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Analysis: JTA Officially Joins Palestinian Propaganda Machine, Naming Cave of the Patriarch ‘Ibrahimi Mosque’

Something nasty is taking place in modern Jewish American journalism, and the most disheartening signs of that nastiness are evident in what used to be a half decent Jewish news service.

J Street U Pres Urges Jews to Fight the ‘Occupation’ via Jewish Telegraphic Agency

The Muslim head of J Street U unabashedly urges pro-Israel organizations to fight Israel's "Occupation" in order to gain allies.

Brother Cameron, John Kerry Is Not an Antisemite, He’s an Idiot

You don't see Obama sending his brother to be his messenger to Kenyan people.

Exacting Vengeance on the Gentiles?

Seeing the sight of Jesus on a cross must have made them feel like they were seeing Avodah Zara in the Beis HaMikdash.

White House Menorah From Hurricane Sandy Shul

For the second time in office, US President Barack Obama has used a Hanukkah menorah from a hurricane-ravaged area to conduct the official White House Hanukkah celebration.

French Jewish Leader: Banning Circumcision Will end Jewish Life in Europe

The conference, titled "Freedom of Religion and/or Mutual Respect in Europe," was jointly organized by the European Parliament and the European Jewish Association.

GOP Senators Set to Punish the Palestinians and the UN

An amendment to S. 3254, the National Defense Authorization Act would punish both the PA and the UN for a unilateral recognition of a Palestinian "observer state."

Israeli DM Ehud Barak Quits Politics, Leaves Door Open For Comeback

At a dramatic press conference in Tel Aviv on Monday, Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak announced his resignation from politics. Barak said he would remain in his post until the establishment of the next government, following the January 22 elections.

Moroccan Ghosts Hacked Reform Congregation Websites

Not meaning to sound callused about the suffering of fellow Jews, but the cure for this could be simple...

Jewish Toy Store Owner Donates $10,000 Worth of Toys to Sandy Victims

Toys to Discover, a Jewish-owned toy store on 18th Avenue in Borough Park gave away over $10,000 worth of toys to children affected by hurricane Sandy.

Kidnapping Plot Against Tunisian Jewish Community Reportedly Foiled

A network plotting to kidnap and ransom members of a southern Tunisia town's Jewish community was broken up by the country's national guard, a Tunisian newspaper reported.

UN Official Calling to Boycott Firms Doing Business with Israel Chided for Openly Anti-Semitic...

Last week, the British government protested to the U.N. the “anti-Semitic” remarks made by Special Rapporteur Richard Falk.

The JTA Politically Editorializes My Letter on The Soviet Jewry Movement

Yisrael Medad's letter to the Jewish Telegraphic Agency on the true beginning of the movement for Soviet Jewry and what country the JTA said Medad resided in.

Citing Betrayal of Trust, Jewish Groups Pull Out of Interfaith Dialogue

The old adage about going to bed with dogs and waking up with fleas appears to have been proven true yet again, as Jewish groups have pulled out of an upcoming meeting with Protestant colleagues over a letter from Christian leaders to congressmen calling for a possible suspension of U.S. aid to Israel.

Emory University Apologizes for 2 Decades of Anti-Semitism at Dental School

Emory University issued a formal apology to Jewish dental students who attended the school between 1948 and 1961 and faced anti-Semitism. University President James Wagner...

Israeli Rabbi Suspected of Stealing Torah Scrolls

Police in Israel have reportedly arrested a rabbi suspected of stealing seven Torah scrolls from the synagogue of Moshav Brosh near Be’er Sheva.

NY Board of Health Votes to Require Parental Consent for Metzitzah B’Peh

The New York Board of Health on Thursday voted 9-0 to require parents to sign a consent form in order for a mohel –...

ZOA Loses Tax Exemption Status, Will Apply for Reinstatement

The Zionist Organization of America has lost its 501(c)3 tax exemption status, due to failure to file tax returns for the last three years.

Report: Iran Moving Along on Ability to Build Nuclear Weapons

Iran has moved further along in its ability to build nuclear weapons, according to some diplomats.

Rabbi Asher Lopatin to Succeed Rabbi Avi Weiss at Yeshivat Chovevei Torah

Rabbi Asher Lopatin of Chicago is set to succeed Rabbi Avi Weiss next year at the helm of Yeshivat Chovevei Torah, the Modern Orthodox...

Tzohar Launches Campaign to Improve Israeli Rabbinate, Rabbinic Services

Among the items that Tzohar is calling for will be to elect new rabbinical court judges who would be more open to the needs of the general public, not just the religiously observant sectors; and new guidelines for managing the marriage, divorce and conversion processes in Israel – three areas that have been particularly alienating to secular Israelis.

Torah Scrolls Returned to Polish Village

Two Torah scrolls, one complete and one incomplete, were found in Poland's Sokolow Podlaski district. The Torah scrolls found Aug. 20 are believed to have...

Don’t Be Fooled By BDS Campaign’s Failures

For more than a decade, anti-Israel activists have sought to shoehorn Israel into the nomenclature of apartheid-era South Africa through the use of a tactic named BDS (boycott, divestment, sanctions). Apartheid was a universally decried racist system. BDS activists argue that Israel is the second coming of apartheid South Africa and must be treated the same.

Adelson Gives $500,000 to Shmuley Boteach Super PAC

Boteach: "I treasure the Adelsons’ support. They have been dear friends for a long time and were among the earliest backers of my campaign. Not only are they heroes in the Jewish community for their mega-philanthropy, but they are among the most generous and sophisticated political donors in the country...This donation is a game changer.”

Republican Congressman Skinny-Dipped in the Sea of Galilee

Rep. Kevin Yoder, 36-year-old first-term Republican from Kansas: “A year ago, my wife, Brooke, and I joined colleagues for dinner at the Sea of Galilee in Israel. After dinner I followed some Members of Congress in a spontaneous and very brief dive into the sea and regrettably I jumped into the water without a swimsuit."

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