Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, right, meeting Hamas Gaza Prime Minister , Ismail Haniyeh in Cairo.

Fatwa Council of UAE Declares Muslim Brotherhood a Terrorist Organization

The UAE Fatwa Council joins Saudi Arabia’s decision to classify the organization as a terrorist group.

Religious Minorities Request Their Texts be Read at State Ceremonies for Fallen IDF Soldiers

The petitioners want more inclusiveness in the official ceremonies for religious-minorities who have also fallen in battle.

Supreme Court w. Justice Barrett Expected to Side with Foster Agency Refusing to Include...

"Religious organizations should be free to serve the public, regardless of their beliefs," the attorney for the plaintiffs told the court.

New Project Brings Shabbat Home in 1,600 Cities Worldwide November 6-7

In a world reeling from a pandemic and a divisive U.S. election, the 7th annual international Shabbat Project offers unity, optimism, and a much-needed break from the 24-hour news cycle.

After Beheading in Nice, Guard Knifed at French Consulate in Jeddah

Macron: France is being attacked “over our values, for our taste for freedom, for the ability on our soil to have freedom of belief.”

Woman Beheaded, 2 Others Killed by Man Shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’ in French Church

"The attacker did not stop repeating Allahu Akbar in front of us when he was being admitted," said Mayor Estrosi to the press gathered outside the hospital.
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Pope Francis Endorses Same-Sex Civil Union, as Does Israeli Orthodox Rabbi

Rabbi Lau addresses the issue of homosexuals bringing up children: "The halacha does not prohibit members of the LGBT community from raising children and building a family."

Muslim Man Denied German Citizenship for Refusing to Shake Hands with a Woman

The court went all Luther-crazy on the poor man, whose religious constraint was no different than that of many Orthodox Jews.
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Help From the Boss

President Trump says, "You still need help from the Boss!"

Brooklyn Diocese Loses Lawsuit over Corona Restrictions Blamed on Chasidim

On Thursday, a federal judge rejected Agudath Israel's petition and upheld the governor's decision to shut down Jewish houses of worship.

Pro-Israel Pastor John Hagee Diagnosed with COVID-19

Pastor Hagee is the founder and chairman of the Christians United for Israel (CUFI) organization.

Kotel Rabbi Asks for Trump’s Recovery on Day of Priestly Blessing

The event was attended by the Chief Rabbis Rabbi Yitzchak Yosef and Rabbi David Lau, Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon, and US Ambassador to Israel, David Friedman.

High Court Rejects Petition by ‘Prophet of God’ Against Netanyahu, Gantz

One is tempted to believe that had Netanyahu been made to read Sobol's prophetic book in 2015, he would have been better prepared for the pandemic in 2020. Or not.

Canaanite Fortress from Judges’ Era Uncovered in Excavations near Kiryat Gat

"The stories of the judges in the Bible clearly illustrate the complex geopolitical reality and the struggle for territorial control, during the realignment of the political forces in the Land of Israel. "

Media Malign Marjorie Taylor Greene after her Win in Georgia’s 14th

Trump said on Twitter. “Marjorie is strong on everything and never gives up - a real WINNER!”

Finally: National Council of Young Israel Takes on BLM Anti-Semites

NCYI President Farley Weiss condemned the marchers who “desperately seek justice and an end to racism" and "are themselves engaging in abhorrent and hypocritical behavior that fans the flames of bigotry and hate.”

Vatican Warns Jews, Americans, Against Liberating Biblical Lands

The dire need for Israeli sovereignty has nothing to do with the two-state solution, but with the safety of an estimated 3,000 Jewish homes which are once again in jeopardy.

St. Louis Protesters Call to Topple Statue of Anti-Semitic French King

If any statue in these United States deserves to be toppled, it's this one. King Louis the 9th hated Jews with a venom.

Man Indicted for Serial Arson of Rabbinical Courts, Religious Councils

Cohen allegedly decided to set fire to rabbinical courts and religious councils throughout the country with the aim of stopping the provision of religious services to the secular public and thus contributing to his main goal – separation of religion and state.

Trump Announces Houses of Worship as ‘Essential,’ Threatens to Override State

The U.S. president called on governors to make such a move “right now” and threatened that “if there’s any question, they’re going to have to call me—but they are not going to be successful in that call.”

Chief Rabbi to PM: Open Our Synagogues At Once

This week's unprecedented heat wave, with temperatures rising to 114 degrees Fahrenheit even along the shore, hasn't helped things.

Who By Fire, Who By Water, Who By COVID-19, And Who Gets My Respirator?

I am not familiar, and neither is my rabbi, with a Jewish view that says an older person is deserving of a lesser medical or other attention than a younger person based on their age difference alone.

Islamic Waqf Takes Advantage of Temple Mount Closure to Conduct Illegal Digs

The semi-official Waqf slogan is: "Destroying Jewish artifacts and history since June, 1967."

Evangelical Leader Cardoza-Moore: COVID-19 Not Punishment for Jews for Rejecting Jesus

“Rick Wiles professes to be an Evangelical Christian Pastor, but he never quotes scriptures."

Sephardi Rabbis Under Fire for Allowing Zoom Video Seders with Isolated Elderly

Obviously, now it's time for Rabbi Pearl's people at Zomet to come up with a gramma version of Zoom.

First Time in 31 Years: Women of the Wall to Spend Rosh Chodesh at...

Anyway, we should add "No WOW clashes with Haredim at the Kotel" to the long list of #Coronavirusbenefits.

Health Ministry Reverses Guidelines to Permit Cleansing the Coronavirus Dead

The new guidelines determine that “before being buried, the body must be enclosed in a double wrap of impermeable plastic bags, and only then be brought to burial."

Chief Rabbi of Tsfat Excited After Pope Calls to Observe Jewish-Style Sabbath

Rabbi Eliyahu quipped that the Pope would soon endorse building a Jewish Temple on the Temple Mount.

Manhattan Synagogues Close Doors for Fear of Spreading Coronavirus

Those saying Kaddish should arrange to have someone say Kaddish on their behalf in places where minyanim are still being held.

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