Assimilation

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Keeping kosher

Keeping kosher

Being a Jew relates also to the body and internal organs of a person, and not only the cerebral notion of religion that many people have.Rabbi Berel Wein, 03/04/2021 23:52
The tragedy of the assimilated American Jew with nowhere to go

The tragedy of the assimilated American Jew with nowhere to go

Wise Jews understand that we cannot blindly trust the right or left, Christians or Muslims or Jews in positions of secular prominence. Op-edRabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 21/01/2021 17:00
Caucasian Jews in danger of assimilation to radial Islam

Caucasian Jews in danger of assimilation to radial Islam

A Jewish businessman accuses Israel of 'forgetting' the Jews of the Caucasus region.Shlomo Witty, 11/01/2021 20:46
'Pay attention to assimilation in Israel, as well'

'Pay attention to assimilation in Israel, as well'

Yad L'Achim tells Knesset committee that assimilation is no less a problem in Israel than it is in Europe.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/11/2020 09:56
Yad L'Achim secretly distributes holiday packages to Jewish women in Arab villages

Yad L'Achim secretly distributes holiday packages to Jewish women in Arab villages

Anti-assimilation group secretly distributed packages for Rosh Hashana, Yom Kippur, and Sukkot to Jewish women living in Arab villages.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/10/2020 09:28
Britain’s Liberal rabbis allow interfaith couples to get married under a chuppah

Britain’s Liberal rabbis allow interfaith couples to get married under a chuppah

UK's 'Liberal Judaism' movement decides to recognize marriages between Jews and non-Jews, allowing rabbis to officiate at the weddings.Marcy Oster, JTA, 07/10/2020 07:00
Moussa and Chanin make it to the Chuppa

Moussa and Chanin make it to the Chuppa

Born to Jewish mothers and Arab fathers, Moshe and Chana were raised as Muslims, but got married as Jews.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/09/2020 11:14
Circumcision performed for son of woman saved by Yad L'Achim

Circumcision performed for son of woman saved by Yad L'Achim

Anti-assimilation activist group performs circumcision ceremony for young woman saved from Arab boyfriend.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/08/2020 11:44
A chance for [Benny] Gantz

A chance for [Benny] Gantz

What does Blue and White stand for now that its ministers serve under the man whose ouster was their only policy? How about this idea? Op-edDr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 03/07/2020 10:55
What Jews can learn from black America

What Jews can learn from black America

Jewish history compared with Black history proves that psychological pain can be ultimately more destructive than physical pain.Opinion.Rafael Castro, 22/06/2020 22:00
Zemmour, the French Jew multiculturalists love to hate

Zemmour, the French Jew multiculturalists love to hate

HIs iconoclastic views are the only chance to save France, and that is why he is hated.He is feverish, passionate and intellectually violent, the most controversial, sold and discussed essayst of France. Giulio Meotti, 06/11/2019 09:04
'Shabbat of Return' for women, kids rescued from Arab villages

'Shabbat of Return' for women, kids rescued from Arab villages

Jewish women and children rescued from Arab villages by Yad L'Achim mark their return to the Jewish people with special weekend event.Yad L'Achim, 04/10/2019 11:20
Jewish woman with an Arab father demands to serve in the IDF

Jewish woman with an Arab father demands to serve in the IDF

Despite having a Jewish mother, A. is registered in Israel as an Arab Muslim. Now she's pushing the IDF to draft her.Yad L'Achim, 25/09/2019 15:50
How do you make Israel and Torah relevant to US Jewish kids?

How do you make Israel and Torah relevant to US Jewish kids?

From kosher food to synagogue security to summer programs in Israel - inside OU's efforts to strengthen Jewish identity & fight assimilationYoni Kempinski, 29/07/2019 10:05
Rabbis defend Peretz over 'second Holocaust' remarks

Rabbis defend Peretz over 'second Holocaust' remarks

CJV: Education minister expressed real concern without trivializing Nazi horrors when he said assimilation in US 'like a second Holocaust.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/07/2019 18:52
Media assault on Rabbi Peretz

Media assault on Rabbi Peretz

Reform, Conservative senior Leftists furious at Education Minister who said assimilation among world Jewry is 'second Holocaust'.Mordechai Sones, 09/07/2019 20:32
Jewish baby, born in Israel in secret, circumcised at Kotel

Jewish baby, born in Israel in secret, circumcised at Kotel

'If you circumcise the baby, I'll kill you!' After Jewish woman from France escapes abusive Muslim partner, she has bris for newborn son.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/05/2019 19:08
Lapid rips 'abominable' criticism of journalist's mixed marriage

Lapid rips 'abominable' criticism of journalist's mixed marriage

Yesh Atid chief says he opposes assimilation, but blasts critics of Israeli Arab journalist's marriage to Jewish actor.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/10/2018 16:03
Sharia court in Israel places Jewish girl in Arab custody

Sharia court in Israel places Jewish girl in Arab custody

Anti-assimilation group challenges decision to grant full custody of Israeli Jewish girl to her Arab grandmother, despite mother's protests.David Rosenberg, 17/09/2018 07:47
Judaism: Does it matter who you marry, or how you feel?

Judaism: Does it matter who you marry, or how you feel?

The fall of a top sociologist could change the field of counting Jews.JTA, Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/08/2018 13:57
Interview:  American Jewry's challenges

Interview: American Jewry's challenges

Dr. Steven Bayme, Director of Contemporary Jewish Life at AJC: “The resurgence of Orthodoxy is one of the great success stories of American Jewry."Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 20/07/2018 07:03
Dear Israelis, America is not Israel

Dear Israelis, America is not Israel

Israeli Zionist identity is essentially no different from any other national identity, such as those of the Irish, Italian or German immigrants who assimilated into the US melting pot.Rabbi Menachem Levine, 18/07/2018 14:45
'To Heal the World?' The Tikkun Olam distortion

'To Heal the World?' The Tikkun Olam distortion

A recent book on Tikkun Olam Judaism is nothing short of a lethal indictment of the distortion of Judaism that has led to massive intermarriage and assimilation on the part of US Jewry.Rabbi Avraham Gordimer, 25/06/2018 14:43
'Receiving the Torah twice'

'Receiving the Torah twice'

Yad L’Achim’s Torah Scroll winner receives news ahead of Shavuot holiday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/05/2018 15:43
Study suggests Israelis in Europe disconnect from Judaism

Study suggests Israelis in Europe disconnect from Judaism

New study suggests Israelis in Europe steer clear of Jewish community activitiesJTA, 27/01/2018 23:27
The Muslim father who helped with his son's Bar Mitzvah

The Muslim father who helped with his son's Bar Mitzvah

Delegation of Chabad donors see how even the most isolated Jewish communities are brought back to Jewish observance.Haim Lev, 06/11/2017 14:48
'Jews are afraid to be open about their Judaism'

'Jews are afraid to be open about their Judaism'

Rise in anti-Semitism in Europe causes Jews to fear appearing Jewish, threatens Jewish continuity in Diaspora.Hezki Baruch, 30/10/2017 14:18
'Thanks to the arrest we were able to help more girls'

'Thanks to the arrest we were able to help more girls'

Cofounder of anti-assimilation group says organization received spike in calls after her husband's arrest.Eliran Aharon, 24/10/2017 14:47
'The state is doing the bidding of the Reform Movement'

'The state is doing the bidding of the Reform Movement'

Wife of anti-assimilation activist slams police, 'pro-Reform' government. 'Not intermarrying is more important than love.'David Rosenberg, 22/10/2017 18:55
Between Judaism and Islam: The saga of Noy Sheetrit

Between Judaism and Islam: The saga of Noy Sheetrit

24-year-old Jewish woman's conversion to Islam on the Temple Mount - then return to Judaism - raises questions of assimilation in Israel.David Rosenberg, 25/09/2017 12:48
'We stem the tide of intermarriage'

'We stem the tide of intermarriage'

Be'er Hagolah in New York gives children of immigrant Jews affordable Jewish education.Eliran Aharon, 06/07/2017 22:24
'Israel can help Diaspora Jews fight assimilation'

'Israel can help Diaspora Jews fight assimilation'

Gesher CEO on visit to Britain to learn concerns and issues facing Diaspora Jewry says Israel can help strengthen Jewish identify abroad.Yoni Kempinski, 30/06/2017 09:17
Is there a future for non-Orthodox American Jewry?

Is there a future for non-Orthodox American Jewry?

New study shows American Jews marrying later or not at all, having fewer children, and intermarrying at a high rate.David Rosenberg, 09/06/2017 14:59
Woman rescued from Arab husband: The suffering was indescribable

Woman rescued from Arab husband: The suffering was indescribable

29-year old Israel woman converted to Islam after meeting her husband. But life in his village soon became a nightmare.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/04/2017 08:10
'This will end in baptism and conversion'

'This will end in baptism and conversion'

Jewish schoolchildren forced to bow and mimic Muslim prayer in Mosque while on school trip.Gary Willig, 17/03/2017 10:10
'Solidarity cannot be confined to the symbolic'

'Solidarity cannot be confined to the symbolic'

President Rivlin calls on rabbinic leadership  in Diaspora to participate in strategic dialogue about future of Jewish people.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/03/2017 09:59
'When you're dating an Arab man, you're not really yourself'

'When you're dating an Arab man, you're not really yourself'

Women share their experiences after being rescued from Arab villages.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/02/2017 12:56
Poll: 93% of Israeli Jews oppose intermarriage with Muslims

Poll: 93% of Israeli Jews oppose intermarriage with Muslims

Poll finds overwhelming majority of Israeli Jews want their children to marry other Jews.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/02/2017 21:06
Should Israel battle assimilation, and how?

Should Israel battle assimilation, and how?

Arutz Sheva invites readers worldwide to share thoughts and insights regarding one of the main challenges of the Jewish nation today.Arutz Sheva, 28/12/2016 01:45
Rabbi Amsalem: Haredi establishment responsible for assimilation

Rabbi Amsalem: Haredi establishment responsible for assimilation

"The equation is very simple: Hinder conversions, ease assimilation; ease conversions, hinder assimilation."Mordechai Sones, 27/12/2016 19:36
Yeshiva rabbi: Disconnection dangerous to Jewish future

Yeshiva rabbi: Disconnection dangerous to Jewish future

Report on Israeli yeshiva delegates who visited North American Jewish schools; rabbi says losing touch with Israel leads to assimilation.Rabbis Eliezer Shenvald, 19/12/2016 11:38
Arab father to Lehava: Save my daughter from her Jewish suitor

Arab father to Lehava: Save my daughter from her Jewish suitor

Anti-assimilation group receives urgent request from Arab man hoping to prevent his daughter from marrying a Jew.David Rosenberg, 09/12/2016 08:24
'Acceptance and assimilation are killing us'

'Acceptance and assimilation are killing us'

Jewish billionaire Sheldon Adelson, main supporter of Birthright Taglit, explains how the program is important in preventing assimilation.Yoni Kempinski, 02/10/2016 06:05
More than one in four UK Jews now intermarried

More than one in four UK Jews now intermarried

New report offers good and bad effects, but notes strong drop in Jewish ties accompanies non-Jewish partners.Matt Wanderman, 07/07/2016 08:25
Report: Jewish Agency aiding Reform movement

Report: Jewish Agency aiding Reform movement

Liba Center releases new report on Jewish Agency's role in promoting Reform, Conservative Judaism in Israel.Benny Tocker, 05/07/2016 15:15
Be-wigged, be-jeansed, Rabbi Grossman saves a Jew

Be-wigged, be-jeansed, Rabbi Grossman saves a Jew

A tale of a rabbi in jeans, a monastery, and the Jewish grandson who returned home.Hillel Fendel, 06/06/2016 12:02
Jews who don't know they are Jews

Jews who don't know they are Jews

The parents were murdered in the death pits and gas chambers. The children survived, only to be raised as Christians.Rabbi Shmuel LIfschitz, 17/05/2016 16:09
Officer indicted passing info to Lehava

Officer indicted passing info to Lehava

Border Police officer indicted giving details of Jewish girls traveling with Arabs to Lehava; 'should be honored for caring about sisters.'Ido Ben-Porat, 03/02/2016 14:07
Conservative Judaism to 'rebrand' as numbers drop

Conservative Judaism to 'rebrand' as numbers drop

After losing one third of its membership in less than three decades, US Conservative Movement hopes team of PR agents can save it.Ari Soffer, 04/01/2016 14:09
Left outraged as Bennett backs novel ban

Left outraged as Bennett backs novel ban

Leftist MKs condemn Education Ministry's ban of novel depicting Arab-Jewish love. Minister Bennett: I back the professional echelon.Hezki Baruch, 31/12/2015 05:13
Pro-assimilation novel banned from Israeli schools

Pro-assimilation novel banned from Israeli schools

Education Ministry disqualifies novel depicting Arab-Jewish love story for fear it threatens adolescents' 'Jewish identity.'Menachem Schwartz, 30/12/2015 20:35
Hanukkah today: The battle against assimilation

Hanukkah today: The battle against assimilation

Interview: Rabbi says missionaries in Israel perpetuate the problem of the Hellenists, offering alternatives to spirituality.Shimon Cohen, 08/12/2015 07:57
There’s a JCC in Turkey?

There’s a JCC in Turkey?

Amid rising assimilation, Turkey's ancient, tiny Jewish community sees its Jewish Community Center as part of the solution.Maayan Jaffe/JNS, 10/11/2015 16:20
'Anti-Assimilation Groups in All Secular Schools'

'Anti-Assimilation Groups in All Secular Schools'

Activist explains his group present in all J'lem schools, including Torah classes in secular ones; 'media against us, but the youth is for.'Benny Toker, 26/08/2015 10:27
'Israel Advocacy Requires Strong Jewish Identity'

'Israel Advocacy Requires Strong Jewish Identity'

At sendoff for religious-Zionist emissaries to Diaspora, Naftali Bennett says fight for Jewish identity key in saving world Jewry.Yoni Kempinski, 27/07/2015 14:22
Yad L'Achim to PM: Do Something About Assimilation

Yad L'Achim to PM: Do Something About Assimilation

The Yad L'achim organization called on Prime Minister Netanyahu to do something about the rise in assimilation.Moshe Cohen, 05/07/2015 20:54
Women Urged: 'Don't Go Out with Mahmoud'

Women Urged: 'Don't Go Out with Mahmoud'

Anti-assimilation activists hand out sweets to Jewish women and girls at bars, appealing to their 'pure Jewish soul.'Ornit Atzar, 28/06/2015 19:08