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Robertson: Jews Too Busy ‘Polishing Diamonds’

2 Nisan 5774 – April 1, 2014
Televangelist Pat Robertson said Jews are too busy “polishing diamonds” to do weekend chores. Conservative activist Rabbi Daniel Lapin appeared on the “700 Club” Monday...

Limmud FSU Gets Major Boost in Collaboration with Fellowship

28 Adar II 5774 – March 30, 2014
The collaboration's conferences will ignite Jewish learning and Israeli study for Russian Jews.

Muslims Want Halal Food in NYC Schools – Kosher Not Option

26 Adar II 5774 – March 27, 2014
NYC council members proposed legislation requiring NYC public schools offer Islamic-compliant food.

New Game Around Boston: ‘Jail the Jew’

19 Adar II 5774 – March 21, 2014
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

19 Adar II 5774 – March 20, 2014
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’

18 Adar II 5774 – March 19, 2014
“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?

10 Adar II 5774 – March 11, 2014
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

9 Adar II 5774 – March 10, 2014
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

7 Adar II 5774 – March 8, 2014
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

5 Adar II 5774 – March 7, 2014
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

5 Adar II 5774 – March 6, 2014
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

3 Adar II 5774 – March 5, 2014
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

30 Adar I 5774 – March 1, 2014
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

28 Adar I 5774 – February 28, 2014
Those pranksters jokingly discussed engineering traffic problems at the home of a rabbi.

Yeshiva U Threatens to Deny Ordination Over ‘Partnership Minyan’

28 Adar I 5774 – February 27, 2014
Increased knowledge of women of Jewish laws and the Torah has created thorny issues for the Orthodox community.

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