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Haredim Dominate US Jewish Day School Enrollment

Reform and Conservative day school enrollment is down sharply.

Abbas Declares Closure of Al Aqsa Mosque a ‘Declaration of War’

Abbas didn’t even condemn the shooting of Temple Mount activist Yehuda Glick.

Hundreds of Jews Join Prayers at Beit Ovadia in Shiloach

Several hundred Jews from the Old City streamed into the Yemenite Village of HaShiloach (Silwan) over the Sabbath to pray with new neighbors.

Israel’s Universities Rank High, Gender Equality Lower

Israeli universities rank among the best in the world -- but one cannot say the same for its gender equality standing.

Rivlin: Poland ‘Breeding Ground for Soul of Jewish Nation, Grounds to Largest Jewish Cemetery’

Israel's Pres. Reuven Rivlin inaugurates Museum of History of Polish Jews in Warsaw, together with Polish counterpart.

Knesset Committee Approves Conversion Bill For Final Plenum Readings

The bill would take power away from the Haredi Chief Rabbis but but does not authorize non-orthodox conversions.

Report: Kiryat Arba Chief Rabbi ‘Settling’ in Jerusalem

Kiryat Arba-Hebron Chief Rabbi Dov Lior is reportedly stepping down and moving to the Jerusalem neighborhood of Beit Orot.

Women of the Wall Smuggle Tiny Torah Scroll to Western Wall

They had to use a magnifying glass to read the letters.

Tearful Message from Baby Terror Victim’s Grandfather

“God is trying to wake us up,” said the grandfather.

The Shabbos Project: Jews Worldwide Keeping This Shabbos Together

This Friday, millions of Jews in 340 cities around the world will be 'keeping it together.' The 7th day. Shabbat.

Haredim Delay Delta Flight because of Mixed Seating

Wouldn’t be a lot easier if fanatic Haredim would simply charter their own planes?

Circumcision – Are Muslims Doing It Wrong?

A study concluded that delaying nonmedical circumcision results in greater risk for the child, and a more costly procedure. Muslims try to circumcise children before 13 years old.

2 New Chief Rabbis Elected for Jerusalem After 10-Yr Hiatus

Israel's holy capital of Jerusalem once more celebrates the election of both an Ashkenazi and Sephardic Chief Rabbi Jewish spiritual guidance in the city.

RCA Issues Statement Regarding Freundel Matter

The Rabbinical Council of America said that since the arrest last week of Rabbi Barry Freundel of Washington, DC, it has been working assiduously to address the many challenges that its members and their communities now face.

Israeli Sherpa ‘Pony Express’ Saved Hundreds in Nepal Blizzard

It was an outright miracle: a tiny teahouse in the pass, and the equivalent of a Sherpa Pony Express to deliver a call for help.

Jews to Double Presence in Old Yemenite Village of Shiloach, Silwan

Jews once thrived in the Shiloach area of old Jerusalem, known also as Silwan. Arabs and British came and drove them out. Now, they have returned.

US: ISIS Treatment of Women Unacceptable (and UnIslamic)

Kerry equates barbaric ISIS misogyny with its claim of acting in the name of Islam.

Washington, D.C. Rabbi Arrested for Mikveh-Voyeurism

Rabbi of Washington, D.C. shul arrested for allegedly installing a secret camera in the shul's mikveh shower.

Presbyterians Give $2.2 Million To Teach Judaism to Christians, But This Gift Horse May...

“This new sense that there are many Christians who want to hear what Jews have to say fits very well with a dormant Jewish feeling that we have a mission to say something but for a long time people weren’t interested in hearing what we have to say,” Hazony said.

Amar’e Stoudemire Scores Points for United Hatzalah

The official exchange rate is one dollar per point.

Israeli Muslim Leader Urges ‘Peace’ to Break Israel into Pieces

Sheikh’s call for religious co-existence morphs into “March for Peace Process”

Fort Hood Shooter Writes Threatening Jihadist Letter to Pope

Fort Hood shooter sends threatening letter to Pope praising jihad, U.S. classified his murders "workplace violence."

Swastikas Scrawled on Emory’s Jewish Fraternity House as Yom Kippur Ended

Swastikas scrawled on Jewish fraternity building at Emory University as Yom Kippur ended.

Rare ‘Four Species’ Coin from Bar Kochba in Display in Israel

The exhibition includes the largest gold medallion with Judaic symbols known in existence.

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