Sunday, August 7, 2022

Jewish

London – Rupert Murdoch: We Owe Major Apology For Offensive ‘Blood Libel’ Cartoon

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London - Rupert Murdoch, owner of British broadsheet The Times on Monday tweeted an apology following the fallout from the publication on Sunday of a cartoon accused of using anti-...

Williamsburg, NY – Satmar Rebbe To Arrive In Jerusalem On Sunday To Shake Up Israeli Elections (photos)

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Williamsburg, NY - The Satmar Rebbe of Williamsburg, Rabbi Zalman Leib Teitelbaum, is expected to arrive in Israel on Sunday with a large delegation on the eve of the Israeli elect...

Tel Aviv – 2,000th Bnei Menashe Immigrant Arrives In Israel

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Tel Aviv - The Shavei Israel organization on Thursday welcomed the 2000th Bnei Menashe immigrant to Israel. Mirna Singsit arrived together with 53 other Bnei Menashe community m...

Jerusalem – Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Released From Hospital After Stroke

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Jerusalem - Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, spiritual leader of the Shas movement, was released from Hadassah University Medical Center in Jerusalem’s Ein Kerem Sunday morning after suffering ...

Jerusalem – Rav Ovadia Yosef Rushed To Hospital After Collapsing In Shul

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Jerusalem - The spiritual leader of an Israeli ultra-Orthodox political party was hospitalized after a suspected minor stroke in Jerusalem on Saturday, a development that could sha...

New York, NY – $11 Million Worth Of Judaica Collection To Be Auctioned

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New York, NY - Philanthropist and former Wall Street money manager Michael Steinhardt began collecting objects of Jewish history and culture three decades ago, eventually amassing ...

Jerusalem – Shas Agrees To Pull Controversial Campaign Ad

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Jerusalem - he Shas party has agreed not to broadcast its controversial campaign ad on conversion following a request by from the Chairman of the Central Election Committee Supreme...

Jerusalem – Rav Amnon Yitzhak: I Won’t Stop, I Will Save The Jewish People

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Jerusalem - Rabbi Amnon Yitzhak, a well-known haredi outreach preacher and founder of newly established Koah Lehashpia, said the party would be running in the coming elections, des...

Jerusalem – Rav Ovadia Yosef To Yeshiva Students: Leave Israel To Avoid Being Drafted

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Jerusalem - During a lecture this past Friday in Jerusalem, Rav Ovadia Yosef, the spiritual leader of the Shas party, said if Israel continues to draft yeshiva students into the ID...

Jerusalem – As Elections Loom, War Of Words Wages On Between R’ Ovadia Yosef And R’ Amnon Yitzchak

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Jerusalem - With just over two weeks left until the Israeli Knesset elections, tension continues to escalate between Rav Ovadia Yosef, leader of the Shas party and Rabbi Amnon Yitz...

Jeruslaem – 2 Charedi Minors Suspected Of Attacking Arab Youth Arrested

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Two Haredi minors, suspected of attacking Arab youth in Jerusalem and throwing stones at Arab cars, were arrested on Sunday by police. Police will request to extend their remand...

Jerusalem – Israeli Library Unveils Ancient Afghan Manuscripts

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Jerusalem - A trove of ancient manuscripts in Hebrew characters rescued from caves in a Taliban stronghold in northern Afghanistan is providing the first physical evidence of a Jew...

Newport, RI – Rift Between Oldest Synagogue, Jewish Congregation

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Newport, RI - A disagreement over the ownership of a set of Torah finial bells from Colonial times that is worth millions has led to dueling lawsuits between leaders of the nation'...

Jerusalem – Shas Unveils New App To Receive Blessings From Rabbi Ovadia Yosef

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Jerusalem - Shas unveiled a new application for iphone and Android smartphones Sunday. On the application, called Maran Shelita (Hebrew for the great rabbi, who should lives a good...

Tel Aviv, Israel – At Israel School, Anyone Can Learn To Be A Prophet

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Tel Aviv, Israel - Instead of long beards and robes, they wear track suits and T-shirts. Their tablets are electronic, not hewn of stone, and they hold smartphones, not staffs. The...

Israel – Livni: Netanyahu-Led Gov’t Will Lead To ‘Halachic’ State

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Israel - Tzipi Livni warned on Sunday that a government led by Binyamin Netanyahu and his coalition partners will be a "halachic, fearful state" that enemies will view as weak. ...

Jerusalem – Netanyahu Revisits Ban On Female Prayer At Western Wall

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Jerusalem - Israel's prime minister has instructed a quasi-governmental Jewish organization to find a solution for non-Orthodox Jewish female groups wishing to pray at one of Judai...