custodian: Muslim Leaders Must Confront Extremism

"They kill Christians and persons of different religions. Why are they doing this?"

Ultra-Orthodox MK: Women of the Wall Want to Expel God from the Kotel

"They want to expel the Divine Presence and the sanctity of the holiest place of the people of Israel."

Rabbi Chaim Yisroel HaLevi Belsky zt’l, 77

Rabbi Chaim Yisroel Belsky, 77, was known for his compassion and erudition in Torah.

Meretz Call to Boycott Restaurant Closing on Shabbat Backfires

A local Meretz rep tried to launch a boycott of a popular restaurant that becomes Sabbath observant.

Here’s a Holocaust Story with a Happy Ending

Dina Gold's "Stolen Legacy" is the story of one woman's victory against the Nazis, albeit 60 years later.

The Rebbe Predicted: New Precious Stones in Kishon River, Stock Up Overnight [video]

Haifa mayor was told by the Lubavitcher Rebbe that the depth of the sea near Haifa "is suitable for precious stones and gems."

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