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Yom HaShoah Programs For All Ages At Har Torah

Yom HaShoah was observed at Yeshiva Har Torah at all grade levels in a most meaningful way. In keeping with the age-appropriate philosophy of Holocaust education, students in grades...

Israel’s Richest Rabbis Become Savvy Businessmen

NETIVOT, Israel – One summer night, on the outskirts of a sleepy desert town, a who's who of Israel's elite gathered for an annual feast to honor a rabbi...

BBC Spent Over A Half-Million-Dollars Concealing Their Anti-Israel Bias Reporting

he British Broadcasting Corporation has spent almost £333,000 in legal costs associated with its efforts to conceal the Balen Report, a 2004 internal inquiry into the BBC’s coverage of the...

European Rabbis Rap Apple Over Anti-Semitic App

European rabbis say they’re lobbying Apple Inc. to pull a mobile app version of the “Protocols of the Elders of Zion,” a notorious anti-Semitic forgery. The Conference of European Rabbis,...

Israel’s Ultra-Orthodox Community Confronts child Sex Abuse With New Book

TEL AVIV — The ultra-Orthodox community in Israel, known as Haredim, has a closed and secluded way of life. They look at the secular population with a degree of...

New Study Shows Religion Can Make You Feel Better—Or Worse—Depending On Your Spirituality

A new study has found that participating in religious activities improved mood among those with depression and bipolar disorder, but only those who truly valued religion reaped these mood-boosting...

France’s Le Pen Calls for Ban on Yarmulkes In Public

PARIS – French far-right leader Marine Le Pen called Friday for a ban on wearing Muslim veils and Jewish yarmulkes in public, adding to religious tensions sparked by cartoons...

Couple Planned Anti-Jewish Attack, Convicted

A woman hairdresser has been convicted of planning a terror attack in the Jewish neighbourhood of a city. Shasta Khan, 38, and her husband, Mohammed Sajid Khan, 33, bought substances...

Torah Scholars And The IDF

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman This is a response to Reb Barry Jacobson’s remarks in the Five Towns Jewish Times regarding the recent gatherings and rallies about Israeli government policies in...

Siyum Hashas Update: Full Schedule and Speakers

Here’s the schedule of the 12th Siyum Hashas taking place on Wednesday, August 1st at Metlife stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. approximately 92,000 people are expected to attend. The program is...
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More Title I Assistance Available to Jewish Students in NYC

Hundreds of more students at Jewish day schools and yeshivahs in New York City may be eligible for Title I educational assistance after a...

Death of Teen in Terror Attack Leaves Void in ‘Heart of the Nation’

A 17-year-old girl was killed and her father and older brother were seriously wounded on Friday when a bomb was detonated at a natural...

Antisemitic Canadian Editor Sentenced to 1 Year in Prison

BY DAVID LAZARUS MONTREAL (JTA) — A Canadian editor was handed a one-year prison sentence for promoting hatred against Jews and women in his publication. James...

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