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Will Measles Tarnish Rosh Hashanah In Uman This Year Again

Uman - Last winter a drastic increase in measles cases was documented both in Israel and the United States. According to information that was received by the Health Ministries in b...

More Than 250 Nigerian Igbo Jewish Youth Gather For First Jewish Leadership Seminar

Onithsa, Nigeria - More than 250 Nigerian youth and 20 adults gathered August 18-25 in Onithsa for a national week-long Jewish leadership and learning seminar organized by the Jeru...

Groups Call On Cal State To Act Against Professor Spreading Anti-Semitism On Facebook

San Francisco - Eighty Jewish and pro-Israel groups signed a letter sent on Tuesday to the chancellor and general counsel of California State University that demands answers about ...

Nazi-Looted Art Returned To Heirs Of German-Jewish Art Collector

Germany - Germany returned two Nazi-looted late medieval panels to the heirs of a Jewish art collector. The predella panels, found at the base of an altar, were owned by busines...

Jewish, Israeli Groups Organize Disaster Relief To Hurricane-Stricken Bahamas

Several Jewish and Israeli humanitarian aid groups are providing aid or relief teams to the Bahamas following the catastrophic devastation unleashed by Hurricane Dorian. The sto...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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]

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

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’

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...

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