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"My Unorthodox Life" should anger every proud Jew

Beyond the outright lies, it becomes clear during the show that one of its main goals is to pull Jews away from Judaism. Op-ed.

"My Unorthodox Life" should anger every proud Jew

'If you’re connected to Judaism, you’ll be connected to Israel'

Arutz Sheva speaks with Dr. Irwin Leibowitz, the co-chair of the Am Echad organization.

'If you’re connected to Judaism, you’ll be connected to Israel'player

Demand: Orthodox prayer arrangements also in Southern Plaza

Demand comes in light of increase in number of worshipers visiting Southern Plaza and holding prayers in accordance with halakha.

Demand: Orthodox prayer arrangements also in Southern Plaza

'Reform is disappearing while the Orthodox community is growing'

Over 40 Orthodox businessmen from the US visit Israel, speak to PM Netanyahu, ministers, and MKs, rebut claims by the Reform Movement.

'Reform is disappearing while the Orthodox community is growing'

Orthodox Jewish paramedic sues NY hospital over no-skirts policy

Paramedic observant of Jewish dictates regarding dress is suing a New York hospital for discrimination for not allowing her to wear skirts.

Orthodox Jewish paramedic sues NY hospital over no-skirts policy

PM: 'Response to Assault is Conscript Increase'

PM Netanyahu: "We will crack down on anyone who tries to terrorize civilians who are trying to fulfill duty to the state."

PM: 'Best Response to Assault is Conscript Increase'

Suspect Indicted in Fatal Brooklyn Hit-And-Run

A Brooklyn man was indicted for fatal hit-and-run that killed a rabbinical student, his pregnant wife and their baby.

Suspect Indicted in Fatal Brooklyn Hit-And-Run

Video Highlights 'Orthodox Jewish All-Stars'

A new video released by “Jew in the City” attempts to dispel the many pre-conceived ideas regarding Orthodox Jews.

Video Highlights 'Orthodox Jewish All-Stars'player

Video: ‘Kippa Child Pianist’ in Talent Semi-Finals

Edon Pinchot, the 14-year-old kippa-wearing pianist singer from Skokie, Illinois has reached the America’s Got Talent semi-finals.

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Adelsons Give $500,000 Boost to Rabbi Shmuley

Billionaire casino mogul Sheldon Adelson is among the top donors to New Jersey congressional candidate rabbi Shmuley Boteach.

Adelsons Give $500,000 Boost to Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

Jews March to 'Wear Kippot, Not Hide in Bags'

Hundreds of Orthodox Jews wearing kippot marched in Swedish city of Malmo protesting against the recent rise in anti-Semitism.

Jews March to 'Wear Kippot on Heads, Not Hide in Bags'

Rabbi Sues Pennsylvania Board of Funeral Directors

An Orthodox rabbi is suing Pennsylvania’s Board of Funeral Directors, accusing it of violating religious freedom.

Rabbi Sues Pennsylvania Board of Funeral Directors

Rabbi Dies During Mikveh Immersion at Sea

An Orthodox rabbi accidentally drowned while performing ritual immersion in the sea off of the Aberystwyth resort town in West Wales.

Orthodox Rabbi Dies During Tragic Mikveh Immersion at Sea

NY's Jewish Senate Candidate Vows to Drop 'Pink'

The 22-year-old orthodox Jewish woman running for office in the New York State Senate said that she is planning to "leave the pink at home"

NY's Orthodox Jewish Senate Candidate Vows to Drop the 'Pink'

Orthodox Jewish Woman Runs for NY State Senate

For the first time, an Orthodox Jewish woman is running for office in the New York State Senate.

Orthodox Jewish Woman Runs for NY State Senate

'America's Got Talent' 14-Year-Old Orthodox Star

Edon Pinchot, a 14-year-old orthodox singer, has advanced to the semi-finals on “America’s Got Talent,” after receiving a standing ovation.

14-Years-Old, Orthodox and Leading in 'America's Got Talent'player

NYC Billboard Warns: 'Dear Jew: Shield Your Eyes!'

On the way to Manhattan, Ultra-Orthodox Jews warn: “Dear Jew: You are entering a dangerous place. Shield your eyes.”

NYC Billboard Warns: 'Dear Jew: Shield Your Eyes!'

Facial Hair Provokes Lawsuit in NY Police Dept.

An Orthodox Jewish police recruit filed a lawsuit against the NYPD after he was allegedly discharged for refusing to trim his beard.

Facial Hair Provokes Lawsuit in NY Police Dept.

Pleas for Jewish American Detained in Bolivia

The Orthodox Jewish community has been rallying support for Jacob Ostreicher, a Jewish American who is being detained in a Bolivian prison.

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Court Rules: NY Kosher Law is Kosher

NY's kosher-labelling rules interfere with freedom of religion as much as St. Patrick's Day celebrations, a federal appeals court ruled.

Court Rules: NY Kosher Law is Kosher

Orthodox Jewish Student 'Doodles for Google'

Johanna Robinson, 11-year-old student at orthodox Jewish day school in Maryland, is finalist for Google’s annual “Doodle 4 Google” contest.

Orthodox Jewish Student 'Doodles for Google'

NY Times Names Orthodox Jews a New York Power

The NY Times terms Brooklyn’s orthodox Jewry a rising power in the city while the influence of the Catholic church is dwindling.

NY Times Names Orthodox Jews a New York Power

Ultra-Orthodox Protest Dangers of Internet in NYC

Hareidi Orthodox leaders are organizing a rally in NYC to protest against the dangers of the Internet and modern digital technology.

Ultra-Orthodox Protest Dangers of Internet in NYC

Discrimination Abounds at Brooklyn College

Administration at Brooklyn College is accused of discriminating against qualified Orthodox and female Jewish professors.

Discrimination Abounds at Brooklyn College

Close Facebook Accounts or Risk School Expulsion

An Orthodox Jewish high school in Brooklyn, N.Y, has ordered students to close their Facebook accounts, pay a $100 fine, or be expelled.

Close Facebook Accounts or Risk School Expulsion

Orthodox Jews Backing Santorum

Republican hopeful, Rick Santorum is receiving broad support from the Orthodox Jewish community.

Orthodox Jews Backing Santorum

Denied Inclusion in Hatzalah,Women Take Initiative

Orthodox women establish 'Ezrat Nashim,' aimed at providing volunteer medical emergency services to female Jewish community.

Denied Inclusion in Hatzalah, Orthodox Women Take Initiative