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Video: Noah’s Father Puts On Tefillin, Begins Painful Shiva

The Pozner family begins a painful shiva. Noah’s father Lenny puts on tefillin and he and his wife find consolation in the Jewish faith. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/17/2012, 9:21 AM

Photos: Chabad Dance Blows Away Superstorm Sandy

Neither rain, nor sleet, nor snow – nor Frankenstorm Sandy – can keep Chabad emissaries from dancing at the conclusion of its conference. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu , 11/12/2012, 10:40 AM

Chassidic Community Shocked: ‘Sabbath Gentile’ a Jew

The Seret-Vizhnitz community in Haifa was appalled to find that its long-term “Sabbath gentile” is actually a Jew.Maayana Miskin, 10/19/2012, 12:44 PM

400 Rams Horns to Awaken IDF Repentance

The IDF rabbinate has purchased 400 rams horns, used to arouse Jews to repent during the months of Elul and Tishrei. Maayana Miskin, 9/7/2012, 1:37 PM

Sabbath in the Sky in Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv bathers will see the Sabbath in the sky as Chabad activists’ special glider takes to the air.Maayana Miskin, 8/10/2012, 11:21 AM

Swiss Hospitals Ban Circumcision

Two Swiss hospitals have banned circumcision, ignoring a German resolution protecting the Jewish rite after a court ruled it illegal. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/23/2012, 1:18 PM

Berlin Hospital Suspends Circumcisions

Berlin’s Jewish Hospital has suspended circumcisions in the wake of a court ruling that the procedure is a crime punishable by law.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/3/2012, 1:44 PM

War on Circumcision Spreads to Germany, Norway

A German court has ruled that circumcision is a criminal offense, and a Norwegian political party wants to outlaw the religious practice.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/26/2012, 6:53 PM

Poll Shows Jews Favor Obama but Fewer than in 2008

A majority of Jews, especially secular Jews, will vote for President Obama but his backing is weaker than in 2008, a new poll reveals. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/1/2012, 10:24 AM

Consumer Power Can Help Keep Sabbath, Say Researchers

Consumers are replacing politicians in the campaign to retain the sanctity of the Sabbath, say two Ben Gurion University researchers.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 4/18/2012, 10:45 AM

Rare Jewish Prayer Book for Sale: $800,000

An auction house is exhibiting a rare 15th century holiday prayer book before offering it for sale next month. Expected price: $800,000.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 4/17/2012, 8:53 AM

The ‘Simple’ Solution to Passover Medicines: Ask Your Rabbi

What medicines can be taken on Passover? Some are prohibited, some are allowed, and some depend on one’s health. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 4/3/2012, 11:14 AM

The $25,000 Matzo Ball Soup

The annual Manischewitz Cook-Off has crowned a Princeton University student King of Kosher for his matzo ball soup. Prizes worth $25,000.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 4/2/2012, 5:34 PM

Warren Buffet Loses Out on Pre-Passover Bread Sale

Buffet misses turned down a sure-fire investment – buying bread from Jews desperate to sell it any price before Passover.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/25/2012, 4:25 PM

Lebanese Columnist: Judaism is a "Fairytale"

A Lebanese columnist said that the Jewish religion is a “fairy tale” and the Jewish people have no history in Jerusalem, MEMRI exposed. Rachel Hirshfeld, 2/26/2012, 8:47 PM