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Netanyahu Approves Egalitarian Section at Western Wall

13 Iyyar 5773 – April 22, 2013
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.

Samsung Korea VP Visits Yeshiva to Help Koreans Learn Talmud

12 Iyyar 5773 – April 21, 2013
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.

MK to Visit Temple Mount to Find Out Why Jews Barred from Praying

8 Iyyar 5773 – April 17, 2013
Likud Knesset Member Miri Regev announced Wednesday she will visit the Temple Mount to try to understand the problem with Jews praying at the...

Does the BBC’s New Editor’s Jewishness Matter?

The Guardian's report noted that "Harding, who is Jewish, will also have to leave behind the pro-Israeli line of the Times."

Museum Seeks Jews’ Memories of Baseball

6 Iyyar 5773 – April 16, 2013
Do you remember where you were when Sandy Koufax said he would not play on Yom Kippur. The National Museum of American Jewish History is looking for you.

Cleveland Jewish Runner Crossed Finish Line One Hour before Blast

A Cleveland Jewish man’s ability to finish the Boston Marathon in less than four hours helped save him from injuries, or worse, in the...

British Jewish Crime Boss Sues Prison for Kosher Meals

5 Iyyar 5773 – April 15, 2013
An orthodox British Jew serving time in jail for trying to smuggle millions of dollars worth of cocaine is suing prison officials for discrimination...

Fresh Complaint on Twitter Anti-Semitism Filed in France

A French Jewish group which last month sued Twitter for hosting anti-Semitic content has lodged a fresh complaint against the company and accused it...

For God’s Sake!?

You don't have to be 'right' – to be correct.

Gordon, Schulman Appointed to U.S. Holocaust Memorial Council

1 Iyyar 5773 – April 10, 2013
Illinois Rabbi Samuel N. Gordon and public relations executive Maureen Schulman are the newest members of the U. S. Holocaust Memorial Council, appointed on...

Sharansky to Suggest Women’s Kotel Prayers Away from Main Plaza

30 Nisan 5773 – April 9, 2013
Sharansky says the Western Wall is long enough for women to have their own minyan and Torah reading. The Women of the Wall leader accepts the compromise. Will the Rabbinate big enough to agree?

US-Born ‘Jewish Terrorist’ Gets Two Life Terms + 30

Few people, if anyone at all, caused more damage to Israel and the “settler” movement than

US Jewish Women’s Council Wants Israel to Certify Civil Marriages

29 Nisan 5773 – April 8, 2013
Do Israeli orthodox rabbis have a “monopoly?” Should Diaspora Jews try to pull Israel’s domestic strings? The National Council of Jewish Women seems to say “yes” to both questions.

Why I Got Excited by a Jerusalem Manhole Cover

24 Nisan 5773 – April 4, 2013
While my family was here (in Jerusalem) for Pesach, we got to act like tourists, that is, we got to see the amazing things that exist right under our noses.

US Jewish Leaders Hope Decision Will Spur EU to Ban Hizbullah

24 Nisan 5773 – April 3, 2013
The Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations is urging European nations to follow the example of France’s declaring Hizbullah a terrorist organization. “We...

Mother Blames Mohel for Baby’s Herpes after Circumcision

The question of the safety of the controversial ritual of sucking the baby’s blood after the foreskin is cut in a circumcision has again been raised following another case of Herpes.

Princeton’s Rabbi James Diamond Killed in Traffic Accident

Rabbi James Diamond, the retired director of Princeton University's Center for Jewish Life, has died in a traffic accident after leaving a breakfast Talmud...

Israeli Hero Saved Two Bedouin Brothers from Drowning

An Israeli Jew saved two Bedouin brothers from the fate of three other brothers who drowned last Thursday, it was revealed this week. The brothers...

US Dept. of Agriculture Probing LA Glatt Kosher Scandal

The Doheny Glatt Kosher meat market controversy has reached the federal level, where the Dept. of Agriculture announced it is investigating accusations against Doheny...

Amsterdam Fined Holocaust Survivors for Unpaid Taxes while Hiding

22 Nisan 5773 – April 2, 2013
The City of Amsterdam fined hundreds of Jewish Holocaust survivors as late as 1947 for failing to pay taxes while they were in hiding...

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