New Orleans Hebrews Swept in Ol’ Mardi Gras Shabbat Excitement

We have no idea how one can maintain the two warring notions of 'Mardi Gras celebrations in New Orleans' and 'avoiding immodesty' in the same sentence

Discouraging Nazi Tourists, Hitler’s Birthplace Converted into Police Station

The Austrian interior ministry initially wanted to tear down the building, but ran into incensed politicians, historians, and local residents.

Pro-Palestinian Activists Blockade ZIM Ship at Port of Oakland

Port of Oakland dock workers afraid to unload ZIM vessel in face of pro-Gaza protesters.

Left, Right, Agree: Intermarriage Marks Demise of US Jewish Community

Using the great, eye opening Pew study of 2013, Cohen points out that the signs of Jewish life in intermarried Jewish families are fast diminishing.

ADL Warns Missionary Group is Using Holocaust – Again – to Lure Jews

The Jews for Jesus missionary group is using Holocaust imagery in a new video to lure Jews away from their faith.

Ritual Baths New Battleground for Haredi, Reform and Modern Orthodox in Israel

What appears to be a bill driven by the urgent need to block Reform expansion in Israel may really be a land grab on the part of the Haredim.

Divine Rage? Kotel Stone Falls on Reform Prayer Platform [Video]

To calculate the erosion in the different kinds of limestone that make up the Western Wall, in 2014 researchers from Hebrew University used a laser scan to create an accurate three-dimensional computer model.

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.

Promoter of ‘Israeli Apartheid’ Attacks, Betty McCollum is New Chair of Defense Appropriations

"Now my goal with HR 4391 is ... to force policymakers to think about the 3.8 billion dollars in U.S. aid to Israel and how that helps ... the repression of the Palestinian people."

Juan Thompson Pleads Guilty to Fake Bomb Threats Against Jewish Institutions

He told the court he intended "to disrupt my ex-romantic partner's life and cause her great distress" after she had ended their relationship.
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Trump on Eve of Memorial Day: Holocaust ‘Darkest Chapter of Human History’

'Six million Jews, two-thirds of the Jews in Europe, murdered by the Nazi genocide. They were murdered by an evil that words cannot describe, and that the human heart cannot bear.'

Comprehensive Survey of Israelis in Germany Finds They Are Secular, Educated Leftists

26.1% have a German citizenship; 54% live with a spouse who is a German national; and 54.4% have parents or grandparents who are Holocaust survivors.

Israeli Murder Victim ‘Never Made It’ to Chabad Seder in Berlin

A 22-year-old Israeli murder victim was expected at the Berlin Chabad Passover seder, but never showed up.

Israeli Reporter Describes Personal Experience with Anti-Semitism in Paris

An Israeli TV news reporter describes her experience with European anti-Semitism on the job and how it affected her.

Rivlin Applauds Radical Leftist Jews at Obama’s Hanukkah Party [video]

The Israeli President let Obama use him as a prop to promote a pluralistic agenda that turned Hanukkah into an excuse for Obama's agenda.

AJC Survey: One in Three US Jews Hide their Religious Affiliation Out of Fear

Secure Community Network, helping synagogues security, which until the Pittsburgh massacre received 500 requests a year from Jewish groups, reported receiving 2,000 such requests after Pittsburgh.

GW Bush Fundraising for Proselytizers of Jews in America and Israel

The Messianic Jewish Bible Institute mission is to train leaders for Jewish ministry around the world.

Coalition Emergency Meeting on Conversion Blown Up by Haredim

Deri was furious at Netanyahu's request, and told the PM, while walking out of the room: "I know what you're doing to me and I will not let you do it."

Netanyahu Cancels Cabinet Orthodox Meeting on New Outline for Reform, Kotel

The chief rabbis concluded that a new outline altogether was needed for the Kotel, one which would not recognize the reform at all.

European Leaders Reaffirm Commitment to ‘Fight Anti-Semitism’

European leaders reaffirm their commitment to fight anti-Semitism in their countries ahead of the Jewish New Year.

One-Quarter of European Jews Fear Wearing Jewish Symbols in Public

Only 30 % of European Jews will attend high holiday services; 1/4 fear wearing Jewish symbols.

Report: Dozens of Haredi Seminary Girls Dating Arab Men

An estimated 50,000 Jewish women are living in Arab villages and towns in Israel.

Ban on Interfaith Teen Dating Lifted by United Synagogue Youth

United Synagogue Youth teen board members are told ban is lifted on dating non-Jews, but "important" to date within the faith.

Grotesque: Al Sharpton Gives Rosh Hashanah Sermon at East Side Synagogue

By now practically every Jewish newspaper in New York has condemned the notion that Sharpton, who is identified more than anyone else with the August 1991 Crown Heights Pogrom, should be preaching to Jews on Rosh hashanah.

Survey: Only 46% of Next Generation National Religious Israelis Keep the Faith

Meanwhile, the proportion of students attending ultra-Orthodox schools has increased by about 300% since 1992.

WOW Announce Next Kotel Battle: Priestess Blessings

This is such a cultural fruit salad, with lady priests, Vulcans and the Kotel…

Kerry Lauds ‘Tolerance’ in Indonesia Months after Synagogue Leveled

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry praised Indonesia for its religious tolerance on Monday, six months after the last synagogue in the country was...

13 Year Old Boy Attacked in Paris Suburb

A 13 year old boy was maced by a gang in Paris. He was an easy target due to his kipa and tzitzit. What should the family do?

Hillel Outmaneuvered as Swarthmore Students Reject Its Israel Guidelines

The question is, how will Hillel International prevent more of its healthy cells going cancer.

Jewish Agency to Netanyahu: No Dinner for You

All of their contributions do not give the board of governors of this very important agency the right to throw a tantrum.

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