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Shabbat Project is Back October 22 in 1,500 Cities around the Globe

“In a world of unrelenting distraction and pressure, Shabbat is a unique opportunity for families to truly connect in a magical way."

Young People ‘Intensively Brainwashed with Conspiracy Theories, Lies’ Says European Jewish Leader

"Preventing young people from falling into extremism is one of the fundamental challenges of our time. But so far, the majority of our strategies have failed.”

Crown Heights: Chabad Lubavitcher Man Shot with BB Gun

The man was shot by a gunman in a passing SUV as he was walking down Montgomery Street near Albany Avenue.

Pennsylvania AG Josh Shapiro Running for Governor, Keeps Kosher

Pennsylvania's term-limited Governor Tom Wolf has endorsed Shapiro's bid.

Taking a Jab at Netanyahu’s Government, Lapid Says He will Prioritize Relations with Diaspora...

Former Israeli Ambassador to the United States Ron Dermer had said Israel should focus more of its outreach to its biggest supporters in the United States—namely, the Christian evangelical community

Singer Esther Ofarim’s Son Refused Service in Leipzig for Wearing Star of David Necklace

"What's going on? Why is everyone else being called up ahead of me?" Ofarim asked the desk clerk.

European Jews Praise New EU Strategy to Combat Antisemitism

“Combatting antisemitism is the cornerstone for maintaining vibrant and contributing Jewish life in Europe.”

‘Existential Threat’ to Britain’s Oldest Synagogue Prompts ‘Outpouring of Support’ from UK, US

“Bevis Marks Synagogue is of such enormous significance that we urge the City of London to consider explicit long term protection for the building and its surrounds."

At 90 Bill Shatner to Become Oldest Jew in Space

Shatner will break the record for oldest human in space belonging to 82-year-old aviator Wally Funk

Lost Tribe of Bnei Menashe Celebrates Sukkot in Northeastern India

The Bnei Menashe, or sons of Manasseh, claim descent from one of the Ten Lost Tribes of Israel.

Chabad Chassid Attacked in Crown Heights, Threatened with Death

Passersby chased the attacker, but he managed to escape.

Colorado’s Jewish Governor Marries Boyfriend Erev Yom Kippur

The couple’s daughter, 7, was the flower girl, and their son, 9 was the ring bearer.

German Police Foil Plot to Attack Synagogue on Yom Kippur

Among those arrested in the plot was a 16-year-old Syrian teenager.

Atlanta Jewish Times Kills Pro-Jewish Op-Ed by Black Republican – Read What They Cancelled

I want to use this occasion to nominate Marisa Pyle and Kaylene Ladinsky as the Jewish Karens of the year 5782.

Jewish Community Recalls 9/11 with Service Projects, Prayer, Concert, Memorial Walk

“Just because it’s 20 years later, it doesn’t become relegated to the dustbin of history.”

Survey Shows World Jewish Population Rose to 15.2 Million in 5781, Just Shy of...

Around 27,000 Jews live in Arab and Muslim states, of whom 14,500 live in Turkey, around 9,500 in Iran, around 2,000 in Morocco, and approximately 1,000 in Tunisia.

Developers Threaten Future of UK’s Oldest Continually Used Synagogue

“The City of London Corporation has no comprehensive framework in place to identify heritage features of outstanding importance within or near the cluster.

Rabbi Pinto Received 3 COVID-19 Vaccine Doses, Hospitalized with Coronavirus Anyway

The public is asked to pray for the “great mercies of Heaven” for the healing of Rabbi David Hanania ben Mazal Madlan among the rest of those with sickness in Israel.

Holocaust Survivors Urge California Legislators to Oppose Ethnic Studies Bill

Several web pages published under the heading “Preparing to Teach Palestine: A Toolkit” suggest the LESMC curriculum will be even more politicized, divisive, and antisemitic than its predecessor.

145 Jewish Agency Young Emissaries Set to Arrive in Communities Around the World

They are coming against the backdrop of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, rising anti-Semitism and a young generation of Jews who studies show are distancing themselves from Israel.

Someone Should Tell IfNotNow: Birthright Cancelled Israel Trips

Birthright resumed its trips to Israel in May, having suspended them for 14-months because of the pandemic.

Russian-Tatar Albany Democrat Running for Congress Praises Chassidic Yeshivas

"What I saw in South Williamsburg is a community where people do trust one another."

Jewish Republicans Battle Jewish Democrats over Who’s (More) Afraid of Ilhan Omar

The RJC’s lawyer noted, for the record, that his clients' tweet was "protected political speech and hyperbole."

172 Olim Land in Ben Gurion Airport this Week Marking Spike in Aliyah

The oldest of them is 87 years old and the youngest a 6-month-old girl.

Rhode Island District Superintendent Resigns over Starting School Year on Rosh Hashanah

"The first day of school will not be on Rosh Hashanah. That’s a promise. It won’t happen.”

Local Man Charged with Torching Synagogue, Yeshiva in Union City NJ

The charge of aggravated arson was elevated to a first-degree offense because the arson occurred in a place of public worship.

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