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Torah Scrolls Stolen in Hawaii

A reward of $5,000 is being offered for the safe return of two Torah scrolls stolen last weekend from the Chabad of Hawaii synagogue at the Ala Moana Hotel.

Israel Displays Rare Biblical Manuscripts for First Time

More than 200 of the rarest and most important Biblical manuscripts and texts were on display Wednesday night in an historical “Book of Books”...

Billy Joel Wore a Yellow Star at Madison Square Garden

"Thank you Billy for reminding people what was ... so it may never ever be again," Joel's ex-wife, Christie Brinkley wrote.

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.

Vast Majority of Hesder Yeshiva Recruits Join IDF Combat Units

"It is a great privilege to learn Torah, and it is a great privilege to serve in the IDF."

Kachlon Says Allowing Public Buses on Shabbat a ‘Social Issue’

Kachlon is sounding suspiciously like Yair Lapid, the last government's supposed champion of "social justice."

Israel Marks the Partition Vote That Led to Rebirth of the Jewish State

The historic partition vote that led to the rebirth of the Jewish State of Israel would have also created another Arab state.

Yehoshua Hershkowitz, z’l 92, Passes Away

Mr. Hershkowitz, z'l was the founder of Tomche Shabbos.

Chassidic New Year’s Celebrations Cheer Up Israel, Cities Around the World

Jews are gathering at Chabad-led "farbrengens" in Israel and around the world to celebrate the Chassidic New Year, "Yud Tes Kislev."

Knesset Committee Debates Troubled Conversion Policy, Banning of Venice Chief Rabbi

Venice Chief Rabbi Rabbi Bahbout disregarded the status quo and declared that he would convert people from all over Italy in his court, including those who had been rejected in the courts in Milan and Rome.

Jewish Families Preview Next Year’s Cars at Javits on Chol Hamoed Passover

Families always face the dilemma of planning fun and appropriate activities during intermediate days of Passover.

Reform Insulted by Haredi Walkout in Knesset Committee

Kariv called the MKs' behavior vulgar and said it undermines the principles of the legislative process, as well as the public and ethical obligations of MKs.

Bomb Threats Again Close JCCs Along America’s East Coast

Another rash of bomb threats made against Jewish community centers in American states on the East Coast. No injuries reported, no bombs found.

Mother and Fighter for Religious Tolerance Quits Beit Shemesh

The Los Angeles-born woman, whose daughter was spat on by extreme Haredim in Beit Shemesh, has given up her fight for religious tolerance and leaves the city , but she blames modern orthodox Jews.

The Shabbos Project: Jews Worldwide Keeping This Shabbos Together

This Friday, millions of Jews in 340 cities around the world will be 'keeping it together.' The 7th day. Shabbat.

‘Divine Cleaning Team’ at the Western Wall Busy on the Job

Twice a year the Rabbi of the Western Wall oversees collection of "God's Mail" in order to make way for the next half-year's onslaught to come.

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."

Bills in the Works for Homosexual Marriages and Buses on Shabbat

The warped “Jewish and democratic” equation is about to be bent out of shape again with Yesh Atid bills to allow homosexual “unions” and public bus transportation on the Sabbath.

Female Jewish Editor Joins National Geographic, First Time Ever

Goldberg observed that she herself is a member of two groups that also once faced discrimination at the magazine she leads today.

US Jewish Leaders Warn Imams Preaching Anti-Semitic Hate in American Mosques (video)

"Islamist terrorism, fueled by religious fanatics, constitutes the number one threat to the safety and security of the American people."

Israel Police Detain Jewish Teen for Pepper-Spraying Arab Attackers

A Jewish teen is arrested for pepper-spraying a group of Muslim Arabs who were harassing his family near the Shalshelet Gate in Jerusalem.

Hunting Down a Terrorist in Haifa, City of Unity

Security sources are maintaining a partial gag order on an investigation into a deadly attack in Haifa.

Anti-Circumcision Group to Picket ACLU’s Marriage Equality Rally

Boys should be protected by law from circumcision just like girls, say activists. And if the ACLU backs marriage equality? Picket them because it also is against circumcision bans! Welcome to Oakland.

New Israelis Arrive From Ukraine on IFCJ ‘Freedom Flight’

The start of a new life in Israel, "a strong and independent country," is a rescue for olim from Ukraine.

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