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Biden Wants Rabbis, Pastors and Nuns to Back ‘Moral’ Gun Control

27 Iyyar 5773 – May 7, 2013
Vice President Joe Biden met with Jewish, Muslim Christians, Sikh and other religious leaders Monday to encourage them to back gun control as matter...

Israel Hotels Attracting Tourists with OU Kosher Certification

Israeli restaurants and hotels are more interested n seeking kosher certification from the American-based Orthodox Union (OU) in order to attract foreign tourists, according...
Yair Lapid with one of his party's MKs, U.S. born Rabbi Dov Lipman.

Haredi Paper Equates Lapid and Hitler Speeches

26 Iyyar 5773 – May 6, 2013
Hitler wanted to exterminate Jews. Lapid only wants to exterminate the Haredi habit of not to work or serve in the IDF. That is enough for a Haredi columnist to compare Lapid’s and Hitler’s speeches.

Jerusalem Residents Protest Plan to Close Cineplex on Shabbat

26 Iyyar 5773 – May 5, 2013
Approximately Jerusalem residents, including Meretz party supporters, protested on front of City Hall Saturday night against a plan to close a new movie theater...

Few Mayoral Candidates Stand Up to Chassidim on ‘Metzitzah B’peh’

Democratic candidate Erick Salgado called MBP “a practice that was commanded by God,” and practiced “since God told Abraham to do so.”
A Jewish boy wearing a kippa and holding an Israeli flag in Hebron.

Church of Scotland Questions Right of Israel to Exist

23 Iyyar 5773 – May 3, 2013
Anti-Zionists have gone beyond the campaign to boycott Israel because of Jews in Judea and Samaria. Now, the Church of Scotland questions whether Jews even have a claim to Israel.

Woman Sues after ’24-Hour Makeup’ Didn’t Make it Through Shabbat

23 Iyyar 5773 – May 2, 2013
An Orthodox Jewish woman from Monsey, N.Y. is suing the Lancome cosmetics firm, claiming that its 24-hour makeup does not last as long as...

Bomb Threats Close Classes at Two Houston Synagogues

Bomb threats on two Houston synagogues Wednesday closed classes, one day after a similar threat on a court forced a quick evacuation. The synagogue bomb...

BBC Yanked Israeli Film on Jewish Exodus from Jerusalem (video)

22 Iyyar 5773 – May 1, 2013
The BBC strikes again. Known for its bias against Israel, it said that a documentary claiming that man “Palestinians” of today actually are descendants of Jews did “not fit editorially.” How true.
Practice makes perfect… A WOW worshipper at the Kotel having a hard time getting those straps to line up. Where's a Chabadnik when you need one?

Women of the Wall Relish Victory, Won’t Support Temple Mount Prayer

20 Iyyar 5773 – April 30, 2013
"Our struggle is only about the Kotel."

Masorti Rabbis Perform First Conversions in Lisbon

19 Iyyar 5773 – April 29, 2013
For the first time in the history of the Masorti movement, its rabbis performed conversions to Judaism in Portugal. The two conversions were performed in...
Williamsburg storefront sign bans immodest attire.

NY Officials Claim Chasidic Dress Code Violates Human Rights

When is a dress code legal and when it is a violation of human rights? That seems to depend on whether you are a Chasidic Jewish shop owner in New York.
Moshe Feiglin davened with a minyan on Temple Mount.

Temple Mount Organizations Warning Netanyahu on Feiglin’s Visit

"We fear that this step will give our enemies the tools to continue their incitement to violence."
MK Moshe Feiglin (3rd from left) visiting Temple Mount in early 2013.

Bibi Capitulates to Muslim Threats, Orders Feiglin Off Temple Mount

19 Iyyar 5773 – April 28, 2013
The waqf has threatened "World war Three" should Feiglin go on the Mount on Monday.

‘Jesus Prayers’ in Legislature Upset Florida’s Jewish Delegates

Can prayer in the name of Jesus be all inclusive just like a rabbi’s prayer? Jewish legislators in Florida say they don’t like being “JCd." Maybe they should get back at them with a few shofar blasts.

Bill Advances to Guarantee Women on Panel to Nominate Rabbis

The absence of Haredi parties in the government is already being, and women probably will be among those nominating Israel’s next rabbinic judges and chief rabbis.

New York Synagogue Bomber Accomplice Sentenced to Jail

An Moroccan immigrant to the United States who plotted to blow up synagogues in New York City was sentenced on Friday to five years...

Dutch Jews ‘Vexed’ by Royal Event on Yom Kippur, Rabbi Says

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...

Lag B’Omer Trivia

Some Lag BaOmer trivia you may not know.
Fires were raging out of control throughout Israel on Lag Baomer night.

Firefighters Battling Fires All Over Israel on Lag Baomer

"They located the barbecue in a grassy area, ignoring safety guidelines."

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