Student Union opens ‘hasbara’ room in effort to fill public diplomacy vacuum.
Posted on: December 16th, 2012News & Views → Israel
Lighting the national menorah for the last night of Hanukkah at the Western Wall Plaza in Jerusalem, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stated:
Posted on: December 12th, 2012News & Views → Jewish
A New Jersey synagogue said that it set a new Guinness World Record by lighting 834 menorahs on 90 tables in an airport hangar.
Posted on: December 12th, 2012News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
AP reports that German lawmakers finally approved a bill that permits Brit Mila. 434 lawmakers voted in favor, 100 against and 46 abstained. The bill needed to be passed after a Cologne regional court ruled in June against permitting Brit Mila.
Posted on: December 12th, 2012News & Views
The vast majority of the rabbis of the Williamsburg community backed Weberman from the time of his arrest.
Posted on: December 6th, 2012News & Views → Eye on Palestine
Who are These People? Are they even Jewish? Honestly?
Posted on: December 5th, 2012News & Views → Eye on Palestine
"The vote at the UN yesterday is a great moment for us as citizens of the world," said the email.
Posted on: December 4th, 2012News & Views → Jewish
Celebrations of the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah, commemorated through the lighting of the traditional Hanukkah menorah, will be taking place across the world, according to an article by the Washington Post.
Posted on: December 4th, 2012News & Views → Global
Rescue teams released him completely free from injury.
Posted on: December 4th, 2012News & Views → News Briefs
The world did not erupt in flames. Even the Muslims preferred to keep mum about it.
Posted on: December 3rd, 2012News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
No one seemed to be in charge of the movements of the Sudanese workers.
Posted on: November 27th, 2012News & Views
The court killed a Polish government allowance for Jewish and Muslim slaghtering.
Posted on: November 20th, 2012News & Views
Shabbat has kept the Jews throughout the generations.
Posted on: November 11th, 2012News & Views → News Briefs
Toward early mid-afternoon the tents start popping up on the lawn in the park across from the Cave of Machpela.
Posted on: November 11th, 2012News & Views → Israel
At least 20,000 Jews from all across Israel, and some coming in from around the world, converged on the biblical city of Hebron this shabbat to honor the memory of the Matriarch Sarah, whose burial in the Tomb of the Patriarchs in Hebron - Maarat HaMachpela - was chronicled in this week's Torah portion.
Posted on: November 11th, 2012News & Views → Global → Europe
A campaign by a group of 12 French imams to portray themselves as friendly to Jews is set to take place on Sunday when they arrive in Israel for a five-day visit.
Posted on: November 8th, 2012News & Views → News Briefs
Some of the supervised, ‘bug-free,’ leafy vegetable growers are using higher levels of pesticides than allowed by Health Ministry standards.
Posted on: November 1st, 2012News & Views → Jewish
A new exhibit at the Library of Congress is celebrating 100 years of Hebraica with its new exhibit, “Words Like Sapphires”.
Posted on: October 30th, 2012News & Views → News Briefs
The conventional burial sites permit the burial of some 70 persons per acre, as opposed to as many as 600 in the new system.
Posted on: October 28th, 2012News & Views → Israel
Memorials for two memorable Jews took place this weekend, though they stood, perhaps, on opposite sides of the political spectrum.
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