Survey: Israelis Grow More Religiously ObservantA special official survey finds that Israelis are becoming more religiously observant, many secular Jews will fast this Yom Kippur.
US Politician Embraces Jewish RootsFormer Virginia senator George Allen found out during his election campaign that his grandfather was Jewish.
EU Jews Work to Prevent Second Clash; SA Recalls AmbassadorReactions to Gaza flotilla clash continue: European Union Jews work to prevent a second round, South Africa condemns Israel.
Tel Aviv U : New Center to Study and Strengthen European JewryThe Kantor Center, the first of its kind, for the Study of Contemporary European Jewry was inaugurated at Tel Aviv University Monday.
Purim Festivities Begin in JerusalemPurim festivities that began Saturday night continued Sunday evening when Jerusalem began celebrating the deliverance of Jews in ancient Persia.
Purim Preparations WorldwideJewish communities around the world are preparing for the festive Purim holiday. Parades, parties and more in the works.
Peres Links Jews 'From 10 Commandments to Nano-Technology'Jews are as old as the Ten Commandments and as new as nano-technology, says President Peres. "A great call for Jewish spiritual revival" exists.
Basketball Star Tells of Return to JudaismDoron Sheffer, one of Israel’s greatest basketball players, shared his story of return to religious observance with a group of Jewish educators.
Knesset Law Keeps Consumer Purchases 'Kosher'A new Knesset law dealing with the consumer's right to cancel phone transactions is now "kosher," thanks to the intervention of a Knesset member
US Report Criticizes Israel's Jewish CharacterAn anti-missionary group in Israel accuses the State Department of issuing a report critical of Israel's Jewish nature.
Doing Kaparot – Without Cruelty to AnimalsAt Kollel Chabad, volunteers ensure that the traditional Kaparot are done without any mistreatment of birds used in the ritual.
Study: Fewer US Jews Say They're ObservantThe number of American Jews who see themselves as religious dropped 20 percent in 20 years. 3.4 million U.S. Jews call themselves religious.