Do Slichot tours need to ask for forgiveness?:Residents of the Old City of Jerusalem can't sleep for an entire month. They find it unforgivable.
Radio host loves Bennett'The Bible is the cultural and religious DNA of most of humanity, at least until the Chinese and the Indians eat us all.'
Syrian refugees participate in Jewish parade in BerlinRabbi Yehuda Teichtal, Rabbi of the Jewish community, called for unity ahead of the upcoming elections in the city.
Guatemalan authorities raid fringe 'Lev Tahor' sectPolice in Guatemala raid compound of extreme sect 'Lev Tahor' after suspicions of child abuse; sect had left Canada for similar reasons.
Anti-Semitism in France down 64%Anti-Semitic incidents in France have decreased by 64 percent in the first half of 2016, says local official.
World's oldest man to celebrate bar mitzvah 100 years lateThe world's oldest man, 113-year-old Yisrael Kristal, a Holocaust survivor living in Israel, will celebrate his bar mitzvah.
Susie Fishbein says goodbye to iconic ‘Kosher By Design’ seriesAfter nine “Kosher by Design” books, Susie Fishbein is calling it quits.
Rare findings from ancient Jewish community of AfghanistanThe Israeli National Library acquires massive and unique collection of ancient Jewish documents from Afganistan.
Baby Was Born Without An Upper LipLetter from a father: 'My baby was born without an upper lip - please help us get the surgery he needs.'
Poll: Clinton leads over Trump among JewsHillary Clinton has a 42-point advantage over Donald Trump among Jewish voters, according to new poll.
RJC goes door to door for senators in swing statesRepublican Jewish Coalition reaches 25,000 people on a day of campaigning in Jewish neighborhoods in swing states.
UC Berkeley suspends student's anti-Israel courseUniversity of California, Berkeley, suspends course entitled "Palestine: A Settler Colonial Analysis".
Israel's baseball team feels at home playing in BrooklynTeam Israel aims to reach the next round of the World Baseball Classic.
Why Uzbekistan's Jews miss the iron fist of their late rulerJews of Uzbekistan insist that late President Islam Karimov's ruthless and often brutal policies were necessary to keep out radical Islam.
'A compass and a map, a giant of giants'At an assembly held today in the Knesset building, Naftali Bennett described Rav Kook's teachings as a guide to complex current problems.
New initiative for Jewish disabled honors Itzhak Perlman$3 million grant program funds an initiative to promote the inclusion of people with disabilities in Jewish life.
NBA's Bulls owner inducted into Basketball Hall of FameJerry Reinsdorf, owner of the Chicago Bulls who has won six NBA championships, inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
YU search committee to propose Ari Berman for its next presidentRabbi Ari Berman has emerged as the search committee's top candidate for the next president of Yeshiva University according to YU sources.
After 40 years: World's 3rd-largest synagogue returns to JewsTen years of efforts bear fruit on behalf of Czech synagogue-turned-museum in city of Pilsen.
Recalcitrant husband takes Rabbis to court over shamingRabbinical Court ordered shaming of Oded Gez who refused to give his wife a divorce.
Jewish cemetery desecrated in PolandAnti-Semitism reared its ugly face at a Jewish cemetery in Novominsk, Poland.
"In One Second, This Frum Family's Life Was Shattered"After a tragic car accident, Rabbi Ominer needs help covering the medical expenses his insurance doesn't cover.
The Beauty and Power of TshuvaTshuva - "repentance" - has the power to change the world.
Samarian Council takes fight against BDS to WashingtonThis week, the Samarian Regional Council successfully held a conference with American congressmen in Washington against BDS.
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz endorses Hillary ClintonStarbucks CEO Howard Schultz says Hillary Clinton has the experience to be president.
Jews seek explanations over Iranian minister's visit to BerlinAn alleged visit to Berlin by Iran's intelligence minister raises the eyebrows and ire of Jewish leaders in Germany.
New Ken Burns film spotlights little-known Holocaust rescuers“Defying the Nazis: The Sharps’ War” takes a look at American Christian couple who smuggled hundreds of Jews to safety.
5776: The year in reviewA timeline of the Jewish year's major events.
Polish artist finds 19th-century Jewish scripture in garbageArtist from southern Poland finds a cache of priceless Jewish scripture books in a pile of garbage.
Chabad rabbis encounter crime and spirituality in AfricaRabbi Shmuel Notik had an eye opening experience when he was intercepted by six men armed with knives in Nairobi.
Bolton, Shaked to highlight Six Day War jubilee in New York50th anniversary of the Six Day War, as well as the 25th yahrzeit of former PM Menachem Begin, to be marked in Queens.
Drama on Jewish bus in UmanA tour bus in Uman, Ukraine was taken hostage by criminals who demanded money from the organizers of the trip.
Rechnitz buys Israeli judoka's charity name patchShlomo Rechnitz identified as the person who bought the Olympic name patch of Israeli bronze medalist judoka Yarden Gerbi.
Oberlin president to step down after year of controversyPresident of Oberlin College, which has been at the center of free speech controversies, announces his resignation as of June 30.
Jewish students threatened in San FranciscoPolice arrest at least one suspect after threats to Jewish students at a high school in the San Francisco Bay Area posted on social media.
Minnesota Vikings owner thinks big with Holocaust philanthropyMinnesota Vikings owner Mark Wilf's philanthropic energy goes toward assisting Holocaust survivors.
Second Temple floor looked like thisTiles from the courtyard of the Herodian Second Temple have been revealed and reconstructed in the Temple Mount Sifting project.
The Unger family murder: A Tzfat sagaYaakov Shenkman tells the story of the murdered Unger family 80 years after they were slaughtered by an Arab gang.
German Jews: Far-right party's showing in election a 'nightmare'Jewish leaders in Germany concerned after AfD party finishes second in voting in Merkel's home state.
Yerushalayim is hidden for a reasonYerushalayim is the most precious jewel of the Jewish people.
Obama accused of 'misleading the public' over Iran dealAIPAC, Republican Jewish Coalition criticize report which revealed that Iran was secretly allowed to evade restrictions.
‘Great Schlep’ creators write anti-Trump musicalGroup that created a Jewish initiative that promoted Obama’s presidential run in 2008, writes an anti-Donald Trump musical.
Two Jewish brothers recall their journey to the NFLFrom matzo balls to footballs, two Jewish brothers recall their journey to the NFL.
Religious Zionist and Haredi yeshiva heads unite at Keren Re'emLove of Torah unites Religious Zionist and Haredi rabbis, thanks to efforts of philanthropist Elio Moti Sonnenfeld.
The 'holy city' of Tel Aviv dons tefillin, may break recordsRabbi Eli Naiditch, Chabad representative in Tel Aviv, was upset that polls said it was 'not a holy city'. He decided to prove it was.
6000 new immigrants in Israel this summer6,000 new immigrants arrived in Israel this summer, with more than 150 Naaleh students and 30 olim to arrive tomorrow from Ukraine.
Algeria: Jewish graves to be desecrated, bones moved to ossuaryAlgeria plans to move Jewish graves in 31 Jewish cemeteries around the country, dumping the unclaimed remains in a mass ossuary.
Brains of Jewish Holocaust victims found in Munich institute"Whoever thought this chapter was closed - is completely mistaken."
Kupat Ha'ir: The charity of the leaders of JudaismKupat Ha'ir is the largest volunteer-based charity fund supported by Jews worldwide, with offices in Israel, the U.S., Canada and throughout
Theft of equipment leaves Romania's Jewish theater in jeopardyRomania's main Jewish theater may not be able to open its 2017 season due to theft of key pieces of equipment.
2 stolen Torahs valued at $30,000 returned to NJ synagogueTwo Torahs valued at $30,000 that had been stolen with silver religious pieces returned to a New Jersey synagogue.
Republican giver says Jewish ire forced him to drop TrumpProminent Jewish Republican donor no longer backing Donald Trump, saying his support made him unpopular in Seattle’s Jewish community.
Florida’s Orthodox Jews support Trump because they fear ClintonOrthodox voters are pulling for Trump not necessarily because they like him but because they disdain Clinton.
When a Jewish Holocaust survivor abused Hitler’s henchmanA Holocaust survivor was assigned to interrogate notorious Nazi Julius Streicher at the end of WWII. He claimed he abused him for three days
Honenu: IDF serves another distancing order - without causeCommander of Central Command Roni Numa continues to issue distancing orders without evidence, according to the legal organization Honenu.
Brussels Airlines caves to pressure - and cancels BDSIn a victory in the fight against BDS, the Belgian airline caved to pressure and reinstated Samarian food items on flights.
300 Orthodox rabbis urge reporting of child sex abuseLetter acknowledges shortcomings in dealing with sex abuse in the past, calls for greater efforts to punish offenders.