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2 Hasidic Jews Attacked While Filming Violent Man [VIDEO]

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BROOKLYN (VosIzNeias) — 2 Hasidic Jews were attacked in Brooklyn Wednesday as they filmed a violent altercation. The incident occured in Bushwick, on Broadway near Madison Stree...

Secret Synagogue In Dubai Prays For Persian Gulf Revival

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - In an unmarked villa, nestled amid homes in an upscale Dubai neighborhood, a congregation prays in the first fully functioning synagogue in the A...

Suspect Steals Vehicle Of Hatzolah Volunteer And Crashes It [VIDEO]

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New York (VosIzNeias) — A vehicle belonging to a Boro Park Hatzolah member was stolen and crashed Tuesday evening. According to reports, the Hatzolah member had briefly parked h...

Judge Tosses Pittsburgh Gun Laws Passed After Synagogue Massacre

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PITTSBURGH (AP) - A judge has struck down gun restrictions that the Pittsburgh City Council imposed after last year's synagogue massacre. Allegheny County Judge Joseph James rul...

French President Inaugurates Jewish Center in Paris

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PARIS (AP) - French President Emmanuel Macron has given a speech inaugurating the European Judaism Center in Paris. The 5,000-square-meter (53,820-square-foot) space that was op...

2 Men Attempt To Gain Entry To Yeshiva In Toronto

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TORONTO (VosIzNeias) — Yeshiva Darchei Torah of Toronto has notified their parent body of a security incident that took place Tuesday morning. According to the school, 2 unident...

Israeli Justice Minister Slams Prosecution, Dubs It A “Clique Supported By Fawning Reporters”

JERUSALEM (VosIzNeias) — Israel's Justice Minister, Likud member Amir Ohana, sharply criticized the attorney-general's office during a press conference which he initiated Tuesday. ...
Muslims seen at the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in Jerusalem's Old City, on their way to pray on the second day of the holy Muslim month of Ramadan. Jun 30 2014. Photo by Sliman Khader/FLASH90

Ben Shapiro: Build A Synagogue On Temple Mount

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JERUSALEM (VosIzNeias) — Conservative political commentator Ben Shapiro, who is visiting Israel at present, recently expressed his opinion that a synagogue should be built on Templ...

Palestinian College Sudent Confronts Holocaust Survivor, Compares Holocaust To Palestinian Life [VIDEO]

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ILLINOIS (JNS) — A Palestinian student at the Catholic Benedictine University, about 30 miles west of Chicago, called on a Holocaust survivor to compare the murder of 6 million Jew...

Report: Israeli PM Says Malka Leifer To Be Extradited To Australia If Court Okays It

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JERUSALEM (VosIzNeias) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that Israel would sign off on the extradition of sex abuse suspect Malka Leifer if so ordered by a Jerusalem...

Why Is Rudy Giuliani Close With This Hasidic Ukrainian Rabbi?

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KIEV (JTA) — It was not his desired meeting place, but Rudy Giuliani still looked very comfortable enjoying a cigar in Paris with Moshe Azman, a Chabad rabbi who is one of several ...

Jewish Schools, Synagogues And Congregations Affected By Fires Raging In California

CALIFORNIA (JNS) Up and down the state of California, synagogues, Hebrew schools and Jewish residents are dealing with effects of wildfires that have consumed tens of thousands of ...

Israeli Yeshiva Student Passes Away After Falling 100 Feet Off Cliff

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RAMOT (VosIzNeias) — In a adventure gone wrong, a 20-year-old Yeshiva student passed away after falling around 100 feet off a cliff on Monday. Yerachmiel Yeshayahu Brecher of Ra...

Pittsburgh Steelers To Hold Moment Of Silence To Remember Synagogue Attack Victims

PITTSBURGH (JTA) — The Pittsburgh Steelers will hold a moment of silence at the start of their Monday Night Football game to remember the victims of the attack one year ago on the ...

43-Year-Old Florida Father Of 3 Dies Following Car Accident

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NORTH MIAMI BEACH (VosIzNeias) — In a tragic turn of events, a 43-year-old father of 3 passed away Monday, after he was critically injured in a car accident. Daniel Jerushalmi w...

Investigation Called Off In Case Of Berlin Rabbi Allegedly Spit On By Arabic Speakers

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BERLIN (JTA) — An investigation was dropped into the case of a Berlin rabbi allegedly spit on after leaving synagogue services. State prosecutors confirmed Thursday that they ha...

Squirrel Hill Jewish Day School Students Send Messages To Mass Shooting Victims

PITTSBURGH (JTA) — Students at a Jewish day school in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh sent messages to marginalized groups and communities that have been victims of ma...

Jewish Sports Executive Chaim Bloom To Join Boston Red Sox As Head Of Baseball Operations

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BOSTON (JTA) — The Boston Red Sox have hired Chaim Bloom as the team’s new head of baseball operations. Bloom agreed to a contract on Friday but the official announcement will n...

Jewish Agency To Fight Anti-Semitism, Bring Jews Together Under New Operating Model

JERUSALEM (JTA) — The Jewish Agency will fight against anti-Semitism and bring together Jews in the Diaspora, plus build bridges between Israel and the Diaspora as part of its new ...

VIDEO – Jewish Agency Holds Memorial Day In Israel Marking A Year Since Deadly Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting

JERUSALEM (VosIzNeias) - Chair of the Greater Pittsburgh Jewish Federation and Chair of UIA Cynthia Shapira, spoke in Jerusalem on Sunday to mark one year since the massacre at the...