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Kiddush, Torah learning, and gefilte fish in Dubai

Kiddush, Torah learning, and gefilte fish in Dubai

President of UAE Jewish community speaks of the acceptance the community has received in Dubai, from the people and the government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/06/2020 18:06
Rome names central street after community rabbi

Rome names central street after community rabbi

In historic ceremony, Rome names street after Rabbi Eliyahu Toaff, Holocaust survivor and chief rabbi of Rome for 50 years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/11/2019 09:52
US Jewish community looks to defend itself as attacks rise

US Jewish community looks to defend itself as attacks rise

As the number of anti-Semitic incidents rises, twin efforts aim to prevent and recognize shootings, and arm worshipers.Laurent Banguet, AFP, 10/06/2019 06:24
Maryland suburb of DC to screen anti-Israel film

Maryland suburb of DC to screen anti-Israel film

Jewish community slams 'discriminatory' decision to use taxpayer funds to present 'one-sided, highly biased' anti-Israel film.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 10/06/2019 06:24
White House invites Jewish leaders over for a talk

White House invites Jewish leaders over for a talk

Trump administration invites Jewish leaders to talk about 'pertinent issues' impacting community.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 13/04/2019 21:28
Soccer teams ask to change finals ‘to respect Jewish community’

Soccer teams ask to change finals ‘to respect Jewish community’

Presidents of two soccer club finalists for Libertadores cup ask that final match be rescheduled 'to respect our Jewish fans'.JTA - Mordechai Sones, 05/11/2018 16:02
Latin American Jews support two-state solution, new survey shows

Latin American Jews support two-state solution, new survey shows

Latin American Jewish leaders say internal divisions, community leadership are main problems.JTA, 10/10/2018 09:38
Open letter to Jewish community from single parent

Open letter to Jewish community from single parent

What we need are genuine invites that convey a desire to spend time with us and make us feel that we are valued members of our community.Lisa Geller, 30/09/2018 07:39
Jewish community in India mostly unaffected by deadly floods

Jewish community in India mostly unaffected by deadly floods

At least 324 people killed in flooding in southern Indian state of Kerala in what local officials call worst flooding in 100 years.JTA - Mordechai Sones, 21/08/2018 22:57
General signs order granting Hevron community official status

General signs order granting Hevron community official status

Order establishes official municipal services administration for the Jewish community of Hevron.Ido ben Porat, 31/08/2017 09:47
'Hurricane Harvey is a disaster larger than Katrina'

'Hurricane Harvey is a disaster larger than Katrina'

Jewish Federation official says Houston Jewish community 'could take years' to recover.JTA, 31/08/2017 08:06
Nonexistent Jewish community condemns Israel

Nonexistent Jewish community condemns Israel

Chechnya’s Jewish community doesn’t exist — but it’s angry at Israel.JTA, 24/07/2017 11:36
Jewish community's donation 'renews hope and faith in future'

Jewish community's donation 'renews hope and faith in future'

Jewish community donates soccer field to Italian town devastated by earthquakes.JTA, 03/07/2017 12:58
DC Jewish community to hold vigil for slain Muslim teen

DC Jewish community to hold vigil for slain Muslim teen

Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington to hold vigil in memory of 17 year old Muslim girl murdered outside her mosque.JTA, 20/06/2017 19:07
In Muslim Indonesia, tiny Jewish community lives on

In Muslim Indonesia, tiny Jewish community lives on

The modest synagogue on Sulawesi island is the only synagogue in the nation of 255 million people.AFP, 27/04/2017 07:21
'Dutch Jewish community is unsustainable'

'Dutch Jewish community is unsustainable'

Dutch Jewish leaders claim the future of Jewish life in the Netherlands is grim.JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/08/2016 18:44
Couple trapped in their home in Houston, Texas

Couple trapped in their home in Houston, Texas

Firefighters were called to the scene when neighbors reported smoke billowing out of the elderly Jewish couple's apartment.Haim Lev, 21/08/2016 12:06
'We need to listen to our children'

'We need to listen to our children'

Rabbi Ari Neuwirth discusses the issue of drug abuse and alcohol among children in the Jewish community, and how to solve it.Uzi Baruch, 03/06/2016 02:42
Redefining female Jewish leaders in Europe

Redefining female Jewish leaders in Europe

Wives of European rabbis converge in Vienna for a training program about the important role of rebbetzins working alongside their husbands.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/02/2016 16:21
Police dispatched to Jewish school in Zurich

Police dispatched to Jewish school in Zurich

Zurich police say no indication of criminal action near Jewish schoolShoshana Miskin, 17/12/2015 12:53
Croatia Returns $4 Million Property to Zagreb Jews

Croatia Returns $4 Million Property to Zagreb Jews

Croatia announces plan to return office building in Zagreb, expropriated from Jews during Holocaust, back to Jewish community.Cynthia Blank, 04/12/2014 13:13
Latvian Nazi Musical Stirs Jewish Outrage

Latvian Nazi Musical Stirs Jewish Outrage

The Jewish community of Latvia has come out in protest of the musical 'glorifying' Nazi Herbert Cukurs, known as the 'Butcher of Riga'.Cynthia Blank, 31/10/2014 12:37
Anti-Semitic Party Gains; Hungarian Jews Frantic

Anti-Semitic Party Gains; Hungarian Jews Frantic

Hungarian Jewish community alarmed after election results reveal Jobbik is second largest party in Hungary.Haim Lev, Cynthia Blank, 19/10/2014 10:20
Ukraine Rabbi: Jewish Men Likely to Be Drafted

Ukraine Rabbi: Jewish Men Likely to Be Drafted

The Ukraine Jewish community was steeling itself for troubled times, said Rabbi Moshe Wasserman, the Chief Rabbi of the country.David Lev, 03/03/2014 09:26
Duke Apologizes For Expulsion of Gibraltar Jews

Duke Apologizes For Expulsion of Gibraltar Jews

Apology presented by Spanish duke to Jewish community for ancestor's 1474-76 expulsion of Jews from Gibraltar.Ari Yashar, 11/12/2013 10:47
Belgian Jewish Community Honors US Ambassador

Belgian Jewish Community Honors US Ambassador

Unites States Ambassador to Belgium, Howard Gutman, was honored on Tuesday by the Jewish community in Brussels at a farewell ceremony.Rina Tzvi , 07/07/2013 11:43
Deal With Iran 'Opens Door to Third Attack'

Deal With Iran 'Opens Door to Third Attack'

Jewish community in Argentina opposes agreement with Iran to investigate 1994 bombing of Jewish institution in Buenos Aires.Rachel Hirshfeld , 12/02/2013 10:33
Venezuela Reportedly Spying on Jewish Community

Venezuela Reportedly Spying on Jewish Community

The Venezuelan intelligence agency is reportedly targeting and spying on the Jewish community as well as organizations with ties to Israel.Rachel Hirshfeld , 31/01/2013 15:54
'Hitler' Store Agrees to Name Change

'Hitler' Store Agrees to Name Change

The “Hitler” garment store in India has agreed to change its name due to protests from both the local and international community.Rachel Hirshfeld , 04/09/2012 13:35
Whiskey Empire Heir Bronfman Returns to His Roots

Whiskey Empire Heir Bronfman Returns to His Roots

Matthew Bronfman, whose grandfather moved to Canada from Moldova and founded a whiskey empire, has gone back to his roots. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/06/2012 14:38
Exam Board Asks Students to Justify Anti-Semitism

Exam Board Asks Students to Justify Anti-Semitism

One of Britain’s leading exam boards is under fire for asking students to ‘justify’ anti-Semitism, on a national examination. Rachel Hirshfeld, 28/05/2012 19:10
Gross: 'Very Comforting to Know I'm Not Forgotten'

Gross: 'Very Comforting to Know I'm Not Forgotten'

Alan Gross thanks Jewish community for efforts in attempting to secure his release; Says, "It's very comforting to know I'm not forgotten."Rachel Hirshfeld , 25/05/2012 13:13