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Op-Ed: The JTA And The Undisputed King Of Jewish Music – MBD

The Jewish Telegraphic Agency was once known for its commitment to quality news coverage. In their appeal for funds to the general Jewish public...

A Glimpse Of A Jewish Family’s Ordeal With An Epidemic 359 Years Ago

As Rosh Hashana approached in the Jewish community of Hamburg, Germany 350 years ago, many families were fleeing the city rather than preparing for...

Seattle: City’s Only Kosher Restaurant Closes

The only kosher restaurant in the city of Seattle closed its doors over the weekend, JTA reported. Bamboo Garden, a vegetarian Chinese restaurant that catered...

Ukraine To Allow At Least 5,000 Visitors To Uman For Rosh Hashanah

The Ukrainian government has agreed to allow at least 5,000 people to visit Uman for Rosh Hashanah, according to the Ukrainian Chief Rabbi Rav...

Brazilian Jewish Hospital Axes Doctor For Comparing COVID-19 To The Holocaust

A senior Brazilian doctor was suspended by the leading Jewish hospital in Latin America for comparing the public's fear of the coronavirus to the...

Professor in Argentina Offers Bonus To “Whoever Finds A Poor Jew”

A professor at a university in Argentina promised his students a bonus to "whoever finds a poor Jew," JTA reported. Prof. Esteban Lizondo, who teaches...

Nefesh B’Nefesh Receives Highest Number Of Applications Since Its Founding

Nefesh B'Nefesh, an organization that helps North Americans immigrate to Israel, reported that they received the highest number of applications since its founding 18...

Brazil: Jewish Judge Becomes 1st Jewish Supreme Court Chief Justice

Luiz Fux, the first Jewish justice on Brazil's highest court is now the first head of the Federal Supreme Court, the Jewish Telegraphic Agency...

Report: Jewish Men In UK Twice As Likely To Die From COVID-19 Than General...

Jewish men in the United Kingdom have double the risk of dying from the coronavirus than the general population according to a report published...

Brazil: Pastor & Church Members Pray For Another Holocaust

A pastor of a church in Rio de Janeiro led his congregation in praying to “destroy the Jews like vermin” and bring about a...

37 Peruvian Jews Make Aliyah, Fleeing From Street Riots & The Coronavirus

A group of Peruvian Jews made aliyah on a special charter flight on the background of one of the worst coronavirus outbreaks in Latin...

Antwerp: Frum Kehilla Fared Well During Pandemic Despite Dire Predictions Of High Death Rate

The fact that the approximately 20,000 members of the frum kehilla in Antwerp live in close proximity to each other caused dire predictions of...

Argentina: As Frum Kehilla Endures Lockdown In Buenos Aires, 98 Israeli Shochtim Arrive In...

The Jewish community in Buenos Aires, which has been in continuous lockdown since before Purim, has been dealing with closed shuls and inactive Jewish...

In Hard-Hit Brazil, Jews Lead Dozens Of COVID-19 Aid Initiatives

Brazil, the largest country in South America and the sixth most populous country in the world, has been hit so hard by the coronavirus...

Dutch Chief Rabbi Blasts Amsterdam Mayor For Ignoring COVID-19 Rules At BLM Protest

Amsterdam Mayor Femke Halsema was fiercely criticized after thousands of protestors gathered together at Dam Square in the capital city without regard for social...

Amsterdam: Jewish Schools Reopen, Plastic Sheets Separate Teachers From Students

In the Netherlands, the country's only Chareidi school, the Cheider of Amsterdam, reopened last week following the Dutch government's decision to reopen the country's...

Shuls Re-Open In Hard-Hit Lombardy In Northern Italy

Shuls re-opened on Monday in the Lombardy region of northern Italy, the epicenter of the severe coronavirus outbreak in the country, after a 10...

Baruch Dayan Ha’Emes: Henya Cohen, 49

Mrs. Henya Cohen, 49, passed away last week. She left behind a widower and two daughters, who are now left to make sense of...

INSPIRATIONAL Mitzvos: He Hired A Crane To See His Bubby, The Company Did It...

Timo Haaker, 26, a resident of the Netherlands, was concerned about his grandmother, who lives in the Beth Shalom nursing home in Amsterdam. Fiet Aussen,...

32 Die Of Covid-19 In Jewish Nursing Home In Massachusetts

A total of 32 residents of two Jewish assisted living facilities in Massachusetts that are part of the same nonprofit umbrella group have passed...

Camp HASC is proud to present A Time for Music: Livestream!

To benefit The special children of Camp HASC. The best in Jewish Music from the comfort of your own home. Monday, Chol Hamoed, April 13th...

BDS Founder Omar Barghouti: “It’s Okay To Use Israeli COVID-19 Vaccine”

Omar Barghouti, the founder of the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, said that if Israel invents a vaccine for the coronavirus, BDS...

9 Swedish Jews Die Amidst Europe’s Laxest Covid-19 Regulations

The death rate among Swedish Jews is 14 times higher than that of the general population, comprising 2.7% of the almost 400 people in...

HORRIFYING: Argentina: First Jewish Victim Of Coronavirus Is Cremated

The first Jewish victim of the coronavirus in Argentina was cremated by government authorities despite protests from the Jewish community near Buenos Aires, JTA...

Antwerp: 1st Coronavirus Fatality In Frum Kehilla Is Meir Mishka Elyashkov, 64

The first victim of the coronavirus in the Antwerp community was Meir Mishka Elyashkov, 64, of the Georgian kehilla, There are currently 4,937 cases of...

Syrian Refugee Donates Tree To Israel in Honor of Italian Bar Mitzvah That Was...

A Muslim man from Syria, who is currently living in Canada, has donated a tree in Israel in honor of a Jewish boy's bar...

Iceland’s Jewish Community Celebrates Its First Sefer Torah

The Jewish community in Iceland joyfully held a hachnasas Sefer Torah last week in the capital city of Reykjavík for the Nordic country's first...

German Comedian Who Tearfully Apologizes For Father’s Nazi Crimes Is Attacked By Neo-Nazis [VIDEO]

German comedian Atze Schröder, 54, tearfully apologized to Auschwitz survivor Eva Szepesi for his father's war crimes on a talk show last week and...

How Chabad Helped The Stranded Jewish Passengers In Iceland This Week [VIDEOS]

After a LOT Airlines flight was forced to unexpectedly land in Iceland due to an unruly passenger on Sunday night, some frum passengers passed...

CHABAD ON HIGH ALERT: Chabad Shluchim Warned To Be On “High Alert” After Soleimani’s...

Chabad shluchim around the world were warned to be on "high alert" following the elimination of Iran's Quds Force leader Qassem Soleimani, a JTA...

Church Of England Calls For Repentance For Christian Anti-Semitism Which Led To Holocaust

A Church of England report released last week concluded that repentance is necessary for the centuries of Christian anti-Semitism which led to the Holocaust. The...

Anne Frank’s Childhood Friend Describes “German Schindler” Who Saved Her And Countless Other Jews

Laureen Nussbaum, 92, was born in the same city as her childhood friend, Anne Frank, in Frankfurt, Germany, and both girls moved with their...

Photo Of The Belzer Rebbe ZATZAL That Was Sent To The Nazi Soldier

A postcard with a previously unknown photo of the Belzer Rebbe parting from his chassidim at a train station in Marienbad during the Holocaust...

First Jewish President In Ukraine Now Embroiled In Trump Scandal. How Fares The Jews?

When Ukraine elected its first Jewish president, Vlodymyr Zelensky, by a landslide victory in April, 20-year-old Arkady Kesselman backtracked on his plans to leave...

Sister Of Israeli In Russian Jail: “She’s Losing It”

Liad Goldberg, the sister of Naama Issachar who is serving a 7.5-year sentence in a Russian prison for possession of a small amount of...