Video: Noah’s Father Puts On TefillinThe Pozner family begins a painful shiva. Noah’s father Lenny puts on tefillin and he and his wife find consolation in the Jewish faith.
Photos: Chabad Dance Blows Away Superstorm SandyNeither rain, nor sleet, nor snow – nor Frankenstorm Sandy – can keep Chabad emissaries from dancing at the conclusion of its conference.
Chassidic Community Shocked: Sabbath Gentile a JewThe Seret-Vizhnitz community in Haifa was appalled to find that its long-term “Sabbath gentile” is actually a Jew.
400 Rams Horns to Awaken IDF RepentanceThe IDF rabbinate has purchased 400 rams horns, used to arouse Jews to repent during the months of Elul and Tishrei.
Sabbath in the Sky in Tel AvivTel Aviv bathers will see the Sabbath in the sky as Chabad activists’ special glider takes to the air.
Swiss Hospitals Ban CircumcisionTwo Swiss hospitals have banned circumcision, ignoring a German resolution protecting the Jewish rite after a court ruled it illegal.
Berlin Hospital Suspends CircumcisionsBerlin’s Jewish Hospital has suspended circumcisions in the wake of a court ruling that the procedure is a crime punishable by law.
War on Circumcision Spreads to Germany, NorwayA German court has ruled that circumcision is a criminal offense, and a Norwegian political party wants to outlaw the religious practice.
Poll Shows Jews Favor Obama but Fewer than in 2008A majority of Jews, especially secular Jews, will vote for President Obama but his backing is weaker than in 2008, a new poll reveals.
Consumer Power to Keep Sabbath, Say ResearchersConsumers are replacing politicians in the campaign to retain the sanctity of the Sabbath, say two Ben Gurion University researchers.
Rare Jewish Prayer Book for Sale: $800,000An auction house is exhibiting a rare 15th century holiday prayer book before offering it for sale next month. Expected price: $800,000.
The ‘Simple’ Solution to Passover MedicinesWhat medicines can be taken on Passover? Some are prohibited, some are allowed, and some depend on one’s health.
The $25,000 Matzo Ball SoupThe annual Manischewitz Cook-Off has crowned a Princeton University student King of Kosher for his matzo ball soup. Prizes worth $25,000.
Warren Buffet Loses Out on Pre-Passover Bread SaleBuffet misses turned down a sure-fire investment – buying bread from Jews desperate to sell it any price before Passover.
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.