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Muslims Want Halal Food in NYC Schools – Kosher Not Option

NYC council members proposed legislation requiring NYC public schools offer Islamic-compliant food.

New Game Around Boston: ‘Jail the Jew’

Swastikas, graffiti stating "kill all the Jews," and little kids playing "jail the Jew" in Bedford, Massachusetts.

Norway Wants to Limit Circumcisions to Hospital Rooms

Norway’s health minister said Wednesday the countryman no intention of banning religious circumcisions but should restrict the religious practice to be carried out only...

Tel Aviv Mayor: Opening Shops on Shabbat ‘Won’t Disturb Anyone’

“Freedom is just another word for nothing left to lose” – Janis Joplin.

Rabbi in Crimea Makes it Out on the Last Train

The scene of Russian troops sealing the region of Crimea conjures up scary reminders of the Nazi invasions of Europe.

What Do Catholic Nuns Care about the Book of Esther?

A Jewish scribe has restored an 18th century copy of the Book of Esther that was donated to Catholic Nuns.

Arab League Still Firmly Rejecting Israel as Jewish State

The Arab League refused to recognize Israel as a Jewish state in the framework of current peace talks with the Palestinians, as per Israel’s...

Beit Shemesh Journal: I’m Switching My Vote

Eli Cohen is now the nationally-known face of electoral integrity and honesty in Israel.

RCA: We Don’t Proactively Seek to Reevaluate Past Conversions

The Rabbinical Council of America denied a prominent rabbi’s accusation that it is actively negating past conversions. The Orthodox rabbinic organization issued a statement Friday...

British Vets Want Ban on Ritual Slaughter

Blackwell, who has been accused of "inflaming prejudice," says animals must be stunned before the cut.

Pope Francis Cancels Israel Trip

Pope Francis has been forced to cancel his planned trip to Israel in May due to a labor dispute within the Israeli Foreign Ministry. The...

Lev Tahor Sect Members Arrested in Trinidad

The families involved in the court appeal have been under strict restrictions not to leave Ontario.

UK Jewish Girls School Erased Evolution Questions from Test

The school removed evolution related questions from 52 standardized tests.

Partnership Minyans Growing Despite Condemnations

The battle over partnership minyans is just the latest scuffle in the war over women’s roles in the Orthodox community.

United Hatzalah Treats Groom Injured Breaking the Glass

Guests at a wedding in Petach Tikvah last night were shocked as the groom did the unthinkable. Towards the end of the wedding ceremony,...

US Jewish-Muslim Delegation Press Denmark on Slaughter Ban

A joint delegation of observant Muslims and Jews made the case to the Danish ambassador to the United States that his country’s ban on...

And then the Christie Juvenile Conspiracy Went Slightly Antisemitic

Those pranksters jokingly discussed engineering traffic problems at the home of a rabbi.

Yeshiva U Threatens to Deny Ordination Over ‘Partnership Minyan’

Increased knowledge of women of Jewish laws and the Torah has created thorny issues for the Orthodox community.

At Last, State-of-the-Art Rabbis Made in Germany

I just don't like the idea of Jews flocking back to the death place. Call me a hopeless sentimental.

Newsweek/Daily Beast Ending ‘Top 50 Rabbis’ List

Newsweek/The Daily Beast said it will stop publishing its Top 50 Rabbis list, an annual feature since 2007. The decision, first reported in the Forward,...

Interfaith Group Sending $1 Million for Jews In Ukraine

The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews said it will send $1 million to assist the Jewish community in Ukraine amid the country’s political...

Ancient Mikveh Discovered In Spain

A 15th century mikveh was discovered at the location of the last synagogue in the old Jewish quarter of Girona in Catalonia, Spain. The discovery...

Court to Rule If Jerusalem’s ’Cinema City’ Can Violate the Sabbath

If there is such a thing as religious coercion, there also is secular coercion.

American Town Hall Meeting Comes to Israel.

The town hall meeting, unique to New England’s traditional style of local citizen governance, made its way to Jerusalem when two U.S. Congressmen visited...

With Olive Oil, Olim Spread the Light of Torah

Shemen LaMeor will create jobs and reinvigorate the region’s agriculture while preserving its unique character.

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