Jews Struggling to Survive as Fighting Intensifies in Eastern Ukraine

Thousands of Jewish refugees are fleeing the horrors of war-torn eastern Ukraine, searching for a safe place as fighting intensifies.

Robert Strauss, Democratic Kingmaker and Ambassador, Dies At 95

Robert Strauss, the son of small-town Texas shopkeepers who became an adviser to presidents of both parties, died Wednesday at the age of 95. He...

Survey Shows BDS Groups Furious at Being Blacklisted

A French organization wrote, “We will not be able to reach the youth organization with which we collaborate in the West Bank. We won’t be able to coordinate projects… This is Israel’s way of silencing us.”

Arabs Attack Jew in Berlin

A group of six Arabs attacked an Israeli man in Berlin, according to a report by Benjamin Weinthal in The Jerusalem Post on Sunday. The...

Danish Health Board Says No Need to Ban Circumcision

The tide of the anti-circumcision seems to be ebbing. Germany passed a law to bypass a Cologne court ruling that the procedure is illegal. Now, Danish doctors say the ritual is not harmful.

Wiesenthal Center: Lithuanian Government Emboldens Neo-Nazis

The Simon Wiesenthal Center accused the Lithuanian government of facilitating the glorification of Holocaust-era war criminals. The accusation followed a march earlier this month by...

Greek Soccer Player Gets Life Ban for Nazi Salute

A Greek soccer player has been banned for life from playing for the national team after giving the Nazi salute during a game. Giorgos Katidis,...

Jews Outraged As Canadian Greens Endorse BDS Against Leader’s Recommendation

Another policy resolution that called on the Canada Revenue Agency to revoke the charitable status of the Jewish National Fund of Canada, passed committee by a comfortable margin.

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

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.

Princeton U. to Get ‘Plastic’ Eruv [video]

The boundary, enabling Jewish students to carry on Shabbat, will be made of plastic "lechies" on utility poles.

Passover, Easter Tourism to Israel Breaks All Records

All-time record high in tourist entries since the beginning of the year. 22% increase in March 2017 over last year.

BDS Convinces Durham, NC to Ban Advanced Police Training with Israel

"These tactics further militarize U.S. police forces that train in Israel, and this training helps the police terrorize Black and Brown communities here in the US," the petition warned.

Trump’s Inauguration Rabbi to Light Israel’s Independence Day Torch

In 2007 and 2008 Newsweek named Rabbi Hier the most influential rabbi in America.

Survey: Jewish Community Endowments Up 7.6 Percent

Jewish community foundation-managed endowments increased 7.6 percent in 2012 over the previous year, a new survey found. The Jewish Federations of North America annual survey...

America’s Oldest Synagogues Face Off in Court

At stake are a pair of silver Torah ornaments worth over $7 million.

Boston Declares Nov. 28 as ‘Thanksgivukkah’

It now is official. This year’s rare coincidence of Hanukkah and Thanksgiving will be known as “Thanksgivukkah” where the Boston Tea Party took place,...

B’Tselem, Breaking the Silence, to Collaborate with Anti-Israel NGO Sabeel

Sabeel spokespeople, particularly founder Ateek, disparage Judaism as “tribal,” “primitive,” and “exclusionary,” while contrasting this to Christianity’s “universalism” and “inclusiveness.”

Organization of Major Jewish Organizations: Name Calling Not Productive

Conference of Jewish groups chided the Obama administration for the nasty comments made about Bibi.

Anti-Semitic, Pro-Terror Cartoons on UNRWA School Facebook Page

UNRWA again makes headlines with anti-Semitic, pro-terrorist incitement against Israelis and Jews.

Mahwah Township Declares War On Eruv

Rabbi Chaim Steinmetz, head of the Monsey eruv, opposes the notion that the eruv will facilitate an influx of Jewish residents.

Watch US Ambassador David Friedman & Wife Tammy’s Musical Purim Holiday Greetings

The Ambassador and his wife wished the people of Israel a joyous and peaceful holiday.

Statement by President Trump for the Jewish High Holy Days

"We thank God for the ancient faith of the Jewish People and the unbreakable bond between the United States and Israel..."

Canada Arrests Seven Lev Tahor Sect Members Arrested In Raid

A dozen Canadian border security officials raided the compound of the fringe Haredi Orthodox sect Lev Tahor Wednesday and arrested seven members believed to...

Jonathan Pollard’s First Picture as a Free Man

You are welcome to send Jonathan all that’s in your heart, tell him about your activities and your prayers for him over the years, and it is also possible to attach a photo...

Germany Pledges $800 Million for Holocaust Survivors Home Care

Germany officials recently met in Israel for the first time to negotiate aid for Holocaust survivors, whom they visited in their homes and at soup kitchens. Now it announces $800 million more aid.

Prosecution Loses Round As Judge Recused in Trial of Soldier Who Killed Neutralized Terrorist

This is a do or die case for the military prosecution, which has taken its share of lumps so far.

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