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Tunisia Seeking UNESCO Recognition for Jewish Priests’ Island

20 Iyyar 5777 – May 15, 2017
The Jewish population of Djerba consisted mainly of kohanim (priests), and some claim that they are the only bona fide kohanim we have today.

Historic Lower East Side Synagogue on Fire

The synagogue's upper floors had been condemned since the 1990s, and in 2007 the building was closed altogether.

Lower East Side Synagogue Cautioning Next Door Art Center on Inviting Linda Sarsour

15 Iyyar 5777 – May 11, 2017
She has tweeted that a young Palestinian boy going to throw stones at Israeli soldiers is the 'definition of courage.'

Anti-Semitism Thriving in London with Meat Cleaver Attack

14 Iyyar 5777 – May 9, 2017
The man with the cleaver wanted to "kill Jews." The teenage gang wanted to hurt them. Neither worried about getting caught.

St. Petersburg Synagogue Administrator Robbed

24 Adar 5777 – March 22, 2017
The synagogue administrator described the attacker as a European man, 35-40. The man was drunk.

Gunshot Fired at Evansville, Indiana Synagogue

5 Adar 5777 – March 3, 2017
"The goal of attacks and acts like this is to instill fear and I will not give in to that fear," the rabbi emphasized in his Facebook post.

1,800 Year Old List of Synagogue Donors Discovered in Galillee Village

25 Shevat 5777 – February 21, 2017
'No one can argue with the written artifact. There was an ancient synagogue here and the synagogue was built in its current form in recent centuries.'

Belfast Jewish Community Threatened on Facebook, Calls to Synagogue’s Rabbi

23 Shevat 5777 – February 18, 2017
Belfast police still have no suspects and no arrests made after 13 Jewish graves were vandalized last August.

Tamar Yonah Show – Attack on Chicago Synagogue – Now what? [audio]

13 Shevat 5777 – February 9, 2017
What are the lessons to be learned from the Chicago synagogue attack?

London Synagogue to Shelter Syrian Family

'People see it as a great opportunity to make a difference.'

Shin Bet Captured Hamas Terror Cell, Foiled Series of Attacks in Israel

10 Shevat 5777 – February 6, 2017
The terrorists were familiar with all of their targets due to their illegal employment at jobs within Israel, says the Shin Bet.

Anti-Semitic Attack Shatters Glass at Chicago Loop Synagogue on Sabbath

9 Shevat 5777 – February 4, 2017
Police in Chicago have labeled the attack as a hate crime.

German Court Rules No Jail for Muslim Synagogue Arsonists

17 Tevet 5777 – January 14, 2017
The German regional court ruled the arsonists were carrying out a political statement against Israel, not an anti-Semitic hate crime.

First Synagogue in 500 Years to Open in Palermo, Sicily

14 Tevet 5777 – January 11, 2017
The move comes as a growing number of people throughout Sicily are rediscovering their Jewish roots.

Santa Monica Synagogue Smeared with Feces on First Night of Hanukkah

27 Kislev 5777 – December 27, 2016
'It’s so sad that at this time people should feel that they want to express themselves in such a negative way,' Chabad Rabbi Boruch Rabinowitz said.

Israeli Consul Says ‘Barbaric Attack’ at Breslov Synagogue Aimed at Ukraine-Israel Bilateral Ties

22 Kislev 5777 – December 21, 2016
The honorary Israeli consul in western Ukraine says the attack was carried out as a provocation against diplomatic ties.

Amsterdam Police Foil Jihadist Attack on Synagogue While Dutch Lawmakers Hope to Reduce Security...

5 Kislev 5777 – December 4, 2016
Amsterdam police and the counterterror unit uncovered a jihadist plot to attack a synagogue and arrested the wannabe terrorists.

Panorama Killer of Jewish Worshipers Gets Life in Prison

28 Heshvan 5777 – November 28, 2016
A terrorist who stabbed two Jewish men to death as they prayed will spend his life in an Israeli prison, being paid by the PLO.

Historic Upper West Side Conservative Synagogue Going Condo

5 Heshvan 5777 – November 5, 2016
"In Judaism buildings aren’t so important, they are places that we use… but we move, we move a lot."

‘Holy Trash’ Exhibition Turns Lost Synagogue Books into Stone [video]

26 Tishri 5777 – October 28, 2016
My Genizah is a hard-edge, personal commentary on the making of the Jewish archive from the documents of the Genizah.

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