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City Of Poway, CA Set To Rename Street In Memory Of Chabad Shooting Victim

POWAY (JNS) The city council in Poway, Calif., will consider a proposal on Nov. 5 to change the name of a short street in memory of Lori Lynn Gilbert-Kaye, the only fatality in the...

Does Donald Trump Have Jewish Roots?

WASHINGTON (VosIzNeias) - Donald Trump is arguably the most pro-Israel president in U.S. history. Could it be that Trump has Jewish roots in his family? The president himself is no...

A Chabad Couple In New Jersey Built An Immersive Village For Kids With Autism

LIVINGSTON, NJ (JTA) - A new 11,000-square-foot shopping center here is home to 15 storefronts, including a bank, pet shop and clothing store. There’s a health center with a dentis...

Long-Awaited $17 Million Jewish Community Center Opens In Paris

PARIS (JNS) — French President Emmanuel Macron and leaders of the country’s Jewish community celebrated the inauguration a $17 million Jewish community center in Paris on Tuesday. ...

70-Year-Old Jewish Man Injured In Anti-Semitic Attack In Berlin

BERLIN (JNS) — A 70-year-old Jewish man was assaulted on Tuesday in Berlin’s neighborhood of Pankow, the local police department said. The elderly man was walking outside when a...

Toronto Raptors Object To BDS Claiming Victory Behind Canceled Israel Trip

TORONTO (JNS) — Despite activists from the anti-Israel BDS claiming victory over the Toronto Raptors canceling their planned visit to Israel this summer after winning the NBA champ...

ADL Condemns Palestinian Student For Urging Holocaust Survivor To Denounce Israel

ILLINOIS (Jewish Journal) — Anti-Defamation League CEO Jonathan Greenblatt on Tuesday condemned a member of Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) at Benedictine University for as...

After Contentious Evening, Highland Park Borough Council Fails To Condemn BDS

HIGHLAND PARK (JNS) — After months of discussion, the Highland Park Borough Council brought a resolution on anti-Semitism to a vote at their meeting on Tuesday. The final result, a...

2 Hasidic Jews Attacked While Filming Violent Man [VIDEO]

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]

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

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

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

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

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]

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

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?

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 ...