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Hundreds gather in former Warsaw Ghetto for first seder since its destruction

Hundreds gather in former Warsaw Ghetto for first seder since its destruction

  On Friday night, hundreds of Polish and Diaspora Jews gathered together to celebrate the first Passover seder to be held in the former Warsaw… Read More ›

Snohomish County, WA – Washington Man Who Posted Plans On Facebook To Kill Jews In Mass Shooting Posts More Messages

Snohomish County, WA – Washington Man Who Posted Plans On Facebook To Kill Jews In Mass Shooting Posts More Messages

  Snohomish County, WA – A Washington state man out on bail after being charged with two felonies for posting plans on Facebook to commit… Read More ›

Zelensky win makes Ukraine 1st country outside Israel with Jewish PM, president

Zelensky win makes Ukraine 1st country outside Israel with Jewish PM, president

Marvels one columnist: ‘Imagine, a pure-blooded Jew with the appearance of a Sholom Aleichem protagonist wins by a landslide in a country that glorifies Nazi… Read More ›

Pruchnik, Polnad – Southern Polish Town Burns Effigy Of Judas, Made To Look Like Hasidic Jew

Pruchnik, Polnad – Southern Polish Town Burns Effigy Of Judas, Made To Look Like Hasidic Jew

Pruchnik, Polnad – A town in southern Poland reenacted the custom of casting judgement on Judas Iscariot, the betrayer of Jesus, using a life-size effigy… Read More ›

Morocco is a trove of Jewish history if you know where to go

Morocco is a trove of Jewish history if you know where to go

Jewish presence in Morocco stretches back more than 2,000 years; before Israel’s founding in 1948, estimates put their number as high as about 275,000, considered… Read More ›

Brother of Toulouse killer given 30 years for aiding Jewish school attack

Brother of Toulouse killer given 30 years for aiding Jewish school attack

Abdelkader Merah found to have helped in 2012 terror spree in which soldiers, rabbi and three children were killed; prosecution had requested life term  … Read More ›

Brother of Toulouse killer given 30 years for aiding Jewish school attack

Brother of Toulouse killer given 30 years for aiding Jewish school attack

Abdelkader Merah found to have helped in 2012 terror spree in which soldiers, rabbi and three children were killed; prosecution had requested life term  … Read More ›

Liberman backs Netanyahu for PM, but insists on passage of Haredi draft law

Liberman backs Netanyahu for PM, but insists on passage of Haredi draft law

Secularist Yisrael Beytenu leader vows to hold the line against Orthodox parties over religious issues, even at price of coalition   Avigdor Liberman, the chairman… Read More ›

Italian University Dedicates Garden to Jewish Professor Expelled in 1938

Italian University Dedicates Garden to Jewish Professor Expelled in 1938

Enzo Bonaventura then emigrated to Jerusalem and was killed in one of the Arab attacks against the special convoys directed to Mount Scopus in 1948.… Read More ›

Rivlin rebukes Bolsonaro: ‘No one will order forgiveness of the Jewish people’

Rivlin rebukes Bolsonaro: ‘No one will order forgiveness of the Jewish people’

President joins Yad Vashem in reprimanding Brazilian leader for saying crimes of Holocaust can be forgiven; Israeli envoy: ‘At no point’ did Bolsonaro show disrespect… Read More ›

2 ultra-Orthodox parties say they’re with Netanyahu, easing his reelection path

2 ultra-Orthodox parties say they’re with Netanyahu, easing his reelection path

Far-right URWP also declares it’s backing Netanyahu, but Liberman and Kahlon say they’ll wait until the final vote results are tallied   Both ultra-Orthodox parties… Read More ›

Ahead of elections, Israeli Arabs are disillusioned and undecided

Ahead of elections, Israeli Arabs are disillusioned and undecided

While some of Tira’s residents are outraged over rightist parties that incite against Arabs, others complain that their very own MKs are focused on the… Read More ›

Trump: Netanyahu and Gantz are both ‘good people,’ race will be close

Trump: Netanyahu and Gantz are both ‘good people,’ race will be close

At Republican Jewish Coalition meet in Las Vegas, president touts Golan recognition, asks to give peace bid with Palestinians a chance   WASHINGTON — US… Read More ›

Rashida Tlaib Takes a Selfie with Open Antisemites, Bds Advocates

Rashida Tlaib Takes a Selfie with Open Antisemites, Bds Advocates

  “Not all heroes wear capes,” wrote Zahra Billoo, executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, San Francisco Bay Area (CAIR-SFBA). “Some like Rep.… Read More ›

A father who never gave up on his son

A father who never gave up on his son

Opinion: I will always remember Yonah Baumel, skullcap on head and hat in hand, as he hovered in the doorways of ministers; he never abandoned… Read More ›

Belgian Court Questions Ban on Jewish Ritual Slaughter

Belgian Court Questions Ban on Jewish Ritual Slaughter

The Belgian court decided that it needs to check whether the bans on religious slaughter are compatible with European law.   Belgium’s Constitutional Court on… Read More ›

Gantz said planning to woo ultra-Orthodox, Kulanu in post-election push

Gantz said planning to woo ultra-Orthodox, Kulanu in post-election push

Haaretz says Blue and White leader hopes to secure the support of smaller parties if his party gets more seats than Netanyahu’s Likud in elections… Read More ›

Last WWII partisan commander passes away

Last WWII partisan commander passes away

Leonid Bernstein was a highly decorated anti-Nazi fighter; he sabotaged Nazi train transports and located the German V2 rocket production facility enabling its precise bombing… Read More ›

Brooklyn, NY – The End Of An Era: Skulener Rebbe, Rabbi Yisroel Avraham Portugal Passes Away

Brooklyn, NY – The End Of An Era: Skulener Rebbe, Rabbi Yisroel Avraham Portugal Passes Away

Brooklyn, NY – The Skulener Rebbe, Rabbi Yisroel Avraham Portugal, passed away this evening after having been gravely ill for the past several months.  He… Read More ›

Staten Island, NY – Orthodox Man Pulls Verrazzano Bridge Jumper To Safety

Staten Island, NY – Orthodox Man Pulls Verrazzano Bridge Jumper To Safety

Staten Island, NY – An Orthodox Jewish man is being hailed as a hero today after preventing a man from taking a fatal leap off… Read More ›