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Grandmother of Poisoned Children: Pray for Them

Grandmother of children poisoned by pesticide urges prayers, good deeds in their merit. ‘Everyone can do something.’Maayana Miskin, 1/23/2014, 1:24 PM

Zionist Rabbi: Enlisting Women Dangerous, Immoral

Rabbi Yaakov Ariel says forcing women to enlist in the IDF is immoral. ‘Women should not be subordinate.’Maayana Miskin, 12/26/2013, 11:44 AM

From Alaska to the IDF, With Love

Six years later, mother’s ‘Chicks with Sticks’ program still delivers hundreds of warm hats to IDF soldiers facing the winter cold.Maayana Miskin, 12/5/2013, 7:48 PM

Concern in Israel Over ‘Sadistic’ Jewish Cult in Canada

Investigation into two ‘Lev Tahor’ families in Canada leads to renewed calls for action in Israel. MK: It’s a sadistic cult.Maayana Miskin, 11/27/2013, 12:51 PM

Rabbi: Chelsea Clinton’s Child – Jewish?

Rabbi David Stav argues that giving orthodox Jewish tradition a monopoly is better than the alternative.Maayana Miskin, 11/12/2013, 9:18 PM

'Historic' Summit Promotes Joint Israel-Diaspora Initiatives

Strategic planning summit aims to strengthen Jewish identity by bolstering ties between the Jewish state and Diaspora.Ari Yashar and Ari Soffer, 11/6/2013, 3:40 PM

Thousands Make Their Way to Hevron

Jews pouring into ‘City of the Patriarchs’ for annual Sabbath event.Maayana Miskin, 10/25/2013, 1:02 PM

Campaign Tells Jews: Visit the Temple Mount!

A new campaign aims to encourage Jews to visit the Temple Mount.Maayana Miskin, 10/17/2013, 2:55 PM

What Rabbi Yosef Left Behind

A neighbor of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef shares what gives him comfort. Mourners continue to flock to home, gravesite.Yoni Kempinski and A7 staff, 10/9/2013, 12:03 PM

Chief Rabbi: No to Bothersome Airplane Prayers

Chief Rabbi Yitzchak Yosef warns against causing a nuisance with Jewish prayers on airplanes.Maayana Miskin, 9/10/2013, 7:44 PM

Thousands Gather for Biblical Prayer at Tabernacle Site

Thousands of girls and women gather to pray where the Tabernacle once stood.Maayana Miskin, 8/29/2013, 6:19 PM

Orthodox Jewish Youth Pray for Syria

Israeli youth in the Bnei Akiva program pray for an end to the killing of innocent Syrian civilians.Maayana Miskin, 8/28/2013, 10:08 PM

Aish Hatorah in New Rosh Hashanah Music Video

Jerusalem yeshiva releases new music video with holiday meaning, breakdancing., 8/25/2013, 1:27 PM

One Jew in a Million

Brazilian convert describes his journey to Judaism, his friends’ reactions, and his experience as the only Jew in a city of one million.Maayana Miskin, 8/14/2013, 5:50 PM

Chabad Emissary Shot in Russia Lands in Israel

Jewish groups work quickly to bring seriously wounded Chabad rabbi to Israel.Maayana Miskin, 7/26/2013, 8:31 AM

Jews, America, and Independence Day

Rabbi who went from Latvia to New York talks about the Jewish contribution to America.Eliran Aharon, Maayana Miskin, 7/5/2013, 1:37 PM

Israel's Values Are its Strength, Says Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach suggests a new Israeli reaction to world criticism – take pride in Jewish values.Eliran Aharon, New York, 6/20/2013, 10:35 PM

Hungary Charges top Nazi War Crimes Suspect, 98

Hungary charges 98-year-old top Nazi war crimes suspect over brutal role in deportation of some 12,000 Jews to death camps., 6/18/2013, 4:27 PM

Introducing Today’s Polish Jews

Activist Sam Konig goes beyond the Holocaust to introduce young Jews to Polish Jewish life in 2013.Yoni Kempinski and A7 staff, 6/16/2013, 11:50 AM

ROI: Proud to be Jewish, Proud to Change the World

Young Jewish innovators from around the world meet in Jerusalem. 'The next generation of Jewish leadership.'Yoni Kempinski , 6/14/2013, 2:31 PM

Parshat Hashavua with Rabbi Ilan Meirov

Rabbi Ilan Meirov talks about this week’s Torah portion and how it relates to the questions of our generation.Eliran Aharon, New York, 6/14/2013, 11:32 AM

World’s Oldest Jew Dies at 113

The world’s oldest Jewish woman has passed away in New York at the age of 113., 6/14/2013, 9:06 AM

New York ‘Passionate’ About Fighting Anti-Semitism

District Attorney describes fight against anti-Semitism. ‘You live in Brooklyn, I’m going to expect you respect other people.’Eliran Aharon, New York, 6/5/2013, 12:12 AM

Meet ‘100 Most Influential Jews’

A formerly Yiddish paper, which is currently published in English, has unveiled a list of '100 Most Influential Jews'. Eliran Aharon, New York, 4/24/2013, 2:45 PM

Chabad Rabbi: Fighting Hatred and Terror is 'Highest Level'

Chabad Rabbi in America says fighting anti-Semitism and terrorism is the 'highest level' of Jewish observance.Eliran Aharon, New York, 4/22/2013, 10:30 PM

Prayer Book Boycott over Prayer for Soldiers

Wave of support for boycott on prayer books (siddurim) without Prayer for Soldiers.Maayana Miskin, 4/22/2013, 9:09 PM

Rabbi Lau on Holocaust Day: Focus on Life

Rabbi Lau calls to learn about how Jews died, but more importantly, about how they lived.Maayana Miskin, 4/7/2013, 1:52 PM

Temple Groups Practice Passover Sacrifice

Jewish groups prepare for the Third Temple with a sample sacrifice for Passover. Maayana Miskin, 3/22/2013, 11:34 AM

Rabbi Herschel Schacter Passes Away

Rabbi Herschel Schacter, a leading figure in the American Jewish community, has passed away at age 95., 3/22/2013, 11:15 AM

Soldiers, Yeshiva Students Work Together to Help Needy

Soldiers and yeshiva students work together to make Passover happy for needy families. , 3/20/2013, 2:14 AM

Passover Preparation in Photos

With Passover less than three weeks away, matzah factories are in full gear., 3/7/2013, 10:23 PM

Rabbi: Pray that Locusts Do Not Plague Israel

Rabbi sends letter to farmers calling for prayer as locusts threaten crops.Maayana Miskin, 3/6/2013, 8:56 AM

Shas Minister: Gender Segregation a Problem

Shas Minister admits that local rabbis, burial groups wrongly impose strict gender separation, insult women.Maayana Miskin, 2/27/2013, 1:02 PM

10.5 Million Kotel Visits in 2012

Police data shows 10.5 million trips to the Western Wall in 2012. Israel finally expands Kotel facilities.Maayana Miskin, 2/27/2013, 12:53 PM

Terror Victim’s Purim Message: Despair is Just a Mask

Terror attack survivor Asael Shabo, who lost his mother and three siblings, has a message of hope for Purim.Maayana Miskin, 2/22/2013, 10:18 AM

Jewish Students, IDF Soldiers talk Jewish Identity

Jewish students from Russia meet IDF soldiers, talk about identity and the Russian Israeli experience. Maayana Miskin, 2/20/2013, 4:46 AM

NY, Israeli Leaders Pay Tribute to Top Jewish Activists

American Jewish activists praised. 'Whatever you do in life, you can still do remarkable things for the Jewish people.'Daniel Perez and A7 staff, 2/13/2013, 6:23 PM

Rabbi: Western Culture Raising Divorce Rates

Rabbi warns that focus on self-fulfillment leaves marriages in trouble.Maayana Miskin, 1/30/2013, 11:52 AM

German Convert from Tel Aviv Wins Master Chef

Israel’s next Master Chef is a former German Christian who converted to Judaism. He shared his story.Maayana Miskin, 1/30/2013, 9:54 AM

Terrorists’ New Tactic: Hit Israelis, Jews Overseas

Terrorists fail to cause death in Israel, switch to attacking Jews and Israelis worldwide with attacks in Bulgaria, India, and elsewhere. Maayana Miskin, 1/25/2013, 10:37 AM

Rain, Snow Do Not Stop Chabad

Major storm no obstacle for Chabad’s Jewish outreach gathering.Maayana Miskin, 1/9/2013, 11:34 AM

Intl. Bible Contest - Never too Young, Never too Old

Bible Contest winners talk about what makes the Bible Quiz in Israel special, what makes it hard, and what Bible learning means to them. Yoni Kempinski and A7 staff, 12/14/2012, 12:38 PM

Rabbanit Rachel Neriya Eulogized: ‘End of an Era’

Rabbinit Rachel Neriya is laid to rest. Her dedication, kindness are remembered. Maayana Miskin & Y. Kempinski, 12/7/2012, 12:59 PM

Soldier’s Story: From India to IDF

Young soldier recalls his journey from northeastern India to Kiryat Arba to the IDF.Maayana Miskin, 12/5/2012, 5:19 AM

Polish Court Bans Kosher Slaughter

Poland’s top court bans ritual slaughter, but move is largely symbolic due to new EU rules. , 11/28/2012, 1:43 AM

Would-be Synagogue Bombers ‘Too Incompetent for Terror’

Lawyer for synagogue bomb plot convicts argues, ‘No reasonable terrorist organization would have hired these guys.’Maayana Miskin, 11/6/2012, 8:13 PM

Hurricane Sandy Leaves 38 Dead, NYC Begins Recovery

New York begins recovery as Sandy abates. Thirty-eight people killed by storm.Maayana Miskin, 10/30/2012, 10:17 PM

Holocaust Survivors Celebrate Belated Bar Mitzvah

Holocaust survivors belatedly celebrated their coming-of-age in a moving ceremony at the Western Wall.Maayana Miskin, 10/23/2012, 11:05 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

New Jersey: Informant Solomon Dwek Gets 6 Years

Solomon Dwek sentenced for bank fraud scheme. Dwek, 39, helped FBI in massive corruption sting in the Jewish community.Maayana Miskin, 10/19/2012, 10:13 AM

Anti-Semitism in New Zealand: Jewish Graves Vandalized

Jewish graves in New Zealand were painted with Nazi slogans in attack condemned as "vile desecration.", 10/19/2012, 8:44 AM

Canadian Party to Ban Religious Headgear

A Quebec party is planning to ban public employees from wearing religious headgear, including kippahs. , 8/21/2012, 10:27 PM

Former Rabbinic Aide Charged with Fraud

An Israeli with political influence in the U.S. has been arrested on suspicion of fraud, possible extortion. , 8/18/2012, 11:23 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

Jewish Gymnast Honors Israeli Victims

Jewish gymnast Aly Raisman reveals she chose the tune to her gold-medal routine in honor of the Israelis murdered in the 1972 Games.Maayana Miskin, 8/9/2012, 12:52 PM

Soldiers, Businessmen, Bereaved Parents Complete the Shas

Israelis from all walks of life celebrate the completion of another round of Talmud studies.Maayana Miskin, 8/2/2012, 2:33 PM

US: Five Charged with Terrorizing Jewish Camp

American teens are charged with attacks on Jewish camp that injured one counselor and left children fearing for their lives.Maayana Miskin, 7/27/2012, 9:49 AM