Women of the Wall plan their monthly Rosh Chodesh prayers at the Kotel the second day of the month, with a Torah scroll. It’s okay to make up rules as they go along, so long as the Orthodox don’t make the rules.
The Oslo daily that published a blood libel caricature of circumcision now pours salt on Jewish wounds, stating that the angry reaction of Jews is just like the Muslim riots to cartoons mocking Mohammed.
The Greek Orthodox Patriarchate in Jerusalem said Tuesday that it will not allow Jerusalem to use church property in the Old City for a...
In 1995, “everyone” knew settlers murdered Rabin. The “settler” Yigal Amir was from the Haifa area. Four years ago, gays accused Haredi gay-haters for killing three homosexuals. Now police say, “Not so.”
What more fitting place for a replica of Noah’s Ark than the Kentucky city of Hebron? But it might take a modern miracle for the Bible thumping project to be completed. God has not granted the money.
L’Chaim. Observing the Jewish Sabbath is secondary when it comes to saving a person’s life or performing a circumcision. But what happens a whiskey festival occurs on Shabbat? Hold a Whiskey Jewbilee.
The senior class of Yeshiva of Flatbush in Brooklyn was kicked off a flight Southwest Airlines flight from New York to Atlanta on Monday...
When did the word "Jews" become verboten?
It can be argued whether the Women of the Wall are spiritual angels, but no sane person could accuse them of threatening rabbis to approve their agenda or face death. So who is behind the dirty work?
Rav Ovadia Yosef has been hospitalized again. He was preparing for evening prayers when he collapsed at his home, possibly having broken a leg. Aryeh Deri is at his side.
Let’s say you are a Chabadnik and want someone to try putting on tefillin. He puts on his Google Glass and the blessing flashes before his eyes. But is it kosher?
There are not many issues the Democratic mayoral hopefuls agree on, especially when they are seated at one table.
“You don’t have to send delegations to Hungary to witness raw antisemitism.”
The Welsh U. of Aberystwyth declares that lighting Shabbat candles is a fire hazard, nearly 20 years after Jewish tourists have done so every summer.
Both of his parents were born to Jewish families that perished in Auschwitz.
"If you are Jewish, they will hate you no matter what."
Michele Bachmann has a lot in common with Sarah Palin – attractive, pro-Israel, a Tea Party darling, candidate for president and a target of media mockery. Soon, like Palin, she will be out of office.
The Middle Ages have returned to Europe, or maybe they never left. Jews dipping matzos in blood is old hat. Now a Norwegian newspaper depicts circumcision as a violent and bloody religious custom.
Remember Hamas missiles on Israeli cities? Remember last year’s bloated deficit? Haredi MKs don’t. Everything was great, they say, until Lapid’s universal draft, which turned Syria against Israel.
Babylonian script in a Torah scroll provided a key clue to realizing that an Italian Torah previously thought to be three centuries actually is the world oldest Torah, dating back to the 11th or 12 century.