Vizhnitzer Rebbe Of Monsey May Boycott Siyum HaShas

Kikar Shabbat reports that , the Vishnitzer Rebbe from Monsey Shlita may boycott the main Siyum HaShas because “Zionist rabbis” are expected to speak. The Vishnitzer Rebbe, told organizers...

No Regrets, Says 97-Year-Old Nazi

The most wanted surviving Nazi war crimes suspect remains unapologetically anti-Semitic and insists he was "following orders" when organising the deportation of 16,000 Jews to Auschwitz. Hungarian authorities arrested Laszlo...

Heartbreaking: 4-Month-Old Noya, 10-Month-Old Rom are Orphans

Itzik and Gilat Kolangi were on their first holiday since their daughter, Noya, was born four months ago. Itzik was born and raised in Petach Tikva, and his family...

German MPs Approve Bill to Protect Religious Circumcision

The resolution calls the government to draw up a bill allowing the circumcision of boys in the autumn. Germany's main political parties - together with Jewish and Muslim groups -...

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...
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