Saturday, August 13, 2022

Jewish

Accused Poway Synagogue Gunman Pleads Not Guilty To Deadly Shooting

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POWAY (JTA) — The accused gunman in the deadly shooting at a San Diego-area synagogue pleaded not guilty to charges of murder and attempted murder. In addition to entering pleas...

Wikipedia’s ‘Longest-Running Hoax’ About Fake Warsaw Death Camp Revealed

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WARSAW (JNS) — Wikipedia had an entry for more than 15 years on its English-language website about a death camp in Warsaw during the years of the Holocaust that did not exist in re...

In Belgium, Jewish Leaders Worry That Anti-Semitism Has Gone Mainstream

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BRUSSELS (JTA) — At a parade here in March, revelers danced to a song about Jewish greed while standing on a float shaped like an Orthodox Jewish man with a rat on his shoulder hol...

Reliving the Massacre Every Minute: How Pittsburgh Survivors Are Struggling a Year Later

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PITTSBURGH (JTA) — As this city’s Jewish community celebrated Rosh Hashanah this week, the Tree of Life synagogue stood closed, its doors blocked by a chain-link fence. A brown,...

Photo Of Australian Jewish Boy Being Forced To Kiss Classmate’s Shoes Sparks Outrage

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MELBOURNE (JTA) — Two reports of anti-Semitic bullying at schools in Australia are receiving widespread media coverage. A photo that allegedly shows a 12-year-old Jewish student...

Following Backlash, Demi Lovato Apologizes For Post About ‘Magical’ Visit To Israel

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JERUSALEM (JNS) — Instead of saying that she “Really Don’t Care,” Demi Lovato apologized on Wednesday night following somewhat of a “Heart Attack” over the superstar singer posting...

A Swedish Political Party Says It Will Fight To Ban Circumcision

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SWEDEN (JTA) — A Swedish political party has voted to change its official stance in favor of banning circumcision. The Swedish Center Party voted 314-166 at its annual meeting t...

Jewish Grandmother Arrested In Passaic Over Ambulance Towing [VIDEO]

PASSAIC (VosIzNeias) - A Jewish grandmother was arrested Thursday, in an incident that involved the towing of alleged Hatzolah ambulances. A video circulated showing the Passaic...

Alleged Child Sex Offender Malka Leifer Released To House Arrest In Israel

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JERUSALEM (JTA) — Alleged child sex offender Malka Leifer will be released to house arrest while a new panel of psychiatric experts evaluates whether she is mentally fit to face ex...

Corbyn Sparks Controversy For Rosh Hashanah Video Featuring Hamas Supporter

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LONDON (JNS) - Jeremy Corbyn sparked outrage for releasing a Rosh Hashanah video that features an activist who last year led a public Jewish mourning prayer for dead members of Ham...

Powerful Video Serves as Lesson for all Educators – Remembering Malky Klein A’H

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NEW YORK (VosIzNeias) —  A powerful video has been released by the Yad Malky Legacy organization. The video is in tribute to Malky Klein A'H. The narration in the video was comp...

Sleeping Hasidic Man Has ‘Palestine’ Sticker Placed Over His Mouth On Metro

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UNITED KINGDOM (VosIzNeias) — Nottingham Trent University has been made aware of an apparent hate crime and have since suspended the perpetrator from it's campus. The university...

Swastika And Other Graffiti Painted On Wall Of Former Krakow Ghetto

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WARSAW (JTA) — A swastika and other graffiti were painted on the wall of the former ghetto in Krakow. “Whores Jews, get the f*** out of Poland” alongside the swastika were disco...

Wig Ripped Off Williamsburg Woman In Front Of Her Children On Rosh Hashanah [VIDEO]

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WILLIAMSBURG (VosIzNeias) - On the first night of Rosh Hashanah, a Jewish woman was walking with her children in Williamsburg. While she was walking, a youngster ran up from beh...

Anti-Semite Al Sharpton Invited To East Side Synagogue On Rosh Hashanah; Petition Started

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NEW YORK (VosIzNeias) - Rev. Al Sharpton has a well documented history of anti-semitic and hateful rhetoric. Jews all over still recall his racist incitement that led to the Crown ...

Legoland NY Resort Announces Opening Day

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GOSHEN (VosIzNeias)  LEGOLAND New York Resort is scheduled to open in 2020 in the beautiful Hudson Valley town of Goshen, near Route 17′s Exit 125, Orange County, New York, just 60...

Hoodlums Smash Williamsburg Synagogue Windows On Rosh Hashanah [VIDEO]

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WILLIAMSBURG (VosIzNeias) - In a shocking display of hate, a group of hoodlums can be seen smashing the windows of a Williamsburg synagogue during Rosh Hashanah prayers. In a re...

Sheldon Adelson Ordered To Pay Damages To Jewish Democratic Group

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NEW YORK (JTA) — A federal judge in New York has ordered billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson to pay compensatory damages and legal fees to the National Jewish Democratic Cou...

Chaim Deutsch Leads The Way, Parks His Car And Commutes To City Hall

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NEW YORK (VosIzNeias) Chaim Deutsch, a Councilman for Southern Brooklyn, has decided to give up his car and commute by subway in the wake of the accident in which a 10-year-old boy...

‘Reverse Tashlich’ Program Encourages Jews To Keep The Oceans Clean

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FLORIDA (JNS) - A Florida-based program aimed at reconnecting Jewish people to the ocean and empowering them to help keep the sea clean is attracting attention from communities aro...