Bulgarian media Names Former Guantanamo Detainee, 33-Year-Old Mehdi Ghezali As Burgas Suicide Bomber

The suspected suicide bomber who blew up a bus of Israeli tourists in Bulgaria is Mehdi Ghezali, a Swedish citizen and former Guantanamo detainee, Bulgarian media reported on Thursday. Bulgarian...

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...

Jewish Groups Remember 18th Anniversary of Buenos Aires Bombing

On the 18th anniversary of the deadly bombing of the AMIA Jewish community center in the Argentine capital Buenos Aires, the presidents of the World Jewish Congress (WJC), Ronald...

Rav Elyashav – Death of a Rabbinic Giant

The foremost rabbi of the Ashkenazi non-hassidic haredi community, Rabbi Yosef Shalom Elyashiv, died on Wednesday afternoon in Jerusalem’s Shaare Zedek Medical Center at the age of 102. The rabbi...

The Levaya of Rav Elyashav

Hundreds of thousands of Jews from every corner of Israel and beyond gathered in Jerusalem on Wednesday evening to impart the final kavod to the leading Torah sage of...

NYPD On High Alert After Bulgarian Bus Explosion

The NYPD is putting extra patrols and security in place in Jewish communities and synagogues Wednesday, after a deadly explosion on a bus in Bulgaria carrying Israeli tourists, department...

Rabbi Eliashev In Photos + Updates

The Levaya HaRav Yosef Sholom Elyashiv ZT"L, will be held tonight at 10PM Local time. The levaya will begin at the home of Rabbi Elyashiv ZT"L through Chanan Street and will...

Netanyahu on Rabbi Elyashiv: Nation Lost Great Rabbi

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Wednesday afternoon said that the "nation of Israel has lost a great rabbi, an unmatched and sharp authority" and expressed great sorrow at the...

Our Great Loss: Rabbi Yosef Shalom Elyashiv Zt’l

Nafla Ateres Rosheinu — the crown of our heads has fallen.  The leading scholar and sage of the generation, Maran Rav Yosef Shalom Elyashiv zt”l, has passed away at the...

Hungary arrests the Most Wanted Living Nazi

Police in Hungary on Tuesday arrested Laszlo Csatary, said to be the world's most wanted living Nazi, and charged him with war crimes related to the deportation of thousands...
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