Meir Panim’s Tiberias Free Restaurant not only provides warm meals, but the opportunity to socialize as well.
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The heir to the British throne, Prince Charles, said that he is “deeply troubled” by the plight of Christians in the Middle East. “I have for some time now been deeply troubled by the growing difficulties faced by Christian communities in various parts of the Middle East,” Prince Charles said at a London reception honoring […]
Spain’s ruling Popular Party (PP) has submitted a draft law that could grant citizenship to descendants of Jews expelled from Spain during the Spanish Inquisition. The possibility of the bill was first announced last year by Spanish Justice Minister Alberto Ruiz-Gallardon. If the law is ratified, eligible Jews won’t have to relinquish their current nationalities […]
A Native American studies association is the third U.S. academic body this year to recommend its members boycott Israeli universities. The Native American and Indigenous Studies Association in a Dec. 15 announcement said it “encourages NAISA members to boycott Israeli academic institutions because they are imbricated with the Israeli state and we wish to place […]
A mother in Israel has appealed to the country’s Supreme Court a rabbinical court ruling requiring her to circumcise her son. In her appeal filed Wednesday, the mother said the rabbis cannot order her to circumcise her son, who is now a year old. The Jerusalem rabbinical court last month upheld the ruling of the […]
The late Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach did not belong to any religious movement, but his daughter Neshama now belongs.
My first reaction to this story was: El Al has its own rabbi?
Hemant Mehta is arguing with Christians, but he’s making cogent points we could all benefit from. The essence of his litany is that Christians (he could have addressed Muslims as well) are driven by a need to spread their faith around the globe, whether through persuasion or, should the occasion call for it, by applying […]
Here’s Rabbi Moti Elon walking away from the Magistrate Court in Jerusalem, December 18, 2013, after hearing his verdict. Elon, former head of Yeshivat Hakotel in Jerusalem, was convicted of sexually assaulting two of his former students, in 2003 and 2005, and sentenced with 6 months of community service, 6 months suspended sentence and a […]
In this archive segment, Yishai presents exclusive interview with Defense Minister Moshe ‘Bogie’ Ya’alon where they talk about rocket threat to Israel, Livni’s deception, strengthening Jewish ties to Israel, and Aliyah.
Yet another hypocrite who directed the world to sever ties with Israel until the moment he needed what Israel had to offer. And Israel provided even Sarraj with its best medical care. #BDSFail #ApartheidFail
One thing Meir couldn’t abide was machloket. He would fight wholeheartedly on behalf of his pupils in a situation involving a dispute – but not so if it was political, educational, or religious in nature.
Mandela remained loyal to the rogue leaders and regimes that backed him through the many years he’d been imprisoned: Cuba’s Castro, Libya’s Khaddafi and the PLO’s Arafat.
Hebrew Academy (RASG) has announced that Ron Dermer, Israel’s ambassador to the United States, will be the keynote speaker at the Hebrew Academy Annual Event.
Chai Lifeline Southeast’s first venture into the art world, “Through the Eyes of Our Children,” an exhibit and sale at Gallery Art in Aventura, was part of the organization’s Chai Crafts program, an innovative art therapy endeavor sponsored by the Root Foundation.
“Over his entire brief but meaningful life, Sammy has taught all of us about courage, struggle, strength, and wisdom.”
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In case you’re wondering, temps in Jerusalem right now are 7 Celsius, or a comfortable 44 Fahrenheit.
Interviewed by France 24, UN Watch executive director Hillel Neuer says UNHRC election of China, Cuba, Russia, Saudi Arabia is a “black day for human rights.”
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