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Destroying the Chametz Within and Truly Preparing for Pesach
 
Funeral of Baruch Mizrachi (Photo Essay)

April 16, 2014 - 11:39 PM
 
Tunisian Jew Stabbed in Djerba

April 16, 2014 - 8:50 PM
 
Israeli Hi-Tech Opens Branch in Nanjing

April 16, 2014 - 1:45 PM
 
Preparations Completed for Priestly Blessing from Jerusalem

April 16, 2014 - 12:48 PM
 
Kansas Shooting Suspect a White Supremacist, Indicted for Murder

April 16, 2014 - 12:03 PM
 
Hundreds at Bangkok Chabad Passover Seder

April 16, 2014 - 8:45 AM
 
President Obama’s Passover Statement

April 16, 2014 - 7:07 AM
 
Netanyahu: PA Incitement Caused Pre-Passover Terror Attack

April 16, 2014 - 1:05 AM
 
Passover Eve Terror Attack Draws Strong Responses

April 15, 2014 - 10:39 PM
 
4 Border Police Injured When PA Truck Hits Them

April 15, 2014 - 10:23 PM
 
Terrorists Kill Father on Way to Passover Seder

April 15, 2014 - 9:03 PM
 
Chag Kasher v’Sameach from JewishPress.com

April 14, 2014 - 3:50 PM
 
Biur Chametz

April 14, 2014 - 3:39 PM
 
2 Arrested with Paschal Lamb

April 14, 2014 - 3:13 PM
 
A Third Intifada to Begin at the Temple Mount?

April 14, 2014 - 1:07 PM
 
Israel, PLO ‘Talk’ Over Sanctions, Not Status

April 14, 2014 - 8:58 AM
 
Three Dead in Multiple Kansas Jewish Center Shootings

April 13, 2014 - 11:33 PM
 
London Teacher Threatens to Send Jewish Student to ‘Your Gas Chambers’

April 13, 2014 - 9:35 PM
 
Messianic ‘Blood Moon’ Rising on Passover Seder Night

April 13, 2014 - 9:30 PM
 
New Study: Nearly Every Israeli will Eat Matza and Keep Kosher on Pesach Eve

April 13, 2014 - 9:07 PM
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Islamic Cultural Centre and Mosque of Madrid, Spain, constructed between 1987 and 1992, and inaugurated in 1992.
 

Muslims Demand Equal Terms after Spanish Law for Jewish Return

Posted on: February 20th, 2014

News & ViewsGlobalEurope

Several Muslim families currently residing in North Africa are candidates for receiving Spanish citizenship.

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Vassar College
 

Open Hillel at Vassar Because ‘Israel Haters Are People Too’

Posted on: February 20th, 2014

News & ViewsIsrael

Vassar's Jewish Union couldn't bear to bar Israel-haters from its "open and welcoming space!"

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Argentine Jewish Delegation to Follow Pope’s to Middle East

Posted on: February 18th, 2014

News & ViewsGlobal

Jewish religious leaders are part of an Argentine delegation following the path that Pope Francis will take on his scheduled May visit to the Middle East. The 45-member delegation of businesspeople, politicians and interfaith leaders is leaving Argentina on Tuesday for its trip to Israel, the Palestinian Authority and Jordan. The group is scheduled to […]

 

Conversion Reform Bill Advances in Knesset

Posted on: February 18th, 2014

News & ViewsIsraelGovernment

A bill that would allow more rabbis to conduct conversions in Israel advanced in the Knesset. The coalition government-backed bill passed its first reading by a vote of 28 to 16 in the Knesset plenum on Monday night. Under the measure, as many as 30 courts made up of municipal rabbis would be allowed for […]

Back in Febuary 2010, the newspapers were packed with descriptions of an alleged assassination of senior Hamas official Mahmoud al-Mabhouh in Dubai attributed to the Israeli Mossad. Dubai Police said he was murdered by an 11 member hit squad carrying foreign passports. Now we know that the operation, if it were, indeed, run by Mossad, probably also received rabbinic approval.
 

Mossad Now Under Rabbinic Supervision

Posted on: February 17th, 2014

News & ViewsIsraelGovernment

The name of the Mossad rabbi is being kept secret. He has come up in Military Intelligence as well as the IDF Rabbinate.

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Pope Praises Jewish-Catholic Dialogue in AJC Audience

Posted on: February 14th, 2014

News & ViewsGlobal

Pope Francis called on Jews and Christians to work together to construct a “more just and fraternal world,” and said he looked forward to his upcoming visit to Israel. Francis made his remarks during an audience at the Vatican on Thursday with a 50-member delegation of American Jewish Committee leaders. He called his visit to […]

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Sharon Brous, if you want us to spill our last drop of blood to further your insane fantasy, at least have a dog in this race, state something you're willing to lose should it turn out that you've been pushing an insane idea.
 

Will Sharon Brous Bet her Own Life?

Posted on: February 13th, 2014

News & ViewsEye on Palestine

Sharon Brous, get together a list of commitments of what you're willing to be done to you should Israel have to pay the price for your insanity.

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Poland’s Chief Rabbi Suspends Aide over Kosher Slaughter Controversy

Posted on: February 13th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

Amid reports that kosher slaughter is continuing in Poland in the face of a law prohibiting it, the country’s chief rabbi suspended an aide who appears to have misrepresented the practice to government inspectors. The aide, Michael Alper, wrote a letter to Polish veterinarians in which he asked for permission to slaughter 250 cows after […]

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A Jerusalem city committee has given the green light for Ohr Samayach to build a yeshiva in eastern Jerusalem.
 

English-Speaking Ohr Samayach Yeshiva to Build in Eastern Jerusalem

Posted on: February 13th, 2014

News & ViewsEye on Palestine

Israelis not only live where the world says they are forbidden but also teach Torah as a Light unto the Nations.

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The Satmar Rebbe, Rabbi Aaron Teitelbaum is coming to Israel and the Chassidim have been bidding for the privilege of hosting him overnight.
 

Price of Hosting the Satmar Rebbe Overnight: $1.1 mil.

Posted on: February 12th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishHaredim

The Rebbe will be staying in R. Asher Lev Wolf's luxurious apartment on Minchat Yitzchak Street in Jerusalem.

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The Garment Center Congregation, an Orthodox synagogue in Mid-town Manhattan, was founded in 1931 to serve Jewish workers in the shmatte industry
 

‘Ground Zero Mosque’ Developer Switches to Mid-town Shul Building

Posted on: February 12th, 2014

News & ViewsJewish

The Ground Zero Mosque developer will build a high rise in Mid-Town with a historic synagogue inside.

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Defeated Bet Shemesh mayoral candidate Eli Cohen (with thumbs up) will have another go against Haredi Shas candidate Moshe Abutbul, the incumbent.
 

Corruption-Riddled Beit Shemesh Gets New Elections

Posted on: February 11th, 2014

News & ViewsIsraelGovernment

The new election date of March 11 was announced by the Ministry of Interior.

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Rabbis Protest Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Policy

Posted on: February 11th, 2014

News & ViewsGlobal

American Jewish World Service, AJWS, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, anti-homosexuality policy, Ugandan embassy.

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Neurologist Prof. Rafi Carasso wanted to warn Israelis about the fact that illegal Africans staying in the country are a potential source of a widespread epidemic. But the PC establishment quickly made him take it all back.
 

Greatest Threat to Health in Israel: Leftist PC

Posted on: February 11th, 2014

News & ViewsIsraelGovernment

Here's an example of how the tyranny of the politically correct crowd can end up killing people.

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Antisemitic labels posted on Jewish Deli in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Altered for family newspaper.
 

New Mexico Jewish Deli Smeared with Anti-Semitic Labels

Posted on: February 10th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

Even a non-kosher "Jewish deli" attracts ugly anti-Semitic attacks

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Rabbi Michael Broyde Resigns from RCA

Posted on: February 9th, 2014

News & ViewsJewish

Rabbi Michael Broyde, a prominent Modern Orthodox figure, resigned from the Rabbinical Council of America as a result of the scandal over his use of an online pseudonym. Broyde’s resignation was first reported Thursday by The Jewish Channel, which also uncovered Broyde’s online activities last year. “I deeply regret my wrongdoing and understand how disappointing […]

The Presbyterian Church (USA) has released what it calls a "study guide." The Simon Wiesenthal Center calls it the theological twin to the UN's 'Zionism is Racism' resolution.
 

Church’s New Study Guide is Textbook Example of Israel Hatred

Posted on: February 7th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

The church "study guide" casts supporters of the Jewish homeland as "inherently racist and abusive."

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An orthodox Jewish man argues with a reform Jewish woman wearing a prayer shawl at the Kotel.
 

MK Who Excluded Reform Jews from Judaism Was ‘Misunderstood’

Posted on: February 6th, 2014

News & ViewsIsrael

An Israel Knesset Member got a whack on his tongue for angering the Diaspora.

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Theodoros Karypidis, the Greek politician who accuses his country's non-Jewish prime minister of leading a Jewish conspiracy.
 

Greek Politician Says Prime Minister Heads Jewish Conspiracy

Posted on: February 6th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

Jews are better off with ignorant anti-Semites rather than with those who have a normal IQ.

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MK David Rotem: Reform Jews may be Reform but that doesn't mean they are Jews.
 

Yisrael Beitenu MK Says ‘Reform Movement Is not Jewish’

Posted on: February 5th, 2014

News & ViewsIsraelGovernment

Reform leaders too often make themselves look silly by bending the Bible for their own convenience.

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