Jewish Federations establishes fund for Ukrainian Jews
Netanyahu visits Silicon Valley, signs Israel-California pro-business pact
U.K.’s top veterinarian suggests ban on ritual slaughter
Fringe Lev Tahor sect must surrender children, Canadian court rules
Obama warns on Crimea, orders sanctions over Russian moves in Ukraine
Aboard the S.S. Jewlicious
Netanyahu’s parting remark to LA: ‘Cannot be tolerant to the intolerant’
Israeli scientists shoot for the moon with dishwasher-sized spacecraft
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To Read: Jeffrey Goldberg gives his take President Obama's decision to come to Israel:
President Obama heads next week to Israel, with a side trip to the West Bank and an overnight visit to...
January 31, 2013 | 10:53 pm
Rabbi Manis Friedman, a prominent rabbi from the Hasidic Chabad Lubavitch movement who appeared in a video recently posted on YouTube minimizing the harm caused by sexual molestation, has apologized for what he called his “completely inappropriate use of language.”
“I have always...
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November 8, 2011 | 1:32 pm
Even the fake news about Occupy Wall Street appears to have taken notice of the preponderance of Jews involved in the protests.
On Nov. 7, The Onion, “America’s Finest News Source,” published an article under the headline, “Bank Executives on 15th Floor Gambling on Which...
May 16, 2011 | 4:22 pm
The Claremont School of Theology, a Christian divinity school in Los Angeles, will use a $40 million gift to begin training Jewish and Muslim clergy.
The gift from David and Joan Lincoln of Arizona, which was announced Monday, will help Claremont transform itself into a multifaith...
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Nobody thought much about the shabby but quiet middle-aged man who showed up last weekend at an Orthodox study hall in suburban Cleveland.
But when police came Monday and arrested the man, Ron Hirsch, 60, on charges of setting off a bomb next to the Chabad synagogue in Santa Monica,...
April 5, 2011 | 4:27 pm
A sell-out crowd packed the American Jewish University’s (AJU) Gindi Auditorium on April 3 and watched as Rabbi Zoë Klein of Temple Isaiah tangoed her way to the inaugural “Dancing With the Rabbis” trophy. An ecstatic Klein, cheered on by her family, wowed the audience with...
February 23, 2011 | 11:03 am
Dozens of North American Orthodox rabbis protested to Israel’s Interior Ministry following reports that converts under Orthodox auspices are being denied the right to immigrate.
“We are concerned that conversions performed under our auspices are being questioned vis-à-vis aliyah...
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Over 750 rabbis and cantors of all denominations signed a letter urging their Israeli colleagues to speak out against a ruling by 39 municipal rabbis banning renting to non-Jews.
“The recent halakhic ruling from community rabbis in Israel that forbids leasing apartments to non-Jews...
December 13, 2010 | 2:18 pm
Lynne Kern knew at 13 that she wanted to be a rabbi, even though in 1970 there were no female rabbis to act as role models.
So Kern became a writer, eventually winning a Pulitzer Prize for journalism.
But she never forgot her passion, and in 2001 she completed her rabbinic studies...
December 7, 2010 | 4:42 pm
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has blasted a ruling by dozens of Israel’s municipal chief rabbis that forbids renting homes to gentiles, and more specifically to Arabs.
Netanyahu said the ruling, which became public Tuesday, was inconsistent with democratic values.
November 15, 2010 | 11:36 am
Two rabbis in western New York have pulled out of a Muslim-Jewish outreach effort, charging that the national sponsor is involved in Islamic fundamentalism.
The “twinning” project, which has been held each November since 2008, is a project of the Foundation for Ethnic Understanding...
November 11, 2010 | 2:09 pm
Yesterday, Glenn Beck and the leadership of Fox News made a mockery of their commitment to me and two rabbis. Let me take a few steps back to tell you why what happened yesterday scares me.
On Tuesday night, many in our community were gathered together, in Brooklyn, in Dayton, in...
May 10, 2010 | 11:25 am
A large group of rabbis visited the Temple Mount on the eve of Jerusalem Day.
The 43 Religious Zionist rabbis prayed at the Western Wall before ascending to the Temple Mount Monday under heavy police protection. It was the largest group of rabbis to visit the Temple Mount since...
April 20, 2010 | 7:03 pm
Four rabbis representing The Board of Rabbis of Southern California visited the Polish Consulate in Los Angeles last week to offer letters and wishes of condolence after the April 10 plane crash that killed the Polish president and 94 others, including many governmental leaders....
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It’s high noon for the high holidays.
Fearing jihadists will attack synagogues during Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, a group of badass rabbis has developed a program to turn your average shul-goer into a lean, mean fighting machine.
The group, which calls itself the International Security Coalition of Clergy, was founded by Rabbi Gary Moscowitz, who boasts a black belt in karate, teaches martial arts and was an NYPD cop for nine years.
Read the full story at NYPost.com.
September 4, 2009 | 4:16 pm
Don’t you dare fall asleep during these rabbis’ sermons…
August 4, 2009 | 5:59 pm
Rabbi Naftali Tzvi Weisz, the Brooklyn-based grand rabbi of the Spinka sect, along with four local associates, pleaded guilty to criminal conspiracy charges in downtown federal district court Monday.
As part of the plea agreement, Weisz, 61, admitted he worked with others in a...
UCLA student council rejects Israel divestment resolution
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