Saturday, January 28, 2023

Jewish

Jerusalem – Israeli Police, Palestinians Clash At Jerusalem Mosque

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Jerusalem - Israeli police fired stun grenades to disperse Palestinian worshippers who had thrown rocks and firebombs at them after Friday prayers at the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in...

Washington – Obama Meets American Jewish Leaders Ahead Of Israel Trip

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Washington - President Barack Obama hosted leaders of major American Jewish organizations at the White House on Thursday as he sought to smooth the way for his first presidential ...

Jerusalem – Prisoner Flees Rabbinical Court Through Window

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Jerusalem - A 40-year-old prisoner who refused to give his wife a divorce according to Jewish law escaped during a hearing at the Rabbinical Court in Jerusalem on Monday afternoon....

Israel – Yesh Atid Sees No Place For Haredim In Next Government

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Israel - Yesh Atid has made it clear that they see no place for haredim in the next government, Likud Beytenu said following talks between the two parties Thursday, encouraging the...

Jerusalem – Marathon Reflects Deep Emotions Over Jerusalem

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Jerusalem - It's the crown jewel of Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat's ambitious grand plan to promote his ancient city: a scenic, world-class marathon winding through historic hills and...

Jerusalem – 2 Arrested For Anti-Semitic Vandalism Of Begin Center

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Jerusalem - Police arrested two teenage Arabs on suspicion of vandalizing the Begin Heritage Center in Jerusalem on Wednesday. Police arrived at the Begin Center following repo...

Hebron – Palestinians Bury Man Who Died in Israeli Custody

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Hebron - Thousands have joined the funeral procession in the West Bank for a 30-year-old Palestinian who died under disputed circumstances in Israeli custody. Palestinian offici...

Queens NY – Brooklyn Rabbi Charged In Online Sting

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Queens, NY - A Brooklyn rabbi is being accused of trying to lure trough online messages an undercover detective posing as a 14-year-old girl to meet for sex. The Brooklyn distri...

Jerusalem – Fan Nabbed For Racism Against Muslim Betar Player

Jerusalem - Police arrested a man outside the Friday afternoon practice of the Betar Jerusalem soccer team after the man yelled racist comments at a new Muslim player from Chechnya...

West Bank – Palestinian Rally For Hunger Striker Turns Violent

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West Bank - Palestinian demonstrators clashed with Israeli soldiers on Friday at a rally held in support of a prisoner observing an intermittent hunger strike to protest his incarc...

Poland – Official: Only Synagogue Near Auschwitz Could Collapse Due To Unstable Ground

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Poland - An official says the only synagogue near the former Nazi death camp of Auschwitz may crumble if the sloping ground it stands on is not reinforced soon. The Lomdei Mishn...

Jerusalem – Soccer Team Offices Torched After Protests Against Muslim Players

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Jerusalem - The offices of the Beitar Jerusalem soccer team were set on fire early Friday in an apparent arson attack, police said, a day after four of the club's fans were charged...

Brooklyn, NY – Controversial College Event With Anti-Israel Speakers Goes On Calmly Amid Protesters (video)

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Brooklyn, NY - An event at Brooklyn College calling for boycotts and sanctions against Israel went off calmly Thursday with the panelists speaking to a largely supportive crowd. ...

Jerusalem – Channel 2: Secret Meetings Between Netanyahu, Livni

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Jerusalem - Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu held secret meetings with Tzipi Livni ahead of the formation of the 19th Knesset, Channel 2 reported on Monday. The report gives cr...

New York – Hundreds Line Up To Attend Koch’s NYC Funeral

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New York - About 350 people were already standing in lines over an hour before Ed Koch's Manhattan funeral. Some streets were closed Monday morning around Temple Emanu-El, at 65...

Kfar Chabd, Israel – Chabad Rabbi Decrees Long Sheitels Are Not Halachically Acceptable For “Kisoi Rosh”

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Kfar Chabd, Israel - Rabbi Mordechai Shmuel Ashkenazi, the chief rabbi of the Kfar Chabad village in Israel, has sent a letter to the dean of the Beis Rivkah Teachers' Seminary in ...

Los Angeles, CA – Stories Of Holocaust Survivors Retold By Holograms

Los Angeles, CA - For years, Holocaust survivor Pinchus Gutter has told the tragic story of watching his parents and 10-year-old twin sister herded into a Nazi death camp's gas ch...

Rishon Lezion – Court: Rabbi Must Explain Referrals Of Marrying Couples To Private Firm

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Rishon Lezion - The High Court of Justice demanded on Thursday that Rishon Lezion Chief Rabbi Yehuda David Wolpe explain why he sends couples seeking to register for marriage to a ...

New York – Ed Koch Passes Away On The Same Date As Daniel Pearl

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New York - Former New York City mayor Ed Koch who died Friday morning at the age of 88 said in 2008 he has engraved on his tombstone the final statement of murdered journalist Dani...

Washington – U.S. Skeptical About Argentina-Iran “Truth Commission”

Washington - The United States on Thursday voiced doubt that Argentina and Iran's planned "truth commission" would bring to justice those responsible for the deadly 1994 bombing of...