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UK Man Convicted After Pleading Guilty to Anti-Semitic Attack on Jewish Shoppers

Four Orthodox Jews in North London were attacked by a young British man who yelled 'heil Hitler' and threw gas canisters at them from a van.

Secular Israeli Parents Say Religious Summer Camps ‘A Better Deal’

Secular Israeli Jews are sending their children to less costly religious camps this year.

Rhode Island Residents Riled About Anti-Semitic Attack on Local Synagogue

A red Nazi swastika sprayed on the sign of a synagogue has riled residents of Pawtucket, Rhode Island.

Orthodox Rabbis to Lobby near Rosh HaShanah against Deal with Iran

Rabbis will appeal to Congressmen, especially the Jews, immediately before the Rosh HaShanah New Year.

Obama Officials Tout J Street Polls for Jewish Support on Iran Deal

The President believes J Street's boast that the left-wing group speaks for American Jewry.

Shas MK Begins ‘Three Week’s with ‘Senseless Hate’ against Reform Jews

He refuses to consider Reform Jews as "Jews" but "welcomes them with love and joy" to be just like him.

Haredim Dominate US Jewish Day School Enrollment

Reform and Conservative day school enrollment is down sharply.

Suicide Bombers Being Trained to ‘Dress Like Jews’

Suicide bombers are again dressing like Orthodox Jews in preparation for carrying out mass casualty attacks in Israel.

Is Orthodoxy Winning?

I don’t think we can see ourselves as one cohesive unit of Orthodox Jews any more.

A Kosher Supermarket is About to Close and the Question is Why

The announcement by the 75-year old Crown Market in West Hartford, Connecticut, that it would be closing sent shock waves through the Jewish community. Mark...

Avigdor Lieberman Warns US Jews ‘You Are Facing a Catastrophe’

It is not an easy fact to swallow, but the real demographic problem for Jews is in the Diaspora and not in Israel.

Uproar over Jewish Candidate’s Refusal to Shake Hands with Women

When a Muslim won’t look at a woman, it is called respect. When a Jew won’t shake her hand, it is called sexism.

Jewish Fashion Magazine Targets Orthodox Women

It could be Vogue or Elle. But it’s Hadar Magazine. In English, “hadar” means “glorious.”

Meet the Torah Scholars-Soldiers Who Defend Israel (Video)

Haredi youth have no excuse to dodge the draft, unless they really don’t want to learn Torah.

Aliyah from the US Down13 Percent in 2013

Orthodoxy have consistently been the largest group.

Britain’s Chief Rabbi Calls for Ban on Women Reading from Torah

British Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis has called on Orthodox synagogues to ban “partnership” minyan services, where women can lead prayers and read from the...

British Rabbis Scold Orthodox Shul for Letting Women Hold Torah

The issue of women becoming involved in synagogue services to the point of holding a Torah scroll is as loaded in the Diaspora than it is in Israel.

World Orthodox Leaders Honors Rabbi Fass for Promoting Aliyah

The World Orthodox Leadership Forum honored Rabbi Yehoshua Fass, co-founder of Nefesh B’Nefesh, at its annual dinner in Jerusalem on Monday for his contribution...

Livni, Bennett Back Bill to Pretend Jews Need Only One Chief Rabbi

The idea of “One Rabbi for One People” sounds lovely, but can Jews really get along with each other if they have nothing to argue about?

‘Jew in the City’ Announces Top 10 Orthodox Jewish All Stars

U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew and Nobel Laureate Robert Aumann are among ten individuals who have been named 2013 Orthodox Jewish All Stars by...

Women of the Wall Blame Gov’t for Their Damaged Torah Scroll

The Women of the Wall are unhappy again. Yes, they can read from the Torah, but now that have no scroll. It was damaged by dampness, and WoW blames the government for lack of proper storage.

The State of the Jew According to Pew

Very few middle aged and older people consider themselves ultra-orthodox. It’s a youth movement.

What’s Wrong With the Star-K Kosher Phone?

A kashrus agency should be concerned with one thing and one thing only: the kosher status of our food.

‘Danger of Fire’ from Shabbat Candles Shuts Out Jewish Tourists

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.

Next Year In… Milwaukee?

I had been curious about Orthodox Union’s annual Jewish Communities Fair, and so while on tour in America, I joined the hungry Modern-Orthodox masses as they searched for new communities and a new life in far flung American locales - but not in Israel

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