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‘Every Person Has a Name’: Knesset Reads Names of Holocaust Victims

‘Every Person Has a Name’: Knesset Reads Names of Holocaust Victims

Knesset members read the names of relatives who perished in the Holocaust and light candles to honor their memory.   The Knesset held its annual… Read More ›

Why the March of the Living is so important

Why the March of the Living is so important

Opinion: Latests surveys show younger generation is worryingly ignorant – and at times apologetic – about the events of the Holocaust; with the number of… Read More ›

Holocaust survivor: Israel’s acting FM is a ‘stupid idiot’ for denigrating Poles

Holocaust survivor: Israel’s acting FM is a ‘stupid idiot’ for denigrating Poles

‘Unfortunately there is no medicine for stupidity,’ says Edward Mosberg, 93, of Israel Katz, who said Polish people ‘suckle anti-Semitism with their mother’s milk’  … Read More ›

Washington – Video: Rabbi Goldstein Recites ‘Birchas Hagomel’ Following Shooting

Washington – Video: Rabbi Goldstein Recites ‘Birchas Hagomel’ Following Shooting

  Washington – Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein recited this morning the ‘Birchas Hagomel’ for miraculously being saved during a shooting at his synagogue last Saturday, at… Read More ›

Greenblatt to ‘Post:’ Trump not Responsible for Actions of His Supporters

Greenblatt to ‘Post:’ Trump not Responsible for Actions of His Supporters

Ahead of Holocaust Remembrance Day, U.S. Special Envoy maintained that the president has “come out clearly and repeatedly against antisemitism and hatred in all forms.”… Read More ›

Interview: Famed Nazi hunters Beate and Serge Klarsfeld: It feels like the 1930s

Interview: Famed Nazi hunters Beate and Serge Klarsfeld: It feels like the 1930s

‘There is a bad wind in Europe and democracy is losing its influence,’ they say, warning that EU has been vital to keeping the peace… Read More ›

Israeli Envoy Calls for Criminalizing Antisemitism After NYT Cartoon

Israeli Envoy Calls for Criminalizing Antisemitism After NYT Cartoon

“The time for talking and having a conversation is over.” The only way to stop antisemitism is to criminalize it, Israel’s Ambassador to the UN… Read More ›

Two Synagogues Linked by a Trail of Hate and Blood

Two Synagogues Linked by a Trail of Hate and Blood

The shooter was described as a 19-year-old white male and was armed with an assault-style rifle.   WASHINGTON – Six months separate the shooting this… Read More ›

Leaders struggle to make sense of fatal attack on synagogue

Leaders struggle to make sense of fatal attack on synagogue

Witnesses say that Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein continued his sermon even after being shot in the hand; Poway considered very safe city, residents shocked at attack;… Read More ›

Trump calls to ‘comfort’ rabbi after deadly synagogue shooting

Trump calls to ‘comfort’ rabbi after deadly synagogue shooting

Rabbi says ‘amazed’ to receive call from US president; ‘He was so comforting,’ says Yisroel Goldstein, after conversation that lasted some 15 minutes   POWAY,… Read More ›

New York – Plane With Jewish Passengers Onboard Investigated At JFK Due To Measles

New York – Plane With Jewish Passengers Onboard Investigated At JFK Due To Measles

  New York – A passenger on a JetBlue flight stopped at John F. Kennedy International Airport on Sunday night was evaluated and cleared following… Read More ›

Suspect’s Manifesto: Jews Deserve Hell. I Will Send Them There

Suspect’s Manifesto: Jews Deserve Hell. I Will Send Them There

He also stated that he hoped to inspire others to commit similar crimes to his and that he expected to be freed from prison and… Read More ›

One dead, three injured at California synagogue shooting

One dead, three injured at California synagogue shooting

Authorities say a shooting at a Chabad synagogue outside San Diego has left one woman dead and three others injured; congregants reportedly fought the attacker… Read More ›

After synagogue attack, leaders warn of resurgent anti-Semitism, urge action

After synagogue attack, leaders warn of resurgent anti-Semitism, urge action

Pittsburgh synagogue, ADL and other community leaders and politicians raise alarm over rise of anti-Jewish hate, call for more be done to stem violence  … Read More ›

Yazidi Survivors of ISIS Rape Have New Hope After Community Ruling

Yazidi Survivors of ISIS Rape Have New Hope After Community Ruling

For the children of survivors of ISIS rape and genocide a long road home may be smoother but hurdles remain in Iraq and Syria.  … Read More ›

The electoral base trap

The electoral base trap

In order to avoid the almost inevitable situation in which ministers use their posts to primarily serve their narrow base, Netanyahu should form a coalition… Read More ›

Korean-American leader of Renewal movement says it’s a white world at the top

Korean-American leader of Renewal movement says it’s a white world at the top

SooJi Min-Maranda embraced Judaism in her 20s, but says people of color are still not fully welcomed by the community   JTA — SooJi Min-Maranda… Read More ›

New York – One Of Manhattan’s 3 Remaining Judaica Stores Is Closing

New York – One Of Manhattan’s 3 Remaining Judaica Stores Is Closing

New York – Locals and visitors looking for a Judaica store here will soon only have two options. J. Levine Books and Judaica, a longtime… Read More ›

New York – May One Inform Authorities Upon Anti-vaxxers: An Halachic Analysis

New York – May One Inform Authorities Upon Anti-vaxxers: An Halachic Analysis

New York – On April 7th, 2019, Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York declared a public health emergency on account of the measles epidemic.… Read More ›

Who do you think you are

Who do you think you are

Primeval DNA testing finds genetic matches across the world demonstrating that we were all migrants and are all related; test examines 7 ancient population groups:… Read More ›