Sanders Keeps His Judaism Silent, Israel at a Distance

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is fighting to stay in the race on Super Tuesday.

Rabbis Allow XMas Trees in Kosher Israeli Hotels

Kashruth certification under Israel's Chief Rabbinate at local hotels is going to look -- and be -- vastly different from now on. Heads up, everyone.

Ahead of Decisive High Court Debate, Non-Orthodox Movements Demand Share in Running Western Wall

The members of the Conservative, Reform, Women of the Wall, and other non-Orthodox groups tell the high court that, as is always the case in real estate, they can no longer accept the devaluation of their share in the ancient relic on account of reduced exposure to street traffic, or, you guessed it: location, location, location.

Bennett Relying on Orthodox to Lead Israel’s Jewish Identity Project for Diaspora Youth

The fact that the first two of these organizations is completely Orthodox, while the third varies from one campus to another has irked many, in Israel and abroad.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Natural Constituents Lovefest at Museum of Jewish Heritage

Everybody in the place was careful not to mention Israel or Jews.

Report: Only 3,843 Sephardi Jews Obtained Spanish Citizenship

So far, an additional 5,682 applications are still pending, and the deadline for new applications expired last March.
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50 NGOs to UC Irvine: You’ve Failed to Protect your Jewish Students

'For four years in a row now, members of Students for Justice in Palestine and other anti-Zionist groups have been permitted to intentionally and successfully disrupt a student-organized, pro-Israel event.'

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...

Religious Mailmen Complain They Have to Deliver Missionary Propaganda

Postal officials refuse mailmen's request to be relieved of the job to deliver Baptist cult material that may be illegal.

Israelis Fiercely Oppose Inter-Marriage

If you are worried about your child marrying a non-Jew, and you should be, then move to Israel.

Government of Israel Approves Joint Initiative with World Jewry

Initial sum of NIS 570 million to be invested in joint initiatives to connect young Jews to their Jewish identity and to Israel.

Netanyahu to Meet with Orthodox Ministers over Reform Undue Influence on Government

MK Eichler has been on a crusade to smoke out "Reform sponsors" who buy out Israeli politicians, Netanyahu included.

X-Factor Judge to Visit Israel and May Choose to Be a Jew

The expected birth of a boy to Jewess Lauren Silverman and her Roman Catholic boyfriend and X-Factor Judge Simon Cowell has prompted him to...

MK Yuli Edelstein Tells Chabad Rabbis Why He ‘Lost It’ Over Tefillin

Israeli MK Yuli Edelstein tells Chabad rabbis why he "lost it" over tefillin in a Soviet labor camp.
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GOP Stunned as Trump Defends Alt.Right’s ‘Very Fine People’

Our President should be able to empathize with with our pain at watching blonde Aryans in Nazi jackboots hollering "Blut und Boden" (Blood and Soil) in the streets of our cities.

The War Is On: Ultra-Orthodox, Reform, Vie for Control of Knesset

Netanyahu has until Passover to follow the coalition agreement he signed with the ultra-Orthodox, or else.

Berlin 2015: Jewish Magazines Now Arrive in Plain Paper for Safety

In Berlin 2015, a major Jewish monthly magazine is now delivered in plain wrapping paper -- to minimize the chance of attack.

Netanyahu Says His Son and Non-Jewish Girl only ‘Study Together’

The difference between Yair Netanyahu and Anthony Weiner and Hillary Clinton is that Israel is a Jewish state.

New Zealand Anti-Semite Attacks Jewish Toddler

In New Zealand a Jewish toddler wearing a yarmulka is attacked; the adults consider teaching their young to hide their identity.

US Treasury Secy Jack Lew Says French Jews Don’t Want to Leave

US Treasury Secy Jack Lew contends that French Jews really want to stay in France. They just want to be safe too.

Rabbi Riskin: Reform, Conservative Movements My Partners

'What can the Diaspora give us?' Rabbi Riskin asked, and answered: 'First and foremost, the idea of ​​pluralism, that these, and these, too, are the words of the living God.'

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.

Berlusconi Using Holocaust to Describe his ‘Suffering’

This was not the former Italian prime minister's first bizarre use of the Holocaust.

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.

Growing Number of Non-Jews Attend Synagogue in Germany, Poland

“Why is this happening? Our rabbis believe many of their non-Jewish congregants seek greater meaning in life than they found elsewhere."

WOW Announce Next Kotel Battle: Priestess Blessings

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

Religious Zionist ‘ Tzohar’ Group Launches ‘Listening Together for Shofar’

The 'Tzohar' organization is launching a new project to encourage secular Jews to 'listen together' to shofar blowing on Rosh Hashana.

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.

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.

Analysis: Jerusalem Chief Rabbi’s ‘Protest Prayer’ May Be Just What Reform Campaign Needed

The Bennett solution resolves the conflict in a peaceful way, which is not something the Reform and Conservative movements want.

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