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Australian Jewish College Director Suing over Claims She Pressured Abuse Victims Not to Complain

Back on February 11, 2015, the Australian ABC network reported on Nechama Bendet's testimony to the Royal Commission that day, admitting it was a mistake that Yeshivah College had never apologized directly to Manny Waks, a student who had been sexually abused by a guard.

Crown Heights Jews Remember: Prayers for Yankel Rosenbaum, z’l, Hope for Peace

Australian Professor Norman Rosenbaum visits the scene of his brother's murder in Brooklyn 25 years later, denouncing violence with bereaved father Carmel Cato.

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.

Chabad-Lubavitch Yeshiva Boys to Finish Rabbinic Studies Before Military Service

Chabad-Lubavitch yeshiva students will be able to finish their rabbinic studies before military service under a new agreement.

Chabad to Launch Center for Jews in East Africa

A new Chabad center opens in the East African nation of Kenya just in time for Rosh Hashana 2016 / 5777.

Rabbinical Congress for Peace Wants Netanyahu to Suspend Everybody’s Basic Rights

The government should "temporarily impose a complete censorship on radio and TV for several months."

Chabad Creates Jewish Welcome Centers for Brazil Summer Olympics in Rio

There will be three Chabad welcome centers for Jewish visitors to the Summer Olympic Games in Rio De Janeiro.

Chabad Rabbi Wins Second in Food Network’s ‘Chopped’ Competition

Chabad Rabbi Hanoch Hecht came in second, competing on the popular 'Chopped' cable TV foodie show.

Jewish Program Launches Opioid Overdose Prevention Project

NCFJE's Operation Survival program is again shaking up the Jewish world with a new opioid overdose prevention project.

Attacked by Haredi, Officer Impounds his Hat, Forces him to Sit and Learn

"I'm not ashamed of what I do, should I apologize for representing Judaism in the IDF?"

Hundreds Celebrate Passover with Chabad in Kathmandu, Nepal

Hundreds attended this year's Chabad of Nepal seder in the Himalayas, the highest place on earth, despite no public notice of its whereabouts.

Anti-Semitic Protesters Demand Kremlin Outlaw Chabad in Russia

Anti-Semitism is again raising its ugly face in the Russian city of Perm, thinly veiled this time with the mask of "anti-Chabad."

Mezuzahs Broken and Stolen at Chabad of East Boca Raton

The mezuzahs that were stolen from the East Boca Raton Chabad center were very expensive -- and precious.

Colel Chabad ‘Charging’ Ahead on Passover Preparations

Colel Chabad is working with the Israeli government to make sure that every Israeli has what they need for Passover.

French Jew Arrives as Paris Jihadist, Yells ‘Allahu Akbar!’ at Synagogue on Purim

A Jew in Paris decided to liven things up a little towards the end of Purim at the synagogue ...

Mile High Bar Mitzvah [video]

They threatened to call the pilot if he didn't stop, but he persisted. Politely.

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.

Mazel Tov to the Netanyahus on the Birth of a Granddaughter!

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is a grandfather for the third time, his daughter adding a baby girl to the family circle.

Only in Texas: Bar Mitzvah on Death Row

Providing spiritual sustenance to inmates, regardless of their crimes.

Arad Mayor, Chabad Rabbi Invite Tourism to Israel’s Sunny South

Arad Mayor Nisan Ben Hamo was at the International Tourism Expo in Tel Aviv, answering questions about his beautiful city.

Oldest Torah Scroll Proves Yemenite, Chabad Versions Right

One of the challenges of the comparative analysis of the scroll has been the tendency of later scribes to “correct“ the work of their predecessors.

At ‘Liberal’ Oberlin No Speech Rights for Non-Haters of Israel

If you say anything about Israel that isn't unequivocally hateful at Oberlin, you are branded as a supporter of state-sponsored terrorism.

European Jewish Congress President Tells Putin Jewish Exodus from Europe Is Coming

"Statistically, the position of Jews in Europe is the worst since the end of WWII," Kantor said.

Friday is French ‘Everyone With a Kippa’ Day in Solidarity With Embattled Jews

t's time in France for non-Jews to stand in solidarity with Jews, after brutal anti-Semitic attacks.

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