A Jewish organization creates unforgettable summer experiences for special needs kids and their parents.
Posted on: April 28th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
An Moroccan immigrant to the United States who plotted to blow up synagogues in New York City was sentenced on Friday to five years in jail and faces deportation after his release. Mohammed Mamdouh pleaded guilty last year to conspiring to commit terrorism and criminal weapon possession. He was an accomplice to Algerian immigrant Ahmed […]
Posted on: April 28th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe
A Dutch chief rabbi said his community was “vexed” because a farewell event for the Dutch queen was scheduled on Yom Kippur. “Jews are again faced with a reality in which they don’t belong and that is painful,” Holland’s chief interprovincial rabbi, Binyomin Jacobs, told NRC Handelsblad on April 26. On Yom Kippur, the Day […]
Posted on: April 28th, 2013News & Views → Israel
"They located the barbecue in a grassy area, ignoring safety guidelines."
Posted on: April 26th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim & Hassidim
Rabbi Avraham Sherman could be charged with fraud, breach of trust, obstruction of justice, and abuse of office.
Posted on: April 25th, 2013News & Views → Eye on "Palestine"
The council set more than a dozen conditions to make the process religiously acceptable.
Posted on: April 25th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Peres, the pope and the word “peace’" are virtually interchangeable. All three of them get together next week to try to resurrect the peace process. And don’t forget Kerry is a Catholic more or less.
Posted on: April 24th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim & Hassidim
If Yesh Atid party leader Yair Lapid has any hopes of gaining one or even two Haredim as his fans, his deputy Finance Minister blew it “on air” when he called Haredim “parasites” on a Haredi radio program.
Posted on: April 24th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe
The Chief Rabbinate of Israel has sent a letter of support to Berlin Chabad Rabbi Yehudah Teichtal, who was charged by an anti-circumcision activist for practicing the ritual of oral suction of a small amount of blood at a circumcision. The practice is widely accepted in Israel but caused controversy in the New York area […]
Posted on: April 23rd, 2013News & Views → Israel
It looks like it’s kosher, and the certification says it’s kosher, but it smells and tastes “treif.” Kosher foods that taste like non-kosher food are widely accepted in the US, but not in Manchester, England.
Posted on: April 23rd, 2013News & Views → Israel → Jerusalem
Judge Larry-Bavly's decision was in open defiance of the high court's ruling.
Posted on: April 23rd, 2013News & Views → Israel
"Rav Ovadia is willing to lose both chief rabbis" and not collaborate with those who "stuck a knife in our back."
Posted on: April 22nd, 2013News & Views → Israel
The women win a battle, but the question is, “Do they want a war they might lose?” Netanyahu approves Sharansky’s plan for women to pray like men in an “egalitarian” section at the Western Wall.
Posted on: April 22nd, 2013News & Views → Jewish
Traditionally, a religious Interior minister decided in favor of the religious, but now things have changed.
Posted on: April 21st, 2013News & Views → Israel
South Koreans love the Talmud, a mandatory school course. A Korean language version is popular, and a Samsung official visited an Israeli yeshiva to grasp “the growing grounds” of the Jewish genius.
Posted on: April 19th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
Yesh Atid opposes both the Jewish Home candidate and the tricky legislation his appointment would require.
Posted on: April 18th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe
The London Board of Deputies of British Jews is launching a new Righteous Muslim Exhibition with 70 photographs and stories of Muslims who sheltered Jews during World War II, the BBC reported. The Yad VaShem Holocaust Memorial and Museum in Israel honors ‘Righteous Gentiles” who helped save Jews from the Holocaust gas chambers and death […]
Posted on: April 18th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
Two leading Orthodox rabbis in Winnipeg are split over part of a bill, proposed last December, which would require any school that receives provincial funding to allow students to create a gay-straight alliance club. Fearing that Christian schools will be forced to accept such clubs, many Christian leaders in Manitoba have opposed the bill. But […]
Posted on: April 17th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Likud Knesset Member Miri Regev announced Wednesday she will visit the Temple Mount to try to understand the problem with Jews praying at the holy site. The Jerusalem Islamic Waqf officially controls the Temple Mount, a power granted to it by the Israeli government shortly after the Six-Day War in 1967. MK Regev, who chairs […]
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