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What you can do to help prevent stabbing attacks in Israel

Help ZAKA protect its first responders with stab-resistant gear.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/7/2016, 3:02 PM

Zionist icon Jabotinsky honored at AFSI event

Standing-room only crowd hosts Ronn Torossian and Aryeh King, hears how Jews are moving back into the Old City.Helen Freedman, 8/7/2016, 2:38 PM

Retrieving holiness from the Exile

The Jewish People absorb the sparks of holiness from each of their wanderings.Joseph Frager, MD, 8/5/2016, 9:03 AM

Congressman who called 'settlers' termites meets local Jews

Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA) meets Jewish leaders in Atlanta after apologizing for likening Jewish residents of Judea and Samaria to termites.Ben Ariel, 8/5/2016, 4:12 AM

Religious courts chief: Give rabbis bachelor's degrees

Rabbi Shimon Jacoby is demanding the academic recognition of rabbinical licenses. "These highly-educated people...can only help the public."Shlomo Pyotrovsky, 8/4/2016, 3:57 PM

1000 Russian-speaking Birthright participants celebrate Israel

Wohl Centre event showcases Russian-speakers’ contributions to Israeli film, media, art, politics and technology landscape.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/4/2016, 10:25 AM

Joseph Wilf, Holocaust survivor and philanthropist, dies at 91

Joseph Wilf, a Polish-Jewish Holocaust survivor and founder of one of the country’s largest real estate development companies, dies at 91.JTA, 8/4/2016, 6:36 AM

Church of Scotland, Jewish community to 'repair' relations

Church of Scotland and the Scottish Jewish community planning formal talks to “repair the damage” caused by 2013 church report.JTA, 8/4/2016, 6:11 AM

Jewish Navy SEAL wins GOP primary for Missouri governor

Eric Greitens, a Jewish former Navy SEAL, wins the Republican Party primary for Missouri governor.JTA, 8/4/2016, 5:35 AM

Anti-Semitism in Britain up 11%

Watchdog group says anti-Semitic incidents in Britain increased by 11% in the first six months of 2016.Ben Ariel, 8/4/2016, 5:16 AM

Parents of actor Anton Yelchin to sue over his death

Parents of Russian-Jewish actor Anton Yelchin are planning to sue Fiat Chrysler over the wrongful death of their son.JTA, 8/4/2016, 5:02 AM

Sex offender demands restraining order for Rabbi who exposed him

Yona Weinberg, a convicted sex offender, files request with court to prevent Rabbi from raising awareness about his offenses.Shai Landesman, 8/3/2016, 12:04 PM

Jewish veterans group slams Trump

Jewish War Veterans of the U.S.A. condemns Trump’s “objectionable remarks” about the family of a Muslim-American soldier killed in Iraq.JTA, 8/3/2016, 6:26 AM

Historic Jewish site near Mosul at risk of collapsing

Nahum's tomb, an ancient Jewish site located just 30 miles from ISIS-controlled Mosul, at risk of collapsing.JTA, 8/3/2016, 6:12 AM

No discipline for NYPD officers who helped with proposal

New York City police officers who staged a fake traffic stop as part of a Jewish couple's wedding proposal won't face disciplinary action.JTA, 8/3/2016, 2:40 AM

Venice welcomes back Shylock in marking its Jewish history

New version of Shakespeare’s controversial play marks the 500th anniversary of the imposition of the Venetian Ghetto.JTA, 8/3/2016, 1:42 AM

Does Jewish historian's rejection of Zionism signal trend?

Polls show that young Jews are growing more critical of Israeli policy. What to do?Ben Sales, 8/2/2016, 11:49 PM

7 things to know about the Jews of Brazil

As the attention of the world turns to Rio for the Olympics, Jews take a big part in organizing the enormous event.Marcus Moraes, 8/2/2016, 10:48 PM

In wake of terror wave: 145 make Aliyah from France

Fleeing recent terror wave and rising anti-Semitism in France, 145 people make Aliyah from Paris, Marseilles, Toulouse, Lyon and Nice.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/2/2016, 9:30 PM

'Neo-Nazis are emailing me links to Haaretz op-eds'

Top American journalist Jeffrey Goldberg clashes with news outlet Haaretz on Twitter over what he calls their 'cartoonish anti-Israelism'.Shai Landesman, 8/2/2016, 8:01 PM

Family forced to live in sukkah

A family with three small children, who can't afford rent, is living in their sukkah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/2/2016, 1:29 PM

Reaction to 'Lenny the hugger': 'Is this guy crazy?'

"Americans for a Safe Israel" says Jew who hugged terrorist's daughter has been brainwashed - like many US Jews.Gil Ronen, 8/2/2016, 8:20 AM

Boston-area Moishe House seriously damaged in fire

Communal home serving the Jewish social justice group Moishe Kavod House in Boston seriously damaged in a fire.JTA, 8/2/2016, 3:47 AM

Republicans and Democrats diverge on 'Jewish' issues

On the differences between Democrats and Republicans.Ben Sales, 8/2/2016, 1:53 AM

2016 Olympics: Israel's largest-ever delegation ready for Rio

Israeli delegation set to compete in Rio de Janeiro Olympics beginning Friday, hoping to bring home some medals after missing out in 2012.Marcus Moraes-JTA, 8/1/2016, 10:50 PM

Real-life 'Pianist' family wins defamation appeal

The family of the late Jewish-Polish protagonist of the film "The Pianist" wins appeal against defamation of their father.AFP, 8/1/2016, 2:46 PM

Bennett: We're losing millions of Jews to assimilation

Minister of Education and Diaspora Affairs Naftali Bennett blesses diaspora emissaries: 'Work hard to save another Jew.'Yoni Kempinski, 8/1/2016, 1:15 PM

Jewish NBA star brings friends to Israel to fight BDS

Israeli NBA star Omri Casspi to arrive in Israel with fellow NBA players on Thursday as part of a public relations campaign for Israel.Tal Polon, 8/1/2016, 9:46 AM

Jewish Agency interim report shows drop in French aliyah

Jewish immigration from France to Israel decreased by 32 percent in the first half of 2016 compared to the corresponding period last year.JTA, 8/1/2016, 6:21 AM

Pope Francis becomes newest Krakow JCC member

Pope Francis is the newest member of the Krakow Jewish Community Center.JTA, 8/1/2016, 5:35 AM

Watch: NYPD officers help Jewish man with wedding proposal

Three New York Police Department police officers stage a fake traffic stop as part of a Jewish man's wedding proposal.JTA, 8/1/2016, 3:27 AM

2016 Olympics: 7 Jewish American Olympians to watch in Rio

Gabe Friedman gives a run-down on 7 star Jewish athletes competing for the US in the Olympics this summer.Gabe Friedman, 7/31/2016, 9:10 PM

Winners of Jewish Culture Prize for literature announced

This years winners: the authors Haim Sabato and Sarah Friedland.Ido ben Porat, 7/31/2016, 7:45 PM

Head of Berlin Jewish community denies voter fraud accusations

Election scandal divides Berlin's Jewish community with accusations of voter fraud.JTA, 7/31/2016, 4:25 PM

On the Shloshim of Dr. Irving Moskowitz Z'L

Pinchas was a whole man, encompassing both this world and the next.Dr. Joseph Frager, 7/29/2016, 12:04 PM

Former Rabbi of Aleppo, Syria, dies in New York at 93

Rabbi Yom Tov Yedid, formerly the Rabbi of the ancient Jewish community of Aleppo, dies after a distinguished career in Torah scholarship.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/29/2016, 11:25 AM

Jewish Week Media Group to publish New Jersey Jewish News

New York-based Jewish Week Media Group will soon begin publishing the New Jersey Jewish News.JTA, 7/29/2016, 3:56 AM

'Wonder Woman' Gal Gadot attacked as 'Zionist' on Twitter

Israeli actress Gal Gadot comes to prominence as 'Wonder Woman' trailer spreads online; some Twitter users don't like her 'Zionism'.JTA, 7/28/2016, 7:48 AM

Ted Cruz aide not a candidate for Yeshiva U president

Yeshiva University says senior Ted Cruz adviser Nick Muzin is not a candidate for the university's next president.JTA, 7/28/2016, 6:53 AM

Belgian tennis player: 'You all should have been gassed'

Belgian tennis club suspends player who told a Jewish competitor on the court, “All of you should have been gassed.”JTA, 7/28/2016, 6:42 AM

Scottish Jews feeling more uncomfortable, less safe

Jews in Scotland are feeling greater unease living in their country over the past few years, finds report by local Jewish umbrella group.JTA, 7/28/2016, 5:20 AM

Bader Ginsburg attends 'Merchant of Venice' in city's ghetto

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg attends Shakespeare play being performed on the spot where some of the action takes place.JTA, 7/28/2016, 4:00 AM

Ex-RI Democratic Party chief and close friend of Clintons dies

Mark Weiner, prominent Rhode Island Democratic fundraiser and close friend of the Clintons, dies at 62.JTA, 7/28/2016, 2:57 AM

Yes, I’m a Democrat married to a Republican

Yes, Republicans and Democrats can get along.Shannon Sarna, 7/28/2016, 2:53 AM

Jewish philanthropist Marcus Katz passes away at 89

Katz donated large sums to many Israeli and Zionist causes and worked his whole life to strengthen ties between Israel and the diaspora.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/27/2016, 12:44 PM

Firebombs hurled at hassidic luminary's grave in Ukraine

Grave of Arye Leib, disciple of 'Maggid' of Mezeritch, desecrated by firebombs.JTA, 7/27/2016, 9:58 AM

Sarah Silverman to Bernie backers: 'You're being ridiculous'

Sarah Silverman chews out backers of Bernie Sanders after they would not stop chanting his name at the Democratic National Convention.JTA, 7/27/2016, 6:20 AM

Jewish Democrats launching superPAC to counter Republicans

Jewish Democrats setting up a superPAC to defend Clinton and other candidates from "Sheldon Adelson-funded onslaught".JTA, 7/27/2016, 5:37 AM

EJC: France attack is an attack on all religions

Head of the European Jewish Congress condemns ISIS attack on a church in Normandy.Ben Ariel, 7/27/2016, 4:41 AM

88-year-old rabbi injured at Coast Guard can sue government

Federal court ruling will allow an 88-year-old New York rabbi to proceed with a negligence lawsuit against the U.S. government.JTA, 7/27/2016, 4:32 AM

Democrats scramble for unique message that appeals to Jews

Democrats acknowledge that targeted messaging is a challenge for Jewish voters, particularly young Jewish voters.Ron Kampeas, 7/27/2016, 3:40 AM

Democrats seek unity on Israel, but cracks begin to show

Cracks are showing on one issue that Democrats have long been united on: The Israeli-Palestinian conflict.Ben Sales, 7/27/2016, 2:25 AM

For Jews of Nice, terrorist attack comes as no surprise

Bastille Day attack in Nice came as no surprise to many locals, including many of the city’s 20,000 Jews.Cnaan Liphshiz, 7/27/2016, 12:01 AM

New report shows dramatic rise in US anti-Semitism

A new ADL report presented to the Knesset shows a dramatic rise in violent anti-Semitic assaults in the US.Tal Polon, 7/26/2016, 3:59 PM

Dutch magnate: Family 'heartless' in treatment of Nazi-era Jews

Dutch textile magnate says his predecessors "behaved in a heartless manner" during the Holocaust.HoJTA, 7/26/2016, 3:35 AM

Baseball prospect Alex Bregman to make MLB debut for Astros

Alex Bregman, Jewish player and one of Major League Baseball’s top prospects, has been called up by the Houston Astros.JTA, 7/26/2016, 2:56 AM

Yeshiva U search for a new president: Ted Cruz aide the answer?

Deputy chief of staff for Ted Cruz's presidential campaign reportedly a candidate for Yeshiva University's new president.Ben Sales, 7/26/2016, 2:49 AM