Thursday, July 18, 2024

Jewish

Dvir Schnerb Completes EMT Training Less Than Two Weeks After Terror Attack

Jerusalem - On Friday August 23, 2019, Dvir Schnerb (19) was severely wounded next to the Binyamin community of Dolev. His sister Rena was murdered and his father moderately wounde...

State Education Department Receives More Than 135,000 Comments Opposing Proposed Regulations Of Private Schools

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New York - Over summer break, more than 135,000 parents, alumni, educators and supporters of private education in New York submitted comments to the State Education Department expr...

Etsy Sells “Make Israel Palestine Again” Hats

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American online retailer Etsy was selling caps recently on its site with the caption "Make Israel Palestine Again" in the spirit of President Trump's famous slogan "Make America Gr...

In Orthodox Jewish Brooklyn, A Spate Of Assaults Feels All Too Familiar

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New York - As he talks about the recent string of attacks on Orthodox Jews in Brooklyn, Yosef Rapaport points to a small scar above his right eye. It’s the remnant of an anti-Se...

South Florida County May Repeal ‘Kosher Tax’ After Complaints By Businesses

The heavily Jewish Broward County has been collecting permit fees for nearly 40 years, but on Sept. 10, commissioners will vote on whether or not to repeal the kosher-license regul...

US Labor Department Aide Quits Over Alleged Anti-Semitic Post On Facebook

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The post under fire “was sarcastic criticism of the alt-right’s conspiracy theories and anti-Semitic positions.” A recently appointed aide at the U.S. Department of Labor, Leif ...

Argentina’s Former President Under Fire For ‘Consuming Oranges From Israel’ Comment

Argentina - Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, the former president of Argentina who was indicted while in office for allegedly covering up Iran’s involvement in the 1994 bombing of a...

The True Face Of American Anti-Semitism Is Primarily Anti-Orthodox

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The epidemic of attacks against Jews in Brooklyn, N.Y., is indeed a crisis, but it’s an afterthought to groups mainly interested in weaponizing the issue for partisan purposes. ...

Chabad Of The Bahamas Helps Coordinate Relief In The Wake Of Hurricane Dorian

After devastating the northern Bahamas with a fury unprecedented in this Caribbean nation’s history, Hurricane Dorian is bearing down on the eastern coast of the United States with...

Pro-Israel And Jewish Groups Criticize Fresno Event Featuring Vitriolic Anti-Semitic Speaker

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Fresno, CA - Jewish and pro-Israel groups have rallied against an upcoming event at Clovis Community College (CCC) in California featuring Alison Weir, an anti-Semitic and anti-Isr...

Both Bobov Kehilos Closed Deal On The Bobover Bais Hachaim In NJ, After 15 Years Dispute

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Borough Park - A Deal was finalized on the Bobover Bais Hachaim located in the Washington Cemetery at 104 Deans Rhode Hall Road Monmouth New Jersey. Both Roshei Kehilas agreed on ...

BMG: ‘We Never Kicked Reb Shlomo Carlebach Out Of Our Yeshiva’ [VIDEO]

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Lakewood, NJ - In an interview conducted with the president of Lakewood Yeshiva, Rabbi Aharon Kotler, a myth and legend that has been well-entrenched in the haredi world about famo...

Amudim – Pillars Of Our Community

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According to the Oxford Dictionary, pillars is defined as tall vertical structures of stone, wood or metal used as a support for a building.  “Pillars” translated into Hebrew is “A...

Chabad Opens Its First Center In Rwanda

Rwanda - Chabad has opened its first center in Rwanda, which becomes the African nation’s first synagogue served by a permanent rabbi. Rabbi Chaim and Dina Bar Sella, and their ...

Ocasio-Cortez Points Finger At Netanyahu, Accusing Him Of ‘Unjust,’ ‘Inhumane Policies’

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Washington - Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) accused Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday of enacting “unjust and inhumane policies.” “The Netanyahu admini...

Tourist Pays $2,800 For Shawarma Platter In Jerusalem

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Jerusalem - Was it the most amazing shawarma platter ever? At $2,800, one would hope so. That’s what one tourist was charged for the plate by a Jerusalem restaurant located n...

Jewish Woman Among Those Missing In California Boat Fire

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Santa Barbara - There is a Jewish woman among those missing in the tragic boat accident off the coast of California. The woman has been identified as 40-year-old Leah bas Esther...

Boris Johnson Seeks Early Election, Falls Out On Sukkot

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London - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is seeking an early election on Oct. 14, which falls on the Jewish holiday of Sukkot. Johnson will aim to have elections held then ...

Cable Car To Kotel: Solution Found For Kohanim?

Jerusalem - The National Infrastructure Committee recently approved the plans for the cable car to the Kotel Ma'aravi, and they will now be submitted for government approval. The n...

NYC Measles Outbreak Concentrated In Orthodox Jewish Neighborhoods Declared Over

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New York - The measles outbreak concentrated in Orthodox Jewish neighborhoods in New York City is considered over. There have been no new infections over the last two incubation...