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Al-Qaeda-Linked Terrorists Abduct Jesuit Priest in Syria

24 Av 5773 – July 31, 2013
Rebels linked to Al-Qaeda have abducted Italian Jesuit Priest Paolo Dall’Oglio, a well-known advocate of Christian-Muslim dialogue and a vocal critic of the government...

Six Boys Discover Tefillin for First Time on Flight to Israel

Chabad rabbis who had boarded a flight from the Ukraine to Israel via Moscow convinced six boys going on a Birthright Israel program to...

Breslov Jews Robbed of $50,000 in Uman

24 Av 5773 – July 30, 2013
Unknown assailants robbed $50,000 from Haredi Jews last week at the Uman headquarters of a nonprofit group that works to accommodate the tens of...

Cory Booker, NJ Torah-Versed Black Christian, on Way to Senate

23 Av 5773 – July 29, 2013
Cory Booker is not your average Torah student. First of all, he is Black. And Christian, And he on his way to replace the late Frank Lautenberg as NJ Senator.

Pope Francis Considering Visit to Israel Next Year

Pope Francis said at an on-board airplane news conference Monday  that he may visit Israel as early as next year. On his return flight from...

Maker of Undetectable Underwear Bomb Still at Large, Spawning Proteges

The new device was designed by "Al Qaeda's most diabolical bomb maker," Saudi-born Ibrahim Hassan Asiri.

PM Kerry Unmasks Himself, Crowns Palestinian Authority as a ‘Country’

22 Av 5773 – July 28, 2013
Kerry finally has tripped over himself, bared his not-so-hidden agenda and stated that the Palestinian Authority is a country. Asked later about the slip of the tongue, he asked, “Did I say that?”

Rabbi Arusi Quits Race for Chief Rabbi One Hour before Balloting

18 Av 5773 – July 24, 2013
Rabbi Ratzon Arusi withdrew his candidacy for Chief Sephardi Rabbi, one hour before balloting began Wednesday afternoon. His withdrawal leaves three candidates in the...

Rabbinical Group Aims to Standardize Circumcision in Europe

A European rabbinical group has created a union to include every mohel - ritual circumciser - in an effort to standardize ritual circumcision and...

Synagogue Raises Funds for Tornado-Stricken Ohio College (Photo)

16 Av 5773 – July 23, 2013
A Cleveland area synagogue is raising funds to help Ursuline College repaid serious damage caused by a tornado that ripped through its athletic center...

ADL: Anti-Semitism Up in NY and NJ but Down Nationwide

The number of anti-Semitic incidents dropped 14 percent nationwide last year, but vandalism rose, according to the Anti-Defamation League’s annual Audit of Anti-Semitic Incidents...

JewishPress.com #1 News Site for Neo-Nazis, White Supremacists

15 Av 5773 – July 22, 2013
Being considered the most quotable Jewish website by the worst Jew haters must mean the website has arrived…

Rav Ovadia: I Love Knitted-Yarmulke Jews – But Not their MKs

14 Av 5773 – July 21, 2013
Rav Ovadia Yosef, the same rabbi who last month call national religious Rabbi Stav “evil,” now says he really loves knitted kippa Jews. Well, most of them. Their political leaders still are Amalek. Happy Tu B'Av.

Rabbinic Rebellion: NRP Rabbis Back Pick Nixed by AG

11 Av 5773 – July 18, 2013
When interviewed this week, it turned out that Rabbi Eliyahu's opinion has either been modified following the attacks on him, or has always remained grounded in normative halacha.

Thai University Apologizes for Hitler Mural

10 Av 5773 – July 17, 2013
Chulalongkorn University, a prestigious institution in Thailand, issued an apology Monday for a mural of Adolf Hitler painted outside one of its buildings. The university...

Pennsylvania Jihadist Gets 102 Months

In the summer of 2010, Begolly urged jihadists on the AMEF to “write their legacy in blood.”

Jews Sue Police for Barring Them from Temple Mount on Tisha B’Av

10 Av 5773 – July 16, 2013
The Babylonians and Romans destroyed the Holy Temples long ago. Since 1967, the site of the ruins returned to Jews, but Muslims have de facto rule. Police barred Jewish entry on Tisha B’Av and now face a lawsuit

Rabbinical Council of America Issues Guidelines on Sexual Abuse

9 Av 5773 – July 15, 2013
Orthodox Jewish institutions have been stunned by charges and evidence of sexual abuse, particular concerning children. The organization of Orthodox rabbis – RCA – has issued guidelines to prevent abuse.

Netanyahu Opens ‘Direct Talks’ with Abbas: Greetings on Ramadan

Who says Netanyahu does not want peace with Abbas? He picked up the phone to wish him greetings on Ramadan. Why didn’t Kerry think of that? Maybe Arabs will call tonight and wish Bibi a good fast.”

Poland’s Chief Rabbi Threatens to Quit over Kosher Slaughter Ban

Poland’s chief rabbi said he will resign if a definitive ban on kosher slaughter is imposed in the country. “I cannot imagine serving as chief...

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