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Haredi Minister Resigns from Netanyahu Government over Railway Shabbat Works

The Health Minister's resignation will not entail the United Torah Judaism's leaving the Netanyahu coalition. It merely means that Litzman does not wish to be associated, as cabinet member, with government-sponsored works on Shabbat.

Geller Submits Anti-Islamist Ads to MTA Rebutting Hate Israel Ads

Pamela Geller, NYC's most outspoken Islamophobe and executive director of the AFDI, submitted the ads to the MTA Tuesday.

Leket Israel Launches Tu B’Shevat Project, Sayeret Tapuz

Many of the project's volunteers this year are Israeli special needs teenagers from Gan Yavne.

Syria’s Eliyahu HaNavi Synagogue Destroyed (Video)

Syria oldest synagogue was flattened and destroyed over the weekend.

Peace Now: IDF Civil Government Set to Approve 1,300 Housing Units in the Settlements

We don't know for sure, but if Peace Now says so, it could be true, so like, Hallelujah?

‘Auschwitz Bookkeeper’ Gets 1 Year in Jail for Every 75,000 Jews He Helped Exterminate

Oskar Gröning, 94, the “Auschwitz Bookkeeper,” has been sentenced to four years in prison for his part in the murder of 300,000 Hungarian Jews.

Evesham School Board Member Quits over ‘J Word’ Scandal

“I’m very happy she made the right decision for the community,” said the School Board President.

Anti-Semitic Vandals Strike Sacramento Synagogue on Sabbath

"There isn't a shred of doubt this is an anti-Semitic hate crime designed to promote white supremacy."

New Kosher Certification to Focus on Food Safety

A Canadian rabbi has created a new kind of Kosher certification named “Kosher Check” that not only makes sure foods are kosher under Jewish...

7 UK Lawmakers Quit Labour Party Over Anti-Semitism

The Equality and Human Rights Commission is now due to decide whether to open a full statutory investigation into anti-Semitic discrimination and victimization within the Labour party.

Lawsuit Reveals Plot by BDS Activists to Takeover Academic Associations

'This case is about the illegal, hostile takeover of a non-profit, academic association by leaders of an anti-Israel group.'

Williamsburg Store Owners Slammed for Banning Sleeveless Shoppers

A ban by some Orthodox Brooklyn shopkeepers on customers’ cleavage and bare shoulders has raised the ire of some local consumers.

NY Book Takes Top 2012 National Jewish Book Award

A history of New York Jewry took Jewish book of the year honors in the 2012 National Jewish Book Awards.

Polish Jews against Righteous Gentiles Monument at Ghetto Site

Poland's Jewish community does not want a planned monument to righteous gentiles to be erected near the Museum of the History of Polish Jews,...

Canada Formally Condemns Anti- Israel BDS Movement

The historic motion was a wall-to-wall rejection of BDS by the lawmakers of the Canadian people.

Ethics Committee Reprimands Haredi MK over WOW Remarks

MK Meir Porush stated that if "Women of the Wall” would refrain from eating non-Kosher food, he would apologize to them.

Anti-Trump Jews Petition Against Simon Wiesenthal Museum Founder Attending Inauguration

'Simon Wiesenthal Center, take disciplinary action against Hier if he refuses to desist from this shameful action.'

Ambassador Friedman Criticizes Trump’s Response to Charlottesville

Friedman noted, however, that the President is doing "a great job for America," repeating Trump's charges that the media "treat him unfairly. People have to give him a chance."

British Lawmaker Calls for Labeling of Non-stunned Animal’s Meat

Prime Minister David Cameron confirmed recently that there would be no ban on religious slaughter in the United Kingdom.

Hordes of Nazis Visiting the Jewish Press, Get Out the Good Kristall

I'm sure many of them are not even remotely related to any Nazi group, but when there's a wave happening, it tends to obscure the subtle.

Brooklyn Boy Killed By Van One Month before Bar Mitzvah

A Brooklyn boy was struck and killed by a van Tuesday night, one month before his bar mitzvah. Samuel Cohen-Eckstein, 12, was hit on Prospect...

Britons in Suspense over Possibility of a ‘Royal Circumcision’

King George started circumcising newly-born princes 250 years ago, Princess Diana rejected the idea. Britain now wonders if Kate and William will or won't. One thing for sure, it won’t be a Brit Mila.

American Mennonite Lois Gunden Named Righteous Gentile

Lois Gunden, an American Mennonite who helped save Jewish children in France during the Holocaust, was recognized by Yad Vashem Monday as the fourth...

Sydney Chabad Hanukkah Menorah Lighting Canceled ‘Out of Respect’

Is Sydney also going to turn out the lights on Christmas trees?

Haredi Activist Demands ‘Ten Rights to Be my Mayor’

They can be done by the office of the mayor and the mayor can choose to make these as a priority, and see it through.

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